Honor launches flagship Honor 10 with onboard AI – of course

Today sees Chinese company Honor, a sub-brand of Huawei, launch the Honor 10, its flagship smartphone for 2018. On board is advanced AI 2.0 technology, applied chiefly to the smartphone’s dual camera. There's also a 3D glass back with a nano-scale optical coating composed of 15 layers of shimmering color. The Honor 10 is exclusive to the Three…

Doro’s phone for seniors now on Three UK for £49.99

Doro is pleased to announce its first partnership with Three UK. The network will be selling the Doro 6520 handset at a cost of £49.99 . Billed as the ideal phone for seniors, the Doro 6520 is a 3G device with internet functionality. It can also be used for sending emails and enables users to…

LG G4 now available to buy at Carphone Warehouse 

         LG’s newest flagship smartphone, the LG G4, is now available to buy from Carphone Warehouse. The UK’s largest mobile retailer is stocking the brand new handset in Black Leather exclusively, from £35 per month with no upfront cost.  The latest LG device, also available in Brown and Grey, boasts a premium…

ALCATEL ONETOUCH launches entry level PIXI 3 (3.5) in the UK

ALCATEL ONETOUCH has announced the UK release of the smallest smartphone in the third generation of its PIXI family, the PIXI 3 (3.5). Aimed at the first time smartphone user, the PIXI 3 (3.5) features a 3.5inch display, runs on the Android Kitkat operating system and features a 2 megapixel camera. It is pre-loaded with…

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…

Carphone Warehouse takes pre-orders for Sony Experia Z3

It isn't all about the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus you know! There are other smartphones out there that are being eagerly anticipated including the new Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact devices. Now available to pre-order from Carphone Warehouse,  the mobile retailer will be stocking the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact handset exclusively in green (see…

Qantas and Virgin loosen their in-flight phone rules

The airlines Qantas and Virgin Australia will now allow passengers to keep phones and other electronic devices powered on during flights. Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority has approved applications from both airlines that will allow passengers to keep their phones, tablets and e-readers on even during take-off and landing. The devices will need to remain…

How brand loyal are users to iPhone and Android?

A new survey has revealed that mobile phone customers are rather brand loyal after all - with customers broadly sticking with the operating system that they are familiar with. Check out this chart from mobiles.co.uk - which surveyed 2,300 smartphone owners: What's really interesting is how loyal customers are. 81% of iPhone and remarkably, 81%…

Water may soon be used to charge your phone

Smartphones and water are not normally best buddies - as anyone who has dropped their handset in the loo can attest - but that all may change soon thanks to some clever scientists. It seems that researchers at MIT (aka the Massachusetts Institute of Technology) could well have have found a way to harness the…