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What is Apple Card and how does it work?
What is Apple Card and how does it work? By Britta O'Boyle

Updated This is everything you need to know about the Apple Card, including how it works, when it will be available and what features it offers.... Read more

Motorola Razr foldable phone: Release date, specs, features and price
Motorola Razr foldable phone: Release date, specs, features and price By Britta O'Boyle

Motorola has confirmed it is launching a foldable phone and all the rumours point to the device being a redesigned version of its Razr flip phone, which... Read more

The best mobile phone deals for August 2019
The best mobile phone deals for August 2019 By Rob Kerr

Looking for the best cheap mobile phone deals this month? Look no further, as we cover the top offers around on iPhone, Samsung, Huawei, OnePlus, Google Pixel and others Read more

The new Moto RAZR coming to Europe too, December/January launch mooted
The new Moto RAZR coming to Europe too, December/January launch mooted By Cam Bunton

Moto RAZR fans, rejoice! It seems the revamped Android phone with a flexible screen is coming to Europe after all.... Read more

Leaked TCL roadmap reveals first wave of own-brand phones, starting with T1
Leaked TCL roadmap reveals first wave of own-brand phones, starting with T1 By Cam Bunton

TCL is working on its own brand phones, according to a recent leak, and will launch them starting later this year... Read more

What is Google Duo Low-light mode, how does it work and how do you use it?
What is Google Duo Low-light mode, how does it work and how do you use it? By Britta O'Boyle

Here's what Google Duo's latest Low-light mode is, how it works and how to use it.... Read more

Huawei Mate X specs development: To launch with Kirin 990, P30 cameras setup?
Huawei Mate X specs development: To launch with Kirin 990, P30 cameras setup? By Mike Lowe

After delays, the folding phone's spec has developed. It's thought to come with same triple cameras as the P30, while being the first with Kirin 990.... Read more

LG dual screen phone officially teased again in video
LG dual screen phone officially teased again in video By Britta O'Boyle

LG typically reveals what it is going to announce at a show like IFA before the event itself takes place and while it has yet to officially confirm anything,... Read more

Huawei Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro release date, specs, features and rumours
Huawei Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro release date, specs, features and rumours By Britta O'Boyle

Updated Here is everything we know and have heard so far about Huawei's Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro.... Read more

OnePlus 7T Pro rumoured to launch 10 October, on sale 15 October
OnePlus 7T Pro rumoured to launch 10 October, on sale 15 October By Britta O'Boyle

OnePlus introduced two phones earlier this year in the form of the OnePlus 7 and the OnePlus 7 Pro, but just a few months on, a successor is on the cards.We've... Read more

Nokia 7.2 to sport circular rear camera design? IFA launch expected
Nokia 7.2 to sport circular rear camera design? IFA launch expected By Mike Lowe

Case renders suggest the 2019 Nokia 7.2 is due a redesign, with a circular rear camera unit the highlight. We'll find out more at IFA 2019.... Read more

IFA 2019: Dates, launches and what to expect from the show
IFA 2019: Dates, launches and what to expect from the show By Chris Hall

Updated IFA in Berlin is one of the most significant spots on the calendar for product launches... Read more

Huawei Maps to intro on Mate 30? Map Kit hints at Google Maps replacement
Huawei Maps to intro on Mate 30? Map Kit hints at Google Maps replacement By Mike Lowe

Huawei is possibly working on its own maps solution, with a developer-targeted Map Kit in the works to bypass any future Google Maps issues.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy A91 could be first smartphone to offer 108MP camera sensor in 2020
Samsung Galaxy A91 could be first smartphone to offer 108MP camera sensor in 2020 By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung recently announced 108-megapixel and 64-megapixel phone camera sensors, but only the sensors themselves were released, rather than any information... Read more

Oppo Reno2 coming on 28 August, complete with 20x Zoom quad camera
Oppo Reno2 coming on 28 August, complete with 20x Zoom quad camera By Cam Bunton

Oppo is about to take the wraps off its second generation Reno phones, and the flagship has 20X zoom in a quad-cam system... Read more

Moto One Action has a dedicated video camera like no other
Moto One Action has a dedicated video camera like no other By Mike Lowe

We've seen triple camera phones before, but never one with a dedicated video camera in among the mix. Moto goes one step further - read on to see how.... Read more

Apple iPhone XR 2019 release date, specs, features and rumours
Apple iPhone XR 2019 release date, specs, features and rumours By Britta O'Boyle

Updated Here's everything we have heard so far about the next iPhone XR, mixed in with some of our own expectations for good measure.... Read more

Huawei Mate 30 leaks with waterfall screen in real life images
Huawei Mate 30 leaks with waterfall screen in real life images By Britta O'Boyle

