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LG G Pad 7.0, 8.0, and 10.1 will get Lollipop on April 12

LG G Pad 7.0, 8.0, and 10.1 will get Lollipop on April 12

09 April, 2015 | comments (40)

So far the only LG tablet to get updated to Android Lollipop is the G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition, unsurprisingly since in that case such rollouts are handled by Google. However, if you own one of LG's three midrange tablets launched last year,...

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HTC Desire EYE is getting Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update

HTC Desire EYE is getting Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update

09 April, 2015 | comments (31)

HTC has started rolling out the new Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update for its selfie smartphone - Desire EYE. To our surprise, the Taiwanese company has started seeding this Lollipop update first in its home country - Taiwan. HTC Desire EYE (Taiwan)...

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Samsung Galaxy S6 edge is getting Android 5.0.2

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge is getting Android 5.0.2

09 April, 2015 | comments (27)

Samsung is busy shipping out and making the new Galaxy S6 edge available in several markets today. Meanwhile, the Galaxy S6 edge is getting its first official firmware update - Android 5.0.2 Lollipop. The new Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update...

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Asus Zenfone 2 arrives in Malaysia on May 9, after all

Asus Zenfone 2 arrives in Malaysia on May 9, after all

09 April, 2015 | comments (24)

The Asus Zenfone 2 range is conquering new grounds wekkly and we previously reported that a Malaysian launch is scheduled for April 21. Well, apparently we were a little off, but fret not, as the smartphones are coming. The final date is May 9...

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Xiaomi to launch a global Mi phone in India on April 23

Xiaomi to launch a global Mi phone in India on April 23

09 April, 2015 | comments (39)

Chinese startup Xiaomi just celebrated its fifth birthday by offering great deals and availability of its products to more than one commerce platform in India. Now the company’s official Twitter account has shared an invite for a probable new...

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Vivo Xshot successor tipped to come with phase detection AF

Vivo Xshot successor tipped to come with phase detection AF

10 April, 2015 | comments (2)

The Vivo Xshot was just over at our office for the usual review routine, but apparently it's successor is well in the works. Evidence coming from an internal company meeting suggests further steps are being taken towards a more serious...

Tags: Vivo, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy J5 specs show up in a GFXBench listing

Samsung Galaxy J5 specs show up in a GFXBench listing

10 April, 2015 | comments (17)

The Samsung Galaxy J1 is soon not going to be the sole member of the J-series as larger, better-equipped models are coming. Industry insiders revealed a few days ago the hardware inside the upcoming Galaxy J5 and J7, and a fresh listing on GFXBench...


Lenovo A1900 is new $60 droid with a quad-core CPU

Lenovo A1900 is new $60 droid with a quad-core CPU

10 April, 2015 | comments (21)

It's not all flagships out there, but in between the review craze after the release of one and the buildup to the launch of the next, lower-key announcements may easily go unnoticed. One such case it the brand new Lenovo A1900 - an entry-level...

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Huawei P8 Lite leaked in a set of live images

Huawei P8 Lite leaked in a set of live images

09 April, 2015 | comments (6)

It's no secret that parallel to its top-end P8 model, set to debut on April 15, Huawei is working on a smaller, more affordable device. Part of the P8 family, the P8 Lite went as far as receiving TENAA certification, without any official word from...


Apple Watch now available for pre-order on Apple online store

Apple Watch now available for pre-order on Apple online store

10 April, 2015 | comments (20)

Apple has opened up the pre-orders for the Apple Watch. All three versions - Apple Watch, Apple Watch Sport, and Apple Watch Edition - in various color, size, and strap combination, are now available. The prices range from $349 for the base...


HTC promises a software update to fix One M9 camera woes

HTC promises a software update to fix One M9 camera woes

09 April, 2015 | comments (34)

HTC America’s president, Jason Mackenzie has confirmed that a software update to fix the camera woes of HTC One M9 will be released in the United States between April 10 to April 17. The rollout of the new firmware will be dependent on the device's...

Tags: HTC, Android


Galaxy S6 sales on T-Mobile “nearly double those” of S5

Galaxy S6 sales on T-Mobile “nearly double those” of S5

09 April, 2015 | comments (57)

T-Mobile US announced that sales of Samsung Galaxy S6 are “nearly double those of the Galaxy S5” in the first ten days of offering the device. The Big Magenta began shipping pre-orders of the new smartphone to its customers last week. The...


Sprint's Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Note Edge receive Lollipop

Sprint's Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Note Edge receive Lollipop

09 April, 2015 | comments (21)

Sprint is now in the process of pushing out the update to Android 5.0 Lollipop for both the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and the Galaxy Note Edge. This follows last month's software release for the Galaxy Note 4 units sold by this particular carrier. In...


Huawei SnapTo becomes official, will be released on April 17

Huawei SnapTo becomes official, will be released on April 17

09 April, 2015 | comments (16)

A couple of days ago the Huawei SnapTo was spotted at Amazon, and now the Chinese company has officially announced it. The SnapTo looks like a direct competitor to Motorola's Moto G, both in terms of pricing as well as when considering the specs...

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Huawei P8, P8 Lite press images leaked

Huawei P8, P8 Lite press images leaked

09 April, 2015 | comments (46)

Huawei is set to launch the new P8 and P8 Lite smartphones on April 15. A recent promo video teased the P8 smartphone briefly and left many wondering what the final product would actually look like. The Huawei P8 is set to arrive with a 5.2”...


Nokia Lumia 640 available in the UK, 640 XL by the end of April

Nokia Lumia 640 available in the UK, 640 XL by the end of April

09 April, 2015 | comments (33)

The Nokia Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL went up on pre-order in the UK in mid-March. Now the smaller of the two is available in stores, however if you wanted the 5.7" XL you'll have to wait until the end of the month. The Nokia Lumia 640 starts at...


Purported Sony Xperia Z4 press image spotted online

Purported Sony Xperia Z4 press image spotted online

09 April, 2015 | comments (117)

We reported that Sony is working on the Xperia Z4 smartphone set to launch sometime soon. While the specifications leak, we eagerly wait to see if there are any design changes. To our surprise, there are barely any visible changes as per a new...

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Samsung expects Galaxy S6 models to sell in record numbers

Samsung expects Galaxy S6 models to sell in record numbers

09 April, 2015 | comments (104)

Samsung's latest pair of flagship devices have been generating a veritable storm of interest ever since their announcement at MWC 2015. Both eager customers and carriers have been piling up preorders, like there is no tomorrow and at this pace, the...


The Apple watch might come as late as May for some buyers

The Apple watch might come as late as May for some buyers

09 April, 2015 | comments (32)

If you have been following the developments around Apple's smart wearable, you are surely aware of two important dates - April 10 and April 24. Preorders for the Apple Watch start tomorrow and initial units are said to ship two weeks later. As we...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


All glass Oppo A31 with LTE launched for $160

All glass Oppo A31 with LTE launched for $160

08 April, 2015 | comments (8)

Oppo Mobile has quietly introduced a new dual-SIM phone - Oppo A31 for China. The new A31 features glass panel at the rear to join the competitive mid-range segment at $160. Bearing the dual-glass design, a metallic frame is what binds the glass...

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