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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...

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Android 4.4 KitKat and Nexus 5 to go official on October 28

Android 4.4 KitKat and Nexus 5 to go official on October 28

16 October, 2013 | comments (43)

The official name for Android 4.4 - KitKat - was made official a while ago, but back then we got no release date or feature details. Last year Google announced the Android 4.2 and Nexus 4 on October 29, so many people are expecting an official...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 sales nosedive in August

Samsung Galaxy S4 sales nosedive in August

16 October, 2013 | comments (102)

According the technology market research analysts over Counterpoint Samsung's Galaxy S4 sales have dropped significantly this August hitting their lowest number so far at 5 million units. This is 2 million units less than the flagship's 7 million...


Samsung Galaxy S5 to withstand the elements

Samsung Galaxy S5 to withstand the elements

16 October, 2013 | comments (128)

Rumors out of Korea indicate that base version of the next iteration of Samsung's Galaxy S flagship line, the Galaxy S5, will come with dust and water resistance. This is similar to the strategy incorporated by Sony in its flagship models like the...

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Sony rolling out firmware update for Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra

Sony rolling out firmware update for Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra

16 October, 2013 | comments (73)

Sony has started rolling out a new firmware update for the Xperia Z1 and the Xperia Z Ultra. The update makes improvements across the board, from the camera to the display and battery life. On the Xperia Z1 you get an improved camera...

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HTC will reportedly make a smartphone for Amazon

HTC will reportedly make a smartphone for Amazon

15 October, 2013 | comments (29)

According to a report in The Financial Times, HTC and Amazon are working together on an upcoming smartphone. The article goes further to point that there are three different devices in the works, with one of them being in advanced stage of...


A slew of Sony devices hit the US, Xperia Z1 included

A slew of Sony devices hit the US, Xperia Z1 included

15 October, 2013 | comments (26)

Today marks the launch of several new Sony devices on the US market, namely the Sony Xperia Z1, Sony Xperia Z Ultra, and the Sony SmartWatch 2. The 20.7MP Xperia Z1 flagship is for sale in Sony's online store for $649.99, although this...


Nexus 5 to be priced at $399, Nexus 4 LTE model in tow

Nexus 5 to be priced at $399, Nexus 4 LTE model in tow

15 October, 2013 | comments (95)

The Google Nexus 5 has already appeared in several leaked images and the recent appearance in a hands-on video has left nothing to our imagination. Now, the pricing details of the upcoming Google Nexus smartphone have made its way to the...


Google Nexus 5 leaks in new images

Google Nexus 5 leaks in new images

15 October, 2013 | comments (33)

The upcoming Nexus 5 has been pictured once again, this time in Russia. The new snaps show the characteristic Nexus logo on the back, which appears to be highly prone to fingerprints as well - something we didn't see in previous leaked...


Samsung Galaxy S4 mini said to be experiencing lackluster sales

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini said to be experiencing lackluster sales

15 October, 2013 | comments (156)

Last year, Samsung started the trend of releasing 'mini' versions of their flagship smartphones (although technically they were normal sized versions of their giant phones). The Galaxy S III mini was the first of the lot and this year they followed...

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More Android 4.4 KitKat screenshots make the rounds

More Android 4.4 KitKat screenshots make the rounds

14 October, 2013 | comments (78)

After showing up alongside a Nexus 5 late last week, Android 4.4 KitKat appeared yet again in a series of leaked screenshots. This time around, the upcoming Android release got caught running on an ASUS Nexus 7 (2013). The...

Tags: Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored to pack 14nm Exynos 6 chipset

Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored to pack 14nm Exynos 6 chipset

14 October, 2013 | comments (196)

A report in Korean media has emerged, potentially shedding light on the CPU of the yet to be revealed Samsung Galaxy S5. Reportedly, next generation Samsung Galaxy S smartphone will pack an Exynos 6 CPU with 14nm architecture and 64-bit...


HTC One Max to be exclusive to Vodafone in the UK

HTC One Max to be exclusive to Vodafone in the UK

14 October, 2013 | comments (25)

HTC officially announced its first phablet, the One Max today. The Taiwanese manufacturer did not reveal much about the availability and the pricing details of the phablet, but they are no longer a mystery. Vodafone will be getting exclusive...

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HTC One Max with 5.9

HTC One Max with 5.9" 1080p display, Snapdragon 600 unveiled

14 October, 2013 | comments (113)

HTC has just announced One Max phablet. It packs a 5.9" 1080p IPS display and is powered by the Snapdragon 600 chipset with a 1.7GHz quad-core Krait 300 processor, Adreno 320 graphics and 2GB of RAM. HTC One Max official images Just like...

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Samsung Galaxy S III running Android 4.3 pictured

Samsung Galaxy S III running Android 4.3 pictured

14 October, 2013 | comments (46)

The Android 4.3 Jelly Bean firmware for the Galaxy S4 is now available for downloading and the official roll out might just be around the corner. Now, that the latest upgrades for the flagship smartphone is out of the way, Galaxy S III is the...

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