Category: News

Opinion: My thoughts on the Samsung S8 and S8+ plus accessories

If you’re wondering why there were no Tweets from me today about the long-awaited Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ launches, it’s because Samsung didn’t invite me to its latest (and arguably most significant) Unpacked event. But I couldn’t sit by without writing something about these devices, given the fact these… [Click for more]

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Huawei adds to P10 family with the P10 lite (plus pre-ordering opens for P10/P10 Plus)

Even before the P10 and P10 Plus officially hit the streets, Huawei has announced a third model in the range: No, not the P9 Lite (2017) or something silly, but the P10 lite. Losing the dual-cameras, the £299 P10 lite makes do instead with a 12-megapixel camera sensor sporting 1.25… [Click for more]

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Honor 6X brings dual-cameras to new audience (and it’s coming to Three UK)

Honor fans need to sober up quick after the Christmas holidays because there’s a new phone hitting the streets- in the form of the Honor 6X. Announced today at CES in Las Vegas, the Honor 6X brings the dual-camera idea to a more affordable phone. Also, this time Huawei is returning to… [Click for more]

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BLU Vivo 6 Hands-On: A powerful mid-ranger that’s a perfect buy for Black Friday

I have to confess that while seeing BLU mobiles on sale online before, I’ve never actually had the chance to hold one, let alone test one. That is until today. This is when American based BLU has launched the Vivo 6 officially in the UK, one day after celebrating Thanksgiving at home. By… [Click for more]

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EXCLUSIVE: Rejoice as EE gives customers an early Christmas present. 800MHz 4G goes live November 23 2016

With Christmas looming, it seemed somewhat unlikely that we’d see EE switch on its long awaited 800MHz 4G service until next year now. Or at least that’s what I’ve been telling people for a while.  So colour me surprised when I discovered that 800 will be activated this year after all…. [Click for more]

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OnePlus 3T to hit O2 stores exclusively again on November 28th

Last month, OnePlus made the big league by getting the OnePlus 3 sold on the high-street. Today, O2 has announced it will be exclusively stocking the upgraded OnePlus 3T. The phone, which looks essentially identical, has a few key upgrades that include; 3,400mAh battery (a 13% increase). New 128GB storage option…. [Click for more]

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Huawei continues Leica partnership with launch of Mate 9 series, and a fitness watch

Huawei today unveiled the new Mate 9 range, which continues the journey that Huawei and Leica started on earlier this year with the Huawei P9. The Mate 9 comes in two guises, the ‘normal’ model (available in six colours) with a 5.9-inch Full HD display, and a Porsche Design version… [Click for more]

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Wileyfox unveils the Swift 2 & Swift 2 Plus, which just took the brand up a level

Wileyfox has today unveiled the Swift 2 and Swift 2 Plus, the latest additions to its ever-growing range and what takes the brand up a notch in terms of premium design and finish. At the launch event, the company said it intends to challenge brands like Samsung, and beat others like Xiaomi,… [Click for more]

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Kirin 960: Huawei’s new chipset accelerates GPU and LTE performance

Huawei has today (or last night, Chinese time) announced its latest HiSilicon Kirin 960 processor, expected to debut in a new device next month and likely many more devices in 2017. I’ve written a lot about Huawei devices, and no Kirin-powered phone, or tablet, I’ve used has ever been what you could… [Click for more]

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