The HTC U12: what do we know about it?

The HTC U12: what do we know about it?
HTC may not be quite as big a name as it once was in the smartphone market, but the Taiwanese brand retains enough of its old reputation that any new flagship HTC model is sure to command plenty of attention.Even though the company is undergoing an evolution following last year's selloff of a chunk of its business to Google, HTC continues to produce high-calibre smartphones,…

What you need to know about the OnePlus 6 ahead of its London launch

What you need to know about the OnePlus 6 ahead of its London launch
The OnePlus brand has made quite a splash in the smartphone market since its emergence in 2014. In the face of considerable competition from major players such as Apple and Samsung, OnePlus has successfully carved out its own niche with its growing range of sleek, capable and affordable devices.Having launched and subsequently discontinued its OnePlus 5T model over the last few months, the company is…

What to expect from Motorola’s new Moto G6 range

What to expect from Motorola’s new Moto G6 range
For people looking for top-quality smartphone performance on a modest budget, there have been few more reliable options than the Moto G range from Motorola over the last few years. Since their debut in 2013, the brand has proven to be one of Motorola's biggest success stories, with more than 70 million units sold to date.Now, the company is looking to step up this success…

25% of under-sixes have their own phone

25% of under-sixes have their own phone
Smartphones have been incredibly useful aspects of modern life, serving as our personal computers, gaming devices and - of course - telephones. However, many of us never even saw a mobile until our teenage years. Now that the devices are more prevalent, however, people are getting into them at younger and younger ages.Children are often excited by mobile phones, partly for the novelty value and…

Deal agreed to create world’s first blockchain smartphone

Deal agreed to create world’s first blockchain smartphone
If any smartphone users out there have spent a lot of time thinking: "This device is great, but I'd love a blockchain one," then that wish is to be fulfilled at last. The uninitiated may simply wonder what a blockchain is and what jewellers shop they can be bought from, but all may be about to become a lot clearer thanks to a collaboration between Swiss…

Auction moves 5G smartphones a step closer to reality

Auction moves 5G smartphones a step closer to reality
The advent of 5G mobile and smartphones has moved closer with the completion of the auction of the bandwidth for the next generation of mobile internet services. Regulator Ofcom said £1.36 billion was raised in the auction, which saw Vodafone, EE, O2 and Three all managing to secure the necessary bandwidth. Not only will access to the internet be generally faster on 5G, but Ofcom said it…

Could tomorrow’s iPhone look to yesteryear?

Could tomorrow’s iPhone look to yesteryear?
Technology in new smartphones has evolved at a blistering rate with features such as facial recognition, fingerprint sensors and virtual reality quickly becoming commonplace.The situation has reached a point now where consumers and the device manufacturers themselves are wondering where they go from here.Well, rather than developing entirely new ideas, the future could actually be the past after a report from Bloomberg suggested that Apple…

Is LG about to reveal its new flagship smartphone?

Is LG about to reveal its new flagship smartphone?
Apple and Samsung have proudly paraded new flagship smartphones in 2018 (with the iPhone X and Galaxy S9 respectively), but consumers are still waiting on one major player in the mobile marketplace to do the same: LG.But it seems we won’t have to wait much longer if fresh rumours are to be believed.According to TechRadar.com and South Korea’s ETNews, LG will unveil the G7 -…