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  • A week in reviews: 10 - 14 March
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    A week in reviews: 10 - 14 March

    By 15 March 2014

    It's here. Titanfall has landed. And we've been playing our socks off to see whether it's the game that makes the Xbox One whole. And with that major out of the way we don't hold back. Oh no, we continue to drop bombs of tech review wonderment. We've...

  • Huawei Ascend Y530 review
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    Huawei Ascend Y530 review

    By 11 March 2014

    The Huawei Y530 is the latest handset from the company that's looking to deliver that smartphone experience without breaking the bank. Priced at £149.95 SIM-free, the Huawei Ascend Y530 is cheap for a 4.5-inch device, although it sits uncomfortably close...

  • Huawei YouView+ DN371T set-top box announced for £220
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    Huawei YouView+ DN371T set-top box announced for £220

    By 5 March 2014

    If you want all the smarts of a Sky box without a contract, Huawei's YouView+ DN371T set-top box might be for you. The new YouView+ box has a 500GB storage capacity, meaning it can record 300 hours of SD programming or 125 hours of HD shows. And while...

  • Best of Mobile World Congress 2014: The hottest new devices
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    Best of Mobile World Congress 2014: The hottest new devices

    By 26 February 2014

    Mobile World Congress is one of the largest mobile trade shows of the year, where most device manufacturers show off their latest and greatest devices. MWC 2014 was no exception, with the likes of Samsung and Sony both announcing a wide range of new devices...

  • Huawei TalkBand B1 smartband will monitor fitness, let you take calls
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    Huawei TalkBand B1 smartband will monitor fitness, let you take calls

    By 23 February 2014

    Huawei has announced its own wearable, the TalkBand B1, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Announced alongside a range of 4G devices, the new wearable device features a 1.4-inch OLED display to give you feedback and information, and the band incorporates...

  • Huawei E5786 is world's fastest MiFi, offering 300Mbps 4G LTE
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    Huawei E5786 is world's fastest MiFi, offering 300Mbps 4G LTE

    By 23 February 2014

    Huawei has announced what it's claiming as the world's fastest MiFi, or mobile Wi-Fi, in the Huawei E5786, at Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona. The new MiFi device will offer Cat 6 LTE, with download speeds up to 300Mbps and upload speeds of 100Mbps,...

  • Huawei MediaPad X1 7.0 vs Nexus 7: What's the difference?
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    Huawei MediaPad X1 7.0 vs Nexus 7: What's the difference?

    By 23 February 2014

    The smaller Android tablet has come of age, with many recognising the benefits of having something smaller, rather than the bulky 10-inchers that dominated the market previously.  Affordability, power and ease of portability, mean that devices around...

  • Huawei MediaPad M1 pictures and hands-on
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    Huawei MediaPad M1 pictures and hands-on

    By 23 February 2014

    The Huawei MediaPad M1 8.0 is an 8-inch tablet with entertainment in mind. It has been designed, not to be ultra light and slim like the MediaPad X1 - also launched at Mobile World Congress 2014 - but with front-facing speakers to better deliver the DTS...

  • Huawei MediaPad M1 8-inch tablet entertains with HTC One looks
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    Huawei MediaPad M1 8-inch tablet entertains with HTC One looks

    By 23 February 2014

    Huawei has launched a new 8-inch Android tablet known as the MediaPad M1. This 8-inch tablet focuses on entertainment with a pair for front-facing speakers, giving you a design that looks very much like the HTC One. The MediaPad M1, launched at Mobile...

  • Huawei Ascend G6 pictures and hands-on
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    Huawei Ascend G6 pictures and hands-on

    By 23 February 2014

    The Huawei Ascend G6, announced today at Mobile World Congress 2014, arrives at a time when the mid-range is enjoying something of a resurgence. The Motorola Moto G has drawn attention to a section of the smartphone market often considered to be second...

  • Huawei's Ascend G6 mid-ranger is so fly like the P6
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    Huawei's Ascend G6 mid-ranger is so fly like the P6

    By 23 February 2014

    Huawei has picked up on the popular design of the Ascend P6 and rolled it over to the newly announced Huawei Ascend G6. The new mid-range Android handset was revealed at Mobile World Congress 2014. It apes the lines of the Ascend P6, but expands slightly...

  • Huawei MediaPad X1 7.0 tablet squares up against the Nexus 7
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    Huawei MediaPad X1 7.0 tablet squares up against the Nexus 7

    By 23 February 2014

    Huawei has announced the Huawei MediaPad X1, a 7-inch Android tablet looking to capitalise on the trend for smaller devices. Annouced on the eve of Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona, the new Huawei tablet sets its sights on devices like the popular...

  • Hands-on: Huawei MediaPad X1 review
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    Hands-on: Huawei MediaPad X1 review

    By 23 February 2014

    With 7-inch tablets growing in popularity and falling in price, Huawei is bringing its most impressive device yet to the table with the Huawei MediaPad X1 7.0. This 7-inch tablet, launched at Mobile World Congress 2014 on Sunday, looks to compete with...

  • What to expect from Mobile World Congress 2014
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    What to expect from Mobile World Congress 2014

    By 22 February 2014

    Mobile World Congress (MWC) is one of the biggest shows in the tech calendar, traditionally the launch platform for many of the best smartphones and tablets that will steal the headlines this year. In recent times we've seen it become a little more fragmented,...

  • Huawei MediaPad X1 leaks as Nexus 7 rival ahead of MWC
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    Huawei MediaPad X1 leaks as Nexus 7 rival ahead of MWC

    By 21 February 2014

    Ahead of Mobile World Congress next week Huawei's MediaPad X1 has leaked again. It's looking like the 7-inch tablet will have Google's Nexus 7 in its sights. A Chinese Weibo site put the pictures of the MediaPad X1 online after they appeared on the Chinese...

  • Huawei uses Siri to confirm new tablet and smartphone ready for MWC
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    Huawei uses Siri to confirm new tablet and smartphone ready for MWC

    By 17 February 2014

    Huawei has released a teaser video that confirms it will be launching a new super-slim tablet, a multimedia tablet, and new smartphone at this year's MWC. The video, which strangely features an iPhone for most of it, depicts a narrator talking to Siri...

  • Best smartphones 2014: The best phones available to buy today
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    Best smartphones 2014: The best phones available to buy today

    By 14 February 2014

    So, you want to buy a new phone? If you're looking for the best smartphone of 2014, you've come to the right place. We will guide you through the hottest mobile phones of the year to save you time when you go to your local phone shop. We continually update...

  • Huawei smartwatch to debut at MWC with smartphone and two tablets, but don't expect Ascend P7
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    Huawei smartwatch to debut at MWC with smartphone and two tablets, but don't expect Ascend P7

    By 10 February 2014

    China-based Huawei Technologies will introduce a smartwatch at Mobile World Congress later this month. The Wall Street Journal reported that Huawei will enter the wearable space with a smartwatch that will unveil alongside a new smartphone and two...

  • Huawei Ascend P7 renders appear online prior to MWC unveiling
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    Huawei Ascend P7 renders appear online prior to MWC unveiling

    By 5 February 2014

    An image of what is claimed to be two renders of the Huawei Ascend P7 Android phone - front and back - has appeared online. Appearing on Chinese website Inpai, it shows a rather square-looking device that has similarities with the Ascend P6, but less...

  • Huawei MediaPad X1 7.0 pops up at TENAA, revealing HD display, 3G, and more
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    Huawei MediaPad X1 7.0 pops up at TENAA, revealing HD display, 3G, and more

    By 31 January 2014

    If you want a 7-inch Android tablet, you're about to get an enticing option from Huawei. TENAA, China's telecommunications equipment certification body, has approved the Huawei MediaPad X1 7.0. It's a tablet with a 1,920 x 1,200 high-resolution display...

  • Huawei MediaPad 7 Youth2 officially revealed as tablet-phone combo
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    Huawei MediaPad 7 Youth2 officially revealed as tablet-phone combo

    By 21 January 2014

    Huawei has just taken the covers off its MediaPad 7 Youth2 tablet that also acts as a phone. The 7-inch tablet comes with a 1024 x 600 (169ppi) resolution display on a 9.9mm thick frame that weighs in at 350g. On the power front it's pushing 1.2GHz with...

  • 4G mobiles will download 800MB movies in 22 seconds in South Korea
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    4G mobiles will download 800MB movies in 22 seconds in South Korea

    By 20 January 2014

    If you thought the UK was ploughing ahead with its good work on 4G LTE mobile speeds you need only look at South Korea to feel humbled. SK Telecoms has cracked 300Mbps downloads for South Korea's residents, meaning an 800MB movie downloads to a handset...

  • Huawei launches Ascend P6S with slight speed bump, thicker build
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    Huawei launches Ascend P6S with slight speed bump, thicker build

    By 19 January 2014

    Huawei has taken the wraps off the S version of its Ascend P6 smartphone, not changing too much in the process. The Ascend P6S is 0.3mm thicker than the first version, sitting at 6.5mm and carrying the same 2,000mAh battery. The processor has seen a slight...

  • Hands-on: Huawei Ascend Mate 2 review
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    Hands-on: Huawei Ascend Mate 2 review

    By 6 January 2014

    Huawei has announced the launch of the Ascend Mate 2 at CES 2014 in Las Vegas and Pocket-lint was on hand to get a quick play with the new phablet at the company's press conference on Monday. The new 6.1-inch smartphone-come-tablet will follow on from...

  • Huawei Ascend Mate 2 will power your iPhone when it's running low on battery
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    Huawei Ascend Mate 2 will power your iPhone when it's running low on battery

    By 6 January 2014

    Huawei has added a new feature to its Ascend Mate 2 phablet that will appeal to Apple users: it allows you to charge your iPhone.  The phone, announced at the company's CES press conference, will let you reverse charge other devices allowing you to take...