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Honor 7 review: Brilliance on a budget
4.5 stars

Honor 7 review: Brilliance on a budget

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When we say "affordable smartphone" you probably think of plastic, low spec, and a bunch of compromises. But the mid-range is changing drastically with phones like the OnePlus 2 offering near top-end specs at low-end prices. Now Honor, a derivative company... >>

Android 6.0 Marshmallow preview: What to expect from your next version of Android

Android 6.0 Marshmallow preview: What to expect from your next version of Android

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Android M has evolved into Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It's always a moment for celebration when a new version of Android gets its sweet treat name, because it means we're closer to release and wider availability. We've been using the Android M preview through... >>

Using the Intel RealSense depth-sensing smartphone: Does it raise the bar for phones?

Using the Intel RealSense depth-sensing smartphone: Does it raise the bar for phones?

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Imagine a smartphone with a slew of cameras capable of detecting depth and distance to generate on-screen augmented reality experiences relative to the world around you, not just linear on-screen applications and game experiences. No need to imagine it... >>

OnePlus 2 review: In a class of its own
5.0 stars

OnePlus 2 review: In a class of its own

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When does one plus two equal more than three? When it's the OnePlus 2, the budget self-styled "flagship killer" that's full of top-end features at such an affordable price point that, well, it simply sounds too good to add up. This 5.5-inch sequel to... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 hands-on: Classy evolution but no UK launch currently planned

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 hands-on: Classy evolution but no UK launch currently planned

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We have to admit, our mouths gaped open when we were told that Samsung has strategically decided to not launch the Galaxy Note 5 in the UK. Instead, it will initially only be available in North America and select Asian markets. Samsung UK will concentrate... >>

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus hands-on: Supersized and sexier than ever

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus hands-on: Supersized and sexier than ever

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These days it's hard to keep a lid on new smartphone releases and we think it's safe to say that everybody and their dogs knew that the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus (or Galaxy S6 edge +, to give it its Google-unfriendly moniker) was coming. But, seeing... >>

Mirror mirror on the wall, what’s the best iPhone cover of them all?

Mirror mirror on the wall, what’s the best iPhone cover of them all?

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The Apple iPhone 6 might have been around for almost a year, but that hasn't stopped new cases arriving for it - with a couple of the latest coming from Ted Baker. Ted Baker is better known for its clothing - mens and womens - but it also makes some pretty... >>

OnePlus 2 hands-on: The 'flagship killer' has arrived, and it's a beaut

OnePlus 2 hands-on: The 'flagship killer' has arrived, and it's a beaut

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OnePlus unveiled it's second flagship smartphone: the OnePlus 2 in San Francisco earlier this month and as from today, 11 August, the device is available to buy - well, if you have an invite. First of all...this phone is the real deal. We've just spent... >>

Motorola Moto G (third-gen 2015) review: An affordable ace
4.5 stars

Motorola Moto G (third-gen 2015) review: An affordable ace

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When the original Motorola Moto G arrived back in September 2013, it shook up the smartphone market from top to bottom. It didn't just make people realise a smartphone a fifth the price of a flagship could offer decent performance, it also forced the... >>

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua review: Beautifying the mid-range
4.0 stars

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua review: Beautifying the mid-range

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The Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is one of the first waterproof smartphones to offer exposed ports, meaning no faffing around removing a flap to reveal the Micro-USB charging port. That, along with its flagship-mimicking design, saw this mid-ranger greeted with... >>