The Next Web logo The Next Web Headline News Reader

  • BT returns to the UK mobile market with 3 SIM-only tariffs

    25 March 2015, 5:54 am by: Ben Woods

    BT, the UK’s incumbent telecom infrastructure owner and national landline provider, today announced its first moves back into offering consumer-facing mobile services with BT Mobile. Initially, its not offering up hardware, so customers will need to provide…
  • Honor 4X: a fast, capable, budget Android phablet that can go all day long

    24 March 2015, 11:36 pm by: Abhimanyu Ghoshal

    Huawei has been playing its cards right with its Honor brand of smartphones, releasing well-built devices at sensible prices across China, India and Western Europe. The Holly made for a great entry-level device to rival Xiaomi’s Redmi 1S and the Moto E,…
  • $13.8bn sale of O2 to Three’s parent company Hutchison Whampoa is going ahead

    24 March 2015, 1:38 pm by: Ben Woods

    Hutchison Whampoa, the parent company of UK mobile operator Three, has today confirmed that its purchase of rival UK network O2 will proceed, subject to final approvals. In January, the operator confirmed that it had been in talks to take over the O2 brand in…
  • UK mobile operators will limit bills from stolen phones to £100

    23 March 2015, 8:46 am by: Mic Wright

    Five UK mobile networks – EE, O2, Three, Virgin Media and Vodafone – have agreed to limit the bill customers could face if their phones are stolen. Under a voluntary agreement with the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, the companies will introduce a…
  • HTC One M9 review: An incredibly capable handset that just isn’t very exciting

    22 March 2015, 8:01 pm by: Ben Woods

    HTC seems to have a bizarre phenomenon on its hands. It keeps designing flagship handsets that win design awards and the heart of many a tech reviewer, but fail to actually propel the company to the sort of performance of some of its rivals. Or even its early…
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge available to pre-order in the UK from Friday

    18 March 2015, 8:57 am by: Ben Woods

    Samsung has confirmed that buyers keen to pre-order the company’s latest flagship Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge devices will be able to reserve a handset from March 20. While it’ll be available to order from a range or retailers –  Vodafone, Carphone…
  • Missing Orange Wednesdays? EE’s replacement is a £1 weekly movie rental

    18 March 2015, 6:13 am by: Mic Wright

    When EE announced it was killing off the much loved Orange Wednesdays promotion, which offered two-for-one cinema tickets, at the end of last year, it promised a replacement. Now it’s here – a £1 film rental from Rakuten’s lesser-known streaming…
  • Xiaomi begins selling accessories in India from its own site

    18 March 2015, 2:43 am by: Abhimanyu Ghoshal

    Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has enjoyed tremendous success in India, having sold 1 million handsets in the country in less than six months. The company is now selling its mobile accessories there through its own site. The revamped country-specific…
  • Android Lollipop-based OxygenOS and CyanogenMod updates are coming to OnePlus One phones this month

    18 March 2015, 12:17 am by: Abhimanyu Ghoshal

    OnePlus has confirmed in a forum post that its Android Lollipop-based updates are coming to its flagship One smartphone by the end of March. The OnePlus One currently ships with CyanogenMod (CM). The latest build, CM 12S, will arrive on or before March 30 as…
  • VAIO’s first smartphone is a mid-range Android Lollipop affair

    12 March 2015, 4:00 am by: Abhimanyu Ghoshal

    It’s been over a year since Sony sold its VAIO PC brand to investment firm Japan Industrial Partners. The company has just launched its first smartphone, cleverly named the VAIO Phone. The 4G device is available from Japanese carrier B-mobile. It runs…

The Next Web Actions

The mobile technology news aggregator. Delivering the latest mobile tech headlines from the web's best sources.

Follow all the days smartphone, tablet and mobile computing news in one place.

This page provides an easy way to scan, read and share the latest articles at The Next Web.

Free MobilityBeat App for iOS
Get the App MobilityBeat App