The Desire 820 is HTC’s 64-bit Android handset

Not everyone wants to splash out £500+ when they buy a new smartphones, and it’s hardly surprising that budget and mid-tier smartphones have become a lot more popular and commonplace. The Desire 820, on the other hand, is the first phone to bring some serious power to a phone that has a mid-range price. The phone comes with Qualcomm’s new …

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Tom PritchardThe Desire 820 is HTC’s 64-bit Android handset

The Cat S50 is a rugged smartphone for people who don’t like cases

Smartphones as a general rule aren’t particularly sturdy creations, which is why a lot of people buy cases to keep them protected from the various mishaps that may befall them. You know, like being dropped in the toilet or run over by a car. Well if you have some sort of aversion to putting your phone in a protective case …

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Tom PritchardThe Cat S50 is a rugged smartphone for people who don’t like cases

Microsoft announces three new Lumia phones, the 730, 735, and 830

We sort of knew that they were coming, but it’s nice to see the details coming straight from Microsoft itself. While many of us only expected two Lumia handsets to be announced today, Microsoft has gone and announced three: the Lumia 730, 735, and 830. Plus some new accessories, and a software update to make your phone life even easier. …

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Tom PritchardMicrosoft announces three new Lumia phones, the 730, 735, and 830
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The 5.5-inch iPhone 6 battery might have an impressive capacity after all

The rumours surrounding the iPhone 6 haven’t always been brilliant, and it hasn’t been helped by the fact that the two different models of the phone look to be dramatically different. While rumour has it that the 4.7-inch model will be stuck with a rather mediocre 1,810 mAh battery, rumour has it that the capacity of the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 …

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Tom PritchardThe 5.5-inch iPhone 6 battery might have an impressive capacity after all

China Mobile is already accepting iPhone 6 pre-orders

Those of you desperate to get your hands on an iPhone 6 must be getting agitated knowing that the end is near, and pre-orders will most likely open very soon. Well in China it appears they’ve jumped the gun a bit, accepting iPhone 6 pre-orders well before the iPhone 6 has even been announced. 33,000 people have already placed their …

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Tom PritchardChina Mobile is already accepting iPhone 6 pre-orders
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Could we have a 64GB Nexus 5 on the way?

We’ve been hearing bits and pieces about the Nexus X over the past few months, but did anyone think to consider what’s going to happen to the Nexus 5? Nope, me neither, because older phone models getting disregarded for newer versions happens all the time. But that may not be the case this time, since rumours suggest that there might …

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Tom PritchardCould we have a 64GB Nexus 5 on the way?

Microsoft has teased the unveiling of new Lumia phones on Thursday

We have heard a fair bit about Microsoft’s upcoming Lumia handsets, the Lumia 730 and 830, but we’ve yet to find out any solid plans regarding the release just yet. That might be about to change if Microsoft’s teaser is anything to go by. The teaser’s use of the #morelumia is a sure-fire indication that the tech giant is planning …

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Tom PritchardMicrosoft has teased the unveiling of new Lumia phones on Thursday

Apparently Apple has considered a $400 iWatch price

Despite their relatively low price tag, smartwatches aren’t really as popular as smartphones and tablets, which has probably helped keep the prices low. Apple, on the other hand, has apparently been discussing whether or not to set the iWatch price at $400 (£241 directly converted), which means that they might be quite confident the wrist-borne gadget is going to sell …

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Tom PritchardApparently Apple has considered a $400 iWatch price
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The Dutch iPhone 6 pre-order date has apparently been revealed

We think we know that the iPhone 6 will be revealed at Apple’s press event next week, but we don’t really know when we’ll actually be able to get our hands on it. But according to Dutch news site iPhonez, a phone network has revealed to it that the iPhone 6 will be available for pre-order (in The Netherlands) on …

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Tom PritchardThe Dutch iPhone 6 pre-order date has apparently been revealed
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The Nexus X’s assumed price has leaked

Rumours about the Nexus X (or Nexus 6/Shamu if you’d prefer) have been starting to make their way out of the woodwork, and now we have some information on how much the device might cost when it goes on sale (hopefully) later this year. According to Zauba, an Indian import/ export company, has a listing for prototype devices that have …

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Tom PritchardThe Nexus X’s assumed price has leaked

