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Samsung TouchWiz review: A deep dive into the Samsung Galaxy S6 software
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Samsung TouchWiz review: A deep dive into the Samsung Galaxy S6 software

By 16 April 2015

TouchWiz sits over the top of Android in Samsung's devices. The latest to join this party is the Samsung Galaxy S6, which ushers in a range of changes over its predecessor, the Galaxy S5.  Samsung isn't as openly formulaic as HTC when it comes to talking... >>

Huawei P8max: A massive, metallic slab
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Huawei P8max: A massive, metallic slab

By 15 April 2015

Huawei has announced two new smartphones at an event in London - the P8 and the P8max. As you can probably guess from the name, the P8max is a larger version of the P8 flagship handset but when we say larger, we mean huge. It features a 6.8-inch display... >>

Huawei P8: Metal meets Android modifications
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Huawei P8: Metal meets Android modifications

By 15 April 2015

Huawei has unveiled a new flagship, the Huawei P8. It's quietly dropped the Ascend name, and launched this new model alongside the P8max phablet, with a massive 6.8-inch display.  The Huawei P8 makes a number of bold moves, with Huawei calling out the... >>

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge review: Livin' on the edge (not a prayer)
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Samsung Galaxy S6 edge review: Livin' on the edge (not a prayer)

By 10 April 2015

The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge is a radical phone. After a tepid response to 2014's Samsung Galaxy S5, the Korean giant had to do something special to stand out and get back to the top of its game. The "standard" Galaxy S6, with its new metal build, is an... >>

Samsung Galaxy S6 review: Samsung's crowning moment
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Samsung Galaxy S6 review: Samsung's crowning moment

By 9 April 2015

The Samsung Galaxy S6 is the best Samsung smartphone ever made. Now that's an easy statement to make when it's the newest device to hit the market, but speaking relatively, we think it's the best to launch since the Samsung Galaxy S II fluked its way... >>

Motorola Moto G (2015) review: Budget big screen adds 4G, lacks new design thrills
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Motorola Moto G (2015) review: Budget big screen adds 4G, lacks new design thrills

By 8 April 2015

When the original Moto G was unveiled back in 2013 it blew other budget phones out of the water. Its 2014 follow-up threw its weight at a larger screen size and, bizarrely, ditched 4G connectivity in the process. That's where the Moto G 2015 comes in... >>

HTC One M9 review: Distracted by refinement
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HTC One M9 review: Distracted by refinement

By 31 March 2015

The HTC One M9 is, in every sense, an evolution of the flagship M8 smartphone that came before it. It offers a similar design, a similar feature set, similar specs and a similar user experience. It is, therefore, a similar overall experience. But the... >>

HTC Sense 7.0 vs Sense 6.0: New features, tweaks and changes reviewed
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HTC Sense 7.0 vs Sense 6.0: New features, tweaks and changes reviewed

By 23 March 2015

HTC Sense 7.0 made its debut on the HTC One M9. The M9 was announced at MWC 2015, has reviews currently hitting media outlets and is due in stores on 31 March. HTC Sense 7.0 follows Sense 6.0, one of the first times we've stepped forward without an incremental... >>

LG G Flex 2 review: Is curved the new cool?
Phones 4 out of 5

LG G Flex 2 review: Is curved the new cool?

By 13 March 2015

The G Flex is back and better than before as LG has another crack at the curved smartphone format. That's perhaps no surprise, as the company is pushing the curved message in television too. The justification remains more or less the same: that viewing... >>

Samsung Galaxy A5 review: Marvellous exterior, mid-range interior
Phones 4.5 out of 5

Samsung Galaxy A5 review: Marvellous exterior, mid-range interior

By 13 March 2015

In this job we are constantly jostling between different phones. Often they're the latest and greatest handsets, so when a mid-range model such as the Samsung Galaxy A5 comes along we tend to cross our fingers and hope there will be something standout... >>