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Samsung officially announces the IP67 Galaxy S4 Active

Samsung officially announces the IP67 Galaxy S4 Active

05 June, 2013 | comments (88)

After numerous leaks, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active has finally been officially announced by Samsung. The most notable feature of the new smartphone is the addition of IP67 certification for dust and water protection, thanks to the newly-designed...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Images of Meizu M035 surface ahead of its announcement

Images of Meizu M035 surface ahead of its announcement

05 June, 2013 | comments (10)

Images of an upcoming smartphone from Meizu, codenamed as Charm Blue, have surfaced online. The smartphone has a model number Meizu M035, but it's yet to get a proper announcement. Leaked images of Meizu M035 The Meizu M035 smartphone...

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Huawei Ascend P6 appears in live photos, benchmark database

Huawei Ascend P6 appears in live photos, benchmark database

05 June, 2013 | comments (22)

The official photo of the Huawei Ascend P6 leaked earlier and now the live photos of the upcoming flagship smartphone have appeared along with its benchmark results. Live images of Huawei Ascend P6 The images of the Huawei Ascend...

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Leaked parts point to new color options for next iPhone

Leaked parts point to new color options for next iPhone

05 June, 2013 | comments (43)

The hotly-anticipated Apple iPhone 5S is makings the rounds in the Rumorland for quite some time. We have already seen few concepts and purported images of the upcoming iPhone, but none have been conclusive so far. Now, the alleged images of the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


iPhone 4, iPad 2 3G for AT&T infringe on Samsung patents

iPhone 4, iPad 2 3G for AT&T infringe on Samsung patents

05 June, 2013 | comments (48)

Samsung just won a patent victory against Apple, but it's an empty one. The South Korean company has successfully argued that some Apple products violate Samsung's 7,706,348 patent. The devices in question? The iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3...

Tags: Samsung, Apple, AT&T


White Nexus 4 units delivery intercepted by Google

White Nexus 4 units delivery intercepted by Google

04 June, 2013 | comments (22)

If you've ordered the 16GB version of the white Google Nexus 4 in the past couple of days, you may have received a notification that your order is being intercepted and returned to sender. No word on what the cause could be, and the only...

Tags: Android, Google, LG


Android in May 2013: JB rise continues, GB still leads

Android in May 2013: JB rise continues, GB still leads

04 June, 2013 | comments (41)

While Jelly Bean and ICS combine for almost 60% of the Android landscape, it's still Android 2.3 Gingerbread that accounts for roughly 36.4% of all Android handsets used in May. While the gap between Jelly Bean and Gingerbread has narrowed...


HTC sees big revenue increase in May, almost back to 2012 levels

HTC sees big revenue increase in May, almost back to 2012 levels

04 June, 2013 | comments (68)

The first sign that HTC has reversed its downward spiral was the unconfirmed info that the HTC One had sold 5 million units not long after its end-of-March launch. Now we get something more official from HTC's monthly financial info, which shows a...

Tags: HTC, Misc


Intel introduces new quad-core Atom with built-in LTE

Intel introduces new quad-core Atom with built-in LTE

04 June, 2013 | comments (35)

Intel introduced the first major upgrade to its Atom line of mobile chipsets with the Bay Trail-T SoC, which features a new microarchitecture and Intel's brand new LTE modem. The new microarchitecture is called Silvermont and is built on a 22nm...

Tags: Intel, Atom, Android, Misc


Qualcomm outs WP8-loving quad- core Snapdragon 400 with LTE

Qualcomm outs WP8-loving quad- core Snapdragon 400 with LTE

04 June, 2013 | comments (43)

Qualcomm has just announced a quad-core edition of its Snapdragon 400 chip, which comes with full LTE support. The chipmaker says the new quad-core Snapdragon 400 is fully compatible with Android and Windows Phone 8, making it the first quad-core...


Sony introduces dual-core Xperia M and Xperia M dual

Sony introduces dual-core Xperia M and Xperia M dual

04 June, 2013 | comments (121)

Sony Xperia M has just gone official. It's based on the same OmniBalance design (rectangular frame and aluminum power button like a luxury phone's crown) that has been made popular by the Xperia Z phone and the Xperia Tablet Z. The phone packs a...

Tags: Sony, Android


New Huawei Ascend W2 images in red and yellow surface

New Huawei Ascend W2 images in red and yellow surface

04 June, 2013 | comments (9)

Huawei's second Windows Phone 8 smartphone has been doing the rounds in Rumorland for a while and we even saw the first official photo of the Ascend W2 a few days ago. Now, two more press images of the Huawei Ascend W2 has been leaked,...

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It's official: HTC One is coming to Verizon this summer

It's official: HTC One is coming to Verizon this summer

03 June, 2013 | comments (11)

It's been a tough couple of months for the Verizon subscribers, who were were left out of the HTC One fun. The wait is finally over then as the largest carrier in the US has confirmed that it will be offering the HTC flagship. Today Verizon...

Tags: Verizon, Android, HTC


Kantar: WP gains market share in US, BlackBerry falters

Kantar: WP gains market share in US, BlackBerry falters

03 June, 2013 | comments (65)

According to Kantar WorldPanel in the three months ending April 2013 Windows Phone powered 5.6% of the smartphones sold in the US market, while Android remained in the lead. The Google platform had a share of over 51.7%, while its closest rival iOS...


Android Jelly Bean 4.2.1 coming to the A116 Canvas HD

Android Jelly Bean 4.2.1 coming to the A116 Canvas HD

03 June, 2013 | comments (83)

The Micromax A116 Canvas HD has just seen its first major update released, which adds several cool new features and delivers a fix for the low GPS lock issue. The Android 4.2.1 update will not be released over-the-air, unfortunately, although...

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Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean for HTC One coming in mid-June

Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean for HTC One coming in mid-June

03 June, 2013 | comments (19)

After finally putting the production issues behind it, the HTC flagship managed to gain some serious momentum in the market and the Taiwanese are willing to do everything in their powers to build on it. The company has committed to taking good care...

Tags: HTC, Android


Acer Liquid S1 is official, packs 5.7-inch display and Android 4.2

Acer Liquid S1 is official, packs 5.7-inch display and Android 4.2

03 June, 2013 | comments (17)

Acer has officially took the wraps off the Liquid S1, the company's first smartphone to pack a 5.7-inch display of HD resolution. Under the hood of the Acer Liquid S1 hums a 1.5GHz quad-core CPU and 1GB of RAM running Android 4.2 Jelly...

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5" HTC Butterfly S and 4.3" One mini to have UltraPixel cameras

03 June, 2013 | comments (88)

The HTC One is finally starting to gain traction and rumor has it the company will bring a couple more devices based on it, the HTC Butterfly S and the HTC One mini (M4). The Butterfly S is a slight upgrade over the current Butterfly with the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Alleged images of low cost iPhone surface

Alleged images of low cost iPhone surface

03 June, 2013 | comments (92)

Apple is rumored to be working on a more affordable iPhone for quite some time and even Tim Cook's denial of its existence isn't slowing down the gossip train. Today, purported images of the low cost iPhone have been spotted in China, pointing to a...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Samsung announces Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 and Galaxy Tab 3 10.1

Samsung announces Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 and Galaxy Tab 3 10.1

03 June, 2013 | comments (41)

We have already seen the 7-inch version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3, which was announced back in April. Now Samsung has announced two new additions to the lineup in the form of an 8-inch and 10.1-inch model. The 8-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 3...