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Pics of Rumoured Samsung Galaxy F Show Premium Design and Quad HD Screen (Updated)

This thing here, according to a new smartphone leaker in town, is the Samsung Galaxy F, Samsung's rumoured "super premium" model that takes things up a notch from the popular Galaxy S range. A quad HD display is one delight that awaits, if it's a real thing. Read More >>

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Mystery Samsung SM-G906S Mobile May be Quad HD Galaxy S5

An unknown Samsung model number has popped up in the GFXBench testing tools, with something operating under the Samsung-style model number of SM-G906S appearing to have a 2560 x 1440 resolution display. The Galaxy S5 HD? Read More >>

blackberry
"Classic" QWERTY BlackBerry Q20 and Z3 Remind Us BB's Still Going

Despite its many financial struggles, BlackBerry has managed to join in with the fun at Mobile World Congress this week, revealing two now models -- the QWERTY Q20 for old-school fans and the new all-touch Z3 for emerging markets. Read More >>

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Samsung Galaxy S5 May Bring Waterproofing to Flagship Line

Sources have a few new leaks for us regarding Samsung's forthcoming Galaxy S5 model, suggesting the phone might be the first in the proper Galaxy S line to feature water and dust resistance as standard. So it'll be in the bin with the "Active" variants we've seen in previous years. Read More >>

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Samsung Does 4G on a Budget With Galaxy Core LTE

Samsung's New Phone of the Week this week is the Galaxy Core LTE, a relatively low-spec Android model with one key feature to sell it -- 4G preparedness for your future superfast SIM. Read More >>

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privacy
Secondhand Shops are Selling Smartphones Loaded With Personal Data

An investigation into used smartphones being sold by popular trading chains Cash Converters and CEX has found that plenty are going to new buyers complete with the personal data of the previous owner. Some are wiped, but there's wiping and there's wiping. Read More >>

networks
Three UK Price Hike Undermines Free 4G Roll-Out

Three UK neatly positioned itself as the network of choice for mobile web users, offering reasonably-priced unlimited data packages and promising free 4G upgrades for all customers with compatible handsets. But with contract prices now confirmed to be rising, have 4G costs slipped in through the back door? Read More >>

networks
Three UK Data is Currently Down for Some Users

It's One Plan may be one of the last tariffs holding a torch for unlimited data, but that'll come as little comfort to some Three UK customers this morning. Reports are coming in that its data services are on the blink, preventing users from accessing the web on-the-go. Read More >>

security
Nearly 16,000 Mobiles Were Left on London's Trains in 2013

Stats released by security specialist McAfee claim 15,833 mobile phones have been found on London's trains so far in 2013 and handed in to staff. And if 15,833 mobile phones have been handed in, imagine how many more have been lost but not handed in. Read More >>

iphone
Is Your iPhone 5S Touch ID Fingerprint Scanner Becoming Less Accurate?

It unlocks your iPhone 5S with a simple touch of a finger, and can save you the pain of tapping out passwords before iTunes purchases while retaining an important layer of security. But some owners of Apple's latest premium smartphone are claiming that its headlining Touch ID fingerprint-scanning feature is becoming less accurate the more they use it. Read More >>

phones
Nexus 4 Burning Up and Smashing its Battery After Android 4.4 KitKat Update

The KitKat release for Google and LG's older Nexus 4 phone is now live, with users able to upgrade to the very newest Android release right now. But it's not going down well with some, who claim the phone's now going berserk, draining its battery in an hour and becoming seriously hot to the touch. Read More >>

networks
UK Networks Agree £50 Cap on Lost and Stolen Phone Charges

Four of our largest mobile networks have come to a deal on handling calling fees run up on lost and stolen mobile phones, with EE, Three, Virgin Media and Vodafone agreeing to limit the nicked mobile bill shock to a maximum of £50. Read More >>

blackberry
"It's Just a Scratch" Claims BlackBerry CEO in Open Letter to Business World

BlackBerry's interim CEO John Chen has gone down the open letter road to get his message across, claiming the business is no longer for sale and that the original deal with Fairfax is how it's going to be from now on -- and its future is safe. So don't all switch to iPhone in a panic. Read More >>

crime
London "Gang Members" to be Banned From Having PAYG Phones or... Bikes

A fresh crackdown on youth gang crime is about to be launched in London, with police set to ban those deemed influential gang leaders from having off-contract phones to organise their crimes on, plus bicycles may be confiscated so they have no means of escape. At least they'll be less likely to die under a lorry. Read More >>

networks
EE 4G Superfast Network Beaming Across 14 More Towns

Another day, another bunch of towns that EE's superfast 4G network now works in. With Benfleet, Caerphilly, Caldicot, Canvey Island, Carlisle, Chepstow, Cwmbran, Grays, Harlow, Hatfield, Kenilworth, Rayleigh, Southport and Worksop now covered, EE 4G is now in 131 UK towns and cities. That's a fair few more people for the network to tempt with its latest PAYG 4G plans. [EE] Read More >>

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Samsung Building "Galaxy F" Range to Beat its own Galaxy S Models?

Rumours suggest Samsung may be preparing another flagship smartphone range, with the "Galaxy F" model series being floated as a potential new high-end line to run alongside -- or even replace -- the successful Galaxy S phones. Read More >>

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