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Canalys: Apple may really need that plastic iPhone in China

Canalys: Apple may really need that plastic iPhone in China

06 August, 2013 | comments (51)

According to shipment info gathered by the analysts over at Canalys, Apple's smartphone share in China is at 4.8% with a total of 4.3 million device shipments. As a result, Apple has fallen from the fifth down to the seventh overall spot in the...

Tags: Apple, Android, iOS


LG G2 display leaks a day ahead of announcement

LG G2 display leaks a day ahead of announcement

06 August, 2013 | comments (34)

Tomorrow LG is going to finally make the G2 official. Before that though, we get to peek at the phone once again as ETradeSupply has leaked some of the phone's parts. More specifically, the display and front glass panel of the G2 are displayed...

Tags: LG, Android


Oppo N-Lens N1 cameraphone leaks with a 12MP shooter

Oppo N-Lens N1 cameraphone leaks with a 12MP shooter

06 August, 2013 | comments (43)

It seems Oppo has decided to make its presence felt in into the world of cameraphones. If the leaked promo materials are to be believed, its first contender is going to be called the N-Lens N1. Featuring a 12MP camera, the Oppo N-Lens N1...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


HTC One Max leaks again, imposing physique confirmed

HTC One Max leaks again, imposing physique confirmed

06 August, 2013 | comments (54)

HTC One Max entered Rumorland in mid-July, but it was just last weekend when we got to see its face for the first time. The phablet is supposed to go official in September with a 5.9" 1080p display and Snapdragon 800 chipset. Today, a new photo...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Sony opens Xperia Z Ultra software to the public

Sony opens Xperia Z Ultra software to the public

06 August, 2013 | comments (67)

Sony has established itself as one of the Android manufacturers most committed to the open source software over the past couple of years. The company has always been quick to release the firmware files has pushed AOSP ROMs to a number of its devices...


Nokia Amber update for the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 leaks

Nokia Amber update for the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 leaks

05 August, 2013 | comments (98)

The long-awaited update for Nokia smartphones running the Windows Phone 8 operating system dubbed Nokia Amber has leaked ahead of its official unveil. The Finns are planning to release the software suite of improvements for their WP8 handsets some...


Apple iPhone 5C and iPad 5 shells leak yet in another video

Apple iPhone 5C and iPad 5 shells leak yet in another video

05 August, 2013 | comments (52)

We already lost count of the iPhone 5C casing leaks, but today brings us yet another one. The iPhone 5C panels pose in front of a camera along with the alleged iPad 5 shell. We already know perfectly what the cheaper iPhone 5C should look like....

Tags: Apple, Rumors


Samsung schedules Note III Unpacked event for September 4

Samsung schedules Note III Unpacked event for September 4

05 August, 2013 | comments (100)

Samsung has just confirmed the date for its "Unpacked 2013 Episode 2" event that will take place in Berlin. The show will take place a couple of days prior to the start of the IFA 2013 expo is going to have the Galaxy Note III as its star....

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG G2 manual leaks, reveals nano-SIM and rear unlock button

LG G2 manual leaks, reveals nano-SIM and rear unlock button

05 August, 2013 | comments (25)

Two days ahead of the LG G2 release the torrent of leaks shows no signs of slowing down. This time thanks to French tech blog Nowhereelse.fr we get a glimpse of some slides from an alleged LG G2 manual. The manual appears to be legit and reveals...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Acer unveils Liquid Z3 - midrange droid with dual-SIM option

Acer unveils Liquid Z3 - midrange droid with dual-SIM option

05 August, 2013 | comments (15)

The Acer Liquid Z3 is a 3.5-incher running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and is targeted at budget-minded smartphone users. It will go on sale in Belgium, Netherlands, France, Spain, UK, Italy, Germany, Ukraine and Russia for the price of 99 (around $132)...


Alleged press images of BlackBerry Z30 and Z15 leak

Alleged press images of BlackBerry Z30 and Z15 leak

04 August, 2013 | comments (71)

BlackBerry OS 10 is still struggling to make a serious impact, but a couple of new devices might be just what the doctor prescribed to get things right. We just got to see renders of the BlackBerry Z30 and BlackBerry Z15, which will allegedly be...


HTC One Max shows its face for the first time, 5.9

HTC One Max shows its face for the first time, 5.9" display in tow

04 August, 2013 | comments (131)

We heard about the existence of a bigger 6-inch version of the HTC One flagship called HTC One Max about three weeks ago. It is supposed to run on the Snapdragon 800 chipset and hit the shelves this September - about the same as the Galaxy Note...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


President Obama vetoes iPhone sales ban, Samsung disappointed

President Obama vetoes iPhone sales ban, Samsung disappointed

04 August, 2013 | comments (249)

The administration of the US President Barack Obama has recently issued a veto on the pending sales ban of certain older Apple products (the iPad 2 or earlier and the iPhone 4 or earlier). Following a ruling of the US International Trade Commission...

Tags: Samsung, Apple


Samsung Galaxy Folder leaks again, named Galaxy Golden

Samsung Galaxy Folder leaks again, named Galaxy Golden

03 August, 2013 | comments (155)

It seems Samsung is actually going to really do that clamshell Android smartphone after all. When we first saw it, we were hoping that the Galaxy Folder is merely a dead prototype, but a new live image suggests it's actually still in development...


Android 4.3 rolling out for Galaxy S4 and One Google Play edition

Android 4.3 rolling out for Galaxy S4 and One Google Play edition

03 August, 2013 | comments (45)

The Google Play editions of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the HTC One are receiving an OTA update that will upgrade them to Android 4.3. The update arrives merely a week after it was officially announced and started rolling out for the Nexus devices....

Tags: Samsung, HTC, Android


Photos of BlackBery Z10 Porsche Design leak

Photos of BlackBery Z10 Porsche Design leak

02 August, 2013 | comments (117)

The last time we saw a Porsche Design phone, it was the BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981. Some new leaked photos today show a new version of the BlackBerry Z10, which bears the same unmistakable design traits. The unannounced phone reportedly has...


Strategy Analytics: Android had 80% market share in Q2

Strategy Analytics: Android had 80% market share in Q2

02 August, 2013 | comments (115)

Its safe to say that the Android OS has extended its dominance without any real competition from any other mobile operating systems out there. According to Strategy Analytics, Android has recorded a whopping 80% global market share during Q2,...


Moto X not coming to Europe, a cheaper version might

Moto X not coming to Europe, a cheaper version might

02 August, 2013 | comments (52)

Motorola won't be bringing its freshly-unveiled Moto X to Europe. The reasons for this are unclear but insufficient supply or due to the different structure of the market seem like hot prospects. The information comes courtesy of a Motorola...

Tags: Motorola, Android


16GB Motorola Moto X to cost $575 SIM-free

16GB Motorola Moto X to cost $575 SIM-free

02 August, 2013 | comments (93)

Motorola Moto X was unveiled yesterday and the smartphone will soon be available from the top 5 carriers in the USA. The 16 GB variant of the Moto X is priced at $200 and the 32 GB unit costs you $250 with a two-year contract. At the...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Sony Xperia Z Ultra gets its first update, minor improvements

Sony Xperia Z Ultra gets its first update, minor improvements

02 August, 2013 | comments (71)

Sony recently announced its Xperia Z Ultra phablet and the 6.4-inch beast with its Snapdragon 800 chipset is by far the most powerful device in the current market. Sony is yet to launch its monstrous phablet outside of Asia, but the company has...

Tags: Sony, Android