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HTC bringing Android 4.4 to all the HTC One in the US in 90 days

HTC bringing Android 4.4 to all the HTC One in the US in 90 days

01 November, 2013 | comments (43)

HTC has shown remarkable commitment to the HTC One regarding the software updates, eschewing traditional notions that OEMs don't update their phones in a timely manner. Sticking to that commitment, HTC has now announced that it will be updating the...

Tags: HTC, Android


Motorola to update DROID Mini, Maxx, Ultra and Moto X to 4.4

Motorola to update DROID Mini, Maxx, Ultra and Moto X to 4.4

01 November, 2013 | comments (12)

Yesterday, Google announced the Android 4.4 KitKat update, arriving on the Nexus 5 first and some of the other Nexus devices later. Now it's the turn of the Android OEMs announce when they will be bringing the update to their devices. Being a wholly...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Alleged image of Motorola Moto G leaks out on Twitter

Alleged image of Motorola Moto G leaks out on Twitter

01 November, 2013 | comments (17)

After appearing alongside the Moto X on Motorola’s website the other day, the yet to be announced Moto G showed up yet again. This time, an image of the smartphone, along with some alleged specs made the rounds on Twitter. Alleged photo of the...


Android 4.4 KitKat official, aims to reach 1 billion users

Android 4.4 KitKat official, aims to reach 1 billion users

31 October, 2013 | comments (114)

Android 4.4 KitKat has been officially announced and as usual, the latest version of the Android OS debuts alongside the a new Nexus, the Nexus 5. So, what's new? Well, the 4.4 KitKat aims to reach the next 1 billion users and it will scale...

Tags: Google, Android


LG Nexus 5 is official, runs Android 4.4 KitKat

LG Nexus 5 is official, runs Android 4.4 KitKat

31 October, 2013 | comments (152)

The leak storm is finally over, Google has just made the Nexus 5 official. The latest Nexus smartphone is manufactured by LG. It rocks a 4.95" LCD display with 1080p resolution, which adds up to a pixel density of 445 ppi. The good news keeps on...

Tags: LG, Android, Google


The US gets the pink Galaxy Note 3 on November 11

The US gets the pink Galaxy Note 3 on November 11

31 October, 2013 | comments (13)

It seems Samsung has already manufactured enough pink Galaxy Note 3 units and it's ready to launch it across the globe. Earlier today we saw Phones 4U announcing the start of the UK sales of the third color option and now Newegg in the United States...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Nexus 5 torn down in front of a camera

Nexus 5 torn down in front of a camera

31 October, 2013 | comments (35)

Here is another Google Nexus 5 leak. In case you aren't tired of seeing the smartphone leaking from pretty much every corner of the universe, here we have yet another set of pictures for you. This time the Nexus 5 poses in front of a camera with...

Tags: LG, Android, Google


Pink Samsung Galaxy Note 3 goes on sale in the UK

Pink Samsung Galaxy Note 3 goes on sale in the UK

31 October, 2013 | comments (16)

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 was announced in three flavors - black, white and pink. The black and white Note 3 are already available globally, while the pink is yet to hit the shelves. It seems UK is the first market to get the pink Galaxy Note 3. It...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Sony loses money in Q2, smartphone sales improving

Sony loses money in Q2, smartphone sales improving

31 October, 2013 | comments (54)

Sony has been inching its way back to its former glory, but its return to profitability hit a snag in the quarter that ended this September. The company posted a loss of $197 million from a small profit the previous quarter. The good news is...

Tags: Sony, Android


Nexus 5 hands-on video leaks, again

Nexus 5 hands-on video leaks, again

31 October, 2013 | comments (30)

This is getting embarrassing – the Nexus 5 has leaked all over the place, even gone on preorder, and yet Google still hasn't officially announced it. Well, you might not be getting the official info on the Nexus 5 yet, but here's a lengthy hands-on...

Tags: LG, Android, Google


ZTE unveils a trio of Blade Q smartphones

ZTE unveils a trio of Blade Q smartphones

30 October, 2013 | comments (14)

ZTE has announced three affordable smartphones for the European market, which it hopes will help it grow its market share on the Old Continent. The three new additions to the ZTE lineup are the 4.0" WVGA Blade Q Mini, the 4.5" FWVGA Blade Q and...

Tags: ZTE, Android


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