HTC drops down the loo
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Wednesday, 03 August 2016 12:35

HTC drops down the loo


Trouble just got worse

Troubled mobile phone maker HTC has just found that its woes have become a lot worse.

US government can nick your phone if you enter the country
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Take a burner if you leave the US

The Land of the Free has come up with a wizard way of violating privacy – according to the New York Times its border staff can just steal your phone when you return to the country.

Lenovo release Windows phone
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Thursday, 14 July 2016 16:06

Lenovo release Windows phone


Four years after the announcement

Lenovo has finally released a Windows phone almost four years after it was announced and two years late.

Queue-jumping Oneplus has a British face-palm
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What do you mean you expect supply and demand?

Great things were expected when OnePlus 3 announced that it was finally doing away with invitations and abandoning its queuing system. But it turns out that it might have been better for the British to queue.

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.