Huawei are one of the biggest telecommunications equipment companies in the world. They are huge in China although their kit is used the world over. Chances are if you are a BT Broadband customer you are using modems build by them. Huawei make no bones about their desire to become one of the biggest smartphone manufacturers in the world, and a couple of years ago they started their assault on the European market. I reviewed the G300 and found it to be a stunning budget range phone. The Huawei Read more [...]
The geeks are revolting.
O2 are rolling out super fast 3G coverage to “major cities” of the UK. Super-fast being the DC-HSPA standard giving up to 42 megabytes per second of mobile bandwidth, but a far cry from the impending LTE (Long Term Evolution) tech that is making Americans so damn fast at updating Twitter. Three announced earlier this year they were also rolling out DC-HSPA but in part used the American 4G definition which is widely regarded as erroneous marketing hyperbole. They state: But let’s be Read more [...]
In case you were wondering whether to go go for the HTC One X over the newly announced Galaxy S III, then here’s your push in the HTC direction. Phones4U has an extremely good offer on Vodafone over a 12 month contract. The premium was originally £149.99 but this has been reduced to free. This package will give you 300 minutes, unlimited texts and 500MB of data. When you add this up it comes out at £432 which is cheaper than buying SIM free. There is no guarantee that you will get an unlocked phone though, Read more [...]
HTC’s latest devices, the One X has come under scrutiny for an anomaly where gripping the case can distort the screen. In some cases, this action can activate on screen user interface elements such as widgets. The consensus is that this primarily affects review units and is not widespread. That said, it is still alarming that the new Android Big Kahuna should suffer manufacturing problems. It’s not like this would happen to Apple, the right? HTC have commented that there appears to be a discrepancy Read more [...]
HTC announced their new range of Android phones under the ‘One’ moniker. The HTC One X, HTC One S and HTC One V mark the first time that HTC have marketed their products as a discrete line, if only in name, attempting to create a ‘Galaxy’ or ‘Xperia’ ethos. The new range all come sporting Android 4, Ice Cream Sandwich, and HTC’s Sense 4.0 user interface. Interestingly, the presence of five icons at the base of the user screen indicates Google’s design principals for Ice Cream Sandwich remain Read more [...]