LG Canada says G2 will get Android 4.4 KitKat by March

LG G2 owners may have to wait a while to get the Android 4.4 KitKat software that their Nexus 5-toting counterparts already enjoy. A spokesperson for the company’s Canadian branch informs MobileSyrup that the G2 should get its KitKat upgrade late …


Apple rumored to need Samsung for some A8 chip production

There have been rumors that TSMC would handle some of Apple’s future chip production, but details of the purported arrangement have been vague. The Korea Economic Daily may have just filled us in, however. It claims that Samsung will make 30 to …


BlackBerry starts selling unlocked Q10 and Z10 phones through its US site

It has been possible to snag an unlocked BlackBerry Q10 or Z10 in the US for a while if you’ve been willing to search around, but you now won’t have to. BlackBerry has quietly begun selling unrestricted GSM variants of the two smartphones through …


BlackBerry Z30 reaches the FCC with Canada-ready LTE

BlackBerry hasn’t said exactly when the Z30 will reach North America, but we now know that it’s getting close — a GSM variant with compatible LTE has reached the FCC. The smartphone supports 4G on both the 1,700MHz and 2,600MHz bands, suggesting …


Coolpad intros 5.9-inch Magview 4 phone with CoolHub and cWatch accessories

Oppo isn’t the only company launching a 5.9-inch smartphone today. Coolpad has just unveiled the Magview 4, which mates a similarly large display with a 1.8GHz Tegra 4 processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, a 13-megapixel f/2.0 rear camera and a…


Republic Wireless to offer Moto X for $299 off-contract, plans starting at $5

Republic Wireless’ low-cost, WiFi-driven phone service has proven tempting. The rapidly aging smartphones attached to that service, however? Not so much. The carrier will soon improve that device selection, as it has just revealed plans to sell th…


Moto X now available to T-Mobile customers, but only from Motorola

Want the Moto X experience combined with T-Mobile’s inexpensive plans? Today’s your lucky day — sort of. Motorola is now selling the promised T-Mobile version of its flagship, but only through its website at an unsubsidized $600 price. And like t…


Sprint to start LG G2 pre-orders on October 11th

We’ve seen AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon commit to releasing the LG G2 this fall… but where’s Sprint’s version? Don’t worry, fans, the carrier hasn’t forgotten you. Sprint now says it will take pre-orders for the $200 Android flagship starting …