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Leak details where the Galaxy Note Edge will be sold

Leak details where the Galaxy Note Edge will be sold

10 November, 2014 | comments (46)

The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge may be a niche device, but it's one that's gotten a lot of people interested in it. On the other hand, Samsung's only confirmed its release in the US, Japan, and its home country of South Korea. Yet if you were...


OnePlus One pre-orders come back next week for one hour

OnePlus One pre-orders come back next week for one hour

10 November, 2014 | comments (29)

OnePlus is getting ready for a new round of pre-orders for its One smartphone. The first attempt at a pre-order window took place on October 27, and it wasn't smooth sailing at all. Website errors kept many people from placing a pre-order, so the...

Tags: Android, OnePlus


Imagination unveils PowerVR 7XT and 7XE GPUs

Imagination unveils PowerVR 7XT and 7XE GPUs

10 November, 2014 | comments (22)

Imagination is the maker behind the PowerVR GPUs best known from Apple's line of iOS devices, but have also been used in Exynos, MediaTek and other chipsets. Today the company unveiled the Series7 GPUs that span two branches aimed at anything from...

Tags: Misc, Android


Xiaomi on track to score $1.5 billion funding, now worth $40B

Xiaomi on track to score $1.5 billion funding, now worth $40B

10 November, 2014 | comments (28)

A report by CNBC suggests Xiaomi managed to raise $1.5 billion in investment capital in its latest round of funding. Facebook, Alibaba, Airbnb and Russian ISP DST are among the companies investing in Xiaomi. This is the largest private financing...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Lollipop-powered LG H440n leaks via benchmark

Lollipop-powered LG H440n leaks via benchmark

09 November, 2014 | comments (15)

It has been a particularly eventful weekend for LG, the Koreans following the Android 5.0 Lollipop leak for their G3 flagship with an official confirmation of its rollout. Now we understand that the company is also busy testing another 5.0 Lollipop...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


LG G3 will begin receiving Android 5.0 this week

LG G3 will begin receiving Android 5.0 this week

09 November, 2014 | comments (79)

LG G3 will begin receiving update to Android 5.0 Lollipop this week. The Korean manufacturer announced its OS upgrade plans shortly after an Android 5.0 ROM for its flagship leaked out. The rollout of Android 5.0 to the handset will begin in...

Tags: LG, Android


LG G3 Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM gets leaked

LG G3 Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM gets leaked

08 November, 2014 | comments (32)

We have seen screenshots of an Android 5.0 Lollipop update running on the LG G3 before. Now, an xda user has uploaded a working ROM that you can install on your phone and try it out for yourself. The user notes that the ROM is an early build and...

Tags: LG, Android


Moto X (2014) 5.0 Lollipop update now seeding to testers

Moto X (2014) 5.0 Lollipop update now seeding to testers

08 November, 2014 | comments (40)

Over the past two years or so Motorola turned regular firmware updates into one its top priorities and has been making sure that all its current smartphones run the latest available version of Android. And by the looks of it, things won’t change...

Tags: Motorola, Android


'Football Leather' Moto X (2014) now out at Verizon

'Football Leather' Moto X (2014) now out at Verizon

07 November, 2014 | comments (14)

Today, Verizon has officially unveiled a new color version for the Moto X (2014). It's got a fancy name, too: "Football Leather". It's a reddish hue, meant to make you think about (American) football when you look at it, since it's so close to the...


Samsung Galaxy Note 5 likely to feature a 4K 6-inch AMOLED

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 likely to feature a 4K 6-inch AMOLED

07 November, 2014 | comments (246)

Samsung has been teasing its development of a 4K AMOLED display for a long time now, but now a new piece of information suggests the first phone to brag with it is the Galaxy Note 5. According to a tip sent to PhoneArena, Samsung 4K AMOLED screen is...


New Moto smartphone with Snapdragon 410 now in testing

New Moto smartphone with Snapdragon 410 now in testing

07 November, 2014 | comments (44)

Motorola is testing a new mid-range device using the Geekbench testing suite. The phone, which we assume is either the new Moto E or Moto G, features the Snapdragon MSM8916, more popular as the Snapdragon 410. It features a 64-bit quad-core...


Samsung Galaxy S4 Lollipop build gets shown off on video

Samsung Galaxy S4 Lollipop build gets shown off on video

07 November, 2014 | comments (61)

We have seen an internal build of the Android 5.0 Lollipop running on the Samsung Galaxy S5, courtesy SamMobile. Now they have managed to get their hands on an internal Lollipop build for the older Galaxy S4, and have a video for us to see...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Meizu working on Android 5.0 Lollipop update for its phones

Meizu working on Android 5.0 Lollipop update for its phones

07 November, 2014 | comments (6)

Meizu has already received the required files and is now working on updating its smartphone lineup to Android 5.0 Lollipop. The confirmation comes from Meizu's Flyme UI chief developer, who posted a screenshot of a command line interface showing...

Tags: Meizu, Android


Nexus 6 now available on the Play Store in 12 additional countries

Nexus 6 now available on the Play Store in 12 additional countries

07 November, 2014 | comments (44)

If you have been living outside the US and have been itching to buy the new Nexus 6, Google has some good news for you. The Nexus 6 has gone live on 12 additional countries around the world, although it's not yet available for purchase. The...

Tags: Google, Android


Samsung tipped to have a new series of smartphones on the way

Samsung tipped to have a new series of smartphones on the way

06 November, 2014 | comments (65)

According to a report in SamMobile, Samsung will soon launch a brand new smartphone series. The new lineup will allegedly feature single letter naming convention like the one seen in the newly launched Samsung Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5....


Vivo's Xplay 3S successor has its specs leaked

Vivo's Xplay 3S successor has its specs leaked

06 November, 2014 | comments (12)

The recently outed X5 Max (with its insane 4.75 mm thickness) apparently isn't the only smartphone that Vivo is currently hard at work developing. A new leak from China details another device coming soon, and this is an even bigger phablet. Given...

Tags: Vivo, Android, Rumors


500 thousand OnePlus Ones sold, 1 million by the end of the year

500 thousand OnePlus Ones sold, 1 million by the end of the year

06 November, 2014 | comments (28)

Despite issues with the pre-orders, OnePlus has managed to sell 500,000 of its OnePlus One smartphones. The number was revealed by co-founder Carl Pei, who said the company is targeting a million sales by the end of 2014. OnePlus isn't making...

Tags: OnePlus, Android


Screenshots of Android 5.0 Lollipop for LG G3 hit the web

Screenshots of Android 5.0 Lollipop for LG G3 hit the web

06 November, 2014 | comments (43)

LG is already busy working on the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for its Nexus devices, but it's also taking care of its current flagship, the LG G3. A working version of the new software fell in the hands of eager bloggers who posted several...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Lenovo launches the VIBE X2 for $325 in India

Lenovo launches the VIBE X2 for $325 in India

06 November, 2014 | comments (29)

Lenovo has launched the VIBE X2 in India. The phone is priced at Rs. 19,999 ($325). The Lenovo VIBE X2 has a 5.0-inch, 1920x1080 IPS display, octa-core MediaTek MT6596M with four Cortex-A17 cores clocked at 2.0GHz and four Cortex-A7 cores...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


Gionee Marathon M3 is official with a massive 5,000mAh battery

Gionee Marathon M3 is official with a massive 5,000mAh battery

06 November, 2014 | comments (46)

Gionee has unveiled the Marathon M3 smartphone, which is currently available for purchase in Inda. One of the key features of the Gionee Marathon M3 is its battery, a 5,000mAh monster, which the company estimates can last up to 32 hours of 3G talk...

Tags: Gionee, Android