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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...

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...

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