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Nexus 6 gets an iFixit teardown treatment

Google Nexus 6 is officially here and this means it’s time for the folks at iFixit to get their hands on the device and tear its components apart. Starting with the back cover, there are no screws involved to open the back cover of the device so the folks at iFixit ended up with picks to pry open the back cover of the device which comes with little adhesive.

Samsung Gear S sales reaches 10,000 units on first day of launch in South Korea

Samsung announced the Gear S smartwatch which is a standalone device that doesn’t require to be connected to a smartphone to get notifications. It features a SIM card slot, and 3G connectivity so you can get SMS, calls, and access the internet without a need for a smartphone. The smartwatch went on sale in the company’s home country on November 5th through SK Telecom and KT. As per a new report, the smartwatch sales topped 10,000 on the first day of launch in the region, hinting at a demand for a smartwatch which can operate without being connected to a smartphone.

List of countries where Galaxy Note Edge will go on sale

Samsung announced the Galaxy Note Edge will not hit retail as widely as the Galaxy Note 4. If you fancy the Galaxy Note Edge and its curved display, and want to know if it will hit retail in your country, we’ve got a list of regions where the handset will hit retail in the near future. Previously, it was rumored that the limited edition device will not hit retail in Europe, but it seems that’s not the case.

Rumor: Microsoft reportedly planning a bigger Surface Pro tablet

Microsoft’s Surface Pro tablets had a rough start, but things began to change with the launch of the larger Surface Pro 3. In the company’s latest earnings call, it was revealed that the Surface business brought a $908 million profit for the software giant. So, there’s a big reason for the company to explore more options, and release its successor with improved specifications, possibly the new Intel chips.

HTC One M8 and M7 to get Android 5.0 Lollipop within 90 days, confirms HTC

HTC has done a very commendable job when it comes to software updates for its flagship devices over the past few months. The Taiwanese OEM released Android 4.4 KitKat within 90 days after receiving the software from Google. Now, HTC has confirmed they have received the code from Google and will update the HTC One M8 and M7 to the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop within the next 90 days.

Samsung Galaxy Grand 3 spotted on GFXBench, reveals specifications

Samsung has released the Galaxy Grand 2 in some emerging markets a few months back. But, it seems the company is already working on its successor which may see a wider roll out when it’s officially announced. An alleged device carrying a SM-7200 model number was spotted on GFXBench, believed to be the Samsung Galaxy Grand 3, and reveals some of the specifications it will launch with.

Android 4.4 KitKat now running on 30 percent of devices

Recently, Google released the adoption figures for the Android operating system, revealing the percentage of devices running various versions of Android. Things have been stagnant when it comes to the growth of Android 4.4 KitKat, but many OEMs have released the latest operating system for their flagship devices.

Motorola Droid Turbo press render leaks

We’ve heard a lot about the upcoming Motorola Droid Turbo in the past few weeks, thanks to a plethora of leaks, even one from Verizon itself where the carrier posted a press render of the device on Twitter, and was promptly removed. The handset is expected to come with a Kevlar casing, and more recently, the prolific @evleaks — who may be back in the leaking game — posted a press render of the alleged handset, showing off its black and red color options. The images do look good, considering the Droid line up isn’t the prettiest of Motorola handsets.

Samsung quietly launches Galaxy S5 Plus with Snapdragon 805

Not too long ago, Samsung launched the Galaxy S5 4G+ in Singapore which came with an upgraded Snapdragon 805 processor on board. Now, it seems the company is making it available in other regions in the form of the Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus, starting with the Netherlands. There was no shiny press event, and it silently went online at the company’s website.

HTC Android 5.0 Lollipop update roadmap surfaces

Google announced the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop a few days back. Several OEMs have confirmed they are going to release the latest update
for their flagship devices once the software is available from Google, but they failed to give a time frame when users of specific devices can expect it. HTC already confirmed they are going to release the Android 5.0 Lollipop update within 90 days for its devices, but when?

Nexus 6 to launch on all major US carriers, T-Mobile will start selling it November 12th

Google recently released the biggest Nexus smartphone to date, measuring almost 6-inches which is bigger than the majority of phablets in the market. Google announced the gigantic handset will be available for pre-orders in late-October, followed by its availability in November. They further mentioned that it will hit retail on all major US carriers, including AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, and US Cellular.

Google Nexus 6 coming to 28 markets across the globe by year end

Google took the wraps off the highly rumored, Motorola-made Nexus 6 yesterday. There was no shiny launch event, with the announcement going live in the form of a blog post, as rumored before. Unlike the Nexus 5, the oversized Nexus 6 is going to see a wide roll out. Motorola confirmed the handset will hit retail in 28 markets across across Europe, Asia-Pacific and North America starting later this year and as we head into Q1, including India.