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Rumor: Oppo Find 7 with 4000mAh battery and Snapdragon 800 processor

RBMen has come across some more specs for the upcoming next Oppo Find handset, which we already heard is rumoured to be running the brand new Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor. The new device will supposedly be called the Find 7 not the Find 6, as it seems that Oppo prefers odd numbers. So without f...

Sprint HTC One available at Wirefly for $49.99

The Sprint HTC One is now available for you to buy at just $49.99, which you have to admit it’s a really good price.You may remember that Amazon Wireless has offered the device for Father’s Day at $79.99 on Sprint and AT&T – the offer was still available at the moment this article...

Not happy with a 5 inch full HD phone, try one with a 6 inch 2560 x 1600 display!

At the high end of the Android smartphone market, this year has been about devices with five inch, full HD (1920 x 1080) displays. But display manufacturers are stopping there. According to industry insiders the key Korean and Japanese display makers are working on six inch WQXGA (2560 x 1600) mo...

Sony SmartWatch goes open-source, looking for more innovation

After releasing the first true smartwatch from a major manufacturer, Sony shows its pioneering skin again by making the project fully open-source. Hoping to attract extra attention and possibly more innovative ideas from independent developers, Sony has granted them opened access.Running on pure An...

Jay-Z new album “Magna Carta Holy Grail” free for some Samsung Galaxy users (video)

Jay-Z is giving away his new album, called “Magna Carta Holy Grail,” to users of some Samsung Galaxy devices, a full three days before the official release date.That’s good news for at least a million Samsung Galaxy device users. In order to qualify, you have to own either a Samsu...

CPU-Z Android app now available, allows you to see what’s under the hood

The CPU-Z Android app is now available as a free download in the Google Play Store and allows you to have better knowledge of what’s inside your smartphone or tablet in terms of specs.CPU-Z is one of the most well-known names out there when it comes to PC apps that can show you hardware data f...

Buy an HTC One & Get Some Google Play Credit

HTC has definitely been down a bumpy road. Though things did look up with the launch of the HTC One, their heralded flagship, it was far from smooth sailing for the manufacturer after that point. It now looks like HTC wants to thank its customers (and acquire more) by offering a nice new deal to mot...

New Google Nexus 7 Leaks?

Word got out last weeking suggesting that search engine giant, Google, was about to drop the second generation nexus tablet to replace the one released last year. New information has come out on this tablet including a picture. Reuters had already confirmed in April that the new device will come wit...

iOS apps still bring in more money, but Android is gaining ground

While Apple's App Store is still the place to be for developers who want to make some money off their apps, but Android's Google Play Store has made some significant gains over the past six months. ...

Samsung Galaxy Users to Receive New Jay-Z Album for Free

Many in the tech and music world were waiting with anticipation when we reported that Samsung and rapper Jay-Z were about to ink an endorsement deal with each other. More was revealed about the true nature of the partnership during game 5 of the NBA finals on Sunday night. Jay-Z has done a deal w...

Photos of Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 Surfaced

Another phablet in the Galaxy Tab line was leaked on the internet today, let's take a look at the latest Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0. Initially we knew about the existence of a new Galaxy Tab 10.1 and 7.0 versions, now we have hard evidence about a completely new model. Samsung are getting boring wi...

Weekly News Roundup #9 – India

In a weekly segment, I’ll be doing a roundup of the mobile technology news in India, including new device announcements and releases from Indian manufacturers, network carrier news, and anything else that captures the pulse of  the Android scene in India.This week, three more budget-friendly quad...

Android Authority On Air – Episode 68 – Who wants iOS 7?

This week on Android Authority On Air, we discussed our love for iOS 7 (kidding, sorta) and the latest Android news from the past week. Sit back, relax, and enjoy Father’s Day the Android Authority way. ...read more Via: Android Authority...

White House Moves to Free Up Wireless Spectrum

Mobile data usage continues to rise and put strains on the available spectrum allocated for cellular communications.  As users continue to eat up more and more mobile data services, carriers continue to demand more and more spectrum to feed their networks.  Unfortunately, there is only so much spe...

AA Weekly: top Android news of the week, June 16, 2013

 New iOS 7 arrives, but it’s not actually that newNeon colors, Helvetica Neue Ultra Light, and an assortment of features borrowed from other operating systems – that seems to be the recipe followed by Apple under the lead of Jonny Ive, who took over UI design in a bid The internet was ablaze on...

