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Samsung Galaxy S8 Active vs Galaxy S8: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active vs Galaxy S8: What's the difference?

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Samsung has announced a rugged version of its super Galaxy S8 smartphone. The company has described the Galaxy S8 Active as the "toughest Galaxy yet", adding various alterations that turn the S8 into a more suitable device for those in the construction... >>

Best UK SIM-only deals available right now

Best UK SIM-only deals available right now

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Over the past few years, SIM-only contracts have seen something of a resurgence in the consumer market. There are at least two reasons for this. Firstly, carriers (or networks) don't make much money on selling phones, and so they can make practically... >>

LG V30 launch: When is it and can I watch it online?

LG V30 launch: When is it and can I watch it online?

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LG is getting ready to launch the LG V30 smartphone, a flagship successor to the V20.As well as numerous leaks over the last few weeks or so, we've received an official invite for the announcement event that precedes IFA 2017. It includes the LG V30... >>

LG V30 just completely leaked out thanks to... Joseph Gordon-Levitt?

LG V30 just completely leaked out thanks to... Joseph Gordon-Levitt?

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LG's latest partnership with Hitrecord has given us a good look at the yet-to-be-released LG V30.The phone maker has worked with actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt over the past couple of years on promotions for its flagship devices. More specifically, it partnered... >>

It's official: Samsung's Galaxy S8 Active tough phone has arrived

It's official: Samsung's Galaxy S8 Active tough phone has arrived

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Do you love Samsung's latest flagship but refuse to pay a lot for phones because you're too rough with them?That's where Samsung's Galaxy Active line comes in handy. The company has just expanded it with the new Galaxy S8 Active, a rugged version of... >>

OnePlus 5 gets a gorgeous gold finish, we go hands on

OnePlus 5 gets a gorgeous gold finish, we go hands on

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OnePlus has announced that it's bringing its popular Soft Gold colour scheme back for its latest flagship phone, the OnePlus 5. We've been able to get our hands on it in time for launch, and figured we'd show you what it looks like in the hand (and... >>

LG V30 vs LG G6: What's the rumoured difference?

LG V30 vs LG G6: What's the rumoured difference?

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LG is will be announcing its second flagship of 2017 at consumer electronics show IFA in Berlin. The company has scheduled a press conference for 31 August where the LG V30 will be unveiled.Question is, how will it compare to LG's current flagship... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could feature an embedded fingerprint sensor

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could feature an embedded fingerprint sensor

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Samsung hasn't even released the Galaxy Note 8 or Galaxy S9, but already we're hearing rumours about next year's Galaxy Note 9. It all revolves around an embedded fingerprint sensor, a touchy subject for both Samsung and Apple right now. Samsung Galaxy... >>

Glass back on iPhone 7S dummy model suggests wireless charging is on the way

Glass back on iPhone 7S dummy model suggests wireless charging is on the way

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We've spent so much time focusing on the Apple iPhone 8, that the 7S and 7S Plus have largely gone under the radar. That's now changed thanks to some leaked images purporting to be a dummy model of the upcoming iPhone 7S Plus appearing online. Apple iPhone... >>

You still can't buy Essential Phone - but, hey, it's on Best Buy now

You still can't buy Essential Phone - but, hey, it's on Best Buy now

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First, we were told June.But then June slipped into July, and now, suddenly, it's August. And there is still no word from Andy Rubin, the co-creator of Android, about when we can expect the first phone from his new company. Sure, we were told a couple... >>

Google Pixel 2 pops up in leaked image with bezels, no dual cameras

Google Pixel 2 pops up in leaked image with bezels, no dual cameras

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Google doesn't care about what's "in" right now.We know this because it's decided to buck a bunch of hot phone trends this year, according to a new leak. Here's the thing: Google is working on a follow-up to its Pixel handsets from last year (the Pixel... >>

It's about time: All future Lenovo phones will run stock Android

It's about time: All future Lenovo phones will run stock Android

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Lenovo has decided to embrace stock Android.Here's the deal: Lenovo makes smartphones, but it layers its own software skin - Vibe Pure UI - over top of Google's Android operating system running on the phones. Now, however, in what is presumably an attempt... >>

Huawei Mate 10 will be unveiled on 16 October

Huawei Mate 10 will be unveiled on 16 October

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Huawei's next major flagship phone, the Mate 10, will allegedly be unveiled on 16 October, according to Polish website TableTowo, and picked up by GSMArena. Huawei P10 and P10 Plus: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know Not much... >>

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

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We've already seen a great number of phones launch in 2017, but there's still a whole load of goodness to come.Heading toward the end of 2017 we'll see ta load of 8s: Nokia 8, iPhone 8, Galaxy Note 8 and Google's new phone (not an 8), which we'll... >>

Honor 6A preview: The best £150 phone choice?

