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HTC One (M8) Android 4.4.3 update brings 4G support in India

HTC One (M8) Android 4.4.3 update brings 4G support in India

18 August, 2014 | comments (21)

The European HTC One (M8) got the Android 4.4.3 bug fix update last month. In addition to the OpenSSL security fix, the new firmware also brought connectivity improvements and tweaks over the Sense's proprietary Extreme Power Saving Mode, Motion...


Huawei sends invite for launch event on September 4

Huawei sends invite for launch event on September 4

18 August, 2014 | comments (23)

It seems September is going to be a busy month, with Huawei now piling on an already packed first week. The invite being sent out from the company is calling people to attend the launch of their next smartphone. The invite doesn't say much...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Moto G2 display assembly goes on sale in China

Moto G2 display assembly goes on sale in China

17 August, 2014 | comments (3)

Motorola Moto G2 is yet to be announced, yet you can already order its display assembly online. The upcoming device’s is listed as available at the major Chinese online retailer Taobao. The smartphone’s display component is priced at CNY...


HTC One (M8) gets GPS fixing update in Europe

HTC One (M8) gets GPS fixing update in Europe

17 August, 2014 | comments (6)

The HTC One (M8) has started receiving a small (and minor) software update in Europe. The update is currently in the process of rolling out over-the-air, so your phone should notify you once it's available for it to download and install - which...


iPhone 6 1,810mAh and 6L 2,915mAh batteries leak

iPhone 6 1,810mAh and 6L 2,915mAh batteries leak

17 August, 2014 | comments (127)

Early in July we heard that the iPhone 6 with 4.7" display will carry a battery between 1,800mAh and 1,900mAh and that the 5.5" iPhone 6 will have something around 2,500mAh. Now we get a glimpse of what could possibly be the two batteries. The...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Xiaomi announces MIUI 6 with flatter look, more features

Xiaomi announces MIUI 6 with flatter look, more features

17 August, 2014 | comments (59)

Right as planned, Xiaomi has announced its latest OS - MIUI 6 bringing a design overhaul with more colorful, minimalist looks, enhanced security and new phone features. The update is currently in beta phase but should soon make its way to the...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 benchmark reveals specs

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 benchmark reveals specs

16 August, 2014 | comments (142)

The latest iteration in Samsung’s popular series of phablets, the Note 4, has gone through AnTuTu’s benchmark paces. The image of the test reveals some of the device’s technical specs. Much of it confirms what has already been rumored. According...


Moto X+1 front panel photographed out and about

Moto X+1 front panel photographed out and about

16 August, 2014 | comments (28)

The Moto X+1 is starting to leak a lot, now that we're getting ever closer to its September 4 unveiling date. Most recently, the next Motorola flagship smartphone had most of its specs confirmed by a benchmark. And now its purported front panel...


Meizu MX4 gets a leaked price, more details surface

Meizu MX4 gets a leaked price, more details surface

16 August, 2014 | comments (14)

The next flagship offering from Meizu could be closer to its official announcement than previously thought. According to the company's official Facebook page, August 18 is going to be a "splendid day" because of what Meizu will share then. This...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


More press shots of HTC One (M8) with WP 8.1 leak

More press shots of HTC One (M8) with WP 8.1 leak

16 August, 2014 | comments (29)

More press images of the yet to be revealed HTC One (M8) with Windows Phone 8.1 on board made the rounds online. The high-end device is expected to debut in a dew days, on August 19 in New York City. The latest batch of leaked photos...

Tags: Amazon, Android


Amazon releases new software update for the Fire

Amazon releases new software update for the Fire

16 August, 2014 | comments (4)

Amazon has released a new software update for the Fire that updates the OS to version 3.5.1. The update brings several new features, including: Quick Switch feature to quickly switch between open apps or to close them, which can be...

Tags: Amazon, Android


Xolo introduces Q510s – a $105 KitKat droid

Xolo introduces Q510s – a $105 KitKat droid

16 August, 2014 | comments (11)

Xolo has unveiled the latest member of its smartphone portfolio dubbed Q510s. Coming with a 4” WVGA IPS display and a MediaTek chipset, the handset is hardly going to make flagships shake with fear. However, it’s lowly INR 6,499 ($105) price tag...

Tags: Xolo, Android


Sony Xperia M2 gets its KitKat update starting today

Sony Xperia M2 gets its KitKat update starting today

15 August, 2014 | comments (23)

If you own a Sony Xperia M2, here's some good news for you. The update to Android 4.4 KitKat for this device has apparently started rolling out today. That said, it's still early in the update's life cycle, so it's only been spotted for carrier...


HTC One (E8) is headed to Sprint in the United States

HTC One (E8) is headed to Sprint in the United States

15 August, 2014 | comments (7)

HTC One (E8) is headed to Sprint Wireless in the United States. A promo video of the smartphone appeared on the wireless carrier’s official YouTube channel. The appearance of the polycarbonate handset in the United States is quite a...

Tags: HTC, Android


Gold LG G3 launches at Vodafone UK, you can win one

Gold LG G3 launches at Vodafone UK, you can win one

15 August, 2014 | comments (7)

LG's arm in the UK has announced that the G3, its flagship offering at the moment, is now available at Vodafone in gold. This version joins the black one which was already on offer from the operator. To celebrate the launch, LG is giving you the...

Tags: LG, Android, Vodafone


Motorola Moto X+1 specs confirmed by GFXBenchmark

Motorola Moto X+1 specs confirmed by GFXBenchmark

15 August, 2014 | comments (44)

The upcoming Motorola Moto X+1 has gone through the GFXBenchmark test, which has confirmed its key specifications. The Moto X was criticized for not having flagship specifications, but it appears its successor will be a full-blown...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Sony Xperia Z3 case by Baseus hits eBay

Sony Xperia Z3 case by Baseus hits eBay

15 August, 2014 | comments (13)

We've seen a batch of Sony Xperia Z3 photos, which featured a transparent case protecting the sides and back of the upcoming flagship. Now we have images of the case itself, which is made by Baseus. Baseus has been making cases for Sony, Samsung,...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


EE to offer Samsung Galaxy Alpha with 4G plans only

EE to offer Samsung Galaxy Alpha with 4G plans only

15 August, 2014 | comments (11)

The newly announced Samsung Galaxy Alpha is heading to another UK carrier very soon. Three UK has recently announced its partnership with Samsung to offer the Galaxy Alpha subsidized on contract. Now EE UK (the product of Orange and T-Mobile UK...

Tags: Samsung, Android


IDC: global smartphone shipments surpass 300 million in Q2

IDC: global smartphone shipments surpass 300 million in Q2

14 August, 2014 | comments (28)

The premier provider of market intelligence IDC released its latest report on the state of the global smartphone shipments. The market has reached yet another milestone by surpassing 300 million devices shipped. Apple iOS and Android...


Most new droids cost less than $200, study shows

Most new droids cost less than $200, study shows

14 August, 2014 | comments (7)

Scratching your head as to why Android is growing at such a rapid pace? It could very well have to do with the average cost of a brand new Android handset. A new study shows that a brand new Droid will, in more cases than not, run your under $200, a...

Tags: Android