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New Huawei Mate 7 spotted at TENAA

New Huawei Mate 7 spotted at TENAA

The model could either be the Mate 7S, Mate 7 Mini, or Mate Plus. Huawei has already confirmed the Mate 7S for IFA 2015.
Wiko Rainbow Lite Smartphone Review

78% Wiko Rainbow Lite Smartphone Review

Hot rainbow. The Wiko Rainbow Lite competes as an affordable 5-inch smartphones. As a result of its low price, the phone doesn't support LTE. We also discovered a rather "hot" issue during our review.
Mediatek MT6582 | ARM Mali-400 MP | 5" | 160 g
HTC to layoff 15 percent of its workforce as of Q3 2015

HTC to layoff 15 percent of its workforce as of Q3 2015

Poor financial results are forcing the Taiwanese manufacturer to restructure.
Xiaomi announces Redmi Note 2 smartphone for 115 Euros

Xiaomi announces Redmi Note 2 smartphone for 115 Euros

The 5.5-inch FHD smartphone confirms previous leaks with its cheap price and mainstream hardware.
Samsung Note5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ are now official, with commercial availability expected later this month

Samsung unveils Note5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+

These two long-awaited devices have similar specs but different designs and will be available globally later this month.
Samsung to reveal next Gear watch at IFA in September

Samsung to reveal next Gear watch at IFA in September

The next iteration of Samsung's Gear watch is only weeks away.
Samsung Z1 Tizen OS update with minor changes in India

Samsung Z1 gets minor Tizen update

The update brings the OS to version 2.3.0.1 and packs minor fixes and tweaks.
HTC halts One M9+ sales in the Netherlands

HTC halts One M9+ sales in the Netherlands

Manufacturer cites unknown LTE issues as the cause for the sales freeze.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 full details leak

Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 full details leak

The upcoming phablet will be powered by the 64-bit, octa-core MediaTek MT6795M processor (also known as the Helio X10) with clock speed of up to ...
Huawei Mate 8 emerges again in latest leaked rendering

Huawei Mate 8 emerges again in latest leaked rendering

The image shows a potentially curved display and an almost bezel-free frame.
Allegedly an official press picture of the Galaxy Note 5 (Picture: @evleaks)

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 - Rumors, Facts and Dates

Samsung's high-end phablet called Galaxy Note 5 is expected for autumn 2015. We summarize all the relevant rumors about the Galaxy Note 5 and give a perspective on the upcoming flagship phablet from Samsung.
LG Joy Smartphone Review

78% LG Joy Smartphone Review

Keep it simple ...was apparently the motto for LG's new Joy. The 4-inch phone costs approximately 100 Euros (~$111) and provides the essential equipment apart from a front-facing camera and LED flash. Affordable and solid, it is intended to be a joy to use.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 8210 | Qualcomm Adreno 302 | 4" | 127 g
Kickstarter aims to bring dual-SIM capabilities to iPhone

Kickstarter aims to bring dual-SIM capabilities to iPhone

Apple has never released an iPhone with the ability to hold two SIM cards, and PIECE will change that.
ComScore lists top 5 smartphone manufacturers in the U.S.

ComScore lists top 5 smartphone manufacturers in the U.S.

Apple expands its lead in the smartphone market while Android takes the lead as top platform.
Doogee Valencia2 Y100 Pro Smartphone Review

79% Doogee Valencia2 Y100 Pro Smartphone Review

Inexpensive Lollipop. This is one of the more attractive budget smartphones for less than $130. Its curved glass front and metallic back cover are great, but can it perform as well as it looks?
Mediatek MT6735 | ARM Mali-T720 | 5.0" | 122 g
Google is bringing a new graphics API to Android

Google is bringing a new graphics API to Android

The new graphics API for Android will help developers retain more control when creating apps.
Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 4.7 hits USA and Canada

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 4.7 hits USA and Canada

Unfortunately, the smaller and cheaper Alcatel Idol 3 4.7 does not carry the same specifications as its older and bigger sibling, the Idol 3 5.5.
Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime is now official

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime is now official

Xiaomi has sold over 3 million smarthones in India so far. Today, the company also declared it will manufacture all devices for the Indian market...
Android One relaunching in India with smartphones for less than 50 Euros

Android One relaunching in India with smartphones for less than 50 Euros

After a disappointing start, Google is planning to release more inexpensive models to India.
Photo of potentially new Huawei Honor smartphone emerges

Photo of potentially new Huawei Honor smartphone emerges

The image shows a previously unknown Huawei device with a metal housing and fingerprint scanner.
Doogee announces 5.5-inch Y100 Plus smartphone

Doogee announces 5.5-inch Y100 Plus smartphone

The Y100 Plus will be identical to the existing Y100 Pro, albeit with a much larger battery pack.
Oppo announces flash sale for Oppo R5 for 240 Euros

Oppo announces flash sale for Oppo R5 for 240 Euros

The Oppo R5 is just 4.85 mm thick with impressive specs for the price.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 hinted for an August 13th reveal

Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 hinted for an August 13th reveal

Xiaomi is expected to unveil its latest version of the MIUI 7 UI next week, but new rumors point to an announcement for the Redmi Note 2 as well.
Microsoft Translator now available on smartwatches for 50 languages

Microsoft launches new Wearable Productivity apps

The list of apps includes Outlook for Apple Watch, multiple improvements to OneDrive and OneNote for Android Wear, as well as Microsoft Translato...
Stagefright detection app releases

Stagefright detection app releases

A new Android app that determines a smaratphone's vulnerability to Stagefright is available now.
T-Mobile ZTE Obsidian 4G LTE Android smartphone for $99.99 USD

ZTE Obsidian hits T-Mobile next week

This 4.5-inch Android smartphone has a quad-core MediaTek processor, 1 GB RAM, 4G LTE connectivity, and debuts next week on T-Mobile for just $99...
Garmin Forerunner 25 running watch with GPS and connected features

Garmin releases Forerunner 25, Android-compatible "running watch"

This compact smart wearable has GPS and connected features, offering up to 10 hours of battery life in training mode and 10 weeks in watch/activi...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

August 2015 update. Here you'll find the latest smartphones reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly updated, maintained and comme...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets

August 2015 update. Here you will find the current best tablets reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is regul...
Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge see price drops in U.S.

