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Hands-on: Pressy, the almighty physical Android button review

Hands-on: Pressy, the almighty physical Android button review

By 9 July 2014

Although there are a tonne of crowdfunded projects in the world, there aren't many that have earned five times more than expected. Pressy the Almighty Android Button is one such project. It launched on Kickstarter last summer and raised $695,138 from... >>

Oppo Find 7 smartphone leaks show QHD display, metal frame and large camera sensor?

Oppo Find 7 smartphone leaks show QHD display, metal frame and large camera sensor?

By 3 January 2014

Pictures of the Oppo Find 7's display panel and metal frame have leaked online. Tech news blog Phone Arena has published leaked pictures gathered from Chinese microblogging website Weibo and tech website GizChina. The pictures allegedly reveal a JD or... >>

Bluetooth 4.1 is here in first update since 2010: Bringing all day use without serious battery drain

Bluetooth 4.1 is here in first update since 2010: Bringing all day use without serious battery drain

By 5 December 2013

When Bluetooth first launched it was only headset wearing city-slickers who used it. We’ve come a long way with low-power Bluetooth 4.0 unleashed in 2010 changing the way we connect devices. From wireless headphones and smartwatches to lightbulbs and... >>

Sony 'Honami' Xperia Z1 made official in teaser image

Sony 'Honami' Xperia Z1 made official in teaser image

By 26 August 2013

Shortly after a leaked render of the upcoming Sony Xperia Z1 (previously codenamed Honami) leaked online, Sony decided to add more fuel to the flames by releasing an official teaser image on Google+. The image, which only shows the lens and LED flash... >>

Huawei unveils 7-inch MediaPad 7 Vogue with voice calling and mid-range specs

Huawei unveils 7-inch MediaPad 7 Vogue with voice calling and mid-range specs

By 24 June 2013

Huawei has introduced another mid-range, 7-inch tablet with voice-calling capability, called the MediaPad 7 Vogue. Between ASUS, Samsung and Huawei, to name a few, there are plenty of 7-inch tablets floating around the marketplace with just as many mediocre... >>

HTC says Android 4.2 firmware for One is still coming

HTC says Android 4.2 firmware for One is still coming

By 17 June 2013

Mobile operator Three UK recently told a customer via Twitter that HTC abruptly pulled its Android 4.2 firmware update for the HTC One, but a new report has confirmed the release is coming.  Engadget on Monday received word from HTC that it still planned... >>

A week in reviews: May 27 - 31

A week in reviews: May 27 - 31

By 1 June 2013

Dual-SIM phones are something we get asked about a lot. There aren't very many of them, and a lot of the ones we've seen have been distinctly sub-standard. Happily, this week we got our hands on a decent one, the Prestigio 4500 Duo, we really liked it,... >>

Prestigio Multiphone 4500 Duo review
4 out of 5

Prestigio Multiphone 4500 Duo review

By 31 May 2013

Dual-SIM phones are something we get asked about a fair amount. They're very useful for people who do a lot of travelling, or for business users who want to have a work and personal SIM card in their phone. But they're also pretty rare in the UK. Clearly,... >>

Samsung Galaxy S4 review
5 out of 5

Samsung Galaxy S4 review

By 15 May 2013

It's one of the most anticipated handsets of the year, it's the follow-up to one of the best-selling phones of last year, and it has been hyped to the extent that Samsung is starting to look like it's going to teach Apple a thing or two about generating... >>

In-app chat overtakes SMS texting for first time

In-app chat overtakes SMS texting for first time

By 29 April 2013

More mobile phone owners are using in-app chat and messaging services rather than traditional SMS text messaging, says a report by research firm Informa. The company claims that 17.6 billion mobile phone text messages were sent worldwide on average each... >>