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Huawei MediaPad M2 Passes FCC
By Josh Dasey on Wednesday January 20, 2016

Huawei MediaPad M2 10.0 is making its way to the United States it seems as the tablet has passed through the FCC, usually a sure sign that a product is close to be launched in the States.

Xiaomi Mi 5 Leaked Image
By Josh Dasey on Wednesday January 20, 2016

Is the wait between the Xiaomi Mi 4 and the upcoming Mi 5 the longest we have had to wait for a flagship update from a major brand? We'll let you guys answer that, but needless to say nearly 20 months after launching the Mi 4 we are pretty enthused to see what the Chinese brand has cooked up with the Mi 5.

Sony MWC Invite Fails to Excite
By Josh Dasey on Monday January 18, 2016

Sony has had a quiet start to 2016 on the mobile front, having a dead CES that was void of any smartphones, wearables, or tablets. So, we cast our eye to the Mobile World Conference (MWC 2016) that is kicking off at the end of February, does Sony have something planned for that event?

HTC Android 6.0 for One M8 Arriving Jan. 25th
By Josh Dasey on Monday January 18, 2016

HTC says it will start rolling out Android 6.0 Marshmallow for the T-Mobile variant of the One M8 on Jan. 25th, what is expected to be the last major Android update that the handset gets.

Xperia Z5 Compact and Xperia Z5 coming to U.S. Officially
By Josh Dasey on Friday January 15, 2016

Better late than never we would say. Consumers in the United States have been able to buy the Sony Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact through unofficial channels for some time now, but the handsets will get an official launch stateside next month.

Samsung Galaxy J3 Lands in U.S.
By Josh Dasey on Friday January 15, 2016

The modestly spec'd but affordable Samsung Galaxy J3 is starting to roll out in the United States, with the smartphone available from today with prepaid carrier Virgin Mobile. Sprint?s other prepaid carrier Boost Mobile will also be getting the J3 starting next Monday (Jan. 18), while AT&T?s Cricket will land the handset soon.

ASUS Debuts Live, a New Smartphone that is not ZenFone
By Josh Dasey on Thursday January 14, 2016

When we think of ASUS' smartphone output it is hard not to think of the ZenFone range, which is a pretty spiffing range of devices. However, ASUS still pumps out non-ZenFone devices on occasion, like this, the ASUS Live, a colorful handset that hopefully builds on the legacy the ZenFone has now laid down.

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.

Microsoft Apps lets you see all Company's Apps under One Roof
By Josh Dasey on Friday December 18, 2015

Microsoft has launched a new app on Android that specializes in finding other Microsoft built apps on Android, its entitled Microsoft Apps. While the idea of the company still giving software to another platform still feels novel, Microsoft has actually been pumping apps out on Android for some time. Pumping them out is a solid description too as Microsoft Apps shows that the company has 80 different applications in the Google Play Store.

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.