Surprise: Sony will bring Lollipop goodies to the Xperia T2 Ultra and C3 after all

Sony Mobile’s shot callers must have been delusional if they thought for a second they’d get away with simply forgetting about contemporary non-Xperia Z smartphones mere months after their commercial debuts. Fortunately, the Japanese OEM quickly regained its grasp on reality, reevaluating the company’s stance on Lollipop updates for the Xperia T2 Ultra and Xperia more »

Glamorous LG G4 introduction slated for April 28, leather back in tow?

LG has just basically confirmed the time and multiple venues of their next-gen flagship announcement, and unlike the decidedly predictable Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9 coming-out parties earlier this year, we should probably expect the unexpected here. Yes, for a second there it seemed as if the G4 would follow its rivals’ suit more »

AT&T, Verizon and Sprint fully reveal Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge pricing

And just like that, all the pieces of the puzzle are in place. The stage is ready, so let the show begin. Well, not quite yet, but D-Day is fast approaching. It’s April 10 across the board for both the standard Galaxy S6 and dual-curved S6 Edge, even though Verizon will wait until Wednesday, April more »

HTC inconspicuously outs One E9+ with 5.5-inch Quad HD screen… probably

Something for everyone. That seems to be HTC’s new company motto, replacing a “quietly brilliant” slogan that didn’t serve the Taiwanese company well in their latest battles against Korean and Chinese adversaries. But in trying to crank up the noise and diversity of the One portfolio, the makers of some of the best-looking smartphones the more »

PSA: Asus ZenFone 2 with 5-inch 720p screen, 2 GB RAM available stateside

The first SKU of the hotly anticipated Asus ZenFone 2 is up for grabs in the States at last, and it’s very competitively priced, to say the least. Unfortunately, bargain hunters this side of the Pacific can’t get the killer deals offered to Asian consumers on the handheld’s best configurations. For the time being, “entry-level” more »


Samsung Galaxy S6 software is as bloated as ever, and storage is a big problem

Everybody knows the internal storage figures advertised by gadget manufacturers aren’t the same as the actual user-accessible space. It’s been this way since forever, and after installing your Windows or Linux on a PC, similar shrinkage goes down. The problem with Android OEMs is they don’t seem to know when to stop. Okay, so the more »

Google Nexus 6 spreads its wings to six new markets, bringing the tally up to 21

It could be a natural consequence of Nexus 5’s extinction, the passing of time and new Android flagship releases, or maybe just a long overdue production increase. Whatever the reason, we’re sure purists and Google enthusiasts located in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway and Portugal will be ecstatic to hear they can now score the more »

Here’s where you can buy the HTC One M9 already and how much it costs

In a bid to make your next high-end Android smartphone purchase even trickier, Samsung and HTC have put the Galaxy S6, S6 Edge and One M9 on sale stateside at essentially the same time. Don’t worry, we’re not here to convince you to score one or the other.

HTC One M8s expected out soon with S615 CPU, 13 MP cam, €400+ price tag

As if there wasn’t enough confusion hovering over the far too subtle differences between HTC’s standard One M9 and the Plus version, as well as the multiple One E9s in the pipeline, it appears yet another One 8-series installment is also on the way.

Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge pre-orders begin March 27 stateside for full April 10 launch

Never to be outdone by arch-nemesis HTC, Samsung has announced its hotly anticipated Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will be available on the same day as the One M9 in the US. March 27, that is, i.e. tomorrow, or better yet, in under 24 hours.

ZTE throws its hat in the Android flagship ring with $400 Nubia Z9 Max

A standout with extreme affordability, tongue-in-cheek product names, little software innovations and big biometric breakthroughs these past few months, ZTE was bound to get serious about its mainstream high-end prospects sooner or later.

HTC reveals plans for ‘More than One’ April 8 event, as E9 and E9+ pics crop up

There’s been no shortage of gossip regarding unannounced HTC mobile gear in recent weeks, even though the company’s mainstream H1 2015 flagship is already official. Rumor has it a higher-end One M9 Plus will break cover in a month tops, alongside a pair of fairly odd One E9s.