Have details of the Samsung Galaxy X been leaked?

Have details of the Samsung Galaxy X been leaked?
When you're as excited as we are about the release of a new smartphone, you'll grab hold of any little nugget of information that emerges.From newspaper quotes from unnamed sources to unsubstantiated rumours on forums, you'll take what you can get in order to find out what will be on offer.So you'll understand how excited we were when Dutch technology site TechTastic published an image…

Will the next LG smartphone come with an OLED screen?

Will the next LG smartphone come with an OLED screen?
LG could be set to consign LCD screens to the past when it unveils the V30 smartphone and switch to OLED technology. This approach has been favoured by Samsung for some time, as they are widely deemed to offer more striking colours than LCD screens. According to a report in The Korea Herald, LG looks set to follow suit in its next high-end smartphone, which…

Apple iPhone users staying loyal to brand

Apple iPhone users staying loyal to brand
The smartphone market is highly competitive, with leading tech companies putting huge sums of money into staying ahead of the competition and coming up with industry-defining innovations.It's therefore interesting to see that many smartphone users are actually quite happy to stay loyal to a particular brand if they've had good experiences with it in the past.Indeed, a new study by investment bank Morgan Stanley has…

Samsung Galaxy S8 sales pass 5m mark

Samsung Galaxy S8 sales pass 5m mark
Sales of the Samsung Galaxy S8 across the globe have now exceeded five million units, new figures have revealed.According to Samsung Electronics, sales of the handset are "going smoothly" all over the world.Although it could not give detailed figures, it did however confirm combined sales are "already beyond five million units".The device was initially rolled out in the US, Canada and Korea in April, but…

Smartphone batteries that can charge in five minutes

Smartphone batteries that can charge in five minutes
Consumers could be able to buy smartphones capable of fully charging in just five minutes within the next year. This year's CES technology show in Las Vegas saw a fascinating demonstration of a new product by StoreDot - the FlashBattery. The gadget's design makes use of nanomaterials that make the charging process much faster than what you'd see with a typical battery. As a result,…

HTC launches new squeezable smartphone

HTC launches new squeezable smartphone
HTC has unveiled what could be a game-changer in the ever-evolving and competitive smartphone market.The U11 contains technology known as Edge Sense - a set of sensors on each side of the handset that react when they are squeezed.This means that users of the U11 can launch apps such as the phone's camera not with a swipe of the screen but by giving it a…

Motorola unveils new budget smartphones

Motorola unveils new budget smartphones
While the world gears up for the iPhone 8 and HTC is rolling out a new squeezable smartphone, many people will simply be waiting for manufacturers to produce something a bit more simple, straightforward and affordable.Step forward Motorola, which has been doing well in the budget smartphone market with devices that do what the average person, rather than a gadget fanatic, wants them to do.The…