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Get $50 from AT&T when you buy an Android phone or tablet

Get $50 from AT&T when you buy an Android phone or tablet

08 June, 2014 | comments (7)

If you purchase an Android phone or tablet with AT&T between now and July 17th, then you'll get $50 worth of Google Play Store credit. This doesn't apply to any phones you'll buy without a plan; you'll need to purchase your phone with an...

Tags: Android, AT&T


AT&T resumes Android 4.4.2 rollout for Galaxy S4 Active

AT&T resumes Android 4.4.2 rollout for Galaxy S4 Active

08 June, 2014 | comments (15)

AT&T has started rolling out the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active users in the US. The update initially started rolling out back in April but a week later was put on hold. AT&T's explanation was that the company...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


Week 23 news in review: iOS 8, Android 4.4.3, Xperia T3, One (E8)

Week 23 news in review: iOS 8, Android 4.4.3, Xperia T3, One (E8)

08 June, 2014 | comments (7)

This weeks was market by Apple's WWDC, one of the year's most anticipated events. Google took the opportunity to launch a bug fixing Android 4.4.3 firmware, while Samsung, HTC and Sony announced new handsets. The iOS 8 announcement is...


Try the Moto X for two weeks by paying just one cent

Try the Moto X for two weeks by paying just one cent

07 June, 2014 | comments (31)

Ever since the Moto X went on sale, there has been no shortage of special offers on the device, with some aggressive discounts thrown in every now and then. With the latest offer, Motorola is letting you try out the device, customized to your...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Dual-SIM HTC One M8 found on Russian website

Dual-SIM HTC One M8 found on Russian website

07 June, 2014 | comments (8)

The Russian Federal Communication Agency, ROSCOM, (the Russian equivalent of the FCC), has approved a dual-SIM variant of the HTC One M8 in the country. The VP of HTC Russia, Andrey Kormiltsev, hinted back in April that the device might be coming...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy Tab S: leaked pictures and features

Samsung Galaxy Tab S: leaked pictures and features

06 June, 2014 | comments (48)

We've been hearing news about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab S for a while now, but now we have images of the tablet along with some of its features, ahead of its scheduled June 12th official announcement. First off, the Galaxy Tab S is going to...


Q3 Samsung Galaxy S5 orders down 25% in iPhone 6 anticipation

Q3 Samsung Galaxy S5 orders down 25% in iPhone 6 anticipation

06 June, 2014 | comments (157)

Samsung's Galaxy S5 has sold very well, however, the Korean-tech manufacturer has noticed a significant dip in orders for Q3 2014: a 25% cut. This is hardly good news for Samsung, as many believe that this is due to a significant consumer base...


Octa-core Huawei Kirin 920 chipset goes official

Octa-core Huawei Kirin 920 chipset goes official

06 June, 2014 | comments (44)

Huawei announced today its next generation chipset - the Kirin 920. It is based on ARM's big.LITTLE architecture and uses four Cortex-A15 and four Cortex-A7 cores capable of working simultaneously. The Cortex-A15 cores can be clocked from...

Tags: Huawei, Android, Misc


A 12-inch UHD Samsung tablet spotted in the wild

A 12-inch UHD Samsung tablet spotted in the wild

06 June, 2014 | comments (24)

Hello! A Samsung-made reference tablet has been caught in the wild showcasing LTE Broadcast capabilities on a 4K display at the Roland Garros venue, where currently the French Open is taking place. The device is reportedly a 12" UHD slate and has...

Tags: Samsung, Android


ZTE teases upcoming Nubia Z7 flagship

ZTE teases upcoming Nubia Z7 flagship

06 June, 2014 | comments (19)

ZTE has started the teaser campaign about for its new flagship the Nubia Z7. First it was the CEO of ZTE's smartphone division, Ni Fei, and now a peek at the back of the device. It bears the characteristic Nubia mark of a red circle used both on...

Tags: ZTE, Android


Xolo Q1200 now official, goes on sale June 10

Xolo Q1200 now official, goes on sale June 10

06 June, 2014 | comments (27)

Xolo Q1200 previously leaked via a retailer listing, but it is just now that the smartphone goes official. Xolo has outed details and availability of the Q1200. The phone packs a 5.0" 720p IPS display protected with a Gorilla Glass 3 and comes in a...

Tags: Xolo, Android


Moto X+1 with 1080p screen unintentionally confirmed

Moto X+1 with 1080p screen unintentionally confirmed

06 June, 2014 | comments (29)

Motorola Moto G owners have been complaining that their precious status bar space is wasted with a permanent label displaying the carrier name. Reports started flying around that this will not be fixed, but Motorola VP of Product Management Punit...


Google's first Project Tango tablet is powered by NVIDIA Tegra K1

Google's first Project Tango tablet is powered by NVIDIA Tegra K1

06 June, 2014 | comments (34)

We have talked about Google's Project Tango in the past. It works with specialized devices running Android to track 3D objects and spaces in real-time and generates a vital map of it, which can be used for various purposes. Back when it was...

Tags: Google, Android


LG G3 sales in Korea reach 100,000 in 5 days

LG G3 sales in Korea reach 100,000 in 5 days

05 June, 2014 | comments (100)

While the rest of the world is waiting for availability those lucky enough to be in LG's home South Korea have been buying the LG G3 at a crazy pace. In its first 5 days of selling the LG flagship has reportedly passed the 100 thousand unit...

Tags: LG, Android


Samsung and B&N announce Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

Samsung and B&N announce Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

05 June, 2014 | comments (8)

Today Samsung and Barnes&Noble announced they will be partnering on the release of a new tablet. Dubbed Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, the slate will aim to bring new life to B&N's lineup of affordable slates, which hasn't seen new hardware in quite a...

Tags: Samsung, Nook, Android


Huawei Mulan flagship and new Honor leak

Huawei Mulan flagship and new Honor leak

05 June, 2014 | comments (53)

A couple of new yet unannounced Huawei smartphones have hit the rumor mill today. We got photos and some key specs of the Chinese company's upcoming flagship codenamed Mulan as well as press renders of a new member of the Honor series. The leaked...


IDC: smartphone ASP to fall this year, most OSes growing

IDC: smartphone ASP to fall this year, most OSes growing

05 June, 2014 | comments (26)

IDC's bold predictions of the faraway year 2018 caught our eye but the analyst company also put out much shorter term predictions for this year (we're already half way through it). The predictions echo what we've been seeing on the market Android...


Android in May: 4.3 Jelly Bean and 4.4 KitKat  growing

Android in May: 4.3 Jelly Bean and 4.4 KitKat growing

04 June, 2014 | comments (47)

Now that the month of May is all but gone Google has released its latest Android distribution breakdown and we get to see how the different versions have developed in the passed month. April saw KitKat gain more ground at the expense of older...


Android 4.4.3 KitKat OTA update hitting Nexus devices

Android 4.4.3 KitKat OTA update hitting Nexus devices

04 June, 2014 | comments (219)

The first wave of Android 4.4.3 KitKat over the air updates have been rolling out to Nexus and Google Play Edition devices this morning. This includes (so far confirmed) the Nexus 7 (2013 edition), Nexus 5, and the Google Play editions of the...


Android 4.3 OTA update comes to T-Mobile's Xperia Z

Android 4.3 OTA update comes to T-Mobile's Xperia Z

04 June, 2014 | comments (20)

Firmware update 10.4.C.0.814 has been released for the T-Mobile US Xperia Z, which brings Android 4.3 to the device. Previously the Xperia Z was only stuck on 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, so the slight upgrade is probably a welcome relief to US T-Mobile...