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Samsung ordered to X-ray every Galaxy Note 7 battery as replacements continue

Samsung ordered to X-ray every Galaxy Note 7 battery as replacements continue

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Samsung has been ordered by a regulator in its homeland to perform X-ray scans of every battery in every Samsung Galaxy Note 7 before they can be sold or used in a replacement. The Wall Street Journal reports that the Korean Agency for Technology and... >>

iPhone 7 Plus owners can finally try that new 'Portrait' camera mode

iPhone 7 Plus owners can finally try that new 'Portrait' camera mode

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When Apple unveiled the iPhone 7 Plus earlier this month, it introduced a depth-of-field camera trick that's exclusive to the device. The feature, dubbed Portrait mode, wasn't quite ready for release when iOS 10 started rolling out last week. However, iPhone... >>

If you thought clamshell phones were dead, take a look at this Samsung SM-W2017 Android monster

If you thought clamshell phones were dead, take a look at this Samsung SM-W2017 Android monster

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It's been a long time since we last owned a clamshell phone, most likely a Motorola Razr of some description, but Samsung is merrily cracking on with the form factor. And it must be said that its latest, the Samsung SM-W2017 is a rather tasty little... >>

HTC Ocean concept leaks online with no physical buttons in sight

HTC Ocean concept leaks online with no physical buttons in sight

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HTC could be heading towards a button-less smartphone future if a recent concept design is to be believed. Called the HTC Ocean, it’s been shown off in a rendered video running a new Sense Touch user interface. What’s interesting is that the new UI... >>

500,000 replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7s arrive in the US

500,000 replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7s arrive in the US

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Around 500,000 replacement Galaxy Note 7s have arrived in the US and will sent to mobile carriers and retailers as Samsung begins its full replacement program. Samsung said it would replace all 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold in light of several... >>

Huawei Mate 9 now due in November?

Huawei Mate 9 now due in November?

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It was only last week we reported the Huawei Mate 9 would be released in December. The news came from Chinese site Weibo, but now a week on and the same site is speculating a November release instead. And if the rumours are to be believed, Huawei will... >>

Apple Lightning headphones-gate, Apple confirms issue with bundled buds

Apple Lightning headphones-gate, Apple confirms issue with bundled buds

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Apple’s iPhone 7 problems appear to be going from bad to worse. After it was reported yesterday that some users noticed a hissing sound when working the A10 processor too hard, today owners have noticed an issue with the bundled Lightning headphones... >>

Amazing Google Pixel and Pixel XL hands-on photos leak, looking tasty

Amazing Google Pixel and Pixel XL hands-on photos leak, looking tasty

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Google Pixel rumours and leaks are coming thick and fast at the moment. No sooner had we seen reported price details and official confirmation of the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL launch event, we now have a great idea of what they look like in the... >>

Blackberry publishes full Argon specs online

Blackberry publishes full Argon specs online

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We’ve known for a little while that Blackberry would be releasing a flagship phone this year but knew very little about what specs it would bring with it. Fortunately, Blackberry itself has saved everyone the hassle of guessing and predicting the features,... >>

Google Pixel and Pixel XL officially launch on 4 October

Google Pixel and Pixel XL officially launch on 4 October

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Google has officially confirmed that it is holding a launch event on 4 October, with a mighty hint that at least one of the rumoured Google Pixel phones will be unveiled. It posted a video on its Twitter account with a traditional Google search bar morphing... >>