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Motorola Moto X  down to $99.99 on contract

Motorola Moto X down to $99.99 on contract

25 October, 2013 | comments (19)

Motorola and three of its carrier partners - AT&T, Sprint and US Cellular - are now offering the Moto X for just $99.99 with a 2-year contract. That's exactly $100 lower than the original asking price of the US-assembled smartphone. US Cellular...


LG G Flex aces AnTuTu, has 720p screen to thank

LG G Flex aces AnTuTu, has 720p screen to thank

25 October, 2013 | comments (30)

LG G Flex showed its curved face for the first time two weeks ago on a leaked press image. Two days ago we sat the smartphone appearing in a demo video and a bunch of live shots. LG G Flex live photos Today we got to see the LG G Flex run...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


LG G Pad 8.3 LTE version appears on Amazon

LG G Pad 8.3 LTE version appears on Amazon

25 October, 2013 | comments (8)

LG announced the G Pad 8.3 slate at IFA back in September. There were no details on an LTE version back then and all LG said was that it's under consideration. Amazon DE seems to have some info though, spilling the beans on an upcoming...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


International HTC One receiving Android 4.3 update

International HTC One receiving Android 4.3 update

25 October, 2013 | comments (158)

Continuing their exemplary pace for the HTC One updates, HTC has now started rolling out the Android 4.3 update for the international variant. The update brings many changes, which you can see in the screenshot above. The important one here...

Tags: HTC, Android


Sony Xperia Z1S (aka Z1 mini) spotted in the wild [UPDATED]

Sony Xperia Z1S (aka Z1 mini) spotted in the wild [UPDATED]

25 October, 2013 | comments (46)

At an exhibition of Sony headphones an interesting, unidentified phone appeared – could it be the Sony Xperia Z1S? If you've missed the rumors, the Z1S is supposed to be the international version of the Xperia Z1 f (also called Z1 mini...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


1080p Micromax Canvas Turbo goes official

1080p Micromax Canvas Turbo goes official

24 October, 2013 | comments (241)

Today Micromax announced the Canvas Turbo. The smartphone comes with a 5.0-inch 1080p IPS CGS (Continuous Grain Silicon) display made by Sharp and is powered by a quad-core processor. The actual chipset inside the Canvas Turbo is MT6589T with...


Samsung Galaxy S4 selling far better than expected

Samsung Galaxy S4 selling far better than expected

23 October, 2013 | comments (189)

Samsung Mobile chief JK Shin has smashed the rumors of poor Galaxy S4 sales by revealing the actual sales figures for the flagship. Speaking to Korean media, Shin said more than 40 million Samsung Galaxy S4 phones have been sold. This puts...

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Samsung details Galaxy S4 mini US availability

Samsung details Galaxy S4 mini US availability

23 October, 2013 | comments (5)

Samsung US announced today the US availability details of the Galaxy S4 mini smartphone. The Galaxy S4 smaller sibling will become available through lots of carriers at the beginning of November. The carriers to offer the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini...


LG G Flex leaks on video, more photos

LG G Flex leaks on video, more photos

23 October, 2013 | comments (72)

Following the LG G Flex leaked renders last week, now the curved-screen smartphone has been shown in a talk show over at the Argentinian TV station Telefe. Journalist Federico Ini has leaked additional live photos of the G Flex for everyone to...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Galaxy Note 3 becomes official phone Olympic Phone

Galaxy Note 3 becomes official phone Olympic Phone

23 October, 2013 | comments (63)

Samsung, the official partner of the Olympic games, has announced a collaboration with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to make the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games "the most wireless, seamless and paperless Olympic Games ever". As...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Snapdragon 800 Samsung Galaxy S4 hits Europe

Snapdragon 800 Samsung Galaxy S4 hits Europe

22 October, 2013 | comments (54)

Europeans don't need to envy SK Telecom users any more – the Snapdragon 800-powered Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 with LTE+ (a.k.a. LTE-Advanced) has arrived on the Old Continent (with no fuss or fanfare - just a single press release for...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Micromax Canvas Magnus and Canvas Turbo leak

Micromax Canvas Magnus and Canvas Turbo leak

22 October, 2013 | comments (76)

Micromax, a company popular for the excellent value for money its Android smartphones delivers, is preparing to launch two new smartphones - the Canvas Turbo and the Canvas Magnus. Both phones have their specs leaked today hinting at imminent...


Phones 4u scores exclusive HTC One mini in red

Phones 4u scores exclusive HTC One mini in red

22 October, 2013 | comments (8)

It has long been thought that wearing a certain color says something about you, but Phones 4u UK wasn’t satisfied with old wives' tales. Instead the retailer dug pretty deep and found that red, for example, "is the color of those who live life to...

Tags: HTC, Android


Android 4.3 update for UK HTC One due next month

Android 4.3 update for UK HTC One due next month

21 October, 2013 | comments (42)

Android Jelly Bean 4.3 has been rolling out for the HTC One globally but users in the United Kingdom haven’t yet seen it on their units. HTC UK has addressed the issue on its official UK Twitter account saying HTC expects to “release Jelly Bean 4.3...

Tags: HTC, Android


Sony or Samsung will supply the Galaxy S5 16 MP camera

Sony or Samsung will supply the Galaxy S5 16 MP camera

21 October, 2013 | comments (105)

The Galaxy Note 3 might be what everyone currently on the market for a smartphone is interested in, but the Rumor mill is already getting busy with the the next Samsung flagship. According To ETNEws Sony and Samsung LSI are prepping themselves for a...


Exynos-powered Samsung Galaxy S4 gets Android 4.3

Exynos-powered Samsung Galaxy S4 gets Android 4.3

21 October, 2013 | comments (119)

Samsung launched the official Android 4.3 firmware update for Snapdragon 600-powered Galaxy S4 model just last week and today it's the Exynos 5 Octa units to get the same treatment. The first countries to get the update are India and...

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HTC One max might be making it to AT&T after all

HTC One max might be making it to AT&T after all

20 October, 2013 | comments (14)

Contrary to the information from its announcement, the HTC One max might be making its way to AT&T after all. A press photo of HTC’s first phablet with AT&T branding made the rounds on Twitter, once again courtesy of @evleaks. Initially,...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


White Nexus 5 official shot surfaces

White Nexus 5 official shot surfaces

20 October, 2013 | comments (59)

Google's Nexus 4 was announced and launched last year in just a single color version - black. The white edition surfaced many times but it didn't go official until May this year. The Nexus 5 announcement will supposedly happen on October 28 side...

Tags: Google, Android, Rumors, LG


Sony Xperia Z1S press image leaks

Sony Xperia Z1S press image leaks

20 October, 2013 | comments (68)

Popular leak-source evleaks has struck again, delivering a photo of the Sony Xperia Z1S, which is allegedly due for announcement this year. There were no details provided, so it's unclear what exactly the Xperia Z1S will be. The Xperia Z1 went on...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


First true octa-core smartphone unveiled

First true octa-core smartphone unveiled

19 October, 2013 | comments (138)

MediaTek was the first to announce a chipset with a true octa-core processor back in June and now the first phone utilizing it has gone official. The UMI X2S broke cover at the Autumn Edition of Hong Kong Electronics Fair. All of UMI’s phones are...

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