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Motorola Droid Turbo press render leaks

We’ve heard a lot about the upcoming Motorola Droid Turbo in the past few weeks, thanks to a plethora of leaks, even one from Verizon itself where the carrier posted a press render of the device on Twitter, and was promptly removed. The handset is expected to come with a Kevlar casing, and more recently, the prolific @evleaks — who may be back in the leaking game — posted a press render of the alleged handset, showing off its black and red color options. The images do look good, considering the Droid line up isn’t the prettiest of Motorola handsets.

Samsung quietly launches Galaxy S5 Plus with Snapdragon 805

Not too long ago, Samsung launched the Galaxy S5 4G+ in Singapore which came with an upgraded Snapdragon 805 processor on board. Now, it seems the company is making it available in other regions in the form of the Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus, starting with the Netherlands. There was no shiny press event, and it silently went online at the company’s website.

HTC Android 5.0 Lollipop update roadmap surfaces

Google announced the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop a few days back. Several OEMs have confirmed they are going to release the latest update
for their flagship devices once the software is available from Google, but they failed to give a time frame when users of specific devices can expect it. HTC already confirmed they are going to release the Android 5.0 Lollipop update within 90 days for its devices, but when?

Nexus 6 to launch on all major US carriers, T-Mobile will start selling it November 12th

Google recently released the biggest Nexus smartphone to date, measuring almost 6-inches which is bigger than the majority of phablets in the market. Google announced the gigantic handset will be available for pre-orders in late-October, followed by its availability in November. They further mentioned that it will hit retail on all major US carriers, including AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, and US Cellular.

Google Nexus 6 coming to 28 markets across the globe by year end

Google took the wraps off the highly rumored, Motorola-made Nexus 6 yesterday. There was no shiny launch event, with the announcement going live in the form of a blog post, as rumored before. Unlike the Nexus 5, the oversized Nexus 6 is going to see a wide roll out. Motorola confirmed the handset will hit retail in 28 markets across across Europe, Asia-Pacific and North America starting later this year and as we head into Q1, including India.

Motorola reveals its Android 5.0 update plans

Not too long ago, Motorola took the wraps off their highly anticipated Nexus 6, which will come with Android 5.0 Lollipop pre-installed out of the box. Along with that, Motorola also shed some light on its plans to upgrade the existing devices to the latest Android operating system. The company mentioned it will upgrade most of its existing devices to Android 5.0 Lollipop, including Moto X (1st and 2nd Gen), Moto G (1st and 2nd Gen), Moto G with 4G LTE, Moto E, Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx and Droid Mini.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Note 4 Edge delayed in Australia

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Note 4 Edge were unveiled last month at IFA 2014 in Berlin. The flagship phablet is expected to hit retail in several regions by the end of this month. If you’re based in Australia waiting for the handset, there’s a piece of bad news for you: Samsung has delayed the launch of both devices in the region.

More details about the alleged Motorola Nexus 6 leaks; 5.9-inch display, a bigger battery and more

With most manufacturers done with their device announcements, the rumor mill has its eyes set on the upcoming Nexus device, codenamed Shamu, which will be apparently manufactured by Motorola. We’ve seen several leaks related to the device, including leaked images, as well as the rumored specifications. Recently, the folks at Android Police managed to get more information about the alleged device, some of it was already known.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 casing issues reported in Korea

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 went on sale in South Korea in September 26th ahead of its announced launch date. Previously, Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 4 will launch in several countries across the globe in October, but the company decided to launch it a little earlier in its home market after the iPhone 6 scored record-breaking sales.

Pricing of Samsung Galaxy “A” series leaked

Samsung Galaxy A series handsets — reportedly includes Galaxy A7, A5 and A3 — have seen their fair share of leaks in the past few weeks. Last month, Samsung released the metal-clad Galaxy Alpha, which is said to be followed by a number of handsets under the same series. We’ve even seen some images of the Galaxy A5 (SM-A500).

Samsung Gear S coming to major US carriers this fall

Last month, Samsung unveiled the Tizen-based Gear S smartwatch, which was also showcased at the IFA 2014 in Berlin. Samsung announced the Gear S will hit all major US carriers, including AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint. AT&T even mentioned customers interested in the Gear S can check it out at 125 retail locations across the US starting September 26th. T-Mobile also mentioned the SIM-enabled smartwatch will go on sale sometime in October.

Motorola Shamu aka Nexus X leaks, appears to be a giant Moto X

We’ve seen a handful of rumors about the upcoming Nexus device, oft-rumored as the Nexus X codenamed Shamu. The device was spotted on a benchmarking website, and revealed a little bit of information about its internals, as well as a number of other leaked information. We’ve already heard the device will fall into the phablet category, boasting a 5.9-inch display.