Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Android Lollipop Update Reportedly Delayed Due to Gear VR

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Samsung has teased the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the Galaxy Note 4, but we’ve yet to see it show up. Other Samsung devices like the Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S5 has received the update in some regions.

As per SamMobile’s Editor-In-Chief, the the Galaxy Note 4 Lollipop ROM is still in the hands of the folks at Oculus who are tweaking it for the Gear VR, which is the reason the update has not yet made its way on to the device.

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WhatsApp Voice Calling Feature Makes An Appearance for Some Users

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WhatsApp is long-rumored to be working on a voice calling feature for the app, but it has not made an official appearance until lately, but that too in an unexpected way.

Recently, a reddit user posted some screenshots of the voice calling feature. He noted that he downloaded the app from the website, and the feature was enabled when one of his contacts called him.

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LG G4 Expected To Boast A 3K Resolution

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LG is long-rumored to be working on a new flagship device, the successor of the current LG G3. We’ve heard quite a lot about the alleged handset in the past few weeks, and something even more interesting has popped up.

According to a new report, the alleged LG G4 may come with a flaunting 3K display. A handset with a model number VS999 was spotted in the user agent profile, revealing a resolution of 1620 by 2880 pixels.

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HTC One M9 Case Shows Up On Amazon

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We’eve heard quite a lot about the alleged HTC One M9 codenamed Hima in the past few days. Rumors suggest it will see the light of the day at the Mobile World Congress 2015 next month.

Recently, a case for HTC One M9 went up on Amazon with an expected launch date of February 9th. The case reveals some interesting information about the upcoming flagship device from HTC.

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OnePlus One Shipping Without Cyanogen Branding

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OnePlus One is working on their own Android ROM based on Android 5.0 Lollipop which is expected to roll out next month which will be optional for OnePlus One users. They can install it instead of Cyanogenmod, and also users in India where Cyanogen has an exclusive deal with a local manufacturer.

It seems OnePlus is taking measures to develop the company as a major brand rather than rely on Cyanogen, and have taken a step to ensure that. Customers who ordered the OnePlus One recently spotted that Cyanogen logo is missing on the handset as shown above.

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Huawei Ascend P8 To Launch on April 15 in London

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We’ve heard quite a lot about Huawei’s upcoming flagship device, the Ascend P8. While many people are expecting the handset to see the light of the day at the Mobile World Congress 2015, but it seems that’s not the case.

The Ascend P8 is set to launch on April 15th in London at a press event, confirmed Huawei’s director of communications, Jerry Huang.

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Samsung Expected to Make TouchWiz Less Bloated

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Samsung is the largest smartphone manufacturer in the world, and there’s no doubt the company produces decent flagship devices, but there’s one thing which many people dislike: TouchWiz UI. Samsung tends to add several features and bloatware on its devices, which affects the performance of the devices in a negative manner, but it seems things are about to change soon.

We’ve already heard that Samsung is trying to make Galaxy S6 software less bloated, and according to a new report from SamMobile, Samsung is reportedly cutting down on add-on features which can work as downloadable apps. This way, people who the apps will be able to download them from the App Store, making it less bloated overall.

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Get a Free Lumia 435 on Purchase of the Lumia 535 in Italy

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It’s been a few days since Microsoft unveiled what it calls the cheapest Windows Phone handset, the Lumia 435, alongside the Lumia 532, which brings a similar display size, but with a little better specifications.

To spice things up, Microsoft is offering a promotion where users in Italy would get a free Lumia 435 with the purchase of the Lumia 535.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge To Launch in Malaysia Early Next Month

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Last September, Samsung unveiled the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, alongside the flagship Galaxy Note 4 phablet. The handset was said to be a limited in quantities, and was expected to hit retail in selected regions.

If you happen to be a resident of Malaysia waiting for the Galaxy Note Edge, there’s a piece of good news for you. The handset is expected to launch in Malaysia early next month carrying a RM 2,999 ($824) price tag, which is a little higher than the price of the Galaxy Note 4 in the region.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Design Details and Dimensions Leaked

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In the past few weeks, we’ve seen all sorts of leaks related to Samsung’s upcoming flagship device, the Galaxy S6. Not too long ago, some cases for the alleged Samsung Galaxy S6 popped up on Amazon, and now we have some more information about the upcoming handset.

The folks at NoWhereElse managed to get their hands on the leaked schematics for the Samsung Galaxy S6 case, which reveals the dimensions of the upcoming flagship device.

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