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Sony Xperia Z to get Lollipop update next week

Sony Xperia Z to get Lollipop update next week

05 May, 2015 | comments (3)

Last October, Sony promised to deliver the Lollipop update for entire Xperia Z series. Most Xperia Z series phones already received the update over the last couple of weeks but there was one remaining. Yet, the original Xperia Z owners need not...

Tags: Sony, Android


Microsoft Lumia 435 now available in US

Microsoft Lumia 435 now available in US

05 May, 2015 | comments (7)

The Microsoft Lumia 435, which was unveiled back in January this year, is now available for purchase in the US. The T-Mobile version of the device (white colour) is now listed on the Microsoft Store website, and carries a price tag of $70 sans...


Android in April: almost 10% of all devices boot Lollipop

Android in April: almost 10% of all devices boot Lollipop

04 May, 2015 | comments (15)

Google released the Android distribution stats for the month of April. Unsurprisingly, the share of Android 5.0 and up has grown considerably - an iteration of Lollipop boots on almost 10% of all hardware. Android 5.0 is now present on 9% of...


Alleged photos of Samsung Z2 with Tizen OS leak out

Alleged photos of Samsung Z2 with Tizen OS leak out

04 May, 2015 | comments (3)

Purported live photos of an upcoming Samsung Z2 smartphone with Tizen OS made the rounds online. The entry-level handset is expected to debut at some point over the next couple of months. As you can see above, the upcoming device looks like...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen, Rumors


ZTE Nubia Z9 tipped to launch with $692 price tag in China on May 6

ZTE Nubia Z9 tipped to launch with $692 price tag in China on May 6

04 May, 2015 | comments (14)

ZTE might launch the Nubia Z9 with a CNY 4,299 ($692) price tag. The latter has been leaked by the Chinese online retailer JD.com. ZTE's upcoming Nubia Z9 smartphone is no longer a secret and is expected to launch formally on May 6 in...

Tags: ZTE, Android


Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 LTE gets Lollipop too

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 LTE gets Lollipop too

04 May, 2015 | comments (3)

After both the Wi-Fi-only and LTE versions of its bigger sibling, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 got Lollipop updates a while back, now is the time for the LTE-enabled variation of the Galaxy Tab S 8.4 to receive the same treat. Its Wi-Fi-only...


Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 will be announced in June

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 will be announced in June

04 May, 2015 | comments (25)

As most of you surely remember, Samsung has been hard at work on the successors to the premium Galaxy Tab S duo. The Tab S2 will come in two sizes - an 8.0-inch and a 9.7-inch one and will utilize 4:3 aspect ratio screens. Industry sources now hint...


T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Lollipop update rolling out

T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Lollipop update rolling out

04 May, 2015 | comments (10)

The wait is now over for T-Mobile users in the US who have been anticipating the Lollipop update for their Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. The coveted Android 5.0.1 OS version has been made available as an OTA firmware update. The Lollipop build...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Microsoft closes its flagship store in Finland

Microsoft closes its flagship store in Finland

04 May, 2015 | comments (35)

Microsoft, which is currently re-branding Nokia stores worldwide, has closed its only flagship store in Finland. The once Nokia flagship outlet had become a Microsoft store just last November, and was located in the heart of downtown...


Some Galaxy S6 and S6 edge units have Samsung sensors

Some Galaxy S6 and S6 edge units have Samsung sensors

04 May, 2015 | comments (36)

While Samsung didn't exactly specify which sensor it uses for the rear camera on the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, all the teardowns and software information have so far revealed it to be a Sony IMX240 sensor. However, it seems Samsung is still...

Tags: Samsung, Android


No Lollipop update for the Samsung Galaxy Note II

No Lollipop update for the Samsung Galaxy Note II

04 May, 2015 | comments (52)

The Samsung Galaxy Note II may be denied entry into the Lollipop world if the statement on Samsung Gulf's Facebook page is to be extrapolated to the global availability of the update. Thus, the two-generations-old flagship phablet is likely going to...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Metal body and pricing for Oppo R7 confirmed

Metal body and pricing for Oppo R7 confirmed

04 May, 2015 | comments (1)

Two versions of the Oppo's upcoming R7 smartphone have received network certification in China. Dubbed the R7c and R7t, the models are for China Telecom and China Mobile, respectively. We also got an insider scoop from a trusted source adding more...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Original HTC One Mini also not getting the Lollipop update

Original HTC One Mini also not getting the Lollipop update

04 May, 2015 | comments (28)

After unceremoniously revealing on Twitter that the new One Mini won't be getting the Lollipop update, HTC revealed in another tweet that the original One Mini will also not be getting the update. The original One Mini was launched back in...

Tags: HTC, Android


One M9+ variant M9e spotted at TENAA

One M9+ variant M9e spotted at TENAA

04 May, 2015 | comments (14)

Nearly a month after HTC unveiled the One M9+, a plastic variant dubbed M9e has been spotted in a TENAA (China's FCC) certification database listing. According to a report from Engadget, which was the first to spot the device, it has almost...

Tags: HTC


Microsoft quietly testing new Lumia with 4.7

Microsoft quietly testing new Lumia with 4.7" screen in India

03 May, 2015 | comments (17)

Microsoft has decided to attack the entry-level smartphones category in India by introducing multiple models. While the high-end Lumia devices remain work-in-progress, yet another budget-level Windows Phone device is being tested in...


Microsoft Lumia 640 to be among first to get Windows 10 update

Microsoft Lumia 640 to be among first to get Windows 10 update

03 May, 2015 | comments (15)

Microsoft has confirmed that the Lumia 640, which was announced at this year's MWC along with its larger brother - the Lumia 640 XL. will be one of the first devices to receive the Windows 10 for Phones update. The confirmation (see video...


Upcoming iPad Pro will feature A9 CPU, Force Touch, and NFC

Upcoming iPad Pro will feature A9 CPU, Force Touch, and NFC

03 May, 2015 | comments (40)

A new report from Apple Insider citing people familiar with Cupertino’s agenda sheds light on some of the specs of the upcoming iPad Pro. The upcoming full-size slate will allegedly feature next-generation A9 CPU, NFC, Force Touch, and USB-C...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Upcoming Lenovo A6600 gets TENAA certification in China

Upcoming Lenovo A6600 gets TENAA certification in China

03 May, 2015 | comments (10)

A yet to be revealed Lenovo A6600 appeared in TENAA certification listing in China. The entry-level smartphone is rumored to cost around $110 when it becomes available. Lenovo A6600 features MediaTek chipset with 1.5GHz quad-core CPU, 1GB of...


The Top 10 trending phones of week 18

The Top 10 trending phones of week 18

03 May, 2015 | comments (12)

This week turned out quite surprising and brought us one of the most diverse editions of our Top 10 trending chart. Just don't expect the Samsung Galaxy S6 to surrender the crown, it still remains undisturbed at the top. The Top 10 trending...


Week 18 in review: LG G4, Xperia P2 and Blackberry devices

Week 18 in review: LG G4, Xperia P2 and Blackberry devices

03 May, 2015 | comments (5)

Another week has passed and so it's time to recap the major events to the tech scene from the last few days. As most of you surely know, the LG G4 is official and it delivers on everything the rumors promised. LG's flagship comes with a very...