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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


5.5-incher from Huawei leaks with octa-core processor

5.5-incher from Huawei leaks with octa-core processor

29 November, 2013 | comments (27)

Leaked images of a Huawei smartphone going by the G750 codename have surfaced. The smartphone is running on MediaTek's new true octa-core MT6592 chipset. MediaTek has been high on praise for its new chipset, which it claims is the...


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 for Verizon drops to $170

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 for Verizon drops to $170

29 November, 2013 | comments (13)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 launched on Verizon in the US early last month on $300 with contract. In the spirit of Black Friday, the price of the flagship phablet has dropped to $170 on the same deals. The $170 price comes from Amazon and doesn’t...


Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2  droid available

Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2 droid available

29 November, 2013 | comments (60)

A new leak from Hungary details the Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2, the successor of its popular dual-SIM Android-powered phone. Update: The phone is now official. Potential owners in India can sign up to be notified when it becomes available...


Samsung Galaxy S5 will not have OIS camera

Samsung Galaxy S5 will not have OIS camera

28 November, 2013 | comments (145)

Before the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 came out there were rumors that it will have a camera with optical image stabilization (OIS). It didn’t and rumors had it that it was due to the insufficient supply of stabilized modules in time for the launch. Then...


HTC One Dual SIM with microSD slot coming to UK

HTC One Dual SIM with microSD slot coming to UK

28 November, 2013 | comments (38)

HTC One hit the shelves in late March and despite its initial production issues, it's still one of the most popular smartphones in the market. Unfortunately HTC One didn't have a microSD card slot for memory expansion and it faced a lot of...

Tags: HTC, Android, Dual SIM


Oppo R829T teased in a first official photo

Oppo R829T teased in a first official photo

28 November, 2013 | comments (37)

Oppo has posted the first official photo of its upcoming R829T phone on its Weibo page. The teaser image shows just the back of the phone - but its enough to give us a better idea of what the phone would look like. The photo shows that the...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Oppo R827T and ZTE Grand S II get certified in China

Oppo R827T and ZTE Grand S II get certified in China

28 November, 2013 | comments (1)

Two yet unofficial phones have hit the Chinese wireless authority Tenaa for certification – a mid-range smartphone from Oppo and one phablet from ZTE. Oppo R827T The Oppo R827T, previously thought to be Oppo Find 5 Mini, doesn’t quite live up...

Tags: Oppo, ZTE, Android, Rumors


AT&T resumes rolling out Android 4.3 update for the Galaxy S4

AT&T resumes rolling out Android 4.3 update for the Galaxy S4

28 November, 2013 | comments (32)

A few days back AT&T had started rolling out the Android 4.3 update for the Galaxy S4 in the US, only to pull it a couple of days later after a few devices that received the update started facing issues. Now about a week later, the company...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Off-contract Moto X will get a $150 price cut on Cyber Monday

Off-contract Moto X will get a $150 price cut on Cyber Monday

27 November, 2013 | comments (17)

Motorola will be offering the contract-free Android 4.4 KitKat booting Moto X with a substantial discount on Cyber Monday. The US manufacturer announced on its official Google+ account that it will be selling its flagship smartphone with a hefty...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Carphone Warehouse UK gets three new Galaxy S4 mini colors

Carphone Warehouse UK gets three new Galaxy S4 mini colors

27 November, 2013 | comments (11)

The UK will be getting three new flavors of the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini via Carphone Warehouse. The retailer seems to have signed an exclusive deal with Samsung and will be offering orange, pink and purple editions of the mid-ranger. The pink...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Gold HTC One now available on O2 Germany

Gold HTC One now available on O2 Germany

27 November, 2013 | comments (6)

HTC added a new color option to the HTC One palette – Gold. Not actual gold like the limited edition One mind you. Anyway, just two days after the announcement, the first carrier to offer the phone has already stepped up. O2 Germany has...

Tags: HTC, Android, O2


Snapdragon 800-packing Galaxy S4 Advance hits France

Snapdragon 800-packing Galaxy S4 Advance hits France

27 November, 2013 | comments (32)

The Snapdragon 800 version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 (model number I9506) made its way to Europe last month when it landed in Germany. The availability has expanded slightly and the phone is now available in France as well. There the phone has...


HTC announces Desire 700, 501 and dual-SIM 601 in Taiwan

HTC announces Desire 700, 501 and dual-SIM 601 in Taiwan

27 November, 2013 | comments (19)

HTC held a presentation in Taiwan today to show off its new range of low and mid-range phones. Dual-SIM is feature on two of the three new phones, which all belong to the Desire lineup. HTC Desire 700 The HTC Desire 700 is a more affordable...

Tags: HTC, Android, Dual SIM


16MP Gionee Elife E7 claims to be the best Android cameraphone

16MP Gionee Elife E7 claims to be the best Android cameraphone

27 November, 2013 | comments (92)

The Chinese manufacturer Gionee has announced its latest flagship smartphone, the Elife E7, which the company claims to be the best Android cameraphone available in the market. The E7 runs on AMIGO 2.0, a heavily skinned Android. The Elife E7...

Tags: Gionee, Android


Motorola Moto G goes on sale in the US

Motorola Moto G goes on sale in the US

26 November, 2013 | comments (55)

At the Moto G announcement event, Motorola said it plans to launch the phone in the US in early 2014. Well, it seems the company has completed the preparations a little early and has made the smartphone available for purchase now. The...

Tags: Motorola, Android