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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 coming to Europe in January?
By Pablo Jimenez on Thursday October 15, 2015

We love the Samsung Galaxy Note 5, it is the best device the company makes and is pretty much a home run from top to bottom. However, when it launched the Note 5 came with a massive disappointment as it was not made available in Europe, and Samsung hasn't made any noise that the device will ever come to the Old Continent.

HTC One A9 Coming with $690 Price Tag?
By Ang Torres on Wednesday October 14, 2015

The HTC One A9 is going to be launched in one week's time and the more we hear about this smartphone the more worried we are. What was first leaked as a bleeding edge handset has since become (via benchmark results) a clear mid-ranger, which in itself is reasonable, even if we do expect more from HTC. The latest news regarding the cost of the One A9 means we are outright concerned about what HTC is playing at.

Xiaomi Mi 5 Definitely not coming Next Week
By Pablo Jimenez on Wednesday October 14, 2015

Xiaomi has scheduled a media event for October 19th, when the company will unveil a new smartphone. First reports suggested that the handset to be launched is the Xiaomi Mi 5 flagship, a handset that is actually a long time in coming. However, the wait will go on as the Mi 5 will not be launched next week at all and there are two reasons for that.

Samsung Debuts Tizen Based Z3
By Ang Torres on Wednesday October 14, 2015

Samsung has expanded its own Tizen platform hardware with the release of a new smartphone, the Samsung Z3. Like previous Tizen handsets, the Z3 sports entry level hardware and is targeted for emerging markets, including in India, where the smartphone is landing as an exclusive device. The official launch of the Samsung Z3 today means the Tizen platform now has two smartphones, with the Z1 already available.

Google Exec Praises LG as a Partner
By Micah Bartos on Tuesday October 13, 2015

Huawei was the manufacturer of choice for Google's 2015 flagship Nexus 6P, but LG was also on board with the Nexus 5X, a reworked version of the 2014 Nexus 5. It is clear that Google and LG have had a good relationship through the years as this is now the third Nexus device the Korean company has built. Google executive David Burke has now confirmed that indeed the Android giant does prefer working with Korean company LG.

Motorola Force (DROID Turbo 2) Certified in China
By Ang Torres on Friday October 09, 2015

The Motorola Force is also the Motorola Kinzie and the Motorola XT1585, while consumers in the United States are probably going to call it the DROID Turbo 2. Whatever the name of this device is, it will almost certainly be a beast, at least judging by the specs that were revealed as the handset passed through China's 3C certification website.

BlackBerry Priv could be Company?s last Smartphone
By Luke Jones on Thursday October 08, 2015

We are not exactly surprised by reports today suggesting if the BlackBerry Priv is a failure it will be the last smartphone the company ever makes. On one hand it makes sense as BlackBerry's hardware sales have declines to be almost meaningless in the market, but on the other hand we heard this exact same rumor before the launch of the company's last three smartphones.

LG V10 Lands in South Korea
By Pablo Jimenez on Thursday October 08, 2015

The LG V10 really impressed us when we got to grips with it as the company?s launch event last week, a real competitor at the high end/phablet at the end of the market. The frankly tank like handset has been launched in South Korea today (October 8), the first market the device will land before making a global tour, launching in other regions.

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL, Up Close
By Luke Jones on Tuesday October 06, 2015

Microsoft's Windows platform has failed to make an impact on the market duopoly enjoyed by Apple's iOS and of course Google's all-conquering Android. There has been respectable growth for Windows in lower prices ranges for emerging markets, but the lack of flagship hardware has held Microsoft back for some time. That could change with the introduction of the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL, both smartphones that were launched today.

Microsoft Lumia 950: Up Close
By Luke Jones on Tuesday October 06, 2015

Microsoft launched two devices running its Windows 10 Mobile platform today, the Lumia 950 and the Lumia 950 XL. While the 950 XL is the more spec?d out of the two, it is the Lumia 950 that is Microsoft's flagship, simply because its smaller size will appeal to more people. Despite not being quite as decked out as its larger sibling, the 950 is a potent package and a welcome addition to the Windows platform, which has been bereft of high end quality for too long.