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Motorola Moto Z2 Force: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

Motorola Moto Z2 Force: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

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The Motorola Moto Z launched in 2016 as Motorola's first crack at a modular mobile, brought in to replace the flagship X series. Now, in 2017, Motorola appears to be looking to reintroduce the X series, but the Z range remains at the top of the family... >>

Moto Z2 Force vs Moto Z2 Play: What's the difference?

Moto Z2 Force vs Moto Z2 Play: What's the difference?

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There will be no second-generation Moto Z2 in 2017. Instead it's a choice between the battery-heavy Z2 Play or all-powerful Z2 Force (which isn't a Verizon exclusive in the States like the original Z Droid model, hence name change).At first glance both... >>

Moto Z2 Force is the ultra-tough dual-camera modular phone you've been waiting for

Moto Z2 Force is the ultra-tough dual-camera modular phone you've been waiting for

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The Moto Z2 now comes in two flavours: the Z2 Play, which we initially reviewed back in June upon its release; and the Z2 Force, a high-end model in the series, which we saw during preview sessions behind closed doors back in May this year.As with all... >>

LG Q8 is a pocket-friendly V20 with dual-lens camera

LG Q8 is a pocket-friendly V20 with dual-lens camera

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After a listing leaked out on the company's Italian website, LG has now officially announced the Q8 smartphone. The Q8 is the latest addition to LG's new Q family of devices, following the announcement of the LG Q6, but the Q8 enters with more of a... >>

Android O official release is coming soon, as near-final beta rolls out

Android O official release is coming soon, as near-final beta rolls out

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EEEK! Android O is almost ready for an official release.We know this because Google has posted the fourth developer preview beta. It includes “near-final system images” for recent Pixel and Nexus devices. That means an official Android O release... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active pops up in new leaks with no curved screen

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active pops up in new leaks with no curved screen

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The Galaxy Note 8 isn't the only new Samsung phone coming soon.Samsung's much-anticipated Galaxy Note 8 will likely be announced on 23 August, but in the meantime, a new leak has suggested we can also expect a ruggedised version of the Galaxy S8 to... >>

Moto Z2 Force leak fully shows off the phone in hands-on images

Moto Z2 Force leak fully shows off the phone in hands-on images

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Lenovo might soon introduce a new phone, dubbed Moto Z2 Force, if new image leaks are deemed to be legit.The new phone would be a successor to last year’s Moto Z Force, a version of the Moto Z modular flagship. Keep in mind this device would be different... >>

Google Pixel 2 could be first phone to pack Snapdragon 836 SoC

Google Pixel 2 could be first phone to pack Snapdragon 836 SoC

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Google's upcoming Pixel 2 flagships will likely be powered by Qualcomm's follow-up to the Snapdragon 835.The Pixel 2 will reportedly be the first smartphone to feature Qualcomm's Snapdragon 836 system on a chip - a rumoured, high-end processor. Keep in... >>

HTC U11 owners in UK can now use Alexa too

HTC U11 owners in UK can now use Alexa too

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One of the big features touted by HTC during the launch of its latest flagship smartphone was Alexa integration. The HTC U11 would not only have a new voice assistant on board, it'd have the one most rapidly taking over the world.It took a while to arrive,... >>

Finally! Essential Phone should launch in August, says Andy Rubin

Finally! Essential Phone should launch in August, says Andy Rubin

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Wondering if Andy Rubin's Essential Phone will ever launch?Well, we now have a new release date, according to The Verge. In an email to customers, Rubin said the phone will start shipping “in a few weeks". That means the phone should arrive sometime... >>

Facebook might make a modular phone that's also a smart speaker

Facebook might make a modular phone that's also a smart speaker

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Your next phone could be a modular Facebook speaker phone.Facebook’s secretive lab, Building 8, is considering developing modular smartphones, according to Business Insider. The company filed a patent that was just published, and it includes details... >>

Olloclip Filmer's Kit wants to enhance your iPhone 7 photos

Olloclip Filmer's Kit wants to enhance your iPhone 7 photos

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Olloclip, renowned for its range of iPhone lenses, has created a limited edition Filmer's Kit in collaborations with Incase.The kit will include over £300 worth of lens and fittings essential, it says, for mobile videography and photography fans, but... >>

