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How to join iOS 11 public beta and get it working on your device

How to join iOS 11 public beta and get it working on your device

By Elyse Betters

Apple has made the public beta of iOS 11 available to download now.The next major software update for iPhone and iPad will officially release alongside new iPhones, which could for the first time see three models, this autumn. If you'd like to try a version... Read more

More Google Pixel 2 details emerge, Pixel 2 XL to sport 5.99-inch OLED display

More Google Pixel 2 details emerge, Pixel 2 XL to sport 5.99-inch OLED display

By Max Langridge

More details surrounding the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have leaked to XDA-Developers by a "source familiar with the matter that spent time with at least one of the phones". The details suggest the two devices, currently codenamed Taimen and Walleye,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will break your piggy bank when it launches

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will break your piggy bank when it launches

By Elyse Betters

Samsung only wants rich people to buy the Galaxy Note 8.Okay, maybe that's a bit extreme, but still. According to VentureBeat, the upcoming follow-up to the disastrous Galaxy Note 7 is going to cost €999 when it launches. That converts to about $1120... Read more

Want to see what the iPhone 8 looks like? Check out this new leak

Want to see what the iPhone 8 looks like? Check out this new leak

By Elyse Betters

There have been a tonne of iPhone 8 leaks in recent months, but this latest one is pretty interesting.Serial leakster @OnLeaks has tweeted two images of what appears to be the front and back of the iPhone 8, Apple's next iPhone. No details or specs were... Read more

LG V30 to feature wireless charging, dual camera and rear-mounted fingerprint sensor

LG V30 to feature wireless charging, dual camera and rear-mounted fingerprint sensor

By Max Langridge

Usually reliable Twitter tipster @OnLeaks has cited his sources as saying the upcoming LG V30 will support wireless charging, have a dual rear camera and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. LG V30: What's the story so far? We expect the V30 will be officially... Read more

HTC U11 looks stunning in solar red, pre-orders open now

HTC U11 looks stunning in solar red, pre-orders open now

By Rik Henderson

HTC has started pre-orders for one of its sexiest-looking phones yet.The "solar red" version of the HTC U11 is, in our opinion, a real looker. HTC's manufacturing processes for this range of handsets has created a red-backed device that shimmers and... Read more

Google Pixel 2 pops up in HTC U11's system files, confirms HTC involvement

Google Pixel 2 pops up in HTC U11's system files, confirms HTC involvement

By Rik Henderson

You never know what you might find in a phone's system files, if you dig deep enough. You might even find confirmation that a manufacturer is working on additional devices; even hugely-anticipated handsets for other, major companies.For example, we've... Read more

LG might launch its next LG V30 smartphone in September at IFA

LG might launch its next LG V30 smartphone in September at IFA

By Elyse Betters

LG is working on another flagship. It'll be the successor to the LG V20. And it's supposedly going to debut this autumn.A report from Korean media outlet ETNews has claimed that LG will unveil the LG V30 at the IFA annual trade show in Berlin, Germany.... Read more

Sony might use 6-inch LCD screen with 2:1 ratio on next Xperia phone

Sony might use 6-inch LCD screen with 2:1 ratio on next Xperia phone

By Elyse Betters

Sony's future Xperia smartphone could feature a 6-inch display panel with a 2:1 aspect ratio.The company's joint venture, Japan Display Inc, has begun mass production of a 1080p Full Active LTPS LCD display with a 2:1 aspect ratio. It is a 6-inch display... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S8 in wonderful Coral Blue is now available to pre-order from Carphone Warehouse

Samsung Galaxy S8 in wonderful Coral Blue is now available to pre-order from Carphone Warehouse

By Chris Hall

When the Samsung Galaxy S8 was launched, we quickly gravitated to the Coral Blue edition of this phone. Sadly, only the black and grey versions have been available, until now.Carphone Warehouse has announced that its exclusive Coral Blue Samsung Galaxy... Read more

OnePlus 5 launch: What happened and can I watch it again?

OnePlus 5 launch: What happened and can I watch it again?

By Cam Bunton

OnePlus has just announced its latest flagship phone. It offers an experience like that of many of today's flagship smartphones, except - as usual - at a much lower price. The phone was unveiled via YouTube and Facebook Live in a fairly low key, roughly... Read more

The OnePlus 5 will be available exclusively from O2 in the UK

The OnePlus 5 will be available exclusively from O2 in the UK

By Max Langridge

OnePlus has just announced the OnePlus 5, which we've given a full five-star review. The phone offers many flagship specs and features, including a dual camera, but for a fraction of the price of its competitors. OnePlus 5 review: The flagship-killer's... Read more

OnePlus 5 vs Sony Xperia XZ Premium: What's the difference?

