ZTE Executive: Huawei’s Nexus 6P is a copycat of the ZTE Grand S



There’s been some differing opinions on whether to love or hate that black camera visor on the back of the Huawei Nexus 6P. Chinese manufacture ZTE seems to be of the crowd that dislikes it, and for what might be a good reason, too. ZTE marketing director Lu Qian Hao took to Chinese social media website Weibo, saying that the Huawei Nexus 6P takes some design hints from the ZTE Athena, otherwise known as the Grand S.

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Sprint to cut $2.5 Billion in costs and reduce workforce in savings drive


It’s no secret that in its attempt to increase its customer base, Sprint has been burning through its finances, and now it seems that its main backer, SoftBank, may well have tightened the purse strings. Today, the Wall Street Journal has reported that Sprint is set to undergo a round of layoffs and cost-cutting, just days after the carrier announced it didn’t need to participate in the upcoming 600MHz wireless spectrum auction.  Read more

Asus illustrates the dangers of selfies while promoting the ZenFone Selfie


According to media reports, more people die taking selfies than from shark attacks, which is a staggering thought considering the fearsome reputation that sharks have. Thinking back, though, how often have you lost sight of your surroundings in the search for the perfect selfie? Whether you are leaning over a bannister, stepping backwards without looking or simply sticking your head out of a window, they are all decidedly risky propositions. ASUS France has published a small infographic, detailing how not to take a selfie. Of course, it’s no coincidence that the Taiwanese handset maker also sells a smartphone called the ZenFone Selfie.

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Sony answers the important questions about the 4K display on the Xperia Z5 Premium

Android smartphones_Sony_Xperia_Z5_Premium_smartphone_091515Sony’s Xperia Z5 Premium features an extremely high resolution 4k display, which is the highest we’ve seen on a smartphone yet. If you’re a pixel junkie, it’s gonna be hard to top Sony’s flagship in that regard, but there are some other concerns about such a high resolution screen on a mobile device.

Fortunately the company has taken to their blog to answer some of the biggest questions, including about battery life and resolution of apps and video. Read more