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  • "Patent Troll" Wins as Motorola Found Guilty of Patent Infringement

    27 March 2015, 6:37 pm

    Motorola has been found guilty of infringing a patent related to MMS technology by a jury in Delaware. The technology is used for multimedia texting on mobile products and the patent in question was owned by Intellectual Ventures, a company that is…
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 has Worse Battery Life than Galaxy S5, But it?s Not that Bad

    26 March 2015, 5:22 pm

    PhoneArena has found that battery life on the recently announced Samsung Galaxy S6 is below that of its predecessor, the Galaxy S5. That of course is a rather remarkable stat considering battery power is becoming a very important spec for consumers. The fact…
  • HTC One M9 Plus Event April 8th

    26 March 2015, 1:15 pm

    HTC's recently launched One M9 flagship divided opinion, an extremely good handset for sure, but perhaps too close to the One M8 for comfort. In terms of some of the other flagships currently finding their way to the market, one could even argue that the One…
  • Samsung and LG Confirms Bendy Smartphones in 2016

    26 March 2015, 11:10 am

    Samsung and LG both have smartphones that employ curved glass technology, while Samsung has gone a step further with devices sporting actual folding glass. However, in the development stage glass that can be rolled, folded, bent and twisted is in development.…
  • Xiaomi Five Year Birthday Event, New Wearable?

    26 March 2015, 10:48 am

    Xiaomi is such a big name in the smartphone world these days that it is hard to remember that the company was only formed in 2010. The brand has enjoyed a meteoric rise in China since then and Xiaomi is now nearing its fifth birthday. The date is March 31st…
  • Apple Dominated Enterprise Activations in Q4 2014

    25 March 2015, 4:51 pm

    It is public knowledge that Apple dominated the fourth quarter of last year, the all-important Holiday Season. However, the extent of Cupertino's success is still providing stunning statistics, with the latest numbers coming from Good Technology. The company?s…
  • Huawei Bringing Honor 4X to India

    25 March 2015, 3:55 pm

    Huawei has announced that the Honor 4X budget smartphone is to be launched in India. The handset was launched back in December as a Chinese exclusive, but following compatriot Xiaomi, Huawei has decided to roll out the device in India too. Chinese companies…
  • AT&T Updating Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to Android Lollipop

    25 March 2015, 11:50 am

    AT&T started rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop to the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, the newer versions that removes "Interruptions" too. While it is fully expected that Samsung's newest phablet flagship is getting the latest version of Android, the fact the Galaxy…
  • US Cellular will Carry LG G Flex 2 from This Week

    25 March 2015, 11:11 am

    The LG G Flex 2 has been out in the wild for a couple of months and is available in the United States through Sprint. However, the Now Network's exclusive hold on the curved screen smartphone is coming to end though as US Cellular has announced that it will…
  • Apple Patent Adds Zoom Lens to Camera Module

    25 March 2015, 8:42 am

    While Apple uses a relatively small 8 megapixel camera on its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but the shooter is among the best smartphone snappers on the market. The company takes the photography side of its handset seriously and is taking things a step further…
  • Microsoft Apps Come Pre-Installed on Samsung Products

    24 March 2015, 2:57 pm

    Microsoft makes a lot of money from Android, and the company is certainly going to be looking for ways to cross platforms more often in the future. Teaming up with the biggest Android name, Samsung, is certainly one way to go about it. When Samsung launched…
  • Meizu Android Lollipop Roadmap Leaked

    24 March 2015, 2:45 pm

    Meizu has been making some moves in the market over the last year with its Chinese exclusive handsets. The company's devices have ranged from very good to excellent, while sales have increased enough for Meizu to be a threat to major brands in its homeland.…
  • HTC Desire 816 Getting Android Lollipop in April

    24 March 2015, 2:34 pm

    While it was replaced by the Desire 820, the HTC Desire 816 is a very good mid-range smartphone and even though it is nearly a year old, it is still worth considering. Indeed, the handset is going to become more enticing as it is about to receive its update to…
  • T-Mobile to Offer Lumia 640

    24 March 2015, 2:24 pm

    T-Mobile has confirmed it will carry the Lumia 640, a smartphone that Microsoft announced at the Mobile World Conference alongside the Lumia 640 XL. T-Mobile has listed the Lumia 640, confirming that it will offer the LTE variant of the handset, but on the…
  • AT&T Lollipop Update for Galaxy Note 4 Loses Interruptions

    24 March 2015, 2:01 pm

    AT&T's Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is going to be receiving a new version of Android 5.0 Lollipop, the same one that was rolled out for the device in the Netherlands recently. This newer build of Android 5.0 gets rid of the much maligned "Interruptions" that…
  • Xiaomi Ferrari with Mid-Range Specs

