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LG Nexus 4 White Version Spotted in New Photo

A new shot of the LG Nexus 4 has shown up on the net, .showing off the LG Nexus 4 decked out in a white with silver-trimming around the LED flash.

LG Nexus 4 Back in Stock at Google Play Once More

Epic news folks, the Google Play Store is carrying the Nexus 4 again for U.S. Customers. Additionally the German Play Store has also reportedly received stock of the Nexus 4 as well-- so the bottom-line is to check your region's store now and jump on the possible opportunity to get your hands on the LG Nexus 4.

iPad 128GB Model Officially Confirmed by Apple, $799 for Wi-Fi Only...

Yesterday we mentioned that a new leak from 9to5mac suggested that an 128GB iPad 4th-gen tablet was likely on its way to retail. Now Apple has made it official earlier today.

Coby MID7065 is a Reasonably Capable Android Dual-Core Tablet for Just...

While $150 or less isn't going to get you an “iPad killer”, the latest Coby 7-inch MID7065 isn't half bad, featuring a dual-core processor and 1GB of RAM.

Nexus 7 Sucessor in the Works, to Be Announced at Google...

Could a new Nexus 7 successor be on its way? A new rumor claims Asus and Google are preparing to unveil such a device at Google I/O on May 15th.

Google Plus Second Most Popular Social Network

The social networking world has changed quite a bit since it first emerged. MySpace has come and went, and returned again. Facebook has grown to be the most powerful offering on the market, and now it seems that Google's relative newcomer Google+ is now in second place for control over the social market.

HTC Mini is a Dumb Phone for Your Smartphone… Confused Yet?

The newest accessory from HTC is either absolutely genius or completely nuts. The HTC Mini is a phone for your phone. Wrap your head around that concept.

iPad 128GB Model on its Way Soon?

It looks like Apple is gearing up for a new model of the 4th-gen iPad. According to the latest rumors, the "ultimate" version will feature 128GB storage.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 for just $99.99

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has plenty of power, a massive screen and all the features you could ever want out a phone (except maybe a 1080p display). The bad news? Getting this kind of power doesn't come cheap.

Samsung SGH-i337 Packs a 1080p Display, is it a Variant of...

While 1080p smartphones tend to be the “latest and greatest” thing to hit the Android world, the biggest Android handset maker, Samsung of course, currently doesn't offer anything with such a high-end display. Or do they?

Get Your Hands on the Motorola Droid RAZR HD Free through...

Looking for a reasonably high-end Android smartphone, but don't want to pay a fortune to get it? If you are a Verizon customer and due for an upgrade, you can now get your hands on the Droid RAZR HD without paying a single cent. In most cases these super-low cost deals tend to be targeted towards new subscribers. In a change of pace, Wirefly is offering the RAZR HD free for existing customers.

Stephen Elop: We Are Working to Resolve Nokia Lumia 920 Stock...

The Nokia Lumia 920 has been selling well so far, but like the LG Nexus 4 it has had a pretty serious problem that has held it back from reaching its full potential: yep, stock shortage.

Nokia Lumia 620 available in the U.S. through Expansys, just $289.99

Looking for a decent smartphone out of contract, but not willing or able to pay more than $300? While we'd love to recommend the...

Blackberry X10 Handset Coming January 30th?

Blackberry 10 is almost here, and with that it mind, it seems that the Blackberry Z10 and X10 will both be following the launch shortly after.

Maximizing Your Samsung Galaxy S3: Using Gestures and Motions

We are going to jump in and take a look at one of the biggest features that the Samsung Galaxy S3 has when compared to some of its competition: the ability to use motions and gestures to perform certain tasks.

Samsung Ativ Odyssey coming to Verizon tomorrow for just $50 after...

When Windows Phone 8 news started to trickle out in the later half of 2012, Samsung was expected to be one of the early launch partners for Microsoft. Despite this, Samsung has pretty much been a no show so far when it comes to Windows Phone 8.

Good News for Canada, Samsung Nexus 10 returns to Google Play

Canadian Android fans looking to get your hands on the Nexus 10: we have good news. The Samsung Nexus 10 is back in stock again, though it's hard to say for how long.

