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  • Android M, the Ultimate Guide

    28 May 2015, 6:38 pm

    Google dropped Android M on us at the company?s I/O developer's event today, and while the software will not be released until later in the year, Google was kind enough to give us all a detailed breakdown of what is in store. With Android 5.0 Lollipop only…
  • Asus Confirms ZenFone Selfie for Computex Next Week

    28 May 2015, 10:56 am

    Earlier this week there were reports that Asus is working on a new smartphone that would be called the ZenFone Selfie and be oriented just how its name suggests. Yes, it would be another smartphone that is looking to piggyback on the selfie trend, which to the…
  • Lenovo Launches New ThinkPad 10

    28 May 2015, 10:42 am

    Lenovo has announced a brand new ThinkPad 10 tablet/laptop replacement at its TechWorld event in Beijing, China. This is a milestone product in some ways as it is the first officially announced device that is being marketed as a Windows 10 slate (although it…
  • Here's why Sony is Avoiding Quad HD Screens

    28 May 2015, 10:23 am

    The shift to Quad HD screen technology is well underway. Starting last year with the LG G3, most major Android vendors have at least one device with 1440p displays, but Sony is one company that is sticking to 1080p Full HD for its flagships. The recently…
  • LG and Verizon Announce G Pad X 8.3

    28 May 2015, 10:07 am

    LG and Verizon Wireless announced a new slate today in the form of the LG G Pad X 8.3, a true successor to 2013?s original G Pad 8.3. As well as announcing the tablet, Verizon also revealed that it will begin selling LG's new G4 flagship smartphone on June 4,…
  • Unknown LG Smartphone Found in Android Code... New Nexus?

    27 May 2015, 1:18 pm

    We revealed last week that LG is back in the picture in terms of Nexus smartphones as the company is building the next device in the series, replacing Nexus 6 maker Motorola. It seems that LG is indeed involved in a new Nexus smartphone, with an Android Open…
  • Lumia 520 is the most Popular Windows Phone Handset

    27 May 2015, 12:54 pm

    Windows Phone isn't really the platform you go to for flagship kicks. Sure, the HTC One M8 for Windows is a fine high end device, as are the Lumia 930 and Lumia 1520 at a push, but for the most part the platform is littered with budget handsets. It is a trend…
  • Did the ASUS ZenFone 3 Pass TENAA in China

    27 May 2015, 11:45 am

    A new, unannounced, ASUS smartphone has been certified by TENAA, the Chinese regulatory body that passes products for sale in the country. The device comes with the model number Z00EDB and is likely a new addition to the company's ZenFone line of handsets.…
  • Xiaomi will make more Tablets

    27 May 2015, 11:42 am

    While Xiaomi does have tablets on the market the company has not been focusing on releasing new ones recently, favouring a blitz of smartphone launches instead. Indeed, the Mi Pad (Xiaomi's only slate today) failed to capture the tablet market the way the…
  • Motorola Moto X and Moto E LTE Receive Android 5.1 with U.S. Cellular

    27 May 2015, 11:28 am

    Motorola's sweeping Android Lollipop updates are continuing with a couple of U.S. Cellular devices getting their upgrade to Android 5.1. The first is the second generation Moto X, the company's latest flagship, which is now getting software version…
  • OnePlus 2 to be Announced June 1st

    27 May 2015, 11:25 am

    OnePlus confirmed that it would be launching a sequel to the OnePlus One would be launched this year, and it seems that the OnePlus 2 (OnePlus Two) is going to land soon. The Chinese company posted one its website "time for change" alongside an image of the…
  • Android M Due Tomorrow, Yearly Launches for Future Versions

    27 May 2015, 11:23 am

    With Google I/O due to start tomorrow we are all awaiting the first official details about Android M, the next full version of Google's mobile OS. The developer conference will be used to announce the new platform, although Android M is unlikely to land until…
  • LG G4 Debuting with T-Mobile Tomorrow (Online Only)

    26 May 2015, 4:55 pm

    If you have been readying yourself for the LG G4 to drop in the United States your wait is almost over. The new flagship smartphone will be making its debut on T-Mobile tomorrow (Wednesday, 27th May), making the Magenta Network the first U.S. carrier to offer…
  • Sony Debuts Xperia Z3+

    26 May 2015, 1:24 pm

    Sony surprised us back last month the launch of the Xperia Z4, a new underwhelming flagship from the company that would be a Japanese exclusive. That left the struggling electronics juggernaut with a flagship sized hole in the market around the world, with…
  • Unknown ZTE Mid-Range Device Leaks Online

    26 May 2015, 11:20 am

    A brand new unannounced ZTE smartphone has leaked online, appearing to be a mid-range device with razor thin bezels and a plastic body. ZTE has recently rolled out its Nubia Z9 smartphone flagship, but the handset you see above is unlikely to be from the same…
  • ASUS ZenPad 8 Leak

