Microsoft Lumia 640 ‘coming soon’ to T-Mo, likely priced at $99 with MetroPCS

Unveiled less than a month ago, the newest budget-minded mid ranger with Windows Phone 8.1 pre-loaded is just about ready for global takeoff in 5 and 5.7-inch configurations.


HTC Desire 816 next in line for Android 5.0, Desire Eye to also be Lollipoped

With HTC just about finished updating its last two flagship phones to the newest Lollipop flavor, rumors were bound to start swirling regarding names of devices en route to Android 5.0 next.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 updated to Lollipop on AT&T, European Note 3 Neo next

Mere hours after dispatching Android 5.0 for Samsung’s newest high-end S Pen phablet, AT&T spread the love to include yesteryear’s GNote flagship as well. Yes, both the Note 4 and Note 3 are making the jump to Lollipop as you read this, and KitKat starts feeling like a distant, unpleasant memory. Granted, it never felt more »

Deal alert: Brand new AT&T unlocked LG G2 for $190 on eBay

LG’s aging but formidable G2 smartphone dropped well below $300 in factory unlocked variants through Amazon months ago, then hit an all-time $210 low on eBay… for only a few days.

Lenovo defies low-cost expectations with sub-$150 1,080p 5.5-inch K3 Note

While daughter company Motorola continues to go unchallenged in the low to mid-end, low-cost Western arena, always refreshing the Moto E and G at the right time to fend off Lumia threats, the big kahunas over at Lenovo are struggling with local foes.

LG G4 tipped to keep things plastic, G4 Note could adopt metal build

Despite the sudden death of LG’s phablet-sized but unremarkable G Pro family, Korea’s second largest device manufacturer is still expected to enter a couple of horses in the high-stakes race this year. The first is unsurprisingly a familiar-looking G3 sequel dubbed fittingly G4, and set to borrow a subtle curviness from the G Flex lineup.

Google rewards Micromax Canvas A1 user patience with Android 5.1 Lollipop

Advertised as a Nexus program equivalent for poorer countries, the Android One initiative has been met with limited success in the handful of markets it’s so far penetrated. Underwhelming device sales numbers likely made Google break one of its essential promises, putting off Lollipop updates for quite some time.

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge go up for pre-orders on British shores

Nowhere to be found stateside, and virtually impossible to score before April 10 anywhere in the world, Samsung’s latest Apple iPhone “killers” are available for early commitments in the UK. Fitting for their ultra-high-end specifications and premium designs, the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge seem to be setting the stage for a staggering, wide-scale rollout.

HTC One M9 set to launch in the US on April 10th

Earlier this month, HTC unveiled the HTC One M9 at the Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. The handset was set to launch in the company’s home country earlier this week, but it was delayed due to some software bugs — it’s expected to hit retail in Taiwan on March 20th. If you’re based the US, you be glad to know the handset is set to launch in the US starting April 10th.

HTC reportedly fixes pre-release One M9 overheating, Taiwan launch back on

It sounds like we may have flipped out over reported pre-release issues with HTC’s One M9 for nothing, as word around the street now is the phone’s commercially polished software corrects all flaws.

Samsung reportedly working on the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for Galaxy A series handsets

Last year, Samsung introduced the metal-clad Galaxy A series handsets comprising of the Galaxy A3, A5 and A7. All handsets came with a metal build, and offered a premium look compared to the previous handsets launched by the Korean OEM.

Amazon Appstore turns four, celebrates with $100+ worth of free apps and games

Instead of expecting gifts, as you do when celebrating an anniversary, Amazon goes in a giving mood itself and lets its Android-owning fans install no less than 34 apps and games free of charge. Well, technically, the Amazon Appstore will be four years old on Sunday, March 22, but we wouldn’t hold our breath for better looming deals.