Huawei and ZTE come out about the Adups data leak

If you remember, there was a report yesterday that a fairly large number of Android smartphones in the US had been affected by a software called Adups, which according to Kryptowire (the security firm which discovered the software) was sending data from these devices back to servers in China.

BLU, an American manufactutrer, had already acknowledged yesterday that a number of their phones had been affected, but also dealt with through a software update, other manufacturers were simply mentioned, including OEMs  like ZTE and Huawei. Today, ZTE USA has confirmed that none of their phones in the U.S. have been affected by the Adups software.  Continue reading “Huawei and ZTE come out about the Adups data leak”

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ZTE Axon 7 will receive Android Nougat update not before January

While ZTE Axon 7 continues to be among the smartphone market’s beasts in terms of top-of-the-line specs with a price tag that does not break the bank, the handset remains shackled to the legacy Android 6.0 Marshmallow. If you’re proudly rocking the ZTE Axon 7 and have been eagerly awaiting the Android Nougat update– you’d better get comfortable.

According to a tweet from ZTE Mobile Germany, the Axon 7 is now slated to receive the next-generation Android 7.0 Nougat in January 2017. Here’s hoping it turns out to be Android 7.1 instead by the time it comes out in January. Continue reading “ZTE Axon 7 will receive Android Nougat update not before January”

ZTE wants to be the Nexus replacement but needs your opinion

Google’s new Pixel phones show the company is getting serious about the hardware business, but its done with the Nexus program. The Pixel is not a true successor to the Nexus but an entirely different device. And fans of the $400 stock android experience have not many choices right now but the OnePlus 3 and the ZTE Axon 7, both based in China.

OnePlus is not stock Android, but very closely similar. But ZTE Axon 7 deserves to be perceived as a Nexus 6P replacement because it is packed with Google-exclusive features and it runs on flagship hardware. The best part is that the Axon 7 is cheap, unlike the Pixel phones. ZTE appears to be considering launching stock Android devices after a community poll in September showed most users preferred a stock or near-stock Android experience. Continue reading “ZTE wants to be the Nexus replacement but needs your opinion”

Xperia X Compact specs revealed online are false

Just yesterday we reported about the false reports about Microsoft leaking Surface Book 2 and today, there are reports of Xperia X Compact’s supposed specs being revealed on GFX Bench. We’d like you to know that sadly, those beefed specs are not of the highly anticipated Xperia smartphone.

Continue reading “Xperia X Compact specs revealed online are false”

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