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BlackBerry teased a curved screen slider at MWC 2015

BlackBerry teased a curved screen slider at MWC 2015

03 March, 2015 | comments (8)

BlackBerry's MWC press conference ended merely minutes ago and for the most part, it was quite boring. However, Blackberry made a few interesting announcement near the end of the lengthy talk, including one major curveball, that no one had really...


BlackBerry Classic coming in blue, bronze, and white

BlackBerry Classic coming in blue, bronze, and white

03 March, 2015 | comments (2)

The BlackBerry Classic is the epitome of the company's smartphone concept. The hardware keyboard, together with a no-nonsense design and security features is what keeps the company going. BlackBerry has chosen to spice things up for its basic...


BlackBerry Leap is official with a 5-inch HD display

BlackBerry Leap is official with a 5-inch HD display

03 March, 2015 | comments (13)

The BlackBerry Leap is now official, announced at the company's MWC 2015 press conference. Nevertheless, the latest member of the BlackBerry smartphone family is an budget-minded mid-range offering and sports a 5" HD display resulting in a pixel...


Android in February: Lollipop doubles its share in a month

Android in February: Lollipop doubles its share in a month

02 March, 2015 | comments (14)

Google released the Android distribution report for the month of February. The latest Android 5.0 Lollipop has more than doubled its distribution share in a month - it now runs on 3.3% of all Android hardware (up from 1.6% last month). The...


Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet gets priced in Europe, starts at €559

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet gets priced in Europe, starts at €559

02 March, 2015 | comments (33)

Sony made the Xperia Z4 Tablet official earlier today, and now the company's French arm has put it up for pre-order. This is helpful because it reveals the starting price for the tablet, which will be a pretty steep €559 in its Wi-Fi-only...

Tags: Sony, Android


Wiko outs metal Highway Star 4G and 5.1mm thin Pure 4G

Wiko outs metal Highway Star 4G and 5.1mm thin Pure 4G

02 March, 2015 | comments (8)

French smartphone maker Wiko has unveiled two new devices today, the Highway Star 4G and the Highway Pure 4G. The Star 4G is almost a flaghsip offering for Wiko, considering the fact that its other handsets are much lower-end. It has an...


HTC One M8s with slower CPU to replace the One (M8) soon

HTC One M8s with slower CPU to replace the One (M8) soon

02 March, 2015 | comments (44)

HTC is soon going to stop selling the One (M8), its flagship from last year. In its place the Taiwanese company will offer the One M8s, a device which will be almost identical to the one it's going to replace. The one difference will be in the...

Tags: HTC, Android


Alcatel OneTouch Hero 2+ runs Cyanogen OS out of the box

Alcatel OneTouch Hero 2+ runs Cyanogen OS out of the box

02 March, 2015 | comments (9)

The Alcatel OneTouch Hero 2+ is a special version of the OneTouch Hero 2 running Cyanogen OS. The phone packs a 6" 1080p TFT display and has a built-in stylus, just like the original. Under the hood, there's a MediaTek MT6592 chipset with an 2.0GHz...


Vivo X5Max+ is an updated X5Max with bigger battery

Vivo X5Max+ is an updated X5Max with bigger battery

02 March, 2015 | comments (7)

Vivo X5Max went official last December as the world's slimmest smartphone with amazingly thin 4.75mm profile. In this tiny shell Vivo managed to accommodate a 5.5" 1080p display, Snapdragon 615 chip with an octa-core processor, a 13MP rear snapper,...


Samsung Netherlands taking pre-orders for Galaxy S6, S6 edge

Samsung Netherlands taking pre-orders for Galaxy S6, S6 edge

02 March, 2015 | comments (79)

Samsung Netherlands has begun accepting pre-orders for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge, which revealed the official price in mainland Europe. Both versions will ship on April 10. The flat-screened Galaxy S6, the 32GB model, is priced at...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Micromax Canvas Fire 4 with Lollipop launched for $113 in India

Micromax Canvas Fire 4 with Lollipop launched for $113 in India

02 March, 2015 | comments (24)

Micromax has launched Canvas Fire 4 in India for $113 (Rs. 6,999). This fourth iteration of Canvas Fire series runs Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box. Canvas Fire 4 appears to be an iterative run-of-the-mill smartphone with dual front...

