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Moto X to get a price cut on May 1 for a day only

Moto X to get a price cut on May 1 for a day only

30 April, 2014 | comments (14)

The Moto X got its price cut to $400 on January 1, then there was a temporary discount later the same month and now there's another one. If you missed that one, you'll be pleased to hear there's yet another discount. Motorola will offer a...

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LG G3 launch event to take place on May 27

LG G3 launch event to take place on May 27

30 April, 2014 | comments (29)

LG has started sending out invites for their event on May 27 and 28. Although not explicitly mentioned as such, the event is likely going to be the launch of the highly anticipated LG G3 smartphone. The event will take place over two days,...

Tags: LG, Android


Sony Z Ultra Google Play edition gets a $200 price cut

Sony Z Ultra Google Play edition gets a $200 price cut

30 April, 2014 | comments (42)

Google has dropped the price of the Sony Z Ultra Google Play edition. The phone was launched at $649 back in December last year and is now available at $449, a solid $200 drop in just four months. As you may be aware, the Sony Z Ultra Google...

Tags: Sony, Android


Google tipped to replace Nexus family with Android Silver lineup

Google tipped to replace Nexus family with Android Silver lineup

29 April, 2014 | comments (76)

According to a report in The Information, Google plans to stop offering Nexus devices. The search giant will replace the lineup with a new family of high-end devices dubbed Android Silver. With Android Silver, Google will aim to further...


LG G3 shows its back in an alleged live photo on Twitter

LG G3 shows its back in an alleged live photo on Twitter

29 April, 2014 | comments (47)

LG G3 showed its back yet again. Three days after we showed you a live photo of the upcoming handset, another alleged image of the device made the rounds on Twitter, courtesy of @evleaks. The latest leaked photo falls right in line with the...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


HTC One (M8) Harman/Kardon edition goes official for Sprint

HTC One (M8) Harman/Kardon edition goes official for Sprint

29 April, 2014 | comments (50)

At an event in New York City, Sprint and HTC took the wraps of a special edition One (M8) Harman/Kardon. The previously leaked, premium audio-centric smartphone will be sold exclusively on Sprint Wireless in the United States in a black/gold color...

Tags: HTC, Android, Sprint


Sprint's G Flex and Verizon's Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 get KitKat

Sprint's G Flex and Verizon's Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 get KitKat

29 April, 2014 | comments (2)

Two new Android 4.4 KitKat updates are now seeding Stateside. LG is now upgrading the G Flex on Sprint, while Samsung is doing the same for the Galaxy Note 10.1. The firmware update for the curved LG smartphone brings performance improvements,...


UK retailers will finally get the Sony Xperia Z2 in May

UK retailers will finally get the Sony Xperia Z2 in May

29 April, 2014 | comments (36)

The European launch of the new Sony Xperia Z2 flagship was pushed from mid-April to May and May is fast approaching. UK retailers have started lining it up to launch. Sony's official web site claims deliveries are expected to start at the...

Tags: Sony, Android


Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo leaks again, 5.1-inch display in tow

Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo leaks again, 5.1-inch display in tow

29 April, 2014 | comments (23)

The Samsung device that goes by the model number SM-G750 has popped up again on an Indian import database site Zauba. We've seen the model number before and speculations suggest it could turn out be the Galaxy S5 Neo. In its previous leak it sported...


Samsung announces the Galaxy K zoom camera phone

Samsung announces the Galaxy K zoom camera phone

29 April, 2014 | comments (66)

Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy K zoom camera phone, the successor to the Galaxy S4 zoom launched last year. Like its predecessor, the Galaxy K zoom combines a regular smartphone with the hardware of a point and shoot camera. On...

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More alleged details on HTC M8 Ace make the rounds online

More alleged details on HTC M8 Ace make the rounds online

28 April, 2014 | comments (32)

More alleged details on the previously leaked HTC M8 Ace made the rounds online. According to a report in Engadget, the yet to be announced smartphone will offer Samsung Galaxy S5-matching specs for significantly less money. The HTC M8 Ace...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Rumored Galaxy S5 Prime spotted in India

Rumored Galaxy S5 Prime spotted in India

28 April, 2014 | comments (68)

There have been some murmurs that Samsung, in an effort to grab some of HTC's premium phone market share (and undoubtedly the upcoming iPhone 6's), release a high-end version of their Galaxy S5 phone, called the S5 Prime. The upgraded version of the...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Xiaomi Mi3 gets a price cut, 16GB now costs $270

Xiaomi Mi3 gets a price cut, 16GB now costs $270

28 April, 2014 | comments (43)

The Xiaomi Mi3 was launched back in September and it has always been known for offering plenty of bang for your buck. To maintain that reputation today the company has announced new prices, which considerably cheaper than before. Xiaomi has...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Lenovo S860 goes on pre-order, ships next week

Lenovo S860 goes on pre-order, ships next week

28 April, 2014 | comments (10)

The Lenovo S860 popped up on this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona with a 5.3" IPS display of 720p resolution and 1.3GHz quad-core processor, riding on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. The focus in the S860 is extra-long battery life as the...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


Samsung says only a few Galaxy S5 cameras are defective

Samsung says only a few Galaxy S5 cameras are defective

28 April, 2014 | comments (97)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 has been having issues with its camera – namely, it stops working after a cryptic warning. Samsung has issued a statement saying the issue affects only a very limited number of devices. The company declined to specify an...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung teases upcoming Galaxy K on Instagram

Samsung teases upcoming Galaxy K on Instagram

28 April, 2014 | comments (13)

Samsung is having an event tomorrow where the company is expected to announce the tentatively named Galaxy K device, the successor to last year's Galaxy S4 zoom. The company has now put up a video on Instagram that zooms into the Red Dot...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Kantar: WP going strong in Europe,  Android still dominates

Kantar: WP going strong in Europe, Android still dominates

28 April, 2014 | comments (43)

Global analytics company Kantar Worldpanel has released its latest global smartphone market share report for the 3-month period ending in March 2014. The data shows what's the distribution of Android, Windows Phone, iOS and BlackBerry in terms of...


KitKat-powered LG L80 goes official in Indonesia

KitKat-powered LG L80 goes official in Indonesia

28 April, 2014 | comments (13)

LG Optimus L III series was unveiled prior to the MWC in Barcelona last February. The first three members of the new lineup were showcased on the expo - L40, L70 and L90. Today LG Indonesia has announced another handset to join the Optimus...

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4.5" Huawei Ascend P7 mini unveiled with Snapdragon 400

28 April, 2014 | comments (17)

We already know a bit about the upcoming Huawei Ascend P7, which will be officially unveiled on May 7. However, Huawei is also working on a smaller variant of the phone, called the Ascend P7 mini, which has been revealed and will be officially...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime rumored for a June release

Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime rumored for a June release

27 April, 2014 | comments (85)

The Samsung KQ is allegedly the soon-to-be-released upmarket version of the Galaxy S5 and according to Korean newspaper AsiaToday this might happen in the coming months. Citing unnamed industry sources, the media states that we will see Samsung make...