Latest Nokia 8 leak shows off the phone in super glossy gold

Latest Nokia 8 leak shows off the phone in super glossy gold

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HMD's next Nokia device is thought to be a high-end flagship smartphone, and now we know what it looks like.Actual images have popped up on Baidu forums, with the poster claiming they're images of a Nokia 8 prototype. Immediately, we can tell it looks... >>

Asus Zenfone 4 teased as company makes a comeback to the UK with Zenfone AR

Asus Zenfone 4 teased as company makes a comeback to the UK with Zenfone AR

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Asus has been a little quiet in the UK recently when it comes to smartphones, while impressing with phones in the US and Asia. That may be all about to change as the company appears to be making a comeback to the UK, listing the Asus Zenfone AR on pre-order... >>

Razer planning a smartphone for hardcore gamers

Razer planning a smartphone for hardcore gamers

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Razer is said to be planning its own mobile phone, designed to cater for its audience of "hardcore gamers", according to sources talking to Bloomberg.The "people familiar with the matter" don't reveal anything in the way of details when it comes to the... >>

Stunning Galaxy Note 8 picture leak shows off Samsung's new phone

Stunning Galaxy Note 8 picture leak shows off Samsung's new phone

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Samsung Galaxy Unpacked has been confirmed for 23 August, meaning that the Note 8 is edging ever closer. New leaks and renders have now given us an even better look at what the Note 8 might offer come launch day. Starting at the beginning, BGR managed... >>

Moto Z2 Play review: All the mod cons
4.0 stars

Moto Z2 Play review: All the mod cons

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Modular phones are in a rather interesting spot. At the end of 2016 Google canned Project Ara, its open-source modular mobile project. In 2017, the latest LG G-series unceremoniously ditched the company's lacklustre "Friends" modules. Motorola, on the... >>

It's official: Samsung to hold 23 August Galaxy Unpacked event, likely for Note 8

It's official: Samsung to hold 23 August Galaxy Unpacked event, likely for Note 8

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Samsung's next Galaxy flagship will arrive in August.We know this because Samsung has tweeted out an invite notice, confirming it will "reveal the latest member of the Galaxy family". The company described the device as "the ultimate multitasking device... >>

Do you force-quit apps to save your iPhone's battery? Well, don't

Do you force-quit apps to save your iPhone's battery? Well, don't

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We all have our little ticks when it comes to using gadgets.Maybe you like your Mac or Windows desktop to be completely cleared of clutter. Maybe you obsessively close all the open browser tabs on your phone. Or maybe you always force-quit apps on your... >>

Apple iPhone 8 Touch ID sensor has moved again, appears on leaked rear panel

Apple iPhone 8 Touch ID sensor has moved again, appears on leaked rear panel

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Rumours surrounding the iPhone 8's Touch ID sensor are more back and forth than a Federer, Nadal tennis match. Just when we thought it was pretty much certain that the Touch ID sensor would not be moved to back of the phone, a photo of a rear panel shows... >>

LG V30 confirmed to have Snapdragon 835 in Geekbench listing

LG V30 confirmed to have Snapdragon 835 in Geekbench listing

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LG is expected to unveil its second flagship phone of the year, the V30, on 31 August, a day before the IFA trade show officially kicks off. LG V30: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know Being a flagship device, it was always thought it... >>

Apple iPhone 8 power button may double up as Touch ID sensor

Apple iPhone 8 power button may double up as Touch ID sensor

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Apple's Touch ID sensor positioning has been thrown under the spotlight once again, with yet another new position being suggested.  Apple iPhone 7S, 7S Plus and iPhone 8: What's the story so far? The Apple iPhone 8 has been subject to so many leaks and... >>

Samsung Galaxy S9: What's the story so far?

Samsung Galaxy S9: What's the story so far?

