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Dummy Of The Galaxy S6 Edge Plus Has Been Spotted

Dummy Of The Galaxy S6 Edge Plus Has Been Spotted

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is one of the more powerful devices out there, its design has been praised and it’s indeed highlighted in the ads to raise awareness for those consumers looking for a fashionable design in their smartphones. Of course, what makes it stand from the rest is the 5.1-inch AMOLED curved display […]

Charging Dock For The Xperia Z3+ Now Available In Europe

Charging Dock For The Xperia Z3+ Now Available In Europe

One of the changes that the Sony Xperia Z3+ brought respect to previous generations of the lineup was the removal of the magnetic port for the special dock located on the left side of the devices. It was featured since the Xperia Z and then refined on the Xperia Z1 with a shape that would […]

Android Deals – July 2nd, 2015: Hisense, Motorola, HTC and More!

Android Deals – July 2nd, 2015: Hisense, Motorola, HTC and More!

As always, there’s a ton of Android deals available right now, let’s take a look at some of those great deals out there. Smartphones HTC One M8 32GB – $199 HTC One E9+ LTE – $497 BLU Dash C Music-Global GSM – $46.99 BLU Life One 4G LTE Smartphone – $99 BLU Dash JR 4.0 K Smartphone – $36.99 BLU […]

LG G Flex 2 Gets Run over by 10-Ton Roller

LG G Flex 2 Gets Run over by 10-Ton Roller

The LG G Flex 2 is one of those interesting devices from LG. As it does have a curved display, with the self-healing back. But how does it fair when getting dropped? How about getting run over by a 10-ton roller? In the drop test, you can see that it did get scratched up pretty […]

Entry-Level Galaxy J2 Spotted On Geekbench Database

Entry-Level Galaxy J2 Spotted On Geekbench Database

Samsung’s new budget smartphone line, the Galaxy J series, is the South Korean manufacturer’s latest effort to wrest back some of the initiative it has lost in important markets like China and India. The range is aimed at the entry and mid-range segments in emerging markets for the most part, and while the first device […]

T-Mobile and Sprint CEO’s Start Twitter Fight

T-Mobile and Sprint CEO’s Start Twitter Fight

T-Mobile CEO John Legere is known for being brash, outspoken and for dropping a few four letters words at random times now and then. His Uncarrier initiatives have shaken up the industry and its fair to say he has had an effect on the other big three mobile phone companies in the United States. Some people like him, some […]

Hewlett-Packard Splits Company Into Two

Hewlett-Packard Splits Company Into Two

  One time tech giant Hewlett-Packard confirmed what was long rumored and split into two separate companies. Hewlett-Packard has been seeing their profits slowly slip for the last few years and saw this split as the route to take to save the company. Making matters worse Hewlett-Packard had to endure a lot of management changes […]

The AH Show Ep. 112 Happens tonight at 9:30pm EDT!

The AH Show Ep. 112 Happens tonight at 9:30pm EDT!

We are back again for episode 112 of the AH Show. This time around we have a phone you’ve probably heard a lot about, even though we are still close to a month away from its launch. And another phone you probably haven’t heard much about. Also the Moto 360 gets discounted, and LG has […]

TRI Announces Turing Phone Pre-Orders Begin July 31st

TRI Announces Turing Phone Pre-Orders Begin July 31st

Unique smartphones come in all shapes and sizes, but few offer something truly unique which others do not. The Turing Phone from Turing Robotic Industries for example comes with the world’s first liquid metal-frame, or as TRI describes it, a Liquidmorphium smartphone. A device with a metal body will be just another device with a […]

Sprint And Carphone Warehouse Tie-Up For Retail Stores

Sprint And Carphone Warehouse Tie-Up For Retail Stores

American wireless carrier Sprint and British mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse have signed a deal to open several new Sprint-branded stores in the US, to be operated by the British retailer. The two firms will each invest around $32 million in the joint venture to begin with, and will each own 50 percent stake in […]

