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Android 4.3 update for HTC One is coming this month

Android 4.3 update for HTC One is coming this month

07 September, 2013 | comments (119)

HTC America's president Jason Mackenzie responded to some questions on Twitter concerning the HTC One upcoming Android 4.3 update. He says the Android 4.3 development for the HTC One is right on schedule and the rollout will start by the end of...

Tags: HTC, Android


Galaxy Note 3 hits Verizon on October 10, pre-orders start now

Galaxy Note 3 hits Verizon on October 10, pre-orders start now

07 September, 2013 | comments (33)

Verizon has announced the pricing and availability of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 3 on its network. The phablet will become available to Verizon subscribers on October 10. The 32GB Galaxy Note 3 is going to cost $299.99 with a two year...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Sony Xperia Z1 is offered with a free QX10 lens in UK

Sony Xperia Z1 is offered with a free QX10 lens in UK

06 September, 2013 | comments (118)

Potential buyers of the freshly announced Sony Xperia Z1 in the UK will surely find this deal difficult to resist. Sony's Android smartphone flagship is offered for pre-order with a free QX10 lens by the British retailer Carphone...

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Sony Xperia Z1 camera samples, fresh off the IFA booth

Sony Xperia Z1 camera samples, fresh off the IFA booth

05 September, 2013 | comments (148)

The Sony Xperia Z1 went official yesterday at IFA in Berlin, and today we've got the camera samples taken directly from our visit to the Sony booth. First up are several 16:9 camera samples in the maximum allowable resolution for that aspect...


Here go the first Galaxy Note 3 camera samples from IFA 2013

Here go the first Galaxy Note 3 camera samples from IFA 2013

06 September, 2013 | comments (117)

We've got some early camera samples from the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, which we were able to snatch off the Samsung booth at the IFA 2013 floor. While we like to step outside for these matters we were still happy to see how the 13 MP snapper on the...

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG D820 certified by the FCC, might be the Nexus 5

LG D820 certified by the FCC, might be the Nexus 5

06 September, 2013 | comments (56)

It's almost time for a new Nexus phone and despite speculations that Motorola might be making the Nexus 5, LG has filed for FCC certifications of a device, the "D820", that just might be it. The docs show photos of the back the wireless...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Alcatel outs One Touch Pop C1, C3, C5 and C7 cheap droids

Alcatel outs One Touch Pop C1, C3, C5 and C7 cheap droids

06 September, 2013 | comments (10)

Alcatel is going all in at this year's IFA, outing the Idol S and Idol Mini along with Hero and Idol Alpha and now it's introducing the low to midrange Pop C series smartphones. The One Touch Pop C7 is the most interesting of the bunch with...

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Major US carriers announce Note 3 pre-order, shipping in October

Major US carriers announce Note 3 pre-order, shipping in October

06 September, 2013 | comments (14)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is all over the news today in the US as AT&T has opened its pre-order page for the phablet, Verizon has said it will do so today as well, while T-Mobile says it will open up pre-orders soon. AT&T expects to ship the...


LG G2 US pricing and availability get detailed

LG G2 US pricing and availability get detailed

05 September, 2013 | comments (36)

Details on the LG G2 pricing and release date in the United States were released by AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless. The Android beast will hit the retail shelves of the trio of carriers this month. AT&T will be the first to release...

Tags: LG, Android


Lenovo reveals ultra-thin Vibe X 5-inch smartphone

Lenovo reveals ultra-thin Vibe X 5-inch smartphone

05 September, 2013 | comments (40)

The IFA 2013 announcement festivities continue with Lenovo's announcement of the new Vibe X ultra-thin smartphone. At 6.9mm thin and a weight of 120 g, the device is one of the most compact to be found sporting a 5-inch 1080p display. Under...


Xiaomi unleashes the Mi-3, you pick Tegra 4 or Snapdragon 800

Xiaomi unleashes the Mi-3, you pick Tegra 4 or Snapdragon 800

05 September, 2013 | comments (70)

Xiaomi has revealed its MiPhone 3 (or just Mi-3) at a product event in Beijing today, just as previously expected. As recent rumors suggested, the device is powered by either a Tegra 4 with four Cortex-A15 cores (for China Mobile) or a Snapdragon...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Sony Xperia Z1 prices hit the web: $730, 650, 564

Sony Xperia Z1 prices hit the web: $730, 650, 564

05 September, 2013 | comments (59)

Pricing info for the new Sony Xperia Z1 is starting to appear online. Clove UK has the flagship at 564 (including VAT) and notes that the first stock is expected to arrive on September 16. For comparison, the old Xperia Z is 450. Negri...


Android in Aug 2013: Donut and Eclair no longer in the charts

Android in Aug 2013: Donut and Eclair no longer in the charts

04 September, 2013 | comments (36)

Google has stopped delivering distribution information on Android versions 1.6 Donut and 2.1 Eclair as the two don't support the Google Play store app. Since developers mostly care about the phones that do support that, Google will no longer be...


Samsung announces Galaxy Note 3 and new Galaxy Note 10.1

Samsung announces Galaxy Note 3 and new Galaxy Note 10.1

04 September, 2013 | comments (293)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has been officially announced today at IFA 2013 in Berlin, complete with 4K UHD video recording at 30fps. As expected, the device sports a 5.7-inch fullHD display of the Super AMOLED variety. It runs on a 2.3GHz...


Asus unveils four new tablets, including new Transformer Pad

Asus unveils four new tablets, including new Transformer Pad

04 September, 2013 | comments (16)

Asus must have paid for excess baggage on their way to Berlin, they showed a ton of new devices several laptops and a number of Android-powered tablets and phablets (no phones though). Let's go over the tablets and phablets in decreasing screen...


Sony unveils Xperia Z1 (Honami), QX lens-style cameras

Sony unveils Xperia Z1 (Honami), QX lens-style cameras

04 September, 2013 | comments (140)

Sony officially unveiled the hotly anticipated Xperia Z1 that has become well-known under the internal petname Honami. The Z1 brought friends on stage the QX line of lens-style cameras and a number of other accessories. Sony Xperia Z1 The Z1...

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Watch the Samsung press conference live right here

Watch the Samsung press conference live right here

04 September, 2013 | comments (55)

The hotly anticipated Samsung "Unpacked 2" event at IFA, Berlin is about to begin soon and you can watch how things unfold live here. Samsung will be announcing its third-generation Galaxy Note phablet along with its Galaxy Gear smartwatch in...


Xiaomi Mi3 to be announced on September 5 in Beijing

Xiaomi Mi3 to be announced on September 5 in Beijing

04 September, 2013 | comments (8)

Xiaomi Mi3 has popped up every now and then, revealing various aspects of the smartphone. We also saw the device on the GFX Bench database a few days ago. The third-generation Xiaomi flagship is all set to make its way to the market and the...

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HTC One and One mini get minor firmware updates

HTC One and One mini get minor firmware updates

04 September, 2013 | comments (21)

Today HTC launched small firmware updates on the HTC One and HTC One mini smartphones. HTC One's OTA update weighs about 32MB and brings Google Keyboard and support for the Mini+ accessory. HTC One mini got even better treatment. Besides the...

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Alcatel One Touch Hero phablet and Idol Alpha are official

Alcatel One Touch Hero phablet and Idol Alpha are official

04 September, 2013 | comments (21)

Alcatel has unveiled a second wave of its Android smartphones today. Following the announcement of the One Touch Idol S and Idol Mini, the phone maker has today presented the One Touch Hero phablet and the Idol Alpha Android smartphones. Alcatel...

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