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Samsung's Galaxy Alpha is not what you thought it was
By Luke Jones on Thursday July 24, 2014

Here it is, the Samsung Galaxy Alpha, a handset that is meant to be something of a new dawn for the Korean company. However, this is Samsung and the company rarely does the thing YOU want it to

Metal Samsung Galaxy Alpha runs into production issues
By Luke Jones on Wednesday July 23, 2014

Samsung has done everything right with its flagship smartphones in recent years, save for one thing. The company builds its flagship devices out of plastic and has never explored metal as an option, although that is due to change. The company's upcoming iPhone baiting Galaxy Alpha

Microsoft's Lumia 530 ticks all the right boxes
By Luke Jones on Wednesday July 23, 2014

Microsoft may be abandoning feature phones and the Nokia X Android line, but the company is still committed behind Lumia and today launched a new smartphone. The Nokia Lumia 530 can be seen as the first full Lumia device

ZTE and T-Mobile smartphone collaboration first look
By Luke Jones on Tuesday July 22, 2014

ZTE, like other Chinese brands does not enjoy a lot of market presence in areas outside of Asia. Sure, the company is there, but it is not in the spotlight, and for the most part Chinese devices are not given the big push by US carriers like other brands. However, if any carrier would break the mould it would be the Uncarrier!

Apple requests millions of iPhone 6 handsets to meet demand
By Luke Jones on Tuesday July 22, 2014

When Apple releases a new iPhone the launch windows is big, as in really big. In tech, no company does it quite like Apple and the no company can compare to the kinds of figures Cupertino achieves over a launch window, or indeed beyond

The LG G3 Prime (CAT 6) will arrive this week
By Luke Jones on Tuesday July 22, 2014

We have seen the LG G3 Prime before as it was leaked a few weeks back and has been discussed since the normal G3 was released at the start of June.

Xiaomi's new Mi 4 is high end and affordable
By Luke Jones on Tuesday July 22, 2014

Xiaomi is one of the biggest smartphone manufacturers in the world, its devices make the top 10 best seller list globally and the company sold 26.11 million smartphones in the first half of 2014.

Picking apart some Galaxy Note 4 rumours
By Luke Jones on Tuesday July 22, 2014

Reports emanating from South Korea last week suggested that Samsung is genuinely concerned about its recent drop in profit and the weakening demand for its smartphones.

Sony's Xperia Z3X will have a Snapdragon 810
By Luke Jones on Tuesday July 22, 2014

How does a Sony flagship with a 22 megapixel camera and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 sound?

Blackberry is catching iOS and Android according to the internet
By Luke Jones on Monday July 21, 2014

Blackberry claims that its new QWERTY packing square Blackberry Passport smartphone is winning customers at the expense of both Apple's iOS and Google's Android.