BlackBerry KEY2 launches in UK this week

BlackBerry KEY2 launches in UK this week
After a few years on the sidelines watching Apple and Samsung bask in the limelight, the BlackBerry is looking to make a comeback in a big way with the launch of the all-new KEY2 smartphone.The revamped version of the iconic device is available in the UK now from Selfridges. Carphone Warehouse will begin selling the phone on June 29th, when it will also be made…

Samsung Galaxy S10 ‘could be available in three different models’

Samsung Galaxy S10 ‘could be available in three different models’
As one of the world's premier smartphone manufacturers, Samsung always draws a lot of attention with its Galaxy S range - and it seems that the latest generation of the company's flagship offering could be bigger than ever. A report from Chinese website ETNews, translated by TechRadar, has indicated that the firm could be set to launch as many as three versions of its forthcoming…

Maxcom brings ultra-simple smartphone range to UK

Maxcom brings ultra-simple smartphone range to UK
When shopping for a new phone, many buyers are only looking for the latest, most advanced handsets that offer the most comprehensive set of features and cutting-edge technologies. But what options exist for those who want something a bit simpler? That's the question that Polish manufacturer Maxcom is looking to answer with its range of rugged, retro handsets, which are hitting the UK for the…

Oppo Find X and Vivo Nex: comparing the all-screen smartphones

Oppo Find X and Vivo Nex: comparing the all-screen smartphones
Ever since mobile manufacturers first started refining their smartphone designs with expanded screens and reduced bezels, it's felt like the first true all-screen smartphone experience was just around the corner, albeit tantalisingly out of reach. After years of experimentation with curved screens, in-display fingerprint readers and notch designs, it would appear that the all-screen dream has finally been realised by not just one, but two…

Oppo Find X delivers all-screen experience with pop-up cameras

Oppo Find X delivers all-screen experience with pop-up cameras
After years of design experimentation from different manufacturers, it would appear that the era of the all-screen smartphone may finally have arrived. Earlier this month, the Vivo Nex broke ground with its bezel-free design; now, Chinese manufacturer Oppo has raised the stakes further with the Find X, its potentially revolutionary new flagship handset. Unveiled at a high-profile event at the world-famous Louvre museum in Paris,…

August unveiling predicted for Samsung Galaxy Note 9

August unveiling predicted for Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Samsung's Galaxy Note range has proven popular among buyers looking for the extra functionality and applications that their extra-large screens and stylus-driven interfaces can provide. Now, new reports are emerging that the next iteration of the phablet - the Galaxy Note 9 - is set to make its debut in the coming months, with a rumoured New York unveiling event scheduled for August 9th. Should…

OnePlus 6 shifts one million units in under a month

OnePlus 6 shifts one million units in under a month
OnePlus may not be the biggest name in the smartphone market, but the Chinese brand is quickly building a reputation for quality thanks to handsets like the OnePlus 6, which was released last month. The 6.28-inch device, which features a high-end AMOLED 19:9 display and a beguiling all-glass design, has been described by the company as its "most sophisticated handset to date" - and its…

Apple files patent for squeeze detection sensors for future phones

Apple files patent for squeeze detection sensors for future phones
Apple is well known as a pioneer in mobile technology, but that doesn't mean the company has ever been shy about taking inspiration from the best ideas of its competitors. A new report has suggested that future iPhones may be about to take another leaf from the book of Apple's Android-powered rivals, as the Cupertino-based electronics giant has just filed a patent for squeeze detection…