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Galaxy S4 Zoom images show the product in the wild, seem to confirm previous leak

The original Galaxy CameraThe Galaxy S4 Zoom image leak avalanche continues with more pictures of the device hitting the web shortly after the The publication also confirms some of the specs and features of the phone including the 4.3-inch Super AMOLED qHD display, 1.6GHz dual-core processor, 8GB ...

Galaxy S4 with Snapdragon 800 (SHV-E330S) reportedly spotted in AnTuTu benchmarks

A new Galaxy S4 version reportedly packing a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor has appeared in AnTuTu benchmarks.The SHV-E330S is said to be the Galaxy S4 model in question, a handset said to hit South Korea later this year. In addition to the rumored Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, the device is...

Purported full specs of the Xperia Z Ultra (Togari) leak

If you haven’t heard yet, Sony is rumored to be gearing up its own competitor to the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, and it’s rumored to be called the Sony Xperia ZU (previously known as the Togari). The letter “U” stands for Ultra and if we take a look at the rumored specifications, we begin to ...

HTC and Samsung trade blows on Twitter, while LG plays the neutral

The bitter smartphone wars have gone up a notch, after HTC turned to its Twitter account to celebrate its victory at the Mobile Awards. HTC had just won the award for “Hottest Phone of 2013” and celebrated with a tongue-in-cheek tweet, calling out Samsung Mobile UK.Now Samsung wasn’t about to ...

S4 Galaxy Mini: The little giant that could

The Galaxy S4 Mini will be in the hands of consumers by July and you can even place a pre-order for the device right now.....if you have around 500 euros. While the price doesn't fit the name at all, we had a look around to see if there was a more sensible solution in a smaller package. .......

Scary New Android Malware That Is Very Difficult To Delete

A new Android virus has been discovered and it seems to be the most dangerous and sophisticated piece of malware researchers have seen on the Android operating system. The virus has more in common with Windows type infections than anything previously known on Android. New more malicious types of ...

Teens Behaving Badly Online

McAfee released the findings of its "Digital Deception: Exporing the Online Disconnect between Parents and Kids" study - and some of the findings are a bit scary for parents. ...

Web Apps Winning the Battle Against Native Apps

We now live in a mobile word - powered by apps. A new developer survey by Zend suggests that HTML5/web apps are more popular with developers than "hybrid" apps and native apps. Good news for open standards. ...

Google bans Glass from shareholder meeting

In an ironic twist, Google has decided to ban Glass from their annual shareholders meeting. Like so many bars and other establishments ahead of them, Google fears Glass may be a bit too invasive. If they were hoping to avoid controversy in Mountain View with regard to Glass, they failed.To be fair, ...

Purported Galaxy S4 Zoom image leaked, camera phone thicker than you’d expect

An image supposedly showing the upcoming Galaxy S4 Zoom camera phone has hit the web revealing a rather strange device than one would have expected.This creation bears some similarity to the recently announced Galaxy S4 Mini but also to last year’s Galaxy Camera. At this point, it’s not clear wh...

MOGA launching new Power Series controllers, will charge your phone as you play

Back in April, MOGA released its PowerA Pro Android gaming control, promising an improved experience over their previous generation controller. Now the company has announced they are back at it again, with plans to launch a new generation of MOGA Power Series controllers at E3.So what’s new? The ...

Huge Increase in HTC One Sales in May

Kevin Chang, an analyst for  Citigroup Global Markets INC, reported that HTC One Sales are booming, as they might have sold over 1.2 million units in May of 2013, almost twice as much when compared to April. It is an almost 100% increase in sales figures in only one month, bringing the total numb...

PRISM and the End of the Illusion of Internet Privacy

Nobody can be told what PRISM is, you have to see it for yourself. Well, if you were worried about the recent Verizon scandal, when NSA (the National Security Agency) obtained tons of metadata from the telecom company, you will have to hang on, because this time you're in for a real treat. The NS...

Sketches of HTC T6 revealed

While it may be as good as some leaked photos of the device, some blueprints of the HTC T6 have surfaced over on mobileaks.nl and showcase the unannounced phablet. Coming with a 5.9 inch screen and two Tree Sound speakers, this could be an absolute gem. ...

Sony Togari: Slimmest phablet in the world?

