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Pre-order Sony's Xperia XZ2 phones to get free PS4 or PSVR bundles
Pre-order Sony's Xperia XZ2 phones to get free PS4 or PSVR bundles By Elyse Betters

Sony's mobile phone business and Sony's PlayStation business have come up with a massive deal that's hard to ignore.If you preorder the new Sony Xperia XZ2 or Sony XZ2 Compact, Sony will give you a PlayStation 4 Gran Turismo Sport bundle or PlayStation... Read more

Huawei's next innovation? A blockchain smartphone, possibly
Huawei's next innovation? A blockchain smartphone, possibly By Elyse Betters

Huawei isn't letting Best Buy's decision to drop its phones, let alone pressure from the US government, stop it from planning its next device.The world’s third-biggest smartphone maker, which recently launched its Mate 10 Pro and is about to debut its... 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

Best Buy will stop selling Huawei phones after US government warning
Best Buy will stop selling Huawei phones after US government warning By Elyse Betters

The US is giving Huawei a lot of hate right now.Example A: Best Buy will no longer sell Huawei’s phones, according to both CNET and VentureBeat. The retailer, which has more than 1,000 physical shops and more than 300 standalone mobile stores... Read more

Great Galaxy S9 and S9+ accessories at Carphone Warehouse and Mobiles.co.uk
Great Galaxy S9 and S9+ accessories at Carphone Warehouse and Mobiles.co.uk By Pocket-lint Promotion

Enjoying your Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus? The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ are without a doubt, beautiful smartphones, and chances are you probably want to keep them that way.It's not just about keeping them safe from knocks and bumps either. There are... Read more

OnePlus 6 may not be as cheap as you'd expect
OnePlus 6 may not be as cheap as you'd expect By Max Langridge

Since the very first model, OnePlus phones have always offered "flagship killer" specs for a fraction of the price of its rivals, so recommending them has always been easy. OnePlus 6 specs, release date, news and rumours However, according to a leaked... Read more

Save up to £100 on Honor smartphones in the Amazon Easter Sales
Save up to £100 on Honor smartphones in the Amazon Easter Sales By Max Langridge

Honor smartphones are already competitively priced and tend to offer several flagship specs for entry- to mid-range level prices. Some of the company's better devices are now even cheaper thanks to Amazon Easter Sales, which includes the Honor View 10... Read more

HTC launches Desire 12 and 12+ with bezel-less displays and dual-lens cameras
HTC launches Desire 12 and 12+ with bezel-less displays and dual-lens cameras By Max Langridge

HTC has quietly taken the wraps off the Desire 12 and Desire 12+ mid-range smartphones. We already had a good idea that the Desire 12 was coming, following a leak by Evan Blass, but the Desire 12+ was unknown to many before today. HTC U12+ specs, release... Read more

Ikea’s augmented reality ‘try before you buy’ app comes to Android thanks to ARCore
Ikea’s augmented reality ‘try before you buy’ app comes to Android thanks to ARCore By Dan Grabham

Ikea’s augmented reality “try before you buy” app has just launched on Android. Ikea Place enables you to virtually try out furnishings from the Ikea repertoire in your own home.The idea is that you get an accurate 3D impression how furniture and... Read more

Apple's very own MicroLED screens could arrive in the next few years, says report
Apple's very own MicroLED screens could arrive in the next few years, says report By Max Langridge

Apple is said to be secretly developing its very own screens that use MicroLED technology, according to a report from Bloomberg. What is MicroLED? The TV tech set to take on OLED explained Apple has turned to third-party display manufacturers such as... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 name confirmed, should launch in August
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 name confirmed, should launch in August By Max Langridge

While it was pretty safe to assume that Samsung would release a Galaxy Note 9 - successor to the rather excellent Galaxy Note 8 - later this year, we couldn't be sure of the name until Samsung confirmed it itself. The South Korean tech giant has already... Read more

Huawei P20 European prices and specs leak out, 128GB storage as standard
Huawei P20 European prices and specs leak out, 128GB storage as standard By Max Langridge

We're still just over a week away from the official launch event for the Huawei P20, P20 Pro and P20 Lite, but we've seen enough leaks and heard enough rumours to know practically all there will be to know about them.  Huawei P20 specs, release date... Read more

LG to return to LCD display for the G7
LG to return to LCD display for the G7 By Max Langridge

A report fresh out of South Korea cites market analysts as saying LG will revert back to an LCD display for the upcoming G7 flagship, in an effort to reduce manufacturing costs. LG G7 specs, release date, news and rumours: What's the story so far? LG... Read more

