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Motorola Moto G on Verizon receives Android 4.4.4 KitKat

Motorola Moto G on Verizon receives Android 4.4.4 KitKat

25 July, 2014 | comments (32)

The Google Play Store version of the Moto G already received an update to Android 4.4.4 KitKat and now the company announced it's time for Verizon users to start getting it too. The OTA update should be seeding now to Verizon Moto G phones starting...


Metal Huawei C199 with 5.5-inch screen passes TENAA certification

Metal Huawei C199 with 5.5-inch screen passes TENAA certification

25 July, 2014 | comments (7)

A metal-clad Huawei C199 got its certification from the Chinese wireless authority TENAA. It packs a 5.5" 720p screen and is powered by a homebrewed HiSilicon Kirin 920 chipset. The chipset is based on ARM's big.LITTLE design with four Cortex-A15...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Octa-core Samsung G900H Galaxy S5 gets a performance update too

Octa-core Samsung G900H Galaxy S5 gets a performance update too

25 July, 2014 | comments (28)

The octa-core Samsung G900H Galaxy S5 is getting the same 200MB update that its Snapdragon-based twin received yesterday. The update has a rather short change log – "improved performance" – but no details on how and what got faster. The update will...


Latest Chrome beta hints at Android L being version 4.5

Latest Chrome beta hints at Android L being version 4.5

25 July, 2014 | comments (17)

Ever since Google announced Android L at Google I/O last month, speculations ran wild as to not only what L will end up being called (Lollipop seems to be the fan favorite), but also what version number it will sport. The latest Chrome beta 37...


Samsung launches Galaxy TabQ with 7” display in China

Samsung launches Galaxy TabQ with 7” display in China

25 July, 2014 | comments (16)

Samsung has officially launched its mid-range Galaxy TabQ tablet in the Chinese land. The tablet will be compatible with China Mobile and China Unicom. The Galaxy TabQ sports a 7-inch TFT display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The tablet...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Lenovo to unveil its K920 flagship on August 5

Lenovo to unveil its K920 flagship on August 5

24 July, 2014 | comments (35)

Lenovo is all set to unveil its latest flagship smartphone, the K920. Wang Yan, the company’s marketing general manager has posted a teaser image on his Weibo account that gives us a glimpse of the smartphone. The teaser image confirms the...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


Samsung Galaxy Alpha leaks in another set of images

Samsung Galaxy Alpha leaks in another set of images

24 July, 2014 | comments (51)

Samsung Galaxy Alpha leaked just a few hours ago in its first live images. The source also shed some light on the specs - a 4.7" Super AMOLED display, LTE-enabled Exynos chipset, 32GB non-expandable storage, fingerprint and hear-rate sensors, Galaxy...


HTC One (M8) now available in Red and Pink in the UK

HTC One (M8) now available in Red and Pink in the UK

24 July, 2014 | comments (4)

HTC One (M8) was officially announced in Silver and Black color options and now, the smartphone will be available in two more color options – Red and Pink in the UK. The Red variant will be exclusive to O2, starting from August 7 with...

Tags: HTC, Android


Another image of the Sony Xperia Z3 leaks

Another image of the Sony Xperia Z3 leaks

24 July, 2014 | comments (57)

Two new images have leaked showing the alleged Sony Xperia Z3, currently a rumored future flagship prospect for the Japanese company. While the images don't really reveal much about the phone's innards they show the exterior and it looks the same...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


HTC One (M8) receives Android 4.4.3 KitKat update

HTC One (M8) receives Android 4.4.3 KitKat update

24 July, 2014 | comments (17)

HTC's Vice President of Management, Mo Versi, has posted a tweet saying that the HTC One (M8) Android 4.4.3 OTA update will arrive "late next week." The update will be available to the international unlocked version of the phone as well as its...

Tags: HTC, Android


Sony Xperia Z3 hits the FCC in Japan and International flavors

Sony Xperia Z3 hits the FCC in Japan and International flavors

24 July, 2014 | comments (31)

The Sony Xperia Z3 has payed a visit to the FCC where it has successfully undergone certification. The phone has also passed its Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and NFC certification processes. The Xperia Z3 has entered the FCC doors with the codename...

Tags: Sony, Android


Allwinner announces its first 64-bit chipset

Allwinner announces its first 64-bit chipset

24 July, 2014 | comments (14)

Allwinner announced that it will be launching its first 64-bit chipset by the end of the year. A 64-bit version of Android is ready and will be shown running on the Juno development platform at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair in October. Details...

Tags: Misc, Android


Samsung Galaxy Alpha leaks, comes with a 4.7

Samsung Galaxy Alpha leaks, comes with a 4.7" display

24 July, 2014 | comments (61)

Samsung Galaxy Alpha has recently joined our rumor mill via a small leaked photo. What we knew is the Alpha smartphone has metallic iPhone-like frame and plastic rear cover. The specs also differed from the constantly leaking Galaxy F - the Galaxy...


OnePlus One will be officially available in India some day

OnePlus One will be officially available in India some day

24 July, 2014 | comments (54)

Fans of the OnePlus One in India will no longer have to import their phone from the US in the future. If all goes according to plan, the OnePlus One will be officially coming to India. Talking on their official forum, the company indicated...

Tags: OnePlus, Android


Xiaomi may have sold less than 10,000 Mi 3 units in India

Xiaomi may have sold less than 10,000 Mi 3 units in India

23 July, 2014 | comments (76)

Xiaomi made its debut in India this month, and yesterday the Chinese smartphone maker held its first flash sale in the subcontinent. The company proudly boasted that its Mi 3 sold out in under 40 minutes. However, Xiaomi omitted to mention just...


Verizon announces the HTC One Remix, available on July 24

Verizon announces the HTC One Remix, available on July 24

23 July, 2014 | comments (8)

Verizon has just announced the HTC One Remix, its branded version of the HTC One Mini 2. Apart from heavy carrier branding, the phone is virtually unchanged from its original form. That means the One Remix comes with a 4.5" HD display and a...

Tags: HTC, Android, Verizon


Alleged specs of Sony Xperia Z3 surface

Alleged specs of Sony Xperia Z3 surface

23 July, 2014 | comments (74)

Unlike most of its competitors, Sony refreshes its flagship Android line up twice every year. It looks like the company is already gearing up to introduce the next-generation Xperia Z smartphone, as the rumors and leaks have started to pour...


Vodafone Smart Power 4 with 5

Vodafone Smart Power 4 with 5" display launches

23 July, 2014 | comments (12)

Affordable carrier branded smartphones is probably are the easiest way to jump onto the smartphone bandwagon. Vodafone, with its newest offering, the Smart Power 4 will be hoping to bolster its smartphone sales in the United Kingdom. Vodafone...

Tags: Vodafone, Android


Update brings improved performance to Euro Galaxy S5

Update brings improved performance to Euro Galaxy S5

23 July, 2014 | comments (39)

The European Samsung Galaxy S5 is currently receiving an over the air update that carries performance improvements with it. The update comes in two parts - the first one is the huge chunk clocking in at 194MB and right after it comes a 1MB...


OnePlus offering a limited period 'Blizzard of invites' for the One

OnePlus offering a limited period 'Blizzard of invites' for the One

23 July, 2014 | comments (49)

If you have been hunting around for an invite for the OnePlus One, here's your chance to score one. For a limited period of time (only today), the company is giving you a chance to win from one of the 5,000 additional invites from its...

Tags: OnePlus, Android