Coolpad Note 3 Plus vs Lenovo K3 Note

The Coolpad Note 3 Plus was launched over the weekend by the company as a marginally upgraded version of the standard Coolpad Note 3. The only upgrade here is that the ‘Plus’ model comes with a Full HD (1920×1080) display while the standard variant sports a 720p (1280×720) display. Key Features Given the low price…

iPhone 7 release date, news and rumors

The iPhone 7 could be the same size and shape as the iPhone 6S and it’s still unclear whether it will have a Smart Connector or not. Looking for the iPhone SE? Then you’ll want our everything you need to know article. With the iPhone 6S Apple delivered its best handset yet, but aside from…

Did you know smartphones could make you hyperactive

Are you getting bored easily when trying to focus, or having difficulty doing quiet tasks and activities? If yes, the pervasive use of a smartphone could be the reason behind these attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)-like symptoms, new research suggests. Recent polls have shown that as many as 95 percent of smartphone users have used their phones…

Android 6 Marshmallow update: when can I get it?

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 is now getting the update to Android 6, but only 7.5% of Android users are currently running the latest software. Android Marshmallow is here (for some). There are battery life improvements, greater app permission controls, standardized support for fingerprint scanners, more granular volume controls, USB-C support and new Google Now…

There’s no escape from WhatsApp with its new desktop app

There’s more than one billion monthly active WhatsApp users and now all of them will be able to access it from a computer as well as their phones, because a WhatsApp desktop app has just been launched. Technically you could already access the service from a computer using WhatsApp Web, but where that lives in…

Three’s plan to buy O2 has been blocked by the EU

In early 2015 it was revealed that Three’s parent company Hutchison was planning to buy Telefonica’s O2 brand to make the UK’s largest mobile network – but now the deal has been blocked. European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager revealed the outcome onTwitter before making an official announcement confirming the deal had been blocked. She…

EE gets Three’s ads banned for claiming ‘undisputed’ reliability

EE has just taken a swing at Three and landed a knockout punch, by getting a boxing-themed advert from the numerical network banned. In the advert, Three’s puppet mascot Jackson is seen held high in a boxing victory pose, accompanied by the text “The undisputed. UK’s most reliable network. Again.” As it turns out though…