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Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is now up for grabs in the UK

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is now up for grabs in the UK

22 May, 2015 | comments (6)

Sony made the Xperia M4 Aqua official back in March, but only today has it finally arrived in the UK. If you're over there and are interested in this water-resistant midranger, know that you can turn to Carphone Warehouse to buy one. The well...

Tags: Sony, Android


Sprint starts LG G4 pre-orders, shipping on June 5

Sprint starts LG G4 pre-orders, shipping on June 5

22 May, 2015 | comments (2)

After quite a wait, it's now time to find out when the the LG G4 will be in stock at Sprint. This carrier is the first among the 'big four' in the US to announce availability information for the high-end handset. Hopefully the rest will follow...

Tags: LG, Android, Sprint


Iron Man-themed Galaxy S6 Edge launching next week

Iron Man-themed Galaxy S6 Edge launching next week

22 May, 2015 | comments (14)

Samsung has announced that the Iron Man-themed version of the Galaxy S6 Edge will be launched next week. The announcement was made by the South Korean company in a Facebook post that included a photo offering a glimpse of the handset (see...

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Google reportedly working on new Android for Internet of Things

Google reportedly working on new Android for Internet of Things

22 May, 2015 | comments (22)

Google is currently working on a version of Android specifically aimed at the Internet of Things (IoT), according to a report from The Information. Dubbed Brillo, the OS will be capable of running on devices with is little as 32MB of RAM, for...

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Android M to allegedly add native support for fingerprint scanners

Android M to allegedly add native support for fingerprint scanners

22 May, 2015 | comments (27)

One of the reasons for lack of widespread presence of fingerprint scanners on Android devices is the lack of native support in Android, relegating it to just unlocking the phones on which it is present. But that might change soon. According...

Tags: Google, Android


Samsung's Galaxy J5, J7 pay a visit at TENAA

Samsung's Galaxy J5, J7 pay a visit at TENAA

22 May, 2015 | comments (2)

The Galaxy J is Samsung’s most recent smartphone series with Galaxy J1 being its first representative. We already learned that Samsung will add three more members to this Galaxy J group - J3, J5, and J7. Out of these three, the Galaxy J5...

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Samsung says no plans to bring new GS6 colour variants to Canada

Samsung says no plans to bring new GS6 colour variants to Canada

22 May, 2015 | comments (12)

Samsung has confirmed that the Galaxy S6 in Blue Topaz and S6 edge in Green Emerald, which were launched earlier this week, won't be available in Canada any-time soon. “Currently, we do not have any specific information on Canadian...

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ZTE Nubia Z9 goes out of stock in just 10 minutes

ZTE Nubia Z9 goes out of stock in just 10 minutes

22 May, 2015 | comments (14)

The Nubia Z9, which was made official by ZTE earlier this month and is only available in China, was sold out in just 10 minutes, according to a GizmoChina report. The device went on sale in the country yesterday. The handset is available in...

Tags: ZTE, Android


Sony will launch Xperia Z4 in Hong Kong, Taiwan next week

Sony will launch Xperia Z4 in Hong Kong, Taiwan next week

21 May, 2015 | comments (39)

Sony’s announcement of the Xperia Z4 in Japan was surprisingly low-key. However, it looks like the company plans to make the new flagship smartphone available in other Asian countries as well. Asian media members in Hong Kong and Taiwan have...

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Samsung tablet with Intel Atom x5 chip, 4GB RAM spotted

Samsung tablet with Intel Atom x5 chip, 4GB RAM spotted

21 May, 2015 | comments (24)

A Geekbench listing of a mysterious Samsung tablet codenamed CHOPIN-LTE made the rounds online. The slate houses a 64-bit Intel Atom x5-8500 chipset with 2.24 GHz quad-core CPU codenamed “Cherry Trail.” The silicon will utilize 14nm...


