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Samsung Galaxy Ace 4, Core II, and Young 2 get priced

Samsung Galaxy Ace 4, Core II, and Young 2 get priced

02 July, 2014 | comments (43)

Samsung's Dutch portal announced today that the pricing for three of its latest entry-level droid iterations, the Samsung Galaxy Ace 4, Galaxy Core II, and Galaxy Young 2. All three devices will become available in Q3 of this year. The Galaxy Ace...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy K zoom now available for $450 in the USA

Samsung Galaxy K zoom now available for $450 in the USA

02 July, 2014 | comments (7)

A top US seller is offering brand-new Samsung Galaxy K zoom units on eBay for $449.99. This is the cheapest price of the cameraphone we've been able to find so far. The listing is on eBay.com and the seller is within the USA, so this offer...

Tags: Samsung, Android


OnePlus One shipments get delayed by another 20 days

OnePlus One shipments get delayed by another 20 days

02 July, 2014 | comments (51)

Those waiting for the OnePlus One will have to wait a bit longer as the company has announced on its official forum that there will be further delay in delivering the handset. According to a variety of reasons, OnePlus is 20 days behind its...

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Gionee Elife S5.5 gets Android 4.4 KitKat update

Gionee Elife S5.5 gets Android 4.4 KitKat update

02 July, 2014 | comments (130)

Gionee has started rolling out the Android 4.4 KitKat update for the Elife S5.5. The update weighs in at 865MB and will make the phone jump from Android 4.2 straight to 4.4. The list of changes in the update include: Android upgrade to...

Tags: Gionee, Android


HTC One (M8) GPE and One (M7) GPE now getting Android 4.4.4

HTC One (M8) GPE and One (M7) GPE now getting Android 4.4.4

02 July, 2014 | comments (9)

Google is now seeding the latest available Android version on the HTC One (M8) and HTC One (M7) Google Play Editions. The 4.4.4 firmware, just like the previous 4.4.3 update, brings only bug fixes. Check the official Android 4.4.4 change...


iPhone users are switching to the Galaxy S5

iPhone users are switching to the Galaxy S5

01 July, 2014 | comments (220)

There's a significant number of iFans in the UK who are fed up with waiting for an iPhone with a larger screen and have jumped ship to the Samsung Galaxy S5 as a result. It turns out that 26% of new Samsung Galaxy S5 users have switched from the...


LG G3 Prime with Snapdragon 805 gets Bluetooth certified

LG G3 Prime with Snapdragon 805 gets Bluetooth certified

01 July, 2014 | comments (33)

The LG G3 isn't even for sale across the globe yet, but apparently its maker is already working on a beefed up version of the smartphone. The LG F460S has been certified by the Bluetooth SIG today. This could in fact be one of the G3 Prime models...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini to go for 479, report claims

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini to go for 479, report claims

01 July, 2014 | comments (42)

Samsung made the Galaxy S5 Mini official only a few short hours ago. The smaller handset looks just like its bigger sibling, and even has that device's much talked about sensors on board (think fingerprint scanner and heart rate monitor, for...


Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play Edition shows up again

Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play Edition shows up again

01 July, 2014 | comments (17)

At this point it's become very clear indeed - Samsung is working on a Google Play Edition Galaxy S5. This will come as no surprise, as last year we saw the Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition (GPE) launch alongside the HTC One GPE. Obviously one...


Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact first leaked images surface

Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact first leaked images surface

01 July, 2014 | comments (86)

Sony likes to refresh its flagship Android smartphones twice per year, unlike most of its competitors. The practice has proven somewhat controversial (especially among owners of the previous top of the line device when the new one comes out), but it...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Blurry picture claims to show the Xiaomi Mi-4 with super thin bezels

Blurry picture claims to show the Xiaomi Mi-4 with super thin bezels

01 July, 2014 | comments (9)

Xiaomi has been more or less quiet this year and we haven't really heard anything related to the successor to the popular Xiaomi Mi-3 aside from a leaked Xiaomi Mi-3S with a Snapdragon 801 chipset. Now a blurry shot from Xiaomi's homeland China...


ASUS PadFone 2 gets Android 4.4 KitKat update

ASUS PadFone 2 gets Android 4.4 KitKat update

01 July, 2014 | comments (25)

ASUS has finally released the Android 4.4 KitKat update for the PadFone 2. There is no option to download the update OTA so you will have to go to ASUS' website and download it manually. ASUS has provided no information about the update and...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy S5 mini official with 4.5

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini official with 4.5" screen, all S5 sensors

01 July, 2014 | comments (50)

Without much fanfare Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S5 mini. It grew slightly compared to its predecessor with a 4.5" screen, keeping within the reasonable limits of "mini". The specs aren't particularly high-end though it retains the trademark...

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LG announces KitKat updates for older Optimus models

LG announces KitKat updates for older Optimus models

30 June, 2014 | comments (123)

LG Brazil, obviously not too busy caught up in World Cup festivities, announced on Facebook that several older model LG Optimus devices will receive Android 4.4.2 KitKat updates. This will bring them in line with their more recent descendants like...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


It took one second for Xiaomi to sell 10K RedMi Notes

It took one second for Xiaomi to sell 10K RedMi Notes

30 June, 2014 | comments (36)

Xiaomi has, for the lack of a better word, been killing it in the sales department, and the RedMi Note is just another crazy example of how in-demand the Chinese manufacturer's products are. The RedMi Note phablet managed to sell 10,000 units in...

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Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 shows its specs in a benchmark

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 shows its specs in a benchmark

30 June, 2014 | comments (27)

The successor to the original Galaxy Mega line is clearly in the works at Samsung. The Galaxy Mega 2 has had most of its important specs leaked because a pre-production unit has been put through the paces of a well known graphics...

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Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 goes official

Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 goes official

30 June, 2014 | comments (21)

Samsung just unveiled the Galaxy Ace 4 with a 4.5" display, 1.0 GHz dual-core processor and TouchWiz Essence interface on top of Android 4.4 KitKat. TouchWiz Essence is a simplified part of the TouchWiz interface that should that we're yet to see...

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Samsung outs Galaxy Core II, Galaxy Young 2 and Galaxy Star 2

Samsung outs Galaxy Core II, Galaxy Young 2 and Galaxy Star 2

30 June, 2014 | comments (31)

Samsung announced today the Galaxy Core II, Galaxy Young 2 and Galaxy Star 2, the successors to some of the best-selling affordable droids last year. Samsung Galaxy Core II Samsung Galaxy Core II is the most powerful device among the newly...


Galaxy Note 3 updated with KNOX 2 and Download Booster

Galaxy Note 3 updated with KNOX 2 and Download Booster

30 June, 2014 | comments (65)

The UK Samsung Galaxy Note 3 running on Snapdragon 800 is getting a new firmware update. It doesn't bring a new Android version, but packs some of the TouchWiz features the Galaxy S5 introduced. The update, which hit the T-Mobile's Galaxy...


Samsung Galaxy S5 mini to go on sale mid-July

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini to go on sale mid-July

30 June, 2014 | comments (16)

According to a source close to Sammobile the anticipated Samsung Galaxy S5 mini will hit retail shelves around the middle of July. That's not far from now and makes us wonder if Samsung will unveil its new mini with style and a whole event or merely...