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The Motorola Moto G is now available in the UK, starts at £135

The Motorola Moto G is now available in the UK, starts at £135

13 November, 2013 | comments (36)

Announcing the Moto G earlier today, the Motorola guys on stage were a bit vague about regional availability - especially when it comes to Europe. We are happy to confirm that the affordable smartphone is now available online and will hit...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Moto X getting Android 4.4 in a matter of weeks

Moto X getting Android 4.4 in a matter of weeks

13 November, 2013 | comments (12)

The Motorola Moto G got all of the attention today so this juicy tidbit almost slipped by unnoticed – the Moto X will receive the Android 4.4 KitKat update "in a matter of weeks". Motorola's presenters weren’t any more concrete than that. The...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Motorola Moto G is official with a 4.5

Motorola Moto G is official with a 4.5" 720p display

13 November, 2013 | comments (118)

At a special event today, Motorola officially announced the Moto G - a mid-range smartphone designed to bring the acclaimed Moto X user experience to a lower price point. It's built around a 4.5" 720p edge-to-edge display that's covered in Gorilla...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Exclusive: CM-powered beast to steal the Nexus 5's thunder

Exclusive: CM-powered beast to steal the Nexus 5's thunder

13 November, 2013 | comments (39)

We've received a report that Mr. Cyanogen himself, Steve Kondik, has been working with a hardware partner on a handset that will run his popular Android ROM directly out of box. Not only that, but its set to pack a new Snapdragon 8974AC chipset,...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


Watch the Motorola Moto G unveiling live

Watch the Motorola Moto G unveiling live

12 November, 2013 | comments (15)

Motorola is to about start its press event, where the company will be announcing the Moto G smartphone and you watch things unfold live here. Motorola Moto G has already appeared numerous times and has left little to the imagination. Still it...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Sony Xperia Z1S photographed in the wild

Sony Xperia Z1S photographed in the wild

13 November, 2013 | comments (37)

The Sony Xperia Z1S just refuses to stay out of trouble and has leaked yet again. This time we got live photos and some early impressions of the device. The Xperia Z1S was photographed next to a ruler, which seems to confirm the rumored...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z1S cases point to November 26 launch

Sony Xperia Z1S cases point to November 26 launch

13 November, 2013 | comments (22)

It's getting popular for case-makers to leak info on phones – Kolay is the latest to join the trend, putting a bunch of cases for the Sony Xperia Z1S up for pre-order. The Z1S, as you probably know, is yet to be officially unveiled. Earlier...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Android global market share now exceeds 80%

Android global market share now exceeds 80%

13 November, 2013 | comments (84)

According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, the Android platform just crossed 80% marketshare in the third quarter of 2013. With 211.6 million smartphones shipped in this quarter, Android continues...


Motorola shipped 500,000 Moto X smartphones in Q3

Motorola shipped 500,000 Moto X smartphones in Q3

12 November, 2013 | comments (19)

Motorola has shipped 500,000 Moto X devices during Q3 according to a report from the research firm Strategy Analytics. The smartphone has been commercially available in the United States since late August this year. According to data from...

Tags: Motorola, Android


BlackBerry Z10 has its price slashed to £179.95 in the UK

BlackBerry Z10 has its price slashed to £179.95 in the UK

12 November, 2013 | comments (38)

BlackBerry Z10 got treated to a serious price reduction in the United Kingdom. Carphone Warehouse now offers the troubled company’s first BlackBerry 10 smartphone for only £179.95 ($286) for a SIM-free device, free of any carrier obligation....

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Android 4.3 reaches UK Samsung Galaxy S III

Android 4.3 reaches UK Samsung Galaxy S III

12 November, 2013 | comments (153)

The international version of the Samsung Galaxy S III has already received the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean treatment in several regions and now the UK is joining the list. The new firmware is seeding to all the third-generation Galaxy S smartphone users...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Sony Xperia Z1S camera sample leaks

Sony Xperia Z1S camera sample leaks

12 November, 2013 | comments (32)

There were more than a few hearts a-flutter yesterday as a phantom listing of a device branded as the Xperia Z1S made an appearance on Sony's website only to be taken down shortly after that. This made many people bet the house on an official...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Lenovo Vibe Z is a dual-SIM, 1080p phablet

Lenovo Vibe Z is a dual-SIM, 1080p phablet

12 November, 2013 | comments (49)

Lenovo announced the Vibe Z – a 5.5" phablet with dual-SIM functionality. The device packs a Snapdragon 800 chipset and a Sony Exmor RS camera and runs a custom Android-based ROM. The screen on the Lenovo Vibe Z is a 5.5" IPS LCD of 1080p...


Apple iPad mini with Retina display goes on sale

Apple iPad mini with Retina display goes on sale

12 November, 2013 | comments (29)

The Apple iPad mini 2, which flaunts a spanking new 324 ppi Retina display has gone on sale across Apple's online stores. The device comes in Space Gray and Silver and is available from 16 GB through to 128 GB versions in Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi +...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Moto X's Moto Maker now available on all US carriers

Moto X's Moto Maker now available on all US carriers

11 November, 2013 | comments (12)

The previous leaks were spot on - AT&T's Moto Maker exclusivity is finally over as of today. Now you can thoroughly customize your Motorola Moto X via the Moto Maker website on every major US carrier. Moto Maker lets you pick among various main...


Xiaomi sells 220,000 smartphones in 3 minutes

Xiaomi sells 220,000 smartphones in 3 minutes

11 November, 2013 | comments (42)

It wasn't long ago that we reported that Xiaomi sold its 100,000 HongMi smartphones in about two minutes. The Chinese manufacturer has done it again, and this time the company has managed to sell its flagship smartphone, the Xiaomi MI3 at a...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Samsung I8800 Redwood shows up in benchmarks

Samsung I8800 Redwood shows up in benchmarks

11 November, 2013 | comments (50)

Samsung has yet to release a Tizen phone, but the leaks keep coming. The Samsung I8800 "Redwood" (sometimes Z9005) cropped up once again with an appearance in benchmark results. The I8800 Redwood first leaked in late May this year and then...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen


Karbonn announces 1080p Titanium X

Karbonn announces 1080p Titanium X

11 November, 2013 | comments (29)

Karbonn, the Indian smartphone manufacturer has announced its latest device, the Titanium X. Titanium X sports a 5-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The smartphone features a 1.5 GHz quad-core processor, 13-megapixel...

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Oppo N1 with Color OS goes on sale

Oppo N1 with Color OS goes on sale

11 November, 2013 | comments (18)

The Oppo N1 is on sale in China and if you want one you should hurry as there will be only 10,000 units in the first batch. The phone costs CNY 3,500 (that's $575) for the 16GB model, unless you're one of the lucky pioneers who will snag it for just...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Sony Xperia Z1S shows up briefly on Sony's site

Sony Xperia Z1S shows up briefly on Sony's site

11 November, 2013 | comments (41)

The Sony Xperia Z1S, aka Xperia Z1 mini, leaks started as soon as it became clear that the Xperia Z1 f will be exclusive to Japan. Now the Xperia Z1S has cropped up on an official Sony site in another country, which lends support to the rumors of an...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors