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Galaxy S9 price and pre-order info: What will Samsung's new handset cost?

Galaxy S9 price and pre-order info: What will Samsung's new handset cost?

By Dan Grabham

It seems certain that the Samsung Galaxy S9 price will be more than last year's S8 and we'll bring you all the S9 price and pre-order information right here ahead, during and after the launch on Sunday.Last year's Galaxy S8 went on sale for £689, so... Read more

From Galaxy S to Galaxy S9, the timeline of Samsung's flagship Android phones in pictures

From Galaxy S to Galaxy S9, the timeline of Samsung's flagship Android phones in pictures

By Rik Henderson

This Sunday, 25 February, Samsung will unveil its two latest flagship smartphones; the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+.They will be announced on stage at a Samsung Unpacked event at Mobile World Congress and the world will be watching the livestream to get... Read more

Mobile World Congress 2018: All the latest from Samsung, Sony, Nokia, Huawei, Moto and more at MWC 2018

Mobile World Congress 2018: All the latest from Samsung, Sony, Nokia, Huawei, Moto and more at MWC 2018

By Chris Hall

Mobile World Congress is the biggest mobile event of the year, seeing the launch of many of the top smartphones, smartwatches and tablets, as well as seeing the emergence of the hottest new trends in mobile, such as 5G. Mobile World Congress starts... Read more

Why you need to register and sign in for BBC iPlayer

Why you need to register and sign in for BBC iPlayer

By Rik Henderson

 BBC iPlayer now requires you to sign in to watch programmes. But why? Here's everything you need to know about the new BBC iPlayer sign-in, including how to register for an account and the benefits it brings.In September 2016, the BBC outlined changes... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 specs, release date and news: the next Galaxy is nearly here

Samsung Galaxy S9 specs, release date and news: the next Galaxy is nearly here

By Chris Hall

We know that Samsung's next flagship smartphone will be called the Samsung Galaxy S9 and will be joined by the S9+, a larger model. Samsung hasn't been shy about sprinkling mentions of the names about; they were recently confirmed in Samsung's quarterly... Read more

Nokia through the years: 34 best and worst phones, in pictures

Nokia through the years: 34 best and worst phones, in pictures

By Elyse Betters

Nokia is back. The brand is competing amongst the big boys with its Android phones. And with several new handsets expected to be announced at Mobile World Congress 2018, we can firmly say that owning a Nokia is once again something to be proud of.Finnish... Read more

What is Android One, what does it feature, and which devices run it?

What is Android One, what does it feature, and which devices run it?

By Elyse Betters

There are so many versions of Android, it can get confusing, especially with all the sweet treat names rather than basic numbers.The latest flavour of Android is Android 8 Oreo. But you may have also heard people talk about "stock" Android phones or Android... Read more

What is Android Go, what does it feature, and which devices run it?

What is Android Go, what does it feature, and which devices run it?

By Elyse Betters

Last year, Google announced Android Go, and now, we're about to see the first Android Go phones.Google's I/O 2017 developer conference kicked off with the company announcing several new features and functions across its range of products from Android... Read more

This Moto G6 Plus leak shows the phone in five different colours

This Moto G6 Plus leak shows the phone in five different colours

By Elyse Betters

Motorola is working on some new budget phones for the G-range, and a photo of one of them has leaked.The Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus were two of our favourite budget phones in 2017. It looks they'll will be updated this year, with codenames having already... Read more

Latest Huawei P20 leak curiously only shows a dual-camera system

Latest Huawei P20 leak curiously only shows a dual-camera system

By Elyse Betters

Will Huawei's next flagship have two or three sensors on the back?Your guess is as good as ours. Last week, leaked hands-on pictures of the Huawei P20 emerged. In those photos, we could only see two camera sensors on the back, though there was speculation... Read more

Best Pokemon Go tips to master the Pokemon mayhem

Best Pokemon Go tips to master the Pokemon mayhem

By Chris Hall

The basics of Pokemon Go are simple and fun. You walk, you catch Pokemon, you collect as many as you can and you visit Poke Stops to load your backpack up with goodies to help your Trainer along the way.But when it comes to mastering the game, there's... Read more

Pokemon Go Eevee evolutions: How to get Vaporeon, Flareon, Jolteon, Espeon or Umbreon

Pokemon Go Eevee evolutions: How to get Vaporeon, Flareon, Jolteon, Espeon or Umbreon

By Chris Hall

Eevee is one of the most interesting Pokemon characters. Not only is it ridiculously cute, but it doesn't have a defined evolution path - and some of the Eevee evolutions have been the best Pokemon to take into battle - like Vaporeon. Right from the... Read more