OnePlus 5 vs Sony Xperia XZ Premium: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

OnePlus has announced its new "flagship killer" smartphone in the form of the OnePlus 5. The new device will hit shelves on 27 June for under £500, but how does it compare to its competition?We've put the OnePlus 5 up against the LG G6, Galaxy S8 and... Read more

OnePlus 5 vs Apple iPhone 7 vs iPhone 7 Plus: What's the difference?

OnePlus 5 vs Apple iPhone 7 vs iPhone 7 Plus: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

OnePlus revealed its new flagship, the OnePlus 5, on 20 June. The next "flagship killer" has some stiff competition on its hands this year though, perhaps more so than ever, with Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8+ already out there, as well as LG's G6 and... Read more

OnePlus 5: Release date, hardware specs and everything else you need to know

OnePlus 5: Release date, hardware specs and everything else you need to know

By Cam Bunton

After weeks, even months, of speculation and leaks, the OnePlus 5 is finally officially. It is no doubt the company's most powerful phone so far and continues the trend of offering a flagship phone experience in a device that costs considerably less than... Read more

OnePlus 5 vs LG G6: What's the difference?

OnePlus 5 vs LG G6: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

OnePlus has announced its 2017 flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 5. The new device hits shelves on 27 June bringing plenty of power for under £500, but how does it compare to its rivals?We've compared the OnePlus 5 to the Samsung Galaxy S8 in a separate... Read more

OnePlus 5 is here, and it's more powerful than ever

OnePlus 5 is here, and it's more powerful than ever

By Cam Bunton

OnePlus has just taken the wraps off its latest flagship, the OnePlus 5. The company has again stuffed some of the most powerful components available inside a sleek, solid metal chassis.From the outside, the OnePlus 5 looks like a rounder, slimmer version... Read more

Vertu signs deal with TCL to produce line of super advanced, super expensive smartphones

Vertu signs deal with TCL to produce line of super advanced, super expensive smartphones

By Max Langridge

Vertu, the Paris-based, British phone manufacturer that specialises in super luxury, premium handsets, has signed a $40 million deal with TCL Communication, the company responsible for making BlackBerry devices. Vertu Constellation is a luxury handmade... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 rumoured for August launch in New York

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 rumoured for August launch in New York

By Max Langridge

Both South Korean news outlet Naver (via Sammobile), and an unnamed source speaking to Reuters, have said that Samsung will unveil its next phablet, the Galaxy Note 8, on 26 August at an event in New York. Samsung Galaxy Note 8: What's the story so far?... Read more

LG unveils G6+ with B&O Play headphones, rolls out software updates for G6

LG unveils G6+ with B&O Play headphones, rolls out software updates for G6

By Max Langridge

Four months after the G6 was first unveiled, LG has now introduced a G6+ model, with more onboard storage, B&O Play headphones and new colour options. Unlike some other phone manufacturers that increase the screen size when they introduce a Plus model,... Read more

Help! The sun is shining! Why can't I see my smartphone screen?

Help! The sun is shining! Why can't I see my smartphone screen?

By Chris Hall

The sun is shining, the sunglasses are out. You go to tweet that perfect sunny picture and … wait … you can't see a thing on your smartphone display!It's not necessarily the phone that's a fault, but it could be how it behaves with your expensive... Read more

LG V30 could get August launch, LG G7 to move to earlier January 2018 launch

LG V30 could get August launch, LG G7 to move to earlier January 2018 launch

By Chris Hall

News coming out of Korea suggests that LG is preparing to turn up the heat on its rival by launching its next generation devices earlier in the year than the phones they replace.Reporting the information, Aju News suggests that the LG V30 - expected... Read more

Best roaming plans: Which is the cheapest network for EU and abroad?

Best roaming plans: Which is the cheapest network for EU and abroad?

By Britta O'Boyle

Roaming data charges have been scrapped by the European Commission in its 28 member countries entirely from 15 June 2017.You will now be able to use your bundled texts, minutes and mobile data anywhere in the European Union without it costing you any... Read more

New iPhones will feature wireless charging, Apple supplier confirms

New iPhones will feature wireless charging, Apple supplier confirms

By Elyse Betters

Two major features coming to Apple's next iPhones have been revealed by Apple's own manufacturer in India.Wistron, which Apple recently began working with in an effort to keep prices down, confirmed that Apple's next-generation iPhone models will be waterproof... Read more

Samsung's new Galaxy J-series phones coming to the UK soon

Samsung's new Galaxy J-series phones coming to the UK soon

By Cam Bunton

Samsung has announced plans to bring a brand new series of Galaxy J phones to the market this summer. The Galaxy J5 and J3 for 2017 both feature metal bodies and competitive specifications for an affordable price. The new Galaxy J5 is more compact than... Read more

What is Apple's 3D Touch and how does it work?

What is Apple's 3D Touch and how does it work?

