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Oppo N1 is official with 5.9-inch fullHD display and Color OS

Oppo N1 is official with 5.9-inch fullHD display and Color OS

23 September, 2013 | comments (76)

Oppo has just announced its latest smartphone in a special event in Beijing, China. It's called the Oppo N1 and runs the latest version of the company's home-brewed Color OS based on Android 4.2. The Oppo N1 is built around a 5.9" IPS...

Tags: Oppo, Android


LG unveils Vu 3 with 4:3 screen, stylus and Snapdragon 800 chipset

LG unveils Vu 3 with 4:3 screen, stylus and Snapdragon 800 chipset

23 September, 2013 | comments (62)

LG had a phablet before the Optimus G Pro, the LG Optimus Vu, and two generations of it, at that. Now the company has put out its third iteration, and following its new naming convention it's just LG Vu 3 (no "Optimus"). The LG Vu 3 drops the...

Tags: LG, Android


BlackBerry’s co-founder rumored to consider a bid for the company

BlackBerry’s co-founder rumored to consider a bid for the company

22 September, 2013 | comments (34)

In lieu of the disastrous preliminary fiscal Q2 2014 results, a word got out about a surprising new potential option for the future of BlackBerry. According to The Wall Street Journal, Mike Lazaridis, the co-founder and former co-CEO of the...

Tags: Android, Rumors


Leaked Android 4.4 KitKat screenshots make the rounds

Leaked Android 4.4 KitKat screenshots make the rounds

22 September, 2013 | comments (148)

Alleged screenshots from Android 4.4 KitKat have emerged, potentially giving us a glimpse of some of the UI changes which the new OS has in store. The screen captures reveal redesigned phone dialer and messaging app. The screenshots reveal...

Tags: Android, Rumors


Moto X Developer Edition for GSM networks is now available

Moto X Developer Edition for GSM networks is now available

21 September, 2013 | comments (28)

The GSM networks capable Moto X Developer Edition is now available for purchase directly from Motorola. The smartphone with unlocked bootloader is priced at $649 for a version with 32GB of built-in storage. The GSM Moto X Developer...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Will Oppo N1 be the first to get the CyanogenMod Inc. treatment?

Will Oppo N1 be the first to get the CyanogenMod Inc. treatment?

20 September, 2013 | comments (38)

The latest Oppo N1 teaser surely is the most interesting one to date. Instead of focusing on the upcoming Android smartphone’s design and features, the short YouTube clip features no other, but CyanogenMod’s founder Steve Kondik. As you...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Live images of HTC One Mini in gold surface

Live images of HTC One Mini in gold surface

20 September, 2013 | comments (29)

A 24-carat gold version of the HTC's flagship smartphone is already up for grabs, but as it seems, we might soon see its Mini variant following the same path. Here are the first photos of the HTC One Mini in gold. These were sent to us by an...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Tim Cook talks about new iPhones and company strategy in interview

Tim Cook talks about new iPhones and company strategy in interview

20 September, 2013 | comments (90)

Just two days after the launch of the new iPhones, Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down with Bloomberg Businessweek for a frank discussion regarding the new product launches, company strategy and talking about rival companies. He was also joined by the...


Nokia Android prototype reportedly is still into production

Nokia Android prototype reportedly is still into production

19 September, 2013 | comments (465)

Last week the New York Times revealed that Nokia has indeed worked on an Android smartphone as an alternative to the Microsoft partnership prior to the acquisition announcement. As it turns out, the Finns haven't completely scraped the Android...

Tags: Nokia, Android, Rumors


AT&T outs year-old Samsung Galaxy S III mini with LTE

AT&T outs year-old Samsung Galaxy S III mini with LTE

18 September, 2013 | comments (14)

Almost an year after its release in October last year, the Samsung Galaxy S III mini is finally making its first appearance on AT&T's network. The device is going on pre-order tomorrow and it will be shipping on September 27 for the symbolic price...

