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HTC One (M7) receiving Lollipop OTA in Europe

HTC One (M7) receiving Lollipop OTA in Europe

25 February, 2015 | comments (105)

The original HTC One (M7) is finally getting the Lollipop treatment in Europe Reports have been flooding in from our readers that the two year old handset is getting the OTA all over the continent. The package itself contains an Android 5.0 build,...


Qualcomm teaser confirms Snapdragon 810 in the One (M9)

Qualcomm teaser confirms Snapdragon 810 in the One (M9)

25 February, 2015 | comments (6)

Qualcomm's latest and greatest mobile SoC, the Snapdragon 810 hasn’t been getting a lot of love lately. Whether it was the whole overheating fiasco or Samsung's recent rapid development in terms of manufacturing technology and in-house Exynos...

Tags: Qualcomm, HTC, Rumors


Galaxy S6 Edge exclusivity guaranteed by low yield

Galaxy S6 Edge exclusivity guaranteed by low yield

25 February, 2015 | comments (25)

Samsung is only days away from unveiling its next-gen flagship Galaxy S6 alongside its special little brother, the Galaxy S6 Edge, and we're ready to talk availability. A source from a Samsung-partnering carrier in Europe has shared their knowledge,...

Tags: Samsung, Rumors


Apple ordered to pay $533 million for infringing Smartflash's patents

Apple ordered to pay $533 million for infringing Smartflash's patents

25 February, 2015 | comments (79)

A US court has ordered Apple to pay $532.9 million in damages after the company was found guilty of infringing three patents owned by Texas-based patent licensing company Smartflash. The patents are related to digital rights management (DRM), data...

Tags: Apple, lawsuit


Samsung keeps tipping Galaxy S6 features in unconventional way

Samsung keeps tipping Galaxy S6 features in unconventional way

25 February, 2015 | comments (32)

With MWC 2015 just around the corner the hype around Samsung and its new flagship device is at an all-time high. Rumors have been abundant ant kind of hard to actually keep track of, but one thing is for sure they are all stacking up that all...

Tags: Samsung, Rumors


Microsoft Lumia 1330, 640 headed to AT&T

Microsoft Lumia 1330, 640 headed to AT&T

25 February, 2015 | comments (16)

Slides from AdDuplex show three Lumias coming from Microsoft – the 4" RM-1099, the 5" Lumia 640 and the 5.7" Lumia 1330. The Lumia 640 and 1330 will be headed to AT&T in the US, but have plenty of other versions for a worldwide release. Note...


Huawei’s Honor Holly available for purchase in Germany for $113

Huawei’s Honor Holly available for purchase in Germany for $113

25 February, 2015 | comments (4)

A couple of days ago, we reported that the Huawei Honor Holly, which was launched in India last year, is all set to go on sale in the UK next month with a price tag of £74.99 ($117). As it turns out, the device is already available in...

Tags: Huawei, Germany


Chase Bank says it has activated over 1 million Apple Pay accounts

Chase Bank says it has activated over 1 million Apple Pay accounts

25 February, 2015 | comments (16)

Chase Bank has revealed that more than one million of its customers are using their debit/credit cards with Apple's mobile payments service Apple Pay, which launched in the US in late October last year. It was also revealed that the bank's...

Tags: Apple, Apple Pay


LG announces global rollout of its latest curved smartphone G Flex 2

LG announces global rollout of its latest curved smartphone G Flex 2

25 February, 2015 | comments (9)

LG has announced the global rollout of its second curved Android smartphone the G Flex 2, which was unveiled last month at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The company said major carriers in the US, Hong Kong, Singapore, France,...

Tags: LG


Android and iOS together account for 96.3% of  smartphone market

Android and iOS together account for 96.3% of smartphone market

25 February, 2015 | comments (42)

Android and iOS combined accounted for a whopping 96.3% of all smartphone shipments worldwide in 2014, up from 93.8% in the prior year, according to a latest report from the market research firm IDC. Individually, Google's mobile operating...

Tags: Android, iOS, IDC


Sony Xperia Z4 tablet with 2K display leaks out

Sony Xperia Z4 tablet with 2K display leaks out

24 February, 2015 | comments (41)

Unannounced Sony Xperia Z4 tablet with 2K display leaked out. The slate made a premature appearance in Sony’s Xperia Lounge Android application and was quickly taken down. The sole leaked image of the device reveals Xperia Z3-like design...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Leaked HTC One (M9) promo videos go live

Leaked HTC One (M9) promo videos go live

24 February, 2015 | comments (89)

Hot on the heels of the leaked press renders earlier today, a series of HTC One (M9) promo videos also made the rounds on the web. In line with past leaks, the videos leave nothing to imagination. Update: The videos have been quickly removed...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


LG G Flex 2 is now up for pre-order in the UK

LG G Flex 2 is now up for pre-order in the UK

24 February, 2015 | comments (2)

The LG G Flex 2 is now being offered on pre-order in the UK. We knew this would happen, but we were expecting pre-orders to debut on February 28, which is this Saturday. However, Carphone Warehouse has decided to jump the gun on this one. The...

Tags: LG, Android, Vodafone


9.7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 has specs revealed

9.7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 has specs revealed

24 February, 2015 | comments (26)

Samsung is working on successors for its Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and Galaxy Tab S 10.5 tablets, as we've told you before. There will be two devices in the Tab S2 line too, but they will have different sizes - because Samsung has this time around opted to...

Tags: Samsung, Android


BlackBerry Classic makes it to Verizon on February 26

BlackBerry Classic makes it to Verizon on February 26

24 February, 2015 | comments (2)

Yesterday Verizon announced that it would start selling the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime on February 26, which is this Thursday. Now it turns out that it won't be the only new device launching on that day, as it will be joined by the BlackBerry...


HTC One (M9) seemingly shown in press renders

HTC One (M9) seemingly shown in press renders

24 February, 2015 | comments (63)

Naturally, information about the HTC One (M9) has been leaking a lot lately, since the Taiwanese company's next flagship smartphone is due to be made official this Sunday. Now though, we may have the clearest look yet at the One (M9). What you...

Tags: HTC, Android


Color e-paper Pebble Time smart watch is now live on Kickstarter

Color e-paper Pebble Time smart watch is now live on Kickstarter

24 February, 2015 | comments (13)

Pebble managed to build up a formidable reputation on the smartwatch market that started well before the recent hype for wearable devices. The company has always tried to set itself apart from the crowd with interesting technology and design...

Tags: Pebble, Misc


New HTC One (M9) renders surface with a batch of cases

New HTC One (M9) renders surface with a batch of cases

24 February, 2015 | comments (18)

With just a few days left to MWC 2015 rumors are flying all over the place about the next batch of flagship devices. Samsung has definitely been stealing the spotlight with its much-anticipated Galaxy S6 and its edged variant, but HTC is also...

Tags: HTC, Android


AT&T website confirms Galaxy S6 Edge existence, exact name

AT&T website confirms Galaxy S6 Edge existence, exact name

24 February, 2015 | comments (26)

Yesterday we reported on a teaser for Samsung's upcoming curved S6 flagship. It was courtesy of AT&T and the telecom also promises a spring launch for the edged device. This information was so exciting that apparently there was a little bit of...


HTC teases new BoomSound speakers for One (M9)

HTC teases new BoomSound speakers for One (M9)

24 February, 2015 | comments (31)

The new HTC One (M9) is barely a week away and according to rumors will bring a new speaker design, perhaps one based on the Nexus 9 speakers. HTC has started its teaser campaign with a short 12 second video that features stop-animated boom...

Tags: HTC, Android