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Skyscanner, who are they and what do they do?

Those of you who are regular listeners to the CSP towers podcast will no doubt have heard of Skyscanner and its resident mobile guru Matteo. Although it sounds from his name that he would be a resident of warmer climes, he actually harks from my neck of

OnePlus Invite system is over.

On the 23rd of April 2015 the OnePlus One is one year old (to many ones there), and today OnePlus  announced that the hoop jumping invite system ( I know I was a hoop jumper, but to be fair I love my OnePlus one)  to buy the

OnePlus One starts receiving Cyanogenmod OS 12 OTA

After somewhat of a delay, Cyanogen have finally began the roll out of  Cyanogen OS 12 the Android 5.0 based update for the OnePlus One.  The update has all of Google’s features introduced in Android 5.0 including Google’s new Material Design.   As always the Cyanogen team, have included

Oppo’s bezel free device leaked.

Chinese smartphone manufacturer, Oppo looks set to release a handset with  jaw dropping bezel free display. The new smartphone has been anonymously leaked online, flaunting almost no bezels on either side of the screen and Running Oppo’s own operating system ColorOS. The only other handset without a curve

Amazon – permission much? – opinion

Oh Amazon, what are you up to? Why do you want so much from us? If we say yes, what are we letting ourselves in for? These are some of the thoughts that flew across my mind when my phone wanted to update the Amazon app. Granted,

OnePlus increase the price of the One.

OnePlus – the company famous for their purchase invite system and high spec, low price devices – have announced that due to the declining Euro they will be increasing the price of the OnePlus One in Europe. Currently the 16GB Silk White and 64GB Sandstone Black OnePlus One

Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge pre orders on March 20th in the UK

Ahead of it’s 10th April release, Samsung today have announced that those of us here in the UK can pre-order either the S6 or S6 Edge on the 20th of March. No doubt our very own Dan will be mashing F5 at 1 second past midnight. ;)

Vaio announce their first smartphone – the VA-10J

Following on from it’s sale by Sony to a local investigative firm, VAIO Corporation has launched the VAIO Phone (VA-10J). It is the company’s first dabble in to the smartphone world, made in partnership with Japan communication. When it was first seen, comments were made that the phone

Leaked renders of the LG G4 published.

Rumoured for a next quarter anouncement, (which fingers crossed is April not May) more leaked renders LG’s next flagship device the G4 are hitting the internet. It’s said to be powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 810 processor, having a 20 MP rear camera, a 5MP front-facing camera

MWC – Xperia M4 Aqua announced

We did mention it in passing, but Sony also announced a mid-range phone called the Xperia M4 Aqua. The Aqua moniker is because not only is it waterproof (IP65/8 rated, but it also doesn’t need a cap to be put on the MicroUSB charger. Before you rush

MWC – Xperia device’s hands on special

Along side the Xperia Z4 Tablet Sony also launched the M4 Aqua today at MWC 2015. This is a high end mid range device aimed at giving ta similar experience to the Xperia Z3 Range but at a lower prce point. Here is a quick hands on

MWC – Xperia Z4 Tablet

Sony have just announced their new Xperia Z4 Tablet here at MWC 2015. We had a very brief hands-on with the device before the crowds gathered around to flood the stands. I am as you know, a long time fan of Xperia Devices and was keen to see

MWC – Microsoft event Live feed

Microsoft will kick of MWC 2015 proper with a press event where they will no doubt announce the new Lumia devices for the next few months. Join is as we delve into it with the live feed below.  

MWC – Xperia M4 Aqua leaks

It seems that Sony has loosened the grip it had on its information about upcoming products at MWC 2015. Just a day after the Xperia Z4 Tablet Ultra leaked on their own app, we now have another one from internal documents. The Xperia M4 Aqua is due

MWC – Sony reveal their new Xperia Z4 Tablet Ultra UPDATE

It seems that, despite their best efforts to stop things leaking, Sony have slipped and overnight an image popped up on their Xperia Lounge app about the soon-to-be-released Xperia Z4 Tablet Ultra. Silly name conventions aside, what do we know about this tablet? Well, it is going

Huawei launch the Ascend G7 4G

Chinese phone giant Huawei, which is the world’s third biggest smartphone provider, today launched the Huawei Ascend G7 4G. Spec’s Include. 5.5 inch HD IPS display, 720p resolution. Measuring in at 7.6 mm thick. 1.2 GHz quad core processor capable of download speeds up to 150 Mbps

Lumia 535 Review

Let me start by saying this: I have been an Android user from the very beginnings. My first Android phone was the T-Mobile G1 way back in 2008. So I haven’t really used any other operating systems. Yes, I have had a little play with iOS and Windows