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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge to hit Russia and India this year

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge to hit Russia and India this year

16 October, 2014 | comments (20)

Samsung has made it clear that the Galaxy Note Edge is going to be a limited availability device, but at least two more markets may breathe a sigh of relief today. The company has said in an announcement the phone will start selling in India and...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Sony adds Xperia Z1, Z2, M2 to AOSP, unveils unified kernel

Sony adds Xperia Z1, Z2, M2 to AOSP, unveils unified kernel

16 October, 2014 | comments (13)

Sony is enhancing its reputation as a ROM-friendly maker. It added AOSP code for the Sony Xperia Z2, Xperia Z1 and Xperia M2 to the SonyXperiaDev GitHub. The company denied making AOSP ROMs and this indeed isn't it – the camera and the modem have...

Tags: Sony, Android, Misc


Google Nexus 6 to launch in 28 countries this year

Google Nexus 6 to launch in 28 countries this year

16 October, 2014 | comments (43)

With the Nexus 6 now official, Motorola has detailed the phone's availability. The latest Nexus flagship is going to be available for purchase in 28 countries across Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific, including India. However, that's as far...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Live photo of Oppo N3 reveals a fingerprint reader on the back

Live photo of Oppo N3 reveals a fingerprint reader on the back

16 October, 2014 | comments (12)

We've seen numerous leaks about the Oppo N3, all of which focus on its camera – the rotating 16MP shooter is indeed the defining feature of the upcoming Oppo camera phone but the closely cropped teasers were concealing the fingerprint reader on the...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


HTC One, One (M8), One mini and mini 2 to get Android 5.0 Lollipop

HTC One, One (M8), One mini and mini 2 to get Android 5.0 Lollipop

16 October, 2014 | comments (59)

HTC has responded a lot of questions on Twitter about its plans about Android 5.0 Lollipop. The new version of the OS was detailed a while ago, but its official premiere was yesterday with the Motorola Nexus 6 and HTC Nexus 9...


The Nexus 6 is water resistant like the Moto X (2014)

The Nexus 6 is water resistant like the Moto X (2014)

16 October, 2014 | comments (58)

The Motorola-made Google Nexus 6 has been granted some water resistance, matching the Moto X (2014). And although Google doesn't point the water resistance out on its product page for the Nexus 6, Motorola does. Under "water resistance" on...


Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play Edition pops up yet again

Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play Edition pops up yet again

15 October, 2014 | comments (31)

Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play made another cameo. This time around, the yet to be revealed smartphone appeared on the official Android page, which was updated to mark the launch of version 5.0 Lollipop. Samsung’s flagship smartphone with...

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Nexus 6 will be sold by AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile

Nexus 6 will be sold by AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile

15 October, 2014 | comments (17)

Motorola and Google made the Nexus 6 official earlier today, and we already know it's going to cost $649 if you choose to purchase the 32GB base model from the Play Store in unlocked form. Though if you were wondering about carrier support, this...


Motorola details which of its devices will get Lollipop

Motorola details which of its devices will get Lollipop

15 October, 2014 | comments (51)

The Nexus 6 will be Motorola's first product to ship with Android 5.0 Lollipop preinstalled, but what about the smartphone maker's previous wares? Fret not, for Motorola plans on updating quite a few handsets to the latest version of Android. And...


Google Nexus 6 is official with 6-inch QHD screen and S805

Google Nexus 6 is official with 6-inch QHD screen and S805

15 October, 2014 | comments (234)

Without any sort of special event, Google has just announced the Motorola-made Nexus 6 smartphone running Android 5.0 Lollipop. The phone features a 6" 2560 x 1440 pixel display, which gives it a pixel density of 496ppi. The premium display...


Google unveils Android 5.0 Lollipop as an official name

Google unveils Android 5.0 Lollipop as an official name

15 October, 2014 | comments (65)

Along with the announcement of the Nexus 6 and the Nexus 9 today, Google also announced that the next iteration of their mobile OS, which we so far knew under the codename Android L, will actually be called Android 5.0 Lollipop. Android Lollipop...

Tags: Android


HTC-made Google Nexus 9 announced with Tegra K1 chip

HTC-made Google Nexus 9 announced with Tegra K1 chip

15 October, 2014 | comments (49)

As expected, today Google announced its latest tablet - the HTC-made Nexus 9 tablet. The tablet runs on Android 5.0, which has just been confirmed to be called Lollipop and packs a 9" IPS LCD with the unusual for Android aspect ratio and a...

Tags: Android, HTC


Samsung Galaxy Golden 2 manual shows high-end specs

Samsung Galaxy Golden 2 manual shows high-end specs

15 October, 2014 | comments (23)

Rare as they might be, flip Androids do exist, the Galaxy Golden is even getting a successor as per a recent leak. The Samsung Galaxy Golden 2 is actually a pretty high-end device though it's headed to China Telecom so you may never see one in...


Oppo N3 new teaser released, hints for smart camera rotation

Oppo N3 new teaser released, hints for smart camera rotation

15 October, 2014 | comments (21)

Oppo is going to make the Oppo N3 cameraphone official on October 29, but the company has been teasing it via the social networks for quite a while. We are already familiar with its build options - stainless steel or aluminum-lithium alloy. Lots...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Nexus 6 sized up against the iPhone 6 Plus  in a photo

Nexus 6 sized up against the iPhone 6 Plus in a photo

15 October, 2014 | comments (82)

The Motorola Nexus 6 popped up in a leaked render yesterday and now we get to see the phablet again, this time compared to the Apple iPhone 6. In the photo, you can see just how large the Nexus 6 is compared to the 5.5" iPhone 6 Plus. The...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Asus PadFone X mini goes official for AT&T in the US

Asus PadFone X mini goes official for AT&T in the US

15 October, 2014 | comments (6)

AT&T and Asus announced the entry-level PadFone X mini smartphone with tablet docking station. The LTE device will be available later this month, on October 24 for $199.99 with no contract on AT&T’s GoPhone prepaid plans. Asus PadFone X...

Tags: Asus, Android


Motorola Nexus 6 listing appears on AT&T’s website

Motorola Nexus 6 listing appears on AT&T’s website

15 October, 2014 | comments (16)

After appearing in an alleged press image several hours ago, the upcoming Nexus 6 by Motorola made yet another cameo. A listing of the device showed up on the website of the US carrier AT&T. The Nexus 6 name popped up in the “people also...


HTC Desire Eye appears in an AT&T promo video

HTC Desire Eye appears in an AT&T promo video

14 October, 2014 | comments (6)

The freshly announced HTC Desire Eye made an appearance in an AT&T promo video. The selfie-centric smartphone will hit the carrier’s shelves in time for the holiday shopping season. AT&T will offer it exclusively in the United States. As...

Tags: HTC, Android


Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 rumored to be launching tomorrow

Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 rumored to be launching tomorrow

14 October, 2014 | comments (45)

If the latest rumor on the matter is to be believed, tomorrow we'll be treated to the official announcement of both the HTC-made Nexus 9 tablet as well as the Nexus 6 phablet by Motorola. But don't expect a big event or anything like that - they'll...


Droid Turbo gets leaked press pics, official unveiling date

Droid Turbo gets leaked press pics, official unveiling date

14 October, 2014 | comments (29)

Verizon has just started sending out press invites for an event it will hold on October 28. As you can see, these plainly state that during that event the next Droid-branded handset will be unveiled. Furthermore, the carrier has recently...