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  • Galaxy Alpha to launch August 13th

    1 August 2014, 4:51 pm

    Samsung's juggling act starts now with the company having to decide when to launch its slew of smartphones that will arrive in the next few months. We told you yesterday how the company will use the IFA show in Berlin to unveil the Galaxy Note 4, but Samsung…
  • HTC Butterfly J launches in Japan

    1 August 2014, 4:31 pm

    The new HTC Butterfly J has been launched in Japan and is heading to the country's KDDI carrier network and Okinawa Cellular. The device is the latest mid-range effort from the Taiwanese company as it attempts to find significant market presence once again.…
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A heading to Europe sans QHD screen

    1 August 2014, 4:03 pm

    With Samsung set to launch a slew of handsets over the second half of the year, there will be plenty of news surrounding the Korean giant. However, the first bit of Sammy news today regards a device that has already been launched but will be finding its way to…
  • You'll want HP's smart watch, but can you afford it?

    1 August 2014, 8:51 am

    Smart watches have been on the verge of exploding for the last two years, at least if you listen to analysts. However, the market has struggled to really take off and wrist wearable sales are still only counted in the hundreds of thousands instead of millions.…
  • Is OnePlus working on a smart watch?

    31 July 2014, 6:21 pm

    OnePlus has made a splash in the smartphone arena with its One handset, and the company now has its sights set on another market, namely the wearable one. Read the full story here.
  • Galaxy Note 4 pegged for September 3rd launch

    31 July 2014, 5:46 pm

    We have been hearing plenty about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 4 phablet flagship, from the extreme (folding screen) to the probable (robust S Health features). Now we have a little more news about when the device will land, and this is some pretty…
  • Huawei teases smartphone launch for Berlin

    31 July 2014, 5:18 pm

    Chinese mega brand Huawei has today teased a product launch for a new smartphone, with an event that will take place at 15:00pm on September 4th. The launch will be held during the IFA show in Berlin, Germany, where a number of smartphone vendors will be…
  • Sales of "mini" smartphones are falling

    31 July 2014, 5:06 pm

    A report today suggests that sales of "mini" versions of smartphones are "falling short of expectation" in what yours truly think is fantastic news. As someone who is wholeheartedly against the mini trend, I have been waiting for the day when these devices are…
  • OnePlus could ditch CyanogenMod for the One

    31 July 2014, 10:21 am

    One of the exciting things about the OnePlus One was that it came rocking the CyanogenMod ROM, the first mainstream smartphone to do so in fact. That made it an instant fan favourite among those who simply must have Android and was one of the reasons why the…
  • Samsung's mobile division slips by 31%

    31 July 2014, 9:47 am

    When Samsung announced its overall company financials a few weeks ago it revealed a slip in profits. The Korean giant said this was because of decreased demand in its mobile division and warned that specific numbers for its mobile hardware would not make for…
  • HTC press event for August points to Nexus 8

    30 July 2014, 5:46 pm

    After plenty of product leaks and reports over the last couple of months, it seems as though HTC will be launching something significant. The Taiwanese company has scheduled a press event to take place in New York City, Tuesday August 19, but of course HTC has…
  • How to sideload Android apps to the Amazon Fire Phone

    30 July 2014, 5:22 pm

    Amazon has done a pretty good job in beefing up its Appstore recently and indeed when the Fire Phone was launched the company boasted that there was 240,000 apps and games in the store. That is impressive, but it still pales in significance to the amount…
  • The LG G Vista heading to Verizon tomorrow

    30 July 2014, 1:31 pm

    The LG G Vista is a device we have been waiting to see for some time and now Verizon has confirmed that the smartphone will land on July 31st. Read the full story here.
  • Mobile Platform market share: Android grows, Windows grows, iOS slips

    30 July 2014, 12:38 pm

    Kantar Worldpanel uses consumer research, market trends, and manufacturer figures to create its respected monthly sales stats for mobile platforms. Read the full story here.
  • Report: Imposter app bug found in Android

    30 July 2014, 10:30 am

    BlueBox Security released findings today that show a dangerous flaw in Android that allows hackers to get onto your device by posing as a legitimate app. This news once again throws into question the security on Google's Android platform, but what does it mean…
  • Samsung's recruitment drive to find the next hit smartphone

