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Meizu teases home button revolution for the m2 note

Meizu teases home button revolution for the m2 note

30 May, 2015 | comments (8)

A lot of disconcerting info has been popping up on the upcoming Meizu m1 note successor, and consensus hadn't been reached even on the device's name. Some called it the Meizu m1 note 2, others Meizu note 2, but then a GFXBench entry listed it as m2...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 revealed in a case leak

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 revealed in a case leak

30 May, 2015 | comments (14)

The successors to Samsung's premium tablet family Galaxy Tab S, so far known as Galaxy Tab S2, have been regulars at the rumor mill for the past few months. By now we've gotten a look at their alleged specs, and most recently a press image surfaced...


HP to bring a couple of Android tablets to India

HP to bring a couple of Android tablets to India

30 May, 2015 | comments (12)

HP is apparently going to make a couple of tablets available on the Indian market some time soon, as indicated by a local retailer. The two devices have very different target groups but both run the outdated Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, though HP's...

Tags: HP, Android


T-Mobile Lumia 435 now available on Walmart for just $50

T-Mobile Lumia 435 now available on Walmart for just $50

30 May, 2015 | comments (5)

The T-Mobile variant of the Microsoft Lumia 435, which was unveiled back in January this year, is now available on Walmart for just $49.88. It's worth mentioning that the device is listed on Microsoft Store website for $70. Specs-wise, the...


Micromax Unite 2 starts getting Lollipop update

Micromax Unite 2 starts getting Lollipop update

30 May, 2015 | comments (24)

The Unite 2, which was announced by Micromax back in May last year, has started receiving the Lollipop update. Sized at around 413MB, the OTA update brings Android 5.0 to the entry-level handset. The build is dated April 24. If you haven't...

Tags: Micromax, Android


Oppo R7 now available for pre-order in the UK

Oppo R7 now available for pre-order in the UK

30 May, 2015 | comments (9)

The R7, which was officially announced by Oppo last week at a dedicated event held in Beijing, is now available for pre-order in the UK. The device is listed on Amazon UK at 259 ($396), and is due to be released on July 21. Specs-wise, the...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Lollipop sporting ZTE Overture 2 arrives on Cricket for just $50

Lollipop sporting ZTE Overture 2 arrives on Cricket for just $50

30 May, 2015 | comments (9)

The successor to the ZTE Overture, which was launched back in June 2013, is now available in the US on Cricket Wireless. Dubbed Overture 2, the device is priced at $49.99 on contract - you can also get it for free thanks to a $50 mail-in...

Tags: ZTE, Android


Google and Qualcomm working on Project Tango smartphone

Google and Qualcomm working on Project Tango smartphone

29 May, 2015 | comments (9)

Google and Qualcomm have a Project Tango smartphone with 3D-sensing camera tech in the works. Currently the search giant is offering a Project Tango tablet for developer for $512 in the Google Store. The partnership between Google and...

Tags: Google, Qualcomm


Renders showing the next ZTE flagship smartphone leak out

Renders showing the next ZTE flagship smartphone leak out

29 May, 2015 | comments (10)

ZTE has launched a lot of high-end Nubia devices lately, but we haven't seen a flagship smartphone that isn't part of the Nubia line for ages. That seems to have been noticed by the Chinese company too, and it's apparently hard at work at a new top...

Tags: ZTE, Android, Rumors


Huawei Honor 7 tipped to feature 4GB RAM, 13MP OIS camera

Huawei Honor 7 tipped to feature 4GB RAM, 13MP OIS camera

29 May, 2015 | comments (16)

Huawei is quietly working to add two new models to its Honor series of smartphones. The purported Honor 7 phones will be released in two variants - regular and high-end. As per the rumours, the regular version of the Honor 7 will be released in June...


Is this Samsung with Snapdragon 808 the Galaxy S6 mini?

Is this Samsung with Snapdragon 808 the Galaxy S6 mini?

29 May, 2015 | comments (81)

Today the GFX Benchmark database turned out quite generous on spilling the beans on upcoming smartphones. First we saw the Meizu m2 note in there with detailed specs and now we got a brand new compact Samsung droid. The new Samsung Galaxy goes...


Meizu m2 note full specs leak ahead of announcement

Meizu m2 note full specs leak ahead of announcement

29 May, 2015 | comments (12)

Meizu m2 note has leaked quite a few times throughout the past few months. The smartphone, which is also known as Meizu m1 note 2 and Meizu note 2, leaked via an official promo and some blurry shots last month. Today the Meizu m2 note was...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


Xiaomi Mi 4 Windows 10 ROM available on June 1

Xiaomi Mi 4 Windows 10 ROM available on June 1

29 May, 2015 | comments (27)

Microsoft got Xiaomi's approval in March for developing and releasing a compatible Windows 10 ROM for the popular Chinese flagship. While Xiaomi isn't participating in the project and isn't endorsing it, the company is still keen on giving the Mi...


Samsung Galaxy A5 starts getting Lollipop update in Poland

Samsung Galaxy A5 starts getting Lollipop update in Poland

29 May, 2015 | comments (16)

Just a couple of days after Samsung began rolling out the Lollipop update for the Galaxy A7, the Galaxy A5 (SM-A500FU), which was announced by the company back in October last year and released a couple of months later, has also started receiving...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Nokia RM-1106 may be the Lumia 940 with a 5.2-inch 1080p screen

Nokia RM-1106 may be the Lumia 940 with a 5.2-inch 1080p screen

29 May, 2015 | comments (28)

A "Nokia" RM-1106 was uncovered in GFX Bench, a handset with a 5.2" screen and a brand new chipset. There's a decent chance this is the Microsoft Lumia 940, though the detection software messed up more than the manufacturer name. One thing it...


Android M detailed: The little things

Android M detailed: The little things

29 May, 2015 | comments (87)

Yesterday, we talked about the six tentpole features in the new Android M release. But there's a lot more that Google didn't go into during the keynote, which we'll talk about now. Direct Share It was already easy to share content between...

Tags: Google, Android


Nexus 5 starts getting Android 5.1.1 update in India

Nexus 5 starts getting Android 5.1.1 update in India

29 May, 2015 | comments (35)

The LG Nexus 5, which was released back in November 2013, has started receiving the Android 5.1.1 update in India. The over-the-air (OTA) update weighs in at around 24MB and carries a build number of LMY48B. If you haven't received it yet,...

Tags: LG, Android


Apple releases workaround for Messages bug; fix coming soon

Apple releases workaround for Messages bug; fix coming soon

29 May, 2015 | comments (18)

Just days after it came into light, Apple has acknowledged the iOS Messages bug - which renders the app completely unusable if a certain text is received - and has also released a workaround for it. "Apple is aware of an iMessage issue caused...

Tags: Apple, iOS


OnePlus One tipped to get a global price cut on June 1

OnePlus One tipped to get a global price cut on June 1

29 May, 2015 | comments (22)

Earlier this week, OnePlus shared a teaser on its official Twitter account, hinting at a big announcement on June 1. While speculations have been rife that this might be something related to its next smartphone - the OnePlus Two, a new rumour is...

Tags: OnePlus, Android


Samsung regains top spot in global smartphone market in Q1

Samsung regains top spot in global smartphone market in Q1

29 May, 2015 | comments (45)

After losing the spot to Apple in the fourth quarter of 2014, Samsung is back on top as the leading smartphone maker in the world in Q1, 2015, according to a latest report from market research firm Gartner. Samsung sold a total of 81.1...