Yotaphone isn’t leaving Android after all

yotaphone_2_white_front_backMany tech websites around the world (including ours) reported this morning that Russian manufacture Yota would be leaving Android to go with Sailfish OS on the next Yotaphone. Well it turns out this is false. An earlier Yahoo news story broke that said it would be leaving Android, but didn’t have any confirmation from Yota themselves. However Yota has now made a statement confirming the news is false.

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The LG Nexus 5 (2015) will not be based on the G4


We’ve known for a while now that Google is set to launch not one, but two Nexus smartphones later this year. One will be manufactured by LG and the other by Huawei. However, if a new report out is anything to go by, it would appear that the LG-built Nexus will not be based on its flagship G4 as previously thought. Instead, the South Korean company has teamed up with Google to design the upcoming device from scratch.

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Upcoming Samsung Galaxy A8 appears in South Korean brochure


We’ve heard an awful lot about Samsung’s upcoming high-end smartphone, the Galaxy A8, over the course of the past few months, but we haven’t had any indication of when it’s supposed to launch. Up until now that is. Earlier today, a picture emerged online promoting the unofficial phone in an independent retailer’s brochure, thus suggesting that its release is imminent.

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Is this Blackberry’s first Android smartphone?

Blackberry's first Android smartphone leak

Evan Blass or “Evleaks” came out on Twitter today to announce Blackberry’s new phone the “Venice”. He also said it was heading to AT&T soon. He later posted the picture you see above which looks to be a Blackberry Passport, but has a Android keyboard. The entire image is not clear as to exactly what the phone will look like, but one thing that is strange is it features a physical keyboard and an onscreen keyboard.

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Rumour: HTC’s new flagship will allegedly feature ground-breaking camera technology


HTC’s recent flagship devices have often polarized opinions when it comes to discussing their cameras. While some have criticized the UltraPixel experiments, others have managed to see the positive side of things. Even the return to mainstream technology such as the Toshiba made 20MP sensor as found in the One M9 has drawn negative comments, despite HTC issuing software updates to improve the sensor’s performance. Today, it has been rumored that the Taiwanese company’s upcoming next flagship, the HTC Aero, will feature ground-breaking camera technology.

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