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Apple (Product)RED iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are bold, brash and, well, very red

Apple (Product)RED iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are bold, brash and, well, very red

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Apple has released (Product)RED versions of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus to celebrate its continued commitment to the charity.The company has been a significant partner of the charity for many years raising over $130 million to date. This time the... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones still out in the wild will stop charging after update

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones still out in the wild will stop charging after update

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You would be forgiven for thinking that the Note 7 is a long gone handset, something that Samsung and customers would rather forget. However, it seems there are still some in circulation and, despite the recalls, incentives for return and, of course,... >>

LG G6 tips and tricks: Get to grips with the long-screened flagship

LG G6 tips and tricks: Get to grips with the long-screened flagship

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As has long been the case, LG loaded its latest flagship with its own flavour of Android. That means some features and customisation options are available here that might not be available on other phones, or just work differently.  LG G6 review: The... >>

New Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks show phone colours, packaging, and more

New Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks show phone colours, packaging, and more

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Yes, we know everything about the Galaxy S8, but nevertheless, here's the upcoming device in black, gold, and grey.Reliable leakster Evan Blass has posted more promotional materials for Samsung's next flagship, which is set to be unveiled on 29 March.... >>

You can now use Amazon Alexa on Huawei Mate 9: Here's how it works

You can now use Amazon Alexa on Huawei Mate 9: Here's how it works

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Remember when Huawei said it would bring Amazon Alexa to the Mate 9 phone? Well, today is the day.At CES 2017 in January, the Chinese first manufacturer announced that an over-the-air update would deliver a "Huawei Alexa app" to Mate 9 customers in the... >>

Which iPhone is best for you? iPhone SE, iPhone 6S, iPhone 7, iPhone 6S Plus or iPhone 7 Plus?

Which iPhone is best for you? iPhone SE, iPhone 6S, iPhone 7, iPhone 6S Plus or iPhone 7 Plus?

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There is plenty of choice when it comes to smartphones, almost too much in fact. Chances are if you are reading this feature however, you have at least narrowed your options down to the iPhone.So as you have discarded Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry,... >>

iPhone SE updated with 32GB and 128GB models, same prices

iPhone SE updated with 32GB and 128GB models, same prices

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Apple has updated its popular, entry-level 4-inch iPhone with larger capacities for the same prices.The new iPhone SE models will be available from Friday 24 March priced from £379 when bought SIM-free.They look the same as the existing models - like... >>

Samsung Galaxy S7 tips and tricks: Master your new Galaxy

Samsung Galaxy S7 tips and tricks: Master your new Galaxy

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The Samsung Galaxy S7 is one of the hottest smartphones of 2016, along with its Samsung Galaxy S7 edge sibling and winner of Best Smartphones in the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2016.The SGS7 launched on Android Marshmallow, but has updated to Android Nougat... >>

New Samsung Galaxy S8 press pic leak shows phone from all angles

New Samsung Galaxy S8 press pic leak shows phone from all angles

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The Samsung Galaxy S8 and its larger sibling, the SGS8 Plus, will both be unveiled next Wednesday, 29 March. But that still gives us just over a week for a swarm of new leaks about the phones.This time it's another range of press images, showing what... >>

When is Android 7.1.1 Nougat coming to my phone?

When is Android 7.1.1 Nougat coming to my phone?

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Every year a major update to Android is released. 2016's update is called Android Nougat, following the theme of dessert-inspired names.Unlike previous updates, Nougat was first released to developers with a public preview beta programme, meaning early... >>

Apple might add Snapchat-like AR features to next iPhone camera

Apple might add Snapchat-like AR features to next iPhone camera

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Apple has suggested in the past that it is exploring augmented reality, and now a new report has detailed what that might entail.Echoing previous reports, Bloomberg said Apple is working on augmented-reality glasses, but it also said Apple plans to integrate... >>

Real life images of Samsung's AKG headphones confirm 3.5mm jack

Real life images of Samsung's AKG headphones confirm 3.5mm jack

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Samsung spared some time at the launch of its Galaxy Tab S3 to tease some details about the upcoming Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. One such detail was that the new smartphones will come bundled with some in-ear headphones developed by AKG, one of the audio brands... >>

