Motorola’s Cyber Monday sale saves on last year’s phones and smartwatches


Motorola seems to be clearing out its stock of old hardware for Cyber Monday this year. The company is discounting last year’s Moto X, Moto G, and Moto 360 models rather than the updated versions. But, know knows, Motorola could always surprise consumers with flash deals on this year’s round of phones and smartwatches. And we sure hope they do. Very few people will be inclined to get last year’s Moto X when they could just spend $100 more to get the Moto X Pure Edition. The same thing goes for Motorola’s smartwatch. All of Motorola’s Cyber Monday deals aren’t that big of a savings when you look at the current models’ prices.

Read more

[Deal] Grab a Sony Xperia M4 Aqua through Amazon for $199


Amazon has just released its latest Black Friday deal, which is a must-have for any consumers looking to pick up a reliable budget-friendly waterproof smartphone. While stock lasts, you will be able to bag yourself a Sony Xperia M4 Aqua for $199.99, which is a whopping $100 off its usual retail price of $299.99. The handset is only available in black and comes as standard with a 12-month manufacturer warranty.

Read more

Qualcomm details how its Snapdragon processors help your phone take low-light photos

qualcomm_snapdragon_820Smartphone cameras have been rapidly improving over the past few years, and just in the previous few months we’ve seen some OEMs try to tackle the issue of low-light photos on their devices. Dealing with poor lighting has always been something smartphone cameras have struggled with, but thanks to some new hardware from partners like Qualcomm, it’s improving dramatically every year. Read more

Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 3 sports a 5.5-inch Full HD display, 4,000mAh battery and rear fingerprint sensor from just $140

Xiaomi_Redmi_Note_3 (5)

While some manufacturers compromise battery life in their efforts to produce the thinnest handset, it seems that Xiaomi didn’t receive that particular memo. Instead, the Chinese manufacturer has managed to cram a 4,000mAh battery into it’s latest smartphone that is just 8.65mm at its thickest point. The handset in question is the newly announced Redmi Note 3 which is available in 2 variants. Join us after the break for the specifications and price(s). Read more

CyanogenMod lists the first devices to receive CM13 (Marshmallow) nightlies


In recent times, most Cyanogen related news has been about which new handset will sport the alternative Android operating system, but today the Cyanogen team has announced the availability of CM13 nightlies for a selection of devices. As you might already know, CM13 is based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and the term ‘nightlies’ is basically a euphemism for betas.  Read more