A stock GS4 may look virtually indistinguishable from its predecessor, but it looks like Samsung’s got a new variant of its flagship phone that’ll bring it some much-needed visual flair. The folks at GSM Arena unearthed photos of a GT-I9295 model (allegedly called the GS4 Active) sporting a bright red shell with black inserts at the top and bottom and a trio of physical buttons on its chin. . . . → Read More: Photos of a new Samsung Galaxy S 4 emerge, could it be the Active?
Samsung didn’t stray far from its comfort zone when designing the Galaxy S 4 , and now a leaked build of Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean for the S III makes it even harder to distinguish the older flagship from the newer one. The folks at SamMobile got their mitts on a test firmware build and, better yet, have combed through it to see what’s new. As you may know, the S 4 ships with 4.2.2 under a TouchWiz layer, so it’s not surprising to hear most of the features new to this S III build are on the S 4 already : an updated version of S Voice, more lock screen options / unlock effects, new display modes, a redesigned settings interface, voice control, and more. . . . → Read More: Galaxy S III Android 4.2.2 firmware leaked, adds several S 4 features (video)
It was only a couple of weeks ago that we got an early peek of T-Mobile’s Xperia Z thanks to the FCC, but we’ve now already gotten word of another unannounced Sony handset. . . . → Read More: Japan-bound Sony Xperia UL leaks out with 5-inch screen, reportedly packs Snapdragon 600
If you’re looking for details, you might be disappointed. We don’t know much about the alleged Nokia Lumia 925 pictured above, other than its rumored codename: Catwalk. . . . → Read More: Nokia Lumia 925 leaked in low-res press shot
Mum may still be the word at Samsung, but between user agent profiles , leaked details and the word of the Wall Street Journal , the arrival of the Galaxy S 4 mini seems imminent. Still, there’s nothing like a leaked gallery of snapshots to stoke the fire, and Weibo user PunkPanda — who seems to have a track record of spying Samsung devices early — is happy to provide. A series of new images shows the diminutive Galaxy sizing up to its full sized sibling and a stray cigarette . . . → Read More: Galaxy S 4 mini surfaces again, strikes a few poses
A Google-built alternative to Game Center on iOS and Games Hub on Windows Phone surfaced last month , and we know even more about it. Android Police dug into a new Play Services (an Android component you don’t access directly, but does things like update Google apps) APK, and found the latest version hid a massive update getting ready for Google Play Games. Although it’s not directly accessible yet, so far it’s revealed support for system wide notifications, standardized notifications managed by Google+, and cloud synced game saves to work across multiple devices. . . . → Read More: ‘Google Play Games’ uncovered as Android’s home for invites, achievements and more
Quite frankly, Huawei’s 6.18mm-thick P6-U06 is quickly becoming the company’s worst leak in this half of 2013. . . . → Read More: New Huawei P6-U06 spy shots show off black, brushed metallic body (updated)
At the beginning of last week, we learned of a Huawei smartphone, model number P6-U06 , by way of the TENAA in China (their FCC equivalent). In addition to some pictures of the handset and a few internal components listed by the TENAA, its thickness, or rather, its thinness was the most interesting spec — at 6.18mm, it could be the super-slim P series model a Huawei exec has been teasing all year . . . → Read More: Huawei P6-U06 super slim smartphone poses for more leaked pictures, this time in black
The guys from EVLeaks have just posted this over on their Facebook page. There’s not a great deal of information on what it is, and the presence of a large blue rectangle on the screen is raising more questions than answers . . . → Read More: Leaked LG handset. Perhaps the next Nexus?