Huawei has launched its Honor – yes, the American spelling – brand in Europe officially and with it the Honor 6 as the launch device. The top line is that the Honor 6 packs some excellent hardware into a nice design at a great price point. In the UK, for example, the Honor 6 can be yours for £249.99 with zero carrier involvement.
Oppo today announced the N3 smartphone at an event in Singapore. The N1 successor comes with a 16-megapixel f/2.2 motorized swivel camera enabling owners to capture photos and track objects at various angles. It's certainly the highlight of the smartphone, rotating up to 206 degrees to really make panorama shooting an absolute breeze.
Alongside the launch of the Oppo N3, the Chinese vendor launched the R5, a device with a thickness of just 4.85mm, making it the thinnest smartphone in the world. The Oppo R5 has more than just its sleek looks going for it, as the device comes with a 64-bit CPU and a full-HD display.
Bolstered by a record 16.8 million smartphone sales in Q3 2014, LG announced that it has almost doubled its profits to $440 million from the same time a year ago. The 39 percent year-on-year increase in sales mark LG's best quarter in five years.
Depending on which model you get, the Motorola Droid Turbo features a premium ballistic nylon or the metalized glass fiber. They look so awesome in person, that it'd be such a shame to cover it all up with a case. Motorola understands that some people need the extra protection, so they've also created the Motorola Flip Case for the new super high-end smartphone. Take a look at our hands-on video.
A new viral video for the Droid Turbo has just surfaced, this time with actor James Franco 'inhaling his coffee." The subtle comparison here alludes to the Droid Turbo's speed, and perhaps also to Verizon's download speeds on its XLTE network.
If you're itching for accessories for Motorola's newly minted Droid Turbo on Verizon's XLTE network in the U.S., you should have a gander at Lifeproof's waterproof case for the phone. The case will offer slightly more rugged protection to the Droid Turbo, shielding the device from dust, dirt, snow, and water. In the meantime, if October 30th cannot come soon enough, be sure to check out our hands-on with the Droid Turbo.
The World Wide Web Consortium, or W3C, has announced that it has finally finalized the specs for the HTML5 standard after almost eight years of work. This should allow rich content to work seamlessly across desktop and mobile platforms. Though parts of HTML5 have been used by web developers over the years, the final W3C recommendation is now ready.
Here are a few tips to help you make the most of your Note 4
The Galaxy Note 4 has a lot of features that make it worth using, though some are more discoverable than others. With so many things going on in the hardware and software it can be easy to miss some important parts of this device. We've rounded up a few tips and tricks that you can use with your Note 4, and maybe even pass along to a friend or family member that has the phone.
Sprint announced today that it has flipped the switch on Spark in 17 new markets. Spark is the branded name of Sprint's enhanced 4G LTE service, which the carrier says can currently bring wireless speeds of 50-60 Mbps.
At the Code Conference, Motorola President Rick Osterloh says that his company's turnaround effort is similar to what Apple had undergone many years ago. But despite inviting comparisons, the similarities may stop there as Motorola is forging its own path. Osterloh says that Apple's control of the premium handset market opens up new opportunities for Motorola Mobility, which is in the middle of being transferred from parent company Google to PC-maker Lenovo.
The Verizon Motorola Droid Turbo is finally upon us, following today's announcement in New York City. The latest in this longstanding family of Android flagships brings leading hardware specs — including a Quad HD display and an enormous battery — and pairs them with one of three very industrial looking chassis designs. Essentially it's a turbo-charged Moto X, with all the software features of that device, along with some extra Zap-based trickery that's specific to the Droid line.
We'll have more Droid Turbo coverage in the near future. In the meantime, our hands-on photo gallery will give you a closer look at Verizon and Motorola's latest creation.
Hype Machine, an aggregator of all of the latest and greatest music hitting the blogs, has finally released an official Android app. With it you can stream full songs, mark favorites, and customize your feed based on tastes and what your friends are listening to. Notification tray integration provides easy playback control, and if you're really into a song, you can easily tap through the track info to buy it from the Play Store.
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