Asics acquires Runkeeper for $85 million
Published in Wearables


Buying the software to get the hardware running

Asiscs has announced that it acquired Runkeeper fitness tracking software for $85 million.

Gionee Elife S8 Helio P10 launches at MWC
Published in Mobiles


Confirmed, but shipping in March…

Gionee Elife S8 will launch at the Mobile World Congress 2016 and the company has sent invitations. The phone will launch on Monday February 22, but it will ship at a later date.

Doogee F7 is affordable Helio X20
Published in Mobiles


$169.99 killer price

The Meizu MX6 and MX6 Mini might be the biggest design wins that the Helio X20 might get but Doogee F7 might be the most affordable one. The company is expected to launch its Doogee F7 in Q2 2016 and sell it for $169.99 killer price.

Snapdragon Wear 2100 is the new smartwatch SoC
Published in Wearables


30 per cent smaller, 25  per cent better battery

After years of  the Snapdragon 400 being Qualcomm's only SoC for wearable devices, the company has announced a successor – Snapdragon Wear 2100.

Qualcomm announces 1 Gbps X16 modem
Published in Mobiles


14nm, available in 2H 2016

Qualcomm has finally launched what it thinks will be the next milestone in the LTE modem speed – a Gigabit Class LTE Chipset with download speeds of up to 1 Gbps.

LG G5 with touch cover benchmarked
Published in Mobiles


Good scores

The LG G5 is shipping with a Snapdragon 820 CPU and an "always on" feature that will give you a glimpse into the most important information.Now its benchmark scores have been leaked and it is looking rather good.

Vevo updates Android and Apple TV applications
Published in News


Instagram-like user interface for everyone

Following the release of an updated iOS application, Vevo has just released a native tvOS Apple TV and Android TV application packed with similar features.

Android Wear getting battery boost
Published in Wearables


Android 6.0 gets Doze power

Android Wear watches have a rather modest battery life of one to two days. The upcoming Android Wear 6.0 might change that, as it includes Doze power management.

Galaxy S7 Edge to have 3600 mAh battery
Published in Mobiles


Getting you through the day

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge will launch in just 11 days from now, a day before the Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona and it is starting to look like the Galaxy S7 Edge will have a 3600 mAh battery.

ELEPHONE M3 is first $199 Helio P10
Published in Mobiles


Pictured, 3GB, touch ID, 5.5 FHD display

MediaTek is shipping both mainstream /performance Helio P10s and Helio X20 higher-end SoCs. The phone manufacturers are finishing up the phones and some designs including ELEPHONE M3 will get this cool chip for $199.