mobile payments

​The best wearable payment devices : Put the bank card down and pay with your body

Wearables aren’t just for showing smartphone notifications and tracking your fitness (or lack of it): a growing number of them are adding contactless payments to

LG X POWER REVIEW

HIGHS Massive battery Lightweight design Plenty of memory card expansion Low price LOWS Low-resolution screen Mediocre processor Camera performance is dull Not ideal for demanding

iOS vs. Android : How Should You Choose Your Next Phone?

Apple’s recently-unveiled iPhone 7 is an enticing upgrade, whether you currently have an iPhone or have been thinking about purchasing one. But for plenty of

Crowdfund this : Wearable Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns to keep an eye on

If you’re looking for the most interesting wearable projects looking for funding on Kickstarter, Indiegogo or other crowdfunding platforms, you’ve come to the right place.

OnePlus 3 review update : New software and a new colour, but at a higher price

PROS High-quality build Very good heat handling Excellent value Solid camera CONS Inconsistent battery life doesn’t impress day-to-day Innaccurate display colours KEY FEATURES 5.5-inch 1080p

Fitbit Charge 2 release date, news and rumors

A refresh to a classic. It’s confirmed there are brand new Fitbit devices coming later this year and the rumors point toward a new version

OnePlus 3 release date, news and rumors

Update: The OnePlus 3 is being announced tomorrow! You can tune in for the live stream at 12:30pm EDT (9:30am PDT, 5:30pm BST) but it’s

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Review : Durable Greatness

THE GOOD Attractive rugged design Nearly indestructible Useful activity apps Stellar battery life Fantastic camera THE BAD Lots of bloatware Limited to AT&T VERDICT The

5 Samsung Rumors: From a Galaxy Note 7 to the Gear Fit 2

Each week, an array of exciting new Samsung rumors surfaces. Even if you aren’t normally interested in industry speculation or idle chatter about the differences between minor

4 Reasons to Choose a Pebble Watch Over a Fitbit Tracker

There’s plenty of evidence to support the argument that smartwatches need to get smarter. But even activity trackers, which don’t integrate communication or notification functions, may not

ZTE Axon 7 Hands-on Review

Highs Sleek all-metal design Flagship specs Hi-Fi audio and front-facing speakers Low price for high-end phone Daydream-ready Lows No carrier support Not water resistant No

Top 5 smartphone features in the past 5 years

In the past 5 years, we have seen a lot of new things invented or created to make smartphones… smarter. Let’s check out those awesome

Apple Watch 2 Rumors: Release Date, New Features

If you’re holding out for a radical overhaul to the Apple Watch, you could be in for a long wait. An industry analyst predicts the

10 Reasons the iPhone Beats Android

I like Android phones. But when most friends and family ask me what phone to buy, I tend to recommend the iPhone over Android. Here’s

Sony A7S II Review

Introduction The Sony A7S II is a new 35mm full-frame compact system camera with a 12.2 megapixel sensor that provides an incredible ISO range of

Canon PowerShot G5 X Review

Introduction The Canon PowerShot G5 X is a new premium compact camera with a large CMOS image sensor and a fast lens. The metal-bodied G5

Apple Pay vs Samsung Pay: The smartphone war spills into mobile payments

Samsung Pay vs Apple Pay: Apple’s mobile solution beats Samsung’s to the UK Initially announced alongside the Galaxy S6 and then released shortly after the

Motorola Droid Turbo 2 Review : Breakthrough Durability

THE GOOD Shatterproof display Rich quad-HD AMOLED screen Customizable design Fast charging and long battery life Speedy performance Loud speakers THE BAD A bit thick

Jawbone Up4 Review: Smart Coach, Dumb Price

THE GOOD Smart Coach gives good advice Colorful, informative app Works with large number of third-party apps THE BAD Can’t check heart rate continuously Expensive

LG Nexus 5X review: Google’s triumphant return to smaller, cheaper phones

While the Nexus 6 received plenty of praise when it debuted last year, it also got its fair share of flack. Why? Because it was

Swatch’s new non-smart watch does mobile payments in China

Traditional watch makers have not been so eager to jump head on into the smartwatch buzz but the advancement of mobile payment might be giving

Android Pay vs Apple Pay: How do they compare?

Android Pay is available in the USA, but what’s the difference between it and Apple Pay? We investigate… Android Pay and Apple Pay are the

Samsung Gear S2 hands-on: Tizen teaches Android Wear circles

    Samsung’s no stranger to the smartwatch, but it’s taken the arrival of the Gear S2 for it to finally embrace circular displays. There

Samsung Gear S2 details released in full [UPDATE: more images]

Three versions of Samsung’s newest smartwatch, the Gear S2, have been revealed today. Each of the three, the Samsung Gear S2, Gear S2 classic, and

Moto X Play review

Pros Fantastic display Durable build Detailed camera No ugly skins Cons Poor low-light photos Minor performance issues Turbo charger not included Key Features: 5.5-inch 1080p

7 New Smartphones That May Be Worth Buying

In the market for a new smartphone? Choosing which smartphone you want can be a difficult decision. But there are a number of recently-announced models that

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ Review

As big as a Note 5, and arguably the most eye-catching smartphone in Samsung’s line-up, the Galaxy S6 edge+ is hard to ignore. Curved AMOLED,

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Review

Big, clever, and finally beautiful: the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 has come of age. Heir to the phablet empire Samsung itself created, the Note 5

Android Pay launch this week tips McDonald’s leak

Android Pay looks set to launch this week, with leaks from fast food retailer McDonald’s tipping August 26 for the public switch-on of Google’s mobile

New Nexus phones 2015 UK release date, price, specification and new feature rumours: Huawei Nexus 6 and LG Nexus 5 renders show matching features

Google unveils a new Nexus phone every year, and in 2015 we’re expecting two new devices with 5.2- and 5.7in screens. We examine the UK release