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  • Sony to trim smartphone line up

    Sony has announced that it is to streamline its smartphone product range from next year because of declining sales. The Japanese firm is now aiming to make “better profits”… More »

  • Are mobile phones making landlines redundant?

    The way we’re using our smartphones is changing. That’s the conclusion of a new study conducted by RootMetrics, a respected source of such information, which shows that individuals are… More »

  • Panasonic camera/phone hybrid set for December launch

    If your present smartphone camera’s giving you grainy landscapes and overexposed portraits, then Panasonic’s latest smartphone / camera hybrid might be exactly what you need. More »

  • New rumours about the OnePlus Two smartphone surface online

    OnePlus might not be able to outmuscle Samsung or Sony in the sales or marketing stakes, but the smartphone manufacturer still turned heads with its debut handset, the OnePlus… More »

  • Nexus 6 smartphone slower than the Nexus 5?

    If you buy a new smartphone you wouldn’t expect it to operate more slowly than a previous model it has replaced. Unfortunately, for Nexus 6 users that’s exactly what… More »

  • O2 introduces family sharing data plans

    How do you fancy sharing data across devices and with family members? O2 has just launched two plans that let you do just that - spreading your allowance across… More »

  • Honor 3C handset to shake up smartphone market

    The Motorola Moto G could finally have a new rival in the mid-range handset stakes. Honor is hoping to “shake up the mobile market” next week by launching the… More »

  • Samsung to cut phone releases by 30% after launching 190 in 3 years

    If, like us, you struggle to keep up with the almost constant release of new Samsung smartphones, you’ll be happy to hear you should soon be able to follow… More »

  • Faster and cheaper 4G on the way

    Here’s some good news - 4G mobile internet is set to become faster and cheaper after the telecoms regulator Ofcom announced plans to free up bandwidth. Don’t get too… More »

  • Early Lollipop users left with sour taste

    Why doesn't new tech ever seem to work like you hoped? That's what early adopters of Google's new operating system may be thinking after experiencing problems with the Android… More »

  • Samsung to launch mobile phone that’s supposed to bend before 2015?

    The unintentional bendability of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus came as something of a shock to some who got one when they first came out, but apparently… More »

  • UK 4G speeds almost double 3G says Ofcom

    If you’ve been holding off on switching to a new phone plan because you were wondering how much faster 4G mobile internet is than 3G, Ofcom has an answer… More »

  • Sony Xperia Z4 will have super-sharp 20.7mp camera

    Sony is expected to officially launch its new Xperia Z4 phone at an industry tradeshow in Las Vegas, Nevada on 6 January, 2015. Unfortunately for Sony though, some information… More »

  • Bye bye Nokia: Microsoft reveals Lumia 535

    Microsoft has announced its first smartphone without Nokia branding. The new Lumia 535 is a budget handset that sports a 5-inch display, Windows Phone 8.1, and 5-megapixel front and… More »

  • LG G3 owners get Android Lollipop this month

    Good news for LG G3 owners – you’ll soon be the first smartphone users outside the Nexus family with Android's latest operating system, Lollipop. LG has revealed that Android… More »

  • Beware! Your mobile phone can be a dangerous distraction

    Have you ever had an accident when walking along a street because you were using your mobile phone? If so, don’t worry - according to new research, you’re not… More »

  • Now TV available to Vodafone 4G contract holders

    Anyone picking up a new Vodafone 4G contract will be able to enjoy a free three month Now TV Entertainment Pass - usually around £7 a month - as… More »

  • Amazon to sell Fire Phone on O2 contracts

    Amazon’s Fire Phone is now available to buy in the UK with an O2 contract. But what does it have to offer, and how much will it cost? Here's… More »

  • Brits choose Android and Apple, reject Windows Phone and BlackBerry

    The UK has taken Google’s Android mobile operating system to its heart. A new sales report from consumer knowledge company Kantar Wordpanel shows Android smartphones are the most common… More »

  • Samsung launches its slimmest smartphones - the Galaxy A5 and A3

    Samsung is poised to launch its “slimmest smartphones to date”. The Samsung Galaxy A5 and Samsung Galaxy A3 measure 6.7mm and 6.9mm respectively, making the latter as thin as… More »

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