Remember that OnePlus contest that required girls to take a picture of themselves and let the guys vote in order to stand a chance to win an invite to buy the OnePlus One? Needless to say, that contest didn’t go very well – prompting an apology from OnePlus. So what did the company do this time?
Samsung’s last flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 4, was the closest to match the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus as the best all-round smartphone camera. Now that we know it has fitted the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge with the Sony IMX 240 camera sensor, how well does it perform this time?
While the numbers surrounding the Samsung Galaxy S6’s camera sound impressive enough, I remember this time last year when Samsung was equally vocal about the Galaxy S5’s camera. As it turns out, one of the best features from the Galaxy Note 4 has been transferred into the Galaxy S6.
In the past, Google has made it a requirement for Android devices shipping with Lollipop to be encrypted by default. However, as it turns out, this is no longer the case; at least, for now. People started noticing about this change as they discover that encryption was not turned on by default on Android devices that came with Lollipop out of the box.
BlackBerry has unveiled a midrange smartphone aimed at those who are only just beginning to build their careers. The 5-inch BlackBerry Leap is only one of four new devices that will be released this year, although the company did not share much information about what the other three might be.
Most of us should know by now that the new Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge do not have a removable battery any more. A lot of consumers, especially power users, are clearly disappointed by this. If you’re one of them, then this 3,300mAh battery case from Mophie is definitely worth checking out.
Silent Circle has revealed a followup to the privacy minded BlackPhone at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. The BlackPhone 2 is a response to the greater amount of government surveillance and hacking attempts in the world. It runs on a forked version of Google’s Android OS, and is currently caters to an enterprise market looking for more secure communications.
Gionee has officially unveiled its latest thin smartphone, the Gionee Elife S7. At 5.5mm thin, the Elife S7 is said to boast two days of battery life, which is pretty impressive for a smartphone this thin. It may not be thinnest device around, but it is pretty slim nonetheless.