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BlackBerry smartphones will return under TCL


Back in late September, BlackBerry officially threw in the towel and dropped out of the hardware business, meaning the company will no longer be developing smartphones going forward and will instead focus on software. However, that doesn’t mean BlackBerry phones will never hit the market again. Similarly to Nokia’s recent …

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Apple’s AirPods are finally ready to start shipping


Over the last few weeks, there have been plenty of reports claiming that Apple has been struggling to get its new wireless headphones working, with some claiming manufacturing struggles, while others believed the AirPods had Bluetooth struggles. However, today Apple put an end to the speculation by announcing that the …

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HMD Global debuts £20 Nokia 150, with 2.4 inch screen


HMD Global, a firm made up of a number of long-time Nokia employees which recently bought the Nokia brand from Microsoft, has announced its first phone. The Nokia 150 will cost just £20 before tax and will feature a 2.4 inch screen, FM radio, Bluetooth 3.0, a basic camera and …

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Leak gives first look at HTC 11 specs and design


HTC’s place in the Android smartphone market has been slipping over the last couple of years but perhaps the company’s next flagship will help turn things around. A leak this week has revealed what appear to be the final specifications for the HTC 11, which will be HTC’s 2017 flagship …

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Problems continue to prevent launch of Apple’s AirPods


Back when Apple launched the iPhone 7, the company created a unique problem for itself, with the headphone jack now gone, there needed to be new options for those who like to listen to music from their phones. Apple’s solution was a pair of very expensive wireless in-ear headphones and …

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Supreme Court sides with Samsung in Apple patent case


It looks like Samsung might just wiggle its way out of the $399 million fine it was ordered to pay to Apple after a lengthy patent dispute case, though it won’t get out entirely unscathed. Many of you will have likely heard about Apple’s lawsuit against Samsung, in which Apple …

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Nokia set to make Android smartphone return in 2017


A number of ex-Nokia employees have banded together and licensed the brand name from Microsoft. Not only that, but they’ve secured a manufacturing partnership too and plan to resurrect Nokia smartphones in 2017 – building a brand new Android device around it. The new firm is called HMD Global and …

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Nokia will return in 2017 with new Android smartphones


Nokia is finally set to make its return to the smartphone market in an attempt to reclaim its glory days. However, this time around, the focus will be placed on Android, rather than Windows Phone, with plans to release several smartphones over the course of 2017, with the first batch …

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Samsung Galaxy S8 may offer up to 256GB of storage


People are relying more on their smartphones every year and as a result, for many, storage needs have also increased quite a bit, which has led to 8GB and 16GB phones becoming a thing of the past, with most companies now focussing on offering 32GB, 64GB or 128GB. However, we …

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Samsung assures customers that Galaxy S7’s won’t explode


Samsung has had a difficult time of things the past couple of months. Despite a much publicised recall, the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone it released just kept overheating and exploding. Ultimately it had to scrap the entire launch and call in millions of handsets, costing it billions. Looking to rebound …

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HTC partners with Usain for the ‘Bolt’ smartphone


HTC’s smartphone business hasn’t been going too well in recent years. Its flagship devices have failed to find the strong market they needed to be a life-saver for the company, though it has found some success in 2016 with its VR ventures. However this doesn’t mean it’s giving up on phones. …

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Ireland to appeal EU’s €13 billion tax ruling against Apple


There has been a lot of controversy surrounding Apple and its tax payment strategy in Europe, which involves routeing money through Ireland for lower tax rates. Back in August, the European Commission ended its three-year investigation into the case, concluding that Apple should still owe around 13 billion euros in …

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