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  • Microsoft Announces Lumia 640 XL Phablet with Free Office 365

    2 March 2015, 5:37 pm

    Microsoft backed up the launch of the Lumia 640 with a phablet version of the same device, the aptly named Lumia 640 XL. It may not be the flagship device we all want from Redmond, but there is no doubting that the Lumia brand continues to deliver quality…
  • Microsoft's Lumia 640 is another Budget Smartphone

    2 March 2015, 5:15 pm

    Microsoft announced a couple of new handsets today and once again skipped over the flagship market, but more on that later. Redmond did have yet another budget handset to unveil in the typically colorful form of the Lumia 640 and the Lumia 640 XL. Both…
  • Lenovo Launches A7000 Smartphone at MWC

    2 March 2015, 5:00 pm

    Lenovo didn't just announce the impressive Vibe Shot today at MWC, the Chinese heavyweight also revealed an entry level device in the form of the A7000. However, while this handset has a humble price point, it is actually loaded with some decent specs, while…
  • Lenovo Vibe Shot, a Mid-ranger with Amazing Camera Tech

    2 March 2015, 4:03 pm

    Lenovo has had its say at the Mobile World Conference today as the Chinese company rolled out a couple of new products. Probably the most interesting of those is the Lenovo Vibe Shot, a handset that is the latest to blur the lines between smartphone and point…
  • Sony Unveils Xperia M4 Aqua

    2 March 2015, 10:40 am

    Sony kept its flagship Xperia Z4 smartphone for another day and opted not to announce it at the Mobile World Conference in Barcelona. However, the Japanese company did have a new handset to show off in the form of the Xperia M4 Aqua, a mid-range device that…
  • Alcatel OneTouch PIXI 3 5.5-inch Smartphone

    2 March 2015, 9:11 am

    While announcing a 7-inch and 8-inch version of its OneTouch PIXI 3 range, Alcatel also made sure it kept the smartphone crowd happy with the 5.5-inch smartphone OneTouch PIXI 3. The Chinese company rolled the handset out at the Mobile World Conference today,…
  • Sony Launches Xperia Z4 Tablet, the Best Android Tablet?

    2 March 2015, 8:55 am

    Sony may not have had a flagship smartphone to launch at MWC today, but the company did usher in the Xperia Z4 series with announcement of the high end Xperia Z4 Tablet. The flagship slate continues Sony's recent stellar output in this market and will…
  • Alcatel OneTouch PIXI 3 Budget Tablet

    2 March 2015, 8:38 am

    While HTC and Samsung unloaded their flagship blockbusters at the Mobile World Conference yesterday, Monday at the Barcelona event has been for lower end handsets. That's not a bad thing though as a flood of new products have been launched. Alcatel was one of…
  • Surprise, the Acer Liquid M220 is an Entry Level Windows Phone Smartphone

    1 March 2015, 5:17 pm

    Acer kicked off the Mobile World Conference here in Barcelona by unveiling a new Windows Phone, but as is familiar with Microsoft's platform, the device will now blow you away. The Acer Liquid M220 is yet another handset that will fall into the seemingly…
  • Huawei Watch is a Stunning Android Wear Device

    1 March 2015, 5:13 pm

    Huawei has raised the curtain on its first smartwatch here at the Mobile World Conference in Barcelona, and its looks good. It looks fantastic in fact; long gone are the days when the Motorola Moto X was the only desirable smartwatch, there are now a number of…
  • HTC One M9: First Impressions

    1 March 2015, 5:07 pm

    HTC has launched the One M9, the company's newest flagship smartphone. The Taiwanese company announced the handset at the Mobile World Conference here in Barcelona, but unfortunately it is not good news for those clamouring after something new and fresh. New…
  • HTC Launched Grip Wearable

    1 March 2015, 5:02 pm

    HTC postponed its smartwatch plans last year, and it seems the company is continuing to wait it out in launching a true smart wearable. Instead, the Taiwanese brand used its MWC event to announce its first wearable, a fitness tracker. HTC has been rumored for…
  • Samsung's Back: Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge Wow MWC

    1 March 2015, 4:35 pm

    The consumer space is generally turning away from Samsung at the moment, but the company may have just righted all the wrongs with its newly launched Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. The Korean giant announced the two handsets at the MWC event in Barcelona and…
  • Samsung Live Streaming Galaxy S6 Launch

    27 February 2015, 11:35 am

    With Samsung's MWC just around the corner, it is time to make final arrangement for the reveal of the Galaxy S6 flagship and the Galaxy S Dual Edge. The South Korean company will be announcing both device on March 1st, and now Sammy has confirmed that it will…
  • Panasonic Debuts Solidly Spec?d Eluga U2

