OnePlus Founder Claims they are Making the One’s as Fast as they Can

OnePlus Founder Claims they are Making the One’s as Fast as they Can

OnePlus, a Chinese startup company spearheaded by co-founder Carl Pei, has been doing things differently from day one.  First, the OnePlus One is a Cyanogen smartphone that runs on OnePlus hardware – the current version is CyanogenMod 11, which is based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat.  Secondly, they announced that the sale of the device would […]

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 To Jump From Jelly Beam to Lollipop In 2015

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 To Jump From Jelly Beam to Lollipop In 2015

It was only a few weeks ago I wrote that the Huawei Ascend Mate 2 won’t be receiving Android Kit Kat. At the time I speculated that perhaps Huawei would skip Android 4.4 Kit Kat and move the Ascend Mate 2 straight to Android 5.0 Lollipop. According to a Blog post from Huawei, this is […]

Micromax’s Bolt AD4500 Offers Dual-SIM Support and Dual Front Speakers For RS 5,290

Micromax’s Bolt AD4500 Offers Dual-SIM Support and Dual Front Speakers For RS 5,290

Just because Micromax is a partner in Google’s Android One initiative, it doesn’t mean that its a ‘one for all and all for one’ scenario with its fellow partners. Android One handsets aren’t enjoying huge sales, with some local retailers refusing outright to stock them at all. Micromax’s latest budget handset, the Bolt Ad4500, is available […]

HTC Desire 820s Reaches 1.3 Million Chinese Pre-orders

HTC Desire 820s Reaches 1.3 Million Chinese Pre-orders

Upon first impression, the HTC Desire 820 is something of an oddball handset, but one that I rather like. It’s a mid-range device but has some of my favorite features from the high end flagship HTC One. It has a 720p resolution, 5.5-inch display, so it’s less sharp than flagship devices but for many people […]

Infographic: Sony Shares Some Fun Factoids About Low-Light Photography

Infographic: Sony Shares Some Fun Factoids About Low-Light Photography

It hasn’t been long since Sony’s Xperia Z3 was launched, and just like every other handset manufacturer out there, they like to point out the features that they believe are noteworthy. In this case, Sony have put together a great little infographic about the capabilities of the cameras on the Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact […]

Samsung’s Tizen 2.3 UX Gets Shown Off in Colorful Screenshots

Samsung’s Tizen 2.3 UX Gets Shown Off in Colorful Screenshots

Samsung continues to drag its feet with its in-house operating system, Tizen – we really thought that there would be a mass-produced Tizen smartphone by now.  Samsung’s latest version, Tizen 2.3, is now out and our source has a plethora of screenshots for you to peruse in the gallery below.  We also have a video to […]

Corning and Mythbusters Show Off The Strength Of Gorilla Glass

Corning and Mythbusters Show Off The Strength Of Gorilla Glass

Corning Gorilla Glass is some of the most amazing stuff to ever cover our smartphone displays. It’s not magic, though. It’s science, and the ultimate testers of science and myths, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman of Mythbusters, have teamed up with Corning to show off how Gorilla Glass works. We start off with a history […]

Samsung Explains Why their Premium Devices for China are Flip Phones

Samsung Explains Why their Premium Devices for China are Flip Phones

It is no secret that Samsung continues to make high-end flip phones for the Asian market only – their infamous ‘W Series,” which have been on the market in China since 2006.  Many people have wondered why they do no bring a flip model to the U.S. as I am sure there are a lot […]