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LG G4 and G Pad X8.3 go on sale at Verizon tomorrow

LG G4 and G Pad X8.3 go on sale at Verizon tomorrow

28 May, 2015 | comments (0)

After US Cellular, Sprint, and T-Mobile, it's now finally Verizon's turn to announce availability details for the LG G4. The carrier nicknamed Big Red goes one further, though, as it's also unveiled a new tablet on this occasion - the LG G Pad X8.3,...

Tags: LG, Android, Verizon


T-Mobile's Sony Xperia Z1s is now receiving Lollipop update

T-Mobile's Sony Xperia Z1s is now receiving Lollipop update

28 May, 2015 | comments (1)

Sony has been rolling out Lollipop updates left and right to its Xperia Z series devices for many weeks now. Multiple generations of the company's flagship line have so far been upgraded to Android 5.0, and today the time has finally come for the...


Xiaomi finally launches US and EU accessory store next week

Xiaomi finally launches US and EU accessory store next week

27 May, 2015 | comments (1)

Last we heard anything about it, Xiaomi's online accessory store for the US and a few EU countries was supposed to go live in mid-May. For whatever reason, though, the Chinese company has decided that a June launch would be better. So today it's...

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Low-end Huawei Honor phone with gold frame surfaces at TENAA

Low-end Huawei Honor phone with gold frame surfaces at TENAA

27 May, 2015 | comments (1)

In the near future it looks like we should see a new low-end member join Huawei's Honor line of smartphones. While we don't yet know what its name will be, the device passed through the required TENAA certification in China with the model number...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Gionee Elife E8 is fully pictured in a new set of renders

Gionee Elife E8 is fully pictured in a new set of renders

27 May, 2015 | comments (2)

Mere hours ago we exclusively showed you an image of the upcoming Gionee Elife E8, and now we have a new render of the same device. This time around, we finally get to see both its front and back, side by side. The Elife E8 has been leaking a lot...

Tags: Gionee, Android


Bug in iOS crashes Messages app if a specific text comes in

Bug in iOS crashes Messages app if a specific text comes in

27 May, 2015 | comments (22)

Bugs are an integral part of software, but some are more interesting (and potentially damaging) than others. Case in point: a new bug in iOS renders the Messages app completely unusable if a certain text is received. That text has to be formatted...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Here's what to expect from Google I/O 2015

Here's what to expect from Google I/O 2015

27 May, 2015 | comments (11)

Another year, another Google I/O event. It seems that only days ago, we were waiting impatiently to finally learn what the 'L' in Android 5.0 stands for and how it is going to change mobile tech. Now, with the next event set for tomorrow, May 28 at...


Two Motorola QHD flagships with Lollipop leak

Two Motorola QHD flagships with Lollipop leak

27 May, 2015 | comments (31)

While almost all handset makers have introduced a QHD flagship, Motorola stuck with 1080p for its DROID Turbo/Moto Turbo flagship last year. Things are about to change however as latest rumors suggest Motorola is working on next generation...


Xiaomi Mi 5 may pack a 5.5-inch screen, Snapdragon 820 chipset

Xiaomi Mi 5 may pack a 5.5-inch screen, Snapdragon 820 chipset

27 May, 2015 | comments (25)

The Xiaomi Mi 5 can't stay out of the rumor mill. It has been in there so long that new rumors suggest features that weren’t around when the first rumors cropped up. The latest one says the new Mi flagship will use a Snapdragon 820 chipset,...


Android 5 Lollipop now seeding on Samsung Galaxy A7

Android 5 Lollipop now seeding on Samsung Galaxy A7

27 May, 2015 | comments (15)

Last month Samsung treated the Galaxy A3 to sweet Android Lollipop in Russia and later pushed the update across other markets. A week ago UK's Three spilled the beans on the upcoming Lollipop updates for the bigger Galaxy A5 and A7 models - they...


