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Huawei Ascend Mate 2 pictured by TENAA in China

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 pictured by TENAA in China

06 December, 2013 | comments (8)

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 has recently leaked revealing design and pretty detailed specifications. We already know the phablet will run on HiSilicon's latest Kirin910 chipset with a 1.6GHz quad-core Cortex-A9 processor, Mali-450 GPU and 2GB of...


ASUS December 11 event will make the Padfone mini official

ASUS December 11 event will make the Padfone mini official

06 December, 2013 | comments (7)

ASUS is preparing to officially launch the Padfone mini at a dedicated event in Taiwan on December 11. While the PadFone Infinity boasts a 10.1" tablet and a 5.0" smartphone, the Padfone mini is rumored to consist of a more compact 4.3" smartphone...

Tags: ASUS, Android, Rumors


comScore: Android, iOS and WP shares in the US rise

comScore: Android, iOS and WP shares in the US rise

06 December, 2013 | comments (34)

The latest comScore report on the smartphone market in the USA is out. It reveals minor increases of the Android, iOS and Windows Phone shares among the US subscribers, while BlackBerry's share keeps sliding down. As of October 52.2% of the US...


Android 4.4.1 KitKat update improves the Nexus 5 camera

Android 4.4.1 KitKat update improves the Nexus 5 camera

05 December, 2013 | comments (87)

Google's Director of Engineering for Android David Burke has told in an interview for The Verge that Android 4.4.1 KitKat update is coming and it's bringing several improvement for the Nexus 5 camera. He confirmed that the smartphone's camera...

Tags: LG, Google, Android


Samsung announces Galaxy Win Pro mid-ranger

Samsung announces Galaxy Win Pro mid-ranger

05 December, 2013 | comments (55)

Having gone unannounced until now, the Samsung Galaxy Win Pro has popped up on the Korean manufacturer's China web portal today. The Win Pro retains the midrange pedigree of its predecessor, the Galaxy Win, but to a lesser degree...

Tags: Android, Samsung


Pantech Vega Secret Up goes official

Pantech Vega Secret Up goes official

05 December, 2013 | comments (23)

Pantech has unveiled the Vega Secret Up - a high-end phablet with a 5.6" 1080p display and Snapdragon 800 chipset under the hood. As usual, you'll get four Krait 400 cores clocked at 2.3GHz, Adreno 330 GPU and 2GB of RAM. The rest of the specs...

Tags: Pantech, Android


Apple iPads and iPhone 5c were Black Friday's best performers

Apple iPads and iPhone 5c were Black Friday's best performers

04 December, 2013 | comments (52)

The sales of Apple's latest tablet, the iPad Air saw a growth of 51% during the past weekend, according to a report from Localytics. The fact that the device has been on sale for just over a month along with Black Friday promotional offers drove the...


Samsung Galaxy S5 benchmark reveals 2K screen

Samsung Galaxy S5 benchmark reveals 2K screen

04 December, 2013 | comments (166)

While the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is busy tending to its flagship duties for Samsung, the heir to the Galaxy S4 is making headlines steadily building up the hype. The latest rumors concern its body and some of its specs. According to EMSOne, a...


Russia's dual-screen YotaPhone goes on sale

Russia's dual-screen YotaPhone goes on sale

04 December, 2013 | comments (37)

We first heard about the YotaPhone a full year ago, when Russian company Yota announced its plans of adding an e-ink display to a smartphone. The final product is now available in Russia and parts of Europe with dual 4.3" displays on either...

Tags: Yota, Android


LG starts rolling out G Flex in global markets

LG starts rolling out G Flex in global markets

04 December, 2013 | comments (32)

LG has announced that they will start rolling out their innovative G Flex smartphone globally starting this month. The phone will initially be available in key Asian markets and then in other regions around the world. In Singapore, you will...

Tags: LG, Android


UK Judge reveals details on the HTC One successor’s launch date

UK Judge reveals details on the HTC One successor’s launch date

03 December, 2013 | comments (31)

In today’s ruling on the patent case between Nokia and HTC, the UK high court judge Richard Arnold revealed details on the HTC One successor’s launch date. The Taiwanese company’s next flagship is said to launch in the UK in February or March...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC posts $522 million in revenue for November

HTC posts $522 million in revenue for November

03 December, 2013 | comments (34)

HTC has issued its financial report for November stating a revenue of $522 million (NT$15.47 billion). That's up 3.2% from the results posted in October, but a decrease 27.1% year-over-year. According to analysts, HTC's reported financials meet...

Tags: HTC, Android


Oppo R1 teased, promised to reinvent night shots

Oppo R1 teased, promised to reinvent night shots

03 December, 2013 | comments (55)

Oppo has teased an upcoming smartphone called R1 that will focus on the night shots. We've tried to translate the comments that go along with the teaser and it says something like this: "Next-generation R1 OPPO smartphone for night shots. New...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Motorola to offer Moto X on sale again on Wednesday and Monday

Motorola to offer Moto X on sale again on Wednesday and Monday

03 December, 2013 | comments (15)

Motorola had embarked on a noble plan to offer the unlocked version of the Moto X for $349.99 through their MotoMaker website on Cyber Monday. While the plan was good, Motorola was unable to execute it. The day the phone went on sale, the...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Android in November 2013: KitKat enters with 1.1%

Android in November 2013: KitKat enters with 1.1%

02 December, 2013 | comments (48)

Google released its traditional monthly Android version distribution numbers. The latest state of the platform saw Android 4.4 KitKat debut with 1.1% share of all installs. Unsurprisingly, Android Jelly Bean and all its varieties continue to...


Samsung Galaxy S5 could come as early as Q1 next year

Samsung Galaxy S5 could come as early as Q1 next year

02 December, 2013 | comments (144)

Korean site ETNews is reporting that Samsung is already preparing to start production of its newest Galaxy flagship, the Galaxy S5. Mass production will get underway in January of 2014, with an eventual market release slated for February or...


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 new color palette goes international

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 new color palette goes international

02 December, 2013 | comments (10)

On Friday Samsung Argentina spilled the beans on upcoming new color options for the Galaxy Note 3 phablet - red and rose gold. Today Samsung has issued a press release announcing not two, but three new editions of the Note 3 color...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Oppo N1 launches internationally on December 10

Oppo N1 launches internationally on December 10

02 December, 2013 | comments (19)

Oppo N1 is indeed an extraordinary smartphone. It is the first handset in years that is offering a rotating camera and it is also the first smartphone to officially partner up with Cyanogen. The latter means you can opt for the operating system of...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Red HTC One Max version leaks in Taiwan

Red HTC One Max version leaks in Taiwan

01 December, 2013 | comments (15)

Taiwanese mobile operator FarEasTone Telecommunications has unveiled that HTC is preparing to launch a new color variation of the One Max. The phablet was announced in October in silver, but now the maker's home market is set to see a red version of...

Tags: HTC, Android


LG G2 to get the Android KitKat update in Q1, 2014

LG G2 to get the Android KitKat update in Q1, 2014

30 November, 2013 | comments (69)

The LG G2 received favorable reviews from critics as well as customers. Now that Google has announced the Android 4.4 KitKat update, naturally everyone who bought one is wondering when will they be receiving the update. According to Mobile Syrup...

Tags: LG, Android