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Amazon's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, is here and it's truly innovative
Amazon's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, is here and it's truly innovative
Earlier today, Amazon unveiled its first smartphone, the Fire Phone. The company has long been rumored to be building their first device, ...... 19 Jun 2014 - 15 comments
Samsung introduces Galaxy S5 LTE-A for Korea with much better specs than current model
Samsung introduces Galaxy S5 LTE-A for Korea with much better specs than current model
Samsung has unwrapped a gift for the Korean market, the oft-rumored Galaxy S5 LTE-A (Galaxy Prime) with much improved specs from the recently ...... 19 Jun 2014 - 8 comments
New Motorola smartphone coming May 13th
New Motorola smartphone coming May 13th
Motorola has sent press invites for an event in London on May 13th where the company will unveil a new smartphone. "Connect more people to ...... 02 May 2014
Sony makes Xperia Z2 available in U.S., but only through their own online store
Sony makes Xperia Z2 available in U.S., but only through their own online store
Sony's latest flagship still does not have any carrier support. The Xperia Z2, Sony's new and powerful smartphone, is headed to the U.S., ...... 26 Apr 2014 - 1 comment
HP to release cheap Android phone this month
HP to release cheap Android phone this month
According to 9to5G, HP is preparing to release a cheap Android smartphone aimed at the emerging markets, possibly as soon as next week. Expected ...... 11 Jan 2014 - 1 comment
Report: Amazon is developing smartphone with 3D display
Report: Amazon is developing smartphone with 3D display
According to the WSJ, Amazon is actively developing a smartphone with a 3D display to expand their hardware business beyond the Kindle tablets and e-readers. ...... 09 May 2013 - 2 comments
Samsung posts $6.45 billion profit for the quarter
Samsung posts $6.45 billion profit for the quarter
Samsung posted another strong quarter, bringing in an net profit of 7.15 trillion won ($6.45 billion) for the Q1. The profit was a 50 percent ...... 26 Apr 2013 - 3 comments
Verizon activates 7.2 million smartphones during quarter
Verizon activates 7.2 million smartphones during quarter
Earlier this week, Verizon Wireless reported their Q1 2013 quarterly earnings, showing some impressive results. The carrier, which is the ...... 20 Apr 2013
Nexus 5 to focus on camera and battery life?
Nexus 5 to focus on camera and battery life?
According to sources, Google will use the Nexus 5 to focus on the camera and battery life, not continuing the ongoing race to have the biggest, ...... 28 Mar 2013 - 17 comments
Android boss Andy Rubin steps down
Android boss Andy Rubin steps down
Google CEO Larry Page has announced today that longtime Android boss Andy Rubin will be stepping down from the position. Sundar Pichai, the ...... 14 Mar 2013
Nokia Lumia 928 headed to Verizon next month
Nokia Lumia 928 headed to Verizon next month
Verizon will have their own souped-up version of the Nokia Lumia 920, starting next month. Dubbed the Lumia 928, the handset will feature ...... 13 Mar 2013 - 3 comments
New Nokia phone is water-resistant 'on molecular level'
New Nokia phone is water-resistant 'on molecular level'
P2i technology will protect your phone on "a molecular level." Supposedly, the upcoming Nokia phone uses nano-coating allowing water to be ...... 03 Mar 2013 - 12 comments
HTC announces trade-in program for HTC One credit
HTC announces trade-in program for HTC One credit
Earlier today we reported on HTC's launch of the new "One" flagship smartphone, a powerful device with a few notable features including a high ...... 19 Feb 2013
Archos to get in the Android smartphone game
Archos to get in the Android smartphone game
Archos has announced it will be introducing three new Android smartphones at next week's Mobile World Congress event in Spain. The company ...... 19 Feb 2013 - 1 comment
HTC M7 flagship likely to debut as HTC One
HTC M7 flagship likely to debut as HTC One
The much-anticipated HTC M7 is said to be launching with a rebranded name, the "HTC One." HTC has used the One title in most of its previous ...... 13 Feb 2013
Google finally unveils Nexus 4 wireless charging accessory
Google finally unveils Nexus 4 wireless charging accessory
Google has made the aptly named Nexus 4 Wireless Charger available to fans of the new flagship. The device is available through the Google ...... 12 Feb 2013 - 2 comments
The Motorola 'X Phone' is real
The Motorola 'X Phone' is real
Last year, the we reported on Motorola's rumored 'X Phone,' the first real collaboration between Google and its recent acquisition, Motorola Mobility. ...... 01 Feb 2013 - 3 comments