Tags: Android, Micromax


MediaTek MT6753 chipset goes official with WorldMode LTE

MediaTek MT6753 chipset goes official with WorldMode LTE

02 March, 2015 | comments (8)

MediaTek announced the mid-range MT6753 chipset with WorldMode LTE. The 64-bit octa-core SoC is already is sampling to the company’s partners at the moment and will arrive on commercial devices in Q2, 2015. The chipset features eight 64-bit...


Samsung Galaxy S6 uses a Sony IMX240 camera sensor

Samsung Galaxy S6 uses a Sony IMX240 camera sensor

02 March, 2015 | comments (50)

The Galaxy S5 launched with Samsung's own camera sensor, however it seems that its successors have reverted back to Sony. The Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge pack a Sony IMX240 sensor, the 16MP unit we've seen on the Galaxy Note 4. Samsung...


Gionee Elife S7 is 5.5mm thick, runs fast and cool

Gionee Elife S7 is 5.5mm thick, runs fast and cool

02 March, 2015 | comments (20)

Today at the MWC 2015, Gionee unveiled the Elife S7, a phone with a complicated design that focuses on being thin and running cool, and boasts long battery life. It's not the thinnest yet, but at 5.5mm, it's impressive enough. It's among the...


Google to launch new secure Android Pay system

Google to launch new secure Android Pay system

02 March, 2015 | comments (14)

With the development of Apple Pay and yesterday's announcement of Samsung Pay, it seems the industry is really pushing towards mobile payment systems. After all is does make a lot of sense to be able to pay with the device you are most likely to...


Blackphone 2 comes at MWC 2015 with updated specs sheet

Blackphone 2 comes at MWC 2015 with updated specs sheet

02 March, 2015 | comments (7)

Silent Circle, the maker of the privacy-oriented Blackphone, has unveiled a successor. Logically named the Blackphone 2, the phone promises even tighter security and updated specs to better fit 2015 market. Additionally, there's also a new tablet...


New Intel Atom x3, x5 and x7 chips offer premium performance

New Intel Atom x3, x5 and x7 chips offer premium performance

02 March, 2015 | comments (12)

Intel unveiled a number of new Atom chipsets that will power mobile devices spanning the sub-$75 market all the way to the $350+ segment. The most affordable devices will be based on the Intel Atom x3, which features an integrated modem with either...

Tags: Misc, MWC 2015


Expect Sailfish OS 2.0 on more phones as Jolla allows licensing

Expect Sailfish OS 2.0 on more phones as Jolla allows licensing

02 March, 2015 | comments (27)

Jolla is ready to start licensing the Sailfish OS 2.0 to device manufacturers. The company says its mobile operating system is perfect for those who want to differentiate themselves from the Android and Windows Phone pack. Another major...

Tags: Jolla, MWC 2015


Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 820 with Kryo CPU

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 820 with Kryo CPU

02 March, 2015 | comments (52)

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset was just made official at MWC 2015. The chipset will be built on a FinFET manufacturing process, but Qualcomm didn't specify if this means TSMC's 16nm or Samsung's 14nm tech will be used. The star of the...


Alcatel announces new phones and tablets, all called PIXI 3

Alcatel announces new phones and tablets, all called PIXI 3

02 March, 2015 | comments (9)

Alcatel has definitely brought a lot of new devices to this year's MWC. Yesterday we reported on two new devices, bearing the name OneTouch IDOL 3 and it appear we only skimmed the surface. And if thought those two differently sized namesake phones...

Tags: Alcatel, MWC 2015