Mobile

Deal: Refurbished Apple iPhone SE for £199.99

If you live in the UK and fancy a little iPhone SE then eBay has got a deal for you. The phones are refurbished and come with 1 year warranty and a USB cable and you can choose from an assortment of available colors and storage options. There are unlocked models as well as units for EE, O2 and Vodafone. Prices start ... Read More »

Deal: Asus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL for £175 in the UK

The new Zenfone 4 seems cool, but in case its price seems steep to you, you may want to check out the Asus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL. You can find it for £189 in the UK, which drops to £175 with the code SHP5Q3. Sure, you’re getting a smaller 5.2” IPS LCD instead of the 5.5” AMOLED screen of the new model and no dual ... Read More »

Swipe Elite 4G With 5-Inch Display, VoLTE Support Launched at Rs. 3,999

HIGHLIGHTS One highlight at the price is the 5-inch display Swipe Elite 4G is exclusive to Flipkart It is powered by a 2500mAh battery Swipe Technologies has launched a new budget smartphone in India, the Swipe Elite 4G, and is claiming the distinction of the “most affordable 5-inch 4G smartphone with Gorilla Glass” for it. Priced at Rs. 3,999, it is now ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note8 US pre-orders to start on August 24. Sales on September 15

Following rumors that the Samsung Galaxy Note8 will be available in the US a day after its unveiling, the usually reliable tipster @evleaks has confirmed August 24 as the date when pre-orders for the device will go live. Sales, on the other hand, he says will kick off as early as September 15. Moving on, the tweet also confirmed that the South Korean tech ... Read More »

BlackBerry has fixed Keyone’s ‘display pop out’ issue

As you might remember, the BlackBerry Keyone failed JerryRigEverything‘s bend test miserably, with its display popping out immediately. This prompted the company to quickly issue a statement saying they are working to fix the problem. BlackBerry confirmed in July that the issue has been resolved, and new units will no longer be as fragile. Yesterday Zack Nelson (aka JerryRigEverything) published a new video showing ... Read More »

Data security: Lens on foreign mobile phone makers

  Taking a tough stand, the government has ordered all leading mobile phone manufacturers, majority of them Chinese, to provide some details about safety and security practices they undertake during production. According to a senior official, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has written to 21 companies including Apple, Samsung, Xiaomi, Gionee, Oppo, Vivo and OnePlus. “Under the ... Read More »

LG V30 leaks refuse to stop as another render surfaces

A lot of information about the upcoming LG V30 has come out already. While the South Korean company itself has been quite active in this regard, there has been no dearth of leaks and rumors as well. And there seems to be no stopping, as a new render image for the phone has surfaced. The leak comes courtesy of the usually reliable tipster Evan ... Read More »

Sharp Aquos S2 sells out in China, back again on August 18

Chinese e-tailer JD.com started selling the Sharp Aquos S2 on the 14th and less than 24 hours later there are no more units left. There will be another batch available on August 18, but you’ll need to register first. The bezel-less phone is priced at CNY 2,500 locally for a unit with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. There is an international version ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note8 US launch may happen just 10 days from now

While it’s confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy Note8 will be unveiled on August 23, there have been no official word on the device’s market launch date. Reports so far have pointed to September 15 as a possible date. But according to a new rumor, the handset may launch way sooner than that at least in some markets. In fact, the rumor says the device ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ Premium arrives in Canada on August 15, or in September

Sony will release the Xperia XZ Premium in Canada soon. The device is already on sale in the US, where it’s even received a $100 price cut recently. It will be out up north either on August 15, or in September. Two different reports came out on the matter today, and they don’t agree on much. What is clear is that Amazon will be offering ... Read More »