April 30, 2013

USA: Sony starts accepting pre-orders of the Xperia Tablet Z for $599.99

Sony in the US has started accepting pre-orders of their amazing Android tablet dubbed as the Sony Xperia Tablet Z. The device is being offered at $599.99 and that is the 32GB WiFi-only variant of the tablet. For those who are in the US and wants to pre-order one, then head over at Sony's online store now. Sony estimates that they will be shipping the first stock of the Xperia Z Tablet come May 24th. By the way, Sony is throwing in the device's cradle which, I believe will be included in the $599.99 price. This is a great deal, if you ask me.

April 28, 2013

USA: Sprint starts selling the black HTC One

Sprint has already started selling the HTC One but only the white one. Recently, though, the carrier has stock of the black-colored HTC One and it looks amazingly good. The black HTC One is priced exactly like the white version of the device. For those who wants this rather than the white, then head over here to order yours now. Sprint is offering the device for $99.99 with a 2-year contract. That's a great offer considering that this is HTC's 2013 flagship Android device. 

USA: HP starts selling the Slate 7 for $169.99

Remember when HP unveiled their first Android tablet? Yup! That is what you see above. Dubbed as the HP Slate 7, this is HP's first Android-based tablet and is priced even cheaper than the Nexus 7. HP is now selling the tablet on their online store for just $169.99. For now it is only available in the US, the rest of the world might get it or might not but in Europe the device is delayed until June. For those who are interested in getting one then head over at HP's online store and order your HP Slate 7.

April 18, 2013

UK: The Sony Xperia Z will be available starting April 30th for £322.80

The Sony Xperia SP, announced back in March, will be available in the UK come April 30th. Clove UK confirmed that fact and has also said that the color available on that day will be the black Xperia SP. The White SP will become available in May 6th. Anyway, the device runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and is powered by a 1.7GHz dual-core processor. It sports a 4.6" HD display and follows the beautiful design aesthetics of the Xperia Z sans the water proof and dust proof of-it-all. Clove is now accepting pre-orders of the device so if you want to get one as soon as it becomes available, head over here now.

April 16, 2013

PHIL: Nokia Lumia 520 now available for Php 7,990

Nokia Philippines on Facebook announced that the Nokia Lumia 520 is now available in the Philippines at select Nokia Stores around the country. The smartphone was announced by the Finnish phonemaker back in February and is priced in the Philippines at Php 7,990. For those who has been waiting for this device to become available and wants to get one, please refer to this link (Nokia Philippines - Facebook) to check which Nokia Stores are offering the device.

April 10, 2013

USA: T-Mobile accepts pre-orders of the HTC One for $249

The T-Mobile HTC One is now available for pre-order via Best Buy. HTC's flagship Android smartphone is being offered by T-Mobile for $249.99 with a 2-year contract. For those who wants to pre-order the device via T-Mobile then hit the link now. Sprint and AT&T are also accepting pre-ordes for the HTC One. I don't know what happened to Verizon but I probably missed the news about them offering the phone, or they just don't want to offer it? Anyway, you know where to click when you want to pre-order.

April 7, 2013

Facebook Home announced together with the HTC First

Facebook has announced what I believe is an effort to bring their very own launcher to Android. Well, that is how I look at it, Facebook Home, a launcher based on people and not on apps, Facebook said. Of course, it being a launcher, your Android device will still be a smartphone but will look different. The application will first be seen in the HTC First, which comes with Facebook Home pre-installed. From messaging, chats, contacts, app launcher, etc, Facebook Home, I believe, is where the social Networking giant try to earn, again, with ads. Ads might not yet be seen in the launcher yet, but I am pretty sure it will come. I just hope no ads will pop up anywhere in the app, though. The application will be available to these devices when it will be available in the Play Store in April 12, the HTC First, HTC One X, HTC One X+, Samsung Galaxy S III, and the Galaxy Note II. Other devices will be able to download Facebook Home "in the coming months".

USA: Sprint and AT&T started accepting pre-orders of the HTC One

Sprint and AT&T have started accepting pre-orders of the HTC One, HTC's 2013 flagship Android smartphone. AT&T is offering the sleek smartphone for $200 (on contract) for the 32GB version while Sprint is offering it also for $200 (on contract) for the 32GB version too.For those who are waiting for this device to finally become available, you might want to head over to either of Sprint's or AT&T's website and pre-order yours now. 

Firefox 20 released

Mozilla released the next major version of their browser, Firefox 20. The update brings in more security features into the browser and also allows users to open private browsing window without closing the current window. Also, the update brings in an easier way for users to manage their download right inside the browser itself. The update is now available to Windows, Mac, and Linux. This version of the browser is also available for Android devices. Update now! Download the browser (Windows, Mac, Linux) here. For those who have Android devices, the app should have updated itself already, provided that you have set it to update automatically. If not, head over to the Play Store.

UK: LG Optimus G available for £464.99

The LG Optimus G has been available in the UK via Expansys. The retailer is offering the device for £464.99 which is backed with a free delivery within 3-5 days. The smartphone, announced by LG a year ago, is only available today. It is powered by a 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor and runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean right out of the box.