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This Week’s Tech News

  As always, there have been lots of rumours about new phones and devices that are just around the corner. Amazon are rumoured to be working on a new version of the Echo, the original smart speaker that answers questions, plays music and controls devices via smart assistant, Alexa. The Echo has been around for … Read moreThis Week’s Tech News

The Best of Mobile World Congress 2016

We were lucky enough to spend a few days in Barcelona last week at the Mobile World Congress. There were may new phone launches and the show was dominated by emerging technology like Virtual Reality and Wearables and talk of next generation 5G connectivity. Here are some of the hi-lights. LG G5   The LG … Read moreThe Best of Mobile World Congress 2016

Mobile World Congress 2016: What is Launching?

The Mobile World Congress held every year in Barcelona is where mobile manufacturers, journalists, mobile networks, app developers and the rest of the mobile ecosystem gather together to see what is going to happen in the next year. Many firms use it to launch their new phones and products. Phone Launches for Mobile World Congress 2016 … Read moreMobile World Congress 2016: What is Launching?

The Lowdown on Double Selfie King LG V10

Dual front-facing cameras to give you the added power of taking selfies at any angle, a wide 5.7 inch screen with two displays and a stylish stainless steel body make the LG V10 a truly premium smartphone. Let’s take a look at some of these features and specifications today and compare it with another new smartphone from the … Read moreThe Lowdown on Double Selfie King LG V10

Video: Unboxing the Nexus 5X

Check out this video from PhoneArena that runs through the unboxing of the Nexus 5X – the third collaboration between Google and LG. Highlights There’s a single front-facing speaker, fingerprint scanner (Nexus Imprint), an oleophobic coating to repel smudges on the 5.2 inch display, the interesting USB Type-C cable and what Marshmallow – the latest … Read moreVideo: Unboxing the Nexus 5X

Google’s Nexus 5X & 6P Are Here!

We’re excited to share the news that Google’s latest Nexus phones are now available on Direct Mobiles! Nexus 5X With its attractive pricing and a cosy design (dimensions = 147.0 x 72.6 x 7.9 mm), the Nexus 5X is already charming its way into our hearts. Key Features 5.2″ Capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Corning Gorilla Glass 3, oleophobic coating Android OS, … Read moreGoogle’s Nexus 5X & 6P Are Here!

All About Google’s 2015 Nexus Phones

The Nexus range from Google, first launched five years ago (HTC Nexus One – January 2010), was a game changer in the mobile world. Next week, we expect to see two new Nexus mobiles being launched – the Nexus 5x by LG and the Nexus 6P by Huawei. Both will be launched with the latest version … Read moreAll About Google’s 2015 Nexus Phones

Top Launches Coming Up at IFA Berlin This Week

September is full of exciting new launches and we’re hoping to see more at the IFA Berlin event this week.

IFA begins on September 4th in Berlin, Germany and will last till the 9th, where you will get to see the likes of LG Display CEO Sang-Beom Han and Microsoft’s Nick Parker speaking about the latest from their factories.

Expected Launches

From mobility, health and big data to design, home, and entertainment, the event will bring a range of announcements. We’re going to tap in for updates on the latest mobile launches. Expected are the LG sensor SmartThinQ Sensor for smart homes that was recently unveiled, Sony’s Xperia Z5 series, Motorola’s Moto Style, Asus’s ZenFone series, LG’s Urbane Watch Luxe and a new Windows 10 mobile from Microsoft.

Let’s take a look at some of them:

LG’s SmartThinQ Sensor

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Samsung’s Gear S2 smart watch was to be unveiled at the IFA, but there could have been a lot of pressure after the teaser shown at New York last week because Samsung has officially shared specs of the watch online:

1GHz dual-core chipset
512MB RAM
4GB of storage
Tizen OS
And there’s a 3G version too.

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Urbane Watch Luxe was also recently outed and will be displayed at the IFA. Priced at

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Which Smartphone Charges the Fastest?

Battery life is one of those areas of smartphone technology which has lagged behind other mobile phone technological advances. However many new smartphones now come with a fast charging feature which means you can fully charge your phone in a short space of time. A test run by Tom’s Guide decided to charge 6 popular … Read moreWhich Smartphone Charges the Fastest?