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  • Motorola Moto X Play Delivers Plenty for Under $300

    28 July 2015, 6:17 pm

    Motorola today announced the Moto X Style, a stunning flagship with a price of just $400. The company did not finish there with the surprises though and also launched the Moto X Play, a midrange device that also displays the Moto X name. The company is on a…
  • Motorola Wows with Budget Friendly Moto X Style Flagship

    28 July 2015, 6:00 pm

    A day after OnePlus launched its Flagship Killer, the OnePlus 2, the company suddenly has stern competition from Motorola after the US brand responded with the Moto X Style. This is the company's brand new flagship, but unlike previous entries in the Moto X…
  • OnePlus 2, the 2015 Flagship Killer in Depth

    28 July 2015, 5:23 pm

    OnePlus has launched its Flagship Killer for 2016, the OnePlus 2 is the company's newest device and lands as a very appealing smartphone that comes with an enticing price tag. With most of the details already out there, here is our guide to the OnePlus 2:…
  • Xiaomi Mi 5 Leak Reveals Bezel-less Design

    27 July 2015, 11:01 am

    Plenty of companies are adopting a bezel-less design for their smartphones and it seems that landscape bezels at least will be a thing of the past one day. Manufacturers are trying to get a superior screen to body ratio, and Xiaomi will be among them when it…
  • Lava Pixel V1 is a Good Android One Device

    27 July 2015, 10:30 am

    Android One has not taken off in the way we thought it would, and we assume it is the same for Google. The project aimed to unify Android with devices built to run the software, with Google helping in terms of design and specs. However, after three devices…
  • Sony Xperia C5 Ultra Specs and Design

    27 July 2015, 9:12 am

    Sony is working on a new high end smartphone developing under the codename Lavender, although it is set to be called the Xperia C5 Ultra. The rumoured handset comes with a radical new design for the company with a bezel-less screen to body ratio and will…
  • App Store has Fewer Apps than Google Play Store

    27 July 2015, 9:05 am

    Apple's App Store is a triumph and the company loves to boast just how much, frequently reeling off impressive stats to back up the store's position. However, Cupertino of course stays quiet about other areas, specifically the ones where the App Store loses to…
  • Xiaomi Sold 5.1 Million Redmi 2A Handsets in 3 Months

    23 July 2015, 11:31 am

    At the close of the first quarter, Xiaomi announced the mega-affordable Redmi 2A, a variant of its Redmi 2 that was even more of a bargain. Three months later and with the second quarter closed for business the Chinese company has revealed that the budget…
  • LG President Confirms Second Flagship this Year

    23 July 2015, 10:37 am

    LG has already said that it will launch a second flagship standard smartphone this year following the launch of the G4. That handset will differentiate itself by being a professional oriented flagship that will either be called the G4 Pro or the G Pro 3. The…
  • Huawei Mate 7 Plus coming to IFA, not Mate 8

    23 July 2015, 9:48 am

    Huawei has a new smartphone ready to launch at its scheduled September 2nd event at the IFA trade show in Berlin, but the handset getting announced is unlikely to be the Mate 8. When the press event was first teased it was thought that the Mate 8 would be the…
  • Microsoft CEO Admits Poor Windows Flagship Output

    22 July 2015, 11:22 am

    I have been saying on these pages for some time that Microsoft's lack of flagship devices on the Windows Phone platform is hurting the company. There are an array of very good (some of the best in fact) budget smartphones on the platform, but in terms of high…
  • Apple Watch Exceeded Expectations Says Tim Cook

    22 July 2015, 11:08 am

    Apple did not reveal exact figures for the Apple Watch for its first quarter on sale, lumping it into the "other" category in its earnings call. However, considering that category rose some 49% year-on-year it seems that the company?s first wearable played a…
  • OnePlus 2 Specs Revealed through TENAA

    22 July 2015, 10:55 am

    The OnePlus 2 is going to be launched on July 27th, the sequel to the company's original OnePlus One Flagship Killer. There have been plenty leaks regarding the specs of the handset, but today we can see a first official confirmation of the hardware OnePlus…
  • Google to Buy LG? Rumor Denied as Shares Rise

    22 July 2015, 10:23 am

    There has been a rather surprising rumor out of South Korea today with several reports suggesting that Google is interested in buying electronics giant LG. The result has been LG's shares soaring at the prospect of the company falling under the wing of the…
  • Apple iPhone Sales Beat Wall Street, iPad Struggles Again

    21 July 2015, 6:26 pm

    Apple today released sales and financial figures for its fiscal third quarter and the news is good for the iPhone and Apple Watch, but continues to be very worrying for the iPad. The company bested Wall Street expectations, but only just, and after a number of…
  • Huawei Honor 4A is a Solid Budget Handset

