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2 years ago

The LG G3 isn't camera shy, shows up in more leaked images

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Another day, another LG G3 leak. This time a photo of three different colored phones together, obtained by the folks at PhoneArena. And like previous leaks it shows off the brushed effect finish on the back of a black and white phone and we see the top of the previously leaked gold version.

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2 years ago

Nokia X software update adds a little more Microsoft

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Nokia has a software update pushing out for its Android powered Nokia X that among other things adds a little bit more Microsoft into the mix. Not a lot, but as part of the software version 1.1.2.2 update OneDrive is now pre-installed onto the phone.

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2 years ago

Moto E shows its face, back and everything else ahead of grand unveiling

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Motorola is all set to announce its latest budget friendly device, the Moto E, this coming Tuesday at an event in London – we'll be there of course! – but it has already shown itself off in full in a leak out of Brazil. Having been listed early at Fastshop.br we're treated to not only what it looks like, but also a purported specs list as well.

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2 years ago

Small update for AT&T Samsung Galaxy S5 installs more apps, whether you want them or not

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Do you want the Android apps for Yellow Pages and Lookout Security on your AT&T Samsung Galaxy S5? You don't? Well too bad. The latest update to the Galaxy S5 on Ma Bell doesn't add anything new to Android itself, but the 46.73MB download will install Yellow Pages and Lookout Security on the smartphone — and it won't let you delete them afterwards.

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2 years ago

The HTC One M7 (one of our favorites of 2013) is $400 today

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If you're looking for a quality, off-contract Android phone, Ebay is currently offering the unlocked 32GB model of the HTC One M7 for $399.99. That's 38% off of the list price of $649.99. It's also $40 less than you'll find for the same model over at Amazon. But this deal is good for today and today only.

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2 years ago

First alleged photo of the Moto E surfaces from Mexico

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What we have here might be our first glimpse at the Moto E. On the left is the low-cost Moto G, and on the right is a phone we haven't seen before, bearing Motorola branding and the markings of a unit used for testing before release. It has a smaller screen and body, though with what looks like might be thicker bezels. But for a phone that's said to be thinner and cheaper, that's a small compromise to make.

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2 years ago

Motorola rumored to be mulling a Moto G Cinema version

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It looks like Motorola may offer a new variant of the Moto G, dubbed the Moto G Cinema. A leak posted by @evleaks reveals a screenshot of Motorola's support website, with the words Moto G Cinema underneath.

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2 years ago

International Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S3 Mini won't get KitKat update

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If you're rocking an international 3G version of the Galaxy S3 (GT-I9300) or the Galaxy S3 mini, we've got some bad news. Samsung has officially declared that both the international Exynos-based Galaxy S3 and its smaller cousin will not be making the jump to Android 4.4 KitKat.

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2 years ago

Sense 6 update arrives for Sprint HTC One Max

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There's an update available over-the-air for the Sprint HTC One Max that adds a slew of features, almost all tied in to HTC Sense 6. The update, weighing in at a heft 537MB, adds most of the features we've come to love about Sense 6 on the HTC One M8 to the One Max, with the notable exception of Motion Launch.

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2 years ago

LG G3 images leak again, this time in gold

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Previously we've seen various close-ups or blurry shots of LG's upcoming G3, but today some new images have surfaced that give us a much better look at the new device. Now we can see the G3 in full — and in gold — and get we get a much better overall view of both the front and back that we've haven't seen before. Keep in mind that even though the G3 looks shiny and metallic here, it may very well still be plastic casing just like the LG G Flex.

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2 years ago

Sprint begins throttling users in congested areas

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Despite what the "unlimited" plan might make you think, Sprint is exercising their right to throttle back on users they've deemed as using too much data. Heavy use contract customers on Sprint, as well as prepaid customers on Sprint-based MVNOs Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA, have been hit with warnings that starting next month Sprint will be engaging in "prioritization management" in congested areas.

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2 years ago

A couple of older HTC phones updated with Heartbleed fix

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A quick heads up for those of you sporting the HTC One S on T-Mobile, or EVO 4G LTE on Sprint. Be on the lookout for a system update that'll patch the OpenSSL "Heartbleed" bug. It's a small update and takes just a minute or two to install. But it's one you don't want to skip.

More: HTC One S forums, EVO 4G LTE forums

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2 years ago

Samsung replaces head of mobile design (updated)

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Reuters is reporting that Samsung's head of mobile design, Chang Dong-hoon, has resigned following criticism over the design of the Galaxy S5. The phone's textured plastic back, though an improvement on earlier Samsung designs, failed to impress some critics. Lee Min-hyouk, vice president for mobile design, will take over the role; Reuters reports that Chang will continue to head up the company's design center, which oversees its broader design strategy.

Update: Samsung has confirmed that Chang Dong-hoon has not resigned, but moved to a new role within the company. His new position tasks the executive with heading up the Design Strategy Team. Statement after break.

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2 years ago

LG launches the new Isai FL in Japan, showcasing its QuadHD display tech

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Japanese mobile operator KDDI has partnered with LG to launch a new Android smartphone, the Isai FL. This mobile device is special due to the 5.5-inch display being of 2K (QuadHD) quality with a resolution of 2560 x 1440, what we're expecting to see in the LG G3 when it eventually launches this year. If you're eagerly awaiting the G3, this could be a small insight to tease you further.

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2 years ago

Sony launches the Xperia Z2 in India

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Sony has already made the Xperia Z2 available across major retailers in the UK and announced plans to launch the device on its online store in the US soon. Today, the manufacturer has officially launched the device in India, stating that the handset will be available in stores starting May 15.

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