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Blu R1 HD review: Is it possible to go wrong with a $50 phone?

Announced in late June, the Blu R1 HD is predominately known for one thing: it’s the so-called $ 50 smartphone. Indeed, the price starts as low as $ 50 if you are an Amazon Prime customer. Otherwise, it’s an extra $ 50 for the experience. As one of the initial phones under the new Amazon Prime discount promotion, the R1

Possible designs of upcoming Google Android Wear smartwatches leak

Rumor has it that Google is working on two Android Wear smartwatches of its own, and now we get to see a potential design leak. Keep in mind that these designs may be outdated, may be changed at any time, and are recreations of the designs that Android Police saw. It’s possible that the final product will look different.

The bigger of the two is codenamed Angelfish and features a large body with a huge crown and two small buttons on either side  [Read More…]

Xiaomi will be at Google I/O, hints at possible Android TV announcement

Xiaomi’s VP Hugo Barra has shared a teaser on Twitter regarding the upcoming Google I/O 2016 conference. The company will attend with what looks to be potential Android TV news. Unfortunately, while the teaser is certainly indicating some kind of remote in the style of the Google I/O branding, it’s unknown just what Xiaomi plans to reveal this week.

It could be absolutely anything, but we’ll play it safe and bet our savings on Android TV  [Read More…]

Possible Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge designs shown off in leaked renders

A new set of renders shown off by prolific leaker Evan Blass give us a look at what we may expect from the upcoming Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, which are expected to be revealed at Mobile World Congress in February.

In the renders above, we can see a similar design language as 2015’s Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. The most obvious changes look to be taller fingerprint sensors, and the corners of each device look  [Read More…]

Possible follow up to the popular Zenfone 2 tipped in benchmark scores

The Asus Zenfone 2 was one of the most popular budget phones released in 2015. It’s a staff favorite here at AndroidGuys for its price for performance ratio. There were plenty of variants of the original Zenfone 2 released like the Zenfone 2 Max, Zenfone 2 Lazer, Zenfone 2 Delux… And now we may be getting our first peek at what Asus has in store for us in 2016.

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An Asus device  [Read More…]

Cyanogen to power $75 devices and a possible flagship in 2016

Cyanogen has unveiled a sampling of their plans for 2016, featuring a few ambitious ideas to gain some footing in the mobile market.

The company behind the uber-popular Android custom software-maker, CyanogenMod, posted a tweet from their presentation at Big Android BBQ Amsterdam, outlining their road map for the new year.

Most prominently, Cyanogen is planning to include their CyanogenOS firmware in a number of entry-level smartphones.

What’s in store in 2016 for @cyngn… Via @cyanogen pic.twitter.com/ajfGoPBGqs

— CyanogenMod (@CyanogenMod)  [Read More…]

The FTC is reportedly looking at Google’s Android division for possible anti-trust issues

Google’s Android division may be the target of an anti-trust investigation by the US government. A new report claims that the Federal Trade Commission and the Justice Department are looking into claims that Google has illegally kept competitors from offering services on Android in favor of its own.

Pebble teases new countdown on its site, possible software update for original Pebble

Pebble has posted a new countdown on its website, though the company has left no indication as to what the clock could be for. On Twitter, Pebble notified of the countdown clock, and told people to start guessing. With the Pebble Time and Pebble Time Steel already shipping, there are only a few other things that seem likely.

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Possible fix for the Note5 RAM issue?

As we all have got to know, RAM management of your Note 5… stinks. Well, it turns out that if you have root, there is a fix for this issue. It seems it was there all along.

The very same build.prop edit that made the S6 and Note 4 perform better seemingly works for the Note5 as well. But to those who don’t root, or if you get squeamish about digging around in hidden files, DON’T TINKER UNLESS  [Read More…]

LG G4 Note rumors gain momentum; Possible date leaked

Earlier this week we told you about LG claiming the “G4 Note” trademark and now we’re seeing a brand new LG phone pass through TENAA which is China’s certification arm. Now we may be getting a possible release date too. While officials have already confirmed we will see a new LG flagship in Q4 of 2015, during a briefing apparently a loose lipped employee let it be known that October 10th would be the date.

During the briefing no specific device  [Read More…]