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Android 4.4 screenshots surface, show off new camera UI

Android 4.4 screenshots surface, show off new camera UI

03 October, 2013 | comments (73)

Google unveiled its latest Android build, version 4.4 KitKat exactly one month ago, and today we have some screenshots of exactly what's been updated. As with the other incremental updates since version 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the updates of the...

Tags: Android, Rumors


Pantech sends invites to phablet-focused event on October 10

Pantech sends invites to phablet-focused event on October 10

02 October, 2013 | comments (17)

Pantech is reportedly issuing invites to its October 10 event, which according to the image stamped will be focused on a new Vega device. Rumor has it it will be a 5.9" 1080p phablet with digital pen support, perhaps a quad-core Snapdragon 800...


Vertu Constellation puts mid-range Android in luxury garbs

Vertu Constellation puts mid-range Android in luxury garbs

02 October, 2013 | comments (34)

Vertu has turned to Android whereas its former parent company Nokia went Windows Phone exclusive. The luxury phone maker has created its second Android-powered phone, the Constellation. Each Vertu Constellation is handmade by a single...

Tags: Vertu, Android


LG and Optus out dual-SIM LG Optimus L2 II for AU$99

LG and Optus out dual-SIM LG Optimus L2 II for AU$99

02 October, 2013 | comments (8)

LG is launching the second Optimus L2, inspiringly named... LG Optimus L2 II, with initial exclusivity on Aussie carrier Optus' pre-paid consumers. The price of the device will be AU$99 with a pre-paid SIM card and the device will be delivered in 3...

Tags: LG, Android, Dual-SIM


Samsung quietly releases Galaxy Star Pro, forgets to announce it

Samsung quietly releases Galaxy Star Pro, forgets to announce it

01 October, 2013 | comments (59)

Samsung has released its newest entry level smartphone named Galaxy Star Pro in the Indian market but it appears someone forgot to make an official announcement of it. Samsung Galaxy Star Pro is an Android smartphone for beginners, which comes...

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG G2 starts selling in the UK, carries a £444 price tag

LG G2 starts selling in the UK, carries a £444 price tag

01 October, 2013 | comments (17)

LG has began selling its G2 Android flagship in the UK. It's on offer by both mobile carriers as well as large retailers. UK's Three is the first of the carriers to sell the phone and offers it for as low as £29 per month on a 2-year contract...

Tags: LG, Android


Nexus 5 makes an appearance in yet another live photo

Nexus 5 makes an appearance in yet another live photo

30 September, 2013 | comments (55)

After appearing in an Android KitKat promo video, going through the FCC, and sitting unattended in a bar, the yet to be announced Nexus 5 smartphone made another unscheduled appearance. This time around, a live photo of the LG made Android...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Google’s Nexus 5 will allegedly feature nano-SIM card slot

Google’s Nexus 5 will allegedly feature nano-SIM card slot

30 September, 2013 | comments (32)

Hot on the heels of the leaked specs from earlier today, another detail on the highly anticipated Nexus 5 made an appearance. The next generation, LG-made Nexus will reportedly feature a nano-SIM card slot. The information on the smartphone...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear hit the AT&T stores on October 4

Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear hit the AT&T stores on October 4

30 September, 2013 | comments (24)

AT&T has just announced the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 phablet and the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch will become available for purchase on the AT&T website and throughout the AT&T brick and mortar stores on October 4. The pre-order campaign for the...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


Fujitsu Arrows A hits Softbank, lasts a day after a 10min charge

Fujitsu Arrows A hits Softbank, lasts a day after a 10min charge

30 September, 2013 | comments (31)

The Japanese carrier Softbank has unveiled its upcoming smartphone lineup and the most interesting one among them is the Fujitsu Arrows A running on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 800 chipset and...

