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  • HTC Records Terrible Second Quarter Loss

    7 July 2015, 1:59 pm

    HTC announced its second quarter financials today and there was not much surprise to see the results were not good. After a number of quarters turning a profit, the company?s minor comeback came to a grinding halt as it dipped below the red line. The reason…
  • Sony "Will never ever" Sell Smartphone Division

    7 July 2015, 1:07 pm

    Sony has had a tough time overall in recent years and the situation has been exasperated by a declinig smartphone division. With handset sales declining many have mooted the idea that Sony would sell its Xperia decision, something the company has denied. With…
  • ASUS Unveils Solidly Spec'd Pegasus Plus X550

    7 July 2015, 12:57 pm

    You may have been thinking that ASUS is all about the ZenFone range, but the company has plenty of other smartphone products (FonePad anyone?) and has just announced the Pegasus 2 handset. In fact the exact name is the Pegasus 2 Plus X550, a mid-range device…
  • Samsung Offering $200 Cashback on Galaxy Note 4 in the United States

    7 July 2015, 12:23 pm

    LG announced last week that it would be offering a free charger, battery, and charging cradle with every G4 purchase in the United States through July. Korean counterpart Samsung thinks it can do better though and the company is offering $200 off every Galaxy…
  • Samsung Profits to Fall Again, Quarterly Numbers to Drop

    7 July 2015, 11:10 am

    Samsung announced estimates for its financial results for the last quarter and it really is a mixed bag for the Korean giant, with profits continuing to fall. The company has been through trying times over the last year and a half and indeed this was the…
  • BlackBerry Dallas Certified for Sale

    7 July 2015, 10:48 am

    BlackBerry is working on several rumoured smartphones, such as the Android running Venice, although it has yet to be confirmed. Another handset that is still not official is the BlackBerry Dallas (also known as BlackBerry Oslo), but we know the device is now…
  • Samsung UK Says Galaxy S3 and Note 2 not getting Android Lollipop

    6 July 2015, 5:22 pm

    Samsung UK dropped the bomb that we guessed was coming but hoped wouldn't and confirmed that the aging Galaxy Note 2 or the Galaxy Note 3 will be getting Android Lollipop updates. This only cements what we had previously been told when Samsung Gulf claimed its…
  • LG G Pro 3 Specs Revealed Again

    6 July 2015, 4:37 pm

    We have talked about the LG G Pro 3 before, the handset is set to make its debut later in the year as a phablet flagship alternative to the company's G4. It actually seems as if the G Pro 3 (or G4 Pro as some suggest) will eclipse its stable mate with blazing…
  • Sony Xperia Z4 Arriving in September

    6 July 2015, 4:08 pm

    Sony's Xperia Z4 and Xperia Z3+ are both fine devices, although they feel like they are just hold over handsets until Sony roll outs a true 2015 heavyweight later in the year. That new flagship juggernaut will be the Xperia Z5, and a new report now suggests…
  • Coolpad Fengshang C+

    6 July 2015, 11:15 am

    Not all smartphones are coming from major companies, as the Coolpad Fengshang C+ proves. The handset was announced on Sunday and will arrive as a high end mid-range device with a list of solid specifications. Read the full story here.
  • LG G2 Getting Android 5.1.1 Within Two Months

    6 July 2015, 10:51 am

    The LG G2 is an aging ex-flagship that is now over two years old, but the South Korean company is continuing to support the handset. An unnamed person from LG's software division has leaked the news that the company will update the G2 to Android 5.1.1…
  • 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…

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