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2 weeks ago

Samsung 'G906S' appears in benchmark results with 1440p display, Snapdragon 805 [Updated]

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Signs of a possible "2K-capable" Samsung smartphone have been appearing online for some time, but today there's fresh evidence that 2014 might yet yield a Galaxy phone with the super-high-density 1440p panel Samsung itself said was coming this year.

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2 weeks ago

Motorola goes behind the scenes with the monsters of their April Fool's Day boot animation

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Yeti takes to the Moto X boot screen

Motorola surprised us with a yeti, an alien and the Loch Ness monster on April 1, with a new, supernatural boot animation for April Fools’ Day. And now the manufacturer is giving a sneak peek behind the scenes of the stop motion-animated scene.

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2 weeks ago

Sony: Fix coming for Xperia KitKat audio bug

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Since Sony's Xperia Z1, Z1 Compact and Z Ultra started receiving their Android 4.4 KitKat updates a couple of weeks back, some Xperia owners have been reporting audio glitches on their devices. Specifically, a troublesome bug would sometimes cause notifications and calls to be played through the internal speaker rather than the external speaker, making them almost impossible to hear. But there's good news for those affected this morning, as Sony says a fix is on the way.

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2 weeks ago

An updated Sony 'Compact' could be headed to Japan

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The small but mighty Sony Xperia Z1 Compact might have only just arrived in the West, but it's old news in Japan, where it's been available since December under the Xperia Z1 f monicker. And there are already signs a refreshed "Compact" might be on its way to Japanese shores, as a Docomo-bound Sony miniature has just passed through the FCC.

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2 weeks ago

HTC One M8 kernel source code released

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As required under the GPL, HTC has released the kernel source code and framework support files for the new HTC One M8. Code is available through HTCDev for the regular Sense version of the phone on a variety of carriers, as well as for the Google Play edition M8 made available last week.

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2 weeks ago

Intel releases 64-bit-optimized KitKat, talks new chips for Chromebooks

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At its Developer Forum in China today, Intel reportedly confirmed the release of a version of Android 4.4 KitKat optimized for 64-bit Intel Architecture chips, following up on its recent announcements at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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2 weeks ago

In video: HTC One M8 versus Nexus 5

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If you're after a more visual guide to the differences between HTC's new hotness, the HTC One M8, and Google's current stock Android flagship, the LG-built Nexus 5, you'll want to check out our hands-on comparison video above. When you're done, be sure to head on over to our full head-to-head article from even more detail, including camera samples and thoughts on design, build and battery life. Enjoy!

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2 weeks ago

Samsung 'Galaxy S5 Mini' specs reportedly emerge

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The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini wasn't our favorite miniature Android phone of 2013 — a lackluster display and scaled-back features resulted in a decent but not outstanding 4.3-inch handset. This time around, however, Samsung may be about to address some of these concerns with a beefier Galaxy S5 Mini.

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2 weeks ago

Mysterious metal Huawei chassis leaks out, high-end specs rumored

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Chinese manufacturer Huawei is focusing more on premium materials in an effort to break into the high-end smartphone space, and today we have our first look at a new metal-backed Huawei handset. Published on China's Weibo social network by a software engineer, the shot shows the back panel for the phone, alongside what would appear to be an HTC One Max-style rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.

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2 weeks ago

Korean Galaxy S5 sales said to be 'robust' following early launch

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The unexpected early launch of the Galaxy S5 in Samsung's home country of Korea doesn't appear to have dampened Koeans' enthusiasm for the device. According to the Yonhap news agency, the Korean GS5 is selling at a rate of around 7,000 units per day, a figure described as "robust" by the outlet's sources.

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