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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

What is Samsung Tap View? Rumoured screen-mirroring tech detailed
What is Samsung Tap View? Rumoured screen-mirroring tech detailed By Mike Lowe

Samsung wants to make it easier to content share from phone to TV, with its rumoured Tap View technology. How does it work and when will it arrive?... Read more

The best Apple iPhone XR deals for September 2019: 30GB for £37/m on O2
The best Apple iPhone XR deals for September 2019: 30GB for £37/m on O2 By Rob Kerr

Hunting around for iPhone XR best deals this September? We're rounding up the top offers here: 30GB for £37/m on O2, 30GB for £36/m on EE, unlimited data for £39/m on Vodafone and unlimited data for £49/m on Three Read more

Samsung's next flagship smartphones and new Galaxy Fold will go big on camera features
Samsung's next flagship smartphones and new Galaxy Fold will go big on camera features By Max Freeman-Mills

As indicated by leaked renders in the last few weeks, it looks like Samsung is planning to go big on cameras for its next round of flagship Galaxy smartphones.We've... Read more

Apple's 2021 iPhone could ditch the Lightning port for wireless charging only
Apple's 2021 iPhone could ditch the Lightning port for wireless charging only By Maggie Tillman

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has released a new research note (via 9to5Mac) detailing Apple’s next two years of iPhones.... Read more

Huawei sues the FCC, says US hasn't shown evidence of security threat
Huawei sues the FCC, says US hasn't shown evidence of security threat By Maggie Tillman

Huawei has filed a lawsuit against the US Federal Communications Commission, according to The New York Times.... Read more

Apple reveals why the iPhone 11 checks for your location without permission
Apple reveals why the iPhone 11 checks for your location without permission By Maggie Tillman

There appears to be a privacy issue with the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro, but Apple has already sent out an explanation.... Read more

Snapdragon Summit 2019: Watch Qualcomm detail new extended reality and laptop hardware
Snapdragon Summit 2019: Watch Qualcomm detail new extended reality and laptop hardware By Chris Hall

Updated Snapdragon Summit is held annually, giving Qualcomm the chance to talk about its Snapdragon hardware... Read more

In-display fingerprint readers: How they work plus optical vs ultrasonic
In-display fingerprint readers: How they work plus optical vs ultrasonic By Dan Grabham

We'll see more fingerprint readers in 2019 - and they'll be more accurate than ever before.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite: The jack is back?
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite: The jack is back? By Mike Lowe

It looks as though there will be a Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite joining the ranks with the existing Note 10 and 10+ models, a leak suggests.... Read more

5G iPhone is a top priority for Qualcomm
5G iPhone is a top priority for Qualcomm By Cam Bunton

Qualcomm president Cristiano Amon says they're working as fast as they can to get a 5G iPhone ready... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S11 and S11+ specs, release date, news and rumours
Samsung Galaxy S11 and S11+ specs, release date, news and rumours By Britta O'Boyle

Updated Samsung's Galaxy S11 and S11+ are expected to launch in the first quarter of 2020. Here's a round up of the leaks so far and what we want to see.... Read more

What is Google Live Caption and how does it work?
What is Google Live Caption and how does it work? By Maggie Tillman

Updated Those of you who are hearing-impaired or love to watch videos with captions on will enjoy Google's new Live Caption feature now rolling out.... Read more

PUBG Mobile is going to look better and play better thanks to Snapdragon 865
PUBG Mobile is going to look better and play better thanks to Snapdragon 865 By Chris Hall

If you're a fan of PUBG Mobile then you might be interested in some of the news coming out of Qualcomm's Snapdragon Summit, where the company announced... Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865: Everything you need to know about Qualcomm's latest smartphone platform
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865: Everything you need to know about Qualcomm's latest smartphone platform By Chris Hall

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 865, its latest platform that's going to be powering a full range of devices into 2020 and beyond... Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 will offer updatable GPU drivers to boost your mobile gaming
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 will offer updatable GPU drivers to boost your mobile gaming By Chris Hall

Qualcomm has announced that its new mobile platform will support updates for the Adreno graphics chip. Updatable graphics drivers is something that desktop... Read more

Qualcomm: 200-megapixel smartphone cameras are coming in 2020
Qualcomm: 200-megapixel smartphone cameras are coming in 2020 By Chris Hall

Qualcomm has been introducing the world to its new Snapdragon 865 over the past few days and one of the big gains is on the camera front. Taking to... Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 supports Dolby Vision video capture on phones
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 supports Dolby Vision video capture on phones By Chris Hall

