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Asus ROG Phone initial review: The serious flagship smartphone for PUBG gamers and more
Asus ROG Phone initial review: The serious flagship smartphone for PUBG gamers and more By Cat Thomas

Asus' gaming brand, Republic of Gamers, unveiled its latest gadget to keep you gaming no matter when or where during its Computex 2018 press conference. The ROG mobile phone is designed specifically for gamers and it could even be the most powerful phone... Read more

Apple WWDC 2018: All the announcements that matter
Apple WWDC 2018: All the announcements that matter By Maggie Tillman

Apple's developer conference has happened, and we're rounding up what the company announced.Apple puts on an annual developer conference in California to showcase new software, software updates, and - sometimes - technologies that developers can leverage... Read more

The Honor 10's stunning design makes other smartphones look boring
The Honor 10's stunning design makes other smartphones look boring By Pocket-lint Promotion

Most phones these days are just boring bricks of black, with nothing standout or exciting about their design. And who wants that?The Honor 10 does things differently. With a stunning reflective auora glass rear, it's the design phone for 2018. People... Read more

What is Siri Shortcuts and how does it work?
What is Siri Shortcuts and how does it work? By Max Langridge

Apple has used WWDC 2018 to announce a big update for its smart assistant Siri that will arrive with iOS 12 that makes it a lot more useful. Called Siri Shortcuts, the new feature lets you assign custom phrases to various supported apps so that you can... Read more

This is the BlackBerry Key2, amazing press images leak to show all
This is the BlackBerry Key2, amazing press images leak to show all By Rik Henderson

BlackBerry Mobile will reveal its next handset on Thursday 7 June, at a dedicated event being held in New York.It will unveil the BlackBerry Key2, as revealed by the company itself in teasers and tweets over the last few weeks. We now also know exactly... Read more

Asus ROG Phone takes on Razer for gaming, world's first with 3D vapour-chamber cooling
Asus ROG Phone takes on Razer for gaming, world's first with 3D vapour-chamber cooling By Rik Henderson

Asus has announced a smartphone primarily dedicated towards gaming.Seen as a major rival to the Razer Phone, the ROG Phone under the Republic of Gamers brand has a unique GameCool 3D vapour-chamber cooling system to keep it running smoothly no matter... Read more

2018 Apple iPhone and iPhone X Plus revealed in amazing renders
2018 Apple iPhone and iPhone X Plus revealed in amazing renders By Rik Henderson

Apple's developers conference, WWDC, kicks off today with a keynote at 6pm BST and we'll likely see some new products and software announced. Pocket-lint will be in attendance and will bring you all the news as it happens.There won't, however, be any... Read more

OnePlus 6 Avengers: Infinity War Edition official, new stock available but will you be able to get one?
OnePlus 6 Avengers: Infinity War Edition official, new stock available but will you be able to get one? By Rik Henderson

OnePlus has teamed with Disney once again to produce a special Avengers: Infinity War edition of the OnePlus 6.The company previously released a OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition in a tie-in with Disney and Lucasfilm. This time it has turned its attention... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S10 in-display sensor confirmed; triple-lens camera suggested
Samsung Galaxy S10 in-display sensor confirmed; triple-lens camera suggested By Max Langridge

Samsung has finally settled on using Qualcomm's ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor in the Galaxy S10 according to Korean news outlet ET News (via MySmartPrice). The same publication claimed just last week that Samsung was likely turning to Qualcomm... Read more

Google to launch mid-range Pixel phone in 2019?
Google to launch mid-range Pixel phone in 2019? By Max Langridge

Google may add a mid-range Pixel smartphone to its roster sometime in 2019, according to Twitter tipster Roland Quandt, who has so often been a reliable source for various leaks and rumours.  Google Pixel 3 specs, release date, news and rumours Best... Read more

Samsung could unveil its Galaxy Note 9 early this year on 9 August
Samsung could unveil its Galaxy Note 9 early this year on 9 August By Maggie Tillman

Samsung will announce its next Note on 9 August, according to a report.Bloomberg claimed the Galaxy Note 9 will be unveiled two weeks earlier than the Note 8 was announced last year. Samsung also plans to release the phone by the end of August, the... Read more

Apple might copy P20 Pro and give next iPhone X three rear cameras
Apple might copy P20 Pro and give next iPhone X three rear cameras By Maggie Tillman

Apple is reportedly working on the next version of the iPhone X, and according to the latest rumours, it could feature three rear cameras.The Korea Herald claimed a new iPhone X Plus would come with three lenses, for instance. It also thinks Samsung’s... Read more

Samsung will launch its Galaxy J6 mid-ranger in UK this summer
Samsung will launch its Galaxy J6 mid-ranger in UK this summer By Maggie Tillman

