Category Archives: Mobile Devices

Carphone Warehouse has slashed up to £200 off mobile phone deals for Black Friday

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This year’s Carphone Warehouse Black Friday deals run until December 4), so plenty of time to take advantage of discounts the retailer has announced on the Samsung Galaxy S8, iPhone 7 and Google Pixel 2 among others. Check out our round-up of its offers below, where it has applied discounts of up to £200. Plus, […]

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iPhone SE 2 release date, news and rumors

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Update: Reports suggest the iPhone SE 2 could enter mass production soon and land sometime next year at an affordable price. Original article follows below. 2016’s introduction of the iPhone SE showed us a side of Apple that hadn’t been seen before: one that revives old, unchanged designs. By keeping the look of the popular […]

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Net Neutrality advocates plan protests for December 7 at Verizon stores

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On December 14, the FCC will vote on whether or not to roll back Obama-era policies protecting a free and open internet. In fact, during yesterday’s announcement of the upcoming vote, the FCC neglected to mention the historic 22 million comments on the issue, the majority of which were opposed to its rollback. In response, […]

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Minted rolls out an on-demand photography service for around $100 per session

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When you go through a big life event — say a milestone birthday for a parent or a wedding — there are probably going to be a lot of mini-events that happen before and after the big one. But you might not think to hire a professional photographer for them and stick with a couple […]

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 release date, news and rumors

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Update 2: Two new sources have popped up on the Internet showcasing what might be the Redmi Note 5. Oppomart listing shows the smartphone with minimal bezels and a Slashleaks user has posted a live image of a Xiaomi smartphone which seems like the Redmi Note 5. Update: Two new Xiaomi smartphones that were recently […]

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AppLovin scraps acquisition and takes debt financing instead

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The story of AppLovin‘s acquisition has taken another turn. We first reported that the mobile ad startup was in acquisition talks in August of last year, and the announcement came a month later: AppLovin would sell a majority stake Chinese private equity firm Orient Hontai Capital. Today, however, CEO Adam Foroughi revealed that the deal […]

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Moto G5 – one of the world's best budget phones – is now cheaper than ever

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The Moto G5 sat on its perch at the top of the best cheap phone list for a few months of this year, and despite dropping down to position three we still love it as a cheaper alternative to the big and expensive flagship phones. It comes with a part-metal body, a vibrant HD display […]

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Google promises a software fix for the Pixel 2’s buzzing phone call problem in ‘the coming weeks’

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Google’s hardware team can’t catch a break this year. In spite of solid reviews (us included), the company’s new Pixel 2 handsets have been plagued by glitches, including a buzzing sound heard in the ear piece during phone calls. A company rep issued a short response to a lengthy thread about the problem on Google’s Pixel […]

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Exclusive: World's biggest mobile network likely to launch MVNO in the UK imminently

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China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile phone operator by total number of subscribers, is likely to also become a mobile virtual network operator in the UK next month. An invite to a “China Mobile New Business Launch” on December 13 mentions the “unveiling of a new service in the UK” with interactive demos to showcase […]

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Authorities serve Apple a warrant for Texas shooter’s iPhone

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Two weeks ago today, 26 people were killed by a gunman at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Two phones were discovered at the scene: older push-button LG and what local news described as a “blood spattered” Apple iPhone SE. Now local law enforcement has served Apple with a search warrant in order to […]

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