The Motorola DVX could soon arrive as a lower-cost alternative to the flagship Moto X experience, according to recent rumblings.
Having recently passed through the FCC, the DVX documents show support for many GSM carrier's 3G networks. Nearly identical in design to the original Moto X, this phone is rumored to launch with Republic Wireless in October, in addition to the already-cheaper version of the Moto X that the hybrid carrier has committed to sell.
International phone-roaming fees can be enough to make you never want to step outside your own home. Sure, you can pick up a local SIM card everywhere you go, but that's an inconvenience. KnowRoaming's new SIM card sticker lets you connect to local networks without having to do a thing.
KnowRoaming is opening up preorders Monday for the $35 sticker. The device attaches to your regular SIM card using a small applicator that comes with it to help with proper placement. You then download the KnowRoaming app and let it automatically hook up with local networks as you go gallivanting about the world.… Read more
The flow rate of Nexus 5 leaks is rapidly accelerating as we near an inevitable reveal. The latest come in the form of a log file that confirms much of what we've already heard in terms of specs, but brings a few new surprises.
The log appears to confirm previous suspicions that the new pure Google phone will come with the necessary guts for wireless charging, as previously revealed in FCC filings.
Also found in the log, which MyCE obtained and combed through for us, is a reference to Miracast. This Android mirroring technology allows you to wirelessly "throw" your Android screen to a TV. … Read more
The carrier will sell the phablet, which also packs in high-end specs and an improved stylus for more multitasking than in previous versions, for $299 with a new two-year service agreement. If that number's a little too daunting up front, AT&T's Next program lets you pay in $35 monthly installments.
Current Galaxy Note owners can catch a break on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 when they purchase the extra-large smartphone through RadioShack.
Come Friday, RadioShack will sell AT&T and Sprint models of the supersize phablet for $175 less to customers who trade in a Galaxy Note 2.
If you're still hanging onto your original Note, RadioShack will slice $100 off the price -- that's $299.99 with AT&T and $349.99 with Sprint when you sign a new two-year service agreement.
Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 features a large 5.7-inch display, a 13-megapixel … Read more
HTC may unveil its supersized HTC One Max within just a few weeks.
Just this week, photos of the One Max popped up on the Web site of China's TENAA, which is responsible for certifying such devices. Those photos suggest that the phone has received regulatory approval in China, according to Phone Arena.
Boost Mobile added a new no-contract Android phone to its lineup on Thursday, the Android-powered Boost Warp 4G. Priced at $199, it's a refreshed take on last year's midranger, the Boost Warp, this time adding a faster LTE data connection backed by Sprint's network.
Manufactured by ZTE, the Warp 4G runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and features a 4.5-inch HD display and an 8-megapixel rear camera. Looking under the hood, we learn the smartphone includes a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 8GB internal storage, and 1GB RAM.
In terms of software, the Warp 4G comes with … Read more
If Samsung's reveal of a forthcoming smartphone with a curved screen sends shivers down your spine and visions of bendable handsets dancing through your head, you may want to rein in your excitement.
While Samsung (and LG and Nokia and Apple) are all experimenting with kinetic displays that move when you bend them, you should prepare yourself for this phone to feature a contoured display instead.
The difference? A screen whose glass topper has been molded in a subtle stationary arc, rather than one you can wiggle.
There's very definitely a precedent for curved displays that give your … Read more
Samsung could soon introduce a third premium smartphone experience to complement the Galaxy S and Galaxy Note family, says an industry source (translate).
According to ETNews, the so-called Galaxy F could feature cutting-edge hardware specifications and materials that trump those in its current portfolio. Key among the rumored details are an octa-core processor, a 16-megapixel camera with optical image stabilization, and a metal case. This design could see Samsung pushing further into the curved display technology.
Although rumors point to the Galaxy F as an Android 4.2 Jelly Bean device, I suspect that by the time it arrives (if … Read more