Verizon Droid DNA Getting Android 4.2.2 with Sense 5

Verizon is rolling out the much awaited Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update with Sense 5 UI for HTC Droid DNA. It might be a little too late, but it should make some of the Droid DNA users happy.  HTC also announced a few weeks back that Droid DNA will also get the taste of Android 4.4 KitKat by the end of first quarter of 2014, which is way too far. Anyway, the update for Droid DNA will roll out in two parts, and when complete, will update HTC Droid DNA to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean with Sense 5 UI.

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Google Offering Free Nexus 5 or Nexus 7 To Its Employees as a Holiday Gift

Holidays are approaching fast and everyone is buying gifts for their family and friends. Just like every year, Google is offering its employees a choice between Google Nexus 5 and  the Nexus 7 tablet as a holiday gift this year. Last year, the company offered users with a choice between a Chromebook, a Motorola Phone and a Google Nexus 7 (2012) tablet. This time, the choice of products appears to be better compared to last year.

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LG Optimus F3Q headed to T-Mobile

Wow, it’s been awhile since we saw an Android smartphone with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard. It’s quite a sight. They live! And it looks like T-Mobile will be releasing one, at least according to a recent leak. The smartphone depicted above is allegedly the LG Optimus F3Q. As you can see, the image is a render to show you how the phone would look in real life, not an actual picture.
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Nokia Lumia 1520 Now Available In The UK

Nokia’s latest flagship Windows Phone smartphone, the Nokia Lumia 1520 is now available in the UK, the handset is available from a number of mobile carriers in the UK and also mobile retailers.

UK mobile retailer Unlocked Mobiles, who put the device up for pre-order recently, just emailed us to let us know that the unlocked version of the handset is available in the UK, the device retails for £549.98 including taxes without a contract.

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Android 4.4 Kit Kat May Be Headed To Eight More Galaxy Smartphones

Google’s latest version of its mobile OS, Android 4.4 Kit Kat is designed to work well will older devices and also devices with lower specifications, which includes devices with 512MB of RAM and above.

This means that manufacturers should be able to update a wide range of handsets to Android 4.4 Kit Kat, and now it would appear that Samsung is looking into updating as many devices as possible.

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Oppo Find 7 To Feature Snapdragon 805 Processor (Rumor)

We have been heating more and more about Oppo’s latest Android smartphone, the Oppo Find 7, we had previously heard it would feature a Snapdragon 800 processor, although according to a recent report, the handset will launch with the new Snapdragon 805 processor.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor is a quad core CPU which will have a clock speed of up to 2.5GHz, it will be capable of supporting mobile display up to a 4K resolution.

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Nokia Lumia 929 for Verizon, codenamed “Icon”

We’ve seen some leaked pictures of the upcoming Nokia Lumia 929 for Verizon, so we have a general idea what to expect specs-wise. However, one thing we didn’t know was what the codename for the next Windows Phone flagship for Verizon would be. Well, now we know. The codename for the device is “Icon”. This info comes from prolific leaker Evleaks. Is there anything he hasn’t leaked?
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Amazon Offering 50GB Free Cloud Storage With Selected Android Phones

With the holiday season approaching fast, several retailers are offering attractive discounts and promotions to its customers. Amazon is not different they are offering users 50GB free cloud storage when you purchase an Android handset from the online retailer. The offer is valid on a selected Android handsets and will be limited to the first 50,000 customers purchasing a qualifying Android handset.

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Samsung announces Galaxy Win Pro

Although it was previously unannounced until now, the Samsung Galaxy Win Pro has quietly surfaced on the Korean manufacturer’s China web portal today. The Win Pro is a midrange version of its predecessor, the Galaxy Win, but it does sport a nice 4.5-inch qHD display, which is a nice step up from the 4.7″ WVGA display that the Galaxy Win had. So it is midrange with a nice bonus.
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Nokia Lumia 1320 Appears At The FCC

The Nokia Lumia 1320 was announced back in October, and now it would appear that this new Windows Phone smartphone is about to launch in the US, as it has recently appeared at the FCC.

The Nokia Lumia 1320 comes with the latest version of Windows Phone and the handset features a 6 inch high definition IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

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