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Motorola to bring Android 4.4 KitKat  to 10 of its  smartphones

Motorola to bring Android 4.4 KitKat to 10 of its smartphones

20 November, 2013 | comments (38)

Motorola wasn't among the first companies to announce its Android 4.4 KitKat upgrade plans even though it is owned by Google. It seems the wait was worth it though, as the Motorola's support website shows 10 smartphones will be getting the KitKat...


Android-powered Oppo R833T leaks

Android-powered Oppo R833T leaks

20 November, 2013 | comments (12)

Oppo is en route to release a new affordable Android smartphone. Labeled as R833T, the handset is supposed to pack a 4.3" IPS screen of WVGA (480 x 800) resolution and cost around $160 placing it in strictly entry-level territory. The rest of...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


ARM confirms quad-core Cortex-A9 for Huawei Ascend P6S

ARM confirms quad-core Cortex-A9 for Huawei Ascend P6S

20 November, 2013 | comments (7)

Just a day after an ARM exec confirmed Samsung's 64-bit Exynos processor and even hinted for 128-bit chips in two years, the company has leaked yet another product of one of its partners. This time it's Huawei who suffered from the ARM...


Motorola online store  now offers zero interest financing

Motorola online store now offers zero interest financing

20 November, 2013 | comments (3)

If you're in the US and want a cool new Motorola phone, but don't have the cash for it you probably think it sucks that the $180 Moto G won't be available for a couple of months. There's another way though – you can get credit from Motorola and pay...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Android 4.4 KitKat now seeding to the Nexus 4

Android 4.4 KitKat now seeding to the Nexus 4

20 November, 2013 | comments (657)

After several restless weeks of waiting, Nexus 4 users are finally getting the Android 4.4 update seeded to their devices. The new update is build KRT16S, which includes a few additional bugfixes introduced with the original KRT16O build. The...

Tags: LG, Google, Android


Nexus 5 and 7 make it to the Play Store in India and Hong Kong

Nexus 5 and 7 make it to the Play Store in India and Hong Kong

19 November, 2013 | comments (99)

LG Nexus 5 and ASUS Nexus 7 (2013) are now available to purchase directly from the Google Play Store in India and Hong Kong. The word from Google about the availability arrived on the official Nexus account in Google+. In India, the 16 and...

Tags: LG, ASUS, Android


Huawei Ascend P6S leaks in pictures

Huawei Ascend P6S leaks in pictures

19 November, 2013 | comments (25)

Huawei Ascend P6S with an octa-core CPU was supposedly confirmed two days ago by the company’s president Xu Xin Quan. Today we got a new leak though and this one sharply contradicts the previous information. The new details on the Huawei Ascend...


ZTE announces Nubia Z5S and Nubia Z5S Mini

ZTE announces Nubia Z5S and Nubia Z5S Mini

19 November, 2013 | comments (28)

ZTE has officially announced the Nubia Z5S and the Nubia Z5S Mini smartphones. With the new additions, ZTE will be looking to strengthen its position in the world's largest smartphone market. ZTE Nubia Z5S is the company's latest flagship...

Tags: ZTE, Android


Android 4.3 update for Samsung Galaxy Note II rolling out

Android 4.3 update for Samsung Galaxy Note II rolling out

19 November, 2013 | comments (598)

During the weekend an Android 4.3 update for the Samsung N7100 Galaxy Note II (the non-LTE version) leaked, but it wasn’t compatible with the N7105 (the LTE version). That doesn’t matter anymore as Samsung is rolling out the official update for...

Tags: Samsung, Android


128 GB Meizu MX3 goes on sale in China

128 GB Meizu MX3 goes on sale in China

19 November, 2013 | comments (21)

Meizu unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, the MX3 a while ago. Back then, the company had also announced the availability of the 128GB model along with the 16, 32 and 64GB versions. The 128GB model of the Meizu MX3, is the first smartphone...

