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Budget Android One Phones Going Global

Budget Android One Phones Going Global

Google’s new Android One range is designed to be deployed across the world, representing a light, easily affordable smartphone with which members of developing communities or countries can get involved in the high tech world of Android at an affordable price.

Android One phones, looking smart and user friendly.

 

The first wave of these …

New A Series Samsung SM-A500 to Have Full Metal Body

New A Series Samsung SM-A500 to Have Full Metal Body

As specifications for smartphones increase, it seems only right that the chassis and casing materials should increase to match. Following the recent launch of the Galaxy Alpha, Samsung plans to release three new devices in its A series of smartphones; one of which is the SM-A500 model.

SamMobile have revealed that the SM-A500 will have …

Google Play Store Down for Virgin Media Customers

Google Play Store Down for Virgin Media Customers

The Gadget Helpline has been receiving reports of problems downloading apps and content from the Google Play Store for Virgin customers in the UK only. This follows a weekend of YouTube difficulties which still appear to be causing videos not to complete buffering.

So far we have established that Virgin broadband subscribers / Play Store …

Google Ordered to Pay $19 Million to Consumers

Google Ordered to Pay $19 Million to Consumers

Google has been ordered to pay $19 Million to consumers by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). This is because of unsupervised children making in-app-purchases through Google’s Play Store without their parent’s knowledge and therefore not being granted bill payers permission.

It was assumed by the FTC that Google billed these unaware parents unfairly due to …

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Edge – more than just another gimmick

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Edge - more than just another gimmick


Have you ever looked at your phone and thought ‘I wish I had a screen on the side of my phone because looking at the front screen is just too mainstream’? You have? Well, you’re in luck because the people at Samsung seem to be on the same wave length as you and created the …

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Release

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Release

Phablets. Big giant phablets. Samsung loves them! They love them so much they’re expanding their Note range with the addition of the new Samsung Galaxy Note 4.

The new Note 4 features the same display as its predecessor (super AMOLED 5.7 inch) but its resolution will be vastly improved matching the LG G3 with Quad …

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Goes Official

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Goes Official

After leaked specifications surfaced recently about the Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact the tech company has decided it’s time to make the smartphone duo official. After announcing the full-fat Xperia Z3 model yesterday (which was covered in our previous article) we now have the final details on the Xperia Z3 Compact.


Sharing the appearances …

Google’s Android One Means Affordable Smartphones for India

Google's Android One Means Affordable Smartphones for India

With all of these high-end, high-spec smartphones being released here there and everywhere, it leaves little choice for the people who don’t want to splash out hundreds of pounds on what is essentially a mini computer. This is why budget smartphones are a god send! They do the basics and a lot of them do …

HTC Desire 510 Mid-Range Android Announced

HTC Desire 510 Mid-Range Android Announced

HTC looks to once again satisfy the desire for mid-range Android smartphones by revealing the latest in range of popular affordable handset – the HTC Desire 510.


Confirmed for the UK and Europe towards autumn HTC promises ‘a truly premium mobile experience at a highly affordable price’ aimed at the ‘budget-minded consumer’ and the HTC …

UK Police Want Phones Locked Pre Sale

UK Police Want Phones Locked Pre Sale

Mobile phone security is becoming ever more important as more and more personal information is becoming stored on personal devices. Additionally, as online services such as Google consolidate accounts under one password, the chance of losing personal data is increasing, especially if a phone is lost or stolen.

Touch ID is a good feature from