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Oppo R1C lays claim at being the world's thinnest smartphone with a 4x optical zoom

Oppo R1C lays claim at being the world's thinnest smartphone with a 4x optical zoom

By 14 January 2015

Chinese electronics manufacturer Oppo has unveiled a 6.85mm thick smartphone that it claims is the world's thinnest that comes with a 4x optical zoom lens for the rear camera. In addition, there will be a version with sapphire glass on the front for extra... >>

Sony boss considers selling Xperia mobile and Bravia TV businesses

Sony boss considers selling Xperia mobile and Bravia TV businesses

By 14 January 2015

Sony is allegedly thinking about selling its mobile and TV businesses in the same way it offloaded its Vaio laptop business last year. Reuters claims that "company officials familiar with the leadership's thinking" say that CEO Kaz Hirai and the rest... >>

Android 5.0 Lollipop update now rolling out for HTC One M8 Developer and Unlocked Edition

Android 5.0 Lollipop update now rolling out for HTC One M8 Developer and Unlocked Edition

By 13 January 2015

Those of you who own a HTC One M8 smartphone can now upgrade to Android 5.0 Lollipop, as long as it is a developer or unlocked edition. HTC has confirmed you can check for an over-the-air system update starting tonight. Software version 4.16.1540.8 is... >>

Samsung Galaxy S6 tipped to ditch the TouchWiz fluff for Nexus 6 style experience

Samsung Galaxy S6 tipped to ditch the TouchWiz fluff for Nexus 6 style experience

By 13 January 2015

Samsung is allegedly to ditch all the unwanted and unnecessary applications and features from TouchWiz for the Galaxy S6, resulting in a user experience more like Google's vanilla Android Lollipop. An industry source is claimed to have told Business... >>

Samsung Galaxy J1 coming as Samsung's budget answer to Moto G and Xperia M2

Samsung Galaxy J1 coming as Samsung's budget answer to Moto G and Xperia M2

By 13 January 2015

Samsung could be set to unveil its new budget handset tomorrow in the Galaxy J1. It would be up against the likes of Motorola's Moto G, the Sony Xperia M2 and EE Kestrel. The Samsung Galaxy J1 would be expected to enter the market at around the £150... >>

Samsung’s metal Galaxy A7 is its thinnest yet at 6.3mm, and it's packing octa-core brains

Samsung’s metal Galaxy A7 is its thinnest yet at 6.3mm, and it's packing octa-core brains

By 12 January 2015

Samsung has officially unveiled its super slim Galaxy A7 smartphone to stand alongside the A3 and A5 handsets which were shown off at CES 2015. The Samsung Galaxy A7 isn't only packing a premium metal unibody design with that super slim 6.3mm form but... >>

Samsung A5 and A3 hands-on: Full metal jacket

Samsung A5 and A3 hands-on: Full metal jacket

By 12 January 2015

The Samsung A series, first announced late 2014, has made an appearance at CES in Las Vegas before its UK debut and we were on hand to have a play. Cased in metal, this is a new direction for Samsung and most likely the response to the negativity that... >>

Samsung could unveil a Windows Phone 8.1 handset soon

Samsung could unveil a Windows Phone 8.1 handset soon

By 12 January 2015

Samsung may soon be joining other manufacturers in producing smartphones with Microsoft's Windows Phone 8.1 operating system. Samsung is currently storming ahead in the Android market and is trying to push its Tizen OS through its smartwatches and TVs.... >>

LG G Flex 2 "first of many" to use flagship Snapdragon 810 processor

LG G Flex 2 "first of many" to use flagship Snapdragon 810 processor

By 9 January 2015

Qualcomm has confirmed to Pocket-lint that the LG G Flex 2 announced during CES is just the first of many new smartphones that will sport the company's new flagship Snapdragon 810 processor. "It [Snapdragon 810] has a lot of momentum behind it and... >>

StoreDot charges your mobile in seconds and cars in three minutes, coming 2017

StoreDot charges your mobile in seconds and cars in three minutes, coming 2017

By 9 January 2015

A charger has been developed that can charge a mobile phone battery from empty to full in a staggering thirty seconds. A variant of it should also be able to charge electric cars in just three minutes. The charger, which works with current smartphones,... >>


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