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LG G Flex 2 launch: Keeping ahead of the curve

Published by on Feb 27th, 2015, No Comments

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The morning of Friday, February 27th saw LG Electronics launch two new handsets in Cape Town, South Africa: The high-end G Flex 2, and the budget-conscious C50.

Hosted at the One & Only, in Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront, LG punted the G Flex 2 under the auspices of the device’s newer form factor. Harking from both the design language inaugurated with the flagship G3 handset and the original G Flex, the G Flex 2 is an impressive specimen of a smartphone.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge pics, finally!

Published by on Feb 27th, 2015, No Comments

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We are only a couple of days away from the announcement which will usher in the new age of the Galaxy – at least according to Samsung. We have been waiting for ages and have had to endure multiple rumours and leaks, some which turns out to be true and other that don’t.

Well, finally we get to see the device in the flesh – no more dummy casings or renders. (more…)

Google debuts Android for Work

Published by on Feb 26th, 2015, No Comments

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In December last year, Apple announced a new partnership with IBM to supplement the iPhone and iPad’s role in Enterprise. Now, in February 2015, Google has released its own reply in the form of Android for Work.

The move, not only in response to Apple’s interest in enterprise, will pit Google against titans of industry such as Microsoft and BlackBerry.

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New LG G Flex 2 video accentuates the curve

Published by on Feb 26th, 2015, No Comments

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LG has shared a new video of the G Flex 2, explaining all of the ins and outs. In the video, LG mentions that the reduction in size from the original G Flex to the G Flex 2 – which saw the screen go from 6 inches to 5.5 inches – was done to maximize comfort and provide the “most ideal screen size.”

The handset vendor also mentioned that the curve adds to the durability of the device, with LG’s P-OLED display combined with the “Dura-Glass Guard” making the handset 20 percent more durable. (more…)

Motorola launches the new Moto E with LTE (video)

Published by on Feb 26th, 2015, No Comments

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The US smartphone manufacturer now owned by Lenovo has been making some great products in the last year or two. They have all been well received, both critically and by the general public alike. One major reason is the fact that they are competitively priced, while offering a top of the line experience in their specific segments.

Chief among the devices on the lower end of the price scale is the Moto E. The second iteration has come around, and fixed one shortcoming it always had that meant many turned away: LTE. Now that is no longer a concern for prospective buyers, as the newest Moto E comes with LTE as well, but still at the same low price. (more…)

The Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet might be launched at MWC 2015

Published by on Feb 25th, 2015, No Comments

Xperia-Z4-Tablet2Sony has been in the news quite a bit over the past couple of months. There is still a lot of talk surrounding whether or not Sany might actually sell their mobile business, but whatever the outcome there it’s clear that the company will still have several products in the pipeline. We will definitely see a few of those devices at Mobile World Congress next week in Barcelona, and we may have gotten an early glimpse of one already… (more…)

LG Urbane ad shows off classic design features (video)

Published by on Feb 25th, 2015, No Comments

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LG rolled out its first video for the Watch Urbane, the manufacturer’s latest smartwatch, marketed as “premium”. The all-metal watch which will be available in gold and silver trims, with LG stating that the Watch Urbane is the closest we’ll come to seeing an analogue watch face on an Android Wear-powered smartwatch.

The video also highlights the customizability of the watch, which comes with a standard 22mm band. We’ll get a better look at the Watch Urbane at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in a week’s time. (more…)

Sony announces the Xperia E4g mid-ranger (video)

Published by on Feb 25th, 2015, No Comments

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Sony have stated that they won’t be flooding the market with dozens of phones like some of its competitors, but that doesn’t mean they don’t see possibilities in certain market segments.

Sony has just made its new Xperia E4g mid-ranger official. It is pretty much the same Sony Xperia E4 that was announced a few weeks ago, but with the added capability of 4G LTE connectivity.

Other differences include the support for NFC connectivity, something missing from the Xperia E4, and we also get a slightly faster processor at 1.5 GHz when compared to the 1.3 GHz quad-core processor on the original.

Check out the promo video below: (more…)

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