By Britta O'Boyle

Apple's latest iPhones, from the iPhone 6S onwards excluding the iPhone SE, feature a new type of screen. They not only have different glass to older models, but they offer new interactive levels too thanks to a technology called 3D Touch.The iPhone... Read more

The History of the Selfie: 10 defining selfies from the Self-Expression exhibition

The History of the Selfie: 10 defining selfies from the Self-Expression exhibition

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Selfies are so, well, now, aren't they? Whether you favour a duck-like pout or want to snap yourself in every conceivable location, you're just fashionably current.Except the selfie has actually been around for centuries. True, it was called the self-portrait... Read more

This amazing photo leak shows iPhone 7s/iPhone 8 panels

This amazing photo leak shows iPhone 7s/iPhone 8 panels

By Max Langridge

Some photos published to Reddit, from a user with a "friend in the industry", allegedly show the front and rear panels of all three iPhone models due for release later this year. The Reddit user says the Chinese manufacturers received the panels the week... Read more

Honor 9 arrives in China with dual rear camera, all-metal body and Kirin 960 chipset

Honor 9 arrives in China with dual rear camera, all-metal body and Kirin 960 chipset

By Max Langridge

Honor, the more budget subsidiary of Huawei, has officially announced the Honor 9 in China. But even though it's from the budget brand, it doesn't scrimp on specs. Honor 8 review: A different take on the premium mid-range market Honor 8 Pro review: Flagship... Read more

Motorola officially announces Moto E4 and Moto E4 Plus

Motorola officially announces Moto E4 and Moto E4 Plus

By Max Langridge

Motorola has officially announced details of the new not-quite entry-level Moto E series. We say not-quite entry-level, because that accolade belongs to the Moto C series, which is due for release later this year. The biggest change with 2017's model... Read more

Moto E4 vs Moto E4 Plus vs Moto E3 (2015): What's the difference?

Moto E4 vs Moto E4 Plus vs Moto E3 (2015): What's the difference?

By Mike Lowe

Given the announcement of the ultra-budget Moto C and refresh of Moto G (in the G5 and G5 Plus models) in 2017, we weren't entirely convinced that Lenovo would continue to produce the Moto E series.But produce it has, and in two guises: the Moto E4... Read more

HTC U11 review: Flagship glory, with a gimmick squeezed in
4.5 stars

HTC U11 review: Flagship glory, with a gimmick squeezed in

By Chris Hall

HTC's big play with the HTC U11 is being able to squeeze the phone as a new method of interaction. It's a natural motion and works well for one-handed use is the argument, giving the company's new flagship something different.Apple doesn't have squeeze.... Read more

Google Pixel 2 could come with an 18:9 display

Google Pixel 2 could come with an 18:9 display

By Max Langridge

Google has yet to make any sort of official announcement about the existence of the second-generation Pixel smartphone, but a recent GFXBench listing for a device called the Pixel XL2 suggests one is on the horizon. Google Pixel 2: What do we want to... Read more

These are the best iOS 11 features Apple didn't announce

These are the best iOS 11 features Apple didn't announce

By Elyse Betters

Apple packed so much stuff into its WWDC 2017 keynote that many awesome features in iOS 11 weren't even mentioned.During the two-hour presentation at the mostly-annual developers conference, CEO Tim Cook and other Apple executives barely unveiled the... Read more

OnePlus confirms OnePlus 5 design and camera with official image

OnePlus confirms OnePlus 5 design and camera with official image

By Elyse Betters

OnePlus doesn't care about keeping its next phone under wraps.The company is set to announce the OnePlus 5 in less than two weeks, but we already know a lot about the phone through leaks. And now, thanks to OnePlus, we even what it looks like. Sure, a... Read more

How the Huawei P10 Plus and Watch 2 make light work of a busy day

How the Huawei P10 Plus and Watch 2 make light work of a busy day

By Pocket-lint Promotion

A lot happens in any given day. From fitness, to work, to social engagements and entertainment - we rely on our technology to get us through the connected world more than ever before.With the Huawei P10 Plus in pocket and Huawei Watch 2 strapped to wrist... Read more

Google Pixel phones could get Android O in August, earlier than usual

Google Pixel phones could get Android O in August, earlier than usual

By Rik Henderson

After detailing the next version of of its mobile operating system, Android O, during its developers conference in May, the next question facing Google was when?Yes, Android O will come with a raft of exciting new features, but when will it actually appear... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S8 Arctic Silver will be an EE exclusive, pre-order yours from 23 June

Samsung Galaxy S8 Arctic Silver will be an EE exclusive, pre-order yours from 23 June

By Max Langridge

UK mobile network EE has announced the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will be available in an exclusive new Arctic Silver colour finish, which can be pre-ordered from Friday 23 June. Samsung Galaxy S8: Release date, specs and everything you need to... Read more

Do these leaked iPhone 8 drawings reveal the phone's final design?

