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Lollipop update for the first Moto X is in the works, coming soon

Lollipop update for the first Moto X is in the works, coming soon

10 February, 2015 | comments (44)

Motorola brought Lollipop to all of its current Moto smartphones but the first-gen Moto X is still left hanging. Sure, the Moto E is yet to taste Android Lollipop, but the testing processes has already begun, which means its update is ready. What...


Android 5 Lollipop now available on LG G Pro 2 in EU and Asia

Android 5 Lollipop now available on LG G Pro 2 in EU and Asia

10 February, 2015 | comments (47)

LG G Pro 2 in South Korea got the official Android 5.0 Lollipop update ten days ago. It brought features like Material Design, rich notifications, better security, and improved performance. As of today LG G Pro 2 is getting Android Lollipop...


Goldgenie creates £2.3 million iPhone 6

Goldgenie creates £2.3 million iPhone 6

10 February, 2015 | comments (41)

Motorola lets you pick a wood or leather back for the Moto X (2015)? That's cute, Goldgenie lets you pick between diamonds, sapphires, rubies, topaz and emeralds to put on your 24K Gold, Rose gold or Platinum iPhone 6. Of course, those aren’t color...

Tags: iOS, Misc


Sony Xperia E4 and E4 Dual quietly unveiled 

Sony Xperia E4 and E4 Dual quietly unveiled 

10 February, 2015 | comments (27)

Sony just announced the Xperia E4. It has a bigger screen than the Xperia E3, a similar a quad-core processor and 1GB RAM, plus a 5MP/1080p camera. It doesn’t have LTE though, what it does have is a dual-SIM version similar to the Xperia E3 and...


HTC One (M9) Wi-Fi module and 20MP Toshiba camera tipped

HTC One (M9) Wi-Fi module and 20MP Toshiba camera tipped

10 February, 2015 | comments (26)

According to HTC ROM developer LlabTooFeR, the HTC One (M9) sports the same wireless module as the Nexus 6. The module in question is the Broadcom BCM4356, which features 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth 4.1. The update over the One (M8) isn't...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Antutu score leak shows Galaxy S6 beastly performance

Antutu score leak shows Galaxy S6 beastly performance

10 February, 2015 | comments (113)

The hype around Samsung's next highly-anticipated flagship is at an all-time high and various leaks and rumors keep flooding in. The enthusiasm in really overwhelming and there's enough new info to feed the fire. From what we have heard the...


Sony Xperia Z4 visits GeekBench with its Snapdragon 810 chipset

Sony Xperia Z4 visits GeekBench with its Snapdragon 810 chipset

10 February, 2015 | comments (47)

The Xperia Z4 leaks keep mounting, the latest coming from GeekBench. The benchmark confirms a Snapdragon 810 chipset and Android 5.0.2 Lollipop, which is what previous rumors have claimed. The benchmark only found 3GB of RAM though, not 4GB as...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Samsung J1 Launching on Amazon India, February 11

Samsung J1 Launching on Amazon India, February 11

10 February, 2015 | comments (24)

The budget-oriented Samsung J1 will go on sale in India on February 11. The device will be available through Amazon for a price tag of just INR 7,190 or about $115. The J1 was unveiled a few weeks ago as part of Samsung's recent lineup expansion and...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Lollipop update now seeding to Exynos Galaxy S4 in India

Lollipop update now seeding to Exynos Galaxy S4 in India

10 February, 2015 | comments (572)

Samsung has already updated the GPE model and the I9506 Galaxy S4 with Android 5 Lollipop. It recently begun seeding Lollipop to the Exynos-based I9500 Galaxy S4 flavor in Russia, too. As promised, the I9500 is the next major Samsung Galaxy S4...


Lumia 532 expected to go on sale in India soon

Lumia 532 expected to go on sale in India soon

10 February, 2015 | comments (13)

The Microsoft Lumia 532, which was unveiled last month, may go on sale in India soon, given that its stock has started arriving in the country, as revealed by import tracking website Zauba (see the below image). According to NPU, which...