Some Sony Xperia Devices support Quick Charge

Some Sony Xperia Devices support Quick Charge

Out of all of the features that we see announced for new smartphones these days, the most important one we look for is Quick Charge? Why? Because we want to charge our phone quickly, especially if it can’t make it through the day. I’ve said before that I’d rather have Quick Charge than Qi wireless […]

Deal: HTC One M9 – $449.99

Deal: HTC One M9 – $449.99

Fancy a HTC One M9? Well now you can grab an unlocked model for just $449.99. This is the AT&T model, but it is unlocked, so you can take it to T-Mobile easily. Right now only the Gunmetal gray color is available, so you’d better hurry up before it’s sold out as well. Seeing as […]

Chicago Introduces 9% Cloud Tax

Chicago Introduces 9% Cloud Tax

Media has rapidly moved from the physical to the digital; twenty years ago, we read real books and magazines, we listened to music on a CD (Compact Disc) player and watched movies recorded onto a magnetic tape media. In 2015, many people read using a digital medium, be this an online magazine, eBook reader (such […]

Xiaomi Releases Kernel Source for the Mi 4i

Xiaomi Releases Kernel Source for the Mi 4i

By now, you’ve probably heard about Xiaomi. They are one of the many smartphone manufacturers over in China, and they have only been around for about 5 years now. They announced early this morning that they sold 34.7 million smartphones so far in 2015. Xiaomi has been very popular in China for a few years, […]

More than Regulatory Issues Keeping Chinese OEMs out of US

More than Regulatory Issues Keeping Chinese OEMs out of US

We’ve said it many times before, “when is <insert manufacturer name here> coming to the US?” Well after spending the beginning of this week in Beijing with Meizu for their MX5 launch, I was able to get a better sense of why Meizu – and to that extent, other Manufacturers that are from China – […]

Xiaomi vs Letv: Two Companies, Two Different Strategies

Xiaomi vs Letv: Two Companies, Two Different Strategies

It can be said that one of the biggest motivators of innovation is competition. Apple wanted to build a better computer than Microsoft, so they created the Mac. Facebook felt that the social scene was stale, so they went head-to-head against MySpace and came out with the world’s largest social network. Great products have come […]

Deal: ChargeTech 24,000mAh Portable Power Outlet – $199

Deal: ChargeTech 24,000mAh Portable Power Outlet – $199

We’ve seen a ton of different portable battery packs available to charge your smartphone or tablet or even smartwatch. And to some extent, the new Macbook and Chromebook Pixel. But how about a battery pack that has an actual AC outlet built in? Now that’s the dream isn’t it? ChargeTech’s 24,000mAh portable power outlet has […]

MediaTek Refuses To Comment On M&A Speculations With NVIDIA

MediaTek Refuses To Comment On M&A Speculations With NVIDIA

According to a report carried by DigiTimes, Taiwanese chip maker MediaTek has refused to comment on multiple reports which claimed the company was contemplating a merger with American chip maker NVIDIA. In a filing with the Taiwan stock exchange, the company has denied being the source of a widely publicized report in the Chinese media, […]

New Doogee F3 Images Leak, Launching This September

New Doogee F3 Images Leak, Launching This September

We’ve talked about quite a few Doogee-branded devices lately, this Chinese smartphone OEM has been really active as far as smartphone launches and teasers go. The most interesting device that we’ve seen though, is the Doogee F3, the company’s upcoming flagship. This device will be available in three variants according to a number of leaks […]

Chrome OS Now Supports NVIDIA’s Tegra X1

Chrome OS Now Supports NVIDIA’s Tegra X1

Earlier in the year, Nvidia introduced the Tegra X1 processor as a follow up to the Nvidia Tegra K1. The K1 was available in two flavors, the 32-bit K1-32 as used in the NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet and the Google Tango Tablet, and the K1-64, which as the name might suggest is a 64-bit processor and this […]

