Nokia brand will not feature on future smartphones after Windows move

Nokia brand will not feature on future smartphones after Windows move
Nokia has confirmed the end of an era this week, with its former chief executive officer Stephen Elop saying that the famous brand will no longer appear on future smartphones. It comes after the company was acquired this week by Microsoft, and Mr Elop, who is now executive vice president of the Microsoft devices group, said that the newly joined company wants to provide a simpler…

Moto X+1 sees Motorola likely to take a step to one-up its own flagship

Moto X+1 sees Motorola likely to take a step to one-up its own flagship
Motorola could be about to release the details of its upcoming smartphone, according to the rumours that are starting to heat up around the web.Last year, the American firm launched the Motorola Moto X, a challenger to the crown of the Samsung Galaxy S4, and now it looks like the company is also looking to put in a bid to outdo the latter phone's successor,…

Samsung Galaxy Mega: New device to be too big to be a phablet?

Samsung Galaxy Mega: New device to be too big to be a phablet?
The newest addition to the already massive Samsung Galaxy range could prove to be more than people can handle, according to the latest leaks that show the company is once again pushing the boundaries with regards to size.While the Korean firm is often praised for its Samsung Galaxy phones that have seen it become the largest smartphone manufacturer in the world, it has also often…

Samsung to switch casing for a premium future?

Samsung to switch casing for a premium future?
Samsung's newer range of flagship phones down the line could be packing an even more premium feel than we have experienced in the past, as the Korean giant looks set to improve the build quality of its smartphones, according to new leaks.The company's devices, such as the Samsung Galaxy S4 and Samsung Galaxy S5, have traditionally been housed in plastic cases, and while the phone…

HTC to target mid-range market with plastic chassis?

HTC to target mid-range market with plastic chassis?
Smartphone giant HTC is set to go head to head, according to rumours, with other smartphone providers by providing its customer base the chance to get their hands on a device that will do away with some of its previous luxury components to allow for a cheaper price. An unnamed source quoted in TechRadar has fuelled rumours that the company is looking to do away with…

Do new rumours pave the way for a bigger, more expensive iPhone 6?

Do new rumours pave the way for a bigger, more expensive iPhone 6?
Rumours about the Apple iPhone 6 have hardly been thin on the ground, with people predicting what will happen with the latest iteration of the popular handset ever since its predecessor, the Apple iPhone 5S, hit shops last autumn. And now just a few months away from what is the traditional time for Apple to launch its new phones, the rumour mill is in action again,…

Samsung could be set to release a new phablet Galaxy Note 4 at IFA 2014

Samsung could be set to release a new phablet Galaxy Note 4 at IFA 2014
Samsung could be about to unveil a new phablet at this year's largest consumer electrics show, IFA 2014.It will hardly be a surprise given that the Berlin show has acted as the platform for the Korean company to release both the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and Note 3 in the past, and reports from inside the company's native land suggest that it will use this…

Google’s Project Ara says ‘build your own smartphone’

Google’s Project Ara says ‘build your own smartphone’
Google could be set to launch its DIY smartphone - known at the moment as Project Ara - by the end of the year, if rumours are to be believed, giving fans the chance to create something unique and suited to their needs. TechRadar reports that the company, which is mostly famous for the development of the widely used Android operating system as opposed to actually…