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Nokia 3310: Cute As Pie But With Three Dark Secrets

This is not a review – Ewan Spence’s insightful words on the newly released Nokia 3310 do too good a job for me to need to do that – but a look at the phone’s design and a single but important disappointment.<p>It’s certainly a stylish phone: everyone who’s seen it while I’ve been testing it has …

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5 reasons why the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is my daily driver

As you may already know, we, as reviewers, tend to get our hands on numerous smartphones throughout the year simply due to the nature of our job. So while we technically don’t have daily drivers in the traditional sense, my definition of a daily driver is the phone that I always return to once I’m …

Phones

A woman lost 33,000 photos because she charged her iPhone the wrong way

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>Many people wait until their smartphone is dead to charge it.</b>• <b><br>However, this can actually damage your phone's battery and shorten its lifespan.</b>• <b><br>INSIDER'S beauty writer Brianna Arps lost about 33,000 photos, and almost everything else on her phone, after charging her phone</b> …

Phones

First HTC U11 camera samples reveal stunning nighttime performance

HTC is no stranger to flaunting its camera performance, but with its new U11 smartphone it has a very bold claim — the best smartphone camera on the market. That’s backed up by a score of 90 on DxOMark, but the company didn’t give us many samples to see it for ourselves. Now, an early HTC U11 owner …

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Android Pay works with Mastercard and Visa cards from no less than 15 banks in Russia already

Google is generally not as fast as Samsung or Apple in spreading the mobile payment love to new countries around the world, but whenever Android Pay …

Android Pay

Most Popular Phone? It's Not iPhone 7 or Galaxy

It appears that Apple's smallest, simplest iPhone is still its most popular.<p>The results for the latest American Customer Satisfaction Index survey …

Apple

Apple and Nokia are friends again

Apple and Nokia are no longer locked in a legal duel.<p>The two companies announced on Tuesday that they "settled all litigation related to their intellectual property dispute and agreed [to] a multi-year patent license."<p>The legal suit in question is from December 2016, when Nokia sued Apple in the …

Nokia

Gartner: Samsung and Apple lose ground to Chinese players

Gartner says a trio of Chinese manufacturers accounted for a quarter of global smartphone sales during Q1, similar to what the IDC had stated.<p>We previously reported that despite Samsung’s leading worldwide smartphone shipments, the International Data Corporation attributed global sales growth to …

Samsung

Review: ZTE Quartz is the budget smartwatch to beat

Smartwatches have always been somewhat of a hard sell for average consumers. Some just plain don’t want them — they see no reason to carry and charge yet another device just for notifications that they can see by just pulling their phone out of their pocket.<p>Others are less put off by the <i>concept</i> of …

Android Pay

Is iPhone a Real Camera?

Yes. Let me explain why.<p>I. You are already a photographer.<p>If you like to make photos, you are a photographer. You don’t need to know technical …

iPhoneography

Fans can vote for OnePlus 5 to come in weird 'unicorn' color

OnePlus shows off four potential colors for its upcoming OnePlus 5 phone, including a psychedelic pinkish blue.<p>One of these things is not like the other.<p>Maverick Chinese phonemaker OnePlus Tuesday posted a picture on Twitter of four numbered color swatches. It asked its 1 million followers which …

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OnePlus 5 To Launch In Four Colors

We have been hearing various rumors about the new OnePlus 5 smartphone, the handset is expected to be made official next month and now it looks like …

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Hackers Fool Samsung Galaxy S8 Iris Scanner with Photo

<i>UPDATED 1:53 p.m. EDT Tuesday with statement from Samsung.</i><p>Samsung claims the iris scanner on its Galaxy S8 flagship phone provides "airtight …

Samsung

In an Android world, Samsung's Tizen just wants a little love

Despite tepid reception for Samsung's homegrown software, the company still wants Tizen to be everywhere.<p>The Hilton Union Square Hotel in San Francisco was busier than normal as people hustled to grab boxed sandwich lunches.<p>The food was provided by Samsung, which played host to a developer …

Mobile Technology

Huawei’s all-metal Honor 6A offers an iPhone-like design on the cheap

Why it matters to you<p>If it's a small and inexpensive Android phone you're looking for, Huawei's stylish Honor line has got you covered.<p>Good, cheap …

Tablets

Comcast sets its sights for the wireless market with Xfinity Mobile

The television and internet conglomerate has teamed up with Verizon Wireless in an attempt to become its own mobile operator.<p>In its ever-present …

BYOD

Android Pay is now available in Russia

The last new market to get access to Android Pay, Google’s mobile payment option, was New Zealand back in November of last year. NowAndroid Pay …

Android Pay

Russia added to list of countries where Android Pay is available

Today Google announced Russia has become the 11th country where Android Pay is available for use. In their announcement, Google goes over all of the …

Android Pay

Hey T-Mobile, this sure looks like a ‘ridiculous’ fee increase

T-Mobile CEO John Legere has literally made his career by calling out other companies on their bullshit. The magenta-colored Twitterphile delights in …

Phones

HTC U11 vs. iPhone 7

The HTC U11 and iPhone 7 have the same starting price point, but otherwise, they are about as different as premium smartphone flagships can be. …

Phones

Apple and Nokia see deeper partnership after ending patent dispute

| HELSINKI<p>Apple has settled a patent dispute with Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia and agreed to buy more of its network products and services, sending Nokia shares up 7 percent.<p>The deal means Nokia will get bigger royalties from Apple for using its mobile phone patents, helping offset the …

Nokia

Create Higher Quality Smartphone Videos With the Joby GripTight PRO Video Mount

Joby has released their latest products aimed towards mobile content creators with the GripTight PRO Video Mount and GripTight PRO Video GP Stand. …

iPhoneography

The appeal of low-tech startups

On Monday night, 1776's 75-city Challenge Cup competition launched with 19 startups pitching their businesses in Washington. Mobile Passport, which …

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Nokia's Innovative Way to Gain Apple as a Partner: Sue

Innovation can even happen with lawyers and a courtroom -- though it can be pretty ugly.<p>Innovation in business processes is every bit as important as in product design. Improving how things are done, not just what things are done, is a fundamental tool of such companies as Procter & Gamble.<p>But who …

Nokia

Supercell Buys 62% Stake In Space Ape Games: What's Next For The Mobile Gaming Partners?

There’s something brewing in the mobile games world today, as top mobile game development company Supercell sealed a $55.8 million deal with Space …

Gaming

Nokia 3310-lookalike by Micromax is here, and it's a lot cheaper

You might as well be anticipating the next big smartphone release with unprecedented features and technologies, but some companies like to stay old school. Speaking of which, Nokia is a name that is remembered for its extraordinary feature phones, and one of those phones has made a comeback with a …

Nokia 3310

Xiaomi Mi 6 Ceramic Edition went on sale today and it’s already sold out

The Xiaomi Mi 6 has been available for a few weeks now in China. The demand for the flagship smartphone has been extremely high, as all the units that were available in the first flash sale sold out in seconds.<p>Today, the company also started selling the Ceramic Edition of the device via its …

Xiaomi

Treat yo selfie with one of these 12 apps made to beautify your pics

Love it or hate it, selfies are now a modern fact of life. The iconic self portraiture has been blowing up every newsfeed from here to Helsinki even …

iPhoneography

This $150 case will turn your iPhone into a Polaroid

In the age of Instagram and Snapchat, there's something special about having physical prints of the photos we take.<p>But you have an excellent camera right on your smartphone, and carrying around a separate camera can be cumbersome.<p>That's where the Prynt Pocket comes in. The Pocket is a small device …

iPhoneography

Live video gains pace solid beat for Momo

Up solidly premarket, Momo (NASDAQ:MOMO) has tumbled 4.2% in a sell-off after posting Q1 earnings that easily beat Street expectations on the back of …

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