US cranks pressure on UK over Huawei, 5G

DC officials are telling their London counterparts that Huawei can still send data back to its home government and circumvent hardware inspections.

Google Stadia revealed as a game streaming service for all platforms – TVs and phones included

The new service was announced as a major step to taking the burden off of gamers for having to own massive, powerful computers to play.

UK to see Sony Xperia 1 from “end of May” for £849

If that sounds a bit steep to you… well, it is. But it’s still early days to see how the flagship-level Sony Xperia 1 will price out in the US.

A Nokia-inspired QWERTY slider in 2019? Meet the F(x)tec Pro 1

It’s not just a phone with a sliding keyboard. F(x)tec is a privately-funded startup that has ideas to bring back functionality to Android.

OnePlus launches competition to develop the killer 5G app

The phone maker is partnering with EE UK to encourage developers to make the killer 5G app of their dreams. The winners have much to gain from their pitch.

Head of UK’s MI6 stuck between competitive and security concerns on Huawei

It’s not a simple question of whether Huawei is allowed to participate in the build-out of the nation’s 5G network, but the MI6 chief’s talking about it.

There is a OnePlus MWC event, but we probably won’t see the OnePlus 7

OnePlus has seeded invitations to an event it will be holding at MWC 2019. But it looks like it will be for professionals looking for a job.

Nubia Red Magic Mars goes up from $389, 10GB RAM version $549

How do you spend less than $400 for a gaming smartphone with muscly innards and pretty ribbons and bowties outside? This is basically how.

UK unlocked Galaxy Note 9 devices receiving Android Pie

Also in this story, we get a timeline from Canada’s Rogers Wireless on when it will update the S9, S9+ and Note 9 to Android 9.

Google discontinues Chromecast Audio

After a prolonged discount period, the only places you’ll probably find a Chromecast Audio are your big box spots and peer-to-peer marketplaces.

OnePlus 7 leaked with inverse notch, perhaps also a teardrop notch?

Two concepts are shown, both featuring barely any bezels at the edges, save for a housing above the display and with one device featuring a teardrop notch.

Pete Lau reaffirms OnePlus 7 will be separate from 5G phone

There will be challenges with 5G first adopter hardware, but OnePlus hopes to minimize it through some facets of its partnership with EE in the UK.

Huawei does damage control in Europe

It denies the notion that it is a security threat to European Union member governments and is working on fixing its labs in the United Kingdom.

OnePlus commits to producing first 5G phone for EE in Europe

The smartphone maker wants to be the first not only in the United Kingdom, but in the whole of Europe. It will do so with the help of BT.

Xiaomi UK’s “Crazy Deal” failed spectacularly as a contest

It was supposed to be a random chance event where 10 lucky customers could get a phone for £1. But that wasn’t made obvious to the public.

Amazon agrees to list iPhone, iPads, other Apple products

It already sells MacBooks and has made great strides to carry the Apple TV line. Now, more of Apple’s goods are on the way to Amazon.

Xiaomi makes way in the UK for Mi 8 Pro, Mi 8 Lite

One of China’s budding tech hot shots is rushing into the United Kingdom with a couple of phones and a foreign taste of Android.

Xiaomi in London November 8, New York on December 8

The London event will be live streamed at 2pm local time while the company is recruiting participants for its New York shindig through Reddit.

Case seller keeps purple OnePlus 6T in play

The UK-based accessories seller is also putting out some prices for the unreleased phone. As expected, there are minor hikes.

While not a Nintendo Switch, Huawei Mate 20 X is a gamer’s phablet

It’s not a console, it’s an Android smartphone that’s meant for playing all the games. And it has an amazing two-part cooling system to do it with.
Mate 20 Pro announced

Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro announced to raise the bar

The Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro announced today are raising the bar of Android smartphones with futuristic tech and awesome design.

OnePlus 6T will be available at more UK sellers than ever before

It’s been O2 all the way since the OnePlus 3, but this year, the doors are being blown wide open with more carriers and stores.

The Pixel Slate is a Chromebook with Portrait Mode on it

Whereas the Pixelbook was more chic for professionals, Google has decided to bring in a wider range of consumers for a new and improved Chrome OS.

Xiaomi may be opening its first store in the UK

The Chinese company is headed for the United Kingdom and some suspect it’s going to make a splash on the high streets thanks to a contest.

Survey says Samsung’s business out front, iPhone’s party at back in university

Occasionally, we come across these unscientific, weird surveys that characterize owners of certain brands of phones in certain ways.