Hangouts Bug Preventing SMS/Hangouts Integration

Hangouts Bug Preventing SMS/Hangouts Integration

Google likes to integrate many of its services so that they all function as one. While a great idea in concept, the implication can at times be disastrous. This was proven when Google integrated Google+ and YouTube together in an attempt to allow a more streamlined experience when commenting on videos. Users took to the […]

Honor 7 In Pieces, Huawei’s New Handset Gets Dismantled

Honor 7 In Pieces, Huawei’s New Handset Gets Dismantled

Huawei Honor 7 info has been leaking for months now. Huawei’s high-end smartphone has been popping up all over the place for a long time, and the company has finally announced the device a couple of days ago. This handset resembles Huawei’s previous high-end offerings, it is made out of metal, and it offers high-end […]

Panasonic P55 Novo Unveiled, Features A Triple LED Flash

Panasonic P55 Novo Unveiled, Features A Triple LED Flash

Panasonic is a really well-known brand, but they’re definitely not amongst the first companies you think of when someone mentions the word ‘smartphone’. This Japan-based company does manufacture smartphones though, but their availability is very limited. India is one of the markets where Panasonic sells their phones, the company has released two devices over there […]

Meizu MX5 Wallpapers Are Now Available For Download

Meizu MX5 Wallpapers Are Now Available For Download

After months of various leaks and rumors, Meizu has finally announced their new flagship a couple of days ago. This Chinese smartphone manufacturer has unveiled the Meizu MX5 in China, and once again managed to introduce a really compelling smartphone which has more than an affordable price point. We’ve participated the launch event in China, […]

HTC Aero Rumored To Feature A ‘Groundbreaking’ Camera

HTC Aero Rumored To Feature A ‘Groundbreaking’ Camera

HTC has been announcing high-end devices left and right this year. The company has unveiled their new flagship, the One M9, during the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona back in March, where everything started. This Taiwan-based company has showcased a number of additional high-end offerings since then, including the One M9+, One E9+, Butterfly […]

Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus Specs Pop Up, Snapdragon 820 Mentioned

Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus Specs Pop Up, Snapdragon 820 Mentioned

Xiaomi has already announced quite a few devices this year. The company has announced a number of smartphones, as well as other smart devices, like smart TVs for example. Xiaomi has announced earlier today that they managed to sell 34.7 million smartphones in the first half of this year, which is around 30% more compared […]

Xiaomi Mi Band 1S Surfaces, Heart-Rate Monitor In Tow

Xiaomi Mi Band 1S Surfaces, Heart-Rate Monitor In Tow

Xiaomi is China’s largest smartphone OEM, and one of the fastest growing smartphone OEMs in the world. This company, however, manufactures all kinds of tech gadgets, not just smartphones. Xiaomi is manufacturing smart TVs, tablets, smartphones, fitness trackers, and all sorts of other tech gadgets. Speaking of fitness trackers, earlier this month the company has […]

Elephone’s Upcoming Mid-Ranger To Cost Only $79.99

Elephone’s Upcoming Mid-Ranger To Cost Only $79.99

Elephone is one of the China-based OEMs which are trying to make a name for themselves and differentiate from the competition. This company has been manufacturing really well-built low and mid-range devices for a long time, and then they started to produce higher-end offerings which grabbed the attention of both consumers and the media. The […]

Official: Xiaomi Sold 34.7 Million Devices In H1 2015

Official: Xiaomi Sold 34.7 Million Devices In H1 2015

Xiaomi is currently the number one smartphone manufacturer in China. We’ve talked about this company many times before, and most of you probably already know that it’s one of the fastest growing smartphone OEMs both in China and the world. Xiaomi has recently announced their expansion to Brasil, and other markets will most probably follow […]

