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  • Cool infographic shows every facet of the iPhone 6 production

    17 September 2014, 6:00 pm

    We have been sent this fantastic infographic by CompareCamp.com that breaks down the entire iPhone 6 manufacturing process and shows why and how Apple build its all-conquering flagship. It is no surprise to see that the focus of production is on China, but…
  • Sony cuts mid-range devices from strategy

    17 September 2014, 5:37 pm

    Sony has been quiet on the smartphone front this year. Sure, you may be thinking about the flagship devices that the company has launched this year from the Xperia Z range, but there have not been a slew of mid-range and low end efforts in 2014. The ailing…
  • Android Silver killed by Google and bearing fruit in Nexus

    17 September 2014, 10:16 am

    Earlier in the year we were all writing obituaries for Google's Nexus line of hardware devices as it was widely reported that the company was nixing the range. It was thought that the Android Silver project would be replacing the Nexus branding as Google…
  • ZTE ZMAX phablet coming to T-Mobile

    17 September 2014, 9:59 am

    ZTE and indeed other Chinese brands are looking for ways to get their devices more coverage in western markets, especially in the United States. However, the company is now releasing a handset in the US market in the form of the ZMAX, the newest phablet from…
  • Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus review roundup

    17 September 2014, 9:10 am

    Quelle surprise, everybody likes the new iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. Hardly shocking stuff as Apple could put out a feature phone with and i on the front of the name and win rave reviews (the general consensus so far has been 90%, 9 out of 10, that kind of…
  • Oppo N3 due next month with strange camera housing

    16 September 2014, 7:12 pm

    Oppo's N1 smartphone flagship made a name for itself back last year because it has a rather cool swivelling 13 megapixel camera that could be used for normal shots and selfies. However, Oppo for some reason did not support the 5.6-inch leviathan, not even…
  • HTC Desire 510 arriving on Sprint

    16 September 2014, 3:10 pm

    HTC's ever growing choice in the US market has another new entry today as Sprint announced that it would be carrying the budget minded Desire 510. This is the handset that the Taiwanese company launched in London back in September, the company's entry level…
  • Samsung is developing its own sitcom... look away now

    16 September 2014, 2:01 pm

    Oh please no. I just checked the calendar and no, it's not April Fool's Day so this news that Samsung is planning its own sitcom is the real deal. As worrying news goes this is right at the top so we can probably expect many cringe worthy moments ahead from…
  • Panasonic's Lumix CM1 is more camera than smartphone

    16 September 2014, 12:07 pm

    If you take a look at the main image above, you would be forgiven for thinking that this mobile centric website had suddenly become CameraBurn. However, this device is actually a smartphone that is simply masquerading as a camera; so, the ultimate camera phone…
  • 4 million iPhone 6 units sold, the Plus could be more popular

    16 September 2014, 9:05 am

    Apple, rivals, and consumers all knew that the iPhone 6 launch would be huge and would likely crush all previous records. It has proven the case as Cupertino has released its figures for the pre-order stage of the iPhone 6 roll out (the device ships from…
  • The Galaxy Note 4 has the best smartphone screen

    15 September 2014, 7:27 pm

    The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 landed at IFA a few weeks ago and was the blockbuster smartphone we all thought it would be. Its features the very best mobile technology currently available, with its specs sheet reading like a what?s current list in the handset…
  • Apple now lets you delete the U2 plague

    15 September 2014, 6:51 pm

    And there was me thinking everyone was a U2 fan. Bono and his cohorts have invaded a great many people's iTunes accounts since Apple launched the iPhone 6 and it seems that consumers are not pleased. It turns out most people do not want free stuff when they…
  • Flagship smartphone buyers guide: Fall/winter 2014

    15 September 2014, 6:25 pm

    September has been a hot month for smartphone releases, with most tier-1 companies releasing at least one new handset during the month. Most brands have laid their blueprint for the next six months with new flagships, mid-range, and budget devices. The major…
  • Android One launches, here are the handsets

    15 September 2014, 10:59 am

    As expected, Google has today rolled out the Android One initiative in India, launching a number of entry level handsets all running the unified Android software. The company has been working on Android One since launching the project back in the middle of the…
  • Here's the first image of a Windows only smartphone

    15 September 2014, 9:20 am

    We discussed last week why Microsoft had decided to ditch the Nokia branding from future smartphones, while the company is also getting rid of the Windows Phone branding. Microsoft is instead changing the smartphone brand to just Windows, a bid to unify the…
  • Sony's new flagship have launch discount in the UK

