Nintendo Wii U: Failing Successor To GameCube

There have been reports in Japan that the Nintendo Wii U is facing stock issues as shops seem to be running out of units to sell. Is it because the console is booming? Actually, it’s quite contrary is happening. Apparently the supply of the Wii U is being limited in order to avoid having unsold Read more about Nintendo Wii U: Failing Successor To GameCube[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7: Sony Loses At Its Own Game

Samsung has been known to produce smartphone parts for the other brands, most notably display panels for several iterations of the iPhone. Its pride regarding the company’s in-house technology prowess has led it to totally abandoning the Snapdragon SoC for Exynos in the Samsung Galaxy S6. The world’s biggest smartphone OEM also knows how to Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7: Sony Loses At Its Own Game[…]

HTC One A9: Bittersweet News For Unlocked Device

When given the chance, many folks would typically opt for unlocked smartphones to be free from the clutches of carriers or if they usually like to switch telco providers. Those who are making the choice to purchase the unlocked HTC One A9 should look at something else while those who already did can’t get support Read more about HTC One A9: Bittersweet News For Unlocked Device[…]

HTC One M9: HTC 10 Name Confirms Series Demise

Rumors and leaks from smartphone oracle Evan Blass have proven to be mostly correct for the Samsung Galaxy S7/Edge and LG G5, so there is little reason to doubt that his latest scoop is a hoax. The guy simply mentioned “HTC 10” in a tweet and it was enough to send everyone into a little Read more about HTC One M9: HTC 10 Name Confirms Series Demise[…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs Moto X Pure Edition: An Easy Decision?

Between the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Motorola Moto X Pure Edition, it seems quite obvious that both devices are quite tied in terms of performance specs, but it doesn’t reflect their price tag disparity. So is the Note 5 justified in being the pricier device? While the Note 5 uses an octa-core Exynos 7420 Read more about Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs Moto X Pure Edition: An Easy Decision?[…]

Sony Xperia Z5: Support Cut Off After Marshmallow Update?

It’s funny that more people complain about Samsung being slow on updates when the Samsung Galaxy S6 has received the Marshmallow update while the Sony Xperia Z5 is still on Lollipop. Anyway, Sony has tentatively confirmed the roll out date of the Android 6.0 Marshmallow to the Sony Xperia Z5, Z3+, and Z4 Tablet in Read more about Sony Xperia Z5: Support Cut Off After Marshmallow Update?[…]

HTC One A9 Wipes Off HTC One M9 – Taking Out The Trash?

A sharp shift in direction has apparently been taken by HTC after three generations of devices built with all-metal unibody complemented by special front-facing BoomSound Dolby Audio speakers. The traits that proved successful for the HTC One M8 has not translated well to the One M9, which has prompted the decision to ditch them in Read more about HTC One A9 Wipes Off HTC One M9 – Taking Out The Trash?[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7: Threatened By Software Weakness

The launch of Android Lollipop for Samsung devices didn’t go so smoothly last time. With Android Marshmallow and the Samsung Galaxy S6/Edge the company was once again given an opportunity to make amends, but judging from the response of users it is safe to say they messed up again. The Samsung Galaxy S6/Edge devices are Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7: Threatened By Software Weakness[…]

Samsung Pay vs Apple Pay vs Android Pay: The Race Is On!

Samsung and Apple are not only competing in terms of smartphone hardware and OS, but also on their pay services. Besides these two there is also Android Pay, which has plenty of potential because it covers other Android devices cover a huge variety of brands. In terms of absolute numbers of subscribers, Apple leads both Read more about Samsung Pay vs Apple Pay vs Android Pay: The Race Is On![…]

Android Marshmallow: Sony Xperia Z5 Slower Than Galaxy S6?

People have been complaining ceaselessly about how Samsung has been poor in terms of software support, especially how long it has taken for US users to receive the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. Not as many are making a din about the fact that the Sony Xperia Z5 hasn’t received the update while the Samsung Galaxy Read more about Android Marshmallow: Sony Xperia Z5 Slower Than Galaxy S6?[…]

Google Nexus Flagships Confirmed As HTC, Huawei For 2016?