    26 May 2015, 10:06 am

    ASUS is planning a new tablet line based off its successful ZenFone line up, with the company working on both a 7-inch and an 8-inch slate. The latter product, the ZenPad 8 has leaked online and will be a solidly spec'd machine, whereas the ZenPad 7 will be…
  • Samsung Regains Market Top Spot, While Microsoft and Sony Slip out of Top 10

    25 May 2015, 6:46 pm

    The sales numbers for the major smartphone manufacturers through the first quarter of this year have been revealed, and actually they throw up little in the way of surprise. Of course, through the fourth quarter of 2014, Apple topped the market with an…
  • HTC Working on A50C, a New Desire Model Smartphone

    25 May 2015, 6:10 pm

    HTC has been very busy so far this year and has released twelve smartphones in just five months. Yes, some of those were regional specific devices, or minor variants of existing models, but nevertheless 2015 has been all hands on deck for the company. Sales…
  • Microsoft, Lenovo, and Xiaomi Interested in Buying BlackBerry?

    23 May 2015, 7:57 am

    BlackBerry has been struggling for several years and in that time rumors have been consistent about several companies wanting to buy the ailing Canadian giant. The company formerly known as RIM is rebounding slightly right now, but still those reports of…
  • Best Buy Selling Original Moto G for $19.99

    23 May 2015, 7:36 am

    Want a cheap handset that is a bona fide smartphone, and still a pretty good one at that? Look no further than the original Motorola Moto G. Of course, we have been saying that since the handset launched two years ago, but at the moment the Moto G is even more…
  • Sony Xperia Z and Xperia Z1 Ranges get Android 5.0.2 Lollipop

    23 May 2015, 7:31 am

    Sony's older flagship models the Xperia Z, ZR, Z1, Z1 Compact, and Z Ultra are all being treated to Android 5.0.2 updates, with the software already being rolled out to the handsets. The newer (although still aging) Xperia Z1 products will be getting firmware…
  • Galaxy Note 5 will not Launch Early

    20 May 2015, 6:50 pm

    The Galaxy Note 5 is the next major smartphone on the horizon for Samsung, and if we're being honest it is always the device we look forward to the most from the company, even over the Galaxy S flagship range. There have been rumors circulating over the last…
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Screens Scratching Because of Clear View Case

    20 May 2015, 11:29 am

    Over the last week there have been consistent reports that Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge users are getting their screens scratched because of the Samsung Clear View case that was made for the handsets. Apparently small pieces of dirt and other matter is catching…
  • Oppo Debuts R7 and R7 Plus

    20 May 2015, 11:12 am

    Oppo has announced its two new mid-range smartphones, the Oppo R7 and Oppo R7 Plus, the former a middle market device and the latter a bona fide flagship contender. As we have come to expect from Oppo, the devices are both very well spec'd for their price…
  • LG Confirms Second 2015 Flagship, G Pro 3?

    20 May 2015, 10:27 am

    The LG G4 is a fantastic smartphone, one of the best available in fact. However, LG claimed it would be a radical change from last year's G3 and we simply do not think that it is. The company though is going to have another stab at the flagship market later in…
  • Android Wear 5.1.1 Rolling Out Now

    20 May 2015, 10:13 am

    Google took to one of its product forums to confirm that Android Wear 5.1.1 is now heading out to smartwatches that are compatible for the update. As is usually the case, the upgrade will be sent out in stages and some devices will have to wait a few weeks to…
  • Sharp AQUOS Crystal 2 Makes Appearance

    20 May 2015, 9:50 am

    Sharp released an Aquos ZETA smartphone and tablet last week and the pair pretty much wowed us with their high end specs and premium designs. The Japanese company is on a bit of a hardware roll right now and joining the ZETA models is the new AQUOS Crystal 2,…
  • YotaPhone 2 Coming to United States

    19 May 2015, 6:50 pm

    The YotaPhone 2 is certainly a head turner; is not necessarily a device we would buy, but it has served a function for consumers and has found a place in the market. Of course, we are talking about outside the United States where the device from Russian…
  • New Metallic Colored DROID Turbo Launched by Motorola

    19 May 2015, 6:29 pm

    The Motorola/Verizon DROID Turbo may be having battery problems, as we reported yesterday, but we still think it's a stellar smartphone. One of the best in the mid-range category in fact and while we reported the battery drain issue because... well, it's what…
  • OnePlus One Screen Causing Battery Drain

    19 May 2015, 1:21 pm

    We told you yesterday that the Motorola DROID Turbo is suffering from a battery drain issue, but it seems that is not the only high end smartphone with such problem. The OnePlus One is also having its fair share of issues in the battery department, with the…

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