The Real Reason Microsoft Bought Nokia: To Thwart an Android Lumia Release

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Though publicly Nokia remained committed to Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform for its smartphone efforts, privately Nokia may have been working on an Android Lumia, and this threat may have been just enough for Microsoft that it had acquired Nokia’s devices and services division. Last month, a leaked device–without capacitive touch navigation keys to the bottom […]

LG V510 Tablet is the Nexus 8, According to Speculations

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After the LG V510 tablet codename was released by the Bluetooth SIG certification filings, it has been speculated that the device may be a 4G LTE-enabled version of the 8.3-inch LG G Pad tablet. Now, it looks like we have some unofficial confirmation of that fact. According to a tweet published by @evleaks, who has a […]

Apple’s Rumored Larger iPad to Out-Retina Current Models

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Though Apple has long led the high resolution display charge with its Retina Display, a marketing term that debuted on the iPhone 4, screen resolutions on the company’s current Retina Display iPad Air and iPad mini are being outpaced by Android rivals. It’s now rumored that Apple will be experimenting with pushing the display resolution […]

Google’s Second-Gen Nexus 10 Leaked with LG Branding

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A Nexus 10 hardware refresh may be imminent if the latest leaks are to be believed, and this time it appears that Google is replacing partner Samsung in favor of LG in making the tablet. LG is also the partner chosen for Google’s Nexus 4 smartphone last year and this year’s Nexus 5 flagship Android […]

HTC M8 Leak Suggests HTC One 2 Will Come With Fingerprint Tech

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Newly leaked images of a device known as the HTC M8 suggest that the HTC One successor will come with a fingerprint reader to combat the biometric sensor on the Apple iPhone 5s. In addition to the the speculated fingerprint sensor, the phone is said to come with high end specs that will challenge flagship […]

Moga iPhone Gamepad Leak Reveals Xbox 360 Controller Similarities (Update)

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Another iPhone controller has been leaked, and this time around it’s made by mobile gaming accessories maker Moga, who is best known for its Android gaming accessories mostly. However, according to mobile insider evleaks, Moga is planning to release a controller for the iPhone. According to the leak, the device will be called the Moga […]

Sony to Debut Two New Xperia Phones in November, One With 8 Cores

Sony launched its flagship Xperia Z1 smartphone just under two months ago and it is rumored that the Japanese firm will be debuting two more phones in the Xperia family next month in China.

After unveiling its flagship Xperia Z1 under two months ago, Sony is rumored to continue its phone launch on November 12 at an event in China where the electronics giant will debut two new Xperia models. Of the new devices, the Tianchi is the more interesting of the two, featuring an 8-core processor. Despite its […]

Trick or Treat: Nexus 5 Tipped for Halloween Launch with KitKat

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Google’s forthcoming flagship Nexus 5 smartphone is now believed to be launching on the Google Play Store on the Halloween holiday in the U.S. on October 31. According to Mobile Syrup, a Canadian launch will happen about a week later on November 8 through various Canadian carriers. The publication did not disclose its sources and so […]

Nexus 10 Leak: Is This What Google’s iPad Air Challenger Looks Like?

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A new image has surfaced that is believed to be Google’s forthcoming Nexus 10 tablet, a device that will directly challenge rival Apple’s newly redesigned full-sized iPad in the form of the iPad Air. Google’s current Nexus 10 slate is made by Samsung, but it is widely rumored that Asus may make the next tablet […]

AT&T Rumored to Bring Galaxy S4 Zoom to U.S. to Challenge Lumia 1020

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In the high-end camera phone segment, the award-winning Nokia Lumia 1020 may get some serious competition from AT&T in the form of the Galaxy S4 Zoom from Samsung. Though AT&T is now offering and heavily promoting the Lumia 1020 as a U.S. exclusive, highlighting the device’s lossless zoom, 41-megapixel camera sensor, and excellent low light […]

LG’s Flexible Display Phone Flexes Its G Muscles in Latest Images

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LG’s forthcoming Android smartphone with a flexible display, rumored to be named the G Flex following the new G branding convention introduced with the LG G2 (reviewed), now appears in the first set of official leaked images. The handset is expected to launch next month in an effort to compete against rival Samsung’s recently unveiled Galaxy […]

HTC One Max Fingerprint Sensor Detailed in Leaked Illustrations

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Illustrations of the HTC One Max’s rumored fingerprint sensor have leaked out, revealing how the mechanism will work. According to the graphics, the sensor will be square-shaped and be located on the back of the device just under the camera module in the center. Furthermore, it also appears that users will be able to register […]

HTC Sense 5.5 Leaked Screenshots Reveal New BlinkFeed Toggle

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If you’re not too fond of some of HTC’s Sense features, there’s good news for you. According to some leaked screenshots of HTC’s Sense UI 5.5, BlinkFeed will be optional, and you’ll be able to toggle the feature on and off. The screenshots come to us from Android Revolution HD, and if they’re real screenshots, users […]

Google Hangouts Leaked Screenshots Reveal SMS Integration

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It’s been rumored for quite a while that Google Hangouts would eventually get SMS integration, but that day might be just around the corner, as leaked screenshots have surfaced from a new update that looks to be releasing soon. Android Police were able to get its hands on a couple of screenshots that all but […]

Moto DVX Detailed as Budget Moto X Alternative

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We’ve heard about the Moto DVX in the past when it was making its way through the FCC late last month, but details were pretty scarce at that point. However, specs and price points for the device have leaked out, and it looks to be the budget alternative to the Moto X that was launched […]

Verizon HTC One Max Photos Leak Out

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This isn’t the first time we’re seeing the HTC One Max splayed out for the camera, but it’s the first time that we’re seeing the device with carrier branding on it. An anonymous Verizon employee has sent out photos of what is claimed to be the HTC One Max, with Verizon branding toward the bottom […]

LG G Flex: Real Phones Have Curves?

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LG’s rumored flexible display smartphone could launch as early as next month with a curved screen in the form of the LG G Flex. Though the display will have a curve in the center similar to what Samsung had debuted on the Galaxy Nexus and the Nexus S, the G Flex will utilize LG’s flexible […]

Nexus 10 Leaked Placard Reveals Asus at the Helm

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October is the month that we may see more Google products come to light, the second-generation Nexus 10 being one of them. Mobile insider evleaks has posted what appears to be promo material of some kind for the new Nexus 10, complete with Asus’s name at the front, confirming again that the company will take […]

Samsung’s Next Big Thing: A Metal Bodied Galaxy F with Curved Screen?

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While Samsung may have two premium lines of smartphones in the form of the Galaxy S series and the Galaxy Note, the South Korean electronics giant is considering adding a third flagship to the Android mix by introducing a Galaxy F. The premium smartphone will utilize metal components, including a rumored metal body design, that […]