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LG Liger (F490L) photographed, benchmarked extensively

LG Liger (F490L) photographed, benchmarked extensively

23 October, 2014 | comments (9)

The LG Liger (F490L) made a bold appearance before its official announcement – complete with specs, hands-on photos and even benchmarks and chipset info. The phone will join the LG G3 family with similar looks but a bigger display (5.9") and LG's...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Here are the droids confirmed to get 5.0 Lollipop so far

Here are the droids confirmed to get 5.0 Lollipop so far

19 October, 2014 | comments (178)

Google officially announced Android 5.0 Lollipop recently, and while that is great news and all, unless you are among the minority that is on Nexus or Google Play edition devices, what you are really looking for is when the OEMs, or the OEM of your...


Sony Xperia Z4 specs reportedly leak, Z3X might not exist

Sony Xperia Z4 specs reportedly leak, Z3X might not exist

17 October, 2014 | comments (166)

Sure, the Xperia Z3 hasn't been out for that much time yet, but it's clear that Sony is already working on its successor. And it looks like we may have gotten a whole lot of details about the upcoming Xperia Z4. All of the following reportedly...

Tags: Android, Sony, Rumors


Tegra K1 (Denver) and Nexus 9 benchmarked

Tegra K1 (Denver) and Nexus 9 benchmarked

16 October, 2014 | comments (46)

The Tegra K1 comes in two versions – 32-bit and 64-bit – but they are more different than NVIDIA's naming scheme suggest. The one we've tested in the Xiaomi MiPad and that powers the NVIDIA Shield tablet is based on four Cortex-A15 cores. The...

Tags: HTC, NVIDIA, Android, Misc


Motorola Droid Turbo flexes Snapdragon 805 muscle

Motorola Droid Turbo flexes Snapdragon 805 muscle

14 October, 2014 | comments (30)

The Motorola Droid Turbo passed through another benchmark and this time left scores. The Droid Turbo is powered by a Snapdragon 805 chipset – four Krait 450 cores at 2.65GHz, 3GB RAM and Adreno 420 GPU. The phone runs Android 4.4.4 KitKat and has a...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Unlocked Sony Xperia Z3 Compact can be ordered in the US

Unlocked Sony Xperia Z3 Compact can be ordered in the US

13 October, 2014 | comments (37)

If you're in the US and want to grab a Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, then this is for you. And that's especially true if you like to purchase your smartphones unlocked and without being tied to long-term contracts with carriers. Sony has now put...

Tags: Sony, Android


Sony Xperia Z3 for T-Mobile up for pre-order on October 15

Sony Xperia Z3 for T-Mobile up for pre-order on October 15

13 October, 2014 | comments (7)

After Verizon premiered the Sony Xperia Z3 under the name of Xperia Z3v its now time for T-Mobile to start selling the device. The US carrier announced a month ago that it will carry the device. The Sony Xperia Z3 is set to arrive in...


Sony Xperia Z3v goes official for Verizon Wireless

Sony Xperia Z3v goes official for Verizon Wireless

09 October, 2014 | comments (32)

Sony took the wraps off the Xperia Z3v for Verizon Wireless in the United States. The IP68 certified high-end Android smartphone will hit the carrier’s shelves later this month, on October 23 for $199.99 with a two-year contract. At a quick...

Tags: Sony, Android, Verizon


Sony confirms 32GB storage for T-Mobile Xperia Z3

Sony confirms 32GB storage for T-Mobile Xperia Z3

07 October, 2014 | comments (19)

Sony Mobile US has posted the official page for T-Mobile's Xperia Z3. Unlike the international Z3 flagship, the one headed to T-Mobile US will feature 32GB internal storage. Don't you worry, microSD expansion is still available. Sony Xperia...


Week 40 in review: Galaxy Note 4 build issues, HTC One (M8) Eye

Week 40 in review: Galaxy Note 4 build issues, HTC One (M8) Eye

04 October, 2014 | comments (7)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major news of the week, which you might have missed. In Week 40 we saw first glimpses of HTC's new smartphones that are expected to debut on October 8. We also found that some early Galaxy...


