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Nokia's former sales exec is now Huawei's top marketing guy

Nokia's former sales exec is now Huawei's top marketing guy

02 July, 2013 | comments (43)

Former head of Nokia's sales department, Colic Giles has now a new employer in the face of Huawei. The Chinese company has appointed Giles as the Executive Vice President of its Consumer Business Group division. This means the former Nokia...

Tags: Sony, Android


Motorola Droid Ultra page shows up on Moto's website

Motorola Droid Ultra page shows up on Moto's website

02 July, 2013 | comments (26)

Motorola has been silent for quite a while – the most action we've had on that front is leaks of the Moto X phone. Now we get another leak about the Droid Ultra phone (which may or may not be the X) straight from Motorola's own site. "THINK THIN"...


Android 4.2.2 OTA update hits the HTC One in Taiwan

Android 4.2.2 OTA update hits the HTC One in Taiwan

02 July, 2013 | comments (46)

It arrived a bit later than initially promised, but the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for the international HTC One has finally been launched over-the-air travel to happy owners in Taiwan. The update is quite beefy, at 465 MB, and updates...

Tags: HTC, Android


Nokia should look to Android to stay afloat, analyst says

Nokia should look to Android to stay afloat, analyst says

01 July, 2013 | comments (803)

Many attribute Nokia's decline in recent years to its exclusive reliance on Microsoft's Windows Phone platform as its only outlet into the world of smartphones. Now one analyst argues that if Nokia has any hope of righting the ship, it must begin...


Kantar: Android dominates EU, WP closes gap to iOS

Kantar: Android dominates EU, WP closes gap to iOS

01 July, 2013 | comments (55)

According to market reasearch company Kantar Worldpanel, Android is the dominating force in the top five European countries accounting for well over 70% of the market. The UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain are not the only countries where the...


Android 4.2 update rolling out for HTC One Dual Sim

Android 4.2 update rolling out for HTC One Dual Sim

01 July, 2013 | comments (33)

HTC created a special Dual Sim version of its HTC One flagship, which is limited to several markets like India, China and Russia. Strangely enough this is also the first One variant to receive Android 4.2.2 (not counting the Nexus Edition), the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Dual SIM


Alleged press images of Sony Xperia i1 Honami leak out

Alleged press images of Sony Xperia i1 Honami leak out

29 June, 2013 | comments (108)

After posing for live shots yesterday, the Sony Xperia Honami made yet another appearance. This time around, the yet to be revealed top-shelf smartphone showed up in alleged press images, reportedly taken from a Xperia i1 Honami system dump....

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


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