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OnePlus One contest winners can choose to donate their old phone

OnePlus One contest winners can choose to donate their old phone

05 May, 2014 | comments (28)

OnePlus has made some changes to its 'Smash the Past' contest, where 100 lucky winners from more than 140,000 applicants were previously required to smash their current phone for a brand new OnePlus One at $1. According to the new rules, the...

Tags: OnePlus, Android


Sony Xperia Z Ultra LTE gets a massive price cut in the US

Sony Xperia Z Ultra LTE gets a massive price cut in the US

04 May, 2014 | comments (35)

Sony gave the LTE-capable Xperia Z Ultra phablet a massive price reduction. The handset joined its Google Play Edition sibling which was discounted earlier this week. The regular Sony Xperia Z Ultra with LTE is now available for $449.99...

Tags: Sony, Android


HTC One mini 2 press photo leak shows three different colors

HTC One mini 2 press photo leak shows three different colors

04 May, 2014 | comments (19)

Judging by the way these leaks are intensifying, the HTC One mini 2 might not retain its unofficial status for much longer. The upcoming compact premium smartphone has made the news once more thanks to popular source of leaks evleaks. Mr...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Xiaomi Mi-3S leaks, has Snapdragon 801 and KitKat

Xiaomi Mi-3S leaks, has Snapdragon 801 and KitKat

04 May, 2014 | comments (39)

Photos of the upcoming Xiaomi Mi-3S flagship surfaced in China. The local manufacturer is gearing to release yet another high-end offering in the local market and we got a chance to learn some of its specs. The Xiaomi Mi-3S is going to be...


Samsung to pay Apple $119 million for patent infringement

Samsung to pay Apple $119 million for patent infringement

03 May, 2014 | comments (134)

The Round 2 of Apple vs. Samsung legal war is coming to an end and once again Apple has ended up on the winning side. The US court has found Samsung guilty of infringing on two of Apple's patents and the company now has to pay Apple $119,625,000 in...


Xiaomi Redmi Note hits 15 million pre-orders

Xiaomi Redmi Note hits 15 million pre-orders

03 May, 2014 | comments (53)

Thanks to its clever marketing strategy called "Hunger Marketing," Xiaomi managed to sell 100,000 Redmi Notes in 34 minutes back in March. Now, the company proudly boasts 15 million people have pre-ordered the $161 phablet. That number beats...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Android in April: KitKat gains rapidly

Android in April: KitKat gains rapidly

03 May, 2014 | comments (46)

Yet another month passed and Google is quick to release the statistics on the distribution of the different Android versions. Aprilís most rapid development saw KitKat gain some 3.2 points, bringing its overall market share to 8.5%. The three...


HTC One mini 2 will not have Duo Camera

HTC One mini 2 will not have Duo Camera

02 May, 2014 | comments (48)

The HTC One (m8) and itís predecessor were both overwhelmingly praised for their sleek designs, durability, and sound quality. However, their cameras received mixed reviews. The Duo Camera technology isnít everyoneís cup of tea. The HTC One mini 2...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Moto X+1 leaks via the Moto Maker website

Moto X+1 leaks via the Moto Maker website

02 May, 2014 | comments (19)

Motorola is holding a press event on May 13 in London to unveil a new smartphone. There is no more information on the device but the rumors have it Motorola might be unveiling either the Moto E or the Moto X+1. Well, it seems @evleaks was right...


Sony Xperia Z2 now available across Europe

Sony Xperia Z2 now available across Europe

02 May, 2014 | comments (106)

Sony Xperia Z2 went on pre-order in early April and a few orders were shipped around April 15. The wide handset launch was delayed though due to stock shortages probably caused by supply bottlenecks. Later Sony announced the Xperia Z2 launch will...

Tags: Sony, Android


Exclusive: LG G3 specs detailed as new photo surfaces

Exclusive: LG G3 specs detailed as new photo surfaces

02 May, 2014 | comments (116)

With the official announcement fast approaching, LG is having an increasing hard time keeping its upcoming flagship under wraps. The rumors are intensifying rapidly and with each passing day we are getting more and more pieces from the puzzle that...

Tags: LG, Android


Samsung hosting an event on May 28 around health

Samsung hosting an event on May 28 around health

02 May, 2014 | comments (37)

Samsung has started sending out invites for an event in San Francisco, held on May 28. As usual, there is no explicit mention of the purpose of the event, other than a short message saying 'A new conversation around health is about to...

Tags: Samsung, Android


HTC Desire 816 now available in Europe for Ä295

HTC Desire 816 now available in Europe for Ä295

02 May, 2014 | comments (27)

HTC unveiled the Desire 816 at the MWC this year and after enjoying great success in China, the smartphone is finally ready to storm Europe. The company's latest mid-range offering has just hit Romania and will gradually go on sale across the other...

Tags: HTC, Android


Blu Life Pure XL with Snapdragon 800 and FullHD display announced

Blu Life Pure XL with Snapdragon 800 and FullHD display announced

02 May, 2014 | comments (36)

Blu has announced the Life Pure XL smartphone. Based on the Gionee Elife E7, the two smartphones are virtually identical, which is not such a bad thing. The Life Pure XL has a 5.5-inch, 1920x1080 resolution display with Corning Gorilla Glass...

Tags: Blu, Android


LG G3 leaks in high-res live images, shows ultra-thin bezels

LG G3 leaks in high-res live images, shows ultra-thin bezels

02 May, 2014 | comments (51)

It seems like when we brought you the news about the upcoming LG G3 smartphone with our exclusive coverage a couple of days ago we opened some sort of floodgates. The device hasn't managed to stay away from the spotlight ever since, making...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z2 for Verizon gets accidentally confirmed

Sony Xperia Z2 for Verizon gets accidentally confirmed

01 May, 2014 | comments (24)

Sony accidentally confirmed that Xperia Z2 will be make its way to Verizon Wireless in the United States. On its official Google+ page, the electronics giant accidentally posted and quickly removed a photo of the Android powerhouse with Verizon...


HTC One (M8) gets a $100 discount on Verizon

HTC One (M8) gets a $100 discount on Verizon

01 May, 2014 | comments (12)

Those looking to get an HTC One (M8) on the Verizon network in the US will love to hear this. The carrier has slashed $100 off the price of the flagship, dropping it to $99.99. Naturally, youíll need to sign a two-year contract for the price to...

Tags: HTC, Android, Verizon


Alleged official image of Amazonís phone emerges

Alleged official image of Amazonís phone emerges

01 May, 2014 | comments (28)

Purported official image of the upcoming Amazon smartphone made an appearance. The image is reportedly the work of graphic designers at Amazon and has been verified as the real deal. At a quick glance, the yet to be annoucned Amazon phone...


HTC One (M8) mini to be called HTC One mini 2

HTC One (M8) mini to be called HTC One mini 2

01 May, 2014 | comments (41)

We already know that HTC is working on a mini variant of its flagship smartphone, the HTC One (M8). Today we learn that the upcoming smartphone and the successor of the HTC One mini will be called HTC One mini 2, according to the popular tipster...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy S5 mini support page spotted on official site

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini support page spotted on official site

01 May, 2014 | comments (35)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 mini has been rumored for a long time and weíve encountered its SM-G800 model number a few times. This time itís right on Samsungís official web site (the Finnish portal in particular). Unfortunately, the web page...