LG unveils G7 One and G7 Fit smartphones

LG unveils G7 One and G7 Fit smartphones
LG has used this year's IFA conference in Berlin to unveil two new handsets building off its successful G7, including its first Android One device and an offering that aims to slot into the gap between mid-range and high-end models. The G7 One is the first handset from the manufacturer to come loaded with the stripped down Android One operating system. This means the device…

Critics praise “big, beautiful” Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Critics praise “big, beautiful” Samsung Galaxy Note 9
The Galaxy Note 9, the latest high-end, large-screen smartphone from Samsung, will arrive in the UK this week, with buyers able to get their hands on the gadget from August 24th. But many critics have already been testing out the handset for a couple of weeks following its official launch earlier this month, and some of their conclusions are now starting to come in. So…

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…

What to expect from the next iPhones: A round-up of rumours

What to expect from the next iPhones: A round-up of rumours
With the onset of autumn comes the year's latest iPhone releases from Apple, meaning fans are already no doubt getting excited about what's in the pipeline for 2018. Although the company typically plays its cards pretty close to its chest and likes to throw in a few surprises, we do already know (or at least have suspicions) about some of the things that are going…

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…

Google’s next phones could include Pixel Stand dock

Google’s next phones could include Pixel Stand dock
The next generation of Android smartphones to come direct from Google could include a smart docking option that will allow users to charge their phone wirelessly and ask questions of the Google Assistant even when the device is locked. This is according to 9to5Google, which noted that code included in the latest version of the Google app revealed references to a ‘Pixel Stand’. This is…

Three warns of growing mobile scams

Three warns of growing mobile scams
In the past few years, mobile devices have become a new front for fraudsters looking to find new victims to exploit. With more people relying solely on these handsets as their primary means of staying in touch, they present a lucrative target for criminals.Therefore, mobile operator Three has highlighted some of the most common and emerging scams that target smartphones, and offered some advice about…