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  • LG G4 to be Brand New Device

    5 March 2015, 4:30 pm

    Just how much you should change a smartphone from one generation to the next is a hot topic this week. On the one hand HTC has only incrementally updated it One M8 to create the new One M9 flagship, while on the other Samsung showed off the Galaxy S6, a…
  • Apple Tops Smartphone Market at Expense of Samsung

    5 March 2015, 4:17 pm

    Another hint of Samsung's decline, further proof of the dominance of the iPhone 6, or just pure luck? It is probably a case of all three as Apple outsold Samsung around the world during the fourth quarter of 2014. It is the first time since 2011 that Cupertino…
  • HTC Increases Revenue Year on Year through February

    5 March 2015, 11:17 am

    HTC really didn't hit a home run with the One M9 flagship launched earlier in the week, but the company has been on a roll for some time now. The company's revenue continued to rise during February, while profits will likely increase through this quarter too.…
  • GSMA Awards in Full

    4 March 2015, 11:43 am

    Every year, at the end of the Mobile World Conference, the group that runs the expo (GSMA) holds an awards ceremony that names some of the best of the of the mobile industry over the previous year. Now being held for the 20th year, the Global Mobile Awards…
  • HTC One M9 Up for Pre-Order in Europe

    4 March 2015, 11:32 am

    I didn't hide my disappointment when I saw the HTC One M9 at the Mobile World Conference. It is a fantastic smartphone, as was the One M8, the problem is the M9 is just too much of the same and comes at a time when other companies (Samsung, LG, Xiaomi) are…
  • Sony Xperia M4 Aqua More Affordable than First Thought

    4 March 2015, 11:13 am

    The Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is already shaping up to be an enticingly affordable device with solid specs and a slick design. The handset was launched at MWC earlier in the week and offers mid-range hardware, waterproofing, and a premium feel and look. Sony…
  • Verizon HTC One M8 Gets Android 5.0 Lollipop

    4 March 2015, 11:03 am

    Verizon will undoubtedly be carrying the HTC One M9, but Big Red, the largest carrier in the US, is still showing some love to the now older HTC One M8. The Verizon variant of the smartphone is now getting its update to Android 5.0 Lollipop. HTC kept to its…
  • Huawei to Launch Smartphones in the United States

    3 March 2015, 9:25 am

    Huawei has finally made the decision to enter the US market according to Reuters. The company has never officially launched smartphones in the United States, but that is now going to change. The news comes after Huawei's MWC even where CEO Richard Yu was in…
  • Sony Could Focus Mobile Towards Software

    3 March 2015, 9:02 am

    Sony has denied that the Xperia mobile division is up for sale today, but the company is looking at ways to expand profits. With the company's smartphones struggling to find consistently high sales, it seems that Sony is going to focus on other avenues. That's…
  • Sony Xperia Smartphone Division Categorically Not Up For Sale

    3 March 2015, 8:39 am

    Sony has been reportedly thinking of selling its smartphone division. The company has been rumored to be doing just that since last year, and the rumor resurfaced at the start of this year. Sony has never really spoken about it, but it has been clear for some…
  • 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…

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