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Google and Qualcomm are working on a Project Tango smartphone

Google and Qualcomm are working on a Project Tango smartphone

29 May, 2015 | comments (1)

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 (5)

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 (9)

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 (48)

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 (5)

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 (24)

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 (14)

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 (24)

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 (68)

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 (32)

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 (15)

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 (20)

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...


HTC confirms that One M9 and One M9+ will get Android M

HTC confirms that One M9 and One M9+ will get Android M

28 May, 2015 | comments (14)

Hot on the heels of the Android M unveiling, HTC confirmed that One M9 and One M9 Plus will get the new OS version. The good news arrived from Jeff Gordon, HTC's Senior Global Online Communications Manager. Good news! The HTC One M9 and M9+ will...

Tags: HTC, Android


Android M developer preview now out for Nexus 5, 6, and 9

Android M developer preview now out for Nexus 5, 6, and 9

28 May, 2015 | comments (15)

Earlier today Google announced Android M, the next release of its mobile operating system, which will become available sometime during the third quarter of this year. Until then, though, the company has released the first developer preview of the...

Tags: Android, Google


AT&T will begin taking pre-orders for LG G4 tomorrow

AT&T will begin taking pre-orders for LG G4 tomorrow

28 May, 2015 | comments (4)

AT&T announced that it will begin taking pre-orders for LG G4 tomorrow, on May 29 at 12:0am ET. The wireless carrier will offer the smartphone in Metallic Gray or Genuine Black Leather. Pricing for the Metallic Gray version of LG G4 will be...

Tags: LG, Android


Android M detailed: granular permissions, mobile payments

Android M detailed: granular permissions, mobile payments

28 May, 2015 | comments (55)

Developers at Google I/O got a glimpse of the next major version of Android known only as M for now. There are six major improvements that mostly focus on how apps work and interact with each other. Android's wireless payment system also got a big...

Tags: Android


Watch the Google I/O keynote presentation right here

Watch the Google I/O keynote presentation right here

28 May, 2015 | comments (10)

Google's annual I/O conference is about to begin shortly and up first is the all-important keynote presentation. We will be covering the speech live as it goes, but, you can also tag along for yourself. We have embedded the player for you...

Tags: Samsung, Rumors


Samsung's project Valley might start the era of foldable devices

Samsung's project Valley might start the era of foldable devices

28 May, 2015 | comments (38)

Samsung has been working on flexible displays for quite some time now and the Galaxy Note Edge and S6 edge are a definite testament to its huge success. But, flexible is one thing, while foldable opens up a whole new array of challenges and...

Tags: Samsung, Rumors


LG G5 tipped to come with iris recognition

LG G5 tipped to come with iris recognition

28 May, 2015 | comments (30)

The LG G4 is only now making its way to store shelves, but that in no way means that the company is not hard at work on the successor. Aiming to one-up rivals in the biometrics department now that fingerprint scanning is becoming a mainstream...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors