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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 (1)

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 (25)

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 (2)

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


Samsung Galaxy A5 starts getting Lollipop update in Poland

Samsung Galaxy A5 starts getting Lollipop update in Poland

29 May, 2015 | comments (12)

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


Android M detailed: The little things

Android M detailed: The little things

29 May, 2015 | comments (47)

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 (30)

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


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 (17)

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 (43)

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 (54)

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


LG G5 tipped to come with iris recognition

LG G5 tipped to come with iris recognition

28 May, 2015 | comments (29)

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


Lumia 940 and XL to have 20MP camera, USB Type C connectors

Lumia 940 and XL to have 20MP camera, USB Type C connectors

28 May, 2015 | comments (47)

It's been too long since the last Lumia flagship, but rumors hint at what's to come. The info allegedly comes from sources close to Microsoft who say that the Lumia 940 will have an 830-like design. The phones are based on an aluminum frame, the...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


Meizu teases the m1 note 2, announcement due on June 2

Meizu teases the m1 note 2, announcement due on June 2

28 May, 2015 | comments (4)

The Meizu m1 note 2, which was little more than a rumor until a live image surfaced a few days ago, is now all but confirmed by the Chinese company itself. In a newly released teaser image, an outline of the upcoming smartphone shows the relocated...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


Lenovo shows off smartphone that can project screen on any surface

Lenovo shows off smartphone that can project screen on any surface

28 May, 2015 | comments (43)

Lenovo showcased a new technology called Smart Cast that will allow the smartphone to project the phone's screen on to any surface. The technology makes use of a laser projector, a first on any smartphone, that can project normally on a wall as...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


Moto Maker now lets Chinese users customize Moto X

Moto Maker now lets Chinese users customize Moto X

28 May, 2015 | comments (4)

Motorola’s device personalization service Moto Maker has finally made its way to China. At the on-going Lenovo Tech World, Motorola’s parent company Lenovo has announced that the Moto Maker will offer users customization of their Moto X from...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Galaxy S6, S6 edge camera update, Android 5.1 due in June

Galaxy S6, S6 edge camera update, Android 5.1 due in June

28 May, 2015 | comments (30)

Android 5.1 Lollipop will bring new camera interface and features to Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. The new firmware is expected to arrive on the duo of flagship smartphones in June. With Android 5.1, the already capable 16MP camera...


YotaPhone 2 will reportedly have two successors

YotaPhone 2 will reportedly have two successors

28 May, 2015 | comments (1)

There will be two successors of the e-ink display-toting YotaPhone 2 - YotaPhone 3 and YotaPhone 2c. The word arrived from the company’s Managing Director for the Americas. As expected, YotaPhone 3 will bring updated hardware, including more...

Tags: Yota, Android, Rumors


Asus ZenFone Selfie tipped with 13MP front-facing camera

Asus ZenFone Selfie tipped with 13MP front-facing camera

28 May, 2015 | comments (17)

According to a report from Asia, Asus is about introduce a selfie-centric version of the ZenFone 2. Dubbed ZenFone Selfie, the device is expected to debut during Computex, which kicks off next week in Taiwan. Asus ZenFone Selfie is tipped to...

Tags: Asus, Android, Rumors