Bixby is Samsung's new artificial intelligence bot, makes debut on Samsung Galaxy S8

Bixby is Samsung's new artificial intelligence bot, makes debut on Samsung Galaxy S8

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Samsung has confirmed that it is launching Bixby and it will be making its debut on the Samsung Galaxy S8.Samsung describes Bixby as a solution to a very modern problem, where devices are getting so complicated that users can't operate them. Bixby is... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8 image leaks show multiple colours

Samsung Galaxy S8 image leaks show multiple colours

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The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus launch date is right around the corner, next Wednesday 29 March to be exact, but that hasn't stopped rumours and leaks from flooding in before the big day.The latest refers to a number of colour finishes that the two... >>

Sony Xperia L1 with 5.5-inch screen coming to UK in April

Sony Xperia L1 with 5.5-inch screen coming to UK in April

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Sony has announced an entry to mid-range, large-screen smartphone that offers many of the design motifs Xperia handsets are known for but won't break the bank.The Sony Xperia L1 is a 5.5-inch handset with a HD (720p) display.It comes in black, white or... >>

Apple iPhone 7 review: Refining the design rather than ripping it up and starting again
5.0 stars

Apple iPhone 7 review: Refining the design rather than ripping it up and starting again

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"It is the best iPhone yet", proclaimed Tim Cook on the stage at Apple's Special Event in San Francisco at the beginning of the September last year.He would be right, the iPhone 7 is, but it is not the leap of technological advancement that many of the... >>

Huawei P10 Lite promises flagship thrills at bargain prices

Huawei P10 Lite promises flagship thrills at bargain prices

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Huawei has released a new Lite handset, this time piggybacking on the recently-announced Huawei P10 flagship. The new Huawei P10 Lite adopts some of the P10's design principles, with a narrow bezel and compact body carrying a 5.2-inch full HD display.... >>

Future Sony smartphones could charge wirelessly from a friend's phone, a fridge or a washing machine

Future Sony smartphones could charge wirelessly from a friend's phone, a fridge or a washing machine

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Sony has submitted a patent application for a technology that could revolutionise the mobile industry.It proposes adding a second wireless antenna for Near Field Communications (NFC) that will transfer power rather than data. You could therefore recharge... >>

Latest Samsung Galaxy S8 leak shows phone in deep black colour

Latest Samsung Galaxy S8 leak shows phone in deep black colour

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Want to see the Samsung Galaxy S8 in black?Feast your eyes above. Days after we saw a gold version of the upcoming phone pop up, we now get to see what it looks like in straight black, thanks to new leaks posted to Weibo. As SamMobile pointed out, the... >>

Apple iPhone 7 Plus review: Big changes from the big iPhone
4.5 stars

Apple iPhone 7 Plus review: Big changes from the big iPhone

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Apple's latest smartphones are the culmination of many years of design, feature and component refinement. Each element of its devices are built and developed in unison with the rest. The latest version of the almost ubiquitous 5.5-inch smartphone from... >>

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge review: Still a smartphone champion
5.0 stars

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge review: Still a smartphone champion

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Samsung has drawn a line between its two flagship handsets for 2016, launching a 5.1-inch Samsung Galaxy S7, partnered with a 5.5-inch Samsung Galaxy S7 edge. The latter, more visually striking model with curved edges, has taken the lion's share of the... >>

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge retrospective: This is still a fantastic phone

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge retrospective: This is still a fantastic phone

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Of all the phones we saw in 2016, it was the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge that had the greatest impact. Arriving alongside a flat Galaxy S7 that was pretty close to the Galaxy S6, the S7 edge made more sense, pulling into a space that made the S6 edge+ more... >>

HTC teases 20 March spring event, likely for HTC Ocean/HTC 11 flagship

HTC teases 20 March spring event, likely for HTC Ocean/HTC 11 flagship

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It looks like the HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play aren't the only smartphones HTC plans to announce this year.The company has posted an interesting teaser to its Taiwanese Facebook page. In the post, first spotted by TechRadar, we can see a photo with the... >>

