There has been a rather surprising rumor out of South Korea today with several reports suggesting that Google is interested in buying electronics giant LG. The result has been LG's shares soaring at the prospect of the company falling under the wing of the Android owner.
Huawei has launched a new smartphone today and it is the latest from the company to offer solid specs for an affordable price tag. In fact a very affordable price tag, under $100 in fact, making the new Honor 4A very much a budget device.
OnePlus is not the only smartphone company looking to make it big thanks to crowdfunding as a startup company. The OnePlus One has been successful for sure, but there is a new startup in town, Ubik, a startup company now seeking funding for its first smartphone.
Motorola's original Moto X flagship caused the company plenty of problems in the update process to Android Lollipop, making it among the last major Moto handsets to get the upgrade. Now the Android 5.1 software has been released it seems the Moto X is not being any less problematic as AT&T has been forced to suspend its scheduled update.
I am not a fan of smartwatches, I think as mere smartphone accessories they are too expensive and should cost what would be deemed as disposable money for markets they target. So, you can color me interested by the first generation ASUS ZenWatch then, as it has now been slashed to just $129 on Google Play.
Samsung announced the Galaxy A8 via its official Chinese division last week, revealing a high end smartphone that is the thinnest the company has ever made. Because of its Asian launch, we speculated that the A8 would land in markets such as China and Samsung?s homeland of South Korea before making its way to Europe and the United States. The company has today confirmed that is the case.
India's biggest smartphone brand Micromax is launching its latest high end smartphone, the Yu Yureka Plus, via a flash sale on Amazon starting July 24th starting 2pm. The company has enjoyed huge success with similar launches in the past and Indians are likely to flock to this latest device considering everything it has going for it.
LG has announced a new smartphone, a low end device that will aid the company's expansion in emerging markets. The L Bello II does bring with it some of the company's higher end software tricks, but lacks the spec punch of flagship handsets like the G4.
OnePlus relies on word of mouth to get its products in the spotlights, so the company has been forthcoming about the fact it will launch its new OnePlus 2 smartphone July 27th. There has been no secrecy on that front, but the Chinese startup has been keeping quiet regarding the exact details of the new "Flagship Killer". However, a retail company in China may have spilled the spec information with a new listing for the OnePlus 2.
A new leaked image has landed online that reportedly shows Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Note 5, the company's latest flagship phablet. The photo follows weeks of leaks, rumor, and speculation around the handset where we have seen design renders, CAD designs, spec leaks, benchmarks, and release date information.