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Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 review: Not Microsoft’s mobile saviour

The smartphone market is almost completely unrecognisable from just five years ago. Back then the Windows Phone platform was tightly controlled by Microsoft and only

Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 preview: Dead software in a shiny phone?

The smartphone market is bizarre and almost completely unrecognisable from the state it was in just 5 years ago. In years gone by, the Windows Phone

HP Elite x3 review

OUR VERDICT HP’s Elite x3 is a well-built device and a solid performer all-around. Unfortunately, Windows 10 Mobile fails to back it with enough app

IPHONE 7 PLUS REVIEW

HIGHS Dual-camera tech is impressive It’s finally water-resistant! Speedy processor iOS 10 is smooth and slick Attractive aluminum uni-body design LOWS No headphone jack! Expensive

Huawei nova plus review : Renovation

Introduction The Huawei nova plus is one half of the nova pair that debuted at IFA just weeks ago. It’s a new generation of an

Hasselblad 4116 True Zoom Mod Review : One Bulky Shooter

THE GOOD Great telephoto Attaches easily to Moto Z phones THE BAD Struggles in low light Bulky Middling photo quality VERDICT The Hasselblad True Zoom

Samsung Galaxy C7 review : A Note for the masses

1. Introduction Busy expanding its lineup, Samsung is using a Sesame Street approach of sorts, going through the alphabet one letter at a time. For

Hands on: HP Elite x3 review

OUR EARLY VERDICT The HP Elite x3 impresses with loaded specs and multiple use cases, but it may have come too late to save the

Aukey SK-M12 Outdoor Bluetooth speaker review : Surprisingly sonorous

This little-known weatherized speaker has all the features you’ll want, with the exception of running a pair of them in stereo, and it might even

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Samsung has already announced two flagship smartphones this year but chances are that won’t be the last we hear from the company and its smartphone

Sony Xperia E5 review

1. Introduction The Sony Xperia E5 is the company’s cheapest smartphone in the updated 2016 lineup, but you wouldn’t tell going by just how it

6 smartphones even more boring than the rumoured iPhone 7

It seems increasingly likely that the iPhone 7 is going to be a bit of a damp squib, which has prompted us to reflect on

For your eyes only: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 reportedly includes an iris scanner

Cross out Samsung Galaxy Note 6 with your S-Pen and jot down the new name:Samsung Galaxy Note 7. It’s reportedly launching in a month along

Obi Worldphone MV1 review

PROS Solid build Decent battery life and speaker Okay display CONS Picks up marks and grease easily Indistinctive design Poor gaming performance KEY FEATURES 5-inch,

Xiaomi Mi Max review

1. Introduction Goodbye Alexander Bell, hello Tim Berners-Lee and Ray Tomlinson. The inventor of the telephone would not have approved of the hulking 6.44″ but

HP Elite X3 is still coming, with a fingerprint sensor even

  Microsoft’s practically complete withrdawal from the smartphone device market is a bittersweet thing for its fans. On the one hand, it means the company

Meizu Pro 6 review

1. Introduction Meizu’s Pro series has always been about the full flagship experience. Big high-res screens, top-notch chipsets and advanced imaging all wrapped in a

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) review

1. Introduction The Galaxy J5 (2016) is the centerpiece of the company’s mid-range portfolio for the year. With its predecessor becoming a huge hit in

Sony Xperia X review

1. Introduction There’s a shift of command in the house of Xperia. The Sony Xperia X and its two siblings are taking over from the

Windows 10 Mobile Isn’t Dead Until a Surface Phone Flops

While the Surface line continues to soar, Microsoft’s Lumia phones have cratered. We’re talking about a big 73 percent drop in sales year over year,

Acer Liquid X2 review

1. Introduction Liquid X2, Acer called it, when it clearly should have been the Acer Liquid X3. Now, we understand how the smartphone comes to

April 2016 : Smartphone buyer’s guide

Introduction The major releases for the first half of 2016 are out, time to see what’s worth spending your hard earned cash on. For all

Team Android : An alternative history of Nokia Lumia

Sales of Windows Lumia phones have dwindled to near 2012 levels – Andy Vandervell ponders how different it could have been for Nokia and co.

Acer Liquid Jade Primo review

1. Introduction Windows phone models aren’t that many, which makes sense as the platforms has a market share of less than 2%. Among those phone

Windows 10 Preview : superpowered Maps, Japanese input support

This Friday, Microsoft is bringing its Windows game on. Rolling out Windows 10Mobile for existing Lumia handsets and heralding the arrival of Microsoft Edge web

Microsoft Lumia 650 Hands-on Review : Windows 10, quality build on a budget

Windows 10 is well and truly upon us and in case you didn’t know Microsofthas made a big deal out of its Lumia phones. Plenty

Which Windows Phone is right for you? Microsoft Lumia 650 vs 550 vs 950 vs 950 XL

Microsoft has announced another Windows 10 smartphone to its portfolio in the form of the Lumia 650. The device is the first to appear with

NexDock wants to turn smartphones, tablets into laptops

Smartphones and tablets these days, especially the high-end ones, are almost capable of doing anything our computers can, save for a few quirks of the

Microsoft Lumia 650 packs Windows 10 and 5-inch OLED screen

Microsoft has announced a new smartphone that will run Windows 10 and is designed to appeal to shoppers on a budget. The smartphone is called

Windows Continuum for phones adds mid-range Snapdragon 617

One of the biggest things that Microsoft has been singing about in Windows 10is the universal app platform, a utopia where apps written for one