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Apple iPhone X vs iPhone 8 Plus vs iPhone 8: What's the difference?

Apple iPhone X vs iPhone 8 Plus vs iPhone 8: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Apple announced three iPhones at the beginning of September in the form of the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X, which has also been called the iPhone 10.The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are similar to the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, but the iPhone X changes... Read more

How to get the iPhone X today

How to get the iPhone X today

By Hassan Mohammed

The new flagship smartphone from Apple the iPhone X is available to order today. The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are also already available for purchase.The Apple iPhone X is available in two colours, space grey and silver. It comes in two memory variants... Read more

Best iPhone X cases: Protect your new Apple device

Best iPhone X cases: Protect your new Apple device

By Britta O'Boyle

Apple's iPhone X features a lovely design made up of a surgical-grade stainless steel frame coupled with a glass rear and an all-screen glass front. It's the kind of finish you really don't want to cover up with a case but you know if you don't, it's... Read more

HTC: 'We'll definitely be releasing a dual-camera phone' in 2018

HTC: 'We'll definitely be releasing a dual-camera phone' in 2018

By Elyse Betters

HTC plans to release a dual-camera smartphone in 2018.After announcing the U11+ on Thursday, HTC President Chialin Chang revealed that HTC wants to once again tackle the dual-camera smartphone space: "We'll definitely be releasing a dual-camera phone... Read more

HTC U11+ vs Google Pixel 2 XL: What's the difference?

HTC U11+ vs Google Pixel 2 XL: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

HTC has announced the U11+, a slightly larger, more exciting version of the U11 flagship that appeared earlier this year. The new device follows the trend of super slim bezels and a huge display but without the huge footprint, putting it on par with... Read more

HTC's latest phone was originally supposed to be the Google Pixel 2 XL

HTC's latest phone was originally supposed to be the Google Pixel 2 XL

By Elyse Betters

The Pixel 2 XL that Google unveiled last month was not the original phone it had in mind, a new report has claimed.Google made an interesting decision over this past summer concerning the Pixel 2 XL, and it resulted in the company releasing a phone completely... Read more

iPhone wallpapers and backgrounds: 98 of the best we've found

iPhone wallpapers and backgrounds: 98 of the best we've found

By Elyse Betters

One of the most difficult parts about owning a new iPhone is picking out an equally new wallpaper.It has to be crisp, beautiful, breath-taking, inspiring, bold, rich, and preferably all of the above. Thankfully, the internet is chock-full of free-to-download... Read more

Confirmed: Next OnePlus will be OnePlus 5T, has a headphone jack

Confirmed: Next OnePlus will be OnePlus 5T, has a headphone jack

By Elyse Betters

OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has officially confirmed what the next OnePlus 5T will be called and whether it has a headphone jack.OnePlus has tweeted a link to a forum post, titled "The OnePlus 5T - Let's talk about the headphone jack." In it, Lau confirmed the... Read more

HTC U11 Life: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

HTC U11 Life: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

By Chris Hall

Following the successful launch of the HTC U11, HTC has been through something of a rocky patch. Even producing a great phone like the U11 is over-shadowed by ongoing financial difficulties and the swooping in of Google to gobble up some of the HTC staffers... Read more

HTC U11+: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

HTC U11+: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

By Chris Hall

HTC has been rather quiet in 2017. We all know that the company has been struggling since its domineering days of 2012, most recently resulting a chunk of HTC's phone team being snapped up by Google.That might result in better Pixel phones in the future... Read more

Android 8.0 Oreo beta for Samsung Galaxy S8 rolling out now

Android 8.0 Oreo beta for Samsung Galaxy S8 rolling out now

By Max Langridge

Samsung has officially confirmed that Android 8.0 Oreo is now rolling out in beta form to Galaxy S8 and S8+ handsets in the UK, US and Korea. Samsung Galaxy S8 vs S8 Plus: Which should you choose?  Arriving alongside Android 8.0 is a beta version of... Read more

HTC U11+ vs HTC U11: What's the difference?

