Droid Weekly 1/27/13: Galaxy Note 8.0, Galaxy S4, HTC M7, Ouya and More


Coming in April, Next Generation Galaxy S Device Code Names "Altius"


This week we came across some information from Sammobile, who said they confirmed the specs of the Galaxy S4, also codenamed the Altius. It's said to have a 4.99-inch Full HD display, 2GB of RAM, Exynos 5 Octa processor, 13MP rear-facing camera, and 2MP on front shooter, 2600mAh battery, with Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean. Read More


JK Shin Confirms the 8-inch Galaxy Note for Mobile World Congress


This week, Samsung Mobile's Boss, kinda let the cat out of the bag for Mobile World Congress. He did confirm that we'll be seeing the Galaxy Note 8.0 in Barcelona next month. But is that all that Samsung is bringing to Barcelona? I don't think so. We'll have to wait and see. Read More

Galaxy S4 Apparently Headed for March Reveal in the US



The latest from the Galaxy S4 rumor mill is saying that we'll see the Galaxy S4 revealed in the US in March. We've also heard that it'll be shipping starting April 15th. But remember these are all rumors so take them with a grain of salt. Read More

NTT DoCoMo Announce 12 New Devices; If Only AT&T and Verizon Worked Like This


Our friends over in Japan were introduced to 12 new devices coming soon to NTT DoCoMo. These include the AQUOS PHONE EX, MEDIAS X, Eluga X, Xperiz Z, ARROWS X, Ascend D2, Optimus G Pro, MEDIAS W, Xperia Tablet Z, dtab, and smartphone for juniors. Read More


Rumors: HTC M7 Heading to Verizon, Sprint and AT&T


Much like the Galaxy S4, the HTC M7 has seen a different rumor everyday this week. But perhaps the biggest rumor is that it's coming to three out of four of the largest US carriers. So far only leaving out T-Mobile. We should see this device at Mobile World Congress in February as well. Read More

If it Weren't for an Apple buyout; Droids Everywhere Would Come with Siri



Would we really want Siri on our OG Droid, Droid X, Droid Razr, or Droid Razr Maxx HD? It's basically just a gimmick right? Siri isn't as useful as Google Now. So Apple kind of saved us from having Siri on some of the most iconic devices on Verizon. Read More

Samsung Overtakes Apple as the Largest Chip Purchaser in 2012


Samsung is overtaking Apple in a lot of categories lately. The latest being chips. I guess with the fall of Nokia and RIM, it leaves room for Samsung and Apple to get even more chips, but Samsung is still outselling Apple. Read More


Huawei's Ascend P2 Press Shots leak, Possible Unveil at Mobile World Congress


Looks like Huawei is planning to steal the show at Mobile World Congress, after announcing a few great looking devices at CES earlier this month. We now see press shots of the Huawei Ascend P2, they look a lot like the Ascend D2 though. Read More

15 Upcoming Games to Look for on Ouya



Ouya is that new Android-powered gaming console, that just recently started shipping to developers. And that's how we are getting insight to the types of games that will be available on Ouya when it finally launches. Read More

Samsung Announces Another Mid-Range Phone, Introducing the Rugged Galaxy Xcover 2


This week, Samsung announced another new device. This time is was the Galaxy Xcover 2. Which is a rugged mid-range device, and it looks like they are going after Casio with this device. You'll be able to run the phone over and still use it, although we don't recommend it. Read More