Sony Xperia Z1 mini cleared FCC, codenamed as “Amami”

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Just a month ago, we ‘accidentally’ saw the upcoming Sony Xperia Z1s on Sony’s website, and since then, we are waiting to hear more about it. However, it seems the mini version of the Xperia Z is around the corner as it cleared the FCC with a new codename – Sony ...

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Android Device Manager application now available in Play Store

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Back in August, Google officially unveiled the Android Device Manager, a service Android fans were looking forward to from a long time. The service could help users to locate their lost Android device for example inside your house under the sofa. It can help them to see the last known location ...

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The Nokia Normandy is rumored to be an Android device

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According to a recent report by The Verge, Nokia has an Android device nearly ready for consumer release. What’s interesting is that Nokia has forked Android, similar to how Amazon uses it, to create a customized operating system. The move gives more control over the experience, ...

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Ten apps add Chromecast support including some with locally stored content

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If you’re a Chromecast owner, then you just got a little present from some hardworking Android developers. Make that, a big present since 10 new apps have been added to the “Chromecast family.” According to Google, starting today you can enjoy more photos, videos and music on ...

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Leaked document tips Android 4.4 KitKat for mid-range Samsung smartphones

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According to a leaked document, Samsung plans to update select models in the mid-range of to Android 4.4 KitKat. Models alleged to see the update include the Galaxy S4 Mini, Galaxy S3 Mini, Galaxy Ace 3, Galaxy S Advance, Galaxy Ace 2, Galaxy Core, Galaxy Fame and Galaxy Fresh. Google’s ...

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Android 4.4.2 already rolling out

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So you heard about Android 4.4.1 last week and now you’re waiting for the update, right? What if we told you there was actually an Android 4.4.2 update already set to go. According to multiple reports, this even newer version of KitKat is hitting devices today. We’ve seen people ...

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Android 4.4.1 coming to improve camera experience for Nexus 5

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Google is expected to soon issue an Android 4.4.1 update to address the camera performance of the Nexus 5. According to The Verge, the details will include faster launching, faster autofocus, and improvements in low-light conditions. Additionally, the white balance will get a punch-up as will ...

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HTC revenue slightly better than before, but can they do better?

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HTC has launched several devices in past, like the HTC One series – that includes the flagship One, One Mini, and the latest One Max. All these devices are great, and critics ranked them high in their books, especially the HTC One. But at the end of the day, what really matters for a ...

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BenQ announces two affordable smartphones – BenQ F3 and A3

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Last time we heard from BenQ, it was back in 2009 and now it seems they are planning to make a come back with a pair of smartphones. BenQ has officially launched the BenQ F3 and A3 – both are budget-friendly Android powered smartphones, and luckily their specs are not that bad for a ...

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Jelly Bean accounts for 54.5% of Android builds as KitKat makes appearance

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KitKat is already making its presence felt however Jelly Bean rules the roost The Jelly Bean versions of Android (4.1-4.3) account for 54.5 percent of the platform, according to the latest Developer Dashboard figures. Statistics collected in the 7-day period ending on December 2 show Jelly Bean ...

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Samsung files for “Comfort Zone” patent

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Samsung, being the king of phablets with it’s Galaxy Note line of smartphones, has applied for a patent that will allow users to create a “comfort zone” based upon the reach of their thumb. Now you’re asking, “What does this mean?” We have all seen or played ...

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Red HTC One Max shows up in a promotional poster

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HTC One Max was released recently by HTC as their new flagship device, and also as a competitor of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. To be honest, both devices are great and if you end up with either of them, I am sure you wouldn’t be disappointed. Although having a choice in color is a... Read More

Oppo N1 to be released on December 10 – priced at $599

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Recently, Oppo released their new Android flagship known as the Oppo N1, and its unique features were a swivel camera and support for Cyanogen MOD. We were told that pricing and availability will be announced in ‘early December’ – and as we just entered the last month of the ...

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The big list of of discounted smartphones from Amazon

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Online retailer has more than 30 Android handsets listed at one penny* Rather than publishing post after post for smartphones discounted through Amazon, we’re going to create on singular page of deals and lump it all together. You’ll find contract phones as well as pre-paid phones, ...

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Google tossing in $25 Play credits with purchase of Nexus 7

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For a limited time, Google is throwing in $25 Google Play credits with the purchase of a Nexus 7 tablet Google, for a limited time, is tossing in $25 credits to anyone who purchases the Nexus 7 tablet through the Google Play Store. What’s more, the benevolent Google is also eating the ...

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