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Android 5.0 and Motorola X Phone both dropping in October?

New rumors are circulating around and this time the subjects of choice are Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie and the fabled X phone from Motorola. If they both hold some truth behind them, we could most likely see the new OS and long awaited phone both dropping in October. ...

Samsung’s CEO denies that the Galaxy S4 isn’t selling well

The other day we heard that Samsung’s Galaxy S4 sales figures were disappointing some investors, leading to a big stock sell-off which wiped around $12 billion off the value of the technology giant in a single day.A report by J.P. Morgan led the charge, suggesting that sales of high-end smartphone...

AT&T Galaxy S4 Active release date set for June 21, priced $199.99 with new contract

Samsung’s rugged Galaxy S4 version, the Galaxy S4 Active, is going to be available in the USA soon from AT&T.The carrier is so far the only mobile operator to show interest in the Galaxy S4 Active, with pretty much everyone else only stocking the regular model, at least for now.The handset wil...

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active becomes official, available from AT&T for $199 on contract

AT&T today has just made the official announcement about the upcoming availability of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active. You all know for certain that this handset is another variant of Samsung's flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4. Although its looks may not seem too rugged like other so-called rug...

T-Mobile drops the Galaxy S4′s price to $99.99 on a two-year deal

The T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S4 had its price slashed, the Uncarrier announced in a recent press release.You can now purchase T-Mobile’s Galaxy S4 by paying $99.99 down and then $20 a month for two years. It’s also possible, of course, to pay for the device upfront, but then you’ll ...

Google Glass Explorers to receive enigmatic package from Google X

Some Google Glass Explorers have reportedly received a UPS notice, saying that they would be getting a package from Google X, the Google division in charge of Google Glass.According to Explorer and author of Google+ for Dummies and Google+ Marketing for Dummies Jesse Stay, the notification says that...

Xperia ZU (Ultra) scheduled for an official June 25 announcement

The Taiwanese site ePrice has released some exclusive information about the upcoming Sony Xperia ZU, including a full list of specs and a date for the official unveiling. The device will be officially announced at Sony’s mobile event on June 25, so that’s less than two weeks left to wait.The pos...

HTC overtakes Samsung in smartphone sales in Japan

HTC surpassed Samsung for fifth place in the Japanese smartphone market during the first quarter of this year, according to market research firm IDC Japan on Wednesday.IDC’s report found that HTC managed to secure a 6.6 percent share of the Japanese smartphone market in Q1 2013. But rather than th...

Is this the HTC Butterfly S in these images? (photos)

The HTC Butterfly S is supposedly the phone in a few newly leaked images, coming from Chinese website VR-Zone, which, also claims to know a couple of other details.The new HTC Butterfly S, which follows in the footsteps of the J Butterfly (or Droid DNA), is set to be unveiled by the company at a pre...

Galaxy S4 torture tests include drops, water accidents, heat, electricity; Samsung reveals [video]

In a new video, Samsung shows us some of the torture its new devices go through before becoming official, including drops and impacts, water submersion, electricity, heat, humidity and dust. The Galaxy S4 is the star of the video below, in which Samsung explains how the tests were performed on the d...

New Nexus 7 not joining tablet pricing race to the bottom, report says

Nexus family – Nexus 7 on the rightA new report from Taiwan claims that Google will not join other tablet manufacturers in slashing tablet prices for new devices like its rumored second-generation Nexus 7 tablet.According to DigiTimes, which talked to “sources from the upstream supply chain,...

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom shown off in official lifestyle demo video

The new Galaxy S4 Zoom is showcased in a recent “lifestyle video ” that Samsung posted online.Samsung has been using videos a lot in promotional campaigns for recent devices, whether they were videos showing how to use features, TV ads or even music videos. The recently announced Samsung...

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 with LTE coming exclusively to AT&T (video)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 with LTE will be available as an AT&T exclusive, the carrier has recently announced on its website.According to the carrier, you will be able to buy the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 with LTE “in the coming weeks” but, unfortunately, the price has not been annou...

The Tale of the Tape – PS4 v Xbox One

The dust has finally settled on the E3 8th generation console wars and according to popular consensus PS4 has won the war. Here we compare the two consoles in all their glory or lack thereof. The Xbox One / ...

