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LG G3 Lollipop update spreads to more European countries

LG G3 Lollipop update spreads to more European countries

15 December, 2014 | comments (56)

It looks like LG is going to actually deliver on its promise to update the G3 to Android 5.0 Lollipop by the end of this year. A couple of days ago we told you that units sold by Vodafone UK started getting the new bits, and now it turns out that...


Samsung launches the Galaxy A3 and A5 in Taiwan

Samsung launches the Galaxy A3 and A5 in Taiwan

15 December, 2014 | comments (20)

Today Samsung held a press conference in Taiwan during which it made the Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 smartphones official for that particular market. Of the two, we've seen the A5 already up for grabs in both China and Russia. And now it's headed to...

Tags: Samsung, Android


ZTE Star 2 makes the rounds at TENAA

ZTE Star 2 makes the rounds at TENAA

15 December, 2014 | comments (8)

Today the Chinese certification agency posted details on the upcoming flagship form ZTE. The ZTE Star 2 appeared in all its glory with photo from almost any angle. It appears that the manufacturer is still aiming for premium markets. The specs...

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Gartner: Xiaomi, Apple on the rise, Samsung falters

Gartner: Xiaomi, Apple on the rise, Samsung falters

15 December, 2014 | comments (93)

Gartner has crunched the numbers for Q3 and found that feature phones continue to decline sharply (down 25%), while smartphones are on the rise (up 20%). The mix is currently 66% smartphone, 34% feature phone and this decline is mostly hurting...


Galaxy Note 3 Lollipop update allegedly surfaces

Galaxy Note 3 Lollipop update allegedly surfaces

15 December, 2014 | comments (30)

With all the recent hype around the long-anticipated Android 5.0 update rumors and speculations are spreading like wild fire for an array of different devices. Naturally Samsung is among them and all eyes are on the Korean giant to deliver updates...

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Project ARA new prototype and marketplace in the works

Project ARA new prototype and marketplace in the works

15 December, 2014 | comments (31)

The Google ATAP division, in charge of project ARA, has recently released some exciting news regarding the current state as well as future plans for the revolutionary modular handset. A prototype of the latest circuit board can be found on the...

Tags: Google, Android


The world's thinnest smartphone - Vivo X5 Max - now in India

The world's thinnest smartphone - Vivo X5 Max - now in India

15 December, 2014 | comments (26)

vivo's super thin X5Max recently nabbed the crown of the thinnest smartphone in the world, coming in at a mere 4.75mm. The phone was officially announced last week and the company has now launched it in India. The vivo X5Max is priced at Rs....

Tags: vivo, Android


LG G3 is getting Android 5.0 in the United Kingdom

LG G3 is getting Android 5.0 in the United Kingdom

13 December, 2014 | comments (35)

Android 5.0 Lollipop has began rolling out to LG G3 in the United Kingdom. The new OS build is reportedly seeding to Vodafone UK devices at the moment. LG began updating its smartphone flagship to Android 5.0 in Europe last month. The first...

Tags: LG, Android


Motorola plans to offer affordable 4G smartphones in India

Motorola plans to offer affordable 4G smartphones in India

13 December, 2014 | comments (27)

Motorola, apparently has big plans for the Indian handset market. In an interview for the Economic Times, Rick Osterloh, president and chief operation officer at the US tech giant stated that the company will be very aggressive in the 4G market come...

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Android 5.0 is now seeding to Samsung Galaxy S4 GPE

Android 5.0 is now seeding to Samsung Galaxy S4 GPE

12 December, 2014 | comments (22)

Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition is the latest Pure Google smartphone to get updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop. The new firmware is now seeding to the device over-the-air. The Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition is yet to receive Android 5.0.1...

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HTC Nexus 9 now available at T-Mobile with LTE support

HTC Nexus 9 now available at T-Mobile with LTE support

12 December, 2014 | comments (4)

The HTC-made Google Nexus 9 tablet is now available in its LTE-capable form at T-Mobile. Hence, the 4G infused model of the Nexus 9 makes its debut, this being the first US carrier to offer it. The magenta carrier will give you one for $0...


Upcoming Sony Xperia E4 leaks ahead of MWC unveiling

Upcoming Sony Xperia E4 leaks ahead of MWC unveiling

12 December, 2014 | comments (37)

Although the Xperia E3 has only been available since September, Sony is already working on a successor to its low-end smartphone. According to a comprehensive leak from Poland, we find out that the Xperia E4 should be made official at MWC 2015, and...

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Alleged live photo of Samsung Galaxy S6 leaks out

Alleged live photo of Samsung Galaxy S6 leaks out

12 December, 2014 | comments (144)

Alleged live photo of Samsung Galaxy S6 made the rounds online. Samsung is expected to launch the successor of the Galaxy S5 at some point in early 2015. Update: It turns out that the purported photo you see above is not the real deal. The...


Galaxy Note 4 with Snapdragon 810 confirmed by benchmark

Galaxy Note 4 with Snapdragon 810 confirmed by benchmark

12 December, 2014 | comments (47)

A rumor surfaced this Thursday, regarding the possibility of a Snapdragon 810 updated version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Benchmark profiles appeared today on the popular website Geekbench and they seem to prove that a handset, with a model number...


Galaxy Note Edge hits UK, Vodafone gets exclusivity

Galaxy Note Edge hits UK, Vodafone gets exclusivity

12 December, 2014 | comments (12)

Just as anticipated, the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge is finally available for purchase in the UK. Until January 9, 2015, Vodafone will be selling the phone exclusively. Vodafone offers the Galaxy Note Edge only on contract and there's no...


Samsung unveils red Galaxy Note 4 for SK Telecom

Samsung unveils red Galaxy Note 4 for SK Telecom

12 December, 2014 | comments (3)

Same as last year Samsung is launching a festive red color version of its current Galaxy Note. The Velvet Red Galaxy Note 4 is available only for SK Telecom in South Korea. Samsung released a red color option for the international version too, but...


Xolo unveils Q900s Plus, claims it's the world's lightest phone

Xolo unveils Q900s Plus, claims it's the world's lightest phone

12 December, 2014 | comments (17)

Just a few months after launching the Q900s, Xolo has unveiled its successor, dubbed Q900s Plus, which the company claims is the “world’s lightest phone”. That's a rather strange statement as it weighs the same as its predecessor - 100 grams and...

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Huawei Ascend Mate7 Monarch edition marches in for $710

Huawei Ascend Mate7 Monarch edition marches in for $710

12 December, 2014 | comments (16)

Huawei releases today the Ascend Mate7 Monarch edition, which is a slightly more premium version of the regular phone. The majority of specifications remain the same as the original with a few improvements. The 6" 1080p display is now protected with...

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Nexus 5 production stops, but you can still buy it

Nexus 5 production stops, but you can still buy it

12 December, 2014 | comments (24)

With the Nexus 6 already here to carry on the family legacy it is only natural that the days are numbered for the Nexus 5. But the LG Nexus 5 still has a lot of appeal as the last-available budget-oriented Nexus device, a long-standing tendency...

Tags: Nexus, Android, Google, LG


Cyanogen-powered Micromax Yu phone launches on Dec.18

Cyanogen-powered Micromax Yu phone launches on Dec.18

11 December, 2014 | comments (62)

Last month, Micromax officially announced its plans to create a new mobile device brand - Yu. The devices using this brand are to be sold online only, emulating the business models of Chinese companies such as Xiaomi and OnePlus. The first...

Tags: Micromax, Android