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HTC unveils Desire 310 with MediaTek chipset

HTC unveils Desire 310 with MediaTek chipset

30 January, 2014 | comments (36)

HTC Desire 310 was spotted on the company's European website, before the listing was pulled down. The successor of the Desire 300 will be the first smartphone from the Taiwanese manufacturer to feature a quad-core MediaTek processor. HTC's...

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More Nokia X (Normandy) spy shots emerge

More Nokia X (Normandy) spy shots emerge

30 January, 2014 | comments (75)

The Nokia X, aka Normandy, is out in the open again – spy shots reveal a device with looks that won't be out of place in the Asha line. That's exactly where the Nokia X is headed allegedly, now that Nokia has sold its smartphone business and the...

Tags: Nokia, Android, Rumors


Oppo introduces N1 phablet in India, costs $640

Oppo introduces N1 phablet in India, costs $640

30 January, 2014 | comments (43)

Oppo, the Chinese manufacturer has officially entered the Indian smartphone market with the introduction of its flagship phablet, the Oppo N1 in the sub-continent. Oppo unveiled the N1 phablet back in September last year with a 5.9-inch FHD...

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Project Ara will remain in Google after the sale of Motorola

Project Ara will remain in Google after the sale of Motorola

29 January, 2014 | comments (19)

Shortly after the official announcement about Lenovo’s acquisition of Motorola, a word got out on the fate of the Project Ara modular phone. Motorola’s Advanced Technology group which developed the device, as well as its patents will remain with...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Lenovo acquires Motorola Mobility from Google for $3 billion

Lenovo acquires Motorola Mobility from Google for $3 billion

29 January, 2014 | comments (110)

Google announced that it has reached an agreement to sell Motorola Mobility to Lenovo. The Chinese electronics giant will pay approximately $2.91 billion for the smartphones business with $1.41 billion due at the deal’s closing in cash and ordinary...


SA: Android share grows to 79% in 2013, iOS loses ground

SA: Android share grows to 79% in 2013, iOS loses ground

29 January, 2014 | comments (74)

As we already reported, 2013 is the strongest year for smartphones sales to date with more than 990 million units shipped - a steep rise from the 700 million in 2012. According to Strategy Analytics, the real winner of the blooming smartphone sales...


Samsung Galaxy S5 alleged 16MP camera sample leaks

Samsung Galaxy S5 alleged 16MP camera sample leaks

29 January, 2014 | comments (50)

An apparently test Flipboard account, @123fliptest, had posted a photo 20 days ago but suddenly that photo is garnering a lot of attention. And it's because of what's in the photo but of what's in the EXIF data. The camera that allegedly took the...


HTC Butterfly receives Android 4.3 Jelly Bean upgrade

HTC Butterfly receives Android 4.3 Jelly Bean upgrade

29 January, 2014 | comments (20)

HTC is now rolling out Android 4.3 firmware for the first Butterfly smartphone. The update is available over-the-air, weighs about 500MB and brings lots of novelties. The update notification on HTC Butterfly These are some of the changes the...


LG G Pro 2 appears in a couple of leaked images

LG G Pro 2 appears in a couple of leaked images

29 January, 2014 | comments (45)

LG has officially confirmed that the successor of the LG Optimus G Pro will be called LG G Pro 2. Apart from that, the South Korean manufacturer did not reveal any other details regarding the hardware specifications and the overall design of the...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 UK pre-orders kick off

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 UK pre-orders kick off

28 January, 2014 | comments (33)

Samsung opened the pre-order books for the Galaxy Note 12.2 Pro in the United Kingdom. The top-end Android tablet is priced at £649 ($1076; €788) for a Wi-Fi version with octa-core Exynos chipset at Samsung’s official online store. The...

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Moto X to land in the UK on January 30

Moto X to land in the UK on January 30

28 January, 2014 | comments (27)

Despite being a few months old and not having the most boastworthy specs on the market, the Moto X still commands high demand where it is available: which is only in the Americas. However, the Google-owned hardware manufacturer announced that their...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Sony Xperia E1 now available on pre-order in Germany and UK

Sony Xperia E1 now available on pre-order in Germany and UK

28 January, 2014 | comments (13)

Sony Xperia E1 was announced two weeks ago along with the Xperia T2 Ultra phablet. Sony detailed everything we need to know about the Xperia E1, but its pricing and availability. Even though there was no official info, a UK retailer's listing...

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Rose Gold Galaxy Note 3 now available on Verizon

Rose Gold Galaxy Note 3 now available on Verizon

28 January, 2014 | comments (12)

Samsung unveiled a Red Gold edition of its flagship phablet, the Galaxy Note 3 a while ago and it went on sale in China and Korea recently. The new hue also made it to the US as a Verizon exclusive and now, the latest option can be picked up from...


Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo goes official, costs €260 

Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo goes official, costs €260 

28 January, 2014 | comments (37)

We already knew everything about the Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo a.k.a Grand Lite, thanks to a leaked internal document. However, now we've moved a big step forward to actually handling the device as Samsung has officially announced it. Samsung...

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Nokia X aka Normandy pops up on Browsermark's database

Nokia X aka Normandy pops up on Browsermark's database

28 January, 2014 | comments (61)

Is there anything we don't know about the Nokia's Android phone codenamed Normandy? We already learned its name - Nokia X, we know its specs too - a 4" WVGA display, dual-core Snapdragon 200 chipset, a 5MP cam, 4GB storage, dual-SIM, six different...

Tags: Nokia, Android, Rumors


SA: Samsung lead smartphone charge in 2013 with 320M sales

SA: Samsung lead smartphone charge in 2013 with 320M sales

28 January, 2014 | comments (34)

A report by Strategy Analytics has it that global smartphone shipments reached a record 990 million units in 2013. This comes slightly short of the 1 billion estimated by IDC, but that kind of difference is negligible when dealing with estimates....

Tags: Samsung, Android


Nokia X specs include a dual-core processor and 4

Nokia X specs include a dual-core processor and 4" display

28 January, 2014 | comments (105)

The Nokia X, a.k.a. Nokia Normandy, has been talked about for some time now. The latest information regarding Nokia's first ever Android smartphone comes again from evleaks, who has provided some of the key specs of the device. One of the...

Tags: Nokia, Android, Rumors


Alleged camera samples from Sony D6503 Sirius emerge

Alleged camera samples from Sony D6503 Sirius emerge

27 January, 2014 | comments (20)

The latest bit which the rumor mill brought on the upcoming Sony D6503 Sirius flagship is a pair of camera samples. Allegedly captured with the upcoming device, the photos are naturally shot with an internal testing firmware. Like the Xperia Z1,...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


NSA extracting data from mobile app leaks

NSA extracting data from mobile app leaks

27 January, 2014 | comments (73)

The news about the NSA's reach into our personal devices is becoming more and more harrowing each day. Recently leaked documents from the government agency show that the NSA has been successfully extracting data from our mobile applications for...

Tags: Android, News


T-Mobile US to launch LG G Flex and Optimus F3Q on February 5

T-Mobile US to launch LG G Flex and Optimus F3Q on February 5

27 January, 2014 | comments (7)

T-Mobile USA has announced the availability of two new LG smartphones - the curved 6" G Flex and the Optimus F3Q with a sliding-out QWERTY keyboard. The LG G Flex has been around for a few months, while the Optimus F3Q was just a rumor until...

Tags: LG, Android, T-Mobile