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AT&T pulls Android 4.3 update for the Galaxy S4

AT&T pulls Android 4.3 update for the Galaxy S4

19 November, 2013 | comments (23)

Samsung started rolling out the Android 4.3 update for the Galaxy S4 a while back. The AT&T version in the US also started receiving the update just last week itself. However, AT&T has already pulled the plug on the update. Although AT&T...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


Nokia Lumia 929 said to hit Verizon Wireless on November 21

Nokia Lumia 929 said to hit Verizon Wireless on November 21

18 November, 2013 | comments (25)

A word got out that the yet to be announced Nokia Lumia 929 is going to hit the Verizon shelves this week, on November 21. The Windows Phone 8 powerhouse is rumored to launch alongside the Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet. The Nokia Lumia 929...


Samsung suspends the Android 4.3 update for Galaxy S III

Samsung suspends the Android 4.3 update for Galaxy S III

18 November, 2013 | comments (126)

Just two weeks ago Samsung started seeding the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean firmware to its Galaxy S III ex-flagship. It brought variety of new features and support for the Galaxy Gear smartwatch, but was plagued by lots of issues. Early adopters...

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A Foxconn factory reportedly stops iPhone 5c production

A Foxconn factory reportedly stops iPhone 5c production

18 November, 2013 | comments (88)

The production of the iPhone 5c reportedly took yet another hit, according to DigiTimes. First, in the beginning of October we heard rumors Apple is halving the production of the iPhone 5c due to the low user demand and sales. Just few days ago...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


More details on QHD Vivo Xplay 3S emerge

More details on QHD Vivo Xplay 3S emerge

18 November, 2013 | comments (43)

The Vivo Xplay 3S is shaping up to be a Galaxy Note 3 killer. A new batch of leaked specs reveal more about the mysterious phone with a 5.5" QHD screen (2,560 x 1,440). That resolution (4x 720p) requires a beefy GPU. The chipset is a Snapdragon...

Tags: Vivo, Android, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z1S spotted again next to bigger Z1

Sony Xperia Z1S spotted again next to bigger Z1

18 November, 2013 | comments (57)

We've encountered yet another image of the upcoming Sony Xperia Z1S, sitting next to the Xperia Z1. The Xperia Z1S is taunted as the international version of the NTT DoCoMo Japan-exclusive Xperia Z1F. According to the source of the image the...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy J leaves Japan, Taiwan is first to get it

Samsung Galaxy J leaves Japan, Taiwan is first to get it

18 November, 2013 | comments (27)

The Samsung Galaxy J is already official and on sale on Japan's DoCoMo carrier but it now appears the phone is getting a wider release. The Galaxy J has been spotted on the Taiwanese communications regulatory website carrying the model number...

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG G Flex clears FCC and goes on sale in the US

LG G Flex clears FCC and goes on sale in the US

17 November, 2013 | comments (62)

Eager for some curved screen action? Why don’t you have an LG G Flex? It will still cost you dearly, but at least you don’t have to travel to Korea to get it any more. The smartphone has just gone on sale in the US for a few dollars north of...

Tags: LG, Android


Octa-core Ascend P6S confirmed by Huawei president

Octa-core Ascend P6S confirmed by Huawei president

17 November, 2013 | comments (84)

The Huawei Ascend P6 is not only one of the slimmest, but also among the best looking smartphones around. It is also a pretty decent smartphone with the only part of its hardware that wasn’t quite impressive being the chipset, which tended to...


AT&T sale sees iPhone 5s and Lumia 1520 prices drop to $99

AT&T sale sees iPhone 5s and Lumia 1520 prices drop to $99

16 November, 2013 | comments (108)

AT&T has started a sale on its website, slashing the prices of a number of hot smartphones. The Apple iPhone 5s and 5c got price cuts and so did the Lumia lineup offered by the carrier. Several Samsung smartphones also got discounted, but...

