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HTC Desire 820us with 64-bit CPU goes through TENAA

HTC Desire 820us with 64-bit CPU goes through TENAA

30 October, 2014 | comments (8)

HTC is having a field day at the Chinese TENAA and following the certification of its Desire 816h, now the Desire 820us is the latest to visit the government agency. The HTC Desire 820us packs the latest MediaTek MT6752 chipset with an 8-core...

Tags: Android, Google, HTC


HTC Desire D816h with 5” display visits TENAA

HTC Desire D816h with 5” display visits TENAA

29 October, 2014 | comments (15)

Unannounced HTC Desire D816h made a visit to TENAA. The 5” smartphone appears to be a more compact version of the 5.5” HTC Desire 816 we already know. HTC Desire D816h features MediaTek MT6592 chipset with 1.7GHz octa-core CPU and a gig of...

Tags: Android, Google, HTC


Google Nexus 6 already sold out in the United States

Google Nexus 6 already sold out in the United States

29 October, 2014 | comments (39)

It appears that sales of Google Nexus 6 are off to a robust start. The Motorola-made Android 5.0 Lollipop phablet sold out in the United States several hours after it became available for pre-order. All memory and color configurations of...


Motorola Nexus 6 has been delayed in Europe

Motorola Nexus 6 has been delayed in Europe

29 October, 2014 | comments (18)

The Nexus 6 was announced a couple of weeks ago, alongside the Nexus 9 and Nexus Player. The first Nexus phablet is due to become available for pre-order in the US today, but so far there's been no word on when we should expect it in...


Apple and Android fans on reddit join forces to boycott CurrentC

Apple and Android fans on reddit join forces to boycott CurrentC

27 October, 2014 | comments (62)

In a shocking turn of events, Apple and Android fans on reddit have joined forces to collectively boycott the unethical blocking of NFC payment system by certain retailers, which affects both Apple Pay and Google Wallet users. If you're not...

Tags: Apple, Google


Amazon UK Nexus 9 stock delayed, Google Play still on track

Amazon UK Nexus 9 stock delayed, Google Play still on track

26 October, 2014 | comments (19)

Amazon UK seems to be having troubles getting the HTC Nexus 9 in stock. The retailer has pushed the shipping of the tablet to December 15. Originally, the Nexus 9 was planned to launch on November 3 and details regarding the setback haven't been...

Tags: HTC, Google, Android


Google's Project Ara will have a store for its modular bits

Google's Project Ara will have a store for its modular bits

23 October, 2014 | comments (49)

Google's modular smartphone effort, codenamed Project Ara, seems to be chugging along nicely ahead of its expected release in 2015. Team leader Paul Eremenko said in an interview at Purdue University that there will be a special store for Ara...


Apple Watch the most anticipated wearable, PwC study finds

Apple Watch the most anticipated wearable, PwC study finds

21 October, 2014 | comments (36)

PricewaterhouseCoopers has published a study on the smart wearables market, which shows that the Apple Watch is the most hotly anticipated device. 59% of people questioned said they are looking forward to trying the first Apple smartwatch. A...

Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon


Nexus 6 pre-orders confirmed to start on October 29

Nexus 6 pre-orders confirmed to start on October 29

20 October, 2014 | comments (44)

Google and Motorola unveiled the Nexus 6 phablet last week. During the blog post announcement, we were told that pre-orders for the device would start on October 29. And this date has just been confirmed by none other than the phone's listing in...


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...


Nexus 9 gets priced in the UK as Amazon starts pre-orders

Nexus 9 gets priced in the UK as Amazon starts pre-orders

17 October, 2014 | comments (16)

The Google Nexus 9 tablet by HTC is now available for pre-order at Amazon UK. This comes mere hours after the big retailer listed the Nexus 9 for pre-order in the US. With this move, we get to find out how much the tablet will cost in the UK....

Tags: Android, Google, HTC


New Android Lollipop developer preview and SDK now out

New Android Lollipop developer preview and SDK now out

17 October, 2014 | comments (26)

Google has now outed updated Android 5.0 Lollipop preview images for both the Nexus 5 and the 2013 Nexus 7. The new developer preview is based on build LPX13D. The original developer preview for what was then only known as Android L was announced...

Tags: Android, Google


The Nexus 6 is water resistant like the Moto X (2014)

The Nexus 6 is water resistant like the Moto X (2014)

16 October, 2014 | comments (58)

The Motorola-made Google Nexus 6 has been granted some water resistance, matching the Moto X (2014). And although Google doesn't point the water resistance out on its product page for the Nexus 6, Motorola does. Under "water resistance" on...


Nexus 6 will be sold by AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile

Nexus 6 will be sold by AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile

15 October, 2014 | comments (17)

Motorola and Google made the Nexus 6 official earlier today, and we already know it's going to cost $649 if you choose to purchase the 32GB base model from the Play Store in unlocked form. Though if you were wondering about carrier support, this...


Google Nexus 6 is official with 6-inch QHD screen and S805

Google Nexus 6 is official with 6-inch QHD screen and S805

15 October, 2014 | comments (236)

Without any sort of special event, Google has just announced the Motorola-made Nexus 6 smartphone running Android 5.0 Lollipop. The phone features a 6" 2560 x 1440 pixel display, which gives it a pixel density of 496ppi. The premium display...


Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 rumored to be launching tomorrow

Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 rumored to be launching tomorrow

14 October, 2014 | comments (45)

If the latest rumor on the matter is to be believed, tomorrow we'll be treated to the official announcement of both the HTC-made Nexus 9 tablet as well as the Nexus 6 phablet by Motorola. But don't expect a big event or anything like that - they'll...


HTC Nexus 9 has its name confirmed by Taiwan's FCC

HTC Nexus 9 has its name confirmed by Taiwan's FCC

06 October, 2014 | comments (14)

The next Nexus tablet will be made by HTC and will be called Nexus 9. This might not be new to you, but it's now been confirmed as fact by the NCC, Taiwan's equivalent of the FCC. Earlier today we told you that an HTC tablet with the model number...

Tags: HTC, Android, Google


Alleged HTC-made Nexus 9 gets FCC certification

Alleged HTC-made Nexus 9 gets FCC certification

06 October, 2014 | comments (7)

News about a rumored HTC Nexus 9 tablet has been relatively sparse since we first heard about a potential partnership with HTC earlier this summer. Now, following certification for the device from the US FCC authority, it appears that the Nexus 9 is...


Cyanogen reportedly declined acquisition bid from Google

Cyanogen reportedly declined acquisition bid from Google

02 October, 2014 | comments (52)

According to a report in The Information, Cyanogen Inc. rejected acquisition interest from Google. Google’s Android chief, Sundar Pichai reportedly discussed the search giant's interest in the small company in a recent meeting with its top brass....

Tags: Google, Android


Google tipped to require more of its apps on Android devices

Google tipped to require more of its apps on Android devices

26 September, 2014 | comments (71)

According to a report in The Information, Google will require more of its apps to be preloaded on Android devices. Confidential contracts obtained by the media have revealed the upcoming change. Allegedly, Google will require up to 20...