Rumors

Lenovo inching towards BlackBerry’s acquisition?

BlackBerry

You may’ve heard it – Lenovo is looking to acquire BlackBerry. The Chinese firm has barely scratched the surface with its Motorola acquisition; it wants more. And BlackBerry, we think, would be a perfect fit for them. Some time ago, I’ve mentioned about something similar in a post exploring the future of BlackBerry. Lenovo has…

Facebook, Samsung team-up over VR screens

SAMSUNG

Yesterday, the media reported that Facebook’s CEO met with Samsung’s top executives, including the company’s vice chairman Lee Jay-yong, Sheryl Sandberg, as well as Shin Jong-kyun, head of mobile at Samsung. That, obviously, prompted another slew of rumors that we’ll be seeing another Facebook phone, this time coming to the market with the help of…

Meizu MX4 Pro with Alibaba’s YunOS to be unveiled on October 20?

Meizu MX4 Pro running Alibaba's mobile platform

Meizu is feeling a lot of pressure from rising Chinese players like Xiaomi, Oppo, Zopo and Gionee. The company has its own Android-based platform, Flyme, and is also trying to diversify its offering by working with Canonical on the first Ubuntu-powered smartphone. Like that’s not enough, they are also experimenting with Alibaba’s upcoming Aliyun OS…

HTC One E8 EYE coming soon?

HTC One E8 Eye taking selfie

After the Desire EYE and One M8 EYE, HTC is preparing to unveil a special version of the One E8. Such device has been caught at the Zauba website, which is known for tracking imports and exports to and from India. The site lists the E8 EYE in two colors, Silver and Gray, with a…

ZTE to acquire Pantech?

Pantech logo

Pantech is looking for buyers, as we’ve reported before. Korea’s third-largest handset maker has recently put its business on sale, and — according to an official from Samjong KMPG — it has received numerous letters of intent for purchase. One of the companies looking to grab the struggling company is China’s ZTE, which is already…

Gold BlackBerry Passport coming soon?

Gold BlackBerry Passport

BlackBerry is working on a gold version of its flagship device, BlackBerry Passport. It’s unknown when exactly the gold model will join its piano black and porcelain white brothers, but chances are we won’t wait forever to find that out. However, we do doubt this model will be available all around the world; rather, it’s…

TCL to merge with / acquire HTC? *UPDATE*

TCL

HTC has seen better days. What used to be one of the best smartphone makers in the world is now struggling to meet investors’ expectations and stay relevant in the ever competitive mobile market. The Taiwanese company is not only facing Samsung and Apple, but also the emerging players from China like Xiaomi, Meizu and…

Sony Xperia Z3 coming to T-Mobile!

Sony Xperia Z3

Sony has scheduled an event in New York City on Thursday, October 9th, and from what we’re getting, at that time they’ll announce a deal with T-Mobile. This in turn will see the Magenta network starting to offer the Xperia Z3 in the States. Or we could see few other carriers lining up to sell…

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