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AT&T Galaxy Note 8.0 LTE costs $399.99 on contract; $199.99 with Galaxy S4, Galaxy S4 Active or Galaxy Note 2 bundle

AT&T on Monday announced that it will start selling the 4G LTE version of the Galaxy Note 8.0 on June 21, offering pricing details in the process.Interestingly, the 8-inch tablet will be priced at $399.99, which is what the Wi-Fi-only version costs. But you will have to ink a new two-year deal w...

LG Optimus G Pro hits 1 million unit sales mark

The Optimus G Pro, LG’s latest flagship Android handset, was first released and made available about four months ago in LG’s home country of South Korea. It took the Korean company quite a bit of time to start selling the said handset in other Asian countries — it only got around ...

Design Concept of Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie

A crafty design student has come up with a concept on what he hopes that Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie will look like. While the OS is still most definitely still in the works (Hey! We're still waiting for Android 4.3 to be announced) it's always interesting to check out what some people think ...

Chromebooks are coming to a store near (and far away) from you

Chromebooks have been available through online portals for some time now. If you ever wanted to get your hands on one, you could easily navigate over to Amazon, Best Buy, and even Google itself. But soon you'll be able to see these Chrome OS laptops popping up in retailers across the globe, in fact...

Sony Xperia ZU Appears on Antutu Benchmark, Powered by Snapdragon 800

The appearance of a Sony Xperia ZU phablet was rumored by the Taiwanese from ePrice  for some time now, they even leaked a list of tech specs and  the official date of its release. According to their claims, the Sony Xperia ZU will come with the latest system on chip from Qualcomm, the Snapdrag...

Samsung Will Release Super Fast LTE-Advanced Galaxy S4

The good people from Samsung are planning to hit us with yet another variant of their flagship Samsung Galaxy S4, namely the LTE-Advanced Galaxy S4. This new  version will come with better data transfer capabilities, as it will be twice as fast as the regular one. The announcement was made today...

How did NVIDIA get Project Shield noticed at E3?

Since Project Shield was unveiled at CES this January, the Android gaming world has been eagerly anticipating its arrival. A handheld gaming platform, with enough power to run a PlayStation 3 game, is perfect for mobile game fans. The dedicated gaming device also has a physical controller, which sol...

Will Instagram get video support soon?

Vine is the new passing fancy of Android enthusiasts, keeping us entertained six seconds at a time. An average Play Store rating of 2.8 suggests the concept needs work, even though over one million users have downloaded it. Facebook, however, may have something up their sleeve with Instagram.We have...

Skype video messaging is out of beta, and free to use

Do you Skype? Whether it be for work, or to catch up with family, the Hangouts challenger is widely popular. If you’ve ever wished you could leave a video message for someone, Skype now has you covered.The feature, which is currently in the Android app, allows you to take video up to three minute...

Screen Resolutions: When is enough, enough?

In economics, economies of scale are cost advantages that certain enterprises have. Up to a certain point, there are increasing benefits as more output is yielded. However, at most of these economies has a limit point, or sweet spot, at which point each additional unit starts to cost more and more. ...

Test your Knowledge with the Video Games Quiz for Android

We cover a lot of games, so it’s only natural we take a look at a new trivia game about video games. Video Games Quiz is the latest from the Undercoders, and if variety is what you’re after it’s a game you’ll want to check out. Video Games Quiz takes you on a nostalgic journey through the...

Sony i1 Honami specs allegedly leaked, and we’re hoping it’s a Nexus device.

If a recent report is true, and we sort of hope it is, the upcoming Sony i1 Honami is a monster device. Allegedly shown in the blurry pic you see below, not much can be learned about the aesthetics of the device. The specs being mentioned, however, are something to behold.If you’re wondering wha...

AndroidPIT hits up big events: Samsung Galaxy & ATIV and Huawei Beauty

Two London events will be rolling out this week and we have our own AndroidPIT editors crossing the English Channel to get us some information first hand. Our trusty leader Andreas will be checking out the Huawei event on Tuesday, while our tech specialist extraordinaire Johannes will be hitting up ...

Motorola's X Phone Specs Leaked: The Next Generation's Smart Mid-Range

Rumors about Motorola's "X Phone" have kept us on our toes for months. If you believe @evleaks – and it's hard not to, given his recent success rate – we are finally beginning to receive concrete specs about this device. Hardware definitely won't be its main selling point,...

White Nexus 4 available with free wireless charger on T-Mobile

The white version of the handset, rumored very intensely before finally being officially confirmed, can now be purchased together with a free wireless charger, for a limited time. The interesting thing is that T-Mobile doesn’t actually explain what the “limited time” is, so presuma...

Snapdragon 800 powered Xperia ZU crushes Antutu benchmark

We’re eagerly anticipating the upcoming announcement of Sony’s Xperia ZU 6.4 inch smartphone, which is expected to come equipped with a speedy Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor. For those who don’t know, the Snapdragon 800 is Qualcomm’s as of yet unreleased high-end processor which will rep...

Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-Advanced coming to South Korea later this month

It looks like the Samsung Galaxy S4 is getting yet another variant, this time the “Galaxy S4 LTE-Advanced”. According to J.K. Shin, the new LTE-Advanced model will arrive to South Korea as early as this month, falling in line with previous rumors.Speaking to Reuters, J.K. Shin declared Samsung ...

New Nexus 7 apparently has LTE support for Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile

The Asus K009, which has positively been identified as the GSM version of the new Nexus 7 thanks to a recent FCC filing, seems to come with 4G LTE support for Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile.We shouldn’t be surprised to hear that the second-gen Nexus 7 tablet would get LTE support, since there’s ...

HTC Desire 200 hands-on sneak peak

Image Source: thegioididong.com HTC is certainly piling on the new devices after the successful HTC One, and the Desire 200 looks to be the company’s next small budget smartphone to make its way into the product line-up.Although the device hasn’t been officially announced by HTC yet, thegio...

Microsoft Office arrives on iOS – what about Android?

Microsoft Office is a premium business tool, there is no secret in that. Whenever you want a document nicely done, whether you’re referring to a spreadsheet, a slide presentation or a simple written piece, Office is the way to go. Here on Google’s field, we’ve waited for Microsoft’s service ...

Little Nick: The Great Escape Review

We’ve seen a lot of movie tie-in games lately, and quite a few of them have been endless runners. Little Nick: The Great Escape is another new running game, but it’s a bit different than the rest as it’s based off of a popular children’s television book series. Little Nick: The Great Esca...

Facebook to unveil a new product on June 20, could be an RSS reader

The largest social media network on the planet is preparing for a rather mysterious event where an unknown new product will be launched. The Facebook invitation comes in the form of a simple, small letter, saying that a small team has been working on a big idea, which should be unveiled on June 20 a...

Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 custom edition rumored

The Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 is said to have a custom edition, if we’re to believe famed leaker @evleaks.The device, which Verizon launched a few weeks ago, is said to have a custom version in the works, one which would have a personalized back side, as well as a wallpaper matching said back ...

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...