Acer sidelines Windows Phone

Acer sidelines Windows Phone
Acer has decided to sideline Windows Phone until the mobile phone platform has a better range of apps for its users.According to the Inquirer, although Acer is happy to work with Microsoft's software for its range of Windows 8-toting notebooks and tablets, it needs more persuading before it takes it on for its smartphones.The manufacturer has said that Windows Phone just doesn't offer enough apps…

New HTC One leaks online

New HTC One leaks online
HTC's new mobile phone has been the subject of a number of leaks, with the latest video showing the device in all its glory.YouTube user Roshan Jamkatel posted the 12-minute video online, showing the new HTC One in full view. Mr Jamkatel points out a number of key features in the upcoming smartphone, including the microSD slot, two rear camera lenses and HTC's Sense 6.0…

First Ubuntu phones to arrive in autumn

First Ubuntu phones to arrive in autumn
Ubuntu should released its first range of mobile phones later this year, according to the Canonical founder.Mark Shuttleworth told Cnet that Meizu and BQ Readers will launch the first Ubuntu handsets in the autumn of 2014.Speaking at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014, he said that the company is starting with smaller manufacturers so it can ensure they are "placing the right device in the…

Kazam announces octa-core phone

Kazam announces octa-core phone
Kazam has released an octa-core mobile phone, allowing users to have all the power at just a fraction of the cost. The firm announced the new line at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014 in Barcelona.Kazam's Tornado 2 5.5 comes with a 1.7Ghz octa-core processor, a 5.5-inch IPS touchscreen and a 13-megapixel camera, while a five-megapixel shooter sits on the front. The Kazam Tornado 5…

New HTC One will sound better

New HTC One will sound better
Although the mobile phone to succeed the HTC One isn't expected to be released until the end of March, the manufacturer is taking to social media to try and get people excited.Having your own dedicated event so soon after a big tech conference can mean that you miss out on the hype. However, HTC is doing its best to try and get people talking about…

New Moto X to arrive soon

New Moto X to arrive soon
Motorola has had a number of announcements to make at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014, including one that the company will be launching a smartwatch soon. However, the latest offering indicates that the manufacturer is also planning a new mobile phone very soon.As well as holding a press event at the MWC 2014 in Barcelona, the company also took to Twitter to host a…

Yotaphone releases full-touch handset

Yotaphone releases full-touch handset
The original Yotaphone brought an LCD display with a touchscreen but only offered an electronic paper display on the back. However, the company has now released its next generation of mobile phone.Its first handset only allowed users to view the time or notifications on the back of the handset, but the Yotaphone 2 is a full-touch screen. This means that you can open notifications with…

Samsung unveils Galaxy S5

Samsung unveils Galaxy S5
Samsung has unveiled its brand new mobile phone at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014. The handset doesn't bring any innovative new features but instead has gone "back to basics", according to the manufacturer.However, there are a few points of interest in the Samsung Galaxy S5. The new smartphone brings the company's version of tech that we've already seen in other rival handsets - including…