Tag Archives: smartphone

The Galaxy Note S Pen might act as a smartphone stand one day

There have probably been instances where you had wished you could just prop up your smartphone and view some media content without having to hold on to the phone. It would be great if smartphones would come with built-in kickstands, but that would mean compromising on the design – no one wants a metal or glass phone with a kickstand ... Read More »

Xiaomi topped China’s smartphone market in 2015

Although Xiaomi may not have shipped quite as many smartphones last year as some had been expecting, data from Canalys and Strategy Analytics suggests that Xiaomi was still the largest smartphone manufacturer in China in 2015. Last year, Xiaomi missed its 80 million sales target by just under 10 million units. This figure was already revised down from a 100 ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Geekbench

The Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, as we told you yesterday, will be one of two new handsets unveiled by the manufacturer next month. Samsung’s Unpacked 2016 event will take place on February 21st, the day before the MWC kicks off in Barcelona. According to Evan Blass, the tipster formerly known by his @evleaks Twitter handle, the Galaxy S7 edge will ... Read More »

Smartphone shipments hit a record 1.43 billion units in 2015

According to IDC, a record 1.43 billion smartphones were shipped globally in 2015, an increase of 10.1% over last year’s number. For the fourth quarter of 2015, shipments hit 399.5 million units, a rise of 5.7% from the final three month period of 2014. Samsung led the way in the fourth quarter, shipping 85.6 million handsets world-wide for a 21.4% ... Read More »

OnePlus promises sub-60 minute smartphone delivery in London

  If you really dislike delivery times, happen to want a new smartphone in the next couple of days, and live in London UK, then OnePlus is running another marketing stunt that just might appeal to you. The Chinese smartphone company has teamed up with local delivery serviceHenchman to bring your new smartphone directly to your door in less than ... Read More »

How to root the OnePlus 2

  Have you been playing around with your OnePlus 2 and feel like it’s time to take that next step? Rooting is the ultimate way to unlock your Android phone’s full capabilities. The only issue is that it comes with its risks and the internet happens to be a wild place, but OnePlus is stepping forward with a very bold ... Read More »