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The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ only hit shelves a couple of months ago but that doesn't stop speculation for their successors. As is always the way, as soon as one great device appears, there are always those wanting more. Here are all the rumours relating... >>

Samsung Galaxy S9 to retain screen size of Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S9 to retain screen size of Galaxy S8

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The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ have been released to rave reviews, but that also means they're old news. We're now looking ahead to the duo's successors, the more-than-likely-to-be-named Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. Samsung Galaxy S9: What's the story so... >>

Samsung to recover 157 tonnes of rare metals from Note 7 returns, including gold

Samsung to recover 157 tonnes of rare metals from Note 7 returns, including gold

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Samsung has been sitting an a massive pile of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones since the battery issues that plagued it last year. We'd like to think that's literal, sort-of a massive Note 7 version of the throne in Game of Thrones (Game of Phones?), but it... >>

You can see HMD's Nokia 8 flagship in this super-clear image leak

You can see HMD's Nokia 8 flagship in this super-clear image leak

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HMD is coming out with a new high-end Nokia flagship, and an image of the device has just leaked out.HMD brought the Nokia name back with a new line of Android smartphones, including the Nokia 6 that launched in June, but now, according to some new leaks,... >>

Here's a sneak peek at Apple's all-new emoji coming to iOS and Macs

Here's a sneak peek at Apple's all-new emoji coming to iOS and Macs

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Most people use emoji and want more of them.If you count yourself as part of that crowd, you'll be happy to learn that Apple has announced new emoji characters are coming to its iOS, macOS, and watchOS platforms sometime later this year. And in celebration... >>

Full specs leak reveals Nokia's flagship will be the Nokia 8

Full specs leak reveals Nokia's flagship will be the Nokia 8

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Nokia, under the leadership of HMD Global, will release its flagship phone later this year. For some time, the name of the phone has been the subject of debate. Both Nokia 8 and Nokia 9 have been bounded around, but Winfuture.de, a German site that has... >>

This adapter plugs into an iPhone and can record all your phone calls

This adapter plugs into an iPhone and can record all your phone calls

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Have you ever needed to record a phone call? No? Just us?Either way, you probably know that it isn't easy. You can use apps that require you to call out from their own dialer, or the default phone app, which isn't useful if you're making a call through... >>

Latest Samsung Galaxy Note 8 leaks fully reveal the phone's design

Latest Samsung Galaxy Note 8 leaks fully reveal the phone's design

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Want to see what the Galaxy Note 8 looks like?There are two images we can show you. The first one (above) was posted by Ice Universe, a leakster who has decent track record. It's a render that supposedly shows the front of the Note 8. We can't tell you... >>

Best Android phones 2017: These are the Androids you're looking for

Best Android phones 2017: These are the Androids you're looking for

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Android now makes up a huge proportion of the smartphone market. Unlike Apple where you have the choice of a smaller or larger iPhone, in Android you have some serious decisions to make when it comes to buying a new phone.Android celebrates variety and... >>

It's a sad day for Vertu and its jewel-encrusted luxury phones

It's a sad day for Vertu and its jewel-encrusted luxury phones

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Vertu, the British luxury phone maker, is going to be liquidatedThe company is known for its high-end handsets, which are usually decked out in gems and have starting prices in the tens of thousands of pounds, but it in recent years, it has faced financial... >>

EE brings the noise with 6 months free Apple Music and data for all pay monthly customers

EE brings the noise with 6 months free Apple Music and data for all pay monthly customers

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EE is feeling generous this summer, and is offering all pay monthly and SIM-only customers six months of Apple Music access completely free of charge, and free data use to go with it. What is Apple Music and how does it work? It means you can stream and... >>

Honor 9 review: A mid-range marvel
4.5 stars

Honor 9 review: A mid-range marvel

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There was a time when buying an affordable phone would mean considerable compromise. Increasingly, however, the boundaries between mid-range and true flagship devices is being blurred, to such an extent that sometimes the more affordable phone can actually... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8 Mini could be a thing following Geekbench listing

Samsung Galaxy S8 Mini could be a thing following Geekbench listing

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Samsung could be gearing up to launch a smaller, 'Mini' variant of its flagship Galaxy S8, after a new device appeared on Geekbench. Samsung Galaxy S8 review: A mobile masterpiece The new Samsung device listing, picked up by German site Winfuture.de,... >>

KFC made a Huawei phone with Colonel Sanders' image all over it

KFC made a Huawei phone with Colonel Sanders' image all over it

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Next time you're in China, ask for a phone at the KFC drive-thru.The fast food chain has partnered with Huawei to release a limited-edition smartphone to celebrate 30 years since opening in China. Called the KFC edition Huawei Enjoy 7 Plus, it features... >>

New 23 August launch date suggested for Samsung Galaxy Note 8

New 23 August launch date suggested for Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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Yet another launch date for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has been thrown into the mix, with the latest prediction being 23 August. Fortunately, it's still expected to be launched at an event in New York, so at least there is some consistency. Samsung Galaxy... >>

