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The Top 10 trending phones of week 27

The Top 10 trending phones of week 27

05 July, 2015 | comments (1)

Another week has passed and it's now time to direct our attention to the top ten chart. It sums up your interest in the devices in our database. Last week's surprising debutant, the Lenovo K3 Note, not only managed to hang in, but left everybody...


Week 27 in review: OnePlus 2, iPhone 6s, Galaxy Note 5

Week 27 in review: OnePlus 2, iPhone 6s, Galaxy Note 5

05 July, 2015 | comments (1)

You know the drill - another week, another quick recap. Lest cut straight to the chase - rumors and lots of them. The news section has been practically overflowing with various leaks, speculations and insider tips, so much so, that the few actual...


LG G2 will receive an update to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

LG G2 will receive an update to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

04 July, 2015 | comments (27)

Even though it is getting long in the tooth by flagship smartphone standards, LG G2 looks set to receive an update to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. The news has reportedly been confirmed by an LG employee from Korea. Android 5.1.1 Lollipop will...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Android 5.0.2 seeding for the Samsung Galaxy A5 in Russia

Android 5.0.2 seeding for the Samsung Galaxy A5 in Russia

04 July, 2015 | comments (13)

The Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update for the Samsung Galaxy A5 (SM-A500FU) debuted in Poland more than a month ago and now Russia is next. This time the firmware covers the SM-A500F model. The update is available over the air and via KIES, and...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Nokia N1 now certified in Indonesia

Nokia N1 now certified in Indonesia

04 July, 2015 | comments (12)

Soon after it became known that the Nokia N1 was imported to India for testing, information has surfaced that the tablet is also headed for Indonesia. According to the source, the Foxconn-manufactured device has passed certification in the country,...

Tags: Nokia, Android


LG G Pro 3 rumored to come with S820 SoC and 4GB of RAM

LG G Pro 3 rumored to come with S820 SoC and 4GB of RAM

04 July, 2015 | comments (42)

The fate of the LG G Pro 3 has been an unclear one and the project was reportedly put on hold a while ago in favor of focusing on the G4. With the mainstream flagship now out and doing well, the company is apparently back on track for releasing a...

Tags: LG, Android


Motorola Nexus 6 prices slashed in India

Motorola Nexus 6 prices slashed in India

04 July, 2015 | comments (11)

Google's latest and greatest, the Motorola-made Nexus 6 has gotten a substantial price cut in India. Major retailer Flipkart now sells the 32GB version of the device for INR 34,999 (or roughly $550) a good 20% off its regular INR 43,999 asking...


Sony Xperia Z3+ now available for purchase in US

Sony Xperia Z3+ now available for purchase in US

04 July, 2015 | comments (13)

The Sony Xperia Z3+, which was announced back in May this year and started rolling out globally last week, is now available for purchase in the US Amazon is offering the unlocked version of the handset in black, white, copper, and aqua green...

Tags: Sony, Android


Apple iPhone 6s reported to hit the stores on Sept. 18

Apple iPhone 6s reported to hit the stores on Sept. 18

03 July, 2015 | comments (52)

There's no doubt by now that Apple is set to update its smartphone lineup (yes, both of them) this fall. There's also been the usual amount of rumors and leaks to shed some light on what could be expected. A new report now claims to detail the...

Tags: Apple, Android


HTC One M9 Developer Edition gets Android 5.1 Lollipop

HTC One M9 Developer Edition gets Android 5.1 Lollipop

03 July, 2015 | comments (9)

HTC One M9 Developer Edition began receiving Android 5.1 Lollipop over-the-air. Sporting the software number 2.6.651.11, the the new firmware brings a number of essential improvements to the flagship smartphone. With Android 5.1, HTC One M9...

Tags: HTC, Android


A duo of unannounced Xiaomi smartphones leak out

A duo of unannounced Xiaomi smartphones leak out

03 July, 2015 | comments (14)

Alleged photos showcasing a duo of unannounced Xiaomi smartphones made the rounds online. There is no word on the devicesí names, though one could be the successor of Xiaomi Mi 4, while the other might be the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2. The...


Leaked render shows BlackBerry Venice slider with Android

Leaked render shows BlackBerry Venice slider with Android

03 July, 2015 | comments (72)

Earlier today we showed you a partial render of what looked like a supposed Android-running version of the BlackBerry Passport. At the same time, we got word that the BlackBerry device codenamed Venice would eventually be headed to AT&T. Venice...


Meizu MX5 now up for international pre-orders

Meizu MX5 now up for international pre-orders

03 July, 2015 | comments (7)

The MX5, which was made official by Meizu earlier this week and is currently only available for pre-order in China, is now up for international pre-orders. Online retailer Gearbest has started accepting pre-orders for the device, and will start...

Tags: Meizu, Android


Update for Sony Xperia Z3+ comes  to fix overheating issues

Update for Sony Xperia Z3+ comes to fix overheating issues

03 July, 2015 | comments (63)

Last month Sony acknowledged that the Snapdragon 810 chipset at the heart of the Xperia Z3+ / Xperia Z4v overheats. Qualcomm still hasnít owned up to the situation, but Sony released the 28.0.A.7.24 update to remedy the issue. It weighs in at...

Tags: Sony, Android


Nokia N1 listed in Zauba, India release imminent

Nokia N1 listed in Zauba, India release imminent

03 July, 2015 | comments (24)

Nokia N1 - the Foxconn-made slate and the first Nokia device from the post-Microsoft era - was sold exclusively in China since the beginning of this year. It was just a month ago, when Nokia managed to finally release the N1 in Taiwan - the second...

Tags: Nokia, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy A8 spotted in brochure in South Korea

Samsung Galaxy A8 spotted in brochure in South Korea

03 July, 2015 | comments (20)

The Samsung Galaxy A8 still hasnít graduated to official status, but it's not far now. One of our readers spotted the unofficial phone in a brochure and sent us a snap (thanks!). The specs confirm the slender 5.9mm thickness and the 16MP camera with...


comScore: Apple extends lead in US smartphone market

comScore: Apple extends lead in US smartphone market

03 July, 2015 | comments (46)

Market research firm comScore has released its latest numbers for the US smartphone market revealing a gain in market share for Apple's iPhone as well as iOS. As per the report, the Cupertino company's market share in the three months ending May...


Microsoft drops Android patent lawsuit against Kyocera

Microsoft drops Android patent lawsuit against Kyocera

03 July, 2015 | comments (6)

Just a few months after Microsoft sued Kyocera for allegedly infringing on its Android patents, the software giant has dropped the lawsuit. This came after both companies struck a deal to expand a prior patent licensing arrangement. "The new...


Google to launch a new Android One phone in India this month

Google to launch a new Android One phone in India this month

03 July, 2015 | comments (38)

Google will launch a new Android One smartphone on July 14, according to an Economic Times report. The device, which will be manufactured by local company Lava, will carry a price tag of around INR 12,000 ($190). While Indian vendors weren't...

Tags: Google, Android


BlackBerry Venice with Android OS tipped to launch on AT&T

BlackBerry Venice with Android OS tipped to launch on AT&T

03 July, 2015 | comments (14)

According to @evleaks, the BlackBerry Venice slider with Android on board will launch on AT&T Wireless in the United States. The device is rumored to arrive in November with Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 on board. The Android-powered BlackBerry...