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Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition hits the shelves for ¥1,799

Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition hits the shelves for ¥1,799

17 May, 2015 | comments (15)

In line with a recent report, Meizu began offering the MX4 Ubuntu Edition in China. The Linux-powered high-end smartphone is available in white or gold color scheme for ¥1,799 (about $290). Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition packs the same specs as...

Tags: Meizu, Linux, Ubuntu


Week 20 in review: Yu Yuphoria, Galaxy S6 Active, iPhone 6s

Week 20 in review: Yu Yuphoria, Galaxy S6 Active, iPhone 6s

17 May, 2015 | comments (15)

This week one of the youngest companies on the smartphone market made the biggest splash. Yu Yuphoria lived up to its name and shot up to second place in our weekly Top 10 with only the Samsung Galaxy S6 staying on top. If you somehow missed the...


Oppo details the new Color OS 2.1.0i based on Lollipop

Oppo details the new Color OS 2.1.0i based on Lollipop

17 May, 2015 | comments (8)

Oppo recently pushed the Android 4.4 KitKat based Color OS 2.0.5i beta for the Find 7 and Find 7a smartphones. Following that, the Oppo development team worked quickly to share a sneak peek on what’s in store with the next major ColorOS ...

Tags: Oppo, Android


The Top 10 trending phones of week 20

The Top 10 trending phones of week 20

17 May, 2015 | comments (18)

Another week has passed and it's time for our usual Top 10 trending chart. The Galaxy S6 remains in the lead, but tough times are coming for the Samsung flagship. The Top 10 trending phones chart is a recap list of the devices that gathered the...

Tags: Samsung, Yu, Asus, Apple, LG


LG Escape2 spotted listed on AT&T's website

LG Escape2 spotted listed on AT&T's website

17 May, 2015 | comments (12)

More than a couple of years after LG released the Escape smartphone, its successor, dubbed Escape2, has been launched - it is currently listed on AT&T's website. Specs-wise, the device is powered by a Snapdragon 410 chipset with 1.2GHz...

Tags: LG, Android


Counterclockwise: Lumia 928 does stunts, Galaxy S II climbs Everest

Counterclockwise: Lumia 928 does stunts, Galaxy S II climbs Everest

17 May, 2015 | comments (1)

Counterclockwise is our version of stories by the campfire. And as with any good campfire story, there needs to be exaggeration - this phone climbed Everest, the other crossed a desert, one launched into space. Publicity stunts Advertising...

Tags: Misc


Lumia 640 landing on T-Mobile on July 16

Lumia 640 landing on T-Mobile on July 16

17 May, 2015 | comments (10)

Just a couple of days after AT&T subsidiary Cricket Wireless started selling the Microsoft Lumia 640, T-Mobile has confirmed that the device will be available via all its channels starting July 16. @WaverunningGeek Hey, good news! It looks like...


Huawei rumoured to be developing its own mobile OS

Huawei rumoured to be developing its own mobile OS

17 May, 2015 | comments (30)

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei is developing its own mobile operating system to reduce its dependence on Google's Android, according to a report out of China. The OS has been in development for the past three years. As per the...

Tags: Huawei, Rumour


Grab a refurbished 64GB OnePlus One for Rs.16,999 in India

Grab a refurbished 64GB OnePlus One for Rs.16,999 in India

16 May, 2015 | comments (29)

Starting on May 20, the Indian online retailer Overcart will begin offering a refurbished 64GB OnePlus One for Rs.16,999 (about $268) in India. The Sandstone Black device costs Rs. 21,998 (about $347) on Amazon brand new. Overcart will offer...

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Microsoft will control firmware updates for Windows 10 handsets

Microsoft will control firmware updates for Windows 10 handsets

16 May, 2015 | comments (39)

Microsoft will have direct control over firmware updates for Windows 10 smartphones. The Redmond giant will take the step in order to ensure that all Windows 10 hardware, including PCs, tablets, and smartphones, will get important security and...


Samsung to release another Edge model before the next Note Edge?

Samsung to release another Edge model before the next Note Edge?

16 May, 2015 | comments (52)

Samsung was faced with unexpectedly high demand for the Galaxy S6 edge which lead to the opening of another edge display factory ahead of schedule. The market's warm reception of the handset has allegedly inspired ideas for further expansion of the...


ZTE to debut Nubia exclusively on Amazon in India

ZTE to debut Nubia exclusively on Amazon in India

16 May, 2015 | comments (10)

Last month Huawei introduced couple of new smartphones under the Honor brand in India. Following that, ZTE also announced it's bringing its Nubia brand in India on May 19. While the formal launch is barely few days away, the company has confirmed of...

Tags: ZTE, Android


Micromax launches Canvas Nitro 2 in India, priced at around $173

Micromax launches Canvas Nitro 2 in India, priced at around $173

16 May, 2015 | comments (26)

The successor to the Micromax Canvas Nitro A311, which went on sale back in December last year, has been launched in India. Dubbed Canvas Nitro 2, the device is priced at INR 10,990 ($173), and is available on e-commerce website Infibeam as well as...

Tags: Micromax, Android


Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition rumoured to launch next week

Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition rumoured to launch next week

16 May, 2015 | comments (16)

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Meizu will launch the Ubuntu-running edition of its MX4 smartphone on May 18, according to a report out of China. The device was first shown off back in March at this year's MWC. Specs-wise, the handset - which...

Tags: Meizu, Linux, Ubuntu


Sony Lavender specs revealed, larger than the Xperia C4

Sony Lavender specs revealed, larger than the Xperia C4

16 May, 2015 | comments (23)

We showed you a lone picture of the upcoming selfie-centered Sony Lavender yesterday, but there was no update on the previously rumored hardware. Well, we're going to address that today with new intel on the matter. The smartphone is quite...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Xiaomi Mi 4i arriving in Malaysia next week

Xiaomi Mi 4i arriving in Malaysia next week

16 May, 2015 | comments (22)

The Mi 4i, which was made official by Xiaomi at a dedicated event in India last month, is set to launch in Malaysia on May 21. As per the press invite (see image above) sent by the five-year-old Chinese start-up, its global head of...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Cricket becomes first US carrier to offer Lumia 640

Cricket becomes first US carrier to offer Lumia 640

16 May, 2015 | comments (9)

Cricket Wireless has become the first carrier in the US to start offering the Microsoft Lumia 640, which was announced at this year's MWC along with its larger brother - the Lumia 640 XL. The AT&T subsidiary is selling the device (only the...


ZTE launches its Nubia brand in India on May 19

ZTE launches its Nubia brand in India on May 19

15 May, 2015 | comments (6)

Last week we found out about ZTE's intentions of taking its Nubia brand to India. At that point some leaked information claimed the Z9 Mini would be the first Nubia smartphone to be released in the subcontinent. Today ZTE has started sending...

Tags: ZTE, Android


Leaked Sony Lavender pic shows no bezels, front camera with flash

Leaked Sony Lavender pic shows no bezels, front camera with flash

15 May, 2015 | comments (40)

Sony Lavender rumors are back in rotation, this time with a revealing image. The phone has been hastily cut out of a photo, but unless someone took too much off the sides it looks like the Lavender will have razor-thin bezels. Also, the upper...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Samsung teases Galaxy S6 edge Iron Man edition

Samsung teases Galaxy S6 edge Iron Man edition

15 May, 2015 | comments (46)

The second Avengers movie - Age of Ultron - is out and Samsung will be soon launching a special edition of the Galaxy S6 edge to honor it. The limited model was teased on Twitter and will be apparently dedicated to Iron Man. This isn’t the...

Tags: Samsung, Android