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Rumour: MediaTek based sub-US$100 Nexus phone being worked on
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Rumour: MediaTek based sub-US$100 Nexus phone being worked on

It’s that time of year, now is generally when rumours surrounding the next Nexus smartphone, which is generally released every year in October/November each year, start heating up. This years rumour has already seen a hint that LG will be tipped to make the Nexus phone for the third year in a row, but now a new rumour out of[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours by at 11:15 am on April 19, 2014
Android’s iconography to be revamped with a shiny new look
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Android’s iconography to be revamped with a shiny new look

Android Police are reporting on a somewhat questionable rumour that Google’s core Android applications might be about to receive a graphic makeover. As you can see in the header graphic above, we’ve snapped three logos each for Gmail and Calendar: The current ‘web’ icon (from the web service), the current Android icon in the middle, and a proposed new icon[Read More…]

in Rumours by at 10:27 am on April 15, 2014
Google testing Android 4.4.3

Google testing Android 4.4.3

We have already seen rumours about Android 4.4.3 and some of the possible changes that are coming with that version of Android and now it appears that Google have started the internal testing process. Android Police have mentioned that this particular build has started rolling out to a small number of Google employees outside of the core Android team and[Read More…]

in Rumours by at 8:52 am on April 11, 2014
Improved Calendar App for Android in testing
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Improved Calendar App for Android in testing

The recently leaked GMail udpate for Android will apparently have a corresponding update for the Calendar, according to leaked screenshots shown on Geek.com. Russell Holly reports that he was able to test out the new Calendar App which is going under the code-name ‘Timely’ at Google, at which time he was able to take some screenshots and get a pretty[Read More…]

in Apps, Rumours by at 10:44 am on April 10, 2014
Samsung Gear Fit could introduce vertical display

Samsung Gear Fit could introduce vertical display

The Samsung Gear Fit was arguably the most interesting wearable device that Samsung recently announced at Mobile World Congress but there was one thing that bugged a few people about the display. Everything was displayed across your wrist which made reading the display just that little bit more difficult. It looks like Samsung have figured this out and fill have[Read More…]

in News, Rumours, Smartwatch by at 8:27 am on April 10, 2014
Rumour: HTC M8 Ace

Rumour: HTC M8 Ace

Blurrycam strikes again! The team over at evleaks have their hands on another image of a potential new device coming from HTC, the M8 Ace. Pretty much nothing is known about this device other than the blurry render you see in the tweet below. HTC M8 Ace pic.twitter.com/1KqrLA74Kp — Evan Blass (@evleaks) April 8, 2014 What do you think the[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News, Phones, Rumours by at 6:20 am on April 9, 2014
Rumour: Android TV is coming, and it looks delightfully simple
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Rumour: Android TV is coming, and it looks delightfully simple

According to documents and screenshots obtained from an un-named source by the Verge, Google is readying a fourth attempt at becoming a major force in the entertainment industry. This time, though the focus is on Android, with the product to be called Android TV. The interface appears to be quite interesting and easy to navigate. It does borrow heavily from[Read More…]

in Rumours by at 10:09 am on April 6, 2014
Galaxy S5 Mini specs purportedly leaked
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Galaxy S5 Mini specs purportedly leaked

After a UserAgent Profile(UAProf) for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini was supposedly spotted last month. There wasn’t much included except for CPU Speed and the resolution of screen, now SAMMobile are reporting they have some more specs for the SM-G800. For a start the phone will come with a 4.5″ 720×1280 resolution Super AMOLED display, very much an improvement over[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Rumours by at 10:05 am on April 3, 2014
Google testing new Gmail app
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Google testing new Gmail app

It looks like Google are testing a new Gmail app for Android and from what I can tell there are some nice changes heading our way. As with most Google updates these days this one is bringing with it a new user interface which includes a coloured Action Bar as seen on several of Google’s other apps including the recently[Read More…]

in Apps, News, Rumours by at 8:48 am on April 3, 2014
Google set to improve camera app
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Google set to improve camera app

Google have been talking about cameras on smartphones for a while now and back in February 2013 Vic Gundotra had this to say about the Nexus range We are committed to making Nexus phones insanely great cameras I think most of us will agree that the Nexus 5 doesn’t have the best smartphone camera out there, but it was an[Read More…]

in Camera, News, Rumours by at 10:32 am on April 2, 2014