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HTC One X review

| Smartphones | 22/01/2014 12:00pm

Read our definitve review of the HTC One X, the world’s first quad-core, Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone

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The best phones with physical QWERTY keyboards

| Smartphones | 05/03/2012 11:14am

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Apple iPhone 4S review

| Buying Guides | 21/11/2011 04:21pm

The definitive real-life review of the Apple iPhone 4S, but can it hold off the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S2 and Galaxy Nexus?

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Best phones for Facebook

| Buying Guides | 08/11/2011 12:29pm

We’ve reviewed the best phones for Facebook and social networking, from the latest Nokia handsets to the specially designed HTC ChaCha Facebook phone, available at the cheapest prices, so you can like, poke and tag to your heart’s content.

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Five possible reasons Google bought Motorola

| News | 15/08/2011 03:10pm

Google’s CEO Larry Page announced today that the search engine giant has agreed to purchase Motorola’s smartphone and tablet division, Motorola Mobility, for a cool $12.5 (£7.7) billion. What could be behind such a move? What is Google planning? How will this change the smartphone battlefield?  Proper answers to these questions can be found in Tech Radar’s coverage of the announcement. [...]

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Apple’s iCloud service explained

| News | 11/08/2011 09:41am

If you’re an Apple user, then you have a lot to look forward to. There’s the iPhone 5 for instance, and the rumblings of an iPad 3. We’ve just had a new Macbook Air and a spanking new OS to run it on. All these innovations helped Apple to become, however briefly, the most valuable company [...]

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Smartphone addiction – having a smartphone makes you popular

| News | 05/08/2011 10:19am

According to Ofcom, we’re becoming a nation addicted to our smartphones. The numbers thrown out yesterday by the regulator’s annual Communications Market Report make for interesting reading. But here at What Laptop Tablet & Smartphone we’re a glass-is-half-full kind of bunch. So, when we heard that over a quarter of adults (27 per cent) and almost half of teenagers [...]

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T-Mobile offers the best of both worlds with new mobile plan

| News | 02/08/2011 10:07am

Everyone wants a smartphone. A fact that won’t have escaped the notice of any parents with children aged between 13 and 20.  Whereas back in the day, you could just furnish your nipper with a Nokia 3210 on pay as you go and be done with it, now the latest handsets are all only available on huge pay monthly tariffs. Interestingly then, T-Mobile [...]

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BBC launch Android app to survey UK mobile coverage

| News | 19/07/2011 09:56am

How many times have you wandered round a house/garden/park/town with your mobile phone held aloft searching for that elusive extra bar of signal? Perhaps not often if you’re smack in the middle of London, Birmingham or any of our big cities. But what if you’re out using your phone around the Dartmoor Plains? Or anywhere in Lincolnshire? Not quite the same [...]

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LG goes 3D with new Optimus 3D smartphone

| News | 14/07/2011 12:30pm

We spent this morning shivering in a surprisingly chilly Canary Wharf, watching some reality TV stars cram themselves into portaloos. Believe it or not, this was actually the launch of the new LG Optimus 3D smartphone, a smart bit of tech that allows you to take and view photos in glorious 3D. Like Nintendo’s 3DS [...]