HTC One Mini not getting a slew of features
May15

HTC One Mini not getting a slew of features

The HTC One M8 is one of the hottest smartphones on the market at the moment, delivering the right balance between sleek looks and blazing performance. The upcoming new HTC One Mini is going to keep up the end of the design bargain, but those looking for flagship performance and features will probably have to look elsewhere. The M8 Mini has not even been announced but it is almost a certainty for release in the coming months such is...

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Motorola Alert helps you keep in touch during emergencies
May14

Motorola Alert helps you keep in touch during emergencies

Motorola is playing at being the mobile world’s software innovator again by including a feature that alerts relatives and friends if you are in an emergency. Sure, it's not the first to do this as Samsung offers a similar service on its Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Note 3, but Motorola is blazing a trail at the lower end of the market. Motorola Alert is a robust emergency feature that lets users send regular alerts and updates that relay...

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LG G3 poses in leaked image
May14

LG G3 poses in leaked image

LG's G3 is one of the most anticipated smartphones of 2014, and with good reason too as the latest flagship from the South Korean company looks set to continue the brands good recent form. With the launch date due at the end of May, the leaks for the G3 are arriving thick and fast and the latest image is arguably the clearest yet, offering a detailed look at the device. Last year’s G2 took many by surprise and in many ways was a game...

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Xperia sales point to Sony recovery
May14

Xperia sales point to Sony recovery

Sony's roadmap to recovery seems to be in full swing thanks hugely to its smartphone operations, even if the Japanese company's profits continue to be firmly in the red. After a turbulent few years, the once juggernaut of the consumer electronics market is finally back on track, although Sony's fiscal full year earnings still show the company struggling to regain profitability. Sony's Xperia range has gained plenty of traction over...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime coming next month, says report
May13

Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime coming next month, says report

While Samsung is still not revealing anything, it seems rumours of a Galaxy S5 Prime will not go away, and reports from Asia say that the handset will arrive within the next few weeks. Korean website Naver.com suggests that the retooled GS5 will launch in the country soon, although there is no word on worldwide launch dates. The Galaxy S5 Prime is a handset that is likely to divide opinion whenever it does get an official...

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Android targeted frequently by viruses and malware
May13

Android targeted frequently by viruses and malware

Android's openness is often the thing cited as why so many people love the platform. Google's mobile OS is unrestricted and free from the shackles of a certain rival from Cupertino, although that open nature also has a dark side. Yes, Android has become something of a base for the indie developer, but there is a murkier side to the platform as it is arguably the most dangerous mainstream mobile operating system of them all. Threat...

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