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Samsung Galaxy S4 Lollipop build gets shown off on video

Samsung Galaxy S4 Lollipop build gets shown off on video

07 November, 2014 | comments (70)

We have seen an internal build of the Android 5.0 Lollipop running on the Samsung Galaxy S5, courtesy SamMobile. Now they have managed to get their hands on an internal Lollipop build for the older Galaxy S4, and have a video for us to see...

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Meizu working on Android 5.0 Lollipop update for its phones

Meizu working on Android 5.0 Lollipop update for its phones

07 November, 2014 | comments (7)

Meizu has already received the required files and is now working on updating its smartphone lineup to Android 5.0 Lollipop. The confirmation comes from Meizu's Flyme UI chief developer, who posted a screenshot of a command line interface showing...

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Nexus 6 now available on the Play Store in 12 additional countries

Nexus 6 now available on the Play Store in 12 additional countries

07 November, 2014 | comments (48)

If you have been living outside the US and have been itching to buy the new Nexus 6, Google has some good news for you. The Nexus 6 has gone live on 12 additional countries around the world, although it's not yet available for purchase. The...

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Samsung tipped to have a new series of smartphones on the way

Samsung tipped to have a new series of smartphones on the way

06 November, 2014 | comments (64)

According to a report in SamMobile, Samsung will soon launch a brand new smartphone series. The new lineup will allegedly feature single letter naming convention like the one seen in the newly launched Samsung Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5....


Vivo's Xplay 3S successor has its specs leaked

Vivo's Xplay 3S successor has its specs leaked

06 November, 2014 | comments (12)

The recently outed X5 Max (with its insane 4.75 mm thickness) apparently isn't the only smartphone that Vivo is currently hard at work developing. A new leak from China details another device coming soon, and this is an even bigger phablet. Given...

Tags: Vivo, Android, Rumors


500 thousand OnePlus Ones sold, 1 million by the end of the year

500 thousand OnePlus Ones sold, 1 million by the end of the year

06 November, 2014 | comments (28)

Despite issues with the pre-orders, OnePlus has managed to sell 500,000 of its OnePlus One smartphones. The number was revealed by co-founder Carl Pei, who said the company is targeting a million sales by the end of 2014. OnePlus isn't making...

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Screenshots of Android 5.0 Lollipop for LG G3 hit the web

Screenshots of Android 5.0 Lollipop for LG G3 hit the web

06 November, 2014 | comments (44)

LG is already busy working on the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for its Nexus devices, but it's also taking care of its current flagship, the LG G3. A working version of the new software fell in the hands of eager bloggers who posted several...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Lenovo launches the VIBE X2 for $325 in India

Lenovo launches the VIBE X2 for $325 in India

06 November, 2014 | comments (28)

Lenovo has launched the VIBE X2 in India. The phone is priced at Rs. 19,999 ($325). The Lenovo VIBE X2 has a 5.0-inch, 1920x1080 IPS display, octa-core MediaTek MT6596M with four Cortex-A17 cores clocked at 2.0GHz and four Cortex-A7 cores...

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Gionee Marathon M3 is official with a massive 5,000mAh battery

Gionee Marathon M3 is official with a massive 5,000mAh battery

06 November, 2014 | comments (57)

Gionee has unveiled the Marathon M3 smartphone, which is currently available for purchase in Inda. One of the key features of the Gionee Marathon M3 is its battery, a 5,000mAh monster, which the company estimates can last up to 32 hours of 3G talk...

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Nexus Android 5.0 rollout seemingly delayed due to bugs

Nexus Android 5.0 rollout seemingly delayed due to bugs

06 November, 2014 | comments (55)

Although Google never revealed the exact date for the Android 5.0 rollout for the Nexus devices, unofficial sources had claimed that it should commence on November 3. In case you haven't noticed, it's November 6 today. So what happened to the...

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Unlocked Sony Xperia Z3 officially arrives in the US

Unlocked Sony Xperia Z3 officially arrives in the US

05 November, 2014 | comments (23)

Sony Xperia Z3 is now available to purchase unlocked directly from Sony in the United States. Previously, the Japanese tech giant’s flagship was available only through on T-Mobile in the country. The factory unlocked version of Sony Xperia...

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Oppo U3 surfaces in benchmark, has specs revealed

Oppo U3 surfaces in benchmark, has specs revealed

05 November, 2014 | comments (9)

Oppo recently unveiled both the N3 and the R5, but it definitely looks like the Chinese company has another device to out before the end of this year (or soon, anyway). The yet unheard of Oppo U3 got itself benchmarked using GFXBench, and as...

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Motorola Moto Maxx is official, comes to Brazil and Mexico first

Motorola Moto Maxx is official, comes to Brazil and Mexico first

05 November, 2014 | comments (39)

Motorola just announced the Moto Maxx, which is the DROID Turbo's international version sans Verizon branding. In terms of specifications, the phone is identical to the DROID Turbo and sports a 5.2" QHD display, 21MP camera with 4K video recording...

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Samsung details the gifts you get with the Note 4 and Note Edge

Samsung details the gifts you get with the Note 4 and Note Edge

05 November, 2014 | comments (51)

Samsung has officially detailed the entire bundle of free goodies that are available to the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge owners. The company is throwing a lot of stuff at these users ranging from free cloud storage to free apps and...

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Lenovo Sisley S90 is official with a 5

Lenovo Sisley S90 is official with a 5" 720p Super AMOLED display

05 November, 2014 | comments (69)

Today, the Lenovo Sisley S90 went official and the company hasn't hesitated to confirm that it has drawn its inspiration from Apple not only for the design of the phone, but also for the way its presented. The Sisley S90's product page is...

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Huawei Honor 6X is a 5.5

Huawei Honor 6X is a 5.5" octa-core phablet with 3D camera

05 November, 2014 | comments (18)

The Huawei Honor 6 is getting a phablet X version, the Honor 6X. It was certified by TENAA in two versions, one for China Mobile and one for China Unicom, other than carrier connectivity both have the same specs. Curiously, the Huawei Honor 6X...

Tags: Huawei, Android


LG unveils G2 Lite and L Prime entry-level droids

LG unveils G2 Lite and L Prime entry-level droids

05 November, 2014 | comments (42)

LG unveiled two new phones on its Brazilian website. We haven't found them anywhere else yet, but before you get jealous you should know both are entry-level devices. One bears the G2 name but doesn't deserve it much. As one of our readers points...

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HTC to remain top seller in Taiwan in Q4, top exec believes

HTC to remain top seller in Taiwan in Q4, top exec believes

05 November, 2014 | comments (18)

HTC North Asia President Jack Tong anticipates a rise in the company's sales in Taiwan during the current quarter of the year. Provided this happens, HTC will remain the top smartphone manufacturer in Taiwan, climbing on top of rivals like...

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Incredibly thin Vivo X5 Max passes through TENAA

Incredibly thin Vivo X5 Max passes through TENAA

04 November, 2014 | comments (39)

A yet to be announced Vivo X5 Max made its way through TENAA in China. The upcoming smartphone from Vivo is bound to replace the Oppo R5 as the world’s thinnest smartphone when it debuts in the near future. The physical measures of Vivo X5...

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Android 4.4.4 for Sony Xperia Z2 and Z2 Tablet rolls out

Android 4.4.4 for Sony Xperia Z2 and Z2 Tablet rolls out

04 November, 2014 | comments (168)

Today, Sony has announced the Android 4.4.4 update for the Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z2 Tablet. The rollout has started already, but as usual it might take a while for the new software to reach your particular device - depending on where you are and if...