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Lollipop update reaches AT&T's Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

Lollipop update reaches AT&T's Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

12 May, 2015 | comments (6)

AT&T has announced that it's starting the rollout of the Android Lollipop update for its version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 today. This comes around six weeks after the update made its way to Galaxy Tab S 10.5 units sold unlocked (not by...


Android One makes it to Turkey with much improved specs

Android One makes it to Turkey with much improved specs

12 May, 2015 | comments (25)

Today Google has taken its Android One initiative to Turkey. Over there, a new Android One smartphone has been unveiled - the General Mobile 4G. While Android One has surfaced in more countries following its initial launch in India, so far we've...

Tags: Google, Android


Meizu MX5 pictured in the wild, sadly no new details available

Meizu MX5 pictured in the wild, sadly no new details available

12 May, 2015 | comments (7)

As the rumor has it, the Meizu MX5 is going to premiere at a press event on June 30, but this is yet to be confirmed by the manufacturer. And while we are waiting for some official news on the flagship we saw the Meizu MX5 leak with specs, live...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


New Galaxy S6 update improves the fingerprint scanner

New Galaxy S6 update improves the fingerprint scanner

12 May, 2015 | comments (22)

Samsung has started rolling out a new update for the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge that brings several stability and performance improvements as well as new features. Weighing in at around 159MB, the update (build number XXU1AOE3) includes improved...

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Samsung Galaxy S6 sales sluggish in Japan

Samsung Galaxy S6 sales sluggish in Japan

12 May, 2015 | comments (67)

Samsung's latest flagships, the Galaxy S6 and the S6 Edge, might have taken the market by storm in most countries, but it's a different story altogether in Japan, where sales have largely been sluggish. According to a report from Japanese...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Yu Yuphoria brings metal frame, 4G LTE at INR 7,000 price point

Yu Yuphoria brings metal frame, 4G LTE at INR 7,000 price point

12 May, 2015 | comments (98)

The name was voted for by the fans – meet the Yu Yuphoria. It was crafted by the company's teams in Bangalore and Beijing and aims at metal mid-rangers like the Samsung Galaxy A3, but at a much more affordable price. The Yuphoria has a metal...

Tags: Yu, Android, Dual SIM


Motorola Droid Turbo gets price cut on Verizon

Motorola Droid Turbo gets price cut on Verizon

12 May, 2015 | comments (7)

The Verizon Droid Turbo, which was made official back in October last year, has got a price cut, with the 32GB model now available for $500 sans contract (or $100 on contract), while the 64GB variant selling for $550 off contract (or $150 on...


Micro-updates to fix Lollipop issues on Samsung devices

Micro-updates to fix Lollipop issues on Samsung devices

12 May, 2015 | comments (38)

Earlier this month, Samsung acknowledged Galaxy S5 Lollipop update issues, with its UK subsidiary promising to roll out micro-updates to help resolve them. Now, the branch has revealed that the micro-updates are being prepared for various Samsung...

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Another alleged Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 image leaks

Another alleged Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 image leaks

12 May, 2015 | comments (19)

Another purported press image of Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 made the rounds on Twitter, once again courtesy of @OnLeaks. This time around, we get to see the back of the upcoming high-end slate. In line with yesterday’s leak, the new render...


Moto X 2013 expected to get Lollipop update in few weeks

Moto X 2013 expected to get Lollipop update in few weeks

12 May, 2015 | comments (6)

Motorola has said that the first-generation Moto X, which was released back in 2013, should receive the Android Lollipop update in a few weeks. "I am glad to announce that we are starting TestDrive in both the US and LatAm. If all goes well...

Tags: Motorola, Android


LG now says G4 supports Quick Charge 2.0

LG now says G4 supports Quick Charge 2.0

12 May, 2015 | comments (35)

When the G4 was made official late last month, there were no claims of support for any fast charging technology, even when LG was specifically asked about it. However, the company is now saying that the flagship smartphone does support Qualcomm...

Tags: LG, Android


Huawei Mate 8 phablet to sport QHD screen, 20MP camera

Huawei Mate 8 phablet to sport QHD screen, 20MP camera

11 May, 2015 | comments (23)

Huawei is already busy working on the successor to the Ascend Mate7 it launched last year. The upcoming phablet will be called just Huawei Mate 8, since the Chinese company is dropping the Ascend sub-brand this year. So far, we've seen the Mate 8...


Vivo X5Pro gets portrayed in some leaked renders of its own

Vivo X5Pro gets portrayed in some leaked renders of its own

11 May, 2015 | comments (4)

The Meizu MX5 isn't the only upcoming Chinese smartphone to receive the leaked render treatment today. Joining it is the Vivo X5Pro, a handset that has been in the rumors a lot lately, and which will finally be announced this Wednesday, on May...

Tags: Vivo, Android


Leaked Meizu MX5 renders show bezelless display

Leaked Meizu MX5 renders show bezelless display

11 May, 2015 | comments (20)

The Meizu MX5 is going to get official at a special event on June 30, according to some rumors from last week. It will get a metal construction, unlike all of its predecessors, and it's also going to come with a fingerprint sensor embedded in its...

Tags: Meizu, Android


The next Moto X to bring a 16MP OIS camera

The next Moto X to bring a 16MP OIS camera

11 May, 2015 | comments (27)

Over the years Motorola's flagship Moto X has proven to be quite popular, if not always very well selling. Two devices, bearing the name have already proven their worth and the rumor mill has been buzzing with hints of a third one well underway. A...


Samsung Galaxy Core Prime gets the Lollipop treatment

Samsung Galaxy Core Prime gets the Lollipop treatment

11 May, 2015 | comments (67)

Samsung is continuing its Lollipop expansion over its 2014 smartphones. The next in line to get the sweet firmware update is the Galaxy Core Prime, the SM-G360F model in particular. The first country to get the upgrade is Poland, but we expect other...


HTC One (M7) Dual SIM starts receiving lollipop update

HTC One (M7) Dual SIM starts receiving lollipop update

11 May, 2015 | comments (21)

The dual-SIM version of the HTC One (M7) smartphone, which was released in the August of 2013, has started receiving the Android Lollipop update in India. It is, however, not yet known if it's a global or region-specific roll-out. After...

Tags: HTC, Android


Vivo X5 Max S goes by TENAA, trades thinness for battery

Vivo X5 Max S goes by TENAA, trades thinness for battery

11 May, 2015 | comments (14)

The Vivo X5 Max launched in December last year as the "World's thinnest phone" now an S version is in the works. The X5 Max S won't be as thin, instead it bulks up on battery capacity – 4,150mAh allegedly. The 5.5" phablet hit TENAA and while the...

Tags: Vivo, Android, Rumors


Oppo R7 Plus officially confirmed to come with edge-to-edge screen

Oppo R7 Plus officially confirmed to come with edge-to-edge screen

11 May, 2015 | comments (13)

After months of teasing the development of its proprietary glass tech which creates the illusion of a bezelless display, Oppo went out and released official renders of the R7, where no such effect was observed. As it turns out, the edge-to-edge...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Some Nexus 6 users experiencing network connectivity issues

Some Nexus 6 users experiencing network connectivity issues

11 May, 2015 | comments (21)

According to multiple users, the Nexus 6 is experiencing network issues, wherein the phone loses connection to the cell tower and requires a restart to reconnect, although the issue resurfaces after a few minutes. The issue does not seem...

Tags: Google, Android