ZTE is reportedly preparing an updated version of its current flagship, the Nubia Z9. In fact, according to a recent report, the rumored handset will make its debut by the end of the month.
In a report by GSM Arena, the handset, dubbed as the ZTE Nubia Z9S, will be officially announced on June 30 in China.
Based on previous rumors and reports, the updated flagship will feature a bezel-less display, although there are no confirmations on the size of the screen. more >>
A nun in the Indian city of Raipur has allegedly been gang-raped in what Christian community leaders are calling an ongoing "anti-Christian hate campaign."
While police in Raipur's Chhattisgarh state are calling the case "attempted rape" and have arrested some of the unidentified men who are believed to have carried out the assault, Arun Pannalal, president of Chhattisgarh Christian Forum, told Voice of America that the woman had indeed been raped.
"We are 100 percent sure that the nun was raped yesterday. There cannot be any dispute over this fact. And it appears to be part of the ongoing anti-Christian hate campaign across the state," Pannalal said. more >>
Taliban bombers and gunmen attacked the Afghan parliament on Monday but were stopped by security forces who killed all seven attackers. A suicide bomber hit the entrance of the building, while others detonated explosives and fired rockets, wounding at least 31 civilians in the process, including two women and two children.
The Associated Press reported that the Taliban has captured two northern districts in the past two days and is active on multiple fronts in the country. The assault on the parliament was reportedly aimed at lawmakers who were meeting inside to the discuss the appointment of a defense minister.
Korean manufacturer Samsung has just recently announced a brand new midrange device that is aimed at the Chinese market.
According to a report by GSM Arena, the device has some decent specs and nifty features, which should make it a good deal for Android fans in the huge Asian market.
Dubbed as the Samsung Galaxy J7, the Android-powered device is powered by a Snapdragon 615 chipset, a 5.5-inch display with HD (1280 x 720) resolution, and a 3,000mAh battery. In the report, the device will cost around CNY 1,798 or around $290 in China. more >>
Oppo may not be the most popular smartphone manufacturer in China, but it definitely is trying its best to be recognized. After releasing a few high-end devices, and a number of midrangers this year, the Chinese manufacturer is reportedly working on another handset.
According to a report by Phone Arena, the device, which is tipped to arrive with midrange specs, will sport a stylish back plate, similar to Oppo R1x/R1c, which were both launched earlier this year.
Dubbed as the Oppo Mirror 5, the Android-powered smartphone will also showcase some decent specs such as HD (1280 x 720) resolution, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of built-in memory, and two versions -- a 3G only edition, and one that supports 4G LTE. more >>
Fans of the "Dragon Ball" franchise are eagerly waiting for the return of their favorite anime characters to TV. "Dragon Ball Super" is an animated TV series that will be initially released in Japan starting July 5. With the series' popularity, it is likely to find its way to the U.S. soon, much like the other franchises.
The new animated TV series comes 18 years after the first anime series for the franchise "Dragon Ball" was released on Fuji TV in 1986. The last series that was released was "Dragon Ball Z Kai" in 2009. Most of the titles in the franchise had international versions.
Not much is known about the new series until recently. According to a report in Tech Times, new storyline details have been shared about the series and its first episode. "Dragon Ball Super" is set a few years after the defeat of Majin Buu, one of the most powerful antagonists in the "Dragon Ball Z." He was a magical life form created by an evil warlock. more >>