Apple OLED iPhone 8 might sport Samsung's curved 3D Touch display

Apple OLED iPhone 8 might sport Samsung's curved 3D Touch display

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Apple's upcoming OLED iPhone 8 will have a very Samsung-like screen in terms of its technology, how its made, and its curve.Recent reports have claimed that Apple will adopt OLED panels - matching major rivals, like Samsung - for its future iPhones, with... >>

OnePlus teams up with Colette to launch limited-edition OnePlus 3T

OnePlus teams up with Colette to launch limited-edition OnePlus 3T

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OnePlus and Paris-based fashion boutique Colette are releasing a limited-edition version of the OnePlus 3T smartphone.Dubbed the OnePlus 3T Colette edition, the phone is described as a "all-black edition" of the OnePlus 3T premium flagship smartphone.... >>

Nokia 8 said to be mid-ranger, will be joined by Nokia 7 but flagship yet to come

Nokia 8 said to be mid-ranger, will be joined by Nokia 7 but flagship yet to come

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HMD Global is moving on apace with its roll out of Nokia-branded Android phones, with two reportedly to follow the four revealed at the Mobile World Congress trade show last month.There have been plenty of rumours about a flagship Nokia 8 model (also... >>

Will Samsung finally show its Galaxy X foldable smartphone at IFA 2017?

Will Samsung finally show its Galaxy X foldable smartphone at IFA 2017?

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Samsung's long-rumoured foldable smartphone might soon debut. Information about the phone, often dubbed the Galaxy X, has been slowly leaking out over the past couple years, with the latest reports indicating that the company is developing a version... >>

Google's next Pixel phones have the codenames 'Walleye' and 'Muskie'

Google's next Pixel phones have the codenames 'Walleye' and 'Muskie'

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The codenames for Google's Pixel 2 phones have been revealed.Little is known about the next Pixel flagship smartphones, but based on a few reports so far, we know that Google plans to launch them this year and that they will be premium devices with high-end... >>

This Google test helps change the look and feel of your Android phone

This Google test helps change the look and feel of your Android phone

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Once you decide to buy a specific smartphone, the hardest part is deciding how to set it up.When it comes to Android phones, there are so many launchers, icon packs, and wallpapers to choose from. We at Pocket-lint play with new Androids on a sometimes... >>

New Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks show phone's interface, gold paint job

New Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks show phone's interface, gold paint job

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Let's face it: In 2017, there's no such thing as a surprise phone announcement.Thanks to teases and leaks and rumours and analysts and pundits, we know everything there is to know about a phone well before it is officially unveiled on a stage in front... >>

Nokia's trolling Twitter users, dropping flagship phone hints at every turn

Nokia's trolling Twitter users, dropping flagship phone hints at every turn

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Nokia's recent Mobile World Congress launches of the Nokia 6, 5 and 3 - and that 3310 - omitted one major thing from a new line-up of phones: a proper flagship. Prior to launch there had been plenty of talk about a flagship device, nicknamed the P1,... >>

Best LG G6 cases: Protect your new LG phone

Best LG G6 cases: Protect your new LG phone

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LG's latest flagship smartphone, the LG G6, has arrived - and it's totally different than its predecessor.The company has ditched the modular concept it introduced with last year's LG G5, opting for a metal-and-glass sandwich for the LG G6. This, of course,... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8 to adopt facial scanning, ditch iris recognition

Samsung Galaxy S8 to adopt facial scanning, ditch iris recognition

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The Unpacked announcement event for the Samsung Galaxy S8 is just a few weeks away now, taking place in New York on 29 March, and the latest report that we'll see an all-new security feature adopted by Samsung.The company is reportedly ditching its iris... >>

LG G6 vs OnePlus 3T: What's the difference?

LG G6 vs OnePlus 3T: What's the difference?

