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LG to announce a smaller G Flex 2 by the end of the year

LG to announce a smaller G Flex 2 by the end of the year

12 September, 2014 | comments (32)

Last year's LG G Flex didn't exactly take the world by storm. Although featuring a unique curved display, the high price and the massive size were reason enough for most people to stay away from it. But LG will be announcing a second...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S4 gets Android 4.4.4 KitKat

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S4 gets Android 4.4.4 KitKat

11 September, 2014 | comments (29)

It's Android 4.4.4 update season for Samsung smartphones sold by US carriers, it seems. Following in the footsteps of Sprint's Galaxy Note 3 and Verizon's Galaxy S5, it's now the turn of T-Mobile's Galaxy S4 to be updated. Android 4.4.4 is...


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge German pre-orders launch

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge German pre-orders launch

11 September, 2014 | comments (126)

Want to be among the first to get the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 or Note Edge? If yes we have news for - good news and bad news. The cool part is that several German retailers have already launched their pre-order campaign, so you can book your unit...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Oppo N3 gets a couple of teasers ahead of October launch

Oppo N3 gets a couple of teasers ahead of October launch

11 September, 2014 | comments (9)

Oppo has posted two teasers and while it hasn't clearly specified what they are for, the misplaced 3 on the old phone clearly points to an upcoming Oppo N3 smartphone. The cameraphone will replace the Oppo N1 (the company really dislikes even...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


LTE Xiaomi Mi 4 goes on sale with China Mobile's TD-LTE support

LTE Xiaomi Mi 4 goes on sale with China Mobile's TD-LTE support

11 September, 2014 | comments (19)

The LTE version of the Xiaomi Mi 4 is now on sale in China. The phone is tailored to work on China Mobile's TD-LTE network only, so international launch with this radio is unlikely. The LTE Xiaomi Mi 4 retails for $326 (RMB 1999). Xiaomi...

Tags: Meizu, Android


Android in August: KitKat runs on a quarter of all devices

Android in August: KitKat runs on a quarter of all devices

10 September, 2014 | comments (45)

Google released its Android distribution report for the month of August. Unsurprisingly, Android 4.4 KitKat continues its march towards larger market share – it now runs on almost a quarter of all devices out there (24.5% to be precise). The...


HTC sends out invites for an October 8 press event

HTC sends out invites for an October 8 press event

10 September, 2014 | comments (49)

HTC sent out invites for an October 8 press event. The upcoming announcement will take place in New York City. There’s no word on what will the Taiwanese manufacturer reveal during the event. The invite carries the theme “Double...

Tags: HTC, Android


Cricket Wireless will offer HTC Desire 510 in the United States

Cricket Wireless will offer HTC Desire 510 in the United States

10 September, 2014 | comments (3)

Cricket Wireless announced that it will officially offer the HTC Desire 510 in the United States. The carrier will begin selling the budget-friendly LTE smartphone on September 19 online and in its stores, with 2,800 GameStop locations set to...

Tags: HTC, Android


Verizon launches Android 4.4.4 KitKat for the Samsung Galaxy S5

Verizon launches Android 4.4.4 KitKat for the Samsung Galaxy S5

10 September, 2014 | comments (24)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 on Verizon is receiving an over-the-air update today bumping Android to version 4.4.4 KitKat. The update weighs 346MB and fixes an issue with Bluetooth audio. Hopefully, there won't be the occasional loss of audio when using...


Sony Xperia M, L and SP to stay at Jelly Bean

Sony Xperia M, L and SP to stay at Jelly Bean

10 September, 2014 | comments (164)

Sony has made the decision to pull the plug on three of its phones – the Xperia M (and M Dual), Xperia L and Xperia SP will not be updated anymore, leaving them at the current latest software version. For the Xperia M, Xperia M Dual and Xperia L...


