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Android One phones will run Lollipop by end of January

Android One phones will run Lollipop by end of January

19 November, 2014 | comments (77)

This year Google launched the Android One initiative, which has so far been comprised of three smartphones: the Micromax Canvas A1, the Karbonn Sparkle V, and the Spice Dream Uno. These all have the exact same innards, which were specified by...


Lollipop update for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 showcased too

Lollipop update for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 showcased too

19 November, 2014 | comments (57)

Earlier we showed you the first leaked screenshots depicting what the Android 5.0 Lollipop update would look like on the HTC One (M8), and now it's Samsung's turn. From the Korean smartphone maker we've already had leaks showing us not one, but...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Lollipop with Sense 6 for the HTC One (M8) gets pictured

Lollipop with Sense 6 for the HTC One (M8) gets pictured

19 November, 2014 | comments (31)

HTC is due to upgrade the One Google Play Edition smartphones to Android 5.0 Lollipop this week - on Friday, the latest news claims. But what about the HTC Sense-infused version of the One (M8)? We already know the Taiwanese company will bring it...

Tags: HTC, Android


AT&T starts shipping the Nexus 6, T-Mobile now selling it  too

AT&T starts shipping the Nexus 6, T-Mobile now selling it too

19 November, 2014 | comments (4)

Just as promised the Motorola Nexus 6 has started shipping to AT&T customers. Meanwhile T-Mobile has started offering the Google pureblood smartphone to its customers. Those that pre-ordered the AT&T-branded Nexus 6 from AT&T have begun receiving...


Motorola Nexus 6 hits Germany with a base price of €599

Motorola Nexus 6 hits Germany with a base price of €599

19 November, 2014 | comments (14)

The Motorola Nexus 6 retail expansion continues in Europe and the latest country where the phone starts selling is Germany. There, pre-orders of the device are now available at Media Markt and Amazon Germany. The 32GB version of the phone...


HTC One (M8) and One (M7) GPE to get Lollipop this Friday

HTC One (M8) and One (M7) GPE to get Lollipop this Friday

19 November, 2014 | comments (27)

Last week, HTC promised the Android 5.0. Lollipop update for the Google Play Edition One (M8) and One (M7) would be coming early this week. Sadly, due to delays and unforeseen bugs, the update launch date has been pushed to this Friday. Mo...

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Meizu MX4 Pro is official with Samsung Exynos 5430 chipset

Meizu MX4 Pro is official with Samsung Exynos 5430 chipset

19 November, 2014 | comments (45)

At a dedicated launch party in China today, Meizu officially revealed the MX4 Pro. The phone is built around a 5.5" Sharp-made display boasting 2560 x 1536 pixel resolution. It features very narrow bezels, measuring just 2.8mm wide and boasts a...

Tags: Meizu, Android


Micromax unveils Yu brand powered by CyanogenMod

Micromax unveils Yu brand powered by CyanogenMod

18 November, 2014 | comments (30)

Today in India, Micromax has launched a new smartphone brand: Yu. The devices that will be sold under this name will be offered online only, emulating Xiaomi's business model. The Yu phones will run Android, but their software will come from...

Tags: Micromax, Android


Nokia is licensing its brand to Foxconn for the N1 tablet

Nokia is licensing its brand to Foxconn for the N1 tablet

18 November, 2014 | comments (76)

Earlier today Nokia (the 'old' Nokia, the part that wasn't sold to Microsoft) announced its first ever Android tablet, the N1. As it turns out, however, that product will be made by Foxconn, and Nokia is merely licensing its name to be used here....

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Nexus 6 pre-orders start in the UK, shipping by December 1

Nexus 6 pre-orders start in the UK, shipping by December 1

18 November, 2014 | comments (17)

The Motorola Nexus 6 has gone up for pre-order in the UK today, weeks after the same happened in the US. The 6-inch phablet is thus firmly on its way to Europe. You can pre-order the handset from a few different places, and the earliest "ship by"...


