iPhone 7 rumored to get rid of the antenna stripes, waterproofing confirmed

We’ve already heard that one of the defining features of the upcoming iPhone 7 is set to be its waterproofing. This has been ‘confirmed’ today by a new rumor out of China. Both sizes of the iPhone 7 are expected to be waterproof. They will also apparently employ some “new compound materials” which will be used to hide their antennas ... Read More »

Lumia 850 cases leak out confirming the phone’s design

Microsoft’s upcoming upper-midrange smartphone, the Lumia 850, has been leaking quite a lot lately. So far we’ve seen it portrayed in leaked press renders, and we even had a couplelive images to look at. This time around we’re treated to some shots depicting the Lumia 850 inside some protective cases. And while these pictures obviously don’t show us the entirety ... Read More »

HTC One E9 and One E9+ are getting the December security update

Google has begun working on more regular Android updates after the ‘stagefright’ exploit. The latest security patches are integrated into the so-called December security update. HTC has been working fast to incorporate those fixes within its phones and recently has begun seeding the update on the HTC One A9. As of today the One E9 and One E9+ are also ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A9 to carry price tag of around $500

When the Galaxy A9 smartphone was made official by Samsung in China last week, its pricing and availability details weren’t revealed. However, thanks to new info, we now have an idea about the price tag the device will carry in the Asian country. A leaked screenshot , which was shared by a user on Weibo. It reveals that the handset ... Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: Samsung Galaxy S7 to come in three sizes, 5.1”, 5.5” and 6”

Okay, so there has been a miscommunication. We talked some more with our contacts over atITSKINS and asked them to measure the screens of the Galaxy S7 family to try and cut through the multiple conflicting rumors. 5.7-inch screen? 5.5-inch? 6-inch? Curved, not curved? From the info our contacts have, it turns out that Samsung will simplify the lineup instead ... Read More »

Report says SD820-powered HP ‘Falcon’ Windows 10 phone may be made official at MWC 2016

If you recall, HP Falcon’s existence first came to light when an SD820-powered Windows device with that name was spotted listed on benchmarking site GFXBench. Although we initially treated the news with skepticism, subsequent reports have essentially confirmed that the Windows 10 device is indeed for real. Now, a new report out of Germany is claiming that the handset will ... Read More »

Gionee F105 with 5-inch display and quad-core CPU passes through TENNA

A new Gionee smartphone has been certified by Chinese certification and regulatory authority TENAA, revealing some of its key specs. Powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core CPU, the device sports a 5-inch (1280 × 720 pixel resolution) IPS display. The handset has 2GB RAM and 16GB expandable internal memory, and packs in a 2,400mAh battery. In terms of camera, it features ... Read More »

Android 6.0 Marshmallow rolling out to Sprint LG G Stylo

Less than a couple of weeks after the LG G4 on Sprint started receiving the Android 6.0 update, the carrier has started rolling out Marshmallow to LG G Stylo devices on its network. The update bumps the software version to LS770ZV7. Needless to say, the update will bring all the usual Marshmallow goodies, including Doze, a feature which promises improved ... Read More »

Asus Zenfone Zoom finally launching in mid-December

For those who still haven’t given up hope of owning an Asus Zenfone Zoom, we have some good news… and some bad ones. The “thinnest phone with 3x optical zoom” was announced almost a full year ago (in January) and is going on sale in a couple of weeks, but only in Taiwan. Told you there’s bad news. Coming with ... Read More »

Windows Insiders in Germany get €50 Lumia 950 and 950 XL discount

Microsoft is offering its latest Windows 10 flagship smartphones – the Lumia 950 and 950 XL – at €50 discount to German Windows Insiders. The company has sent out emails to the members of the Insider program in the country informing them about the price cut. This means that Insiders in the Germany can now purchase the 950 and 950 ... Read More »