Ghostbusters World is a Pokemon Go-like AR game for catching ghosts

Ghostbusters World is a Pokemon Go-like AR game for catching ghosts

By Elyse Betters

A new Ghostbusters game has been announced, called Ghostbusters World, and it reminds us of Pokemon Go.It's an augmented reality game, in which you use your device to find and catch "specters, ghosts, and apparitions." The game is coming to Android and... Read more

Huawei P20 specs, release date, rumours and news: Everything you need to know

Huawei P20 specs, release date, rumours and news: Everything you need to know

By Cam Bunton

Fewer companies have grown in stature as rapidly as Huawei. On a global scale, it's gone from being a company that builds devices for other companies, to being its own brand - with its own popular sub-brand (Honor) - within a few short years, and one... Read more

Huawei just confirmed its next flagship is called P20 in new teaser

Huawei just confirmed its next flagship is called P20 in new teaser

By Elyse Betters

Huawei is holding an event in March, but it's not waiting until then to announce the name of its next phone.The company has released a new teaser ahead of its 27 March press conference in Paris, and by doing so, it has confirmed the name of the device... Read more

Quick! Get a 2 month Sky Sports Now TV pass for £20 per month

Quick! Get a 2 month Sky Sports Now TV pass for £20 per month

By Max Langridge

Now TV is running a very time limited offer that lets you get a 2 month Sky Sports Month pass for £20 per month, saving you £13.99 per month. The deal is available now and ends on 25 February at midnight, so act fast if you want to catch some amazing... Read more

Quick Mobile Fix vs high street repair shops: Which is better?

Quick Mobile Fix vs high street repair shops: Which is better?

By Pocket-lint Promotion

When it comes down to where people end up choosing to shop, it’s often a matter of convenience and price. For instance, according to the UK Cards Association, in 2016 around £154 billion was spent on the internet, which is an increase by a quarter in... Read more

Nokia 8 Pro specs, release date, news and rumours: everything you need to know

Nokia 8 Pro specs, release date, news and rumours: everything you need to know

By Chris Hall

Before the Nokia 8 was launched, there was a lot of talk of flagship handsets from Nokia or, more accurately, HMD Global. HMD is the licensee for the Nokia name on phones.Some went as far as saying that the Nokia 8 was going to launch in two sizes which... Read more

Google ARCore officially launches and these phones support it

Google ARCore officially launches and these phones support it

By Elyse Betters

Google has announced a major development with ARCore.The company's augmented reality platform, which has been in testing and limited to a handful of devices and developers for the past year, is finally now out of beta. As a result of that, Google is launching... Read more

Google Lens comes to more Android devices and even iOS users

Google Lens comes to more Android devices and even iOS users

By Elyse Betters

Google's AI camera feature, Google Lens, is expanding to more devices.At launch, Google Lens was only live in the Photos app for Pixel phone users, and then it came to Google Assistant in late 2017. However, you still needed a Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2,... Read more

This is the Sony Xperia XZ2, render and final details leak ahead of MWC

This is the Sony Xperia XZ2, render and final details leak ahead of MWC

By Max Langridge

Following the leak of some details for the Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact, reliable leaker Evan Blass has posted via Venture Beat, an official-looking image of the XZ2, along with some extra details, just days before it's due to launch at Mobile World... Read more

The best iPhone X deals for February 2018

The best iPhone X deals for February 2018

By Hassan Mohammed

The Apple iPhone X is available in two colours, space grey and silver. It comes in two storage size variants with SIM-free pricing for the 64GB version from £47.95 a month from Apple or £999.99 SIM free.The 256GB iPhone X costs £55.15 a month from... Read more

Compare the best Google Pixel 2 XL deals

Compare the best Google Pixel 2 XL deals

By Hassan Mohammed

Here you can compare all the best deals currently for Google Pixel 2 XL using our comparison widget which updates in real time with the best prices available to you right now.Google stepped away from the Nexus family in 2016 and launched the Pixel smartphones,... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ Pro specs, release date, news and features

Sony Xperia XZ Pro specs, release date, news and features

By Dan Grabham

Sony has plenty of phones, but we want more! Currently, we have the XZ Premium, XZ1 and XZ1 Compact which. And at CES 2018 we got the mid-range Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra and L2.We're expecting at least two incoming Sony Mobile devices - one with a 4K... Read more

Archos Hello Google Assistant smart display to show face at MWC 2018

Archos Hello Google Assistant smart display to show face at MWC 2018

By Max Langridge

French manufacturer Archos has announced its entry to the smart display game with the Hello. Joining the likes of the Lenovo Smart Display and JBL Link View, the Archos Hello also has Google Assistant built in, for controlling various connected products,... Read more