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LG announced its 2017 flagship smartphone on 26 February in the form of the G6. The new device brings several exciting features, including a dual-rear camera, 18:9 ratio display and a premium design.How does it compare to its competition though? This... >>

OnePlus 3T tips and tricks: Master your 2017 flagship killer

OnePlus 3T tips and tricks: Master your 2017 flagship killer

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OnePlus 3T is comfortably the best phone in its class. And while its hardware is admirable for a £400 phone, the software does its bit to ensure the experience of using it is both smooth and unique. While it looks very much like standard Android OS,... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus get official FCC certification

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus get official FCC certification

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We have just a few weeks until they are officially unveiled but that won't stop the rumour mills from continuing to reveal everything there is to know about the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (or S8+) smartphones.The latest comes from an... >>

New Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus leak shows two phones side by side

New Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus leak shows two phones side by side

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Want to see what Samsung's next flagships might look like?Slash Leaks has been showing off the upcoming devices from all angles with various image leaks. It's now surfaced yet another image that puts the two devices side by side. Samsung’s upcoming... >>

Google Pixel 2 might copy iPhone 7 and ditch the headphone jack

Google Pixel 2 might copy iPhone 7 and ditch the headphone jack

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A new rumour about Google's next Pixel flagship is floating around, and it suggests the 2017 phone will drop the headphone jack.Taking a page from Apple's playbook, the second-generation Pixel (also called Pixel 2) may not offer a standard 3.5mm headphone... >>

Nokia 8 tipped for June, flagship said to come with Snapdragon 835

Nokia 8 tipped for June, flagship said to come with Snapdragon 835

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While there were plenty of rumours prior to Mobile World Congress at the end of February Nokia did not unveil a flagship smartphone at the show. Instead of the much-speculated Nokia 8, it announced the Nokia 3, 5 and the European edition of the Nokia... >>

LG G6 vs Google Pixel XL vs Pixel: What's the difference?

LG G6 vs Google Pixel XL vs Pixel: What's the difference?

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LG announced its latest flagship smartphone on 26 February 2017 in the form of the G6. The new device brings some exciting features with it, including a huge HDR display in a small premium and waterproof body.It seems to right the wrongs of the G5, at... >>

Forget iPhone 8, future iPhones will all get OLED screens

Forget iPhone 8, future iPhones will all get OLED screens

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There have been plenty of reports about Apple turning to OLED displays for the iPhone 8, but they often state that only one smartphone in the line-up will adopt the screen technology. The other handsets released this year will have the same LCD Retina... >>

Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 has the codename... wait for it... 'Great'

Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 has the codename... wait for it... 'Great'

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Despite the fiasco surrounding its Galaxy Note 7, Samsung has no plans to scrap the Note line.In fact, according to SamMobile, which has a great track record when it comes to leaking Samsung mobile news, Samsung wants to hit it out of the park with the... >>

Meizu Pro 6 Plus review: A true alternative flagship?
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Meizu Pro 6 Plus review: A true alternative flagship?

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You often hear the age-old rhetoric that China is taking over the world, and nowhere is that more clear than in the smartphone market. Companies like Huawei, Oppo and Vivo are now in the top five global smartphone vendors. And for good reason: they're... >>

Incredible Samsung Galaxy S8 pic leak show huge screen and Dual Pixel camera

Incredible Samsung Galaxy S8 pic leak show huge screen and Dual Pixel camera

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We now know that Samsung will unveil the Samsung Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone, along with a larger plus-sized model, during a special Unpacked event in New York on 29 March. However, considering the frequency of leaks it's unlikely there'll be much we... >>

Google Pixel 2 due in 2017, will once again be a premium handset

Google Pixel 2 due in 2017, will once again be a premium handset

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There's a certain predictability to smartphone releases and we never really doubted that the Google Pixel would get a 2017 update, but now we have more concrete clarification, thanks to brief interview with Rick Osterloh, senior vice president of hardware... >>

Samsung Exynos has ambitions beyond the Galaxy S8: It's eyeing VR, cars, IoT with a full range of chipset levels

Samsung Exynos has ambitions beyond the Galaxy S8: It's eyeing VR, cars, IoT with a full range of chipset levels

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Samsung Exynos is really known for one thing: putting Samsung's own chips in some versions of its smartphones. In that sense, it's often seen as the lesser alternative to Qualcomm, with two different hardware configurations for different parts of the... >>

The new Nokia 3310 could actually be a really bad thing

The new Nokia 3310 could actually be a really bad thing

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With the dust settling over a busy MWC 2017, it's time to look back and reflect a little on that move from Nokia. The company relaunched itself into smartphones, adopting the Android platform and announcing the Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3. It's an important... >>