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Sony updates Xperia Z and Xperia ZL, improves performance

Sony updates Xperia Z and Xperia ZL, improves performance

31 July, 2013 | comments (197)

New firmware updates are now available for the Sony Xperia Z and Xperia ZL. Both new ROMs bring similar improvements over the system, signal and touch sensitivity, bug fixes and are still based on the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. There is no...

Tags: Sony, Android


Samsung outs dual-mode LTE  Galaxy S4 and S4 Mini versions

Samsung outs dual-mode LTE Galaxy S4 and S4 Mini versions

31 July, 2013 | comments (23)

Samsung has made big claims regarding its readiness to support developing LTE markets, and its most recent announcement of two new Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S4 Mini variants supporting both FDD and TDD LTE networks confirms that sentiment. As global...

Tags: Samsung, Android


HTC One mini goes on pre-order in the UK for 370

HTC One mini goes on pre-order in the UK for 370

31 July, 2013 | comments (21)

HTC One mini is now available on pre-order through various UK retailers. The lowest price for the SIM-free device we were able to find is 370 and it's offered by Expansys. The rest of the retailers we've checked so far - Clove, Phones4U,...

Tags: HTC, Android


Microsoft releases Office Mobile for Office 365 Android app

Microsoft releases Office Mobile for Office 365 Android app

31 July, 2013 | comments (38)

Last month Microsoft unveiled the Office Mobile for Office 365 for iOS and now the Redmond company is following up with an Android version. It allows you to edit docs on your phone and sync them with SkyDrive. The user interface looks lifted...


Xiaomi unveils  quad-core Red Rice droid as Hongmi

Xiaomi unveils quad-core Red Rice droid as Hongmi

31 July, 2013 | comments (38)

Xiaomi has announced the long rumored Red Rice smartphone. Its official name is Hongmi which is Chinese for... well, red rice. Xiaomi Hongmi packs a 4.7-inch 720p IPS display with 312ppi density, protected by a Gorilla Glass 2. The Hongmi is...

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Spy shots reveal Moto X will be very compact, use nanoSIM

Spy shots reveal Moto X will be very compact, use nanoSIM

31 July, 2013 | comments (65)

The Moto X phone will be announced at tomorrow's event but the specs won't be a huge surprise as we've seen so many leaks already and today brought a new batch. First off, the phone will use a nanoSIM card, instead of the more popular microSIM as...


Moto X camera specs leak, 10MP stills and 1080p@ 60 fps video

Moto X camera specs leak, 10MP stills and 1080p@ 60 fps video

30 July, 2013 | comments (43)

Motorola Moto X is going to be announced just two days from now, but the leaks torrent is speeding up. We already know its alleged specs, looks and protection details, but today we got some additional information on the camera. According to...


Motorola Moto X in Neon Green appears in leaked images

Motorola Moto X in Neon Green appears in leaked images

30 July, 2013 | comments (33)

The upcoming smartphone from the Google-owned Motorola is one of the worst kept secrets in the tech world. The device has been leaked numerous times ahead of its announcement. We have also seen the official press renders of the Moto X and let's...


Sony Honami visits GFXBench, Snapdragon 800 in tow

Sony Honami visits GFXBench, Snapdragon 800 in tow

30 July, 2013 | comments (53)

The Sony Honami, going by the alias C6903, has appeared on GFXbench database, confirming its rumored Snapdragon 800 chipset with four Krait 400 cores, a FullHD display (with on-screen buttons) and the latest Adreno 330 on board. The scores...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


HTC expects 30% decrease in revenue in Q3

HTC expects 30% decrease in revenue in Q3

30 July, 2013 | comments (87)

There was some disagreement between analysts of how HTC will perform in Q3 Wall Street was looking at flat growth quarter on quarter, while Australian firm Macquarie Securities predicted a 15-20% drop in sales due to lower HTC One demand (HTC's...

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Analyst: Lumia 1020 sales

Analyst: Lumia 1020 sales "modest at best", Xperia Z sales too

30 July, 2013 | comments (106)

The pre-order campaign for the Nokia Lumia 1020, the WP8 flagship with a monster 41MP camera, started and ended pretty quickly, selling out at the AT&T online store in just a couple of days. But how is it doing at AT&T's brick and mortar stores?...


[UPDATED] European Nexus 7 no longer specified to support LTE

[UPDATED] European Nexus 7 no longer specified to support LTE

30 July, 2013 | comments (9)

One of the key additions to the second generation model of the Nexus 7 over its predecessor was the addition of LTE. Google's website clearly mentioned the presence of LTE on both the US as well as the European models, with support for the...


Kantar: Android still leads in the US but iOS catches up

Kantar: Android still leads in the US but iOS catches up

30 July, 2013 | comments (65)

Google's Android continues to lead in one of the most important smartphones market, accounting for 51.5% of all smartphone sales in United States in the past quarter. The report comes from the popular research firm, Kantar Worldpanel. However,...


AT&T HTC One mini press shot appears

AT&T HTC One mini press shot appears

29 July, 2013 | comments (3)

HTC One mini has gone official nearly two weeks ago with 4.3" 720p display, dual-core Snapdragon 400 chipset and 4MP UltraPixel camera. Its international rollout is scheduled to happen this September. So far there is no official information on...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors, AT&T


Xiaomi teases something new on Facebook, is it the Red Rice?

Xiaomi teases something new on Facebook, is it the Red Rice?

29 July, 2013 | comments (13)

Xiaomi's Facebook page has a hot new addition - a teaser image of some kind of device sitting in a box behind a red curtain. Xiamomi teases it as "Something New is Coming" and we can bet it will turn out to be the upcoming Xiaomi Red...

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Moto X will allegedly feature wrap-around Magic Glass

Moto X will allegedly feature wrap-around Magic Glass

29 July, 2013 | comments (34)

According to Taylor Wimberly, former editor for Android and Me, the Moto X will feature a specially-treated Gorilla Glass. That will not only cover the entire front of the smartphone, but will also wrap around its sides, making for a neat gapless...

Tags: Android, Motorola


MediaTek unveils quad-core MT8135 big.LITTLE SoC

MediaTek unveils quad-core MT8135 big.LITTLE SoC

29 July, 2013 | comments (24)

MediaTek unveiled its new MT8135 big.LITTLE SoC aimed at the mid to high-end tablets. Unlike other big.LITTLE ARM chips to date, the MT8135 is able to operate its dual Cortex-A15 and dual Cortex-A7 clusters simultaneously. Also, it features the...

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LG G2 to launch on 100 carriers 3 months after its premiere

LG G2 to launch on 100 carriers 3 months after its premiere

29 July, 2013 | comments (23)

LG G2 name has been already officially confirmed by the Korean manufacturer. The flagship is going to be unveiled on August 7 with a 5.2" 1080p display, Snapdragon 800 chipset with 2GB RAM, Android 4.2.2, 13MP camera and 2,540mAh battery. LG is...

Tags: LG, Android


Samsung Galaxy Note II  with Snapdragon 600 goes official

Samsung Galaxy Note II with Snapdragon 600 goes official

29 July, 2013 | comments (31)

The Snapdragon 600-powered Samsung Galaxy Note II that leaked some days ago is the real deal. The sped-up version was just announced by China Mobile, the largest carrier in China. The device is designated N7108D. The new Samsung Galaxy Note...

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Moto X shown off in official press shots

Moto X shown off in official press shots

29 July, 2013 | comments (32)

By now we know almost there is to know about the upcoming Moto X, which would be officially announced three days from now on August 1. @evleaks, who have given us plenty of Moto X images until now, have these final set of press shots, in both...