Featured Review: Umi eMax

Featured Review: Umi eMax

As a company Umi has been around for the better half of a decade, but may not necessarily be a name you’re familiar with when it comes to smartphones.  Umi has a handful of phones on the market right now and a few coming out as well, each one having their own strengths and selling […]

Phone Comparisons: Huawei P8 vs Yu Yuphoria

Phone Comparisons: Huawei P8 vs Yu Yuphoria

Introduction Do we have a good one for you today – the Huawei P8, made by one of China’s largest multinational networking and telecommunications equipment companies, goes up against the new Yu Yuphoria, made by a wholly owned subsidiary of India’s Micromax.  This is a classic David and Goliath tale…which one will come out on […]

Analyst Predicts Major Decrease In Smartwatch Demand

Analyst Predicts Major Decrease In Smartwatch Demand

Smartwatches haven’t been as well-adopted as many analysts predicted, they still haven’t seen the big exponential growth that many hoped for. Since the launch of the first smartwatches, numerous reports were published that talked about how the new gadgets were supposed to be the first piece of wearable technology to be greatly adopted by the […]

Top 10 Best Android Smartphones Buyers Guide: July 2015 Edition

Top 10 Best Android Smartphones Buyers Guide: July 2015 Edition

As we enter the summer, it’s inevitable that manufacturers and carriers that released phones earlier on in the year will be enticing people in with new offers. Considering that Qualcomm is still working on their next-generation Snapdragon 820 CPU, it doesn’t look like the second half of the year is going to hold many surprises. […]

Sprint’s Cramming Settlement to Cost $50 Million

Sprint’s Cramming Settlement to Cost $50 Million

A settlement was signed by a District Judge on Tuesday between the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and Sprint Corp ordering the mobile provider to restitute fees that were wrongfully charged to customer’s monthly bills. This settlement is another piece of the larger epidemic of cramming, where mobile carriers charge unwarranted fees for premium text message services […]

Oukitel Phone With 10,000 mAh Battery Gets Photographed

Oukitel Phone With 10,000 mAh Battery Gets Photographed

Battery life in current mobile devices, particularly smartphones and smartwatches, is an issue that has not been properly addressed. As devices get slimmer, there’s less room to fit a battery with larger capacity and the screens keep getting bigger, so they require more energy. Of course newer processors and software optimizations help to consume less […]

Google’s Autonomous Vehicles Suffered Two Accidents In June

Google’s Autonomous Vehicles Suffered Two Accidents In June

Google just started testing its own prototype autonomous vehicles on California’s public roads last month, after having tested them for months on private roads. Earlier, Google had been using Lexus RX450h Sports Utility Vehicles retrofitted with cameras, sensors and running its custom software for testing purposes on public roads in and around the company’s HQ […]

“OK Google” Preferred Apps Remembers Command Choices

“OK Google” Preferred Apps Remembers Command Choices

Google, in general, is always coming up with some neat features to improve the end-user experience. None more so than the Google voice command and action service, known more commonly as “OK Google”. This is fast becoming one of the most well-known features on an android device and with good reason too. As “OK Google” […]

Rumor: Microsoft May Be Interested In Acquiring AMD

Rumor: Microsoft May Be Interested In Acquiring AMD

Microsoft is rumored to be in talks with Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) for a potential acquisition. According to an insider, the software giant approached AMD months ago but results of said talks have yet to be made public. This acquisition is speculated to revolve around the revival of Microsoft’s chip design operations. Microsoft formed a […]

FCC: Is There Competition in the US Wireless Market?

FCC: Is There Competition in the US Wireless Market?

