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Samsung Galaxy Alpha will feature a 720p display

Samsung Galaxy Alpha will feature a 720p display

The Internet has been abuzz about rumours of the Samsung Galaxy Alpha. First,rumours were rife about a device under the name Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime / Galaxy F. It apparently would have a mettalic build,a higher end version of the S5 they said, but as weeks progress, Samsung …

Android 4.4.3 for the HTC One (M8) now rolling out in Europe

Android 4.4.3 for the HTC One (M8) now rolling out in Europe

The HTC One (M8) is receiving another slew of Android firmware updates, the unlocked international variant of the popular handset is actively being updated to Android 4.4.3 in select European regions. This follows HTC’s rollout of the update in the U.S. The firmware dubbed …

Nokia X lives on as Nokia XL 4G goes official in China

Nokia X lives on as Nokia XL 4G goes official in China

Nokia XL 4G announced in China, the Android smartphone series lives on, although Microsoft announced its demise. Over 10 days ago Microsoft issued a statement in which the company stated that it is killing the Nokia X series to focus on Windows Phone smartphones, but according …

LG Tab Book with I5 Haswell CPU, 11.6-inch FHD screen & 128GB SSD announced

LG Tab Book with I5 Haswell CPU, 11.6-inch FHD screen & 128GB SSD announced

On Monday, July 28, LG Electronics introduced a new Android-based hybrid device on the local market (Korea) called LG Tab Book (11TA740-GA50K). The company did not unveil LG Tab Book pricing or availability in the country, nor if this device will see a global sale at a later …

HTC One M8 available in pink or red only at Carphone Warehouse and O2

HTC One M8 available in pink or red only at Carphone Warehouse and O2

It’s no secret that all the staff here at PocketDroid love the HTC One M8, and we’re not the only ones. Recently, Android Central called the HTC One M8 phone of the year, which we highly agreed with. From launch, there were only two colours available, Gun Metal Grey …

Leaked photos emerge of what could be the Moto X+1

Leaked photos emerge of what could be the Moto X+1

The Moto X which was released in August of last year is getting close to that time in a smarthphone’s life when it is replaced by a bigger and better model, and we’ve certainly heard a lot of rumours pertaining to the Moto X’s gig as flagship being up. This …

More photos and details emerge of Samsung Galaxy Alpha

More photos and details emerge of Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Samsung Galaxy Alpha exposed in a new serie of pictures. We’ve seen and heard lots of rumours and details coming in in the past few months concerning a more premium feeling Samsung Galaxy S5, the most recently was a couple of days back when two images leaked showing the …

AllWinner to introduce low cost 64-bit processors soon

AllWinner to introduce low cost 64-bit processors soon

Chinese chip maker AllWinner has announced that by the end of the year they will have introduced their first 64-bit chip processors based on ARMv8 architecture.The company plans to show off a live demo at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair in mid-October. This generally means that …

Google Play Store updated to 4.9.13 with Android L Material design

Google Play Store updated to 4.9.13 with Android L Material design

Google are now teasing us with peaks at Android 5.0 L by updating Google Play Store to 4.9.13 which has a redesign heavily leaned towards the new Android 5.0 L OS. Google Play Store Updated to 4.9.13: In this Google Play Store Updated to 4.9.13, you will notice that larger …

Moto G receives Android 4.4.4

Moto G receives Android 4.4.4

One of the best-selling Android smartphones in the last couple of years, Moto G receives Android 4.4.4 software update, a version which most Samsung, HTC, LG and Sony users only dream of. Motorola says that the latest firmware build 210.12.40 is available for all Moto G handset …


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Moto G receives Android 4.4.4

Moto G receives Android 4.4.4

One of the best-selling Android smartphones in the last couple of years, Moto G receives Android 4.4.4 software update, a version which most Samsung, HTC, LG and Sony users only dream of. Motorola says that the latest firmware build 210.12.40 is available for all Moto G handset …

Sony Xperia Z2 KitKat update begins to roll out

Sony Xperia Z2 KitKat update begins to roll out

Xperia Z2 KitKat update now rolling out in some regions. The update which began rolling out to Xperia Z2 users today brings with it some other noticeable improvements and enhancements. One of the improvements is to call audio quality, which is significantly enhanced after the …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom SM-C101 gets Android 4.4.2 KitKat update

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom SM-C101 gets Android 4.4.2 KitKat update

Samsung SM-C101 aka Galaxy S4 Zoom begin receiving Kitkat upgrade in Russia, the rest of the world could follow too, soon. Samsung has reportedly started rolling out the Android 4.4.2 Kitkat update for the Galaxy S4 Zoom (SM-C101). This is the latest Samsung device to receive …