Tags: Microsoft


Canaccord: Apple accounted for 93% of smartphone profits in Q4

Canaccord: Apple accounted for 93% of smartphone profits in Q4

10 February, 2015 | comments (55)

Apple captured 93% of smartphone profits during Q4 last year, according to leading financial services company Canaccord Genuity, which has raised its price target on the Cupertino-based company to $145 from $135. Analyst Mike Walkley said...

Tags: Apple


Best Buy listing fully reveals second generation Moto E

Best Buy listing fully reveals second generation Moto E

09 February, 2015 | comments (31)

The yet to be announced second generation Moto E got fully revealed in a Best Buy product listing for Sprint Prepaid service. The upcoming smartphone is listed as Moto E 4G and sports a $99.99 price tag with no contract. Specs-wise,...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Microsoft and Samsung ended their dispute over royalties

Microsoft and Samsung ended their dispute over royalties

09 February, 2015 | comments (13)

Samsung and Microsoft announced that they have put an end to their dispute over Android royalty payments. Terms of the agreement are confidential. Here is the full text of the joint release from the two tech giants: “Samsung and...


Apple iOS 8.3 beta is seeding to registered developers

Apple iOS 8.3 beta is seeding to registered developers

09 February, 2015 | comments (6)

Apple began seeding iOS 8.3 beta to registered developers. The Cupertino giant launched the new build barely a week after it released iOS 8.2 beta 5, thus indicating that it is hard at work on improving its mobile OS. The latest iOS build...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iOS 9 tipped to focus on bug fixes and stability improvements

Apple iOS 9 tipped to focus on bug fixes and stability improvements

09 February, 2015 | comments (63)

According to a new report online, Apple’s upcoming iOS 9 will not bring the usual host of new features as its predecessors. Codenamed Monarch, Cupertino’s next major iOS release will focus on bug fixes and overall stability improvements....

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Microsoft schedules MWC press conference for March 2

Microsoft schedules MWC press conference for March 2

09 February, 2015 | comments (7)

Following quite a few Android device makers, Microsoft has today announced that it too will hold a special press conference during MWC 2015 in Barcelona in March. Specifically, the software giant will talk to the press on March 2 at 8.30 AM local...


Qualcomm could be fined $1 billion in China in antitrust case

Qualcomm could be fined $1 billion in China in antitrust case

09 February, 2015 | comments (15)

A 14-month investigation into Qualcomm's business practices in China is reportedly nearing completion. That said, its conclusions will clearly not be loved by the well known chip maker. Apparently the company may be forced to pay a $1 billion...

Tags: Qualcomm


64GB Xiaomi Mi 4 will be on sale in India starting on Feb.24

64GB Xiaomi Mi 4 will be on sale in India starting on Feb.24

09 February, 2015 | comments (33)

After quite a few delays, the Xiaomi Mi 4 is due to finally be up for grabs in India starting tomorrow, through a series of flash sales. This is the company's normal way of doing business, so nothing out of the ordinary here. But tomorrow you'll...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


OnePlus One now freely available every Tuesday

OnePlus One now freely available every Tuesday

09 February, 2015 | comments (31)

As we already reported, OnePlus is making the One available without an invite tomorrow in India. However, the company additionally revealed in a blog post that the promotion stretches far wider than that. The open sale will take place every Tuesday...

Tags: OnePlus, Android


HTC Desire 626 officially launches in Taiwan, costs $190

HTC Desire 626 officially launches in Taiwan, costs $190

09 February, 2015 | comments (61)

Following numerous online appearances, the HTC Desire 626 is finally official in Taiwan. The HTC Desire 626 sports a 5" 720p display and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset with a 1.2GHz quad-core Cortex-A53 CPU and 1GB of RAM....

Tags: HTC, Android