Honestly, this one really caught us off guard. While a LG G Pad based Nexus or GPE device was in the cards, nobody expected to see the Sony Xperia Z Ultra be the first Google Play Edition device from the Japanese company. Oh well, at least now Google has a phablet.
Wow. That came rather quickly. After weeks of mulling a Nexus 8 tablet by LG, as it turns out, the G Pad 8.3 is indeed nothing but the first Google Play Edition tablet to go on sale. And with a price tag of $350, it sure is an attractive piece of hardware.
Black ain't your favorite color? No problem. The White Nexus 7 2013 has officially arrived. Its 32 GB variant has gone on sale today and can be picked up from Google Play Store, your one-stop shop for all things Nexus, for the same $270 price tag as the existing version
Viber Out, a new service introduced by VoIP app Viber, allows its users to place calls to any phone number. What's more, the prices on offer are far better than how much you would end up spending while placing the same call using Viber's biggest rival, Skype.
Although there is still a lot more that we don't know and what needs to be revealed, a newest report says that LG-V510 is not Nexus device, but LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition. There is also another internally leaked document that shows the white version of the V510.
In celebration of the holiday season, Motorola quietly pushed an update for the Moto X and the recently released Moto G. Oh no, this isn't Android 4.4.1 (or 4.4.2 for that matter), but just a small update that changes the boot screen on both the devices.
MediaTek's true octa-core chip may be the first of its kind, but it sure as hell doesn't make it a complete solution. Lack of support for 4G LTE radios always means bad news for North Americans. However, MediaTek is allegedly working on a fix for that.
In response to popular demand for additional details on how day and night affect stealth gameplay in Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes, Kojima Productions has released a new trailer that shows how gameplay can change due to time of day and varying weather and climate.
Just as promised, Oppo has made their new flagship camera-centric Smartphone, the Oppo N1, available worldwide. For $599, one can own this 5.9-inch phablet with an innovative 13 MP camera mounted on a swivel, meaning you can turn it around to your convenience.
Huawei, the company that took a shot at claiming the "world's slimmest" Smartphone award, only to be beaten by Chinese rival Vivo, is going to make a comeback with a beefed up version of the Ascend P6. While the 6.18mm profile isn't guaranteed, high-end specifications.
You're driving a solar craft at an insane speed streaking toward the sunset in a hopeless race against time. Your only hope to pick up energy boosters which delay the inevitable for a short period of time while you try to rack up points. Sound like fun?
It's time for fans of Saints Row IV to get in some holiday spirit. The latest DLC for the game titled Saints Row IV: How the Saints Save Christmas is now available for purchase on Steam. It's being touted as a holiday classic for the whole family to enjoy.
If sitting around with family and friends on Christmas day is not really your cup of tea, you should know that Gaming Grids and Multiplay have announced that they will be hosting a free-to-enter Battlefield 4 Tournament on December 25th of this month.
PopCap Games, the creators of some of our favorite game franchises, has announced the launch of Peggle 2. It's available as an Xbox One exclusive for the time being, and includes sixty levels, 60 trials, multiplayer action and more for the low price of $11.99.
Samsung may be considering the move to using PLS-LCD panels in their future high-end Smartphones. The report is based on the fact that competition from China such as Xiaomi and Oppo are having the edge when it comes to lower sell prices of their flagship handsets.
Ubisoft has announced that the first downloadable content for Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag multiplayer, titled Blackbeard's Wrath, will be available for the PS3 and PS4 on the PSN tomorrow, and is hitting Xbox Live for the XO, 360 and PC sometime today.
While Sony, Samsung and many other top OEMs in the world were simultaneously working on a flagship Smartphone accompanied by its 'Mini' version, there has been no mention of an LG G2 Mini, until now. Word is that LG is prepping a new 4.7-inch Smartphone.
Great news. Android 4.3 Jelly Bean for the Xperia Z1 has been freshly certified and listed by the PTCRB website. Firmware version 14.2.A.0.290 should arrive shortly, within the next two weeks, on unlocked Xperia Z1 handsets across the globe. That's not all.
Qualcomm rolled out the Snapdragon 410 system on chip (SoC) for mid-range 4G LTE-enabled smartphones and tablets. Built on the existing 28 nm silicon fab process, these chips combine "64-bit capable" CPUs with integrated LTE soft-modems, and Adreno 306 graphics.
Here are the first pictures of the Padfone Mini 4.3, the logical next step to ASUS' intriguing smartphone+tablet single-device concept. It fuses a 4.3-inch smartphone with a 7-inch class tablet, giving you the advantage of putting all your stuff in one place.
Android 4.4.1 may be out for Nexus devices, but owners of the Nexus 10 are yet to feel the love. While the incremental update to KitKat will eventually arrive as an OTA, this post is for the impatient ones who just can't wait to try out any new (camera) features.
While the tablet was scheduled to arrive sometime in October, the Acer's 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet will not arrive before January next year. And that is for the 64 GB variant that will be priced at $379, while the 32 GB variant will arrive a few days later.
Samsung is reportedly working on more tablets with AMOLED panels. For a short while, IPS LCD was all that we were seeing on the Galaxy Tabs. But Samsung broke that trend with the Galaxy Tab 7.7, and if the report turns out to be true, more such tablets are headed.
Samsung has just released an updated version of its rugged model of the Galaxy S4, also known as the Galaxy S4 Active. The handset now features a faster processor Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800 instead of Snapdragon 600, and support for LTE-Advanced networks.
LG G Flex and Samsung Galaxy Round are the smartphones that brought some very interesting features like curved and flexible display. It is rumoured that the South Korean technological giant is already working on the G Flex 2 which will be able to bend up to 90 degrees.
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 already comes with a decent battery, but that is not good enough for certain users. Thanks to ZeroLemon, a new extended battery case provides 3x more power than any other manufacturers with a huge 10,000 mAh capacity and a price tag of only $59.99.
Chinese phone maker Vivo is preparing for a launch of the world's first 2K WQHD smartphone. Dubbed the Vivo Xplay 3S, the handset features some impressive specifications, but unfortunately it will also come with a hefty price tag of CNY4,498, which is about $740.
HTC is aggressively clearing out its HTC One volumes stateside and oh gee, we wonder why. The company's latest move is to sell HTC One with Android 4.4 "KitKat" pre-installed, not tied to any carrier, and factory-unlocked for $0 upfront, on a 2-year contract.
Throughout a gamer's life, there will most definitely have been many times when a fresh copy of a brand new game that you've been waiting for excitedly doesn't work on your system. This leads to agony, frustration and what not. And frustration, is a bad thing.
After being successfully Greenlit on Steam, Frima Studios wants you to know that their game Zombie Tycoon 2: Brainhov's Revenge is now available for purchase on Steam for $9.99. The lighthearted real time strategy game has players leading hordes of zombie troops.
We reported back in late October that the recreation of the popular NES platformer Spelunker, titled Everyday Spelunker had dropped for iOS devices. Tozai Games has announced today that the fiendishly challenging game is now available worldwide for Android.
CCP, the creative team behind the popular space MMO EVE Online, has announced the deployment of the latest in a series of monthly updates to Dust 514. Titled "Update 1.7, the release adds new weapons, an overhauled vehicle system, a new map and more.
Hamburg based game publisher Xyrality has announced the re-launch of a game that puts players in charge of running and managing their own football (that's soccer to all you U.S. readers) team, as well as a stadium, in Goal Tactics, a football management simulator.