Google’s Project Ara Lego-For-Phones System is Launching in January of 2015

Google has gone into more detail about its bonkers Project Ara modular mobile system, using a specific developers conference for the hardware format to update us on its plans for letting us clonk together our dream phones out of various components. Read More >>

Motorola Wants to Make Your Phone Modular

Motorola has announced that its new research and development team, called Project Ara, is developing an "open hardware platform for creating highly modular smartphones". In other words, it wants your phone to come in bits. Read More >>

It Took Five Years to Make a Truly Beautiful Android Phone

Android has become an enormous success in part by appealing to a lot of people who don't prioritise aesthetics. It's no wonder it's been relatively ugly for half a decade. But finally, it's spawned a truly gorgeous object for everyone: the HTC One. Read More >>

Samsung Galaxy S IV Video Leaks Show Off Smart Pause, Gesture Recognition, and More

A series of leaked videos purport to show off some of the Samsung Galaxy S IV's new control methods, including a smart pause system and touch-free control. Read More >>

This Is Almost Certainly How HTC’s New Phone Will Look

HTC is gearing up to announce its new phone later today. We've seen numerous leaks and renderings but now, just ahead of the announcement, French site NowhereElse claims to have laid its hands on some press images. Read More >>

Samsung’s New Galaxy Grand Doesn’t Quite Live Up to Its Name

Samsung's latest addition to its Galaxy line-up — the Grand — has just been announced. Sadly, it's clear that it doesn't exactly live up to its name. Read More >>

Motorola Quietly Kills Off Webtop

Motorla has quietly killed of its vaguely ridiculous Webtop concept, a line of software and hardware that allowed a handset to power a lightweight laptop. Sadly, nobody bought one. Read More >>

Nuance Planning Voice Recognition Which Works While Your Phone Sleeps

Nuance, the company behind Apple's Siri, isn't content with the current state of mobile voice recognition. Instead, it wants smartphones to be able to react to voice commands even when they're asleep. Read More >>

ZTE Hoping to Launch Mozilla Phone Early 2013

Rumours have been circulating about the imminent arrival of a Mozilla phone for some time. Now the Wall Street Journal and Reuters are reporting that ZTE is planning to launch a Mozilla-powered phone in the first quarter of 2013. Read More >>

Nokia’s Designers Go For Generic Approach With New Windows Phone Models

A rather rough collection of photos of three supposed new Nokia Windows Phone models has appeared, giving us what might be a first look at the hardware it's set to announce during that rumoured September hardware reveal. Read More >>

New Snapdragon Chip With Integrated LTE Will Save Phones’ Batteries

Qualcomm's next-generation system-on-a-chip is set to turn up inside consumer devices at the Mobile World Congress—and judging by its rumoured speed and integrated LTE technology, it could cause quite a stir. Read More >>