OnePlus One update now live with Wi-Fi fixes and more


OnePlus has today published details of an update it’s in the process of rolling out to all variants of its flagship smartphone, the One, currently situated in the United States. Unfortunately, the upgrade doesn’t bring much to the table with regards to new features, but it does include a handful of bug fixes, stability improvements, speed optimizations and an important security patch.

Hit the break for the full changelog.

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Vsenn enters the modular smartphone market


Thus far the modular smartphone market has yet to manifest itself with actual products that consumers can buy. Google is getting very close with Project Ara and appears to be on track for a 2015 release. Google may get some competition from a new entrant to the yet to be established market. A new company called Vsenn has launched a web site indicating they are working on a modular smartphone.
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Test build of Android 5.0 leaks for the Galaxy S 4

S4-LollipopEarlier this week Samsung confirmed that the getting-long-in-the-tooth Galaxy S 4 would, in fact, receive Android 5.0 Lollipop. Of course we’re curious about how that will look on the device and today we get to see a sneak peek. Like the Galaxy S 5, SamMobile was able to score an internal build of Lollipop for an S 4 and as such, made a video for it.

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Alleged specifications for Vivo’s upcoming flagship phone surface


If you are looking for cutting edge specifications, look no further than Chinese hardware manufacturers. They pump out premium devices better than any other region. The upcoming X5 Max (PD1305) from Vivo is lining up to be an absolute beast. A specification sheet surfaced online recently showing what the X5 Max will allegedly have to offer.

Here is a rundown of what the leaked spec sheet lists:

  • 6-inch display with 2560×1440 resolution
  • Snapdragon 805 process with 3GB of RAM
  • 32GB of internal storage with a microSD card slot that goes up to 128GB
  • 13MP rear camera with optical image stabilization (OIS) and dual-LED flash, 8MP front camera with 88-degree wide view lens
  • 3500mAh battery
  • Android 4.4.4 KitKat covered by Vivo’s Funtouch 2.0 software

Source: Weibo
Via: G 4 Games

Samsung to launch new phone series after Galaxy A arrival


We all know that Samsung has a lot of devices on the market. In the last few months, the company did start to condense its range of tablets. That is not likely to happen with its phones, but Samsung will take a look at how they are named. On the heels of the Galaxy A arrival, Samsung is going to introduce another series with the single letter approach.

The logical series to assume that this is for would be whatever falls under Project Zero, Samsung’s next flagship.

Source: SamMobile