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Cyanogen OS will bundle Microsoft apps and services

Cyanogen OS will bundle Microsoft apps and services

16 April, 2015 | comments (18)

Earlier this year there were claims that Microsoft will invest in Cyanogen Inc., though that was later refuted. A Microsoft/Cyanogen partnership is still happening, except instead of money Microsoft will contribute its apps and services. Bing...

Tags: Android, Cyanogen


Xiaomi unveils Mi Note Black Edition for $400

Xiaomi unveils Mi Note Black Edition for $400

16 April, 2015 | comments (7)

Xiaomi’s penchant to introduce smartphones in different colour options for its home region. The Chinese company has quietly announced yet another limited edition variant at $400 - Mi Note Black Edition along with new album of famous Chinese singer...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Android 5.0 OTA update for YU Yureka roll-out begins

Android 5.0 OTA update for YU Yureka roll-out begins

16 April, 2015 | comments (181)

The Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the YU Yureka was sent for certification a couple of days ago and today it received the stamp of approval. The update will roll out in phases over the next three days, so you may have to wait until the weekend to...


Galaxy S6 and S6 edge battery replacement to cost $45

Galaxy S6 and S6 edge battery replacement to cost $45

16 April, 2015 | comments (55)

Samsung has revealed that the battery replacement for the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will set you back $45 (shipping not included). This is, of course, after the one-year warranty period expires, during which the company replaces the battery for free...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Xiaomi slashes Mi 4 16GB, 64GB model prices in India

Xiaomi slashes Mi 4 16GB, 64GB model prices in India

16 April, 2015 | comments (30)

This may appear as a surprise to many that Xiaomi has announced a price cut in India on its flagship model - Mi 4. There’s no festive season or special occasion in India. Effective from today, the Mi 4 16GB is now priced at INR17,999 ($289) knocked...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


LG G4 teaser boasts about the device’s Quantum QHD display

LG G4 teaser boasts about the device’s Quantum QHD display

15 April, 2015 | comments (70)

LG released a short teaser video for the upcoming G4 flagship smartphone. The clip focuses on the device’s next generation 5.5” QHD IPS Quantum display. Developed by LG Display, the brand new component with 120% color gamut was...

Tags: LG, Android


Galaxy Alpha, S5 Active, and LG G2 on AT&T all get Lollipop

Galaxy Alpha, S5 Active, and LG G2 on AT&T all get Lollipop

15 April, 2015 | comments (18)

The Lollipop updates keep rolling out day after day this season. This time around one carrier has simultaneously pushed out the updates to Android 5.0 for no less three devices. The carrier in question is AT&T and the handsets we're talking about...


Samsung Galaxy S6 will be offered by Cricket from April 24

Samsung Galaxy S6 will be offered by Cricket from April 24

15 April, 2015 | comments (8)

The Samsung Galaxy S6 was released in the US on April 10, but so far it's only been available at the big carriers. That's set to change soon, though. AT&T's prepaid subsidiary Cricket has announced that it will start selling the Galaxy S6 on...


ZTE Nubia Z9 Max delayed because of manufacturing issues

ZTE Nubia Z9 Max delayed because of manufacturing issues

15 April, 2015 | comments (2)

Last month ZTE made the Nubia Z9 Max official, alongside the smaller Z9 Mini. The latter has been quite the success for the company in the first flash sale organized for it - where no less than 68,700 units were grabbed in just 58 seconds. The Z9...

Tags: ZTE, Android


Verizon's Galaxy Note 3 is latest in line to get Lollipop update

Verizon's Galaxy Note 3 is latest in line to get Lollipop update

15 April, 2015 | comments (19)

Today Verizon has started the rollout of the update to Android 5.0 Lollipop for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 units it's sold over the years. Previously, Lollipop was made available for the Note 3's successor, the Galaxy Note 4. As always, the...


