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Huawei faces a Mate 30 launch without the all-important Google apps

Like Brexit. Huawei is now facing the unbelievable reality that things are about to go very wrong indeed. Their newly-announced handsets will lack the default Google apps that people use on a daily basis. Despite several reprieves, Google has has now confirmed that the Trump Trade Termination will …

Will Huawei’s woes alter our buying habits?

Chinese tech giant Huawei has struggled of late thanks to bans from the USA government that have prevented them from working with US companies. Thes bans have had far-reaching consequences and directly impacted the most anticipated Matebook laptop sale this year. Huawei pulled their recent laptop release due …

Trump Trade Termination continues to bite Huawei

The President of the USA, who thinks that the moon is part of Mars and wants a “Brexit wall” in Ireland, has put the boot into Huawei. The American businessman, just a few weeks after meeting Apple CEO Tim Cook, put Huawei on a list of “foreign adversaries” …

Huawei. And so the problems begin.

It really can’t be underestimated just how much the American restrictions are going to impact Huawei. Right now, their phones are fantastic. I recommend them. Both Huawei and Honor are absolutely smashing it out of the park, but here’s just a quick look at the problems they’ve got …

Huawei berate new US restrictions

The repercussions of the US-China trade war hit Huawei straight in the face yesterday, with Google complying with a Trump Executive Order to stop working with the company. This means that the delivery of new software to Huawei and Honor would stop on handsets to be launched, and …

Donald Trump continues in his quest to be idiot of the year

Politics has become arguably far more interesting for all the wrong reasons recently. Donald Trump, who I find hard to describe in a positive way, is the man who has changed the political landscape quite radically. He has also given the world some “insightful” comments on life, such …

US cellular Apple Watch 3 won’t work in the UK

In just a couple of weeks I’m heading off Stateside for my annual hols. So, as I normally visit the Apple shop, I thought I’d pick up a bargain. I had devised, in the famous words of Baldrick, “a cunning plan”. I was to buy a new Series …

Vodafone to sell their share of Verizon Wireless

Vodafone UK has owned a big chunk (45 percent) of American carrier Verizon Wireless since 1999, but that is now about to change. Verizon has confirmed the rumour that they will be buying all of the Vodafone stake in the wireless division of the company. The cost? A …

HTC One in Glamour Red, get it on Sprint too

On Friday we published our red HTC One photo special. Here in the UK it’s exclusive to Phones4U, but now, if you’re in the USA, you can get it on Sprint tomorrow. The Sliver and Black shades will still be available, plus if you purchase an HTC One …

Apple lose against Samsung in patent dispute

Apple have infringed on a Samsung patent. That’s the ruling of the International Trade Commission (ITC) in the USA. It could mean that older models of the iPad and iPhone are banned from sale in the country as the companies continue to lock horns of patents. The ruling …

Google v Microsoft…and the wars go on

At first there was the US Department of Justice, then there was the European Union.  More recently there have been battles with HTC, Samsung, Motorola and now a war of attrition seems to be building with Google. Microsoft’s lawyers must be laughing all the way to the bank. …

Samsung Galaxy ranges still on sale in the US

It looks like we could be one step nearer to the whole Apple vs Samsung debacle moving to a close – though not in the foreseeable future… Reuters are reporting that “Apple failed to convince a U.S. judge to block Samsung Electronics from selling Galaxy smartphones and tablets in the U.S. market, depriving …

iPhone 4S US sell-out

Despite what I’m sure a lot of people feel is a disappointing release of the iPhone 4S, it is still proving hugely popular: Apple really do seem to be holding on to the winning formula. All US carriers have already sold out of the pre-order allocation and what …