BLU Products has introduced their latest smartphone today, the Life Pro. This handset is running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and sporting a 5-inch HD display. It is also one that BLU Products is touting as being the world's thinnest 5-inch HD smartphone. To that point, the handset is 6.98mm thick, or roughly, the size of a pencil.
MediaTek has outed is own octa-core processor, which it boasts as the world's first true octa-core, manufacturers seem to be quite eager to put it in their devices. Both Alcatel and Huawei are now rumored to be putting the chip into their next mid- to high-end smartphones.
Android 4.4's advertised new features isn't exactly something you'd immediately see in devices. The latest version of Android is claimed to have been optimized to run even on low-end devices thanks to an effort internally known as Project Svelte. How this was made possible is now being revealed by Android engineering head Dave Burke who was also responsible for bringing Project Butter's improvements to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
Nexus 5 does not have the best camera among its peers, even with the presence of Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) technology. But that's not stopping Google from trying to convince you that it's more than good enough, mostly thanks to software features. Now the company has come out with three short video ads that show how even a decent quality camera can be fun.
HTC and Samsung have just uploaded their versions of the Android 4.4 source code for the Google Play Editions (GPE) of their respective flagships. While the source code for Android 4.4 has been freely available for a while now, these device-specific versions could help custom ROM makers fine tune and fix their code for those devices.
unveiled a somewhat unique Tegra 4-powered Magview smartphone and a companion cWatch C1 waterproof smartwatch. Now it wants to venture into the US market with its Coolpad Flo, a rather nondescript budget phone and the company's first 3G smartphone for its new target market.
some images and also some specs surface online. As of today, we are seeing a bit more on the specs. The details are coming by way of AnTuTu, which means we are also getting a look at what is said to be a benchmark for the handset.
HTC had been showing off an 18-carat gold One a little while back. And while the availability of that particular model was rather limited, HTC has followed up with something similar. They have introduced a "golden" HTC One. The difference here, this one is gold in color and not a full 18-carat like the earlier model.