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Apple AirPower: Is the wireless charging mat for iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods coming soon?
Apple AirPower: Is the wireless charging mat for iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods coming soon? By Rik Henderson

The iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X all feature wireless charging. They work with hundreds of Qi charging mats and accessories already available - including in-car charging stations.But Apple is also soon to come out with its own AirPower mat for... Read more

Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat may finally launch by September
Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat may finally launch by September By Max Langridge

Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat may finally be available to buy by September this year, according to a report from Bloomberg. Apple AirPower: Is the wireless charging mat for iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods coming soon? Apple AirPods 2: When will... Read more

How the Honor 10 beats the OnePlus 6
How the Honor 10 beats the OnePlus 6 By Pocket-lint Promotion

For some time, OnePlus has been known as the maker of "flagship killer" phones. Offering high performance and specifications for a fraction of the cost of big-name manufacturers. But this year, Honor might just have one-upped OnePlus. The Honor 10 offers... Read more

Oppo Find X initial review: Smartphones just got interesting again
Oppo Find X initial review: Smartphones just got interesting again By Cam Bunton

Back in the golden age of mobile phones, manufacturers like Nokia, Samsung and Sony Ericsson all came out with crazy designs. Phones that pivoted, or had weird keyboards that rotated, or some that didn't really look like phones at all were launched.Fast... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 front panel shows up, notch-free
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 front panel shows up, notch-free By Max Langridge

It seems Samsung really isn't getting onboard with trend for notches. A leaked image supposedly of the front panel of the upcoming Galaxy Note 9 has recently been shared online by usually reliable leaker Ice Universe, and there's not a notch in sight. ... Read more

Is this the Samsung Galaxy S10? Leaked image reveals radical new design
Is this the Samsung Galaxy S10? Leaked image reveals radical new design By Max Langridge

We may now have our first look at the Samsung Galaxy S10, thanks to a leaked image from usually reliable Twitter tipster Ice Universe. The leaker has shared an image of a phone with virtually no bezels whatsoever - and no notch - with the caption "This... Read more

Honor 10 with AI Camera: How artificial intelligence makes the best dual camera
Honor 10 with AI Camera: How artificial intelligence makes the best dual camera By Pocket-lint Promotion

The Honor 10 is the thinking person's phone; the ultimate mix of affordability without compromising design or features. Available in a stunning Phantom Blue two-tone reflective finish, its beauty isn't just skin deep: for this phone's AI Camera means... Read more

Oppo's new Find X phone has not one but three pop-up cameras
Oppo's new Find X phone has not one but three pop-up cameras By Maggie Tillman

Oppo's new Find X is unlike anything you've ever seen.It's a new phone that crams together all the hot design trends right now. Officially announced at a live-streamed event in Paris on 19 June, it has a large 6.4-inch display that you can hold in one... Read more

Leaked Olixar screen protectors confirm notch design for all three 2018 iPhones
Leaked Olixar screen protectors confirm notch design for all three 2018 iPhones By Max Langridge

We've already seen renders showing what the iPhone X Plus and LCD-clad iPhone could look like, but now an image from case maker Olixar showing screen protectors reveals the physical footprints of all three iPhones due for launch later this year.  iPhone... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium camera sample images show impressive results
Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium camera sample images show impressive results By Max Langridge

The Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium shouldn't be too far away from an official launch, given that Sony said it would be available from "summer 2018". However that hasn't stopped Mobile01 from getting their hands on a pre-production model and taking some pictures... Read more

This iOS 12 feature share your location with US emergency services
This iOS 12 feature share your location with US emergency services By Maggie Tillman

Apple has announced a new iOS 12 feature - but it's US-only.Coming this autumn, the just-revealed feature will allow your iPhone to share your location with first responders. This will happen automatically when you dial 911. The goal here is to reduce... Read more

Google Pixel 3 all but confirmed to keep single lens camera
Google Pixel 3 all but confirmed to keep single lens camera By Max Langridge

Yet more evidence has surfaced to suggest the Google Pixel 3 XL - and most likely it’s smaller Pixel 3 sibling - will retain their single lens rear cameras, instead of jumping up to two lenses. Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL specs, release date, news and rumours... Read more

Moto G6 Play review: All the battery, none of the expense
4.0 stars Moto G6 Play review: All the battery, none of the expense By Cam Bunton

The Motorola G series has long been the go-to affordable phone to buy. Since being swallowed by Lenovo, however, Motorola's strategy has had to change to challenge with its competition.As a result the Moto G6 Play represents a big change for the series.... Read more

O2 to give customers up to 12 months of free Netflix
O2 to give customers up to 12 months of free Netflix By Max Langridge

Mobile network O2 has announced that both new and existing customers can claim either six or twelve months of free Netflix access, depending on the monthly tariff they are on.  How to watch Netflix on TV: Your complete guide Netflix contracts are available... Read more

