security
Huawei, Once Accused of Spying, Has Been Hacked by NSA Since 2009

Chinese electronics manufacturer Huawei decided to withdraw from US business last year amid accusations that it built backdoors into American government and business systems. But while the US government was publicly accusing the company of espionage, the NSA had already established its own backdoors into Huawei's networks, say Der Spiegel and The New York Times. Read More >>

phones
Huawei Backtracks on Plans to Release Dual-Boot Smartphone

Having proudly claimed the first Android-Windows dual-boot phones would arrive by spring, Huawei is now backpedalling—saying that it won't happen after all. Sound familiar? Read More >>

business
Accused of Spying, Huawei CEO Says it's "Exiting the US Market"

It looks like China's Huawei, the world's largest telecommunications equipment maker, is sick and tired of the United States accusing it of cyberspying. In an interview with the French press, the company's founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei said they're throwing in the towel stateside. Read More >>

phones
ARM Exec's Slip-Up Seems to Confirm Huawei Ascend P6S

Somebody needs to sort out the loose-lipped staff over at chip makers ARM, who seem to be making a habit out of stealing the thunder from the company's smartphone manufacturing partners an awful lot recently. Read More >>

gadgets
This SD Card Is Hiding a Mifi Inside

The last thing you want to do after buying yourself a sleek, ultra-slim laptop is muck up its lovely form factor with an ungainly mobile WiFi hotspot hanging off a USB port. So taking inspiration from the Eye-Fi, Huawei has cooked up its own SD card that's gutted to make room for a nano SIM slot and a HSPA+ 3G radio to give your laptop mobile internet wherever you roam. Read More >>

dealzmodo
A Cheap Huawei Phone Is Your "Gap Yah, Brah"-Roaming Deal of the Day

As Three has announced that they'll be allowing customers to roam to seven countries abroad while continuing to use their UK calls, texts and data allowances, you might want to think about getting yourself a cheap PAYG phone in order to take advantage. Read More >>

stunts
Real-Life Superheroes Fly in (by Plane) to Promote Huawei's New Mobile Phone

These people are apparently called Phoenix Jones and Purple Reign. They are, if we believe what we are told, real-life superheroes, who try to inspire people by hanging about in their costumes and prevent crime by making everyone laugh at them instead. Read More >>

phones
Does Huawei Finally Have a Phone You Might Actually Want to Buy?

Normally associated with budget chubsters Huawei's latest Ascend P6 is anything but fat. At just 6.18mm thick, it's the thinnest Android out there, but is being the most anorexic phone enough? Read More >>

phones
The New Smartphone War: 7 Apple and Samsung Challengers

You might call it a lack of ambition. Or you could just call it being very pragmatic. At a recent roundtable with reporters in Tokyo, the head of Sony's mobile business professed his desire to be the No. 3 player in smartphones behind Apple and Samsung. BlackBerry's CEO said the same thing heading up to the launch of BlackBerry Z10. Breaking the Sampple duopoly is no easy task, given that IDC says the two companies account for more than 50 per cent of smartphones sold worldwide. Read More >>

phones
Huawei Brags That Its Ascend P2 Is World's Fastest 4G Phone (But That Still Won't Get the Punters In)

Huawei could add a waffle-maker to its Ascend P2, and I doubt even that would be enough to pull people over to its side of the phone stores. Unlike the Ascend D2 unveiled at CES, there's no 3,000mAh battery lurking here (you'll have to "make do" with a 2420 one), but there's a CAT 4LTE chipset, meaning 4G speeds can reach 150Mbps (the iPhone 5 and S3 LTE only have CAT 3, FYI). Read More >>

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smartphones
The Five Best Phones of CES 2013

Compared to years past, CES 2013 was pretty light on phones. The focus was more on health/fitness gadgets and 4K UHD TVs. But among the few phones at the show, we some good ones. Here are the top five. Read More >>

phones
The 5-Inch Ascend D2 Takes the Torch as Hauwei's Flagship

Huawei isn't the biggest player in the phone game, but it's making moves to step up. Huawei's taking another stab at high-end relevance with its new Ascend D2, which looks like it could be a nice device if it isn't plagued by delays. Read More >>

phones
Huawei's Ascend Mate Is a 6.1-Inch Mammoth That Eats Phablets for Breakfast

Oh man, here we go. Phablets are no longer no longer constrained to limits of being under half a foot. Huawei's new Ascend Mate is an unprecedented 6.1-inches. It's been around before, but now it's official. Cower in fear beneath its all-encompassing shadow. Read More >>

phones
Oh God, Huawei's Monster 6.1 Inch Phablet Spotted In the Wild

If you thought the Galaxy Note II was pushing the envelope on size, you've got another thing coming. A executive from Huawei has been caught on camera showing off the company's upcoming 6.1-inch 1080p Ascend Mate, a truly mammoth phablet. Read More >>

4g
Samsung, Huawei, HTC and Nokia Hooking Their Phones into EE's 4G Network

As well as announcing details of its launch of the UK's first 4G network, Everything Everywhere's new EE brand has listed the first LTE mobiles we'll get to use over here. It could be Nokia's chance to shine. Read More >>

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