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LG G4 to have 3K Screen with 600ppi
By Luke Jones on Saturday January 31, 2015

LG was at the forefront of the screen revolution that saw 1080p relinquish its crown to 2K Quad HD panels last year. The company's G3 flagship was the first with Quad HD resolution and has been followed by numerous flagships since. However, while 1080p Full HD stood atop the screen pile for some time, Quad HD's reign could be short lived, and before the resolution really took off.

UK Drug Dealers Love the Nokia 8210
By Luke Jones on Friday January 30, 2015

In the halcyon days of feature phones, Nokia reigned supreme. Its handsets sold in the kinds of numbers that would even have Samsung and Apple envious and the Finnish company dominated the mobile market for nearly a decade. Those days have long gone, with the advent of the smartphone changing the mobile landscape forever. However, there is a demographic in the UK where the Nokia 8210 feature phone still reigns supreme.

SolidEnergy Makes Battery with Double Life
By Luke Jones on Friday January 30, 2015

While smartphone manufacturers will tell you that screen, processor, storage, and RAM are the most important factors in a handset. However, while they are of course important to an extent, battery life is now becoming a major thing to look out for. However, it is also one of the things manufacturers are consistently failing with.

Motorola Shifts 3 Million Smartphones in India through 2014
By Luke Jones on Friday January 30, 2015

Motorola is starting to make its presence felt in arguably the biggest emerging market of them all, India. Even though Samsung and locals like Micromax are getting most of the sales in the country, Motorola is succeeding too with 3 million smartphones sold in India since February 2014.

Google's Growth Misses Wall Street Estimates
By Luke Jones on Friday January 30, 2015

Google managed to increase revenue through the fourth quarter, but the company missed out on meeting Wall Street expectations. The results made the company's shares go through a bumpy day, initially falling 3% after the earnings call and then trending up by 1.44% later in the day.

Did Spigen Leak the Samsung Galaxy S6?
By Luke Jones on Friday January 30, 2015

You may not even of hear of Spigen, but the accessory manufacturer has a solid history of leaking smartphones. The company makes cases for up and coming smartphones before they are released and the latest is the Samsung Galaxy S6. So here's the question, is the device modelling Spigen's Galaxy S6 case actually the Galaxy S6?

ZTE Launches Blade L3
By Luke Jones on Friday January 30, 2015

ZTE is continuing to release smartphones, with the Chinese company releasing its third Blade smartphone of the month. Following the launch of the Blade S6 yesterday, the company has announced the new Blade L3.

Google Explains why Nexus 6 is Out of Stock
By Luke Jones on Friday January 30, 2015

Google's Nexus 6 is the first bona fide flagship smartphone the company has ever released. Built by Motorola the device is a high spec'd with a Quad HD screen and Qualcomm Snapdragon 805. However, it has retained something that other Nexus smartphones have always had, it is not widely available. In fact, it has been in and out of stock sporadically since it launched back in November.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Image Leak
By Luke Jones on Thursday January 29, 2015

There have been plenty of leaks regarding Samsung's Galaxy S6, and by now we have a good idea of what specs the handset will have (including the Snapdragon/Exynos saga) and even how the Galaxy S6 will look. We have seen some prototypes over the last couple of months, but those images have not been amazing quality. However, today we are getting the best look at the Galaxy S6 yet.

OnePlus Launching new OnePlus One Cover
By Luke Jones on Thursday January 29, 2015

OnePlus One has posted a new teaser to its Weibo social media page in China and the image shows the company's "Never Settle" moto, while it also says a 10:00am time. As I understand it, we can expect an announcement for the Chinese company tomorrow at 10:00am, but don't go expecting any new smartphones.