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OnePlus ‘Two’ details, launch date leaked, sort of

There were a lot of surprising moves in the smartphone industry in 2014, with Motorola as exhibit A – launching not one, not two, but three flagship level phones. There was also that thing where Apple reneged on Steve Jobs’ promise to never ever build a big phone. And then the OnePlus One happened – a flagship level phone that cost only USD$350 without contract subsidy. Today we’re hearing some whispers about what to expect from the next phone OnePlus will be putting out.

Cyanogen ties up deal in India with Micromax

Cyanogen, makers of the hugely popular CyanogenMod version of Android, has now tied up a second deal to sell its firmware on a phone made by gadget manufacturer Micromax, one of the biggest names in smartphones and devices in India. CyanogenMod is known for its minimalist approach, its Android interface and features tweaked for performance, and the lack of bloatware so prevalent in Android versions put out by leading manufacturers.

OnePlus announces details for round 2 of pre-orders

If at first you don't succeed, try and try again until you get an angry mob at your gates. This could be what will happen with OnePlus when it launches its second pre-order session, though we certainly hope not. Its first attempt at addressing complaints about its rather exclusive invite-only system ended up in a disaster as the server could not handle the load. They have learned from that, they say, and they are now announcing the dates and times for the OnePlus One Pre-Order Round 2.

New OTA update for OnePlus One phones, resolves security issue

Not even a month after OTA update 38R for CyanogenMod 11S was released by OnePlus for their OnePlus One smartphones, another OTA update is on the way for OnePlus device owners. The OnePlus One has gained street notoriety for being a high-specced phone available for a very affordable price point (USD$349) – but some people are also turned off by the “invite only” system they have put in place for purchasing.

OnePlus One pre-order flooded, take two on November 17

It isn't surprising to learn that OnePlus had technical difficulties when it opened the floodgates of its pre-order system, causing some probably now irate would-be customers to lose their slots and end up One-less. The startup, however, has come clean, at least according to them, about the problems they had. And in reparation, OnePlus will be conducting another special pre-order period on the 17th of November, hopefully more prepared for the onslaught of interested buyers.

PSA: OnePlus One pre-order tomorrow 11 AM EST

If you're still vying for that elusive OnePlus One creature, tomorrow might be your one and only chance to escape the harrowing ordeals of an invite-only system. OnePlus will be starting the pre-order period for the smartphone tomorrow, but better get your fingers ready, because you will only have an hour to fill up the forms and make sure that everything is in order.

OnePlus to offer limited-time pre-orders on October 27

It's finally happening for those of you who have been waiting endlessly for an invite to buy the OnePlus smartphone but haven't gotten one. For a limited period this coming October 27, they will be accepting pre-orders for those who were not among the thousands of people who received an invite to purchase the elusive smartphone. This is the first time they will be doing so, after receiving numerous requests and complaints as well as to their method of letting consumers have access to their device.

OnePlus x JBL smartphone features custom earphones

When it comes to audio, there are a number of companies that make very nice audio gear that audiophiles and fans of music want to own, one of those companies is JBL. JBL and OnePlus have announced a partnership that will see a special JBL branded smartphone hit the market called the OnePlus x JBL.

OnePlus OTA update for CM 11S (38R) rollout begins

Owners of OnePlus smartphones have a new firmware update on the way that will bring some new features and fixes to the mix. The OTA update for CM 11S (38R) is rolling out starting today. The new firmware improves the responsiveness of the touchscreen of the smartphone and adds a new lock screen to the mix.
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