New iPhone X sells out in ten minutes

New iPhone X sells out in ten minutes
One of the most-anticipated devices in recent memory, the iPhone X became available for pre-order yesterday (October 26th). However, it seems even Apple wasn't expecting it to be as popular as it turned out to be, as the smartphone appears to have sold out within ten minutes of becoming available.Pre-order sales began at 8am on October 26th - which was midnight for Apple's California headquarters…

Is HTC about to announce the U11 Plus?

Is HTC about to announce the U11 Plus?
HTC fans might want to start getting excited, as the company has hinted that it will be unveiling a new device in its U series of smartphones. Rumours and leaks all suggest that this will be the U11 Plus, but nothing will be certain until the company makes its announcement on November 2nd.This is according to a pairt of tweets from the HTC official Twitter…

Does the Pixel 2 have burn-in issues?

Does the Pixel 2 have burn-in issues?
Google has been attempting to break into the smartphone market with its Pixel range of devices. However, the internet giant has recently hit a stumbling block, as reports are coming in from reviewers that the handsets they received are suffering from some screen issues; most notably, 'burn-in'.This issue is a common one with screens that show the same images for long periods of time. Essentially,…

Qualcomm produces first 5G connection

Qualcomm produces first 5G connection
In a huge leap forward in the field of mobile data, Qualcomm - manufacturer of the chipsets that run on many of the top smartphones - has announced that it has achieved a "5G" connection. The company has been able to demonstrate mobile internet speeds fast enough to count as being part of the next generation of networks.Currently, there is no completely accepted standard for…

Are you being charged extra for your mobile phone?

Are you being charged extra for your mobile phone?
Many mobile phone contracts have the price of the handset built into them. Rather than pay up-front for the latest smartphone, you can spread that cost out over several years. However, what happens when you have paid the full value of your phone off, but the amount you're paying each month doesn't fall?This might seem like an unusual situation, but Citizens Advice has found that…

Huawei’s new phone comes with inbuilt AI

Huawei’s new phone comes with inbuilt AI
Chinese smartphone giant Huawei has announced its latest offerings: the Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro. While many features of these handsets are top-of-the-line, focus is firmly on the company's decision to include on-device artificial intelligence (AI). It is thought by many that this is a direct challenge to the industry titans of Apple and Samsung.This comes in the form of what Huawei is calling…

New keyboard-less BlackBerry announced

New keyboard-less BlackBerry announced
When you think of BlackBerry smartphones, you will almost certainly picture the QWERTY keyboard that has adorned the vast majority of the company's handsets. However, the firm has just announced a new phone that has ditched the keyboard in favour of a full touchscreen.The BlackBerry Motion was revealed on Sunday (October 8th) at the GITEX 2017 electronics trade show in Dubai, although a few images…

Microsoft announces the death of the Windows Phone

Microsoft announces the death of the Windows Phone
It's no secret that Microsoft has been struggling to make waves in a smartphone market dominated by iPhone and Android. However, many people love the Windows Phone operating system, preferring it over rivals due to its clean design, and wouldn't expect it to be going away anytime soon.Unfortunately, corporate vice president in Microsoft's Operating Systems Group Joe Belfiore confirmed over Twitter that the tech giant…