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Moto X (2014) Pure Edition Android 5.1 rollout halted

Moto X (2014) Pure Edition Android 5.1 rollout halted

10 June, 2015 | comments (4)

Just a couple of weeks after it started rolling out, the Android 5.1 update for the second-generation Moto X Pure Edition has been halted due to a bug. The information was revealed by David Schuster, Senior Director of Software Product Management at...

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AT&T LG G4 receiving mysterious OTA update

AT&T LG G4 receiving mysterious OTA update

10 June, 2015 | comments (13)

The LG G4 on AT&T has started receiving a mysterious OTA update that auto-installs without permission, according to reports on Reddit and Twitter. Some users complained that they were in the middle of a call when the update happened,...

Tags: AT&T, Android, LG


Android 5.1-based OxygenOS will debut alongside OnePlus 2

Android 5.1-based OxygenOS will debut alongside OnePlus 2

09 June, 2015 | comments (8)

OnePlus announced in its official forum that the Android 5.1-based OxygenOS will debut alongside the hotly anticipated OnePlus 2. The Chinese manufacturer is hard at work on the successor of OnePlus One at the moment. OxygenOS arrived on the...

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Unannounced BlackBerry Oslo poses for the camera

Unannounced BlackBerry Oslo poses for the camera

09 June, 2015 | comments (31)

A gallery of live photos showcasing the unannounced BlackBerry Oslo made the rounds online. The previously rumored smartphone is reportedly a version of BlackBerry Passport designed for EMEA and APAC markets. BlackBerry Oslo features...


Archos 50 Helium Plus and 55 Helium Plus go official

Archos 50 Helium Plus and 55 Helium Plus go official

09 June, 2015 | comments (7)

Archos took the wraps off two new budget friendly Android smartphones dubbed 50 Helium Plus and 55 Helium Plus. Priced at $109 and $139 respectively, the duo of 4G LTE handsets will deliver Android 5.1 Lollipop on the cheap. Both smartphones...

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Xiaomi Redmi 2 and Redmi 2A reach 13 million sales

Xiaomi Redmi 2 and Redmi 2A reach 13 million sales

09 June, 2015 | comments (10)

Xiaomi has managed to sell more than 13 million units of its Redmi 2 and Redmi 2A smartphones in around five months, it's been revealed today. The news comes straight from the horse's mouth, so to speak. The information was made public by Lin...

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OnePlus 2 name confirmed by the company's latest promotion

OnePlus 2 name confirmed by the company's latest promotion

09 June, 2015 | comments (24)

A successor to the legendary OnePlus One has been the source of rumors and speculation for quite some time now. A lot is already known about the upcoming device, which is said to come in Q3 this year, but, nothing was really made official by its...


Samsung Galaxy Tab E spotted in print magazine

Samsung Galaxy Tab E spotted in print magazine

09 June, 2015 | comments (12)

Samsung is fleshing out its letter-based lines – like the Galaxy A and E series and the Galaxy Tab A. Could there be a Galaxy Tab E as well? June's issue of Taiwan Mobile lists just such a device, which reportedly bears the model number...


UK pre-orders are now open for Huawei P8

UK pre-orders are now open for Huawei P8

09 June, 2015 | comments (12)

The Huawei P8 flagship has just been made available for pre-order in the UK. So far, the Chinese high-end smartphone is exclusive to the iD carrier, a subsidiary to major retailer Carphone Warehouse. The smartphone comes with a 5.2-inch...

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MicrosoftStore.com now offers unlocked Lumia phones

MicrosoftStore.com now offers unlocked Lumia phones

09 June, 2015 | comments (18)

If you're looking for a SIM-free Lumia, you should check out MicrosoftStore.com. The US and UK stores offer the most options, but regional versions of the site may also have something to offer. The US store offers the Lumia 830 ($450), Lumia...


Huawei Honor 7 specs confirmed by leaked screenshot

Huawei Honor 7 specs confirmed by leaked screenshot

09 June, 2015 | comments (9)

The pieces of the Huawei Honor 7 puzzle are slowly coming together. After rumors hinted at the existence of two variants of the new model in terms of hardware, a screenshot now comes close to confirming the internals of least one of those. The...

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Doogee S6000 reportedly packs in a whopping 6000mah battery

Doogee S6000 reportedly packs in a whopping 6000mah battery

09 June, 2015 | comments (38)

Doogee, a Chinese smartphone manufacturer which is best known for its low cost devices, has come up with an interestingly sounding new smartphone dubbed S6000. It packs in a whopping 6000mah battery and it is promised to last for around 3-4 days of...

Tags: Doogee, Android


LG unveils Disney-themed, Swarovski-studded droid

LG unveils Disney-themed, Swarovski-studded droid

09 June, 2015 | comments (20)

Here's something I didn’t think I'd see – a Disney-themed, Swarovski-studded smartphone. It's an NTT DoCoMo exclusive and comes with the iconic Mickey Mouse silhouette on the front flip cover (a version of LG's Quick Circle cases) that also...

Tags: LG, Misc


Asus' handset business reportedly turned profitable last month

Asus' handset business reportedly turned profitable last month

09 June, 2015 | comments (18)

Asus' handset business started generating profits in May, according to a DigiTimes report, which also revealed that the company sold a total of more than 1.5 million smartphones last month. It's worth mentioning that the Taiwanese company's...

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T-mobile Lumia 640 launching on June 17

T-mobile Lumia 640 launching on June 17

09 June, 2015 | comments (9)

The Microsoft Lumia 640, which was announced back in March at this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC) along with its larger brother - the Lumia 640 XL, will be launched by T-Mobile on June 17. The information comes from a leaked internal...


LG G Flex 2 for Sprint gets Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OTA

LG G Flex 2 for Sprint gets Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OTA

08 June, 2015 | comments (9)

Sprint quietly began seeding Android 5.1.1 Lollipop to LG G Flex 2. The the curved smartphone recently got the same same treatment in Korea. The new firmware for the smartphone sports the version number LS996ZV6 and is the latest Android...

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Watch OS 2.0 to bring native apps and less dependance on iPhones

Watch OS 2.0 to bring native apps and less dependance on iPhones

08 June, 2015 | comments (12)

We know, the Apple Watch is not even available yet for purchase in brick and mortar stores, and Apple has already announced version 2.0 of its Watch OS. And it would make the Watch a lot more usable. At the opening keynote speech of Apple...

Tags: Apple, Watch OS


iOS 9 unveiled: smarter Siri, split-screen multitasking, transit maps

iOS 9 unveiled: smarter Siri, split-screen multitasking, transit maps

08 June, 2015 | comments (185)

Apple opened today's WWDC event with the new Mac OS X and took a while to get to the most important part (for us) - iOS 9. Actually Mac OS X and iOS share some improvements, like a focus on security, but first things first. iOS 9 will go into...

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OnePlus One price cut is forever, Dropbox tie-up also outed

OnePlus One price cut is forever, Dropbox tie-up also outed

08 June, 2015 | comments (15)

Throughout the last week, OnePlus held daily flash sales for the One during which you could purchase the device for $50 less than usual. And today the Chinese startup has announced that it's making the price cut permanent. This apparently comes...

Tags: OnePlus, Android


Samsung Galaxy S6 active rugged flagship officially announced

Samsung Galaxy S6 active rugged flagship officially announced

08 June, 2015 | comments (69)

That Samsung slip-up was as clear indication as any that it's coming, but the Galaxy S6 active is now finally official. The element-defying version of the Korean flagship was just unveiled as an AT&T exclusive in the US. The Samsung Galaxy S6...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T