    13 September 2014, 10:42 am

    Sony launched the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact at IFA last week and after getting my hands on both handsets I can say that they are very good. Sony is rolling them out quickly too, with both handsets now available in the UK, where certain retailers are even…
  • HTC Desire 610 is Verizon bound

    13 September 2014, 9:57 am

    HTC has been beefing up its range in the United States of late across a number of the country's carriers, including the Desire 816 and the Desire 610. The latter of those handsets has been available with GoPhone, but is now getting bigger support as it has…
  • Samsung's Galaxy Alpha arrives in the UK for a hefty price

    12 September 2014, 5:43 pm

    Samsung's premium tinged Galaxy Alpha smartphone launched last month and is now steadily rolling out around the globe. It landed in the United Kingdom today, finding its way to The Carphone Warehouse, available via the company's web store and in bricks and…
  • HTC releases standalone lock screen app

    12 September 2014, 5:27 pm

    HTC said that it would be delivering more of its Sense software to the general Android market, moving some of its services away from being an all-in-one software. The company started the HTC Creative Labs team to focus on repacking certain software from the…
  • Windows Phone budget guide winter 2014

    12 September 2014, 5:07 pm

    Microsoft's struggles to grow the Windows Phone platform have been myriad, but one of the main problems has been giving the consumer choice. Nokia did an amazing job in every aspect, delivering smartphones of different styles and price points, but in the past…
  • Get and iPhone 6 now... fast

    12 September 2014, 8:19 am

    The biggest launch in smartphone history? Oh, that would be the current roll out of the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple's latest and I presume greatest flagships. Expect sales records to tumble as rabid Apple fans tear themselves to pieces to get an…
  • How to backup and delete you current iPhone before buying the iPhone 6

    12 September 2014, 7:52 am

    You watched Apple's iPhone 6 launch event, you are a long time iPhone fan, and you thought that you would like to replace your old iPhone for the latest and greatest. As the clock strikes midnight tonight you will be able to pre-order the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6…
  • HTC is working on a standalone action camera

    12 September 2014, 7:15 am

    HTC, the Taiwanese mobile phone giant, has had a tough time of things recently, with profits on the wane despite a number of fine hardware products available from the company. While rivals have been releasing new flagship smartphones and wearable smartwatches,…
  • NVIDIA confirms the HTC built Nexus 9 for this quarter

    11 September 2014, 5:37 pm

    Samsung copies other companies and gets sued a lot. It is almost an unwritten rule of mobile tech, but every so often a Samsung court case where the company is accused of patent infringement tends to throw up some juicy information. The latest brand trying to…
  • AT&T stopped Amazon/HTC budget device

    11 September 2014, 4:43 pm

    Amazon's Fire Phone is the smartphone flop of the year and two months after launch is on a very slippery slope to obscurity. Expect the device to disappear entirely within a few months as consumers have just not warmed to the handset that started life as an…
  • KitKat rides to huge Android market share

    11 September 2014, 4:14 pm

    KitKat's hold on the Android market is starting to tighten, and it is even starting to impress me, someone who has long criticized how fragmented the Android world is. Google has released the latest batch of Android distribution numbers and Android 4.4 and its…
  • Sony ends update support for a number of Xperia smartphones

    11 September 2014, 12:27 pm

    Sony has been updating plenty of its handsets of late, with the likes of the Xperia M 2 and Xperia Z series all being treated to the latest versions of Android 4.4. However, if you are rocking the Xperia SP, M, L, or C then you can forget about any future…
  • T-Mobile issues update for HTC One M8, M7, Samsung Galaxy S4, and LG G3

    11 September 2014, 11:37 am

    T-Mobile has gone update crazy as the Uncarrier company has lavished a slew of its flagship handsets with a new patch. The fourth largest carrier in the US has sent out an update for a number of its partner flagship devices from 2013 and 2014, including the…
  • Google Play Store now has a 2-hour app refund window

    11 September 2014, 11:11 am

    Google has been under pressure from several regulatory bodies around the world of late because of its attitude towards refunding apps and protecting consumers from unwanted purchases. The company is not alone as Amazon and Apple have also fallen for some hard…
  • Skype for Windows Phone now has location sharing

    11 September 2014, 9:03 am

    Skype is one of the jewels in Microsoft's crown at the moment and its Windows Phone version of the service got a nice update today. The Windows Phone Skype app now has location service baked in that allows users to share their position with whoever they are…

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