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  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Benched Again

    2 July 2015, 1:41 pm

    The Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 has been something of a failure. Sure, it had found its way into plenty of flagships and will likely land in a few more yet, but those devices have been plagued by overheating problems. While Qualcomm has denied a serious issue,…
  • Lumia 1030 Dead, Long Live the Lumia 1040?

    2 July 2015, 1:30 pm

    Last month we discussed the Microsoft Lumia 1030, a sequel to Nokia's camera-centric Lumia 1020 from a couple of years ago. The handset was once again set to feature arguably the best camera module in the industry and was due to launch later in the year,…
  • Samsung Regains Number 1 Market Share in United States

    2 July 2015, 1:18 pm

    Apple's reign at the top of the smartphone market in the United States was short lived as Samsung wrestled back the top spot through the last quarter. The South Korean giant has dominated the markets for a couple of years, but the record breaking launch of the…
  • Apple iPhone 6c to Sport Metal Body

    1 July 2015, 6:02 pm

    What is Apple's most disappointing product of recent years? No, we are not running a poll as we think it was the iPhone 5c, a solid enough smartphone that was actually a slap in the face. You see, Apple wanted to offer an affordable (we are using the terms as…
  • Xiaomi Mi 5 Flagship Specs Leak... it's a Beast

    1 July 2015, 5:51 pm

    Chinese company are on a high end rush at the moment, with ZTE, Huawei, Oppo, and Meizu all launching flagships recently, and even Xiaomi launched a high end phablet. However, the leading Chinese brand has another flagship to arrive this year, the highly…
  • LG G4 Shipping with Free Battery and Rear Plate this Month

    1 July 2015, 5:42 pm

    LG's new G4 flagship is not selling as well as its predecessor, which is a shame as it is one of the best smartphones on the market right now. To try and drum up more interest, the South Korean company is holding a promotion throughout the month of July.…
  • Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Receiving Android Lollipop on Verizon

    1 July 2015, 5:32 pm

    The Galaxy Note Edge is the device that started Samsung's folding screen output and paved the way for the Galaxy S6 Edge. The phablet with a one edge folded screen (that's much more visible than the GS6 Edge's) is now getting in on the Android Lollipop act.…
  • Original Moto X Getting Android 5.1 in 14 More Nations

    1 July 2015, 5:17 pm

    Android Lollipop is finally rolling out for the original Motorola Moto X (2013 Edition), arriving in an additional 14 countries today. As we have written before, the Lollipop platform is so late coming to the original X that Motorola has skipped directly past…
  • Acer Liquid M220 is Now Available in the United States

    1 July 2015, 5:08 pm

    Acer is back on Microsoft's Windows Phone platform after the company launched the Liquid M220 smartphone today, the device was announced back in March. As we have become used to, the handset is a modest device that runs Windows Phone 8.1, but arguably the most…
  • Huawei Announces Impressive Honor 7

    30 June 2015, 10:11 am

    Huawei is launching its new Honor 7 high mid-range smartphone today and it will arrive in three different variations. The premium looking device will be available in China this summer and consumers can choose between three versions, with connectivity and…
  • Meizu Unveils MX5, a New Flagship that Checks all the Right Boxes

    30 June 2015, 9:45 am

    Meizu has announced its new flagship smartphone, the highly spec'd and rather fetching MX5, and it continues the company's recent good form in offering stellar handsets. The new device was launched in China (Meizu's) homeland and once again the company showed…
  • Microsoft Prepping Lumia 940 XL Phablet

    29 June 2015, 6:11 pm

    Microsoft seems to finally be giving us what we have waited a long time for, a new flagship smartphone! The handset is said to be the Lumia 940 XL, which will be the company's first such device since taking over Nokia's devices and services division. Indeed,…
  • Motorola Kinzie is the Next DROID Smartphone

    29 June 2015, 5:54 pm

    We are huge fans of the Motorola DROID Turbo here at MobileBurn, despite its flaws (ugly, Verizon exclusivity, and unnecessary battery issues) and we are excited to see what Motorola cooks up for Big Red next. That upcoming device is codenamed the "Kinzie"…
  • Apple Music Arrives with iOS 8.4 Tomorrow

    29 June 2015, 5:39 pm

    Apple will be sending out its latest software update in the form of iOS 8.4, which will be landing on devices from tomorrow (June 30th). Of course, Cupertino recently announced iOS 9, but that will not land until this fall, so build 8.4 is as new as it gets at…
  • OnePlus 2 Leaked Image

    29 June 2015, 5:22 pm

    The OnePlus 2 is one of the most anticipated smartphones of the year as we wait to see if lightning can strike twice and OnePlus can build another affordable flagship wonder. We already know that the handset will land sometime during the third quarter, while…
  • Microsoft May have to Write off Billions Because of Poor Sales

