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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

Digitial tattoo will unlock your Moto X
By Luke Jones on Wednesday July 23, 2014

It is going to be a busy year for Motorola as the company is changing up just about every smartphone in its range, while the brand will also fall under Lenovo's wing after being sold by Google. Oh, and there is also the small matter of the Moto 360 Android Wear smart watch to come later this summer. Before all that though Motorola has something else to show us and this is out of the realms of science

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!

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.

NVIDIA launches the Shield Tablet gaming slate
By Luke Jones on Tuesday July 22, 2014

Just a few days after it leaked online, NVIDIA's new Shield Tablet has been made official and there is little surprise to see that it is a gaming slate.

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?

HTC could be building three tablets
By Luke Jones on Monday July 21, 2014

HTC is reportedly working on the Nexus 8 tablet, the soon to be newest in Google's line of products. Codenamed Volantis, the Nexus 8 is supposed to be arriving this summer, although HTC could be adding another couple of tablets

Samsung responds (unhelpfully) to Galaxy Tab S problem
By Luke Jones on Monday July 21, 2014

Samsung's Galaxy Tab S range of tablets is very good, the best the company has made in fact. Sure, we could argue that the Note line was already covering the company's slate output just fine