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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....


LG Nexus 4 confirmed by LG Head of Mobile Product Planning

LG Nexus 4 confirmed by LG Head of Mobile Product Planning

22 October, 2012 | comments (125)

In an interview with IBN Live LG's Head of Mobile Product Planning, Amit Gujral, has let slip that the much-anticipated and not-so-secret LG-made Nexus 4 is the real deal and it's going to be unveiled at Google's Android event come October 29...


Samsung I9260 Galaxy Premier GLBenchmark scores reveal GPU

Samsung I9260 Galaxy Premier GLBenchmark scores reveal GPU

22 October, 2012 | comments (52)

The Samsung I9260 Galaxy Premier was once rumored as the next Galaxy Nexus phone, but those rumors were renounced. The Premier sits somewhere between the Galaxy S III and the S III mini and now we know its GPU (and most likely chipset) thanks to a...


Purported live photo of Sony Xperia Odin C650X surfaces

Purported live photo of Sony Xperia Odin C650X surfaces

21 October, 2012 | comments (113)

An alleged live photo of Sony Xperia C650X Odin has emerged, thus giving us a glimpse of the tech giant's upcoming Android powerhouse. The device has previously made an appearance in a leaked user agent profile. The purported photo of the...


HTC DLX for Verizon Wireless leaks out in live photos

HTC DLX for Verizon Wireless leaks out in live photos

21 October, 2012 | comments (37)

Live photos of the upcoming HTC DLX Android powerhouse for Verizon Wireless have leaked out, showing off a gorgeous 5" 1080p display. The smartphone in the images appears closely related to the recently announced, Japan exclusive HTC J...


LG Nexus 4 (E960) might have a 16GB version after all

LG Nexus 4 (E960) might have a 16GB version after all

19 October, 2012 | comments (81)

A new rumor about the LG Nexus 4 claims the phone would in fact have a much more reasonable 16GB version. Having only 8GB of storage on a modern-day smartphone with an HD screen doesn't make much sense from a consumer point of view. That's the...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Sony C6603 'Yuga' camera sample leaks, hints at a 13MP sensor

Sony C6603 'Yuga' camera sample leaks, hints at a 13MP sensor

19 October, 2012 | comments (41)

The Sony Yuga had its display and quad-core Krait internals leaked in the not so distant past, and now its camera draws our attention thanks to a leaked Picasa sample photo. The EXIF data of the photo hints that Sony will be using a 13MP...


Samsung finally seeds Jelly Bean to UK Galaxy S III owners

Samsung finally seeds Jelly Bean to UK Galaxy S III owners

19 October, 2012 | comments (120)

Granted, the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update to the oh-so-popular Galaxy S III has been seeding at some places for more than two weeks now. But the UK owners (and those in a list of other European countries) were not lucky enough to make it in the...


Sony announces which Xperia phones will get Jelly Bean

Sony announces which Xperia phones will get Jelly Bean

19 October, 2012 | comments (290)

The cards are on the table - Sony just announced the update plan of its Xperia line. Here's the list of models that will get updated to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and also the ones that will remain stuck with 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Sony's latest...


Google has its first $14B quarter but net income decreases

Google has its first $14B quarter but net income decreases

19 October, 2012 | comments (33)

Google's Q3 results came out earlier than planned and since they didn’t meet Wall Street's expectations, the company's shares dipped and trading of the stock had to be suspended temporarily. Google's shares ended the day 8% down. While not what...

Tags: Google, Android, Misc


Oppo Find 5 has a FullHD 5-inch screen, pics and specs emerge

Oppo Find 5 has a FullHD 5-inch screen, pics and specs emerge

18 October, 2012 | comments (131)

The Oppo Find 5 is no stranger to us, we've already heard the rumors. And this time around they seem to be confirmed to the letter. The Oppo Find 5 has a 5-inch screen of FullHD resolution with a narrow 3mm bezel. It runs on 1.5Ghz Qualcomm's...


Asus Padfone 2 to get JB next month, keyboard dock later

Asus Padfone 2 to get JB next month, keyboard dock later

18 October, 2012 | comments (28)

The Asus event, which brought us the new Padfone 2 smartphone/tablet was over all too quickly and some details almost slipped through. Among them were the Jelly Bean update schedule and the keyboard dock, which wasn’t presented. According to an...


Samsung Galaxy S III drops to $99 in the US on a 2-year contract

Samsung Galaxy S III drops to $99 in the US on a 2-year contract

18 October, 2012 | comments (62)

If you're in the US and want to update to a Samsung Galaxy S III, now might be a very good time to do it. Amazon Wireless is offering the Samsung flagship for $100 if you sign a contract with Verizon or Sprint and for $120 if you want to go with...