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Dual-SIM Samsung SM-G7102 leaked via FCC website

Dual-SIM Samsung SM-G7102 leaked via FCC website

08 November, 2013 | comments (29)

An unannounced Samsung SM-G7102 found its way to the FCC for testing and its user agent profile is up on Samsung's site. The G7102 is an Android 4.3 Jelly Bean smartphone with a 5.25" 720p screen. Despite the relatively low pixel density of the...


Motorola drops price of the Moto X Developer Edition

Motorola drops price of the Moto X Developer Edition

08 November, 2013 | comments (27)

As some of you may know, Motorola also sells an unlocked version of the Moto X in the US. The Developer Edition, as it is called, comes with a network unlock as well as an unlocked bootloader, allowing you to use any GSM SIM with the phone or...

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Sony reveals its Android 4.4 KitKat upgrade plans

Sony reveals its Android 4.4 KitKat upgrade plans

07 November, 2013 | comments (226)

Google officially announced the 4.4 KitKat a couple of days and today, Sony has revealed its Android upgrade roadmap. In an official blog post, the Japanese manufacturer has also announced its plans with the 4.3 Jelly Bean roll out. As promised,...

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Google debuts ART in KitKat, aims to change Android

Google debuts ART in KitKat, aims to change Android

07 November, 2013 | comments (104)

Here's something you probably haven't even heard of yet. It's a little something that Google engineers have been working on for over two years, which will change the very way your Android smartphone runs apps. ART, which is short for Android...

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T-Mobile Nexus 5 to launch on November 20

T-Mobile Nexus 5 to launch on November 20

07 November, 2013 | comments (7)

Ever since, Google unveiled its Nexus 5, the smartphone has been the talk of the town. As expected, initial stock of the Google Nexus 5 was sold out within a few minutes of going up on Play Store. If you are in the US, you can also get it...


Samsung Galaxy Round briefly becomes available overseas

Samsung Galaxy Round briefly becomes available overseas

07 November, 2013 | comments (24)

The Samsung Galaxy Round was the second announced and the first released curved smartphone on the market. Like its LG G Flex rival, the Galaxy Round was recently announced and released in Korea. And while LG's curved phone will make its way to...

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2014 Samsung flagships to have 16 MP ISOCELL cameras

2014 Samsung flagships to have 16 MP ISOCELL cameras

07 November, 2013 | comments (61)

Coming from the same Samsung Analyst Day 2013 conference call that brought us information on Samsung's next-generation processing plans and 100,000,000 Galaxy S's and Notes selling in 2013, we get information regarding the 2014 Samsung flagships...

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LG G Flex hits Korea on November 12

LG G Flex hits Korea on November 12

06 November, 2013 | comments (47)

LG has unveiled the official release date of the G Flex curved smartphone for Korea - November 12. Its major rival - Samsung Galaxy Round is already available though in extremely limited quantities. The LG G Flex is different from the Galaxy...

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Apple tops US smartphone OEMs while Android still leads

Apple tops US smartphone OEMs while Android still leads

06 November, 2013 | comments (39)

The latest comScore report for the three month period ending in in September has Apple solidifying its role as the number one smartphone OEM in the US with a 0.7 point increase to 40.6%. Samsung also enjoyed its own 1.2 point increase over the...

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Android 4.4 ROM for the T-Mobile US Motorola Moto X on XDA

Android 4.4 ROM for the T-Mobile US Motorola Moto X on XDA

06 November, 2013 | comments (6)

Just a few days ago Motorola was among the first to announce it will update its most recent phones (Moto X included) to Android 4.4 KitKat. The schedule is yet to be revealed, but the first leaked Android 4.4 ROM for T-Mobile's Moto X is now...

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Samsung to ship 100M Notes and Galaxy's in 2013, refocus software

Samsung to ship 100M Notes and Galaxy's in 2013, refocus software

06 November, 2013 | comments (83)

Samsung's heads held a conference call with investors and gave interesting insight into the company's near future. For example, Lee Sang-hoon, President and CFO, thinks the industry is shifting from a hardware race into a software one. This...

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ZTE announces the Grand S Flex for the European market

ZTE announces the Grand S Flex for the European market

05 November, 2013 | comments (14)

ZTE has officially announced the Grand S Flex smartphone for the European market. ZTE's newest addition has a stylish look with its thin and clear lines running around the bezel. The Grand S Flex measures 145 x 70 x 8.9mm and weighs about...

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Android 4.3 update now seeding to HTC One's in the UK

Android 4.3 update now seeding to HTC One's in the UK

05 November, 2013 | comments (73)

The international version of the HTC One has already received the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean upgrades, but the users in the UK had to wait a bit longer. However, the new firmware upgrades for the device is now seeding across the country. There's...

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HTC posts loss in Q3, predicts declining revenue in Q4

HTC posts loss in Q3, predicts declining revenue in Q4

05 November, 2013 | comments (112)

HTC's unaudited report for the third quarter of this year pointed to the first quarterly loss in the company's history. The final report confirms that and doesn’t paint a rosy picture for Q4 either. The company's revenue for Q3 this year was $1.6...

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LG offering developers a device for 30 days to test their apps

LG offering developers a device for 30 days to test their apps

05 November, 2013 | comments (20)

Looking for an Android device to test your app on but don't have access to the latest hardware? If you live in US or Canada, LG has got you covered. Android developers in the above mentioned areas can now sign up for LG's developer program to...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom goes official on AT&T Wireless

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom goes official on AT&T Wireless

04 November, 2013 | comments (26)

A few of weeks after its unscheduled appearance on Twitter, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom went official for AT&T in the United States. The device will be available on November 8 for $199.99 with a two-year contract, or $25 a month through AT&T Next....

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Motorola posts teaser page for upcoming Moto G midranger

Motorola posts teaser page for upcoming Moto G midranger

04 November, 2013 | comments (27)

The Moto G existence has officially been confirmed by Motorola and Google but all we're getting right now is a teaser. The official announcement will take place on November 13, which is next Wednesday. Check out the teaser page here. We...

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Official Android 4.3 for Samsung Galaxy S III rolling out now

Official Android 4.3 for Samsung Galaxy S III rolling out now

04 November, 2013 | comments (137)

It was just yesterday that the unofficial Android 4.3 update for the Samsung Galaxy S III leaked. It looked like the real deal but the ROM lacked KNOX security support and widgets were still using the old TouchWiz design. Today this very same...

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Android 4.3 for Samsung Galaxy S III leaks

Android 4.3 for Samsung Galaxy S III leaks

03 November, 2013 | comments (76)

Samsung has committed to bringing Android 4.3 Jelly Bean to its Galaxy S III former flagship and the rollout should start in a few weeks’ time. If you know your way around flashing a ROM manually, though, you don’t even have to wait that long as a...

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New Samsung W2014 flip phone runs Snapdragon 800 processor

New Samsung W2014 flip phone runs Snapdragon 800 processor

02 November, 2013 | comments (113)

After the Galaxy Golden, Samsung has announced a new high-end Android-based flip phone, called the W2014. Samsung has partnered with China Telecom to make this handset for the 'Heart of the World' charity concert. The W2014 is the fastest...

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