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Xiaomi $80 Smartphone Coming April 8th
By Luke Jones on Monday March 30, 2015

China Mobile accidently leaked (an executive posted an image) of the rumored new low cost smartphone coming from Xiaomi. The handset is supposedly running on a Leadcore CPU and will cost the bargain price of $80 ISD. The device has passed through TENAA, the Chinese version of the FCC, and is certified for sale.

Apple Watch Edition: Get the Star Treatment
By Luke Jones on Monday March 30, 2015

For a smartwatch, Apple's standard Apple Watch is pricey, but the Apple Watch Edition is on another level entirely, with a price tag starting at $10,000. So, what exactly do you get for that money? The same features and specs as the normal Apple Watch, but you also get premium materials such as 18k gold and leather. On top of that Apple has revealed more details about the Edition.

OnePlus 2 will be "really influential flagship"
By Luke Jones on Monday March 30, 2015

OnePlus is known to be working on its next flagship smartphone (as well as a mid-range device) and the company give some more information about the handset. During an AMA (ask me anything) session on Reddit, OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei was asked about the next flagship and had the following to say.

BlackBerry Makes Profit, Revenue Declines
By Luke Jones on Monday March 30, 2015

It was widely predicted by analysts that BlackBerry would record a dire fourth quarter. However, just like during the third period, the Canadian company confounded those predictions and shocked Wall Street with a profit of $28 million for its Q4 ending February 28th.

BlackBerry Leap Hands On Video
By Luke Jones on Sunday March 29, 2015

BlackBerry raised the curtain on the BlackBerry Leap, the company's latest smartphone. The Canadian brand has now released a video that shows of the new handset, which comes with new features such as BlackBerry Assistant and BlackBerry Blend, the latter of which lets you view your content from phone to PC.

Motorola Moto G Brazil's best-Selling Smartphone
By Luke Jones on Sunday March 29, 2015

The Motorola Moto G is one of the most rounded smartphones on the market. Sure, it is not as well spec'd as flagships, but it hits a sweet spot and is extremely affordable; in many ways this was the device that made the budget end of the market interesting again. It is emerging markets that have welcomed the Moto G and bought it in large numbers, including Brazil where the handset is the most popular smartphone in the country.

2GB ASUS ZenFone 2 Available through Amazon in U.S.
By Luke Jones on Sunday March 29, 2015

ASUS announced the ZenFone 2 way back in January during the CES event in Las Vegas; the handset comes in multiple variants and at different price points. While the 1080p 4GB of RAM variant grabbed the headlines, the lower 720p 2GB of RAM variant is also very good, and is very affordable. That modest ZenFone 2 is now available in the United States through Amazon, although there is a caveat.

Google Launching New Algorithms, Easier Mobile Searches
By admin on Sunday March 29, 2015

Google Search is all about algorithms, the system uses algorithms to rank website whether you are searching on PC, Smartphones, or any other system for Google's core product. On April 21st Google will be updating its algorithms and will change the way in which Google indexes search results.

T-Mobile Issuing Samsung Galaxy S6 with OTA Update Out of Box
By Luke Jones on Sunday March 29, 2015

T-Mobile is one of the four major US carriers that will sell the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, the "Uncarrier" will start offering the device from April 10th. When you land your brand new Samsung flagship that day, you won't be able to fire it up straight away as you will have to pull an over the air update first.

"Patent Troll" Wins as Motorola Found Guilty of Patent Infringement
By admin on Friday March 27, 2015

Motorola has been found guilty of infringing a patent related to MMS technology by a jury in Delaware. The technology is used for multimedia texting on mobile products and the patent in question was owned by Intellectual Ventures, a company that is unsurprisingly known for patents it holds on intellectual properties.