Apple Maps adds local bike share scheme locations
Apple Maps adds local bike share scheme locations By Dan Grabham

Apple likes to add new features and data points into Maps, the latest of which is the addition of bike sharing data for more than 175 cities across 36 countries.You can search for the specific bike share system in your city in the search field in Apple... Read more

Galaxy S9 camera comparison and test: Performance, samples and everything you need to know
Galaxy S9 camera comparison and test: Performance, samples and everything you need to know By Cam Bunton

Samsung made a big deal about the Galaxy S9 and S9+ camera system even before the phones were announced: "The Camera, Reimagined" was a bold tagline for something built into the back of a smartphone. It is the pedestal upon which Samsung has set its... Read more

5 reasons to buy the new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ on EE
5 reasons to buy the new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ on EE By Pocket-lint Promotion

The new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ are the most advanced Galaxy smartphones yet. They are both available on EE. Here are five good reasons why you should choose EE over other networks for your next Galaxy phone.1. It's a far-reaching networkThe comprehensive,... Read more

Galaxy S9 colours: Which is the best S9 colour for you?
Galaxy S9 colours: Which is the best S9 colour for you? By Dan Grabham

Samsung has released the Galaxy S9 and S9+ duo of smartphones and they're available to buy today. The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ comes in three colours: Midnight Black, Coral Blue and a new hue for 2018, Lilac Purple. There’s also a Titanium Gray color which... Read more

Huawei P20 Lite fully revealed in hands-on video
Huawei P20 Lite fully revealed in hands-on video By Max Langridge

Huawei's trio of P20 phones has been subject to a fair share of leaks lately, but the P20 Lite, the most affordable model in Huawei's lineup, has now leaked out in full in a hands-on video. The video comes courtesy of YouTube user The Sam Official, who... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: Everything you need to know
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: Everything you need to know By Dan Grabham

The Galaxy S9 and S9+ are now on sale. We've reviewed both of Samsung's latest handsets - check out our Galaxy S9 review and Galaxy S9+ review.And, naturally, we've also brought you the very best Galaxy S9 deals as well. The Samsung Galaxy S9 SIM-free... Read more

This video of the iPhone SE 2 probably doesn't show the iPhone SE 2
This video of the iPhone SE 2 probably doesn't show the iPhone SE 2 By Max Langridge

A video has appeared on Chinese social site Weibo that claims to show the iPhone SE 2, however given the lack of authenticity, not to mention how the phone's looks line up with previous rumours, we can be pretty certain the phone in the video isn't the... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 review: A refined evolution
4.5 stars Samsung Galaxy S9 review: A refined evolution By Cam Bunton

The Galaxy S9 is now on sale. For the last few years only one big name Android phone maker has made a success of offering a non-compromise flagship phone and charging a premium for it: Samsung. The Galaxy brand has developed over the years to become... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9+ review: If it ain't broke, don't fix it
5.0 stars Samsung Galaxy S9+ review: If it ain't broke, don't fix it By Chris Hall

The Galaxy S9+ is now on sale. But looking at the new phone and you'd be forgiven for thinking it's the Galaxy S8+.For some the immediate reaction is that Samsung hasn't evolved this phone since the last iteration (as with the standard Galaxy S9). The... Read more

117 best Samsung Galaxy S9 wallpapers and backgrounds
117 best Samsung Galaxy S9 wallpapers and backgrounds By Elyse Betters

Trying to find the perfect phone wallpaper is tricky.If you're anything like us, you want a unique, high-definition, stunning wallpaper that says something about you and your personality. Or, maybe you just want it to have that "wow factor" - an image... Read more

HTC U12+ is the company's next flagship, will launch in May
HTC U12+ is the company's next flagship, will launch in May By Max Langridge

For some time we've been referring to HTC's next flagship as the U12, but following a post by the ever-reliable Evan Blass of Venture Beat, it may be called the U12+ instead. Moreover, Blass's post is backed up by an image that claims to reveal exactly... Read more

The best iPhone X cases: Protect your new Apple device
The 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 use... Read more

Huawei's P20 lineup leaks out: See them pictured in every colour
Huawei's P20 lineup leaks out: See them pictured in every colour By Elyse Betters

Huawei's entire P20 lineup has surfaced again.The company is developing P20 Pro, P20, and P20 Lite smartphones, which it will unveil this month at an event in Paris. However, we've already seen these phones pop up in many leaked images and reports, and... Read more

Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat to launch by end of March
Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat to launch by end of March By Max Langridge

Ever since Apple announced the AirPower wireless charging mat at the iPhone X launch in September 2017, we've been in the dark as to when we can expect to see it on shelves. Apple itself has remained coy about the release date, simply stating it would... Read more

LG G7 coming in May, LG V40 delayed to November, says report
LG G7 coming in May, LG V40 delayed to November, says report By Rik Henderson

LG is planning to release its next flagship smartphone in May.A report claims that the much-rumoured, notch-laden LG G7 will be available to buy in two months time. That fits with other persistent rumours that the company will hold a launch event in April.The... Read more

The best Galaxy S8 cases: Protect your S8 and S8+
The best Galaxy S8 cases: Protect your S8 and S8+ By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus offer stunning designs, huge displays and plenty of power. They come with IP68 waterproofing, super slim bezels, a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and 18.5:9 ratio curved screens.As with all smartphones though, they won't... Read more

Oppo announces F7 with 25-megapixel front camera and enhanced AI
Oppo announces F7 with 25-megapixel front camera and enhanced AI By Max Langridge

Oppo has revealed details of the upcoming F7, which it says is the latest model in its Selfie Expert series of phones. Oppo teases R15 design, notch and all The F7 builds upon the F5, by gaining the second-generation of Oppo's AI Beauty technology. This... Read more

Essential Phone 2 (PH-2): What's the story so far?
Essential Phone 2 (PH-2): What's the story so far? By Elyse Betters

Essential, Android co-founder Andy Rubin’s new smartphone venture, is working on a follow-up to the Essential Phone (PH-1).The startup's first phone had a rough go of it last year, selling fewer than 90,000 units in its first six months on the market,... Read more

Virgin Media deals include iPhone 8 plus AirPods from just £29 a month
Virgin Media deals include iPhone 8 plus AirPods from just £29 a month By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media is kicking off spring with a range of great deals for mobile and TV.You can get yourself an iPhone 8, pair of AirPods wireless in-ear headphones, 1,000 minutes of talktime, unlimited texts and 1GB of 4G data for just £29 a month with no... Read more

How the Red Cross brought conflict to life using Apple's ARKit
How the Red Cross brought conflict to life using Apple's ARKit By Dan Grabham

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has used Apple’s ARKit to create a new augmented reality app to show the devastation caused by war.The free app is called Enter the Room and, seen through the eyes of a child, the idea is you get a... Read more

Microsoft is selling its own custom version of Samsung's Galaxy S9
Microsoft is selling its own custom version of Samsung's Galaxy S9 By Elyse Betters

Microsoft is offering the Galaxy S9 with some extra customisations.The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus Microsoft Edition are available now via the Microsoft Store in the US. This is not the first time Microsoft has done this with Samsung's Galaxy... Read more

Samsung's in-display fingerprint sensor still won't be ready for the Note 9
Samsung's in-display fingerprint sensor still won't be ready for the Note 9 By Max Langridge

There have been rumours and leaks for some time now that have suggested the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 would be the company's first to feature an in-display fingerprint sensor. Just last month, a Samsung patent, accompanied by a report from China, appeared... Read more

Get a Samsung Galaxy S9 from £19.99 per month, direct from Samsung
Get a Samsung Galaxy S9 from £19.99 per month, direct from Samsung By Max Langridge

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are the hottest phones around right now. They'll be officially released to the world on 16 March, but Samsung is running a pre-order deal right now that could get you the very latest Galaxy from just £19.99 per month... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Galaxy S8: What's the difference?
Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Galaxy S8: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

Samsung has officially announced the Samsung Galaxy S9, its latest and greatest smartphone aiming to take on the world and everything else.We have now had the chance to fully review the S9, and it's now available to buy, the new Galaxy S9, at first glance,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Galaxy S9+: What's the difference?
Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Galaxy S9+: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has announced the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, succeeding the S8 and S8+ but with fewer design changes than their predecessors delivered.The Galaxy S8 and S8+ were almost identical bar their physical size and battery capacities, but while the designs... Read more

What is Bixby? Samsung's smart assistant explained
What is Bixby? Samsung's smart assistant explained By Chris Hall

Samsung's high-end Android phones, come with their own voice assistant called Bixby in addition to supporting Google Assistant.It's Samsung's attempt to take on the likes of Siri, Google Assistant, Cortana and Alexa, with a new AI agent that's... Read more

How to take a screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy S9, including smart select and smart capture
How to take a screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy S9, including smart select and smart capture By Chris Hall

Samsung made a major change when it launched the Galaxy S8 and S8+, removing the physical home button. That's the same on the new Galaxy S9 and S9+, meaning that screenshots on a Samsung phone are different to older models, like the S7.You have a number... Read more

Huawei's full P20 range leaks out: Notches, triple lenses, and all
Huawei's full P20 range leaks out: Notches, triple lenses, and all By Elyse Betters

Huawei's entire P20 lineup has surfaced ahead of its unveiling.The company is developing P20 Pro, P20, and P20 Lite smartphones, which it will unveil this month at an event in Paris. However, we've already seen these phones pop up in many leaked images... Read more

Android P is official: Google launches developer preview, reveals features
Android P is official: Google launches developer preview, reveals features By Elyse Betters

Google has announced that the next major version of its mobile operating system, Android P, is available for developers to try.That means, for the third year in a row, Google is making a developer preview for the next version of Android available in March... Read more

Get 1.5GB of data, 250 minutes and 5000 texts for just £5/month with iD Mobile
Get 1.5GB of data, 250 minutes and 5000 texts for just £5/month with iD Mobile By Max Langridge

iD Mobile, the mobile operator run by Carphone Warehouse and that operates on Three's network, has announced a new SIM only deal that represents a fantastic bargain. Compare the best SIM only deals for March 2018: Unlimited data for under £20 New and... Read more

Get a year's free Netflix when you buy a Samsung phone from Three
Get a year's free Netflix when you buy a Samsung phone from Three By Dan Grabham

Three is currently running a deal where you get a free 12 month Netflix subscription if you buy a new Samsung phone. As well as the new Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus, the offer is available with the Note 8 as well as the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. This offer is... Read more

Huawei P20 triple-lens camera confirmed in leaked images
Huawei P20 triple-lens camera confirmed in leaked images By Max Langridge

Huawei will unveil the new P20 smartphone, alongside a P20 Lite and P20 Pro, on 27 March. For some time, rumours and teasers have alluded to a triple-lens rear camera and now a leaked image found on Chinese social site Weibo have confirmed them to be... Read more

This is the LG G7 and not the iPhone X, honest
This is the LG G7 and not the iPhone X, honest By Max Langridge

The LG G7 has been subject to various leaks and rumours in recent months, after LG itself quashed reports that said the upcoming flagship was due to be redesigned from scratch, we now know the phone is definitely in the pipeline. LG G7 specs, release... Read more

Vodafone confirms Huawei P20, P20 Lite and P20 Pro coming to network
Vodafone confirms Huawei P20, P20 Lite and P20 Pro coming to network By Rik Henderson

They might not have been officially launched but UK network Vodafone has confirmed the Huawei P20, P20 Lite and P20 Pro handsets are on their way.In an email sent to Pocket-lint, Vodafone revealed that the three handsets will be stocked by the carrier:... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Nokia 8 Sirocco vs Sony Xperia XZ2: 2018 flagship face-off!
Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Nokia 8 Sirocco vs Sony Xperia XZ2: 2018 flagship face-off! By Chris Hall

Mobile World Congress 2018 was a little quieter than previous years, with the spread of launches not covering the range of products we might normally have seen.There were, however, a number of bone fide flagship phone upgrades that were launched at the... Read more

Nokia 9 back on track for 2018 release, will be the "ultimate 2018 flagship"
Nokia 9 back on track for 2018 release, will be the "ultimate 2018 flagship" By Max Langridge

Nokia was almost certain to release a Nokia 9 smartphone in 2017, but after several rumours and leaks, it never came to fruition. At Mobile World Congress we were given the stunning Nokia 8 Scirocco, which is every bit a flagship device, and is likely... Read more

Amazing HTC U12 specs leak reveals just about everything
Amazing HTC U12 specs leak reveals just about everything By Rik Henderson

We've previously seen what is said to be the HTC U12 in images from a Taiwanese 5G demo, now we have a specifications list that has been corroborated by two separate sources.Twitter user @LlabTooFer posted many of the specs on his Twitter page and fellow... Read more

Moto G6 Play leaks out in new images spotted with regulatory filing
Moto G6 Play leaks out in new images spotted with regulatory filing By Elyse Betters

Motorola is prepping an update to its G-series, and one of the upcoming devices has just leaked via a Taiwanese certification agency.Many people expected Motorola to unveil the Moto G6, Moto G6 Plus, and Moto G6 Play phones at MWC 2016 last week, but... Read more