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Andi Sykes is the founder and editor of He is a huge technology and gadget fan with a soft spot for hacking devices to do what they were not intended for. Follow Me! Linkedin

Xiaomi Redmi 1S receives unofficial Android 5.0 update

Posted on in Android, news, Phones, ROM, Tech, Xiaomi | 3 comments
xiaomi redmi 1s

It’s thanks once again to the developer community that the Xiaomi Redmi 1S has already received an update to Android 5.0 Lollipop.

KingZone Z1 spy photos! Boasts MT6752 chipset

Posted on in Kingzone, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech | 7 comments
kingzone z1 1

KingZone are one of the great surprise brands on China for 2014, their phones so far have been great quality and they now have hordes of happy customers. Next up from the brand is the new KingZone Z1 with 64bit chipset.

Bird L9 iPhone 6 clone gets a 64bit processor

Posted on in Apple, Knock Off, news, Phones | 3 comments

Bird have released real images of their 64bit iPhone 6 clone after getting official TENAA certification earlier this month.

China gets the 899 Yuan, 64bit, TCL MEME Da with LTE

Posted on in news, Phones, TCL | 5 comments
tcl meme da

TCL have managed to get hold of the new LTE MT6752 chipset from Mediatek ahead of other manufacturers to update the low-cost MEME Da.

iNew L1 will get LTE, slim body and larger battery

Posted on in iNew, news, Phones | 4 comments
inew l1

iNew will be starting the new year with another mid-range smartphone with slim body and high specs.


Koobee M5 gets dual rear speakers and quad-core 64bit processor

Posted on in news, Phones, Tech, Tenaa | 0 comments
koobee m5 tenaa

More TENAA news today as Koobee get their quad-core, 64bit phone approved for sale in China.

Meizu Blue Charm Note passes through TENAA, here are the details

Posted on in Android, Meizu, news, Phones, Tech, Tenaa | 13 comments
meizu blue charm note tenna

After rumours of the Meizu Blue Charm Note (aka M463M) was seen at TENAA we have managed to uncover the official datebase listing with images and a few confirmed specification details.

Meizu Blue Charm M463M spotted at TENAA

Posted on in Android, Leaks and Spy photos, Meizu, news, Phones, Tech | 8 comments

In the middle of next week Meizu will release their budget friendly Blue Charm phone. According to reports in China today the phone has been spotted at TENAA for network approval.

Unboxing and Hands on with the DOOGEE DG850 Hitman

Posted on in Android, Doogee, Knock Off, news, Phones, Reviews, Tech | 11 comments
DOOGEE DG850 Hitman review

Xiaomi Mi4 clones are sure to be popular this year, so we take the time to go hands on with one of the first to hit the market! The DOOGEE DG850 Hitman.

Micromax and Cyanogen launch the Snapdragon powered Yureka

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, ROM | 21 comments
micromax yureka yu

It’s one we have been wondering about and a lunch which has much confusion in the tech world, and now here it is! So was the wait for the Cyanogen powered Yureka worth it?

Smaller IUNI U4 spotted in leaked photos

Posted on in Android, IUNI, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech | 15 comments
iuni u4

If you liked the style of the IUNI U3 and its killer hardware, but not the size, then you are going to love the rumours and these photos of the upcoming IUNI U4.

Here it is! First photo of the dual SIM Meizu Blue Charm Note

Posted on in Android, Meizu, news, Phones, Tech | 11 comments

With just 5 days to spare, sources in China have already leaked images of the low-cost Meizu Blue Charm Note.

OnePlus teams up with Waves to bring MaxxAudio to the OPO

Posted on in Android, news, OnePlus, Phones, Tech | 7 comments
oneplus maxx audio

OnePlus have announced that their OnePlus One flagship will gain the same audio enhancements as it’s older brother the Oppo Find 7.

Breaking: Purported 5-inch OnePlus One Mini spied in China

Posted on in Android, news, OnePlus, Phones, Tech | 22 comments
oneplus one mini

Have OnePlus been listening to fans requests for a smaller phone? And are these images proof that a smaller, cheaper OnePlus One Mini is under testing?

Xiaomi rumoured to be working on 500 Yuan phone

Posted on in news, Phones, Xiaomi | 11 comments
Second-gen Xiaomi Hongmi alleged specs surface again: 5.5" screen with MT6592

Supply chain sources in Taiwan have hinted that Xiaomi are working on releasing a 5000 Yuan Android smartphone in 2015.

Elephone P5000 full specifications revealed! Include fingerprint ID, and 4 day battery

Posted on in Android, Elephone, news, Phones, Specifications, Tech | 37 comments
elephone p5000

The Elephone P5000 enters Elephone’s miss mash of phones with, home button embedded fingerprint reader, 2GB RAM and large battery.

Elephone P3000S finally goes on sale

Posted on in Elephone, Launch, news, Phones | 4 comments
elephone p3000 design

After a longer than anticipated wait, the LTE equipped version of the Elephone P3000S has finally gone on sale.

Phone check: A look inside the Vivo X5 Max, worlds thinnest phone!

Posted on in Android, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech, Vivo | 7 comments
vivo x5 max tear down

Making a super slim phone isn’t an easy task so how, and why do they actually do it? Let’s delve inside the Vivo X5 Max to find out!

Huawei to launch 4K tv box on the 16th December

Posted on in Huawei, Launch, news | 9 comments
huawei android tv

Huawei have posted teasers that they are ready to launch an Android running TV box with 4K video playback.

More Meizu Blue Charm photos, likely to come in a range of colours plus pricing!

Posted on in Android, Meizu, news, Phones, Tech | 14 comments
meizu blue charm

More leaked photos of the case from a purported Meizu Blue Charm smartphone, plus invites hint at a bright choice of colours.