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Is OnePlus working on a smart watch?
By Luke Jones on Thursday July 31, 2014

OnePlus has made a splash in the smartphone arena with its One handset, and the company now has its sights set on another market, namely the wearable one.

Galaxy Note 4 pegged for September 3rd launch
By Luke Jones on Thursday July 31, 2014

We have been hearing plenty about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 4 phablet flagship, from the extreme (folding screen) to the probable (robust S Health features). Now we have a little more news about when the device will land, and this is some pretty concrete stuff so we would say it's alright to take this to the bank.

OnePlus could ditch CyanogenMod for the One
By Luke Jones on Thursday July 31, 2014

One of the exciting things about the OnePlus One was that it came rocking the CyanogenMod ROM, the first mainstream smartphone to do so in fact. That made it an instant fan favourite among those who simply must have Android and was one of the reasons why the One became an overnight sensation before even being rolled out.

HTC press event for August points to Nexus 8
By Luke Jones on Wednesday July 30, 2014

After plenty of product leaks and reports over the last couple of months, it seems as though HTC will be launching something significant. The Taiwanese company has scheduled a press event to take place in New York City, Tuesday August 19, but of course HTC has declined to say what the event will be for.

How to sideload Android apps to the Amazon Fire Phone
By Luke Jones on Wednesday July 30, 2014

Amazon has done a pretty good job in beefing up its Appstore recently and indeed when the Fire Phone was launched the company boasted that there was 240,000 apps and games in the store. That is impressive, but it still pales in significance to the amount available on Android's Google Play Store and Apple's App Store.

The LG G Vista heading to Verizon tomorrow
By Luke Jones on Wednesday July 30, 2014

The LG G Vista is a device we have been waiting to see for some time and now Verizon has confirmed that the smartphone will land on July 31st.

Report: Imposter app bug found in Android
By Luke Jones on Wednesday July 30, 2014

BlueBox Security released findings today that show a dangerous flaw in Android that allows hackers to get onto your device by posing as a legitimate app. This news once again throws into question the security on Google's Android platform, but what does it mean for you?

Samsung's recruitment drive to find the next hit smartphone
By Luke Jones on Wednesday July 30, 2014

It has not been a great few months for Samsung as the company has suffered declining sales and a slip in overall smartphone market share. The bad news was confirmed yesterday by the IDC after Samsung previously announced a drop in revenue and profit.

Amazon's new Kindle Fire HDX shows up on AnTuTu
By Luke Jones on Tuesday July 29, 2014

When Amazon launched the Kindle Fire HDX last year it came as quite a surprise because it was a hugely affordable but high spec'd tablet. With a stunning screen and blazing performance, the HDX had a solid claim to being the best small tablet, even in a market that included the iPad Mini Retina, Nexus 7, et al.

Burgundy Red and Moon Violet LG G3's coming in August
By Luke Jones on Tuesday July 29, 2014

When LG launched the G3 flagship back last month, the company's official press shots showed that the G3 would come adorned in five different hues. Fast forward a couple of months and the device is pretty much rolled out everywhere at the moment, but oddly it is only available in three different colors.