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Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 availability expands over six EU markets

Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 availability expands over six EU markets

19 March, 2014 | comments (27)

The LG Nexus 5 went official on the last day of October last year, but its official Play Store availability has remained rather scarce. Sure, you can get it through various retailers almost anywhere, but the price tag is usually much higher...

Tags: Google, LG, Asus, Android


Karbonn Titanium Hexa, Octane Plus and Octane go official

Karbonn Titanium Hexa, Octane Plus and Octane go official

19 March, 2014 | comments (52)

Karbonn Mobiles, an Indian smartphone manufacturer, has announced three new smartphones - Titanium Hexa, Titanium Octane Plus and Titanium Octane. All three will be up for grabs by the end of April. Karbonn Titanium Hexa Karbonn Titanium Hexa...

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The first YotaPhone now available in the UK for £419

The first YotaPhone now available in the UK for £419

19 March, 2014 | comments (6)

Remember the first YotaPhone? It comes with dual 4.3" displays - a front 720p LCD unit and a rear e-Ink screen with 200ppi density. It runs on Snapdragon S4 SoC with a dual-core 1.7GHz Krait processor and 2GB of RAM. The Android version inside is...


HTC One 2014 certified by Tenaa, official specs confirmed

HTC One 2014 certified by Tenaa, official specs confirmed

19 March, 2014 | comments (80)

The HTC One 2014 leaks just can't stop and this time it's an official source that reveals some information – Chinese wireless authority Tenaa. The new flagship has a 5" 1080p screen, measures 146 x 70.5 x 9.5mm and weighs 157g. Those are about...

Tags: HTC, Android


Sony announces Android 4.4 KitKat update schedule

Sony announces Android 4.4 KitKat update schedule

19 March, 2014 | comments (334)

Big news, Sony fans! Sony has just announced the availability of the Android 4.4 KitKat update for the Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z1 Compact. The new firmware rollout starts right now for all three smartphones, but the process is gradual...


Android 4.4 KitKat now available on international LG G2

Android 4.4 KitKat now available on international LG G2

19 March, 2014 | comments (362)

The Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for the international LG G2 units is now available for download via the OTA service. The KitKat firmware has been available for the Korean LG G2 since December, while the AT&T's users got it the last week of...


50,000 HTC Desire 816 phablets sold out in 10 minutes

50,000 HTC Desire 816 phablets sold out in 10 minutes

19 March, 2014 | comments (43)

The HTC Desire 816 phablet has been warmly received in China where over a million people registered their interest to buy one. Those registrations are slowly turning into actual sales - slowly, because there were only 50,000 units available and they...

Tags: HTC, Android


Oppo Find 7 is official with QHD display and Snapdragon 801 SoC

Oppo Find 7 is official with QHD display and Snapdragon 801 SoC

19 March, 2014 | comments (130)

Just as planned today Oppo made the Find 7 official at a dedicated launch evet. The Oppo Find 7 is the first smartphone to pack a 5.5" QHD (2560 x 1440 pixels) display making for the astonishing pixel density of 538ppi. Oppo has been able to...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Motorola and Flipkart launch the Moto X in India

Motorola and Flipkart launch the Moto X in India

19 March, 2014 | comments (99)

After many months of waiting and a few weeks of teasing, Motorola finally launched the Moto X in India. As with the Moto G, Motorola has once again chosen to partner with online retailer Flipkart, who will be selling the Moto X exclusively in...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Motorola unveils Android-powered Moto 360 smartwatch

Motorola unveils Android-powered Moto 360 smartwatch

18 March, 2014 | comments (65)

Google announced its Android Wear, a project that extends Android to wearables today, and Motorola is among the first to make use of Google's latest innovation. Motorola has officially announced Moto 360, an Android Wear powered...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Google announces Android Wear, LG is making a smartwatch

Google announces Android Wear, LG is making a smartwatch

18 March, 2014 | comments (38)

Google has announced it is working on Android Wear - a special Android version for wearable devices. Naturally the first target group of Android Wear is smartwatches, but the OS focus will expand to even more gadgets soon. Android Wear is a...

Tags: Google, Android, LG


HTC One 2014 to hit stores minutes after premiere

HTC One 2014 to hit stores minutes after premiere

18 March, 2014 | comments (47)

The All New HTC One, a.k.a. HTC One M8, or as we decided to call it - HTC One 2014 - is going to be announced on March 25 at simultaneous events in London and New York. We already know probably everything there is to know about the upcoming...

Tags: HTC, Android


Oppo is prepping a 5-inch Oppo N1 mini version

Oppo is prepping a 5-inch Oppo N1 mini version

18 March, 2014 | comments (25)

Oppo N1 was announced last September and released a month later. Even though its Snapdragon 600 chipset is not the fastest available system-on-chip on the market, the flagship has lots of niceties to offer. There is the swivel 13MP camera, the rear...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


Samsung teases a

Samsung teases a "new level" announcement for tomorrow

18 March, 2014 | comments (57)

Samsung Russia is teasing a new phone on Twitter - a “device on a new level” that will be unveiled tomorrow. The image shows a portion of the devices back painted in a bright color. There are five color dots above the date, one of which...

Tags: Samsung, Android


HTC One gets a software update in Europe, Wi-Fi bug squashed

HTC One gets a software update in Europe, Wi-Fi bug squashed

18 March, 2014 | comments (20)

HTC updated its European HTC One models to Android 4.4.2 KitKat a month ago and the latest version brought all the improvements from Android 4.4.2 along with the latest Sense 5.5 UI. Along with all the goodies, the firmware also came with a fair...

Tags: HTC, Android


European prices HTC Desire 816 and Desire 610 revealed

European prices HTC Desire 816 and Desire 610 revealed

18 March, 2014 | comments (12)

HTC unveiled a duo of mid-rangers at the MWC - the Desire 816 set for an April launch and the Desire 610 for May. The Desire 816 has been well-received in China where it costs just $310, but the price in Europe seems to be steeper. Amazon...

Tags: HTC, Android


Details of entry-level KitKat Android Samsung G310 surface

Details of entry-level KitKat Android Samsung G310 surface

18 March, 2014 | comments (28)

Android 4.4 KitKat supports fairly low-end devices with as little as 512MB. It wasn’t meant for aging devices though, instead it was to enable affordable new handsets. One of those will be the Samsung G310. It was certified by the FCC, showrf up...


LG G Pro 2 availability spreads through Asia

LG G Pro 2 availability spreads through Asia

18 March, 2014 | comments (19)

LG has just issued a press release announcing the availability of its latest phablet flagship - the LG G Pro 2. The device went official in mid-February and was made available in Korea just a week later. Now LG will be launching the G Pro 2...

Tags: LG, Android


Sony Xperia Z2 stock shortages will not delay launch

Sony Xperia Z2 stock shortages will not delay launch

18 March, 2014 | comments (28)

Last week, rumors came up that Sony is facing stock issues with its latest flagship the Xperia Z2. As a result, reports popped up that the phonemaker may delay the launch of the phone. Sony officials have indeed confirmed that there are limitations...

Tags: Sony, Android


OnePlus phone to have 13MP / 2160p Sony camera

OnePlus phone to have 13MP / 2160p Sony camera

17 March, 2014 | comments (38)

OnePlus is pleasantly engaged with the budding community in its forums and posted details on how and why the engineering team chose a camera for the upcoming OnePlus One phone. The team chose Sony’s Exmor IMX214. It features a 13MP sensor and a...

Tags: Android