HTC U11+ vs HTC U11: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

HTC has announced two new smartphones at an event on 2 November, one of which is the HTC U11+ - a larger version of the HTC U11 that graced us with its presence earlier this year.The HTC U11+ has been heavily rumoured over the last couple of weeks,... Read more

HTC U11+ initial review: Bigger, bolder, better

HTC U11+ initial review: Bigger, bolder, better

By Chris Hall

HTC has been quick to respond to the trend that's pushing phones towards an 18:9 aspect. Rather than waiting for an update with its next predicted device refresh in early-2018, it has chosen to unveil an 18:9 aspect phone in late-2017.In doing so, HTC... Read more

HTC U11+ official: It's like the U11 but better in every way

HTC U11+ official: It's like the U11 but better in every way

By Chris Hall

HTC has pulled the 18:9-aspect covers off the U11+ (or U11 Plus), seeing HTC join the ranks of phone companies offering this new format of display.The HTC U11+ is a plus phone in every sense of the word, taking the very capable HTC U11 and giving it a... Read more

HTC U11 Life is an Android One handset with a premium twist

HTC U11 Life is an Android One handset with a premium twist

By Chris Hall

HTC is launching its first Android One handset in the form of the HTC U11 Life. This is very much the little brother of the U11 in mid-range form, but that Android One labelling is significant.Android One was a programme devised by Google so that hardware... Read more

HTC U11 Life vs HTC U11: What's the difference?

HTC U11 Life vs HTC U11: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

HTC has announced two new U handsets at an event in Taipei. The two devices come in the form of the U11 Life and the U11 Plus, both following on from the U11 flagship that launched earlier this year.The HTC U11 Life has been described as the "little... Read more

Razer Phone: Price, release date, and everything you need to know

Razer Phone: Price, release date, and everything you need to know

By Elyse Betters

Razer has introduced its first smartphone.The 12-year-old company, which sells laptops and products for gamers and says it is "for gamers, by gamers", now makes mobile devices. Having acquired Nextbit, the company that made the Robin phone, in 2016, it's... Read more

Want the best phone for gaming? Say hello to the Razer Phone...

Want the best phone for gaming? Say hello to the Razer Phone...

By Mike Lowe

Hang on, what's that? Razer, the gaming manufacturer best known for its sleek laptops, is making a phone?Yep. And it's perhaps no surprise. Having acquired Nextbit in 2016 - that's the company that made the Robin smartphone - Razer has the hardware footing... Read more

Check out these quirky colourful Zizo cases that will make your iPhone X unique

Check out these quirky colourful Zizo cases that will make your iPhone X unique

By Pocket-lint Promotion

You've just ordered or bought the brand-new Apple iPhone X, but you don't really like the fact that it comes in just plain old black or silver.Zizo's range of iPhone X cases have not only been designed to give you the upmost protection, but also a pop... 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.The latest flavour of Android is Android Oreo. But you may have also heard about "stock" Android and Android One and may not understand what they all are and how they differ.Well, stock Android... Read more

The Samsung Galaxy battery case that lets you keep on talking

The Samsung Galaxy battery case that lets you keep on talking

By Pocket-lint Promotion

We've all been there, got to the end of the evening only to find that we've used our smartphone too much during the day and the battery has gone flat. No Uber for you then.But it doesn't have to be that way. The Brexlink Samsung Galaxy S8 battery case... Read more

HTC U11 Plus shown off in Translucent Black colour finish

HTC U11 Plus shown off in Translucent Black colour finish

By Max Langridge

HTC is due to unveil the U11 Plus at a media event tomorrow, 2 November, although we may already know pretty much everything there is to know about the phone thanks to a recent video leak, the rumours and renders keep on coming. HTC U11 Plus: Release... Read more

HTC U11 Plus and U11 Life fully revealed in leaked video

HTC U11 Plus and U11 Life fully revealed in leaked video

By Max Langridge

Just one day before HTC is due to unveil some new U-Series hardware, a video showing off both the U11 Plus and U11 Life leaked on YouTube. HTC U11 Plus vs HTC U11: What's the rumoured difference? Can I watch the HTC U11 Plus and U11 Life launch online?... Read more

Want real protection for your phone? Check out these military-grade tested cases for your iPhone X

Want real protection for your phone? Check out these military-grade tested cases for your iPhone X

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Your iPhone case might look pretty, but is it tough enough to save your phone if you drop it? What about if you drop it from a great height, say 12ft? Do you think your iPhone would still stand up to the beating?The military testCreated in 1962 by the... Read more

Apple releases iOS 11.1 with new emoji and more for iPhone and iPad

Apple releases iOS 11.1 with new emoji and more for iPhone and iPad

By Elyse Betters

Apple has a treat for you on Halloween.The company just released iOS 11.1, the first major update to the iOS 11 operating system, for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Mind you, iOS 11.1 is arriving more than a month after iOS 11 was first released to the... Read more