Tags: Meizu, Android


AT&T pulls Android 4.3 update for the Galaxy S4

AT&T pulls Android 4.3 update for the Galaxy S4

19 November, 2013 | comments (23)

Samsung started rolling out the Android 4.3 update for the Galaxy S4 a while back. The AT&T version in the US also started receiving the update just last week itself. However, AT&T has already pulled the plug on the update. Although AT&T...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


Samsung suspends the Android 4.3 update for Galaxy S III

Samsung suspends the Android 4.3 update for Galaxy S III

18 November, 2013 | comments (126)

Just two weeks ago Samsung started seeding the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean firmware to its Galaxy S III ex-flagship. It brought variety of new features and support for the Galaxy Gear smartwatch, but was plagued by lots of issues. Early adopters...

Tags: Samsung, Android


More details on QHD Vivo Xplay 3S emerge

More details on QHD Vivo Xplay 3S emerge

18 November, 2013 | comments (43)

The Vivo Xplay 3S is shaping up to be a Galaxy Note 3 killer. A new batch of leaked specs reveal more about the mysterious phone with a 5.5" QHD screen (2,560 x 1,440). That resolution (4x 720p) requires a beefy GPU. The chipset is a Snapdragon...

Tags: Vivo, Android, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z1S spotted again next to bigger Z1

Sony Xperia Z1S spotted again next to bigger Z1

18 November, 2013 | comments (57)

We've encountered yet another image of the upcoming Sony Xperia Z1S, sitting next to the Xperia Z1. The Xperia Z1S is taunted as the international version of the NTT DoCoMo Japan-exclusive Xperia Z1F. According to the source of the image the...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy J leaves Japan, Taiwan is first to get it

Samsung Galaxy J leaves Japan, Taiwan is first to get it

18 November, 2013 | comments (27)

The Samsung Galaxy J is already official and on sale on Japan's DoCoMo carrier but it now appears the phone is getting a wider release. The Galaxy J has been spotted on the Taiwanese communications regulatory website carrying the model number...

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG G Flex clears FCC and goes on sale in the US

LG G Flex clears FCC and goes on sale in the US

17 November, 2013 | comments (62)

Eager for some curved screen action? Why don’t you have an LG G Flex? It will still cost you dearly, but at least you don’t have to travel to Korea to get it any more. The smartphone has just gone on sale in the US for a few dollars north of...

Tags: LG, Android


Octa-core Ascend P6S confirmed by Huawei president

Octa-core Ascend P6S confirmed by Huawei president

17 November, 2013 | comments (84)

The Huawei Ascend P6 is not only one of the slimmest, but also among the best looking smartphones around. It is also a pretty decent smartphone with the only part of its hardware that wasn’t quite impressive being the chipset, which tended to...


Android 4.4 KitKat update for HTC One GPE now ready

Android 4.4 KitKat update for HTC One GPE now ready

16 November, 2013 | comments (40)

When the Google Play Editions of the HTC One and the Samsung Galaxy S4 came out everyone was wondering if those two will get future Android revisions as quickly as the Nexus lineup. Now obviously they didn’t quite match the speed of the Google...

Tags: HTC, Android


Sony Xperia Z1S leaks again posing next to its bigger brother

Sony Xperia Z1S leaks again posing next to its bigger brother

15 November, 2013 | comments (123)

The upcoming Sony Xperia Z1S made yet another appearance this week. This time around the smartphone got caught on camera next to its bigger brother, the 5” display toting Sony Xperia Z1. A juicy bit regarding the specs of the Sony Xperia...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy S III mini gets Crystal Edition in Germany

Samsung Galaxy S III mini gets Crystal Edition in Germany

15 November, 2013 | comments (18)

Samsung has introduced a brand new Crystal Edition of the last year's Galaxy S III mini smartphone. The new lady phone is headed to the German market and there is no info on international availability. The Samsung Galaxy S III mini Crystal...

Tags: Samsung, Android