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Nokia Normandy leaks yet again, runs on Android KitKat

Nokia Normandy leaks yet again, runs on Android KitKat

08 January, 2014 | comments (143)

The rumors of the notorious Nokia Normandy prototype running on Android has been around for quite some time. Even though the company's Devices and Services division is soon to be acquired by Microsoft, it seems the Normandy rumors continue,...

Tags: Nokia, Android, Rumors


Android 4.3 Jelly Bean now available on Asus Fonepad 7

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean now available on Asus Fonepad 7

08 January, 2014 | comments (52)

Asus has announced the 7-inch Fonepad 7 hybrid on IFA back at September last year. It quickly gained some popularity due to its very attractive price tag and unique mixture of tablet and smartphone experience although it didn't exactly turn into a...


EXCLUSIVE: Galaxy Grand Neo to launch in mid-February

EXCLUSIVE: Galaxy Grand Neo to launch in mid-February

08 January, 2014 | comments (25)

After we published the Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo specifications, we received additional availability info. The 5" Android will start selling in Europe (Belgium at least) in Week 7 this year – that's February 10-16. As we reported earlier, the...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Motorola to bring another smartphone to EU next week

Motorola to bring another smartphone to EU next week

07 January, 2014 | comments (38)

Motorola is planning to add a new smartphone to its European family of products. The company has sent out invites for a special event in London, UK on January 14, where it'll launch the new device. Information is scarce at the moment and we...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Next-gen Samsung TouchWiz UI leaks

Next-gen Samsung TouchWiz UI leaks

07 January, 2014 | comments (94)

Thanks to @evleaks, we can now catch a glimpse of an upcoming smartphone user interface that Samsung is currently working on. A trio of leaked screenshots show a phone UI that looks like the next major version of the company's TouchWiz...


EXCLUSIVE: Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo leaks in detail

EXCLUSIVE: Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo leaks in detail

07 January, 2014 | comments (51)

We knew Samsung was working on a smartphone that sits right between the Galaxy Grand and the Galaxy Grand 2, but it was a mystery what exactly it will be. Now we know virtually all there is to know of the upcoming addition to the Galaxy Grand...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Moto G gets Android 4.4.2 KitKat update in the UK

Moto G gets Android 4.4.2 KitKat update in the UK

07 January, 2014 | comments (99)

The Motorola Moto G is quickly becoming the little smartphone that could. After the very positive reviews earlier, Moto G owners have something else to boast about. They are now the proud owners of an Android KitKat smartphone. Motorola just...


Sony Sirius to debut at MWC, not CES, new rumor says

Sony Sirius to debut at MWC, not CES, new rumor says

07 January, 2014 | comments (45)

Rumors hinted at a new Sony flagship at CES but the event came and went, with the only new phone (expectedly) being the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact. New rumors move the unveiling date of the Sony Sirius to the Mobile World Congress (held at the end of...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z1 Compact goes on pre-order in the UK

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact goes on pre-order in the UK

07 January, 2014 | comments (63)

The hotly anticipated Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is already drawing attention from carriers and phone stores. A couple of UK-based retailers have chimed in that they've started taking pre-orders. Phones4u offers the Xperia Z1 Compact on contract...


Samsung unveils Pro lines of Galaxy Note and Tab tablets

Samsung unveils Pro lines of Galaxy Note and Tab tablets

06 January, 2014 | comments (44)

The theme of Samsung's 2014 CES presentation was tablets – the company unveiled a total of four new tablets from two new lines, the Pro versions of the Galaxy Note and Galaxy Tab tablets. Their sizes range from 8.4" to 12.2", breaking past the...


Asus Zenphones unveiled, come in 4, 5 and 6 inches

Asus Zenphones unveiled, come in 4, 5 and 6 inches

06 January, 2014 | comments (52)

The teaser with the numbers 4, 5 and 6 has manifested into a trio of Intel Atom-powered devices with screens of exactly those sizes. They belong to the new Asus Zenfone line and all run Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (updateable to 4.4) with a new interface...


Huawei Ascend Mate 2 4G goes official

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 4G goes official

06 January, 2014 | comments (8)

After several leaks the Huawei Ascend Mate 2 4G is now official. The phablet keeps the 6.1" 720p screen, but updates the chipset with more processing power and faster connectivity. The Ascend Mate 2 4G features a Snapdragon chipset with four CPU...


LG G Flex coming to the US on AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint

LG G Flex coming to the US on AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint

06 January, 2014 | comments (7)

The LG G Flex is certainly an attention-grabbing device but US users couldn’t get it – until now. LG has partnered with three US carriers to bring the unique phablet to a new market. The three carriers are AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint and they'll be...


Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 unveiled early

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 unveiled early

06 January, 2014 | comments (15)

A bit before the event itself, the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 went live on the SamsungMobilePress website. The Android 4.4 KitKat powered tablet is very close to the Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) in terms of specs, though obviously it lacks the S Pen...


Alcatel unveils Android phone, phablet and two tablets

Alcatel unveils Android phone, phablet and two tablets

06 January, 2014 | comments (15)

Alcatel loves CES – each year the company brings several new devices to the expo and this year is no exception. A phone, a phablet and two tablets were unveiled at the trade show, all of them Android-powered. Alcatel One Touch POP C9 The...

Tags: Alcatel, Android


Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored to use Sharp's 2K display

Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored to use Sharp's 2K display

06 January, 2014 | comments (76)

According to a report by Chinese website Tencent, Samsung has decided not to use a Super AMOLED HD display panel for its Galaxy S5 flagship smartphone. Traditionally, ever since the first Galaxy S smartphone, Samsung has always preferred its own...


Samsung Galaxy Note Pro and Tab Pro leak ahead of release

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro and Tab Pro leak ahead of release

06 January, 2014 | comments (42)

The rumors for an upcoming 12.2-inch Samsung Galaxy Note have been around for quite some time, but it is just now we get to see the real deal. Apparently the slate will be going official at CES in a few hours since its massive banner is already on...


Sony Xperia Z1S press render points to imminent announcement

Sony Xperia Z1S press render points to imminent announcement

06 January, 2014 | comments (47)

The famous @evleaks just can't stop delivering juicy pieces of info ahead of the upcoming CES expo. He just gave us a scoop of four Galaxy tablets that are about to go official and now he helps us look behind the curtain at Sony's. The...


NVIDIA announces Tegra K1 SoC for the mobile platform

NVIDIA announces Tegra K1 SoC for the mobile platform

06 January, 2014 | comments (47)

NVIDIA took to the stage today at CES to announce the next major release in its mobile SoC cycle. Called the Tegra K1, the new chip features some spectacular advancements over its predecessor and promises to bring console quality graphics to the...


Snapdragon 805-powered Sony Sirius to come at CES

Snapdragon 805-powered Sony Sirius to come at CES

05 January, 2014 | comments (108)

As we enter the cycle of next generation flagship products, rumors surrounding the new smartphones are coming in thick and fast. Sony is said to be planning to launch two flagship devices this year and one of them is rumored to show up at CES 2014,...