Category: Android News


HTC to face a tough time in Q3 considering other big players are about to showcase their smartphone offerings

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HTC really can’t catch a break. They’ve been facing financial loses for a long time now and have finally managed to turn profit in Q2 this year, their first profit since Q2 2013. It seemed like their financial situation is getting better, but that doesn’t seem to be the case. HTC One (M8) boosted their… Read more »

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Urban Armor Gear Composite Hybrid Case for the Samsung Galaxy S5

Add some extra ruggedness to your Galaxy S5 with this case from Urban Armor Gear  

The Samsung Galaxy S5 isn’t the most fragile phone on the market, but perhaps you looked towards the Galaxy S5 Active with envy over its rugged qualities. But you can make up that sort of ruggedness with a good Galaxy S5 case. Well, with the Composite Hybrid Case from Urban Armor Gear you can have a little of that on  [Read More…]

Devious Dungeon levels up for its Android launch

Devious Dungeon, an action-RPG platfomer game that was released for iOS earlier this year, made its Android debut this week in the Google Play Store, which gives gamers a chance to level up and kill lots of creatures while collecting loot.

Xiaomi becomes the fifth largest smartphone vendor in the world

Xiaomi is now the fifth largest smartphone manufacturer in the world, according to Strategy Analytics. The Chinese vendor, which sold 26 million devices in the first half of 2014, commands 5.1 percent of the worldwide smartphone market, and is edging ever closer to Lenovo’s 5.4 percent.

Verizon Moto X starts receiving Android 4.4.4 KitKat update

Moto X users on Verizon, start checking your device settings, as the carrier has begun rolling out the Android 4.4.4 KitKat update.

Galaxy Alpha to be launched on August 13 instead of August 4?

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha rumors just keep on coming. This premium device was expected to launch on August 4, but it seems that won’t be the case, at least if the latest rumor is to be believed. AllAboutSamsung reports that the launch date will be August 13, not August 4. Galaxy Alpha was expected to sport… Read more »

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Blood Bowl game scores points with its Android tablet launch

Blood Bowl, which puts a violent, and highly satirical, fantasy spin on American football, has made its way to [Android] (http://www.androidcentral.com/android-kitkat) tablets for the first time after being released first as a board game and later as a console and PC title.

Latest rumor suggests August 13 launch for Galaxy Alpha

It looks like Samsung’s all-metallic Galaxy Alpha may not launch on August 4 as previously assumed, as the latest rumor from AllAboutSamsung suggests that the device is slated for a launch on August 13, three weeks before IFA.

HTC announces new waterproof J Butterfly with One M8 specs for Japan

Japanese mobile operator KDDI today announced a new Android device for the region, the HTC J Butterfly. It is essentially a localized version of the HTC One M8 with regards to specifications, but the second generation Butterfly comes packing some interesting features targeting local consumers.

Shamu and the Minis — a musing on device sizes

We keep having this same conversation — but “smaller” phones have got to stop skimping on specs

Size matters. That’s all there is to it.

We’ve seen quite a bit of talk about phones and the sizes they come in, particularly as those sizes have increased over the years. We all have our opinions on how our phones seem to be blurring (or outright obliterating) the line between phones and tablets. And more recently there’s been quite  [Read More…]