5.9-inch HTC One Max announced with upcoming global availability

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Time to put another smartphone rumor out to pasture; the HTC One Max is now official and headed to various markets later this month (October). As expected, the device is a massive one with a 5.9-inch 1080p HD display. Powered by Android 4.3 Jelly Bean with HTC’s Sense 5.5 UI, the HTC One ...

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Change to tablet version of Google Play Store slated for November 21

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The Google Play Store will get a slight tweak on November 21, according to a new post on the Android Developer’s blog. Aimed at providing even more visibility for tablet-optimized apps, the default layout will be adjusted for those browsing the store with a tablet. Apps that do not meet ...

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Pantech Vega Note leaked, ready to take on the Note III

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Pantech is not the most famous smartphone brand in the world, but still they don’t fail to produce smartphones good enough to take on powerful devices from manufacturers like Samsung and HTC. Below you can see the Pantech Vega Note, which is supposed to be announced soon and it will be ...

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Is this the Samsung curved screen smartphone?

Just a few days ago, Samsung officially announced the flexible display and a Samsung executive said that a smartphone with curved display will be announced in October, and now it seems its really around the corner as @evleaks – folks who always leak the pictures of smartphones ahead of ...

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Leaked shot reveals tweaks in the HTC Sense 5.5

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With the launch of HTC One Max right around the corner, it seems HTC is also planning to introduce an updated version of the Sense UI which will be known as HTC Sense 5.5. Although it is not much different from the current version, but it will come with some changes which will make the... Read More

20 autumn wallpapers for your Android

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Looking to change up your Android home screen?  It doesn’t get much easier than swapping out the wallpaper; it’s one of the quickest ways to breath new life into the mobile experience. ABOUT THIS THEME: This collection of wallpapers is based around the common theme of ...

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Chrome (Beta) for Android gets application shortcuts and faster search

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The Chrome team at Google has been hard at work as always and this week they have released another update for Chrome beta for Android.  This now allows you to create shortcuts to websites on your home screen.  Along with other usual bug fixes this might not seem like a “huge” ...

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Archos debuts new ‘Platinum’ line of Android tablets

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Archos yesterday announced three new Android tablets in varying sizes and spec points.  The lower end Archos 80b Platinum rocks an 8-inch, 1024×768 IPS screen and 1GB of RAM while the higher-end Archos 97b Platinum HD doubles up on the resolution to 2048×1536 on a 9.7 inch screen. The ...

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Android 4.3.1 update hitting Nexus 7 LTE

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An Android 4.3.1 Jelly Bean software update has started rolling out to the Nexus 7 LTE, according to multiple reports. It’s unclear as to what is in the JLS36I build however its 16.6MB file size could be telling. Considering the small size we’re inclined to believe it’s minor ...

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Google acquires Flutter, a gesture recognition startup

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Google recently purchased the San Francisco based startup, Flutter, a company that helps to pull away from using a keyboard and mouse, allowing us to use gestures in order to manipulate controls on our computer.  The projected price tag that Google paid, $40 million dollars, is just a drop in ...

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Jelly Bean nears 50% saturation of Android devices

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Roughly a year and a half after making its debut, the Jelly Bean version of Android is nearing the fifty percent mark. New figures showing on the developer blog put the platform at 48.6 percent of all devices. Android 2.3 Gingerbread still accounts for 28.5 percent of the pie and holds strong ...

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Alleged Android 4.4 KitKat screen grabs surface

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New photos have surfaced online which are purported to be some of our first looks at Android 4.4 KitKat. You’ll notice in the images below that there are a few Key Lime Pie references which suggests the designs were in place before Google announced the name of this particular version. ...

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Nexus 5 camera may allow for refocused images

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Just recently, we saw a clear picture of the upcoming Nexus 5 – which will be the first ever Android 4.4 powered smartphone. Nexus 5 should be good enough to compete with the Android flagships in the market, and now it seems Nexus 5 will have what it takes to be the best Nexus yet.... Read More

Fingerprint-based mobile payment service lands on Android

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Fingerprint sensor on a smartphone is becoming a trend and probably soon, all major companies will prefer launching their flagship smartphone with a fingerprint scanner in it, like HTC is preparing the One Max. Recently, Pantech launched the Vega LTE-A in South Korea, which is a high-end ...

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Google updates Chrome for Android, brings new gestures

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Google has decided to update Google Chrome for Android, which is known as the Chrome Browser. The new update will start to roll out within few days, and it will bring some cool new gestures to the browser. Have a look on the new features: Swipe horizontally across the top toolbar to quickly ...

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