iPhone 5 price cut at UK retailers, clearing stocks for iPhone 5S?

UK smartphone vendors have cut the asking price of the current-generation iPhone, in a further sign that a new Apple handset is set to land in September. Three is now offering the iPhone 5 for £29 upfront and £32 per month on a two-year contract. This includes 500 minutes and 5,000 texts per month, plus unlimited data. Since then, Dialaphone…

HTC Butterfly S goes on sale in some stores in the US, Taiwan

The HTC Butterfly S is HTC’s second flagship in a short period of time and it’s already on sale. Those early prices are not cheap but only a few stores even offer it officially. One we found is Overseas Electronics – the Butterfly S is available in Black, Grey, White and Red and is priced $850 (US only shipping). Another…

iPhone 5S cheap plastic model photos leak, features 3 colours

More photos seemingly showing the much-rumoured, low-cost iPhone are doing the rounds online, as chatter around Apple’s plans continues to build in the run-up to the anticipated unveiling of new ‘product’ in the autumn. Snaffled from serial Chinese leakers Wei Phone by French site Nowhereelsefr, the snaps show the rear shell and interior frame of a green, red and yellow…

‘Icebreaker A Viking Voyage’ Review: Rovio’s latest fun physics game

If you’re looking for a team that knows how to make a mobile game that just works in every way, the shining example is Rovio. Yes, it’s known for Angry Birds, but every subsequent, non-avian game has been equally fun and addictive. Less marketable and successful perhaps, but certainly good. Icebreaker: A Viking Voyage falls comfortably into that category. Coming from…

iPhone 5S / iPhone 6 to offer super-fast LTE-A 150Mbps connectivity?

The next iPhone could support mobile internet speeds that dwarf those offered by the current-gen model, it has emerged. According to Korea Times, Apple is mulling incorporating LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) connectivity in its next-generation smartphone, enabling it to reach connection speeds of up to 150Mbps. LTE-A is the next standard of 4G technology, following on from the long-term-evolution (LTE) tech that…

Blinkbox goes HD: Games of Thrones season 3 HD streaming for £23.99

As previously announced, Blinkbox, the TV and movie streaming service from Tesco, is now offering programming in high definition. Kicking off the new service is Game of Thrones season 3. Having Game of Thrones season 3 is something of a coup for Blinkbox, which has only recently concluded on Sky Atlantic in the UK. Currently you can head to Blinkbox…

Samsung Galaxy S 4 delayed at Sprint and T-Mobile

Galaxy S 4 Based on what you read and watched in our Samsung Galaxy S 4 review posted earlier today, you may be considering buying the Android 4.2 phone later this week. You will actually have to wait a little longer to buy the phone in the U.S. T-Mobile released a statement last night saying that it would have to…

New budget iPhone leak claims there will be two versions, codenamed Zenvo and Zagato/Bertone

It’s hard to know what’s real and what isn’t with the numerous budget iPhone “leaks” that have been spilling on to the web of late. Pocket-lint is still a little wary of the coloured iPhone shells that many claim to be the real deal, mainly because they look, for want of a better word, cheap. And not, cheap as in…

Existing HTC One users might get the Nexus experience in future update

HTC One with Sense UI Google confirmed the HTC One Nexus User Experience edition yesterday, promising a $599 solution for HTC One fans that prefer to have stock Android software. Previous HTC One buyers might be able to get the same experience without buying a new phone. HTC is considering releasing an update to the HTC One that would allow…

BlackBerry boss Heins 'not happy' with carriers over OS update cycles

Thorsten Heins, CEO of BlackBerry, has complained about the staggered rollout cycles for upgrades to BlackBerry 10. In particular, he believes that carriers have a responsibility to ensure that all BlackBerry phone users have an operating system update at the same time. Earlier this month, US carrier AT&T updated all of the BlackBerry Z10 handsets on its network to BlackBerry…

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