    29 June 2015, 11:01 am

    The next year is hugely important for Microsoft. The company is launching Windows 10 Mobile later in the year, while new devices and flagships are certainly on the way alongside the fresh OS. However, Redmond may have to take a significant loss as it seems as…
  • HTC Launches One ME in China and India

    25 June 2015, 5:26 pm

    HTC has gone high end crazy this year, launching an array of flagship quality devices that all really are just off-shoots of the One M9, none of them particularly inspiring but all very good handsets. The company has now unveiled the One ME that for all…
  • ASUS ZenWatch Now $149.99

    25 June 2015, 5:09 pm

    With design being one of the only significant differentiating factors between Android Wear smartwatches, the ASUS ZenWatch was a winner. It was among the best looking wearables, but it has recently been replaced by the ZenWatch 2, which is great news if you…
  • Meizu M2 Note Available for $160

    25 June 2015, 12:47 pm

    The Meizu M2 Note is one of the most impressive smartphones on the market, a budget device that comes with plenty of flagship features (such as a 1080p screen). The Chinese company launched the handset last month and it is now available on pre-order and there…
  • Windows 10 Mobile Screenshots

    25 June 2015, 11:36 am

    Windows 10 will be launching next month, but we will have to wait until the fall to get the mobile version of the platform. Windows 10 Mobile will arrive in the third quarter and is potentially the most complete mobile operating system Microsoft has ever made.…
  • HTC Aero, a Spectacular New Flagship Due in October

    25 June 2015, 10:11 am

    There is little doubt that the HTC One M9 disappointed on so many levels and sales have taken a major hit as consumers turned away from the flagship. The Taiwanese company is now reeling without a successful flag waving handset in most markets, but HTC has…
  • HTC One M9+ Available in Europe Unlocked

    24 June 2015, 11:13 am

    The HTC One M9+ is a higher spec'd version of the company's M9 flagship, it was launched as an Asian exclusive and HTC said that it would not be heading to Europe or North America. However, if you do live in Europe, you can still get your hands on the device…
  • Xiaomi Mi 4i Available Worldwide for $238

    24 June 2015, 10:56 am

    For all its success, Xiaomi has yet to make an impact around the world, favouring its home Chinese market and a few other regions in Asia. The company said it would be expanding its portfolio during this year and the Mi 4i smartphone seems to be the first to…
  • Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition to Launch in Europe

    24 June 2015, 10:11 am

    There are not too many mainstream smartphones that offer the Ubuntu operating system, but Meizu offers on in the form of the MX4 Ubuntu Edition. The Chinese company created a specific Ubuntu variant of its MX4 handset and Meizu has said that it will be…
  • Samsung WILL NOT Launch Galaxy S7 this Year

    23 June 2015, 5:26 pm

    Reports earlier this week suggested that Samsung will release a Galaxy S7 flagship during the second half of 2015 in a bid to directly compete with Apple's iPhone 6s (or iPhone 7). The rumor stumbled onto South Korean media, but we our source within Samsung…
  • Xiaomi Sold 35 Million Smartphones in Six Months

    23 June 2015, 1:55 pm

    Samsung and Apple dominate the mobile space, but there is a very interesting battle behind those heavyweights for who should be next in line. Third place in the market is currently held by Lenovo (thanks to buying Motorola), while Xiaomi and Huawei are also in…
  • LG Quarterly Estimated Slashed Amid Slow G4 Sales

    23 June 2015, 11:18 am

    After an excellent 2014, LG positioned itself as amongst the leading smartphone companies in the world and expected 2015 to follow a similar path. However, with other brands raising their game it seems as though LG's growth will be held back this year, at…
  • BlackBerry Holds Steady Through Fiscal First Quarter

    23 June 2015, 10:56 am

    BlackBerry managed to confound analysts during the first quarter and recorded a profit, something that was hardly expected to happen. The company has now announced its second quarter financials, and while they are not as surprising as last period, the numbers…
  • Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Available Unlocked in United States

    20 June 2015, 10:35 am

    Sony announced the Xperia M4 Aqua back in March, but as is the norm for the company there was no announcement on if the handset would launch in the United States. The handset landed in 80 other countries around the world, but Sony has yet to launch the M4 Aqua…
  • LG G4 Arrives in Canada, $130 of free gear with Videotron

    20 June 2015, 10:33 am

    The LG G4 is rolling out in Canada now, with the flagship device coming to major carriers such as Rogers, Bell, Telus, Wind Mobile and Videotron, as well as several nationwide retailers. There is definitely competition amongst the networks to offer the best…

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