Why your phone's notifications are the way they are

WHY YOUR PHONE'S NOTIFICATIONS ARE THE WAY THEY ARE

Few inventions affected our relationship with technology as much as push notifications have. Before modern-day notifications, most...

3 game-changing phone trends we can expect in 2019

3 GAME-CHANGING PHONE TRENDS WE CAN EXPECT IN 2019

2018 is winding down, and we've witnessed a number of significant events this year as far as mobile tech is concerned: these include...

 
 
 
Oppo plans to showcase its foldable smartphone next February

OPPO PLANS TO SHOWCASE ITS FOLDABLE SMARTPHONE NEXT FEBRUARY

Oppo has revealed it would be showing off its foldable smartphone at Mobile World Congress in 2019, Tweakers reports. In June, Gizmochina...

This week's best Android games to help you avoid being trampled in Black Friday sales

THIS WEEK'S BEST ANDROID GAMES TO HELP YOU AVOID BEING TRAMPLED IN BLACK FRIDAY SALES

Welcome to our weekly column, in which YouTuber NimbleThor brings you a short list of the best new mobile games for your Android device....

 
 
 
HTC's not done making phones, but it needs to find new ways to stay alive

HTC'S NOT DONE MAKING PHONES, BUT IT NEEDS TO FIND NEW WAYS TO STAY ALIVE

HTC, the maker of the first ever commercially available Android phone, is still keen on making new devices, even after a disappointing...

Samsung's Galaxy S10 will reportedly get a huge 6.7-inch screen and 6 cameras

SAMSUNG'S GALAXY S10 WILL REPORTEDLY GET A HUGE 6.7-INCH SCREEN AND 6 CAMERAS

Just as Apple introduced a radically new design for the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, Samsung is reportedly looking to make a splash...

 
 
 
Here's how you take a screenshot on your Samsung Galaxy phone

HERE'S HOW YOU TAKE A SCREENSHOT ON YOUR SAMSUNG GALAXY PHONE

Welcome to Plugged Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice on how to get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Review: This is how you make a $1000 phone

SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 9 REVIEW: THIS IS HOW YOU MAKE A $1000 PHONE

The Galaxy Note 8 was one of the best phones of 2017, yet I couldn't help but feel Samsung played things safe after the flaming Note...

 
 
 
The Razer Phone 2 shows it's what's inside that counts

THE RAZER PHONE 2 SHOWS IT'S WHAT'S INSIDE THAT COUNTS

Razer's first smartphone was one of the more unique devices last year. Bucking the trend of tiny bezels and curvy lines, Razer built...

Xiaomi's Redmi 6 Pro offers two-day battery life on the cheap

XIAOMI'S REDMI 6 PRO OFFERS TWO-DAY BATTERY LIFE ON THE CHEAP

Chinese phone manufacturer Xiaomi earned the crown of the top smartphone company in India, largely due to its wide range of budget...

 
 
 
Samsung might launch its first quad-camera phone on October 11

SAMSUNG MIGHT LAUNCH ITS FIRST QUAD-CAMERA PHONE ON OCTOBER 11

It seems that Samsung is set to push the limits in photography with mid-range phones. According to a leak from SamsungMobile.News,...

Nokia's possible 5-camera phone challenges competitors to go even further

NOKIA'S POSSIBLE 5-CAMERA PHONE CHALLENGES COMPETITORS TO GO EVEN FURTHER

We recently wrote about a leak of a new Nokia phone. Yes, phones leak so much that companies should hire a plumber to come round to...

 
 
 
Confirmed: OnePlus 6T to sport in-display fingerprint sensor

CONFIRMED: ONEPLUS 6T TO SPORT IN-DISPLAY FINGERPRINT SENSOR

OnePlus has confirmed that its next phone, the OnePlus 6T, will have an in-display fingerprint sensor. The company said that the technology...

The next Nokia phone might house 5 cameras, but do we need them all?

THE NEXT NOKIA PHONE MIGHT HOUSE 5 CAMERAS, BUT DO WE NEED THEM ALL?

A leaked image hints that Nokia might buck the trend of dual rear cameras with a new five-shooter setup on its upcoming phone. The...

 
 
 
Honor launches the Honor 8X in China

HONOR LAUNCHES THE HONOR 8X IN CHINA

Huawei's consumer-oriented smartphone sub-brand, Honor, today announced the general availability of the Honor 8X in China. The most...

