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Android 4.3 for AT&T Samsung Galaxy smartphones leaks

Android 4.3 for AT&T Samsung Galaxy smartphones leaks

26 October, 2013 | comments (71)

It appears that the Samsung Galaxy lineup on AT&T will soon be treated to an update to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. The latest Android firmware for the AT&T versions of the Galaxy S4, Galaxy S4 Active, Galaxy S III and the Galaxy Note II has made the...

Tags: Samsung, AT&T, Android


Nokia Lumia 1020 has its price slashed to $99.99 in the US

Nokia Lumia 1020 has its price slashed to $99.99 in the US

26 October, 2013 | comments (52)

Nokia Lumia 1020 saw another major price cut in the United States. The mobile photography powerhouse is now available for $99.99 for new AT&T customers who sign a two-year contract. The attractive deal is offered by Amazon. Existing AT&T...


Xolo to launch a 4G LTE enabled smartphone in India

Xolo to launch a 4G LTE enabled smartphone in India

26 October, 2013 | comments (63)

Xolo, one of the popular smartphone manufacturers in India will soon be coming up with a 4G LTE enabled smartphone, a first of its kind by the manufacturers in the country. Xolo's first 4G LTE smartphone will be dubbed as LT900 and the device is...

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Bluetooth certification for Nexus 4 with LTE appears

Bluetooth certification for Nexus 4 with LTE appears

26 October, 2013 | comments (13)

The Nexus 4 officially did not have LTE support, tough people found a way to enable the hidden 4G connectivity. That didn’t work too well, but recently we’ve been seeing rumors that a Nexus 4 LTE is in the works. A Bluetooth certification just...

Tags: LG, Android


Micromax will release devices in Russia and Romania this year

Micromax will release devices in Russia and Romania this year

25 October, 2013 | comments (91)

The Indian manufacturer of Android smartphones Micromax will launch its devices in Russia and Romania by the end of this year. Already a top-tier performer in its home market, the company aims to become a global hardware brand according to its...

Tags: Micromax, Android


Motorola Moto X  down to $99.99 on contract

Motorola Moto X down to $99.99 on contract

25 October, 2013 | comments (19)

Motorola and three of its carrier partners - AT&T, Sprint and US Cellular - are now offering the Moto X for just $99.99 with a 2-year contract. That's exactly $100 lower than the original asking price of the US-assembled smartphone. US Cellular...


Japan Display unveils 2 QHD smartphone screens

Japan Display unveils 2 QHD smartphone screens

25 October, 2013 | comments (99)

Just two days ago Japan Display announced an amazingly sounding 12.1" 4K display for tablets. That one featured 3840x2160 pixel resolution and 365ppi density. Today Japan Display unveiled another ultra high resolution display, this time for...

Tags: Misc


LG G Flex aces AnTuTu, has 720p screen to thank

LG G Flex aces AnTuTu, has 720p screen to thank

25 October, 2013 | comments (30)

LG G Flex showed its curved face for the first time two weeks ago on a leaked press image. Two days ago we sat the smartphone appearing in a demo video and a bunch of live shots. LG G Flex live photos Today we got to see the LG G Flex run...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


64-bit Exynos SoC to make it in time for Galaxy S5

64-bit Exynos SoC to make it in time for Galaxy S5

25 October, 2013 | comments (183)

Just a month after Korean media outlets reported that Samsung's 64-bit processor is in the final stages of its development, they are again stating the company is "almost done". The report suggests that Samsung is done with the most complex tasks...

Tags: Samsung, Rumors


LG G Pad 8.3 LTE version appears on Amazon

LG G Pad 8.3 LTE version appears on Amazon

25 October, 2013 | comments (8)

LG announced the G Pad 8.3 slate at IFA back in September. There were no details on an LTE version back then and all LG said was that it's under consideration. Amazon DE seems to have some info though, spilling the beans on an upcoming...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Apple iPhone 5s and 5c hit 35 more countries today

Apple iPhone 5s and 5c hit 35 more countries today

25 October, 2013 | comments (39)

Today marks the start of the second availability wave of Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c, which includes 35 more countries. Among those are Spain, Russia and South Korea. The full list of countries in alphabetic order is as follows - Austria, Belgium,...

Tags: Apple, iOS


International HTC One receiving Android 4.3 update

International HTC One receiving Android 4.3 update

25 October, 2013 | comments (158)

Continuing their exemplary pace for the HTC One updates, HTC has now started rolling out the Android 4.3 update for the international variant. The update brings many changes, which you can see in the screenshot above. The important one here...

Tags: HTC, Android


Sony Xperia Z1S (aka Z1 mini) spotted in the wild [UPDATED]

Sony Xperia Z1S (aka Z1 mini) spotted in the wild [UPDATED]

25 October, 2013 | comments (46)

At an exhibition of Sony headphones an interesting, unidentified phone appeared – could it be the Sony Xperia Z1S? If you've missed the rumors, the Z1S is supposed to be the international version of the Xperia Z1 f (also called Z1 mini...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Samsung posts record profits in its latest earnings report

Samsung posts record profits in its latest earnings report

24 October, 2013 | comments (87)

Samsung released its Q3 2013 earnings report. As expected, the Korean giant posted record-shattering profits which slightly exceeded the guidance from earlier this month. Samsung posted consolidated operating profit of 10.16 trillion won...

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AT&T gets WP8 Samsung ATIV S Neo

AT&T gets WP8 Samsung ATIV S Neo

24 October, 2013 | comments (35)

Samsung and AT&T announced the ATIV S Neo smartphone with Windows Phone 8 on board. The LTE handset will hit the carrier’s shelves on November 8 for $99.99 with a two-year contract, or $21 per month with AT&T Next. Samsung ATIV S Neo is...


1080p Micromax Canvas Turbo goes official

1080p Micromax Canvas Turbo goes official

24 October, 2013 | comments (242)

Today Micromax announced the Canvas Turbo. The smartphone comes with a 5.0-inch 1080p IPS CGS (Continuous Grain Silicon) display made by Sharp and is powered by a quad-core processor. The actual chipset inside the Canvas Turbo is MT6589T with...


Samsung fined $340k in Taiwan over HTC smear campaign

Samsung fined $340k in Taiwan over HTC smear campaign

24 October, 2013 | comments (139)

Earlier this year Samsung was found to be associated with two PR agencies in Taiwan, which were paying some guys to besmirching HTC's reputation while praising Samsung products on local online forums. The Taiwanese Fair Trade Commission started...

Tags: Samsung


Nokia Lumia 1520 goes on pre-order for €700

Nokia Lumia 1520 goes on pre-order for €700

24 October, 2013 | comments (240)

The Nokia Lumia 1520, the flagship Windows Phone 8 phablet, has officially gone on pre-order in Europe. Italian etailer (and Nokia premium partner) NStore.it is taking €100 deposits if you're interested. The final price will be €700 (that's...


Things looking up as LG ships 12 million smartphones in Q3

Things looking up as LG ships 12 million smartphones in Q3

24 October, 2013 | comments (54)

After getting eclipsed by its Korean counterpart Samsung for the past few years, LG is finally becoming relevant again after it posted a 217.8 billion won ($196.34 million) operating profit in Q3 of this year. This is a 27% increase over the same...

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BlackBerry OS 10.2 update kicks off this week

BlackBerry OS 10.2 update kicks off this week

23 October, 2013 | comments (67)

BlackBerry has just announced the rollout schedule of the OS 10.2 firmware update. BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 and Q5 are the devices eligible for upgrade, while the Z30 is running on 10.2 out of box. The BlackBerry 10.2 update brings a new Priority...

Tags: BlackBerry