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New Sony Xperia Z1 press photo leaked

The Sony Xperia Z1 (previously Honami) has had so many leaks it is almost pointless to hold an event, with any tech enthusiast who has followed the news knowing all about the insides, the camera, design and name. This new leak shows some press images of a black, white and purple version of the Sony

Verizon Motorola DROID 5 possibly spotted in the wild

  The Original DROID smartphone is long known as the device that started the Android craze, and it doesn’t look like Verizon’s ready to kill off the original slider keyboard smartphone yet. According to Chinese blogger from Weibo, the above images showcase the upcoming Verizon Motorola DROID 5. From the photos above, we can instantly tell that

Google Acquires Wearable Display Tech Patents From Foxconn

Google has bought patents from Foxconn (Hon Hai Precision Industry Co.) which will be of great use to its Google Glass device. Foxconn confirmed this by announcing that they have sold patents to Google that allows the generation of “a virtual image and is superimposed on a real-world view.” Financial details of this deal were

Motorola exec says other carriers getting Moto X “in days”

According to Punit Soni who is the VP of Product Management at Motorola, the carrier variants and the developer edition Moto X will be “rolling out in days”. This is a huge sigh of relief for non-AT&T users waiting to get their hands on the new Motorola flagship. AT&T began selling the smartphone today with

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Recent Android Smartphone Design Trends

It is easy to summarize Android smartphone design trends as simply a series of larger phones with larger batteries. The good thing about having so many companies designing and manufacturing Android phones is that someone is always trying something new. Going against the grain. One trend with smartphones for the past few years is the

BBM for Android user manual leaked out

A user manual of the upcoming BBM for Android app has been spotted in the wild by N4BB. This manual, much like any other user guide is meant to help users with the working and features of the app. It’s a pretty lengthy PDF file providing all the inputs on what certain icons stand for

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Most variants of the Galaxy Note 3 to pack Snapdragon 800 chip

A Korean publication has claimed that most variants of the upcoming Galaxy Note 3 flagship will feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset, rather than the Exynos 5420 octa core chipset. However, it doesn’t rule out the existence of the octa core variants, as about 20-30% of the units will be apparently running on the said

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs LG G2 – Specs Comparison

With over two weeks having passed since LG G2’s formal introduction in New York City, you’re probably wondering why we’ve waited so long to pit this outstanding looking fellow against the current heavyweight champion of the Android world, Samsung’s Galaxy S4. The answer is pretty simple. We wanted to let G2’s exceptional hardware, silky smooth

AT&T adds five new 4G LTE markets, expands eight others

AT&T has just announced its latest phase of 4G LTE rollout with five new cities getting the carrier’s LTE signals and eight others being expanded. The carrier is playing catch up with Verizon even now, but it’s doing all it can to expand its reach to every corner of the U.S. AT&T plans to add

Fingerprint Scanners as the next “must-have” smartphone tech

Smartphone security features include the ability to lock a phone, which can be unlocked via a code, pattern or facial recognition. One of the oldest ways to secure a laptop, fingerprint recognition, has been largely ignored. Fingerprint recognition technology has been implemented and patented several times for smartphones. Despite this it has not seen any significant

Verizon Droid Ultra and Droid Maxx available from today

Verizon will begin selling the Motorola Droid Maxx and the Droid Ultra beginning from today, as previously reported. The smartphones can now be snatched up over at a Verizon store or ordered online just as easily. The smallest of the Droid trios  from last month’s announcement, the Droid Mini, will officially arrive on the 29th

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HTC Zara leaked, set for Q4 2013 release

  Even though HTC wants to condense their mobile development to a few core brands, it seems the HTC Zara range will live on for another generation, with evleaks releasing a new photo showing the mid-range device. This will complete the next generation brands, with the One for the high-end and the Desire for the