    21 July 2015, 6:09 pm

    Huawei has launched a new smartphone today and it is the latest from the company to offer solid specs for an affordable price tag. In fact a very affordable price tag, under $100 in fact, making the new Honor 4A very much a budget device.…
  • Ubik Uno is the Latest Crowdfunded Smartphone

    21 July 2015, 5:52 pm

    OnePlus is not the only smartphone company looking to make it big thanks to crowdfunding as a startup company. The OnePlus One has been successful for sure, but there is a new startup in town, Ubik, a startup company now seeking funding for its first…
  • AT&T Suspends Moto X Android Lollipop Update

    21 July 2015, 1:17 pm

    Motorola's original Moto X flagship caused the company plenty of problems in the update process to Android Lollipop, making it among the last major Moto handsets to get the upgrade. Now the Android 5.1 software has been released it seems the Moto X is not…
  • ASUS ZenWatch now $129.99 on Google Play

    20 July 2015, 5:08 pm

    I am not a fan of smartwatches, I think as mere smartphone accessories they are too expensive and should cost what would be deemed as disposable money for markets they target. So, you can color me interested by the first generation ASUS ZenWatch then, as it…
  • Samsung Galaxy A8 Landing in Korea July 24

    20 July 2015, 12:37 pm

    Samsung announced the Galaxy A8 via its official Chinese division last week, revealing a high end smartphone that is the thinnest the company has ever made. Because of its Asian launch, we speculated that the A8 would land in markets such as China and…
  • Micromax Yu Yureka Plus coming to India July 24

    20 July 2015, 11:31 am

    India's biggest smartphone brand Micromax is launching its latest high end smartphone, the Yu Yureka Plus, via a flash sale on Amazon starting July 24th starting 2pm. The company has enjoyed huge success with similar launches in the past and Indians are likely…
  • LG Announces Modest Bell II

    20 July 2015, 10:10 am

    LG has announced a new smartphone, a low end device that will aid the company's expansion in emerging markets. The L Bello II does bring with it some of the company's higher end software tricks, but lacks the spec punch of flagship handsets like the G4.…
  • Oppomart Lists OnePlus 2 with Specs

    17 July 2015, 6:55 am

    OnePlus relies on word of mouth to get its products in the spotlights, so the company has been forthcoming about the fact it will launch its new OnePlus 2 smartphone July 27th. There has been no secrecy on that front, but the Chinese startup has been keeping…
  • Leaked Photo Shows off Galaxy Note 5

    17 July 2015, 6:43 am

    A new leaked image has landed online that reportedly shows Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Note 5, the company's latest flagship phablet. The photo follows weeks of leaks, rumor, and speculation around the handset where we have seen design renders, CAD designs, spec…
  • Microsoft Working on $80 Windows 10 Mobile Smartphones

    17 July 2015, 6:07 am

    Microsoft is going to launch its first Lumia flagship smartphone later this year alongside Windows 10 Mobile, the Lumia 940 (possibly 950). However, the company is not abandoning its budget aspirations, after-all humble handsets are the most successful on the…
  • HTC One M9+ Officially Unveiled for Europe

    16 July 2015, 12:38 pm

    We wondered how long this would take. HTC has launched its One M9+ in Europe, the device is a super version of the regular One M9 flagship and the company said when it launched that the Plus would not arrive in Europe or indeed the USA. However, disastrous…
  • Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Coming in October

    16 July 2015, 12:26 pm

    It is hard to class Microsoft's Surface Pro line as true tablet products because they are essentially PC's instead, but either way they are fantastic. The trouble is Microsoft cannot sell many of them, which is a shock considering how good the Pro is; it seems…
  • Samsung Spreading Tizen, Bringing Z3 to Europe

    16 July 2015, 12:08 pm

    Samsung has not been too ambitious with its Tizen based smartphone so far, but the company certainly has huge plans for its own platform in the long term. The Z1 launched in India and so far is Samsung's only Tizen smartphone (the company's wearables also run…
  • Marshall Announces London, its First Smartphone

    16 July 2015, 11:05 am

    Marshall is hardly a name we associate with smartphones, but if we want to shred out a guitar solo the company does provide some of the best amps out there. So, can a legendary music brand make its way in the handset game? Marshall thinks so with London, the…
  • Did the LG Nexus 2015 Pass Geekbench?

    16 July 2015, 10:38 am

    Huawei may be making the brand new Nexus flagship that will launch later in the year, but old Nexus manufacturer LG will also be returning to Google's brand. However, while Huawei will be making a true successor to the Nexus 6 by Motorola, LG will be making a…

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