Guess how many OnePlus 6 phones were sold in just 22 days
Guess how many OnePlus 6 phones were sold in just 22 days By Maggie Tillman

OnePlus recently launched the OnePlus 6, and it's doing amazingly well. The company's founder and CEO, Pete Lau, has revealed just how many units of the flagship have sold since it was released about a month ago. Lau, while speaking with Business... Read more

Samsung Galaxy X foldable smartphone could cost nearly $2,000 at launch
Samsung Galaxy X foldable smartphone could cost nearly $2,000 at launch By Max Langridge

You may want to start saving if you plan to be one of the first to get Samsung's long-rumoured foldable Galaxy X smartphone, remember this is just a given name at the moment, an official name hasn't been confirmed. Upcoming phones: The future smartphones... Read more

2018 iPhones to support faster charging technology, says report
2018 iPhones to support faster charging technology, says report By Max Langridge

Apple is expected to introduce much faster charging in its trio of new iPhones, due to launch later this year, according to a research note by Jun Zhang of Rosenblatt Securities. The note, which was passed on to Apple Insider, says that Apple will upgrade... Read more

Google to let Pixel owners toggle between dark or light launcher theme
Google to let Pixel owners toggle between dark or light launcher theme By Maggie Tillman

Google will soon let Pixel owners manually choose their Pixel launcher theme as either dark or light.When Google released the Pixel 2, it enabled an automatic dark theme in the Pixel Launcher and in quick settings. Currently, Google's devices automatically... Read more

Huawei announces 6 million P20 smartphones sold: What's all the fuss about?
Huawei announces 6 million P20 smartphones sold: What's all the fuss about? By Chris Hall

Huawei has confirmed that it has managed to shift some 6 million P20 smartphones, although it doesn't divulge what the breakdown is between the regular P20 and the super P20 Pro model.Launching on 27 March 2018, Huawei has confirmed that P20 sales are... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 colour options revealed, which is your favourite?
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 colour options revealed, which is your favourite? By Max Langridge

Samsung has a habit of releasing its devices in a number of different colours, either as worldwide options or exclusives for certain markets or mobile operators. That once again looks to be the case for the Galaxy Note 9, which may well be available in... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ3 images surface showing dual-lens camera
Sony Xperia XZ3 images surface showing dual-lens camera By Max Langridge

No sooner had the Xperia XZ2 launched, rumours surrounding an Xperia XZ3 sequel soon started making the rounds. A leaked spec sheet from Japan allegedly revealed the XZ3 would take some of the features of the XZ2 Premium i.e. a dual-lens camera and put... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to get larger battery thanks to horizontal camera
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to get larger battery thanks to horizontal camera By Max Langridge

Some recent renders of the Galaxy Note 9 show Samsung has reverted to a horizontal camera design after opting for a vertical array on the Galaxy S9 duo. At first, it could have just been a case of Samsung sticking to one design for the Note series and... Read more

Samsung may embed earpiece in Galaxy S10 display
Samsung may embed earpiece in Galaxy S10 display By Max Langridge

Samsung isn't expected to implement a notch design in its future smartphones, but it will want to increase the screen-to-body ratio of its devices to keep up with the competition. To that end, a report out of South Korea says that Samsung will utilise... Read more

This is the OnePlus 6 Silk White in pictures, back in stock
This is the OnePlus 6 Silk White in pictures, back in stock By Mike Lowe

This is the OnePlus 6 in its limited edition Silk White finish. Oh la la.Following the OnePlus 6 announcement at The Copper Box in London today, 16 May, the handset was revealed in Midnight Black and Mirror Black for its 22 May launch.We've been handling... Read more

Google's AR Stickers come to first phone outside its own Pixel line
Google's AR Stickers come to first phone outside its own Pixel line By Maggie Tillman

Those of you who want to try Google's AR stickers but don't own a Pixel 2 are now in luck.Google offers AR sticker packs to all Pixel devices running Android 8.1 Oreo. For instance, last December, it rolled out packs that include characters from Star... Read more

Huawei Mate 20 to feature huge 7-inch screen, according to report
Huawei Mate 20 to feature huge 7-inch screen, according to report By Max Langridge

A report from Korean news outlet The Bell (via Sammobile) says that Samsung Display is currently in the process of producing huge 6.9-inch AMOLED panels for Huawei's next flagship smartphone, which is likely going to be the Mate 20.  Huawei Mate 10 and... Read more

Nokia 5.1 Plus renders show a mid-ranger with notch, dual cameras
Nokia 5.1 Plus renders show a mid-ranger with notch, dual cameras By Maggie Tillman

HMD Global is working on yet another mid-range smartphone.The company has already debuted several budget-friendly devices, including a few this year, such the Nokia 1 and Nokia 7 Plus. Now, it's turning its attention to the Nokia 5.1 Plus, according... Read more

