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Galaxy Tab A series tablets now available in US

Galaxy Tab A series tablets now available in US

02 May, 2015 | comments (13)

As confirmed earlier, Samsung has released its Galaxy Tab A series tablets, the Tab A 9.7 and the Tab A 8.0, in the United States. The devices are available for purchase from multiple retailers, including Amazon and Office Depot. The 8-inch...

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Galaxy S6 Edge 64GB variant to arrive in Malaysia this month

Galaxy S6 Edge 64GB variant to arrive in Malaysia this month

02 May, 2015 | comments (23)

Samsung has announced the Malaysian availability of the 64GB variant of the Galaxy S6 Edge, saying that the device will be available starting mid-May, according to local tech website Lowyat. The device will be available in Black Sapphire,...

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HTC cancels Lollipop update for One mini 2

HTC cancels Lollipop update for One mini 2

02 May, 2015 | comments (60)

Back in October last year, HTC confirmed that the One mini 2 will receive an Android 5.0 Lollipop update, but now it looks like the update has been cancelled. Responding to a query on Twitter (see below), the company said it has determined...

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Windows 10 for smartphones will not launch this summer

Windows 10 for smartphones will not launch this summer

01 May, 2015 | comments (85)

Microsoft will not launch Windows 10 for smartphones this summer. The Redmond giant’s Corporate Vice President Joe Belfiore delivered the new at a Build media event in San Francisco. As it turns out, Microsoft is focused on launching...


Huawei's Honor 6 Plus smartphone arrives in UK

Huawei's Honor 6 Plus smartphone arrives in UK

01 May, 2015 | comments (16)

As confirmed by the company last month, Huawei's Honor 6 Plus smartphone, which was released back in December last year, is now available for purchase in the UK. Three UK is selling the SIM-free version (black color) of the device for £299...

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Samsung’s Tizen Store now available worldwide

Samsung’s Tizen Store now available worldwide

01 May, 2015 | comments (29)

Samsung has made the Tizen Store available in 182 countries around the world, even as the company's only Tizen-based smartphone - the Z1 - is currently only available in India and Bangladesh, according to Wall Street Journal. The move...

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Is LG G4C a compact variant of the G4?

Is LG G4C a compact variant of the G4?

01 May, 2015 | comments (54)

Just days after LG unveiled its next generation smartphone, the G4, there are reports that a smaller variant of the flagship is in the making. Dubbed LG G4C, the device (model number LG-H525N) has been spotted on a Dutch retailer's website,...

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YU to launch Yuphoria on May 12 in India

YU to launch Yuphoria on May 12 in India

01 May, 2015 | comments (41)

YU Televentures, a Micromax subsidiary, is ready to introduced its second major smartphone after the Yureka. The Indian company has been sharing teasers about the new smartphone under the label Project Caesar. Now the YU Televentures official...

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Samsung Pay scheduled to launch in the second half of 2015

Samsung Pay scheduled to launch in the second half of 2015

01 May, 2015 | comments (14)

Samsung has revealed that its mobile payments service, Samsung Pay, will be launched in the second half of this year, and the first countries to take advantage of the service will be the US and South Korea. The revelation was made by Samsung...

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Apple iPad Pro dimensions detailed in a leak

Apple iPad Pro dimensions detailed in a leak

01 May, 2015 | comments (34)

The Apple iPad Pro has been an ongoing rumor for no less than a year and a half now, and at some point it was even expected last fall. So far the large tablet has remained elusive, but we've seen alleged live images of one or two bumper cases for it...

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Google Nexus 6 battery swells and explodes

Google Nexus 6 battery swells and explodes

01 May, 2015 | comments (85)

The battery on the Nexus 6 has been one of the sore points of the phone. It would have been one thing if it was just a case of poor battery life but the phone also has technical issues with the battery, where it has been found in several cases to...

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Lenovo A3900 with 5-inch display now official

Lenovo A3900 with 5-inch display now official

01 May, 2015 | comments (27)

The Lenovo A3900, which was spotted at TENNA (China's FCC) back in February this year, has been announced. Priced at $80, the smartphone is now listed on its manufacturer's website. Specs-wise, the handset is powered by a MediaTek MT6752...

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Platinum Gold Galaxy S6/S6 Edge arrives in Canada

Platinum Gold Galaxy S6/S6 Edge arrives in Canada

01 May, 2015 | comments (9)

Just over a week before the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge launched in Canada, Samsung had said that the Gold Platinum variant will be released in the country “in the coming weeks… through major carriers.” Looks like the wait is over. The model is now...

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Android 5.1.1 factory images arrive for Nexus 10 and 7 (2013)

Android 5.1.1 factory images arrive for Nexus 10 and 7 (2013)

01 May, 2015 | comments (6)

Google has quietly posted the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop factory images for select Nexus 10 and Nexus 7 tablet variants. Since this is an incremental update, the new firmware mostly brings bunch of bug fixes and improvements. Android 5.1.1 with...

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Android Lollipop with Flyme OS 4.5.1 arrives on Meizu MX4 Pro

Android Lollipop with Flyme OS 4.5.1 arrives on Meizu MX4 Pro

30 April, 2015 | comments (6)

As expected, the high-end Meizu MX4 Pro began receiving Android Lollipop. Sized 650MB, the new firmware is seeding to the smartphone over-the-air. After the update, the smartphone will boot to Android 5.0.1 with Flyme OS 4.5.1A. Meizu MX4...

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Xiaomi Mi 5, Mi 5 Plus get rumored specs, launch time frame

Xiaomi Mi 5, Mi 5 Plus get rumored specs, launch time frame

30 April, 2015 | comments (20)

Xiaomi may have unveiled the high-end Mi Note and Mi Note Pro this January, but those are both phablets. When it comes to a 'normal size' flagship offering, the Chinese company still relies on the Mi 4, which was announced in July 2014. So a new...


LG G3 S starts receiving Android Lollipop update in Europe

LG G3 S starts receiving Android Lollipop update in Europe

30 April, 2015 | comments (34)

The LG G3 has been running Android 5.0 Lollipop for quite a while now, but so far the same hasn't been true for the G3 S. This is the midrange handset that looks like the G3, but comes with lesser specs. It's probably the closest thing to a G3 Mini,...


Asus ZenFone 2 with 128GB storage quietly unveiled

Asus ZenFone 2 with 128GB storage quietly unveiled

30 April, 2015 | comments (49)

A week ago, Asus introduced the ZenFone 2 smartphone with four different variants in India. While people are eagerly waiting to buy one, the official online partner Flipkart has listed a fifth ZenFone 2 model. On Flipkart, a ZenFone 2 ZE551ML...

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Asus releases Lollipop update for ZenFone 5 (A500KL)

Asus releases Lollipop update for ZenFone 5 (A500KL)

30 April, 2015 | comments (42)

Asus has released the Android Lollipop update for its ZenFone 5 (A500KL) smartphone, which went on sale back in July last year. After installing the update (click the Source 1 link below to download it), which is 819.44MB in size, you'll be...

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ZTE Nubia Z9 spotted on TENAA with crazy specs

ZTE Nubia Z9 spotted on TENAA with crazy specs

30 April, 2015 | comments (30)

ZTE revealed two models under the Nubia brand a month ago, the Nubia Z9 Max and Z9 mini. Meanwhile the true flagship Nubia Z9 remains unannounced, and that is expected to change on May 6, when a launch event is scheduled. The Nubia Z9 hasn't...

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