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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...

Tags: Micromax, Android


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...

Tags: Acer, Android


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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...


ARM unveils Cortex-A12 and Mali-622 mid-range CPU and GPU

ARM unveils Cortex-A12 and Mali-622 mid-range CPU and GPU

03 June, 2013 | comments (11)

ARM has a problem Cortex-A9 is old and the new Cortex-A15 cores just can't seem to make it to the market (the Exynos 5 Octa and Tegra 4 both have issues getting on shipping devices). The company just announced an interim solution, the...

Tags: Misc


Samsung Galaxy S4 Active teal version surfaces

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active teal version surfaces

02 June, 2013 | comments (56)

If you're looking to for a surefire conversation-starter when you pop out your phone, the recently-leaked Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is setting up to be a serious contender, as not only is it the new waterproof version of Samsung's immensely...


Samsung Galaxy I9600 benchmark appears, says it runs Android 4.3

Samsung Galaxy I9600 benchmark appears, says it runs Android 4.3

02 June, 2013 | comments (41)

Now this requires a healthy pinch of salt before we dive into the actual information. AnTuTu is a popular benchmark and, every now and then, its database unearths some yet unannounced device. This time around we get the Samsung Galaxy GT-I9600,...


US Cellular leaked documents mention Optimus F7

US Cellular leaked documents mention Optimus F7

02 June, 2013 | comments (9)

Leaked documents, which appear to belong to US Cellular point to the upcoming addition of LG's Optimus F7 smartphone to the carrier's arsenal. Sadly the documents don't reveal any pricing or release date but the wait is not likely to be that...

Tags: LG, Android


The Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom pays the FCC a visit, lacks LTE

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom pays the FCC a visit, lacks LTE

01 June, 2013 | comments (51)

Samsung appears to be keen on making different Galaxy S4 spin-offs - the Galaxy S4 mini, Galaxy S4 Active and lastly, the Galaxy S4 Zoom, which has just entered the FCC for approval. Unfortunately, nothing has been revealed from this...


Samsung Galaxy S4 Active for AT&T press image leaks

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active for AT&T press image leaks

31 May, 2013 | comments (26)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active has made yet another appearance on the web - this time with AT&T livery on. A press image of the yet to be announced smartphone has emerged, showcasing the handset with the AT&T signature globe on its back cover....


White LG Nexus 4 makes its way to the United States

White LG Nexus 4 makes its way to the United States

31 May, 2013 | comments (23)

The freshly announced white LG Nexus 4 has officially made its way to the United States. The eye-grabbing handset can be purchased at the moment both from the Google Play store and online at T-Mobile. In the Google Play store, the white...

Tags: LG, Android


Is that a live photo of the Sony Xperia L4 and the Nokia phablet?

Is that a live photo of the Sony Xperia L4 and the Nokia phablet?

31 May, 2013 | comments (77)

We stumbled upon a blurry image, which allegedly shows the Rumorland-resident Sony phablet going by the name of Xperia Togari (L4). There's also a Nokia phablet, which sources point could be named 1030 with perhaps a Lumia somewhere in the name...


Samsung Galaxy S4 mini priced, coming to Three UK

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini priced, coming to Three UK

31 May, 2013 | comments (43)

Russia will be receiving the Galaxy S4 mini for a price of 19,990 Russian rubles (around $630). The dual-SIM version of the smartphone will be available in June. Of course you shouldn't reach too much into that as the prices of smartphones in...

Tags: Samsung, Android


New photo of LG Optimus G2 and details on Optimus L9 II leak

New photo of LG Optimus G2 and details on Optimus L9 II leak

31 May, 2013 | comments (82)

LG seems to be cooking up refreshes for two phones that are overdue for an upgrade the Optimus G flagship and the Optimus L9. The LG Optimus G2 was caught in another photo and it seems like the early software had experienced some issue, with...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Analyst: Samsung to sell 80 million Galaxy S4 in 2013

Analyst: Samsung to sell 80 million Galaxy S4 in 2013

31 May, 2013 | comments (79)

Samsung announced just a few days ago it has shipped 10 million Galaxy S4 units globally. It is an impressive milestone achieved in less than a month - two times better than the achievement of its predecessor. RBC Capital Markets analyst Mark Sue...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Sony Xperia Z to be available through a US carrier soon

Sony Xperia Z to be available through a US carrier soon

31 May, 2013 | comments (26)

At the All Things D D11 conference, Sony CEO Kaz Hirai confirmed that the Sony Xperia Z will be heading to a US carrier in the near future, although he didn't specify which carrier exactly. The most likely candidate currently is T-Mobile, as...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors