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The gold version of OnePlus 3 is coming in July

The OnePlus 3 is an awesome phone, but the palette of colors it’s available in is not exactly dazzling. Right now, you can have it in any color as long as its Graphite. An option of Soft Gold was promised to come “soon after launch,” but now we know when to expect it, courtesy of Carl Pei.<p>The …

iPhone Weakened By Apple's Hesitation Over Risking New Technology

Tucked away in a large stack of Apple patents that were granted today by the US Patents and Trademarks Office is another piece of evidence to suggest that 2017 will see a curved screen iPhone released to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Apple entering the smartphone market. Is that date too late …

Best Android Phones of 2018

This list ranks the Best Android phones of 2017, with in-depth commentary on the pros and cons of each device, and what type of person should buy …

Microsoft Surface phone image and details 'leaked' - but take it all with a pinch of salt

Fresh details have reportedly emerged about Microsoft's rumored 'Surface phone', along with an image that is said to show the device - but it's worth …

Poll: With new tech for both all-metal and all-glass designs, which should Apple use for 2017 iPhone?

A KGI report last month suggested that Apple could be headed back to an all-glass iPhone after a succession of metal-bodied models. Different people will have different aesthetic preferences, but there have also so far been practical considerations at play.<p>Glass backs allow for a clean design, but …

Android at CES 2016: What to expect from this year's show

It's the first major gadget show of the year, and one that's not always big smartphone launches, but always packs a few surprises. This year's CES …

Apple Loop: New Leaked iPhone Design, Apple's Disappointing Year, Christmas Win As iOS Beats Android

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes the leak of three new design changes for the iPhone 7, some new screen technology for the iPhone 7S, a debate on Apple sucking or not in 2015, iOS’s success in mobile activations over Christmas, an analysis …

IPhone 7

Alcatel OneTouch unveils its first Windows 10 tablet

Alcatel OneTouch is primarily focusing on Android phones these days, but it's not averse to showing Microsoft some affection. The company is coming to CES with the Pixi 3 tablet, its first slate running Windows 10 Mobile (or any mobile version of Windows, for that matter). There's not much to say …

Windows 10

Hands-on with the 5.5-inch Huawei Mate S

Huawei has unveiled the Mate S, a new super-sized smartphone, at IFA in Berlin. It is the company's first major smartphone announcement since it …

Move over iPhone 6S: We’re already hearing rumors about the iPhone 7

Though we're expecting Apple to debut its iPhone 6 successors at its media event next week, we're already seeing reports about the 2016 iPhone, presumably called the "iPhone 7."<p>According to Digitimes, which spoke with sources familiar with Apple's supply chains, next year's iPhone 7 might use the …

Lenovo unveils gigantic 7-inch PHAB phones alongside 5,000mAh Vibe P1

Lenovo is one of the busiest companies at IFA this year. Not only has it had its Motorola smartphones and smartwatches to deal with, but also its own-brand devices. As well as announcing its new budget Chromebook, Lenovo has taken the wraps off new Android-powered smartphones: The PHAB and the Vibe …

Nextbit's Robin is an Android phone that never runs out of storage

Can sharp design and free cloud storage help the Robin stand out?<p>No matter what smartphone you have, all of them work within some concrete limitations. The battery can only last so long, the screen can only be so big, and the internal storage can only hold so much data. Some phones let you use …

Project Ara killing electropermanent magnets that hold device together

<i>Update: Google has since clarified that the “Failed the droptest” hashtag was a joke. Google really is reworking the magnets, but not because they were necessarily falling apart. Apparently they just felt the process (along with other components like the camera) weren’t quite ready for primetime</i> …

Mobile Technology

Jolla tablet now up for pre-order in the US, Europe, and other select markets

Despite being a relatively little player in the mobile world, Jolla has managed to craft a small following with its Sailfish OS and its aptly named Jolla phone. In late 2014 the manufacturer also announced plans for a tablet, which would utilize Sailfish OS 2.0 and would be fully capable of running …

Mobile Technology

ZUK Z1 will launch internationally in mid-October with Cyanogen OS 12.1 in tow

Less than two weeks after ZUK revealed its Z1 smartphone and said that an international release would happen “soon,” we’ve gotten a bit of a better …

