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Sprint's Samsung Galaxy S4 models are getting Lollipop

Sprint's Samsung Galaxy S4 models are getting Lollipop

08 May, 2015 | comments (22)

Starting today, if you own a Samsung Galaxy S4 bought from Sprint, you're due to receive the update to Android 5.0 Lollipop. This is now rolling out for both versions of the Galaxy S4 that have been sold by Sprint - the one with support for the...


Meizu MX5 and M1 Note 2 might become official in June

Meizu MX5 and M1 Note 2 might become official in June

08 May, 2015 | comments (18)

If this rumor turns out to be true, then June will be a full month for Meizu. According to a new report out of China, the company is planning to hold two separate events next month, during which it will unveil two new smartphones. The first one...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


Oppo R7 Plus is pictured for the first time, has fingerprint sensor

Oppo R7 Plus is pictured for the first time, has fingerprint sensor

08 May, 2015 | comments (5)

The upcoming Oppo R7 has been leaked and even teased by the Chinese company a lot lately. However, we've only once heard a mention of the Oppo R7 Plus, a bigger device that may be launched alongside the R7 on May 20. So as the R7 took the...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Rumored Huawei Nexus has some specs outed

Rumored Huawei Nexus has some specs outed

08 May, 2015 | comments (55)

A couple of months ago, rumors started to show up saying Huawei would be making a Nexus smartphone this year. It may not be the only company doing so (LG will apparently launch a Nexus too), but it will. Today these rumors have seemingly been...


OnePlus One will continue getting Cyanogen OS OTAs in India

OnePlus One will continue getting Cyanogen OS OTAs in India

08 May, 2015 | comments (8)

Cyanogen and OnePlus formally parted ways last month after an eventful ride for more than a year. As a result OnePlus released its own Oxygen OS for its One phone. However, this end of partnership between both companies made several Indians believe...

Tags: OnePlus, Android


NVIDIA stops the development of LTE modems for smartphones

NVIDIA stops the development of LTE modems for smartphones

08 May, 2015 | comments (10)

In the era of 4G connectivity it emerging markets, the presence of LTE modems is very crucial in the new generation smartphones. Qualcomm is clearly leading the segment with Intel and MediaTek ramping up their development plans to compete with...

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Gionee launches Elife S7 Maldives blue version in China

Gionee launches Elife S7 Maldives blue version in China

08 May, 2015 | comments (8)

Gionee has quietly introduced the Elife S7 Maldives blue version for CNY 2,499 ($402) in China. The Elife S7 was already introduced in India last month for the same price. The new Maldives blue version is just another color variant of the Elife...

Tags: Gionee, Android


Dell pushes Android 5.0.2 update for the Venue 8 7840

Dell pushes Android 5.0.2 update for the Venue 8 7840

08 May, 2015 | comments (13)

Dell has started pushing out the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update for the Dell Venue 8 7840. You can check if the update is available for download from the Settings app. Like the KitKat version before it, Lollipop on the Venue 8 seems to be...

Tags: Dell, Android


Samsung Galaxy S6 is receiving a new firmware update

Samsung Galaxy S6 is receiving a new firmware update

08 May, 2015 | comments (72)

One of our European Galaxy S6 units has just received a small software update. The OTA has an Android version 5.0.2, which the device already received last month, but now comes with noticeable improvement to the phone's performance. As some...


Moto X (2014) Android 5.1 soak test begins

Moto X (2014) Android 5.1 soak test begins

08 May, 2015 | comments (7)

Motorola has just started the soak test of the Android 5.1 Lollipop update for the Moto X (2014) 2nd generation smartphones across select countries. Along with the laundry list of bug fixes and tweaks, a couple of interesting features are also...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Leaked info reveals Oppo R7 to come with a $483 price tag

Leaked info reveals Oppo R7 to come with a $483 price tag

08 May, 2015 | comments (7)

Earlier this week, we learned from a source that the Oppo R7 will be aiming to compete with the Galaxy A7. However, if a latest report (which cites leaked images from an internal Oppo presentation) is to be believed, the Chinese company is actually...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


Blackberry Leap launched in India, to go on sale next week

Blackberry Leap launched in India, to go on sale next week

08 May, 2015 | comments (19)

The BlackBerry Leap smartphone, which was announced at the company's MWC 2015 press conference in Barcelona, has been launched in India. While its price was not revealed, it will be available for purchase in the country starting next...

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Latest comScore numbers reveal slight dip in Android's US share

Latest comScore numbers reveal slight dip in Android's US share

08 May, 2015 | comments (29)

Research firm ComScore has released its latest numbers for the US smartphone market revealing that Android is still the top smartphone platform in the country, although it witnessed a slight decrease in its market share last quarter. Google's...


Blackberry CEO comments on company's return to T-Mobile

Blackberry CEO comments on company's return to T-Mobile

08 May, 2015 | comments (10)

Over an year after Blackberry announced that it will not renew the T-Mobile license to sell its products, the two companies are back together, with the Canadian company's Classic smartphone landing on the magenta carrier on May 13. Following...


Sony Xperia Z series to get Android 5.1 Lollipop in August

Sony Xperia Z series to get Android 5.1 Lollipop in August

08 May, 2015 | comments (31)

The Australian operator Telstra posted a list of Sony Xperia Z phones scheduled to get Android 5.1 Lollipop. Sony has been pushing out Android 5.0 to its Xperia Z series of smartphones since March. The list includes the likes of Sony Xperia...

Tags: Sony, Android


ZTE is taking its Nubia brand to India starting with the Z9 Mini

ZTE is taking its Nubia brand to India starting with the Z9 Mini

07 May, 2015 | comments (5)

ZTE's Nubia sub-brand has mostly been confined to China so far, but that's about to change. The company is now busy establishing an online presence for itself in India, which signifies that Nubia's entry into the subcontinent is very...

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BlackBerry Classic lands at T-Mobile on May 13

BlackBerry Classic lands at T-Mobile on May 13

07 May, 2015 | comments (6)

The BlackBerry Classic will be sold by T-Mobile starting on May 13, which is next Wednesday. This comes as a consequence of the new partnership that was established between the two companies today. The Classic has been offered by both AT&T and...


HTC Nexus 9 will receive Android 5.1.1 update starting today

HTC Nexus 9 will receive Android 5.1.1 update starting today

07 May, 2015 | comments (11)

A couple of days ago Google started rolling out the update to Android 5.0.2 for the HTC Nexus 9 tablet, marking the first new software release for this device in almost half a year. And now, Google has announced that the update to Android 5.1.1...


Rumor details Galaxy Note 5 as well as Note Edge's successor

Rumor details Galaxy Note 5 as well as Note Edge's successor

07 May, 2015 | comments (49)

We're clearly many months away from the unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 at this point, yet today a rumor surfaced claiming to shed some light on the next high-end phablet. Apparently Samsung will only release one version of the Note 5....


Vivo X5Pro will be officially announced on May 13

Vivo X5Pro will be officially announced on May 13

07 May, 2015 | comments (7)

As we told you a few hours ago, Chinese smartphone maker Vivo had something to announce today. Unfortunately though, it turns out all of that was just about a date - May 13, actually. That's when the oft-leaked and much-teased Vivo X5Pro is...

Tags: Vivo, Android