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Chill Out Folks – The “New” Nokia 3310 Is Probably Just Going To Be A Boring Feature Phone

The world is inexplicably excited this week following news that the Nokia 3310 - perhaps the most iconic pre-iPhone mobile phone - is set for a return. If the rumours are to be believed, Finnish company HMD global - which currently owns the rights to the Nokia name for phones - will be making a new version of the phone, and will be announcing it at Mobile World Congress at the end of the month. Read More >>

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LG G6: Anonymous LG Insider Explains Why The Company Embraces Leaks

The mobile industry is probably the leakiest place in the universe after the Trump White House. Seemingly every day there's grainy new images of purported new black rectangles for us to dissect, to try and figure out what is going on within. Read More >>

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The Nokia 3310 Was a Bloody Tank

Dave Mitchell is a 49-year-old devotee to his old phone and members of the press are claiming he’s the proud owner of the “oldest working mobile phone in Britain.” Considering the 17-year-old model he uses is a Nokia 3310, that claim is believable. Read More >>

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How to Put the Google Pixel’s Best Features on Your Phone

The Google Pixel and Pixel XL have set the bar high for the Android, but you don’t necessarily have to shill out hundreds of pounds to get a Pixel-esque feel on your handset. Quite a few of the Pixel’s features can be added to any Android phone, and here’s how it’s done. Read More >>

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It Only Costs £320 to Build Your Own Mobile Phone Network

Sometimes, owning a smartphone feels pricy. There’s the hefty chunk of change you’ll need to spend on the phone itself, and then the monthly fee you’ll need to fork over to operate it. But for just £320 and the cost of a few old Zack Morris-style brick phones, you can avoid those expenses and build your own damn 1G cellphone network. Read More >>

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How to Make Any Video Play Perfectly on Your Smartphone

Playing videos on a phone or tablet can be frustratingly and difficult, but there are a few tools and apps around to ease the pain. Here’s how to make sure your videos always play smoothly and as intended on your mobile devices. Read More >>

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Is Your Phone Screen Knackered?

Research into the state of the Samsungs and generation-before-last iPhones of the nation says we're living with some right old pieces of smashed up junk, with nearly one third of us ignoring damaged displays and bravely using a phone with a screen that's cracked in some way. Read More >>

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370 People Complain About Spam Calls Every Day

The Information Commissioner's Office has published some of the numbers it deals with in the world of unsolicited phone calls, revealing that on your average grey and sad UK day it receives 370 complaints from people fed up with all the automated spam calls about PPI and accidents that get flung about the country. Read More >>

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There’s A HTC Vive-Branded Smartphone Hidden In This Video, Apparently

Take a look at this fancy marketing video. Can you spot the Vive-branded smartphone? Read More >>

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Move Your Photo Library Between Apple Photos and Google Photos (or Vice Versa)

We’re all disappearing under a virtual avalanche of photos and videos, and no one’s really sure about how to organise it all, though Apple and Google keep trying. Android and iOS both have smart photo services built in nowadays, but what happens when you want to jump from one to the other? Here’s what you need to know... Read More >>

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BlackBerry Returns (Again) With QWERTY Android Phone With No Name

TCL Communication Technology Holdings Limited, the current owner of the BlackBerry brand, has announced a new BB mobile at CES, although it's not gone so far as to give it a name. It's the "...latest BlackBerry smartphone" and they're still trying to think up a good name or number for it. Read More >>

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Three Network Accused of £230 Per Year Contract Rip-Off

Ofcom has launched an investigation into the contractual wranglings of the Three network, after an investigation claimed that it overcharges its one and two-year contracts users by up to £230 each year should they choose to exit deals early. Read More >>

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Samsung May Launch a Galaxy Note 8 This Year as if Nothing Bad Happened

Samsung is seriously considering launching a new Galaxy Note phone as usual later this year, despite the fact that the Note 7 became something of a global laughing stock and huge corporate embarrassment due to the small problem of some models catching fire and needing to be sent back to Samsung in little fire-resistant boxes. Read More >>

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The Best Journalling Apps to Record Your 2017 Memories

A new year means a new opportunity to put into practice all those good habits you keep promising to stick to — like keeping a journal, for instance. Journalling has actually been proven to do wonders for your health, and it can keep your creative juices flowing too, as well as giving you an archive of memories to look back on. Here are the best mobile apps for getting your thoughts down. Read More >>

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The Best Gadgets of 2016

We spend a lot of time playing with gadgets at Gizmodo. A lot! Very few actually impress us, but 2016 did deliver some great gear we actually liked. Here are some of our favourite gadgets this year. Read More >>