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A leaked Samsung prototype does not hint at a new design language

A leaked Samsung prototype does not hint at a new design language

17 April, 2013 | comments (70)

The leak of the day comes courtesy of popular Twitter channel evleaks, which has gained a serious reputation for its reliable photo leaks in the past. This time, however, even the author behind the account is not sure about what the image means...


Sony Xperia SP and Xperia L go on pre-order across Europe

Sony Xperia SP and Xperia L go on pre-order across Europe

17 April, 2013 | comments (30)

Sonyís mid-ranger with aluminum charm is up for pre-order in several countries from a variety of stores. The other recently announced model, the Sony Xperia L has made its way to some stores too. Here are the ones we managed to curate: Sony...

Tags: Sony, Android


LG press invites hint at a new device unveil on May 1

LG press invites hint at a new device unveil on May 1

17 April, 2013 | comments (57)

LG has put out a press invite for an upcoming product unveiling in New York City on May 1. The event features the heading "share the genius," and as is usually the case with announcement events from major manufacturers, cryptically urges us...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


HTC 606w with UltraPixel camera gets certification in China

HTC 606w with UltraPixel camera gets certification in China

17 April, 2013 | comments (28)

The rumor mill has been expecting an UltraPixel-packing mid-ranger, dubbed HTC M4, and an approval from the Telecommunication Equipment Certification Centre in China confirms its existence. It looks similar to the HTC One with two speakers on the...

Tags: HTC, Android


Android activations reach 1.5 million per day

Android activations reach 1.5 million per day

17 April, 2013 | comments (35)

Android activation figures are some of Google's favorite numbers and something they never forgets to mention at any event. Last time we heard about it, the company was doing 1.4 million activations, which was just last month. Now, Eric...

Tags: Google, Android


Jelly Bean updates for Xperia S and Galaxy Note coming in May

Jelly Bean updates for Xperia S and Galaxy Note coming in May

16 April, 2013 | comments (143)

Sony didn't keep its promise to deliver the Xperia S Jelly Bean update by the end of March and understandably angered quite a few users. According to a leaked update roadmap for the French carrier SFR, the Xperia S update will finally launch in...

Tags: Sony, Samsung, Android


Analysts estimate Sony sold 4.6 million Xperia Z phones in 40 days

Analysts estimate Sony sold 4.6 million Xperia Z phones in 40 days

16 April, 2013 | comments (191)

The Sony Xperia Z got the jump on other 1080p flagships and itís paying off handsomely. The water-resistant phone was announced and went on sale before its chief competition and analysts are estimating Sony has sold 4.6 million units sold in 40...

Tags: Sony, Android


Launch dates, price for Galaxy S4 for AT&T, T-Mo, Rogers and TELUS

Launch dates, price for Galaxy S4 for AT&T, T-Mo, Rogers and TELUS

16 April, 2013 | comments (54)

AT&T reconsidered the Samsung Galaxy S4 pricing - $200 with a 2-year contract rather than $250. Thatís for the 16GB version of the phone, which is available for pre-order from the carrier now. If you do pre-order now, AT&T will ship your Galaxy S4...


Join our quest for a high-end compact Android smartphone

Join our quest for a high-end compact Android smartphone

15 April, 2013 | comments (564)

Over the last few years, Android has taken the smartphone world by storm, climbing to the top spot in just about every major market out there. The Google platform offers a mix of features that can't be matched by any of its competitors and is...

Tags: Android


Black LG Optimus G Pro on the way, value pack now available

Black LG Optimus G Pro on the way, value pack now available

15 April, 2013 | comments (18)

LG Optimus G Pro was announced back in February and was released earlier this month (though availability is still relatively limited). So far the LG phablet flagship was available only in white color, but as it turns out LG is prepping a black...

Tags: LG, Android


HTC One supply bottlenecks clear, revenue expected to bounce back

HTC One supply bottlenecks clear, revenue expected to bounce back

15 April, 2013 | comments (42)

The HTC has been plagued by component shortages, which has prevented it from achieving its market potential so far. However, we are finally starting to receive reports that HTC is catching up with the production the ultrapixel camera and the voice...

Tags: HTC, Android


Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 specs surface

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 specs surface

15 April, 2013 | comments (75)

Detailed specifications of two upcoming Samsung tablets have just surfaced. The third generation of the Galaxy Tab mid-range lineup will feature a couple of slates armed with a 10.1" and an 8" display, respectively. Interestingly, the picture that...


Facebook-loving HTC First now available on AT&T for $99

Facebook-loving HTC First now available on AT&T for $99

12 April, 2013 | comments (36)

Some see at the HTC First as "the Facebook phon", others as one of the rare phones with stock Android. Whichever camp youíre in, you should know the First is now available on AT&T's website for $99 on a 2-year contract. If you donít want to sign a...


Samsung looking to sell  over 1 million Galaxy Mega 5.8 units

Samsung looking to sell over 1 million Galaxy Mega 5.8 units

12 April, 2013 | comments (75)

Samsung announced the big-boned Galaxy Mega duo and according to industry sources plans to manufacture at least a million of the smaller Mega 5.8. Reportedly Samsung contacted several Taiwan-based display manufacturers to order one million 5.8"...


Samsung announces Galaxy Mega 6.3 and 5.8 phablets

Samsung announces Galaxy Mega 6.3 and 5.8 phablets

11 April, 2013 | comments (202)

Samsung lifted the covers of the Galaxy Mega dup Ė the 6.3" and 5.8" Android phablets. The smartphones borrow some of the features from the Galaxy S4 flagships but offer much larger screens and aim for the mid-range segment as a more affordable...

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG Optimus G Pro value pack update unveiled, shown on video

LG Optimus G Pro value pack update unveiled, shown on video

11 April, 2013 | comments (68)

LG will be issuing an update to its flagship Optimus G Pro, which will bring some new features along with improvements to old ones. The update will be arriving to Korean users on April 12. LG released a video showing off the new features on the...

Tags: LG, Android


Oppo working on a quad-core smartphone with 6.1mm profile

Oppo working on a quad-core smartphone with 6.1mm profile

10 April, 2013 | comments (36)

The Chinese manufacturer Oppo had created a buzz among the tech enthusiast with its Find 5 smartphone, which was the slimmest FullHD flagship when it was announced. As we found later it was also able to stand its ground quite successfully against...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


HTC One is available in the US on Amazon, costs an arm and a leg

HTC One is available in the US on Amazon, costs an arm and a leg

10 April, 2013 | comments (67)

The HTC One launch was delayed in most countries, but several units have made their way to the US, itís currently available for purchase on Amazon at prices starting from $850 (though prices as low as $800 have been seen). The seller offering the...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


Google to be sued by Fairsearch coalition in Europe

Google to be sued by Fairsearch coalition in Europe

10 April, 2013 | comments (157)

The Fairsearch.org coalition, a group of 17 companies, which includes the likes of Microsoft, Nokia, and Oracle, have united under the common banner of fair competition in online and mobile search, or, by extension, against the undisputed search...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


ZTE Geek announced, 2GHz Intel Clover Trail+ inside

ZTE Geek announced, 2GHz Intel Clover Trail+ inside

10 April, 2013 | comments (30)

ZTE has just announced the ZTE Geek smartphone at IDF in Beijing. It features a 5-inch 720p display and is powered by the Intel Clover Trail+ platform (the same as on the Lenovo K900). The Clover Trail+ inside the Geek packs a 2GHz dual-core...

Tags: ZTE, Android