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Blackberry Classic Launches, Available on Amazon before Christmas
By Luke Jones on Thursday December 18, 2014

Blackberry has announced its latest smartphone today, the Blackberry Classic, a handset we all knew was coming and what it would be. The device is based off the company's ahem, classic designs such as the Bold and it comes with old school charm and up to date software, features, and security.

Report: Samsung's Future in the Balance?
By Luke Jones on Thursday December 18, 2014

Earlier in the week, the guys over at PhoneArena conducted a poll and asked its readers whether they thought that "Samsung's dominion over the smartphone market coming to an end?"

Meizu MX4 Pro Available Worldwide
By Luke Jones on Wednesday December 17, 2014

There are a number of dazzling Chinese smartphones on the market at the moment, but for the most part they are only available in the country, or Southeast Asia. I thought that would almost be the same deal with Meizu's new and exceptional MX4 Pro, a dazzling flagship with amazing specs. However, I was wrong as the device is now available and it is shipping to anywhere in the world.

Motorola to Launch Two New Smartphones in China
By Luke Jones on Wednesday December 17, 2014

Motorola has launched a number of fine smartphones over the last couple of years, the Moto X and Moto G spring to mind, as does the budget oriented Moto E. However, the company has not released a device in China for some time, ignoring one of the biggest and most important markets with its Moto smartphones. However, Motorola is now ready to re-enter the Chinese market and will be bringing some "exciting devices".

OnePlus One Banned in India
By Luke Jones on Wednesday December 17, 2014

The OnePlus, Cyanogen, and Micromax saga has reached a conclusion that spells bad news for anyone after a OnePlus One smartphone in India. The handset has been on sale 15 days in the country, has been the subject of industry squabbling and has now by the looks of it been banned from sale in India.

Apple Tops Tech Google Searches with iPhone 6
By Luke Jones on Wednesday December 17, 2014

The look back at the year in search by Google has previously been pretentiously called Google Zeitgeist, but now it has a simpler name of "Year in Search". It is essentially just a look back at the most popular search terms of the year, in this case 2014, and it looks at a variety of subjects such as world events, current affairs, videos, and (obviously otherwise we wouldn't be writing about it) consumer tech.

OnePlus One Mini Due in 2015?
By Luke Jones on Tuesday December 16, 2014

OnePlus is reported to be working on the follow up to its OnePlus One smartphone, the so-called OnePlus Two. However, the Chinese company has another new handset in the works it seems as OnePlus starts to spread its wings with an apparent OnePlus One Mini. A leaked photo claiming to be the new handset has leaked online today.

Asus Sends Invite for Pre-CES ZenFone Launch
By admin on Tuesday December 16, 2014

Not much usually happens in the way of smartphones at the CES trade show in Las Vegas. The early January event is typically a computing/consumer electronics oriented show and many of the mobile big hitters are either absent or pushing other products. Some reports suggest Sony and Samsung will be launching flagships there in 2015, but I do not believe that, and besides there are always some smartphones if you look hard enough.

Blackberry Defends Passport with 11 Self Deprecating Points
By Luke Jones on Tuesday December 16, 2014

The Canadian company has posted a "humorous" blog on its website entitled "11 things wrong with the BlackBerry Passport," but here's the twist, the things mentioned are actually all the good things about the device. It is meant to be a rib tickling repost to all those people who have hated on the Passport for numerous reasons.

Samsung Pulls Plug on Galaxy U Series
By Luke Jones on Tuesday December 16, 2014

Samsung makes so many devices and has so many smartphone ranges that it is hard to keep up. Take for example the Galaxy U line of handsets, another new series that has been in development alongside the A series, E series, as well as an overhaul of the S range. It is a muddling array of devices to be sure, so I am glad that Samsung has reportedly decided to ditch the Galaxy U series at the development stage.