Huawei

Huawei Ascend P7 “Sophia” leak tips Android 4.4.2

Huawei quietly released the Ascend P6S a few weeks earlier, however it looks like the true follow up to the Ascend P6 is still in the works. The handset is dubbed the Huawei Ascend P7 and it is currently sporting a codename of Sophia. A fairly complete set of specs have already leaked, however some new information coming from the Chinese language CNMO.com suggests the P7 will be running Android 4.4.2 at launch.

Huawei announces unaudited 2013 earnings

If you want an idea of just how attractive China is to OEMs, look no further than Huawei. The company, which is almost wholly focussed on the Chinese market, announced their unaudited earnings for 2013 yesterday. Profits are way up, and their growth goals are right on target. This from a company that has withdrawn from the most lucrative market for consumer devices, and instead looks to an emerging China for answers.

Hands-on with the new Huawei Ascend Mate 2

At CES 2014, Huawei brought out their Ascend Mate 2. The followup to last year's Ascend Mate, we expected the newest big smartphone from Huawei to slim down while it upgraded its specs. What we didn’t expect was the litany of features we get, as well as one really interesting feature that almost encourages you to shame your current device.

Google bites back, practically calls Rockstar a patent troll

Just in time to become a rather strange Christmas present, Google has filed a lawsuit against Rockstar, a company that has sued Google and its Android OEM partners over a variety of patents owned by the now bankrupt Nortel Networks. Aside from the legalese saying how its Nexus devices do not infringe on those patents, Google is calling out Rockstar for what it really is: a patent troll.