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Samsung Galaxy S6 Active spotted in official website listing

Samsung Galaxy S6 Active spotted in official website listing

18 May, 2015 | comments (22)

The Galaxy S6 Active has been the object of various rumors for quite some time now. The alleged devices has now been spotted on numerous occasions - in press images and live photos. It's specs have also leaked through the cracks, so, at this point,...


HTC North Asia exec: no plans for a One M9 mini

HTC North Asia exec: no plans for a One M9 mini

17 May, 2015 | comments (19)

Do you want a mini version of the HTC One M9? No, you don't – Jack Tong, president of HTC North Asia, certainly doesn’t think so. "Overall the industry is moving towards new phones over 5 inches in size and our product roadmap is close to that of...

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Lenovo S60 launched in India for $204

Lenovo S60 launched in India for $204

18 May, 2015 | comments (17)

Lenovo continues its bullish plan to pump as many budget level smartphones in India with the launch of new S60, codenamed Sisley. This mid-range smartphone joins the S-series family bearing striking resemblance with iPhone models. Lenovo S60 is...

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LG starts the global rollout of its flagship G4 in key markets

LG starts the global rollout of its flagship G4 in key markets

17 May, 2015 | comments (18)

LG has announced the shipping of the flagship G4 smartphone in key markets across the world and will continue it through June. The G4 shipping starts with Hong Kong and then followed by Turkey, Russia and Singapore then followed by Europe,...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 mini to get Android 5.0.1 Lollipop soon

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini to get Android 5.0.1 Lollipop soon

17 May, 2015 | comments (20)

Samsung has been rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop based firmware update for its Galaxy lineup of smartphones since early this year. Obviously the premium and high-end handsets were a priority but the other younger kins are not left...


Oppo Neo 5s quietly listed on the official website

Oppo Neo 5s quietly listed on the official website

17 May, 2015 | comments (2)

Oppo has been bit busy with the next version of the ColorOS update for its current devices. In the mean time, the company has quietly listed a new model - Oppo Neo 5s. As suggested by the ’s’ moniker, this model is merely a refresh of the last...

Tags: Oppo, Android, ColorOS


LG G Watch Urbane now available in India for around $472

LG G Watch Urbane now available in India for around $472

18 May, 2015 | comments (8)

LG's flagship smartwatch, the G Watch Urbane, is now available for purchase in India on Amazon. A seller has put up both, silver and gold color options, up for sale for a hefty Rs. 29,990 ($472), although the actual price is supposedly even higher...

Tags: LG, Android Wear


Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition hits the shelves for ¥1,799

Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition hits the shelves for ¥1,799

17 May, 2015 | comments (15)

In line with a recent report, Meizu began offering the MX4 Ubuntu Edition in China. The Linux-powered high-end smartphone is available in white or gold color scheme for ¥1,799 (about $290). Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition packs the same specs as...

Tags: Meizu, Linux, Ubuntu


Week 20 in review: Yu Yuphoria, Galaxy S6 Active, iPhone 6s

Week 20 in review: Yu Yuphoria, Galaxy S6 Active, iPhone 6s

17 May, 2015 | comments (15)

This week one of the youngest companies on the smartphone market made the biggest splash. Yu Yuphoria lived up to its name and shot up to second place in our weekly Top 10 with only the Samsung Galaxy S6 staying on top. If you somehow missed the...


Oppo details the new Color OS 2.1.0i based on Lollipop

Oppo details the new Color OS 2.1.0i based on Lollipop

17 May, 2015 | comments (8)

Oppo recently pushed the Android 4.4 KitKat based Color OS 2.0.5i beta for the Find 7 and Find 7a smartphones. Following that, the Oppo development team worked quickly to share a sneak peek on what’s in store with the next major ColorOS ...

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The Top 10 trending phones of week 20

The Top 10 trending phones of week 20

17 May, 2015 | comments (18)

Another week has passed and it's time for our usual Top 10 trending chart. The Galaxy S6 remains in the lead, but tough times are coming for the Samsung flagship. The Top 10 trending phones chart is a recap list of the devices that gathered the...

Tags: Samsung, Yu, Asus, Apple, LG


LG Escape2 spotted listed on AT&T's website

LG Escape2 spotted listed on AT&T's website

17 May, 2015 | comments (12)

More than a couple of years after LG released the Escape smartphone, its successor, dubbed Escape2, has been launched - it is currently listed on AT&T's website. Specs-wise, the device is powered by a Snapdragon 410 chipset with 1.2GHz...

Tags: LG, Android


Counterclockwise: Lumia 928 does stunts, Galaxy S II climbs Everest

Counterclockwise: Lumia 928 does stunts, Galaxy S II climbs Everest

17 May, 2015 | comments (1)

Counterclockwise is our version of stories by the campfire. And as with any good campfire story, there needs to be exaggeration - this phone climbed Everest, the other crossed a desert, one launched into space. Publicity stunts Advertising...

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Lumia 640 landing on T-Mobile on July 16

Lumia 640 landing on T-Mobile on July 16

17 May, 2015 | comments (10)

Just a couple of days after AT&T subsidiary Cricket Wireless started selling the Microsoft Lumia 640, T-Mobile has confirmed that the device will be available via all its channels starting July 16. @WaverunningGeek Hey, good news! It looks like...


Huawei rumoured to be developing its own mobile OS

Huawei rumoured to be developing its own mobile OS

17 May, 2015 | comments (30)

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei is developing its own mobile operating system to reduce its dependence on Google's Android, according to a report out of China. The OS has been in development for the past three years. As per the...

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Grab a refurbished 64GB OnePlus One for Rs.16,999 in India

Grab a refurbished 64GB OnePlus One for Rs.16,999 in India

16 May, 2015 | comments (30)

Starting on May 20, the Indian online retailer Overcart will begin offering a refurbished 64GB OnePlus One for Rs.16,999 (about $268) in India. The Sandstone Black device costs Rs. 21,998 (about $347) on Amazon brand new. Overcart will offer...

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Microsoft will control firmware updates for Windows 10 handsets

Microsoft will control firmware updates for Windows 10 handsets

16 May, 2015 | comments (39)

Microsoft will have direct control over firmware updates for Windows 10 smartphones. The Redmond giant will take the step in order to ensure that all Windows 10 hardware, including PCs, tablets, and smartphones, will get important security and...


Samsung to release another Edge model before the next Note Edge?

Samsung to release another Edge model before the next Note Edge?

16 May, 2015 | comments (53)

Samsung was faced with unexpectedly high demand for the Galaxy S6 edge which lead to the opening of another edge display factory ahead of schedule. The market's warm reception of the handset has allegedly inspired ideas for further expansion of the...


ZTE to debut Nubia exclusively on Amazon in India

ZTE to debut Nubia exclusively on Amazon in India

16 May, 2015 | comments (10)

Last month Huawei introduced couple of new smartphones under the Honor brand in India. Following that, ZTE also announced it's bringing its Nubia brand in India on May 19. While the formal launch is barely few days away, the company has confirmed of...

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Micromax launches Canvas Nitro 2 in India, priced at around $173

Micromax launches Canvas Nitro 2 in India, priced at around $173

16 May, 2015 | comments (26)

The successor to the Micromax Canvas Nitro A311, which went on sale back in December last year, has been launched in India. Dubbed Canvas Nitro 2, the device is priced at INR 10,990 ($173), and is available on e-commerce website Infibeam as well as...

Tags: Micromax, Android