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Huawei teases the P8 in a promo video

Huawei teases the P8 in a promo video

06 April, 2015 | comments (13)

A mysterious man, dressed in a black hooded cape, walks around the world gathering light in a new promotional video released by Huawei. The official launch of the company's next flagship, the Huawei P8, is set to take place on April 15 and Huawei is...

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Lenovo launches the A7000 in India for $144

Lenovo launches the A7000 in India for $144

07 April, 2015 | comments (46)

Lenovo has launched the new A7000 smartphone in India. The phone is priced at Rs. 8,999 ($144) and will be available exclusively through Flipkart and the frustrating flash sale system. The Lenovo A7000 has a 5.5-inch 720p display, MediaTek...

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Sony Xperia Z4 photo sample surfaces

Sony Xperia Z4 photo sample surfaces

07 April, 2015 | comments (65)

Sony has been keeping fans on their toes for months, waiting for the Sony Xperia Z4 announcement. During this time, rumors and speculations have been plentiful. We already have some idea of the device's specs, as well as renders and even, most...

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HTC One (M8) for AT&T will get Android 5.0 tomorrow

HTC One (M8) for AT&T will get Android 5.0 tomorrow

06 April, 2015 | comments (11)

HTC One (M8) owners on AT&T in the United States will begin receiving Android Lollipop tomorrow. Mo Versi, HTC's VP of product management announced on Twitter that the update has received technical approval. AT&T HTC One (M8) Owners! We just...

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LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition gets Android 5.1 Lollipop

LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition gets Android 5.1 Lollipop

06 April, 2015 | comments (9)

Android 5.1 Lollipop is now seeding to LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition. The new firmware is seeding to the device over-the-air. The update is a tad larger than 200MB. It brings a host of bug fixes and improvements to the slate headed by...

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Samsung’s Q1 2015 earnings guidance points at dip in profits

Samsung’s Q1 2015 earnings guidance points at dip in profits

06 April, 2015 | comments (31)

Samsung revealed its earnings guidance for the first quarter of this year. The Korean giant expects to post consolidated operating profit of around 5.9 trillion Korean won ( about $5.4 billion) from 47 trillion won of revenue (about $43.2...

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Sony Xperia Z3 is no longer available at T-Mobile

Sony Xperia Z3 is no longer available at T-Mobile

06 April, 2015 | comments (43)

Sony's upcoming Xperia Z4 has been leaking a lot over the past few weeks, but the Japanese company's current flagship smartphone is the Xperia Z3. Unfortunately for those in the US, this model is no longer up for grabs at T-Mobile, which has been...


Huawei P8 pricing is rumored to start at $486

Huawei P8 pricing is rumored to start at $486

06 April, 2015 | comments (11)

The oft-leaked Huawei P8 is almost official, with the unveiling event scheduled for next week, on April 15. In the meantime however, more and more things about it are being rumored or leaked. This time around, let's talk pricing. The P8 will...


Upcoming Sony Xperia C4 possibly leaked in new render

Upcoming Sony Xperia C4 possibly leaked in new render

06 April, 2015 | comments (28)

Last month we saw a couple of leaked images reportedly depicting an upcoming Sony smartphone codenamed Cosmos. Then just a few days ago we found out that the Cosmos is going to be officially called Xperia C4 when it launches in the near...

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AT&T will start selling the Asus Memo Pad 7 LTE on April 10

AT&T will start selling the Asus Memo Pad 7 LTE on April 10

06 April, 2015 | comments (1)

AT&T has announced plans to sell a new LTE-capable version of the Asus Memo Pad 7. This will become available in AT&T stores as well as through the carrier's website this Friday, on April 10. The tablet will retail for $74.99 if you sign a new...

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Galaxy S6 and S6 edge now shipping to AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile

Galaxy S6 and S6 edge now shipping to AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile

06 April, 2015 | comments (10)

AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile begun fulfilling the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge pre-orders today. The units have been dispatched and will arrive to customers tomorrow. All major US carriers are offering the Galaxy S6 duo, but apparently...

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Samsung publishes its own official bend test, Galaxy S6 survives

Samsung publishes its own official bend test, Galaxy S6 survives

06 April, 2015 | comments (51)

In a rebuttal to the published video where a Galaxy S6 edge gets bent beyond repair, Samsung has issued a statement complete with a video detailing its own testing procedures. The company claims that the SquareTrade test does not indicate typical...

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ZTE Blade S6 Plus launched worldwide exclusively on eBay

ZTE Blade S6 Plus launched worldwide exclusively on eBay

06 April, 2015 | comments (12)

ZTE has announced that it is launching the Blade S6 Plus globally, exclusively on eBay. The phone is priced at $299.99, or £199.99 and €276.99 for the United Kingdom and Europe, respectively. The Blade S6 Plus is the bigger brother of the...

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Asus to launch ZenFone 2 in Malaysia on April 21

Asus to launch ZenFone 2 in Malaysia on April 21

06 April, 2015 | comments (44)

Asus is gearing up for the launch of the new ZenFone 2 smartphone in Asian markets. As promised earlier, the Taiwanese company has started sending out the invites to the Malaysian media for the launch of ZenFone 2. The new smartphone will be...

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Huawei P8 tipped to feature a Kirin 935 SoC, new GPU inside

Huawei P8 tipped to feature a Kirin 935 SoC, new GPU inside

06 April, 2015 | comments (13)

The Huawei P8 is less than 10 days away from becoming official on April 15, but piece by piece the puzzle had been almost completed. Until a couple of days ago though, when new info popped up about the SoC, powering the high-end device. Until...


More live images of the Sony Xperia Z4 show up, no surprises

More live images of the Sony Xperia Z4 show up, no surprises

06 April, 2015 | comments (78)

The Sony Xperia Z4 can't come fast enough for fans of the brand and undecided smartphone aficionados alike. Judging by the smartphone's recent visits to the rumor mill, the flagship is drawing near. After the set of live images we showed you a...

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Samsung denies paying people to attend S6 launch event in China

Samsung denies paying people to attend S6 launch event in China

06 April, 2015 | comments (47)

Samsung has responded to a report that came out yesterday, that claimed that half of the thousand-odd people that attended the Galaxy S6 launch event in Shanghai were paid to attend the event. According to the company, the report is "totally...

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Asus PadFone S Plus to launch in Malaysia for $302

Asus PadFone S Plus to launch in Malaysia for $302

06 April, 2015 | comments (8)

Asus PadFone is a unique concept of docking the smartphone at the rear of a docking station and turn it into a functional tablet. Asus is almost ready to introduce the the PadFone S Plus in Malaysia on April 8 for $302. Asus introduced the...

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LG UX 4.0 teased before the LG G4 launch

LG UX 4.0 teased before the LG G4 launch

06 April, 2015 | comments (17)

LG is preparing to launch its flagship G4 smartphone on April 28 and its official YouTube channel has now shared a teaser video teasing a snapshot of the LG UX 4.0 expected to debut with it. Based on the leaked details, we do have an estimate of...

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Gionee will launch a slim Elife E8 for India in June

Gionee will launch a slim Elife E8 for India in June

05 April, 2015 | comments (9)

Gionee launched the new Elife S7 smartphone for $403 (INR 24,999) in India over the weekend. At the lavish event, Gionee's president William Lu promised to introduce the Elife E8 smartphone in June. The Elife E series focuses on the...

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