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ZTE launches affordable Maven and Sonata 2 smartphones in US

ZTE launches affordable Maven and Sonata 2 smartphones in US

26 June, 2015 | comments (2)

ZTE has launched two budget-friendly smartphones, dubbed the Maven and Sonata 2, in the United States. While the former is available on AT&T, the latter is up for grabs from its subsidiary Cricket Wireless. The Maven is powered by a...

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Lollipop public beta test for Huawei Honor 6 begins

Lollipop public beta test for Huawei Honor 6 begins

26 June, 2015 | comments (8)

Huawei has really been caught up in the update frenzy lately. Yesterday, we saw the manufacturer inviting Huawei Ascend P7 users to participate in a public beta of their new software and today, that invitation has been extended to Honor 6 users as...


Sony Xperia Z3+ launched in India for a hefty $880

Sony Xperia Z3+ launched in India for a hefty $880

26 June, 2015 | comments (162)

Sony has launched its newest flagship, the Xperia Z3+, in the Indian market for a hefty Rs. 55,990 ($880). The phone will be available starting June 26 and comes with a QuckCharge 2.0 enabled charger, which Sony claims costs Rs. 3,490 ($55) and a...

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Android 5.1 for Moto X Pure Edition starts rolling out in US

Android 5.1 for Moto X Pure Edition starts rolling out in US

26 June, 2015 | comments (7)

Last week, it was announced that the Android 5.1 update for both the first and second-gen Moto X will begin rolling-out in a week. While the 2013 variant started getting it in select markets late last week, the 2014 version also started receiving it...

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Sony Xperia Z3+ starts rolling out worldwide

Sony Xperia Z3+ starts rolling out worldwide

26 June, 2015 | comments (27)

The Sony Xperia Z3+, which was announced last month, has started rolling out globally. The roll-out announcement was made by the company in a blog post yesterday. If you aren't in the know, the device is already available for purchase in...

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Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 now available for purchase in US

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 now available for purchase in US

26 June, 2015 | comments (6)

The Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3, which was made official back in March this year and went on sale in Europe the following month, is now available for purchase in the United States. Amazon is selling the unlocked version of the device for $300....

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Samsung UK says no Lollipop for Galaxy Ace 4

Samsung UK says no Lollipop for Galaxy Ace 4

26 June, 2015 | comments (23)

Samsung has said that the Galaxy Ace 4 smartphone, which was announced back in June last year and released a couple of months later, will not be getting the Android 5.0 Lollipop update. The information was revealed by the UK arm of the South...

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HTC new hero handset codenamed Aero might debut in Q4

HTC new hero handset codenamed Aero might debut in Q4

25 June, 2015 | comments (22)

HTC’s next hero smartphone codenamed Aero will reportedly debut in Q4 this year. Even Blass (also known as @evleaks) delivered the news on Twitter. .@LlabTooFeR ...followed by HTC Aero in Q4.— Evan Blass (@evleaks) June 21, 2015 The HTC...

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OnePlus 2 will be unveiled on July 27 in virtual reality

OnePlus 2 will be unveiled on July 27 in virtual reality

25 June, 2015 | comments (23)

If you've been getting annoyed by OnePlus' hype campaign for its next smartphone so far, here's some good news. You only have another month of teasers to look forward to. That's because the OnePlus 2 will finally be officially announced on July...

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T-Mobile now lets you switch smartphones three times a year

T-Mobile now lets you switch smartphones three times a year

25 June, 2015 | comments (22)

Today T-Mobile has unveiled its latest "un-carrier" move in the US. It's called Jump On Demand and it's a new program that lets you switch devices up to three times a year. Unlike the 'old' Jump, Jump On Demand isn't a device installment plan,...

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Lollipop for Huawei Ascend P7 has entered public beta

Lollipop for Huawei Ascend P7 has entered public beta

25 June, 2015 | comments (11)

The Huawei Ascend P7 is just a year old, but is still a solid offer. It definitely got outshined by the Huawei P8 with its exquisite premium build and stylish exterior, but the P7 is still a charmer, not to mention way more affordable. Now, the...


Vertu Signature for Bentley goes feature phone

Vertu Signature for Bentley goes feature phone

25 June, 2015 | comments (24)

A British-built luxury smartphone for a British-built luxury car – Vertu unveiled its second phone aimed specifically at Bentley owners. Unlike the first one, the Vertu Signature for Bentley is not a smartphone, it's a classic feature phone instead,...

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Asus ZenPad C 7.0 tablet spotted in an official video

Asus ZenPad C 7.0 tablet spotted in an official video

25 June, 2015 | comments (10)

Asus had announced the ZenPad 8.0 and ZenPad 8.0 S series of tablets earlier this month at the Computex 2015. Now the company is quietly introducing a new ZenPad C 7.0 lineup to its portfolio. New ZenPad C 7.0 tablets will bear the Z170 model...

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HTC launches the Desire 826 Dual SIM in India

HTC launches the Desire 826 Dual SIM in India

25 June, 2015 | comments (39)

HTC has launched the new Desire 826 Dual SIM in India. The phone is priced at Rs. 26,900 ($423) and will be available by the end of this month. The phone has a 5.5-inch, 1080p display, Snapdragon 615 processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory...

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Doogee DG700 Pro to sport Helio X10 chipset, dual display

Doogee DG700 Pro to sport Helio X10 chipset, dual display

25 June, 2015 | comments (20)

Chinese maker Doogee is working on an interesting new smartphone dubbed DG700 Pro. It will pack MediaTek's latest Helio X10 chipset and is expected to hit China by September. The DG700 Pro will pack a 5-inch display with 1080p resolution and...


Lenovo K3 Note launched in India with $157 price tag

Lenovo K3 Note launched in India with $157 price tag

25 June, 2015 | comments (55)

The K3 Note phablet, which was released by Lenovo in its home country of China back in March this year, has now been launched in India. The device carries a price tag of INR 9,999 ($157), and will be available in white, black and yellow colour...

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LG says no plans for G4 Android 5.1.1 update at the moment

LG says no plans for G4 Android 5.1.1 update at the moment

25 June, 2015 | comments (24)

Just over a week after LG said that it currently has no plans to update the G3 to Android 5.1 Lollipop, the company has given a similar heads-up about the G4 Android 5.1.1 update. As you can see in the image above, both O2 UK (left) and LG...

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Tmobile iPhone users reporting 'blue screen of death'

Tmobile iPhone users reporting 'blue screen of death'

25 June, 2015 | comments (29)

Several T-Mobile iPhone owners are experiencing random problems with their device, including freezes, restarts, and even the infamous blue screen of death, according to a MacRumors report. Affected models include the Apple iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and...

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Blackberry may design bacteria-free handsets for hospitals

Blackberry may design bacteria-free handsets for hospitals

25 June, 2015 | comments (13)

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has indicated that the company may design bacteria-free handsets aimed at the healthcare industry. “Health-care workers have to be worried about one less thing to wipe down,” he said. He made the comment at Canada's...

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Huawei P8max to carry a price tag of $610

Huawei P8max to carry a price tag of $610

25 June, 2015 | comments (28)

Huawei has announced that its P8max smartphone, which was unveiled back in April this year, will carry a price tag of 3,788 Chinese Yuan ($610). As for its release, a teaser (see image below) of the device reveals a date of June...

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