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The OnePlus One smartphone will finally go up for pre-order starting next week, according to a release issued by the company. But there’s a caveat here. The pre-orders will go live only for an hour, which means that there will only be a limited number of units on offer. This is the company’s way of making up for the invites fiasco which left fans red faced. OnePlus promised to begin pre-orders for the smartphone in October and it’s good to see the company is living up to its word, albeit in a slightly unconventional...

As Android 5.0 Lollipop was announced yesterday, we’re beginning to see manufacturers coming forward with word on the status of the update for their devices. After Motorola and HTC shared details on the compatibility list, NVIDIA too has joined the list today by announcing the update for the Shield Tablet. The manufacturer hasn’t given away a precise date for the update rollout, but it is good news nevertheless. NVIDIA also mentions that there will be more features to look forward to, so it’s possible that the company...

Popular luxury phone maker Vertu has joined hands with car maker Bentley to produce a premium limited edition smartphone called the Bentley Signature Touch. The handset comes with a Bentley logo embedded on the front and is accompanied by the standard set of Vertu features including premium calf leather and some decent hardware underneath as well. Since the smartphone belongs to Vertu’s Signature line, we’re looking at a price tag of €12,500 or $15,823, so the Bentley logo clearly comes with a steep price. The handset also...

Samsung’s Gear VR headset is yet to reach the customers’ hands and popular lens manufacturer Carl Zeiss has already managed to come up with a similar offering of its own. Known as the VR One, this device runs on its very own OS with no word on the specifics at the moment. But the big takeaway is that the VR One will be compatible with a wider range of devices during launch including the Samsung Galaxy S5 as well as the Apple iPhone 6. Carl Zeiss mentions that it will add support for more devices in the future, which is good...

If you have a device running the 11S build of CyanogenMod, you’re in luck. Just like with the Gallery Next app, you can now download the Camera app directly from the Play Store to update it. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ The...

The makers of OnePlus One have entered the accessories business as of recently. And after launching an affordable pair of earbuds for audiophiles, the manufacturer has now launched a premium pair of headphones called the E1+. Interestingly, OnePlus has launched these headphones in partnership with JBL which is known for its premium line of music accessories. These headphones have been priced at $39.99 and will be available starting this month in key OnePlus markets. The E1+ uses JBL’s 9mm audio drivers, providing optimum sound...

The Sharp Aquos Crystal smartphone will finally hit Boost Mobile starting today. Sprint customers will have to wait until next Friday on the 17th of October to get this unique smartphone from Sharp. Interested customers can get it through Boost Mobile directly starting today for $149.99 off contract or head over to the nearest Best Buy outlet and purchase it via Sprint Prepaid for the same amount. Postpaid customers on Sprint can only get it after October 17 and can opt to buy the smartphone in 24 monthly installments of $10 each. But...

The OnePlus One smartphone is now seeing an update which should fix the nagging touchscreen bug that has caused concern for a large number of users. The update is being made to CyanogenMod 11S (38R) and brings forth a multitude of other changes/tweaks as well. You can find the complete changelog for the update below: Enhanced audio capabilities (24 bit, 96/192khz—flac/alac/wav files without resampling) Added ANT+ Support Added method for users to report bugs directly to Cyanogen. Added pause button during video recording. Fixed issues...