ASUS Prices ZenFone 2

Asus has finally announced the final pricing for its ZenFone 2 range. Announced at CES 2015 in Las Vegas back in January, there are a number of ZenFone 2 smartphones (not even counting the ZenFone 2 Zoom). The entry level device is as affordable as we thought it would be, but even the flagship of the range is coming with a very enticing price tag. ZE551ML (5.5?, 1080p display, 4GB RAM, 32GB) - US $285 ZE551ML (5.5?, 1080p display, 2GB...

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Oppo Smartwatch five minute charge

Just about all the major mobile brands have launched a smartwatch, while others have announced wearables on the way (here’s looking at you Apple). It is now the turn of the growing up and coming companies to follow suit, and the latest rumoured to be joining the smartwatch race is Oppo. The Chinese company known for well spec’d whacky smartphones will apparently announce the wearable alongside its upcoming Find 9 flagship handset. The...

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HTC One M9 March 25th

HTC announced the One M9 flagship last week at the Mobile World Conference and the divided opinion right down the middle. HTC did not confirm the exact price or the exact launch date for the One M9, but it will of course be in line with flagship cost. A New York based retailer, B&H, may have just let the proverbial cat of the bag and listed the cost and US launch date. Best Buy leaked the device before it was launched and listed...

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HTC Revenue Boost

HTC really didn’t hit a home run with the One M9 flagship launched earlier in the week, but the company has been on a roll for some time now. The company’s revenue continued to rise during February, while profits will likely increase through this quarter too. Over the last year HTC has started to rebound after a series of quarterly losses. Several periods of profit and a strong portfolio of handsets have set the company in the right...

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GSMA Awards

Every year, at the end of the Mobile World Conference, the group that runs the expo (GSMA) holds an awards ceremony that names some of the best of the of the mobile industry over the previous year. Now being held for the 20th year, the Global Mobile Awards were held in Barcelona and named some of the best devices in the industry. Microsoft won an award for Best Mobile Tablet, the prize going to the company’s Surface Pro 3, which...

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What to Expect from Samsung at MWC

Samsung is coming off the back of a terrible 2014 and the pressure is most definitely on for the South Korean giant. Yes, the company is still the largest smartphone maker in the world, but increasingly its market share is being infringed upon by major rivals such as Apple, Xiaomi, and LG. Worse, this decline is happening in key markets while those rivals appear to be going from strength to strength. As far a company that brings home...

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