Huawei P8 Lite stays under wraps, here's what it would have been

Huawei P8 Lite stays under wraps, here's what it would have been

15 April, 2015 | comments (7)

Rumors suggested that Huawei would unveil the P8 and P8 Lite, instead we got the P8 and P8max. For some reason the Huawei P8 Lite was pulled at the last moment. There was a product page for it and everything, but there was no mention of it during...


Huawei P8max has a massive 6.8-inch screen, super thin bezels

Huawei P8max has a massive 6.8-inch screen, super thin bezels

15 April, 2015 | comments (50)

Rumors had us expecting a P8 Lite, however Huawei went the polar opposite direction and unveiled the Huawei P8max. The device blurs the lines between phones and tablets with a whopping 6.8" screen. It covers a massive 83% of the front though...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Huawei P8 has a 6.4mm all-metal unibody, 5.2-inch screen

Huawei P8 has a 6.4mm all-metal unibody, 5.2-inch screen

15 April, 2015 | comments (104)

The Huawei P8 was brought up on stage by the company's CEO who wants to ignite "infinite creativity" among users. The new flagship follows in the footsteps of its predecessors with a metal frame and a 6.4mm thick body. The design focuses on a...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Watch the Huawei P8 unveiling in London if you've missed it

Watch the Huawei P8 unveiling in London if you've missed it

15 April, 2015 | comments (14)

Update: The event mat be ovr, but you can check out our scoops about the Huawei P8 and the Huawei P8max. You can also catch a recording of the event below if you've missed it. The action starts around 0:34h. Leaks gave away some of the surprises...

Tags: Huawei, Android


OnePlus Two is expected in third quarter, says the CEO

OnePlus Two is expected in third quarter, says the CEO

15 April, 2015 | comments (13)

OnePlus just made its customers happy by releasing the Oxygen OS last week and the Cyanogen OS 12 yesterday for OnePlus One smartphone. The Chinese startup is now seeking funds to expand the company in order to scale further. Peter Lau, CEO...

Tags: OnePlus, Android


Lenovo A6000 Plus is a new 5-incher with 2 gigs of RAM

Lenovo A6000 Plus is a new 5-incher with 2 gigs of RAM

15 April, 2015 | comments (20)

Lenovo is working on keeping its midrange up-to-date and has now announced in India the new A6000 Plus model. As the name suggests, it's not an entirely new device, but an improved version of the already existing A6000. What the Plus moniker...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


Huawei Honor 4X goes on pre-order in the UK, ships on April 17

Huawei Honor 4X goes on pre-order in the UK, ships on April 17

14 April, 2015 | comments (4)

Back in March we found out that Huawei was planning to launch the Honor 4X in the UK sometime during the second quarter of this year. And while that starts in April and ends in June, the Chinese company has thankfully not kept people waiting too...

Tags: Huawei, Android


T-Mobile's LG G2 should receive a Lollipop treat starting today

T-Mobile's LG G2 should receive a Lollipop treat starting today

14 April, 2015 | comments (19)

Following in the footsteps of Verizon's model, the LG G2 for T-Mobile should start getting the update to Android 5.0 Lollipop today. This is according to the latest update information posted by the carrier itself, so it's pretty much as official as...


Galaxy S6 edge is Samsung's most expensive phone to build

Galaxy S6 edge is Samsung's most expensive phone to build

14 April, 2015 | comments (48)

A report due out later today has analyzed how much it costs for Samsung to build each and every Galaxy S6 edge unit. And it turns out that the smartphone boasting that unique curved screen is the most expensive ever - in terms of manufacturing costs...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Sony Xperia Z4 (or Z3 Neo) could be unveiled on April 20

Sony Xperia Z4 (or Z3 Neo) could be unveiled on April 20

14 April, 2015 | comments (60)

So far Sony hasn't announced a top of the line smartphone in 2015, in stark contrast to what happened over the last few years. However, we may now be pretty close to a new Xperia Z series handset getting official. On the other hand, there's growing...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors