Mobile

LG V10 Verizon variant receiving bug fix update

Verizon has started rolling out an update to LG V10 devices on its network. The update bumps the software version to VS99011B, and brings along various bug fixes, including those related to Contacts app and Second Screen. As per the change log, the update fixes a QRemote crash issue as well as how navigation icons are displayed when an app ... Read More »

Snapdragon 820-powered LeTV Le Max Pro to cost around $535

Chinese company LeTV’s latest smartphone – the Le Max Pro – will carry a price tag of RMB 3,500 (around $535) in China. This was revealed by a leaked screenshot/teaser obtained by a Chinese website. If you aren’t already aware, the Le Max Pro was unveiled by Qualcomm as the first Snapdragon 820-powered smartphone at the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show ... Read More »

Lenovo phasing out Motorola brand for smartphones

When Lenovo completed the acquisition of Motorola Mobility back in 2014, it said “We plan to not only protect the Motorola brand, but make it stronger.” However, looks like the Chinese company’s priorities has changed with changing times as the brand is now being phased out. “We’ll slowly phase out Motorola,” said Motorola Chief Operating Officer Rick Osterloh. Motorola’s phone ... Read More »

Polaroid Power and Snap smartphones unveiled

Over at CES Polaroid has announced a couple of new smartphones (or 4, if you count display diagonal options). Not a major player on the smartphone scene, Polaroid has placed the focus of the new models on affordability. Polaroid Snap The Polaroid Snap is the lower-specced model, and comes in three display sizes: 5″, 5.5″, and 6″. Whatever the diagonal, ... Read More »

BLU Vivo 5 and Vivo XL are official with 5.5″ displays

US-based smartphone maker BLU used CES 2016 to announce its latest phones – the BLU Vivo 5 and Vivo XL. Both feature 5.5″ Super AMOLED screens, MediaTek chipsets with octa-core CPU and metal unibody design. BLU Vivo 5 The BLU Vivo 5 comes with a 5.5″ Super AMOLED screen of 720p resolution resulting in a pixel density of 267 ppi. ... Read More »

HTC One A9 now also comes in pink

Launched back in November last year, the HTC One A9 has been available in Carbon Gray, Opal Silver, Topaz Gold, and Deep Garnet colors. Now, the Taiwanese company has added another color option – Pink. The Pink-colored One A9 is currently limited to the company’s home country, and there’s no word on if and when it will be available in ... Read More »

All-metal Nubia X8 leaks in live photos

Nubia, ZTE’s premium sister company, is planning to launch a couple of devices on its January 18 event. As it’s often the case, one of the phones to be announced at the event has leaked. What you see below are live photos of the Nubia X8 – a metal-clad smartphone with a fingerprint sensor below the main camera. According to ... Read More »

Microsoft Lumia 650 shows up in a live image, design confirmed

The Microsoft Lumia 650 has been popping up here and there over the past month, and its existence nearly got official confirmation from a company senior exec. Now a new live photo has appeared, confirming the design in previous renders, and the source also has intel on the specs. The lone image depicts the phone at an angle and other ... Read More »

Apple screen components leak in photos, possibly from the iPhone 7

It’s 2016 and you know what that means – a new iPhone lineup from Apple is on its way. Out of a credible source in Taiwan now comes yet another fresh rumor about the Cupertino handsets, to add to the growing pool of hunches, obscure predictions and speculation. This new set of shots is about as close as we have ... Read More »

Cramer: What the LinkedIn disaster means to you

While the market on Monday was a total bloodbath, Jim Cramer doesn’t want investors to forget that Friday was terrible, too. Friday’s carnage all stemmed from the horrific forecasts of high growth technology stocks LinkedIn and Tableau Software, which caused anything related to mobile, social and cloud to go into a tailspin. “The pin action from these two quarters was ... Read More »