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Android P Dashboard: Here's how it will help curb phone addiction
Android P Dashboard: Here's how it will help curb phone addiction By Elyse Betters

Do you wish you had more control over demands on your attention?Between work, kids, and constant notifications on your phone, it's hard to focus. Some of us even struggle with a slight phone addiction. Think about it. Have you ever caught yourself repeatedly... Read more

Huawei P20 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S9+: What's the difference?
Huawei P20 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S9+: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

There was a time when you wouldn't compare Huawei and Samsung phones. The fact that you now should is very much a testament to how far Huawei has come with its devices. The Huawei P20 Pro is looking to challenge all smartphone rivals.We've also reviewed... 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

Motorola Moto Z3 Play renders show dual-lens rear camera with a huge bump
Motorola Moto Z3 Play renders show dual-lens rear camera with a huge bump By Max Langridge

Motorola is on course to release a wide range of phones this year. Having already launched the G6 and E5 series, attention now swings towards the Z3 and X5 series, with the former being the subject of today's leak.  Motorola Moto C vs Moto E5 vs Moto... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 definitely won't be getting an in-display fingerprint sensor
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 definitely won't be getting an in-display fingerprint sensor By Max Langridge

It feels like a tale that's as long as time itself. Will the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 feature an in-display fingerprint sensor? Or will it not? The answer, is no.  Samsung Galaxy Note 9 specs, release date, news and rumours: What's the story so far? Leaked... Read more

The best iPhone tips and tricks for iOS 11
The best iPhone tips and tricks for iOS 11 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

The best Google Pixel 2 cases: Protect your Google smartphone
The best Google Pixel 2 cases: Protect your Google smartphone By Britta O'Boyle

The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL feature lovely designs with solid aluminium bodies and glass detailing on the rear. Both are IP67 water and dust resistant and both offer front-facing stereo speakers.The Pixel 2 XL is the more exciting of the two in... Read more

Budget iPhone X may get an ultra-bright display like the LG G7 ThinQ
Budget iPhone X may get an ultra-bright display like the LG G7 ThinQ By Max Langridge

Apple is expected to launch three new iPhones in September, two of which will have OLED displays and a third, more affordable model with an LCD screen. A new report from Business Korea has now said the LCD display used in the budget model may in fact... Read more

The best Google Pixel tips and tricks: Master your pure Android Oreo phone
The best Google Pixel tips and tricks: Master your pure Android Oreo phone By Chris Hall

Whether you're an original Pixel owner or you've got the new Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL, we've been through Android Oreo to bring you a detailed guide to get the most out of your new phone.Some of these tips and tricks you might know, but some are essential... Read more

Nokia X TENAA listing confirms specs before 16 May launch
Nokia X TENAA listing confirms specs before 16 May launch By Max Langridge

We're hopefully just six days away from the official launch of the Nokia X, but before that, there seems to be time for one last leak of information. This time at least it's more official, as the Nokia X has gone through TENAA certification, confirming... Read more

HTC U12+ colour options revealed: "won't be cheap" when it launches
HTC U12+ colour options revealed: "won't be cheap" when it launches By Max Langridge

We're just under two weeks away from the official launch of the HTC U12+, but that hasn't stopped the rumour mill from churning away in the days leading up to it. HTC U12+ specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know HTC U12+ initial review:... Read more

Android P beta: How to activate and use the gesture navigation
Android P beta: How to activate and use the gesture navigation By Cam Bunton

Right after its opening I/O 2018 keynote, Google launched the first public beta of Android P. For the first time, it opened up the beta software to users with devices other than Nexus and/or Pixel phones. If you haven't signed up to the beta program yet,... Read more

ZTE shut down all major operations in aftermath of US ban
ZTE shut down all major operations in aftermath of US ban By Elyse Betters

ZTE announced it has shut down operations and closed its online store following a US ban against it.ZTE is one of China's largest tech companies, and yet, it's ceased all "major operating activities," according to a new public filing. As a result, some... Read more

Nokia 6 review: Affordable mid-ranger is on fighting form
4.5 stars Nokia 6 review: Affordable mid-ranger is on fighting form By Chris Hall

There's a new 2018 Nokia 6 from HMD Global, candidly being called the Nokia 6.1. It's a nod to release versions that will put a smile on the face of the technically minded, as HMD looks to do right by this plucky mid-ranger. The 2017 Nokia 6 had a strength... Read more

Samsung to unleash four new Galaxy J-series phones with 18.5:9 Infinity Displays
Samsung to unleash four new Galaxy J-series phones with 18.5:9 Infinity Displays By Rik Henderson

Samsung is tipped to release four new low to mid-range smartphones for the Indian phone market, but with flagship style 18.5:9 Infinity Displays.The Samsung Galaxy J (2018) line will reportedly launch this month; May. They show that Samsung is committed... Read more

This Black Dot message will cause your iPhone to crash
This Black Dot message will cause your iPhone to crash By Max Langridge

A bug dubbed the "Black Dot message" is currently doing the rounds on iOS devices and when viewed, causes the iMessage app to crash. Fortunately, it doesn't completely freeze the iPhone or iPad and only affects those devices running iOS 11.3 or the iOS... Read more

The best Moto G6 deals and pre-order price: What do the G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play cost SIM-free?
The best Moto G6 deals and pre-order price: What do the G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play cost SIM-free? By Dan Grabham

The Moto G6 range is here! Alongside the standard 5.7-inch G6 there's the more powerful and even larger 5.9-inch G6 Plus. Then there's the cheaper G6 Play again with a 5.7-inch display but also with a whopping 4,000mAh battery which should give you a... Read more

iOS 11.4 to introduce USB Restricted Mode: disables Lightning port after 7 days
iOS 11.4 to introduce USB Restricted Mode: disables Lightning port after 7 days By Max Langridge

Apple's next iOS update, iOS 11.4, is currently in beta testing and Elcomsoft has discovered a major security update within it that will likely pose problems for law enforcement agencies. The new security feature, called USB Restricted Mode, will disable... Read more

How to get Android P on your phone right now
How to get Android P on your phone right now By Dan Grabham

Google I/O 2018 has kicked off, with the company revealing a public beta for the upcoming Android P, otherwise known as Android 9.0.The final version of the operating system will be with us in the autumn, probably alongside some new Pixel phones.  As... Read more

Android P beta available today; OS will introduce some serious battery life savings
Android P beta available today; OS will introduce some serious battery life savings By Dan Grabham

As well as announcing Android P will be with us in the Autumn, with a beta available now, Google also showcased some interesting new features at its Google I/O developer event, too. The Android P Beta is available today on Google Pixel, Essential Phone,... Read more

Moto X5 news, rumours and release date: everything you need to know
Moto X5 news, rumours and release date: everything you need to know By Dan Grabham

Motorola has been part of Lenovo for four years now and has made several Moto X devices over that time, the first having been made in 2013 when Google owned this particular chunk of the classic Motorola company.However, the last non-Moto Mod X-series... Read more

BlackBerry KeyTwo pops up in official Wi-Fi Alliance certification
BlackBerry KeyTwo pops up in official Wi-Fi Alliance certification By Rik Henderson

The follow-up to the BlackBerry KeyOne has appeared on an official "Interoperability Certificate", as approved by the Wi-Fi Alliance.This means the BlackBerry KeyTwo - or Key2 as some are calling it - has been approved in stringent Wi-Fi tests. It also... Read more

Apple's 2019 iPhone could sport three rear cameras like Huawei P20 Pro
Apple's 2019 iPhone could sport three rear cameras like Huawei P20 Pro By Elyse Betters

There are rumours that a future iPhone will have three rear cameras, and a new report adds more weight to the speculation.To be clear: the rumours are about a 2019 model. And a new research note from the Taipei Times has suggested Apple is likely to... Read more

Flash sale: Buy Razer Phone at Best Buy or Amazon and save $100
Flash sale: Buy Razer Phone at Best Buy or Amazon and save $100 By Elyse Betters

Those of you who want the Razer Phone better hurry.The online retailer is holding a 24-hour flash sale, dropping the price of the Razer Phone by $100 to $599. The deal is only available on 4 May Best Buy, Razer.com, Microsoft Store, and Amazon (US) in... Read more

Is this the Nokia X? Nokia's next phone leaked in hands-on video
Is this the Nokia X? Nokia's next phone leaked in hands-on video By Max Langridge

Nokia is in a nostalgic mood of late and is resurrecting the Nokia X brand. We expected the first phone to launch on 27 April but so far haven't seen anything, fingers are now pointing to 16 May for a launch instead.  Nokia X specs, release date and... Read more

Motorola Moto C vs Moto E5 vs Moto G6 vs Moto X4 vs Moto Z2: Which Moto is right for you?
Motorola Moto C vs Moto E5 vs Moto G6 vs Moto X4 vs Moto Z2: Which Moto is right for you? By Britta O'Boyle

Motorola has started updates to its phones for 2018, announcing new Moto E and Moto G devices, meaning there's a huge range of Moto handsets available.There are two Moto Cs, two/three Moto Es, three Moto Gs, the Moto X and two Moto Zs at the moment and... Read more

More OnePlus 6 images leak as 16 May launch date approaches
More OnePlus 6 images leak as 16 May launch date approaches By Max Langridge

Another day and another batch of OnePlus 6 hands-on images have hit the web, leaving us not needing to know anymore about the phone when it's officially unveiled on 16 May in London.  OnePlus 6 specs, release date and news: The latest OnePlus will be... Read more

Leaked patent gives more evidence that Samsung is working on in-display fingerprint sensors
Leaked patent gives more evidence that Samsung is working on in-display fingerprint sensors By Max Langridge

There have been rumours circling for a while suggesting Samsung would be putting an in-display fingerprint sensor into its flagship phones. We thought the Galaxy S8, Galaxy S9 and Galaxy Note 8 would all get it, but to no avail. Samsung Galaxy Note 9... Read more

Hot EE Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ deals from £53/m
Hot EE Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ deals from £53/m By Pocket-lint Promotion

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 + were announced at MWC and is now available to purchase SIM free, upgrade your existing contract, or get a new contract. READ: Five reasons to buy the new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ on EE The new phones feature a similar design... Read more

Best Broadband 2018: Get a free Lenovo laptop if you sign up with John Lewis
Best Broadband 2018: Get a free Lenovo laptop if you sign up with John Lewis By Hassan Mohammed

BT are offering a free Lenovo laptop with a RRP of £179.99 when you take out a broadband bundle with them.The cheapest bundle is £22.50 on a 12 month contract which works out to be £270.00 over 12 months. Factor in the cost of the laptop, you essentially... Read more

Get the Galaxy S9 on Vodafone for a remarkable £23 a month
Get the Galaxy S9 on Vodafone for a remarkable £23 a month By Dan Grabham

If you're looking for a cracking deal on the Samsung Galaxy S9 then we've got an excellent deal for you - get the 64GB Galaxy S9 for £23 a month. There is a £190 upfront cost, but the deal still represents stonking value for money over the life of... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S10 codenamed Beyond and more evidence points to in-display fingerprint sensor
Samsung Galaxy S10 codenamed Beyond and more evidence points to in-display fingerprint sensor By Rik Henderson

The Samsung Galaxy S10 is codenamed Beyond, according to a fresh report.Korean website The Bell claims that Samsung's 2019 handset, which will be released as part of the 10th anniversary of the Galaxy range, will go by the name throughout its development... Read more

HTC U12+ confirmed to launch on 23 May
HTC U12+ confirmed to launch on 23 May By Max Langridge

HTC has posted an image to its Twitter account saying a phone that is "more than a sum of of its parts" is coming on 23 May 2018, seemingly confirming the launch date of the HTC U12+. HTC U12+ specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know... Read more

Three to bring Xiaomi smartphones to the UK
Three to bring Xiaomi smartphones to the UK By Max Langridge

Xiaomi, the world's 5th largest smartphone manufacturer, has agreed a partnership with CK Hutchinson that will see its phones being made available to buy through the Three UK network. Up until now, you could get some Xiaomi phones through third-party... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review: Dual camera skills meet S Pen thrills
4.5 stars Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review: Dual camera skills meet S Pen thrills By Chris Hall

If you're a Samsung Galaxy Note user, then you'll know there's been a trend for the stylus-wielding series to take what the latest Galaxy S smartphone has started and to enhance upon it, while also debuting some new features.However, when the Note 7... Read more

Motorola Moto G6 Plus review: A big deal?
4.0 stars Motorola Moto G6 Plus review: A big deal? By Mike Lowe

The Moto G has long been known as the affordable phone to beat. For 2018 it's changed its face, dabbling in a more premium finish for the series. The range has expanded, too, with big-battery G6 Play and higher-power G6 Plus joining the standard model... Read more

RED just delayed its smartphone, says it has 'no idea' what it's doing
RED just delayed its smartphone, says it has 'no idea' what it's doing By Elyse Betters

RED has delayed launching its Hydrogen One smartphone, and it sounds like the company is knee-deep in hot mess.The camera maker will now launch it in late August, according to a RED forum post from the company's founder, Jim Jannard, which CNET spotted.... Read more

Huawei P20 Pro triple camera explored: Everything you need to know about Huawei's camera renaissance
Huawei P20 Pro triple camera explored: Everything you need to know about Huawei's camera renaissance By Chris Hall

The Huawei P20 Pro will grab the attention of a lot of people because it has three cameras on its rear. Dual camera phones are now fairly common, but Huawei has taken things further, looking to bring "master level" photography to its 2018 flagship phone.... Read more

Motorola Moto G6 vs Moto G6 Plus vs Moto G6 Play: What's the difference?
Motorola Moto G6 vs Moto G6 Plus vs Moto G6 Play: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

The Motorola G a longstanding history as the affordable phone to beat. Well, that used to be the case. However, with the advancement of Chinese competition, Motorola in 2018 is taking a different tack by delivering no less than three Moto G6 phones: the... Read more

