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HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle: A Desire handset never sounded so good

HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle: A Desire handset never sounded so good

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As you might gather from the title, the HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle has a trick up its sleeve. Launched alongside the HTC Desire 10 Pro, the Lifestyle version offers the same body design as the "Pro" version, but makes some key changes. Pitched into the mid-range,... >>

HTC Desire 10 Pro preview: A Smartphone Named Desire

HTC Desire 10 Pro preview: A Smartphone Named Desire

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HTC has announced a pair of new handsets, going under the name of HTC Desire 10. The name is designed to evoke memories of the HTC 10, the company's excellent 2016 flagship handset and the colourways are designed to stir your passions. HTC Desire 10 pro:... >>

Apple iPhone 7 review: Refining the design rather than ripping it up and starting again
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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. He would be right, the iPhone 7 is, but it is not the leap of technological advancement that many of the fanboys... >>

Apple iOS 10 review: Bringing more complexity and features to your iPhone and iPad
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Apple iOS 10 review: Bringing more complexity and features to your iPhone and iPad

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The latest iPhone operating system update, Apple's iOS 10, is almost here. And it's full of promise that will change the way you use your iPhone or iPad. We've been living with iOS 10 on both iPhone and iPad during the public beta phase and, briefly,... >>

Android 7.0 Nougat review: Subtle but super-sweet OS update
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Android 7.0 Nougat review: Subtle but super-sweet OS update

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Android 7.0 Nougat is the latest version of Google's mobile operating system. It makes its debut in the LG V20 (which we won't get to see in the UK) with the rumoured 2016 Google Nexus phones the first time we'll catch the OS on these shores. The update... >>

Apple iPhone 7 Plus preview: Big changes, but some you'll still have to wait for

Apple iPhone 7 Plus preview: Big changes, but some you'll still have to wait for

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It's September and that means new iPhones. In particular, a new iPhone 7 Plus - the updated 2016 version of the almost ubiquitous smartphone from Apple. But has Apple created a flagship device that the Apple faithful will lust after, or merely an incremental... >>

Sony Xperia X Compact: It's Compact, Jim, but not as we know it

Sony Xperia X Compact: It's Compact, Jim, but not as we know it

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Sony's journey away from the Xperia Z and into the Xperia X series is probably now complete with the launch of the flagship Xperia XZ and the Xperia X Compact. For those who missed the memo, Sony's story is that the X series runs from A to Z, with the... >>

Sony Xperia XZ preview: Sticking to what it knows

Sony Xperia XZ preview: Sticking to what it knows

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Sony's latest flagship goes by the name Xperia XZ and it takes its seat at the top of the Xperia portfolio. The new device is the fifth Sony smartphone to launch this year, following the Xperia XA, Xperia X, Xperia X Performance and Xperia XA Ultra, and... >>

Huawei Nova Plus: An elegantly built mid-range challenger

Huawei Nova Plus: An elegantly built mid-range challenger

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Huawei's appeal has been increasing with a number of great devices, from the Mate 8 to the Huawei P9, pushing solid design and build with impressive specs at a price the undercuts the better known brands. In a move to redefine the mid range, Huawei announced... >>

Huawei Nova preview: Channelling Nexus 6P design into the mid-range

Huawei Nova preview: Channelling Nexus 6P design into the mid-range

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When we first caught wind that Huawei was going to be contributing to the Nexus programme in 2015, we were excited for this ambitious Chinese company. The good thing about making a Nexus phone, is it puts you on the Android map.  Although some questioned... >>