Qualcomm has confirmed that the Snapdragon 865 will be the first consumer device to support the capture Dolby Vision video... Read more

Oppo confirms Reno3 Pro will use Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 765G
Oppo confirms Reno3 Pro will use Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 765G By Chris Hall

Oppo was on stage at Qualcomm's Snapdragon Summit to confirm that it would be using the newly-announced Snapdragon 865 and Snapdragon 765... Read more

Moto One Hyper brings pop-up selfie camera to the One party
Moto One Hyper brings pop-up selfie camera to the One party By Mike Lowe

The fifth Moto One phone for 2019 is called the Hyper, complete with 32MP pop-up selfie camera, and 64MP main rear camera. Here's the lowdown.... Read more

The iPhone 11 Pro might have a location privacy issue
The iPhone 11 Pro might have a location privacy issue By Max Freeman-Mills

Apple's flagship smartphone, the iPhone 11 Pro, might have an issue with user location data security, according to reports this week. The issue essentially... Read more

Xiaomi Mi 10 will be one of the first Snapdragon 865 phones
Xiaomi Mi 10 will be one of the first Snapdragon 865 phones By Chris Hall

Xiaomi was quick to confirm that it would be using the new Snapdragon 865... Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 is built for 5G, boosts AI and gaming power
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 is built for 5G, boosts AI and gaming power By Chris Hall

Qualcomm has announced the platform that's going to power the next generation of flagship phones, the Snapdragon 865... Read more

Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 765 looking to bring 5G to billions
Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 765 looking to bring 5G to billions By Chris Hall

Qualcomm has announced its next generation of Snapdragon hardware aimed at more affordable devices... Read more

It's official: Apple is now the owner of Intel's mobile modem business
It's official: Apple is now the owner of Intel's mobile modem business By Maggie Tillman

Apple has completed its purchase of the "majority" of Intel’s smartphone modem business.... Read more

Nokia December launch: How to watch it and what to expect
Nokia December launch: How to watch it and what to expect By Max Freeman-Mills

Nokia took us all by surprise a couple of weeks ago with the announcement that it's got a new product to launch on 5 December. Its Indian mobile arm Tweeted... Read more

10 tips for using Apple Pay on the London Underground
10 tips for using Apple Pay on the London Underground By Stuart Miles

Here are 10 tips on how to use Apple Pay when travelling on the Tube.... Read more

When is Android 10 coming to my phone?
When is Android 10 coming to my phone? By Chris Hall

Updated We're gathering all the updates together for Samsung, Huawei and everyone else... Read more

You now need to submit a face scan to get a SIM card in China
You now need to submit a face scan to get a SIM card in China By Max Freeman-Mills

China has brought into effect new rules that require people to submit to a face scan verified against their national ID card before they can purchase a... Read more

Android 10 is finally starting to arrive for Samsung's Galaxy S10 smartphones
Android 10 is finally starting to arrive for Samsung's Galaxy S10 smartphones By Max Freeman-Mills

After a chunky delay, Samsung's flagship phone line, the Galaxy S10 range, is getting upgraded to Android 10. It's frankly a little surprising that it's... Read more

Jony Ive looks like he's left Apple, as leadership page is updated without him
Jony Ive looks like he's left Apple, as leadership page is updated without him By Max Freeman-Mills

It looks like famed designed Jony Ive has now left Apple fully, after the announcement of his impending departure was made back in June. Apple has updated... Read more

Make this holiday period special with the gift of entertainment - AT&T Unlimited & More SM Premium allows you to go all in this Christmas
Make this holiday period special with the gift of entertainment - AT&T Unlimited & More SM Premium allows you to go all in this Christmas By Pocket-lint Promotion

Make Christmas special this year, by treating yourself with the gift of entertainment.... Read more

How AT&T Unlimited talk and text helps you stay in touch with family over Christmas
How AT&T Unlimited talk and text helps you stay in touch with family over Christmas By Pocket-lint Promotion

AT&T wants you to keep in touch with friends and family this holiday season.... Read more

7 things to consider when buying your child their first phone this Christmas
7 things to consider when buying your child their first phone this Christmas By Pocket-lint Promotion

If you’ve got teenagers, or even pre-teens at home, chances are a phone is high on their Christmas wish list.... Read more

The camera in this leaked Galaxy S11+ render is, um, massive to say the least
The camera in this leaked Galaxy S11+ render is, um, massive to say the least By Maggie Tillman

The Samsung Galaxy S11+ has popped up in the form of newly leaked renders shared by @OnLeaks over at CashKaro.... Read more

