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    Asus to Launch ZenFone 2 Mini

    Asus unveiled the 5.5-inch ZenFone 2 earlier this month and it surprised with its affordability and high end specs, a true improvement over the successful original range launched in 2014. However, Asus has more plans to expand the ZenFone 2 range beyond the two handsets launched at CES (the ZenFone Zoom accompanied the ZenFone 2) and that likely means a new mini version. More

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    Motorola Updates Both Moto G Smartphones in India to Lollipop 5.0

    If you live in India and own either the original Moto G or the 2014 Moto G then you are in luck as Motorola is rolling out a new update for the handsets in the country. The bump brings the devices up to date with Google's latest Android build, 5.0 Lollipop and is rolling out to the Moto G?s now. India is getting the update a little late as the Moto G was the first non-Nexus device to get 5.0 Lollipop in November. More

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    LG Sold 59.6 Million Smartphones in 2014

    Life is Good is the motto of LG, and it seems that indeed life is good for the Korean company, especially on the smartphone front. 2014 pointed to a new dawn of promise for the company, the LG G3 put the company at the top of the market with its sheer quality, while pre quarter sales showed the Korean giant was selling more handsets. That has been borne out with a big jump in yearly sales too. More

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    Ivvi's 4.7mm Device will be the Thinnest Smartphone

    The thin war is one, with smartphone manufacturers trying to get their devices as thin as possible. However, most consumers would prefer thicker with better battery life than thin with compromised juice, which is why the likes of Apple, Samsung, Sony, and many more are going thin, but not really thin. Some companies are locked in a war to be thinnest though, and be damned with the battery life. More

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    Document Shows Samsung's Interest in Buying Blackberry

    In the space of a week, the story that Samsung could buy Blackberry in a $7.5 billion deal has turned into a mini saga. Reuters first reported the news last week, claiming to have seen documental evidence, but Blackberry denied the story, while Samsung said they would work with Blackberry but not buy the company. Reuters stuck to its guns though on the back of that documental evidence and it seems that document has now surfaced. More

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    Meizu Denies Nokia Partnership

    A report in China this week suggested that Meizu would farm out its MX4 flagship to Nokia and the Finnish company would use the design and puts its own specs and software on to the handset. It seemed a little far-fetched, even though Nokia is actively looking for such partnerships, so there is little surprise to see that Meizu has wasted no time shooting this rumor down. More

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    Samsung to Decline Further Through 2015

    While Samsung's slide has not reached crisis point in terms of market share and sales, it is certainly at crisis point within the company. Insiders know this is more than a slump, it is a trending slide that needs to be dealt with now or it will never stop. The Galaxy S6 is being viewed as the new dawn, a device created from the drawing board and taking the company in a while new direction. However, according to analysts, Samsung's slide will continue even if the S6 is a success, which honestly it almost certainly will be. More

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    Huawei Exec Says Quad HD Smartphones Need Better Batteries

    While the move to 2K Quad HD resolution is well underway, some companies are resisting moving to the better res and pixel count. LG was the first to go Q HD with the G3, then a number of devices followed (Nexus 6, DROID Turbo, Xiaomi Note Pro, and Meizu MX4), while Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S6 will likely be 2K. However, Huawei executive Yu Chengdong has derided Quad HD screens, simply because they are a drag on batteries. More

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    HTC to Debut Desire 626 at MWC

    HTC is expected to launch the new HTC One M9 flagship at the Mobile World Conference (MWC) through the first week of March, but the company has another smartphone lined up too. There will also be a new addition to the mid-range/budget Desire series, namely the HTC Desire 626, a handset that should slot nicely into the mid-range bracket. More

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    Blackberry CEO John Chen Calls for App Neutrality

    Net Neutrality is a hot topic right now, but what about app neutrality? Blackberry CEO John Chen has compared the two and thinks that app neutrality would be better for the industry. He issued the plea in an open letter to US senate and President Barack Obama. More

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    Tag Heuer Chief Likes the Apple Watch, U-Turn

    When Apple launched the Apple Watch back in September, there was some pretty vocal opposition from Tag Heuer supremo Jean-Claude Biver. The head of Tag Heuer for LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton said that Apple had made "some fundamental mistakes". However, time seems to be a healer as Biver is now singing the praises of Cupertino's first ever wearable. More

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    Oppo Launches the High End U3 in China

    Oppo released a new smartphone in China yesterday, the rather fetching Oppo U3, a handset that is bigger than both the Oppo N3 and the Oppo N5. The device is pretty big, but it carries a premium finish and is decked with some solid upper mid-range specs, although it seems destined for Southeast Asia only. More

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    Nokia and Meizu to Launch Smartphone?

    Nokia may not be able to make its own smartphones just yet, but the company is still keeping involved on the hardware front it seems. According to a rumor from China, Meizu is interested in selling its handsets outside of Southeast Asia, but the Chinese company is worried its brand does not carry weight in other major market. More

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    Huawei Honor X2 Arriving at MWC

    Huawei launched the MediaPad X1 at the MWC even last year, a tablet come smartphone that was pretty small considering its 7-inch display, while it also came with calling capabilities. The Chinese company will use this year's Mobile World Conference to roll out the sequel to the X1, the so-called Honor X2. More

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    LG to Launch G4 after MWC

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