LG might add a VR-friendly 4K LCD screen to the LG G8 flagship
LG might add a VR-friendly 4K LCD screen to the LG G8 flagship By Maggie Tillman

The follow-up to the LG G7 ThinQ flagship could feature an LCD panel with a 4K resolution.Noted leaker Ice Universe said in a tweet that rumours indicate the flagship will adopt a 4K-resolution LCD screen. He specifically referred to the upcoming device... Read more

Google Pixel 3 XL flaunts every angle in revealing prototype leak
Google Pixel 3 XL flaunts every angle in revealing prototype leak By Chris Hall

Google's next smartphone - the Pixel 3 - has surfaced online in a series of photos showing the phone from all sides. Originally shared with XDA Developers, the website returned to the source of the original pictures and managed to coax out some more,... Read more

Vodafone Smart N9 offers a big screen, attractive price, and parental control features
Vodafone Smart N9 offers a big screen, attractive price, and parental control features By Chris Hall

The Vodafone Smart N9 is pitched as something of a "my first smartphone" proposition. Priced to make it accessible to many, this £109 (pay as you go, £18 a month on contract) Vodafone phone offers some of the latest smartphone tech in its svelte body.On... Read more

Make a call even if your phone battery is dead with EE's smart number tech
Make a call even if your phone battery is dead with EE's smart number tech By Dan Grabham

EE's new 'smart number' tech means you can make a call even when you don't have your phone or it has run out of battery. Initially available across Apple devices including iPads, Macs and the Apple Watch, the service essentially enables up to five other... Read more

Best Honor 10 tips and tricks: The ultimate EMUI 8.1 masterclass
Best Honor 10 tips and tricks: The ultimate EMUI 8.1 masterclass By Pocket-lint Promotion

The Honor 10 doesn't only dazzle thanks to its two-tone finish options, it dazzles in terms of performance too. The top-ranking 2018 Honor phone comes packing dual cameras, which thanks to the the top-of-the-line Kirin 970 processor are capable of artificial... Read more

Oppo Find X confirmed, crazy fast charging and 5x zoom camera incoming
Oppo Find X confirmed, crazy fast charging and 5x zoom camera incoming By Cam Bunton

Chinese smartphone maker, Oppo, has confirmed that the innovative and ambitious Find series phones are making a comeback. The company will unveil the Oppo Find X at a launch event at the Louvre in Paris on 19 June. In the past, Oppo Find series phones... Read more

Honor 10 review: The affordable flagship to upset OnePlus?
4.5 stars Honor 10 review: The affordable flagship to upset OnePlus? By Mike Lowe

Honor is an increasing force to be reckoned with when it comes to affordable and stylish smartphones that don't cost the earth. And the Honor 10, its 2018 flagship, is no different.However, unlike the company's top-ranking predecessors - which banked... Read more

Honor 10: With flagship specs at a mid-range price, it's the affordable phone to own
Honor 10: With flagship specs at a mid-range price, it's the affordable phone to own By Pocket-lint Promotion

Not everyone has a spare grand in their pocket to drop on buying the priciest of flagship phones. Besides, there's no need, as proven with the Honor 10: this affordable phone might be less than half the price of some competitors, but its specifications... Read more

Essential Phone finally has a new module: a headphone jack dongle
Essential Phone finally has a new module: a headphone jack dongle By Maggie Tillman

Essential Phone has unveiled a magnetic 3.5mm headphone jack dongle. Essential revealed it was developing this accessory last autumn. Called the Audio Adapter, it's actually Essential Phone's first new attachment module since it launched a year ago.... Read more

Google Pixel 3 XL pictured with notch in new leaked images
Google Pixel 3 XL pictured with notch in new leaked images By Maggie Tillman

Want to see how the Pixel 3 XL will look?Google is quietly developing the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, and as a result, leaks and rumours are beginning to surface. The latest example are two images (via the XDA forums) that allegedly show the Pixel 3 XL.... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ3 could bring dual cameras to a slimmer body
Sony Xperia XZ3 could bring dual cameras to a slimmer body By Chris Hall

Sony Mobile's current flagship model is the Xperia XZ2. Announced in February 2018, it changes the Xperia design and has plenty of power. In many ways, it's a great phone.But at the same time that Sony Mobile announced the new device, it was already talking... Read more

BlackBerry Key2 official, QWERTY phone gets a stylish makeover
BlackBerry Key2 official, QWERTY phone gets a stylish makeover By Cam Bunton

BlackBerry Mobile has - at long last - taken the wraps off its latest creation, the BlackBerry Key2. The all-new keyboard-equipped smartphone takes a lot of inspiration from the original KeyOne, but improves the areas that needed it.  BlackBerry Key2... Read more

