EE tops UK mobile performance table

EE tops UK mobile performance table
EE has been named the best-performing mobile operator in the UK in a new analysis by RootMetrics, topping the table in all six evaluated categories to take the award for the fifth year in a row. The provider was named top for network reliability, network speed, and performance for data, calls and texts in addition to the best overall performance category in the first half…

Samsung reveals surprises up its sleeve

Samsung reveals surprises up its sleeve
Samsung has finally spoken out about two of its much-anticipated future smartphone releases, giving tech fans plenty to discuss this week. Speaking to an audience of journalists in Korea, mobile chief DJ Koh firstly revealed that the Galaxy S10 won't be the first phone to feature 5G technology, as had been rumoured. Although the company is working with carriers on the project, Koh confirmed that…

Google sets out rules for Android notches

Google sets out rules for Android notches
Love them or loathe them, the 'notch' is fast becoming a standard feature of many high-end smartphones. Created as a compromise for phones that want to push their displays to the very edge of the device, while still leaving space for front-facing cameras and other sensors, the feature has spread from the iPhone X to many other high-end gadgets. Now, however, Google has laid out…

Smartphones ‘getting taller and narrower’

Smartphones ‘getting taller and narrower’
For years, the vast majority of smartphones have stuck to the same basic design trend- a flat, slim rectangle - with the only real differences being in the overall size and how thin the manufacturer can make the bezel.However, things are starting to change - at least slightly. A new report from IHS Markit suggests that phones are becoming narrower and taller, as aspect ratios…

Apple to come up with a foldable phone of its own

Apple to come up with a foldable phone of its own
When it comes to foldable smartphones, Samsung has been dominating the headlines. Despite not having yet released anything, the Korean tech giant has long been rumoured to be developing a device with a bendable display that could revolutionise the mobile phone industry. It seems like these rumours are probably true, with several inside sources reporting that Samsung is trying to work out a way to…

Sony to take on Samsung in battle for flexible phone?

Sony to take on Samsung in battle for flexible phone?
Flexible phone screens are one of the most exciting prospects right now. There have been plenty of rumours and potential leaks regarding the companies supposedly researching how to create them, but new information suggests another firm is joining this smartphone arms race: Sony.The Japanese tech titan has supposedly commissioned LG Display to supply it with flexible OLED screens, according to South Korean magazine BusinessKorea. An…

Razer announces unique mobile accessory ‘Project Linda’

Razer announces unique mobile accessory ‘Project Linda’
Razer, a company known mostly for creating high-end gaming PCs, has already made waves within the mobile industry by releasing a smartphone designed specifically for playing video games. However, the company seems to be prepared to make an even bigger leap by releasing a phone accessory the likes of which has never been seen before.At CES 2018, the major electronics show, the company unveiled "Project…

Mobile phones ‘are embarrassment buffers’

Mobile phones ‘are embarrassment buffers’
Everyone gets caught in a social situation they'd rather not be in from time to time, whether it's being talked at by a taxi driver or getting left at a pub table with the one person from a group of colleagues you don't really know.However, a new study has suggested we are cunningly getting out of these awkward moments - by using our mobile phones…