Honor 6A preview: The best £150 phone choice?

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Even affordable phones have got pretty good of late. If you're non-plussed about buying the snazziest looking, ultra-powerful flagship then, well, £150 will get you a perfectly serviceable device.The Honor 6A being the latest to squeeze itself into... >>

Apple iPhone 8 may have 4K recording on both front and rear cameras

Apple iPhone 8 may have 4K recording on both front and rear cameras

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The Apple HomePod developer code keeps churning up more information about the upcoming iPhone 8, and the latest refers to the phone's cameras. iHelp has discovered some lines within the code that suggest both the rear and front cameras could support 4K... >>

Oops! AT&T just leaked that Samsung's Galaxy S8 Active is real

Oops! AT&T just leaked that Samsung's Galaxy S8 Active is real

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It's always funny when companies accidentally reveal major news.The latest example comes from US carrier AT&T, which haphazardly posted marketing materials from a promotion. The leak could be spotted in the FAQs section for AT&T and Samsung’s current... >>

Red Hydrogen phone: Specs, price, release date and everything else we know so far

Red Hydrogen phone: Specs, price, release date and everything else we know so far

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Red Digital Cinema isn't the first brand name you think of when thinking about smartphone. In fact, unless you're into high end cinematography gear, there's a chance you've never heard of the company at all.It's well known in the industry for producing... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy S8 vs S8+: What's the rumoured difference?

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy S8 vs S8+: What's the rumoured difference?

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Samsung's next Note device is thought to be unveiled at an event on 23 August. Although the company has yet to officially confirm the device or its name, the invite to the August event heavily hints at a new Note device, which we're assuming will be... >>

65 ways to get a giggle out of Siri

65 ways to get a giggle out of Siri

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If you have an iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch, you've probably met Siri, Apple's voice assistant. He is an interesting little fellow, sometimes useful, sometimes funny and other times, a sarcastic little so and so.To most questions you'll get a standard... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy Note 7: What's the rumoured difference?

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy Note 7: What's the rumoured difference?

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Samsung is rumoured to be launching its much-anticipated Galaxy Note 8 at the end of August. The device will succeed the Note 7, which was a fantastic device until its battery issues destroyed its reputation and left it for dead.Nothing official has been... >>

Samsung's Leader 8 flip phone is a thing of beauty, but only destined for China

Samsung's Leader 8 flip phone is a thing of beauty, but only destined for China

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Samsung has gone back to its early noughties routes and released a new flip phone in China, although this one is much better looking than the flip phones of old. Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know The Leader 8,... >>

LG confirms V30 will get a 6-inch OLED screen

LG confirms V30 will get a 6-inch OLED screen

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LG has laid one of the biggest rumours surrounding the upcoming V30 flagship to bed, by confirming it will indeed come with a 6-inch P-OLED display. LG didn't mention the V30 by name in the press release, but said its "next flagship smartphone", which... >>

Latest Samsung Galaxy Note 8 leak reveals specs, colours, and more

Latest Samsung Galaxy Note 8 leak reveals specs, colours, and more

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Samsung is unveiling its Galaxy Note 8 phablet in a few weeks, and now we know what it will most likely feature, thanks to a new report.Sure, we already knew what the phone will probably look like and sport under the hood, as several leaks have popped... >>

RED's new smartphone looks huge and amazing in this hands-on video

RED's new smartphone looks huge and amazing in this hands-on video

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RED is making a smartphone, and we finally just learned a bit more about the mysterious device, including the fact that it is massive.When the high-end cameramaker announced its Hydrogen One smartphone this summer, it only revealed a few stand-out features,... >>

Motorola Moto C vs Moto E4 vs Moto G5 vs Moto Z2: Which Moto is right for you?

Motorola Moto C vs Moto E4 vs Moto G5 vs Moto Z2: Which Moto is right for you?

