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Week 19 in review: OnePlus Two, Nubia Z9 and Android M

Week 19 in review: OnePlus Two, Nubia Z9 and Android M

10 May, 2015 | comments (1)

Another week has gone by and tradition dictates that we take a look back at the news to see what excited us most. Sony made quite a few headlines this week. The Xperia C4 selfie-centric phone is now official and rumors hint at a possible...


Xiaomi boasts faster Snapdragon 810 chip inside the MiNote Pro

Xiaomi boasts faster Snapdragon 810 chip inside the MiNote Pro

06 May, 2015 | comments (30)

As most of you have surely heard, the Xiaomi MiNote Pro is official. It was launched just a few hours ago. The handset boasts a pretty impressive specs sheet, including a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 SoC, 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM and a 5.7-inch QHD 2.5D...


Galaxy S6 and S6 edge update said to bring RAW photo capture

Galaxy S6 and S6 edge update said to bring RAW photo capture

06 May, 2015 | comments (36)

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge both offer amazing camera quality, which is only natural, seeing how the pair employs very advanced sensors and optics. But, surprisingly enough, they lack RAW capture, which is a must for any photography...


Original HTC One Mini also not getting the Lollipop update

Original HTC One Mini also not getting the Lollipop update

04 May, 2015 | comments (31)

After unceremoniously revealing on Twitter that the new One Mini won't be getting the Lollipop update, HTC revealed in another tweet that the original One Mini will also not be getting the update. The original One Mini was launched back in...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC to release Limited Edition One M9 with INK engravings

HTC to release Limited Edition One M9 with INK engravings

30 April, 2015 | comments (22)

HTC has launched a new campaign dubbed HTC INK to offer limited edition One M9 smartphones. By teaming up with the supermodel Jourdan Dunn, the Taiwanese company will offer custom-designed engravings inspired from tattoos. Jourdan has...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC One M8 to receive 5.1 Lollipop with Sense 7 in August

HTC One M8 to receive 5.1 Lollipop with Sense 7 in August

29 April, 2015 | comments (19)

HTC pressed the launch button on the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the One (M8) at the end of January. The update to 5.1 Lollipop has been scheduled to August 2015. @JKMcCloskey Hey James, the HTC One M8 will have a Software Update for Android...


HTC Q1 2015 earnings reveal modest net profit after tax

HTC Q1 2015 earnings reveal modest net profit after tax

29 April, 2015 | comments (7)

HTC released its earnings report for Q1 2015. The Taiwanese manufacturer posted a quarterly net profit of $11.8 million from $1.36 billion of revenue. The company’s revenue grew by a quarter from the same period last year. HTC attributed...

Tags: HTC


The LG G4 said to feature a slightly curved screen

The LG G4 said to feature a slightly curved screen

22 April, 2015 | comments (39)

With the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge and the HTC One M9 already official and hitting consumer markets, it seems that LG is next in line for a major flagship release. The eagerly-anticipated LG G4 is scheduled for a release on April 29 and, naturally,...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Gionee Elife E8 allegedly spotted on GFXBench

Gionee Elife E8 allegedly spotted on GFXBench

22 April, 2015 | comments (9)

Ever since the launch of the Gionee Elife S7, the news has been out that the company is already working on a successor. The successor to the fairly popular E-series handset will allegedly be named the Elife E8 and a new GFXBench benchmark...


Google Play Services update fixes Android Auto on Galaxy S6

Google Play Services update fixes Android Auto on Galaxy S6

22 April, 2015 | comments (5)

Android Auto is perhaps one of the most interesting undertakings to bring the power of your smartphone straight to your car's dashboard. The technology goes far beyond a simple screen sharing app and offers a custom, tailor-made interface and...

