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AT&T Issues Android Lollipop to Samsung Galaxy Alpha and Galaxy S5 Active
By admin on Wednesday April 15, 2015

AT&T is serving up a double dose of Samsung updates as the Galaxy S5 Active and the Galaxy Alpha are now receiving their Android 5.0.2 Lollipop updates. The second largest carrier in the United States is rolling out the upgrade over the air now, so you should be seeing the prompt on your device soon, if you haven't already.

Is the Apple Watch a Game Changing Wearable?
By Luke Jones on Wednesday March 11, 2015

Apple gave its Apple Watch a full launch this week and also revealed the prices, list of apps, and the date when pre-orders will begin. With all that information in mind, it is worth asking the question, is the Apple Watch really the game changing smartwatch many thought it would be?

Huawei P8 to be Joined by Lite Version
By admin on Tuesday February 17, 2015

Huawei has long been rumored to be launching its new P8 flagship at a special press event that will be held in London on April 15th. The company's follow up to the Ascend P7 is almost certainly to arrive and the Chinese giant has even started sending out invites for the launch event. However, Huawei will have a surprise in store when the P8 does arrive as there will also be a "lite" version of the handset.

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.

Meizu M1 Note Mini due this Month
By admin on Tuesday January 20, 2015

Meizu's 1080p, 8 core, $160 M1 Note smartphone was announced recently and is a compelling option if you want bang for your buck. However, that handset is about to get a smaller version that will likely be called the M1 Note Mini and will be announced January 27.

HTC Android 5.0 Update Schedule Leaks
By admin on Saturday January 17, 2015

The clock is ticking on HTC's promise to update its One M7 and One M8 flagships to Android 5.0 Lollipop, with the company promising the bump before the end of this month. We know when those devices will get the new Android build, but what about some of HTC's other smartphones? Well, according to Phone Probe, a new leak from HTCViet reveals when other HTC products will get a lick of Lollipop.

Samsung's Design Chief Once Worked for Jony Ive
By admin on Friday January 16, 2015

Samsung has been accused of copying Apple for a number of years, but the Korean company took a while to deliver the same build quality as its rival. The company's latest smartphones have been built with premium materials and there seems more attention to detail in aesthetic aspects. A big part of the new design turn from Samsung has come from the company's Design Management Center, headed up by 47-year old Lee Don-tae.

Oppo to Debut R1C Smartphone this Wednesday
By admin on Monday January 12, 2015

Chinese company Oppo is going to release a new smartphone this Wednesday according to reports from inside China. The handset will be a mid-range addition to the company's portfolio and will be called the R1C, a new device in the R1 series that also includes the R1S.

OnePlus One Heads to India with Amazon
By admin on Saturday November 22, 2014

The OnePlus One has had a couple of pre-order windows now and is selling well despite still being a very limited handset in terms of availability. The smartphone that shook things up with its high end specs and affordable price tag is still not purchasable in many regions. However, India is about to get the OnePlus One and it will be sold through Amazon in the country.

Verizon Bumps Early Termination Fee by $70
By admin on Saturday November 15, 2014

If you tie yourself down to Verizon you will need to make sure you want to see out the term of your contract, because if you don't the cost it quite steep. The largest carrier in the United States has updated its terms and conditions with new prices for early termination.