Mobile News - April 2015
14 Apr 2015
Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge go on sale as Samsung predicts record shipments. Xiaomi sells 2.11 million phones in 24 hours. Siri speaks with a new voice in Apple's iOS 8.3 update. We have prepared an overview of the most exciting news from the mobile devices world.
New Samsung's flagship devices Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge went on sale in the US on April 10, 2015. The South Korean manufacturer predicting record sales for the new generation of popular models. The reviews are positive: Galaxy S6 review and Galaxy S6 Edge review. We provide unlocking for both models: Unlock Samsung S6, Unlock Samsung S6 Edge.
The Apple Watch will go on sale April 24th, with prices starting at $349 and running to over $10,000 for its high-end models.
Apple Watch extended warranties run from $49 to $1,500. And you'll still have to pay service fees. Apple revealed the pricing for its AppleCare+ warranties for each model of the Watch: $49 for the Sport, $69 for the standard Watch, and $1,500 for the Edition (source).
Apple has released iOS 8.3 with fixes for performance, new emoji and Siri with a new voice. The update is available as an over-the-air update or through iTunes for any device running iOS 8, including the iPhone 4S, 5, 5C, 5S, 6, and 6 Plus.
Windows 10 for phones in pictures. It's clearly an operating system related to Windows Phone 8.1, but the details are all very different. New version of semi-legal video streaming app Popcorn Time is coming to iOS. It can be installed without jailbreak but with all the legal risks and ethical problems of actually using it. Despite not needing to jailbreak, you still won't find the app on the official iOS App Store listings.
One of the first Apple Watch games is an RPG called Runeblade.
Xiaomi sells 2.11 million phones in 24 hours and claims Guinness record. The sales happened during one of Xiaomi's (in)famous "flash sales," during Xiaomi's fifth birthday celebration.Image source