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Motorola has already announced several smartphones in 2017, 10 if you're counting.There are two Moto Cs, two Moto Es, four Moto Gs and two Moto Zs so far and based on the rumours, that won't be the last we hear from the Lenovo-owned company before the... >>

LG V30 outline leaks out with no sliding secondary display pictured

LG V30 outline leaks out with no sliding secondary display pictured

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LG's next device, the V30, will likely debut later this month, but we already know how it’ll definitely look come launch day.Courtesy of OnLeaks, who has a decent track record with leaks, we've been treated to a leaked outline of the phone. It reportedly... >>

Motorola Moto G5 vs G5 Plus vs G5S vs G5S Plus: What are all these Moto phones?

Motorola Moto G5 vs G5 Plus vs G5S vs G5S Plus: What are all these Moto phones?

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Lenovo has already announced nine Motorola smartphones this year. Yes nine. Four of those sit in the Moto G range with the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus released at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and the newer, "special edition" Moto G5S and Moto G5S... >>

Motorola just announced a 'special edition' Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus

Motorola just announced a 'special edition' Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus

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Motorola is adding to the G-series of smartphones.Moto G5SThe company has announced the "special edition" Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus, both of which supposedly offer "several upgrades on the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus". For instance the Moto G5S has an all-metal... >>

A closer look at the HTC U11 Solar Red: 2017's best looking phone

A closer look at the HTC U11 Solar Red: 2017's best looking phone

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HTC's U11 is one of the most capable phones available on the market today. It's a big improvement from last year in almost every way, and it has its squeezable edges that set it apart from the competition. But there is one other feature that makes it... >>

Apple HomePod developer code suggests no Touch ID on iPhone 8

Apple HomePod developer code suggests no Touch ID on iPhone 8

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Following the recent news that the upcoming Apple HomePod speaker code all but confirmed the existence of facial recognition and a bezel-less design for the iPhone 8, developer Steve Troughton-Smith has uncovered more information relating to Touch ID.... >>

This amazing picture leak shows us the Samsung Galaxy Note 8

This amazing picture leak shows us the Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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A full, clear image of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has leaked online via trusted leaker Evan Blass. Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know The image shows the front and back of the upcoming phone in black and gold colour... >>

Asus to unveil new ZenFone 4 at 19 August event, likely coming to UK

Asus to unveil new ZenFone 4 at 19 August event, likely coming to UK

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Asus is coming out with a new ZenFone.Asus has been a little quiet in the UK recently when it comes to smartphones, while it's impressing with phones in the US and Asia. That may be all about to change, as it appears to be making a comeback to the UK,... >>

Your Android might soon show battery life for Bluetooth devices

Your Android might soon show battery life for Bluetooth devices

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Ever wish you could check the battery life of a Bluetooth device connected to your phone?Well, if you own an Android, such a feature is likely coming your way. As discovered by XDA Developers, the Android Open Source Project has added support for retrieving... >>

LG V30 will be available from 28 September in US, global launch to follow

LG V30 will be available from 28 September in US, global launch to follow

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The LG V30 will go on sale on 28 September in the US, with a European and global launch to follow soon after.Android Authority has obtained the news from an exclusive source, which says the phone will be unveiled at IFA on 31 August, something that was... >>

Apple iPhone 8 may have improved battery life thanks to dedicated chip

Apple iPhone 8 may have improved battery life thanks to dedicated chip

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It's no secret that the iPhone doesn't have the best battery life out of all the smartphones on the market. While not terrible, we often find ourselves reaching for the charger cable a little earlier than with some Android rivals. Apple iPhone 7S, 7S... >>

LG Q6 vs LG G6: What's the difference?

LG Q6 vs LG G6: What's the difference?

