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Xiaomi announces new Mi Note phablet with 5.7-inch display

Xiaomi announces new Mi Note phablet with 5.7-inch display

15 January, 2015 | comments (61)

Xiaomi has finally announced its latest smartphone that it has been teasing for the past few days. The Xiaomi Mi Note is the company's latest flagship that it is using to compete against the Apple iPhone 6 Plus. The Mi Note is about the same...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Watch Xiaomi unveil its new devices

Watch Xiaomi unveil its new devices

15 January, 2015 | comments (9)

Xiaomi has hinted that it will have not one but two flagships announced tomorrow, however, the manufacturer made it clear that the Xiaomi Mi 5 will not be one of them, despite benchmark score and other leaks about it. What does this leave? The...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Google lays out details about Project Ara Spiral 2 prototype

Google lays out details about Project Ara Spiral 2 prototype

14 January, 2015 | comments (44)

Google took the wraps off the first Project Ara modular phone that will be commercially available at a dedicated developer conference. Dubbed Spiral 2, the handset will first launch in Puerto Rico in the second half of this year. The Project...


New Xiaomi Note gets rumored size, price, and specs

New Xiaomi Note gets rumored size, price, and specs

14 January, 2015 | comments (20)

Tomorrow's Xiaomi event is going to bring us two new handsets, it seems. The Chinese smartphone maker itself has hinted at this through some of its teasers for the event, so that's pretty much certain. Just what those phones will be, however, has...


HTC's Lollipop update schedule leaks, original One is next

HTC's Lollipop update schedule leaks, original One is next

14 January, 2015 | comments (28)

Yesterday the HTC One (M8) started receiving the update to Android 5.0 Lollipop in earnest, after the original rollout for the Google Play Edition units last month. Now the Developer Edition version joins in on the Lollipop fun - but not only that,...


Leaked images show two hues of purple coming to the Xperia Z3

Leaked images show two hues of purple coming to the Xperia Z3

14 January, 2015 | comments (25)

Purple had become a sort-of trademark color for Sony's premium Xperia Z line, until the Xperia Z3 came along and broke the streak. The fourth-gen Z flagship added Copper and Green to the traditional Black and White color options, but Purple may soon...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


MediaTek predicts single-digit growth in tablet shipments in 2015

MediaTek predicts single-digit growth in tablet shipments in 2015

14 January, 2015 | comments (5)

MediaTek has issued a forecast suggesting tablet shipments are going to rise in 2015, but at a much slower pace than last year. More specifically, the chip maker is anticipating a single-digit growth rate for the tablet market this year with the...

Tags: iOS, Android, Windows


Galaxy Note 4 Lollipop manual appears, update imminent

Galaxy Note 4 Lollipop manual appears, update imminent

14 January, 2015 | comments (23)

Samsung has updated the user manual for the Galaxy Note 4 to reflect on the changes the Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update is bringing. The firmware update is anticipated to land some time this month and the latest manual is a strong indication that the...

Tags: Samsung, Android


New Samsung Galaxy A7 actually has a 1080p display

New Samsung Galaxy A7 actually has a 1080p display

14 January, 2015 | comments (39)

Looks like Samsung made a bit of a blunder in the spec sheet of the newly announced Galaxy A7. When the phone was announced a couple of days ago, the spec sheet mentioned it had a 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display. Turns out, that wasn't quite right,...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Xiaomi hints at two flagship announcements

Xiaomi hints at two flagship announcements

14 January, 2015 | comments (25)

Xiaomi is all set to launch its next flagship device at an event on January 15. However, it seems there may not be one but two devices being launched tomorrow. The image above tweeted by the official Xiaomi account suggest there might be two...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Oppo R1C officially announced, costs around $400

Oppo R1C officially announced, costs around $400

14 January, 2015 | comments (23)

Couple of days back we reported on the then upcoming Oppo R1C smartphone, expected to be officially announced on January 14. Right on schedule, Oppo has officially announced the phone. The R1C is priced at 2,499 RMB ($403) and will go on sale on...

Tags: Oppo, Android


HTC One (M8) unlocked and Dev edition now getting Lollipop

HTC One (M8) unlocked and Dev edition now getting Lollipop

13 January, 2015 | comments (43)

Following the HTC One (M8) Google Play Edition, which received its tasty Lollipop treat last month, two more iterations of the company's flagship smartphone from last year are now in the process of getting the software update. These are the One (M8)...


Samsung Galaxy A7 launches in Russia, gets priced

Samsung Galaxy A7 launches in Russia, gets priced

13 January, 2015 | comments (18)

Just a couple of days ago Samsung finally decided to make the Galaxy A7 fully official, and announced it for the whole world to see. And today, the Korean company has unveiled the same phone for the Russian market. Thankfully, this means the...

Tags: Samsung, Android


HTC Nexus 9 starts selling in Sand color option

HTC Nexus 9 starts selling in Sand color option

13 January, 2015 | comments (8)

Google is now selling the Nexus 9 in Sand color option on the Play Store. Up until now, the tablet was only available in Lunar White and Indigo Black, but the third color option mentioned at the announcement has finally arrived. However,...

Tags: HTC, Nexus, Android


Vertu unveils diamond-studded, alligator clad phones

Vertu unveils diamond-studded, alligator clad phones

13 January, 2015 | comments (25)

Just because the Queen has to wear the same crown jewels doesn’t mean you can't switch your Vertu every few months. First came the Aster, then the Vertu for Bentley, now the new Diamond collection. It takes the already premium Android offerings and...

Tags: Android, Vertu


Galaxy S6 enters production, features new TouchWiz

Galaxy S6 enters production, features new TouchWiz

13 January, 2015 | comments (93)

Samsung appears to have finally listened to those criticizing its Android overlay. Introducing new features with every generation, TouchWiz is certainly one of the most functional UIs around but it's also one that requires serious amounts of...

Tags: Android, Samsung


Xiaomi Mi 5 images leak along with AnTuTu 5 score

Xiaomi Mi 5 images leak along with AnTuTu 5 score

13 January, 2015 | comments (28)

We got yet another leak connected to the yet unannounced Xiaomi Mi 5. It offers four images of what looks like the next flagship by the China-based maker running benchmark AnTuTu 4, which spills the beans on the device's innards. According to the...


Moto products from 2013 and 2014 will get Lollipop soon

Moto products from 2013 and 2014 will get Lollipop soon

13 January, 2015 | comments (134)

Luciano Carvalho, a Motorola software engineer announced today that an Android 5.0 update will be seeding to a lot of Moto devices "really soon". This hopefully refers to some time in the next week or two, but understandably no date has been...

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HTC One (M8) runs Android 5.0.1 Lollipop on video with Sense 6

HTC One (M8) runs Android 5.0.1 Lollipop on video with Sense 6

13 January, 2015 | comments (20)

HTC is almost ready to launch Android 5.0 Lollipop for One (M8) owners. A video originating from Vietnam shows the smartphone running the latest Android 5.0.1 version of the OS with Sense 6 on top. As screenshots of the update have shown before,...

Tags: HTC, Android


Micromax Yureka now available for purchase in India on Amazon

Micromax Yureka now available for purchase in India on Amazon

13 January, 2015 | comments (486)

The Micromax Yureka is now available for purchase on Amazon India. You can buy the phone for Rs. 8,999 ($145) unlocked. The Yureka is the first phone in Micromax's YU series of smartphones made in collaboration with Cyanogen. The phone is...

Tags: Micromax, Android