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Samsung Galaxy S6 real-life usage speed test by TomGuide

If you still doubt Samsung's marketing machinery that's saying their new flagship, the Galaxy S6, is the best new smartphone in the market, then this might just convince you. (Only if you believe in tests like this though) According to the usage speed test conducted by TomsGuide, Samsung's new baby is the best among almost all the categories or situations where they tested six flagships from various OEMs, namely, the LG G4, iPhone 6, HTC One M9, Google Nexus 6, and the Asus ZenFone 2.

Foxconn to make first Nokia-licensed Android smartphone

So much to say about the Nokia mobile division purchase of the Microsoft and now we have an idea--almost certain--that Nokia will be coming back to the mobile business. This is after a series of denials and "finalizations" that Nokia won't rejoin the phone industry in 2016 and has no more plans to make or sell consumer handsets. Well, the chief executive of the former phone giant seems to have a change of heart the past months, saying that Nokia might look for partner and other manufacturers.

Stealth action game ‘The SilverBullet’ arrives on Android

There are very few stealth action games in the Google Play Store for mobile worthy of the name, but we think this new game called “The SilverBullet” – from the Korean indie production house Byulbran Studio – could fit the bill. Cool graphics and sophisticated gameplay are what the game offers to hardcore mobile gamers.

Save the heroes from the curse in Soul Hunters

Usually, it's the heroes who do the saving of people/characters in stories, movies, games. But what if the hero, or in this case, heroes are under a mysterious curse and you would have to save them so they can save the kingdom from this growing evil? Then you'd have to be the hero right? That is what you would need to do to play Soul Hunters, a mobile Card-Collecting Battle Game (CCBG) now available for your Android devices.

Fruit Ninja animated series coming to a YouTube near you

You've enjoyed slicing the fruits away on various platforms with Fruit Ninja. But have you ever wondered at why they're slicing fruits, how they got to be so good at slicing, and what led them to this path? No? Well, YouTube and Halfbrick think you will be interested in original Fruit Ninja-themed video content and so they're bringing you an animated series on their YouTube channel that should appeal to kids. Given the cartoony "violence" against fruits though, it might be a good idea for parents to watch as well.

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 looks premium with rugged build

We’ve heard a number of rumors about the Galaxy Note 5 but one of the most notable information is that it will be used for the next Samsung Galaxy Gear VR. Apparently, a version for the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition, went ahead but we’re still expecting another version of the next-gen Note model to be unveiled at the upcoming Samsung Unpacked event during this year's IFA. By August or September, we hope to see this Note 5 complete with premium specs such as the highest pixel density ever in a smartphone.

Disney won’t allow selfie sticks into their theme parks anymore

This may be the best news you'll hear this week or the worst one, depending on how you feel about selfie sticks and Disney World. The self-proclaimed happiest place on earth announced over the weekend that they will start banning the monopods that have been used by folks over the world to make taking selfies easier. Yes, we know, they can be really annoying, but Disney may have some legitimate reasons for doing so, although fans of the selfie stick may not understand.

BRAWL is basically Bomberman, violently re-imagined

If you grew up in our generation, then you will understand what Bomberman is – that cute game with the animated bomb-laying guy out to finish a seemingly endless number maze levels against similarly cartoon-y villains. It was actually lots of fun. So take that, and then mix it with a horrible slasher movie like “Saw” or “Friday the 13th” and that’s basically what BRAWL is – a fun take on the old maze classic, but very much an adult game for the violence.