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A plethora of Samsung Galaxy are getting Android 4.4.4 soon

A plethora of Samsung Galaxy are getting Android 4.4.4 soon

14 October, 2014 | comments (66)

Today we got some good news about the Samsung Galaxy owners worldwide. A leaked roadmap spilled the beans on the Samsung Android 4.4.4 KitKat update schedule. As the table reveals the 4.4.4 update has already been completed for the Galaxy S5,...


Oppo N3 camera detailed: 16MP 1/2.3-inch sensor

Oppo N3 camera detailed: 16MP 1/2.3-inch sensor

14 October, 2014 | comments (13)

The Oppo N3 details keep trickling and the latest piece of news comes from the company's CEO himself. In a Weibo post, Tony Chen says the 16MP sensor of the N3 will have the ample 1/2.3" size, which will result in higher quality images. He...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders kick-off in India

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders kick-off in India

14 October, 2014 | comments (88)

The launch day map for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 proves increasingly inaccurate. It seemed to indicate that the flagship phablet will be available in India on October 10, however Samsung will only be holding an event today to unveil the...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Xiaomi adds another former Google executive to its team

Xiaomi adds another former Google executive to its team

13 October, 2014 | comments (4)

The Chinese hardware manufacturer Xiaomi added another former Google executive to its team. Jai Mani was a strategy and analytics associate for Google Play during his days at the search giant. The new hire will lead Xiaomi’s product team...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Vertu for Bentley smartphone goes official

Vertu for Bentley smartphone goes official

13 October, 2014 | comments (37)

Vertu and Bentley announced a smartphone than marks the beginning of a five-year partnership. The ultra luxurious Vertu for Bentley handset will be available in a limited edition of 2,000 pieces at the company’s boutiques this month with a...

Tags: Vertu, Android


iPhone 6 pre-orders in China reportedly reach 20 million

iPhone 6 pre-orders in China reportedly reach 20 million

13 October, 2014 | comments (50)

According to a report from China, pre-orders for Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have reached 20 million. The Cupertino giant opened the books for its smartphone duo in the country a few days ago, on October 10. The report points at higher...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Unlocked Sony Xperia Z3 Compact can be ordered in the US

Unlocked Sony Xperia Z3 Compact can be ordered in the US

13 October, 2014 | comments (37)

If you're in the US and want to grab a Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, then this is for you. And that's especially true if you like to purchase your smartphones unlocked and without being tied to long-term contracts with carriers. Sony has now put...

Tags: Sony, Android


Xiaomi Mi 4 and Redmi Note to land in India within 60 days

Xiaomi Mi 4 and Redmi Note to land in India within 60 days

13 October, 2014 | comments (32)

Xiaomi has so far had great success in India, where it's been holding weekly flash sales for a while. However, the only two devices that the company has offered Indian buyers until now have been the Mi 3 and the Redmi 1S. Things will change soon,...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Sony Xperia Z3 for T-Mobile up for pre-order on October 15

Sony Xperia Z3 for T-Mobile up for pre-order on October 15

13 October, 2014 | comments (7)

After Verizon premiered the Sony Xperia Z3 under the name of Xperia Z3v its now time for T-Mobile to start selling the device. The US carrier announced a month ago that it will carry the device. The Sony Xperia Z3 is set to arrive in...


Huawei Honor 6 Extreme Edition is official with Kirin 928 chip

Huawei Honor 6 Extreme Edition is official with Kirin 928 chip

13 October, 2014 | comments (21)

At an event today in Beijing, Huawei officially unveiled the Honor 6 Extreme Edition packing the company's latest Kirin 928 chipset. Its comprised of an 2GHz octa-core CPU, 3GB of RAM and Mali T628MP4 GPU. We're yet to see how much faster the Kirin...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Apple's iPhone 6 duo makes its way to 36 new countries

Apple's iPhone 6 duo makes its way to 36 new countries

13 October, 2014 | comments (36)

The Apple iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 are continuing their rollout this month with 36 countries to add to the 22 in the first two waves of availability. The countries to get the new iPhone 6 duo are China and India on October 17, Israel on October...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Lenovo Sisley shows what the iPhone 6 should have looked like

Lenovo Sisley shows what the iPhone 6 should have looked like

13 October, 2014 | comments (82)

Lenovo is working on a new Android smartphone called Sisley, which has just had its photos leaked. The company seems to have been heavily inspired by Apple when designing the Sisley, as it resembles the iPhone 6 as close as phone we've...


Android L running on Moto G demoed on video

Android L running on Moto G demoed on video

13 October, 2014 | comments (26)

Update: Nope, nevermind, it's just Android L-themed CyanogenMod 11. Recent Motorola phones have a near-Nexus status when it comes to software updates, even the mid-range Moto G. A developer got Android L running and recorded a six minute video...

Tags: Motorola, Android


More photos of Meizu MX4 Pro with YunOS surface

More photos of Meizu MX4 Pro with YunOS surface

13 October, 2014 | comments (12)

A few hours ago a photo of the Meizu MX4 Pro leaked and now it has been followed by a few more. Interestingly one of the photos shows the YunOS boot screen and not Flyme. Both are custom versions of Android but while Flyme is developed in-house...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 receives battery-improving update

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 receives battery-improving update

13 October, 2014 | comments (56)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is about to make its international debut and already the company is issuing the first software update for the device. The firmware number of the latest update is XXU1ANJ4 and at 36MB it is quite small. That's because...


Oppo N3 back panel revealed in an official teaser photo

Oppo N3 back panel revealed in an official teaser photo

13 October, 2014 | comments (14)

With the Oppo N3 launch event on October 29 fast approaching, the company is revealing more about what the phone will look like in teaser photos. The latest one, posted on Weibo, shows the phone's back and it does so in detail. Just like we...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Apple A8X chip photo leaks ahead of iPad Air 2 event

Apple A8X chip photo leaks ahead of iPad Air 2 event

13 October, 2014 | comments (30)

The Apple iPad Air 2 is having its announcement this Thursday and rumors have it that the slate is powered by an Apple A8X chip. Today, new purported photos of the SoC have emerged giving more credibility to this rumor. In addition to the...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Alleged live photo of Meizu MX4 Pro emerges

Alleged live photo of Meizu MX4 Pro emerges

12 October, 2014 | comments (17)

Alleged live photo of Meizu MX4 Pro made the rounds online. The image of the Meizu MX4's more capable sibling appeared on the Chinese social network Weibo. Meizu MX4 Pro (click to enlarge) The latest Meizu MX4 Pro appearance falls right in...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


BLU Win JR and Win HD hit the shelves in Canada

BLU Win JR and Win HD hit the shelves in Canada

12 October, 2014 | comments (11)

BLU Win JR and BLU Win HD quietly made their way to Canada. The duo of affordable Windows Phone devices is available to purchase directly from the Microsoft Store in the country. BLU Win JR’s $89 price puts it squarely in impulse buy...


iPhone 6 and 6 Plus $100 off sale from Boost Mobile

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus $100 off sale from Boost Mobile

12 October, 2014 | comments (54)

Last year, Boost Mobile was the first prepaid US carrier to offer $100 off the latest Apple iPhone 5s and 5c models. This year they're doing it again with Apple's newest flagships, the Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Starting October 17, the...

Tags: Apple, iOS