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Nokia Lumia 1520 leaks out in a number of live photos

Nokia Lumia 1520 leaks out in a number of live photos

08 September, 2013 | comments (211)

Barely a couple of days after it showed up in a press image, the unannounced Nokia Lumia 1520 made yet another appearance. This time around, the handset emerged in a slew live photos, showcasing its hardware, and getting sized up against what...


Android 4.3 update for HTC One is coming this month

Android 4.3 update for HTC One is coming this month

07 September, 2013 | comments (119)

HTC America's president Jason Mackenzie responded to some questions on Twitter concerning the HTC One upcoming Android 4.3 update. He says the Android 4.3 development for the HTC One is right on schedule and the rollout will start by the end of...

Tags: HTC, Android


AT&T Nokia Lumia 1020 gets permanent price cut  to $199.99

AT&T Nokia Lumia 1020 gets permanent price cut to $199.99

07 September, 2013 | comments (54)

AT&T is now offering the Nokia Lumia 1020 for $199.99 with a two-year contract. So, if you've missed Amazon's promo deal, now's your chance as the price has been slashed permanently now. Microsoft is also offering the same deal for the Lumia...


Apple adds China Mobile to iPhone 5C carriers list

Apple adds China Mobile to iPhone 5C carriers list

07 September, 2013 | comments (60)

According to the latest report by Wall Street Journal China Mobile has already signed or will very soon sign a deal with Apple for the low-cost iPhone 5C. Apple has asked Foxconn to add China Mobile to the list of supported carriers for the iPhone...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Galaxy Note 3 hits Verizon on October 10, pre-orders start now

Galaxy Note 3 hits Verizon on October 10, pre-orders start now

07 September, 2013 | comments (33)

Verizon has announced the pricing and availability of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 3 on its network. The phablet will become available to Verizon subscribers on October 10. The 32GB Galaxy Note 3 is going to cost $299.99 with a two year...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Exynos chipset to get another update

Samsung Exynos chipset to get another update

07 September, 2013 | comments (81)

Samsung Exynos chipsets have been having somewhat of a rough time lately. First the Exynos 5 Octa 5410 couldn't deliver the Snapdragon-smashing performance everyone was expecting from it, while the refreshed 5420 version is yet to hit the shelves in...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


Sony Xperia Z1 is offered with a free QX10 lens in UK

Sony Xperia Z1 is offered with a free QX10 lens in UK

06 September, 2013 | comments (118)

Potential buyers of the freshly announced Sony Xperia Z1 in the UK will surely find this deal difficult to resist. Sony's Android smartphone flagship is offered for pre-order with a free QX10 lens by the British retailer Carphone...

Tags: Sony, Android


Apple iPhone 5S retail packaging surfaces

Apple iPhone 5S retail packaging surfaces

06 September, 2013 | comments (94)

Apple's upcoming iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C already look like one of the worst kept secrets in the tech industry. After appearing in leaked images, countless number of times, both smartphones are all set for an official unveiling on September 10. We...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Alleged press image of Nokia Lumia 1520 leaks on Twitter

Alleged press image of Nokia Lumia 1520 leaks on Twitter

06 September, 2013 | comments (102)

Courtesy of notorious leakster @evleaks, comes this latest press image of current Rumorland resident Nokia Lumia 1520 (formerly known as Bandit). The leak is a supposed press shot of the 6" device, which shows the resized live tiles, a yellow...


China Telecom puts up an iPhone 5S and 5C pre-order page

China Telecom puts up an iPhone 5S and 5C pre-order page

06 September, 2013 | comments (35)

Rumors of the new iPhones going to China are heating up they're so hot, in fact, that China Telecom just went and posted a pre-order page. It was quickly taken down, but the carrier's Sina Weibo account also posted about the two iPhones (this post...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z1 camera samples, fresh off the IFA booth

Sony Xperia Z1 camera samples, fresh off the IFA booth

05 September, 2013 | comments (148)

The Sony Xperia Z1 went official yesterday at IFA in Berlin, and today we've got the camera samples taken directly from our visit to the Sony booth. First up are several 16:9 camera samples in the maximum allowable resolution for that aspect...


Here go the first Galaxy Note 3 camera samples from IFA 2013

Here go the first Galaxy Note 3 camera samples from IFA 2013

06 September, 2013 | comments (117)

We've got some early camera samples from the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, which we were able to snatch off the Samsung booth at the IFA 2013 floor. While we like to step outside for these matters we were still happy to see how the 13 MP snapper on the...

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG D820 certified by the FCC, might be the Nexus 5

LG D820 certified by the FCC, might be the Nexus 5

06 September, 2013 | comments (56)

It's almost time for a new Nexus phone and despite speculations that Motorola might be making the Nexus 5, LG has filed for FCC certifications of a device, the "D820", that just might be it. The docs show photos of the back the wireless...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Alcatel outs One Touch Pop C1, C3, C5 and C7 cheap droids

Alcatel outs One Touch Pop C1, C3, C5 and C7 cheap droids

06 September, 2013 | comments (10)

Alcatel is going all in at this year's IFA, outing the Idol S and Idol Mini along with Hero and Idol Alpha and now it's introducing the low to midrange Pop C series smartphones. The One Touch Pop C7 is the most interesting of the bunch with...

Tags: Alcatel, Android


Major US carriers announce Note 3 pre-order, shipping in October

Major US carriers announce Note 3 pre-order, shipping in October

06 September, 2013 | comments (14)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is all over the news today in the US as AT&T has opened its pre-order page for the phablet, Verizon has said it will do so today as well, while T-Mobile says it will open up pre-orders soon. AT&T expects to ship the...


LG G2 US pricing and availability get detailed

LG G2 US pricing and availability get detailed

05 September, 2013 | comments (36)

Details on the LG G2 pricing and release date in the United States were released by AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless. The Android beast will hit the retail shelves of the trio of carriers this month. AT&T will be the first to release...

Tags: LG, Android


Lenovo reveals ultra-thin Vibe X 5-inch smartphone

Lenovo reveals ultra-thin Vibe X 5-inch smartphone

05 September, 2013 | comments (40)

The IFA 2013 announcement festivities continue with Lenovo's announcement of the new Vibe X ultra-thin smartphone. At 6.9mm thin and a weight of 120 g, the device is one of the most compact to be found sporting a 5-inch 1080p display. Under...


Xiaomi unleashes the Mi-3, you pick Tegra 4 or Snapdragon 800

Xiaomi unleashes the Mi-3, you pick Tegra 4 or Snapdragon 800

05 September, 2013 | comments (70)

Xiaomi has revealed its MiPhone 3 (or just Mi-3) at a product event in Beijing today, just as previously expected. As recent rumors suggested, the device is powered by either a Tegra 4 with four Cortex-A15 cores (for China Mobile) or a Snapdragon...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Sony Xperia Z1 prices hit the web: $730, 650, 564

Sony Xperia Z1 prices hit the web: $730, 650, 564

05 September, 2013 | comments (59)

Pricing info for the new Sony Xperia Z1 is starting to appear online. Clove UK has the flagship at 564 (including VAT) and notes that the first stock is expected to arrive on September 16. For comparison, the old Xperia Z is 450. Negri...


Android in Aug 2013: Donut and Eclair no longer in the charts

Android in Aug 2013: Donut and Eclair no longer in the charts

04 September, 2013 | comments (36)

Google has stopped delivering distribution information on Android versions 1.6 Donut and 2.1 Eclair as the two don't support the Google Play store app. Since developers mostly care about the phones that do support that, Google will no longer be...