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Galaxy S5 in Poland getting a refined Lollipop update

Galaxy S5 in Poland getting a refined Lollipop update

16 December, 2014 | comments (22)

For one reason or another Poland has been chosen as the Lollipop testing ground and the Galaxy S5 is receiving a second update in as many weeks. This one patches up issues found in the first version and includes stability and performance...


Delhi High Court allows Xiaomi to sell phones till January 8 in India

Delhi High Court allows Xiaomi to sell phones till January 8 in India

16 December, 2014 | comments (37)

We recently reported that Xiaomi was banned from importing, selling, and marketing its smartphones in India due to an injunction from Ericsson, claiming Xiaomi infringed upon its patents. The Delhi High Court has now granted Xiaomi permission...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


HTC Hima colors will reportedly include gray, silver, and gold

HTC Hima colors will reportedly include gray, silver, and gold

16 December, 2014 | comments (36)

According to a new report, the upcoming HTC One (M9) Hima flagship smartphone will be available in gray, silver, and gold color options when it launches. The word about the trio of finishes arrived on Twitter courtesy of @upleaks. The...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Google uploads Android 5.0.1 factory image for the Nexus 5

Google uploads Android 5.0.1 factory image for the Nexus 5

16 December, 2014 | comments (11)

Google's rollout for software updates has always been haphazard and unpredictable and the latest 5.0.1 update is no different. Some Nexus devices have received it already while others are still waiting. Last year's flagship - the Nexus 5 - is in the...

Tags: Google, Android


Honor T1 by Huawei is an 8

Honor T1 by Huawei is an 8" budget-friendly 3G tablet

15 December, 2014 | comments (11)

Huawei launched the latest member of the Honor family of devices, the 3G-capable T1 tablet. The budget-friendly Android 4.3 slate will hit the shelves in Europe later this month for 130. Despite its affordable price tag, Honor T1 surely...

Tags: Huawei, Android


LG G3 Lollipop update spreads to more European countries

LG G3 Lollipop update spreads to more European countries

15 December, 2014 | comments (53)

It looks like LG is going to actually deliver on its promise to update the G3 to Android 5.0 Lollipop by the end of this year. A couple of days ago we told you that units sold by Vodafone UK started getting the new bits, and now it turns out that...


Samsung launches the Galaxy A3 and A5 in Taiwan

Samsung launches the Galaxy A3 and A5 in Taiwan

15 December, 2014 | comments (20)

Today Samsung held a press conference in Taiwan during which it made the Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 smartphones official for that particular market. Of the two, we've seen the A5 already up for grabs in both China and Russia. And now it's headed to...

Tags: Samsung, Android


ZTE Star 2 makes the rounds at TENAA

ZTE Star 2 makes the rounds at TENAA

15 December, 2014 | comments (8)

Today the Chinese certification agency posted details on the upcoming flagship form ZTE. The ZTE Star 2 appeared in all its glory with photo from almost any angle. It appears that the manufacturer is still aiming for premium markets. The specs...

Tags: ZTE, Android


Gartner: Xiaomi, Apple on the rise, Samsung falters

Gartner: Xiaomi, Apple on the rise, Samsung falters

15 December, 2014 | comments (92)

Gartner has crunched the numbers for Q3 and found that feature phones continue to decline sharply (down 25%), while smartphones are on the rise (up 20%). The mix is currently 66% smartphone, 34% feature phone and this decline is mostly hurting...


Galaxy Note 3 Lollipop update allegedly surfaces

Galaxy Note 3 Lollipop update allegedly surfaces

15 December, 2014 | comments (27)

With all the recent hype around the long-anticipated Android 5.0 update rumors and speculations are spreading like wild fire for an array of different devices. Naturally Samsung is among them and all eyes are on the Korean giant to deliver updates...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung rumoured to unveil Galaxy S6 at CES 2015

Samsung rumoured to unveil Galaxy S6 at CES 2015

15 December, 2014 | comments (47)

Although Samsung typically announces its Galaxy S series smartphones in the February-May period, rumor mills are abuzz that the company could unveil its upcoming flagship, the Galaxy S6, a bit earlier this time. According to a report from...


No new WP flagship from Microsoft until September

No new WP flagship from Microsoft until September

15 December, 2014 | comments (71)

The Lumia line had low-enders and flagships with nothing in between for the longest time. At IFA this year Microsoft corrected that with the introduction of the Lumia 73x and Lumia 830, there was also a new addition to the entry-level with the Lumia...


Project ARA new prototype and marketplace in the works

Project ARA new prototype and marketplace in the works

15 December, 2014 | comments (31)

The Google ATAP division, in charge of project ARA, has recently released some exciting news regarding the current state as well as future plans for the revolutionary modular handset. A prototype of the latest circuit board can be found on the...

Tags: Google, Android


The world's thinnest smartphone - Vivo X5 Max - now in India

The world's thinnest smartphone - Vivo X5 Max - now in India

15 December, 2014 | comments (23)

vivo's super thin X5Max recently nabbed the crown of the thinnest smartphone in the world, coming in at a mere 4.75mm. The phone was officially announced last week and the company has now launched it in India. The vivo X5Max is priced at Rs....

Tags: vivo, Android


Xiaomi made just $56.1 million profit in 2013, filing unveils

Xiaomi made just $56.1 million profit in 2013, filing unveils

15 December, 2014 | comments (20)

Xiaomi has filed a report to the China Securities Regulatory Commission revealing its financial situation for 2013. The company had to disclose its 2013 results after purchasing a 1.3% stake in the publicly traded Media Group Co. The documents...

Tags: Xiaomi


Microsoft opens official hardware store on Amazon India

Microsoft opens official hardware store on Amazon India

15 December, 2014 | comments (10)

Online sales are definitely not something new for Microsoft India. The local representative has been offering software for quite some time now. But other than Windows, Office suits and various development tools, the official Microsoft store does not...

Tags: Microsoft


BlackBerry Classic pre-order stock sold out in North America

BlackBerry Classic pre-order stock sold out in North America

14 December, 2014 | comments (29)

The pre-order stock of the upcoming BlackBerry Classic has run out in North America. BlackBerry opened the pre-order books for the smartphone in the middle of last month. BlackBerry Classic will return back in stock in early January 2015....


Microsoft confirms Lumia 535 touch issues, fix coming soon

Microsoft confirms Lumia 535 touch issues, fix coming soon

14 December, 2014 | comments (97)

The Microsoft Lumia 535 enjoyed warm reception due to its affordable price and attractive specs. It even offers a dual-SIM option for just few euros more. But lots of early adopters began complaining about touch problems. Two of the most common...


Week 50 in review: Galaxy S6, Tauri 88 and Lumia 1030

Week 50 in review: Galaxy S6, Tauri 88 and Lumia 1030

14 December, 2014 | comments (1)

Another week has passed and it is now time to see what interesting news it brought us. In case you missed out, in Week 50 we saw the specs of the future Samsung Galaxy S6 in an AnTuTu screenshot and later on a leaked prototype showed us what it may...


Image and specs of Microsoft Lumia 435 make the rounds

Image and specs of Microsoft Lumia 435 make the rounds

13 December, 2014 | comments (84)

An image of upcoming Microsoft Lumia 435 made the rounds online alongside details and specs. When available, the smartphone will slot below the Microsoft Lumia 535 in the product range of the Redmond giant. Microsoft Lumia 435 packs...