The dual-screen Yotaphone 2 – for when one display just isn’t enough

Smartphones are constantly finding new ways to automate or augment tasks that would traditionally be covered by other products, but until there’s a dramatic advance in technology we’re still essentially left manipulating similar-looking touchscreen devices. One company that has attempted to try something new is Yota, who incorporated two screens on its maiden handheld the … Continue reading The dual-screen Yotaphone 2 – for when one display just isn’t enough

The HTC Desire 510 delivers budget 4G goodness

Amidst the furore surrounding its high-end One M7 and M8, HTC has been slipping mid-range devices under our noses, many of which are piggybacking the now iconic design of the One with its thin side bezel and top and bottom panels. Previously reserved for headline “Boomsound” speakers, less expensive models such as the new Desire … Continue reading The HTC Desire 510 delivers budget 4G goodness

Microsoft’s Lumia 530: the cheapest top-of-the-line smartphone

Microsoft announced today there will be UK availability for its new Lumia 530 smartphone. While you may be thinking “oh another Lumia, what’s new?” This one could really be a gamechanger – this is reputed to be a premium smartphone with Windows 8.1 features at the knock-off price of as little as £60. So what’s … Continue reading Microsoft’s Lumia 530: the cheapest top-of-the-line smartphone

Microsoft’s latest Lumia (the 930) comes to the UK

Microsoft’s popular smartphone range will be receiving a new addition in mid-July this year with the release of the Lumia 930 smartphone. Microsoft’s latest smartphone will be releasing in the UK with the latest 8.1 software and “the best of Microsoft and Lumia services” the Lumia 930 is promising to “deliver an unrivalled user experience”. … Continue reading Microsoft’s latest Lumia (the 930) comes to the UK

ALCATEL launch “super-colourful affordable LTE” POP S3 smartphone

In the words of Alcatel – “Make it faster keep it POP”. The POP S3 is the latest 4G phone from Alcatel trying to compete with the iPhone 5c and its colourful design. Weighing only 130g it is pretty light, users can also personalise their smartphone with the colourful battery covers. They are described as … Continue reading ALCATEL launch “super-colourful affordable LTE” POP S3 smartphone

First impressions: Samsung Galaxy K Zoom

I’m pretty sold on the idea that I’m never going to buy another point and click camera again. I love to take pictures, and it’s still at the stage where it’s an enjoyable pastime for me but the point and click sits uncomfortably between the my full-blown DSLR, which I still have a lot of … Continue reading First impressions: Samsung Galaxy K Zoom

Review roundup: Google Nexus 5 smartphone

Following weeks and weeks of leaks, rumours and speculation the Nexus 5 has finally arrived as the new reference Android smartphone. Can the Google and LG collaboration really provide a proper flagship device at a fraction of the price? Take a look at the whirl of excitement the Google Nexus 5 has created and decide … Continue reading Review roundup: Google Nexus 5 smartphone

Nokia Lumia 1020 yet again redefines smartphone photography

Nokia started the ball rolling when it comes to insanely specced smartphone cameras, and despite the HTC One offering a rather different take on proceedings, Nokia has laughed in the face of ultrapixels once again with another 41 – that’s FORTY ONE – megapixel camera in the Lumia 1020.With HTC’s take on what smartphone users … Continue reading Nokia Lumia 1020 yet again redefines smartphone photography