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LG Nexus 5 now available on T-Mobile US

LG Nexus 5 now available on T-Mobile US

14 November, 2013 | comments (6)

It turns out that the LG Nexus 5 will be hitting T-Mobile in the US early. Today, in fact, which comes almost a week ahead of what some leaks suggested. The Nexus 5 on T-Mobile's network isn't quite the same bargain as it is on the Play Store....


Jolla to go on sale on November 27

Jolla to go on sale on November 27

14 November, 2013 | comments (56)

The Jolla phone is finally coming to the market. Starting from November 27, you will be able to snatch the first Sailfish OS smartphone as long as you live in Helsinki, Finland. The smartphone will cost €399, which is a little steep but brings a...

Tags: Jolla, Android


Samsung on Region lock: you need 5 min of voice calls

Samsung on Region lock: you need 5 min of voice calls

14 November, 2013 | comments (229)

Samsung introduced the controversial Region lock with its Galaxy Note 3 phablet and that caused quite a stir – the idea of being unable to use your unlocked device with some SIM cards sounded most unpleasant. Samsung quickly clarified that this...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Gartner: Android, WP on the rise as iOS share slides

Gartner: Android, WP on the rise as iOS share slides

14 November, 2013 | comments (49)

Gartner has released its report on mobile phone sales in the third quarter of the year and it shows smartphones continue to outsell featurephones for second quarter in a row. On a global scale, smartphones sales reached 250.2 million, taking up...


Sprint gets HTC One Max on November 15

Sprint gets HTC One Max on November 15

13 November, 2013 | comments (8)

Starting tomorrow Sprint will be offering the HTC One Max on a two year deal. The device will launch through all of Sprint's stores - walk-in, online and even through BestBuy. The device will go for either $249.99 upfront or $25 monthly with...

Tags: HTC, Android, Sprint


Asus Q3 2013 profit drops by 26%, will focus on smartphones in 2014

Asus Q3 2013 profit drops by 26%, will focus on smartphones in 2014

13 November, 2013 | comments (10)

At an investor's press conference held yesterday in Taiwan, Asus announced their Q3 2013 financial results. Asus struck a 26% drop in year-on-year profits due to some one-time tax expenses of NT$1.52 billion (US$51.37 million). Their net...

Tags: Android, ASUS


LG G Flex to hit at least 3 carriers in the US

LG G Flex to hit at least 3 carriers in the US

14 November, 2013 | comments (20)

Flexible displays may not be here in the way everyone expected them to be just yet, but that hasn't prevented Samsung and LG to out curved display smartphones this year. While both devices have since launched in their native Korea, it looks like the...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy S4 for AT&T receiving Android 4.3 update

Samsung Galaxy S4 for AT&T receiving Android 4.3 update

14 November, 2013 | comments (53)

The Android 4.3 update rollout to Samsung Galaxy phones continues – this night AT&T users may have seen their Galaxy S4 handsets notify them of a new update available. The download is a hefty 720MB, but it's well worth it. If you haven’t gotten a...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


E-Ink display toting YotaPhone will begin shipping in December

E-Ink display toting YotaPhone will begin shipping in December

13 November, 2013 | comments (18)

Announced late last year, YotaPhone captured our attention with its dual-screen configuration which consisted of a 4.3” 720p LCD display, and an energy-sipping E-Ink unit. Today, a word arrived that the Android smartphone from Russia will begin...

Tags: Android


The Motorola Moto G is now available in the UK, starts at £135

The Motorola Moto G is now available in the UK, starts at £135

13 November, 2013 | comments (36)

Announcing the Moto G earlier today, the Motorola guys on stage were a bit vague about regional availability - especially when it comes to Europe. We are happy to confirm that the affordable smartphone is now available online and will hit...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Moto X getting Android 4.4 in a matter of weeks

Moto X getting Android 4.4 in a matter of weeks

13 November, 2013 | comments (12)

The Motorola Moto G got all of the attention today so this juicy tidbit almost slipped by unnoticed – the Moto X will receive the Android 4.4 KitKat update "in a matter of weeks". Motorola's presenters weren’t any more concrete than that. The...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Motorola Moto G is official with a 4.5

Motorola Moto G is official with a 4.5" 720p display

13 November, 2013 | comments (118)

At a special event today, Motorola officially announced the Moto G - a mid-range smartphone designed to bring the acclaimed Moto X user experience to a lower price point. It's built around a 4.5" 720p edge-to-edge display that's covered in Gorilla...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Exclusive: CM-powered beast to steal the Nexus 5's thunder

Exclusive: CM-powered beast to steal the Nexus 5's thunder

13 November, 2013 | comments (39)

We've received a report that Mr. Cyanogen himself, Steve Kondik, has been working with a hardware partner on a handset that will run his popular Android ROM directly out of box. Not only that, but its set to pack a new Snapdragon 8974AC chipset,...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


Watch the Motorola Moto G unveiling live

Watch the Motorola Moto G unveiling live

12 November, 2013 | comments (15)

Motorola is to about start its press event, where the company will be announcing the Moto G smartphone and you watch things unfold live here. Motorola Moto G has already appeared numerous times and has left little to the imagination. Still it...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Sony Xperia Z1S photographed in the wild

Sony Xperia Z1S photographed in the wild

13 November, 2013 | comments (37)

The Sony Xperia Z1S just refuses to stay out of trouble and has leaked yet again. This time we got live photos and some early impressions of the device. The Xperia Z1S was photographed next to a ruler, which seems to confirm the rumored...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z1S cases point to November 26 launch

Sony Xperia Z1S cases point to November 26 launch

13 November, 2013 | comments (22)

It's getting popular for case-makers to leak info on phones – Kolay is the latest to join the trend, putting a bunch of cases for the Sony Xperia Z1S up for pre-order. The Z1S, as you probably know, is yet to be officially unveiled. Earlier...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Android global market share now exceeds 80%

Android global market share now exceeds 80%

13 November, 2013 | comments (84)

According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, the Android platform just crossed 80% marketshare in the third quarter of 2013. With 211.6 million smartphones shipped in this quarter, Android continues...


Motorola shipped 500,000 Moto X smartphones in Q3

Motorola shipped 500,000 Moto X smartphones in Q3

12 November, 2013 | comments (19)

Motorola has shipped 500,000 Moto X devices during Q3 according to a report from the research firm Strategy Analytics. The smartphone has been commercially available in the United States since late August this year. According to data from...

Tags: Motorola, Android


BlackBerry Z10 has its price slashed to £179.95 in the UK

BlackBerry Z10 has its price slashed to £179.95 in the UK

12 November, 2013 | comments (38)

BlackBerry Z10 got treated to a serious price reduction in the United Kingdom. Carphone Warehouse now offers the troubled company’s first BlackBerry 10 smartphone for only £179.95 ($286) for a SIM-free device, free of any carrier obligation....

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Android 4.3 reaches UK Samsung Galaxy S III

Android 4.3 reaches UK Samsung Galaxy S III

12 November, 2013 | comments (153)

The international version of the Samsung Galaxy S III has already received the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean treatment in several regions and now the UK is joining the list. The new firmware is seeding to all the third-generation Galaxy S smartphone users...

Tags: Samsung, Android