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HTC U launch confirmed for May 16th

Just yesterday we covered news of the HTC U. Today we’re getting details on a launch on May 16th for this particular handset, and a tagline suggesting that it’ll be “squeezable”. Leaked details suggest that the frame will be touch-sensitive so you can gently squeeze it to perform …

OnePlus 3T to be released next week

Cast your mind back dear reader, many moons ago when HTC furst released the “One” series of devices. Well just a few months after release, the company released a higher spec updated version of the same device. It well and truly upset the customers that had forked out …

Oppo R5 appears. Smashes slimness records.

Oppo are on a roll today. Their new flagship, the N3, has just been formalized and now we’ve got this, the Oppo R5. It’s made using “reinforced industrial grade aluminum alloy” and it’s also hand-crafted in ceramic too. However, the big selling point here is the thickness – …

Oppo N3 announced. Comes with spinny, remotely controlled camera.

Oppo have just announced the N3 and, as we expected, the camera spins round. Not only that, but there’s a Bluetooth remote control which lets you move the camera remotely and snap photos. You can also use this to listen to some tunes. Built using industrial-grade aluminium, specs …

Samsung announce the Galaxy Tab Active

Imagine the Galaxy Tab, but built for the rough and tumble of the real world. It’s just like normal tablets, but this one has an anti-shock covering which can resist a 1.2 metre drop with the protective cover on. It’s water and dust resistant with IP67 certification and has …

Want a cheap smartphone? How about an Archos 50c

Archos have just announced a cheap smartphone for you. Well, actually they’ve announced two of them. The first is the Archos 50b Oxygen smartphone, which costs a mere £129. It has a full black laminated 5″ IPS HD screen and an 8 megapixel camera with 1080p encoding and …

Phones 4u dishes out the Xperia Z2 early

The new Xperia Z2 will start shipping next week from Phones 4u – a full two weeks earlier than anywhere else. The store is also offering up a Sony SRS-BTX300 wireless speaker worth £119 in white and you can bag yourself over £80 worth of Sony content including …

Samsung actually announce the Galaxy S4 Mini

The Galaxy S4 Mini hasn’t been the best kept secret. What with various leaks around the internet and someone at Samsung accidentally adding it to their website as well. DOAH! Now it’s official.. Samsung have come out and announced the S4 Mini which offers a lower spec than …

Three to carry the iPhone 5

Three have just confirmed to us that they will make the iPhone 5 available from next Friday, September 21st. To get more details on this new Apple handset, check out our iPhone details or dive into the pictures below. No word yet on pricing, but we do know …

Samsung to deliver Jelly Bean in October

If, like me, you like to stay on top of the latest software for your mobile device we have some good news. Samsung’s official public release of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for the Galaxy S III will be October/November. Also to follow in November will be the official …

Amazon Announces new Kindle Fire’s starting at only $159

In Los Angeles, Amazon just threw down the gauntlet to other tablet manufacturers. Although as yet we haven’t seen the Kindle Fire here in the UK, Amazon just announced a new version of the Kindle fire with the amazing price of $159. They’re also touting a huge performance …

Nokia Announce Lumia 920 and Lumia 820

Nokia have just announced the new Lumia 920 and the Lumia 820 to the world at an event in New York The Lumia 920 features include a PureView 8 megapixel camera , Windows Phone 8, a 4.5 inch screen running PureMotion HD+, a 2000mAh battery, Snapdragon S4 processor …

Galaxy Note II Pictured

Samsung are definitely in the spotlight at the moment. The SIII is selling well and their original Samsung Galaxy Note has shifted 10 million units. That’s despite the current model having a ma-hoo-sive 5.3″ screen. Oh yes, and there’s “that” court case which, if nothing else, is certainly …

Facebook Phone rumours get louder

The HTC Salsa and ChaCha have already brought “Facebook Phones” to stores across the UK, but since they were launched early last year there’s been rumour after rumour mentioning a device bearing the Facebook brand. Now the New York Times have echoed earlier rumours from Digitimes stating that …

Huawei announce global availability for the Ascend P1

During MWC in Barcelona Leigh got his hands on the upcoming Huawei Ascend P1. It looks to be a super thin and good looking phone. Today in Beijing Huawei have announced the global availability of the device. Europe seems to be the last to see it, but it should be …

Galaxy S3 To Be Announced May 22nd?

An image of a supposed Samsung press invite has been leaked online this morning and as you can see by the image below. This is for the highly anticipated Galaxy S3 with an announcement date of 22nd May in London Notice the picture of the phone. From what …

Sony Xperia S in shops on March 5th?

We’ve had a nudge from Best Mobile Contracts with news of the upcoming Xperia S. Now if I didn’t know better I’d say that they’re after free advertising, and for some reason they don’t want to send us free beer, but it all sounds pretty plausible so here …

Motorola MotoLUXE available this month in the UK

Motorola first showed of their new MotoLUXE handset last month and it now looks to arrive here in the UK with “selected retailers” getting stock this month. The handset runs Android 2.3 and has a 4″ 480×854 screen, 8 megapixel camera at the back, a.VGA one up front, …

Handtec add the Xperia S to their site, pre-orders are go

It’s there, proudly sitting on the Handtec website in pearly white or black. If you’ve got £467.99 (or £389.99 if you can claim the VAT back) you can get this all-new Sony handset unlocked, which comes complete with a 12 megapixel camera, 4.3″ screen, dual 1.5 GHz CPU, …

LG Prada 3.0 to arrive in stores here in the UK this month

The brand-conscious will be able to get the flashy LG Prada handset this month according to an LG press release. It states that .. The phone is now available to Korean customers and scheduled for the release in most European countries and other parts of Asia in January. …