    30 July 2014, 9:16 am

    It has not been a great few months for Samsung as the company has suffered declining sales and a slip in overall smartphone market share. The bad news was confirmed yesterday by the IDC after Samsung previously announced a drop in revenue and profit.…
  • Amazon's new Kindle Fire HDX shows up on AnTuTu

    29 July 2014, 5:32 pm

    When Amazon launched the Kindle Fire HDX last year it came as quite a surprise because it was a hugely affordable but high spec'd tablet. With a stunning screen and blazing performance, the HDX had a solid claim to being the best small tablet, even in a market…
  • Burgundy Red and Moon Violet LG G3's coming in August

    29 July 2014, 5:10 pm

    When LG launched the G3 flagship back last month, the company's official press shots showed that the G3 would come adorned in five different hues. Fast forward a couple of months and the device is pretty much rolled out everywhere at the moment, but oddly it…
  • Samsung stays top of smartphone world, but everybody else catches up

    29 July 2014, 4:50 pm

    IDC results for smartphone shipments in the second quarter of this year show that Samsung is still way out in front, but the Korean company is also the only one in the top 5 to drop sales and lose market share. Read the full story here.
  • Does Amazon lose money on each Fire Phone?

    29 July 2014, 11:09 am

    Amazon's hardware has always been a conduit to get consumers to buy things from the retail business that built the company. That is why the Kindle range has always been affordable and high spec'd, simply because Amazon was willing to take a loss on each one…
  • Moto X on Verizon gets Android 4.4.4

    29 July 2014, 10:21 am

    If you own the Moto X in the US and are using the country's biggest carrier Verizon, then you should take a gander at the devices update page. That?s because Big Red has been given the Android 4.4.4 update from Motorola and just needs to approve it before…
  • LG G Watch has charging problems

    29 July 2014, 9:41 am

    Android Wear won plenty of praise when it was fully launched at Google's I/O event a couple of months ago, not least because it finally gave the wearable trend a functioning and useful platform. Read the full story here.
  • Lenovo's new K920 flagship will arrive next week

    29 July 2014, 8:50 am

    Lenovo is a leading light in all markets when it comes to PC and tablet, but the company only enjoys smartphone success in Asia, which is why it bought Motorola to have more presence in the US and beyond Read the full story here.
  • The Samsung Galaxy Alpha WILL have a 720p display

    28 July 2014, 7:21 pm

    The Samsung Galaxy Alpha (previously the F or Prime) is the smartphone that just keeps on giving as another leak has arrived today, this one a little more concrete. Just about everything there is to know about this device is already out there, so we will keep…
  • HTC One M8 to launch on Windows Phone

    28 July 2014, 6:40 pm

    If we asked you to name the best current Android flagships we imagine some familiar names would appear, among them the HTC One M8. Read the full story here.
  • LG's new tablet is an Intel packing Android laptop hybrid

    28 July 2014, 5:55 pm

    Here's a product from left field as LG today announced the Tab Book 11, a tablet/notebook hybrid that oddly ships with Android. Read the full story here.
  • Moto G 2 casing hints at svelte body

    28 July 2014, 4:38 pm

    If you have been craving some information about the upcoming Moto G sequel then you should take a look at this reported rear cover from the device. Read the full story here.
  • Samsung's Galaxy W arrives in China as the TabQ

    28 July 2014, 12:58 pm

    Samsung's Galaxy W is a device that has interested us since we first heard about it earlier in the year, and now it has been released in China with another name. The device is a huge 7-inch tablet/phablet with phone calling connectivity and it has shown up in…
  • Report: Blackberry's woes, shares up, services and hardware failing

    28 July 2014, 12:18 pm

    The trying times over at Blackberry mean that even the smallest good news is worthy of interest, but it always comes with a proverbial pinch of salt. Read the full story here.
  • Unlocking your phone will be legal

    28 July 2014, 11:31 am

    There have been some pretty monumental shifts in the law regarding unlocked phones in recent years in the US, but none as seismic as this. We have been increasingly heading to the unlocking of devices being legal, whereas now it is a grey area, and today the…

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