Lenovo’s acquisition of Motorola is officially complete

Lenovo’s acquisition of Motorola is officially complete

Lenovo has just announced that its $2.91 billion acquisition of Motorola is officially complete. In its announcement, the company says that it shares the same goal as Motorola and this acquisition will help the latter in tapping into’s Lenovo infrastructure and global coverage to deliver its outstanding products to a wider variety of audience. 

Xiaomi is now the third largest smartphone vendor in the world

Xiaomi is now the third largest smartphone vendor in the world

According to the latest report from Strategy Analytics, Xiaomi is now the number three smartphone manufacturer in the world. It was only just a few months ago that reports indicated that Xiaomi broke into the top five smartphone maker in the world list. 

Samsung posts a 60% decline in profit for Q3, 2014

Samsung posts a 60% decline in profit for Q3, 2014

Samsung today reported its third quarter earnings for 2014 and things are not looking rosy for the company with its profit declining by nearly 60% from the same time last year.

Microsoft launches $199 ‘Microsoft Band’ fitness wearable and Health service

Microsoft launches $199 ‘Microsoft Band’ fitness wearable and Health service

Microsoft has just revealed its first wearable along with its fitness tracking service — Microsoft Health. The company’s first wearable sports a number of unique new sensors that sets its apart from the competition. 

Google Nexus 6 goes out of stock within a minute of pre-orders going live

Google Nexus 6 goes out of stock within a minute of pre-orders going live

The Nexus 6 went up for pre-order on the U.S. Play Store just a few minutes ago and it is now already being listed as “Out of Stock.”

Nexus 6 is now available for pre-order on Google Play

Nexus 6 is now available for pre-order on Google Play

A couple of weeks after officially unveiling it, the Motorola-made Google Nexus 6 is finally available for pre-order on Google Play in the United States.

LG posts its best quarterly financial results; Doubles profit from last year

LG posts its best quarterly financial results; Doubles profit from last year

LG today announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2014 where it reported a profit of $440 million. This is nearly double of what the company made in the same period last year. 

Google’s Nexus 9 is coming to India on November 12

Google’s Nexus 9 is coming to India on November 12

Right after Google unveiled the Nexus 9 earlier this month, it was listed on the Indian Play Store as “Coming Soon.” The tablet is already up for pre-order in the U.S and Europe but there has been no word about its availability in India from Google or HTC.

Oppo unveils R5, the world’s slimmest smartphone

Oppo unveils R5, the world’s slimmest smartphone

Besides the N3, Oppo also unveiled the world’s slimmest phone at its event in Singapore — the Oppo R5. The 4.85mm thick (or thin) smartphone is also the company’s first phone to use a 64-bit processor. 

Oppo N3 unveiled with a 16MP motorised camera, 5.5-inch display and more

Oppo N3 unveiled with a 16MP motorised camera, 5.5-inch display and more

At an event in Singapore, Oppo today unveiled the successor to the N1 — the Oppo N3. Like its predecessor, the highlight of the N3 is the 206-degree rotating camera module on its top. This time around though, the camera comes with its own motor allowing it to rotate on its own.