Samsung has announced a new Galaxy phone: the Samsung Galaxy J6.The Galaxy J6 features a 5.6-inch Super AMOLED full-front display, 1.6GHz Octa-Core chip, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, a micro-SD slot, a rear fingerprint scanner, and a 3,000 mAh battery.... Read more

Top phone photography tips from the team responsible for the Google Pixel camera
Top phone photography tips from the team responsible for the Google Pixel camera By Chris Hall

When it comes to smartphones, all the talk is about cameras. No manufacturer is immune from talking-up the prowess of its phone camera, from Apple to ZTE, it's the part of a phone launch that garners the most attention.Some great things have been achieved... Read more

Sky Mobile offering free European flights with new phone or tablet
Sky Mobile offering free European flights with new phone or tablet By Max Langridge

Sky Mobile could make your summer that little bit better by offering a free return flight to one of 30 European destinations, thanks to a partnership with lastminute.com. What is Sky Mobile, how much does it cost and what is roll over data? The offer... Read more

You can now gift unused data on your EE plan to family members
You can now gift unused data on your EE plan to family members By Rik Henderson

EE has launched the UK's first data gifting service as part of its plans. You can gift a family member unused data from your own plan, as long as you and they have pay monthly voice or SIM-only tariff and are linked to your master account.Mobile broadband... Read more

Apple might unveil iOS 12 with new digital health tools at WWDC 2018
Apple might unveil iOS 12 with new digital health tools at WWDC 2018 By Maggie Tillman

Apple's WWDC 2018 is set to kick off next week, and thanks to a new report, we now know what to expect.WWDC, also known as the Worldwide Developers Conference, commences on 4 June with an opening keynote, where company executives typically unveil the... Read more

Lenovo will debut Z5 smartphone with no notch or bezels on 5 June
Lenovo will debut Z5 smartphone with no notch or bezels on 5 June By Maggie Tillman

Lenovo has made what some have described as an all-display phone, and it will arrive next month.Edge-to-edge displays, nearly bezel-less phones, all-display phones, etc, whatever you call them, they're popular at the moment, and now Lenovo is getting... Read more

Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS review: In pole position?
4.0 stars Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS review: In pole position? By Mike Lowe

The Huawei partnership with Porsche Design has yielded some interesting results. And the 2018 collaborative smartphone from the two brands carries a rather long and prestigious name - Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS, no less - to play on Porsche's prominent... Read more

Claim a free Kodak photo printer with select Sony, Huawei and LG phones from O2
Claim a free Kodak photo printer with select Sony, Huawei and LG phones from O2 By Max Langridge

O2 knows that summer is a time for hanging out with friends and family and taking plenty of photos in the process. But rather than just show them off to others on your phone's screen, O2 is giving you the chance to print out physical copies for free,... Read more

Xiaomi Mi 8 is a 6.21-inch monster, with iPhone X looks and dual-frequency GPS
Xiaomi Mi 8 is a 6.21-inch monster, with iPhone X looks and dual-frequency GPS By Rik Henderson

Xiaomi has announced a trio of phones under the Mi 8 name.The lead handset, the Xiaomi Mi 8, has a mammoth 6.21-inch OELD display with an FHD+ resolution of 2448 x 1080. It has an 18.7:9 aspect ratio and an unmissable notch at the top for a 20-megapixel... Read more

Motorola One Power leaks shows a notch and Android One in force
Motorola One Power leaks shows a notch and Android One in force By Rik Henderson

There is a strong possibility that Motorola will unveil more than the Moto Z3 Play at a rumoured 6 June event. An image and some details on an additional handset, the Motorola One Power, have leaked online.Posted on Android Headlines, the Motorola One... Read more

Microsoft Surface Phone back on the cards; Windows 10 on ARM, Snapdragon 850 SoC
Microsoft Surface Phone back on the cards; Windows 10 on ARM, Snapdragon 850 SoC By Max Langridge

Rumours regarding a Microsoft Surface Phone have been thin on the ground for the past couple of years, but the rumour mill has started churning away again thanks to Winfuture.de. The German website has laid its hands on several Qualcomm documents, which... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S10 to use in-display fingerprint sensor courtesy of Qualcomm
Samsung Galaxy S10 to use in-display fingerprint sensor courtesy of Qualcomm By Max Langridge

Rumours suggesting the Samsung Galaxy S10 will feature an in-display fingerprint sensor are nothing new anymore. We've been hearing for a couple of years that Samsung will eventually introduce the technology but so far have yet to see anything. Now, according... Read more

LG to supply Pixel 3 XL OLED display, hopefully without colour issues
LG to supply Pixel 3 XL OLED display, hopefully without colour issues By Max Langridge

