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iPad Pro Launching November 13th
By Josh Dasey on Monday November 09, 2015

We are still awaiting an official announcement from Apple regarding the launch date of the iPad Pro, the tablet that was unveiled two months ago. While Cupertino is staying quiet, Sam's Club has opened its doors for pre-orders of the slate, saying that it will launch on November 13th. That is still not an official date, but the retailer seems to have let the proverbial cat out of the bag.

Samsung Galaxy View Launches in U.S.
By Josh Dasey on Monday November 09, 2015

It is hard to see where Samsung's huge 18.4-inch Galaxy View tablet is going to fit into the market. It is not a true PC or laptop competitor because Android lacks the overall functionality of a full PC OS like Windows. It may also be a tough sell as a tablet, simply too large to carry around while we guess some games and apps won?t refit to the size. We will know soon enough when we get our hands on the View, it has rolled out in the United States today.

LG Class Lands in Europe as LG Zero
By Josh Dasey on Sunday November 08, 2015

The LG Class is a handset we like, but also see it as a tough sell. It was LG's first foray into metal build materials and it is undoubtedly a looker, but its specs and more importantly price left us with doubts. Either way, the smart LG Class is now landing in Europe, where it was be known as the LG Zero.

HTC One X9, the Hero Device we Deserve?
By Josh Dasey on Sunday November 08, 2015

We have been pretty critical about HTC on these pages regarding two things, the company bombarding the market with high end smartphones, and the One A9 that was billed as a flagship but simply isn't one. It is an interesting position the company is in, not wanting to flood the market further, but also knowing that the A9 is simply not a competitor against similarly priced handsets.

Samsung Russia Offering Big Money off its Flagships for iPhone Trade in
By Josh Dasey on Friday November 06, 2015

Samsung is going after Apple in Russia by offering a deal that makes it more affordable to get the Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy S6 Edge+. The Korean giant says that a trade in of the Apple iPhone 5 of iPhone 5s (both older devices) will get you a certificate that slashes the price of its two latest flagships.

ASUS Launches ZenFone 2 Deluxe Edition in the U.S.
By Josh Dasey on Friday November 06, 2015

The ASUS ZenFone 2 Deluxe Edition has been unveiled for the United States market, and will be available on both AT&T and T-Mobile. This is a supped up version of ASUS' fantastic ZenFone 2, a handset that comes in numerous variants, all of which are quality.

Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL Coming to India in December
By Josh Dasey on Friday November 06, 2015

Microsoft does not have much of a presence in India, although some of the company's budget Lumia's are doing ok on the sub-continent. The company wants more than ok though and with the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL flagships there is a chance to crack the largest emerging market on the planet. Those handsets (packing Windows 10 Mobile) have now been confirmed to be launching in India during December.

AT&T Starts Selling LG G Vista 2
By Josh Dasey on Friday November 06, 2015

After announcing the handset a couple of weeks ago, AT&T has today started selling the LG G Vista 2 for the off contract price of $450 in the United States. That is a pretty steep price for this device, but we?ll get to that soon, first we should talk about the finer details of the G Vista 2.

Google Says Nexus Orders on First Come First Served Basis, it?s not Ture
By Josh Dasey on Friday November 06, 2015

Google has got into a tangle with some of its Nexus customer thanks to a tweet the company sent out last night. The social media excerpt in question saw the company say that Nexus orders are being fulfilled in the order in which they were received. Nothing wrong with that you may think, but many customers took to twitter to say that the statement was simply untrue.

Pebble Round Launching November 8
By Josh Dasey on Friday November 06, 2015

Pebble, one of the first wearable brands, expanded into the round faced smartwatch with the announcement of the Pebble Round back in September. If you have been waiting for the chance to buy the device then your wait will soon be over as Pebble has announced that the Round will be making its debut on November 8 in the United States.