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Verizon and Malaysian HTC One now getting Android 4.4 KitKat

Verizon and Malaysian HTC One now getting Android 4.4 KitKat

07 February, 2014 | comments (102)

HTC has started rolling out Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for the Verizon's HTC One, as well as the HTC One, One mini and One max for Malaysia. Verizon's users should be getting the update notifications any moment now. The update weighs about 620MB...


Samsung Galaxy S5 prototype benchmarked

Samsung Galaxy S5 prototype benchmarked

07 February, 2014 | comments (113)

Samsung's upcoming flagship, the Galaxy S5, has allegedly leaked through the popular Android benchmark AnTuTu. The system information indicates the presence of a 16 MP primary shooter and a Snapdragon 800 chipset with a 2.5GHz Krait...


Huawei Ascend P7 and MediaPad X1 photographed in the wild

Huawei Ascend P7 and MediaPad X1 photographed in the wild

07 February, 2014 | comments (13)

The MWC is approaching and the rumor mill is starting to see more and more from Huawei. The company will most likely be bringing the Ascend P7 (codenamed Sophia), the successor the super thin P6, to the show. Internal docs showing the phone's...


LG G Pro 2 announcement scheduled for February 13

LG G Pro 2 announcement scheduled for February 13

07 February, 2014 | comments (16)

The LG G Pro 2 was initially expected to come at the MWC at the end of February, but it now appears that the Korean phablet will be debuting sooner. LG has sent out invitations for an event in Korea that will take place on February 13 and its second...

Tags: LG, Android


Alleged screenshot from HTC M8 appears on Twitter

Alleged screenshot from HTC M8 appears on Twitter

07 February, 2014 | comments (33)

The latest bit which the rumor mill brought on the HTC M8 is a possible glimpse of its homescreen. Alleged screenshot captured from the upcoming device made the rounds on Twitter, courtesy of @evleaks. Alleged screenshot from HTC M8 (click to...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Dual-SIM Motorola Moto G now getting KitKat too

Dual-SIM Motorola Moto G now getting KitKat too

06 February, 2014 | comments (57)

Motorola is now seeding the official Android 4.4 KitKat firmware update to the dual-SIM version of Moto G. It is available over the air and weighs about 230MB. Currently the update is seeding in Malaysia, but we expect other markets to get it...


XOLO A500 Club goes live with dual front speakers

XOLO A500 Club goes live with dual front speakers

06 February, 2014 | comments (21)

XOLO, the smartphone and tablet manufacturer based in India, has announced today its latest smartphone based on the already availableA500. The A500 Club ups the processing power of its predecessor to a 1.3GHz dual-core CPU, while keeping the...

Tags: Xolo, Android


Sony sold 10.7 million smartphones last quarter

Sony sold 10.7 million smartphones last quarter

06 February, 2014 | comments (71)

Sony's new quarterly financial report is out and it shows improving performance. The company's Mobile Products and Communications division responsible for Sony's Xperia and Vaio devices reports improving smartphone sales, but was dragged down by the...

Tags: Sony, Android


Android 4.4 KitKat now seeding to Korean Galaxy S4 LTE-A

Android 4.4 KitKat now seeding to Korean Galaxy S4 LTE-A

06 February, 2014 | comments (42)

Samsung has just launched the latest Android 4.4 KitKat update for the Korean Galaxy S4 LTE-A units that are based on Snapdragon 800 chips. Reportedly the new firmware is available both via Kies and OTA. The new firmware is said to make the...


HTC regional director says M8 photos are fake

HTC regional director says M8 photos are fake

06 February, 2014 | comments (30)

The regional director of HTC for the Benelux region, Mark Moons, tweeted that the leaked photos of the HTC M8 (One's successor) were fakes created in Photoshop. It's not clear if he's referring to the ones that show the back or the front, but...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC M8 shows its face in newly leaked live photos

HTC M8 shows its face in newly leaked live photos

05 February, 2014 | comments (95)

After showing us a dual camera setup on its back earlier today, the HTC M8 appeared yet again. This time around, we get to see the alleged front of the yet to be announced smartphone in a couple of leaked photos. HTC M8 (click to...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Possible Ascend P7 design renders leak

Possible Ascend P7 design renders leak

05 February, 2014 | comments (33)

Huawei's Ascend P6 phone was praised for its slim profile while still maintaining top of the line specs. The handset's successor, the P7, has yet to be officially released, but we do know a few things about the device; namely its leaked technical...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Mid-range Blu Life Pure Mini with 4.5

Mid-range Blu Life Pure Mini with 4.5" screen goes official

05 February, 2014 | comments (27)

Blu has extended its family of mid-range smartphones with the introduction of Life Pure Mini. The latest addition from the company is said to be designed from a single piece of polycarbonate using the CNC technology. The Life Pure Mini...

Tags: Blu, Android


Samsung unveils faux leather-backed Galaxy S4 LTE-A

Samsung unveils faux leather-backed Galaxy S4 LTE-A

05 February, 2014 | comments (43)

Samsung is updating its 2013 flagship the Galaxy S4 in incremental steps and that has created a confusingly long list of versions. The latest is based on the Galaxy S4 LTE-A and feature faux leather on the back, similar to the Galaxy Note...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung and Apple now in two-thirds of US smartphones

Samsung and Apple now in two-thirds of US smartphones

05 February, 2014 | comments (41)

As yet another quarter comes to a close it seems that comScore might as well just start using the same template for their US smartphone market share reports as the same story keeps repeating itself: Samsung and Apple on the rise. The latest...

Tags: Android, iOS


Android in January: JB and KitKat climb at Gingerbread expense

Android in January: JB and KitKat climb at Gingerbread expense

05 February, 2014 | comments (12)

In December we saw that Jelly Bean and KitKat are the one gaining ground among Android smartphones and, as you could expect, the trend continues in the month of January. Jelly Bean and KitKat are now responsible for 62.5% of all Android devices,...


Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored specs sound promising

Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored specs sound promising

05 February, 2014 | comments (138)

Rumors of the Samsung Galaxy S5 specifications are slowly starting to converge it was about time too, considering it's likely the new flagship will be unveiled at the upcoming MWC. The screen size will undergo another bump, this time to 5.24",...


LG Optimus G Pro to get Android 4.4 KitKat in Q2

LG Optimus G Pro to get Android 4.4 KitKat in Q2

05 February, 2014 | comments (56)

LG India has answered a question on Twitter about the company's plans for a KitKat update for the Optimus G Pro. Even though there is no official press statement so far, according to the message sent the update is indeed in the works. It...


LG Optimus L1 II Tri has three SIMs inside it

LG Optimus L1 II Tri has three SIMs inside it

05 February, 2014 | comments (18)

LG is releasing a triple-SIM smartphone for the Brazilian market - the Optimus L1 II Tri (yes, LG one two three). The handset is pretty low key with a 3" QVGA (240 x 320), 1 GHz processor and 512 MB RAM. Interestingly, all three of its SIMs support...


HTC M8 first live picture is here, has two rear cameras

HTC M8 first live picture is here, has two rear cameras

05 February, 2014 | comments (78)

HTC M8, the successor of HTC One, has leaked numerous times before. We heard lots of rumors throughout the last couple of months - we saw the rear panel, alleged specs, heard rumors about a twin UltraPixel camera, saw its virtual buttons, the M8...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors