Alcatel unveils £200 3V smartphone with 18:9 display

Looking for an affordable Android smartphone with a very wide display? Alcatel has just announced the launch of its new 3V smartphone costing just £200. Key feature is an 18:9 screen aspect ratio which results in a display that is a little bit wider than a typical 16:9 screen. In fact all Alcatel devices launched in…

Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact now available from Carphone Warehouse for £30 per month

The new Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact is now available at Carphone Warehouse, both in-store and online. Customers can get their hands on the device for £30 per month and £29.99 up-front on Vodafone. The all-new Sony handset, available in Horizon Blue exclusively at Carphone Warehouse, features a 4.6inch 720p touchscreen display. It also boasts a…

Xmas 2016: Top 10 tablets for kids and adults under £100

Looking for a cheap tablet this Xmas? Don't want to spend a fortune on the Apple iPad. Then you really have two options - either get an Amazon or get an Android tablet (there are also Windows tablets of course, but most of these like the Surface Pro 4 are hybrid devices which can also…

Review: Asus ZenPad 8.0 Z380C web tablet

Name: Asus ZenPad 8.0 Z380C Type: Web Tablet Specs: Click here for full specs Price: From £99 ASUS (officially pronounced ASOOS) may not be a brand you've heard too much about. But over the last few years it has become reasonably well established in the web tablet market, thanks largely to its collaboration with Google…

One in three of us have lost our smartphone photos, reckons Kodak Alaris

More than a third (35%) of Britons have lost photos from their smartphone, according to a study released today by imaging company, Kodak Alaris. People in the UK store an average of 651 photos on their mobile phones meaning that a potential 11.8 billion photos are lost in the ether. Yet they fail to take…

iPhone vs Android debate ends in actual stabbing

We all know that arguing over which is the best smartphone can get a little heated - but who would have expected it to get actually violent? "But Android is more customisable!" According to KTUL, two men from Tulsa, Oklahoma were found covered in blood, stumbling around a parking lot. Apparently…

Now searching “find my phone” will, umm, find your phone.

A nice new bit of clever integration from Google. If you've got an Android phone and can't find it, now instead of having to navigate to the Android device manager you can simply Google for "find my phone" and a map will pop up and attempt to locate your handset. Brilliant! According to the Google+…

Will Windows Phone soon run Android apps?

Today's rumour du jour is that Microsoft could be planning to add support for Android apps on Windows Phone - in a bid to boost the number of apps available. According to Neowin Microsoft might be investigating possible emulation technologies in a bid to shortcut its platform's chicken-and-egg problem, of not having enough apps to…