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Samsung Galaxy S4 mini benchmark scorecard surfaces

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini benchmark scorecard surfaces

19 May, 2013 | comments (54)

We all know that, Samsung is working on a "mini" variant of its Galaxy S4 flagship smartphone. Images of the Galaxy S4 mini have been leaked few times and now, we got yet another benchmark results of the device. Interestingly enough, the new...


Samsung Galaxy S4 Active spotted in benchmark scores

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active spotted in benchmark scores

18 May, 2013 | comments (82)

We have heard before of the ruggedized version of the Galaxy S4 - the Galaxy S4 Active - that Samsung is reportedly working on. Now, some more details about the hardware of the device have surfaced, in the form of benchmark results. The...


HTC One to get Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update in 2-3 weeks

HTC One to get Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update in 2-3 weeks

18 May, 2013 | comments (71)

The HTC One, the Taiwanese flagship smartphone was launched back in March with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on board, and it looks like the company might soon roll out the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update for the smartphone as well. According to a...

Tags: HTC, Android


Lenovo K900 now available in China, priced at $536

Lenovo K900 now available in China, priced at $536

17 May, 2013 | comments (38)

The Lenovo K900 was unveiled at CES 2013 and the phablet has been the talk of the town for its impressive build and hardware specifications. The good news is that the device is now available in China and the 5.5-inch phablet will be up for grabs...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


HTC deals with shortages, ramps up One production

HTC deals with shortages, ramps up One production

17 May, 2013 | comments (56)

HTC, having put its legal troubles and component shortages behind it, is ready to double up its production of the HTC one this month, in anticipation of what it hopes to be a "high-end sales" period during the coming months. The HTC One,...

Tags: HTC, Android


Samsung Galaxy S4 expected to hit 10 million sales next week

Samsung Galaxy S4 expected to hit 10 million sales next week

17 May, 2013 | comments (166)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 received a warm reception in the market upon its arrival and the success story seemed to write itself. The fourth-generation Galaxy S smartphone achieved 6 million sales in just two weeks and broke the record of its...

Tags: Samsung, Android


White Nexus 4 and Android 4.3 allegedly coming on June 10

White Nexus 4 and Android 4.3 allegedly coming on June 10

17 May, 2013 | comments (33)

This year we didn't see a new Android version debut at Google I/O 2013, having to live with updates to Maps, Google+ and Hangouts, the new Play Music All Access and the new Play Game Services platforms. Google went on to show a lot of...


Report of Nokia EOS encounter describes Lumia 920 / 808 hybrid

Report of Nokia EOS encounter describes Lumia 920 / 808 hybrid

17 May, 2013 | comments (175)

Nokia announced three new phones just a few days ago, but unfortunately none of them were the fabled Nokia EOS. WMPowerUser received a tip from someone claiming to have seen the device in person (but didn’t provide any photo evidence). The EOS...


HTC One update on Sprint improves touch key sensitivity

HTC One update on Sprint improves touch key sensitivity

17 May, 2013 | comments (20)

The HTC One on Sprint has received a software update, which bumps up the version number to 1.29.651.10. The main change in this update is an improvement in the Back and Home key sensitivity. The HTC One has a minor issue where the capacitive...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Sony Xperia UL - codenamed Gaga - leaks online

Sony Xperia UL - codenamed Gaga - leaks online

16 May, 2013 | comments (82)

Sony seems to have a lot going on in its labs. After the Xperia Z and Xperia ZL hit the market, the Japanese manufacturer announced the Xperia L, Xperia SP and Xperia ZR. Then, a mysterious new device - Xperia i1 Honami - entered our rumor mill that...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


IDC on smartphones in Q1: Android up, iOS down, WP 3rd

IDC on smartphones in Q1: Android up, iOS down, WP 3rd

16 May, 2013 | comments (126)

Analyst firm IDC released its report for the first quarter of 2013, which chronicles big rises and great falls. There's nothing new at the top – Android and iOS account for 92.3% of smartphone shipments - but the fight for third position is heating...


Water-proof LG Optimus GJ headed to Taiwan

Water-proof LG Optimus GJ headed to Taiwan

16 May, 2013 | comments (215)

LG has supposedly sent invitations for the announcement of a new Taiwan-exclusive handset called Optimus GJ - an IP57-version of the popular Optimus G. The IP57 certifications means the LG Optimus GJ will last for 30 minutes under one meter of...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Quad-core Panasonic P51 goes official, priced at $517

Quad-core Panasonic P51 goes official, priced at $517

16 May, 2013 | comments (93)

Panasonic has launched its first Android smartphone in India and has marked its entry into the overcrowded smartphone segment in the country. Panasonic P51 sports a 5-inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and a 1.2 GHz quad-core...


Nokia Lumia 928 available for pre-order, ships by May 20

Nokia Lumia 928 available for pre-order, ships by May 20

16 May, 2013 | comments (54)

Verizon's WP8 flagship, the Nokia Lumia 928, is available for pre-order right now. It's priced $99 with a new 2-year contract or $499 with month to month service. The black one will ship by May 20, but when you select the white model, the "Will ship...


Apple App Store crosses the 50 billion app downloads milestone

Apple App Store crosses the 50 billion app downloads milestone

16 May, 2013 | comments (65)

Apple has crossed the 50 billion app downloads milestone on the App Store. The store opened up to the public back in July 2008 and since then has gone on to become the biggest and most popular software store in the world. As we reported...

Tags: Apple, iOS


LG officially launches the Nexus 4 in India

LG officially launches the Nexus 4 in India

16 May, 2013 | comments (113)

It has been a long wait but the Nexus 4 has finally landed in India through official channels. But it's LG and not Google that has taken the initiative. The Nexus 4 is now available in India through LG for Rs. 25,999 ($475) from LG exclusive...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Google to start selling the Galaxy S4 running stock Android

Google to start selling the Galaxy S4 running stock Android

15 May, 2013 | comments (242)

At the annual Google I/O developer conference today, Google has announced the planned released of a Samsung Galaxy S4 running stock Android (AOSP). Just as rumored earlier today, the phone will be free of TouchWiz modifications. It will be...


ZTE Grand X2 announced with 2GHz dual-core Intel Atom CPU

ZTE Grand X2 announced with 2GHz dual-core Intel Atom CPU

15 May, 2013 | comments (24)

ZTE has officially unveiled the Grand X2 smartphone at the MedPi conference in Monaco. The device features the Intel Atom Z2580 processor and comes with an advanced camera. ZTE Grand X2 sports a 4.5-inch HD display with a resolution of 1280 x...

Tags: ZTE, Android, Touch UI


Watch the Google I/O conference live feed right here

Watch the Google I/O conference live feed right here

15 May, 2013 | comments (14)

Google's annual I/O event, a forum for developers where everything Google is discussed, is about to start. In years past, Google has taken the opportunity to announce exciting new devices and Android developments at I/O, so we're eager to hear...

Tags: Google, Android


Samsung Galaxy S4 mini leaks in new photos

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini leaks in new photos

15 May, 2013 | comments (37)

Samsung may have managed to keep the Galaxy S4 under wraps until the premiere, but it seems the company isn't even trying to keep the Galaxy S4 mini a secret. The device entered our rumor mill in April, a few days later we saw its face and yesterday...