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Phones 4u scores exclusive HTC One mini in red

Phones 4u scores exclusive HTC One mini in red

22 October, 2013 | comments (8)

It has long been thought that wearing a certain color says something about you, but Phones 4u UK wasn’t satisfied with old wives' tales. Instead the retailer dug pretty deep and found that red, for example, "is the color of those who live life to...

Tags: HTC, Android


Android 4.3 update for UK HTC One due next month

Android 4.3 update for UK HTC One due next month

21 October, 2013 | comments (42)

Android Jelly Bean 4.3 has been rolling out for the HTC One globally but users in the United Kingdom haven’t yet seen it on their units. HTC UK has addressed the issue on its official UK Twitter account saying HTC expects to “release Jelly Bean 4.3...

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Sony or Samsung will supply the Galaxy S5 16 MP camera

Sony or Samsung will supply the Galaxy S5 16 MP camera

21 October, 2013 | comments (105)

The Galaxy Note 3 might be what everyone currently on the market for a smartphone is interested in, but the Rumor mill is already getting busy with the the next Samsung flagship. According To ETNEws Sony and Samsung LSI are prepping themselves for a...


Exynos-powered Samsung Galaxy S4 gets Android 4.3

Exynos-powered Samsung Galaxy S4 gets Android 4.3

21 October, 2013 | comments (119)

Samsung launched the official Android 4.3 firmware update for Snapdragon 600-powered Galaxy S4 model just last week and today it's the Exynos 5 Octa units to get the same treatment. The first countries to get the update are India and...

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HTC One max might be making it to AT&T after all

HTC One max might be making it to AT&T after all

20 October, 2013 | comments (14)

Contrary to the information from its announcement, the HTC One max might be making its way to AT&T after all. A press photo of HTC’s first phablet with AT&T branding made the rounds on Twitter, once again courtesy of @evleaks. Initially,...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


White Nexus 5 official shot surfaces

White Nexus 5 official shot surfaces

20 October, 2013 | comments (59)

Google's Nexus 4 was announced and launched last year in just a single color version - black. The white edition surfaced many times but it didn't go official until May this year. The Nexus 5 announcement will supposedly happen on October 28 side...

Tags: Google, Android, Rumors, LG


Sony Xperia Z1S press image leaks

Sony Xperia Z1S press image leaks

20 October, 2013 | comments (68)

Popular leak-source evleaks has struck again, delivering a photo of the Sony Xperia Z1S, which is allegedly due for announcement this year. There were no details provided, so it's unclear what exactly the Xperia Z1S will be. The Xperia Z1 went on...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


First true octa-core smartphone unveiled

First true octa-core smartphone unveiled

19 October, 2013 | comments (138)

MediaTek was the first to announce a chipset with a true octa-core processor back in June and now the first phone utilizing it has gone official. The UMI X2S broke cover at the Autumn Edition of Hong Kong Electronics Fair. All of UMI’s phones are...

Tags: Android


Sony Xperia Z Android 4.3 update rumored to in November

Sony Xperia Z Android 4.3 update rumored to in November

18 October, 2013 | comments (139)

A word has arrived on the potential availability of the much-awaited Android 4.3 Jelly Bean for the Sony Xperia Z. The latest Android Jelly Bean version will reportedly make it to the device in the last week of November. There is no word on...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Nexus 5 memory options and battery info leaks

Nexus 5 memory options and battery info leaks

18 October, 2013 | comments (122)

The upcoming Nexus 5 announcement is drawing near (just 10 days left to go) and the rumors are intensifying. Today we saw it briefly in the Google Play store and now information has surfaced detailing the memory and battery capacity of the upcoming...

Tags: Google, Android, LG, Rumors


Hugh Jackman says get a Micromax Canvas Turbo

Hugh Jackman says get a Micromax Canvas Turbo

18 October, 2013 | comments (119)

Micromax has enjoyed success as the company behind the Canvas line of smartphones for quite some time now. So much so, that they've been able to employ the talents of actor Hugh Jackman as its brand ambassador. Jackman, who you'll undoubtedly...


Archos releases four new Titanium dual-SIM droids

Archos releases four new Titanium dual-SIM droids

18 October, 2013 | comments (14)

In partnership with MediaTek Archos has outed its Titanium line of Android-powered smartphones, each featuring Dual-SIM capabilities, expandable storage, dual-core MediaTek 6572 dual-core chipset and a low price to boot. Specific availability is yet...


Nexus 5 appeared again, this time in the Google Play Store

Nexus 5 appeared again, this time in the Google Play Store

17 October, 2013 | comments (45)

The latest LG Nexus 5 leak surely trumped all the previous ones combined. The yet to be announced Android smartphone royalty briefly appeared in no other place but the Google Play Store. The Nexus 5 was briefly listed alongside a Nexus 7 and...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored to feature an eye-scanning sensor

Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored to feature an eye-scanning sensor

17 October, 2013 | comments (317)

Hot on the heels on the rumors from the past week, another bit of information emerged, potentially shedding light on the specs of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5. Reportedly, the next generation of the popular smartphone will come with and...


Android 4.3 for Samsung I9505 Galaxy S4 now available

Android 4.3 for Samsung I9505 Galaxy S4 now available

17 October, 2013 | comments (141)

We've got good news for all international I9505 Galaxy S4 users. Samsung has just begun to roll out the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean firmware update for the LTE-enabled version of its flagship smartphone. The first country to get the update is...

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Consumer Reports: iPhone screen no match for Android flagships

Consumer Reports: iPhone screen no match for Android flagships

17 October, 2013 | comments (263)

Consumer Reports, one of the most influential comparison sites in tech, has wrapped up its review of the new iPhone 5s and 5c models. While it holds the improved processor, better camera, and new fingerprint sensor in high regard, CR says that Apple...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Android


HTC One max will not be making its way to Canada

HTC One max will not be making its way to Canada

16 October, 2013 | comments (24)

HTC One max will not be making its way to Canada – at least officially. According to a statement from the Taiwanese manufacturer, “the current HTC lineup of devices is sufficient for the Canadian marketplace”. The lack of subsidized HTC One...

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Press image of Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom with AT&T attire leaks

Press image of Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom with AT&T attire leaks

16 October, 2013 | comments (17)

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom with AT&T livery emerged in a press image, courtesy of @evleaks. The camera-centric smartphone will likely hit the carrier’s shelves in time for the holiday shopping season. Curiously, the leaked press image reveals...


T-Mobile outs a trio of budget-friendly smartphones in the US

T-Mobile outs a trio of budget-friendly smartphones in the US

16 October, 2013 | comments (6)

T-Mobile US quietly announced a trio of budget-oriented Android smartphones. Samsung Galaxy Light, Alcatel One Touch Evolve, and Alcatel One Touch Fierce joined the carrier’s lineup, with the last two already on its shelves. Leading the way is...


HTC outs 5-inch Desire 709d in China

HTC outs 5-inch Desire 709d in China

16 October, 2013 | comments (38)

Just two days after HTC announced the One Max phablet, it outed yet another device. This time around it's a China-bound smartphone called HTC Desire 709d. HTC Desire 709d features a 5" qHD Super LCD2 display and runs on the Snadpragon 200 chipset...

Tags: HTC, Android