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Amazon will cut prices on Android phones displaying its lock screen ads

Amazon will cut prices on Android phones displaying its lock screen ads

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Amazon has announced it will offer discounts on select Android phones - as long as you agree to view adverts on the phones' lock screens. The online retailer sells other manufacturers’ phones, including the fourth-generation Moto G and Blu R1 HD. In... >>

Wileyfox Spark, Spark+ and Spark X are three new British-designed budget smartphones

Wileyfox Spark, Spark+ and Spark X are three new British-designed budget smartphones

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Wileyfox has just taken the wraps off its latest phones and - just like last year - its smartphone lineup is seeking to shake-up the budget end of the market. Unlike last year however, it opted to release three different versions of a single device family.... >>

New TouchWiz UI shows off Galaxy Note 7's likely software

New TouchWiz UI shows off Galaxy Note 7's likely software

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The latest version of TouchWiz, currently in its beta form, suggests Samsung will introduce yet another visual refresh in its software when the Galaxy Note 7 launches. HDBlog published a video showing off the new beta software in an in-depth walkthrough.... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 name appears alongside specs: Iris scanner and branding virtually confirmed

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 name appears alongside specs: Iris scanner and branding virtually confirmed

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A Samsung Galaxy Note 7 label leak has been published online by the usually-reliable Evan Blass. It virtually confirms rumours we've been hearing for weeks: Samsung is skipping the Note 6 name. Although it doesn't make sense sequentially, the reasoning... >>

Huawei is making an all-new mobile OS, and it's revamping EMUI

Huawei is making an all-new mobile OS, and it's revamping EMUI

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Huawei has a back-up plan in case things go south with Google. According to The Information, Huawei, which is the world's third-largest smartphone manufacturer and best-known for the Huawei 6P it made with Google, is developing a new mobile operating... >>

Android Apps on Chrome: How to give your Chromebook an app-vantage

Android Apps on Chrome: How to give your Chromebook an app-vantage

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At its I/O conference in June this year, Google finally confirmed plans to bring Android apps to Chrome OS products. That means that soon you'll be able to fling Angry Birds from a catapult on your Chromebook and download a shedload of other apps you'd... >>

Barclays Android users can now pay up to £100 with contactless using just their phone

Barclays Android users can now pay up to £100 with contactless using just their phone

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Barclays has announced that its contactless payment system, called Contactless Mobile, has launched today. Barclays previously expressed its intent to remain out of Android Pay in favour of its own offering. That has now arrived meaning Android users... >>

Oppo F1 Plus review: A flagship at half the price
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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 N desktop mode shown off with new task bar, by official

Android N desktop mode shown off with new task bar, by official

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Android N is set to bring new desktop style floating windows to smartphones and tablets, already seen in the preview, which has now been shown off officially with a task bar. The SVP of Android, Chrome OS and Play, Hiroshi Lockheimer tweeted a photo of... >>

OnePlus 3 is official, equipped with huge 6GB RAM and an all-new all-metal finish

OnePlus 3 is official, equipped with huge 6GB RAM and an all-new all-metal finish

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OnePlus has just announced its next generation flagship smartphone, and continues in its tradition of releasing powerful devices at affordable prices. While some specifications look similar to the OnePlus 2, there’s definitely enough difference here... >>