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HTC will reportedly make a smartphone for Amazon

HTC will reportedly make a smartphone for Amazon

15 October, 2013 | comments (29)

According to a report in The Financial Times, HTC and Amazon are working together on an upcoming smartphone. The article goes further to point that there are three different devices in the works, with one of them being in advanced stage of...


Apple's iPad event is all but set for October 22, now official

Apple's iPad event is all but set for October 22, now official

15 October, 2013 | comments (47)

Confirming the rumor, Apple today has sent out invites to media for an October 22 event. Almost a week ago, we reported the rumor about that and now it all seems to be nicely confirmed. In their invites Apple is not hinting in any way what the...

Tags: Apple


Usage of Sapphire in smartphones set to increase

Usage of Sapphire in smartphones set to increase

15 October, 2013 | comments (39)

Sapphire is turning out to be one of the most popular materials used to build a smartphone, according to a study from IHS. The research firm also reveals that the usage of the material is expected to reach 54 kilometers - not those kilometers, but...

Tags: Misc


A slew of Sony devices hit the US, Xperia Z1 included

A slew of Sony devices hit the US, Xperia Z1 included

15 October, 2013 | comments (26)

Today marks the launch of several new Sony devices on the US market, namely the Sony Xperia Z1, Sony Xperia Z Ultra, and the Sony SmartWatch 2. The 20.7MP Xperia Z1 flagship is for sale in Sony's online store for $649.99, although this...


Nexus 5 to be priced at $399, Nexus 4 LTE model in tow

Nexus 5 to be priced at $399, Nexus 4 LTE model in tow

15 October, 2013 | comments (95)

The Google Nexus 5 has already appeared in several leaked images and the recent appearance in a hands-on video has left nothing to our imagination. Now, the pricing details of the upcoming Google Nexus smartphone have made its way to the...


Google Nexus 5 leaks in new images

Google Nexus 5 leaks in new images

15 October, 2013 | comments (33)

The upcoming Nexus 5 has been pictured once again, this time in Russia. The new snaps show the characteristic Nexus logo on the back, which appears to be highly prone to fingerprints as well - something we didn't see in previous leaked...


Samsung Galaxy S4 mini said to be experiencing lackluster sales

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini said to be experiencing lackluster sales

15 October, 2013 | comments (156)

Last year, Samsung started the trend of releasing 'mini' versions of their flagship smartphones (although technically they were normal sized versions of their giant phones). The Galaxy S III mini was the first of the lot and this year they followed...

Tags: Samsung, Android


More Android 4.4 KitKat screenshots make the rounds

More Android 4.4 KitKat screenshots make the rounds

14 October, 2013 | comments (78)

After showing up alongside a Nexus 5 late last week, Android 4.4 KitKat appeared yet again in a series of leaked screenshots. This time around, the upcoming Android release got caught running on an ASUS Nexus 7 (2013). The...

Tags: Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored to pack 14nm Exynos 6 chipset

Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored to pack 14nm Exynos 6 chipset

14 October, 2013 | comments (196)

A report in Korean media has emerged, potentially shedding light on the CPU of the yet to be revealed Samsung Galaxy S5. Reportedly, next generation Samsung Galaxy S smartphone will pack an Exynos 6 CPU with 14nm architecture and 64-bit...


HTC One Max to be exclusive to Vodafone in the UK

HTC One Max to be exclusive to Vodafone in the UK

14 October, 2013 | comments (25)

HTC officially announced its first phablet, the One Max today. The Taiwanese manufacturer did not reveal much about the availability and the pricing details of the phablet, but they are no longer a mystery. Vodafone will be getting exclusive...

Tags: HTC, Android, Vodafone


WP GDR3 goes official with 1080p, Snapdragon 800 support

WP GDR3 goes official with 1080p, Snapdragon 800 support

14 October, 2013 | comments (201)

Microsoft has finally announced the much anticipated GDR3 update for its Windows Phone smartphone 8 platform. Its rollout will begin over the coming weeks but will take "several months" to complete. We're yet to find out specifics about device...


Smartphone market in South Korea expected to decline

Smartphone market in South Korea expected to decline

14 October, 2013 | comments (33)

Strategy Analytics has released a report stating that the South Korean smartphone market is expected to mark a decline in 2013. The reason behind the negative market growth, according to the agency is the smartphone saturation. More...

Tags: Misc


HTC One Max with 5.9

HTC One Max with 5.9" 1080p display, Snapdragon 600 unveiled

14 October, 2013 | comments (113)

HTC has just announced One Max phablet. It packs a 5.9" 1080p IPS display and is powered by the Snapdragon 600 chipset with a 1.7GHz quad-core Krait 300 processor, Adreno 320 graphics and 2GB of RAM. HTC One Max official images Just like...

Tags: HTC, Android


Samsung Galaxy S III running Android 4.3 pictured

Samsung Galaxy S III running Android 4.3 pictured

14 October, 2013 | comments (46)

The Android 4.3 Jelly Bean firmware for the Galaxy S4 is now available for downloading and the official roll out might just be around the corner. Now, that the latest upgrades for the flagship smartphone is out of the way, Galaxy S III is the...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Android 4.3 firmware for Galaxy S4 now available for download

Android 4.3 firmware for Galaxy S4 now available for download

14 October, 2013 | comments (55)

A leaked road map revealed that the Samsung Galaxy S4 will be getting the latest Android 4.3 Jelly Bean upgrade this month and now, a test firmware for the fourth-generation Galaxy S smartphone has been leaked. The leaked firmware is very...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Latest HTC One Max images leave little to the imagination

Latest HTC One Max images leave little to the imagination

14 October, 2013 | comments (29)

We've seen the upcoming HTC One Max several times in the past, assumed to be officially announced on October 16, but most of the times the images were blurry and restricted. Not this time, though. Thanks to a hands-on by Chinese blog Xuite,...

Tags: HTC, Android


LG G Flex curved smartphone press images leak out

LG G Flex curved smartphone press images leak out

13 October, 2013 | comments (87)

LG’s upcoming curved smartphone has emerged in a trio of leaked press photos. Going by the name LG G Flex, the device will reportedly go official at some point next month. The press images reveal that the LG G Flex sports a differently...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Nexus 5 leaves nothing to imagination in a hands-on video

Nexus 5 leaves nothing to imagination in a hands-on video

13 October, 2013 | comments (94)

After letting us catch a glimpse of Android 4.4 KitKat and some of its new features a couple of days back, Google Nexus 5 made another unofficial appearance. This time around the upcoming LG-made smartphone left nothing to imagination by starring in...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z1 in T-Mobile US livery shows up in a press image

Sony Xperia Z1 in T-Mobile US livery shows up in a press image

11 October, 2013 | comments (34)

A press image of Sony Xperia Z1 with T-Mobile US branding made the rounds on Twitter, courtesy of @evleaks. Sony’s Android flagship will likely join its Xperia Z sibling in the Big Magenta’s lineup in time for the holidays. The press photo...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


The upcoming Android 4.4 KitKat and Nexus 5 appear in live photos

The upcoming Android 4.4 KitKat and Nexus 5 appear in live photos

11 October, 2013 | comments (108)

Android 4.4 KitKat and LG Nexus 5 appeared yet again before hitting officialdom. Android’s next major release got caught running on the upcoming Nexus smartphone in live photos. The images reveal new features coming our way (click to...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors