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Huawei P9 Plus review: The big and the bold
4.0 stars

Huawei P9 Plus review: The big and the bold

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Huawei is fast emerging as one of the most popular smartphone brands in the world. A lot of that notability is thanks to its budget sub-brand, Honor, which cranks out affordable but high quality phones. Still, Huawei has done a lot of work on its own-brand... >>

BlackBerry DTEK50 review: Secure, just not top drawer
3.5 stars

BlackBerry DTEK50 review: Secure, just not top drawer

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BlackBerry has a long tradition of building its own hardware and software, but having fallen on harder times of late, the company was forced to outsource. With the DTEK50, its first mid-range Android phone, it has partnered with TCL Communication and... >>

Vodafone Smart Ultra 7 preview: A new standard for affordable smartphones

Vodafone Smart Ultra 7 preview: A new standard for affordable smartphones

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When looking for affordable devices, it can often be difficult to find a phone without too many compromises, especially on the lower end of the scale. With the Smart Ultra 7, Vodafone is looking to give you as much for your money as possible, all in a... >>

Oppo F1 Plus review: A flagship at half the price
4.0 stars

Oppo F1 Plus review: A flagship at half the price

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Oppo is a Chinese smartphone brand that isn't especially familiar to UK customers. Yet on a global scale it was one of 2015's fastest growers. That's for one very good reason: it's been making decent phones at competitive prices, and everyone loves a... >>

Android 6.0 Marshmallow review: Polish and performance
4.0 stars

Android 6.0 Marshmallow review: Polish and performance

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Android 6.0 Marshmallow is the latest version of Google's mobile operating system. It made its debut on the Nexus 5X and the Nexus 6P, a double helping of Marshmallow to kick off the next generation of Android devices. The updates have subsequently rolled... >>

Nexus 6P review: The best Nexus device to date
4.5 stars

Nexus 6P review: The best Nexus device to date

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This year we've had not one but two Nexus phones. The Nexus 5X, manufactured by LG, is the smaller of the bloatware-free Android devices, but while we liked that handset, it just doesn't really stand-out beyond the current mid-range market. But don't... >>

Nexus 5X review: Not quite got the X factor
4.0 stars

Nexus 5X review: Not quite got the X factor

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Having spent two weeks using the Nexus 5X - the Google device made by LG - we think it's a great little Android phone. You'll hear people talk about how plasticky it feels and so on, but really, who cares about that? It's a mid-range phone, but one capable... >>

Consoles beware: Flitchio Android gaming controller case has you in its sights (hands-on)

Consoles beware: Flitchio Android gaming controller case has you in its sights (hands-on)

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The hype around mobile gaming taking on consoles has been reaching deafening heights. But who really prefers smartphone gaming over consoles? Flitchio is a smartphone case-cum-controller that wants to make gaming on the go as fun as at home. Until now... >>

Better Call Saul app: Prank caller's soundbite dream (hands-on)

Better Call Saul app: Prank caller's soundbite dream (hands-on)

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The official app for TV show Better Call Saul, the Breaking Bad spin-off, is now available to download for free. We've installed it to see if the app can hope to compare to the genius of the show. The Better Call Saul app is free on the Amazon Appstore.... >>

HTC and Android 5.0: How well has Lollipop been integrated?

HTC and Android 5.0: How well has Lollipop been integrated?

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With every iteration of Android, we're moving closer to platform perfection. That might sound like an opinion served with a healthy dollop of bias, but consider this: in 2009 we'd have baulked at native Android Eclair, but HTC made that palatable with... >>