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SFR reveals Android 4.3 schedule for Galaxy S4, S III and Note II

SFR reveals Android 4.3 schedule for Galaxy S4, S III and Note II

29 September, 2013 | comments (69)

The French carrier SFR has released a roadmap listing the upcoming Android 4.3 updates for the Samsung Galaxy S4, Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II, as well as the HTC One. Samsung's Galaxy S4 will receive the latest 4.3 Jelly Bean treatment in...

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BlackBerry sells unlocked Z10 and Q10, Z30 hits the UK

BlackBerry sells unlocked Z10 and Q10, Z30 hits the UK

29 September, 2013 | comments (43)

BlackBerry might be in some deep financial trouble and on the verge of being acquired, but it hasn't given up on its phone business yet. As of recently BlackBerry is offering SIM-free versions of the Z10 and Q10 smartphones via its official...

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HTC One Max to go official on October 17?

HTC One Max to go official on October 17?

28 September, 2013 | comments (39)

HTC One Max is a familiar name in Rumorland, the phablet making quite a few appearances in various forms before its official announcements. We know most of its specs and have a pretty good idea about its design, so the biggest mystery remaining was...


Colorful Nokia Asha 502 leaks out in a press image

Colorful Nokia Asha 502 leaks out in a press image

28 September, 2013 | comments (109)

A week after the Nokia Asha 500 emerged, another member of the Finnish manufacturer also made an unscheduled appearance. The Nokia Asha 502 leaked out in a press image, showcasing is attractively designed body in six different colors....


Leaked LG G Pro Lite Dual may bring dual-SIM to Optimus G Pro

Leaked LG G Pro Lite Dual may bring dual-SIM to Optimus G Pro

27 September, 2013 | comments (27)

The LG Optimus G Pro may be getting a dual-SIM version called LG G Pro Lite Dual (now that's quite a mouthful). The rumor suggests the new device will keep the 5.5" True HD IPS+ display of 1080p resolution, but will demote the camera to 8MP...


BlackBerry reports loss of $965 million in fiscal Q2

BlackBerry reports loss of $965 million in fiscal Q2

27 September, 2013 | comments (71)

It's no secret that BlackBerry isn't doing too well, but no one knew just how bad until the company's just-released fiscal Q2 report. It highlights a whopping $935 million loss on the BlackBerry Z10. The "Z10 inventory charge," a clever way...

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Cheaper Moto X version might have exchangeable color covers

Cheaper Moto X version might have exchangeable color covers

27 September, 2013 | comments (31)

The Moto X is built in Fort Worth in Texas and ships to the US and so far only to the US. There's talk, however, of a cheaper version, which the rumor mill has dubbed Moto DVX. It's this version that might be available outside the US, probably...


Samsung SIM-locking its droids made after July to home regions

Samsung SIM-locking its droids made after July to home regions

27 September, 2013 | comments (310)

Update: Samsung's official Swiss Facebook account has stepped in with some information regarding the locking issue. According to the official source, a European SIM-locked Galaxy Note 3 could be used outside of Europe (thus become unlocked) as long...

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Apple outs iOS 7.0.2 to address the lockscreen bypass bug

Apple outs iOS 7.0.2 to address the lockscreen bypass bug

26 September, 2013 | comments (127)

Less than a week after iOS 7 lockscreen vulnerability was discovered, Apple released an update to fix the problem. Released as iOS 7.0.2, the update is a small security patch addressing the issue. The iOS 7 lockscreen bug allowed users to...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 to support the Gear smartwatch by October

Samsung Galaxy S4 to support the Gear smartwatch by October

26 September, 2013 | comments (64)

Samsung's executive vice president for marketing at the company's mobile division Lee Young-hee has revealed that the Galaxy S4 will get support for the Galaxy Gear smartwatch by the end of October. Additionally, the Galaxy Note II and...

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HTC One Max photos leak, courtesy of China regulatory

HTC One Max photos leak, courtesy of China regulatory

26 September, 2013 | comments (49)

The HTC One Max leaks once again, this time from an official source. China's Tenaa, the country's equivalent of the FCC brings four new photos and an update on the dual-SIM situation. An earlier leak showed what's under the back cover of the One...

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Android 4.3 update for HTC One now rolling out internationally

Android 4.3 update for HTC One now rolling out internationally

26 September, 2013 | comments (300)

If there's one thing you can give credit to HTC for, it's being quick with the Android update on the HTC One. After years of lagging behind Google with respect to the latest updates, the company has been consistently quick in delivering updates for...

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T-Mobile will no longer offer BlackBerry 10 devices in stores

T-Mobile will no longer offer BlackBerry 10 devices in stores

25 September, 2013 | comments (38)

T-Mobile US confirmed that it will no longer stock BlackBerry smartphones in its retail stores. Going forward, customers who wish to purchase a handset from the Canadian company will have it shipped to them instead. T-Mobile has taken the...

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Nokia tipped to unveil a total of six new devices on October 22

Nokia tipped to unveil a total of six new devices on October 22

25 September, 2013 | comments (148)

Nokia is holding an event dubbed Innovation Reinvented in Abu Dhabi on October 22 and according to sources close to the company's plans, the Finns are preparing to unveil a total of six devices. At least two of them are going to be "new...


Samsung to bring its first curved display smartphone in October

Samsung to bring its first curved display smartphone in October

25 September, 2013 | comments (112)

It appears that after all these years of development, curved displays are finally ready for prime time. According to some Samsung executives, the company has plans to introduce a curved display smartphone in October. However, the officials...

Tags: Samsung, Rumors


Alcatel One Touch Fierce and Evolve coming to T-Mobile

Alcatel One Touch Fierce and Evolve coming to T-Mobile

25 September, 2013 | comments (4)

Alcatel has officially announced that its two new affordable smartphones - One Touch Fierce and Evolve will be launching on T-Mobile. The One Touch Fierce and Evolve will be available across T-Mobile's retail stores from October 5. Alcatel Evolve...


Over 30 million Samsung Galaxy Note II units sold

Over 30 million Samsung Galaxy Note II units sold

25 September, 2013 | comments (73)

The Samsung Galaxy Note phablets are some of the best-selling smart devices around the original Note has around 10 million sales to date, while the outgoing Note II has reached 30 million. There numbers come from general manager of Samsung...

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Samsung to introduce new super-premium Galaxy F line

Samsung to introduce new super-premium Galaxy F line

25 September, 2013 | comments (207)

Word out of Korean news site ETNews is that Samsung is allegedly developing a new ultra-premium Galaxy F series to go alongside its well-known Galaxy S line. The first device in this series is slated to get introduced early next year. If the...


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear now available

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear now available

25 September, 2013 | comments (81)

Samsung's big IFA 2013 announcements the Galaxy Note 3 phablet and the Galaxy Gear smartwatch are already on sale and some early-bird customers in the Netherlands already have them in (or on) their hands. In the Netherlands, an unlocked...

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HTC announces Android 4.3 for One coming this week

HTC announces Android 4.3 for One coming this week

24 September, 2013 | comments (53)

President of HTC America Jason Mackenzie posted on Twitter that the Android 4.3 and the latest version of Sense will hit HTC One Developer Edition smartphones starting this week. This will be followed by Canadian HTC One owners by the end of the...

Tags: HTC, Android