Tags: Fujitsu, Android


Official doc confirms Sony Xperia Z1 mini existence, specs

Official doc confirms Sony Xperia Z1 mini existence, specs

30 September, 2013 | comments (109)

Some leaked documentation, allegedly belonging to Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo, is referencing the specs of the local version of the Sony Xperia Z1 (SO-01F) as well as a device dubbed Sony Xperia Z1 f (SO-02F). It's believed that the Z1 f is actually...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Lenovo Vibe Z with 1080p display, Snapdragon 800 goes official

Lenovo Vibe Z with 1080p display, Snapdragon 800 goes official

30 September, 2013 | comments (24)

After announcing the Lenovo Vibe X at IFA 2013, the company has added a second member to the Vibe family dubbed Vibe Z. The Lenovo Vibe Z was previously known as K910 and sports a metal body and a design similar to the Vibe X, which the...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


Leaked Nexus 5 log reveals most of the specs

Leaked Nexus 5 log reveals most of the specs

30 September, 2013 | comments (109)

Myce.com got their hands on a log from the Nexus 5 (also called LG D820 and Hammerhead) and AndroidWorld.it dug though it. Some 133 thousand lines were searched but the reward was probably worth it - a number of interning specs for the upcoming...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


LG G Pro Lite Dual to have stylus, lower-end screen and chipset

LG G Pro Lite Dual to have stylus, lower-end screen and chipset

30 September, 2013 | comments (18)

The LG G Pro Lite Dual is back with a brand new leak and while last time we wondered why it was called "Lite," now we wonder why it's called "Pro." There's also a curious change – the phablet will have a stylus that can be sheathed into the device's...


SFR reveals Android 4.3 schedule for Galaxy S4, S III and Note II

SFR reveals Android 4.3 schedule for Galaxy S4, S III and Note II

29 September, 2013 | comments (69)

The French carrier SFR has released a roadmap listing the upcoming Android 4.3 updates for the Samsung Galaxy S4, Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II, as well as the HTC One. Samsung's Galaxy S4 will receive the latest 4.3 Jelly Bean treatment in...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Leaked LG G Pro Lite Dual may bring dual-SIM to Optimus G Pro

Leaked LG G Pro Lite Dual may bring dual-SIM to Optimus G Pro

27 September, 2013 | comments (27)

The LG Optimus G Pro may be getting a dual-SIM version called LG G Pro Lite Dual (now that's quite a mouthful). The rumor suggests the new device will keep the 5.5" True HD IPS+ display of 1080p resolution, but will demote the camera to 8MP...


Cheaper Moto X version might have exchangeable color covers

Cheaper Moto X version might have exchangeable color covers

27 September, 2013 | comments (31)

The Moto X is built in Fort Worth in Texas and ships to the US – and so far only to the US. There's talk, however, of a cheaper version, which the rumor mill has dubbed Moto DVX. It's this version that might be available outside the US, probably...


Samsung SIM-locking its droids made after July to home regions

Samsung SIM-locking its droids made after July to home regions

27 September, 2013 | comments (309)

Update: Samsung's official Swiss Facebook account has stepped in with some information regarding the locking issue. According to the official source, a European SIM-locked Galaxy Note 3 could be used outside of Europe (thus become unlocked) as long...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy S4 to support the Gear smartwatch by October

Samsung Galaxy S4 to support the Gear smartwatch by October

26 September, 2013 | comments (64)

Samsung's executive vice president for marketing at the company's mobile division Lee Young-hee has revealed that the Galaxy S4 will get support for the Galaxy Gear smartwatch by the end of October. Additionally, the Galaxy Note II and...

Tags: Samsung, Android


HTC One Max photos leak, courtesy of China regulatory

HTC One Max photos leak, courtesy of China regulatory

26 September, 2013 | comments (49)

The HTC One Max leaks once again, this time from an official source. China's Tenaa, the country's equivalent of the FCC brings four new photos and an update on the dual-SIM situation. An earlier leak showed what's under the back cover of the One...

Tags: HTC, Android