What Could Have Been: SIRI was Originally Heading to Verizon Android...

Today SIRI is known as one of the most impressive features found on Apple hardware, yet did you know that before Apple bought the technology, SIRI was preparing for a very different path: a home on Verizon's Droid range.

RIM CEO Admits They May Consider Selling Their Hardware Division in...

While Blackberry 10's launch is just around the corner, there are still those that say RIM has little chance of recovery if they keep down the same path. This is why many of those naysayers believe that RIM should consider selling its hardware business.

Microsoft Surface Pro Arrives on February 9th, Starts at $899

Although the Microsoft Surface RT hasn't been a runaway success, it certainly managed to make a pretty big media splashdown when it first arrived. Although some consumers like the idea of the Surface, others need something that can do even more.

iPhone 5 Untethered Jailbreak Exists, Just Not Ready for for Release...

Waiting for an iPhone 5 jailbreak? The good news is that an untethered jailbreak method is now out there but isn't ready for prime time just yet.

Samsung Galaxy S4 to Be Unveiled on March 22nd at Special...

It may finally be time for the Samsung Galaxy S3 to move over. A new rumor indicates the Samsung Galaxy S4 will be unveiled on March 22nd in the U.S.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Tablet coming to MWC

Looking for an 8-inch Samsung tablet with all the features of the Note series? Your wish is coming true it seems. According to iNews24, Samsung’s mobile chief has confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is coming to MWC in February.

New Samsung BYOD Advertisement Pokes Fun of RIM Blackberry Devices

Recently Samsung has been gearing up to move into the business world in a big way. The company has mentioned in the past that it sees strong potential in the BYOD model, and believes that its products could be perfect in these situations.

New Rumor Claims Three New iPhone Handsets Coming This Year

We've heard rumors before of the iPhone 5S and even the idea of a lower-end Apple device potentially for developing markets such as China. Now the rumor mill turns again, this time claiming that this year will see three new iPhone devices.

New HTC M7 and Sense Screenshots Leaked

Last week we showed off a very primitive rendering of what the HTC M7 might look like, now we are back with a much more detailed render from HTCSource. If the render is the real deal, the HTC M7 will borrow quite a bit from the Windows Phone 8-based HTC 8X when it comes to its overall design.

Sick of Waiting for the LG Nexus 4? Grab the LG...

While the LG Nexus 4 is a solid device, it's also pretty hard to come by. So what if you absolutely love what LG has done here, but want or need a phone now? You could buy the LG Nexus 4 on contract, or if you are really looking for a great deal you might want to at least think about the LG Optimus G instead.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Refresh To Be Unveiled at MWC, Including 7-inch...

MWC 2013 is quickly approaching and that means plenty of new announcements from big mobile device makers, Samsung included. While we still have about a month before these big reveals, that doesn't stop rumors from circulating like crazy.

1080p LG Optimus G Pro Leaked, Heading to Japan?

We've been hearing rumors about the LG Optimus G2 for a while now, and now we have some specs and a leaked slide to go with the prior claims. Interestingly enough, the device leaked is not called the Optimus G2, instead bearing the name “Optimus G Pro”.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 vs Lenovo IdeaPhone K900: Does Intel Make...

Intel isn't the biggest name in the mobile world, but solid devices like the Lenovo IdeaPhone K900 could certainly help change all of that. The K900 isn't just a solid Lenovo smartphone, it is also the company's first attempt at a “phablet” device-- at it looks pretty impressive to say the least.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Shipping in Two New Colors, “Ruby Wine”...

It seems that the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is getting a makeover. Starting on January 17th in Korea, the Galaxy Note 2 is getting two new colors: “ruby wine” and “amber brown”.

Kogan Agora: Dual-core 5-inch Smartphone for Just $150 Unlocked, Coming to...

Looking for a decent unlocked phone that actually has reasonably modern specs? The Kogan Agora is coming to the US for $150 with dual-core power in tow.

iSuppli: Phablet Shipments To Reach 60 Million This Year, 146 Million...

iSuppli has piped up with its own research stating that “phablet”-sized smartphones are going to continue to grow and dominate throughout 2013 and beyond.

