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Get Huawei Watch $50 Off with Nexus 6P Purchase
By Josh Dasey on Tuesday November 03, 2015

Google and Huawei are sweetening the deal for the Nexus 6P further by giving consumers who buy the flagship the chance to grab the Huawei Watch for $50 off its list price. We don't think the excellent Nexus 6P really needs the extra kick, especially as demand is reported to be through the roof, but cutting a deal for one of the best wearables available is a deal we can appreciate.

Gionee S Plus Officially Unveiled, a Mid-Range Handset for India
By Josh Dasey on Monday November 02, 2015

Gionee's Indian division has officially unveiled the company's newest smartphone today, the Gionee S Plus, a budget handset that brings plenty of interesting specs with it. The device will be making its presence felt in India from next week and will cost the equivalent of $259USD in the colors of Dark Blue, Golden and White. That price tag represents solid bang for your buck.

HTC One goes up against BlackBerry Priv with Friday Launch on AT&T
By Josh Dasey on Monday November 02, 2015

The HTC One A9, a handset we have pretty much slammed on these pages, will be coming to AT&T in the United States on Friday. The Taiwanese company's newest flagship will be making its debut on November 6, and actually this shows a lack of marketing nous by HTC.

Vodafone Says Nearly 2000 Customer Accounts Breached
By Josh Dasey on Monday November 02, 2015

British based carrier Vodafone, the second largest telecommunications provider in the world, has announced that a recent hack resulted in some 1,827 customers having their account data stolen. Vodafone has been subjected to two attacks in October, with 20,000 customers on MVNO TalkTalk earlier last month.

Amazon France Latest to Cut Price of Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL
By Josh Dasey on Monday November 02, 2015

Amazon France, following the lead of Microsoft in the United Kingdom by cutting the price of the Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL. Before continuing, it is really worth noting that neither of these handsets have been released yet, meaning the price cut has happened while the devices are still in the pre-order phase.

ZTE Blade L6 Passes FCC
By Josh Dasey on Monday November 02, 2015

ZTE seems to have a new smartphone coming to the U.S. market after the Blade L6 passed through the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The regulatory body that passes devices for sale in the United States, with the new ZTE Blade L6 being the latest from the Chinese company.

Sony's Smartphone Deal for James Bond did not Appeal to Star and Director, who wanted "the best"
By Josh Dasey on Monday November 02, 2015

The latest James Bond movie Spectre is currently tearing up the box office at multiplexes around the world, and during the movie many people will see 007 rocking a Sony Xperia Z4 smartphones. Samsung's products are also on board, both companies paying a lot of money to be branded in the movie. However, it seems as though the star and director of the movie had reservations about using Sony smartphones.

Sony Xperia Z5 Arrives in Canada
By Josh Dasey on Friday October 30, 2015

Sony's Xperia Z5 is the safe option flagship if you don't want to fork out the extra cash for the 4K screen packing Xperia Z5 Premium. It is a fantastic handset and one of the most rounded flagships on the market, sleek and powerful, the Xperia Z5 also boasts one of the best batteries on the market. The handset is now making its debut in North America, landing in Canada today.

Nintendo's First Mobile Game is Underwhelming Miitomo
By Josh Dasey on Thursday October 29, 2015

Donkey Kong, Zelda, f*****g Mario! Just some of the classic and awesome characters that Nintendo has in its arsenal. The company announced its first ever smartphone game today, and well, it was none of those beloved gaming legends coming to device near you. Instead Nintendo rolled out a rather bland title called Miitomo.

Samsung View Launching November 6 at $600
By Josh Dasey on Thursday October 29, 2015

Samsung introduced the Galaxy View yesterday, a giant tablet with an 18.4-inch screen, but while the company detailed the specs it did not say when the View will arrive or indeed how much it would cost. It wouldn't be much of a story if details on those two things were not now trickling in, so thankfully that is exactly what is happening.