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Press image of Verizon's mid-range LG Enact surfaces

Press image of Verizon's mid-range LG Enact surfaces

21 July, 2013 | comments (12)

A new press image of the Verizon bound smartphone, dubbed as LG Enact has been leaked, courtesy of evleaks. The mid-range Android device with a model number VS890 is rumored to be announced with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on board. The LG Enact...


Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S4 shows up with a new paint job

Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S4 shows up with a new paint job

21 July, 2013 | comments (26)

Samsung launched its Galaxy S4 flagship smartphone in two color options - Black and White. The South Korean manufacturer recently added a bit more variety in the form of four new colors: Blue Arctic, Purple Mirage, Red Aurora, Brown Autumn and Pink...


Hi-res photos of the budget iPhone compare it to the iPhone 5

Hi-res photos of the budget iPhone compare it to the iPhone 5

20 July, 2013 | comments (127)

The rumor mill just won’t let it go - a brand new batch of “budget iPhone” photos has cropped up and it compare the (supposedly) upcoming device with the current iPhone 5. Many such photos have already been debunked. The budget iPhone is plastic,...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, Rumors


Galaxy S4 with Snapdragon 800 appears in AnTuTu tests again

Galaxy S4 with Snapdragon 800 appears in AnTuTu tests again

20 July, 2013 | comments (77)

Not content with just two versions of its Galaxy S4 flagship (Active, mini, zoom aside), Samsung created a third version - a South Korea-exclusive S4 with Snapdragon 800. We’re getting more and more indications that there will be an international...


Motorola X press image and specifications leak

Motorola X press image and specifications leak

20 July, 2013 | comments (89)

We are inching closer to the official launch of the Motorola X, slated to happen on August 1. Naturally, then, a few leaks are par for the course and we have not one but two today, in the form of a leaked press image as well as leaked...


Motorola Moto X will go official on August 1 in New York City

Motorola Moto X will go official on August 1 in New York City

19 July, 2013 | comments (50)

After leaving nothing to our imagination thanks to numerous leaks, the Motorola Moto X finally got a release date scheduled. The hotly anticipated smartphone will break cover on August 1st in New York City. The Moto X launch event invite (click...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Vodafone Germany to sell Nokia Lumia 1020 for €30 on contract

Vodafone Germany to sell Nokia Lumia 1020 for €30 on contract

19 July, 2013 | comments (111)

Nokia Lumia 1020 will go on sale in Europe this quarter and some retailers are already taking pre-orders. The German campaign started at the hefty €799 price tag, but now the price has fallen down to the slight more reasonable €699. And if you...


Galaxy Note II to skip Android 4.2.2 and go straight for 4.3

Galaxy Note II to skip Android 4.2.2 and go straight for 4.3

19 July, 2013 | comments (57)

Australian carrier Telstra has received a confirmation that the Samsung Galaxy Note II 4G model will skip Android 4.2.2 and will be updated straight to the 4.3 Jelly Bean. It doesn't seem to be a regional thing either - all Galaxy Note II units...


Black and red back of Motorola DROID Ultra MAXX leaks

Black and red back of Motorola DROID Ultra MAXX leaks

19 July, 2013 | comments (31)

We saw the Motorola DROID Ultra MAXX for the first time two weeks ago, but back then only its front panel was exposed. We now get to see the other side of the smartphone that will reportedly going to have specs identical to the Motorola DROID Ultra...


Samsung I9192 Galaxy S4 mini dual-SIM goes on sale

Samsung I9192 Galaxy S4 mini dual-SIM goes on sale

19 July, 2013 | comments (68)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 mini in its dual-SIM incarnation (I9192) is already on sale from multiple online stores in multiple countries. Amazon US carries the Galaxy S4 mini dual-SIM at $483, but there are only 20 units available at that price and...


Nokia updates its offline Maps Suite for Symbian

Nokia updates its offline Maps Suite for Symbian

19 July, 2013 | comments (73)

Nokia is holding strong to its commitment to devices running on the older Symbian mobile OS by updating its Maps Suite to reflect the most recent road updates and locations. New maps will have to be "cleaned" before the older ones are...

Tags: Nokia, Symbian


Google Q2: revenues up, 900M Androids, Moto still struggling

Google Q2: revenues up, 900M Androids, Moto still struggling

19 July, 2013 | comments (31)

Google, the golden child of the Internet, got some disappointing grades on its report card. The revenues for Q2 of this year are up 19% year on year to $14.1 billion, but come short of analysts' expectations of $14.4 billion. Income was $3.123...

Tags: Google, Android


Enhanced Exynos 5 Octa unveiled, on its way to Galaxy Note III

Enhanced Exynos 5 Octa unveiled, on its way to Galaxy Note III

18 July, 2013 | comments (229)

Samsung has just announced an enhanced version of its Exynos 5 Octa chipset. Currently the Octa chipset is available only on the I9500 Galaxy S4 flagship. The second generation Exynos 5 Octa might be called Exynos Evolved and will be officially...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


LG will name its next flagship G2, hopes to sell 10 million units

LG will name its next flagship G2, hopes to sell 10 million units

18 July, 2013 | comments (96)

It's official - LG G2 is the name of the company's next flagship device. LG will dropping the Optimus moniker for its next flagship and the G series will be established as a premium brand. The LG G2 is going to be unveiled at a dedicated event on...

Tags: LG, Android


HTC One mini to launch in the UK next month, cost £380 off contract

HTC One mini to launch in the UK next month, cost £380 off contract

18 July, 2013 | comments (24)

UK carriers are lining up to announce they will carry the new HTC One mini and we already have preliminary launch dates and pricing for the diminutive smartphone. By the looks of it, the UK will be among the select markets to get the One mini in...

Tags: HTC, Android, EE, Vodafone, O2


Galaxy Ace 3 goes on sale in the US, UK stock due in September

Galaxy Ace 3 goes on sale in the US, UK stock due in September

18 July, 2013 | comments (20)

The Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 was unveiled last month. It's the successor of one of the most popular mid-range droids, but represents a pretty minor update over it. Built around a 4.0" WVGA TFT display and running Android 4.2.2, the Galaxy Ace 3 comes...

Tags: Samsung, Android


HTC One mini goes official with 4.3

HTC One mini goes official with 4.3" 720 screen, dual-core Krait

18 July, 2013 | comments (78)

It has been living in the rumor mill for a while now, but today HTC finally announced the One mini. It shares its design and many of its features with its bigger brother the One and sports a unibody aluminum body. That includes the HTC BoomSound...

Tags: HTC, Android


Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 with Snapdragon 800 surfaces

Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 with Snapdragon 800 surfaces

18 July, 2013 | comments (189)

Samsung Galaxy S4 is currently available in two variants internationally - with Snapdragon 600 and Exynos 5 Octa internals. There's another version, the Galaxy S4 LTE-A, which launched in South Korea with a Snapdragon 800 chipset and LTE-Advanced...


Sony Xperia Z Ultra hits retailers in Asia this month

Sony Xperia Z Ultra hits retailers in Asia this month

18 July, 2013 | comments (54)

The pieces of the Xperia Z Ultra availability puzzle are finally starting to fall in place. Yesterday we heard that will be the phablet is expected to hit on September 13, but it appear Britain won't be the first market to get it. We've now...

Tags: Sony, Android


Nokia Q2 report: more Lumias sold, less money made

Nokia Q2 report: more Lumias sold, less money made

18 July, 2013 | comments (126)

Nokia announced the Q2 financial results and numbers are red all over. Net sales and operating profits are down for Nokia as a whole and its core, Devices & Services. Actually, the only division reporting a positive IFRS operating profit is Nokia...