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge see price drops in U.S.

The assumptions were correct, and price drops for the two flagship Android phones are here.
Asus debuts ZenFone Max at ZenFestival event

Asus debuts ZenFone Max at ZenFestival event

Manufacturer also details the ZenFone 2 Deluxe, ZenFone Selfie, ZenFone 2 Laser, ZenPad 7.0, and ZenPad 8.0 at the New Delhi event.
Samsung and LG dominate the US Android market

Samsung and LG dominate the US Android market

The two companies control almost 80 percent of the Android smartphone market in the US, while Apple continues to drop.
Nokia confirms N1 is still not available outside of Asia

Nokia confirms N1 is still not available outside of Asia

The UK online store who claimed otherwise has removed the listing.
Huawei to announce new Honor smartphone on August 10

Huawei expected to announce new Honor smartphone on August 10

A presentation next week could finally lift the curtains on the Honor 7 Plus or Honor 8.
Sony announces Xperia Ultra C5 availability and price

Sony announces Xperia Ultra C5 availability and price

The Xperia Ultra X5 phablet is coming first to Hong Kong for about 350 Euros.
Google and Samsung promise monthly Android security updates

Google and Samsung promise monthly OTA Android security updates

Both companies promise monthly security updates, but while Google revealed the devices that will get them, Samsung's plans are still unclear.
AT&T fixes Stagefright vulnerability of Galaxy S5 and S6, Galaxy Note 4

AT&T releases Stagefright fix for Galaxy S6, Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Note 4

Soon after Sprint, AT&T becomes the second large mobile carrier in the US that releases a patch to address the notorious Stagefright vulnerabilit...
Xiaomi MiPad 2 dual-boot tablet with Windows 10 and Android

Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 could offer dual-boot functionality

The next-gen Mi Pad tablet is expected to feature dual-boot and a 14 nm Cherry-Trail processor by Intel.
Lenovo Vibe X3 details leaked via GFXBench

Lenovo Vibe X3 details leaked via GFXBench

The phone will most likely come with a 5-inch screen, Snapdragon 808 CPU and a 21 MP camera.
New LG and Huawei Nexus specs surface

New LG and Huawei Nexus specs surface

The new Nexus devices will most likely launch some time toward the end of this year, probably together with Android M.
HTC Desire 626G Dual SIM Smartphone Review

83% HTC Desire 626G Dual SIM Smartphone Review

Double pack. The dual-colored HTC Desire 626G Dual SIM has two SIM slots and a high performance octa-core SoC from Mediatek that clocks at 1.7 GHz. The street price of approximately 230 Euros (~$250) also includes a bright 5-inch HD screen, UMTS, and a high-resolution camera module. 8 GB of internal storage and 1 GB of RAM rounds off the bundle.
Mediatek MT6592 | ARM Mali-450 MP4 | 5.0" | 137 g
LG Wine Smart flip phone coming to Europe

LG Wine Smart flip phone coming to Europe

Previously announced retro LG Gentle to launch internationally as the LG Wine Smart.
Huawei has sold over 20 million Honor smartphones to date

Huawei has sold over 20 million Honor smartphones to date

The higher-end Honor series has earned Chinese company Huawei over $2.63 billion USD in revenue.
Mondaine Helvetica 1 smartwatch now up for pre-order

Mondaine Helvetica 1 smartwatch now up for pre-order

Swiss watchmaker Mondaine will only sell 1,957 Helvetica 1 pre-order units, as 1957 is the year when the Helvetica font appeared.
Samsung reveals prices for Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 and 9.7

Samsung reveals prices for Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 and 9.7

The new Galaxy Tab models will go head-to-head with the Apple iPad this September for 500 Euros.
Honor 6 Plus Smartphone Review

86% Honor 6 Plus Smartphone Review

Are two better than one? The key feature of the Honor 6+ is the dual-camera of the smartphone. HTC tried this in the past as well and failed miserably, but the Chinese do a better job. The 6+ also convinces with a good set of features as well as great battery runtimes.
HiSilicon Kirin 925 | ARM Mali-T628 MP4 | 5.5" | 164 g
Sprint Galaxy Note 4 gets Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update with Stagefright fix

Sprint updates Galaxy Note 4 to fix Stagefright vulnerability

The update is based on Android 5.1.1 and also fixes the home button and the recent menu button lag.
Sony press event at IFA 2015 scheduled for September 2

IFA 2015 | Sony confirms IFA 2015 press conference

Sony will be present at the Berlin event between September 4 and 9, but has also confirmed a special press event that will take place on Septembe...
Google Android versions market share August 3 2015 statistics

Lollipop grows to 18 percent, KitKat remains most popular Android version

Android KitKat still holds almost 40 percent of the market, with Jelly Bean ranking in second place, but both slowly lose ground while Lollipop i...
New Huawei Honor smartphone with sliding camera spotted at TENAA

New Huawei Honor spotted at TENAA

The new handset has a sliding camera on the back, no front camera, and could soon hit multiple emerging markets as Huwei Honor 5.
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Author: Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)