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OnePlus halts European 3 orders amidst stock shortages

The manufacturer’s founder claimed this was due to the ‘overwhelming response’ for its latest phone OnePlus has placed restrictions on selected European orders of its 3 smartphone due to shortages of the device. The manufacturer’s founder Carl Pei claimed in a blog post (August 3) that the limited number of stock was due to ‘overwhelming response’ for the phone. Customers ... Read More »

Pokémon Go battery saver mode returns to iPhones

By Manny Pham on 16:47, 4 Aug 2016 in App News, Apps & Games, General, Latest, News The handy Pokémon Go battery saver mode will be making a grand return but only for iPhone users. No details on a return of the mode for Android users. It looks like Niantic has wised up since the developer broke radio silence with fans and, ... Read More »

Nexus Sailfish hardware revealed on GFXBench

By Thomas Wellburn on 16:12, 4 Aug 2016 in General, Latest, News, Phones Nexus Sailfish hardware is expected to include a bunch of powerful components, including the Snapdragon 820. Hardware info for the upcoming Nexus Sailfish handset has been spotted on GFXBench and there’s plenty to get excited about. The device is listed as ‘NMR1’, which coincides with previous leaks ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Plus comparison video shows great detail

By Manny Pham on 15:43, 4 Aug 2016 in General, Latest, News, Phones An iPhone 7 Plus comparison video has surfaced on YouTube, pretty much confirming the existence of the new plus sized device and confirming feature rumours.  We thought we saw everything we need to see about the iPhone 7, but popular YouTube channel Unbox Therapy has today given us ... Read More »

Alcatel IDOL 4 BOOM Taxi is a portable VR booth

By Thomas Wellburn on 15:07, 4 Aug 2016 in General, Latest, News, Phones Alcatel IDOL 4 BOOM Taxi is a new campaign showcasing the power of virtual reality across the UK… all in the back of a taxi. Alcatel is embarking on a roadshow marketing campaign where people can get a fresh taste of VR. The demo suite is installed ... Read More »

Next ZTE smartphone to be built by you

By Manny Pham on 13:28, 4 Aug 2016 in General, Latest, News, Phones The next ZTE smartphone is going to be built by you as the Chinese manufacturer are calling in all fans in chip in with suggestions.  In a move that can be described as a Dragonball Z, spirt bomb-esque manoeuvre, ZTE are asking fans to form a huge committee ... Read More »

Get £229.83 for a Galaxy S6 in this weeks best mobile phone recycle prices

By Thomas Wellburn on 12:43, 4 Aug 2016 in Features, Latest, Phones, Services We’ve got another weekly feature highlighting the best mobile phone recycle prices this week! In this addition, you could get £229.83 for a Galaxy S6 32GB. Brand Name Model Name Top Buyer Top Price Bottom Buyer Bottom Price Price Difference Apple iPhone 5S 16GB MusicMagpie £109.10 TopDollarMobile £23.67 £85.43 ... Read More »

OnePlus 3 mini rumours false says CEO

By Manny Pham on 12:40, 4 Aug 2016 in General, Latest, News, Phones OnePlus 3 mini rumours were doing the rounds yesterday, only for OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei to shut down the rumours in a single tweet.  A GFXBench mark result revealed specs that looked to be a OnePlus 3 mini in the works. The specs read out to be ... Read More »

Mobile connections topped 90m for first time in 2015

Figures from Ofcom show mobile subscriptions grew by 1.6m to 91.5m, with almost half using 4G UK mobile subscriptions in the UK surpassed the 90 million mark for the first time last year, growing 1.8 per cent to 91.5 million, according to Ofcom. The regulator’s Communications Market Report found almost half of all mobile subscriptions are 4G-capable (39.5 million), with ... Read More »

Fitbit revenue surges 46pc in Q2 but profits down

Revenue up 46 per cent on sales of 5.7 million devices, but net income slumps by more than half Fitbit saw revenues and device sales surge in Q2 but saw a decline in quarterly profit. Reporting its financial results for the three month period, the connected health and fitness manufacturer posted revenue of $586.5 million – up 46 per cent ... Read More »