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Android 4.2 officially out, Jelly Bean name here to stay

Android 4.2 officially out, Jelly Bean name here to stay

29 October, 2012 | comments (106)

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean is now official, following Google's announcement of the Nexus 4 and Nexus 10. There are a lot of new things to cover, so let's not waste any time. Multiple user accounts Android 4.2 Jelly Bean for tablets adds multiple...


Google officially unveils the Samsung Nexus 10 tablet

Google officially unveils the Samsung Nexus 10 tablet

29 October, 2012 | comments (37)

The cat's out of the bag and the Google Nexus 10 manufactured by Samsung is now official. Undoubtedly, the most prominent feature of the slate is its 10.1" display with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels. This makes for a pixel density of...


Google unveils HSPA+ Nexus 7 version, 32GB version in tow

Google unveils HSPA+ Nexus 7 version, 32GB version in tow

29 October, 2012 | comments (18)

Alongside the brand new Nexus 4 smartphone and Nexus 10 tablet, Google also announced an HSPA+ enabled Nexus 7 slate. The 3G radio sporting device will be compatible with over 200 GSM carriers worldwide, including AT&T in the United States. ...


Jelly Bean update for HTC One X boosts performance

Jelly Bean update for HTC One X boosts performance

29 October, 2012 | comments (262)

The Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for the HTC One X recently started rolling out and it brings a good performance boost with it. One of our readers (thanks, Safal) sent in screenshots of some benchmarks he ran on a JB-running One...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Google Nexus 10 shown on video, new lockscreen demoed

Google Nexus 10 shown on video, new lockscreen demoed

28 October, 2012 | comments (36)

The Samsung-made Google Nexus 10 tablet managed to get itself caught on camera yet again, after its video appeared the other day. The video is very short but does, briefly, show the new lockscreen layout and takes a quick look at the...


Google cancels October 29 event due to hurricane

Google cancels October 29 event due to hurricane

27 October, 2012 | comments (68)

Google's October 29 event has reportedly been cancelled after a state of emergency has been issued in the US due to the imminent arrival of Hurricane Sandy, which will be passing through New York City, Google's venue for the event. Although...


LG E960 Nexus 4 manual leaks, leaves nothing to imagination

LG E960 Nexus 4 manual leaks, leaves nothing to imagination

27 October, 2012 | comments (27)

The upcoming LG E960 Nexus 4 has shaped up to be one of the worst kept secrets in the industry. After being fully reviewed and lost in a bar, it was time for the handset's user manual to make the rounds. The manual which has subsequently...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


The LG Nexus 4 was lost in a bar a month ago

The LG Nexus 4 was lost in a bar a month ago

27 October, 2012 | comments (52)

Well, we had to look at a calendar to make sure it’s not April 1. The upcoming LG Nexus 4 was lost in a bar, just like the Apple iPhone 4 was. And this wasn’t a recent event (now that the Nexus successor was reviewed and put on pre-order), no this...

Tags: LG, Android, Misc


Google Nexus 10 previewed before announcement, loved

Google Nexus 10 previewed before announcement, loved

26 October, 2012 | comments (143)

Google's upcoming Nexus 10 slate has leaked out in live photos, confirming previous rumors for the Samsung made tablet. Set to be officially unveiled on Monday, the device packs impressive specifications, headed by a stunning 10.1" display with a...


HTC One X gets Android 4.1.1 In Asia today, One S to follow soon

HTC One X gets Android 4.1.1 In Asia today, One S to follow soon

26 October, 2012 | comments (459)

The General manager of HTC North Asia, Jack Tong announced at a press event that the Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update will start rolling out for the One X today. He also said that the One S will also be graced with the firmware update, but didn't...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Samsung I9260 Galaxy Premier images leak

Samsung I9260 Galaxy Premier images leak

26 October, 2012 | comments (52)

We have seen some images of the Samsung I9260 Galaxy Premier in the past but they have mostly showed the front of the device. But these latest pictures show us some of the other sides of the device, including the back. The Galaxy Premier...


AT&T announces pricing and availability of Sony Xperia TL

AT&T announces pricing and availability of Sony Xperia TL

25 October, 2012 | comments (11)

AT&T announced pricing and availability of the Sony Xperia TL. The LTE smartphone will be available for purchase next week, on November 2 for $99.99 with a two-year contract. As its name mildly suggests, the Sony Xperia TL is almost...


Jelly Bean update start seeding to the US Galaxy S III

Jelly Bean update start seeding to the US Galaxy S III

25 October, 2012 | comments (87)

Sprint is releasing the Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update to its Galaxy S III as we speak. The update is carried out over the air to consumers and each device that receives it will download it automatically. Users will get Project Butter for a...


Verizon Galaxy Note II  to have the carrier's logo on its home button

Verizon Galaxy Note II to have the carrier's logo on its home button

25 October, 2012 | comments (26)

It's not unusual for US carriers to put their branding on the backs of the smartphones they offer. We've even seen them above the displays on the backs, on wallpapers and what not. However, Verizon has just reached a new level of tackiness and put...


LG Nexus 4 goes on pre-order early, specs and pricing confirmed

LG Nexus 4 goes on pre-order early, specs and pricing confirmed

25 October, 2012 | comments (74)

Mr. Nexus 4, you're early. Carphone Warehouse just couldn’t wait until next week and decided to put the next Google purebred droid on pre-order right now, complete with specs, price and delivery date. Here come the specs - the LG Nexus 4 has a...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG Nexus 4 benchmarked, Android 4.2 confirmed

LG Nexus 4 benchmarked, Android 4.2 confirmed

24 October, 2012 | comments (92)

The LG Nexus 4, under the codename Mako, has surfaced in the GLBenchmark scoreboard, securing itself a top 4 place, just behind the Pantech Vega IM-A850, Asus PadFone 2 and the Xiaomi MI-2. All of these, like the Nexus 4, are rocking a Snapdragon S4...


Xperia E and E Dual leak, marked as Sony's new entry-level droids

Xperia E and E Dual leak, marked as Sony's new entry-level droids

23 October, 2012 | comments (42)

Sony is preparing to refresh its entry-level Android line-up, as Indonesian site Postel has leaked the Xperia E and Xperia E Dual model names. Codenamed NanHu DS (dual SIM) and NanHu SS, both the Sony Xperia E Dual and Xperia E will feature ...


Samsung Galaxy Premier live picture appears on Twitter

Samsung Galaxy Premier live picture appears on Twitter

24 October, 2012 | comments (34)

A live picture of the Samsung Galaxy Premier has popped up on Twitter courtesy of @evleaks. The device follows the design scheme of the Samsung Galaxy S III mini although the sensors above the display are on the right of the speaker, instead of on...


Samsung Galaxy Note II pricing on T-Mobile and AT&T revealed

Samsung Galaxy Note II pricing on T-Mobile and AT&T revealed

24 October, 2012 | comments (19)

The Samsung Galaxy Note II has been priced by AT&T and T-Mobile in the US and we also got availability info. The phone will set back AT&T users $299.99 on a two-year commitment and the device will come with LTE on tap. T-Mobile is offering the...


Xiaomi Mi-Two goes on sale this Friday, Mi-One S still selling well

Xiaomi Mi-Two goes on sale this Friday, Mi-One S still selling well

24 October, 2012 | comments (26)

Xiaomi is the underdog that's showing up the big players. Its Xiaomi Mi-Two phone was the first smartphone to with a Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset to be announced (though the LG Optimus G beat it to market) and it went into production about a month ago....