Alleged Gionee Elife E8 render points at full metal body

Alleged Gionee Elife E8 render points at full metal body

21 May, 2015 | comments (11)

An alleged image of the unannounced Gionee Elife E8 appeared online showing a metallic body, just like in the recently launched Elife S7. Rounded corners and chamfered edges are prominent in the render, as is a dedicated camera button. The...


Sprint's HTC One E8 is now seeing Android 5.0 Lollipop rollout

Sprint's HTC One E8 is now seeing Android 5.0 Lollipop rollout

21 May, 2015 | comments (4)

HTC's Android Lollipop rollouts have reached the One E8 sold by Sprint. Starting today, if you own one of these devices, you can expect to be notified about the update. Obviously though, that may not happen immediately. Since over-the-air software...


HTC said to cut One M9 component orders by 30%

HTC said to cut One M9 component orders by 30%

21 May, 2015 | comments (43)

HTC seems to not be selling as many One M9 units worldwide as it had anticipated before the device's launch. While exact numbers are hard to come by, we assume the Taiwanese company would have publicly bragged if it had reached some impressive...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC H7 tablet will feature quad-core CPU, dual-SIM support

HTC H7 tablet will feature quad-core CPU, dual-SIM support

21 May, 2015 | comments (8)

HTC was recently reported to be working on an entry-level tablet and a prototype tablet even got the Bluetooth certification. The fact that the hardware is ready for certification suggests that the launch isn't far away. Now import data from...

Tags: HTC, Android, Tablet


Asus delays Lollipop for Zenfone 4, 5, 6, Padfone S and Infinity 2

Asus delays Lollipop for Zenfone 4, 5, 6, Padfone S and Infinity 2

21 May, 2015 | comments (34)

Asus seems to be struggling to update the Zenfone 4 / 5 / 6 generation to Android 5.0 Lollipop. There was one update firmware that pushed Zenfone 5 to Lollipop, but there's also a downgrade firmware that brings it back down to KitKat. Well,...


Dual-SIM LG G4 launches in several countries

Dual-SIM LG G4 launches in several countries

21 May, 2015 | comments (39)

LG kicked off the global rollout for the LG G4 flagship recently and if you're considering the curvy flagship you should know it comes in dual-SIM flavor, at least in some countries. Hong Kong gets the LG G4 H818N with dual-LTE in Hong Kong...

Tags: LG, Android, Dual SIM


Samsung Galaxy A8 to come with a 5.5-inch screen after all

Samsung Galaxy A8 to come with a 5.5-inch screen after all

21 May, 2015 | comments (12)

The Samsung Galaxy A8 is the most recent member of the A-series, yet to become official. It's position at the top of the lineup led to suspicions that a 5.7-inch screen would be used, but a GFXBench listing aims to refute that claim. According to...


Elephone P8000 packs a 4,200 cell and 3GB of RAM for $210

Elephone P8000 packs a 4,200 cell and 3GB of RAM for $210

21 May, 2015 | comments (38)

Elephone is among the emerging Chinese manufacturers that aims to make a name for itself by offering affordable, yet well-equipped smartphones. The upcoming P8000 is one such example and it offers plenty of bang for the buck. The smartphone's...

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Android 5.1.1 factory images go live for Nexus 4, Nexus 5

Android 5.1.1 factory images go live for Nexus 4, Nexus 5

20 May, 2015 | comments (15)

Google posted Android 5.1.1 Lollipop factory images for LG Nexus 4, LG Nexus 5, and the LTE variant of HTC Nexus 9. The latter is also getting the new firmware over-the-air. As its version number suggests, Android 5.1.1 fixes some of the...

Tags: Google, Android, LG , HTC


OnePlus 2 apparently got benchmarked today

OnePlus 2 apparently got benchmarked today

20 May, 2015 | comments (12)

The OnePlus 2 is due to arrive to eager fans sometime during the third quarter of this year, according to the company's CEO. Before the official unveiling happens, though, it seems like a prototype of the device got put through the paces of...

Tags: OnePlus, Android