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LG G6 Preorders Are Looking Strong

LG has announced that preorders for the impending LG G6 are looking good, averaging 10,000 a day in South Korea. Read More >>

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The Most-Searched Phone of MWC 2017 was… the Nokia 3310

After working tirelessly for years to create a flagship smartphone that would wow the crowds at MWC 2017, the likes of Huawei, LG, Samsung and Sony have been absolutely trounced by a feature phone from the year 2000. Read More >>

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South Korea Wasted £200k Trying to Make People Care About the Olympics at MWC

It's a problem faced by many exhibitors at Mobile World Congress: how do you stand out when there are thousands upon thousands of exhibitors, and companies like LG and Huawei announcing headline-grabbing new handsets? Read More >>

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I Can’t be The Only Person That Doesn’t Give a Toss About the Internet of Things

This year's Mobile World Congress is drawing to a close, and there are a few obvious themes that have emerged over the past few days. Smartphone makers are going nuts for camera improvements, and the big companies are doing their best to hype up the future of 5G and the all the wonderful things it can do for the internet of things (IoT). Read More >>

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Confirmed: We’re Not Getting the 64GB LG G6 in the UK

At the LG G6 launch on Sunday, the brand unveiled two versions of its new cinematic G6: one with 32GB of onboard storage, and one with 64. Read More >>

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Waverly Labs’ Translation Earpieces Go on Sale This Summer

Last year Waverly Labs launched an Indiegogo campaign for something called the Pilot Translation Earpiece. The name is fairly self-explanatory: they are earpieces that connect to your phone, and translate foreign languages in real time. It's basically the technological equivalent of the Babel Fish. Now, at MWC, CNET is reporting that the product will be going on general sale this year. Read More >>

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MWC17: The Only Place on Earth Where Hillary Won

There’s a scene in The Matrix when Keanu Reeves’s Neo first re-enters the world that he used to know. After learning the horrifying truth about his reality, he plugs back in. Everything is the same - but everything is different too. Read More >>

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SanDisk is Upping its iOS Storage Options to 256GB

iOS devices are irritating, because there's no option to expand your storage with removeable cards. So, obviously, you have to keeping coughing up the cash for all the storage, when Android users can just pop their microSD cards into a new phone.Thankfully companies like SanDisk have their own iOS and Lightning-compatible storage drives, and now they're getting even bigger. Read More >>

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Lenovo’s Miix 320 is an Insanely Cheap Windows Laptop 

If you’ve wanted a cheap laptop — especially a cheap convertible tablet/laptop hybrid — Chromebooks have typically been the best option. Sure, we’ve seen some super cheap Windows PCs over the years, but rarely have we seen a sub-£200 Windows convertible. Dell has a low-end 2-in-1, but super-cheap Windows laptops with touch screens are still fairly uncommon. Read More >>

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Don’t Expect a New Motorola Smartwatch Anytime Soon

Smartwatches are dead. Everyone (except Huawei) knows it. Pebble is gone. The Apple Watch is hanging on, but not by much, and there's no real need to spend hundreds of pounds on a device that's less functional than your phone. So it should be no surprise that Motorola has no immediate plans to release any smartwatches. Read More >>

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Sony’s Concept Earphones are Home to a Virtual Assistant

The virtual assistant hasn't exactly been a recent development, especially when you consider how old Clippy is. But that hasn't stopped the tech companies going nuts for them over the past year or so, and it seems like everyone is scrambling to get their own AI companions to market in the hopes that everyone will forget Siri and Google Assistant exist. Sony is the latest one to give it a go, but rather than sticking an AI into a phone or a glorified speaker it's gone and put it in a pair of earphones. Read More >>

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When Does The UK Get The Sony Xperia XZ Premium? Depends How You Define ‘Spring’

If you've got your eye on Sony's rather beautiful new Xperia XZ Premium, the good news is it's definitely coming to the UK. Vodafone, EE and Carphone Warehouse have already confirmed they'll stock the flagship, with others expected to follow. Read More >>

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Samsung’s Comeback Strategy for 2017 is… Freebies?

Samsung's press conference at Mobile World Congress started on a slightly sad note: an inevitable mention of the Galaxy Note 7 and the new testing processes Samsung's put in as a result. The company went on to thank people for sticking with the brand, and to announce all the new things they're launching to tempt everyone else back in. Read More >>

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Samsung’s New Tablet Has Portrait and Landscape Audio

One of the more interesting features of Samsung's just-announced Galaxy Tab S3 tablet is the way it handles sound. Watching TV and movies was clearly high up the list of priorities in designing the Tab S3, and in addition to the large HDR-enhanced display, Samsung's taken the unusual step of putting in four speakers - one in each corner. Read More >>

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Finally, We Have Confirmation of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Launch Date

At a press conference in Barcelona this afternoon, Samsung finally announced the date we've all been waiting for: the launch date of the Samsung Galaxy S8. Read More >>