Droid Weekly 7/7/13: Motorola Droid Maxx, HTC Revenue, Oppo and a Camera, Samsung GEAR and More

| July 7, 2013 | Reply

Hacker Geohot is Back, This Time with a Galaxy S4 Active Root Method

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One of the more popular iOS hackers, Geohot has come to Android and has a root method for the Galaxy S4 Active. So those of you that wanted the waterproof device, you’ll now be able to root it. Isn’t that pretty awesome? Read More

More Moto X Rumors – Starting at $299, 720p Display, Amazing Battery Life and More

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This week we saw a ton of rumors for the Moto X. Which we are kind of expecting to be shown off next week when Motorola invites two small groups of journalists to Mountain view on the 10th and the 11th. So hopefully we’ll have some confirmed specs and features next week. Read More

Samsung Files Trademark for Samsung GEAR – Is this the Samsung SmartWatch?

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This week, we found out that Samsung had filed a trademark for Samsung GEAR. Now we have no idea what the GEAR trademark is for, but we’re going to assume it’s for their much rumored, and anticipated smartwatch. We’ll have to wait and see. Read More

Oppo To Release their own Android Camera to take on Samsung?

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This week, rumors surfaced that Oppo was looking to build their own Android-powered camera to take on Samsung’s Galaxy NX Camera and the Galaxy Camera. With the recent success of their Oppo Find 5, I think it’s a safe bet that it’ll do well. Read More

HTC Sees Revenue Increase in Q2, Good for the Company Despite Analyst Predictions

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HTC announced some of their Q2 figures. While they did see a revenue increase, they failed to meet analyst predictations. But any increase in revenue is good for a company, right? Read More

Galaxy S4 is the Hottest phone in the World, at Least with an 8-core Overclock

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This week we found out that  a very brave hacker had overclocked every core of the Exynos 5 Octa in the Galaxy S4. Now that’s some serious overclocking there. Read More

Motorola Droid Maxx Render Leaks, Could be a Droid Ultra with a Bigger Battery

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Early Saturday morning, @evleaks let loose a new leak of the Droid Maxx, which is said to come to Verizon soon. It’s supposedly the next generation Droid Razr Maxx, but without the Razr name. Read More

Category: Android Daily News Wrap-Up, Android Smartwatch News

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Alex has been an Android user since the Motorola Droid back in 2010. He's been a huge Android fan ever since using many of the most popular flagships. He's currently rocking a Moto X and a G2.