You can finally, officially, buy Xiaomi and Meizu phones in the US … kinda

February 2, 2016 3:13:36 AM
For a number of years, Xiaomi and Meizu have existed primarily in the Chinese landscape, offering high-quality smartphones for low prices. Now, however, both companies are finally making their way to U.S. shores — technically. Several Xiaomi and Meizu smartphones are now being sold through US Mobile,...

This Indiegogo smash raised $4 million — and just gave up on its plans

January 31, 2016 5:03:55 PM
A man, a plan … pandemonium. Started by a group of former developers from Nokia’s mobile division, Jolla looked forward to releasing its self-titled tablet to 21,000 backers following  two succesful Indiegogo campaigns that raised about $4 million bucks. The tablet promised to be hot. Designed in Finland,...

The three-year-old Nokia Lumia 520 is still the most popular Windows Phone smartphone

January 29, 2016 6:09:20 PM
Released back in 2013, Nokia presented the Lumia 520 as an affordable way to bring as many people into the Windows Phone fold as possible. Fast forward three years and the Lumia 520 is still paying dividends for Microsoft, but that might not necessarily be a good thing, reports Windows Central. According...

What is the prettiest phone of all time?

January 28, 2016 2:22:24 AM
iphone 6s aa (5 of 24) It wasn’t all that long ago that mobile phones were bulky, cumbersome and sort of cheap feeling. Manufacturers didn’t really start getting good at phone design until a few years ago, when our devices started being considered fashion accessories and not just tiny computers we kept in our pockets. And...

iPhone 7 Plus To Come With Dual Lens Camera (Rumor)

January 27, 2016 5:43:54 PM
iphone 6 camera Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are expected to launch in September, we have already heard a number of rumors about the handsets and now it would appear we have some details on the camera for the 7 Plus. According to a recent report, the iPhone 7 Plus will come with a dual lens camera, Apple will apparently...

Apple iPhone sales grow marginally, while iPad and Mac sales decline in Q1 2016

January 27, 2016 11:27:43 AM
Apple iPhone sales in Q1 2016 Apple today reported that the iPhone sales reached to 74.8 million in its first quarter of 2016. The earnings report also shows that the company sold nearly 16 million units of the iPad models and over 5 million Macs in the quarter ended December 2015. Although there was a speculation of the very first...

Unlike iPhone 6c, Apple is now rumoured to unveil 4-inch iPhone 5se this year

January 25, 2016 3:03:40 PM
Apple iPhone 5s While the tech world was anticipating the iPhone 6c as an inferior version of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6, Apple is now reportedly planning to launch the iPhone 5se as its new 4-inch iPhone. The new iPhone model is rumoured to be unveiled at a special event sometime in March. Mark Gurman of 9to5Mac has...

New iPhone 5se details tipped for Spring release

January 23, 2016 1:22:03 AM
iphonenew Apple is tipped to be releasing a new iPhone this spring, well before the traditional timeframe for a smartphone in the company's main line. This device would be called the iPhone 5se, coming with a design that's not entirely unlike the iPhone 6, sized closer to an iPhone 5, and coming with Live Photos...

Leaking iPhone 5C case causes severe chemical burns on 9-year-old girl

January 20, 2016 2:36:26 AM
Not all that glitters is gold … nor is it safe, apparently. In a true 21st-century nightmare, a 9-year-old girl has been left with a what may be a permanent scar in the shape of an iPhone 5c as a result of a chemical burn from her glittery phone case. While the liquid floating around inside the protective...

Flashbacks and Forecasts: Samsung in 2016

January 19, 2016 3:25:57 AM
samsung galaxy note 5 review second batch aa (2 of 15) 2015 was a tumultuous year for many Android manufacturers and 2016 will be make-or-break for some, as the smartphone market plateaus and competition arrives in increasingly varied forms. With that in mind, we wanted to take a look at the year that was for our favorite Android OEMs, to highlight the highs...

ASUS ZenFone Zoom camera comparison: Does optical zoom really make a difference?

January 15, 2016 9:26:10 PM
ASUS recently launched the world’s thinnest 3x optical zoom smartphone, the ZenFone Zoom, here in Malaysia and the first question on everyone’s mind is: Whats the big deal? Now the word “optical zoom” may not be a term everyone recognises. Some of you might be thinking that your current smartphones can...

Xiaomi misses 2015 sales target, still manages to sell 70 million phones

January 15, 2016 6:09:08 PM
Xiaomi has reported its mobile sales for the past year, with chief executive Lei Jun revealing that it sold 70 million smartphones. That is 10 million phones shy of the number Xiaomi anticipated earlier this year, but still higher than the company’s 2014 sales figure. The lower number may not be a surprise...

AnTuTu releases list of best performing smartphones of 2015 – Apple tops the chart

January 14, 2016 12:17:58 PM
OnePlus Sandstone case for iPhone 6s_fonearena-04 Like every year, AnTuTu has released a chart of the best performing smartphones of the year 2015. Now, with the release of AnTuTu 6.0, other platforms are also included and that is good because the Apple iPhone 6s and 6s Plus top the chart. The Huawei Mate 8 and the Meizu PRO 5 come in at 2nd and 3rd...

Motorola's most popular smartphone will remain available for the foreseeable future

January 13, 2016 6:10:17 PM
Motorola has spent the last few days in meltdown control, after Lenovo announced a brand change and a future reduction in the quantity of devices coming from the iconic hardware manufacturer. Thankfully, it isn’t all bad news. Despite Lenovo’s head of mobile saying that Motorola would focus on premium...

Apple May Invest In AU Optronics For Future iPhone Displays

January 12, 2016 6:06:38 PM
iPhone 6S Apple is rumored to be investing in Taiwan’s AU Optronincs Corp, the company is rumored to be producing AMOLED display for future models of the Apple iPhone. According to a recent report by Focus Taiwan, Apple is looking to invest in the company rather than purchase it outright. Au Optronics has been...
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