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HTC One (M8) gets Developer and Google Play editions

HTC One (M8) gets Developer and Google Play editions

25 March, 2014 | comments (9)

The new HTC One (M8) comes with a Google Play Edition out of the gate – Holo UI fans can enjoy stock Android 4.4.2 KitKat. Devs who need unrestricted access to the phone will also enjoy a Developer edition. The Developer edition will be unlocked...

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Watch the HTC One (M8) launch event live here

Watch the HTC One (M8) launch event live here

25 March, 2014 | comments (23)

The launch event of the HTC One (M8) is almost upon us. At 4PM GMT, the HTC will be announcing its latest flagship and will be streaming it live, so you can catch it without leaving your favorite website. The smartphone will be unveiled on...

Tags: HTC, Android


Sony Xperia Z2 pips HTC One (M8) to benchmark crown

Sony Xperia Z2 pips HTC One (M8) to benchmark crown

25 March, 2014 | comments (66)

The Nokia Lumia 1520 was crowned "Best gaming device" at the beginning of the month but yesterday the HTC One (M8) stole that title and an even bigger one – it reached top place on Basemark OS II, which is an overall benchmark. That didn’t last...

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Samsung SM-G870 Galaxy S5 Active surfaces

Samsung SM-G870 Galaxy S5 Active surfaces

25 March, 2014 | comments (36)

The trustworthy @evleaks tipster has delivered yet another interesting rumor. Apparently Samsung is working on a SM-G870 model, which should be released as Galaxy S5 Active. The Galaxy S5 flagship was announced at the MWC in Barcelona last month....


HTC One 2014 goes on sale before the announcement

HTC One 2014 goes on sale before the announcement

25 March, 2014 | comments (28)

HTC is going to unveil the HTC One 2014 (M8) today in simultaneous events in New York and London. And while Carphone Warehouse in the UK and a couple of carriers in the US have announced they will get the first batch of HTC One 2014 units minutes...

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OnePlus One launch date set for April 23

OnePlus One launch date set for April 23

25 March, 2014 | comments (13)

Startup phonemaker OnePlus has announced on its official forum that it will unveil the OnePlus One smartphone on April 23. The company has been quite eager to build up hype for its first smartphone revealing a large portion of its specifications...

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6.44" ZTE Nubia X6 phablet launches with Snapdragon 801

25 March, 2014 | comments (23)

The ZTE Nubia X6 officially launched at an event in Beijing and it proved to be a more exiting device that the latest rumors described. It's a 6.44" phablet with a Snapdragon 801 chipset and dual-SIM support plus LTE connectivity. The Nubia...

Tags: ZTE, Android


HTC One 2014 and HTC One (M7) video comparison pops up

HTC One 2014 and HTC One (M7) video comparison pops up

25 March, 2014 | comments (50)

The HTC One (2014) just can't catch a break hours before the company officially pulls its wraps off. Just yesterday, HTC's newest flagship was featured in a lengthy 14-minute hands-on video (now taken off), and today a YouTube tech channel...

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LG G2 and G Flex to receive Knock Code in April

LG G2 and G Flex to receive Knock Code in April

25 March, 2014 | comments (16)

LG plans to bring its latest (and rather cool) unlock feature called Knock Code to the G2 and G Flex. It made its debut on the LG G Pro 2 at this year's Mobile World Congress and brought a breath of fresh air to the Android lockscreen. The...

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T-Mobile US pre-order campaign for the Galaxy S5 is now live

T-Mobile US pre-order campaign for the Galaxy S5 is now live

24 March, 2014 | comments (31)

Today T-Mobile US has started its pre-order campaign for the Galaxy S5, just as it was announced a few days ago. AT&T and US Cellular were the first to offer the smartphone on pre-order, but all carriers will start shipping it in time for the...


OnePlus One gets a Snapdragon 801 upgrade

OnePlus One gets a Snapdragon 801 upgrade

24 March, 2014 | comments (37)

OnePlus, a startup phone manufacturer composed by former Oppo employees, has been trying its best to bring the spotlight on its upcoming One flagship smartphone. The latest teaser from the company reveals some of the hardware specs of the OnePlus...


Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom specs surface, 20MP camera in tow

Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom specs surface, 20MP camera in tow

24 March, 2014 | comments (46)

Now that the Galaxy S5 is already official and headed to the shelves, Samsung is finally able to shift its attention to its stablemates. It appears that the second smartphone to join the Galaxy S5 lineup will be the camera centric Samsung Galaxy S5...


HTC One M8 benchmarks show unparalleled performance

HTC One M8 benchmarks show unparalleled performance

24 March, 2014 | comments (47)

Rightware, the folks behind several popular Android benchmarking tools, have managed to obtain the results of the upcoming All New One a.k.a. M8 flagship from HTC. The unreleased smartphone beats out all of the competition handily in the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Nokia X will launch in Indonesia on March 27

Nokia X will launch in Indonesia on March 27

24 March, 2014 | comments (48)

Nokia's first Android smartphone, the Nokia X has already gone on sale in countries like India and Malaysia. The Finnish company is now expanding the availability of its affordable smartphone and the device will soon be available in...

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LG G Pro 2 outsells LG G2, to get a price cut

LG G Pro 2 outsells LG G2, to get a price cut

24 March, 2014 | comments (23)

According to a Korean newspaper citing LG representative, the company has been selling the LG G Pro 2 like hot cakes in its home country. Despite the relatively high price tag of KRW999,000 or about $927, the phone is even outselling the LG G2, the...

Tags: LG, Android


Asus launches Zenfone 4, 5 and 6 on April 11 in China

Asus launches Zenfone 4, 5 and 6 on April 11 in China

24 March, 2014 | comments (15)

The Zenfone trio was announced back at CES in January. Zenfone 4, 5 and 6 are all powered by dual-core Intel Atom chipsets and run on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. KitKat updates are already in the works for all three of them though and will launch later...

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BlackBerry OS 10.3 screenshots leak, voice assistant coming

BlackBerry OS 10.3 screenshots leak, voice assistant coming

24 March, 2014 | comments (41)

A myriad of screenshots have leaked showing the new and upcoming BlackBerry OS 10.3. The new OS release brings a cleaner UI with a predominantly red and black theme. On the homescreen the icon shadow has been removed. This might be an...


First Tegra 4i smartphone to cost just €200 in Europe

First Tegra 4i smartphone to cost just €200 in Europe

24 March, 2014 | comments (24)

The first smartphone powered by the Tegra 4i chipset is made by French manufacturer Wiko and is called WAX. It packs a quad-core Tegra 4i with four Cortex-A9 cores running at 1.7 GHz. Its GPU has 60 cores instead of the Tegra 4's 72. We met the...

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Nokia and Microsoft expect to finalize deal next month

Nokia and Microsoft expect to finalize deal next month

24 March, 2014 | comments (29)

Both Microsoft and Nokia have issued statements regarding the acquisition of Nokia's Devices and Services division (read. smartphones business) and related patent licenses. Both companies expect the final round of regulatory approvals to finish by...


New HTC One gets another extended hands-on video

New HTC One gets another extended hands-on video

24 March, 2014 | comments (51)

The new HTC One has got yet another hands-on video before the phone gets officially launched. This time it is in German but the video is much better quality. The hands-on video gives a good tour of the hardware and all the different buttons...

Tags: HTC, Android