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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 (195)

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 adds Xperia Z1, Z2, M2 to AOSP, unveils unified kernel

Sony adds Xperia Z1, Z2, M2 to AOSP, unveils unified kernel

16 October, 2014 | comments (13)

Sony is enhancing its reputation as a ROM-friendly maker. It added AOSP code for the Sony Xperia Z2, Xperia Z1 and Xperia M2 to the SonyXperiaDev GitHub. The company denied making AOSP ROMs and this indeed isn't it – the camera and the modem have...

Tags: Sony, Android, Misc


Alleged Sony Xperia Z3 Compact press shots make the rounds

Alleged Sony Xperia Z3 Compact press shots make the rounds

01 September, 2014 | comments (90)

Alleged press images of Sony Xperia Z3 Compact made the rounds online. The photos showcase the unannounced successor of the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact in all its glory. Unsurprisingly, the design of the upcoming device is quite similar to that...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z3 case by Baseus hits eBay

Sony Xperia Z3 case by Baseus hits eBay

15 August, 2014 | comments (13)

We've seen a batch of Sony Xperia Z3 photos, which featured a transparent case protecting the sides and back of the upcoming flagship. Now we have images of the case itself, which is made by Baseus. Baseus has been making cases for Sony, Samsung,...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


A bunch of Sony Xperia Z3 Compact images leak

A bunch of Sony Xperia Z3 Compact images leak

09 August, 2014 | comments (46)

As we edge closer to the IFA, leaks about one of the expected stars of the show, the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, are bound to intensify. The diminutive flagship has surfaced in a bunch of new live photos today, revealing a few more pieces of the...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact dimensions leak

Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact dimensions leak

08 August, 2014 | comments (64)

As we get closer to Sony's IFA 2014 press conference, more and more clues regarding the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact start piling up. The latest one concern alleged AutoCAD drawing of the upcoming phones specifying their dimensions. Starting...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z3 Compact specs promise a mini flagship

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact specs promise a mini flagship

30 July, 2014 | comments (134)

If an increasing number of leaks is any indication, the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact is growing closer to reality. Four new images plus a spec overview promise that the Sony's Compact line will remain the mini king in the new generation, too. The...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Alleged specs of Sony Xperia Z3 surface

Alleged specs of Sony Xperia Z3 surface

23 July, 2014 | comments (75)

Unlike most of its competitors, Sony refreshes its flagship Android line up twice every year. It looks like the company is already gearing up to introduce the next-generation Xperia Z smartphone, as the rumors and leaks have started to pour...


Two new Samsung phones surface via benchmark

Two new Samsung phones surface via benchmark

09 July, 2014 | comments (47)

A couple of yet unheard of Samsung smartphones have been spotted getting results over at GFXBench. They are the SM-G5308W and the SM-G8508S. The former is a lower-midrange offering that sports Qualcomm's first ever 64-bit mobile chipset (the...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Sony Xperia Z1 Compact finally hits the US market

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact finally hits the US market

09 July, 2014 | comments (41)

The first "real" compact flagship, Sony's Xperia Z1 Compact, has finally made its way to the US. Available in European markets not long after its announcement in January, the device is now available through Sony's online store. This latest...

Tags: Sony, Android


Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact to be in stores in September

Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact to be in stores in September

08 July, 2014 | comments (57)

Sony will out a new top of the line smartphone before the end of this year, and judging by its past actions that should happen during IFA in September. Just last week we heard that the 'full size' Z3 would be joined in Sony's portfolio by the Z3...

Tags: Android, Sony, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini to go for €479, report claims

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini to go for €479, report claims

01 July, 2014 | comments (42)

Samsung made the Galaxy S5 Mini official only a few short hours ago. The smaller handset looks just like its bigger sibling, and even has that device's much talked about sensors on board (think fingerprint scanner and heart rate monitor, for...


Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact first leaked images surface

Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact first leaked images surface

01 July, 2014 | comments (86)

Sony likes to refresh its flagship Android smartphones twice per year, unlike most of its competitors. The practice has proven somewhat controversial (especially among owners of the previous top of the line device when the new one comes out), but it...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Android 4.4.4 KitKat now seeding to the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

Android 4.4.4 KitKat now seeding to the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

27 June, 2014 | comments (61)

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is now getting Android 4.4.4 KitKat update. Google released 4.4.4 last week - it contains just a security patch for an OpenSSL bug, which would have allowed a man-in-the-middle attack. There are no new features. The OTA...


Apple launches 8GB iPhone 5c in India

Apple launches 8GB iPhone 5c in India

24 May, 2014 | comments (137)

You all know the iPhone 5c – it was supposed to become the long awaited cheap iPhone that will help Apple expand its reach and strengthen its presence in developing markets. Except that it wasn’t particularly cheap, which kinda ruined the whole...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Sony Xperia A2 SO-04F is official on Japanese NTT DoCoMo

Sony Xperia A2 SO-04F is official on Japanese NTT DoCoMo

14 May, 2014 | comments (52)

Sony announced the Xperia A2 SO-04F for the Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo. The phone made a trip to the FCC recently carrying the codename "Altair". Judging by its model name, the Sony SO-04F is expected to be Japanese version of the Xperia Z2...


Huawei Ascend P7 pops in AnTuTu, Kirin 910 CPU gets tested

Huawei Ascend P7 pops in AnTuTu, Kirin 910 CPU gets tested

22 April, 2014 | comments (11)

The upcoming Huawei Ascend P7 just can't stay away from the internet. It has already leaked so many times that we probably know everything there is to know about the smartphone. The Ascend P7 has already leaked in many live pictures, various spy...


Gionee Elife E7 Mini is now available for  $315

Gionee Elife E7 Mini is now available for $315

15 April, 2014 | comments (27)

Announced back in December last year, the Gionee Elife E7 Mini is finally on sale in India. Packing a 4.7" IPS IGZO display of 720p resolution the Elife E7 Mini features a 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6592 CPU and a Mali 450MP4 GPU in addition to...

Tags: Gionee, Android


Slew of Sony Xperia Z phones get KitKat 4.4.2 bug fix

Slew of Sony Xperia Z phones get KitKat 4.4.2 bug fix

09 April, 2014 | comments (254)

Sony is now putting out a bug fix for the Xperia Z1, Xperia Z Ultra, and Xperia Z1 Compact; Firmware 14.3.A.0.757 takes the place of the former version (14.3.A.0.681). What does the new version fix? The sound issue that has been plaguing users...

Tags: Sony, Android


Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom aces AnTuTu

Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom aces AnTuTu

04 April, 2014 | comments (36)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom can't get enough of the spotlight. It all started with some leaked specs and then we got to see it have its first identity crisis - going by the name K Zoom instead of S5 Zoom. The latest rumor installment comes...