Huawai building daydream phone
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Friday, 03 June 2016 12:40

Huawai building daydream phone


Dream catcher


Huawei has signed up to be one of the first phone makers to build a handset that works with Google’s new VR platform – daydream.

EU hits Google with Android monopoly charges
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Wednesday, 20 April 2016 13:29

EU hits Google with Android monopoly charges


Do not pass go, to not collect $200

As we expected the EU has finally waded into Google for “abusing” its dominant position in the smartphone market by forcing device makers to adopt certain apps.

Microsoft Surface phone rumours
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Thursday, 24 March 2016 14:05

Microsoft Surface phone rumours


Arriving by the end of the year

Details of Microsoft's coming Surface phone have started appearing on online and we did a quick shifty amongst them to find out what was the most likely. 

Cheap Indian phone might be a Ponzi scheme
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Monday, 29 February 2016 12:14

Cheap Indian phone might be a Ponzi scheme


There is such a thing as too cheap


An Indian politician has labelled the ‘Freedom 251’ mobile phone which is selling for a $3.60 dollars a Ponzi scam.

Oppo sold 50 million phones last year
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Monday, 01 February 2016 12:00

Oppo sold 50 million phones last year


Makes it the eighth largest

While lacking the fanfare in the west that its rivals get, the Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has just announced that it sold 50 million smartphones last year.

Charge your phone with your morning coffee
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Thursday, 24 December 2015 11:38

Charge your phone with your morning coffee


A teenager’s invention

A 18 year-old has come up with the perfect method of charging your phone – using your morning coffee.

Lenovo gets into OEM handset business
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Thursday, 10 September 2015 10:54

Lenovo gets into OEM handset business


Increasing capacity

Lenovo is ramping up the capacity rates of its handset production facilities by stepping into the OEM handset business.

Gigaset First Android Phones With Up To 5GB RAM
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Wednesday, 02 September 2015 10:12

Gigaset First Android Phones With Up To 5GB RAM


Europe's household name now carries smartphones as well.

Multitasking Android beast incoming from Munich. Formerly controlled by the European darling Siemens, Gigaset venturing into high end cellphones under the new Chinese owners.

Samsung wants a bendy flip phone
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Monday, 03 August 2015 09:52

Samsung wants a bendy flip phone


Copying Apple twice over

Apple might have invented a phone which bends, but Samsung wants to go one better. 

Huawei working with Google on new phone
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Wednesday, 17 June 2015 13:37

Huawei working with Google on new phone


Strange bedfellows

Huawei has confirmed that it is working with Google to build a new Nexus smartphone.