Shipping estimates: Xiaomi tops LG, Lenovo. Apple gets closer to Samsung

Xiaomi becomes China's No. 1 smartphone vendor
Founded in April 2010, Xiaomi might be a young company, but it looks like the Chinese manufactured wasted little time in overthrowing well aged companies such as LG, Lenovo, or Huawei. Two separate reports posted recently by IDC and Strategy Analytics confirmed today that Xiaomi secured the third spot in estimated smartphones shipments calculated for the last quarter. IDC claims […]
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New 9.2-inch Xiaomi tablet with 64-bit CPU spotted in benchmark

New 9.2-inch Xiaomi tablet with 64-bit CPU spotted in benchmark
Xiaomi has become one of the most successful Chinese manufacturers on the market and it was only recently when the company became the world’s third largest smartphone maker in the world. Xiaomi also joined the tablet game earlier this year with the Tegra K1-powered MiPad, and apparently the company’s line-up will soon(?) expand with a new, budget-friendlier tablet currently known […]
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New pre-order window for the OnePlus One to open on November 17

New pre-order window for the OnePlus One to open on November 17
For the first time since the smartphone was released on the market, last Monday the OnePlus One became available for pre-order without an invitation for a brief period of time. Unfortunately, customers ran into issues with the pre-order form, mainly due to high traffic. The servers froze up and numerous prospective buyers never had the chance to place their pre-orders, leaving […]
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Motorola Droid Turbo to hit the international market on November 5 as the “Moto Maxx”?

Motorola Droid Turbo to hit the international market on November 5 as the "Moto Maxx"?
The Motorola Droid Turbo was officially presented a couple of days ago as a Verizon-exclusive device. No official word on the smartphone’s international variant was said, but recent history teaches us that Motorola should eventually launch a “non-Droid” version of the handset sooner rather than later. Sure enough, it appears that Motorola is preparing for a launch event in Brazil […]
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13-inch Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 goes official in Windows flavor

13-inch Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 goes official in Windows flavor
Earlier this month Lenovo expanded its tablet line-up with two new devices bearing the Yoga Tablet 2 moniker, measuring 8 and 10-inches respectively. Now a third contender entered the scene, bringing a larger 13-inch display in tow. However, unlike the aforementioned models which are offered with either Windows 8.1 or Android out of the box, the 13-incher seems to be […]
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The OnePlus 2 will feature an in-house developed Android ROM

The OnePlus 2 will feature an in-house developed Android ROM
In a recent interview with the Chinese media, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau reconfirmed that the company is planning on releasing a sequel to the successful OnePlus One. In addition, Pete Lau also spilled the beans on a very interesting aspect in regards to the OnePlus 2’s specifications, and confirmed that the second smartphone in the series will carry an in-house […]
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Motorola Droid Turbo Hands-On Videos

Motorola Droid Turbo Hands-On Videos
The Motorola Droid Turbo is now official and ready to take the Android world by storm. Based on the data that was revealed so far the latest Droid shapes up to be a spectacular device, boasting the most powerful hardware components on the market and a beefy battery to keep everything going for up to 48 hours of mixed usage. […]
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Huawei Ascend Mate 7 review – China’s elegant new flagship phablet

Ascend Mate 7 review
Chinese manufacturer Huawei continues to make waves in Europe, and is becoming a better known brand. With devices such as the Ascend P7, the company has demonstrated that it understands the global market and can produce devices with high-quality build and hardware at a relatively attractive price. The Huawei Ascend Mate 7, which was unveiled at the 2014 IFA show, […]
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Oppo N3 and 4.85 mm-thin Oppo R5 go official in Singapore

Oppo N3 and 4.85 mm-thin Oppo R5 go official in Singapore
After numerous official teasers on what we can expect from Oppo’s latest flagship phone, the company recently lifted the veil on the Oppo N3 in an event held in Singapore. To our lack of surprise the 5.5-inch flagship was also accompanied by an ultra-thin mid-range counterpart, now known as the Oppo R5. As expected, each smartphone has its own selling […]
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Motorola Droid Turbo goes official with top-of-the-line specs in tow

Motorola Droid Turbo goes official with top-of-the-line specs in tow
It was only two weeks ago when Verizon confirmed the Motorola Droid Turbo’s arrival on its network and sure enough, yesterday Big Red lifted the veil on the latest Droid right on schedule. Much like the previous leaks have suggested, the Turbo is equipped with some of the latest hardware components available, and looking at the official spec sheet we […]
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Sharp rumored to be working on a 4K smartphone display

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If QHD smartphones already seem outdated and just not sharp enough to you, then you might be glad to know that the company Sharp might be already working on taking smartphone display resolutions to the next level. The news comes as the Japanese media recently reported on the rumor that Sharp is already working on a 4K smartphone display. Up […]
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Kazakh retailer prices the Samsung Galaxy A5 at $550

Samsung Galaxy SM-A500
It looks like the Samsung Galaxy A5 was just leaked in the catalog of an online retailer from Kazakhstan. We’ve heard rumors about the A5 for quite some time now, but this is the first time that the Galaxy A5 was mentioned by a retailer, complete with the exact dimensions, the weight of the device, as well as most of […]
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HP Pro Slate 12 & Pro Slate 8 with HP Duet Pen emerge

HP Pro Slate 12 & Pro Slate 8 with HP Duet Pen emerge
Technical data on the HP Pro Slate 12 and Pro Slate 8 has surfaced through unofficial means before, and the 12-inch model was actually spotted in GFXBench’s database back in August, revealing some of the hardware components that make it tick. Now however, both slates have been spotted on HP’s official product page with detailed specifications in tow, and excitingly […]
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2015) confirmed on the manufacturer’s website

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2015) confirmed on the manufacturer's website
The latest (ongoing) Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 was introduced last year at IFA in September, and by the looks of it the Korean tech giant is now working on a successor. A mysterious Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2015) was recently mentioned on the official Portuguese pages of several Samsung applications, including WatchON, Galaxy 11 Shooting Soccer and Galaxy 11 Cannon […]
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The latest Windows 10 preview adds support for 1024 x 600 screens

The latest Windows 10 preview adds support for 1024 x 600 screens
Although Windows 8.1 supports devices with low-res 1024 x 600 displays, those of you who have tried running the OS in this particular environment may have noticed that an error message appears when trying to run Metro / Modern apps, or when opening the Windows Store. While this limitation was carried over to the first Windows 10 preview, the second […]
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