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LG teases Android 5.0 update for G3 in the United States

LG teases Android 5.0 update for G3 in the United States

23 January, 2015 | comments (28)

It looks like LG G3 owners in the United States are soon going to get the Android 5.0 Lollipop treatment. LG USA told its followers on Twitter that the new Android version is “coming soon” to G3 smartphones across the Atlantic. Introducing...

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Original Moto X and G for Republic Wireless get Android 4.4.4

Original Moto X and G for Republic Wireless get Android 4.4.4

23 January, 2015 | comments (12)

The Moto G from 2013 (pictured below) is now in the process of being updated to Android 4.4.4 KitKat. No, this isn't a blast from the past, as we're only talking about the units sold by Republic Wireless. And unfortunately while other Moto...


Coolpad to launch 4.7mm thin Ivvi smartphone soon

Coolpad to launch 4.7mm thin Ivvi smartphone soon

23 January, 2015 | comments (13)

Last year Coolpad launched the Ivvi sub-brand of smartphones, and it looks like 2015 might be the year when the entire world hears about it. That's because the next Ivvi device will apparently stand out from the pack in a big way. Or rather,...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 will be getting a 64-bit CPU bump too

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 will be getting a 64-bit CPU bump too

23 January, 2015 | comments (8)

It was just yesterday we saw the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (SM-T333) running on a Snapdragon 410 chipset, offering a performance upgrade over the previous generation Snapdragon 400 chip and also a future-proof 64-bit processor. The specs of the...


HTC One (M9) a.k.a. Hima to have a US-exclusive Developer Edition

HTC One (M9) a.k.a. Hima to have a US-exclusive Developer Edition

23 January, 2015 | comments (13)

The HTC One (M8) successor rumored as HTC Hima or One (M9) is pretty much everywhere these days. The still unannounced device has leaked numerous times in specs, features, live images, camera samples, among other pieces of intel. The next One...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Meizu m1 mini leaks in a live photo

Meizu m1 mini leaks in a live photo

23 January, 2015 | comments (11)

The Meizu m1 mini has finally been revealed to us in full after only catching glimpses of it for some time. A photo has popped up on Chinese social network Weibo with the m1 mini pictured next to the existing m1 note. The 5-inch screen was...

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HTC One (M9) Plus specs revealed by AnTuTu

HTC One (M9) Plus specs revealed by AnTuTu

23 January, 2015 | comments (65)

Another entry in the line of HTC leaks this week sheds more info on the specifications of the upcoming One (M9) Plus phablet. The larger sibling to the company's anticipated flagship has popped up on AnTuTu in what is what looks like a...

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First HTC One (M9) camera samples leak out

First HTC One (M9) camera samples leak out

23 January, 2015 | comments (31)

It seems more and more pre-production samples of the eagerly anticipated HTC One (M9) have gotten into people's hands, as the leaks have started pouring over the last few days. Now we get to feast our eyes on some camera samples, supposedly taken...

Tags: HTC, Android


Huawei MWC event is set for March 1

Huawei MWC event is set for March 1

23 January, 2015 | comments (10)

The increasingly popular Chinese tech manufacturer Huawei has fixed a date for its MWC event and has even started sending out invitations. The conference is set for March 1 at 3 PM local time (4PM GMT) with a promise of new "surprises that will...

Tags: Huawei, MWC, Android


Moto G Lollipop update now rolling out in India

Moto G Lollipop update now rolling out in India

23 January, 2015 | comments (573)

Motorola is rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the first and second generation Moto G in India. As usual, the update is rolling out in phases, so not everyone will get it at the same time but your phone should show you a...

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OnePlus One comes to Indonesia in partnership with Lazada

OnePlus One comes to Indonesia in partnership with Lazada

23 January, 2015 | comments (31)

After expanding to India recently, OnePlus is now expanding its business to Indonesia. The Chinese manufacturer has partnered with Lazada, the largest e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia, to sell the OnePlus One and all its accessories. The...

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Sony makes the purple Xperia Z3 official in Hong Kong

Sony makes the purple Xperia Z3 official in Hong Kong

22 January, 2015 | comments (22)

Since last week, we've seen the purple variation of Sony's Xperia Z3 leaked not once, but twice. First in renders, then in some live images. And today the time has finally come for the smartphone maker to make this hue official. It has done so...

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HTC One (M9) now pictured in new, clearer live images

HTC One (M9) now pictured in new, clearer live images

22 January, 2015 | comments (88)

The HTC One (M9) (or HTC Hima as it's apparently been codenamed) has been leaking a lot over the past few weeks. That said, in the last few days the leaks have intensified a lot, and today we have a new round of pictures for you. These two images...

Tags: HTC, Android


Meizu M1 Mini will have three OS versions, 5

Meizu M1 Mini will have three OS versions, 5" screen after all

22 January, 2015 | comments (15)

Meizu has already outed the first member of its new M1 family, the M1 Note. But the phablet has long been rumored to get a smaller sibling, ever since the M1 project was known just by its codename - Blue Charm. And Meizu is now quite close to...

Tags: Meizu, Android


Huawei's upcoming Mate 8 phablet allegedly leaks in pictures

Huawei's upcoming Mate 8 phablet allegedly leaks in pictures

22 January, 2015 | comments (11)

We've already told you that Huawei is planning on dropping the Ascend sub-brand for Android smartphones this year, so you shouldn't be surprised to hear that the successor to the Ascend Mate 7 phablet will be called just Mate 8. That much makes...

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HTC One (M9) Plus shows up in photos, specs unveiled

HTC One (M9) Plus shows up in photos, specs unveiled

22 January, 2015 | comments (80)

HTC leaks are coming by the dozen these days. Yesterday we showed you the upcoming HTC One (M9), sized up against the previous generation. Today we're being treated to its potential bigger brother, the One (M9) Plus, if the company's press team...

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Another batch of Yureka Yu phones sold out in 4 seconds

Another batch of Yureka Yu phones sold out in 4 seconds

22 January, 2015 | comments (100)

In has become the norm for emerging Asian brands to create a hype over new devices with the flash sale strategy, and Yureka is no different. After last week's 10,000 Yureka Yu's sold out in 3s, today's batch of 15,000 phones took just 4s to leave...

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YotaPhone now selling for just $211 in India

YotaPhone now selling for just $211 in India

22 January, 2015 | comments (23)

The dual-screen smartphone, YotaPhone, launched in India back in October last year. At that time, it was priced at INR 23,499 ($382). The device received its first price cut the following month, bringing its value down to INR 17,999 ($292), and now,...


LG G Flex 2 to launch in South Korea on January 30

LG G Flex 2 to launch in South Korea on January 30

22 January, 2015 | comments (12)

LG has announced that its G Flex 2 smartphone, which the company unveiled at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), will be officially released in South Korea on January 30, followed by other countries around the world, including the...

Tags: LG, Android


Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 is getting a 64-bit version

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 is getting a 64-bit version

22 January, 2015 | comments (10)

The Samsung Galaxy Tab series has yet to break into the 64-bit world, but it seems that the Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 will get a Snapdragon 410-based refresh. The company has used this chipset in several of its Galaxy A devices, plus a handful of others....