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Xiaomi Impresses While Missing Sales Target in 2015
By Micah Bartos on Friday January 15, 2016

Xiaomi's huge growth from being a startup company in 2010 to being one of the top five smartphone manufacturers in the world now has been unprecedented.

BlackBerry Updates BB 10.3
By Luke Jones on Thursday January 14, 2016

BlackBerry has already confirmed that there will be no new hardware this year running the BB10 operating system, and unless something changes we may never see hardware running the company's proprietary platform ever again. However, the Canadian manufacturer is not turning its back on BB10 and will continue to maintain and update the platform for existing devices, starting with the next upgrade.

Xiaomi Unveils Redmi Note 3
By Josh Dasey on Thursday January 14, 2016

Xiaomi has announced a new smartphone, the Redmi Note 3, the latest handset from the Chinese company to marry affordability with specs that make us nod our heads with approval. As we are becoming used to, especially in China, the Redmi Note 3 comes in two storage/RAM configurations at different price points.

BlackBerry Priv Apps Updated through Google Play Store
By Josh Dasey on Tuesday December 15, 2015

BlackBerry has issued an update for unlocked and AT&T versions of the Android running Priv flagship smartphone. The update allowed the Canadian company to enhance some of its apps in the Google Play Store, while the new software also squashes some bugs and improves the general performance and stability of the Priv for those who own it.

BlackBerry Priv Available in Walmart
By Josh Dasey on Thursday December 10, 2015

We are led to believe that the BlackBerry Priv has been a success since launching last month, although BlackBerry has yet to reveal specific sales figures. The company's Android running flagship handset will also be getting an extra boost through the Christmas period as the Priv is now available in Walmart, the largest retailers in the United States.

BBM Update for Android Brings Array of Features
By Micah Bartos on Thursday December 10, 2015

BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) is perhaps the clearest evidence of how BlackBerry has changed in recent years. Once one of the company's core features and one that it kept to its own platform, BBM has since moved to be a cross platform service and has been eclipsed by other messenger services. That said, BBM still has tens of millions of users across iOS and Android and the former of those platforms is seeing its BBM app get an update.

Wearable Sales for Q3 show Apple and Xiaomi Thriving, Samsung Slipping
By Josh Dasey on Friday December 04, 2015

Samsung was one of the first major mobile vendors to sell a smartwatch and the company has more wearables on sale than most. However, the Korean giant has slipped out of the top five best-selling wearable brand list, while companies like Xiaomi, Apple, and Fitbit continue to grow.

Yamada Denki EveryPhone, and Expensive Windows 10 Handset
By Josh Dasey on Thursday November 26, 2015

If Microsoft is going to make the Windows 10 Mobile platform a success the company will need for manufacturers to back it. While Redmond will be holding out for major players to get behind Windows (wishful thinking we know), the first Windows 10 Mobile smartphones are starting to be released, like the Yamada Denki EveryPhone.

Xiaomi Mi 5 is "worth the waiting" says CEO
By Micah Bartos on Wednesday November 25, 2015

We have been waiting a very long time for Xiaomi to launch the Mi 5 flagship, a follow up to its current Mi 4 that was launched way back at the end of the summer in 2014. In flagship terms that is an eternity and in that time every other company has launched a new high end device, while many (Samsung, Apple, LG, Meizu, Sony) have launched two.

Xiaomi Mi Pad 2, an Enticing Tablet that also Runs Windows 10
By Josh Dasey on Tuesday November 24, 2015

As well as launching the Redmi Note 3 smartphone today, Xiaomi also unveiled a brand new tablet, the Mi Pad 2. The slate lands as a very attractive 8-inch device with potent specs and a price tag that will guarantee that Xiaomi will have a success on its hands in China and Asia.