Home / Lifestyle / Mobile (page 60)

Mobile

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

Average selling price of Apple iPhone rises to $659

Despite of strong U.S. dollar, Apple managed to increase average selling price of its iPhone smartphones to $659 in its fiscal 2015 second quarter ended March 28, 2015. The increase is a result of strong demand for more expensive high-capacity models as well as iPhone 6 Plus. During the quarter, …

Read More »

Google admits interest in Nexus devices has dwindled

Google has admitted that sales of its most recent Nexus devices, the Nexus 6 smartphone and Nexus 9 tablet, have been sluggish, lowering the company’s revenue a bit. Google commented on this during its first-quarter earnings call, during which the company noted a “decline” in sales of Nexus devices. So far, …

Read More »

Apple is booting Pebble supporting apps from its store

Apple is currently outright rejecting apps that openly support the Pebble smartwatch on the iOS app store. Considering that the Apple Watch also officially released today, it isn’t hard to figure out why the company is doing this either. A developer earlier this week got an email from Apple, saying …

Read More »

Acer is making a gaming tablet

Nvidia has enjoyed much success with its highly praised Shield tablet over the last year or so but it won’t be the only gaming-oriented tablet on the block for much longer as Acer has plans of its own. Acer has announced that it is going to release a Predator Android …

Read More »

Opening up an Apple Watch is hard

Since today marks the official availability of Apple’s brand new Watch wearable, it’s no surprise that people are rather excited to get their hands on one. However not everyone wants to play with it. Some in-fact want to tear theirs apart to see how it all works and what components …

Read More »

Carphone Warehouse to launch own ‘iD’ mobile network

Carphone Warehouse looks set to expand the range of networks available to mobile consumers in the coming months, after it announced plans to launch its own, called “iD.” Set to open its doors to new consumers in May, the network will offer “the best value,” for 4G customers and will have …

Read More »

Aorus X7 Pro V3-CF1 Review

Aorus is a premium brand that has been developed by Gigabyte to deliver high end gaming products with a distinct leaning towards laptops rather than PCs. Currently the range consists of a handful of keyboards and backpacks, a mouse and mousepad and four laptops. Two of the laptops have screens …

Read More »

Apple patent hints at future force touch uses

Apple recently revealed its brand new ‘force touch’ track pad alongside its new Macbook and 13 inch Macbook Pro but the technology could get more uses in future iterations, according to a new Apple patent application. It looks like Apple is interested in mixing vibrations and temperature changes to fool …

Read More »

ARM: Our cores have enough performance for notebooks

Rumours about personal computers in clamshell form-factors powered by microprocessors featuring ARM architecture have been floating around for years, but only recently select Chinese companies released notebooks with Google Chrome OS that actually use ARM-based system-on-chips. According to ARM Holdings, these systems are only the beginning. “Just recently we have …

Read More »

Nokia may return to smartphone market

Nokia Corp. is plotting its return to the market of smartphones and tablets, a media report suggests. This time, however, the company will not manufacture its handsets itself, but will develop devices that will be made and distributed by other companies. In accordance with its agreement with Microsoft, Nokia does …

Read More »

Apple already made £2 billion from Watch sales

Even though the Apple Watch came relatively late to the wearable scene compared to many of its competitors it’s looking set to become one of Apple’s biggest product launches ever, by making the company over £2 billion in just its first two weeks of being on sale. So far the Cupertino …

Read More »

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 »