HTC to hold large press event on February 19th
HTC to hold large press event on February 19th
HTC has announced this week that it will be holding a press event on February 19th. The event will showcase "what is next" for the struggling ...... 30 Jan 2013 - 1 comment
IDC: Huawei jumps to third in smartphone shipments
IDC: Huawei jumps to third in smartphone shipments
According to IDC's latest figures, Chinese companies have begun to take significant share in the smartphone market. For the Q4, smartphone ...... 26 Jan 2013 - 1 comment
R.I.P Symbian
R.I.P Symbian
Nokia has confirmed today that the Symbian operating system is officially dead. The operating system, which was once the most popular smartphone ...... 25 Jan 2013 - 4 comments
Nexus 4 demand is way higher than Google ever imagined
Nexus 4 demand is way higher than Google ever imagined
Demand for the Google Nexus 4 is way higher than the company had expected or hoped. As we have written multiple times here at AfterDawn, ...... 22 Jan 2013 - 3 comments
Mozilla shows off two new dev phones for Firefox OS
Mozilla shows off two new dev phones for Firefox OS
Mozilla has revealed two new developer phones today for its upcoming Firefox OS. The phones are part of a partnership with Spanish startup ...... 22 Jan 2013 - 2 comments
Samsung aims latest ad at enterprise BlackBerry users
Samsung aims latest ad at enterprise BlackBerry users
Samsung, known recently for their ads aimed directly at other companies, most notably Apple, has now taken a shot at RIM BlackBerry. The ...... 21 Jan 2013 - 8 comments
LG Optimus G hits one million units shipped
LG Optimus G hits one million units shipped
LG has announced today that their flagship device has reached a new milestone. The Optimus G has reached one million units shipped, a couple ...... 19 Jan 2013
LG Optimus G Pro to feature 1080p 5-inch screen
LG Optimus G Pro to feature 1080p 5-inch screen
Thanks to a new leak, we can see that LG is working on a new sequel to its popular Optimus G. The Optimus G Pro will feature a 5-inch 1080p ...... 18 Jan 2013 - 3 comments
T-Mobile to get Nexus 4 in stores nationwide
T-Mobile to get Nexus 4 in stores nationwide
T-Mobile has announced that it will be expanding distribution of the Google Nexus 4 to its entire retail chain. Despite having little to ...... 17 Jan 2013 - 2 comments
Samsung's 5-inch 1080p SuperAMOLED display confirmed
Samsung's 5-inch 1080p SuperAMOLED display confirmed
Samsung has confirmed their 5-inch 1080p SuperAMOLED display. The screen will have 440 PPI, and will keep the company current with other ...... 15 Jan 2013 - 6 comments
LG says 'don't blame us' for Nexus 4 supplies
LG says 'don't blame us' for Nexus 4 supplies
LG has dodged blame for the serious supply issues Google has been having for its Nexus 4 flagship. As I have written in depth on this site, ...... 15 Jan 2013 - 3 comments
Nvidia's Tegra 4 clocks in at 2GHz
Nvidia's Tegra 4 clocks in at 2GHz
Nvidia's upcoming Tegra 4 processor has been clocked by Fudzilla. The processor will feature the same quad-core setup as the Tegra 3 plus ...... 15 Jan 2013 - 2 comments
ZTE to sell Firefox phone in Europe this year
ZTE to sell Firefox phone in Europe this year
ZTE has announced that is working on a Firefox phone to be released in Europe this year. The company, which is China's second largest maker ...... 10 Jan 2013 - 1 comment
Verizon saw record number of activations in last quarter
Verizon saw record number of activations in last quarter
Verizon, in its recent 8-K regulatory filing, announced it had record smartphone activations in the Q4 2012. The carrier saw 9.8 million ...... 10 Jan 2013 - 2 comments
ZTE shows off 'Grand S' smartphone
ZTE shows off 'Grand S' smartphone
ZTE has used CES to unveil their new flagship. The 5-inch 1080p 'Grand S' dispaly will feature 440ppi and be protected by Gorilla Glass 2. ...... 10 Jan 2013 - 5 comments
Huawei's 6.1-inch Ascend Mate is official
Huawei's 6.1-inch Ascend Mate is official
Unofficially revealed last month, Huawei has officially unveiled their 6.1-inch 720p beast, the Ascend Mate. The device has the largest screen ...... 09 Jan 2013 - 5 comments
Review: The Google Nexus 4
Review: The Google Nexus 4
In early November, Google announced their latest Nexus phone, simply called the Nexus 4. The device is built by LG and packs high-end specs ...... 06 Jan 2013 - 15 comments
New HTC M7 to feature 'cleaner' HTC Sense
New HTC M7 to feature 'cleaner' HTC Sense
After a rough year for sales, HTC seems to be fighting back with some new, powerful flagships. One of the most rumored devices is the upcoming ...... 06 Jan 2013
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