Week in Tech: Apple’s doomed, and Twitter too

Every morning at the break of day, the Apple doom birds begin to sing their song. “Doom!”, they wail. “Doooooooooooom!” We’ve been ignoring them for years, but eventually, like stopped clocks, they’ll be right. Could that be happening right now? Maybe! And Apple isn’t the only tech firm with troubles. Flash is finished, Java is a has-bean, and Twitter’s going ... Read More »

BT and EE are now officially a thing but don’t expect too many changes just yet

After the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) gave its approval a couple of weeks ago the rest was really just a formality, but the sale of EE to BT has been officially rubber-stamped today. In total the mammoth takeover deal is worth £12.5bn. If you’re a BT or EE user, don’t expect anything to change today – in fact you ... Read More »

Samsung announces special Winter Edition Note5 with 128GB of storage

We are still unsure if and when Samsung will bring the Note5 to Europe worldwide and in the meantime, all we can do is keep tabs on its progress on the home South Korean turf. Today brings the latest piece of news about the handset – Samsung has announced a special Winter Edition for the holiday season. Its distinctive feature ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ in pink now available in China

Samsung has a habit of launching exclusive paintjobs of its flagships in some markets. It did it already with the Note 3, which got some exclusive makeovers varying by markets, the Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S5’s market-limited pink versions, even the S6 series and the exclusive Green Emerald and Blue Topaz flavors. Now, Samsung is doing once of those regional-exclusivity ... Read More »

Xiaomi smartphone sales could hit 73 million mark this year, fall short of initial forecast

Correction: An earlier version of the article said that the new figure was announced by Xiaomi Chairman Lei Jun, which is not the case as the prediction is made by a Chinese analyst. The text has been corrected to reflect the change. Back in March this year, Xiaomi Chairman Lei Jun said that the company is aiming to sell somewhere ... Read More »

Apple releases iOS 9.2 to the public

Following several beta versions that have been released to developers as well as eager consumers over the past few weeks, the final version of iOS 9.2 is now out. It’s on its way to supported iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch units as an update that’s about 300MB in size (though this may vary depending on device). iOS 9.2 comes with ... Read More »

Google Pixel C tablet is now available to purchase for $499

Google has finally made the Pixel C tablet available to buy from its online hardware store. The Pixel C is the first tablet to have been designed and produced by the search giant – this is no Nexus partnership with another company, it’s all Google all the way. The Pixel C was announced at the end of September alongside the ... Read More »

Galaxy A3 and A5 release date outed by a Dutch online retailer

A Dutch retailer,, put both the new Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 up for pre-order on its online store. The retailer also shows the “Expected Date” of January 8 on both the A5 and A3’s pre-order pages. These are the second iterations of the A5 and the A3. The A5 is like a bigger sibling to the smaller A3. ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo gets updated to Android 5.1.1 in Russia

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo SM-N750 was launched almost two years ago running on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. It was later updated with 4.4 KitKat, and the 5.0 Lollipop update kicked off worldwide last January. It seems the next major update for the Note 3 Neo won’t be Marshmallow, but 5.1.1 Lollipop instead. The new firmware began seeding in South ... Read More »

Lumigon T3 image leaked, reveals dual rear cameras

Lumigon is hard at work on what is likely going to be the T3. Effectively the fourth generation smartphone from the Danish company after the T1, T2 and T2 HD, the Lumigon T3 has just surfaced in a single leaked image. The most intriguing bit about the photo is the dual camera setup on the back. In between the two ... Read More »