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OnePlus teases its next device, is it OnePlus Two?

OnePlus teases its next device, is it OnePlus Two?

24 November, 2014 | comments (45)

OnePlus One is still a tough one to find and purchase, though it is regularly getting updates improving its Cyanogen ROM in all departments. And while some people are waiting the OnePlus One stock to catch up with demand, it seems OnePlus is already...


WSJ: Galaxy S5 sold 4 million units less than the Galaxy S4

WSJ: Galaxy S5 sold 4 million units less than the Galaxy S4

24 November, 2014 | comments (126)

There have been sings that the Galaxy S5 was not living up to expectations since July – analysts reported that the 2014 flagship sold 2 million units less in May compared to the Galaxy S4 for the same period after its launch. Weak quarterly results...


Oppo 3007 launches at TENAA with 4.7-inch 720p display

Oppo 3007 launches at TENAA with 4.7-inch 720p display

24 November, 2014 | comments (8)

The Oppo 3007 has popped up on Chinese certification authority TENAA revealing a mid-range variant of the Oppo Find 7. The phone is built around a 4.7" IPS display of 720p resolution and packs a 1.2GHz quad-core CPU and 1GB of RAM. The camera...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


South Korean LG G3s will get Lollipop soon

South Korean LG G3s will get Lollipop soon

24 November, 2014 | comments (15)

LG has won the domestic Lollipop update race with the impending rollout of the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for its LG G3 flagship. The three major carriers in South Korea will get the update at roughly the same time. The 5.0 update brings a new...

Tags: LG, Android


Panasonic Eluga I goes on sale for $177

Panasonic Eluga I goes on sale for $177

24 November, 2014 | comments (17)

Panasonic launched today the mid-range Eluga I in India. The phone is a direct competitor to the highly popular Asus Zenfone 5 and features similar specs. It's built around a 5" IPS display of 720p resolution giving it a pixel density of 294...


Xiaomi launches Redmi Note and Redmi Note 4G in India

Xiaomi launches Redmi Note and Redmi Note 4G in India

24 November, 2014 | comments (33)

Xiaomi is launching the long awaited Redmi Note in India, along with a second variant, the Redmi Note 4G. The phones are priced at ₹8,999 for the 3G variant and ₹9,999 for the 4G LTE variant. The 3G variant is the one we have seen...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Nexus 6 for T-Mobile will have no branding or bloatware

Nexus 6 for T-Mobile will have no branding or bloatware

24 November, 2014 | comments (2)

Motorola Nexus 6 sold by T-Mobile in the United States will not feature carrier branding or bloatware apps. The good news was delivered by Des Smith, the wireless carrier’s senior product manager. The Big Magenta’s move contrasts with the...


Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 reference hardware kits go on sale

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 reference hardware kits go on sale

23 November, 2014 | comments (116)

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 reference smartphone and tablet hardware kits are now available to order. The incredibly well equipped development platforms are offered by the Canadian company Intrinsyc. Priced at $799, the smartphone platform...

Tags: Qualcomm, Android


OnePlus One India launch teaser campaign starts

OnePlus One India launch teaser campaign starts

21 November, 2014 | comments (27)

The OnePlus One is going to enter India pretty soon. We've known for a while now that this would eventually happen, with the Chinese smartphone maker startup having apparently seen a lot of interest from the subcontinent. OnePlus has posted a...

Tags: OnePlus, Android


AT&T is returning its Nexus 6 units to Motorola due to a bug

AT&T is returning its Nexus 6 units to Motorola due to a bug

21 November, 2014 | comments (32)

AT&T's Nexus 6 units are apparently affected by a software bug. This is so bad that the carrier is now telling its stores to return their initial shipments of the smartphone to Motorola in order for it to fix said software glitch. The info...


Huawei Ascend Mate 2 will receive Lollipop next year

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 will receive Lollipop next year

21 November, 2014 | comments (11)

The Huawei Ascend Mate 2 has been sold by Huawei in the US in unlocked form since June. A while ago, the Chinese company announced that the phablet would not be updated to future Android versions, which created a backlash in the online...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 gets a stability-oriented update

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 gets a stability-oriented update

21 November, 2014 | comments (49)

Following a firmware update focused on improving battery life, Samsung Galaxy Note 4 owners are now treated with another one targeting performance and stability. Users in Germany and Greece are reporting their smartphones are prompted to install the...


Xiaomi to launch Redmi Note in India next month

Xiaomi to launch Redmi Note in India next month

21 November, 2014 | comments (41)

Xiaomi has started teasing the first India sale of its phablet, the Redmi Note, via Mi India’s facebook page, and will reportedly start selling the device early next month. The Techolic claims that the date of the sale will be December 2, basing...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Lollipop update for HTC One and One (M8) GPE delayed again

Lollipop update for HTC One and One (M8) GPE delayed again

21 November, 2014 | comments (23)

The Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the HTC One GPE and One (M8) GPE was supposed to arrive today, but according to the VP of Product Management at HTC there has been another delay. Mo Versi says Google has requested another software version, so...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC Desire Eye and Desire 820 start selling in the USA SIM-free

HTC Desire Eye and Desire 820 start selling in the USA SIM-free

21 November, 2014 | comments (7)

The HTC Desire Eye and Desire 820 are now available for purchase in the USA. Expansys USA is offering to phones for $519.99 and $359.99, respectively. The Desire Eye is available in Corral Red and Blue, while the Desire 820 is listed in...

Tags: HTC, Android


Motorola offers optional extended warranty for Nexus 6

Motorola offers optional extended warranty for Nexus 6

20 November, 2014 | comments (25)

Motorola is offering extended warranty package for Nexus 6. Priced at $129.99, Moto Care protects the Android 5.0 Lollipop phablet from accidental damage for a period of two years. Users can purchase Moto Care for the Nexus 6 within 30 days...

Tags: Motorola, Android


European pre-orders of Honor 3C by Huawei kick off

European pre-orders of Honor 3C by Huawei kick off

20 November, 2014 | comments (14)

The budget-friendly Honor 3C by Huawei is now available to pre-order in Europe. The dual-SIM smartphone is priced at £109.99 (about $170).The handset will begin shipping to customers this coming Monday, on November 24. Specifications of...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Sprint's Samsung Galaxy S5 finally receives Android 4.4.4

Sprint's Samsung Galaxy S5 finally receives Android 4.4.4

20 November, 2014 | comments (14)

More than two months later than T-Mobile's version, Sprint's Samsung Galaxy S5 is now finally in the process of getting updated to Android 4.4.4 KitKat. This is the last version of the OS bearing that name, so we assume the next new software...


Sprint lowers Nexus 6 price, refunds those who paid more

Sprint lowers Nexus 6 price, refunds those who paid more

20 November, 2014 | comments (2)

Sprint started selling the Motorola Nexus 6 last week, but for some reason its price was higher than that asked by AT&T for the exact same device. While AT&T has been charging $249.99 for the handset when bought with a new two-year contract, for...


HTC Desire 820s hits 1.26 million pre-registrations in China

HTC Desire 820s hits 1.26 million pre-registrations in China

20 November, 2014 | comments (17)

News outlet Focus Taiwan reports HTC China has has boasted 1.26 million per-registrations for the Desire 820s. In fact, HTC China says registrations keep piling up at a steady pace. While a pre-order signup doesn't guarantee a purchase since...

Tags: HTC, Android