The Google Pixel 3 XL will have its OLED display supplied by LG, according to usually reliable Twitter tipster Ice Universe. The industry insider has posted his comment on Chinese social site Weibo, and it comes after he posted an image of some front... Read more

Google Pixel 3 XL might arrive in October with a dual camera notch
Google Pixel 3 XL might arrive in October with a dual camera notch By Maggie Tillman

Google is working on two new Pixel smartphones as well as an AI-infused upgrade to Android.According to Bloomberg, the larger Pixel will have a nearly edge-to-edge screen, with a thicker bezel at the bottom of the phone and a notch at the top, while... Read more

LG V35 ThinQ vs LG V30: What's the difference?
LG V35 ThinQ vs LG V30: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

LG's V series is the alternative flagship model, often ranged alongside the G series. Traditionally the V series was larger, but felt a little niche; recently, LG has been doing more to make the V series more competitive.After the appearance of the LG... Read more

This is the LG V35 ThinQ; launches in June with more power and improved camera
This is the LG V35 ThinQ; launches in June with more power and improved camera By Max Langridge

LG has officially announced the V35 ThinQ as successor to the V30S ThinQ and stopgap until the V40 ThinQ. The company has previously said it would release variant models of existing phones, rather than brand new models, and the V35 ThinQ is an example. ... Read more

Best Samsung Galaxy Note 8 cases: Protect your 6.3-inch phablet
Best Samsung Galaxy Note 8 cases: Protect your 6.3-inch phablet By Maggie Tillman

If you bought the Note 8, you'll want to protect your investment.Samsung's new Galaxy Note 8 has taken a bit of a price cut since it launched in August 2017, to £669 in the UK, which still isn't exactly cheap. It would suck to get this device, then drop... Read more

Best cases for Huawei P10 and P10 Plus: Protect your Huawei phone
Best cases for Huawei P10 and P10 Plus: Protect your Huawei phone By Max Langridge

Huawei may have now launched the P20 and P20 Pro, but its P10 and P10 Plus are still available. They may look similar to the Apple iPhone, but when that's already a good-looking device, we're not complaining. And since they're such good-looking phones,... Read more

Sony developing AI camera tech for future Xperia phones
Sony developing AI camera tech for future Xperia phones By Max Langridge

Sony has confirmed in a recent blog post on its official Sony Mobile website that it is jumping on the AI bandwagon and developing selfie AI camera tech for future Xperia models.  Sony Xperia XZ2 vs Xperia XZ2 Compact: What's the difference? Best smartphones... Read more

Motorola's Moto Z3 Play phone might launch with a 5G Moto Mod
Motorola's Moto Z3 Play phone might launch with a 5G Moto Mod By Maggie Tillman

Motorola is reportedly developing a 5G Moto Mod.What is a 5G Moto Mod? Good question. Apparently, it adds an antenna lip to the back of a Moto phone, according to by XDA-Developers. However, for a 5G Moto Mod to work, it needs to be used with a phone... Read more

Nokia 5.1 initial review: Another impressive affordable Android
Nokia 5.1 initial review: Another impressive affordable Android By Chris Hall

Nokia's first year under the command of HMD Global seems to have gone rather well. The company has launched a wide selection of phones, hitting all price points, and as we march through 2018, it has started updating 2017's devices with new versions. Hence... Read more

Nok, Nok. Who's there? Three new affordable Nokia handsets
Nok, Nok. Who's there? Three new affordable Nokia handsets By Chris Hall

Nokia has continued its ambitious assault on the affordable end of the Android market, announcing three handset updates. The existing Nokia 2, 3 and 5 have all been updated for 2018, gaining a .1 after their name.The new Nokia 2.1 is an entry-level proposition,... Read more

Best Huawei P20 and P20 Pro cases: Protect your new Huawei smartphone
Best Huawei P20 and P20 Pro cases: Protect your new Huawei smartphone By Max Langridge

Huawei has really taken the fight to the likes of Apple and Samsung this year with the P20 and P20 Pro. Both smartphones are fantastic alternatives to the other flagships, with the latter's triple-lens camera being nothing short of astonishingly good.... Read more

AirPlay 2 finally launches with iOS 11.4 release
AirPlay 2 finally launches with iOS 11.4 release By Max Langridge

After going through the beta stage, Apple is finally ready to publicly release iOS 11.4 which brings with it AirPlay 2 and multi-room capabilities for the HomePod smart speaker.  Apple AirPlay 2: Everything you need to know about Apple's new streaming... Read more

Apple to use iPhone NFC chip to unlock doors and more with iOS 12
Apple to use iPhone NFC chip to unlock doors and more with iOS 12 By Max Langridge

Apple is due to unveil iOS 12 at its annual WWDC, which kicks off next Monday 4 June. One of the features now thought to be coming to the newest version of Apple's mobile operating system is expanded capabilities for the built-in NFC chip on the iPhone,... Read more

