Category Archives: Mobile Devices

Facebook plans customizable filters for nudity and violence

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Facebook wants to give you the power to define what is and isn’t objectionable, and influence the local defaults of those who don’t choose voluntarily. You’ll eventually be able to select how much nudity, violence, graphic content and profanity you’re comfortable seeing. Mark Zuckerberg revealed this massive shift in Facebook’s Community Standards policy today in […]

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Why Snap would lowball its IPO valuation

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The short answer for why Snap lowballed its initial valuation for its initial public offering is that it probably won’t be that low for long. Normally these prices are set by expectations the underwriters and executives can divine from their conversations with Wall Street. It’s essentially a matching game — how does Snap and its underwriters […]

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Budget breakup: HTC is done with entry-level phones, for now

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HTC is getting out of the entry-level phone business this year, focusing instead on mid-range premium and flagship devices that it hopes bring in profits.  The phone maker made the announcement on an earnings call with investors and analysts following another quarter of losses. Chia-Lin Chang, HTC’s president of smartphones and connected devices, called the […]

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This must be the year of mobile security

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If I gave you my phone right you’d be able to figure out a lot of stuff about me. If I didn’t unlock it you’d see some of the news I read, the apps I use, and even some of the messages I’ve gotten from my friends. You’d be able to see that my friend […]

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Snapchat beyond Stories: Be the HBO of mobile

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Snap is three things, and everyone else is two of them. There are plenty of chat apps, and Stories is being copied successfully by Instagram, with more Facebook clones on the way. But Snapchat’s unique Discover section, full of mobile-only daily magazines from professional publishers, could evolve into something game-changing: the premier place for premium […]

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ZTE teases its 5G-ready Gigabit Phone ahead of MWC 2017

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ZTE’s head is clearly in the future, as it announced that it will be bringing the world’s first gigabit LTE smartphone to MWC 2017. This move comes ahead of the global shift to 5G, which while not necessarily required for gigabit download speeds, will definitely bring such high-speed coverage to many more people around the […]

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The best O2 phone deals in February 2017

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O2 has been one of the best networks in the UK for some time, and it’s the only network that’s renowned for its extra giveaways. If you switch to O2 though, you obviously want to be sure you’re getting the best deals that O2 has to offer, and that’s where this page comes in!  We’ve […]

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Samsung Galaxy S8: release date and everything you should know

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Update: In a rush, but need to know all about the Samsung Galaxy S8? Then check out our rumor roundup videos below! The Samsung Galaxy S7 was almost everything we hoped for, with improvements throughout leading it to be one of the most powerful, stylish and all round accomplished smartphones on the market. It may […]

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Moto G5 release date, news and rumors

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Update: We expect to see the Moto G5 and two other phones launch at MWC 2017 toward the end of February. The latest story comes from a Spanish retailer that seems to have leaked both the G5 and G5 Plus in their entirety, as well as their spec sheet. The Moto G4, Moto G4 Plus […]

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The iPhone 7 deal that took Black Friday by storm is back (and this time it's cheaper)

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Update: we’ve heard from Mobiles.co.uk that this deal will last until the end of February. If you’re looking to pick up a new iPhone 7 handset this month, Mobiles.co.uk has prepared a little present for you. The UK’s biggest online phone retailer has resurrected the iPhone 7 deal that took Black Friday by storm back […]

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