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Nokia sets up Trade-up program for your used phone in the US

Nokia sets up Trade-up program for your used phone in the US

29 June, 2013 | comments (122)

Nokia, in partnership with Clover Wireless, has launched a trade in program for the US. The initiative allows you to give your old smartphone and receive a VISA prepaid card that you can use for purchasing a brand new Nokia Lumia...


BlackBerry loses $84M despite increased shipments, revenues

BlackBerry loses $84M despite increased shipments, revenues

28 June, 2013 | comments (98)

BlackBerry reported the financial results for the quarter that ends June 1 and there's some good news and some bad news. The company saw an uptick the two previous quarters, but this quarter ended with an operating loss of $84 million. On the...


You can install Android 4.3 on your Galaxy S4 right now

You can install Android 4.3 on your Galaxy S4 right now

28 June, 2013 | comments (73)

Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition was unleashed just two days ago, but some lucky guy have somehow managed to get his hands on an Android 4.3 Jelly Bean-running test unit of the device. The Android build however doesn't have all of the features...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Android 4.3 spotted on Galaxy S4, screenshots inside

Android 4.3 spotted on Galaxy S4, screenshots inside

28 June, 2013 | comments (52)

Leaked screenshots show Android 4.3, dubbed Jelly Bean, running on a Snapdragon-powered (I9505) Samsung Galaxy S4. The firmware was allegedly intended for the Google Edition Galaxy S4 (I9505G) and sports the build number JWR66N.S005.130625. Just...


New Sony Xperia Honami photos show a xenon flash

New Sony Xperia Honami photos show a xenon flash

28 June, 2013 | comments (132)

The Sony Xperia Honami is back in more spy shots – these show it from all sides and give us a much better look at the design. It looks like the device isn’t final though. The back is quite interesting – it's built from some patterned matte...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Updated stock Android camera app ripped, ready for download

Updated stock Android camera app ripped, ready for download

27 June, 2013 | comments (86)

The two Google Edition phones – Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One – went on sale yesterday via the US Play Store and they run Android 4.2.2. However, both have a new camera app, boot animation and wallpaper that do not match what's in current stock...

Tags: Android, Misc


First alleged image of the Sony Xperia Honami leaks

First alleged image of the Sony Xperia Honami leaks

27 June, 2013 | comments (174)

Sony's event a couple of days ago brought us the Xperia Z Ultra, but still left only one major phone in the rumor mill – the Sony Xperia i1 Homani. This could be the first image of the device – the OmniBalance design gives away its Xperia Z family...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


HTC One in Glamour Red hits UK in the coming month

HTC One in Glamour Red hits UK in the coming month

27 June, 2013 | comments (53)

HTC today officially showed the world a new Glamour Red version of its One flagship smartphone. This brings the number of available HTC One color options to three - grey, black and red, with a blue one reportedly in the works. The HTC One...

Tags: HTC, Android


Google Editions HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 go on sale

Google Editions HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 go on sale

26 June, 2013 | comments (89)

As originally promised, the Google Play editions of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the HTC One have gone on sale today. Both top-shelf smartphones, running stock Android can be ordered from the Google Play Store in the United States. The Pure...

Tags: Samsung, HTC, Android


Mystery Motorola device leaks in photo, is it the X phone?

Mystery Motorola device leaks in photo, is it the X phone?

26 June, 2013 | comments (68)

The Motorola X phone has been circulating the rumor swirls ever since we first heard of its equally mysterious name. And now that it's alleged unveiling draws even closer, we stumble across an image of what could possibly be it. The image was...


WP8 Samsung ATIV S Neo and HTC 8XT for Sprint announced

WP8 Samsung ATIV S Neo and HTC 8XT for Sprint announced

26 June, 2013 | comments (51)

Two new Windows Phone 8 offerings will be making their way stateside on Sprint's 4G LTE network this summer. The first is the HTC 8XT, toting a 4.3-inch display of WVGA resolution as well as a Snapdragon 400 chipset with a 1.4 GHz dual-core...


Snapdragon 800 Samsung Galaxy S4 benchmarked, scores inside

Snapdragon 800 Samsung Galaxy S4 benchmarked, scores inside

26 June, 2013 | comments (108)

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Tags: Samsung, Android


Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean for Sony Xperia ion now available

Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean for Sony Xperia ion now available

26 June, 2013 | comments (338)

Great news, Sony Xperia ion owners. Sony is finally seeding the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean updates for the AT&T-bound Xperia ion LTE and the international Xperia ion HSPA. The Sony Xperia ion was announced way back at CES in January 2012. It...

Tags: Sony, Android


WP8 Huawei Ascend W2 shows its face ahead of announcement

WP8 Huawei Ascend W2 shows its face ahead of announcement

26 June, 2013 | comments (16)

We first saw the Huawei Ascend W2 for the in May. Later we got some pictures of the Ascend W2 in red and yellow paintjobs. We also knew some of the specs including a rumored price tag of below $300. Today the Huawei Ascend W2 was showcased at an...

Tags: Huawei, Android


HTC One is now available in 24-carat gold and platinum

HTC One is now available in 24-carat gold and platinum

26 June, 2013 | comments (56)

When the HTC announced the One, many people were impressed by the craftsmanship that went into making the smartphone and its cool aluminum look. So imagine how much more impressive the phone would look like if it was literally covered in...

Tags: HTC, Android


IDC: Western Europe buys fewer phones, prefers Android to iOS

IDC: Western Europe buys fewer phones, prefers Android to iOS

26 June, 2013 | comments (45)

The phone market in Western Europe has shifter in Q1 2013, reports analyst firm IDC. In what has been the quarter of slowest market growth since 2004, feature phone shipments fell 31% to just 12 million and even smartphones took a hit. Android...


Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A goes official for SK Telecom

Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A goes official for SK Telecom

25 June, 2013 | comments (43)

Less than a day after we saw it get unboxed, Samsung took the wraps off the Galaxy S4 LTE-A. Dubbed SHV-E330S, the newcomer is available for SK Telecom in Korea. It is the first device, capable of reaching network speeds of up to 150Mbps on the...

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG Optimus G2 shows up again in leaked slides

LG Optimus G2 shows up again in leaked slides

25 June, 2013 | comments (51)

More alleged images of the LG Optimus G2 have made an appearance on the web, courtesy of @evleaks. This time around, the upcoming Android powerhouse showed up in leaked slides. In line with previous leaks, the images of the yet to be...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


evleaks: Nokia EOS to be officially named Lumia 1020

evleaks: Nokia EOS to be officially named Lumia 1020

25 June, 2013 | comments (204)

The Nokia EOS, the company's upcoming Windows Phone-running cameraphone flagship is going to be called the Lumia 1020, according to evleaks. More often than not, the famous Twitter user is right in its predictions, so there's good reason we trust...


Snapdragon 800-rocking Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A gets unboxed

Snapdragon 800-rocking Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A gets unboxed

25 June, 2013 | comments (95)

A full unboxing of the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor has appeared online, further solidifying that the company is almost ready to launch the device in Korea on SK Telecom's LTE-Advanced network. The...

Tags: Samsung, Android