    24 March 2015, 1:38 pm

    Brand tie in or just codename? A new Xiaomi smartphone has found its way to GFXBench for benchmarking scores and is using the name "Ferrari". Is Xiaomi working with the Italian sports car manufacturer in the same way BlackBerry and Porsche did, or is this…
  • Xiaomi MiPad Sells Out in Seconds

    24 March 2015, 1:25 pm

    While we still wait for Xiaomi?s arrival in Europe and the USA, the company has made its way to India and has enjoyed the kind of success that put it on the map in China. The company launched the Xiaomi MiPad in India on Tuesday and the device has been a…
  • HTC Butterfly 3 Due April/May with Quad HD Screen

    24 March 2015, 1:10 pm

    The new version of HTC's Butterfly range has been rumored for the best part of a month, and we already know it will be a typically flagship bothering smartphone. The Japan exclusive (it will likely get a global roll out later under a different name) will be…
  • Sony Xperia J1 Compact

    23 March 2015, 7:00 pm

    While Sony is playing the waiting game before launching the Xperia Z4 flagship, the company did announced the Xperia J1 Compact last week. The handset seems to be a Japan exclusive, but we hope one day Sony will decide to bring its solid specs and dinky size…
  • Nexus 5 Receiving Android 5.1 Now

    23 March 2015, 6:47 pm

    The recently discontinued Nexus 5 may not be available to buy anymore, but Google is not abandoning the device and will continue to update it to the newest versions of Android for a long time yet. In fact, the smartphone will always be among the first to get…
  • HTC One M9 is not desirable to One M8 Owners

    23 March 2015, 6:35 pm

    Something that was plainly clear when HTC launched the One M9 last month that the handset was very similar to the HTC One M8 that it followed. With such similarities it was reasonable to think that many people may not see the need in upgrading to the One M9 if…
  • Sony Cosmos Sefie Smartphone Leak

    23 March 2015, 6:15 pm

    We've been hearing about a new Sony smartphone recently that will apparently play to the selfie crowd, called the Sony Cosmos. This handset will be a replacement for the Xperia C3, a device that also comes with an above averages front facing camera. Today,…
  • LG G4 Will Not Be Metal, But Who Cares?

    23 March 2015, 5:44 pm

    It seems that metal is the material of choice for manufacturers wanting a premium looking (and feeling) smartphone, but what about good old plastic? Samsung was often derided for using plastic on its flagships when the likes of Apple and HTC were using metal.…
  • Lenovo Launches K3 Note

    23 March 2015, 1:18 pm

    Lenovo has released a new smartphone in China today called the Lenovo K3 Note and it will compete with the likes of Xiaomi at and Meizu in the mega-affordable smartphone market. The handset comes with a price tag of just $145, although it is likely to be…
  • TAG Heuer Smartwatch Coming Today

    19 March 2015, 12:35 pm

    While the smartwatch has currently been an avenue for tech companies to explore, more traditional watch manufacturers will start to come to the market. While these old names may not be technologically advanced, they know what makes a good timepiece. One of the…
  • Huawei Schedules April 15th London Event for P8 Flagship Launch

    19 March 2015, 10:49 am

    Chinese company Huawei has sent us an invite for a London press event that will take place on April 15th, where the new P8 flagship smartphone will reportedly be launched. The event will kick off at 3pm Greenwich local time and is interesting because a London…
  • HTC One M9 Hitting Americas April 10th

    19 March 2015, 10:39 am

    HTC held an even yesterday and the company's Americas president, Jason Mackenzie, detailed when the One M9 flagship will be launching in the United States, and indeed all of North and South America. He revealed that the handset will be rolling out on April…
  • OnePlus One to be More Expensive in Europe from Next Week

    19 March 2015, 10:32 am

    While OnePlus has had plenty of hiccups over the last year, the company has built as very strong relationship with its customers, perhaps more so than any other smartphone company. That was in evidence again today as the Chinese brand took the time to announce…
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop Bound for the Motorola DROID Turbo

    19 March 2015, 10:20 am

    Motorola is one of the best companies if you want the latest version of Android on your device quickly. The company has already updated most of its modern portfolio, but surprisingly the Motorola DROID Turbo is still sitting on KitKat. That's a surprise…
  • HTC Not Happy with AT&T One M9 Android Updates

    19 March 2015, 9:34 am

    AT&T is behind its carrier rivals in the United States in terms of upgrading the HTC One M8 to the latest versions of Android. The network only brought Android 4.4.4 KitKat to the handset in January, months after Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon. While those…

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