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HTC regional director says M8 photos are fake

HTC regional director says M8 photos are fake

06 February, 2014 | comments (30)

The regional director of HTC for the Benelux region, Mark Moons, tweeted that the leaked photos of the HTC M8 (One's successor) were fakes created in Photoshop. It's not clear if he's referring to the ones that show the back or the front, but...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC M8 shows its face in newly leaked live photos

HTC M8 shows its face in newly leaked live photos

05 February, 2014 | comments (95)

After showing us a dual camera setup on its back earlier today, the HTC M8 appeared yet again. This time around, we get to see the alleged front of the yet to be announced smartphone in a couple of leaked photos. HTC M8 (click to...

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Possible Ascend P7 design renders leak

Possible Ascend P7 design renders leak

05 February, 2014 | comments (33)

Huawei's Ascend P6 phone was praised for its slim profile while still maintaining top of the line specs. The handset's successor, the P7, has yet to be officially released, but we do know a few things about the device; namely its leaked technical...

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Mid-range Blu Life Pure Mini with 4.5

Mid-range Blu Life Pure Mini with 4.5" screen goes official

05 February, 2014 | comments (27)

Blu has extended its family of mid-range smartphones with the introduction of Life Pure Mini. The latest addition from the company is said to be designed from a single piece of polycarbonate using the CNC technology. The Life Pure Mini...

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Samsung unveils faux leather-backed Galaxy S4 LTE-A

Samsung unveils faux leather-backed Galaxy S4 LTE-A

05 February, 2014 | comments (42)

Samsung is updating its 2013 flagship – the Galaxy S4 – in incremental steps and that has created a confusingly long list of versions. The latest is based on the Galaxy S4 LTE-A and feature faux leather on the back, similar to the Galaxy Note...

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Samsung and Apple now in two-thirds of US smartphones

Samsung and Apple now in two-thirds of US smartphones

05 February, 2014 | comments (41)

As yet another quarter comes to a close it seems that comScore might as well just start using the same template for their US smartphone market share reports as the same story keeps repeating itself: Samsung and Apple on the rise. The latest...

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Android in January: JB and KitKat climb at Gingerbread expense

Android in January: JB and KitKat climb at Gingerbread expense

05 February, 2014 | comments (12)

In December we saw that Jelly Bean and KitKat are the one gaining ground among Android smartphones and, as you could expect, the trend continues in the month of January. Jelly Bean and KitKat are now responsible for 62.5% of all Android devices,...


Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored specs sound promising

Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored specs sound promising

05 February, 2014 | comments (138)

Rumors of the Samsung Galaxy S5 specifications are slowly starting to converge – it was about time too, considering it's likely the new flagship will be unveiled at the upcoming MWC. The screen size will undergo another bump, this time to 5.24",...


LG Optimus G Pro to get Android 4.4 KitKat in Q2

LG Optimus G Pro to get Android 4.4 KitKat in Q2

05 February, 2014 | comments (56)

LG India has answered a question on Twitter about the company's plans for a KitKat update for the Optimus G Pro. Even though there is no official press statement so far, according to the message sent the update is indeed in the works. It...


LG Optimus L1 II Tri has three SIMs inside it

LG Optimus L1 II Tri has three SIMs inside it

05 February, 2014 | comments (18)

LG is releasing a triple-SIM smartphone for the Brazilian market - the Optimus L1 II Tri (yes, LG one two three). The handset is pretty low key with a 3" QVGA (240 x 320), 1 GHz processor and 512 MB RAM. Interestingly, all three of its SIMs support...


HTC M8 first live picture is here, has two rear cameras

HTC M8 first live picture is here, has two rear cameras

05 February, 2014 | comments (78)

HTC M8, the successor of HTC One, has leaked numerous times before. We heard lots of rumors throughout the last couple of months - we saw the rear panel, alleged specs, heard rumors about a twin UltraPixel camera, saw its virtual buttons, the M8...

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Moto G launched in India exclusively on Flipkart

Moto G launched in India exclusively on Flipkart

05 February, 2014 | comments (191)

The Motorola Moto G has finally been launched in India. For the first time, the company has collaborated with an online retailer for a launch. Moto G will be available exclusively on Flipkart, India's largest e-commerce website, starting tomorrow,...

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LG Nexus 5 is now officially available in bright red color

LG Nexus 5 is now officially available in bright red color

04 February, 2014 | comments (18)

In time for Valentine’s Day, Google officially released a bright red LG Nexus 5. The previously leaked Android smartphone is now available to order in the Google Play Store in 16 and 32GB flavor, sporting the same price tag as its white and red...

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Sony ends support for 2012 Xperia phones but Xperia T, TX and V

Sony ends support for 2012 Xperia phones but Xperia T, TX and V

04 February, 2014 | comments (113)

Sony has begun updating its support pages for the Xperia smartphones released in the year 2012. All of those pages list Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich or Android 4.1 Jelly Bean as the smartphones "latest and final version". There are only three...


Alleged Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom now testing

Alleged Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom now testing

04 February, 2014 | comments (39)

A rumor from a few weeks ago suggested that Samsung will unveil a successor for the smartphone/camera hybrid, the Galaxy S4 Zoom. Things might be quite far along as the company imported a number of SM-C115 "mobile camera" devices into India for...


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo hits Indonesia for $555

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo hits Indonesia for $555

04 February, 2014 | comments (33)

Indonesian retailer Indokom has put up the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo on sale. The phone carries a price tag of approximately $555 (IDR 6,799,000). Indikom hasn't specified if this is the price for the hexa-core LTE+/3G version of the Note 3 Neo or...

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LG G2 Pro camera confirmed to have OIS and 4K video capture

LG G2 Pro camera confirmed to have OIS and 4K video capture

03 February, 2014 | comments (44)

LG released another bit of information on the upcoming G2 Pro phablet. After confirming the device’s name and release last Sunday, LG spilled the beans on the camera of the Optimus G Pro’s successor. The LG G2 Pro will feature a 13MP camera...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Unpacked event scheduled for February 24

Samsung Galaxy S5 Unpacked event scheduled for February 24

03 February, 2014 | comments (70)

Samsung announced the time and date of its next Unpacked event. The Korean giant’s next major mobile product announcement will take place this month, on February 24 in Barcelona, right at the MWC kickoff. The invitations contain more...

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Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 goes on pre-order in the US

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 goes on pre-order in the US

03 February, 2014 | comments (20)

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 appeared for pre-order in the United States. Office Depot has the 64GB version of the über-tablet ready to claim, with official availability set for next Thursday, February 13. Unsurprisingly, the high-end Android...

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This is what the HTC M8 virtual buttons look like

This is what the HTC M8 virtual buttons look like

03 February, 2014 | comments (30)

We've already heard that the successor to the HTC One - the M8 or Two - will have on-screen navigation buttons (instead of capacitive ones under the screen) and thanks to an anonymous email we may be seeing what they'll look like. The image below...

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