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Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini coming to the UK on 7th August

Samsung has announced that the Galaxy S5 Mini – a more diminutive version of its flagship handset – will be hitting the UK on August 7th. That’s a week today. We previously covered what you can expect from the device when it was announced earlier this month. Essentially though it shares a lot of DNA with its bigger brother, some …

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James O'MalleySamsung Galaxy S5 Mini coming to the UK on 7th August
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LG G3 Review: LG’s Android behemoth joins the big league

If you think of high-end Android phones, then you’ll probably think of the Samsung Galaxy S5 or the HTC One M8. Both devices were accompanied by huge buzz and marketing campaigns, so you can be forgiven for thinking they’re the best of the best. But there’s another challenger for the Android crown out there. LG have been making Android devices …

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James O'MalleyLG G3 Review: LG’s Android behemoth joins the big league
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Samsung’s non-Android Tizen phone delayed indefinitely

We’ve known for some time that Samsung is working on phones that will run its own “Tizen” operating system instead of Android. Don’t expect to see them any time soon though, as Samsung has just announced the cancellation of the first Tizen phone’s release. The reasons behind making the phone is thought to be an attempt to “de-Google”, so that …

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James O'MalleySamsung’s non-Android Tizen phone delayed indefinitely
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Nokia X gets an update… but hang on, didn’t that get cut?

Confusing news out of Microsoft today as the company has announced that its Nokia X line of Android handsets will be receiving a software update. It seems like only last week that Microsoft announced massive job cuts and the axing of Nokia X, the small line of Android phones that the company launched at the start of the year. (If …

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James O'MalleyNokia X gets an update… but hang on, didn’t that get cut?
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Android Wear gets a web browser

Android Wear has only been available for a few weeks now but already coders are hard at work creating apps that work on the smartwatch platform. As far as we’re aware, this is the first attempt at creating a web browser. And yes, it really works – check out the video below, where the creator uses the tiny screen to …

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James O'MalleyAndroid Wear gets a web browser
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HTC Desire 610 Review: HTC’s attempt at a mid-range pocket-pleaser feels like a throwback

HTC seems to be attempting to cover all bases with its smartphone releases this year, and the Desire 610 is firmly aimed at the middle of the road. At around £240 SIM-free, it’s one of the cheapest smartphones HTC offers, but there’s stiff competition from other manufacturers in this price range, and it just doesn’t match up. The handset – …

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Holly BrockwellHTC Desire 610 Review: HTC’s attempt at a mid-range pocket-pleaser feels like a throwback
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Nvidia announces Shield Tablet for mobile gaming

Graphics card-maker Nvidia is expanding its Shield line of handheld Android gaming devices with a new tablet that works with a separate controller. The 8-inch Shield Tablet – which can also stream games from a PC – is powered by a 32-bit Tegra K1 chip with 192 GPU cores. The tablet comes in several different models including wifi-only or with …

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Stuart O'ConnorNvidia announces Shield Tablet for mobile gaming
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WATCH: Samsung smackdown the iPhone 6 before it has even been announced

Samsung knows that the iPhone 6 is a big threat. The hotly anticipated device is expected to be announced in only a couple of months time… so the company has decided to get in there early and make a short advert making fun of one of the biggest expected improvements: the screen. Yes, the men in the advert are comparing …

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James O'MalleyWATCH: Samsung smackdown the iPhone 6 before it has even been announced
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Red HTC One M8 comes to O2

If you prefer your smartphones brightly coloured, then how about the HTC One M8… but in red? O2 has done the deal with HTC to get exclusive rights to the red version – and it will be available from its stores from the 4th August. It will also be available on O2 Refresh, if you fancy ending your contract early. …

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James O'MalleyRed HTC One M8 comes to O2
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Huawei announce official Arsenal FC phone

No longer is it good enough to buy the season ticket, watch the matches and shout together on public transport when travelling in packs of men – real football fans now must own the official phone of their club. Huawei has announced the Ascend P7 Arsenal Edition, a “limited edition” 64GB variant of its flagship phone that sports the Arsenal …

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James O'MalleyHuawei announce official Arsenal FC phone