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Google Nexus 5 aces BaseMark X gaming benchmark

Google Nexus 5 aces BaseMark X gaming benchmark

30 October, 2013 | comments (53)

If all the rumors and teasers are to be trusted, Google will be announcing the LG-made Nexus 5 this Friday. The flagship has leaked numerous times revealing all there is to know about its design, specs and even pricing. We've already seen...

Tags: LG, Android, Google


Xolo Q900 is a quad-core smartphone for €155

Xolo Q900 is a quad-core smartphone for €155

30 October, 2013 | comments (32)

Xolo Q900, the company's latest quad-core smartphone, has launched in India. It comes with a 4.7-inch 720 display and is powered by the MT6589 chipset with four ARM Cortex-A7 cores clocked at 1.2GHz, PowerVR SGX544 graphics and 1GB of...


5 million Samsung Galaxy Note 3s sold in the first month

5 million Samsung Galaxy Note 3s sold in the first month

30 October, 2013 | comments (177)

Analysts expect the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to take up the slack now that the Galaxy S4 has passed 40 million sales and demand is weakening. According to Korean publication Hankooki (quoting the president of Samsung Mobile), the Note 3 phablet is off...

Tags: Samsung, Android


More Nexus 5 images leak, Sprint version confirmed

More Nexus 5 images leak, Sprint version confirmed

30 October, 2013 | comments (20)

The oft-pictured Google Nexus 5 built by LG has been making the rounds quite a bit over the past several months. It left little to the imagination in terms of appearance, specifications, software version, and even pricing. The only thing that's...

Tags: Google, Android, LG


Dual-SIM HTC One Max crops up in Vietnam

Dual-SIM HTC One Max crops up in Vietnam

30 October, 2013 | comments (8)

Before the HTC One Max was officially unveiled, there were a few leaks showing a dual-SIM version. It showed up in Vietnam, although it was supposedly a unit headed for the Chinese market. It cost 21.6 million dong ($1,015), up from 17.9 million...

Tags: HTC, Android, Dual SIM


Sony Xperia L now getting Android 4.2.2

Sony Xperia L now getting Android 4.2.2

29 October, 2013 | comments (270)

Sony has started seeding Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean for the Xperia L smartphone. The update is available through the PC Companion and weighs about 700MB. In addition to bringing your Android version to 4.2.2, the update packs several tweaks to...

Tags: Sony, Android


Samsung Galaxy Note 12.2 gets benchmarked

Samsung Galaxy Note 12.2 gets benchmarked

29 October, 2013 | comments (23)

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 12.2 has been spotted making its way through another Bluetooth SIG certification, and was even glimpsed in AnTuTu benchmark records. We first got a peek of the expected Galaxy Note 12.2 device back in early...


SIM-free HTC One Max now available in the UK

SIM-free HTC One Max now available in the UK

29 October, 2013 | comments (15)

HTC One Max was announced just two weeks ago. The UK was the first market the get it shortly after the official announcement via Vodafone. Now the unlocked and SIM-free model of the 5.9" phablet is hitting various retails across the...

Tags: HTC, Android


The Asus Padfone Infinity 2 hits Europe

The Asus Padfone Infinity 2 hits Europe

29 October, 2013 | comments (15)

ASUS is already selling the new Padfone Infinity 2 in Europe. More specifically, the phone and Padfone Station dock are now available for purchase is Norway. There, the combo is sold for 6295 NOK (€770). This marks the smartphone's debut on...

Tags: ASUS, Android


Samsung now sells 1 million mobile devices <i>per day</i>

Samsung now sells 1 million mobile devices per day

29 October, 2013 | comments (74)

David Eun, executive vice president at Samsung, revealed today at Samsung's Developer Conference that Samsung sells some 1 million mobile devices every day. This includes smartphones, tablets, and anything that can be considered mobile. Eun's...

Tags: Android, Samsung


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets a bug-squashing update

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets a bug-squashing update

29 October, 2013 | comments (54)

The Snapdragon 800-version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is getting an over-the-air firmware update. It weighs 116MB and should be available to all SIM-free and unlocked N9005 models any moment now. According to the official changelog the update...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Nexus 5 specs get revealed by Wind Mobile in Canada

Nexus 5 specs get revealed by Wind Mobile in Canada

28 October, 2013 | comments (53)

The latest LG Nexus 5 leak comes from Canada. The specs of the yet to be announced smartphone got revealed in a pre-registration page for the Canadian wireless carrier Wind Mobile. The sign-up page has subsequently been taken down. It...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Moto X gets treated to an off-contract price cut

Moto X gets treated to an off-contract price cut

28 October, 2013 | comments (13)

After having its on-contract price slashed last week, the Moto X got treated to another discount, this time attractive for those who don’t like carrier commitments. The colorful smartphone is now available for $479.99 for the 16GB version, and...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Samsung details Premium Suite updates for the US

Samsung details Premium Suite updates for the US

28 October, 2013 | comments (24)

Today Samsung US detailed the availability of the so-called Premium Suite updates for its former flagships. It will bring Android 4.3, Galaxy Gear smartwatch support, better Easy mode and Multi Windows multi-tasking plus new camera features and KNOX...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Nexus 5 goes on sale prematurely in the Netherlands

Nexus 5 goes on sale prematurely in the Netherlands

28 October, 2013 | comments (36)

Silly Nexus 5, you're not supposed to be out yet. Yet it is – Dutch online retailer Belsimpel has put up the yet-unannounced Google phone on sale already. The SIM-free is a hefty €460 but then Nexus devices are usually quite expensive when you don't...

Tags: LG, Android


Samsung Galaxy S4 Active mini version in the works

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active mini version in the works

28 October, 2013 | comments (53)

The water-resistant Galaxy S4 Active released this summer ended up being a hit from Samsung, so much so that the Korean manufacturer is planning on releasing a mini version to follow in its footsteps. Much like the Galaxy S4 mini, the...


LG G Flex with curved OLED display goes official in Korea

LG G Flex with curved OLED display goes official in Korea

27 October, 2013 | comments (82)

LG officially took the wraps off the G Flex smartphone with curved display in Korea. The Android handset will hit all three major carriers in its homeland next month, where it will square off against the Samsung Galaxy Round. Naturally, the...

Tags: LG, Android


Android 4.3 for international Samsung Galaxy Note II leaks

Android 4.3 for international Samsung Galaxy Note II leaks

27 October, 2013 | comments (49)

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s AT&T version leak, an Android 4.3 test firmware for the international Samsung Galaxy Note II GT-N7100 made the rounds. Samsung is expected to begin rolling out the update to the end users at some point in November....


Nexus 5 leaks out yet again, this time in a press image

Nexus 5 leaks out yet again, this time in a press image

27 October, 2013 | comments (60)

The LG Nexus 5 continues its quest to become one of the most leaked smartphones before its announcement. A press image of the Android handset appeared on Twitter, unsurprisingly courtesy of @evleaks. The image should hardly catch anyone by...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Android 4.3 for AT&T Samsung Galaxy smartphones leaks

Android 4.3 for AT&T Samsung Galaxy smartphones leaks

26 October, 2013 | comments (71)

It appears that the Samsung Galaxy lineup on AT&T will soon be treated to an update to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. The latest Android firmware for the AT&T versions of the Galaxy S4, Galaxy S4 Active, Galaxy S III and the Galaxy Note II has made the...

Tags: Samsung, AT&T, Android