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Samsung Galaxy S7 could get Lower Megapixel Camera
By Ang Torres on Tuesday November 03, 2015

We revealed yesterday that Samsung could be considering Sony's imagine sensors for the camera of its upcoming Galaxy S7 flagship. While that may well be the case, a report today suggests that the company is considering actually lowering the megapixel count of its sensor and not raising it.

Sony Image Sensor Likely to be Included in the Galaxy S7
By Ang Torres on Monday November 02, 2015

Sony's mobile image sensor division is making the difference for the company at the moment, driving profits while the Xperia smartphone company struggles to tread water. The Japanese giant has seen its sensors sweep the smartphone market, becoming the lens of choice for many of the company's rivals. Samsung, however typically uses its own sensors, but that will be about to change with the Galaxy S7.

Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL Comes to MetroPCS and T-Mobile
By Ang Torres on Thursday October 29, 2015

If you want a budget device you are really spoilt for choice these days, with numerous handsets marrying solid specs with good designs and affordable price tags. Alcatel has been in the budget market longer than most and the company's OneTouch Fierce XL is making a debut in the United States.

Galaxy A5 Sequel Passes Bluetooth 4.1 Certification
By Ang Torres on Thursday October 29, 2015

We recently reported that the sequels to the Galaxy A3 and the Galaxy A7 had passed through benchmark software, showing their specs along the way. Follow ups for the Galaxy A5 and the Galaxy A8 were absent, but it seems that at least the former does exist as the new Galaxy A5 has received its Bluetooth certification.

LG Turns Profit in Q3 Amid Downturn
By Ang Torres on Thursday October 29, 2015

LG is proving that you simply cannot stand still in the smartphone market as the company's third quarter financials reveal worrying signs for the future. LG propelled itself into the big leagues with the fantastic G3 flagship, and the company looked on the cusp of something massive. However, the G4 was too incremental, safe where the G3 was bold, and the result has been stuttering financials.

Samsung Tops Smartphone Market in Q3
By Ang Torres on Thursday October 29, 2015

Strategy Analysts has released data that shows Samsung outsold rival Apple almost 2 to 1 in the third quarter to re-confirm its position as the number one smartphone manufacturer on the market. Well most outlets will peg this as an interesting Samsung vs. Apple debate, it really isn't, for several reasons. However, it does say a lot about Samsung's market position in the long term and how the company is dealing with a poor 2014.

Samsung Galaxy View is Officially Unveiled
By Ang Torres on Wednesday October 28, 2015

Samsung has officially announced its massive Galaxy View tablet today, arguably the biggest bona fide slate on the market. Perhaps highlighting the current decline in the tablet market, Samsung did not hold a major event for the product, letting out the news quietly.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ Getting First Update Now
By Ang Torres on Tuesday October 27, 2015

Samsung is rolling out a software update for the Galaxy S6 Edge+, the first that the handset has received since being launched three months ago. The handset is getting the upgrade just after its sibling of sorts, the Galaxy Note 5, got its first update.

T-Mobile Turns Profit off 2.3 Million New Customers
By Ang Torres on Tuesday October 27, 2015

T-Mobile enjoyed another successful three months through the third quarter of 2015 as the company announced 2.3 million net customers for the period ending September 30. The Magenta Network is actually making a profit these days, with income flowing finally on the back of plenty of growth and market buzz.

Huawei Glory Play 5X Landing Next Week
By Ang Torres on Tuesday October 27, 2015

Huawei has a new smartphone launching on November 3rd, the Glory Play 5X, and the Chinese company has now opened pre-orders for that handset. The device is available through online retailers in China, namely VMall and TMall.