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Here's what to expect from Google I/O 2015

Here's what to expect from Google I/O 2015

27 May, 2015 | comments (16)

Another year, another Google I/O event. It seems that only days ago, we were waiting impatiently to finally learn what the 'L' in Android 5.0 stands for and how it is going to change mobile tech. Now, with the next event set for tomorrow, May 28 at...


Two Motorola QHD flagships with Lollipop leak

Two Motorola QHD flagships with Lollipop leak

27 May, 2015 | comments (42)

While almost all handset makers have introduced a QHD flagship, Motorola stuck with 1080p for its DROID Turbo/Moto Turbo flagship last year. Things are about to change however as latest rumors suggest Motorola is working on next generation...


Xiaomi Mi 5 may pack a 5.5-inch screen, Snapdragon 820 chipset

Xiaomi Mi 5 may pack a 5.5-inch screen, Snapdragon 820 chipset

27 May, 2015 | comments (29)

The Xiaomi Mi 5 can't stay out of the rumor mill. It has been in there so long that new rumors suggest features that weren’t around when the first rumors cropped up. The latest one says the new Mi flagship will use a Snapdragon 820 chipset,...


Dual-battery toting Gionee M5 gets caught in TENAA listing

Dual-battery toting Gionee M5 gets caught in TENAA listing

26 May, 2015 | comments (17)

The freshly teased Gionee M5 mid-ranger made an appearance in TENAA listing in China. The successor of Gionee Marathon M3 packs an uncommon dual-battery setup. Specs-wise, Gionee M5 features a quad-core CPU clocked at 1.3GHz, 2GB of RAM, and...


HTC WF5w passes through TENAA in China with 7.49mm waistline

HTC WF5w passes through TENAA in China with 7.49mm waistline

26 May, 2015 | comments (7)

A yet to be unveils HTC WF5w mid-ranger passed through TENAA in China. With TD-LTE connectivity on board, the device is headed to the local carrier giant China Mobile. The specs of HTC WF5w include 1.5GHz octa-core CPU, 2GB of RAM, and...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy J1 Pop is reportedly in development

Samsung Galaxy J1 Pop is reportedly in development

26 May, 2015 | comments (5)

The Samsung Galaxy J1 (SM-J100) is just a few months old at this point, but a new report claims its maker is already hard at work on a new version. The device which is currently in development will have the model number SM-J110, and it could be...


Android M to set update life, Nexus devices get 2 years

Android M to set update life, Nexus devices get 2 years

26 May, 2015 | comments (47)

Unveiling a new smartphone OS version has become a lot like a sporting event, drawing a lot of attention and seeing people guess at the outcome months before it even happens. The Android M Super Cup is drawing near and some already think they know...

Tags: Android, Rumors


Android M to focus on optimizing RAM, battery performance

Android M to focus on optimizing RAM, battery performance

25 May, 2015 | comments (75)

Google will reportedly focus on optimizing RAM and battery performance with Android M. The next major Android iteration is expected to debut in preview guise during Google I/O that kicks off later this week. Better battery management in...


Purported live photo of entry-level Samsung Z LTE handset leaks

Purported live photo of entry-level Samsung Z LTE handset leaks

25 May, 2015 | comments (4)

An alleged live photo of an unannounced Samsung Z LTE smartphone made the rounds online. According to the image’s source, the Tizen OS smartphone is said to be a variant of the entry-level Samsung Z1 with 4G LTE connectivity. After comparing...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen, Rumors


Rumor points at upcoming duo of Nexus handsets by LG and Huawei

Rumor points at upcoming duo of Nexus handsets by LG and Huawei

25 May, 2015 | comments (35)

According to a new report, there is a duo of Nexus smartphones set to debut this year. The devices will be made by LG and Huawei. Codenamed Angler, then upcoming LG-made Nexus Smartphone is said to have a 5.2” display. The device’s battery...

Tags: LG, Huawei, Android, Rumors


Gionee M5 tipped to pack dual battery

Gionee M5 tipped to pack dual battery

25 May, 2015 | comments (19)

Gionee has been diversifying its range in several directions for the past few months and after the super-slim Elife S7 launched a couple of months ago, the feature-packed Elife E8 is next in line. Meanwhile the company is apparently also working on...


Meizu m1 note 2 image shows a relocated Power button

Meizu m1 note 2 image shows a relocated Power button

25 May, 2015 | comments (4)

The Meizu m1 note is still a fairly fresh device, but rumors of its successor are already heating up. The new phablet will supposedly be called "m1 note 2" instead of "m2." Anyway, the latest looks like an official promo that shows off the back of...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


iPhone 6s camera rumored to use a 12MP RGBW sensor from Sony

iPhone 6s camera rumored to use a 12MP RGBW sensor from Sony

25 May, 2015 | comments (97)

Yet another source has chimed in, saying that the Apple iPhone 6s will pack a 12MP camera. The info by the way of a Chinese news site quoting Japanese media and claims that the sensor will switch from the traditional RGB sensor design to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Alleged live photos of Sony Lavender front panel leak out

Alleged live photos of Sony Lavender front panel leak out

23 May, 2015 | comments (22)

Alleged live photos showcasing the front panel of the upcoming Sony Lavender mid-range smartphone made the rounds online. The handset is expected to make its official debut at some point next month. The latest images fall in line with a...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


A dedicated Apple iOS 9 version will focus on older hardware

A dedicated Apple iOS 9 version will focus on older hardware

22 May, 2015 | comments (56)

According to a report in 9to5Mac, the upcoming iOS 9 will offer a dedicated version for older Apple hardware. The Cupertino giant is expected to reveal the next major iteration of its mobile OS during WWDC early next month. The “core...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


HTC said to cut One M9 component orders by 30%

HTC said to cut One M9 component orders by 30%

21 May, 2015 | comments (44)

HTC seems to not be selling as many One M9 units worldwide as it had anticipated before the device's launch. While exact numbers are hard to come by, we assume the Taiwanese company would have publicly bragged if it had reached some impressive...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy A8 to come with a 5.5-inch screen after all

Samsung Galaxy A8 to come with a 5.5-inch screen after all

21 May, 2015 | comments (13)

The Samsung Galaxy A8 is the most recent member of the A-series, yet to become official. It's position at the top of the lineup led to suspicions that a 5.7-inch screen would be used, but a GFXBench listing aims to refute that claim. According to...


KGI lowers Apple Watch shipment estimates by half

KGI lowers Apple Watch shipment estimates by half

20 May, 2015 | comments (32)

According to a research note from KGI Securities, demand for the Apple Watch has been slower than expected. As a result, the securities firm has lowered its annual shipment estimates for Cupertino’s wearable device by half. Previously, Apple...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Motorola Droid Turbo to receive Lollipop update in mid-June

Motorola Droid Turbo to receive Lollipop update in mid-June

20 May, 2015 | comments (6)

Motorola hasn't yet been able to roll out a Lollipop update for the Droid Turbo model it's made exclusively for Verizon. Thankfully though, we've heard that the handset will be taken straight to Android 5.1 Lollipop, so you won't see an intermediary...


Android 5.0.2 update to arrive on Galaxy A5 and A7 next month

Android 5.0.2 update to arrive on Galaxy A5 and A7 next month

19 May, 2015 | comments (22)

Samsung's A series is naturally high up in the waiting list for Lollipop updates. The three metal devices have boon promised an Android 5.0.2 OTA and industry sources hint that it should start seeding pretty soon. The build in question already...