Android TV Represents the Next Evolution of Google TV

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As Google is ramping up its efforts to compete in the living room space against Apple TV and various gaming consoles such as the Sony PlayStation and Microsoft’s Xbox franchise, Google may be dropping the Google TV branding in favor of Android TV. This would at least create a unified OS branding where Android could […]

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 […]

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 […]

Space Grey, Silver iPad 5 Borrow Colors From iPhone 5s

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A newly leaked image of the rear casing of what appears to be Apple’s next-generation full-sized iPad, also dubbed the iPad 5, shows that the device would come in a similar space gray color that the iPhone 5s comes in. In the past, leaked casings for the iPad 5 were shown in a silver color, […]

Google to Raise Price of New Nexus 10 At Launch?

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A new leak suggests that Google’s new Nexus 10 that will be refreshed later this year may cost more than the Samsung-made tablet that it replaces. The Nexus 10 from Asus, which we’re dubbing the late-2013 edition, may follow the Nexus 7’s refresh this year by adding a small price premium according to a leaked […]

Xperia Z1 Reign Short Lived as Sony Prepping Xperia Z2 Successor

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The problem with Android devices is that their lifespans are usually shorter than one year. Given that most American customers are stuck in a two-year contract, choosing an Android device at launch would mean that there may be two or three new devices that would get released before the customer they are able to renew […]

HP Smartphone Strategy to Begin With Windows Phone 8

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[Update: Please see our latest post with comment from HP] After having exited the smartphone market when it had shut down the webOS line that it had acquired along with Palm, Hewlett Packard is looking to re-enter the mobile space with a new smartphone, but this time with the Windows Phone 8 operating system. Rumors […]

HTC Gives Apple the Nod With Rumored Gold HTC One

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HTC may be giving Apple’s controversial gold-hued iPhone 5s the nod as a new leak suggests that the Taiwanese smartphone-maker may be working on its own gold HTC One smartphone. The HTC One first debuted in silver and has since been released in various colors, including black, red, and blue. Adding a gold option would broaden […]

New Apple TV Hardware Coming Next Month? Will Gaming Make the Cut?

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Once again, Apple is rumored to debut a new Apple TV set top box hardware, and this time rumors are pointing to a release sometime next month in October. TechCrunch writer and Google Ventures partner M.G. Siegler had tweeted about the hardware’s imminent refresh. “I guess those excited about a software refresh in a week are gonna be […]

WSJ Reaffirms Fingerprint Security Tech Ahead of iPhone 5S Debut

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Ahead of Apple’s Tuesday media event to unveil the latest flagship iPhone, a report on the Wall Street Journal reaffirms the most anticipated feature of the iPhone 5S–the biometric fingerprint reader. “Placing a finger on a computer or smartphone has long been proposed as a way to avoid the need for passwords to authenticate users of computers […]

HTC One Tablet Rumor Points to Premium iPad-Challenging Design

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HTC may be looking to dip its toes back into the tablet space with a design borrowed from the company’s much acclaimed HTC One smartphone. The One design should give the HTC-branded tablet a premium feel, and one that may be good enough to go head-to-head with Apple’s iPad and iPad mini slate, with a […]

Can Amazon Succeed Where Google, Apple Failed in Transforming Mobility?

After transforming tablet computing, Amazon could turn business models for wireless mobility on its head with a rumored Kindle Phone offering.

Amazon has long been rumored to be eyeing the smartphone market after having launched its Kindle Fire tablet based on a forked version of Google’s Android operating system, and now there is chatter that Amazon is looking to do what no others before it have even attempted. The move by Amazon to introduce the Kindle […]

No iPad 5, iPad mini 2 at September 10 Event…Maybe.

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After several reports on Bloomberg emerged hinting that Apple would also show off its next generation iPad and iPad mini tablets at a September 10 event that’s widely believed to be for the unveiling of the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C smartphones, Jim Dalrymple is putting the kibosh on that story. The Loop Insight reporter says bluntly, “Nope. No iPads.” […]

iWatch May Not Launch Until iPhone 6’s Debut in 2014

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After Samsung vice president Lee Young-hee confirmed that the company’s smartwatch, which is rumored to launch as the Galaxy Gear at the IFA show in Berlin, is coming, it looks like Samsung may have a head start of about a year over rival Apple’s widely speculated iWatch. Lee Young-hee had told The Korea Times that the Samsung-made wearable […]

Nokia Gives Bandit Phablet a Name: Lumia 1520

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It looks like the current camera smartphone flagship in the form of Nokia’s Lumia 1020 will soon be supplanted. The rumored 6-inch phablet, which carries a code name of Bandit, is now said to be released as the Lumia 1520. Given that the model number is higher than the 1020, per Nokia’s naming conventions this […]

Galaxy Note 3 4K Video Capture Rumored to Compensate for Missing OIS

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It was reported that due to component shortages, the camera on Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3 that will debut in early September won’t come with optical image stabilization. Now, we’re hearing that to compensate for the missing OIS feature, Samsung will bless the rear-facing camera on the Galaxy Note 3 phablet with 4K Ultra HD (UHD) […]

LG G Pad Rumored to Head to Verizon After Debuting at IFA

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LG’s rumored 8.3-inch G Pad tablet may find itself a home in the U.S. on Verizon’s 4G LTE network. The tablet, which will mark LG’s re-entry into the Android tablet space, will be a premium offering as its G name designates following the rebranding of its flagship smartphone to the LG G2. The 8.3-inch screen […]

iPhone 5S Leak Hints at New Gunmetal Color

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So far, we have heard rumors that Apple’s next generation flagship iPhone 5S would be coming in the traditional black and white with silver trim colors alongside a new champagne gold color, possibly targeted at the Chinese market. Now, it looks like there may be a fourth color option for the smartphone. A new leak […]