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Samsung announces Galaxy Core Advance with 4.7

Samsung announces Galaxy Core Advance with 4.7" screen

16 December, 2013 | comments (81)

Samsung has added yet another smartphone to its mid-range club and has extended its Galaxy Core lineup. The South Korean manufacturer has officially announced the Galaxy Core Advance, after unveiling Galaxy Core and Core Plus earlier this...

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Huawei unveils dual-SIM Honor 3X phablet and Honor 3C phone

Huawei unveils dual-SIM Honor 3X phablet and Honor 3C phone

16 December, 2013 | comments (41)

Huawei put out a couple of Android-powered members of the Honor line. The first is a 5.5" phablet, the Honor 3X, while the other is a 5" smartphone, the Honor 3C. Both feature dual-SIM connectivity. Huawei Honor 3X The highlights of the Honor...


Android 4.3 rolling out to Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra

Android 4.3 rolling out to Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra

16 December, 2013 | comments (164)

Sony has started rolling out the Android 4.3 update for the Xperia Z1 and the Xperia Z Ultra (yep, that's Jelly Bean, not KitKat. That would arrive later.) The update brings with it all the changes that Google introduced with the 4.3 update along...

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LG GX goes official in Korea with 5.5 screen and Snapdragon 600

LG GX goes official in Korea with 5.5 screen and Snapdragon 600

15 December, 2013 | comments (31)

LG took the wraps off a new Android smartphone with a large display. The LG GX got announced in South Korea with a 5.5 1080p IPS display and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 chipset. A quick glance the specs of the LG GX reveals that the LTE device...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition gets Android 4.4.2

Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition gets Android 4.4.2

15 December, 2013 | comments (21)

A day after its HTC One and LG G Pad 8.3 relatives got the treatment, the Google Play Edition Samsung Galaxy S4 received an update to Android 4.4.2 KitKat. The new OS version is now seeding to the handset. The latest Android KitKat build...

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HTC One mini Android 4.3 update with Sense 5.5 is now seeding

HTC One mini Android 4.3 update with Sense 5.5 is now seeding

14 December, 2013 | comments (39)

HTC is now seeding Android 4.3 Jelly Bean to the One mini smartphone. The OS update also brings HTC Sense 5.5 to the metal-clad handset. The 630MB large update brings a host of improvements and tweaks to the HTC One mini. They include the...

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HTC One, LG G Pad 8.3 GPE getting Android 4.4.2 KitKat

HTC One, LG G Pad 8.3 GPE getting Android 4.4.2 KitKat

14 December, 2013 | comments (15)

As you probably know Google recently unveiled a new polished release of the Android KitKat platform with the version number 4.4.2. And the good news is the update is already seeding to a couple of devices outside the Nexus family. The Google Play...

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Oppo Find 7 will not have a 5.7 inch screen

Oppo Find 7 will not have a 5.7 inch screen

13 December, 2013 | comments (17)

There have been rumors about the display size on the Oppo Find 7. We reported earlier that the upcoming flagship from the Chinese manufacturer may sport a 5.7" screen. There were some people who believed that the display would be 7", seeing as the...

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Google's Nexus 5 gets a hardware refresh

Google's Nexus 5 gets a hardware refresh

13 December, 2013 | comments (63)

The LG-made Nexus 5 flagship by Google has received some minor manufacturing adjustments that aim to improve upon its build quality. New Nexus 5s shipped will feature larger speaker and microphone holes along the bottom of the display, as well as...

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Black HTC One Max unveiled in Hong Kong

Black HTC One Max unveiled in Hong Kong

13 December, 2013 | comments (16)

While we'd really prefer seeing a Snapdagon 800-powered version, HTC gave us a new color option of its One Max phablet. Unveiled in Hong Kong is a black-colored HTC One Max. The device has appeared on the local market sporting a second color to...

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Sony's CES press conference scheduled for January 6

Sony's CES press conference scheduled for January 6

13 December, 2013 | comments (25)

New Year's Eve is approaching and with it time for celebration and, of course, CES. Today Sony confirmed its event will be held the day before CES officially kicks off on January 7. The Sony press conference will be held on January 6 (Monday) at...

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Samsung Galaxy S III LTE version gets its Android 4.3 update

Samsung Galaxy S III LTE version gets its Android 4.3 update

12 December, 2013 | comments (78)

After Samsung released Android 4.3 for the global Galaxy S III I9300 the I9305 LTE variant is getting its due serving. The update is coming over the air but may take some time to arrive at your smartphone doorstep so try to be patient. The...

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"Something incredible" coming from ASUS at CES 2014

12 December, 2013 | comments (18)

CES, one of the biggest consumer electronics venues of the year in the US, kicks off on January 7. It seems that ASUS has been chomping at the bit to get 2014 started, as it's unleashed invites to its CES press event a day before the Consumer...

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Lenovo announces S930 and S650 droids

Lenovo announces S930 and S650 droids

12 December, 2013 | comments (30)

In September, Lenovo announced the flagship Vibe X and now the Chinese company is adding two more smartphones to its 2013 line-up: the Lenovo S930 and the Lenovo S650. The Lenovo S930 is an affordable mid-range 6-incher coming to rival the...

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Sony Xperia Z1s passes through the FCC

Sony Xperia Z1s passes through the FCC

12 December, 2013 | comments (31)

The elusive Sony Xperia Z1s (aka Z1 mini) passed through Postel, the Indonesian wireless authority, and has now reached US shores too. The FCC docs show a diagram of the device and give away its footprint 129 x 64.9mm. The software version is...

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Oppo officially teases Find 7, says it's coming soon

Oppo officially teases Find 7, says it's coming soon

12 December, 2013 | comments (14)

Phonemaker Oppo used its official Weibo account to put up a banner teasing its upcoming flagship the Find 7. There, Oppo also confirms that the Find 7 will launch in early 2014. Last week, Oppo Find 7 had its specifications leaked, suggesting...

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Samsung starts manufacturing LCD-based Galaxy Note 3 Lite

Samsung starts manufacturing LCD-based Galaxy Note 3 Lite

12 December, 2013 | comments (67)

There were rumors that Samsung is looking at LCD screens to cut costs for the next Galaxy S and Note flagships, but maybe they were only partially correct. New information from Korean publication ETNews suggests Samsung is already making the Galaxy...


Dual-SIM Asus Padfone Mini goes official, 7

Dual-SIM Asus Padfone Mini goes official, 7" tablet dock in tow

11 December, 2013 | comments (19)

If the Asus Padfone Infinity 2 was too rich or too big for you, you might have been keeping an eye on the Padfone Mini rumors. Well, they are rumors no more Asus just unveiled the phone/tablet hybrid in Taiwan. The Asus Padfone Mini is a...


Nokia Normandy is reportedly a low-cost Android phone

Nokia Normandy is reportedly a low-cost Android phone

10 December, 2013 | comments (270)

According to a report in The Verge, the previously leaked, mysterious Nokia Normandy is an Android handset. Known internally under several different codenames, the device is said to be developed as an equivalent to the low-cost Nokia Asha...

Tags: Nokia, Android, Rumors


LG G Pad 8.3 and Sony Xperia Z Ultra GPE are now available

LG G Pad 8.3 and Sony Xperia Z Ultra GPE are now available

10 December, 2013 | comments (32)

Google Play Edition Sony Xperia Z Ultra and LG G Pad 8.3 quietly went official in the United States - the duo of Android 4.4 KitKat devices is currently available to order in the US Google Play Store. The Xperia Z Ultra is priced at $649, while...

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