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Windows 10 release candidates (phone and PC) in testing

Windows 10 release candidates (phone and PC) in testing

24 June, 2015 | comments (24)

Windows 10 may arrive earlier than expected. Previous info had us marking July 29 on our calendars, but Microsoft is testing candidate builds for both computers and phones. Now, Microsoft may go through a number of candidates before ironing out all...


Report from China claims only 4.75 million HTC One M9s shipped

Report from China claims only 4.75 million HTC One M9s shipped

24 June, 2015 | comments (32)

Unconfirmed reports are detailing the grim situation for HTC according to the China Business Journal the company shipped only 4.75 million of its One M9 flagship for the first three months of availability. That's nearly half the number of HTC One...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Lenovo Vibe S1 5-incher stops by TENAA

Lenovo Vibe S1 5-incher stops by TENAA

24 June, 2015 | comments (8)

This is one we hadn't heard of in a while, the Lenovo Vibe S1, which was leaked just before MWC, but didn't show up at the company's stand at the event. Well, its time has come apparently, and the smartphone has recently received certification from...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


Android 5.1.1 update for Galaxy Alpha coming to Europe

Android 5.1.1 update for Galaxy Alpha coming to Europe

24 June, 2015 | comments (16)

Samsung has confirmed that the Android 5.1.1 update for its Galaxy Alpha smartphone is coming to Europe, with the rollout happening very soon. The information was revealed by the French arm of the South Korean company through a tweet....

Tags: Samsung, Android


Google's Android One initiative launches in Myanmar

Google's Android One initiative launches in Myanmar

24 June, 2015 | comments (12)

Google has launched its Android One program in Myanmar, making it the seventh Asian country (and eighth overall) where the company's low cost smartphones will be sold. In Myanmar, the Mountain View-based company has partnered with Cherry...

Tags: Google, Android


Ubuntu-powered Meizu MX4 to go on sale in Europe tomorrow

Ubuntu-powered Meizu MX4 to go on sale in Europe tomorrow

24 June, 2015 | comments (6)

Canonical's first Ubuntu smartphone - the Aquaris E4.5 UE - went on sale back in February this year, and its second offering - the Aquaris E5 HD UE - is also out in the market. Now, the company's third Ubuntu handset, the Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition,...


Meizu MX5 to feature mCharge fast charging technology

Meizu MX5 to feature mCharge fast charging technology

24 June, 2015 | comments (11)

The Meizu MX5 has been drawing a lot of attention recently, with a constant flow of rumors lately. The official unveiling is now right around the corner and we keep hearing more and more interesting speculations about the upcoming flagship. A...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


BlackBerry CEO: Open to Android if we can make a secure phone

BlackBerry CEO: Open to Android if we can make a secure phone

24 June, 2015 | comments (56)

Less than a couple of weeks after there were reports that BlackBerry is planning to launch an Android smartphone this fall, CEO John Chen has confirmed that the company would make such a move only if they can make the phone secure enough. "We...


LGs Q2 earnings may dip due to subpar G4 sales

LGs Q2 earnings may dip due to subpar G4 sales

24 June, 2015 | comments (42)

LGs G4 is facing stiff competition from the flagship devices of Samsung and Apple. Though the Korean company has made the bold plans to sell 12 million G4 units across the globe, the post launch scene is quite different than...

Tags: LG, Android


Galaxy S6 duo on US Cellular getting Android 5.1.1 update

Galaxy S6 duo on US Cellular getting Android 5.1.1 update

24 June, 2015 | comments (4)

Over a week after the Android 5.1.1 update started rolling out to the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge units on T-Mobile, the US Cellular variants of Samsung's latest flagship smartphones have also started receiving it. The OTA update is currently...

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG announces new mid-range smartphone Band Play

LG announces new mid-range smartphone Band Play

24 June, 2015 | comments (20)

LG has just announced a new mid-range smartphone dubbed Band Play. The device was unveiled in the company's home country of South Korea, where it will go on sale later this week for KRW 394,800 ($356). Specs-wise, the handset is powered by a...

Tags: LG, Android


Lenovo Vibe Shot now available for purchase in US

Lenovo Vibe Shot now available for purchase in US

24 June, 2015 | comments (13)

The camera-centric Vibe Shot smartphone, which was unveiled by Lenovo back in March at this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC) and released in China last month, is now available for purchase in the US. Amazon is selling the black colour...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


HTC One M9+ lands in the EU in mid-July

HTC One M9+ lands in the EU in mid-July

23 June, 2015 | comments (15)

It looks like the rumors were right, and the HTC One M9+ is headed to Europe indeed. Just a few days ago a usually reliable leaker of HTC-related stuff told us that the handset would be out in EU markets in the third quarter (so from July to...

Tags: HTC, Android


Xiaomi reportedly shipped 35 million devices in H1 2015

Xiaomi reportedly shipped 35 million devices in H1 2015

23 June, 2015 | comments (18)

China's number two smartphone player Xiaomi has shipped more than 35 million smartphones in the first half of the ongoing year, according to a local display supplier. If true, that is a 30% increase from H1 2014, when Xiaomi managed to ship a total...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


The next Galaxy Note might come without an edged sibling after all

The next Galaxy Note might come without an edged sibling after all

23 June, 2015 | comments (83)

Samsung has become quite predictable with the release schedule for its flagship Galaxy devices. The Galaxy S6 and S6 edge were released right on que at MWC 2015, which leads us to believe that the Korean giant will be just as diligent with the Note...


Meizu m2 note goes on sale for just under $200

Meizu m2 note goes on sale for just under $200

23 June, 2015 | comments (16)

The Meizu m2 note, which was announced earlier this month and was spotted listed for pre-order from several online retailers last week, is now available for purchase from a few online retailers. Pandawill is selling the 16GB White colour...

Tags: Meizu, Android


Meizu MX5 specs leaked in benchmark listings

Meizu MX5 specs leaked in benchmark listings

23 June, 2015 | comments (16)

The Meizu MX5 is merely a week away from official launch, which is set for June 30. It's also not exactly the best kept secret, as we've already caught a few glimpses of it in live images. It is no wonder then that sample units have made it to the...

Tags: Meizu, Android


Android 5.1 update begins rolling out to second-gen Moto X

Android 5.1 update begins rolling out to second-gen Moto X

23 June, 2015 | comments (15)

Just days after the first-generation Moto X started getting it in select markets, Motorola has announced that it is rolling out the Android 5.1 Lollipop update to the the second-generation Moto X as well. For those who aren't aware, the...

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Sony Xperia C4 goes on sale in US via Amazon

Sony Xperia C4 goes on sale in US via Amazon

23 June, 2015 | comments (8)

Although not officially, the Sony Xperia C4 - which was announced back in May and went on sale in Europe, the Middle East, and parts of Asia earlier this month - is now available for purchase in the US. Online retailer Amazon is selling the...

Tags: Sony, Android


Four new Sony smartphones imported in India for testing

Four new Sony smartphones imported in India for testing

23 June, 2015 | comments (33)

Sony has imported four new smartphone prototypes in India for testing and debugging purposes, according to a listing (see image below) on Indian site Zauba, which tracks the country's import and export. The handsets that were imported include...

Tags: Sony