Your next Samsung phone could be a bracelet

Patently Mobile reports that Samsung have filed for a new patent for a "wrist band computer" that can work either as a bracelet or laid flat. This could be a smartwatch, smartphone or something else, as the patent details: When the wearable device is a multimedia device for watching images or listening to music, the…

Xiaomi sells 2 million phones in 12 hours – and gets a Guinness World Record

We predicted something special would be happening for Chinese smartphone superbrand Xiaomi's 5th birthday, and they didn't disappoint. Their Mi Fan Festival ('Mi' being the brand's nickname) event last year sold over a million units, but they've outdone themselves this time. After slashing prices on a range of popular devices, Xiaomi's sales figures for the 12-hour…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge vs HTC One M9: which one should you buy?

If you're in the market for a new Android flagship, there are two main candidates fighting for your love right now: the Samsung Galaxy S6, and the HTC One M9. So which one should you buy? We've compared all the most important aspects of the two phones, including a head-to-head camera comparison, so you can…

LG are handing out 4,000 LG G4 phones before launch

Hot on the heels of LG's user experience video teasing some of the features we can expect on the upcoming LG G4, Lucky Goldstar (yes, that really is what it stands for) have announced they'll be choosing 4,000 lucky customers across 15 markets to 'test drive' the new phone. The initiative kicks off today in…

LG unveils a video of the LG G4 user experience

There have been plenty of leaks of the rumoured LG G4 up to now, but this is the first time we've seen something official from LG on their new flagship phone. Today, they announced that the LG G4 – set to be announced at the end of April – will run a new version of…

Samsung are not happy about this video of the Galaxy S6 Edge bending

On Thursday, consumer warranty service SquareTrade posted a video of the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, HTC One M9 and Apple iPhone 6 Plus being put under immense pressure from their 'BendBot,' to see how easy it was to bend and break them. Their conclusion was that the S6 Edge was just as breakable as the…

Tesco Mobile set to take the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge to space

Tesco Mobile are promoting this tweet on Twitter: The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge are about to launch, can you guess what we have planned this week? #S6EdgeOfSpace pic.twitter.com/NoeID7TFtH — Tesco Mobile (@tescomobile) April 6, 2015 It's not terribly subtle, so we're going to assume they're taking the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge…

How to take incredible photos of the night sky with your iPhone

Accomplished astrophotographer Andrew Symes tells us his secrets for snapping breathtaking pictures of the night sky with your phone. The image above was taken on an iPhone 6. With today’s smartphones, you can take decent photos of the stars and planets above you – if you know the right tricks. And, if you have a telescope, it’s possible to…

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge review: the best Android phone on the planet right now

With thanks to Three for the handset. The air sizzled with excitement at the Samsung Galaxy S6 launch in Barcelona last month, as we prepared to see what #TheNextGalaxy had up its sleeve. And Samsung certainly didn't disappoint. The somewhat backslapping announcement made continual digs at Apple and some truly terrible jokes ("Sorry about my English, my…

Everyone on EE’s getting a free portable phone charger

EE have gone some way to making up for their disappointing Orange Wednesdays replacement today by announcing that all of their customers are being offered a free portable smartphone charger with a capacity of 2600 mAh (the same size as the Samsung Galaxy S6 or HTC One M8 batteries). Even better, once you've got your…