Limited edition Trickertreat Android collectible due October 21

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The Dead Zebra blog just published a post detailing this year’s limited edition Halloween Android collectible. Called Trickertreat, he’s another design from Gary Ham and features two faces to choose from. As is the case with pretty much every limited run item, this guys likely to ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom spied with AT&T branding

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AT&T looks to soon introduce the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom, if a new @evleaks tweet proves correct. With only a vague time frame of “2013″ we at least have the satisfaction of knowing there are but a few weeks left in the year. It’s not clear what price point AT&T and ...

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Motorola Droid Mini pops up dressed in red

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Verizon is expected to introduce a red version of the Motorola Droid Mini later this year, says @evleaks. A picture of the device has emerged showing the smaller 2013 handset as having the same shade of red found on the Droid Ultra. From all outward appearances, the smartphone figures to be the ...

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Cricket Wireless gets straight to the ZTE Source

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Cricket Wireless on Thursday announced that the 4.5-inch ZTE Source will soon be available for purchase. Priced at $219.99, the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean device features a 5-megapixel rear camera, 1-megapixel front-facing camera, and 4GB internal storage. The ZTE Source ships with Cricket’s ...

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Swiftkey’s latest beta keyboard lets users undock and use anywhere

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A new beta version of Swiftkey’s keyboard app for Android is out today and darn it if it’s not awesome. Key among the changes is the ability to undock it from the base of the screen and use it anywhere you’d like. What’s more, users can also choose from different sizes ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 officially scores Android 4.3

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The Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9505) has officially started seeing its Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update. According to SamMobile, the release is not so much visual as it is optimization and back-end stuff. The handset is said to be much faster with the update and benchmark scores are reported to be ...

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T-Mobile dishes on new Alcatel, Samsung devices

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T-Mobile today confirmed the immediate and upcoming availability of three smartphones and one mobile hotspot. Starting from today, October 16, customers can pick up an Alcatel One Touch Evolve or Samsung LTE Mobile HotSpot PRO. Next week sees the carrier offering the Alcatel One Touch Fierce; ...

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Jabra intros Solemate Max portable speaker

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Jabra on Wednesday confirmed the upcoming availability of a new member of the Solemate portable speaker family. Set to arrive later this quarter, the Solemate Max promises 14 hours of playback, charges your device, and connects via Bluetooth or NFC. Like the other models in this line, the big, ...

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KitKat’s Google+ page teases the fanboys

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Are you following the official KitKat account over on Google+? You should be.  The past few days have seen a number of posts which seem to be cryptic messages related to the impending announcement of Android 4.4 KitKat’s features. Well, that and the Nexus 5 and maybe a new Nexus 10 ...

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Samsung Galaxy Round likened to ‘prototype’

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The Samsung Galaxy Round announced last week may ultimately prove to be more of a concept device, more along the lines of a prototype. Reportedly, the smartphone will be produced in limited quantities and may not find a home outside of South Korea. According to a SamMobile source, the handset ...

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Verizon rolls out LTE on AWS spectrum in key markets

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Verizon has begun rolling out LTE in its AWS spectrum in key U.S. markets, according to new reports. Also used by T-Mobile, the spectrum gives the carrier more room to grow and expand the network to capable devices.  While Verizon hasn’t confirmed which areas have started getting the ...

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LG goes on offensive with new mobile ads

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LG has gone on the offensive against the likes of HTC, Samsung, and Apple with a series of new mobile ads. As spotted by Business Insider, the ads make light of different aspects of each competitor. Samsung is ribbed for (data) speeds, Apple is taken to task for its screen size, and HTC is ...

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HTC One Max pricing leaks for international and Chinese versions

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The unlocked international version of the HTC One Max is expected to cost RMB 5,088 ($833 US), according to a Chinese source. Further, a Chinese model will sell for RMB 5,488 ($899 US) and will be supported by China Unicom, China Telecom and China Mobile. Reportedly, the China Telecom model ...

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Verizon: HTC One Max due ‘this holiday season’

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Verizon has climbed aboard the HTC One Max train and announced that the 5.9-inch smartphone will arrive in time for the holidays. Pricing and exact availability are not known yet, however we would be surprised if the device arrived on the other side of Thanksgiving. As for cost, we’d look ...

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Amazon calls upon HTC for first foray into smartphones –report

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Amazon and HTC are fast at work on a family of smartphones, according to a recent Financial Times report. From the oft-cited “sources familiar with the project” comes word that there are alleged to be three devices in the pipeline. One of the models happens to be further along than ...

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