Carphone Warehouse gets UK exclusivity of black leather LG G4

Carphone Warehouse gets UK exclusivity of black leather LG G4

27 May, 2015 | comments (15)

LG's latest flagship smartphone - the G4 can now be purchased from Carphone Warehouse in the UK. The company has listed a total of three color variants - a silver plastic one, a brown leather one and a black leather option, which, at the moment, is...

Tags: LG, Android


YU gets 500,000 registrations for the Yuphoria flash sale

YU gets 500,000 registrations for the Yuphoria flash sale

27 May, 2015 | comments (25)

YU's second phone, Yuphoria, is off to a great start. The company claims to have received over 500,000 registrations for the upcoming flash sale of the device. Now registrations does not equal actual sales, but a good chunk of those people are going...

Tags: YU, Android


Possible Asus Zenfone 3 spotted on TENAA

Possible Asus Zenfone 3 spotted on TENAA

27 May, 2015 | comments (11)

The Asus Zenfone 2 family was never one with clearly identifiable model names and a new entry on TENAA's website hints that another smartphone may be joining it. The Chinese regulator lists a device with a model number Z00EDB, which some even...

Tags: Asus, Android


Leaked Windows 10 docs detail  512MB RAM limitations

Leaked Windows 10 docs detail  512MB RAM limitations

27 May, 2015 | comments (26)

Microsoft's promise for the Windows 10 update is "no man left behind," but there was a suggestion that 512MB RAM devices may have limited functionality. Leaked guidelines detail just what kind of experience legacy devices can expect. The...


Exclusive: Gionee Elife E8 photographed alongside the S7

Exclusive: Gionee Elife E8 photographed alongside the S7

27 May, 2015 | comments (5)

Gionee is expected to launch its next flagship device - the Elife E8 - at an event in Beijing, China next month. Today we have an image of the actual device that was sent to us. The device in question is the grey unit underneath the Elife S7....

Tags: Gionee, Android


Dual-battery toting Gionee M5 gets caught in TENAA listing

Dual-battery toting Gionee M5 gets caught in TENAA listing

26 May, 2015 | comments (17)

The freshly teased Gionee M5 mid-ranger made an appearance in TENAA listing in China. The successor of Gionee Marathon M3 packs an uncommon dual-battery setup. Specs-wise, Gionee M5 features a quad-core CPU clocked at 1.3GHz, 2GB of RAM, and...


HTC WF5w passes through TENAA in China with 7.49mm waistline

HTC WF5w passes through TENAA in China with 7.49mm waistline

26 May, 2015 | comments (7)

A yet to be unveils HTC WF5w mid-ranger passed through TENAA in China. With TD-LTE connectivity on board, the device is headed to the local carrier giant China Mobile. The specs of HTC WF5w include 1.5GHz octa-core CPU, 2GB of RAM, and...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z3+ is already up for pre-order in the UK

Sony Xperia Z3+ is already up for pre-order in the UK

26 May, 2015 | comments (36)

After loads of speculation over the past few weeks, today Sony finally made the Xperia Z3+ official internationally, following the announcement of the same handset as the Xperia Z4 in Japan not long ago. Naming confusion aside, the Xperia Z3+ is...

Tags: Sony, Android


Samsung Galaxy J1 Pop is reportedly in development

Samsung Galaxy J1 Pop is reportedly in development

26 May, 2015 | comments (5)

The Samsung Galaxy J1 (SM-J100) is just a few months old at this point, but a new report claims its maker is already hard at work on a new version. The device which is currently in development will have the model number SM-J110, and it could be...


LG G4 will be available to order at T-Mobile tomorrow

LG G4 will be available to order at T-Mobile tomorrow

26 May, 2015 | comments (5)

T-Mobile is the latest US carrier to announce availability information for the LG G4, following the likes of Sprint and US Cellular. If you're a fan of the magenta carrier, you'll be able to order the G4 online starting tomorrow, May 27. The...

Tags: LG, Android, T-Mobile