Europe Roaming Fees To Stay Till 2018

It was a couple of years ago when we brought you word on how the EU Commission intends to bar all roaming charges by the time 2016 arrives. Well we are just one year away from that, and it does look as though things are moving in the right direction, although a roaming-free European Union might be a more difficult nut to crack.


Wiko Highway Star 4G And Pure 4G Handsets Revealed

[MWC 2015] Wiko, a French smartphone manufacturer, has decided to take advantage of MWC 2015 by revealing a couple of new devices to the masses – the Highway Star 4G as well as the Highway Pure 4G. First of all, the Highway Star 4G could very well be a flagship device from Wiko, especially when you take into consideration how all of the other smartphones from Wiko happen to come […]


Karbonn Titanium Dazzle Launched

With Mobile World Congress 2015 being upon us when this Sunday arrives, you can be sure that the world of consumer electronics will be flooded with news of new smartphone releases, and perhaps other wearables or tablets in a similar category. Having said that, here is the Karbonn Titanium Dazzle that is launched – a pre-emptive move, perhaps, but seen as a strategic one by the folks over at Karbonn.


Apple Achieves Record Smartphone Profits

We all know that Apple is one highly successful company, having had their fair share of hits in the past that saw a slew of devices grow from strength to strength. The fully touchscreen iPhone, when it was first released in 2007, certainly met with a whole lot of skepticism by the industry, but boy, how has it survived since then to become the juggernaut that it is today with […]


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VAIO Could Enter Smartphone Market

In the middle of last month, we did learn that there were a couple of devices which were announced by VAIO – the VAIO Z and VAIO Z Canvas, which do seem to shape up to be a pretty decent tablet individually. Having said that, we have received word from the grapevine that VAIO could be making plans to enter the smartphone market with a brand new handset, now how […]


Acer Set To Introduce Windows 10 Smartphone At MWC 2015

It goes without saying that many people who are interested in the smartphone scene would definitely look forward to the upcoming Mobile World Congress that is set to happen early next month – and it seems that Acer is all set to roll out a spanking new Windows 10-powered smartphone at MWC 2015. That, and in addition to a spanking new Android-powered Jade handset, too.


Wickedleak Wammy Titan 4 Has A Massive Battery

Smartphones these days happen to have a battery life that is far from being as impressive as those feature phones of yore, where a full battery charge was apparently able to last for a few days at the very least. Well, since we are all so used to charging up our devices every single night, here is something that you might want to take into consideration. The Elephone P6000 which […]


Hanmac Delivers Uber Expensive Handsets

When it comes to blinged out handsets, there are many examples to pick from – and the most recent one would be the Valentine’s Day edition of the iPhone 6 from the folks over at Goldgenie. Having said that, it seems that there is a strong – nay, growing market for luxury handsets, and Hanmac has also jumped aboard the bandwagon. Based in France, Hanmac specializes in coming up with […]


BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition Arrives In Europe

At last, the long wait for a brand new smartphone is now over – where folks living over in the Old Continent will finally be able to get their hands on the BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition that we talked about just last week. The BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition is certainly far from being a totally new device, since it has been out for some time already – although […]


Maiden Ubuntu Smartphone Adventure Will Not Be Reliant On Apps

It looks like the very first Ubuntu smarphone will not such a strong reliance on apps in order to be a success – which definitely goes against the grain at this point in time where the smartphone market is concerned. After all, an app ecosystem does seem to be the only way for hardware to gain market share, as you can see by how Windows Phone and BlackBerry struggle in […]


Coolpad IVVI K1 Wants To Claim Mantle Of World’s Thinnest Smartphone

Ah, the world’s thinnest smartphone. This particular title does seem to be in demand, and it happens to be a monopoly among the Chinese handset manufacturers – for now, at least. After all, we have seen the Oppo R5 rise to prominence in this aspect in October last year, shortly before we had a whiff of the Vivo X5 Max that has dethroned the Oppo R5. Well, the Coolpad IVVI […]


Delaware Driver’s License Could Go Digital Soon

Delaware has set its sights on the milestone of being the first state in the United States to allow drivers to carry a digital license. This means that drivers wouldn’t need to carry a physical license instead they can use an app on their smartphones to pull it up as and when required. The Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles is now studying this possibility after the state legislature adopted a […]


HTC Follows Xiaomi’s Footsteps In Hardware Sales Tactic

You know how cliched things can get – and yet, it is also effective in its own way. If you cannot beat ‘em, then join ‘em. While this is not a hard and fast rule, it does seem to work in the world of business. Take HTC for instance – the Taiwan-based company recently announced that a week from now, it will introduce a 24-hour online store over in Taiwan, […]


Ivvi To Offer 4.7mm Thin Smartphone

It seems as though there is this “arms race” among Chinese smartphone manufacturers when it comes to rolling out the thinnest smartphone in the world. Seriously, how thin must a smartphone be before people are satisfied? Not only that, would not the structural integrity be compromised along the way, especially when you place it in a really tight jeans pocket? Having said that, Vivo might want to think about doing […]