Huawei's Mate 30 series has been the subject of numerous rumours recently, and the latest leak appears to give us a better idea about what the front and... Read more

The iOS 13 beta may have just revealed when the next iPhone will launch
The iOS 13 beta may have just revealed when the next iPhone will launch By Maggie Tillman

Apple may have mistakenly revealed the unveiling date and the release date for its next iPhone, though to be called the iPhone 11.... Read more

This is what Xiaomi's upcoming foldable phone probably looks like
This is what Xiaomi's upcoming foldable phone probably looks like By Maggie Tillman

Xiaomi is working on a foldable device, as evident by a new patent application that's popped up in the European Union Intellectual Property Office.... Read more

What is reverse wireless charging and which phones have it? Huawei P30 Pro, Samsung Galaxy Note 10, more
What is reverse wireless charging and which phones have it? Huawei P30 Pro, Samsung Galaxy Note 10, more By Mike Lowe

Updated Reverse charging is here: the ability to charge Qi wireless charging devices from the back of your phone. Which phones have this feature?... Read more

Wireless charging explained: Power your iPhone or Android phone wire-free
Wireless charging explained: Power your iPhone or Android phone wire-free By Dan Grabham

Updated Wireless charging has been around for a good few years now, but it's only recently that it's started to take off.... Read more

Two Apple iPhone 11 leaks detail camera tech, new 'rainbow' colour and more
Two Apple iPhone 11 leaks detail camera tech, new 'rainbow' colour and more By Britta O'Boyle

The next Apple iPhones are due to be announced in the next few weeks and leaks are really starting to heat up. A couple of different sources have provided... Read more

Apple iPhone 2019: Release date, features, news and rumours for the iPhone XI
Apple iPhone 2019: Release date, features, news and rumours for the iPhone XI By Britta O'Boyle

Updated Apple's next iPhones aren't due until September but that doesn't mean we can't speculate about what we'd like to see on the next iPhones.... Read more

HTC through the ages: A brief history of HTC's Android handsets
HTC through the ages: A brief history of HTC's Android handsets By Chris Hall

HTC's phone division isn't doing too well at the moment - it sold a huge chunk of talent to Google and has now resorted to producing phones via third-party... Read more

The upcoming Huawei Mate 30 Series will have 25W fast charging support
The upcoming Huawei Mate 30 Series will have 25W fast charging support By Dan Grabham

Huawei's upcoming Mate 30 series will have support for super speedy 25W fast charging. That's also what the Samsung Note 10 is capable of, bettering anybody... Read more

OnePlus 7T Pro: Release date, specs, rumours, news and features
OnePlus 7T Pro: Release date, specs, rumours, news and features By Britta O'Boyle

OnePlus typically announces a couple of smartphones a year with a "T" model at the end. This is everything we have heard about the OnePlus 7T Pro.... Read more

Huawei Mate X gets delayed again, will it ever be released?
Huawei Mate X gets delayed again, will it ever be released? By Mike Lowe

The Chinese company's first folding phone keeps hitting hurdles. Its May date was pushed to September and now to November, a report suggests.... Read more

Foldable phones: Why the Samsung Galaxy Fold & Huawei Mate X have failed... for now
Foldable phones: Why the Samsung Galaxy Fold & Huawei Mate X have failed... for now By Mike Lowe

We love future tech, but folding phones look to be a step ahead of their time. Here's why the Samsung Galaxy Fold & Huawei Mate X are dead... for now.... Read more

Two new Motorola phones - One Zoom with Alexa and the One Pro - leak out
Two new Motorola phones - One Zoom with Alexa and the One Pro - leak out By Maggie Tillman

Motorola is preparing to launch yet another smartphone. Two, in fact.... Read more

OnePlus CEO confirms a second 5G phone is coming soon
OnePlus CEO confirms a second 5G phone is coming soon By Maggie Tillman

OnePlus recently launched its first 5G device this year, but Pete Lau, OnePlus’ CEO, said the company's already planning a second 5G handset.... Read more

What is Google's Soli chip and how does it work?
What is Google's Soli chip and how does it work? By Britta O'Boyle

This is everything you need to know about Google's Soli chip, including what it is, how it works and what its potential applications are.... Read more

Vodafone goes live with its completely unlimited 5G mobile and broadband bundle
Vodafone goes live with its completely unlimited 5G mobile and broadband bundle By Dan Grabham

Vodafone has launched a UK-first tariff giving you unlimited 5G mobile and home broadband. Note that this tariff doesn't give you 5G broadbandThat tariff... Read more

Five reasons to buy the Google Pixel 3a
Five reasons to buy the Google Pixel 3a By Pocket-lint Promotion

There's plenty of smartphones on the market. Here are five reasons why the Google Pixel 3a stands out from the crowd.... Read more

