Samsung's new Galaxy Note 5 won't be coming to Europe anytime soon, but the handset's predecessor is getting an update there, to the latest public Android OS release, version 5.1.1 Lollipop.
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It looks like LG has decided to poke some fun at Samsung by highlighting the company's recent decision to not offer the Note 5 in Europe. Currently, LG offers its flagship, the G4, globally.
Samsung unveiled two new high-end handsets yesterday, the Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note 5, featuring some of the specs ever seen on a smartphone - but the latter device won't be sold in Europe.
BLU has launched its Win JR LTE and Win HD LTE in Europe, priced from just £69/€99; and in India, starting at Rs.5,999. Both devices include 4G, dual-SIM support, and the latest Snapdragon 410 CPUs.
HTC has revealed that, from August 4, the Android 5.1 Lollipop update will continue its rollout to the One M9 flagship with availability in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
The giant search company is addressing for the first time the recently launched investigation into its Android OS as well as accusations from the EU that it has abused its power in the markets.
EE says that it's now Europe's biggest 4G network, after reaching 10 million 4G customers - and it also says that the amount of data carried by its network will triple to one exabyte per year by 2018.
Farewell note confirms that Phil Harrison has officially stepped down as Corporate Vice President of Xbox in Europe. Harrison's replacement not yet named.
The latest data shows that Windows Phone is doing surprisingly well in the EU where it holds around 10% market share, but the OS is still struggling in many other markets, including the US.
Nearly 80% of Europe will experience a solar eclipse this Friday, where the moon will blot up to 98% of the sun's disc - but experts have strictly warned against taking selfies during the phenomenon.
OnePlus says that it is currently selling its handsets at a loss in the EU due to the continued decline of the euro - and as a result, it must increase the cost of its handsets there by up to €50.
After recent discussions with Microsoft, Axel Springer and other complainants against Google, the EU's antitrust chief will meet with Schmidt in the latest stage of Europe's 4-year investigation.
The EU is looking to create a single digital market that would potentially make the lives of citizens much easier when it comes to digital purchases and services. And you can be part of it.
The first Ubuntu-based phone will go on sale next week - but it's actually an 'Ubuntu Edition' of a low-end Android handset with a 4.5" qHD display, 1GB RAM, 8GB storage and 1.3GHz MediaTek processor.
The Lollipop Android 5.0 update has started to roll out in Europe, almost two weeks after it started rolling out in other parts of the world, but those on carrier lock may have to wait a bit longer.
The legislative body of the European Union has published a report in which mass surveillance is decried as a threat to basic human rights. As a result the EU is proposing even more surveillance.
In the EU, a law has been recently introduced that allows a 14-day returns policy on digital purchases. Unfortunately, this system is potentially open to abuse.
Nokia has opened pre-orders in China for its new Android 5.0-based tablet, priced at 1599 CNY (just under $260 USD), and the device is expected to launch in some European markets later this year.
Android 5.0 rolled out to the Galaxy S5 earlier this month - but only in Poland and South Korea. That's all about to change, as another market is now receiving the update, with more being added soon.
In a complete reversal of its no refunds policy on App Store and iTunes purchases, Apple has been forced by EU lawmakers to offer a 14-day money back guarantee on purchases in Europe.
Apple is reminding its developers that new VAT rules in the EU have led to some policy changes in the App Store. While devs will remain unaffected some users may see prices go up.
The latest firmware update from Microsoft is now rolling-out to select devices around the world including India and Europe. The focus currently is on the low-end devices as they're the most numerous.
A few weeks after the LG G3 became the first handset in the world to get Android 5.0 (in Poland), the Lollipop update is now starting to roll out for the G3 in markets across Europe, and beyond.
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Amid a number of antitrust complaints, the European Parliament has voted on a proposal that would see Google's search services spun-off into a separate company, away from the company's other products.
Andrus Ansip, the EU's digital leader has come out against some proposed moves in Italy and other countries which would weaken the important net neutrality rules that Europe is putting in place.
A frustrated website owner filed a lawsuit against Google claiming that Google was purposely not showing results for the website in search results. The judge has ruled the case in favor of Google.
Google has submitted a transparency report for the requests it receives regarding the "Right to be forgotten" laws in Europe, in which shows that one in ten came from the UK.
Samsung has confirmed that it is discontinuing sales of all laptops - including Windows notebooks and Chromebooks - in Europe, but says that it will continue to sell these devices in other markets.
Talking about the digital future of the European Union, Google's Eric Schmidt sees large hurdles but lots of potential. He says a brighter future and a better economy are the promise of a digital EU.
Microsoft's most affordable Windows Phone 8.1 device, the Lumia 530, has gone on sale in India, where it can be purchased for as little as 7349 INR, while the first European pre-orders are now open.
Sony has said that it will launch the PlayStation TV box - which includes the ability to play games via its PlayStation Now game-streaming service - in the US ($99) and Europe (€99) later this year.
HTC's long-rumored upcoming Windows Phone may be launching in many more markets than originally expected. There are some strong hints that the device may head to Europe in the near future.
Microsoft has launched a form allowing European individuals to request that certain results be removed from its Bing search engine, in compliance with the EU 'right to be forgotten' ruling.
OnePlus One deliveries have been delayed in Europe after the company chose to modify the 'CE' mark - a regulatory conformity symbol that must not be altered - on its devices for aesthetic reasons.
Google received over 50,000 requests after the 'right to be forgotten' ruling, and will begin removing search results soon - but while links will be hidden in Europe, they'll remain visible elsewhere.
Online shoppers in Europe now have new protections under laws that introduce a 14-day 'cooling-off period' for digital purchases, ban retailers from 'pre-ticking' boxes for optional extras, and more.
Though not official, thanks to their shipping policies, everyone across the EU can buy a Surface Pro 3 from the digital Microsoft Store. However, there are important price variations across the EU.
The affordable Lumia 630 is the first device designed for Windows Phone 8.1 to go on sale and, following its launch in Asia, will soon be available in Europe for €119 (single-SIM) / €129 (dual-SIM).
Apple have launched a cheaper version of the iPhone 5c in Europe with 8gb storage, several carriers are already offering the phone either for free or for a one-time low cost upfront payment.
Windows Phone is not showing any signs of slowing down in Europe according to the latest study. The OS has continued its momentum by holding a double digit share for the last four months.
Chris Lewis, a 25 year veteran of Microsoft and the leader of its Xbox European division, has announced his retirement from the company. Microsoft is still seeking a replacement.
LG's gently curved and slightly flexible handset, the G Flex, will launch in the first of over twenty European markets next month, as the company expands availability of the device beyond Asia.
Motorola is sending out invites for a special launch event in the UK. It's very likely that this is the launch event for the company's customizable Moto X handset that previously launched in the US.
The PlayStation Network is experiencing sign-in issues following the launch of the PS4 in Europe and Sony has disabled the ability to use digital vouchers temporarily as a result.
European users of the Xbox One report that watching TV from within the console causes the signal to pause or judder thanks to the 50Hz setup on European TVs versus the 60Hz output on the console.
A new report from the research firm Kantar World Panel claims that Windows Phone's smartphone share has made big gains in major European markets but took a big dive in China.
Microsoft has formed a new Xbox game publishing team in Europe which will find games to release for the Xbox One and Xbox 360, starting with Crytek's Warface for the Xbox 360 in early 2014.
Two German retail sites briefly revealed off-contract pricing for the Lumia 1020 today, with Nokia's flagship Windows Phone - featuring a 41MP camera - said to cost €799 EUR ($1,042 USD / £690 GBP).