Mobile

Lenovo phasing out Motorola brand for smartphones

When Lenovo completed the acquisition of Motorola Mobility back in 2014, it said “We plan to not only protect the Motorola brand, but make it stronger.” However, looks like the Chinese company’s priorities has changed with changing times as the brand is now being phased out. “We’ll slowly phase out Motorola,” said Motorola Chief Operating Officer Rick Osterloh. Motorola’s phone ... Read More »

Polaroid Power and Snap smartphones unveiled

Over at CES Polaroid has announced a couple of new smartphones (or 4, if you count display diagonal options). Not a major player on the smartphone scene, Polaroid has placed the focus of the new models on affordability. Polaroid Snap The Polaroid Snap is the lower-specced model, and comes in three display sizes: 5″, 5.5″, and 6″. Whatever the diagonal, ... Read More »

BLU Vivo 5 and Vivo XL are official with 5.5″ displays

US-based smartphone maker BLU used CES 2016 to announce its latest phones – the BLU Vivo 5 and Vivo XL. Both feature 5.5″ Super AMOLED screens, MediaTek chipsets with octa-core CPU and metal unibody design. BLU Vivo 5 The BLU Vivo 5 comes with a 5.5″ Super AMOLED screen of 720p resolution resulting in a pixel density of 267 ppi. ... Read More »

All-metal Nubia X8 leaks in live photos

Nubia, ZTE’s premium sister company, is planning to launch a couple of devices on its January 18 event. As it’s often the case, one of the phones to be announced at the event has leaked. What you see below are live photos of the Nubia X8 – a metal-clad smartphone with a fingerprint sensor below the main camera. According to ... Read More »

Microsoft Lumia 650 shows up in a live image, design confirmed

The Microsoft Lumia 650 has been popping up here and there over the past month, and its existence nearly got official confirmation from a company senior exec. Now a new live photo has appeared, confirming the design in previous renders, and the source also has intel on the specs. The lone image depicts the phone at an angle and other ... Read More »

Apple screen components leak in photos, possibly from the iPhone 7

It’s 2016 and you know what that means – a new iPhone lineup from Apple is on its way. Out of a credible source in Taiwan now comes yet another fresh rumor about the Cupertino handsets, to add to the growing pool of hunches, obscure predictions and speculation. This new set of shots is about as close as we have ... Read More »

Cramer: What the LinkedIn disaster means to you

While the market on Monday was a total bloodbath, Jim Cramer doesn’t want investors to forget that Friday was terrible, too. Friday’s carnage all stemmed from the horrific forecasts of high growth technology stocks LinkedIn and Tableau Software, which caused anything related to mobile, social and cloud to go into a tailspin. “The pin action from these two quarters was ... Read More »

Huawei has already sold a million Mate 8 units

Huawei’s latest flagship smartphone – the Mate 8 – went on sale in China early last month. At that time, there were reports that the device sold out at many retailers on the launch day itself, leading us to believe that it’s in great demand. The latest information we’ve received confirms that the handset is indeed selling like hotcakes in ... Read More »

APPLE iPhone 6 Plus vs SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 4

Apple known for it’s technological innovation and Samsung for being ambitious performer, have given each other a fair amount of competition with their star performing devices, that are Apple iPhone 6 Plus and Samsung Galaxy Note 4. The battle began with both the companies launching their products with much hype. It was for the first time that Apple which usually ... Read More »

LG announces K series smartphones, K10 and K7 become official first

Today LG has unveiled its new K line of smartphones. This is meant to be the successor to the L series from a while back, as it also features affordable devices with certain premium-like traits. The first two handsets in the K series are the K10 and K7, both of which have been made official by the Korean company on ... Read More »