Yesterday we came across a mystery ZTE phablet which was reportedly headed towards T-Mobile in the U.S. And today we’re getting some hardware specific details on the smartphone thanks to a source familiar with the matter. As was our guess, it seems like the device will be a budget offering carrying a large display but a midrange level hardware. The smartphone is reportedly known as the Olympia internally. It is said they the handset packs a 6 inch display (possibly 720p). Other alleged specs of the smartphone include an 8-megapixel...

The Sense 6.0 keyboard from the new breed of HTC devices has just made its way to the Google Play Store, following in the footsteps of several other stock HTC apps which were ported back in March. This will allow the company to easily make changes to the keyboard whenever necessary, without having to rely on a full blown software update to bring minor changes on the keyboard. Obviously, the news doesn’t affect non-HTC users as compatibility is limited to HTC smartphones running on the Sense 6.0 user interface. We’ve seen...

Users looking to buy a Moto X from Republic Wireless will be pleased to know that the carrier is also offering a Google Chromecast for free along with it. A customer can purchase up to four units of the Moto X and Chromecast under this deal. The carrier charges $300 for the Moto X, which is what most retailers and carriers are asking for at the moment. The Chromecast retails for close to $30 through most retailers, so this isn’t exactly a massive discount, but customers will find it an attractive proposition to have it bundled...

NVIDIA has finally announced the much rumored Shield tablet carrying an 8 inch display and a monster GPU. This will finally put an end to the rumors and leaks that we’ve come across over the past couple of months. NVIDIA is also selling a WiFi Direct based wireless controller separately, which costs $59. The tablet comes with an 8 inch 1920 x 1200 resolution display, a 5-megapixel camera on the front and back respectively, the dual core 2.2 GHz dual NVIDIA Tegra K1 SoC with the 192 core Kepler GPU, 2GB of RAM, 16 or 32GB of storage...

Xiaomi, which is touted as the Apple of China, has unveiled its latest flagship, the Mi4, at an event in China today. The phone comes with all the usual hardware that is seen on flagships today and is a noticeable upgrade from the Mi3, but contrary to rumors, the Mi4 only features a metal frame around the sides of the device while keeping the plastic back. ...

Welcome to the 17th part in this series of troubleshooting articles focusing on the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. Ever since we released the first part in this series we have been receiving lots of emails from owners of this device seeking assistance for the issues that they are facing with it. If you are one of the owners of this device and are facing issues with it you may want to check our previous posts concerning this device. [Part 1] [Part 2] [Part 3] [Part 4] [Part 5] [Part 6] [Part 7][Part 8] [Part 9] [Part 10] [Part 11] [Part 12] [Part...

The Sony Xperia Z2 has been available globally for quite some time now, although American customers have been made to wait a while. The smartphone is expected to be launched exclusively in the region through Verizon, although nothing has been made official yet. But if the wait is getting too long for you, the device can be snatched up via Sony USA directly from its official website. Since this is the unlocked model, users will have to shell out $699.99 up front, which is a $50 discount on the original asking price. The smartphone is compatible...

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is expected to break cover in early September and we’re beginning to get a better idea of the smartphone’s hardware with each leak. Multiple leaks from last week indicated that the smartphone will come with an ultraviolet sensor as well as a retina scanner for added security. This new report from Korea suggests that Samsung’s upcoming flagship could feature an all metal body and a flexible display which has been in development for over a year now. Other alleged specs of the smartphone include...