Mobile Phones

LTE vs 4G
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Mobile

LTE vs 4G

LTE and 4G are both high-speed data networks, but what’s the difference and which is better?
16 Apr 2021
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro review: Champagne tastes on a lemonade budget
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro
Mobile Phones

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro review: Champagne tastes on a lemonade budget

A supposedly 'budget' smartphone stacked with premium specs
13 Apr 2021
BRATA malware disguises itself as security tools on Google Play
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malware

BRATA malware disguises itself as security tools on Google Play

Hackers are tricking victims into granting their malicious apps certain permissions before taking control of Android devices
13 Apr 2021
Gigaset devices laced with malware after third-party server hack
Malware on an Android smartphone
malware

Gigaset devices laced with malware after third-party server hack

Several Android smartphones have been pre-packaged with malicious apps as part of a supply chain attack
9 Apr 2021
LG promises three years of Android updates after exit from smartphone market
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Google Android

LG promises three years of Android updates after exit from smartphone market

The South Korean firm will also continue to manufacture and release phones through to Q2 of 2021
8 Apr 2021
Samsung profits rise 44% thanks to strong Galaxy S21 sales
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Business operations

Samsung profits rise 44% thanks to strong Galaxy S21 sales

The flagship smartphone's earlier-than-usual launch has paid off for the South Korean company
7 Apr 2021
LG officially shuts down its smartphone business
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Mobile Phones

LG officially shuts down its smartphone business

Intense competition from newer Chinese rivals cited as the reason for the demise of the 'quirky' manufacturer
6 Apr 2021
Oppo Find X3 Pro review: An exceptional device
Oppo Find X3 Pro
Mobile

Oppo Find X3 Pro review: An exceptional device

The Chinese phone maker strikes again with its best flagship yet
31 Mar 2021
Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra official with dual displays and triple cameras
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Mobile Phones

Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra official with dual displays and triple cameras

The flagship smartphone sees the company venture into a higher price point than its usual budget offerings
30 Mar 2021
Apple’s independent repairs programme expands globally
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Hardware

Apple’s independent repairs programme expands globally

The scheme offers genuine parts and tools as well as free training, manuals and diagnostic capabilities to third-party providers
30 Mar 2021
Uber to offer electric vehicles to London customers
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Technology

Uber to offer electric vehicles to London customers

The ride-sharing platform won't charge customers extra for using Uber Green, but journeys need to start in 'Zone 1'
29 Mar 2021
Android spyware disguised as 'system update' app discovered
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malware

Android spyware disguised as 'system update' app discovered

This malware strain steals private messaging and location data while also recording phone calls
29 Mar 2021
LG might shut down its struggling smartphone business
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Mobile Phones

LG might shut down its struggling smartphone business

The mobile division may close for good after accumulating operating losses of nearly £3.2 billion in 2020
23 Mar 2021
How to move apps to an SD card
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Google Android

How to move apps to an SD card

If your Android device is short on storage, you'll want to move data to external cards
19 Mar 2021
Samsung Galaxy A52 and A72 bring flagship features to the mid-range
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Mobile Phones

Samsung Galaxy A52 and A72 bring flagship features to the mid-range

The Galaxy A52 5G is half the price of Apple's 5G-enabled iPhone 12
17 Mar 2021
Samsung might shelve Galaxy Note due to chip shortages
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Hardware

Samsung might shelve Galaxy Note due to chip shortages

The firm has warned of a "serious imbalance" in supply and demand of semiconductors
17 Mar 2021
Huawei to start demanding 5G royalties from smartphone makers
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5G

Huawei to start demanding 5G royalties from smartphone makers

The move could create a potentially lucrative revenue source for the beleaguered Chinese firm
16 Mar 2021
Federal judge blocks US trading ban on Xiaomi
Xiaomi Mi Note 10 on a table
Mobile Phones

Federal judge blocks US trading ban on Xiaomi

Stock price jumps after judge blocks restrictions on Chinese phone maker
15 Mar 2021
Qualcomm reportedly struggling to cope with semiconductor demand
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Mobile Phones

Qualcomm reportedly struggling to cope with semiconductor demand

Production bottlenecks are said to be disrupting smartphone manufacturer output
12 Mar 2021
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T review: A 5G bargain
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T on a pile of books
Google Android

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T review: A 5G bargain

A cheap and attractive route into 5G, the Note 9T is already vying for best value phone of the year
12 Mar 2021
Best Android smartphones 2021
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Google Android

Best Android smartphones 2021

Here's a lowdown of the best devices for those who can't stand Apple
11 Mar 2021
Nokia and Samsung sign multimedia patent deal
Samsung HQ
Mobile

Nokia and Samsung sign multimedia patent deal

The deal will make it easier for Samsung to experiment with cutting-edge research
11 Mar 2021
Apple faces another iOS privacy lawsuit in Europe
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privacy

Apple faces another iOS privacy lawsuit in Europe

The company is violating the EU’s GDPR rules with its iOS 14 operating system, French startup lobby claims
9 Mar 2021