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Exclusive: Leaked Oppo N3 press images show rotating camera

Exclusive: Leaked Oppo N3 press images show rotating camera

14 September, 2014 | comments (24)

We first heard that the Oppo N3 is coming last week, when the company released an image teaser on its Facebook page. Now, thanks to an anonymous tipster, who we have very good reasons to trust, we get to see what it will look like. The images we...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


New Moto X pre-orders in the US will kick off on September 16

New Moto X pre-orders in the US will kick off on September 16

14 September, 2014 | comments (6)

Motorola spilled the beans on the new Moto X pre-order details in the United States. AT&T will begin taking orders for the smartphone this coming Tuesday, September 16. The on-contract pricing of the customizable smartphone is $99.99. More...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Spice Android One Dream hits Flipkart before its debut

Spice Android One Dream hits Flipkart before its debut

13 September, 2014 | comments (35)

A yet to be announced Android One device by Spice appeared on Flipkart before its official announcement. The budget-friendly handset will make it debut at a Google press event in India on Monday, September 15. The listing was quickly taken...

Tags: Spice, Android


International pre-orders of Meizu MX4 are now live

International pre-orders of Meizu MX4 are now live

13 September, 2014 | comments (27)

The international pre-order books for the high-end Meizu MX4 have officially opened to a great deal of enthusiasm. According to Bai Yongxiang, the CEO of Meizu, the recently announced device has already gathered an impressive 7.7 million...

Tags: Meizu, Android


Unlocked and unbranded Moto X will be called Pure Edition

Unlocked and unbranded Moto X will be called Pure Edition

12 September, 2014 | comments (33)

Motorola will apparently call the unbranded and unlocked version of this year's Moto X the Pure Edition. "Pure" is a word that's so far been used quite a lot in relation to Android, but only by fans. "Pure Android" has come to mean a version of...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Oppo Find 5 and N1 will get Android 4.4 KitKat after all

Oppo Find 5 and N1 will get Android 4.4 KitKat after all

12 September, 2014 | comments (11)

Back in August we got word that Oppo's Find 5 wouldn't ever be officially updated to Android 4.4 KitKat. This info came from the Chinese company itself, though in the meantime it looks like it's changed its mind. That's because today it said that...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Samsung Galaxy Alpha is now available in the UK

Samsung Galaxy Alpha is now available in the UK

12 September, 2014 | comments (31)

Right on schedule, the Samsung Galaxy Alpha has become available to purchase in the UK. Although today is the official release date for the handset, not all retailers seem to have it in stock already. There are exceptions, though. For example, if...

Tags: Android, Samsung


Sony delivers Android 4.4.3 to Xperia T2 Ultra

Sony delivers Android 4.4.3 to Xperia T2 Ultra

12 September, 2014 | comments (16)

Just when it started to seem that Sony has sent all its software engineers on long vacation, we got the news that the company has released an update for one of its more recent smartphones. The Sony Xperia T2 Ultra, which got promoted to 4.4.2 KitKat...

Tags: Sony, Android


Sony gives up on Xperia C, won't release any more updates for it

Sony gives up on Xperia C, won't release any more updates for it

12 September, 2014 | comments (100)

It hasn't been a particularly strong for the previous gen Sony smartphones with the Xperia M, Xperia L and Xperia SP all being officially denied further updates. Now another smartphone joins the unfortunate list - the Sony Xpeia C. The...

Tags: Sony, Android


LG launches L Fino and L Bello in Latin America, Europe and Asia

LG launches L Fino and L Bello in Latin America, Europe and Asia

12 September, 2014 | comments (10)

LG announced the L Fino and L Bello entry-level smartphones a month ago and now the company is ready to unleash them to the market. The phones launch in Brazil this week with other countries in Latin America to follow soon. European and Asian...

Tags: LG, 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


LG to announce a smaller G Flex 2 by the end of the year

LG to announce a smaller G Flex 2 by the end of the year

12 September, 2014 | comments (32)

Last year's LG G Flex didn't exactly take the world by storm. Although featuring a unique curved display, the high price and the massive size were reason enough for most people to stay away from it. But LG will be announcing a second...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S4 gets Android 4.4.4 KitKat

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S4 gets Android 4.4.4 KitKat

11 September, 2014 | comments (27)

It's Android 4.4.4 update season for Samsung smartphones sold by US carriers, it seems. Following in the footsteps of Sprint's Galaxy Note 3 and Verizon's Galaxy S5, it's now the turn of T-Mobile's Galaxy S4 to be updated. Android 4.4.4 is...


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge German pre-orders launch

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge German pre-orders launch

11 September, 2014 | comments (126)

Want to be among the first to get the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 or Note Edge? If yes we have news for - good news and bad news. The cool part is that several German retailers have already launched their pre-order campaign, so you can book your unit...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Oppo N3 gets a couple of teasers ahead of October launch

Oppo N3 gets a couple of teasers ahead of October launch

11 September, 2014 | comments (9)

Oppo has posted two teasers and while it hasn't clearly specified what they are for, the misplaced 3 on the old phone clearly points to an upcoming Oppo N3 smartphone. The cameraphone will replace the Oppo N1 (the company really dislikes even...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


LTE Xiaomi Mi 4 goes on sale with China Mobile's TD-LTE support

LTE Xiaomi Mi 4 goes on sale with China Mobile's TD-LTE support

11 September, 2014 | comments (19)

The LTE version of the Xiaomi Mi 4 is now on sale in China. The phone is tailored to work on China Mobile's TD-LTE network only, so international launch with this radio is unlikely. The LTE Xiaomi Mi 4 retails for $326 (RMB 1999). Xiaomi...

Tags: Meizu, Android


Android in August: KitKat runs on a quarter of all devices

Android in August: KitKat runs on a quarter of all devices

10 September, 2014 | comments (45)

Google released its Android distribution report for the month of August. Unsurprisingly, Android 4.4 KitKat continues its march towards larger market share – it now runs on almost a quarter of all devices out there (24.5% to be precise). The...


HTC sends out invites for an October 8 press event

HTC sends out invites for an October 8 press event

10 September, 2014 | comments (49)

HTC sent out invites for an October 8 press event. The upcoming announcement will take place in New York City. There’s no word on what will the Taiwanese manufacturer reveal during the event. The invite carries the theme “Double...

Tags: HTC, Android


Cricket Wireless will offer HTC Desire 510 in the United States

Cricket Wireless will offer HTC Desire 510 in the United States

10 September, 2014 | comments (3)

Cricket Wireless announced that it will officially offer the HTC Desire 510 in the United States. The carrier will begin selling the budget-friendly LTE smartphone on September 19 online and in its stores, with 2,800 GameStop locations set to...

Tags: HTC, Android


Verizon launches Android 4.4.4 KitKat for the Samsung Galaxy S5

Verizon launches Android 4.4.4 KitKat for the Samsung Galaxy S5

10 September, 2014 | comments (24)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 on Verizon is receiving an over-the-air update today bumping Android to version 4.4.4 KitKat. The update weighs 346MB and fixes an issue with Bluetooth audio. Hopefully, there won't be the occasional loss of audio when using...