These amazing renders show us what the the LG V30 will look like

These amazing renders show us what the the LG V30 will look like

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The LG V30 still isn't official, but with expected launch date getting closer and closer, usually reliable leakster @OnLeaks has released some renders to show what LG's next flagship will look like. LG V30: What's the story so far? The renders reveal... >>

Amazing Google Pixel XL 2017 render shows a super sexy giant

Amazing Google Pixel XL 2017 render shows a super sexy giant

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Google is working on the next Pixel phones, and an image of the larger-sized phone has appeared.Android Police, which has a great track record when it comes to leaking Android mobile news, has created a render of the second-generation Pixel XL based... >>

Best Amazon Prime Day deals 2017 UK: Super cheap TVs, Kindles, consoles, smartphones, Echo and more

Best Amazon Prime Day deals 2017 UK: Super cheap TVs, Kindles, consoles, smartphones, Echo and more

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Amazon Prime Day is well underway and you have until the end of play tonight, Tuesday 11 July, to grab yourself some incredible bargains. It ends at midnight and when the deals are gone, they're gone. All the latest upcoming Prime deals LIVE Deals of... >>

LG Q6 with 18:9 FullVision display gets official launch

LG Q6 with 18:9 FullVision display gets official launch

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LG has officially announced the Q6 smartphone as the first entry of a new Q-series. The LG Q6 is the first phone since the flagship G6 to feature a FullVision display, essentially making it a G6 Mini.LG previously posted some teasers to say it would... >>

Apple iPhone 8 said to be limited to four colours, including a mirrored finish

Apple iPhone 8 said to be limited to four colours, including a mirrored finish

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The Apple iPhone 8 rumour never ceases for a moment. Whether it's suggesting Apple's premium phone may ditch the Touch ID fingerprint scanner entirely, in favour of facial recognition, or that the phone will cost over $1,000 when it's released, there's... >>

Virgin Media adds Twitter to social networks you can browse data-free

Virgin Media adds Twitter to social networks you can browse data-free

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Virgin Media was one of the first companies to offer access to popular apps that don't use up any of your data allowance.For a while, customers on its Virgin Mobile plans have been able to use Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp as much as they like, without... >>

Motorola to hold 25 July event, likely for new phones and mods

Motorola to hold 25 July event, likely for new phones and mods

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Motorola is holding an event in New York City in a couple weeks.The Lenovo-owned company has sent out invites to the media for a launch event on 25 July, telling guests: “You won’t want to miss this". The actual invite is a GIF of a hallway of some... >>

Cameramaker RED just announced a phone with a holographic display

Cameramaker RED just announced a phone with a holographic display

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RED, the high-end camera manufacturer, makes a phone now.Called Hydrogen One, its stand-out feature is a “holographic display", which is described as a 5.7-inch screen that apparently uses nanotechnology to toggle "between traditional 2D content, holographic... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 camera spotted in the wild

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 camera spotted in the wild

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A photo of what is alleged to be the camera unit from the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has popped up online.Posted by Tung Ha on his Facebook page, the image purportedly shows the dual-camera array, flash and fingerprint sensor on the rear of, what... >>

Best Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus cases: Protect your new Samsung smartphone

Best Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus cases: Protect your new Samsung smartphone

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Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus offer stunning designs, huge displays and plenty of power. They come with IP68 waterproofing, super slim bezels, a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and 18.5:9 ratio curved screens.As with all smartphones though, they won't... >>

Nokia and Zeiss jump back into bed for future smartphone cameras

Nokia and Zeiss jump back into bed for future smartphone cameras

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Nokia and Zeiss have jointly confirmed an "exclusive" partnership, aiming to bring you the best of smartphone camera experiences."Our fans want more than a great smartphone camera, they want a complete imaging experience that doesn't just set the standard... >>

EE and Qualcomm demo Gigabit LTE in the real world, speeds up to 750Mbps achieved

EE and Qualcomm demo Gigabit LTE in the real world, speeds up to 750Mbps achieved

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EE, Qualcomm and Sony, with its Xperia XZ Premium smartphone, partnered to show Gigabit LTE mobile broadband working in a real world UK environment today.During an event at Wembley Stadium in London - which EE sponsors - Pocket-lint saw the new Sony phone... >>