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A Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 S7270 mugshot surfaces online

A Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 S7270 mugshot surfaces online

09 June, 2013 | comments (45)

We already knew Samsung has the next generation of the Ace lineup in the pipeline and today we get a leak of a nicely looking official image. Samsung's Galaxy Ace line has always offered an excellent price-to-quality ratio. While all the people...


Sony Xperia Z Google Edition allegedly in the works

Sony Xperia Z Google Edition allegedly in the works

08 June, 2013 | comments (48)

After Samsung and HTC, with their Galaxy S4 and One Google Edition respectively, it seems Sony is now getting ready to join the stock Android bandwagon. According to AndroidGeeks (and corroborated by Android Central), Sony is working on the...


Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom pictured in an official photo

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom pictured in an official photo

08 June, 2013 | comments (167)

The first official photo of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom has surfaced courtesy of Sammobile. In addition, the cameraphone has appeared in live photos, showing its dedicated camera button from up close. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom (CM-101) looks...


HTC One mini M4 gets certified by Bluetooth SIG

HTC One mini M4 gets certified by Bluetooth SIG

07 June, 2013 | comments (32)

HTC M4 leaks have been around since February. We saw its specs, live pictures and even camera details recently. HTC One mini next to the big HTC One We already know M4 is the codename behind the HTC One mini. The handset is supposed...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy S4 Active to cost as much as a regular Galaxy S4

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active to cost as much as a regular Galaxy S4

07 June, 2013 | comments (36)

Samsung announced the IP67-certified Galaxy S4 Active just two days ago and it's supposed to hit the US and Sweden in the summer. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is powered by the same Snapdragon 600 chipset as the vanilla Galaxy S4, but comes with...

Tags: Samsung, Android


1.2 million HTC Ones were sold in May, twice more than April

1.2 million HTC Ones were sold in May, twice more than April

07 June, 2013 | comments (59)

According to Citigroup Global Markets Inc analyst Kevin Chang HTC may have sold 1.2 million HTC One units in May, which is a 100% increase compared to April. That would mean that with the addition of the first week of June around 2 million HTC...

Tags: HTC, Android


Sony Xperia ZU (Togari) image leaks, LOLcat in tow

Sony Xperia ZU (Togari) image leaks, LOLcat in tow

07 June, 2013 | comments (102)

The Sony Xperia ZU, codenamed Togari, has made an appearance in its first live photo. The image which purportedly displays the side of the Xperia ZU isn't of very good quality. However, that is compensated by the cute cat that stands on top of...

Tags: Sony, Android


Sony  event on June 25, will it unveil the Xperia Togari phablet?

Sony event on June 25, will it unveil the Xperia Togari phablet?

07 June, 2013 | comments (42)

June will be a busy month and now Sony has thrown its hat in the ring "it is time for the next step" the company says in the invites it sent out, promising a look into the future. The invites are for an event on June 25. There's not even a hint...

Tags: Sony, Android


Sprint and LG announce Optimus F3 for $30 starting June 14

Sprint and LG announce Optimus F3 for $30 starting June 14

06 June, 2013 | comments (127)

LG and Sprint have officially outed the Optimus F3. It's a Jelly Bean 4.1.2 smartphone with a 4" IPS WVGA (480 x 800) screen with Gorilla Glass 2 protection, LTE, dual-core 1.2 GHz processor. It will cost you $29.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate on a...

Tags: LG, Sprint, Android


comScore: Apple beats Samsung in US, Android top OS

comScore: Apple beats Samsung in US, Android top OS

06 June, 2013 | comments (73)

comScore has released its detailed breakdown of the active smartphone users in the US for the trimester ending in April 2013. Apple is the top manufacturer with 39.2% followed by Samsung at 22.0%. Keep in mind that these results do not include the...


BBM to come preinstalled on some Android smartphones

BBM to come preinstalled on some Android smartphones

06 June, 2013 | comments (82)

Earlier last month BlackBerry announced it will be bringing its highly popular BlackBerry Messenger (a.k.a. BBM) to Android and iOS, but it turns out the Canadians are aiming higher they want BBM to be available out of box. "There is interest...


Samsung Galaxy S4 update brings move to SD, HDR video capture

Samsung Galaxy S4 update brings move to SD, HDR video capture

06 June, 2013 | comments (115)

Samsung got some heat for how much free storage is available on the Galaxy S4 out of the box and the company promised to look for ways to increase it. A new update that hit S4s in Germany is a step in the right direction. The update (XXUBMEA)...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy S4 outsells iPhone 5 for the first time in US

Samsung Galaxy S4 outsells iPhone 5 for the first time in US

06 June, 2013 | comments (86)

The latest highlight in what has turned out to be a record-breaking sales season for Samsung is its unprecedented performance in the US last month. There its Galaxy S4 flagship was finally able to outsell the Apple iPhone 5 across three of the four...


HTC One mini hands on photos leak, compare it to the One

HTC One mini hands on photos leak, compare it to the One

05 June, 2013 | comments (117)

The early HTC One mini rumors were mostly hearsay, but now we have something more solid. Estonian site Forte got hold of the actual device and took a few photos of it and its big namesake. The HTC One mini shares many of the great features of the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Samsung officially announces the IP67 Galaxy S4 Active

Samsung officially announces the IP67 Galaxy S4 Active

05 June, 2013 | comments (88)

After numerous leaks, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active has finally been officially announced by Samsung. The most notable feature of the new smartphone is the addition of IP67 certification for dust and water protection, thanks to the newly-designed...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Huawei Ascend P6 appears in live photos, benchmark database

Huawei Ascend P6 appears in live photos, benchmark database

05 June, 2013 | comments (22)

The official photo of the Huawei Ascend P6 leaked earlier and now the live photos of the upcoming flagship smartphone have appeared along with its benchmark results. Live images of Huawei Ascend P6 The images of the Huawei Ascend...

Tags: Samsung, Android


White Nexus 4 units delivery intercepted by Google

White Nexus 4 units delivery intercepted by Google

04 June, 2013 | comments (22)

If you've ordered the 16GB version of the white Google Nexus 4 in the past couple of days, you may have received a notification that your order is being intercepted and returned to sender. No word on what the cause could be, and the only...

Tags: Android, Google, LG


Android in May 2013: JB rise continues, GB still leads

Android in May 2013: JB rise continues, GB still leads

04 June, 2013 | comments (41)

While Jelly Bean and ICS combine for almost 60% of the Android landscape, it's still Android 2.3 Gingerbread that accounts for roughly 36.4% of all Android handsets used in May. While the gap between Jelly Bean and Gingerbread has narrowed...


Intel introduces new quad-core Atom with built-in LTE

Intel introduces new quad-core Atom with built-in LTE

04 June, 2013 | comments (35)

Intel introduced the first major upgrade to its Atom line of mobile chipsets with the Bay Trail-T SoC, which features a new microarchitecture and Intel's brand new LTE modem. The new microarchitecture is called Silvermont and is built on a 22nm...

Tags: Intel, Atom, Android, Misc


Sony introduces dual-core Xperia M and Xperia M dual

Sony introduces dual-core Xperia M and Xperia M dual

04 June, 2013 | comments (121)

Sony Xperia M has just gone official. It's based on the same OmniBalance design (rectangular frame and aluminum power button like a luxury phone's crown) that has been made popular by the Xperia Z phone and the Xperia Tablet Z. The phone packs a...

Tags: Sony, Android