technews.am is a new community for breaking news across the technology sector. We are still in Alpha, so please bear with us.
An FCC filing has confirmed that, in addition to AT&T, the Motorola X Phone will be heading to Sprint later this year. Inner turmoil at HTC has caused a number of executives to leave the company one after another in just a matter of days. Six months after promising to integrate sight recognition into its suite of Here apps, Nokia has finally done so in Here Maps for Windows Phone 8. A Sprint exec has revealed that the carrier intends to release another BlackBerry 10 device before the end of the year. Leaked firmware files have indicated that Samsung may be in the process of developing fingerprint scanning technology for its Galaxy line of smartphones. Firefox OS is the newest mobile operating system on the map, so we've pulled together a primer with everything you need to know about Mozilla's offering. Though initial reports indicated that the Motorola X Phone would only be available on AT&T's networks, a recent leak points to a CDMA version of the phone for Verizon and Sprint. The update notes for the Samsung WatchON app appear to confirm the impending announcement of the super-sized Galaxy S4 Mega. A recent leak shows that many of the software features from the Galaxy S IV are headed to the Galaxy S III in a future update. Despite earlier reports indicating otherwise, one HTC insider is claiming that, much like the Samsung Galaxy S IV, there is a stock Android version of the One in the works. The rumored ruggedized version of Samsung's flagship handset, the Galaxy S4 Active, has been spotted in leaked photos and a sneak peek video. LG is set to show off its new handset with a flexible display at the Society for Information Displays trade show later this week. Leaks indicate that Nokia is developing a new Lumia smartphone that's equipped with a 41 megapixel camera. Root Applications has released a new app called VoxDox, for converting text files to audio on iOS and Android devices. Jolla has announced the first handset to run Sailfish, the company's new mobile OS. The smartphone's unique design features a chip-embedded cover called the "OtherHalf. Consumer Reports notes the LG Optimus G Pro as a worth competitor to Samsung's Galaxy Note II. Content providers could be stuck with the bill of streaming video via applications. Samsung will reportedly offer a plastic case on the Galaxy Note III, as opposed to early speculations. After coming under fire for how much onboard storage is being taken up by preloaded software on its Galaxy S IV, Samsung is reportedly looking into a fix. Rumors keep flying about the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 3, which is expected to launch this fall.