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Sprint's HTC One E8 is now seeing Android 5.0 Lollipop rollout

Sprint's HTC One E8 is now seeing Android 5.0 Lollipop rollout

21 May, 2015 | comments (5)

HTC's Android Lollipop rollouts have reached the One E8 sold by Sprint. Starting today, if you own one of these devices, you can expect to be notified about the update. Obviously though, that may not happen immediately. Since over-the-air software...


HTC said to cut One M9 component orders by 30%

HTC said to cut One M9 component orders by 30%

21 May, 2015 | comments (44)

HTC seems to not be selling as many One M9 units worldwide as it had anticipated before the device's launch. While exact numbers are hard to come by, we assume the Taiwanese company would have publicly bragged if it had reached some impressive...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC H7 tablet will feature quad-core CPU, dual-SIM support

HTC H7 tablet will feature quad-core CPU, dual-SIM support

21 May, 2015 | comments (8)

HTC was recently reported to be working on an entry-level tablet and a prototype tablet even got the Bluetooth certification. The fact that the hardware is ready for certification suggests that the launch isn't far away. Now import data from...

Tags: HTC, Android, Tablet


Asus delays Lollipop for Zenfone 4, 5, 6, Padfone S and Infinity 2

Asus delays Lollipop for Zenfone 4, 5, 6, Padfone S and Infinity 2

21 May, 2015 | comments (36)

Asus seems to be struggling to update the Zenfone 4 / 5 / 6 generation to Android 5.0 Lollipop. There was one update firmware that pushed Zenfone 5 to Lollipop, but there's also a downgrade firmware that brings it back down to KitKat. Well,...


Dual-SIM LG G4 launches in several countries

Dual-SIM LG G4 launches in several countries

21 May, 2015 | comments (41)

LG kicked off the global rollout for the LG G4 flagship recently and if you're considering the curvy flagship you should know it comes in dual-SIM flavor, at least in some countries. Hong Kong gets the LG G4 H818N with dual-LTE in Hong Kong...

Tags: LG, Android, Dual SIM


Samsung Galaxy A8 to come with a 5.5-inch screen after all

Samsung Galaxy A8 to come with a 5.5-inch screen after all

21 May, 2015 | comments (13)

The Samsung Galaxy A8 is the most recent member of the A-series, yet to become official. It's position at the top of the lineup led to suspicions that a 5.7-inch screen would be used, but a GFXBench listing aims to refute that claim. According to...


Elephone P8000 packs a 4,200 cell and 3GB of RAM for $210

Elephone P8000 packs a 4,200 cell and 3GB of RAM for $210

21 May, 2015 | comments (38)

Elephone is among the emerging Chinese manufacturers that aims to make a name for itself by offering affordable, yet well-equipped smartphones. The upcoming P8000 is one such example and it offers plenty of bang for the buck. The smartphone's...

Tags: Elephone, Android


Android 5.1.1 factory images go live for Nexus 4, Nexus 5

Android 5.1.1 factory images go live for Nexus 4, Nexus 5

20 May, 2015 | comments (15)

Google posted Android 5.1.1 Lollipop factory images for LG Nexus 4, LG Nexus 5, and the LTE variant of HTC Nexus 9. The latter is also getting the new firmware over-the-air. As its version number suggests, Android 5.1.1 fixes some of the...

Tags: Google, Android, LG , HTC


OnePlus 2 apparently got benchmarked today

OnePlus 2 apparently got benchmarked today

20 May, 2015 | comments (13)

The OnePlus 2 is due to arrive to eager fans sometime during the third quarter of this year, according to the company's CEO. Before the official unveiling happens, though, it seems like a prototype of the device got put through the paces of...

Tags: OnePlus, Android


Motorola Droid Turbo to receive Lollipop update in mid-June

Motorola Droid Turbo to receive Lollipop update in mid-June

20 May, 2015 | comments (6)

Motorola hasn't yet been able to roll out a Lollipop update for the Droid Turbo model it's made exclusively for Verizon. Thankfully though, we've heard that the handset will be taken straight to Android 5.1 Lollipop, so you won't see an intermediary...


