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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...

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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


Quechua announces a rugged 5

Quechua announces a rugged 5" smartphone

30 November, 2013 | comments (26)

Quechua in association with Archos has unveiled a rugged smartphone. The handset is designed with an active lifestyle in mind and is resistant to shock, mud, water, sand, cold and snow. Quechua's newest smartphone is IP 54 certified and is...


Unlocked Moto G goes up for pre-order on Amazon in the US

Unlocked Moto G goes up for pre-order on Amazon in the US

29 November, 2013 | comments (32)

A few days after it became available directly from Motorola in the United States, the Moto G also made its way to Amazon. The retail giant now has the budget-friendly Android smartphone up for pre-order unlocked, free of any contract...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Android 4.4 now seeding to Unlocked and Developer HTC One

Android 4.4 now seeding to Unlocked and Developer HTC One

29 November, 2013 | comments (58)

Unlocked HTC One devices, as well as their Developer Edition siblings are now getting updated to Android 4.4 KitKat with Sense 5.5 in the United States. HTC USA announced the pleasant surprise on its official Twitter account. HTC surely...

Tags: HTC, Android


Xolo unveils Q500, a dual-SIM Android phone

Xolo unveils Q500, a dual-SIM Android phone

29 November, 2013 | comments (22)

Xolo unveiled a new addition to its smartphone lineup. The Xolo Q500 is an affordable, compact dual-SIM Android phone, which has a 4" screen and measures 118.5 x 63 x 10.7mm. The screen has WVGA resolution for 233ppi pixel density. The Q500 is...


Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 3 in red and rose gold

Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 3 in red and rose gold

29 November, 2013 | comments (56)

Samsung Argentina has unveiled two new colors of the Galaxy Note 3 flagship. Currently the phablet is selling in black, white and pink, but it seems Samsung will be adding more options to the pallete. The red Galaxy Note 3 is rumored to hit the...


Samsung Galaxy S4 goes free on BestBuy

Samsung Galaxy S4 goes free on BestBuy

29 November, 2013 | comments (44)

BestBuy is now offering the Samsung Galaxy S4 for free with a 2-year contract on Verizon, AT&T and Sprint. More specifically, it's the Snapdragon 600 version of the phone with 16GB of on-board storage. Available in black and white, BestBuy...


Android 4.3 update for S4 and S III gets to Europe

Android 4.3 update for S4 and S III gets to Europe

29 November, 2013 | comments (55)

Some users are seeing their Samsung Galaxy S4 and S III receiving the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update in Europe. The update was first rolled-out but was shortly found to be infested by a lot of bugs and was since pulled. Not after AT&T resumed...

Tags: Samsung, Android