Tags: Apple, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, AT&T


Android 4.4 KitKat update for HTC One GPE now ready

Android 4.4 KitKat update for HTC One GPE now ready

16 November, 2013 | comments (40)

When the Google Play Editions of the HTC One and the Samsung Galaxy S4 came out everyone was wondering if those two will get future Android revisions as quickly as the Nexus lineup. Now obviously they didn’t quite match the speed of the Google...

Tags: HTC, Android


Sony Xperia Z1S leaks again posing next to its bigger brother

Sony Xperia Z1S leaks again posing next to its bigger brother

15 November, 2013 | comments (123)

The upcoming Sony Xperia Z1S made yet another appearance this week. This time around the smartphone got caught on camera next to its bigger brother, the 5” display toting Sony Xperia Z1. A juicy bit regarding the specs of the Sony Xperia...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy S III mini gets Crystal Edition in Germany

Samsung Galaxy S III mini gets Crystal Edition in Germany

15 November, 2013 | comments (18)

Samsung has introduced a brand new Crystal Edition of the last year's Galaxy S III mini smartphone. The new lady phone is headed to the German market and there is no info on international availability. The Samsung Galaxy S III mini Crystal...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Nokia Lumia 2520 hits AT&T on November 22

Nokia Lumia 2520 hits AT&T on November 22

15 November, 2013 | comments (23)

AT&T has announced today the availability of the Nokia Lumia 2520 slate. It will hit the carrier's online and walk-in stores on November 22. The Lumia 2520 is going to cost $399 with a two-year contact with AT&T. You can also get it for $199...

Tags: AT&T, Windows, Nokia


Huawei Ascend P6 gets Android 4.4 KitKat in January

Huawei Ascend P6 gets Android 4.4 KitKat in January

15 November, 2013 | comments (70)

Huawei Ascend P6 was announced and released in June with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean in charge of operations. Due to its incredibly slim profile and older generation quad-core processor, it was plagued with over-heating issues. We are not sure if those...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Combined, Apple and Samsung take 109% of profits in mobile

Combined, Apple and Samsung take 109% of profits in mobile

15 November, 2013 | comments (27)

"That's impossible!" you're probably thinking. How could Apple and Samsung take more than 100% of the profits in the mobile business? It's because most other companies are in the red, that's how, at least according to analysts from Canaccord...


Xolo launches new Q1000 Opus with Broadcom chipset

Xolo launches new Q1000 Opus with Broadcom chipset

15 November, 2013 | comments (23)

Okay, so Indian smartphone maker Xolo just announced the Q1000 Opus, a version of the already available Xolo Q1000. It has a 5" 720p screen and a quad-core chipset. The Opus doesn’t seem to be a dual-SIM phone like the regular Q1000. Another...

Tags: Xolo, Android


iPhone 5c fails to make impact in China, 5s compensates

iPhone 5c fails to make impact in China, 5s compensates

15 November, 2013 | comments (43)

The iPhone 5c isn't doing all that good in China. According to CTechCN, who first reported Apple's cutting iPhone 5c production, Apple is still reducing orders of the plastic iPhone. Foxconn's Zhengzhou factory, which once churned out 50 thousand...

Tags: Apple, iOS


HTC M8 chipset and screen information leaks

HTC M8 chipset and screen information leaks

15 November, 2013 | comments (31)

A week ago we got to see the HTC M8 - the successor of the HTC One flagship - for the first time. The leak only brought images of the rear casing of the device, but no information on its itnernals. Luckily now, thanks to @evleaks, we get to...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Republic Wireless now offers Moto X for $300

Republic Wireless now offers Moto X for $300

15 November, 2013 | comments (9)

When the Moto X was announced, we felt that it was a little overpriced, even after a series of price cuts – to $99 on contract and to $550 off-contract. Still, Motorola managed to move 500K units in Q3. There's a new offer now – Republic Wireless...