Android 4.4.4 for Xperia Z, ZR, ZL, Tablet Z now officially seeding

Android 4.4.4 for Xperia Z, ZR, ZL, Tablet Z now officially seeding

09 September, 2014 | comments (60)

Earlier today we told you about Sony Xperia Z being treated with a new firmware update based on the latest available Android 4.4.4 revision. The update is now official for the entire Xperia Z lineup worldwide. Sony has announced on Twitter it...


Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets Android 4.4.4 KitKat

Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets Android 4.4.4 KitKat

09 September, 2014 | comments (26)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 may no longer be the latest Samsung phablet, but that certainly doesn't mean that it won't be enjoying the latest Android updates from the manufacturer, as US carrier Sprint has released the latest Android 4.4.4 KitKat...


Sony Xperia Z is now getting Android 4.4.4 update

Sony Xperia Z is now getting Android 4.4.4 update

09 September, 2014 | comments (201)

Sony has begun seeding the Android 4.4.4 KitKat based firmware update to Sony Xperia Z. It is available in France, but it should soon roll out to all Xperia Z units worldwide. Sony Xperia Z has been running on Android 4.4.2 KitKat since May. Sony...


Galaxy Alpha hits UK on Sept 12, Canada on 26, Germany - 29

Galaxy Alpha hits UK on Sept 12, Canada on 26, Germany - 29

09 September, 2014 | comments (14)

Samsung Galaxy Alpha availability has been detailed for the UK, Germany and Canada. The slender Galaxy smartphone with a metal frame will be hitting all three countries within the next few weeks. The UK will be getting the Exynos octa-core model...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Micromax launches Canvas Nitro A310 in India

Micromax launches Canvas Nitro A310 in India

09 September, 2014 | comments (267)

Micromax has launched the new Canvas Nitro A310 in India in partnership with Snapdeal. The Canvas Nitro has a 5.0-inch, 1280x720 IPS LCD, MediaTek MT6595 SoC with octa-core 1.7GHz CPU and Mali 450 MP GPU, 2GB RAM, 8GB storage space with...

Tags: Micromax, Android


Purported details on Samsung SM-A500 smartphone leak out

Purported details on Samsung SM-A500 smartphone leak out

08 September, 2014 | comments (35)

It appears that Samsung Galaxy Alpha SM-G850 might soon have a more affordable sibling. Alleged specs on a yet to be announced Samsung SM-A500 smartphone made the rounds on the web. Reportedly, the abovementioned handset will be a mid-range...


Meizu MX4 Pro specs allegedly leak, 4GB of RAM rumored

Meizu MX4 Pro specs allegedly leak, 4GB of RAM rumored

08 September, 2014 | comments (44)

Meizu unveiled the 'normal version' of its MX4 flagship smartphone at the beginning of this month. Yet there are more variants of the MX4 in the works - this has been known for quite a while through various leaks and rumors. At least an MX4 Pro is...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


Amazon Fire Phone launches in the UK and Germany on Sept 30

Amazon Fire Phone launches in the UK and Germany on Sept 30

08 September, 2014 | comments (14)

Amazon Fire Phone has been available for purchase in the USA for a while - it was announced last June and launched in July. The unique smartphone didn't make a huge impact on the market despite its interesting interface and services. According to a...

Tags: Amazon, Android


Samsung Galaxy S5 Active coming soon to Europe, to cost €629

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active coming soon to Europe, to cost €629

08 September, 2014 | comments (23)

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active was launched exclusively on AT&T in May and it has only been available through the US carrier retail stores since. It seems the AT&T exclusivity is going to expire soon and the Galaxy S5 Active will be heading to...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Moto X with bamboo and leather back on pre-order in the UK

Moto X with bamboo and leather back on pre-order in the UK

08 September, 2014 | comments (10)

Last Friday we told you about the prices of Motorola's new gadgets for the UK market and the new Moto G is already available. The Moto X is yet to follow suit but you can now pre-order it with a bamboo or a leather back. The second-generation...