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BlackBerry loses $84M despite increased shipments, revenues

BlackBerry loses $84M despite increased shipments, revenues

28 June, 2013 | comments (98)

BlackBerry reported the financial results for the quarter that ends June 1 and there's some good news and some bad news. The company saw an uptick the two previous quarters, but this quarter ended with an operating loss of $84 million. On the...


You can install Android 4.3 on your Galaxy S4 right now

You can install Android 4.3 on your Galaxy S4 right now

28 June, 2013 | comments (73)

Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition was unleashed just two days ago, but some lucky guy have somehow managed to get his hands on an Android 4.3 Jelly Bean-running test unit of the device. The Android build however doesn't have all of the features...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Android 4.3 spotted on Galaxy S4, screenshots inside

Android 4.3 spotted on Galaxy S4, screenshots inside

28 June, 2013 | comments (52)

Leaked screenshots show Android 4.3, dubbed Jelly Bean, running on a Snapdragon-powered (I9505) Samsung Galaxy S4. The firmware was allegedly intended for the Google Edition Galaxy S4 (I9505G) and sports the build number JWR66N.S005.130625. Just...


New Sony Xperia Honami photos show a xenon flash

New Sony Xperia Honami photos show a xenon flash

28 June, 2013 | comments (132)

The Sony Xperia Honami is back in more spy shots – these show it from all sides and give us a much better look at the design. It looks like the device isn’t final though. The back is quite interesting – it's built from some patterned matte...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Updated stock Android camera app ripped, ready for download

Updated stock Android camera app ripped, ready for download

27 June, 2013 | comments (86)

The two Google Edition phones – Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One – went on sale yesterday via the US Play Store and they run Android 4.2.2. However, both have a new camera app, boot animation and wallpaper that do not match what's in current stock...

Tags: Android, Misc


First alleged image of the Sony Xperia Honami leaks

First alleged image of the Sony Xperia Honami leaks

27 June, 2013 | comments (174)

Sony's event a couple of days ago brought us the Xperia Z Ultra, but still left only one major phone in the rumor mill – the Sony Xperia i1 Homani. This could be the first image of the device – the OmniBalance design gives away its Xperia Z family...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


HTC One in Glamour Red hits UK in the coming month

HTC One in Glamour Red hits UK in the coming month

27 June, 2013 | comments (53)

HTC today officially showed the world a new Glamour Red version of its One flagship smartphone. This brings the number of available HTC One color options to three - grey, black and red, with a blue one reportedly in the works. The HTC One...

Tags: HTC, Android


Google Editions HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 go on sale

Google Editions HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 go on sale

26 June, 2013 | comments (89)

As originally promised, the Google Play editions of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the HTC One have gone on sale today. Both top-shelf smartphones, running stock Android can be ordered from the Google Play Store in the United States. The Pure...

Tags: Samsung, HTC, Android


Mystery Motorola device leaks in photo, is it the X phone?

Mystery Motorola device leaks in photo, is it the X phone?

26 June, 2013 | comments (68)

The Motorola X phone has been circulating the rumor swirls ever since we first heard of its equally mysterious name. And now that it's alleged unveiling draws even closer, we stumble across an image of what could possibly be it. The image was...


Snapdragon 800 Samsung Galaxy S4 benchmarked, scores inside

Snapdragon 800 Samsung Galaxy S4 benchmarked, scores inside

26 June, 2013 | comments (108)

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Tags: Samsung, Android


Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean for Sony Xperia ion now available

Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean for Sony Xperia ion now available

26 June, 2013 | comments (337)

Great news, Sony Xperia ion owners. Sony is finally seeding the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean updates for the AT&T-bound Xperia ion LTE and the international Xperia ion HSPA. The Sony Xperia ion was announced way back at CES in January 2012. It...

Tags: Sony, Android


WP8 Huawei Ascend W2 shows its face ahead of announcement

WP8 Huawei Ascend W2 shows its face ahead of announcement

26 June, 2013 | comments (16)

We first saw the Huawei Ascend W2 for the in May. Later we got some pictures of the Ascend W2 in red and yellow paintjobs. We also knew some of the specs including a rumored price tag of below $300. Today the Huawei Ascend W2 was showcased at an...

Tags: Huawei, Android


HTC One is now available in 24-carat gold and platinum

HTC One is now available in 24-carat gold and platinum

26 June, 2013 | comments (56)

When the HTC announced the One, many people were impressed by the craftsmanship that went into making the smartphone and its cool aluminum look. So imagine how much more impressive the phone would look like if it was literally covered in...

Tags: HTC, Android


IDC: Western Europe buys fewer phones, prefers Android to iOS

IDC: Western Europe buys fewer phones, prefers Android to iOS

26 June, 2013 | comments (45)

The phone market in Western Europe has shifter in Q1 2013, reports analyst firm IDC. In what has been the quarter of slowest market growth since 2004, feature phone shipments fell 31% to just 12 million and even smartphones took a hit. Android...


Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A goes official for SK Telecom

Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A goes official for SK Telecom

25 June, 2013 | comments (43)

Less than a day after we saw it get unboxed, Samsung took the wraps off the Galaxy S4 LTE-A. Dubbed SHV-E330S, the newcomer is available for SK Telecom in Korea. It is the first device, capable of reaching network speeds of up to 150Mbps on the...

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG Optimus G2 shows up again in leaked slides

LG Optimus G2 shows up again in leaked slides

25 June, 2013 | comments (51)

More alleged images of the LG Optimus G2 have made an appearance on the web, courtesy of @evleaks. This time around, the upcoming Android powerhouse showed up in leaked slides. In line with previous leaks, the images of the yet to be...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Snapdragon 800-rocking Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A gets unboxed

Snapdragon 800-rocking Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A gets unboxed

25 June, 2013 | comments (94)

A full unboxing of the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor has appeared online, further solidifying that the company is almost ready to launch the device in Korea on SK Telecom's LTE-Advanced network. The...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Sony Xperia Z Ultra to cost €719 in Europe, launches in Q3

Sony Xperia Z Ultra to cost €719 in Europe, launches in Q3

25 June, 2013 | comments (54)

Sony unveiled the 6.4" Xperia Z Ultra just a few hours ago but there was no info on the pricing at the official event. Fortunately Sony Netherlands shared the European price in its local press release. Sony Xperia Z Ultra will become available...

Tags: Sony, Android


Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 and 5.8 to come in Plum Purple

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 and 5.8 to come in Plum Purple

25 June, 2013 | comments (27)

Word is that the latest bigscreen phablet offerings from Samsung will be getting a new color scheme - Plum Purple. While no official image has surfaced, the following renders should give you some idea of what to expect. Renders of the Mega 6.3...


Sony Xperia Z Ultra goes official: a 6.4

Sony Xperia Z Ultra goes official: a 6.4" Snapdragon 800 monster

25 June, 2013 | comments (288)

Sony has just made its Xperia Z Ultra phablet official. Previously known by its codename Togari, the device features a 6.4" monstrous screen and a Snapdragon 800 chipset, which is the fastest ARM chip put in a smartphone to date. The Sony Xperia...

Tags: Sony, Android