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Xiaomi Debuts Mi Note Natural Bamboo Edition
By admin on Wednesday March 18, 2015

Released in January, Xiaomi's Mi Note is one of the best high end devices on the market. While it is not a flagship (that honor goes to the Mi Note Pro) it is a stellar device at an affordable price, and it has now become even more enticing. The Chinese company has raised the curtain on the Mi Note Natural Bamboo Edition.

Sprint Bundle Offers Galaxy S5/Sport and Samsung Tablet
By admin on Tuesday March 17, 2015

Now that Samsung has launched the Galaxy S6, some of its older handsets are becoming even more of an enticing option. Take the very good (if a little uninspired Galaxy S5), the device was a full flagship a few weeks ago, but it is now having a price cut to make way for the GS6. United States based network Sprint has a stellar offer on at the moment that involves the Galaxy S5.

Dyson Invests in Company Working on Double Life Batteries
By admin on Monday March 16, 2015

While smartphone specs get increasingly better, they draw more power, and battery life is not moving at the same pace as processors or screen technology. As a consequence, a juicer in a handset is now a very important factor for many people, but yet no company has managed to make a significant breakthrough aside from bumping battery time by hours.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Starts Pre-Order Run in UK
By admin on Thursday March 12, 2015

Samsung's Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge have already gone up for pre-order in Europe, but the continents biggest smartphone market, the UK, was not in on the party. That has now changed as the Korean company's new flagship range is now available for pre-order in the British Isles, although Samsung has not made it official yet.

LG LS770 Found at FCC
By admin on Wednesday March 11, 2015

A brand new previously unreleased LG phablet has shown up on the FCC and it seems to be a handset that is destined for Sprint in the US market. Currently carrying the model number LG LS770, it is unclear when the handset will be launched or indeed exactly what it will be, although the listed specs point to the LS770 being a mid-range smartphone.

Nokia HERE Maps Lands on iOS
By admin on Wednesday March 11, 2015

It is easy to think sometimes that Google Maps is the only robust maps software out there, and certainly Mountain Views' service is deserving of its dominant market share. However, Nokia's HERE Maps has been providing a viable alternative to Google Maps for some time, especially with its free offline turn by turn navigation.

Samsung Spent $13.8 Billion on R&D
By admin on Tuesday March 10, 2015

Samsung is a company that makes a lot of products and makes a lot of money, even if smartphone sales and revenue from handsets have fallen. The Korean giant also spends a lot of money, and it does not always work. For example, the company spends a lot of money on advertising, but sales slipped last year despite the expenditure.

Oppo Smartwatch to Charge in Five Minutes
By admin on Monday March 09, 2015

Just about all the major mobile brands have launched a smartwatch, while others have announced wearables on the way (here's looking at you Apple). It is now the turn of the growing up and coming companies to follow suit, and the latest rumoured to be joining the smartwatch race is Oppo. The Chinese company known for well spec'd whacky smartphones will apparently announce the wearable alongside its upcoming Find 9 flagship handset.

GSMA Awards in Full
By admin on Wednesday March 04, 2015

Every year, at the end of the Mobile World Conference, the group that runs the expo (GSMA) holds an awards ceremony that names some of the best of the of the mobile industry over the previous year. Now being held for the 20th year, the Global Mobile Awards were held in Barcelona and named some of the best devices in the industry.

Lenovo Launches A7000 Smartphone at MWC
By admin on Monday March 02, 2015

Lenovo didn't just announce the impressive Vibe Shot today at MWC, the Chinese heavyweight also revealed an entry level device in the form of the A7000. However, while this handset has a humble price point, it is actually loaded with some decent specs, while it is also bringing a market first along for the ride.