Unlocking the Sony Xperia Z3  bootloader degrades camera

Unlocking the Sony Xperia Z3 bootloader degrades camera

03 October, 2014 | comments (71)

Sony has put up a disclaimer on its website stating that unlocking the bootloader on its high-end models, namely the Xperia Z3, will lead to issues in the performance of its camera. After unlocking the bootloader of the device, taking photos in...

Tags: Sony, Android


Sony Xperia Z3 to launch in Canada at the end of the month

Sony Xperia Z3 to launch in Canada at the end of the month

02 October, 2014 | comments (18)

Sony is returning to the North American market in a big way – it has secured deals with multiple US carriers for its Xperia Z3 flagship and has now revealed it will make it widely available in Canada too. The waterproof Sony flagship will hit...

Tags: Sony, Android


Sony Xperia Z3X benchmarked, Snapdragon 810 in tow

Sony Xperia Z3X benchmarked, Snapdragon 810 in tow

01 October, 2014 | comments (125)

It looks like Sony is getting ready to launch a new phablet, to succeed the Xperia Z Ultra from last year. The device will be called Xperia Z3X and it's going to be a beast. The first details about it were actually leaked back in July, which is...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Samsung launches the new Galaxy Alpha in India

Samsung launches the new Galaxy Alpha in India

27 September, 2014 | comments (69)

Samsung launched the new Galaxy Alpha smartphone in India today. The device is priced at ₹39,990 ($654). The Galaxy Alpha is Samsung's first smartphone after a while to have a metal-body. It uses an anodized aluminum frame with...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Sony Xperia Z3 UK contract prices revealed: free from £28 monthly

Sony Xperia Z3 UK contract prices revealed: free from £28 monthly

18 September, 2014 | comments (23)

The Sony Xperia Z3 is now offered on contract in the United Kingdom with O2, Vodafone and Everything Everywhere. The contract prices are available to see from a number of online retailers like Mobiles UK, Clove and CarphoneWarehouse. Prices start...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Sony Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact are “coming soon” in the US

Sony Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact are “coming soon” in the US

17 September, 2014 | comments (52)

It looks like users in the United States will soon have the opportunity to get their hands on the Sony Xperia Z3 and the Xperia Z3 Compact. The freshly announced handsets are listed as “coming soon” on Sony’s official website. Sony Xperia Z3...

Tags: Sony, Android


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has the best display as per DisplayMate

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has the best display as per DisplayMate

15 September, 2014 | comments (215)

DisplayMate, a renowned company specializing in display tests, has praised the Galaxy Note 4's AMOLED in a detailed review. The 5.7" 2560 x 1440 pixel display of the Note 4 packs a pixel density of 518ppi, but that's not its only feature as Samsung...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Sony Xperia Z3 Compact on pre-order in the UK and Germany

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact on pre-order in the UK and Germany

12 September, 2014 | comments (28)

The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact has gone up on pre-order in the UK and Germany. The official Sony Mobile store in the UK offers it at a full retail price of £430 but there are much better deals out there already. Clove UK and Handtec offer the...

Tags: Sony, Android


Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Watch coverage roundup

Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Watch coverage roundup

09 September, 2014 | comments (237)

Apple's event is over and matched the number of iPhones from last year – the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus finally brought the long-awaited screen boost, but that's certainly not all there's to them. There was another device on stage too - the Apple...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Android 4.4.4 for Xperia Z, ZR, ZL, Tablet Z now officially seeding

Android 4.4.4 for Xperia Z, ZR, ZL, Tablet Z now officially seeding

09 September, 2014 | comments (83)

Earlier today we told you about Sony Xperia Z being treated with a new firmware update based on the latest available Android 4.4.4 revision. The update is now official for the entire Xperia Z lineup worldwide. Sony has announced on Twitter it...