Nokia N1 already handled, photos inside

Nokia N1 already handled, photos inside

18 November, 2014 | comments (66)

The Nokia N1 is still very much fresh out of the oven and while we still recover from the surprise move by Nokia, which we thought would not be making or branding mobile devices for quite some time ahead, the first Nokia N1 hands-on has surfaced in...

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Nokia launches N1 Android Tablet running Lollipop

Nokia launches N1 Android Tablet running Lollipop

18 November, 2014 | comments (342)

In a rather surprising move, Nokia has launched a new Android tablet. Called the Nokia N1, the device is 7.9-inch tablet running Android 5.0 Lollipop and Nokia Z Launcher on top. Here are the complete specs of the device: 7.9-inch,...

Tags: Nokia, Android


Asus unveils new ZenFone 5 Lite in the Philippines

Asus unveils new ZenFone 5 Lite in the Philippines

17 November, 2014 | comments (27)

Asus has announced a new smartphone today in the Philippines. It's called ZenFone 5 Lite, and its model number is A502CG. As you may have guessed from its name, it's basically a lower-end variation of the original ZenFone 5 that got unveiled in...

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Huawei Ascend P8 gets first round of leaked specs

Huawei Ascend P8 gets first round of leaked specs

17 November, 2014 | comments (7)

The Huawei Ascend P7 has been on the market for a while now, and its maker is rumored to be already working on its successor. The Ascend P8 won't be unveiled this year. Rather, the soonest it could get official would be at CES 2015 in early...


AT&T will sell Motorola Nexus 6 with carrier branding

AT&T will sell Motorola Nexus 6 with carrier branding

17 November, 2014 | comments (18)

AT&T will offer Motorola Nexus 6 with carrier branding in the United States. The Android 5.0 Lollipop booting tablet will arrive on the shelves of the wireless carrier heavyweight this week, on November 18. The carrier’s business customer...


Alleged photos of Sony Xperia Z4 digitizer emerge

Alleged photos of Sony Xperia Z4 digitizer emerge

16 November, 2014 | comments (114)

Alleged live photos showcasing the LCD touch digitizer of Sony’s upcoming Xperia Z4 made the rounds online. The component is showcased alongside its counterpart found in Sony Xperia Z3. Alleged LCD digitizer panel of Sony Xperia Z4 Past...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Galaxy Note Edge Premium Edition coming to Germany

Galaxy Note Edge Premium Edition coming to Germany

16 November, 2014 | comments (30)

As it happens Samsung Germany wasn't sure if users in the country want the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge or are just fine with having the Galaxy Note 4 so the subsidiary decided to ask. The users have spoken, saying they want the innovative Note Edge...

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Amazon offers HTC Nexus 9 with $50 discount in the US

Amazon offers HTC Nexus 9 with $50 discount in the US

15 November, 2014 | comments (15)

HTC Nexus 9 is available to purchase with $50 discount on Amazon in the United States. The offer is available only for the 16GB version of the tablet in black. You can pick one up for $349.99. The Android 5.0 Lollipop booting HTC Nexus 9...

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Xiaomi Mi3 5.0 Lollipop update in testing, release imminent

Xiaomi Mi3 5.0 Lollipop update in testing, release imminent

15 November, 2014 | comments (49)

Xiaomi is on a seriously hot streak lately, the company selling smartphones as fast as it can build it. Its attractively priced devices even helped it climb to the third spot globally even though the quality of the Chinese maker’s after-sale support...


Android 5.0 factory image for Nexus 4 is now available

Android 5.0 factory image for Nexus 4 is now available

14 November, 2014 | comments (82)

Android 5.0 Lollipop factory image for LG Nexus 4 is now available for download from Android Developers. The build number of the release is LRX21T. Google took extra two days to release the latest Android build to its 2012 flagship...

Tags: LG, Android