A video seemingly confirms the disappointing 1334 x 750 iPhone 6 resolution

Rumours indicating that the iPhone 6 resolution will be 1334 x 750 have been circulating for a while, but experts claim that a video recently released by Feld & Volk confirms the rather disappointing display. The video shows off what is supposedly the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 connecting to iTunes, and developer Steve Troughton Smith claims that this proves the display that …

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Tom PritchardA video seemingly confirms the disappointing 1334 x 750 iPhone 6 resolution

Apple bans app developers from sharing HealthKit data with advertisers

Some people might feel a bit wary of sharing personal information with app developers, especially when it’s related to the topic of health. Fortunately Apple has decreed that any app developers that will have access to information collected  by the upcoming Health Kit app are forbidden from selling it to advertisers, or any other third party who will use it …

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Tom PritchardApple bans app developers from sharing HealthKit data with advertisers
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Finding a sapphire iPhone might not be that difficult

Remember how many rumours have pointed towards Apple struggling to produce enough sapphire glass to ensure an adequate quantity of sapphire iPhones? Well that might not be so true according to reports from 9t05Mac, who claim have been informed by an analyst that all 5.5-inch iPhone 6s will have sapphire glass displays, as will high-end versions of the smaller 4.7-inch model. The exact …

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Tom PritchardFinding a sapphire iPhone might not be that difficult

Sony has teased three new Xperia devices

We’ve heard for a while that Sony might be releasing three new Xperia devices before the end of the year, but those were just rumours. Now it seems that Sony itself is teasing us with the possibility, thanks to a video the company uploaded onto YouTube yesterday. The video itself features a bunch of 20-something people doing a host of …

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Tom PritchardSony has teased three new Xperia devices

LG unveils the G Watch R, its first round smartwatch

Today seems to be the day for smartwatch news to come out because not only has Samsung unveiled the Gear S, LG has announced its own new watch — the G Watch R. Unlike Samsung who has stuck with the rectangular 70s-digital-watch-style design, LG has taken a leaf out of Motorola’s book and gone for the round watch face that …

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Tom PritchardLG unveils the G Watch R, its first round smartwatch
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Reports say that the iWatch will be unveiled alongside the iPhone 6

Forget the claims from analysts that the iWatch won’t be released until next year, and disregard the rumours that it will be unveiled in October or November, because the rumours state that the iWatch might be revealed in 9th September, alongside the iPhone 6. Well don’t disregard those rumours, because that’s what this is. There’s no official confirmation from Apple …

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Tom PritchardReports say that the iWatch will be unveiled alongside the iPhone 6

Samsung has announced the Gear S, a smartwatch that can make calls

So the rumours that suggested that Samsung would be unveiling the Gear Solo at IFA next week? Turns out they weren’t true, Samsung announced it today instead. Oh, and it’s not called the Gear Solo it’s just the Gear S. That’s right folks, those of you who wanted to get rid of your smartphones in favour of something more futuristic …

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Tom PritchardSamsung has announced the Gear S, a smartwatch that can make calls

Samsung might be unveiling the Gear Solo at IFA

We’ve talked about the Gear Solo briefly in the past, and in case you didn’t know it’s Samsung’s rumoured upcoming round-faced smartwatch. Well, if the rumours are to be believed we’ll be seeing them unveil it at IFA next week. Pretty cool eh? Well you might be thinking “why should I be impressed, it’s just a round smartwatch”. Well you’re …

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Tom PritchardSamsung might be unveiling the Gear Solo at IFA
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Rumours suggest larger iPads could be released next year

Everyone seems to have been so focussed on covering the possibility if a larger screen iPhone that the iPad has been fairly left out. Well now rumours have appeared that seem to corroborate what was originally reported in May, Apple might end up releasing an iPad with a whopping 12.9-inch screen — the same size as some Macbooks. Reports differ …

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Tom PritchardRumours suggest larger iPads could be released next year

The Galaxy Note 4’s fingerprint scanner might have a few bonus features

In terms of phone security a fingerprint scanner is a pretty secure way of keeping unwanted users out of your phone, but is it useful for anything other than confirming your identity? Yes, in fact Samsung is rumoured to be throwing in a few of these features with the Galaxy Note 4. The first feature that’s rumoured is the ability …

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Tom PritchardThe Galaxy Note 4’s fingerprint scanner might have a few bonus features