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Android L running on Moto G demoed on video

Android L running on Moto G demoed on video

13 October, 2014 | comments (26)

Update: Nope, nevermind, it's just Android L-themed CyanogenMod 11. Recent Motorola phones have a near-Nexus status when it comes to software updates, even the mid-range Moto G. A developer got Android L running and recorded a six minute video...

Tags: Motorola, Android


More photos of Meizu MX4 Pro with YunOS surface

More photos of Meizu MX4 Pro with YunOS surface

13 October, 2014 | comments (12)

A few hours ago a photo of the Meizu MX4 Pro leaked and now it has been followed by a few more. Interestingly one of the photos shows the YunOS boot screen and not Flyme. Both are custom versions of Android but while Flyme is developed in-house...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 receives battery-improving update

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 receives battery-improving update

13 October, 2014 | comments (58)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is about to make its international debut and already the company is issuing the first software update for the device. The firmware number of the latest update is XXU1ANJ4 and at 36MB it is quite small. That's because...


Oppo N3 back panel revealed in an official teaser photo

Oppo N3 back panel revealed in an official teaser photo

13 October, 2014 | comments (14)

With the Oppo N3 launch event on October 29 fast approaching, the company is revealing more about what the phone will look like in teaser photos. The latest one, posted on Weibo, shows the phone's back and it does so in detail. Just like we...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Apple A8X chip photo leaks ahead of iPad Air 2 event

Apple A8X chip photo leaks ahead of iPad Air 2 event

13 October, 2014 | comments (30)

The Apple iPad Air 2 is having its announcement this Thursday and rumors have it that the slate is powered by an Apple A8X chip. Today, new purported photos of the SoC have emerged giving more credibility to this rumor. In addition to the...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Alleged live photo of Meizu MX4 Pro emerges

Alleged live photo of Meizu MX4 Pro emerges

12 October, 2014 | comments (17)

Alleged live photo of Meizu MX4 Pro made the rounds online. The image of the Meizu MX4's more capable sibling appeared on the Chinese social network Weibo. Meizu MX4 Pro (click to enlarge) The latest Meizu MX4 Pro appearance falls right in...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


BLU Win JR and Win HD hit the shelves in Canada

BLU Win JR and Win HD hit the shelves in Canada

12 October, 2014 | comments (11)

BLU Win JR and BLU Win HD quietly made their way to Canada. The duo of affordable Windows Phone devices is available to purchase directly from the Microsoft Store in the country. BLU Win JR’s $89 price puts it squarely in impulse buy...


iPhone 6 and 6 Plus $100 off sale from Boost Mobile

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus $100 off sale from Boost Mobile

12 October, 2014 | comments (55)

Last year, Boost Mobile was the first prepaid US carrier to offer $100 off the latest Apple iPhone 5s and 5c models. This year they're doing it again with Apple's newest flagships, the Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Starting October 17, the...

Tags: Apple, iOS


HTC One (E8 Eye) leaks via import documents

HTC One (E8 Eye) leaks via import documents

12 October, 2014 | comments (17)

HTC unveiled the first member of its new Eye family this week, but it was very quickly to add a second with the One (M8 Eye) joining the Desire Eye. Now we learn that a third Eye smartphone is on the way as import documents from India have listed...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


DROID Turbo briefly appears on Verizon's Twitter account

DROID Turbo briefly appears on Verizon's Twitter account

11 October, 2014 | comments (42)

It's been a while since we saw a new DROID from Motorola and Verizon. Well, there is one coming soon, and it is the new DROID Turbo. We have seen some of the specs and other details in a leak before, but here is the back of the phone in that neat...


Google releases Android L 64-bit emulator for x86 Intel CPUs

Google releases Android L 64-bit emulator for x86 Intel CPUs

11 October, 2014 | comments (44)

The Android developer community has released an Android L emulator image specifically for Intel's x86 64-bit architecture. It will allow developers to build or optimize older apps for the upcoming Android L OS and its new 64-bit...

Tags: Android, Intel


Week 41 in review: Apple iPad Air 2, Mini 3, Motorola Nexus 6

Week 41 in review: Apple iPad Air 2, Mini 3, Motorola Nexus 6

11 October, 2014 | comments (1)

Week In Review is back to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. In the past Week 41 we saw a lot of rumors regarding the launch of upcoming products. Apple unveiled its October 16 event, at which the company is...


Meizu MX4 makes its way to Malaysia for $322

Meizu MX4 makes its way to Malaysia for $322

10 October, 2014 | comments (51)

The Meizu MX4 is setting foot in Malaysia by the end of this month. The phone is going to be made available from Meizu itself for a price of $322 (RM 1,048). For the price, Malaysian customers get the latest generation MediaTek MT6595...

Tags: Meizu, Android


Sharp Aquos Crystal lands on Boost Mobile and Sprint

Sharp Aquos Crystal lands on Boost Mobile and Sprint

10 October, 2014 | comments (24)

The Sharp Aquos Crystal went official in Japan in mid-August and was due to launch on Sprint two weeks later, but due to some delays it is only now making its way to the US shores. Boost Mobile is getting the mid-range smartphone today for $149.99...

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Oppo N3 leaks again, shows three color versions

Oppo N3 leaks again, shows three color versions

10 October, 2014 | comments (25)

Oppo N3 has been in the rumorland for quite a while with specs and renders. Oppo even began teasing the smartphone on Facebook. The latest teaser picture once again confirmrs the Oppo N3 announcement date - October 29. The event will be taking place...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Lenovo announces Yoga Tablet 2 Pro 13.3

Lenovo announces Yoga Tablet 2 Pro 13.3" QHD Android tablet

10 October, 2014 | comments (35)

At a global launch event yesterday, Lenovo announced the Yoga Tablet 2 Pro. The tablet runs Android and packs a 13.3" QHD display, but that's not even the coolest thing about it. In fact, the Tablet 2 Pro comes with an integrated projector, which...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


HTC One (M8 EYE) quietly goes on sale in China

HTC One (M8 EYE) quietly goes on sale in China

10 October, 2014 | comments (27)

HTC has quietly launched an updated version of the new HTC One. Called the HTC One (M8 EYE), the new model features just one change, but it also happens to be the one that everybody was asking for. HTC has swapped the 4 UltraPixel camera from the...

Tags: HTC, Android


Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 comes in 8

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 comes in 8" and 10", low pricetag

10 October, 2014 | comments (12)

The new generation Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 family also comes in 8" and 10" versions, besides the gadget-packed 13.3" Pro version. The smaller tablets come in Android and Windows versions. They are all powered by a quad-core Atom processor and share...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


HTC One M8 gets Eye Experience with Android 4.4.4 KitKat

HTC One M8 gets Eye Experience with Android 4.4.4 KitKat

10 October, 2014 | comments (62)

Just two days after announcing the Eye Experience software, which ships with the new HTC Desire Eye, the company has also launched an update for the HTC One (M8) to bring it up to speed. The Eye Experience is coming to the One (M8) alongside Android...

Tags: HTC, Android


Sony Xperia Z3v goes official for Verizon Wireless

Sony Xperia Z3v goes official for Verizon Wireless

09 October, 2014 | comments (32)

Sony took the wraps off the Xperia Z3v for Verizon Wireless in the United States. The IP68 certified high-end Android smartphone will hit the carrier’s shelves later this month, on October 23 for $199.99 with a two-year contract. At a quick...

Tags: Sony, Android, Verizon