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LG has a new smartphone that goes by the name LG Q6 and it will go on sale in Korea at the beginning of August, with key markets in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the Americas following.The device is being dubbed a mini G6 thanks to its FullVision... >>

Apple's facial recognition unlocking feature and bezel-less design all but confirmed

Apple's facial recognition unlocking feature and bezel-less design all but confirmed

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New evidence to suggest Apple's upcoming iPhone 8 will use a new facial recognition unlocking system has surfaced online, courtesy of Bloomberg. Apple iPhone 7S, 7S Plus and iPhone 8: What's the story so far? Apple iPhone 8 to come with "revolutionary"... >>

Huawei says the Mate 10 will be its most powerful device ever

Huawei says the Mate 10 will be its most powerful device ever

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Huawei's chief of consumer division Richard Yu has said in an interview that the company's upcoming Mate 10 smartphone will be its most powerful ever, and will be able to compete with the Apple iPhone better than ever before. Huawei Mate 9 review: The... >>

Sony could be working on an Xperia XZ1 flagship following Geekbench listing

Sony could be working on an Xperia XZ1 flagship following Geekbench listing

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A new Sony Xperia smartphone has appeared on Geekbench, touting a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB of RAM and Android 7.1.1 Nougat. Sony drops "Premium Standard" Xperia phones to concentrate on two new flagships for 2017 The listing doesn't give... >>

Full Samsung Galaxy S8 Active details leak reveal one seriously tough smartphone

Full Samsung Galaxy S8 Active details leak reveal one seriously tough smartphone

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Images of slides relating to the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active have leaked online on Chinese site Weibo. They reveal the upcoming phone's full list of specs.Earlier this week we saw leaked images of the phone which showed a flat display, compared to the curved... >>

Motorola Moto Z2 Force vs Moto Z vs Moto Z Force: What's the difference?

Motorola Moto Z2 Force vs Moto Z vs Moto Z Force: What's the difference?

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Motorola has announced a second Moto Z device in the form of the Moto Z2 Force. It joins the Moto Z2 Play as the tougher and more premium device and with it marks the last of the Z devices being announced this year.That means there will be no "standard"... >>

iPhone 8 won't be available in white, almost certain to ship late October

iPhone 8 won't be available in white, almost certain to ship late October

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Japanese news site Macotakara has released a report claiming that the iPhone 8, Apple's premium iPhone that will be unveiled alongside the iPhone 7s and 7s Plus, will almost certainly ship at a later date. Apple iPhone 7S, 7S Plus and iPhone 8: What's... >>

You now have to take your camera out your hand luggage on trips to US

You now have to take your camera out your hand luggage on trips to US

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The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the USA's airline security agency, has introduced new mandatory security screening measures on all flights to and from the US. US laptop and tablet ban could extend to UK and Europe All passengers flying... >>

These new Pixel 2 renders give us a clearer look Google's 2017 phones

These new Pixel 2 renders give us a clearer look Google's 2017 phones

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Fresh renders of the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 have surfaced online, courtesy of MySmartPrice and OnLeaks. The pair have collaborated before on various phone renders, and they've often been pretty accurate. Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2: Release date,... >>

Nokia 3 review: Three isn't the magic number
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Nokia 3 review: Three isn't the magic number

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When Nokia announced its return to smartphones, there was an understandable excitement about the 2017 version of the Nokia 3310, which saw the once classic phone dominate the headlines once again.We remarked at the time that this might be a bad thing,... >>

11 Daydream-ready VR smartphones will arrive soon, says Google

11 Daydream-ready VR smartphones will arrive soon, says Google

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Looking for a phone to work with your Daydream View headset?According to Sundar Pichai, Google's CEO and the latest Alphabet board member, you'll have a bunch of new choices by the end of this year. More specifically, Pichai said there will be 11 Android... >>

American-made iPhone: Trump says Apple promised him three US plants

American-made iPhone: Trump says Apple promised him three US plants

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President Donald Trump wants to "make America great again", and part of that plan includes an American-made iPhone, apparently.The US President has said in the past he wants Apple to build more products in the US. And now, in an interview with The Wall... >>

Motorola made a new 360-degree camera mod for all Moto Z phones

Motorola made a new 360-degree camera mod for all Moto Z phones

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Lenovo-owned Motorola has introduced a new Moto Mod for its modular smartphones.While announcing its latest phone, the Moto Z2 Force, Motorola ynveiled its latest Moto Mod: a 360-degree camera. Called the Moto 360 Camera mod, it features two camera... >>

What are Moto Mods? Everything you need to know about the snap-on accessories for Moto Z

What are Moto Mods? Everything you need to know about the snap-on accessories for Moto Z

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The smartphone industry is always seeking the next big thing. For Motorola that's Moto Mods (or Moto Snaps in some territories): clip-on accessories that work with its Z-series of phones and transform their functionality or style.Lenovo launched the Moto... >>