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Xiaomi edges into the UK and US with Mi Store launch

Industry watchers have long wondered when Xiaomi is going to grow tired of shifting millions of handsets in Asia and start turning its attention to the US, UK and Europe. Well, it looks like the answer is: next week. As per Xiaomi’s Facebook page, the Mi Store will tentatively open its doors to the west on 19 May in a[Read More…]

by May 16, 2015 0 comments Smartphone
TechRadar Deals: Best mobile phone deals from EE, O2, Three, Vodafone + more

TechRadar Deals: Best mobile phone deals from EE, O2, Three, Vodafone + more

This is a mobile phone deals buying guide jam packed full of the UK’s best mobile phone deals on all the best handsets and from all the best UK networks. We’ve prioritised the lowest upfront fees and the best data allowances because we know you like free phones and lots of data. The page you’re on now contains the best[Read More…]

by May 16, 2015 0 comments Smartphone

Amazon’s Fire Phone just got an almighty price cut

Amazon launched its Fire Phone in June last year in the US and a UK release followed at the back end of September along with a flagship price tag resulting in some poor sales, however the price of both storage versions of the phone have just had a £200 price drop meaning you can now pick one up for as[Read More…]

by May 16, 2015 0 comments Smartphone

Microsoft to bypass operators with Windows 10 Mobile updates

Waiting for mobile OS updates to reach your shiny handset is one of the most frustrating (first world) problems there is, so it’s encouraging to hear that Microsoft is planning to take matters out of the hands of operators and manage Windows 10 Mobile updates itself. That means new versions should arrive on your mobile device in much the same[Read More…]

by May 16, 2015 0 comments Smartphone
Keitai: 5 top tips to get more smartphone battery

Keitai: 5 top tips to get more smartphone battery

Welcome to the relaunched of 7 days in phones as Keitai (the Japanese for phone culture) – where instead of telling you what’s already happened, we’ll be bringing you weekly tips to get the most out of your phone as well as trawling the archives of phone-related nonsense and checking in with our favourite cyborg unicorn. 5 tips to improve[Read More…]

by May 16, 2015 0 comments Smartphone
How Continuum will work on your next Windows 10 for Phones handset

How Continuum will work on your next Windows 10 for Phones handset

For years, Microsoft has put the Windows name on phones because it’s a familiar brand, but with Windows 10, it’s also the name of the operating system you get on the phone. Most of the time it doesn’t look like Windows 10, because the interface that looks right on a notebook or large tablet is hard to see on a[Read More…]

by May 16, 2015 0 comments Smartphone
Sony set to reinvent the Xperia with the Z5

Sony set to reinvent the Xperia with the Z5

The Xperia Z4 has only just broken cover but we already have our first look at what could be the Xperia Z5 – and it’s quite a departure for Sony in the design department. The leak comes courtesy of serial tipster @upleaks, so it has some weight and respectability attached to it, and is accompanied by the simple caption “Sony[Read More…]

by May 15, 2015 0 comments Smartphone

Is the iPhone 6S camera getting a megapixel boost?

Apple has always remained rather aloft from the megapixel arms race that has seen its rivals scramble to print ever higher numbers on their spec sheets, but a new rumour suggests Apple will indeed boost the camera of the upcoming iPhone 6S from 8MP to 12MP. According to Kevin Wang, IHS Technology Research Director in China, the iPhone 6S –[Read More…]

by May 15, 2015 0 comments Smartphone

Has Samsung quietly announced the Galaxy S6 Active?

Rumours are coming thick and fast regarding the Galaxy S6 Active, Samsung’s rugged and sport-focused variant of the Samsung Galaxy S6, and it now looks like Samsung has confirmed its existence – albeit rather quietly hidden away on its website. On a web page detailing the handsets that are eligible for the Samsung Plus program, which is a loyalty scheme[Read More…]

by May 15, 2015 0 comments Smartphone

Almost half of all smartphones sold are now phablets

In the first quarter of 2015 we spent a whopping $96bn (around £61bn, AU$119bn) on smartphones, according to a new report by GfK, with an increase in our spending fueled by our desire to buy larger devices that have 5-inch screens or larger. For phablet phones (those above 5-inch size) there were incredible sales of 166 million units, which equated[Read More…]

by May 15, 2015 0 comments Smartphone