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[UPDATED] European Nexus 7 no longer specified to support LTE

[UPDATED] European Nexus 7 no longer specified to support LTE

30 July, 2013 | comments (9)

One of the key additions to the second generation model of the Nexus 7 over its predecessor was the addition of LTE. Google's website clearly mentioned the presence of LTE on both the US as well as the European models, with support for the...


Kantar: Android still leads in the US but iOS catches up

Kantar: Android still leads in the US but iOS catches up

30 July, 2013 | comments (65)

Google's Android continues to lead in one of the most important smartphones market, accounting for 51.5% of all smartphone sales in United States in the past quarter. The report comes from the popular research firm, Kantar Worldpanel. However,...


iOS 7 beta 4 links surface, Gold Master to come in September?

iOS 7 beta 4 links surface, Gold Master to come in September?

29 July, 2013 | comments (64)

If you're a developer (or have registered your iDevice as a developer device) then you could be getting iOS 7 beta 4 (build number 11a4435d) today as the links have surfaced on Apple's Dev site. The links have been since pulled but are expected to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


The Nokia PR2.0 Amber update full changelog appears

The Nokia PR2.0 Amber update full changelog appears

29 July, 2013 | comments (78)

The PR2.0 codenamed Amber update for Nokia Lumia 920 and its WP8 siblings is in the rumorland for quite some time and is highly anticipated by all owners. In case you own a Lumia 920/820/720/620/520 you are probably curious what to expect with the...


AT&T HTC One mini press shot appears

AT&T HTC One mini press shot appears

29 July, 2013 | comments (3)

HTC One mini has gone official nearly two weeks ago with 4.3" 720p display, dual-core Snapdragon 400 chipset and 4MP UltraPixel camera. Its international rollout is scheduled to happen this September. So far there is no official information on...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors, AT&T


Verizon-bound Nokia Lumia 729 with PureView camera leaks

Verizon-bound Nokia Lumia 729 with PureView camera leaks

29 July, 2013 | comments (37)

Fresh out the rumor frying pan comes a press shot of a yet unheard-of Nokia Lumia 729. The device sports a yellow paint job, PureView branding on the camera and is apparently destined to Verizon Wireless in the US. Nokia Lumia 729 (click to...


Xiaomi teases something new on Facebook, is it the Red Rice?

Xiaomi teases something new on Facebook, is it the Red Rice?

29 July, 2013 | comments (13)

Xiaomi's Facebook page has a hot new addition - a teaser image of some kind of device sitting in a box behind a red curtain. Xiamomi teases it as "Something New is Coming" and we can bet it will turn out to be the upcoming Xiaomi Red...

Tags: Android, Xiaomi


Moto X will allegedly feature wrap-around Magic Glass

Moto X will allegedly feature wrap-around Magic Glass

29 July, 2013 | comments (34)

According to Taylor Wimberly, former editor for Android and Me, the Moto X will feature a specially-treated Gorilla Glass. That will not only cover the entire front of the smartphone, but will also wrap around its sides, making for a neat gapless...

Tags: Android, Motorola


MediaTek unveils quad-core MT8135 big.LITTLE SoC

MediaTek unveils quad-core MT8135 big.LITTLE SoC

29 July, 2013 | comments (24)

MediaTek unveiled its new MT8135 big.LITTLE SoC aimed at the mid to high-end tablets. Unlike other big.LITTLE ARM chips to date, the MT8135 is able to operate its dual Cortex-A15 and dual Cortex-A7 clusters simultaneously. Also, it features the...

Tags: Android


LG G2 to launch on 100 carriers 3 months after its premiere

LG G2 to launch on 100 carriers 3 months after its premiere

29 July, 2013 | comments (23)

LG G2 name has been already officially confirmed by the Korean manufacturer. The flagship is going to be unveiled on August 7 with a 5.2" 1080p display, Snapdragon 800 chipset with 2GB RAM, Android 4.2.2, 13MP camera and 2,540mAh battery. LG is...

Tags: LG, Android


Samsung Galaxy Note II  with Snapdragon 600 goes official

Samsung Galaxy Note II with Snapdragon 600 goes official

29 July, 2013 | comments (31)

The Snapdragon 600-powered Samsung Galaxy Note II that leaked some days ago is the real deal. The sped-up version was just announced by China Mobile, the largest carrier in China. The device is designated N7108D. The new Samsung Galaxy Note...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Spy photos shows the box of an iPhone 5C, the budget iPhone

Spy photos shows the box of an iPhone 5C, the budget iPhone

29 July, 2013 | comments (105)

The budget iPhone rumors started with the same back panels photographed over and over again, but slowly we're getting more believable stuff – first the FCC labels on the phone's box. Interestingly, it's labeled iPhone 5C. The design of the box is...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


Moto X shown off in official press shots

Moto X shown off in official press shots

29 July, 2013 | comments (32)

By now we know almost there is to know about the upcoming Moto X, which would be officially announced three days from now on August 1. @evleaks, who have given us plenty of Moto X images until now, have these final set of press shots, in both...


Samsung testing the Galaxy Note III in three screen sizes?

Samsung testing the Galaxy Note III in three screen sizes?

28 July, 2013 | comments (89)

According to a listing of Indian logistics website Zaumba, the Samsung has began testing the Galaxy Note III in three different screen sizes. If Zaumba is to be believed, Samsung hasn't yet decided wether the Galaxy Note III should pack a 5.5", 5.7"...


Sony Xperia Honami visits FCC, confirms launch date

Sony Xperia Honami visits FCC, confirms launch date

28 July, 2013 | comments (97)

Sony Xperia Honami has appeared in front of a camera a few times already and now the upcoming cameraphone from Sony has made a visit to Federal Communications Commission. According to the FCC report, the Sony Xperia Honami will be announced...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


MediaTek announces first true octa-core processor

MediaTek announces first true octa-core processor

28 July, 2013 | comments (156)

MediaTek has officially announced the world's first true octa-core processor. The latest SoCs allows all the eight cores to run simultaneously, unlike the Samsung implementation, which can activate up to half of its CPU cores at once. The true...

Tags: MediaTek, Misc


Another budget iPhone photo leaks, this time with FCC labels

Another budget iPhone photo leaks, this time with FCC labels

27 July, 2013 | comments (100)

So far we’ve been pretty skeptical of the budget iPhone leaks as they bear a very strong resemblance to a certain China-built Android phone. This, however, could be the money shot - the plastic budget iPhone with FCC labels on the back. None...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


IDC: Apple and Samsung lose market share in Q2

IDC: Apple and Samsung lose market share in Q2

26 July, 2013 | comments (158)

According to the latest figures from International Data Corporation (IDC) market analysis, Apple and Samsung continue to dominate the smartphone market. However, the companies have seen their shares slip in Q2 of this year compared to what they had...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, LG, Lenovo


T-Mobile US slashes all upfront phone prices to $0, iPhone 5, too

T-Mobile US slashes all upfront phone prices to $0, iPhone 5, too

26 July, 2013 | comments (38)

T-Mobile has dropped the upfront cost of all phones available in the carrier's stores to $0, including flagships like the Apple iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy S4, Sony Xperia Z and Nokia Lumia 925. There's a catch though – you still have to pay for the...


Specs of Samsung Galaxy Note III leak, 5.7-inch display confirmed

Specs of Samsung Galaxy Note III leak, 5.7-inch display confirmed

26 July, 2013 | comments (232)

The upcoming Galaxy Note phablet has been doing the rounds in the rumorland for quite a while now. The specifications of the third generation Galaxy Note have appeared several times and now we have an official confirmation from a Samsung insider, in...