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Top 5 phones for selfies

Which phone is best for taking the perfect selfie? That's the question we put to some mobile experts in the light of the HTC Desire EYE announcement. Read on to find our top five selfie phones. Huawei Ascend P7 Huawei's flagship phone is an impressive piece of kit. Here's why…

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James O'MalleyTop 5 phones for selfies
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Microsoft launches Skype Qik video messenger

Remember Qik? The video streaming app has been reborn as a messaging service in the mould of WhatsApp. The difference? This time you have to communicate using video. According to UberGizmo Skype Qik can record up to 42 seconds per message, and doesn't need to process before sending. Apparently if the recipient doesn't have the…

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New study finds evidence that phone signal on trains is terrible

New research released today suggests that 1 in 3 mobile internet tasks fail - which won't come as a huge shock to commuters. Global Wireless Solutions did the work, testing phones on the ten most popular commuter routes into London. They tested calls, 3G data and 4G data - and it turns out that different…

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Carl Zeiss makes its own VR Headset

The VR race is now officially a race, as another major entrant has entered the arena. Carl Zeiss, best known for making cameras lenses (especially those in Nokia phones) is making its own VR headset in the mould of the Oculus Rift or Samsung Gear VR. According to Wareable the Zeiss VR One will be…

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HTC One M8 gets “HTC EYE” camera improvements

Good news for HTC One M8 owners: Your camera is about the get better. So last week HTC revealed a 13 megapixel Selfie phone, which in addition to beefed up hardware has a raft of software and apps to make the most of your photos. Excellently, HTC is rolling out these software improvements to M8…

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James O'MalleyHTC One M8 gets “HTC EYE” camera improvements
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HTC announce 13MP selfie phone – “HTC Desire EYE” – and a portable…. umm, thing?

HTC has announced two new products that are all about photography: a new phone that sees a 13MP camera on both front and back, and a new.... periscope style camera device, that looks set to rival the likes of GoPro. So first up, the HTC Desire Eye - essentially think a fairly powerful HTC Desire…

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James O'MalleyHTC announce 13MP selfie phone – “HTC Desire EYE” – and a portable…. umm, thing?
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5 reasons guinea pigs are better than the iPhone 6

The iPhone 6 has been out for almost a month now and yet some people remain unconvinced that the new gadget is really the best thing ever. In fact - some superior products go back tens of thousands of years. Here's five reasons why the guinea pig is better than the iPhone 6.…

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8 great tips and tricks every iOS 8 user should know

While iOS 7 was mainly concerned with cosmetic upgrades, the new iOS 8 is all about what goes on behind the scenes. Whether you're already up and running with iOS 8, thinking about buying yourself an iPhone 6 or just wondering whether to download iOS 8 for an existing device, here's a selection…

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Stuart O'Connor8 great tips and tricks every iOS 8 user should know
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Lumia 830 goes on sale in the UK

The Microsoft Lumia 830 has finally hit shelves in the UK. The "affordable flagship" phone from what used to be known as Nokia will be available on contracts starting at £24.99/month. The phone was announced last month and features a 5" screen, 10MP camera, and the latest Lumia Denim firmware. You can read more about…

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James O'MalleyLumia 830 goes on sale in the UK