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Oppo Reveals New Neo 5 and Neo 5s
By Luke Jones on Monday June 08, 2015

Oppo has announced a couple of new devices, the Neo 5 (2015) and the Neo 5s, both of which will serve the budget area of the market. The Neo 5 is the new 2015 model of the original Neo 5 that launched last year, it continues to be a rather disappointing smartphone although the updated model offers a decent enough upgrade over its predecessor. As for the Neo 5s, it is a boosted version of the normal Neo 5 with some added features and hardware.

Nintendo NX Console not getting Android
By admin on Wednesday June 03, 2015

At the start of the week there were reports that Nintendo?s next games console would run the Android platform. We thought that was wishful thinking, and it seems we were right as the Japanese company (through a spokesman) has told the Wall Street Journal that "there is no truth to those reports".

OnePlus says OnePlus Two NOT Arriving Tomorrow (June 1st)
By admin on Sunday May 31, 2015

Well, we are pretty disappointed with this news. OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei has revealed that the company?s cryptic teaser last week, the one that the tech community assumed meant the OnePlus Two would be launched June 1st (Monday), was nothing of the sort. We wrote last week how the company was planning to unleash its new device, but would not be launching the handset until later in the year. Pei said the OnePlus Two would not launch in June at all, although he did confirm that the handset would land in the third quarter of this year.

BlackBerry CEO Explains why the Company still makes Smartphones
By Luke Jones on Sunday May 31, 2015

Since BlackBerry fell into trouble a couple of years ago, it has often been widely mooted that the company would stop making smartphones. Despite sales declining to a standstill, the Canadian giant has kept releasing new handsets. CEO John Chen was brought in to steady the company, something he achieved, and he sat down with Maria Bartiromo for USA Today and explained why BlackBerry is still in the business of making smartphones.

OnePlus One Receiving $50 Price Cut from June 1st
By Luke Jones on Friday May 29, 2015

Love it or hate it, the OnePlus One (really, who doesn't love it?) was a bona fide bargain, bringing flagship kicks for a fraction of the price, available for $300 at launch. As we told you earlier in the week, OnePlus is planning to unveil the OnePlus Two on June 1st, and while the handset will not launch until later in the year, it seems its arrival next week will make the OnePlus One even more of a bargain.

Xiaomi will make more Tablets
By Luke Jones on Wednesday May 27, 2015

While Xiaomi does have tablets on the market the company has not been focusing on releasing new ones recently, favouring a blitz of smartphone launches instead. Indeed, the Mi Pad (Xiaomi's only slate today) failed to capture the tablet market the way the company?s smartphones did and it has been a while since that product was launched. However, Lei Jun took to the company Weibo page to say that it was still focused on tablets.

OnePlus 2 to be Announced June 1st
By Luke Jones on Wednesday May 27, 2015

OnePlus confirmed that it would be launching a sequel to the OnePlus One would be launched this year, and it seems that the OnePlus 2 (OnePlus Two) is going to land soon. The Chinese company posted one its website "time for change" alongside an image of the OnePlus One being erased and changed. A June 1st date has also been set for the company to launch the OnePlus Two.

Samsung Regains Market Top Spot, While Microsoft and Sony Slip out of Top 10
By Luke Jones on Monday May 25, 2015

The sales numbers for the major smartphone manufacturers through the first quarter of this year have been revealed, and actually they throw up little in the way of surprise. Of course, through the fourth quarter of 2014, Apple topped the market with an unprecedented period, beating Samsung in the process. However, the Korean company has now wrestled back number one spot in the market through Q1 of this year, while Chinese companies continued to make their presence felt.

Microsoft, Lenovo, and Xiaomi Interested in Buying BlackBerry?
By Luke Jones on Saturday May 23, 2015

BlackBerry has been struggling for several years and in that time rumors have been consistent about several companies wanting to buy the ailing Canadian giant. The company formerly known as RIM is rebounding slightly right now, but still those reports of potential buyouts persist, with the latest suggesting several companies are interesting in purchasing the brand.

Oppo Debuts R7 and R7 Plus
By Luke Jones on Wednesday May 20, 2015

Oppo has announced its two new mid-range smartphones, the Oppo R7 and Oppo R7 Plus, the former a middle market device and the latter a bona fide flagship contender. As we have come to expect from Oppo, the devices are both very well spec'd for their price points and come with slick premium designs that are sure to appeal to many customers.