There were reports before this that Huawei would continue working with Google, but there wasn’t any confirmation whether their partnership on the Google Nexus 6P, one of if not the most popular flagship of 2015, would continue for this year. While that is being pondered, it seems that we are close to a confirmation on Read more about Google Nexus Flagships Confirmed As HTC, Huawei For 2016?[…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 5: Android 7.0 Over Two Months Away, 6.0 Not Reached Yet

The good news for Android fans is that just after receiving Android 6.0 and 6.0.1 Marshmallow, Android 7.0 is not too far away. On top of the power-saving functions currently enjoyed, there will be more convenient features to be gotten. The sad news is only confined to users of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Read more about Samsung Galaxy Note 5: Android 7.0 Over Two Months Away, 6.0 Not Reached Yet[…]

Xbox One Joins Forces With PC – PlayStation 4 Out Cold

Compared to the PS4 worldwide, the Xbox One has been second-grade since they both launched together in November 2013. The PS4 has sold over 37.2 million units worldwide while the Xbox One has done close to 20 million sales. That’s about to change now that the chief of the Xbox division, Phil Spencer, has confirmed Read more about Xbox One Joins Forces With PC – PlayStation 4 Out Cold[…]

HTC ‘Obsessed’ About Saving Sales With HTC One M10 [Teaser Video]

Has the Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G5 driven HTC to the point of desperation. The Taiwanese phone maker is beginning to use what seems to be frantic language in teasing its upcoming flagship, the HTC One M10. First the new camera on the device was described as ‘very, very compelling’; now a new teaser Read more about HTC ‘Obsessed’ About Saving Sales With HTC One M10 [Teaser Video][…]

Moto G (2014) Gets Marshmallow, 2013 Model Left Out

Now that Samsung has (sort of) made it to the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update, we’re at the latter stages of the roll-out that will see older devices seeded the official update. The update is beginning to reach US users of the second generation Motorola Moto G that was released in 2014, though Motorola US hasn’t Read more about Moto G (2014) Gets Marshmallow, 2013 Model Left Out[…]

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro: When 6.0 Inches Ain’t Enough!

Does anyone ever wonder why folks in China like to supersize the display and specs numbers of their devices? Take the Lenovo P1 for example – that thing has a 4,900mAh battery. That’s probably why it makes sense to introduce the Samsung Galaxy A9 in China as well. The Nexus 6, which is a fraction Read more about Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro: When 6.0 Inches Ain’t Enough![…]

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+, Note 5 ‘Scheduled’ For Marshmallow In March

Firstly, congratulations for those who on the Samsung Galaxy S6/Edge who have received the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. For the others, a leaked roadmap dated 29 February 2016 has been found by Phone Arena stating the ETA for the other Galaxy flagship devices. In what is categorized under Phase 1, which we presume is the Read more about Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+, Note 5 ‘Scheduled’ For Marshmallow In March[…]

HTC One M10 Pre-Orders Could Come With HTC Vive Discount

HTC may be slumping in its mobile business, but it’s experiencing explosive success with the HTC Vive VR headset. Since the whole VR industry is still in its embryonic stages, everything that happens commercially is sort of unprecedented – so hey, HTC has achieved unprecedented success! Anyway, selling 15,000 units in less than 10 minutes Read more about HTC One M10 Pre-Orders Could Come With HTC Vive Discount[…]

Sony Xperia X: Midrange Gets Pricey, Z5 Gets Cheaper

Sony really needs its Xperia devices to perform well in the market in order to justify kicking out the Sony Xperia Z lineup for the new X series. While the Xperia Z5 family is introducing one price cut after another (Z5 now at $530, Z5 Compact at $444), we’re yet to find out about the Read more about Sony Xperia X: Midrange Gets Pricey, Z5 Gets Cheaper[…]