Google Pixel 3 renders and screens show notch just for 3 XL
Google Pixel 3 renders and screens show notch just for 3 XL By Max Langridge

A recent Android P beta was thought to have given away the design of the upcoming Google Pixel 3, showing slim bezels but no notch. Those images may in fact be of the Pixel 3 XL if some new renders and leaked screen parts are real. Google Pixel 3 specs,... Read more

What iPhone do I have? Here's the easy way to find out
What iPhone do I have? Here's the easy way to find out By Maggie Tillman

The iPhone has changed a lot over the past 11 years, but that doesn't mean it's easy to tell one iPhone from another.Those of you who don't pay strict attention to every Apple event won't be able to see the nuanced differences between the 18 different... 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

Honor 10 vs OnePlus 6: What's the difference?
Honor 10 vs OnePlus 6: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Honor launched its latest smartphone, the Honor 10, at a global event on 15 May. The device has a beautiful finish and some impressive specs, but it also faces some stiff competition, especially following the announcement of the OnePlus 6 just 24 hours... Read more

BlackBerry confirms dual cameras for Key2 in official teaser
BlackBerry confirms dual cameras for Key2 in official teaser By Max Langridge

After recently confirming it will officially launch the Key2 on 7 June at an event in New York, BlackBerry Mobile (under the ownership of TCL) has now posted a video to its YouTube account, teasing and confirming a few of the features we can expect to... Read more

Did Apple know the iPhone 6 could easily bend? Yep, internal tests show
Did Apple know the iPhone 6 could easily bend? Yep, internal tests show By Maggie Tillman

Remember Bendgate?Well, to refresh your memory, in 2014, users began to complain that their iPhone 6 devices - specifically, the iPhone 6 Plus - were bending with normal use. In a statement to Pocket-lint, Apple suggested the entire situation was overblown... Read more

Is Essential Phone 2 dead? Essential might sell itself or try something new
Is Essential Phone 2 dead? Essential might sell itself or try something new By Maggie Tillman

Essential isn't doing so well, it seems.The company is reportedly no longer planning to develop a second phone and may even consider a sale, according to Bloomberg. It sounds like Essential is only just beginning to mull selling off the entire company,... Read more

Alcatel's 3V dual-camera budget smartphone arrives in the US and UK
Alcatel's 3V dual-camera budget smartphone arrives in the US and UK By Maggie Tillman

Alcatel’s 3V is now launching in the US and UK.After being announced in February, the 3V can finally be purchased for $150 in the US or £95 in the UK. Keep in mind this is a budget phone, though it has some great specs. It's a big, glossy phone with... Read more

Sony admits it was too slow in improving Xperia smartphones, will focus on 5G and Europe
Sony admits it was too slow in improving Xperia smartphones, will focus on 5G and Europe By Rik Henderson

Sony Mobile has revealed that its smartphone sales have performed below expectations for the last three years and they have steadily declined in that time.It admits that one of the reasons is that it has not improved its products quickly enough, relying... Read more

OnePlus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S9: What's the difference?
OnePlus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S9: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

OnePlus launched a new phone at an event in London on 16 May. The OnePlus 6 is the latest of the devices that were originally marketed as a "flagship killer", bringing a glass back and plenty of great specs with it.It has some serious competition this... Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor brings 4K HDR and premium smartphone features to the mid-range
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor brings 4K HDR and premium smartphone features to the mid-range By Rik Henderson

Qualcomm has announced a new mobile processor that will greatly improve the performance of new mid-range Android handsets coming out in the second half of 2018.The Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 mobile platform is based on 10nm process technology and features... Read more

HTC U12+ official wallpapers revealed, which is your favourite?
HTC U12+ official wallpapers revealed, which is your favourite? By Max Langridge

HTC has officially launched the U12+, complete with quad cameras, some powerful innards and a gorgeous design. One of the standout features is its 6-inch Quad HD+ display, which is both large and offers plenty of detail. HTC U12+ specs, release date and... Read more

Honor sells 1 million Honor 10 handsets, the mid-range is alive and kicking
Honor sells 1 million Honor 10 handsets, the mid-range is alive and kicking By Max Langridge

Honor only launched the Honor 10 in China on 27 April, before receiving its global launch on 16 May at an event in London, but in that short space of time, the Huawei sub-brand has sold more than one million units. That's an impressive feat for a company... Read more

Vivo might launch its Apex phone with pop-up camera at 12 June event
Vivo might launch its Apex phone with pop-up camera at 12 June event By Maggie Tillman

Vivo has sent save-the-date invitations to the press. It appears as though it will announce a production-ready version of the Apex.The Apex was unveiled in February as a concept phone with a few really incredible features, such as a pop-up front-facing... Read more