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Survey reveals Apple Pay users experience problems at checkout

Survey reveals Apple Pay users experience problems at checkout

01 April, 2015 | comments (6)

A survey conducted by Phoenix Marketing International shows that two thirds of Apple Pay users encounter difficulties using the system at checkout. Out of the 3,000 surveyed with an iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, 66% are using Apple Pay. Half of them...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Lollipop arrives for LG G2 phones on Vodafone Italy

Lollipop arrives for LG G2 phones on Vodafone Italy

01 April, 2015 | comments (4)

The Lollipop update for the LG G2 is expanding- starting from South Korea, it already hit US carrier Verizon and it has now arrived at Vodafone in Italy and Spain. The update seems to be limited to Vodafone devices. It will bump the software...


Carphone Warehouse will not carry the Apple Watch at launch

Carphone Warehouse will not carry the Apple Watch at launch

01 April, 2015 | comments (10)

In another episode of Apple's marketing strategy for its Watch, we've now learned that Carphone Warehouse will be left out of the initial launch and won't be offering the wearable on April 24. The info has been revealed by no other than Graham...

Tags: Apple, Android


LG G3 users on T-Mobile receive an update to Android Lollipop

LG G3 users on T-Mobile receive an update to Android Lollipop

01 April, 2015 | comments (2)

In the United States, LG started rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop for G3 owners on the Sprint and AT&T network since early February. And now, LG G3 owners on T-Mobile also received the firmware update. LG G3 owners on the T-Mobile network...

Tags: LG , Android


Images of LG G4 in a protective case make the rounds

Images of LG G4 in a protective case make the rounds

31 March, 2015 | comments (39)

Images of the yet to be announced LG G4 wearing a protective case made the rounds online, courtesy of the manufacturer of mobile accessories Verus. The successor of LG G3 will make its official debut next month, on April 28. The case maker’s...

Tags: LG , Android, Rumors


Huawei’s mobile division wraps up 2014 with record revenue

Huawei’s mobile division wraps up 2014 with record revenue

31 March, 2015 | comments (10)

Huawei released its audited annual report for 2014. The Chinese tech giant posted record revenue of $46.5 billion and net profit of $4.5 billion - up 20.6% and 32.7% respectively from the previous year. The company’s Consumer Business Group...

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Xiaomi gives the Mi4 a price reduction in China

Xiaomi gives the Mi4 a price reduction in China

31 March, 2015 | comments (3)

Xiaomi gave the Mi4 smartphone a price reduction in China. From April 8 onwards, the popular high-end smartphone will cost 1,799 Yuan (about $290), down from 1,999 Yuan (about $322). A slightly lower end variant of the Xiaomi Mi4 with 2GB of...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Rumored Qualcomm Snapdragon 815 chipset doesn't exist

Rumored Qualcomm Snapdragon 815 chipset doesn't exist

31 March, 2015 | comments (35)

A couple of months ago we first heard a rumor talking about a purported Snapdragon 815 chipset from Qualcomm. This was supposed to carry ARM's big.LITTLE architecture, with an octa-core CPU, Adreno 450 GPU, LPDDR4 memory support, and a MDM9x55...


Gold 64GB Galaxy S6 and S6 edge now on pre-order at T-Mobile

Gold 64GB Galaxy S6 and S6 edge now on pre-order at T-Mobile

31 March, 2015 | comments (16)

Both the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 edge are now available to pre-order from T-Mobile USA in gold, with 64GB of built-in storage space. T-Mobile started taking pre-orders for Samsung's latest top of the line smartphones on March 27, but...


Samsung Galaxy Alpha will get Lollipop alongside the Note II

Samsung Galaxy Alpha will get Lollipop alongside the Note II

31 March, 2015 | comments (51)

Samsung's websites for Finland and Denmark are giving us some interesting information about which devices the company plans to bring Android Lollipop to next. As you may know, the Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note Edge, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S5, Galaxy...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Meizu MX Supreme leaks again, Nokia connection still uncertain

Meizu MX Supreme leaks again, Nokia connection still uncertain

31 March, 2015 | comments (23)

Nokia is rumored to be in cahoots with Meizu to get back into mobile phones. According to the deal with Microsoft there can't be any new Nokia-branded phones until 2016, but the new device is known as the Meizu MX Supreme. Will that kind of...

Tags: Meizu, Nokia, Rumors


Xiaomi announces Mi Note Pink edition at $403

Xiaomi announces Mi Note Pink edition at $403

31 March, 2015 | comments (11)

China-based Xiaomi announced a new Mi Note Pink edition in an exclusive packing for the ladies with penchant for pink gadgets. As part of the exclusive packaging, Xiaomi includes a 5,000 mAh power bank. That's the second special edition for...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Galaxy S6 and S6 edge may double the S5 pre-orders in the US

Galaxy S6 and S6 edge may double the S5 pre-orders in the US

31 March, 2015 | comments (49)

The popularity of the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge took even Samsung by surprise as the company is reportedly scrambling to build enough units. Pre-orders in Switzerland are said to be quadruple what the Galaxy S5 drew in. Now Korean media is reporting...


Gionee V381 Specs surface in benchmark scores

Gionee V381 Specs surface in benchmark scores

31 March, 2015 | comments (3)

A new mid-range Gionee device is definitely in the works and has already made the rounds at both the Chinese certification authority TENAA and as a freshly leaked GFXBench result. The handset is duded Gionee V381 and from the looks of it is a...


Xiaomi Redmi 2A with Leadcore chipset announced for $97

Xiaomi Redmi 2A with Leadcore chipset announced for $97

31 March, 2015 | comments (22)

Xiaomi has announced new Redmi 2A smartphone in China with an attractive $97 price tag. The Redmi 2A packs a mobile chipset from the company that Xiaomi acquired last year. The new Redmi 2A is the affordable version of the existing Redmi 2 which...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


YU Yureka to get a Lollipop update in first week of April

YU Yureka to get a Lollipop update in first week of April

31 March, 2015 | comments (57)

Micromax birthed YU Televentures has been taking direct shots with tongue-in-cheek references at Mi India as part of its online promotion for its next handset. In the meantime, the existing owners of the Yureka handset raised a query against the...


Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 leaked in live images

Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 leaked in live images

31 March, 2015 | comments (7)

A year is a long time in the contemporary mobile world and even if tablets could have it a bit easier than smartphones, a proper update can never hurt. In this particular case we're talking about the Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9, which was announced back in...


Moto X now available in red Horween leather back

Moto X now available in red Horween leather back

31 March, 2015 | comments (5)

Motorola has introduced a new color option for the Moto X 2014. You can now choose the red color option for the Horween leather back on your phone through Moto Maker. The red joins the existing black, orange, brown, blue, and football red (for...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Upcoming Huawei P8 reveals its specs during a TENAA visit

Upcoming Huawei P8 reveals its specs during a TENAA visit

30 March, 2015 | comments (19)

The yet to be announced Huawei P8 revealed its specifications in a TENAA certification filing. The Chinese giant’s next flagship smartphone is expected to make its official debut in a little over two weeks, on April 15. As expected, the...


The unveiling of LG G4 is officially set for April 28

The unveiling of LG G4 is officially set for April 28

30 March, 2015 | comments (31)

LG G4 will make its official debut next month, on April 28. The Korean giant sent out save the date press invites for the unveiling of its next generation flagship smartphone. In a manner befitting a flagship smartphone, the LG G4 unveiling...

Tags: LG, Android