Category Archives: Android

Huawei working on a new 2K phone

Posted on in Android, Huawei, news, Oppo, Phones, Tech, Vivo | 2 comments
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With Vivo and next Oppo offering phones with 2K displays, it is no wonder that phone giant Huawei are considering the tech for their next device.

Karbonn to launch Windows/Android dual-boot smartphone

Posted on in Android, Phones | 1 comment
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According to reports, India’s Karbonn are working on a yet untitled smartphone which will boast not only only the usual Android compatibility, but support for Microsoft’s Windows Phone os as well.

MWC: ZTE Grand Memo II LTE Hands-On

Posted on in Android, MWC 2014, news, Phones, ZTE | 1 comment
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ZTE had an interesting showing at the Mobile World Congress, and headlining that was the ZTE Grand Memo II LTE. The 6-inch phablet is really blurring the lines between tablet and phone, and initial impressions seem positive.

MWC: Huawei Wrap Up – Smartbands, Motion Control TVs, Android Consoles

Posted on in Android, Huawei, MWC 2014, news, Tech | 0 comments
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We wrap up the best of what Huawei had to offer at the Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona. The Chinese manufacturer came to the show with a wearable, a console and a television.

64-bit Armanda PXA1928 mobile SoC from Marvell announced

Posted on in Android, CoolPad, Lenovo, MWC 2014, Tech | 3 comments
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Marvell isn’t as often talked about as say Qualcomm or MediaTek, but the fabricator just took a shy at the headlines thanks to a recent release; a 64-bit quad-core mobile chipset.

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MediaTek: New logo, new approach. Are they ready to take on the global market?

Posted on in Android, Editorial, JiaYu, news, Tech | 14 comments
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Mediatek are reinventing themselves with a new logo, new slogan and new technology. Is it time for them to go global?

Keybee First Look: One Handed Typing, But How Easy Is It To Ditch QWERTY?

Posted on in Android, news, Startups | 2 comments
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The Keybee keyboard has launched after being in development since 2012. We take a closer look at it and see if it really is a better way to type on a touchscreen.

JD.com Will Be Exclusive Seller Of The Nokia X Line In China

Posted on in Android, MWC 2014, news, Umi | 0 comments
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Jingdong (JD.com) will be the exclusive retailer of the Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL in China. The Android phones won’t be sold officially at any retail stores in China.

Octacore GooPhone N3 Review of a dual SIM Note 3 clone

Posted on in Android, GooPhone, news, Phablets, Phones, Reviews, Tech | 29 comments
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The octacore GooPhone N3 review is here! We have had our hands on the GooPhone N3 phablet for a few weeks now preparing this review. Find out what we think of this dual sim phone with the body of a Samsung Galaxy Note 3.

[How To] WhatsApp users on Android finally get rid of ‘last seen’ timestamps

Posted on in Android, How To, news | 5 comments
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Right after Facebook’s acquisition of massively popular messaging app WhatsApp, the Facebook subsidiary rolled out an update earlier today which allows Android users to hide their last seen timestamp.

Android-x86 4.4 release candidate allows you to run KitKat on your PC

Posted on in Android, news, Tech | 3 comments

With the sort of growth Google’s Android has seen in the past few years, it is only logical to try and have it running on devices other than smartphones and tablets. Android is designed to run on devices on the ARM architecture, but most desktops and laptops of today have x86 processors which aren’t natively compatible to run Android.

How To Root the Huawei Honor 3C!

Posted on in Android, How To, Huawei, iNew | 4 comments
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How to root the Huawei Honor 3C so you can have full control of your Android experience!

LG G Pro 2 Officially Announced

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LG couldn’t wait until The Mobile World Congress (MWC) to unveil its newest phone, the LG G Pro 2. The company made the announcement through an official press release Thursday and included the usual gamut of images. The LG G Pro 2 features a 5.9 inch 1920×1080 (1080p) screen with a slim side bezel of […]

UMi X3 and UMi X1 Pro will launch internationally mid March

Posted on in Android, news, Phones, Tech, Umi | 1 comment
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UMi have officially announced that their flagship UMi X3 octacore smartphone will go on sale mid-March along with the UMi X1 Pro smartphone.

Top 5 Android Gaming Handhelds

Posted on in Android, No.1, Tech | 9 comments
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Top 5 Android powered gaming handhelds you can buy now! Specifications, details and more of the best Android games systems on the market today!

RIP Flappy Bird! Game taken down from Play Store & iTunes App Store

Posted on in Android, news | 2 comments
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Following the statement he made yesterday, Dong Nguyen pulled the insanely popular game, Flappy Bird from the Google Play and the iTunes App stores.

Game Over Flappy Bird! Developer says he will remove the game from the app store

Posted on in Android, news, Startups, Tech | 3 comments
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In an astonishing development, it has been learnt that Dong Nguyen, developer of the addictive (?) Flappy Bird title will soon be taking the game off the Google Play Store.

Money no object: Best Smartphone to buy!

Posted on in Android, Editorial, Gionee, Meizu, news, Phones, Tech, Vivo | 25 comments
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If money was no object which is the best smartphone to buy? We list 5 smartphones which would be a great to own!

12 Best Smartphone deals under $190 Available now

Posted on in Android, CoolPad, Editorial, iNew, iOcean, Lenovo, Phones, Tech, Umi, ZTE | 39 comments
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The day when low-cost or cheap meant poor specifications are well behind us, now it is easy to buy a cheap phone with excellent mid-range hardware. We list 10 best smartphone deals available now!

8 most iconic Chinese smartphones of all time!

Posted on in Android, Editorial, GooPhone, JiaYu, Meizu, Newman, news, Nubia, Phones, Tech, Vivo | 9 comments
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As China is the rising star of the smartphone world we look back and list 8 of the most iconic Chinese smartphones of all time!