Blackberry Priv is now official
Published in Mobiles

Android slider by Blackberry.

We've known for months that it's coming. Now we know what it looks like and what it's called. The name tells most of the story of Blackberry Venice Priv.

Lumia 550 Apparently Appears Again
Published in Mobiles

Microsoft may be releasing the Lumia 550 after all.

In July this year, the news spread that Microsoft has cancelled the development of almost all models of upcoming Lumia phones other than the two flagship phones. Today the Lumia 550 appeared online, which should mean that the phone is going to be launched after all.

Lenovo P1 With 5,000 mAh Battery Available For Preorder
Published in Mobiles

My next smartphone is coming at the beginning of October.

Lenovo has listened to my repeated requests and has cooked up two amazing smartphones. While that sentence isn't entirely accurate, the fact is, Lenovo Vibe P1 and P1m are amazing and come with huge batteries, just the way I like.

Hey Cortana, Tell Me About Cyanogen
Published in Mobiles

Microsoft's relationship with Cyanogen never better.

More news involving Microsoft and Android. After Cortana became available for the platform as an app, Cyanogen has announced the virtual assistant's deep integration into its Android fork.

Intel reportedly subsidizing SoFIA 3G chips
Published in Processors

Honestly, who didn’t see this coming?

Intel is said to be offering a subsidy for every single SoFIA-based device churned out by Chinese white-box outfit. 

Krzanich: Windows 10 won’t fuel PC sales
Published in Processors

Intel CEO sceptical

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich does not expect the launch of Windows 10 to boost PC sales. 

Asus smartphone push centred on unlocked phones
Published in Mobiles

2 years a slave no more

Asus is churning out more smartphones than ever, but unlike established smartphone brands, it is going after the contract-free market rather than carrier sweetheart deals.

Xiaomi reportedly shifting to MediaTek in high-end phones
Published in Processors

Helio X20 may be getting a huge design win 

Xiaomi, one of China’s premiere tech companies, is said to be eyeing MediaTek’s new Helio X20 application processor for its flagship phones. 

Xiaomi accessory push is getting out of control
Published in News

Chinese giant has a lot of fans, literally

When Xiaomi announced plans to launch accessories shops in western markets, we assumed the Chinese giant would focus on smartphone kit. However, since then, the company has gone into overdrive to launch loads of cool looking and quite odd hardware. 

MediaTek Labs targets developed and emerging markets
Published in Wearables

First products quietly trickling out

MediaTek Labs is stepping up efforts to enlist more software and hardware partners.