LG G Stylo and Leon arrive at T-Mobile in the US

LG G Stylo and Leon arrive at T-Mobile in the US

20 May, 2015 | comments (6)

Just like a report from exactly one week ago anticipated, today T-Mobile has started selling the LG G Stylo and LG Leon LTE. These first got official in April and February, respectively, and not long ago we saw the G Stylo make its debut on the...

Tags: LG, Android, T-Mobile


Sony Xperia Z lineup finally gets Android Lollipop

Sony Xperia Z lineup finally gets Android Lollipop

20 May, 2015 | comments (276)

Sony has begun seeding the Android Lollipop updates for the Sony Xperia Z and Xperia ZR. The new firmwares are currently available only over the air, but we expect those to pop up soon at Sony PC Companion as well. The updates are about 700MB...


Samsung CEO denies Galaxy Note 5 July launch rumors

Samsung CEO denies Galaxy Note 5 July launch rumors

20 May, 2015 | comments (39)

Samsung's CEO J.K. Shin denied the recent rumors regarding the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy Note 5. Earlier some reports suggested the Galaxy S6 is doing underwhelming on the market. The rumors continued that the low sales may lead to early release of...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Sony Xperia Z1, Z1 Compact and Z Ultra get a new firmware update

Sony Xperia Z1, Z1 Compact and Z Ultra get a new firmware update

20 May, 2015 | comments (38)

Two weeks ago Sony released a new firmware update for the Xperia Z2 and Z3 series. It kept the Android version at 5.0.2, but brought some needed fixes, features and killed some bugs. Today, this very same update is rolling out for the Xperia Z1 and...


Samsung Galaxy A8 to come with fingerprint sensor

Samsung Galaxy A8 to come with fingerprint sensor

20 May, 2015 | comments (31)

Earlier this year Samsung introduced its new Galaxy A-series smartphones that sport metallic properties and premium finish. After MWC 2015, a trademark filing revealed Samsung’s plans to add more devices to the A-series. Samsung launched the...


Sharp Aquos Xx packs a 5.7

Sharp Aquos Xx packs a 5.7" screen in aluminum body

20 May, 2015 | comments (45)

After the new mid-range Crystal 2, Sharp unveiled the flagship version too – the Aquos Crystal Xx. Its screen is bigger too, grown to a massive 5.7", and the chipset has been upgraded to the latest Snapdragon 810. Despite the screen size, the...


Oppo R7 and R7 Plus officially announced

Oppo R7 and R7 Plus officially announced

20 May, 2015 | comments (28)

As expected, Oppo has just unveiled the highly anticipated pair of high end smartphones, the R7 and the R7 Plus. At a dedicated event held in Beijing, the company highlighted its 10-year history and proceeded to announce the flagship...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Three new colors for the Droid Turbo will be out on May 28

Three new colors for the Droid Turbo will be out on May 28

19 May, 2015 | comments (10)

Motorola's Droid Turbo for Verizon is still a top of the line offering, even by today's standards. And while it isn't running Android Lollipop yet (though it's said to get updated to version 5.1 directly), it will be offered in three new colors...


HTC One ME9's metal frame gets pictured in leaked render

HTC One ME9's metal frame gets pictured in leaked render

19 May, 2015 | comments (23)

After the One M9, One M9+, and the new J Butterfly, we're soon going to see yet another high-end smartphone from HTC. This has been leaked so far as the One ME9, which despite how odd it sounds might end up being the official moniker for the...

Tags: HTC, Android


Android 5.0.2 update to arrive on Galaxy A5 and A7 next month

Android 5.0.2 update to arrive on Galaxy A5 and A7 next month

19 May, 2015 | comments (21)

Samsung's A series is naturally high up in the waiting list for Lollipop updates. The three metal devices have boon promised an Android 5.0.2 OTA and industry sources hint that it should start seeding pretty soon. The build in question already...