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Dual-SIM HTC One M8 found on Russian website

Dual-SIM HTC One M8 found on Russian website

07 June, 2014 | comments (8)

The Russian Federal Communication Agency, ROSCOM, (the Russian equivalent of the FCC), has approved a dual-SIM variant of the HTC One M8 in the country. The VP of HTC Russia, Andrey Kormiltsev, hinted back in April that the device might be coming...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy Tab S: leaked pictures and features

Samsung Galaxy Tab S: leaked pictures and features

06 June, 2014 | comments (48)

We've been hearing news about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab S for a while now, but now we have images of the tablet along with some of its features, ahead of its scheduled June 12th official announcement. First off, the Galaxy Tab S is going to...


Q3 Samsung Galaxy S5 orders down 25% in iPhone 6 anticipation

Q3 Samsung Galaxy S5 orders down 25% in iPhone 6 anticipation

06 June, 2014 | comments (157)

Samsung's Galaxy S5 has sold very well, however, the Korean-tech manufacturer has noticed a significant dip in orders for Q3 2014: a 25% cut. This is hardly good news for Samsung, as many believe that this is due to a significant consumer base...


Octa-core Huawei Kirin 920 chipset goes official

Octa-core Huawei Kirin 920 chipset goes official

06 June, 2014 | comments (44)

Huawei announced today its next generation chipset - the Kirin 920. It is based on ARM's big.LITTLE architecture and uses four Cortex-A15 and four Cortex-A7 cores capable of working simultaneously. The Cortex-A15 cores can be clocked from...

Tags: Huawei, Android, Misc


A 12-inch UHD Samsung tablet spotted in the wild

A 12-inch UHD Samsung tablet spotted in the wild

06 June, 2014 | comments (24)

Hello! A Samsung-made reference tablet has been caught in the wild showcasing LTE Broadcast capabilities on a 4K display at the Roland Garros venue, where currently the French Open is taking place. The device is reportedly a 12" UHD slate and has...

Tags: Samsung, Android


ZTE teases upcoming Nubia Z7 flagship

ZTE teases upcoming Nubia Z7 flagship

06 June, 2014 | comments (19)

ZTE has started the teaser campaign about for its new flagship – the Nubia Z7. First it was the CEO of ZTE's smartphone division, Ni Fei, and now a peek at the back of the device. It bears the characteristic Nubia mark of a red circle used both on...

Tags: ZTE, Android


Xolo Q1200 now official, goes on sale June 10

Xolo Q1200 now official, goes on sale June 10

06 June, 2014 | comments (27)

Xolo Q1200 previously leaked via a retailer listing, but it is just now that the smartphone goes official. Xolo has outed details and availability of the Q1200. The phone packs a 5.0" 720p IPS display protected with a Gorilla Glass 3 and comes in a...

Tags: Xolo, Android


Moto X+1 with 1080p screen unintentionally confirmed

Moto X+1 with 1080p screen unintentionally confirmed

06 June, 2014 | comments (29)

Motorola Moto G owners have been complaining that their precious status bar space is wasted with a permanent label displaying the carrier name. Reports started flying around that this will not be fixed, but Motorola VP of Product Management Punit...


Google's first Project Tango tablet is powered by NVIDIA Tegra K1

Google's first Project Tango tablet is powered by NVIDIA Tegra K1

06 June, 2014 | comments (34)

We have talked about Google's Project Tango in the past. It works with specialized devices running Android to track 3D objects and spaces in real-time and generates a vital map of it, which can be used for various purposes. Back when it was...

Tags: Google, Android


LG G3 sales in Korea reach 100,000 in 5 days

LG G3 sales in Korea reach 100,000 in 5 days

05 June, 2014 | comments (100)

While the rest of the world is waiting for availability those lucky enough to be in LG's home South Korea have been buying the LG G3 at a crazy pace. In its first 5 days of selling the LG flagship has reportedly passed the 100 thousand unit...

Tags: LG, Android


Samsung and B&N announce Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

Samsung and B&N announce Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

05 June, 2014 | comments (8)

Today Samsung and Barnes&Noble announced they will be partnering on the release of a new tablet. Dubbed Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, the slate will aim to bring new life to B&N's lineup of affordable slates, which hasn't seen new hardware in quite a...

Tags: Samsung, Nook, Android


Huawei Mulan flagship and new Honor leak

Huawei Mulan flagship and new Honor leak

05 June, 2014 | comments (53)

A couple of new yet unannounced Huawei smartphones have hit the rumor mill today. We got photos and some key specs of the Chinese company's upcoming flagship codenamed Mulan as well as press renders of a new member of the Honor series. The leaked...


IDC: smartphone ASP to fall this year, most OSes growing

IDC: smartphone ASP to fall this year, most OSes growing

05 June, 2014 | comments (26)

IDC's bold predictions of the faraway year 2018 caught our eye but the analyst company also put out much shorter term predictions for this year (we're already half way through it). The predictions echo what we've been seeing on the market – Android...


Android in May: 4.3 Jelly Bean and 4.4 KitKat  growing

Android in May: 4.3 Jelly Bean and 4.4 KitKat growing

04 June, 2014 | comments (47)

Now that the month of May is all but gone Google has released its latest Android distribution breakdown and we get to see how the different versions have developed in the passed month. April saw KitKat gain more ground at the expense of older...


Android 4.4.3 KitKat OTA update hitting Nexus devices

Android 4.4.3 KitKat OTA update hitting Nexus devices

04 June, 2014 | comments (219)

The first wave of Android 4.4.3 KitKat over the air updates have been rolling out to Nexus and Google Play Edition devices this morning. This includes (so far confirmed) the Nexus 7 (2013 edition), Nexus 5, and the Google Play editions of the...


Android 4.3 OTA update comes to T-Mobile's Xperia Z

Android 4.3 OTA update comes to T-Mobile's Xperia Z

04 June, 2014 | comments (20)

Firmware update 10.4.C.0.814 has been released for the T-Mobile US Xperia Z, which brings Android 4.3 to the device. Previously the Xperia Z was only stuck on 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, so the slight upgrade is probably a welcome relief to US T-Mobile...


Amazon could launch their phone on June 18th

Amazon could launch their phone on June 18th

04 June, 2014 | comments (7)

There have been talks about Amazon's smartphone for a while now, and it looks like the online retail mega-giant may be releasing their phone this June 18th. How do we know this? Well Amazon has released a rather vague and mysterious invitation for a...


Google Play Store update makes permissions easier to read

Google Play Store update makes permissions easier to read

04 June, 2014 | comments (33)

If you ever found the list of permissions in the Google Play Store too messy and hard to read - you are not alone. Good thing, Google noticed the ever growing mess that are these permission requests and addressed them with an update. The update...

Tags: Android


Leaked Samsung Galaxy F image shows brushed metal back

Leaked Samsung Galaxy F image shows brushed metal back

04 June, 2014 | comments (84)

A couple of days ago evleaks posted an image of what someone claimed to be the Samsung Galaxy F (variously known as Galaxy S5 Prime and S5 Dx). That was a small, grainy image that didn’t reveal much, but this new image gives us a much cleaner...


Red and Gold HTC One (M8) heading to Verizon

Red and Gold HTC One (M8) heading to Verizon

04 June, 2014 | comments (3)

Verizon is officially adding two color versions of the HTC One (M8) to its selection – Glamour Red (exclusive to Verizon) and Amber Gold (which was available though HTC). Those will be available starting on June 5. The carrier currently only...

Tags: HTC, Android, Verizon