Razer Phone specs leaks out ahead of unveiling, hinting it is for gamers

Razer Phone specs leaks out ahead of unveiling, hinting it is for gamers

By Elyse Betters

Razer plans to announce its first phone on 1 November, and thanks to a UK mobile plan reseller, we already know what it will likely feature.According to a (now-deleted) webpage from 3G, the Razer Phone will feature a 5.7-inch IGZO (120Hz) display. It... Read more

Get $50 off a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 battery case with Brexlink

Get $50 off a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 battery case with Brexlink

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Galaxy Note 8 owners looking to make their smartphone last even longer can now do so thanks to the Brexlink Galaxy Note 8 Battery Case.The new case offers a whopping 5500mAh of charging capability, more than enough to fully recharge your Samsung Galaxy... Read more

How to take a screenshot with the iPhone X

How to take a screenshot with the iPhone X

By Stuart Miles

In the past taking a screenshot on the iPhone was a simple thing that was the same on every new iPhone that was created. Press on the power button and the Home button at the same time, and viola, a shot of the screen was saved to your Photos. With the... Read more

OnePlus 5T's Portrait mode teased in this stunning shot

OnePlus 5T's Portrait mode teased in this stunning shot

By Max Langridge

OnePlus' founder and CEO Carl Pei is back at it again, teasing images that are more than likely taken on the OnePlus 5T ahead of the official launch on 16 November. OnePlus 5T: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know The last image we saw... Read more

Nokia 2 launches with two-day battery life and €99 price tag

Nokia 2 launches with two-day battery life and €99 price tag

By Max Langridge

Nokia has unveiled the Nokia 2 as the latest member of the refreshed family since HMD Global's takeover that has been launching since Mobile World Congress back in February. It's very much an entry-level device, with a price tag to match, but arrives... Read more

O2's new flexible tariffs let you chop and change your monthly payments

O2's new flexible tariffs let you chop and change your monthly payments

By Max Langridge

O2 has announced it will be introduce a new series of Flexible Tariffs from tomorrow, 27 October, which coincidentally coincides with pre-orders for the iPhone X going live. O2 enables 4G and Wi-Fi calling: Here's how to use it Customers on a Flexible... Read more

HTC U11 Life shown off in 'Brilliant Black', will cost €389

HTC U11 Life shown off in 'Brilliant Black', will cost €389

By Max Langridge

HTC is gearing up for an event on Thursday 2 November and we fully expect to see new U-Series hardware revealed. There will likely be two new devices, the HTC U11 Plus and HTC U11 Life. HTC U11 Life: What's the story so far? It's the latter we're focusing... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9's rear panel will "change a lot" according to latest rumours

Samsung Galaxy S9's rear panel will "change a lot" according to latest rumours

By Max Langridge

Rumours surrounding the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus come in constant waves, and the latest all relate to the rear of the phones. Twitter user and previously reliable tipster Ice Universe has said "the back of the Galaxy S9 will change a lot". However,... Read more

HTC U11 Plus could have a translucent back and this is what it would look like

HTC U11 Plus could have a translucent back and this is what it would look like

By Chris Hall

The HTC U11 Plus has become the industry's worst kept secret, as this phone has practically seen full exposure in the last week, with expectation that it will be launched on 2 November.The most exciting new detail to emerge comes from a reliable leaker,... Read more

Buying new tech/gadgets? Stop, you may be able to make savings - Here's how

Buying new tech/gadgets? Stop, you may be able to make savings - Here's how

By Pocket-lint Promotion

There are lots of exciting new gadgets hitting the shops in the coming weeks, but are you saving the most you can, when you come to part with your cash? Here are five ways you can save big when it comes to buying your favourite tech this Christmas thanks... Read more

This latest OnePlus 5T render gives us our clearest look at the next flagship-killer

This latest OnePlus 5T render gives us our clearest look at the next flagship-killer

By Max Langridge

The OnePlus 5T is expected to be unveiled on 16 November, but before the big day, the rumour mill wants to churn out the last few snippets of information. OnePlus 5T: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know The latest is a render from the... Read more

Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL tips and tricks: Master your pure Android Oreo phone

Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL tips and tricks: Master your pure Android Oreo phone