Tags: Android


Update to HTC One M9 for AT&T improves camera performance

Update to HTC One M9 for AT&T improves camera performance

21 April, 2015 | comments (17)

HTC One M9 for AT&T received an over-the-air update. The new firmware improves camera and thermal performance of the Taiwanese manufacturer’s flagship smartphone. Sporting a version number 1.32.502.31, the new firmware arrives as promised...


HTC announces Lollipop release for Desire Eye and Desire 816

HTC announces Lollipop release for Desire Eye and Desire 816

14 April, 2015 | comments (252)

Just few days ago the HTC Desire Eye started getting Android Lollipop treatment in its homeland - Taiwan. Today HTC UK announced the official rollout of Android 5 Lollipop firmware update for two Desire smartphones - Desire Eye and Desire...


HTC announces the M9+, E9+ and Desire 326G in India

HTC announces the M9+, E9+ and Desire 326G in India

14 April, 2015 | comments (30)

HTC has announced three new smartphones in the Indian market. The first is the very new HTC One M9+ that was revealed very recently. The M9+ is the bigger brother of the M9 and has a larger 5.2-inch Quad HD display, fingerprint sensor on the front,...

Tags: HTC, Android


Week 15 in review: Xperia Z4, One M9+, LG G4

Week 15 in review: Xperia Z4, One M9+, LG G4

12 April, 2015 | comments (25)

Another week has passed and, as it has become customary, we take a look back at what excited you, our readers, most during the past few days. Sony is still knee deep in the Xperia Z4 saga and, at this point, it almost feels like the Japanese company...


HTC promises a software update to fix One M9 camera woes

HTC promises a software update to fix One M9 camera woes

09 April, 2015 | comments (35)

HTC America’s president, Jason Mackenzie has confirmed that a software update to fix the camera woes of HTC One M9 will be released in the United States between April 10 to April 17. The rollout of the new firmware will be dependent on the device's...

Tags: HTC, Android


Galaxy S6 sales on T-Mobile “nearly double those” of S5

Galaxy S6 sales on T-Mobile “nearly double those” of S5

09 April, 2015 | comments (57)

T-Mobile US announced that sales of Samsung Galaxy S6 are “nearly double those of the Galaxy S5” in the first ten days of offering the device. The Big Magenta began shipping pre-orders of the new smartphone to its customers last week. The...


Sony Z Ultra Google Play Edition gets android 5.1 Lollipop

Sony Z Ultra Google Play Edition gets android 5.1 Lollipop

08 April, 2015 | comments (23)

Android 5.1 Lollipop began seeding to Sony Z Ultra Google Play Edition. Sony’s phablet is the latest stock Android device to receive the update - the Google Play editions HTC One (M8) and LG G Pad 8.3 also got the treatment over past couple of...


HTC One M9+ with 5.2

HTC One M9+ with 5.2" QHD screen, duo camera unveiled

08 April, 2015 | comments (76)

Since the MWC 2015, HTC has been caught in the whirlwind of rumors and badly kept secrets about the One M9+ as well as the two One E9 variants. Today the Taiwanese handset market has formally launched the new One M9+ at a press event held in...

Tags: HTC, Android, China


Android 5.1 Lollipop is now seeding to HTC One (M8) GPE

Android 5.1 Lollipop is now seeding to HTC One (M8) GPE

07 April, 2015 | comments (19)

Android 5.1 Lollipop is now seeding to HTC One (M8) Google Play Edition. The new firmware is seeding to the device over-the-air. The update is a tad larger than 244MB. It brings a host of bug fixes and improvements to the smartphone headed by...

Tags: HTC, Android


AT&T's Samsung Galaxy S4 is now receiving Lollipop update

AT&T's Samsung Galaxy S4 is now receiving Lollipop update

07 April, 2015 | comments (67)

It looks like the HTC One (M8) isn't the only handset sold by AT&T that's getting a new Android version today. The latest update to Android 5.0 Lollipop is now rolling out to Samsung Galaxy S4 devices bought from AT&T. The Galaxy S4 has been on the...