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Moto G is coming to Verizon for $100 off-contract

Moto G is coming to Verizon for $100 off-contract

31 December, 2013 | comments (14)

Just when we thought that the price of the Moto G couldn't get any lower, it did just so. The handset's price tag got knocked down to $100, therefore making it the best spec'd Android phone for the money. Don't get too excited however, as...


Android 4.4 coming to 10 Micromax smartphones

Android 4.4 coming to 10 Micromax smartphones

31 December, 2013 | comments (65)

The Indian cell phone manufacturer Micromax doesn't immediately come to mind as a top player in the cell phone game, but it is sure putting forth an effort to keep its Android handsets up to date. An internal document reveals that the number 2...

Tags: Micromax, Android


XOLO Q3000 goes official with 5.7” display and 4000mAh battery

XOLO Q3000 goes official with 5.7” display and 4000mAh battery

31 December, 2013 | comments (131)

The Indian manufacturer of mobile devices XOLO sent 2013 off by launching a new model. The company took the wraps off the XOLO Q3000 - a dual-SIM Android 4.2 Jelly Bean phablet with massive 5.7” FullHD IPS display. XOLO Q3000 press photos...

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Nokia wins an injunction against all HTC devices in Germany

Nokia wins an injunction against all HTC devices in Germany

30 December, 2013 | comments (60)

Another one of Nokia’s lawsuits against HTC in Germany ended favorably for the Finnish manufacturer. Nokia won a patent injunction against all Android devices of the Taiwanese manufacturer, including the trio of HTC One devices. HTC was found...

Tags: Nokia, HTC, Android


LG reportedly sold three million G2 smartphones

LG reportedly sold three million G2 smartphones

30 December, 2013 | comments (99)

According to a report in Yonhap News quoting local analysts, LG has sold three million G2 smartphones globally since the device's launch. The latest sales number is higher than the previously reported two million units sold by the Korean...

Tags: LG, Android


Huawei Ascend Mate 2 photos leaked

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 photos leaked

30 December, 2013 | comments (18)

We recently posted some pictures of the Ascend Mate 2 from less than ideal angles, but now there is an entire photo gallery dedicated to Huawei's upcoming phablet. Huawei Ascend Mate 2 The photographer was kind enough to take pictures...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


Samsung Galaxy Note Pro may be AT&T bound

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro may be AT&T bound

30 December, 2013 | comments (14)

AT&T may just get another tablet in its lineup, the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro. Evleaks uncovered the name and model number of the device, SM-P907A, however there isn't much else info to go on. But some footwork leads us to believe that it is indeed a...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


Samsung announces 4GB DDR4 mobile DRAM

Samsung announces 4GB DDR4 mobile DRAM

30 December, 2013 | comments (97)

Samsung has been working hard this holiday season and today announced its 8Gb (that's 1GB) LPDDR4 mobile DRAM chip. This is not only the industry first LPDDR4 mobile DRAM, but it's also the first mobile DRAM to fit such a high density (8 gigabits)...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Asus teases 4-, 5-, and 6-inch smart devices for CES 2014

Asus teases 4-, 5-, and 6-inch smart devices for CES 2014

30 December, 2013 | comments (10)

In anticipation of 2014's first big trade show, Asus is looking to draw some hype to its anticipated smartphone announcements with a second CES teaser. Take a look: The balls raining down from the sky are labeled with the numbers 4, 5,...

Tags: Asus, Android, Rumors


Samsung to release Galaxy Note 3 Lite by end of Q1 2014

Samsung to release Galaxy Note 3 Lite by end of Q1 2014

29 December, 2013 | comments (47)

We reported on rumors of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Lite a little while back. To refresh your memory, the Galaxy Note 3 Lite is Samsung's planned lower-end version of its popular Note smartphone. There were also talks of it being leaked in four...