Tags: Samsung, Android


New HTC One Max photos confirm screen size, chipset

New HTC One Max photos confirm screen size, chipset

18 September, 2013 | comments (59)

The HTC One Max is back in the spotlight with new photos and a benchmark. In the photos, the yet unannounced HTC phablet is sized up against the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (perhaps its main rival) and the Note II. HTC One Max • AnTuTu 4...

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Sony launches the Xperia Z1 smartphone in India

Sony launches the Xperia Z1 smartphone in India

18 September, 2013 | comments (127)

Sony today announced their flagship Android smartphone - the Xperia Z1 - in the Indian market. The phone is priced at ₹44,990 ($710) and is available starting today in black, white and purple. The Xperia Z1 has a 5.0-inch, 1920x1080...

Tags: Sony, Android


HTC One gold edition built by Gold Genie goes up for pre-order

HTC One gold edition built by Gold Genie goes up for pre-order

17 September, 2013 | comments (44)

The gold-colored shells of HTC One appeared in China a few days ago and we all thought that the Taiwanese manufacturer was preparing a "gold" edition of its flagship smartphone. Apparently, the HTC One in gold is indeed coming, but the device will...

Tags: HTC, Android


Retailers in the UK start shipping the Sony Xperia Z1 in black

Retailers in the UK start shipping the Sony Xperia Z1 in black

17 September, 2013 | comments (29)

If you're a UK resident and you want a spanking Sony Xperia Z1, then you might be in luck. The device is already in stock at retailers Clove, Handtec and Digital Phone Company. The device is readily available in black, while the white is expected to...

Tags: Sony, Android


Asus outs new PadFone Infinity, Snapdragon 800 inside

Asus outs new PadFone Infinity, Snapdragon 800 inside

17 September, 2013 | comments (22)

Asus has unveiled a new version of the PadFone Infinity flagship. The smartphone of the Infinity package retains its design and the 5.0" IPS 1080p display, but is now powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 800 chipset with four Krait 400 cores...

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Nexus 5 specs get confirmed as an alleged press shot leaks

Nexus 5 specs get confirmed as an alleged press shot leaks

17 September, 2013 | comments (157)

An alleged official press photo of the Google Nexus 5 has surfaced after the smartphone made several appearances in the past weeks. The press shot of the Nexus 5 confirms the phone's exterior, while a good chunk of its specification sheet also...

Tags: Google, LG, Android, Rumors


LG Vu 3 to launch in October, new QuickView cases teased

LG Vu 3 to launch in October, new QuickView cases teased

17 September, 2013 | comments (32)

According to Korean media outlet etnews, LG is preparing to launch the Vu 3 in October as a direct rival to the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. In addition, LG has teased a couple of specially made cases for the phone hinting its almost ready for prime...

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Samsung announces Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear in India

Samsung announces Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear in India

17 September, 2013 | comments (280)

Samsung has launched the highly anticipated Galaxy Note 3 smartphone in India along with its sidekick, the Galaxy Gear smartwatch. The flagship smartphone will set you back by a lofty ₹49,900 ($792), whereas the Galaxy Gear smartwatch comes at...

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Google will no longer offer the Nexus 4 in the United States

Google will no longer offer the Nexus 4 in the United States

16 September, 2013 | comments (28)

According to a fresh report, the LG Nexus 4 has reached the end of the line in the United States. The smartphone is currently out of inventory in the Play Store and, according to The Verge, Google has no plans to restock it. The US Play...

Tags: LG, Android


Unannounced LG Nexus makes another unscheduled appearance

Unannounced LG Nexus makes another unscheduled appearance

16 September, 2013 | comments (55)

Hot on the heels of its FCC and Google campus visits, the highly anticipated next generation Nexus smartphone made yet another appearance. This time around, the LG-made handset got allegedly caught in live photos and video while exploring the bar...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors