A week in smartphones: Bendy devices and Android’s alive

Google IO was the big must-see event of the past week in the smartphone market, and the company did not disappoint, with new operating systems, wearable tech and other announcements wowing attendees. But that's not been the only thing that's been happening in the past seven days. Here, we take a look at all the major talking points from the week and check out who's…

New images appear to show iPhone 6 in detail

Newly-leaked images online appear to show the Apple iPhone 6 in far greater detail than we have seen up until this point, with the front and rear images giving, potentially, a real insight into what the firm could be offering when it comes time for release.The phone is expected to hit shelves in September, and while Apple's releases over the past few years have been…

Google set for early announcement of Android to assist developers

The days of only Nexus users having access to early versions of new Android operating systems could be coming to an end, after Google hinted that it could be going for an earlier announcement this year, which would see developers from other companies get access to vital information earlier. Although Android is the widest-spread operating system in the world, Google has previously been criticised for…

Leaks lift the lid on impressive new Motorola Moto X+1

New leaks appear to have lifted the lid on a new phone from Motorola, bringing yet another device to the fore in what has been a very busy period for the manufacturer.In recent weeks, it has revealed its budget-friendly Motorola Moto E and an updated version of its popular Motorola Moto G, now coming with 4G capabilities, but according to notoriously accurate tipster @evleaks on…

Brits say bigger is better for smartphone screens

The age of the phablet may soon be upon us at last, after a new survey found that a third of British people would now prefer to own one of these larger devices rather than a smaller smartphone. The study, conducted by Accenture, found 57 per cent of global users are planning to buy a smartphone this year, with 48 per cent of these saying…

Samsung Galaxy F rumours just won’t die as competition heats up

In the past few months, Samsung has been adamant that it is not working on a successor to the Samsung Galaxy S5 as of yet, as well as stating that there are no plans in place for a premium device to come in at a higher price point than its current flagship.However, despite various denials from the Korean company, rumours have not gone away, and…