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG's Odin octa-core chip benchmarked by AnTuTu

LG's Odin octa-core chip benchmarked by AnTuTu

29 December, 2013 | comments (30)

LG's looking to start early in the octa-core chip race, and their processor has just been benchmarked by AnTuTu. The results are good, but not Snapdragon 800 good. It's quite on par with Samsung's octa-core Exynos chipset. Nicknamed the LG Odin,...

Tags: LG, Android


Samsung teases more powerful Exynos-powered gadgets at CES

Samsung teases more powerful Exynos-powered gadgets at CES

28 December, 2013 | comments (74)

CES is right around the corner - just days after New Year’s Eve, tech companies and journalists will be flooding the halls in Las Vegas. Samsung is bringing along something with Exynos inside. The Samsung Exynos Twitter account posted the a...

Tags: Samsung, Android


HTC VP and others indicted in Taiwan for corporate espionage

HTC VP and others indicted in Taiwan for corporate espionage

27 December, 2013 | comments (29)

As reported by The Wall Street Journal, top HTC senior executive and vice president of product design Thomas Chien has been indicted along with five other HTC employees by the Taiwanese courts for corporate espionage. The charges include leaking...

Tags: HTC, Android


Huawei Ascend Mate 2 pictures leak

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 pictures leak

27 December, 2013 | comments (8)

Someone's been snapping some pictures of Huawei's upcoming Mate 2 handset, and it being 2013, the photos ended up online. Although the shots are taken from less than ideal angles, they give a pretty good impression of the Mate 2's aesthetics. The...


LG, HTC, Huawei set to lose market share due to low sales

LG, HTC, Huawei set to lose market share due to low sales

27 December, 2013 | comments (148)

According to mobile industry analysts cited by DigiTimes, a number of smartphone makers including LG, HTC and Huawei may be on track to lose valuable market share in 2014. This is a result of the steady, but overall low sales of the makers' flagship...

Tags: LG, HTC, Huawei, Android


Alcatel announces 2GHz octa-core Idol X+ for $330 in China

Alcatel announces 2GHz octa-core Idol X+ for $330 in China

26 December, 2013 | comments (36)

TCL has officially announced their newest flagship phone: the Idol X+, and its specs are very impressive. While you may not have heard the name, TCL is the Chinese phone manufacturer that owns and actively uses the Alcatel brand outside China. We...

Tags: Android, Alcatel


Oppo Find 7 to have a 5.5-inch screen with 2K resolution

Oppo Find 7 to have a 5.5-inch screen with 2K resolution

26 December, 2013 | comments (54)

As it became clear today, the upcoming Oppo Find 7 will have a 5.5-inch with the first ever 2K resolution display on a mobile phone. The resolution of 2560 x 1440px on a screen with a 5.5-inch diagonal adds for the whopping 538 pixels per...

Tags: Oppo, Android


LG may release a G-Arch smart watch and a sports band soon

LG may release a G-Arch smart watch and a sports band soon

26 December, 2013 | comments (25)

With Samsung making a big push to sell customers wearable devices to pair with their higher end devices, one would expect another certain South Korean manufacturer to jump in on bandwagon, too (cough, LG, cough cough). Rumor has it that, in...

Tags: LG, Android


Pepsi teams up with Oppo for a special edition N1

Pepsi teams up with Oppo for a special edition N1

26 December, 2013 | comments (14)

The marriage of soft drink beverages and smartphone technology seems a bit far-fetched to us. That hasn't stopped Pepsi from teaming up with Oppo to release their very own version of the N1. A Cyanogen Mod edition N1 makes total sense. The team...

Tags: Misc, Android


Vulnerability found in Samsung Knox Software

Vulnerability found in Samsung Knox Software

25 December, 2013 | comments (136)

The corporate world has made a substantial migration from the Blackberries of old to iOS and Android. In a scramble to pick up that corporate market share, Samsung created Knox, its own security software designed to fortify Google's OS, and make it...

Tags: Samsung, Android