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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


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Duos gets Android Lollipop update

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Duos gets Android Lollipop update

14 April, 2015 | comments (28)

The standard Samsung Galaxy Note 4 model got the Android Lollipop treatment two weeks ago. Users across Brazil, Europe, India, UAE and USA got the new firmware recently and others will follow suit very soon. Today Samsung launched the same update...


HTC announces Lollipop release for Desire Eye and Desire 816

HTC announces Lollipop release for Desire Eye and Desire 816

14 April, 2015 | comments (249)

Just few days ago the HTC Desire Eye started getting Android Lollipop treatment in its homeland - Taiwan. Today HTC UK announced the official rollout of Android 5 Lollipop firmware update for two Desire smartphones - Desire Eye and Desire...


Xiaomi H3Y may be the Redmi Note 2, to pack 1080p screen

Xiaomi H3Y may be the Redmi Note 2, to pack 1080p screen

14 April, 2015 | comments (22)

Xiaomi has two event scheduled for April, one tomorrow and one for April 23. The second one is likely for the Xiaomi Mi 4i (aka Ferrari), but the one tomorrow may be for the Xiaomi H3Y – a new Redmi phone. The basic specs of the H3Y were revealed...


Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge land on multiple UK carriers

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge land on multiple UK carriers

14 April, 2015 | comments (15)

Brits can now grab a Samsung Galaxy S6 or a Galaxy S6 edge from a number of retailers. Note that only the phones with smaller storage capacities are available, you'll have to wait a couple of weeks for the 64GB and 128GB models. You'll have to wait...


Yonhap: Korean Galaxy S6 sales reach record numbers

Yonhap: Korean Galaxy S6 sales reach record numbers

14 April, 2015 | comments (45)

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge launched a few days ago and according to a Samsung official quoted by Yonhap News the flagship duo is on track to meet the high expectations analysts had before launch. Analysts kept increasing the predictions of...


More cases for the Xperia Z4 leak, or is it the Xperia Z3 Neo

More cases for the Xperia Z4 leak, or is it the Xperia Z3 Neo

14 April, 2015 | comments (19)

Yet more alleged cases for the Sony Xperia Z4 have leaked, this time including semi-transparent cases and flip cases. A separate rumor casts doubt on this and recent leaks about the Z4, saying that what we are seeing is merely a revamped...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Finnish luxury maker Legend decks out Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

Finnish luxury maker Legend decks out Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

14 April, 2015 | comments (5)

Sometimes even Gorilla Glass 4 front and back nested into quality metal aren't premium enough and in these cases one has to turn to makers like Helsinki-native Legend. The luxury company has a selection of hand-made custom Samsung Galaxy S6 and...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Huawei P8 leaks in promo poster, still missing a fingerprint sensor

Huawei P8 leaks in promo poster, still missing a fingerprint sensor

14 April, 2015 | comments (20)

Huawei is finding a hard time keeping the upcoming P8 flagship under wraps. The handset went as far as showing up in live images a few days ago and now a promotional poster has been leaked revealing its color options. Apparently the smartphone...


Gresso gives the iPhone 6 a luxury treatment

Gresso gives the iPhone 6 a luxury treatment

14 April, 2015 | comments (15)

Gresso, the US company that become famous for its luxury mobile devices, has now decided to stud into Apple territory. The latest piece of opulent tech it added to its portfolio is the iPhone 6, but a version complete with exclusive materials, like...

Tags: Gresso, iOS


Google Nexus 4 getting the Android 5.1 Lollipop update

Google Nexus 4 getting the Android 5.1 Lollipop update

13 April, 2015 | comments (36)

All those folks who have held on to their Google Nexus 4 smartphone released back in November 2012 will be happy to know that Google continues to shower updates for it. The Nexus 4 device owners are now getting the Android 5.1 Lollipop OTA...

Tags: LG, Android


HTC announces the M9+, E9+ and Desire 326G in India

HTC announces the M9+, E9+ and Desire 326G in India

14 April, 2015 | comments (30)

HTC has announced three new smartphones in the Indian market. The first is the very new HTC One M9+ that was revealed very recently. The M9+ is the bigger brother of the M9 and has a larger 5.2-inch Quad HD display, fingerprint sensor on the front,...

Tags: HTC, Android


Cyanogen OS 12 update is now rolling out to OnePlus One

Cyanogen OS 12 update is now rolling out to OnePlus One

13 April, 2015 | comments (143)

Cyanogen has finally released the much awaited, Android Lollipop-based Cyanogen OS 12 update for OnePlus One. As promised by OnePlus founder Carl Pei, the new firmware is available for all OnePlus One users. After an unexpected delay by a...


BLU Win HD LTE hit the shelves of the Microsoft Store

BLU Win HD LTE hit the shelves of the Microsoft Store

13 April, 2015 | comments (19)

BLU Win HD LTE quietly arrived on the shelves of the Microsoft Store. The newcomer is a significantly updated variant of last year’s BLU Win HD. In addition to 4G LTE connectivity, the BLU Win HD LTE features a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410...


Apple iOS 8.4 beta is now seeding to registered developers

Apple iOS 8.4 beta is now seeding to registered developers

13 April, 2015 | comments (28)

Less than a week after it released iOS 8.3 to the general public, Apple released iOS 8.4 beta to registered developers. The new firmware brings a redesigned Music application to the Cupertino giant’s mobile platform. The new Music app for...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Lollipop now out for Xperia Z1, Z1 Compact, Z3 Dual, Z Ultra

Lollipop now out for Xperia Z1, Z1 Compact, Z3 Dual, Z Ultra

13 April, 2015 | comments (466)

After a very slow start, Sony is now adding more and more devices to the Lollipop update list every other week or so. The company may have been late to the Lollipop game, but at least it's releasing new software at a decent pace. The latest...


YU Yureka’s Lollipop update goes for approval, due soon

YU Yureka’s Lollipop update goes for approval, due soon

13 April, 2015 | comments (67)

Mircromax owned YU Televentures had plans to release the Android 5.0 Lollipop based update by the first week of April, but that didn't happen. Now the Indian startup’s official forum carries a post stating that Android Lollipop for Yureka can be...

Tags: Yureka, Android


Leaked ZTE Nubia Z9 render hints at Galaxy S6 edge-like design

Leaked ZTE Nubia Z9 render hints at Galaxy S6 edge-like design

13 April, 2015 | comments (20)

A new press render of the unannounced ZTE Nubia Z9 made the rounds online. The render hints that the Chinese manufacturer’s upcoming high-end smartphone will feature a slightly curved display a la Samsung Galaxy S6 edge. The slightly curved...

Tags: ZTE, Android


Verizon LG G3 getting Android 5.0 Lollipop OTA update

Verizon LG G3 getting Android 5.0 Lollipop OTA update

13 April, 2015 | comments (26)

Verizon will be updating the LG G3 to Android 5.0 Lollipop through an OTA update. The update has been available through Verizon's desktop app but for those who don't want to deal with that the update will now be available directly on the device...

Tags: LG, Android