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Nexus Android 5.0 rollout seemingly delayed due to bugs

Nexus Android 5.0 rollout seemingly delayed due to bugs

06 November, 2014 | comments (55)

Although Google never revealed the exact date for the Android 5.0 rollout for the Nexus devices, unofficial sources had claimed that it should commence on November 3. In case you haven't noticed, it's November 6 today. So what happened to the...

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Unlocked Sony Xperia Z3 officially arrives in the US

Unlocked Sony Xperia Z3 officially arrives in the US

05 November, 2014 | comments (23)

Sony Xperia Z3 is now available to purchase unlocked directly from Sony in the United States. Previously, the Japanese tech giant’s flagship was available only through on T-Mobile in the country. The factory unlocked version of Sony Xperia...

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Oppo U3 surfaces in benchmark, has specs revealed

Oppo U3 surfaces in benchmark, has specs revealed

05 November, 2014 | comments (9)

Oppo recently unveiled both the N3 and the R5, but it definitely looks like the Chinese company has another device to out before the end of this year (or soon, anyway). The yet unheard of Oppo U3 got itself benchmarked using GFXBench, and as...

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Motorola Moto Maxx is official, comes to Brazil and Mexico first

Motorola Moto Maxx is official, comes to Brazil and Mexico first

05 November, 2014 | comments (37)

Motorola just announced the Moto Maxx, which is the DROID Turbo's international version sans Verizon branding. In terms of specifications, the phone is identical to the DROID Turbo and sports a 5.2" QHD display, 21MP camera with 4K video recording...

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Samsung details the gifts you get with the Note 4 and Note Edge

Samsung details the gifts you get with the Note 4 and Note Edge

05 November, 2014 | comments (50)

Samsung has officially detailed the entire bundle of free goodies that are available to the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge owners. The company is throwing a lot of stuff at these users ranging from free cloud storage to free apps and...

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Lenovo Sisley S90 is official with a 5

Lenovo Sisley S90 is official with a 5" 720p Super AMOLED display

05 November, 2014 | comments (65)

Today, the Lenovo Sisley S90 went official and the company hasn't hesitated to confirm that it has drawn its inspiration from Apple not only for the design of the phone, but also for the way its presented. The Sisley S90's product page is...

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Huawei Honor 6X is a 5.5

Huawei Honor 6X is a 5.5" octa-core phablet with 3D camera

05 November, 2014 | comments (16)

The Huawei Honor 6 is getting a phablet X version, the Honor 6X. It was certified by TENAA in two versions, one for China Mobile and one for China Unicom, other than carrier connectivity both have the same specs. Curiously, the Huawei Honor 6X...

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LG unveils G2 Lite and L Prime entry-level droids

LG unveils G2 Lite and L Prime entry-level droids

05 November, 2014 | comments (42)

LG unveiled two new phones on its Brazilian website. We haven't found them anywhere else yet, but before you get jealous you should know both are entry-level devices. One bears the G2 name but doesn't deserve it much. As one of our readers points...

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HTC to remain top seller in Taiwan in Q4, top exec believes

HTC to remain top seller in Taiwan in Q4, top exec believes

05 November, 2014 | comments (18)

HTC North Asia President Jack Tong anticipates a rise in the company's sales in Taiwan during the current quarter of the year. Provided this happens, HTC will remain the top smartphone manufacturer in Taiwan, climbing on top of rivals like...

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Incredibly thin Vivo X5 Max passes through TENAA

Incredibly thin Vivo X5 Max passes through TENAA

04 November, 2014 | comments (37)

A yet to be announced Vivo X5 Max made its way through TENAA in China. The upcoming smartphone from Vivo is bound to replace the Oppo R5 as the world’s thinnest smartphone when it debuts in the near future. The physical measures of Vivo X5...

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Android 4.4.4 for Sony Xperia Z2 and Z2 Tablet rolls out

Android 4.4.4 for Sony Xperia Z2 and Z2 Tablet rolls out

04 November, 2014 | comments (137)

Today, Sony has announced the Android 4.4.4 update for the Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z2 Tablet. The rollout has started already, but as usual it might take a while for the new software to reach your particular device - depending on where you are and if...


Samsung Galaxy S6 gets first round of rumored specs

Samsung Galaxy S6 gets first round of rumored specs

04 November, 2014 | comments (165)

Sure, the Galaxy Note 4 might be doing pretty well in terms of sales (at least in some places), but that doesn't mean Samsung isn't already working on its next top of the line device. As you may have guessed, we're talking about the successor to the...


Galaxy Note 4 sales outpace the Note 3 in North America and EU

Galaxy Note 4 sales outpace the Note 3 in North America and EU

04 November, 2014 | comments (55)

Samsung's Senior Vice President, Kim Hyun-joon, revealed that the Galaxy Note 4 sales in North America and Western Europe are doing great. In fact, in those regions the Note 4 is outpacing the sales of its predecessor, the Galaxy Note 3, from last...

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HTC Desire 820s with MediaTek chipset goes official

HTC Desire 820s with MediaTek chipset goes official

04 November, 2014 | comments (28)

HTC unveiled the MediaTek version of its Desire 820 phablet on social networking site Weibo. The HTC Desire 820s is based on an MT6752 chipset, which promises more power than the Snapdragon 615 in the original version announced a couple of months...

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5.5-inch Samsung Galaxy Grand 3 benchmarked with 64-bit CPU

5.5-inch Samsung Galaxy Grand 3 benchmarked with 64-bit CPU

04 November, 2014 | comments (52)

The Samsung Galaxy Grand will grow into its name with a 5.5" version, which left its footsteps in the GFXBench database. The phone was dubbed "Galaxy Grand 3" by the rumor mill and features a bigger, 5.5" screen – up 0.25" on the Grand 2. The new...


Meizu sends out invite for MX4 Pro launch on November 19

Meizu sends out invite for MX4 Pro launch on November 19

04 November, 2014 | comments (9)

Meizu has started sending out invites for a launch event on November 19. The event is for the launch of the upcoming MX4 Pro, the next flagship device from Meizu. The event will be held in Vice Pavilion of the Beijing National Stadium. The...

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HTC to update One M8 and M7 to Lollipop within 90 days

HTC to update One M8 and M7 to Lollipop within 90 days

04 November, 2014 | comments (40)

HTC has announced that it will be updating the HTC One M8 and M7 to Android 5.0 Lollipop within 90 days from now. The company claims to have received the source code from Google and is working on the update. It's rather odd that HTC is...

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Android in October: KitKat distribution share edges past 30%

Android in October: KitKat distribution share edges past 30%

03 November, 2014 | comments (28)

Google released the Android distribution report for the month of October. Unsurprisingly, Android 4.4 KitKat continued its march towards bigger distribution share - it now boots on more than 30% of all devices out there. Android 4.1, 4.2,...


Moto Maxx gets pictured as the international Droid Turbo

Moto Maxx gets pictured as the international Droid Turbo

03 November, 2014 | comments (72)

Last week we told you to expect Motorola to launch a global version of its Droid Turbo smartphone (which is exclusive to Verizon). Back then rumor had it that this would be called Moto Maxx, and today the name has been confirmed. A Brazilian...

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HTC Desire Eye, RE Camera land at AT&T on November 7 too

HTC Desire Eye, RE Camera land at AT&T on November 7 too

03 November, 2014 | comments (6)

AT&T is having a big day today, in terms of announcements. Following the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, Nokia Lumia 830, and HTC One (M8) for Windows, which we've already told you about, the carrier is also launching the HTC Desire Eye and RE Camera...

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