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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, it’s 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


Jelly Bean now available on AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket

Jelly Bean now available on AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket

10 April, 2013 | comments (32)

Galaxy S II Skyrocket users rejoice, the long-awaited Jelly Bean update for your smartphone has arrived. As it turns out Samsung has not forgotten its loyal S II users on AT&T's network, and has just released the Android 4.1.2 update. The phone...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 will hit US stores on April 11 for $400

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 will hit US stores on April 11 for $400

09 April, 2013 | comments (87)

Following last weeks debut in the UK, Samsung has announced the Galaxy Note 8.0 will hit US stores on April 11 for a suggested price of $400. It will be available directly from Samsung, as well as Amazon, Best Buy, Newegg, Staples and...


Asus Fonepad to hit UK on April 26, cost £179.99

Asus Fonepad to hit UK on April 26, cost £179.99

09 April, 2013 | comments (21)

Asus revealed its Fonepad at this year's Mobile World Congress and the company has now announced the availability and the pricing of its 7-inch tablet in UK. The potential consumers can pre-order the Fonepad, starting from April 12 from Carphone...

Tags: ASUS, Android


Sony Xperia Z could be headed for T-Mobile US

Sony Xperia Z could be headed for T-Mobile US

09 April, 2013 | comments (29)

Testing of the latest Sony flagship, the Xperia Z, by T-Mobile for use on its US network have reportedly started according to several sources. While this doesn't mean that we'll definitely be seeing the device on the Magenta network with any degree...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Xiaomi MI-2S with new chipset announced, faster than the S4?

Xiaomi MI-2S with new chipset announced, faster than the S4?

09 April, 2013 | comments (94)

Oh, Xiaomi – you keep teasing us with low-priced superphones that are a challenge to buy outside of China. The latest offering is an S version of the recent Xiaomi MI-2 and it packs a Snapdragon 600 chipset (over the S4 Pro of the MI-2). The...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 specs list confirms 6.3

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 specs list confirms 6.3" HD display

09 April, 2013 | comments (141)

Following the footsteps of the Galaxy Mega 5.8 yesterday, comes the complete specs sheet of the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 upcoming phablet. According to SamMobile, the Galaxy Mega 6.3 will pack a 6.3" PLS display of HD resolution and is going...

Tags: Samsung, Android


HTC One launched in India for Rs. 42,990

HTC One launched in India for Rs. 42,990

09 April, 2013 | comments (158)

HTC has launched their latest Android flagship device, the HTC One, in India for ₹42,990, which is approximately $789, unlocked. The phone is expected to go on sale towards the end of this month. HTC has tied up with Reliance Communications to...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Images of Micromax A115 Canvas 3D surface online

Images of Micromax A115 Canvas 3D surface online

08 April, 2013 | comments (106)

The Micromax A110 Canvas 2 and the Micromax A116 Canvas HD enjoyed quite good reception and it looks like the Indian firm is all set to introduce the 3D version of its phablet. The images of Micromax A115 Canvas 3D have surfaced online. The...


Samsung Galaxy Mega specs confirmed, 5.8-inch display in tow

Samsung Galaxy Mega specs confirmed, 5.8-inch display in tow

08 April, 2013 | comments (148)

Samsung is all set to introduce a new series of "Galaxy Mega" smartphones and the detailed specifications of the first of those have surfaced online. According to a report from SamMobile, the Galaxy Mega 5.8, which is codenamed as GT-I9152...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Unaudited Q1 results from HTC show 98% decline in net profit

Unaudited Q1 results from HTC show 98% decline in net profit

08 April, 2013 | comments (110)

HTC included some preliminary Q1 results in its monthly financial report and the numbers aren’t looking good. After a poor performance in the second half of last year, HTC was hoping the One will help it bounce back up, but difficulties in...

Tags: HTC, Android


Samsung announces global availability for the Galaxy Win

Samsung announces global availability for the Galaxy Win

08 April, 2013 | comments (72)

The Samsung Galaxy Win was announced last week as a China exclusive, but today the company announced it's going to be making the mid-ranger available globally. The smartphone runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on a 1.2GHz quad-core CPU, packs a 4.7”...

Tags: Samsung, Android


comScore on US market: iOS on the rise, Android down

comScore on US market: iOS on the rise, Android down

05 April, 2013 | comments (166)

comScore has been keeping track of smartphone usage in the US and has noticed Apple and iOS rising over the three month period ending in February. Apple asserted itself as the top smartphone vendor in the country with a 38.4% market share (up 3.9...


LG Optimus 4X HD gets Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update

LG Optimus 4X HD gets Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update

05 April, 2013 | comments (236)

LG Optimus 4X HD is arguably the device to offer most bang for your buck in the quad-core club and it just got better. The year-old smartphone from LG was initially launched with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich but the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update...

Tags: LG, Android


HTC One 64GB developer edition priced at $649, ships April 19

HTC One 64GB developer edition priced at $649, ships April 19

05 April, 2013 | comments (26)

Last month HTC announced the developer edition of the HTC One, which was priced at $649. Unlike the standard HTC One sold in the US, the developer edition would come only in 64GB capacity, will be carrier unlocked and will have an unlocked...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC First gets unveiled for AT&T in the United States

HTC First gets unveiled for AT&T in the United States

04 April, 2013 | comments (39)

After making a couple of appearances prior to its announcement, the Facebook-centered HTC First got officially unveiled. The Android smartphone will be available exclusively on AT&T in the United States from next Friday, April 12 for $99.99 with a...

Tags: HTC, Android, Facebook


Facebook Home for Android is official, coming April 12

Facebook Home for Android is official, coming April 12

04 April, 2013 | comments (69)

Facebook went live with its Home for Android. It's a launcher which replaces your normal homescreen with "Cover Feed" - a tool which gives you a gesture-operated aggregation of your friends' posts, pictures, statuses, etc. Facebook Home...

Tags: Facebook, Android