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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...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


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...

Tags: Samsung, Android


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...

Tags: Samsung, Android


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...


Samsung Galaxy Core Mini 4G for China Mobile goes official

Samsung Galaxy Core Mini 4G for China Mobile goes official

30 June, 2014 | comments (20)

Samsung China has unveiled the Galaxy Core Mini 4G, a portable single-SIM smartphone running Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box. The Samsung Galaxy Core Mini 4G featuers a 1.2GHz quad-core CPU and 1.5GB of RAM. The chipset, while not...

Tags: Samsung, Android


A leaked HTC roadmap details future firmware updates

A leaked HTC roadmap details future firmware updates

30 June, 2014 | comments (28)

We love leaked roadmaps. The popular tipster LlabTooFeR is giving us another spicy document detailing the upcoming firmware updates for the latest HTC smartphones. The recently announced and launched Android 4.4.4 KitKat revision will become...


LG G3 Beat leaks, is a mini G3 with a 5

LG G3 Beat leaks, is a mini G3 with a 5" screen

29 June, 2014 | comments (57)

The definition of the word "mini" in the mobile phone world is constantly evolving. Take the LG G3 Beat, that was just leaked, which is one such "mini" phone; but it packs a 5" screen. To put this into perspective, the Nexus 5 has a 4.95" display;...

Tags: LG, Android


Exclusive: Xolo prepping a new phone, will have a new Hive UI

Exclusive: Xolo prepping a new phone, will have a new Hive UI

30 June, 2014 | comments (47)

We just got hold of an image of Xolo’s upcoming flagship smartphone and our inside contact who is involved with the development has also sent us a screenshot of the company’s brand new UI that will debut on the new phone. Talking about the...

Tags: Xolo, Android


LG G3 may hit T-Mobile USA in mid-July

LG G3 may hit T-Mobile USA in mid-July

29 June, 2014 | comments (4)

"Inside sources" claim that T-Mobile USA is readying an Android trio for a mid-to-late July launch. The leader of the pack is LG's latest flagship, the LG G3, will arrive first on July 16 which undercuts the Verizon launch by a day. The LG G3...


Week 26 in review: Android L, Android One program, Nokia X2

Week 26 in review: Android L, Android One program, Nokia X2

27 June, 2014 | comments (4)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 26 of 2014 was yet another busy ride with plenty of new announcements so you are in for a long read. This week's...


Counterclockwise: Nokia N9, iPhone 4, Nexus 7, WP8

Counterclockwise: Nokia N9, iPhone 4, Nexus 7, WP8

28 June, 2014 | comments (20)

This is the new edition of Counterclockwise, where we'll be taking a look at all of the most significant news articles that happened during this week over the past several years. The last week of June has seen plenty of hardware announcements from...


Oppo Find 7 Transformers edition up for grabs in a contest

Oppo Find 7 Transformers edition up for grabs in a contest

27 June, 2014 | comments (22)

Oppo is holding up a giveaway offering you the chance to win one of twenty four Find 7 Transformer Edition smartphones. The campaign is lead by Oppo Vietnam and is available for anyone around the world to participate. All you have to do is follow...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Gold Samsung Galaxy F pictured again in leaked render

Gold Samsung Galaxy F pictured again in leaked render

27 June, 2014 | comments (55)

The Samsung Galaxy F just keeps on leaking. The device that's said to be a premium version of the already released Galaxy S5 has been pictured again in gold. The new leaked render definitely looks like it's from the same batch as some others...


Android L Developer Preview on Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 rooted

Android L Developer Preview on Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 rooted

27 June, 2014 | comments (25)

The Developer Preview for Android L has only been announced a couple of days ago, and yesterday it became available for developers to download and play with. So far Google has posted factory images just for the LG Nexus 5 smartphone and the Asus...

Tags: Google, Android


Yellow Nexus 5 seemingly arriving in the future

Yellow Nexus 5 seemingly arriving in the future

27 June, 2014 | comments (8)

It seems there may be a yellow Nexus 5 on the cards after all. We got a whiff of it back in January when even the red version wasn't officially launched but we haven't heard about it since. Now, Android Police found the color being mentioned...

Tags: LG, Android


Android 4.4.4 KitKat now seeding to the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

Android 4.4.4 KitKat now seeding to the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

27 June, 2014 | comments (65)

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is now getting Android 4.4.4 KitKat update. Google released 4.4.4 last week - it contains just a security patch for an OpenSSL bug, which would have allowed a man-in-the-middle attack. There are no new features. The OTA...


XOLO Q1011 with Android 4.4 KitKat now out in India

XOLO Q1011 with Android 4.4 KitKat now out in India

26 June, 2014 | comments (13)

Indian phone maker XOLO has unveiled a new device today. The Q1011 may or may not serve as a follow-up to the Q1010, coming with a different design but mostly similar specs. One thing's for certain, though - the new handset is already up for grabs...

Tags: Android, XOLO


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 tipped to have 12 MP OIS camera

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 tipped to have 12 MP OIS camera

26 June, 2014 | comments (46)

The latest report concerning the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 camera suggests that Samsung may be going for a thinner frame and optical image stabilization versus more megapixels. That translates to a 12 MP main camera with OIS which contradicts the...