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Samsung Galaxy S4 and Note 3 to get KitKat in January

Samsung Galaxy S4 and Note 3 to get KitKat in January

22 November, 2013 | comments (76)

A newly leaked schedule reveals which will be the first Samsung devices to get Android 4.4 KitKat. As you could expected the first to get the new Android version are this and last year flagships - Galaxy S4, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S III and Galaxy...


Android 4.4 KitKat for Sony Xperia ZR under consideration

Android 4.4 KitKat for Sony Xperia ZR under consideration

22 November, 2013 | comments (119)

Sony was among the first manufacturers to reveal its plans to launch Android 4.4 KitKat upgrade for its phones. The first wave of devices includes the Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia Z1 and the Xperia Tablet Z. Now, Sony has hinted in...

Tags: Sony, Android


New Sony Xperia Z1S leak talks Q1 2014 launch, price

New Sony Xperia Z1S leak talks Q1 2014 launch, price

22 November, 2013 | comments (67)

The Sony Xperia Z1S leak-fest continues with some new shots and info coming from China. The diminutive flagship is shown running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (14.2.A.0.205 firmware), which is presumably the software it will launch with. Speaking of...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Samsung to pay Apple additional $290 million

Samsung to pay Apple additional $290 million

22 November, 2013 | comments (226)

Apple and Samsung's legal skirmish has reached another milestone, where the latter has now been asked to pay $290 million to Apple for infringing on patents. As you may already know the court found Samsung guilty of infringing upon Apple's...

Tags: Samsung, Apple


LGs Odin SoC is rumored to have a quad-core and octa-core version

LGs Odin SoC is rumored to have a quad-core and octa-core version

21 November, 2013 | comments (26)

A report in Korean media made the rounds, shedding light on the development of LGs previously rumored, in-house developed chipset dubbed Odin. The SoC will reportedly come in two different versions one with quad-core CPU, and another with an...

Tags: LG, Rumors


Verizon HTC One Max now on sale, $299 on contract

Verizon HTC One Max now on sale, $299 on contract

21 November, 2013 | comments (7)

The HTC One Max is now available for purchase on Verizon's network. The carrier is offering HTC's phablet for $299 on a 2-year contract. If you'd like to purchase the phone without commitment to the carrier, the price is $599. The phone is also...

Tags: HTC, Android, Verizon


Black Friday: LG G2 $50, S4 mini free from Sprint on-contract

Black Friday: LG G2 $50, S4 mini free from Sprint on-contract

21 November, 2013 | comments (20)

The LG G2 will be available from Sprint for $49.99 on-contract, while the more compact version of Samsung's latest flagship, the Galaxy S4 mini, can be had for free this coming Black Friday weekend. The S4 mini offer reflects a $50 mail-in...


Apple iPad mini 2 LTE version experiencing shipping delays

Apple iPad mini 2 LTE version experiencing shipping delays

21 November, 2013 | comments (32)

Apple had problems launching the iPad mini 2, but after the tablet went on sale on November 12 you might have thought that the problems have been resolved. Maybe they haven't, at least not fully. The Cellular version of the Apple iPad mini 2 is...


Nokia Lumia 1520 UK pricing detailed

Nokia Lumia 1520 UK pricing detailed

21 November, 2013 | comments (28)

The Nokia Lumia 1520 has already went on sale in France and the device will soon be available in the United Kingdom. The 6-inch phablet from Nokia has been listed in UK's Carphone Warehouse website letting us know more on its UK...


New Samsung midranger leaks out of China's TENAA

New Samsung midranger leaks out of China's TENAA

20 November, 2013 | comments (64)

China's TENAA certification agency has taken a few shots of an upcoming midrange Samsung device with a model number SM-G7106. Although only dual-SIM support has been confirmed out of TENAA, sources say that the upcoming device will run...


Sony Xperia Z1S shows up on Postel

Sony Xperia Z1S shows up on Postel

20 November, 2013 | comments (53)

The Sony Xperia Z1S surely must be drawing closer to a release, right? It just showed up on Postel (the Indonesian equivalent of the FCC), which coincides with a brand new rumor of a Shanghai event. The Xperia Z1S has the model number D5503...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Motorola to bring Android 4.4 KitKat  to 10 of its  smartphones

Motorola to bring Android 4.4 KitKat to 10 of its smartphones

20 November, 2013 | comments (39)

Motorola wasn't among the first companies to announce its Android 4.4 KitKat upgrade plans even though it is owned by Google. It seems the wait was worth it though, as the Motorola's support website shows 10 smartphones will be getting the KitKat...


Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 805 with Adreno 420 GPU

Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 805 with Adreno 420 GPU

20 November, 2013 | comments (126)

Qualcomm has announced today a new generation Snapdragon 805 chipset with better 2.5GHz quad-core processor and 4K graphics. The Snapdragon 805 delivers 4K display support in addition to the 4K video recording support, which was already available...

Tags: Qualcomm, Misc


Android-powered Oppo R833T leaks

Android-powered Oppo R833T leaks

20 November, 2013 | comments (12)

Oppo is en route to release a new affordable Android smartphone. Labeled as R833T, the handset is supposed to pack a 4.3" IPS screen of WVGA (480 x 800) resolution and cost around $160 placing it in strictly entry-level territory. The rest of...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


ARM confirms quad-core Cortex-A9 for Huawei Ascend P6S

ARM confirms quad-core Cortex-A9 for Huawei Ascend P6S

20 November, 2013 | comments (7)

Just a day after an ARM exec confirmed Samsung's 64-bit Exynos processor and even hinted for 128-bit chips in two years, the company has leaked yet another product of one of its partners. This time it's Huawei who suffered from the ARM...


Motorola online store  now offers zero interest financing

Motorola online store now offers zero interest financing

20 November, 2013 | comments (3)

If you're in the US and want a cool new Motorola phone, but don't have the cash for it you probably think it sucks that the $180 Moto G won't be available for a couple of months. There's another way though you can get credit from Motorola and pay...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Android 4.4 KitKat now seeding to the Nexus 4

Android 4.4 KitKat now seeding to the Nexus 4

20 November, 2013 | comments (657)

After several restless weeks of waiting, Nexus 4 users are finally getting the Android 4.4 update seeded to their devices. The new update is build KRT16S, which includes a few additional bugfixes introduced with the original KRT16O build. The...

Tags: LG, Google, Android


MediaTek unveils MT6592 true octa-core processor

MediaTek unveils MT6592 true octa-core processor

20 November, 2013 | comments (48)

MediaTek has officially taken wraps of its newest chipset, dubbed MT6592, which is a true octa-core solution for the mobile platform. The MT6592 features an advanced eight-core processor that is said to have a better balance between performance and...

Tags: MediaTek, Misc


Nexus 5 and 7 make it to the Play Store in India and Hong Kong

Nexus 5 and 7 make it to the Play Store in India and Hong Kong

19 November, 2013 | comments (99)

LG Nexus 5 and ASUS Nexus 7 (2013) are now available to purchase directly from the Google Play Store in India and Hong Kong. The word from Google about the availability arrived on the official Nexus account in Google+. In India, the 16 and...

Tags: LG, ASUS, Android


Moto X for Verizon is the first to get updated to Android 4.4 KitKat

Moto X for Verizon is the first to get updated to Android 4.4 KitKat

19 November, 2013 | comments (16)

Motorola announced that it will begin seeding Android 4.4 KitKat to Moto X devices for Verizon Wireless starting today. The Big Red version of the Moto X is the first to get treated to the latest Android update. As expected, Android 4.4...

Tags: Samsung, ARM, Rumors