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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 benchmark reveals specs

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 benchmark reveals specs

16 August, 2014 | comments (142)

The latest iteration in Samsung’s popular series of phablets, the Note 4, has gone through AnTuTu’s benchmark paces. The image of the test reveals some of the device’s technical specs. Much of it confirms what has already been rumored. According...


Moto X+1 front panel photographed out and about

Moto X+1 front panel photographed out and about

16 August, 2014 | comments (28)

The Moto X+1 is starting to leak a lot, now that we're getting ever closer to its September 4 unveiling date. Most recently, the next Motorola flagship smartphone had most of its specs confirmed by a benchmark. And now its purported front panel...


Meizu MX4 gets a leaked price, more details surface

Meizu MX4 gets a leaked price, more details surface

16 August, 2014 | comments (14)

The next flagship offering from Meizu could be closer to its official announcement than previously thought. According to the company's official Facebook page, August 18 is going to be a "splendid day" because of what Meizu will share then. This...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


More press shots of HTC One (M8) with WP 8.1 leak

More press shots of HTC One (M8) with WP 8.1 leak

16 August, 2014 | comments (29)

More press images of the yet to be revealed HTC One (M8) with Windows Phone 8.1 on board made the rounds online. The high-end device is expected to debut in a dew days, on August 19 in New York City. The latest batch of leaked photos...

Tags: Amazon, Android


Amazon releases new software update for the Fire

Amazon releases new software update for the Fire

16 August, 2014 | comments (4)

Amazon has released a new software update for the Fire that updates the OS to version 3.5.1. The update brings several new features, including: Quick Switch feature to quickly switch between open apps or to close them, which can be...

Tags: Amazon, Android


Xolo introduces Q510s – a $105 KitKat droid

Xolo introduces Q510s – a $105 KitKat droid

16 August, 2014 | comments (11)

Xolo has unveiled the latest member of its smartphone portfolio dubbed Q510s. Coming with a 4” WVGA IPS display and a MediaTek chipset, the handset is hardly going to make flagships shake with fear. However, it’s lowly INR 6,499 ($105) price tag...

Tags: Xolo, Android


Sony Xperia M2 gets its KitKat update starting today

Sony Xperia M2 gets its KitKat update starting today

15 August, 2014 | comments (44)

If you own a Sony Xperia M2, here's some good news for you. The update to Android 4.4 KitKat for this device has apparently started rolling out today. That said, it's still early in the update's life cycle, so it's only been spotted for carrier...


HTC One (E8) is headed to Sprint in the United States

HTC One (E8) is headed to Sprint in the United States

15 August, 2014 | comments (7)

HTC One (E8) is headed to Sprint Wireless in the United States. A promo video of the smartphone appeared on the wireless carrier’s official YouTube channel. The appearance of the polycarbonate handset in the United States is quite a...

Tags: HTC, Android


Gold LG G3 launches at Vodafone UK, you can win one

Gold LG G3 launches at Vodafone UK, you can win one

15 August, 2014 | comments (7)

LG's arm in the UK has announced that the G3, its flagship offering at the moment, is now available at Vodafone in gold. This version joins the black one which was already on offer from the operator. To celebrate the launch, LG is giving you the...

Tags: LG, Android, Vodafone


Motorola Moto X+1 specs confirmed by GFXBenchmark

Motorola Moto X+1 specs confirmed by GFXBenchmark

15 August, 2014 | comments (46)

The upcoming Motorola Moto X+1 has gone through the GFXBenchmark test, which has confirmed its key specifications. The Moto X was criticized for not having flagship specifications, but it appears its successor will be a full-blown...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Sony Xperia Z3 case by Baseus hits eBay

Sony Xperia Z3 case by Baseus hits eBay

15 August, 2014 | comments (13)

We've seen a batch of Sony Xperia Z3 photos, which featured a transparent case protecting the sides and back of the upcoming flagship. Now we have images of the case itself, which is made by Baseus. Baseus has been making cases for Sony, Samsung,...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


EE to offer Samsung Galaxy Alpha with 4G plans only

EE to offer Samsung Galaxy Alpha with 4G plans only

15 August, 2014 | comments (12)

The newly announced Samsung Galaxy Alpha is heading to another UK carrier very soon. Three UK has recently announced its partnership with Samsung to offer the Galaxy Alpha subsidized on contract. Now EE UK (the product of Orange and T-Mobile UK...

Tags: Samsung, Android


IDC: global smartphone shipments surpass 300 million in Q2

IDC: global smartphone shipments surpass 300 million in Q2

14 August, 2014 | comments (28)

The premier provider of market intelligence IDC released its latest report on the state of the global smartphone shipments. The market has reached yet another milestone by surpassing 300 million devices shipped. Apple iOS and Android...


Most new droids cost less than $200, study shows

Most new droids cost less than $200, study shows

14 August, 2014 | comments (7)

Scratching your head as to why Android is growing at such a rapid pace? It could very well have to do with the average cost of a brand new Android handset. A new study shows that a brand new Droid will, in more cases than not, run your under $200, a...

Tags: Android


Meizu MX4 smiles for the camera in leaked live image

Meizu MX4 smiles for the camera in leaked live image

14 August, 2014 | comments (34)

Meizu is clearly hard at work on its next top of the line offering, the MX4. This is set to become the successor to the MX3 that was released last year. Back in July we saw the MX4's front panel getting leaked, but today we have something even...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 launches in India

Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 launches in India

14 August, 2014 | comments (206)

Today Micromax has released a new Android smartphone in its home market of India. The Canvas Knight Cameo A290 is already up for grabs at one online retailer, going for INR 12,350 (that's around $202 or €151 at the current exchange rates). The...

Tags: Micromax, Android


HTC One (M8) gets a Phunk design limited edition

HTC One (M8) gets a Phunk design limited edition

14 August, 2014 | comments (12)

The HTC One (M8) has received a new limited edition today. This model, created in partnership with Singapore's Phunk design studio, comes with a radical look on its back, as you can see below. Only 64 of these smartphones will be made, so...

Tags: HTC, Android


Motorola to announce the Moto 360, G2 and X+1 on September 4

Motorola to announce the Moto 360, G2 and X+1 on September 4

14 August, 2014 | comments (23)

If IFA 2014's schedule didn't seem packed enough for you, Motorola has decided to make one of its biggest announcement in recent history on September 4. The company has sent out press invites and the hints are very clear. We're in for the...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Asus IFA 2014 press conference set for September 3

Asus IFA 2014 press conference set for September 3

14 August, 2014 | comments (5)

Asus will be attending the IFA fair in Berlin as usual and has sent out invitations for its press conference, which is scheduled for September 3. The invite doesn't divulge anything about what new hardware we're going to see from the Taiwanese...


Huawei EmotionUI 3.0 appears running on the Glory 6

Huawei EmotionUI 3.0 appears running on the Glory 6

14 August, 2014 | comments (17)

Screenshots of the upcoming Huawei EmotionUI 3.0 have surfaced online. The latest version of the custom user interface is running on the company's upcoming flagship Glory 6. Huawei confirmed that it is preparing an Android KitKat 4.4.2 update for...

Tags: Huawei, Android