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LG V10 starts receiving Marshmallow goodies in Korea and Turkey

As the first device manufacturer to officially roll out Android 6.0 outside the Nexus family, LG was probably expected to do a much better job in …

Android News

‘Serious’ performance gap expected between Snapdragon and Exynos Galaxy S7 variants

If there was one good thing that came out of the Snapdragon 810 overheating debacle last year, it was the global consistency of the Galaxy S6 and S6 …

HTC tipped to discard One M moniker: enter the HTC 10 [UPDATE: W10M?]

We’ve come a long way from calling HTC’s next-gen flagship O2 to a much more logical and recognizable One M10, with the weird-sounding Perfume filed …

Mobile Technology

The new Sony smart toys that will save us from our screens

The irony is immediately evident as soon as you hear a mobile exec asking us if we have any idea how many times we check the screen on a phone per …

Phones

Sony's Xperia X and XA are seriously impressive 5-inch phones

Although I still love my OnePlus One, I’ve grown tired of phones that are 5.5 inches and larger. A big screen for gaming and streaming Netflix is nice to have, but not at the expense of the ability to use your phone with one hand.<p>That’s why I was glad to see that Sony’s all-new 2016 line of Xperia …

Vivo Xplay 5 officially confirmed to carry bonkers 6GB RAM and SD820 chip

This might just be a lucky coincidence for a clueless, little known smartphone manufacturer outside of China, but literally as the Samsung Galaxy S7 …

Nokia is in no rush to make its phone-designing comeback, still seeking partners

If it perhaps felt like Nokia’s own executives and spokespersons weren’t very certain about the company’s future in the consumer …

New HTC One M10 leak gives us clear look at phone’s back, but what’s with that beveled edge?

The past several weeks have been so dominated by leaks, rumors, and talk about mobile hardware that’s yet to go official, that the arrival of MWC has …

Mobile Technology

The G5 is LG's best ever phone and its Friends are the reason why

How LG got out of its own way and built a lean, mean, modern machine<p>LG's G5 was only introduced yesterday, but I'm already convinced it is the most polished and complete smartphone that the Korean company has yet built. Unlike its forebears, the G5 grew smaller rather than larger, and LG added …

Mobile Technology

Archos will also bring two surprisingly powerful Diamond phones to MWC

Well, it’s that time of the year again. The time lesser-known companies like Archos join Samsung, LG or HTC in unveiling new, mainly budget-oriented …

Mobile Technology

Prospective Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 sequels outed by import – export tracker

As worldwide tablet shipments continue to drop, veteran manufacturers of these once promising “desktop replacements” have no choice but to take risks …

Samsung slips out of top five 2015 smartphone vendors in China, Xiaomi prevails

After many years of constant, impressive growth in overall smartphone demand, the Chinese market hit a big stagnation point in 2015, according to at …

Xiaomi

Fresh iPad Air 3 leak reveals more details about Apple’s most exciting tablet in years

Apple’s November launch of the iPad Pro didn’t really do much to alleviate slumping iPad sales. In fact, Apple’s most recent earnings report revealed …

IPad Air

Apple vs. the world, 2015 edition

Despite an unfortunate typo in the subheading of market research firm Juniper Research’s press release that reads million with an “M,” the company …

Mobile

You can now buy a Xiaomi phone in the US

But you probably don't want to<p>Xiaomi has been the buzz of the upstart smartphone world for the past few years, gaining significant ground in China and other parts of Asia. But its unique blend of direct sales, high-end phones, and low prices has yet to come to the Western world, and it's been …

Mobile

Xiaomi retained top spot in China in 2015, but Huawei likely to hit back this year, says Canalys

While Canalys reported last year that Huawei overtook Xiaomi to become the biggest-selling smartphone manufacturer in China during Q3, it now says strong Q4 sales enabled Xiaomi to retake the top slot for the year. It says Xiaomi ended the year with a 15.2% market share against 14.7% for Huawei, …

Samsung confirms Galaxy S7 event for February 21

It’s been a crazy Samsung weekend. In less than 48 hours, we learned what the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge will look like, and when the two phones from the world’s biggest smartphone maker will be announced: February 21.<p>Here’s a quick recap in case you crawled under a rock for the past few days.<p>It …