The Best New Android Apps of the Week – June 16, 2013

This weeks list of the Best New Android Apps has a little something for everyone, including a few new Android Games. We've consolidated our "best new" lists, and hope you enjoy our picks for the past week... 1. Google Cloud Print If you’ve ever wanted to print something on the fly from your mo...

HTC One Mini headed for T-Mobile, says developer

An Android-powered smartphone previously known as the M4 is now said to be on its way to T-Mobile USA. It’s none other than the HTC One Mini, which we first covered in earlier reports from the start of this month. An HTC developer that goes by the Twitter handle LlabTooFer confirms that the H...

Extend Samsung Galaxy S4’s battery life with the official spare battery and charger kit

When the mighty Li-Ion battery of the Samsung Galaxy S4 (2600 mAh capacity) is not enough, owners can now make use of a spare battery and a helpful charger kit, which has been recently launched by Samsung. Compatible with all variants of the smartphone, this extra charge is enough to double product...

HTC Fetch is apparently a new tracking and locating technology for mobile devices

Making its first appearance in Taiwan’s NCC filings, an upcoming HTC tracking and locating technology called Fetch has been spotted. Judging by the short description statement, Fetch may shape up to be a software and hardware combination which could help users locate various HTC-made devices and e...

Xperia Z Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean features showcased on video

Although Sony has yet to officially release the upcoming Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for the water-resistant Xperia Z, some people have already installed an unofficial leaked version (which we covered in an earlier report) on their own phones. As a result, they are now able to run the latest av...

Samsung and Jay-Z to reveal details of new sponsorship deal during NBA finals game

Samsung wants us to tune in and watch Game 5 of the NBA finals this weekend because it plans to fully unveil the details of its new sponsorship deal with Jay-Z which we first reported on nearly two weeks back. At least that’s what a new teaser photo it sent out to the press implies, which sho...

Samsung SCH-I435 could be Verizon’s Galaxy S4 mini

When the Galaxy S4 mini was first announced officially a couple of weeks back, we didn’t get any information on release date and pricing for the U.S. from Samsung. We still don’t, but perhaps we’ve already glimpsed at our very first clue. A recent Bluetooth SIG certification revea...

Motorola Moto X Specs Leaked on Twitter

Motorola is one of my favorite companies since I've seen "Die Hard" and all these bad guys using encrypted Motorola Walkie Talkies, well, strike that, Motorola Moto X specs were leaked on Twitter today. The leak was obviously not encrypted and it comes from a proven tech-spy, @evleaks by his maid...

Google Reveals Project Loon, Internet from Balloon

Yeah, you got that right, Google goes high tech with the Project Loon, providing internet for the people with a little help from a balloon. It sounds like a bad joke, I know, but the idea is not so looney after all. Since the Hindenburg disaster, balloons don't have such a good press, but now, Goo...

Com2uS releases Brave Heroes for Android

You can usually count on Com2uS to release a couple of colorful Android Games each month, and we got a new one last week with Brave Heroes. Brave Heroes is a side-scrolling Castle Defense game where you’ll have to take out the enemies’ castle before they take you out. You’ll produce a steady s...

The Humble Bundle Weekly puts 11 bit Studios Android Games on Sale

It’s Bundle time again! The Humble Bundle is back with a weekly sale and it’s not just for PC people this time around. They’ve teamed up with 11 bit Studios for an awesome sale to bring gamers 4 great Android games for one low price.The 11 bit bundle offers up Funky Smugglers, Sleepwalker’s ...

Samsung might launch its anti-theft feature for smartphones as soon as July

Samsung, along with other tech industry giants, met with New York Attorney General Erich Schneiderman recently to discuss the implementation of the smartphone kill switch that we’ve talked about before in order to reduce the number of device thefts that keep occurring in the U.S. Now, it look...

Top 5 News of the Week: Android 4.2, iOS 7, Galaxy Note 3 and Xbox One

This week highlighted the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco where the big Android competitor unveiled their new mobile operating system iOS 7 as well as iTunes Radio. Strung along this week were some interesting leaked pictures of the Galaxy Note 3, the utter disappointment of An...

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