Nintendo Labo for Nintendo Switch: Release date, price and how the cardboard Toy-Cons work

Nintendo Labo for Nintendo Switch: Release date, price and how the cardboard Toy-Cons work

By Elyse Betters

This spring, Nintendo will release Nintendo Labo, its crazy, inventive new cardboard accessories for the Nintendo Switch.The Nintendo Switch is a games console designed to work both at home and when out and about. The main unit can be inserted onto a... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 launch: Watch Samsung's MWC 2018 press conference right here

Samsung Galaxy S9 launch: Watch Samsung's MWC 2018 press conference right here

By Dan Grabham

Samsung is hosting a press conference on the eve of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this Sunday and you'll be able to watch it online right here.Unlike last year, where we didn't see the Galaxy S8 launch at Mobile World Congress, the launch of the... Read more

29 of the most famous alien and monster photographs ever taken

29 of the most famous alien and monster photographs ever taken

By Adrian Willings

Since the dawn of time, the human race has seen mystery and intrigue around every corner. Mysterious events have been put down to the supernatural, the paranormal and even the extra-terrestrial.One things for sure, there have been a lot of unexplained... Read more

Nokia MWC 2018 press conference: How to watch it live

Nokia MWC 2018 press conference: How to watch it live

By Dan Grabham

HMD Global is running a Mobile World Congress 2018 (MWC) press conference at which we're expecting the launch of several new Nokia handsets - HMD is the company licensed to produce Nokia phones. The company asked the media to "join us at the Home of... Read more

Pricing for the Samsung Galaxy S9 just leaked and it isn't pretty

Pricing for the Samsung Galaxy S9 just leaked and it isn't pretty

By Elyse Betters

Try to keep your jaw from hitting the floor when Samsung announces the cost of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+.It'll be hard to act surprised about the upcoming phones themselves, considering every single detail about them has leaked, including their price... Read more

Huawei MWC 2018 press conference: How to watch it live

Huawei MWC 2018 press conference: How to watch it live

By Elyse Betters

Like many major tech players, Huawei is attending MWC 2018.With its phone launch event set for 27 March in Paris, it was thought that Huawei could give Mobile World Congress a swerve this year. It was likely to have some presence at the trade show, but... Read more

Sony MWC 2018 press conference: How to watch it live

Sony MWC 2018 press conference: How to watch it live

By Elyse Betters

Sony is holding a press conference at MWC 2018 to help kick off the biggest mobile event of the year.The company's keynote will likely cover new products and technologies it is developing. Keep in mind Sony used MWC 2017 to announce the Sony Xperia XA1... Read more

London's The O2 venue will have 5G connectivity later this year

London's The O2 venue will have 5G connectivity later this year

By Rik Henderson

O2 will start to equip its London venue, The O2, with 5G network connectivity from March. It will then be available to the public from the second half of 2018.Initially, 5G will be available to trial in select locations at The O2. The O2 Blueroom and... Read more

Wireless charging explained: Everything you need to know about powering your iPhone or Android device wire-free

Wireless charging explained: Everything you need to know about powering your iPhone or Android device wire-free

By Max Langridge

Wireless charging has been around for a good few years now, but it's fair to say it is yet to take off to sky-high heights. As with any fresh technology, standards needed to be set, technology developed and ultimately pushed out to consumers.Now though... Read more

Multi-room audio: What is it and how do you get it?

Multi-room audio: What is it and how do you get it?

By Britta O'Boyle

Multi-room audio is as the name suggests, audio in multiple rooms. It's a concept that has been around for many years, with Sonos perhaps being the pioneer. While the very idea of pumping music around several rooms in your home is now easier than ever,... Read more

New Apple AirPod headphones tipped for release this year

New Apple AirPod headphones tipped for release this year

By Rik Henderson

Apple will reportedly release upgraded sets of its AirPods wireless headphones this year."People familiar with the matter" told Bloomberg that the Cupertino firm is working on a second-generation pair to incorporate the Apple W2 wireless chip - as found... Read more

Huawei P20 revealed in hands-on pics, no triple lens camera in sight

Huawei P20 revealed in hands-on pics, no triple lens camera in sight

By Max Langridge

Huawei isn't due to unveil its next flagship device, the P20, until 27 March at a dedicated event in Paris, but thanks to Android Authority, we've now got a good as to what it will look like by way of some leaked hands-on pictures. Huawei P20 or P11 specs,... Read more

LG will have new phones at MWC 2018: LG K8 and LG K10 updates

LG will have new phones at MWC 2018: LG K8 and LG K10 updates

By Rik Henderson

We already know a 2018 version of the LG V30 will appear at Mobile World Congress, but LG has also confirmed other new handsets for the trade show next week.The LG K8 and LG K10 are getting their own 2018 models.According to the company, they are designed... Read more

LG G7 specs, release date, news and rumours: What's the story so far?

