Category Archives: Android

Boom! First MT6595 flagship from Alcatel has killer specs! HTC M8 Killer?

Posted on in Android, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, TCL, Tech | 33 comments
alcatel onetouch d820

This could finally be it! With quality of Chinese phones on the up and now the awesome MT6595 from Mediatek almost hear, we could be seeing Chinese flagships that blow away anything global players have to offer! Case in point the Alcatel One Touch D820!

Xiaomi boss confirms Mi4 “Won’t have stainless steel body”

Posted on in Android, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech, Xiaomi | 4 comments
xiaomi mi4 launch

Hitting up Weibo today with an interesting piece of news is Xiaomi Co-founder Liwan Jiang who tell us the Xiaomi Mi4 won’t have a stainless steel rear after all.

CyanogenMod want to take on Google Now with CM Home

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cyanogenmod find7

CyanogenMod Inc. have rolled out another Google rival, this time in the form of CM Home that eyes Google Now.

How to install Google Play on your Xiaomi Mi Pad and fix a few bugs!

Posted on in Android, How To, news, Reviews, Tech, Xiaomi | 4 comments
how to install google play on the xiaomi mi pad

If you have a Xiaomi Mi Pad and need to install the Google Play store, or you are having a few force closes and bugs here is how to solve them.

Confirmed: Next Meizu will ship with Flyme 4.0

Posted on in Android, Leaks and Spy photos, Meizu, news, Phones, ROM, Tech | 4 comments
meizu MX4 concept

In a Facebook post made today, Meizu let slip that their next device will ship with Flyme 4.0.

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LTE Xiaomi Redmi and Redmi Note phones leaked!

Posted on in Android, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech, Xiaomi | 3 comments
xiaomi redmi lte

Xiaomi’s 22nd July “4” event could be more than just a Xiaomi Mi4 launch but an 4G LTE conference with numerous new phones.

Open Thread: Which Chinese resellers do you recommend and which should be avoided?

Posted on in Android, Editorial, news, Phones, Tech | 88 comments
trusted chinese resellers

Your time to speak up and have your say for or against Chinese resellers. Which Chinese phone resellers do you recommend and which should you avoid?

Top Android Wear Apps you need to download

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, Tech, Top 10, Wearable | 2 comments
lg g watch first impressions

Android Wear is just starting out, but the app boom has already begun with new apps arriving by the day. Here I list some of my top Android Wear apps i am using now.

iOcean X8 Mini Pro details surface

Posted on in Android, iOcean, news, Phones, Tech | 9 comments
iocean x8 mini pro

After seeing details of the iOcean X8 Mini, we have to say that the specifications for the iOcean X8 Mini Pro are much more like what we expect.

Mediatek MT6595 launched, capable of 47,000 on Antutu!

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, Phones, Tech | 19 comments
mediatek MT6595 launch

To say the Mediatek MT6595 performs well is a total understatement! The new octacore processor from the Taiwanese chip maker is truly brutal!

iNew V3 now available in new colours

Posted on in Android, iNew, news, Phones, Tech | 6 comments
inew v3 gold

The popular iNew V3 has been given a midlife update in the form of some additional colour options.

TCL will launch 4G LTE Mediatek phone tomorrow

Posted on in Android, news, Phones, TCL, Tech | 0 comments
tcl lte

LTE Mediatek phones have been leaked and teased, but the first to launch is from TCL and it won’t be a flagship device.

Huawei Honor X will launch on 22nd July, but what is it?

Posted on in Android, Huawei, Launch, news, Tech | 3 comments
huawei honor x2

Huawei have made a further teaser to promote their upcoming launch, but what exactly are they going to release?

PiPo T6: 7-inch low-cost phablet with quad-core SoC

Posted on in Android, news, Phablets, Tablets | 2 comments
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Now if you thought that the Mediatek MT6589 series (including the MT6589T) was dead, then you are wrong. PiPo is actually taking out the MT6589T of its dusty grave again for their newest addition to the T-series of tablets / phablets. The new PiPo T6 comes the SoC running at 1.5Ghz and a 7-inch 1280 […]

Buying a OnePlus One with invitation vs from a reseller my experience

Posted on in Android, news, OnePlus, Phones, Reviews, ROM, Tech | 18 comments
oneplus one sandstone 64gb review

There has been a lot of discussion online to where you should buy your OnePlus One from. Basically it comes down to either getting and invite and buying from OnePlus or buying from a Chinese reseller. Here are my views based on personal experience.

Cyanogen Remove CM11S download preventing easy install to Chinese OnePlus One

Posted on in Android, news, OnePlus, Phones, ROM, Tech | 12 comments
cyanogenmod chinese oneplus one

If you are looking to install CyanogenMod CM11S on your Chinese bought OnePlus One running Color OS then things have gotten a lot more difficult as the official download link has been removed.

Update: Do these Xiaomi invites hint at the design of the Mi4?

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, Phones, Tech, Xiaomi | 6 comments
xiaomi mi4 vs mi3

Sheet steel invitations have been sent to members of the press in China for the upcoming Mi4 launch.

Rumour: Meizu MX4 will be launched in September from $320

Posted on in Android, Launch, Leaks and Spy photos, Meizu, news, Phones, Tech | 2 comments
fluorescent Meizu MX3

Speculation and rumour hits Weibo as Meizu MX4 fever goes in to overdrive with rumours including a potential launch date to an actual price.

Rumour: Xiaomi Mi4 killer features will be design, camera, MIUI V6 and availability

Posted on in Android, Launch, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech, Xiaomi | 13 comments
xiaomi mi4 leaked

On July 22nd Xiaomi hare going to launch their assault on the 2014 flagship war with the Xiaomi Mi4. But rumours are warning us to expect less in the hardware and more in the details for this new Mi phone.

Videos: Xiaomi Mi Pad First Impressions and hands on x 2

Posted on in Android, news, Reviews, Tablets, Tech, Xiaomi | 4 comments
xiaomi mi pad review

An odd title indeed, but an accurate one! What follows is not one, but two unboxing and hands on videos with Xiaomi’s very first Android tablet. Xiaomi Mi Pad unboxing and hands on follows!