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 of…

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 5G will…

Android P set for August reveal

Android P set for August reveal
The next version of Google's Android mobile operating system is set for a public launch later this month, according to a new leak.Android P, which was first introduced at Google I/O conference in May, will be unveiled on August 20th, according to serial leaker Evan Blass. He tweeted an image of a calendar for the month, showing a letter P marked on that date.So far,…

Smartphone-obsessed Brits check their devices every 12 minutes

Smartphone-obsessed Brits check their devices every 12 minutes
People in the UK have become so obsessed with their smartphones that they cannot go more than 12 minutes without glancing down to check their screen.That's one of the findings of Ofcom's latest report into our media habits, which found that over the last ten years, the UK has become increasingly digital dependent, with the majority of Brits needing a constant connection to the internet.The…

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 some…

Could Google be readying a replacement for Android?

Could Google be readying a replacement for Android?
If you want a new smartphone today, there are really only two choices when it comes to the operating system; Apple's iOS, which means choosing an iPhone product, or Google's Android, which is on just about everything else.There have been a few attempts to rival this duopoly over the years. Microsoft, for example, pushed huge resources into its Windows Phone platform, including spending hundreds of…

Next iPhones to exclusively use Intel chips

Next iPhones to exclusively use Intel chips
The next generation of Apple iPhone smartphones will not feature Qualcomm chipset technology, with the manufacturer set to switch exclusively to Intel modems for its newest handsets.This is according to Qualcomm, with the firm's chief financial officer George Davis confirming in an earnings call with investors that Apple will drop its products. He said: "We believe Apple intends to solely use our competitor's modems rather than…

Samsung Galaxy beats out iPhones in speed tests

Samsung Galaxy beats out iPhones in speed tests
Samsung Galaxy phones running Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 chip have outperformed gadgets from Apple in mobile internet speed tests.The study is based on more than a million user-initiated speed tests undertaken by users on Ookla's speed test website in the second quarter of this year. According to Qualcomm, devices using its chip performed up to 192 per cent faster than non-Android gadgets based around Intel processors.The…