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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Android 4.3 update for HTC One now rolling out internationally

Android 4.3 update for HTC One now rolling out internationally

26 September, 2013 | comments (298)

If there's one thing you can give credit to HTC for, it's being quick with the Android update on the HTC One. After years of lagging behind Google with respect to the latest updates, the company has been consistently quick in delivering updates for...

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Alcatel One Touch Fierce and Evolve coming to T-Mobile

Alcatel One Touch Fierce and Evolve coming to T-Mobile

25 September, 2013 | comments (4)

Alcatel has officially announced that its two new affordable smartphones - One Touch Fierce and Evolve will be launching on T-Mobile. The One Touch Fierce and Evolve will be available across T-Mobile's retail stores from October 5. Alcatel Evolve...


Over 30 million Samsung Galaxy Note II units sold

Over 30 million Samsung Galaxy Note II units sold

25 September, 2013 | comments (73)

The Samsung Galaxy Note phablets are some of the best-selling smart devices around – the original Note has around 10 million sales to date, while the outgoing Note II has reached 30 million. There numbers come from general manager of Samsung...

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Samsung to introduce new super-premium Galaxy F line

Samsung to introduce new super-premium Galaxy F line

25 September, 2013 | comments (207)

Word out of Korean news site ETNews is that Samsung is allegedly developing a new ultra-premium Galaxy F series to go alongside its well-known Galaxy S line. The first device in this series is slated to get introduced early next year. If the...


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear now available

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear now available

25 September, 2013 | comments (81)

Samsung's big IFA 2013 announcements – the Galaxy Note 3 phablet and the Galaxy Gear smartwatch – are already on sale and some early-bird customers in the Netherlands already have them in (or on) their hands. In the Netherlands, an unlocked...

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HTC announces Android 4.3 for One coming this week

HTC announces Android 4.3 for One coming this week

24 September, 2013 | comments (53)

President of HTC America Jason Mackenzie posted on Twitter that the Android 4.3 and the latest version of Sense will hit HTC One Developer Edition smartphones starting this week. This will be followed by Canadian HTC One owners by the end of the...

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Sony Xperia M dual to go on sale by the end of September

Sony Xperia M dual to go on sale by the end of September

24 September, 2013 | comments (52)

Sony announced the Xperia M and Xperia M dual more than three months ago, but until now only the single SIM version was available on the market. Well, it looks like the wait for the dual-SIM variant, which is yet to make its first appearance is...

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LG confirms its target to sell 10 million G2 units

LG confirms its target to sell 10 million G2 units

24 September, 2013 | comments (49)

Recent rumors suggested that LG was aiming to sell 10 million units of its new flagship smartphone, the LG G2. Now, LG Taiwan official has confirmed that the company has indeed set a target of moving at least 10 million G2 units across the...

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HTC faces supply chain difficulties, expects poor Q3

HTC faces supply chain difficulties, expects poor Q3

24 September, 2013 | comments (44)

HTC is currently experiencing trouble related to the supply of its latest smartphone the One mini, according to sources close to the manufacturing process quoted by Reuters. More specifically, there is a shortage in the casing of the...

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Oppo N1 official camera samples emerge

Oppo N1 official camera samples emerge

23 September, 2013 | comments (36)

Oppo turned a few heads today at its unveiling in China of the new Oppo N1, where it introduced a 13MP camera capable of rotating 206-degrees from front to back. This means that your front-facing images should theoretically be just as good as...

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HTC allegedly working on an Octa-core version of HTC One

HTC allegedly working on an Octa-core version of HTC One

23 September, 2013 | comments (62)

HTC is allegedly working on an Octa-core variant of its current flagship smartphone, the HTC One. According to a new report, the upcoming version of the metallic beauty will also feature 3 GB of RAM. The HTC One with Octa-core processor is also said...

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Oppo N1 is official with 5.9-inch fullHD display and Color OS

Oppo N1 is official with 5.9-inch fullHD display and Color OS

23 September, 2013 | comments (77)

Oppo has just announced its latest smartphone in a special event in Beijing, China. It's called the Oppo N1 and runs the latest version of the company's home-brewed Color OS based on Android 4.2. The Oppo N1 is built around a 5.9" IPS...

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LG unveils Vu 3 with 4:3 screen, stylus and Snapdragon 800 chipset

LG unveils Vu 3 with 4:3 screen, stylus and Snapdragon 800 chipset

23 September, 2013 | comments (62)

LG had a phablet before the Optimus G Pro, the LG Optimus Vu, and two generations of it, at that. Now the company has put out its third iteration, and following its new naming convention it's just LG Vu 3 (no "Optimus"). The LG Vu 3 drops the...

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BlackBerry’s co-founder rumored to consider a bid for the company

BlackBerry’s co-founder rumored to consider a bid for the company

22 September, 2013 | comments (34)

In lieu of the disastrous preliminary fiscal Q2 2014 results, a word got out about a surprising new potential option for the future of BlackBerry. According to The Wall Street Journal, Mike Lazaridis, the co-founder and former co-CEO of the...

Tags: Android, Rumors