Apple users might soon be able to ask Siri to play music through Spotify
Apple users might soon be able to ask Siri to play music through Spotify By Britta O'Boyle

Apple iPhone users might soon be able to ask Siri to play songs, playlists and albums from Spotify, it's claimed.Currently, Siri will only play music from... Read more

Xiaomi Mi 9T to expand launch into EU on 20 August, here's what to expect
Xiaomi Mi 9T to expand launch into EU on 20 August, here's what to expect By Mike Lowe

The pop-up camera sub-flagship variant of the Xiaomi Mi 9 is expanding its launch territories: it's coming to the Benelux region on 20 August.... Read more

How to use student ID cards with Apple Wallet on iPhone or Apple Watch
How to use student ID cards with Apple Wallet on iPhone or Apple Watch By Maggie Tillman

College students in the US can't survive without their student ID. Luckily, if they lose their card, they can get by with an iPhone or Apple Watch. Here's how.... Read more

The Honor 20 Lite is reduced to £220 until 3 September
The Honor 20 Lite is reduced to £220 until 3 September By Dan Grabham

The Honor 20 Lite is reduced to £220 until 3 September. It's available from all the usual suspects.... Read more

The Google Pixel 3a has camera clout but won't break the bank
The Google Pixel 3a has camera clout but won't break the bank By Pocket-lint Promotion

The Google Pixel 3a can deliver really strong photographic results, and is tremendous value to boot.... Read more

Huawei's EMUI 10 software update announced: When will it come to your phone?
Huawei's EMUI 10 software update announced: When will it come to your phone? By Dan Grabham

Huawei has revealed EMUI 10 - a software update coming to new Huawei Android devices as well as many older devices from the last couple of years.EMUI is... Read more

Samsung could launch graphene battery powered smartphone in the next two years
Samsung could launch graphene battery powered smartphone in the next two years By Cam Bunton

A recent rumour has purported that Samsung is close to being ready with its graphene batteries, and could launch it in a phone soon.... Read more

Could this be an early look at the Motorola Moto G8?
Could this be an early look at the Motorola Moto G8? By Britta O'Boyle

Motorola has a number of smartphones within in its portfolio, from the popular budget Moto G range to the most recent Moto Vision with its 21:9 aspect... Read more

LG dual folding smartphone appears in patent
LG dual folding smartphone appears in patent By Britta O'Boyle

Many of LG's competitors in the smartphone world have all taken a chance on the foldable phone trend, or have plans to, but LG took a different approach... Read more

LG G8x flagship with possible in-display sensor leaks out ahead of IFA
LG G8x flagship with possible in-display sensor leaks out ahead of IFA By Maggie Tillman

LG still makes phones, believe it or not, and it has a new one ready to be rolled out in the next month or so, as evident by a fresh leak.... Read more

Apple iPhone history: Look how much the iPhone has changed
Apple iPhone history: Look how much the iPhone has changed By Stuart Miles

It's been over a decade since the first Apple iPhone. Yes, really. Here's how the iPhone has evolved over its life.... Read more

What does Huawei's trade ban mean for your Huawei or Honor phone?
What does Huawei's trade ban mean for your Huawei or Honor phone? By Dan Grabham

The Chinese giant has been blacklisted by the US in the latest skirmish of the ongoing trade war - we've updated our advice for those who have a Huawei phone or who might want to buy one in the future.... Read more

Huawei's Richard Yu: HarmonyOS could be used on smartphones, but we want to continue with Android
Huawei's Richard Yu: HarmonyOS could be used on smartphones, but we want to continue with Android By David Phelan

Huawei announced its new Harmony operating system in Dongguan, China on Friday. Pocket-lint sat down with Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei's consumer business... Read more

It looks like the Huawei Mate 30 will be with us in mid-September
It looks like the Huawei Mate 30 will be with us in mid-September By Dan Grabham

The Huawei Mate 30 will be launched at an event on 19 September. That's the latest information on the handset to have come out of the Huawei Developer... Read more

Huawei HarmonyOS update: Without Google what is Huawei's plan B?
Huawei HarmonyOS update: Without Google what is Huawei's plan B? By Chris Hall

Huawei is hot water after the US imposed trade bans on the Chinese company. That impacts on many of Huawei's interests, including its smartphones.... Read more

OnePlus 7T Pro photos show up again, this time not just the front
OnePlus 7T Pro photos show up again, this time not just the front By Cam Bunton

Yet more photos of the encases OnePlus 7T have been leaked online, again pointing to a device that's very much the same as the 7 Pro... Read more

Huawei's potential Android replacement is called HarmonyOS
Huawei's potential Android replacement is called HarmonyOS By Dan Grabham

Huawei has revealed its own in-house operating system will be called HarmonyOS. Previous names mooted for the operating system have been HongMeng OS and... Read more

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