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MWC 2016: LG Announces G5 with Modular Design

The first major keynote at MWC 2016 has just ended and with it came the announcement of the first major flagship for this year – the LG G5.For this year, LG has jumped aboard the flagship bandwagon and employed metal in the construction of the G5.
by The Techie Lifestyle on Feb 21, 2016

Freedom 251 Unveiled with a $4 Price Tag

The typical description of a budget smartphone is one that’s priced less than a hundred dollars. This week, India’s Ringing Bells has shattered this definition of the budget phone by announcing the Freedom 251 that’s priced at $4. Yep, you read...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Feb 17, 2016

Alcatel Flash 2 Mica White Now Available in PH

Alcatel’s highly successful Flash 2 is now getting a fairer version as the Mica White version of the phone is now available in select stores nationwide. The Flash 2 has been out in the market for quite some time now, but the handset was only offere...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Feb 17, 2016

LG Announces Fleet of Phones Ahead of MWC

LG has always been known for being the first company to make announcements ahead of Mobile World Congress. Last year, the Korean tech giant announced four phones ahead of the event. For 2016, it seems LG is planning to outdo itself by announcing a nu...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Feb 16, 2016

Apple vs. the Right To Repair

retroworks writes: Bloomberg columnist Adam Minter takes on Apple's "Error 53 Code" and the precedents being challenged by the Right To Repair movement. Apple claims that bricking the phone if it's repaired by a non-Apple certified repair shop protec...
by Remote Network on Feb 16, 2016

Lumia 650: A $200 Metal Phone with Windows 10

Samsung isn’t the only manufacturer in the smartphone market that’s moving into the use of metal in their products in order to attract more buyers. This week, Microsoft announced the Lumia 650 which sports a solid aluminum frame. Although the bac...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Feb 15, 2016

Qualcomm Announces New Snapdragon Chips

Chipmaker Qualcomm has announced a new batch of Snapdragon SoC just a few days ahead of Mobile World Congress. The new chips promise faster connectivity and faster computing power meant for the future generation of mid-range handsets.The champ a...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Feb 15, 2016

Smartphones May Soon Provide Earthquake Warnings

sciencehabit writes: When it comes to an earthquake, just a few seconds' warning could make the difference between life and death. But many earthquake-prone countries lack the seismic networks that would give their citizens the lead time to find cove...
by Remote Network on Feb 12, 2016

Lenovo Unveils Vibe P1 Turbo with Snapdragon 615

Lenovo’s Vibe P1, which was announced at IFA last year is getting an upgrade in this week in the form of the Vibe P1 Turbo. On the outside, the Vibe P1 Turbo remains practically identical to last year’s model, but on the inside its sporting impro...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Feb 11, 2016

Huawei Introduces Y6 Pro with 4000mAh battery

A new midrange phone with a massive battery has emerged from Huawei’s camp. This week, the company announced a pro variant of the Y6 called the Y6 Pro which packs a massive 4000mAh battery.The handset is built around a 5-inch HD display, and comes...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Feb 10, 2016

Happy Mobile Celebrate V-Day with a Promo

In the spirit of Valentine’s month, local phone brand Happy Mobile is launching a promo from February to March 2016. The company will be giving a free Happy Mobile Teddy Bear for every purchase of their new Aspire 2 and Neo Lite smartphones.For tho...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Feb 8, 2016

Foxconn Set To Acquire Sharp Corporation For $5.6 Billion

Foxconn, a Taiwanese electronics contract manufacturing/assembly company, is reported to be finalizing a deal to acquire Sharp Corporation for $5.6 billion, with the beleaguered company having finally rejected a proposed government rescue package in...
by Futuristic Car Design on Feb 5, 2016

Vaio Phone Biz Unveiled in Japan

While the rebranded Vaio already has an Android phone, it seems the Japanese firm is planning to diversify as it introduced the Vaio Phone Biz – a Windows 10 Mobile Device, which the company plans to market to executives.Specs-wise the phone is bas...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Feb 4, 2016

Funker’s W5.5 Pro Unveiled with Windows 10 Mobile

If you haven’t heard of the brand Funker, well, you’re not alone. The phone maker from Spain has remained below the international radar until recently when it launched a Windows 10-powered device called the W5.5 Pro.The device is sporting a 5.5-i...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Feb 3, 2016

Exploitable Backhole Accidentally Left In Some MediaTek-based Phones

Lirodon writes: MediaTek has confirmed findings by security researcher Justin Case, who discovered that some devices running Android KitKat on MediaTek processors (often used in lower-cost devices) had a debug function, meant to be removed on product...
by Remote Network on Feb 1, 2016

Apple Developing Wireless Charging For Mobile Devices

An anonymous reader writes: Apple is currently working with partners in the US and Asia to develop wireless charging for iPhone and iPad. Mobile devices with wireless charging capabilities could be released as soon as next year. Apple has not release...
by Remote Network on Jan 31, 2016

ACLU Sues Anaheim Police For Public Records On Cell Phone Surveillance

New submitter Lacey Waymire writes: The ACLU of Northern California is suing for a release of public records regarding Anaheim police's use of cell phone surveillance devices. "We don't think any surveillance devices, particularly these sorts of inva...
by Remote Network on Jan 30, 2016

WhatsApp Will Get Indicators To Highlight Encrypted Chats

An anonymous reader writes: WhatsApp 3.0 will come with two privacy-related changes. The first is in the Security section and is in the form of a new setting called "Show security indicators." Turning on this setting will add a lock icon to your What...
by Remote Network on Jan 30, 2016

Huawei Announces Honor Holly 2 Plus in India

Huawei has just announced a new budget smartphone in India this week – the Honor Holly 2 which packs a 64-bit MediaTek processor.The Honor Holly 2 sports a MediaTek MT6735 chipset with a quad-core processor, a Mali 720 GPU, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of e...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Jan 27, 2016

Gionee Marathon M5 Mini Tows 4000mAh Battery

Gionee is steadily growing its Marathon line of phones with big batteries. Just last month, the company announced the Marathon M5 Plus andM5 Enjoy which both have batteries over 5000mAh in capacity.This week, the Chinese manufacturer introduced the M...
by The Techie Lifestyle on Jan 25, 2016


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