Honor launches the Honor 8X in China

HONOR LAUNCHES THE HONOR 8X IN CHINA

Huawei's consumer-oriented smartphone sub-brand, Honor, today announced the general availability of the Honor 8X in China. The most...

 
 
 
Five years ago, Microsoft bought Nokia's smartphone business

FIVE YEARS AGO, MICROSOFT BOUGHT NOKIA'S SMARTPHONE BUSINESS

It was going to be the deal that would Microsoft's rightful place as a mobile superpower. This time five years ago, Microsoft bought...

Leak: Here's our first look at the iPhone XS and Apple Watch Series 4

LEAK: HERE'S OUR FIRST LOOK AT THE IPHONE XS AND APPLE WATCH SERIES 4

Two weeks before their expected announcement, we just got our first good look at some of Apple's new devices courtesy of 9to5Mac. Say...

 
 
 
Turkey's president wants people to buy this homegrown phone instead of the iPhone

TURKEY'S PRESIDENT WANTS PEOPLE TO BUY THIS HOMEGROWN PHONE INSTEAD OF THE IPHONE

Turkey and the United States are currently embroiled in a bitter diplomatic spat over the detention of an American evangelical pastor....

TCL invitation hints at possible BlackBerry Key2 LE launch

TCL INVITATION HINTS AT POSSIBLE BLACKBERRY KEY2 LE LAUNCH

Later this month, Berlin will be home to the IFA consumer technology event, where it's expected we'll see a new BlackBerry phone. Adding...

 
 
 



Samsung announces the Galaxy S10e, the first budget Galaxy S device

Samsung announces the Galaxy S10e, the first budget Galaxy S device

Many companies are eyeing the market for budget devices and releasing slightly lesser versions of their premium flagship phones. At Unpacked 2019, Samsung is the latest to try... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy S10 release date, price, leaks and news

Samsung Galaxy S10 release date, price, leaks and news

The Samsung Galaxy S10 launch event is today, February 20, but pretty much all of the information has leaked onto the internet, so we're pretty sure what we're going to see... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G Coming, Verizon Nabs Limited-Time Exclusivity

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G Coming, Verizon Nabs Limited-Time Exclusivity

Keen to be one of the first to market with a 5G-enabled device, Samsung has today announced the Galaxy S10 5G smartphone. Although part of the wider Samsung Galaxy S10 series... Read more ...

Samsung debuts Galaxy Buds with Bixby

Samsung debuts Galaxy Buds with Bixby

Samsung unveiled Galaxy Buds wireless earbuds that speak with Bixby today alongside the Galaxy Fold and S10 smartphones and Galaxy Fit fitness tracker. Read more ...

Best Buy will let you save up to $650 on the Samsung Galaxy S10

Best Buy will let you save up to $650 on the Samsung Galaxy S10

Later today, Samsung will officially announce the Galaxy S10 - a new flagship phone series succeeding the Galaxy S9 of 2018 and seemingly including at least three distinct... Read more ...

We played with Samsung's off-limits Galaxy S10 5G

We played with Samsung's off-limits Galaxy S10 5G

Today, Samsung announced 4 new models in its acclaimed Galaxy S line, which, turns out, is in its 10th year now. The standard trio includes the S10 and S10+, as well as the... Read more ...

Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 76 With Bug Fixes and Performance...

Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 76 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced three years ago in March 2016. Apple designed the Safari... Read more ...

Paradox and Microsoft join forces to bring PC mods to Xbox One

Paradox and Microsoft join forces to bring PC mods to Xbox One

Paradox Interactive has just announced a partnership with Microsoft to create an open modding platform which facilitates the wider availability of mods , initially bringing PC... Read more ...

Facebook Android update makes the app a little less creepy

Facebook Android update makes the app a little less creepy

While the overall news about Facebook has been somewhat grim recently, focusing mostly on privacy failures and generally creepy tracking practices, this time around we have to... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy Fit broadens the appeal of the company's wearable lineup

Samsung Galaxy Fit broadens the appeal of the company's wearable lineup

The Galaxy Fit is in the middle, flanked by the Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Buds Samsung is betting big on a redesigned new line of flagship smartphones, but it's also not... Read more ...