As the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) prepares its latest annual assessment on the state of wireless competition in the US, we have two outspoken fractions.  On one hand, we have AT&T Mobility arguing that “competition has gone into overdrive,” and on the other hand we have Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) telling the FCC the industry […]

AT&T Moto E LTE Soak Test Begins For Android 5.1

AT&T Moto E LTE Soak Test Begins For Android 5.1

Today has been a rather big day for software updates across devices, and this week so far has been a big week for updates from Motorola in particular. Over the last few days, Motorola has been making the rounds on their device lineup for the devices which were confirmed to be getting an upgrade to […]

AH How To Manually Update Your Droid Turbo To 5.1

AH How To Manually Update Your Droid Turbo To 5.1

Google updated Android 5.0 Lollipop to 5.1 Lollipop and included a number of bug fixes and performance improvements under the skin. Devices running the newer 5.1 version of Lollipop are noticeably more responsive than those running 5.0, which itself is more responsive than those devices running 4.4 Kit Kat. Motorola are usually one of the quicker […]

Analysts Upgrade Verizon Wireless Subscriber Numbers

Analysts Upgrade Verizon Wireless Subscriber Numbers

Investment Analysts at Wells Fargo have upgraded their forecast subscriber numbers for Verizon Wireless because of the carrier’s promotions, launched in April – and it appears that solid growth in the tablet market is to blame. Originally, Wells Fargo had expected Verizon to add 970,000 customers in the second quarter but three analysts, Jennifer Fritzsche, […]

Rumored Leaked Image Surfaces Of Galaxy S6 Edge+

Rumored Leaked Image Surfaces Of Galaxy S6 Edge+

Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Edge+ is still all but official, but there are no lack of rumors and leaks over the unconfirmed handset. Just earlier this morning it was discovered that Samsung has applied to trademark “S6 Edge+” which is still not a confirmation or direct formal response saying the device exists and is being worked […]

Yahoo Aviate Introduces Smart Stream In New Update

Yahoo Aviate Introduces Smart Stream In New Update

Yahoo has been facing numerous major changes in the way they operate ever since former Google employee, Marissa Mayer, stepped up as CEO of the company. Yahoo is known by some of its services, such as Tumblr, Yahoo Mail, and Yahoo Weather; unfortunately, not a lot of people seem to acknowledge one of its most […]

Sprint Release Android 5.1 For The HTC One M9

Sprint Release Android 5.1 For The HTC One M9

As promised, HTC and Sprint have released Android 5.1 for the Sprint HTC One M9, bringing the device software version up to 2.6.651.11. If you have a Sprint HTC One M9, you can check to see if your device needs the update by checking the software version on the device: go to Settings, About, then […]

OnePlus 2 Sketches Reveal New Details inc 8MP Front Camera

OnePlus 2 Sketches Reveal New Details inc 8MP Front Camera

OnePlus news has been in abundance recently, although, the number of reports today has seemed to escalate significantly. This all began this morning when it emerged that three different model numbers were appearing on a Bluetooth SIG listing. Although, they were not confirmed as all OnePlus 2 models, this was the assumption being made. This […]

Lollipop For DROID Turbo Seems To Come Without Guest Mode

Lollipop For DROID Turbo Seems To Come Without Guest Mode

The Android 5.1 Lollipop update for the Motorola DROID Turbo has just about started rolling out today, but already there are people complaining about at least one Lollipop feature missing from the current update. The ability to create guest accounts, which was introduced by Google in Android 5.0 Lollipop, is absent in the official DROID […]

Verizon Updates Nexus 6 To Android 5.1.1 Build

Verizon Updates Nexus 6 To Android 5.1.1 Build

Verizon Wireless seems to be on a roll with software updates today. Usually, Wednesdays are filled with updates from Google on handfuls of their various apps, but on this particular Wednesday in July, Verizon has been making the rounds sending out updates to a collection of their devices. Earlier, DROID Turbo owners began seeing their […]

iClever® Providing Wide Range Accessories For Smartphone And Tablets

iClever® Providing Wide Range Accessories For Smartphone And Tablets

iClever® is providing a wide range of accessories for smartphone and tablets at affordable price. All the products are made of premium quality material. Customers can buy the product from online marketplace Amazon.com. iClever®, a company dealing in electronic gadgets for making life of customer simple is providing wide range of accessories related to smartphones […]

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