Honor View 30 series launches into the affordable 5G space
Honor View 30 series launches into the affordable 5G space By Chris Hall

The Honor View 30 and View 30 Pro could have been an affordable route to 5G, but...... Read more

Nokia's next launch will be on 5 December 2019: Will it be a 5G phone?
Nokia's next launch will be on 5 December 2019: Will it be a 5G phone? By Chris Hall

Out of the blue, Nokia has teased that it's going to be launching a new "member of the family" on 5 December.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S11e renders suggest triple camera, dual edge screen and in-display fingerprint sensor
Samsung Galaxy S11e renders suggest triple camera, dual edge screen and in-display fingerprint sensor By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung's Galaxy S11 series isn't due to be announced until early next year - likely around the mid-February - but renders of the cheaper Galaxy S11e have... Read more

Three UK 5G: The phones, speeds, prices, rollout dates and everything you need to know
Three UK 5G: The phones, speeds, prices, rollout dates and everything you need to know By Rik Henderson

Three launched its 5G network in the UK in August 2019, with its superspeed wireless home broadband service now available. Here are all the details.... Read more

Three delays its 5G rollout, no revised dates announced as yet
Three delays its 5G rollout, no revised dates announced as yet By Rik Henderson

Three has delayed its planned 5G mobile network rollout.... Read more

Nubia drops a new colour for its Red Magic 3S gaming phone
Nubia drops a new colour for its Red Magic 3S gaming phone By Max Freeman-Mills

Rewind a decade or so and mobile gaming wasn't such a guzzler of phone resources, but in recent years manufacturers like Nubia have been putting out myriad gaming... Read more

What is an eSIM and what does it mean for your new iPhone, iPad or Pixel?
What is an eSIM and what does it mean for your new iPhone, iPad or Pixel? By Dan Grabham

eSIMs remove the need to have a physical SIM card and it's coming to an increasing number of devices.... Read more

Best Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 tips and tricks: Top tips for Touch ID iPhones
Best Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 tips and tricks: Top tips for Touch ID iPhones By Stuart Miles

Here we present the best tips for Touch ID iPhones including the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, 6S and 6S Plus, SE, iPhone 7 and 7 Plus and iPhone 8 and 8 Plus.... Read more

Apple's iPhone 11 battery cases add a physical camera button
Apple's iPhone 11 battery cases add a physical camera button By Maggie Tillman

Apple launched a new series of battery cases for the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max.... Read more

Samsung's Star Wars-themed Note 10+ bundle is out of this galaxy
Samsung's Star Wars-themed Note 10+ bundle is out of this galaxy By Maggie Tillman

Disney and Samsung are releasing a special-edition, Star Wars-themed version of the Galaxy Note 10+ flagship smartphone. It will be available to buy from 13 December in the US, just a week ahead of the 20 December premiere of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in theatres.... Read more

10 tips for recording better video with your smartphone
10 tips for recording better video with your smartphone By Maggie Tillman

Recording video has never been so easy or effortless thanks to smartphones. Here are 10 tips to help you.... Read more

Samsung W20 5G is the company's second foldable smartphone
Samsung W20 5G is the company's second foldable smartphone By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has announced a second foldable smartphone in the form of the W20 5G. Despite several rumours recently, including speculation of a device from... Read more

Leaked OnePlus 8 sketches appear to confirm quad camera and hole punch display
Leaked OnePlus 8 sketches appear to confirm quad camera and hole punch display By Cam Bunton

The OnePlus 8 isn't far off being a real device, and a recent leak of sketches corroborates previous image leaks.... Read more

Amazon UK has a flash sale on renewed Apple iPhone XS models - today only!
Amazon UK has a flash sale on renewed Apple iPhone XS models - today only! By Chris Hall

Black Friday hasn't officially started, but Amazon has been increasing the deals as we approach the official start of its sales on 22 November.Today -... Read more

EE rolls out 5G to 14 more towns and cities - is yours listed?
EE rolls out 5G to 14 more towns and cities - is yours listed? By Dan Grabham

EE has announced it has rolled out 5G services to 14 more locations in the UK including Liverpool, Glasgow, Watford and Wolverhampton. 5G has also come... Read more

Honor View 30 to feature dual selfie camera, deliver 5G on a budget?
Honor View 30 to feature dual selfie camera, deliver 5G on a budget? By Mike Lowe

The leaks are coming thick and fast. Will the Honor View 30 have a dual selfie, triple rear cameras and 5G connectivity? Reports are conflicting.... Read more

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