The trend is clear: smartphone are getting bigger and no manufacturer (asides from Apple) seems to be able to resist the temptation to believe that bigger is better. With the Togari, Sony is reportedly working on the next big thing. Literally. A new picture suggests that Sony is vying for the spot o...

Beat down Bad Guys in Batman Arkham City Lockdown

We’ve got a new Superman game coming soon, but if you’re looking to have some heroic fun in the meantime there’s a new Android game you may want to check out. Batman Arkham City Lockdown was recently released on Google Play after spending some time over on the Amazon App Store, and it looks to...

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 gold-brown variant image leaks (picture)

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 is no longer a secret, and the fact that it would have a version sporting a “gold-brown” color scheme wasn’t much of a mystery, either, but nobody knew exactly how that variant would look.As you may remember, retailer Adorama was listing the device in g...

One step closer to release: HTC One Mini (aka M4) gets certified by Bluetooth SIG

The HTC One Mini refuses to stay out of the news. At the beginning of the week, we reported that the HTC One Mini would be arriving with an Ultrapixel camera, in similar fashion to its bigger brother. A few days later we also learned a bit more about the phone’s specs, and got a sneak peak of alle...

The FBI’s PRISM program, and what it means for us.

Google Data center in Council Bluffs, Iowa.The NSA obtaining metadata from Verizon is concerning. It’s tough for many to cannonball into the deep end of fear, but the news is increasingly troublesome the past few days. If the court order our NSA had against Verizon troubled you, PRISM may send you...

Samsung slows down: Market forecast woes

Samsung has, over the last little while, definitely become one of the leaders when it comes to smartphones, posting record after record. It has even gotten to the point where in some areas, the Galaxy brand is almost synynomous for telephone. However, some speculation as of late has revealed that Sa...

A&E’s Storage Wars Locker Slots arrives on Google Play

Storage Wars is one of those shows people either love or hate. The premise behind the show is a great idea for an Android game, and the folks at A&E have delivered one with Storage Wars Locker Slots. Unfortunately, just because something’s a “great idea” doesn’t mean it’s going to be g...

Is the HTC One Max (T6) shown in this blueprint?

The HTC T6 has been apparently shown in an alleged blueprint that has made its way to the Internet, revealing its potential size in the process (provided it’s real).Dutch site Mobileaks has published the blueprint, which you can see below, and the same source claims that the device, which is s...

Falcon for Android gets a major update, brings multiple account support and more

Popular third-party Twitter application Falcon has received a major update on Thursday. It brings a ton of new features, including ones that have been requested by the community for some time now, such as multiple account support.Multiple account support works just as you might think it would. You c...

Odin Mobile, the first mobile network for the visually impaired

Odin Mobile will be the first mobile network with services tailored to the needs of the visually impaired, including dedicated handsets, plans and customer service experience.An MVNO (mobile virtual network operator), Odin Mobile will use the T-Mobile network to provide its services, and the company...

HTC One sales doubled to 1.2 million in May, but may have already reached the peak

By now you’ve probably heard that the HTC One is selling well, with over 5 millions units sold so far, helping HTC post some decent financial results for a change.There’s some more good news for the company: it appears that during the month of May sales of the HTC One doubled up compared to Apr...

Butterscotch Shenanigans releases Quadropus Rampage for Android

You stumble across all sorts of weird games when you’re browsing the Play Store, but just because something is strange doesn’t make it fun. Unless it’s a game from the guys at Butterscotch Shenanigans that is. They first caught our attention with the madness known as Towelfight 2, and now they...

AT&T HTC One comes with a Beats Pill Bluetooth speaker for just $99.99

If you’re in the market for the HTC One and its incredible Boom Sound dual speakers just don’t cut it, you’ll be happy to know that AT&T is running a special deal for all new customers. The carrier is throwing in a Bleutooth speaker for you to enjoy your music, movies, videos, games and ev...

Samsung Galaxy S4 slide-out keyboard case available for $79.99

This Samsung Galaxy S4 Bluetooth keyboard could be very useful to you, if you’re always on the road, typing long emails and you don’t like using the virtual keyboard.Even with the Google Keyboard for Android available in the Google Play Store, the experience of a physical keyboard is mos...

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