Do these leaked iPhone 8 drawings reveal the phone's final design?

By Elyse Betters

With all the excitement of WWDC 2017, you may have momentarily forgotten Apple is also working on new iPhones.We've seen several leaks on Apple’s next-generation iPhones at this point. Rumors about the iPhone 8, iPhone 7S, and iPhone 7S Plus have been... Read more

These Galaxy Note 8 images allude to on-screen fingerprint sensor and dual-lens camera

These Galaxy Note 8 images allude to on-screen fingerprint sensor and dual-lens camera

By Max Langridge

The Samsung Galaxy 8 will arrive with a vertically-aligned dual-lens rear camera, an on-screen fingerprint sensor and an Infinity display with a smaller corner radius to cram in more pixels. At least, that's according to the Poyoco Tech and Ice Universe... Read more

Is this the OnePlus 5? Phone design revealed in super-clear image

Is this the OnePlus 5? Phone design revealed in super-clear image

By Elyse Betters

We now know what the OnePlus 5 looks like - the top half, at least.On the same day OnePlus announced it will soon unveil its next flagship, the OnePlus 5, which follows the OnePlus 3T from last year, Android Police has published a render of the phone,... Read more

OnePlus 5 will launch on 20 June

OnePlus 5 will launch on 20 June

By Max Langridge

After months of rumours and leaks, the OnePlus 5 finally has a launch date, 20 June 2017.  OnePlus 5: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know OnePlus will be live streaming the reveal on its company website at 5:00pm BST on the day. There... Read more

How to upgrade to the Samsung Galaxy S8 with Carphone Warehouse

How to upgrade to the Samsung Galaxy S8 with Carphone Warehouse

By Pocket-lint Promotion

You've decided to to upgrade to the new Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus, but what happens now? How do you trade in your current phone, and what's the best deal to go for?Don't worry, Carphone Warehouse has you covered.Here are five reasons to upgrade with... Read more

Apple WWDC 2017: All the announcements that matter

Apple WWDC 2017: All the announcements that matter

By Elyse Betters

WWDC 2017 has begun, and we've covered the announcements here.Apple puts on a mostly-annual developers conference in California to showcase new software, software updates, and - sometimes - technologies that developers can leverage in order to make their... Read more

Amazon Ice phones look to extinguish the memory of the Fire Phone

Amazon Ice phones look to extinguish the memory of the Fire Phone

By Max Langridge

Amazon is reportedly working on a successor range of smartphones, currently codenamed 'Ice', that will look to improve upon the rather poorly received Fire Phone, released in 2014. Amazon Fire Phone review The Fire Phone was subsequently discontinued... Read more

Preview Glastonbury acts and never lose your tent at the festival with EE's app

Preview Glastonbury acts and never lose your tent at the festival with EE's app

By Max Langridge

EE has announced the new and improved version of its official Glastonbury app, in time for this year's festival, which takes place from 21 - 25 June. The biggest change over the 2016 app is Apple Music integration, which is built-in to let you listen... Read more

The best smartphone camera: Getting the most from Huawei P10 and P10 Plus dual cameras

The best smartphone camera: Getting the most from Huawei P10 and P10 Plus dual cameras

By Pocket-lint Promotion

The best camera is the one you always carry with you. The better camera is the one that has both colour and monochrome sensors - and fits neatly in your phone. Which is exactly what you'll find in the Huawei P10 and P10 Plus smartphones' Leica Dual Camera... Read more

Samsung made a Pirates of the Caribbean-themed Galaxy S8

Samsung made a Pirates of the Caribbean-themed Galaxy S8

By Elyse Betters

Samsung never misses a prime marketing opportunity.The company has announced you can get a Pirates of the Caribbean-themed version of the Galaxy S8. This isn't the first time Samsung has teamed up with Hollywood to recreate special-edition versions of... Read more

Make your phone battery last longer: Top Huawei P10 and P10 Plus management tips

Make your phone battery last longer: Top Huawei P10 and P10 Plus management tips

By Pocket-lint Promotion

With phones ever thinning, battery life from some of the known brands has seemingly been thrown out the window for the sake of size. Not so Huawei, with its latest P10 and P10 Plus handsets benefitting from the smarts of its EMUI 5.1 software for all-day... Read more

Moto Z2 Play vs Z Play: What’s the difference?

Moto Z2 Play vs Z Play: What’s the difference?

By Mike Lowe

On 1 June Motorola unveiled the Moto Z2 Play, the second-generation Moto Mods compatible smartphone in the mid-level Z-series lineup.With Moto Mods - clip-on magnetic accessories, which magnetically attach as the rear plate of any Z-series phone - remaining... Read more