Asus unveils ROG Phone as ultimate handset for gamers

Asus unveils ROG Phone as ultimate handset for gamers
Hardcore gamers have trusted the elite Republic of Gamers (ROG) brand for a long time, with the label having become synonymous with gaming-focused hardware excellence since being introduced by manufacturer Asus in 2006.Now, Asus is taking this a step further with the unveiling of the ROG Phone, the first gaming smartphone to bear the famous brand name. The device, which is set to launch in…

Google ‘planning upgraded pixel smartphone’

Google ‘planning upgraded pixel smartphone’
According to one product review this week by the Register, the desire to provide something new and innovative in the Smartphone world is somewhat hampered by the fact that many of the best innovations have already been accomplished in the market. However, it seems Google could be about to break new ground with its latest Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Android smartphones.Rumours are swirling…

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 details leaked

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 details leaked
Samsung has been slightly embarrassed this week by a leak of details of the new Galaxy Note 9, but the device has been given a very positive reception by industry experts. The information has come from a source in China, given the codename Ice Universe, who is widely trusted, due to his (or her) evident inside knowledge of Samsung products and impeccable track record. As a result,…

Lenovo Z5 teasers promise all-screen display, mammoth battery life

Lenovo Z5 teasers promise all-screen display, mammoth battery life
Lenovo has been releasing a drip-feed of information about its new Z5 smartphone, building anticipation around what could be shaping up to be a truly revolutionary device.The manufacturer's vice president Chang Cheng has been posting snippets of information about the handset on the Chinese social media site Weibo, hinting at a phone with an impressive all-screen aesthetic, an incredible battery life and plentiful storage space,…

Low-cost Nokia 1 smartphone hits UK stores

Low-cost Nokia 1 smartphone hits UK stores
An affordable new Nokia-branded handset that aims to deliver a robust smartphone experience for a knock-down price has debuted in the UK this week.HMD Global has announced that its new Nokia 1 is now available to buy from EE, O2, Vodafone, Carphone Warehouse and selected retailers for an RRP of just £79, making it one of the most accessible and best-value phones on the market.The…

O2 to provide new phone bill discounts to teachers

O2 to provide new phone bill discounts to teachers
O2 has announced that its popular O2 Open service is to be expanded to provide teachers with expanded discounts on their phone bills.The O2 Open discount scheme now includes all state-funded teachers in the UK and will provide a 40 per cent discount on airtime until July 18th, rather than the usual 25 per cent. This applies to O2 Refresh Airtime Plans from 3 GB…

BlackBerry promises ‘an icon reborn’ with Key2

BlackBerry promises ‘an icon reborn’ with Key2
BlackBerry has given a bold introduction to its new flagship smartphone, the Key2.In a tweet, the smartphone maker promised "an icon reborn" when the new device is unveiled in New York on June 7th 2018.The Key2 will be the follow up to the KeyOne, which had its full launch in London in April 2017 and received relatively positive reviews, despite some criticisms of the amount…

UK customers happy with mobile services

UK customers happy with mobile services
?UK consumers are generally happy with the service they receive from their mobile networks, according to research from Ofcom, the telecommunications industry regulator.In its most comprehensive survey of customer service in the telecoms sector, the watchdog analysed different providers on measures such as user satisfaction, complaints handling and call waiting times.It said the results offered "vital insights" into what phone and broadband users can expect…