LG G7 specs, release date, news and rumours: What's the story so far?

By Britta O'Boyle

LG normally releases two flagship phones a year, one in the form of the G-Series at the beginning of the year and the other in the form of the V-Series towards the latter half of the year.With that in mind, the LG G7 is the next smartphone expected to... Read more

Land Rover Explore is tough, rugged, go-anywhere smartphone

Land Rover Explore is tough, rugged, go-anywhere smartphone

By Max Langridge

British car company Land Rover has announced the Explore smartphone, which it claims is the toughest in the world. Designed and built in collaboration with the Bullitt Group, which has previously made phones for the likes of Caterpillar and JCB, the Land... Read more

Free Super Mario Odyssey update arrives for Nintendo Switch, adds new mini-game and more

Free Super Mario Odyssey update arrives for Nintendo Switch, adds new mini-game and more

By Rik Henderson

A completely free update for Super Mario Odyssey is now available for download on Nintendo Switch which adds a new game mode and other goodies.The new mini-game is called Balloon World and becomes available as soon as you finish the main story. It adds... Read more

UKTV Play brings catch-up for Dave and other channels to Now TV and Roku players

UKTV Play brings catch-up for Dave and other channels to Now TV and Roku players

By Rik Henderson

British catch-up service UKTV Play has arrived on Now TV and Roku media streamers. It adds catch-up for UKTV's suite of channels: dave, Yesterday, Really and Drama.Available as a downloadable app, the platform also hosts many UKTV boxsets, including Red... Read more

Get 'Truly Unlimited' calls and data on Virgin Mobile for just £25 a month

Get 'Truly Unlimited' calls and data on Virgin Mobile for just £25 a month

By Max Langridge

Virgin Media has announced a new Truly Unlimited mobile plan, available exclusively for Virgin Media broadband, TV and landline customers. The Truly Unlimited plan lives up to its name, by offering totally unlimited calls, texts and data to Virgin Mobile... Read more

Nest's indoor security camera now doubles as a Google Assistant speaker

Nest's indoor security camera now doubles as a Google Assistant speaker

By Elyse Betters

Nest's indoor security camera just got a lot smarter.The company has added native support for Google Assistant to its $299/£299 Nest Cam IQ Indoor. The device, which has a 1080p HD security camera and microphone, already had the necessary hardware to... Read more

Want to travel down the Nile in VR? Then watch this new BBC VR series

Want to travel down the Nile in VR? Then watch this new BBC VR series

By Elyse Betters

BBC has a new interactive experience for you to enjoy.Last year, the broadcasting company, which is well-known for its radio plays, announced interactive plays that listeners could tune into via an Amazon Echo or Google Home and actively participate in... Read more

New Apple iPads will launch in March, leak suggests

New Apple iPads will launch in March, leak suggests

By Rik Henderson

Apple is reportedly about to unveil two new iPads, which could be in shops in just a couple of weeks.According to French website Consomac, two devices have popped up in documents filed by the Eurasian Economic Commission - an official regulator that... Read more

Qualcomm Broadcast Audio brings multi-room audio to Bluetooth devices

Qualcomm Broadcast Audio brings multi-room audio to Bluetooth devices

By Max Langridge

Qualcomm has revealed details about a new feature called Broadcast Audio that comes as part of the new Snapdragon 845 mobile processor. Broadcast Audio allows one Bluetooth source device, such as a smartphone, to transmit audio to multiple Bluetooth speakers... Read more

Future batteries, coming soon: Charge in seconds, last months and power over the air

Future batteries, coming soon: Charge in seconds, last months and power over the air

By Max Langridge

While smartphones, smarthomes and even smart wearables are growing ever more advanced, they're still limited by power. The battery hasn't advanced in decades. But we're on the verge of a power revolution.Big technology and car companies are all too aware... Read more

Is this the future of VR?

Is this the future of VR?

By Dan Grabham

Qualcomm has revealed a demonstration VR headset that harnesses its latest Snapdragon 845 chip. The Snapdragon 845 was first talked about in December - check out our in-depth Snapdragon 845 guide - and this reference design headset is all about performance. It... Read more

Always-connected Windows 10 S laptops coming to John Lewis and PC World

Always-connected Windows 10 S laptops coming to John Lewis and PC World

By Dan Grabham

Always-connected Windows 10 S PCs powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon are near to release and Qualcomm has announced that John Lewis and PC World will be among the retailers to stock them in the UK.Essentially these devices will be Windows 10 PCs that have... Read more