By Chris Hall

Google has changed its approach to software updates. Android 7 Nougat and Android 8 Oreo both went through extensive public betas, so those with compatible phones (Nexus and Pixel devices) could sample the software through its development until it hit... Read more

Google Pixel 2 XL review: A conflicted second coming
4.0 stars

Google Pixel 2 XL review: A conflicted second coming

By Chris Hall

Google stepped away from the Nexus family in 2016 and launched the Pixel smartphones, adopting the line of the previous Chromebook Pixel and Pixel C and presenting a Google-designed premium product.The Pixel 2 XL is the second-gen, looking to replace... Read more

Google will boost the Pixel 2 XL display's colour via an update

Google will boost the Pixel 2 XL display's colour via an update

By Chris Hall

Unless you've been hiding under a rock for the past few weeks, you'll know that Displaygate has been tearing holes in the new Google Pixel 2 XL.The criticisms are numerous, but the biggest is that the colours appear dull and lifeless compared to some... Read more

Google Pixel 2 XL vs Apple iPhone X: What’s the difference?

Google Pixel 2 XL vs Apple iPhone X: What’s the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Google announced two new flagship smartphones in the form of the Pixel and the Pixel XL at an event in October. The latter is the more progressive of the two devices, with a design that follows the trend of other 2017 flagship devices, such as the Samsung... Read more

Three customers can get 'free' Apple Music data on Go Binge plans

Three customers can get 'free' Apple Music data on Go Binge plans

By Max Langridge

Three has announced that Apple Music will be joining the services supported by its Go Binge plans from 27 November. The addition means customers signed up to an advanced contract or SIM-only tariff with 4GB of data or more, or a pay monthly broadband... Read more

The excitement is real: HTC U11 Plus display revealed by HTC

The excitement is real: HTC U11 Plus display revealed by HTC

By Chris Hall

The next phone we're likely to see from HTC is going under the name HTC U11 Plus. It's basically an evolution of the excellent HTC U11 and its launch is getting tantalisingly close. The HTC U11 Plus first appeared in rumours late in summer of 2017,... Read more

Huawei Mate 10 Pro review: A true flagship to take on the best of them
4.5 stars

Huawei Mate 10 Pro review: A true flagship to take on the best of them

By Mike Lowe

Talk about arriving just at the right moment. Despite Huawei having its fair share of ups and downs since pushing into the smartphone market - the P10 that didn't quite hit the mark this year, especially on reflection of the better and cheaper Honor 9... Read more

OnePlus 5T to be unveiled on 16 November according to leaked presentation slide

OnePlus 5T to be unveiled on 16 November according to leaked presentation slide

By Max Langridge

After a flurry of rumours and render leaks, we may finally know the date the OnePlus 5T will be officially unveiled, 16 November. The revelation comes following a leaked presentation slide, given to Gizchina.it by an anonymous source. OnePlus 5T: Release... Read more

Five reasons to buy Apple iPhone X from EE

Five reasons to buy Apple iPhone X from EE

By Pocket-lint Promotion

The new iPhone X is the most desirable, advanced Apple gadget yet. It's available on EE and here are five good reasons why you should choose EE over other networks for your iPhone X.1 It's a far-reaching networkThe comprehensive, in-depth coverage of EE... Read more

How do you say iPhone X? Here's how Apple wants you to pronounce it

How do you say iPhone X? Here's how Apple wants you to pronounce it

By Elyse Betters

You're probably saying iPhone X the wrong way.In September, Apple introduced three new iPhones: the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X. If you didn't watch the company actually unveil those smartphones - specifically, the flagship, tenth-anniversary... Read more

Apple iOS 11 tips and tricks for iPhone: Master your new software

Apple iOS 11 tips and tricks for iPhone: Master your new software

By Stuart Miles

Apple packaged a tonne of improvements in iOS 11 including updates to Maps, keyboard, App Store, Siri and Control Centre.The new OS from Apple brings a host of new features, tips and tricks. We've worked our way through the operating system in order... Read more

Microsoft is making a Courier-like foldable phone for digital scribbling

Microsoft is making a Courier-like foldable phone for digital scribbling

By Elyse Betters

Microsoft is rumoured to be working on a new type of mobile device.According to report from Windows Central, it will be a Windows 10-powered device with pen and digital-ink functionality. Past reports have referred to Microsoft's next mobile device as... Read more