LG G7 ThinQ specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know about LG's latest flagship
LG G7 ThinQ specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know about LG's latest flagship By Dan Grabham

Long-rumoured, the LG G7 ThinQ is finally here! Here's everything we know about LG's new handset. The LG G7 ThinQ price has yet to be confirmed but UK and US release date will be towards the end of May or beginning of June. LG G7 ThinQ initial review:... Read more

Get the OnePlus 6 before anyone else at exclusive pop-up stores around the world
Get the OnePlus 6 before anyone else at exclusive pop-up stores around the world By Max Langridge

OnePlus is set to formally unveil the OnePlus 6 on 16 May, and if you want to be one of the first to get your hands on the next flagship killer, you can do so at various pop-up stores around the world. OnePlus 6 specs, release date and news: The latest... Read more

LG G7 ThinQ nods to AI, but it's the flagship specs you'll be interested in
LG G7 ThinQ nods to AI, but it's the flagship specs you'll be interested in By Chris Hall

After a lot of toing and froing, LG has announced the LG G7 ThinQ, its new 2018 flagship smartphone.The new model evolves the LG G6, nabs the best bits of the LG V30 and offers a big-screen handset packed with power.The ThinQ name tagged on the end is... Read more

LG G7 ThinQ vs Samsung Galaxy S9: What's the difference?
LG G7 ThinQ vs Samsung Galaxy S9: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

LG has announced the launch of its latest smartphone, the LG G7 ThinQ, following in the footsteps of the LG V30S ThinQ that launched in the latter half of 2017 and succeeding the LG G6 that launched in 2017.The new flagship from the South Korean company... Read more

Apple iPhone SE 2 renders surface showing notch and Face ID
Apple iPhone SE 2 renders surface showing notch and Face ID By Max Langridge

The Apple iPhone SE 2 rumor mill has been working in overdrive lately, there's so much information appearing online that it's tricky to sort the genuine leaks from mere speculation. The latest likely falls into the latter camp, but it's interesting nonetheless.... Read more

Motorola Moto G6 review: The affordable smartphone, reinvented
4.0 stars Motorola Moto G6 review: The affordable smartphone, reinvented By Mike Lowe

The Moto G. It's a phone that's been at the forefront of affordable since kicking off six generations ago, back in 2013. Almost five years on the Moto G6 represents a wholly different beast; this phone shakes-up the series more than any of its predecessors.With... Read more

Huawei's been working on its own in-house OS for the past six years
Huawei's been working on its own in-house OS for the past six years By Elyse Betters

Huawei has a back-up plan should the US get in its way.The Trump administration is causing a lot of stress for China-based phone manufacturers. It renewed ZTE's export ban over trade violations, which could put the company's Android license in jeopardy;... Read more

Samsung is launching 128GB and 256GB versions of S9 and S9 Plus
Samsung is launching 128GB and 256GB versions of S9 and S9 Plus By Elyse Betters

Samsung is releasing new versions of the Galaxy S9, but only in the US.The company announced it will launch both 128GB and 256GB versions of its Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus flagships. At launch, they will only be available in the US. If you want to... Read more

The best wireless chargers 2018 for iPhone, Samsung Galaxy and more
The best wireless chargers 2018 for iPhone, Samsung Galaxy and more By Cam Bunton

If you've got a phone with Qi-compatible wireless charging, then we've collected all the best wireless chargers together for you. Like most other wireless charging phones, the Galaxy S9 and latest iPhone models use the standard Qi charging technology. ... Read more

HTC U12+ revealed in hands-on images with four cameras and no notch
HTC U12+ revealed in hands-on images with four cameras and no notch By Max Langridge

Some new hands-on images of the upcoming HTC U12+ have been published to the HTC Taiwan News Facebook profile.  HTC U12+ specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know The images show HTC hasn't gone down the route taken by other Android flagships... Read more

Leaked BlackBerry KeyTwo images show redesigned keyboard and possible Key2 branding
Leaked BlackBerry KeyTwo images show redesigned keyboard and possible Key2 branding By Max Langridge

Following the leaked set of renders showing the BlackBerry KeyTwo from angles, some new hands-on images purporting to be of the upcoming BlackBerry device have appeared online and reaffirm the design differences over the BlackBerry KeyOne.  BlackBerry... Read more

LG G7 ThinQ will turn any surface into a speaker with Boombox and DTS:X tech
LG G7 ThinQ will turn any surface into a speaker with Boombox and DTS:X tech By Rik Henderson

LG has announced that its forthcoming flagship smartphone, the LG G7 ThinQ, will sport a built-in Boombox Speaker and larger resonance chamber. When combined, they will turn any external surface into a beefier, bass-centric speaker.In addition, DTS:X... Read more