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UK Judge reveals details on the HTC One successor’s launch date

UK Judge reveals details on the HTC One successor’s launch date

03 December, 2013 | comments (31)

In today’s ruling on the patent case between Nokia and HTC, the UK high court judge Richard Arnold revealed details on the HTC One successor’s launch date. The Taiwanese company’s next flagship is said to launch in the UK in February or March...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Nokia wins patent suit against HTC, about to ban One mini in UK

Nokia wins patent suit against HTC, about to ban One mini in UK

03 December, 2013 | comments (139)

HTC just can't catch a break these days. The company has been in rough financial shape for a while now, despite churning out stellar products like the HTC One. One of the company's biggest threats is Nokia, which coincidentally has one of the...

Tags: HTC, Nokia


HTC posts $522 million in revenue for November

HTC posts $522 million in revenue for November

03 December, 2013 | comments (34)

HTC has issued its financial report for November stating a revenue of $522 million (NT$15.47 billion). That's up 3.2% from the results posted in October, but a decrease 27.1% year-over-year. According to analysts, HTC's reported financials meet...

Tags: HTC, Android


Oppo R1 teased, promised to reinvent night shots

Oppo R1 teased, promised to reinvent night shots

03 December, 2013 | comments (55)

Oppo has teased an upcoming smartphone called R1 that will focus on the night shots. We've tried to translate the comments that go along with the teaser and it says something like this: "Next-generation R1 OPPO smartphone for night shots. New...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Motorola to offer Moto X on sale again on Wednesday and Monday

Motorola to offer Moto X on sale again on Wednesday and Monday

03 December, 2013 | comments (15)

Motorola had embarked on a noble plan to offer the unlocked version of the Moto X for $349.99 through their MotoMaker website on Cyber Monday. While the plan was good, Motorola was unable to execute it. The day the phone went on sale, the...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Android in November 2013: KitKat enters with 1.1%

Android in November 2013: KitKat enters with 1.1%

02 December, 2013 | comments (48)

Google released its traditional monthly Android version distribution numbers. The latest state of the platform saw Android 4.4 KitKat debut with 1.1% share of all installs. Unsurprisingly, Android Jelly Bean and all its varieties continue to...


Jolla is now shipping across Europe

Jolla is now shipping across Europe

02 December, 2013 | comments (67)

Jolla is now fulfilling the pre-orders across Europe and the first Sailfish-based smartphones are already on their way to eager owners. Most of Jolla's pre-orders came from the phone's homeland Finland, with UK and Germany following in the...

Tags: Jolla, Sailfish


Samsung working on 20 megapixel camera for next Note

Samsung working on 20 megapixel camera for next Note

02 December, 2013 | comments (75)

Samsung will be the latest manufacturer to get into the megapixel race, according to a report from ET News. The company's Mobile Advanced Development team is already working on 20 megapixel camera modules. The global market leader is...

Tags: Samsung, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy S5 could come as early as Q1 next year

Samsung Galaxy S5 could come as early as Q1 next year

02 December, 2013 | comments (144)

Korean site ETNews is reporting that Samsung is already preparing to start production of its newest Galaxy flagship, the Galaxy S5. Mass production will get underway in January of 2014, with an eventual market release slated for February or...


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 new color palette goes international

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 new color palette goes international

02 December, 2013 | comments (10)

On Friday Samsung Argentina spilled the beans on upcoming new color options for the Galaxy Note 3 phablet - red and rose gold. Today Samsung has issued a press release announcing not two, but three new editions of the Note 3 color...

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Kantar Worldpanel: WP breaks 10% market share mark in Europe

Kantar Worldpanel: WP breaks 10% market share mark in Europe

02 December, 2013 | comments (59)

Market analyst company Kantar Worldpanel has released its report for the 3-month period ending in October 2013. The study saw Windows Phone climb past the 10% market share mark in Europe. This is double what the OS had for the same period of...


Oppo N1 launches internationally on December 10

Oppo N1 launches internationally on December 10

02 December, 2013 | comments (19)

Oppo N1 is indeed an extraordinary smartphone. It is the first handset in years that is offering a rotating camera and it is also the first smartphone to officially partner up with Cyanogen. The latter means you can opt for the operating system of...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Red HTC One Max version leaks in Taiwan

Red HTC One Max version leaks in Taiwan

01 December, 2013 | comments (15)

Taiwanese mobile operator FarEasTone Telecommunications has unveiled that HTC is preparing to launch a new color variation of the One Max. The phablet was announced in October in silver, but now the maker's home market is set to see a red version of...

Tags: HTC, Android


Sailfish OS will be available for Android users to install

Sailfish OS will be available for Android users to install

01 December, 2013 | comments (219)

Want to try that sweet-sounding Sailfish OS, but don’t want to fork out the €399 for the first Jolla handset? Fret not as the company will allow you to sideload its OS to any Android device that you might already have. The option isn’t yet...

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Nokia Lumia 929 leaks in a live photo, this time dressed in white

Nokia Lumia 929 leaks in a live photo, this time dressed in white

30 November, 2013 | comments (64)

After taking a break for a few weeks, the previously leaked Nokia Lumia 929 for Verizon appeared in live photos yet again. This time around, the yet to be announced Windows Phone powerhouse showed up dressed in white attire. Nokia Lumia 929...


LG G2 to get the Android KitKat update in Q1, 2014

LG G2 to get the Android KitKat update in Q1, 2014

30 November, 2013 | comments (69)

The LG G2 received favorable reviews from critics as well as customers. Now that Google has announced the Android 4.4 KitKat update, naturally everyone who bought one is wondering when will they be receiving the update. According to Mobile Syrup...

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SIM-free BlackBerry Z10 now available for $199

SIM-free BlackBerry Z10 now available for $199

30 November, 2013 | comments (106)

Black Friday is now behind us, but the Cyber Monday deals are already starting to come in. BlackBerry is among the first to give you a cool smartphone promotion, letting you have its former Z10 flagship for just $199. That’s the price for...

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Quechua announces a rugged 5

Quechua announces a rugged 5" smartphone

30 November, 2013 | comments (26)

Quechua in association with Archos has unveiled a rugged smartphone. The handset is designed with an active lifestyle in mind and is resistant to shock, mud, water, sand, cold and snow. Quechua's newest smartphone is IP 54 certified and is...


Unlocked Moto G goes up for pre-order on Amazon in the US

Unlocked Moto G goes up for pre-order on Amazon in the US

29 November, 2013 | comments (32)

A few days after it became available directly from Motorola in the United States, the Moto G also made its way to Amazon. The retail giant now has the budget-friendly Android smartphone up for pre-order unlocked, free of any contract...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Android 4.4 now seeding to Unlocked and Developer HTC One

Android 4.4 now seeding to Unlocked and Developer HTC One

29 November, 2013 | comments (58)

Unlocked HTC One devices, as well as their Developer Edition siblings are now getting updated to Android 4.4 KitKat with Sense 5.5 in the United States. HTC USA announced the pleasant surprise on its official Twitter account. HTC surely...

Tags: HTC, Android