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Specs of Samsung Galaxy Note III leak, 5.7-inch display confirmed

Specs of Samsung Galaxy Note III leak, 5.7-inch display confirmed

26 July, 2013 | comments (232)

The upcoming Galaxy Note phablet has been doing the rounds in the rumorland for quite a while now. The specifications of the third generation Galaxy Note have appeared several times and now we have an official confirmation from a Samsung insider, in...


Sony Honami gets pictured side-by-side with Xperia Z

Sony Honami gets pictured side-by-side with Xperia Z

26 July, 2013 | comments (96)

Up until now, all we've seen of the Xperia i1 Honami from Sony is pretty much everything. From high res captures to alleged press images to specs, there's even a system dump that revealed a new camera UI for its 20MP shooter. One thing we haven’t...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy S4 in Purple Mirage pictured

Samsung Galaxy S4 in Purple Mirage pictured

26 July, 2013 | comments (52)

Samsung recently announced a few new colors for its flagship smartphone. The Galaxy S4 was initially launched in two color options - Black and White, but the new announce meant it will also be getting Blue Arctic, Purple Mirage, Red Aurora, Brown...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung announces record $8.5B profit for Q2

Samsung announces record $8.5B profit for Q2

26 July, 2013 | comments (47)

Samsung announced a record $8.5 billion in operating profit, beating the $8.3 billion guidance it released early this month. That's up from the $7.9 billion from the previous quarter and $5.8 billion from the year ago quarter. Net profit was $6.99...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Sony announces Android 4.3 update whitelist

Sony announces Android 4.3 update whitelist

25 July, 2013 | comments (212)

Sony has just published the list of devices that will be getting the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update that was announced yesterday. On the smartphone side, the company will be bringing the latest Jelly Bean version to the Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia...

Tags: Sony, Android


LG  G2 to go on sale in August, the US gets it in September

LG G2 to go on sale in August, the US gets it in September

25 July, 2013 | comments (68)

The LG G2 has leaked numerous times already. This is why we mostly have a handle on the specs it will have – 5.2" 1080p display, Snapdragon 800 chipset with 2GB RAM, Android 4.2.2, 13MP camera and 2,540mAh battery. We even saw several teaser...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 get Android 4.3 today

Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 get Android 4.3 today

24 July, 2013 | comments (486)

Google officially announced the latest version of Android operating system, 4.3, at its event today. The newest version of Android is a minor upgrade over the currently present Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS and brings restricted profiles, a few other...

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Android 4.3 unveiled with improved multi-user support

Android 4.3 unveiled with improved multi-user support

24 July, 2013 | comments (175)

Android 4.3 has officially been announced – it's been in the wild on Google Play Edition devices for a while, but the unveiling was put off for today. So, what's new? Well, 4.3 is a minor upgrade so it brings minor improvements and refines the user...

Tags: Google, Android


New Nexus 7 brings WUXGA screen, quad-core Krait CPU

New Nexus 7 brings WUXGA screen, quad-core Krait CPU

24 July, 2013 | comments (68)

The Google event brought the new Nexus 7 2. It's a 7" tablet running pure Android 4.3 and improves the screen and chipset over the first generation Nexus tablet. The base price is set at $230, a little higher than the $200 that the first Nexus 7...

Tags: Google, Android


Watch Google's Android 4.3 and Nexus 7 event live here

Watch Google's Android 4.3 and Nexus 7 event live here

24 July, 2013 | comments (10)

Exactly a week ago, Google announced its Android event in San Francisco, inviting us all to have breakfast with Sundar Pichai. Now, the day has come and in a traditional Google fashion, the event will be streamed live on YouTube for your viewing...

Tags: Google, Android


Two new LG G2 live photos leak, confirm battery capacity

Two new LG G2 live photos leak, confirm battery capacity

24 July, 2013 | comments (62)

The LG G2 just can't stay off camera these days, and its latest batch of photos not only shows the device, but also confirms the capacity of its battery. LG has fitted the G2 with a 2,610mAh juice pack that is user-removable. This means you'll be...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Moto X hands-on video leaks,  pricing info too

Moto X hands-on video leaks, pricing info too

23 July, 2013 | comments (57)

Vietnamese site Tinhte has once again leaked the anticipated Moto X device from Motorola. It's shown here running what looks like mostly stock Android with Motorola's signature circle widget. It's also shot alongside an Apple iPhone...


Verizon makes Motorola DROID Ultra and DROID Maxx official

Verizon makes Motorola DROID Ultra and DROID Maxx official

23 July, 2013 | comments (52)

Just as expected, Verizon and Motorola have just announced their latest collaboration with the updated DROID family of phones. Let's get you acquainted with the new DROID Ultra and DROID Maxx . As per tradition, the Motorola DROID Ultra and...


Motorola DROID Mini announced by Verizon, to cost $99 on contract

Motorola DROID Mini announced by Verizon, to cost $99 on contract

23 July, 2013 | comments (33)

A refresh of last year's DROID RAZR M, the DROID Mini is Motorola's/Verizon's attempt jump onboard the 'Mini' nomenclature alongside recent similar offerings from Samsung and HTC. The Mini is part of Verizon's just-announced refresh of their...


Live image of Motorola DROID Ultra limited edition surfaces

Live image of Motorola DROID Ultra limited edition surfaces

23 July, 2013 | comments (7)

Press renders of the Motorola Droid Ultra has appeared a few times already and now we have a live image of what seems to be a limited edition DROID Ultra smartphone. We can see that the Kevlar back comes with a V-shape design and has a red stripe...


LG once again teases G2 prior to launch event

LG once again teases G2 prior to launch event

23 July, 2013 | comments (42)

Following the first tease of its upcoming G2 flagship, LG has again seen fit to spread the word of the anticipated Optimus G successor, alongside an official invite to the event. From what we know of the G2, it will feature an 5.2-inch 1080p...

Tags: LG, Android


Oppo Find 7 with 5

Oppo Find 7 with 5" 1080p screen, Snapdragon 800 to cost $700

23 July, 2013 | comments (60)

Oppo is working on an upgrade for the Find 5 called Find 7. Despite the name, the new handset will keep the 5" 1080p screen of its predecessor. However, there will be big change under the hood as the Find 7 moves to Snapdragon 800 with four...

Tags: Oppo, Android


20MP camera rocking Sony Xperia Honami pictured again

20MP camera rocking Sony Xperia Honami pictured again

23 July, 2013 | comments (157)

With alleged press shots, headlining 20MP camera and purported specifications now out in the wild, the Sony Xperia Honami has been leaked yet again in a bunch of a live photos. Those look to be the real deal, aligning nicely with previous live...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


HTC announces the Desire 500 in Taiwan

HTC announces the Desire 500 in Taiwan

23 July, 2013 | comments (16)

HTC has announced a new mid-range Android smartphone in Taiwan called the Desire 500. The phone is priced at a suggested retail price of NT$11,900 and will be launched exclusively through Taiwan Mobile on August 1. The Desire 500 looks...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Motorola X camera UI leaked in new screenshots

Motorola X camera UI leaked in new screenshots

23 July, 2013 | comments (23)

More leaks have surfaced of the upcoming the Motorola X smartphone, this time regarding the software on the device, specifically the camera software. As it can be seen from these screenshots, Motorola has gone for a brand new UI for the...