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OnePlus 2 specifications tipped for next China-based flagship

Rumors are brewing on the hardware specifications of the new OnePlus 2 and what it what it may have to offer potential users. It’s predecessor, the OnePlus One, has thus far been the only mobile device the company has yet released. This original One was announced back in June of 2014 - the next device is expected to be revealed some time this year. This next device has high expectations - the first One found significant success following a relatively large viral campaign involving invites to buy. Following up on the previous robust machine - the successor device has high expectations to meet as there may be a potential market anticipating the release.

HTC event March 1st to show newest phone: HTC Hima incoming?

HTC has been promising a blockbuster 2015, and the first opportunity for the company to wow us is Mobile World Congress in early March. Sure enough, HTC has fired out invites for a March 1st event, dubbed "Utopia in Progress", at which we're expecting to see the firm's new flagship smartphone. Scheduled roughly a year after the HTC One M8 debuted, according to the rumor machine the Barcelona launch is more than likely for the phone we've known as the "HTC Hima" from various benchmarking leaks.

New leak gives more details about upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6

The Samsung Galaxy S6 is expected to be unveiled in March during the MWC in Madrid, but that hasn't stopped people from trying to find out as much as they can about the upcoming new flagship from the Korean OEM. A Dutch site says that a user agent profile on the Samsung website has more or less confirmed what we know so far about the smartphone, while adding a few more tidbits to whet our appetite.

Android Lollipop roll out for HTC devices leaked

A few days ago, we told you about the video leak from a Vietnam website about how Android Lollipop would look like in the HTC One (M8). A day later, the OEM received the go signal from Google to start rolling out the major update to the devices, including the unlocked ones, after the Google Play Edition received theirs last month. But now the question for owners of other HTC devices is when their smartphones and tablets will be Lollipop-ized.

Drunk Locker blocks apps for you while you’re inebriated

There is nothing worse than waking up from a night of partying with a raging hangover, then checking your smartphone and finding out you have tons of notifications because you posted some pretty incriminating photos and messages on your social media accounts (that selfie while throwing up is pretty epic). Intoxicated blocker apps (yes, they're a thing apparently) are available for you to avoid that, and one of those available is the Drunk Locker App.

Xiaomi Mi Note puts high-end flagships on notice

Xiaomi is starting 2015 with a bang. Trying once again to disrupt the smartphone market, the Chinese OEM has unveiled the Mi Note and its even higher end Mi Note Pro sibling, sporting a combination some of the best hardware and features you're likely to see in recent and upcoming flagships. And of course, in the usual Xiaomi way, these sell lower than your usual flagship from your usual giant OEMs, though the rising numbers do seem to point to a general and rather worrying trend in smartphone prices.

Google’s Project Ara hands-on: modular plug-and-play smartphone action

The modular smartphone you're about to take a peek at goes by the name Project Ara. It's a modular smartphone concept, coming from Google ATAP and actually - eventually - coming to the market with its own hardware store. Where you may have purchased your own custom Moto X in the past, you get one shot - the device stays as it is. With Project Ara, you've got the option of updating the smartphone's hardware - new pieces can be added whenever you like.

WearResponses lets you reply to SMS with canned messages

Smartwatches have become more than just notification centers, particularly those running on the Android Wear platform. Aside from the health and tracking features, your wearable, with the assist of some apps, have made it possible for you to reply (within limited range) to text messages sent to your phone. One such app is WearResponse and it brings you more than just the standard responses available.

Samsung Galaxy S6 rumors: reduced TouchWiz, production by February

The MWC in Barcelona is still a few months away, but rumors are already swirling about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6. The latest whisperings are saying that the soon-to-be-flagship will have a "toned down" interface of the memory hog proprietorial TouchWiz. Meanwhile, some say that as early as February, the Korean OEM will start mass production on their newest smartphone.
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