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Sony Xperia Z4 to be Metal and Sport Fingerprint Sensor
By admin on Thursday April 16, 2015

We have seen a lot of leaks regarding the Sony Xperia Z4, and now it seems we will see the handset later this month when Sony hosts an April 20th press event. However, there is still time for one more piece of information before the big launch, with the latest report suggesting that the Xperia Z4 will feature an all-metal unibody.

AT&T Issues Android Lollipop to Samsung Galaxy Alpha and Galaxy S5 Active
By admin on Wednesday April 15, 2015

AT&T is serving up a double dose of Samsung updates as the Galaxy S5 Active and the Galaxy Alpha are now receiving their Android 5.0.2 Lollipop updates. The second largest carrier in the United States is rolling out the upgrade over the air now, so you should be seeing the prompt on your device soon, if you haven't already.

OnePlus to Sell 3 to 5 Million Smartphones this Year
By admin on Wednesday April 15, 2015

OnePlus has only been with us for two years, but the company has come a long way. Sure, the brand is known for the slow roll out of its smartphone and even a few PR disasters, but behind it all the is the OnePlus One. The "flagship killer" has been well received, selling 1 million units last year. That?s not bad at all when various aspects are considered, but OnePlus plans to grow beyond that during 2015 and 2016.

Microsoft Build Preview: Part 1
By admin on Monday April 13, 2015

Microsoft's Build 2015 developer conference is just around the corner, but with invitations already snapped up in January, the doors are already closed. This is the event is where Microsoft typically announces the bulk of its core products. Sure, the company will make announcements sporadically at other events, but Build is where it is at if you want the low down on Microsoft for the next year.

Apple Could Struggle on back of iPhone 5s Sales Increase
By admin on Thursday April 09, 2015

Apple has huge success, stands atop the tech world, and then analysts get all worried and start spelling doom for the company. It is a cycle that has been playing out for years and now we are getting our first spot of doom mongering regarding the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Andy Perkins, an analyst from Societe Generale says an increase in sales of the older iPhone 5s could be worrying for the iPhone 6 range.

HTC Says One M9+ Definitely not coming to Europe and USA
By admin on Thursday April 09, 2015

HTC launched the One M9 Plus yesterday and while we loved the handset, we were scathing of the need to even release it. The device is going to be an exclusive in China and Asia, and HTC has confirmed that the One M9 will not be launched in Europe of the United States. That confirms what we already knew, putting an official stamp on the release of the smartphone flagship.

Samsung Gear A to Feature Calling and Round Face
By admin on Tuesday April 07, 2015

Samsung was one of the first major smartphone brands (along with Sony) to put a smartwatch on the market, a couple of years earlier than most of its rivals. However, the Apple Watch has swept in and stolen the limelight and will probably steal the sales too, so while Samsung's previous smartwatch efforts have been solid, it is probably time for the company to knuckle down and deliver spectacular.

Motorola Moving to Android 5.1 for Original Moto X, Moto G LTE, and Moto E
By admin on Friday April 03, 2015

Motorola is always one of the first OEM's to upgrade its smartphones to the latest versions of Android, and the company is thorough too, getting the update to numerous products in double time. The proof is in the proverbial pudding as Motorola has many handsets already rocking Android 5.0 Lollipop. However, some older devices are still rocking Android 4.4 KitKat and will not be receiving Android 5.0, but don't worry it is not because Motorola is getting lazy.

Xiaomi Launches Redmi 2A
By admin on Thursday April 02, 2015

We told you last week that Xiaomi would be celebrating its fifth birthday (which is today) by launching a brand new budget smartphone. The company certainly did not disappoint as it raised the curtain on the Redmi 2A, a lesser variant of the Redmi 2 that was announced recently. The device is typical of Xiaomi in that it comes with an affordable price tag but offers some decent specs at the same time.

Huawei P8 Passes TENNA, Launching April 15
By admin on Tuesday March 31, 2015

We have heard plenty about Huawei's next flagship the P8, a sequel to the Ascend P7 with the company opting to drop the Ascend branding. The company has now announced that the handset will be announced on April 15th at a special event in London. Huawei said that it would start selling smartphones in the United States officially this year, so could the P8 be the first flagship widely available from the company in the U.S.?