Carrier leak points to iPhone 6s preorders on September 11

There’s more evidence that preorders for the iPhone 6s will start on September 11, courtesy of a screenshot showing what appears to be information relating to a French mobile carrier.<p>If true, the date backs up reports that Apple will reveal the iPhone 6s at a media event on September 9, while the …

Samsung reportedly planning an 18.4-inch Android tablet

When it comes to Android tablets, 7, 8, and 10-inch are still probably the most common sizes, though there are a number of notable exceptions, including 5 and 6-inch mini ‘tabs’, and giants like the Fuhu 20 and 24-inch series. For Samsung, the product line-up tends to range between 7 and 12-inches, …

Tablets

iPhone 6s: Five features to expect

We round up the most likely features as Apple prepares to unveils the new iPhone ahead of its likely release in September<p>Apple is widely believed to be gearing up to announce the next iPhone in the first half of September.<p>The next model, which is likely to be called the 6s, is expected to be …

30,000 OnePlus 2 handsets sold in 64 seconds in China

When it launched last year, Chinese manufacturer OnePlus received a lot of support from its customers despite being a newcomer to the market and one year later, the OnePlus 2 looks set to follow in its predecessor’s footsteps.<p>For customers around the world, the company sells the OnePlus 2 in the …

Motorola Moto G (Gen 3) review: Android on budget doesn't get any better

It's very ironical that Motorola's Moto G (Gen 3) and the OnePlus 2 were launched on the very same day (in India). Although both these phones are in …

Mobile Technology

Samsung patents a touchscreen smartphone that can be folded into half

New Samsung patent suggests a smartphone that can fold into half like a wallet<p>Are you frustrated with the stubborn rigidity of your smartphone? Want …

Sony Xperia C5 Ultra Smartphone Announced

As well as the new Sony Xperia M5, the company also announced another new Android smartphone, the Sony Xperia C5 Ultra.<p>The Xperia C5 Ultra comes with …

Sony's IFA conference to take place on September 2nd

Sony may have just released a couple of new mid-range smartphones, but the company still has a few secrets planned for IFA 2015, which will be taking place next month. Sony Italy has confirmed that the company’s press conference at the event will take place on September 2nd.<p>It is not clear at this …

Sony is announcing a mysterious new smartphone on August 3

Following a less than ideal showing during Sony’s most recent earnings call, the company’s mobile division has posted a teaser for a new phone on its …

Phones

Motorola has proof that you no longer need to spend a fortune to get a really great smartphone

The new Moto G comes in two variants. The $180 base model has 8GB of storage and only 1GB of RAM, the phone's short-term memory that lets it store often-used apps in the background so you can access them quickly.<p>I've been using the $220 16GB model with 2GB of RAM.<p>As far as I can tell from using the …

Sony teases new phone to launch on August 3rd

Sony has just released a teaser hinting that a new smartphone will be heading our way on August 3rd. Playing to one of Sony’s strengths, it seems that the phone will feature some new high-end camera technology, which is capable of capturing split-second photos.<p>We are quite possibly looking at the …

There's no reason to spend a fortune on an Android phone

Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider<p>There is now officially no reason to spend more than $400 on a premium off-contract and unlocked flagship …

The best Android smartphone gets better

The Moto X was the best smartphone of 2014, and this year's version is getting a significant upgrade.<p>Buying the "Moto X Pure Edition" will get you a smartphone with a giant 5.7-inch screen and terrific software. The price is good for a top-of-the-line phone.<p>And Motorola said it has solved some of …

OnePlus 2 offers cutting-edge hardware for under $390… and Android fanboys are still whining about it

I shouldn’t be surprised that people on the Internet will always find something to complain about, but this morning Android fanboys actually did …

Intel and Micron announce new ‘3D XPoint’ memory solution 1,000 times faster than current NAND flash storage

Intel has just announced a new breakthrough in computer storage technology developed in collaboration with Micron that is 1,000 times faster than the current-generation NAND flash chips upon which modern solid-state drives are built. The tech is called 3D XPoint (that’s “crosspoint”), and is the …