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Huawei took us all by surprise when it announced that American units of the Ascend Mate 2 smartphone will not receive the Android 4.4 update. This obviously led to a massive outcry from the owners. However, it seems like Huawei has had a change of heart with regards to its update policy. The company has now announced that it will start rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update to American units of the Ascend Mate 2 before the first half of 2015. This means that the smartphone will be making the jump from Android 4.3 Jelly Bean to Android...

Customers can now walk into a Best Buy outlet to secure a unit of the Motorola Nexus 6 from Sprint. Although the AT&T model is expected to be available today as well, software issues might force Best Buy to send back units to the carrier or Motorola. But since the issue is only limited to AT&T’s variant, the Sprint model should be freely available should you walk over to a Best Buy outlet today. Stocks might differ depending on the region, so make sure you check with the local outlet beforehand. Some stores are reportedly...

AT&T only recently started selling the Nexus 6 to customers who pre-ordered the device and we’re hearing of a potential issue already. According to internal AT&T messages, the carrier is sending out existing stock of the Nexus 6 smartphone due to some software related issues. This software bug reportedly leads to trouble with gaining proper connection as well as a black screen issue while the device is turned out, thus forcing AT&T to return all units of the smartphone. Right on cue, the smartphone has gone out of...

Motorola has just announced the extended warranty service for the Nexus 6, dubbed Moto Care. This has been available for the Moto X as well, so it’s not new to us. The Motorola Nexus 6 went on sale only recently, so the timing of its arrival is spot on. This increases the coverage of your smartphone to two years from the date of purchase. However, there’s a catch. The deal applies to Nexus 6 units bought only through Motorola’s website. We’re hoping it’s applicable for Play Store purchases too, but there’s...

HTC offered good news to its customers last week by mentioning that the Android 5.0 Lollipop update will begin rolling out to the Google Play Edition HTC One M8 and the One M7 today. But unfortunately, there’s bad news waiting for users of the device this morning. According to Mo Versi, who handles most of HTC’s update related announcements, the smartphone will not receive the update today. Responding to a user query, he mentioned that the smartphone requires new software, so we’re guessing the device probably ran into...

Just as Sprint began rolling out the Android 4.4.4 update for the Galaxy S5 today, another Samsung device is seeing the update, but from AT&T. The carrier’s version of the Galaxy Note 3 is the latest Samsung device to get the update with some new features in tow. The update comes with some Samsung specific apps like Kids Mode, Knox 2.0 and Side Sync 3.0 with the usual range of bug fixes and patches. The update is a hefty 459MB in size, which can be accredited to the multitude of Samsung specific features and AT&T bloatware...

According to a new revelation, Motorola could be prepping the launch of the second gen Moto 360 for early 2015. The report stems from comments made by Gleb Mishin who leads Motorola’s Eastern European division. He has apparently claimed to the Russian media that the upcoming Moto 360 successor will be more “beautiful” and feature a design which is more like a watch. Since his words could have been taken out of context, we suggest you take this with a pinch of salt for the time being. Perhaps Motorola will have something...

The LG G Pad 7.0 and 10.0 tablets are now available in 4G LTE flavors via Verizon Wireless. The smallest of the two budget tablets can be yours for as low as $49.99 while the 10.1 inch variant has been priced at $199.99 on contract, which is quite decent for a 10 inch tablet. Verizon however specifies that these are only introductory prices, so there’s every possibility that the prices might go up sometime soon. You can also get the tablets off contract for $249.99 or $299.99 for the 7 and 10 inch variants respectively. The G...