Tag Archive: Mini


Wear Mini Launcher brings your Android Wear apps front and center

Any discussion of Android Wear will eventually turn to how you have to dig deep into the software to launch an app from your wrist. Tapping and swiping, and scrolling and tapping just isn’t the perfect experience. A new app called Wear Mini Launcher aims to fix all of that. Install it to the phone you’ve paired with your Android Wear watch, and you’re just one swipe away from a list of your installed apps.

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Android 4.4.4 update hitting Droid Maxx, Ultra and Mini via latest soak test

Android 4.4.4 has hit Nexuses and Google Play editions, and now it’s the latest lineup of Motorola Droids that get in on the update fun with the latest soak test. As Motorola told us ahead of time, the Droid Maxx, Ultra and Mini are going to skip over Android 4.4.3 and go right to 4.4.4 — and those who are part of the Motorola Feedback Network are starting to see the OTA hit their devices.

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ZTE launches Nubia Z7, Z7 Max and Z7 Mini

Leaked earlier this month sporting thin bezels, the Nubia Z7 is now official. Along with the 5.5-inch flagship device, ZTE has also announced Mini and Max variants, dubbed the Nubia Z7 Mini and Nubia Z7 Max respectively.

ZTE NX507J passes certification in China, is this the ZTE Nubia Z7 Mini?

Numerous smartphones have received the “mini” treatment, where a smaller version of the handset is also released to the public, and ZTE could well be adding another with a ZTE Nubia Z7 Mini. The mysterious ZTE handset has passed Chinese certification with the codename NX507J, which is pretty similar to the NX505J, believed to be the 5.5-inch Nubia Z7. The NX507J has a 5-inch display with a 1080p resolution, something that may attract consumers who don’t  [Read More…]

Samsung announces Galaxy S5 Mini

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Galaxy S5 Mini’s images and specs leaked last month and they were spot on. Samsung announced its shrunken down Galaxy S5 today, let us see what we get.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini retains the design language of its bigger sibling. We’re still looking at the same soft-touch back along with a slew  [Read More…]

Quick comparison: Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini versus HTC One Mini 2 specs

How do HTC and Samsung’s ‘minis’ compare on paper?

Samsung this morning announced the Galaxy S5 Mini, the latest device in its line of miniature Android flagships. With a 4.5-inch 720p display and a physical design and feature set matching its big brother, the obvious comparison for the GS5 Mini is HTC’s One Mini 2, launched just over a month ago.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini specs

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini is official this morning, bringing the design language and features of Samsung’s flagship smartphone to a smaller form factor at a lower price point. If you’re wondering how the specs shake out, we’ve got all the details you need down below…

The Galaxy S5 mini is official with a 4.5-inch 720p display and 1.5 GB RAM

Rumored to launch later this month, Samsung’s Galaxy S5 mini is now official. The device features the same design with the textured back as the Galaxy S5, in a smaller form factor. Samsung is also bringing features that were exclusive to the Galaxy S5, like IP67 certification, Ultra Power Saving Mode, a heart rate monitor and the fingerprint scanner.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini to hit shelves mid-July, source says

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Just few weeks ago, we showed you a bunch of leaked pictures of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini, courtesy of SAMMobile. Now thanks to one of their sources, they are reporting that Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini will go up for sale in markets worldwide in mid-July.

GalaxyS5Mini-17Obviously nothing is set on stone right now but last  [Read More…]

LG G3 Mini leaks under the LG G3 Beat moniker

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LG G3 is most definitely one of the best smartphones this year, if not the best thus far. We’ve been waiting for some info on LG G3 Mini ever since first rumors started. Thus far its been rumored that the device will sport a 720p 4.5″ display alongside a 5MP camera and  [Read More…]