Acer’s Liquid Zest Plus hits stores in July, complete with funny name and 5,000 mAh battery

acer_liquid_zest_plus_metallic_blue_frontMaking fun of Acer’s goofy name for the Liquid Zest Plus never gets old, and we’ll have even more opportunities to do so since the device has a release date and price. With that being said, the phone looks like it’s poised to make a splash in the extremely competitive US market with some pretty decent specs, an enormous battery, and a very attractive price point. Read more

ZTE just launched the new fan oriented Z-Community alongside an Axon 7 giveaway

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ZTE is the fourth largest supplier of mobile phones in the United States, so I am sure many of you guys out there are huge ZTE fans. If you fall into this group then we have some pretty good news for you today! In addition to announcing the launching of its newest phone, the Axon 7, in Beijing today, it also announced the launching of a new community platform called Z-Community for the biggest fans of the brand.

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ZTE Axon 7 launched today in Beijing

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Hoping to be the music to your ears that entices you to give their flagship a try, ZTE announced the launch of the ZTE Axon 7 today in Beijing. The device joins several other Snapdragon 820 powered smartphones representing the current slate of flagship devices from a variety of manufacturers. Despite a quality set of specs and hardware, ZTE is keeping the price of the phone at a mere $450. Read more

MotoMods image leaks showing three add-ons for upcoming Moto Z devices

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As we move closer to Lenovo’s June 9th press event and what we assume will be the unveiling of the new Moto Z line of devices, the leaked images are coming a little more often. Just yesterday we saw a new render of the DROID branded Verizon variant of the Moto Z surface. A new image has surfaced that shows three of the modules that will fit on the back of the new Moto Z devices. Read more

Update-shaming may be latest tool from Google to keep Android up to date

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The Android operating system dominates the global smartphone market, but in spite of that lead position, there are some frustrations that users put up with in using the platform. One concern is a lack of updates to the operating system being released by manufacturers and carriers for devices that are in the hands of consumers. This has been an issue Google has battled for years and it looks like they may be getting ready to deploy a new tool to aid end users by releasing public rankings and hoping this has a shaming effect on those parties who are lax in keeping up. Read more