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Xiaomi's New Mi Note could sell 15 Million Units this Year
By Luke Jones on Tuesday January 20, 2015

Xiaomi has a massive 2014 where just about everything went right for the company, over 60 million in smartphone sales proves that. However, the Chinese brand plans to go on to even bigger and better things and new devices like the Mi Note and Mi Note Pro will be at the forefront of further growth with their flagship credentials.

Meizu M1 Note Mini due this Month
By admin on Tuesday January 20, 2015

Meizu's 1080p, 8 core, $160 M1 Note smartphone was announced recently and is a compelling option if you want bang for your buck. However, that handset is about to get a smaller version that will likely be called the M1 Note Mini and will be announced January 27.

Hugo Barra Explains Xiaomi's Business Model
By Luke Jones on Monday January 19, 2015

Xiaomi's ascension in the smartphone market has been meteoric, and it has shaken up Samsung in the process. Since being founded in 2010 the Chinese company has become the third biggest smartphone company in the world in terms of sales and has taken market share from main Android competitors. How has this been possible?

Xiaomi is a "World Leading Innovator"
By Luke Jones on Friday January 16, 2015

Xiaomi's new Mi Note Pro launched yesterday gave the company one of the very best smartphones currently available. There?s nothing surprising there because the company has made huge strides in the industry, is now in the top four biggest smartphone manufacturers in the world, and has a portfolio to rival most companies.

OnePlus One getting Cyanogen 12 and Android 5.0 in February
By Luke Jones on Friday January 16, 2015

There is already a version of Android 5.0 Lollipop or CyanogenMod 12 for the OnePlus One, and if you feel like you need either build now through ROMs, there are ways to get them. However, if you want something a little more official and more stable then you will not have to wait much longer because Cyanogen is prepping the software and it will be coming soon.

Xiaomi Launches New Flagship Mi Note Pro
By Luke Jones on Thursday January 15, 2015

Xiaomi is having a busy month, the Chinese company has released two new smartphones today, the Mi Note and the Mi Note Pro. After taking a sizeable bite out of Samsung in 2014 it seems the new Mi Note Pro is aiming to nibble at Apple and the iPhone.

Micromax Yureka Sells Out in 3 Seconds
By Luke Jones on Thursday January 15, 2015

Micromax, the largest smartphone company in India, ensured that the OnePlus One was banned in the nation because it has an exclusive deal with Cyanogen Inc. to run the company's CyanogenMod software. The first handset from Micromax to feature the CyanogenMod ROM is the Yu Yureka, a smartphone that has proved popular, selling out in just 3 seconds in India.

Oppo Raises Curtain on R1C
By admin on Thursday January 15, 2015

Oppo delivered its new R1C on Wednesday, the same day numerous reports had suggested the new handset would land. The device will be available from January 20th and will cost $403. There is something iPhone about the design, but not nearly as much as some outlets are claiming... this is not the rip-off others say it is.

UK PM David Cameron Targets Whatsapp and Other Messaging Services
By admin on Tuesday January 13, 2015

The fall out of the atrocious terrorist attacks on Charlie Hebdo in Paris, France has reached the mobile space with British Prime Minister David Cameron taking aim at messaging services such as Whatsapp. He says that encrypted messaging services should be blocked because they do not allow authorities to read them if they need to.

OnePlus One Sold 1 Million Units in 2014
By Luke Jones on Tuesday January 13, 2015

The problems OnePlus had through 2014 were well documented, with the Chinese company struggling to roll out its OnePlus One smartphone in significant numbers. The company created an invite based system where it could basically make handsets to order and not carry large amounts of inventory. That helped keep costs down and demand high, and it seems it is paying off as the company said it sold 1 million OnePlus One units through last year.