Home / Lifestyle / Mobile (page 30)

Mobile

News, reviews and independent buying advice for phones, PDAs and other devices that fit in your pocket.

Sony has announced the Xperia Z4 for Japan

The Sony Xperia Z4 has been rumored for some time, with previous leaks pointing towards the specifications of the device. Now, the company has finally announced the handset, although so far it is only set to hit stores in Japan. The phone is set to release “later this summer” although …

Read More »

Apple Watch surpasses 2.3 million pre-orders

The Apple Watch is continuing to climb in pre-orders having surpassed 2.3 million units already. Due to the high demand, Apple has also confirmed that Watch units won’t be available to buy in store until some time in June as all of the current stock keeps getting snapped up by …

Read More »

Win an MSI GS60 Ghost Pro laptop!

Time to drool! Today we have partnered up with the good people at MSI and Overclockers UK to give away a stunning 15.6 inch GS60 Ghost Pro laptop, featuring Intel Core i7 4710HQ, Nvidia GTX870M, 8GB of DDR3 memory and 2x128GB Solid State Drives in RAID 0. We reviewed the …

Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Smartphone Review

While those interested in technology may well know of Xiaomi, they are not a household name in the western world. Today we managed to get hold of a Xiaomi Redmi 2, one of the latest handsets from the Chinese manufacturer. While Xiaomi are yet to retail outside of Asia, an …

Read More »

Apple to work on bringing DSLR quality images to the iPhone

Apple is looking to beef up its camera technology inside of the iPhone as the company has apparently acquired Israeli imaging firm, Linx Computational, which specializes in camera modules and software for mobile devices that aim to bring DSLR quality images to slim handsets. Apple vaguely confirmed the acquisition to the …

Read More »

OnePlus might release two handsets this year

We already know that the OnePlus Two is on the way, we even know a few early details about the device. However, it looks like OnePlus might be preparing a second smartphone to launch this year as well, the new device in question will apparently be cheaper than the flagship …

Read More »

Cyanogen OS 12 has hit the OnePlus One

OnePlus One owners will start receiving a substantial software update today as the Cyanogen OS 12 update has begun rolling out, bringing with it Android Lollipop features and design elements. Cyanogen OS 12 has been in the making for quite some time. The update is already rolling out to OnePlus …

Read More »

Apple orders more components to improve Watch supply

Demand for Apple Watch devices greatly exceeds supply these days, according to various market analysts. However, Apple is boosting orders of components, which will help it to significantly improve availability of its smartwatch later this year. Analysts estimate that Apple has already taken pre-orders for one million Watch devices in …

Read More »

Sharp is going to make 4K displays for smartphones

Many consumers felt that smartphone displays looked fine a few years back when 720p displays were the norm but still manufacturers swiftly pushed out 1080p, then 1440p and now by next year, we are going to be looking at smartphones with 4K displays. Sharp has announced plans to begin manufacturing …

Read More »

Apple Watch outsells entire Android Wear line-up

The first Apple Watch sales estimates are now in and it looks like curiosity got the better of everyone as the Apple Watch has apparently managed to outsell every Android Wear smartwatch combined. This means that the sales of Android Wear offerings from the likes of Motorola, LG and Samsung, …

Read More »

Samsung’s own CPU core took years to develop – report

Samsung Electronics has developed and built its Exynos application processors for years, but its chips are always powered by off-the-shelf general-purpose and graphics processing cores from ARM, which limits their advantages over competing system-on-chips. Everything is going to change next year, when Samsung finally rolls-out its new SoCs featuring its …

Read More »

The Apple Watch is already selling out online

Apple launched its first new product category today, the Apple Watch, and it is already selling out pretty fast with delivery estimates being pushed back as far as six weeks so far for many who are pre-ordering online. However, this might not be entirely down to strong day one sales …

Read More »

Disney and Apple are clashing over TV streaming service

It seems that Apple and Disney might be having issues negotiating which channels will be included in Apple’s upcoming TV streaming service. According to new reports, Apple wants to limit the number of Disney channels in order to keep costs down but Disney would rather Apple picked up most of …

Read More »

TSMC’s 10nm goals: higher density and performance at lower power

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. this week unveiled first details about its 10nm fabrication process at the TSMC Technology Symposium in the U.S. The official goals are slightly less ambitious than those discussed last year, but the general focus of TSMC’s 10nm manufacturing technology is clear: considerable increase of transistor density compared to …

Read More »

OS X Yosemite update finally drops iPhoto

Back in February, we learned that Apple was finally working towards ditching iPhoto, along with Aperture, with a new ‘Photos’ app for the latest version of OS X, ‘Yosemite’. Now the time has finally come and the new app has been pushed out in an update. The developer version of …

Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge will be in short supply at launch

Samsung has come out and admitted that the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge may well be in short supply when it finally goes on sale tomorrow. This is mostly down to difficulties in manufacturing the ambitious curved display. The company is currently expecting demand to exceed supply at launch, according to …

Read More »