Huawei Ascend P6: New details and screenshots

Thin and thinner still seems to be the motto for the Ascend P6. Huawei, the Chinese manufacturer has been advertising their upcoming super-phone on their Facebook page and has been playing up its ultra-narrow chassis. After another photo of the device surfaced on Facebook a few days ago, new details...

Galaxy S4 Zoom: Camera-caliber smartphone revealed

The Galaxy S4 Zoom is a a powerhouse of a smartphone with a camera complex. The camera-phone weighs about 200 grams and is about 15.4 millimteres thick - if the camera lens is not extended. Everything included, the user gets a compact camera with 10x optical zoom which also doubles as a smartphone. ...

Google Glass without the Glasses?

What does the future hold in store for heads-up displays? For those finding that Google Glass is a little bit too intrusive and clunky, they may take comfort in some of the latest research going on around the world. Researchers are looking into soft contact lenses that could display information and ...

T-Mobile teases a new phone, or case, or something that goes underwater.

T-Mobile has something up their sleeve. What that is, we don’t know. Well, we sort of know. It has to do with being underwater, at least for a brief period of time. Maybe T-Mobile is taking us swimming?More than likely, they’re getting a new device that can withstand a little underwater filming....

Google releases official Cloud Print app!

File this under “what took so long?!”Today, Google released an official Cloud Print app for Android. While there were other very respectable apps in the marketplace that tied into your Google Cloud Print account, this is the first official app from Google.Cloud Print, which has been around since...

Here is the new HTC One Mini

After the HTC One hit the markets and it was a huge success with impressive sales figures, we were all expecting  the new HTC One Mini, which was rumored countless times but until now, it was all hear say. Now, we have a real picture to go with the rumors,behold the latest in HTC's portfolio, th...

Android Mini Collectibles Rainbow Set Now Available

Whoa, that’s a full rainbow, all the way, double rainbow, oh my god. It’s a double rainbow all the way from the Dead Zebra Shop and Andrew Bell. Start your summer off right while feeding your Android addiction with the latest Android mini collectible series. These guys feature a double ...

Huawei Ascend P6 Photos and Full Specs Leaked via Insider

What do we really know about Huawei Ascend P6 ? Well, almost everything, it's like it's here, between us, there were rumors, speculation, pictures, everything but the smart phone itself. Even if Huawei didn't made it t available on the store shelves yet, we feel like it's already here. There were ...

AT&T Galaxy S4 Active teased in new video, will be officially announced tomorrow

Even before the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active was officially announced, we knew it would eventually be making its way over to AT&T, thanks to a leaked image from @evleaks. Now it looks like AT&T is set to finally confirm that the S4 Active is on its way to their network.The evidence of its pendi...

Sony Xperia Z Ultra (Togari) teased in July 4 Paris press event invite

Sony in a press event invite has teased its rumored 6.44-inch smartphone, currently known as Xperia ZU, Xperia Z Ultra and Togari.According to the image, the company will host a special media event in Paris, France, on July 4, during which the Sony Xperia Z Ultra will most likely be unveiled.The ima...

HTC One Mini leaks in the clearest form yet: 4.3-inch, Snapdragon 400, aluminum unibody

The so called HTC One Mini makes yet another appearance in a leak, and it’s one of the clearest and most credible yet.A trusted source of Engadget has supplied the tech site with information on the HTC M4, the smaller variant of the successful HTC One that is pegged to hit the market as the One Mi...

Samsung Galaxy S3 equipped with 4G LTE now available through Virgin Mobile

A few weeks ago, we reported that the Samsung Galaxy S3 would be arriving on two of Sprint’s two subsidiary networks, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile, within the next month. Now, the LTE-equipped Samsung Galaxy S3 is available on Virgin Mobile.The device will run you $399.99 outright, or you c...

CyanogenMod founder wants to help protect your data with incognito mode for Android

 In light of the recent NSA data spying scandal, it’d be remiss if I didn’t bring you this news. CyanogenMod founder Steve Kondik has announced on Google+ that he’s working on a new “Run in Incognito Mode” feature for Android.The function will act as a master controller for all your perso...

Flipboard now allows magazine collaboration with friends!

For those who like reading news on our phones or tablets, Flipboard is probably our choice. The layout is easy to navigate, with a clean interface that keeps us interested. The recent addition of magazine creation is perfect for those of us who want to cobble together news for later, or just keep tr...

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