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Daily Burn: ZTE in the US, Samsung loses the Nook, and AT&T like the One M8 for Windows
By admin on Wednesday August 20, 2014

The mobile scene was hardly burning today, but it was simmering through what we tend to call a slow news day. However, the Daily Burn was keeping a close eye on things and is now here to deliver you the day?s news in easy to digest chunks.

Unlocking your phone will be legal
By Luke Jones on Monday July 28, 2014

There have been some pretty monumental shifts in the law regarding unlocked phones in recent years in the US, but none as seismic as this. We have been increasingly heading to the unlocking of devices being legal, whereas now it is a grey area, and today the Cellphone Unlocking Bill has passed through the House and President Barack Obama is going to sign it off.

The LG G3 "Prime" shows up in Korea
By Luke Jones on Friday July 11, 2014

There have been rumours of an LG G3 Prime since the normal G3 landed just over a month ago. The company is said to have been working on a beefier version of its already stellar flagship, and the super phone G3 seems to have shown up on a Korean mail advertisement.

Daily Brief: Feeling insecure about Android, Apple resorting to playground tactics, Microsoft's Lumia plans, and more
By admin on Thursday July 10, 2014

Wednesday brought with it news that your data on Android is not quite as gone as you thought it was, while Apple didn?t take too kindly to being the only company being told off, so quickly roped in Google. Microsoft's early days with Nokia are taking shape and what?s happening with the Google Play Store?

Daily Brief: Motorola to show Android L some love, a bad day for Samsung, and the rest of what happened on Tuesday
By admin on Wednesday July 09, 2014

Yes... and the rest of what happened on Tuesday, which is our way of confessing that in terms of headline grabbing stories, it was a little flat. However, that does not mean nothing happened in the mobile arena on Tuesday, so take our hand (or not) and we'll guide you through the day's events.

Daily Brief: Apple getting creative, what the F Samsung, and Verizon playing by its own rules
By Luke Jones on Monday July 07, 2014

It is another week in the mobile world and we are back again with the Daily Brief, your one stop shop for the top stories of the day. It was a Monday when Apple was forced to change policy in Korea, while I shed some light on Cupertino?s iPhone strategy.

Daily Brief: Blackberry fights Android, Amazon Fights the FTC, and HTC fights back
By Luke Jones on Thursday July 03, 2014

The mobile news on this Thursday was dominated by tech fights, but surprisingly Apple and Samsung were not involved this time. Instead the two juggernauts let the others duke it out as Blackberry set Android in its crosshairs, Amazon took on a federal body, and HTC fought, well dwindling hopes for the future.

Daily Brief: Microsoft fashionably on time, Android 4.4.4 on tour, Amazon's phone will crash and burn, while Samsung has another phone for that
By Luke Jones on Wednesday July 02, 2014

Welcome again to the Daily Brief, where we take a meandering but fast paced look through the day's mobile news and keep you in the know. This Wednesday brought news that Microsoft would be releasing a smart watch, Amazon's Fire Phone will fall flat, Android 4.4.4 continues to find its way to handsets, and last but by no means least rumours of yet another Samsung smartphone.

Google announces Android One as a way to introduce more affordable phones with Google software
By Andrew Kameka on Wednesday June 25, 2014

Google makes software, manufacturers make phones. The divided partnership between the two sometimes leads to subpar products or good products hampered by lengthy delays, but Google is working to combat that with a new standardization process called Android One.

Watch Google I/O Livestream at 9AM PDT / 12PM ET
By Andrew Kameka on Wednesday June 25, 2014

In a little under four hours, Google will kick off what's sure to be a very busy Google I/O Developer conference. It has already been established that the company will preview the next L version of Android, the new wearable platform called Android Wear, and a fourth attempt to capture the living room with Android TV. The next best thing to actually seeing it live is being able to watch the news as it's announced. The Google I/O livestream will kick off at 9AM PDT (12 PM ET) at google.com/events/io.