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HTC Desire 620 in the works, Taiwan's NCC reveals

HTC Desire 620 in the works, Taiwan's NCC reveals

31 October, 2014 | comments (2)

The NCC is Taiwan's equivalent of the USA's FCC, and its documents have revealed a new smartphone that is currently in the works: the HTC Desire 620. Not one, but two versions of this yet unheard of upcoming handset have been certified by the...

Tags: HTC, Android


New Lollipop build for Samsung Galaxy S5 gets showcased

New Lollipop build for Samsung Galaxy S5 gets showcased

31 October, 2014 | comments (12)

A few weeks ago we brought you images and video showing what an early build of Android L for the Samsung Galaxy S5 looked like. Since that point, the Korean company's engineers have been hard at work tweaking things and integrating the TouchWiz...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy S5 joins Sprint's device leasing scheme

Samsung Galaxy S5 joins Sprint's device leasing scheme

31 October, 2014 | comments (2)

A couple of weeks ago Sprint introduced its device leasing program, and so far only the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have been in it. Through this scheme, you're able to lease a handset by essentially paying Sprint a monthly sum as 'rent'. And now...


Limited edition Gresso Regal encases Android 4.2 in titanium

Limited edition Gresso Regal encases Android 4.2 in titanium

31 October, 2014 | comments (16)

Form over function becomes more appealing when there's exclusivity involved only 999 units of the new Gresso Regal will be produced. The Android-powered smartphone follows Gresso's Luxury minimalism design tradition and is based on a Grade 5 solid...

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OnePlus one leaks with yellow StyleSwap back, possibly Kevlar

OnePlus one leaks with yellow StyleSwap back, possibly Kevlar

31 October, 2014 | comments (19)

We've seen the OnePlus One in Sandstone black, in white, in wood, bamboo and even in Denim but we haven't seen it in Kevlar, until now. Two images have surfaced showing the OnePlus One with an interesting yellow back that could be the Kevlar back...


LG G3 Dual-LTE launches in Russia in early November

LG G3 Dual-LTE launches in Russia in early November

31 October, 2014 | comments (5)

LG has officially revealed its plans to launch a dual-SIM version of the G3 in Russia. Dubbed the LG G3 Dual-LTE, the phone will make its debut in the country in early November. The suggested retail price is about $640 (RUB 26,990). The phone has...

Tags: LG, Android


Sony posts a quarterly loss, sells 9.9 million smartphones

Sony posts a quarterly loss, sells 9.9 million smartphones

31 October, 2014 | comments (66)

Sony had a positive quarter three months ago but it's back in the red. The company actually posted increased sales of $17.45 billion (up 7.2% on a yearly basis) in large part thanks to strong PlayStation sales and strong performance of Sony's image...

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Meizu MX4 Pro to be bigger than the non-Pro after all

Meizu MX4 Pro to be bigger than the non-Pro after all

31 October, 2014 | comments (8)

The Meizu MX4 Pro leaks suggested a new chipset and higher res screen but almost everything else was supposed to remain the same. A new leak shows the back panels of both the regular MX4 and MX4 Pro and the Pro is clearly bigger. It's hard to...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


Andy Rubin, co-founder of Android, leaves Google

Andy Rubin, co-founder of Android, leaves Google

31 October, 2014 | comments (28)

Andy Rubin has left Google. Rubin was heading Google's robotic division but has now left the company to start his own incubator for hardware startups. He will be replaced by James Kuffner. Andy Rubin is the co-founder and ex-CEO or Danger...

Tags: Google, Android


Samsung announces Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 duo of smartphones

Samsung announces Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 duo of smartphones

30 October, 2014 | comments (95)

Samsung took the wraps off the Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 duo of smartphones. The Android duet is targeting young buyers with entry-level and mid-range specs, variety of colors, and decidedly premium all-metal unibody. Samsung Galaxy A5 packs...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Xiaomi could be working on a low-end 9.2-inch tablet

Xiaomi could be working on a low-end 9.2-inch tablet

30 October, 2014 | comments (15)

Now that it's become the world's No.3 smartphone manufacturer, Xiaomi may be looking to expand its tablet lineup, which so far consists only of the 7.9" MiPad. The Chinese company's next tablet might be a decidedly low-end affair, however. A new...

Tags: Android, Xiaomi


Kantar: Android grows as iOS and Windows Phone decline in Q3

Kantar: Android grows as iOS and Windows Phone decline in Q3

30 October, 2014 | comments (72)

According to the latest Kantar WorldPanel report on mobile operating system market share, Android continues to take the lead marking a slight growth. Its main rivals, iOS and Windows Phone, declined slightly in their respective market share...


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

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

30 October, 2014 | comments (15)

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 (16)

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 (56)

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 (21)

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...


Samsung Galaxy A series lands in November to fight Xiaomi

Samsung Galaxy A series lands in November to fight Xiaomi

29 October, 2014 | comments (42)

Samsung's incredibly oft-leaked Galaxy A series is going to get official pretty soon, it seems. A new report from the company's home country of South Korea claims that the Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5, and Galaxy A7 smartphones will go on sale at some point...


OnePlus One pre-orders will return on November 17

OnePlus One pre-orders will return on November 17

29 October, 2014 | comments (25)

A couple of days ago OnePlus took pre-orders for the One smartphone for the first time ever. Things went anything but smooth, though. The company extended the pre-order time frame from one hour to three, but apparently that still didn't allow...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Developer Edition for Verizon now out

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Developer Edition for Verizon now out

29 October, 2014 | comments (10)

The Developer Edition of Verizon's Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is now available to purchase. You can only get it online, and just if you buy straight from Samsung's Web store. It will cost you though. This Note 4 model is priced at $699.99 outright,...


24k gold Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hits Vietnam, costs $2000

24k gold Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hits Vietnam, costs $2000

29 October, 2014 | comments (47)

A 24k gold Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is now available for purchase in Vietnam. Every piece of metal (including the grills) is coated in gold by local aficionados of the noble metal. The process takes 4-5 hours of continuous work per unit and,...

Tags: Samsung, Android