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HTC One gets a price cut to $49.99 on AT&T and Sprint

HTC One gets a price cut to $49.99 on AT&T and Sprint

10 July, 2013 | comments (27)

HTC One, the flagship smartphone from the Taiwanese, which boasts a powerful hardware and a premium design, is now available for only $49.99 from AT&T and Sprint on a two year contract. The HTC One can be picked up from the Amazon Wireless...

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LG Optimus G2 leaks out in clear photos and video footage

LG Optimus G2 leaks out in clear photos and video footage

09 July, 2013 | comments (125)

The LG Optimus G2 made yet another pre-announcement appearance. This time around however, the upcoming Android powerhouse emerged in a number of clear photos and video footage - not the blurry images from times past. The leaked photos...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


SIM-free Samsung Galaxy S4 Active hits the UK, costs 486

SIM-free Samsung Galaxy S4 Active hits the UK, costs 486

09 July, 2013 | comments (42)

The SIM-free version of the water and dust proof Samsung Galaxy S4 Active has just gone on sale in the United Kingdom. The tough smartphone has been available through a few carriers for a few weeks now, but it's only now that you can get it without...

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HTC Butterfly update brings Android 4.2.2 and Sense 5

HTC Butterfly update brings Android 4.2.2 and Sense 5

09 July, 2013 | comments (50)

The HTC Butterfly is catching up to its successors the One and the Butterfly S with an Android 4.2.2 update that's currently rolling out in Taiwan. The update brings Sense 5 with BlinkFeed and Video highlights as well as better AE/AF...

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Android in June 2013: Jelly Bean overtakes Gingerbread

Android in June 2013: Jelly Bean overtakes Gingerbread

09 July, 2013 | comments (31)

It's Android OS version stats time again and it's an end of an era the era of Gingerbread dominance. Jelly Bean (Android 4.1 and 4.2) finally did what ICS (4.0.x) never managed get more market share than Gingerbread. Gingerbread in its...


HTC One Google Edition spotted at Bluetooth SIG with Android 4.3

HTC One Google Edition spotted at Bluetooth SIG with Android 4.3

08 July, 2013 | comments (35)

Traces of an HTC One Google Play Store edition running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean have been found over at the Bluetooth SIG. Carrying the model number PNG71xx_Android_4.3_G, the smartphone has undergone the certification process starting June 18 and has...

Tags: HTC, Android


Kantar: iOS usage grows 3.5% in the US, gets closer to Android

Kantar: iOS usage grows 3.5% in the US, gets closer to Android

08 July, 2013 | comments (65)

A market research conducted by analyst company Kantar Worldpanel shows that iOS has grabbed 41.9% of the smartphone market in the US for the three-month period ending in May. That's an increase of 3.5 percent points over the same period of last...

Tags: Android, iOS, Misc


More LG Optimus G2 blurry shots leak ahead of launch

More LG Optimus G2 blurry shots leak ahead of launch

08 July, 2013 | comments (59)

Photos of the upcoming LG Optimus G2 have surfaced and while they are of pretty poor quality they still manage to portray how the company's upcoming flagship looks like. At the front, there's an obvious lack of both capacitive and physical...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


HTC Butterfly S goes on sale in some stores in the US, Taiwan

HTC Butterfly S goes on sale in some stores in the US, Taiwan

08 July, 2013 | comments (45)

The HTC Butterfly S is HTC's second flagship in a short period of time and it's already on sale. Those early prices are not cheap but only a few stores even offer it officially. One we found is Overseas Electronics the Butterfly S is available...

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Micromax launches Canvas 4 in India for $295

Micromax launches Canvas 4 in India for $295

08 July, 2013 | comments (420)

Micromax has launched the highly anticipated Canvas 4 in India. The phone was being teased for quite a while now and was even up for pre-order (without announcing the full price) but it was finally unveiled in an event today at New Delhi. The...


LG Optimus G2 coming on August 7, teaser reveals

LG Optimus G2 coming on August 7, teaser reveals

08 July, 2013 | comments (24)

We were checking our email inbox today and, oh joy, we've received an invite from LG for an August 7 event in New York. The invite tagline is Great 2 Have You, which clearly point to the star of the show - Great 2 Have You! There seems to be...

Tags: Android, LG


HTC One Android 4.2.2 update is now seeding globally

HTC One Android 4.2.2 update is now seeding globally

06 July, 2013 | comments (422)

The highly-anticipated Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for HTC One is now seeding globally. The 400+MB update is rolling out to carrier-free HTC One devices across the world. The latest Android version brings a host of improvements and...

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Motorola DROID MAXX for Verizon press image leaks out

Motorola DROID MAXX for Verizon press image leaks out

06 July, 2013 | comments (16)

Alleged press photo of the Motorola DROID MAXX for Verizon Wireless has made the rounds. The press photo appears to be in line with the Motorola DROID Ultra, whose live image we saw a few days back. The design the upcoming DROID MAXX looks...


Alleged image of Motorola Droid Ultra surfaces

Alleged image of Motorola Droid Ultra surfaces

04 July, 2013 | comments (29)

We already know that the Google-owned Motorola is working on a few exciting smartphones, but it appears we are finally coming close to the launch of those. The Motorola X phone, which has been rumored for quite some time is one of the upcoming...


Images of LG Optimus G2 leak, OIS and 5.2

Images of LG Optimus G2 leak, OIS and 5.2" 1080p confirmed

04 July, 2013 | comments (82)

A couple of images allegedly showing the LG Optimus G2 surfaced, showing a button-less front with thin bezels. The image seems to go nicely with previous rumors of on-screen buttons and some slides we've seen of the device. LG Optimus G2 front...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Alleged images of color back covers for Moto X leak

Alleged images of color back covers for Moto X leak

03 July, 2013 | comments (33)

Hot on the heels of yesterday's high-profile print ad, alleged images of back covers for the upcoming Moto X made the rounds. The blurry photos showcase a quartet of back panels in teal, red, purple, and green. The back covers in the...


New HTC One mini photos leak, Desire 200 live shots surface too

New HTC One mini photos leak, Desire 200 live shots surface too

03 July, 2013 | comments (63)

HTC One mini has been around for quite some time even though it's not officially announced yet. The smaller sibling of the One flagship features a 4.3" 720p display and a dual-core Snapdragon chipset. We already saw live pictures of the HTC One...

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Samsung Galaxy Note III to have 3GB of RAM, slimmer profile?

Samsung Galaxy Note III to have 3GB of RAM, slimmer profile?

03 July, 2013 | comments (261)

The Samsung Galaxy Note had 1GB RAM, the Galaxy Note II had 2GB RAM and the Galaxy Note III will have... 3GB RAM. That's what Korean publication Hankyung claims anyway. So far from leaks we've seen that the Note III will pack either a Snapdragon 800...


Samsung has shipped 20 million Galaxy S4 units already

Samsung has shipped 20 million Galaxy S4 units already

03 July, 2013 | comments (181)

Despite reports (which were denied) of Samsung cutting down orders for Galaxy S4 parts, the company's flagship is selling very well Yonhap News is reporting that the tech giant had shipped 20 million units by the end of June. The Galaxy S4 hit the...

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Motorola goes patriotic with its first Moto X ad

Motorola goes patriotic with its first Moto X ad

02 July, 2013 | comments (62)

After announcing that it will build it in the United States, Motorola continued the patriotic theme in promoting the upcoming Moto X smartphone. The Google-owned company chose to release its first ad for the upcoming device right before the 4th of...

Tags: Motorola, Android