Is this what the new iPhone X Plus and 6.1-inch iPhone will look like?
Is this what the new iPhone X Plus and 6.1-inch iPhone will look like? By Rik Henderson

A few days ago we posted professional-looking rendered images of two of the much-rumoured new iPhones, which are coming this autumn.Now there are even better shots available, based on alleged leaked CAD designs from the production line. They not only... Read more

BlackBerry Key2 launch: Watch the livestream right here
BlackBerry Key2 launch: Watch the livestream right here By Rik Henderson

BlackBerry Mobile is holding a launch event today for its follow-up to the BlackBerry KeyOne.Now officially named BlackBerry Key2 (rather than KeyTwo, as many had been calling it), the new handset will be revealed in New York this afternoon/morning (depending... Read more

These Samsung Galaxy Note 9 renders don't show an in-display fingerprint sensor
These Samsung Galaxy Note 9 renders don't show an in-display fingerprint sensor By Maggie Tillman

Samsung is expected to announce the Note 9 this summer, but a noted leaker has just posted renders of the upcoming device.Steve H, also known as @OnLeaks, not only posted rendered images but also a 360-degree video of the Note 9 (via 91Mobiles.com).... Read more

Three's 5G ambitions include massive customer capacity and a move into 5G domestic broadband
Three's 5G ambitions include massive customer capacity and a move into 5G domestic broadband By Chris Hall

Three is preparing itself for the move to 5G. That will come as no surprise, as much of the talk in mobile circles over the last few years has been the step forward to 5G. The company also finds itself in a strong position, with plenty of spectrum allocation,... Read more

Moto Z3 Play uprates Moto Mod phone with 6-inch screen
Moto Z3 Play uprates Moto Mod phone with 6-inch screen By Mike Lowe

Motorola just unveiled the Moto Z3 Play, the 2018 model in its modular smartphone. Why modular? It's compatible with Moto Mods, which magnetically attach and remove from the rear (which, by the way, is now all glass, not metal like older models). What... Read more

Motorola Moto Z3 Play vs Z2 Play vs Z2 Force: What’s the difference?
Motorola Moto Z3 Play vs Z2 Play vs Z2 Force: What’s the difference? By Mike Lowe

There's a new Moto Z for 2018: the Z3 Play, which updates the Z2 Play. For this generation there's no Force edition, however, so how does the new Moto Mods-featured handset fit in among 2017's mid- and top-spec handsets? What are Moto Mods? Everything... Read more

Motorola Moto Z3 Play initial review: Ain't nuthin' but a Z thang
Motorola Moto Z3 Play initial review: Ain't nuthin' but a Z thang By Mike Lowe

The Moto Z series is a phone like no other: its rear plate is magnetic and detaches so that Moto Mods can be added to give the phone different features and capabilities. From more battery capacity, to a zoom lens camera, pop-out keyboard, gaming controller,... Read more

BlackBerry Key2 full spec list revealed, Snapdragon 660, 6GB RAM and much more
BlackBerry Key2 full spec list revealed, Snapdragon 660, 6GB RAM and much more By Rik Henderson

BlackBerry Mobile will finally fully reveal its new handset, the BlackBerry Key2, tomorrow, Thursday 7 June but at the going rate of the leaks, there won't be much to reveal.Press renders have already leaked and the company itself has officially revealed... Read more

What is Memoji? Apple's new Animoji explained
What is Memoji? Apple's new Animoji explained By Maggie Tillman

Apple has brought more fun effects to the Messages camera.Messages, also know as the iMessage app, is Apple's messaging platform across iOS devices and Mac devices. Last year, with the introduction of iPhone X, Messages added a new feature called Animoji.... Read more

EE is looking for customers to test the UK’s first 5G trial in London
EE is looking for customers to test the UK’s first 5G trial in London By Maggie Tillman

EE plans to switch on a 5G trial network in London's Tech City area in October.In other words, one of the the UK’s largest mobile operators will be able to connect its customers to 5G for the first time. The company's initial trial will include 10 sites... Read more

Lenovo Z5 'all-screen' smartphone isn't 'all-screen' after all. Yep, there's a notch.
Lenovo Z5 'all-screen' smartphone isn't 'all-screen' after all. Yep, there's a notch. By Max Langridge

Lenovo has been teasing the Z5 smartphone for a few weeks now and claimed it to have a 95 per cent screen to body ratio. The company even released a promotional image to go with the launch invite, which clearly showed no notch at the top.  Lenovo will... Read more

Asus ROG Phone vs Razer Phone: What's the difference?
Asus ROG Phone vs Razer Phone: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Asus announced a new phone dedicated towards gaming in the ROG Phone. The device was announced at Computex in Taipei and it will compete with the likes of the excellent Razer Phone.The Asus ROG Phone brings with it a unique cooling system as well as... Read more