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Carphone Warehouse gets UK exclusivity of black leather LG G4

Carphone Warehouse gets UK exclusivity of black leather LG G4

27 May, 2015 | comments (16)

LG's latest flagship smartphone - the G4 can now be purchased from Carphone Warehouse in the UK. The company has listed a total of three color variants - a silver plastic one, a brown leather one and a black leather option, which, at the moment, is...

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YU gets 500,000 registrations for the Yuphoria flash sale

YU gets 500,000 registrations for the Yuphoria flash sale

27 May, 2015 | comments (41)

YU's second phone, Yuphoria, is off to a great start. The company claims to have received over 500,000 registrations for the upcoming flash sale of the device. Now registrations does not equal actual sales, but a good chunk of those people are going...

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Possible Asus Zenfone 3 spotted on TENAA

Possible Asus Zenfone 3 spotted on TENAA

27 May, 2015 | comments (13)

The Asus Zenfone 2 family was never one with clearly identifiable model names and a new entry on TENAA's website hints that another smartphone may be joining it. The Chinese regulator lists a device with a model number Z00EDB, which some even...

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Leaked Windows 10 docs detail  512MB RAM limitations

Leaked Windows 10 docs detail  512MB RAM limitations

27 May, 2015 | comments (27)

Microsoft's promise for the Windows 10 update is "no man left behind," but there was a suggestion that 512MB RAM devices may have limited functionality. Leaked guidelines detail just what kind of experience legacy devices can expect. The...


Exclusive: Gionee Elife E8 photographed alongside the S7

Exclusive: Gionee Elife E8 photographed alongside the S7

27 May, 2015 | comments (7)

Gionee is expected to launch its next flagship device - the Elife E8 - at an event in Beijing, China next month. Today we have an image of the actual device that was sent to us. The device in question is the grey unit underneath the Elife S7....

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Dual-battery toting Gionee M5 gets caught in TENAA listing

Dual-battery toting Gionee M5 gets caught in TENAA listing

26 May, 2015 | comments (17)

The freshly teased Gionee M5 mid-ranger made an appearance in TENAA listing in China. The successor of Gionee Marathon M3 packs an uncommon dual-battery setup. Specs-wise, Gionee M5 features a quad-core CPU clocked at 1.3GHz, 2GB of RAM, and...


HTC WF5w passes through TENAA in China with 7.49mm waistline

HTC WF5w passes through TENAA in China with 7.49mm waistline

26 May, 2015 | comments (7)

A yet to be unveils HTC WF5w mid-ranger passed through TENAA in China. With TD-LTE connectivity on board, the device is headed to the local carrier giant China Mobile. The specs of HTC WF5w include 1.5GHz octa-core CPU, 2GB of RAM, and...

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Sony Xperia Z3+ is already up for pre-order in the UK

Sony Xperia Z3+ is already up for pre-order in the UK

26 May, 2015 | comments (37)

After loads of speculation over the past few weeks, today Sony finally made the Xperia Z3+ official internationally, following the announcement of the same handset as the Xperia Z4 in Japan not long ago. Naming confusion aside, the Xperia Z3+ is...

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Samsung Galaxy J1 Pop is reportedly in development

Samsung Galaxy J1 Pop is reportedly in development

26 May, 2015 | comments (5)

The Samsung Galaxy J1 (SM-J100) is just a few months old at this point, but a new report claims its maker is already hard at work on a new version. The device which is currently in development will have the model number SM-J110, and it could be...


LG G4 will be available to order at T-Mobile tomorrow

LG G4 will be available to order at T-Mobile tomorrow

26 May, 2015 | comments (5)

T-Mobile is the latest US carrier to announce availability information for the LG G4, following the likes of Sprint and US Cellular. If you're a fan of the magenta carrier, you'll be able to order the G4 online starting tomorrow, May 27. The...

Tags: LG, Android, T-Mobile


6-inch Micromax Canvas Doodle 4 launches in India

6-inch Micromax Canvas Doodle 4 launches in India

26 May, 2015 | comments (21)

If you're a fan of the Canvas Doodle series of huge phablets from Indian manufacturer Micromax, you're in luck. The company just launched the latest model in the line. The Canvas Doodle 4 comes to succeed its predecessor from last year. It keeps...

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Android M to set update life, Nexus devices get 2 years

Android M to set update life, Nexus devices get 2 years

26 May, 2015 | comments (47)

Unveiling a new smartphone OS version has become a lot like a sporting event, drawing a lot of attention and seeing people guess at the outcome months before it even happens. The Android M Super Cup is drawing near and some already think they know...

Tags: Android, Rumors


AdDuplex statistics reveal rise in Windows Mobile 10 users

AdDuplex statistics reveal rise in Windows Mobile 10 users

26 May, 2015 | comments (11)

AdDuplex's latest monthly report on the Windows Phone market reveals a curious new trend. According to the company's numbers, Windows 10 Technical Preview usage has grown a whopping 1.6%, which doesn't sound like a lot, but is more than twice the...


Android 5.1.1 update rolling out for the LG G Flex2 in Korea

Android 5.1.1 update rolling out for the LG G Flex2 in Korea

26 May, 2015 | comments (20)

Android Lollipop 5.1.1, the latest available OS version, is now seeding for the LG G Flex2, or at least for its Korean version, sporting model number F510S. That puts the G Flex2 among a select group of less than 1% of Android devices that boot...

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Sony Xperia Z3+ quietly launched globally

Sony Xperia Z3+ quietly launched globally

26 May, 2015 | comments (82)

The Sony Xperia Z3+ just became official without any major fuss. The global version of the already released Japanese Xperia Z4 changes nothing but the name and is the same incremental upgrade over the Xperia Z3. There are several upgrades to...

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Waterproof Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Dual launched in India for $390

Waterproof Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Dual launched in India for $390

26 May, 2015 | comments (76)

Sony introduced the waterproof Xperia M4 Aqua Dual just before the monsoons hit India. The Xperia M4 Aqua Dual is a dual SIM smartphone priced at INR 24,990 ($390) and will be made available from today in Black, White, and Coral color...

Tags: Sony, Android


Purported Lumia 840 single and dual SIM being tested in India

Purported Lumia 840 single and dual SIM being tested in India

26 May, 2015 | comments (13)

Microsoft is slowly turning to India as the testing ground for its upcoming smartphones. Last month, we reported on Microsoft’s plan to bring a new Lumia 840 soon and now we've got more evidence to support it. It comes from import data for...


Xiaomi starts rolling out Mi 4i update to fix heating issues

Xiaomi starts rolling out Mi 4i update to fix heating issues

26 May, 2015 | comments (47)

Xiaomi has started rolling out the new v6.5.50 update for the Mi 4i. The update primarily aims to fix the heating issue that some users have noted. According to Hugo Barra, "The new thermal controls adjust frequency, voltage and the number of...

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Microsoft and Sony fall out of top 10 smartphone vendors in Q1

Microsoft and Sony fall out of top 10 smartphone vendors in Q1

26 May, 2015 | comments (71)

Samsung was the top smartphone manufacturer in the first quarter of the ongoing year, according to latest stats released by former Nokia executive and current market analyst Tomi Ahonen, who is also considered to be one of the world's most...


One M9's next major update tipped to bring Guest Mode

One M9's next major update tipped to bring Guest Mode

26 May, 2015 | comments (9)

The next major software update to the One M9, which was unveiled by HTC at this year's Mobile World Congress in March and went on sale a few weeks later, will bring some interesting new features, according to HTC ROM developer...

Tags: HTC, Android