    27 February 2015, 11:22 am

    Panasonic is still not a major smartphone name across the globe, but the company does great business in Japan, where it is even above Samsung in terms of market share. The company is looking to expand into other regions, and I am excited to see the high-end…
  • HTC Live Streaming One M9 Launch for MWC

    27 February 2015, 10:58 am

    HTC has announced that it will be live streaming its event at the Mobile World Conference where the company is expected to launch the One M9 flagship. March 1st, 7:00 am PT is the time when you can check out the start of the event that HTC is leading with the…
  • Sony to Announce Xperia M4 Aqua at MWC

    27 February 2015, 10:36 am

    We are just a weekend away from the Mobile World Conference starting, and in the calm before the storm there are a flurry of leaks. While HTC's and Samsung's upcoming flagships are the talk of the smartphone world, Sony will also have a few smartphones making…
  • LG G Pro Begins Android 5.0 Lollipop Update in Korea

    27 February 2015, 10:08 am

    The LG G Pro is a couple of years old, the Korean company's then flagship phablet has even been replaced by the G Pro 2 and the line is set to be discontinued in 2015. However, LG is still supporting its aging device it seems as the company has begun rolling…
  • Galaxy S6 Edge Dual Screens for Aesthetics Only

    27 February 2015, 9:46 am

    This is one of those rumors that we hope will not come to be true. Reports in Korea are suggesting that the Galaxy S6 Edge that Samsung will launch on Sunday alongside the Galaxy S6 flagship will actually be called the Galaxy S Dual Edge and will feature two…
  • Google to Announce Android Pay at I/O Conference

    27 February 2015, 9:30 am

    Samsung is apparently discussing the ins and outs of mobile payment with PayPal with a view to launching the so-called Samsung Pay alongside the Galaxy S6 next week. With Apple already in the mobile payment market with Apple Pay, it seems that now is the right…
  • Next Nexus Smartphone Could be Built By Chinese Company

    26 February 2015, 5:41 pm

    While Google is a dominant name globally, the company is not as powerful in China. Yes, its Android platform is the most used OS in the country, but many of the devices running Android in China are forked and not linked to Google's services (the way the…
  • Acer MWC Teaser Points to High End Device

    26 February 2015, 5:21 pm

    Acer's quest to join the smartphone elite will continue at the Mobile World Conference (MWC) in Barcelona next week when the Taiwanese company launches new handsets. There are reports that the company will debut a new Windows Phone smartphone, while the…
  • Samsung Freezes Employee Salaries

    26 February 2015, 5:11 pm

    I have written before that the continuing decline in Samsung's smartphone business will ultimately have an impact on the company's employees. Certainly, rumors have been circulating for some time that the South Korea giant will cut jobs during 2015. That would…
  • LG G Watch Urbane LTE Calling and Extended Battery Life, No Android Wear

    26 February 2015, 5:01 pm

    The recently launched LG G Watch Urbane, a wearable that may have a claim to being the best looking smartwatch yet. The Urbane will have some other calling cards too, including LTE and from what LG says, the best battery life we have seen before in such a…
  • Samsung Meets with PayPal Over Mobile Payment System

    25 February 2015, 3:46 pm

    The more cynical would say it was inevitable that Samsung would explore a payment system, especially now that Apple has one. Samsung is known to be interested in setting up its own Apple Pay style product and Samsung's heir Lee Jay-yong met with PayPal founder…
  • Apple Watch to Launch with 100,000 Apps

    25 February 2015, 3:35 pm

    Apple's first wearable, the Apple Watch, was announced back in September, but the company left plenty disappointed by saying the actual launch of the product would not happen until 2015. The actual launch date is still not clear, but it is expected for April…
  • Microsoft to Launch Four Budget Smartphones at MWC

    25 February 2015, 2:52 pm

    Samsung and HTC will be the ones to watch at MWC next week, but there will be other major companies launching smartphones at the event. Chief among those is Microsoft, with Redmond likely to announce a number of new handsets from its Lumia range. However, if…
  • HTC One M7 Gets Android Lollipop in Europe

    25 February 2015, 2:27 pm

    HTC's aging One M7 is starting to get its upgrade to Android 5.0 Lollipop, at least if you have the unlocked and Developer Edition version. Now, users of the handset rocking the European version will also be treated to the latest and greatest on their One M7,…
  • Galaxy S6 will Carry its Share of Bloat, but it's the Good Kind

    25 February 2015, 2:07 pm

    In one week's time the Samsung Galaxy S6 will be out in the wild and we will all be discussing whether it is the device to help the company in its most testing period in years. It is accepted that Samsung has to change some things, which is why the South…
  • Motorola Launches Second Generation Moto E

    25 February 2015, 1:34 pm

    Motorola has announced a new smartphone today, a sequel to the 2014 budget device, the Moto E. The second generation Moto E is another entry level attempt from the company and like the original handset, it comes with modest but appealing specs for its…

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