LG Optimus G2 Rumors Continue to Circulate

LG Optimus G
While LG has never been one of the most “high-end” brands on the market, the Optimus G and LG Nexus 4 certainly helped prove that they were quite capable of providing a product that was both well-designed and quite powerful.

Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Sony Xperia ZL: How Do They Compare?

When the Sony Xperia ZL arrives this year it will be facing off against many other strong handsets out on the market today. Probably the biggest flagship to beat in the Android world would be the Samsung Galaxy S3-- at least until the Samsung Galaxy S4 arrives later in the year.

Samsung Galaxy S2 Getting Jelly Bean Soon?

Still rocking the Samsung Galaxy S2? If so, we have some potentially very exciting news. It seems that Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is finally making its way over to the handset.

AT&T Offering $100 Credit for Nexus 7 HSPA+ Users With Two...

Considering getting your hands on the Google Nexus 7 with HSPA+? AT&T is now offering a $100 bill credit to those who are willing to sign up for two years of data service.

Samsung Stratosphere 3 Surfaces via GLBenchmark?

It looks like the Samsung Stratosphere 3 is already in testing, as evidenced by a new GLBenchmark listing that references a phone under the name “Godiva” with a model number of SCH-i425.

Maximizing Your Samsung Galaxy S3: Improving Battery Life

Whether you recently received your Samsung Galaxy S3 over the holidays or have had it for many months now, there are certainly ways to make an already great phone experience turn into an excellent one.

LG Optimus G Jelly Bean Update Rolls Out to South Korea,...

While the LG Nexus 4 and LG Optimus G are very similar, they have one major difference: stock Jelly Bean versus LG-skinned ICS. Not everyone cares about having a the latest (stock) version of Jelly Bean, but if you do, this is certainly a pretty big difference.

LG Nexus 4 Production Will Continue into the Foreseeable Future, So...

According to LG, all the talk about the company discontinuing production of the LG Nexus 4 in favor of future handsets is just that: talk.

Samsung Galaxy S3 Has Now Reached 40 Million Units Sold, 100...

It has been about seven months now since the release of the Samsung Galaxy S3. We continue to hear that the phone is doing quite well, but how well exactly?

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 vs Huawei Ascend Mate: Does Bigger Mean...

As expected, the Huawei Ascend Mate touched down at CES last week, bringing us a massive 6.1-inch phablet that is ready to face off against established players in the phablet space, namely Samsung and their Galaxy Note 2.

Lenovo IdeaTab A2107 Announced for AT&T, Will Cost Just $200

Lenovo has now announced that AT&T will carry the Lenovo IdeaTab A2107. The 7-inch tablet will cost just $200 without contract, or $100 for a two-year agreement. Most will agree, paying $100 more for no contract is the wiser option though.

Mozilla Prepares to Launch Firefox OS in Brazil, Working with ZTE...

When is Firefox OS actually coming? We've been hearing 2013 for a while now, but the good news is that Mozilla is finally giving us a bit more information about what the future holds.

Blackberry Z10 to Arrive in Black and White Color Variations

Now we have yet another leak, this time showing off the Blackberry Z10 handset in black and white color variations.

Apple Denies the Idea of Making a Cheaper iPhone Model

Recently we reported on a resurfaced rumor suggesting that Apple might be working on a cheaper version of the iPhone. At the time we said it seemed out of character for Apple, and unless it was aimed at the Chinese market, it was probably not too likely.

ZTE Nubia Z7 to Pack 6.3-inch 2560×1440 Display?

There was once a time when a 3.5-inch screen was considered more than big enough, believe it or not. Then came the 4-inch screen. Then the 5-inch. Now the Huawei Ascend Mate is going crazy by taking us to even bigger heights with a 6.1-inch phablet.

Nokia Reports Positive 4th Quarter for Nokia Lumia Smartphones, 4.4 Million...

While the Nokia Lumia line might not be selling on the same level as flagship devices from Apple and Samsung, the company has now reported its earnings for 4th quarter 2012-- and they aren't bad at all.

Archos Announces “Titanium” Series of Tablets, Brings Jelly Bean For As...

The new “Titanium” line is made up of four devices that all have IPS capacitive multi-touch displays with dual-core 1.6GHz CPUs and quad-core GPUs running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.