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Lollipop update for HTC One and One (M8) GPE delayed again

Lollipop update for HTC One and One (M8) GPE delayed again

21 November, 2014 | comments (23)

The Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the HTC One GPE and One (M8) GPE was supposed to arrive today, but according to the VP of Product Management at HTC there has been another delay. Mo Versi says Google has requested another software version, so...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC Desire Eye and Desire 820 start selling in the USA SIM-free

HTC Desire Eye and Desire 820 start selling in the USA SIM-free

21 November, 2014 | comments (9)

The HTC Desire Eye and Desire 820 are now available for purchase in the USA. Expansys USA is offering to phones for $519.99 and $359.99, respectively. The Desire Eye is available in Corral Red and Blue, while the Desire 820 is listed in...

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Motorola offers optional extended warranty for Nexus 6

Motorola offers optional extended warranty for Nexus 6

20 November, 2014 | comments (25)

Motorola is offering extended warranty package for Nexus 6. Priced at $129.99, Moto Care protects the Android 5.0 Lollipop phablet from accidental damage for a period of two years. Users can purchase Moto Care for the Nexus 6 within 30 days...

Tags: Motorola, Android


European pre-orders of Honor 3C by Huawei kick off

European pre-orders of Honor 3C by Huawei kick off

20 November, 2014 | comments (14)

The budget-friendly Honor 3C by Huawei is now available to pre-order in Europe. The dual-SIM smartphone is priced at 109.99 (about $170).The handset will begin shipping to customers this coming Monday, on November 24. Specifications of...

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Sprint's Samsung Galaxy S5 finally receives Android 4.4.4

Sprint's Samsung Galaxy S5 finally receives Android 4.4.4

20 November, 2014 | comments (18)

More than two months later than T-Mobile's version, Sprint's Samsung Galaxy S5 is now finally in the process of getting updated to Android 4.4.4 KitKat. This is the last version of the OS bearing that name, so we assume the next new software...


Sprint lowers Nexus 6 price, refunds those who paid more

Sprint lowers Nexus 6 price, refunds those who paid more

20 November, 2014 | comments (2)

Sprint started selling the Motorola Nexus 6 last week, but for some reason its price was higher than that asked by AT&T for the exact same device. While AT&T has been charging $249.99 for the handset when bought with a new two-year contract, for...


HTC Desire 820s hits 1.26 million pre-registrations in China

HTC Desire 820s hits 1.26 million pre-registrations in China

20 November, 2014 | comments (21)

News outlet Focus Taiwan reports HTC China has has boasted 1.26 million per-registrations for the Desire 820s. In fact, HTC China says registrations keep piling up at a steady pace. While a pre-order signup doesn't guarantee a purchase since...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus is now on sale in Europe

Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus is now on sale in Europe

20 November, 2014 | comments (46)

Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus was unveiled a month ago without much fanfare. It's an updated version of the Galaxy S5 flagship that keeps everything the same but promotes the chipset to Snapdragon 805. The new chip offers better quad-core Krait 450...

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HTC rolls out Eye Experience suite in India for the One (M8)

HTC rolls out Eye Experience suite in India for the One (M8)

20 November, 2014 | comments (9)

Following the Eye Experience update rollout in the US and Europe, HTC has started slowly seeding the update in Asia as well. We get reports from India that the Eye Experience software update weighs under 300MB and bumps the firmware version to...


Nexus 9 LTE to arrive on T-Mobile in the US in early December

Nexus 9 LTE to arrive on T-Mobile in the US in early December

19 November, 2014 | comments (3)

T-Mobile announced that it will begin offering the LTE-capable HTC Nexus 9 in early December. The 64-bit Tegra K1-packing slate will be available with $0 down and 24 monthly payments of $24.99. Outright pricing of the LTE Nexus 9 is not...

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Android One phones will run Lollipop by end of January

Android One phones will run Lollipop by end of January

19 November, 2014 | comments (1569)

This year Google launched the Android One initiative, which has so far been comprised of three smartphones: the Micromax Canvas A1, the Karbonn Sparkle V, and the Spice Dream Uno. These all have the exact same innards, which were specified by...


Lollipop update for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 showcased too

Lollipop update for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 showcased too

19 November, 2014 | comments (70)

Earlier we showed you the first leaked screenshots depicting what the Android 5.0 Lollipop update would look like on the HTC One (M8), and now it's Samsung's turn. From the Korean smartphone maker we've already had leaks showing us not one, but...

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Lollipop with Sense 6 for the HTC One (M8) gets pictured

Lollipop with Sense 6 for the HTC One (M8) gets pictured

19 November, 2014 | comments (31)

HTC is due to upgrade the One Google Play Edition smartphones to Android 5.0 Lollipop this week - on Friday, the latest news claims. But what about the HTC Sense-infused version of the One (M8)? We already know the Taiwanese company will bring it...

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AT&T starts shipping the Nexus 6, T-Mobile now selling it  too

AT&T starts shipping the Nexus 6, T-Mobile now selling it too

19 November, 2014 | comments (4)

Just as promised the Motorola Nexus 6 has started shipping to AT&T customers. Meanwhile T-Mobile has started offering the Google pureblood smartphone to its customers. Those that pre-ordered the AT&T-branded Nexus 6 from AT&T have begun receiving...


Motorola Nexus 6 hits Germany with a base price of 599

Motorola Nexus 6 hits Germany with a base price of 599

19 November, 2014 | comments (14)

The Motorola Nexus 6 retail expansion continues in Europe and the latest country where the phone starts selling is Germany. There, pre-orders of the device are now available at Media Markt and Amazon Germany. The 32GB version of the phone...


HTC One (M8) and One (M7) GPE to get Lollipop this Friday

HTC One (M8) and One (M7) GPE to get Lollipop this Friday

19 November, 2014 | comments (39)

Last week, HTC promised the Android 5.0. Lollipop update for the Google Play Edition One (M8) and One (M7) would be coming early this week. Sadly, due to delays and unforeseen bugs, the update launch date has been pushed to this Friday. Mo...

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Meizu MX4 Pro is official with Samsung Exynos 5430 chipset

Meizu MX4 Pro is official with Samsung Exynos 5430 chipset

19 November, 2014 | comments (45)

At a dedicated launch party in China today, Meizu officially revealed the MX4 Pro. The phone is built around a 5.5" Sharp-made display boasting 2560 x 1536 pixel resolution. It features very narrow bezels, measuring just 2.8mm wide and boasts a...

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Micromax unveils Yu brand powered by CyanogenMod

Micromax unveils Yu brand powered by CyanogenMod

18 November, 2014 | comments (45)

Today in India, Micromax has launched a new smartphone brand: Yu. The devices that will be sold under this name will be offered online only, emulating Xiaomi's business model. The Yu phones will run Android, but their software will come from...

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Nokia is licensing its brand to Foxconn for the N1 tablet

Nokia is licensing its brand to Foxconn for the N1 tablet

18 November, 2014 | comments (76)

Earlier today Nokia (the 'old' Nokia, the part that wasn't sold to Microsoft) announced its first ever Android tablet, the N1. As it turns out, however, that product will be made by Foxconn, and Nokia is merely licensing its name to be used here....

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Nexus 6 pre-orders start in the UK, shipping by December 1

Nexus 6 pre-orders start in the UK, shipping by December 1

18 November, 2014 | comments (18)

The Motorola Nexus 6 has gone up for pre-order in the UK today, weeks after the same happened in the US. The 6-inch phablet is thus firmly on its way to Europe. You can pre-order the handset from a few different places, and the earliest "ship by"...