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ZTE Z986DL and Z986U clear Bluetooth SIG

. Sadly, the listing doesn’t reveal anything else about these handsets. But given that they have started collecting the necessary certifications, we expect to hear more on them in days or probably weeks to come. source”cnbc” Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S5 on Sprint gets December security update

Sprint has started rolling out a new update to Samsung Galaxy S5 units on its network. Arriving as build version G900PVPU3CPL2 and weighing in at around 237MB, the update includes Android security fixes for the month of December. The carrier is yet to update the Galaxy S5 software update page on its website, so it’s currently difficult to say what ... Read More »

New rumor says Oppo Find 9 WILL arrive in H1 this year

After whether or not the Oppo Find 9 will ever arrive, it seems the next big question is: whether we’ll see it launching in H1 2017, or not? Back in November last year, there was first a rumor that said the device will be made official in March 2017. This was followed by a couple of sources (a Chinese analyst ... Read More »

76% of Apple’s mobile devices are now running iOS 10

Apple has released its latest iOS adoption numbers, revealing that the version 10 of its mobile operating system now powers 76% of compatible devices. That’s a rise of 13% compared to the last time these figures were released, which happened in November. In October, the adoption rate stood at 60%. Coming to other versions, iOS 9’s share now stands at ... Read More »

Huawei Honor 6X landing in India January 24

The Huawei Honor 6X – which went official back in October last year, and is currently available in China, the US, and Europe – will be launched in India on January 24. The company has started sending media invites for the launch event. While the invite doesn’t explicitly reveal the name of the phone, the fact that it’d be a ... Read More »

The Blade V8 is another new dual-camera smartphone, courtesy of ZTE

The ZTE Blade V8 Pro definitely turned some heads at its CES 2017 announcement. We already managed to secure some hands-on time with the phone and frankly, kind of liked it. The “Pro” moniker already suggested there’s another model coming, but now it is official – ZTE unveiled the basic Blade V8. Now, you would be forgiven for thinking the ... Read More »

T-Mobile HTC 10 starts getting Nougat update

T-Mobile has started rolling out a new update to HTC 10 units on its network in the United States. Arriving as version 2.37.531.5, and weighing in at 1.22GB, the update brings Android version 7.0. This was revealed by the usually reliable leakster @LlabTooFeR in a tweet. Follow LlabTooFeR @LlabTooFeR HTC 10 (T-Mobile USA) got Android 7.0 update. ROM version is ... Read More »

December security update starts hitting Samsung Galaxy S7 active

A new update has started hitting the Samsung Galaxy S7 active smartphone in the US. The update – which weighs in at around 45MB and carries a build number of MMB29M.G891AUCS2APL1 – is being rolled out by AT&T, which exclusively sells the handset. The update includes the security update that brings along Android security fixes for December. For those waiting ... Read More »

European Motorola Moto G4 Nougat update to come this month

The Motorola Moto G4 and G4 Plus smartphones finally started receiving the Nougat update last month. While the update has only being rolling out in Asia so far, the company has now revealed that the European units will be getting it this month. the German arm of the company has said in a tweet that the Moto G4 will start ... Read More »

Honor 6X is officially heading to the EU and USA this month

The Honor 6X smartphone went official last October in China and while it may have escaped its homeland via some third-party retailers, the 6X wasn’t officially available anywhere else. That’s about to change though. Today, at a pre-CES event, Huawei’s subsidiary Honor announced the expansion of the availability of the Honor 6X. The attractive mid-ranger fared well in China for ... Read More »