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Google to discontinue free search except for Nexus users

1st April 2015

Possibly heralding the end of the free Internet, Google announced today that it was discontinuing its free web search product for most consumers.

 

Retro 5|10: March 2005 and 2010

8th March 2015

Five and ten years ago this month in March 2005 and 2010, we saw a few popular workhorses and the emergence of a classic line of Android smartphones.

 Retro 5|10: March 2005 and 2010  

BlackBerry Leap

3rd March 2015

The BlackBerry Leap is another attempt by BlackBerry to succeed in the all-touch market. But although this phone has some good points, there is nothing new to see here.

 BlackBerry Leap  

Microsoft Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL

2nd March 2015

A pair of big-screen devices that also offer excellent value for money, the Microsoft Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL look to be extremely competitive.

 Microsoft Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL  

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

2nd March 2015

The Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet is an upgrade to last year's Z2, and it serves as a reminder that there is more choice in the market than Apple or Samsung.

 Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet  

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

1st March 2015

Last year's Galaxy S5 wasn't the success that Samsung had hoped for. The Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge take a different and more interesting approach.

 Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge  

HTC One M9

1st March 2015

Last year's One M8 was one of the most desirable phones of the year. Can the new HTC One M9 pull off the trick of being even better?

 HTC One M9  

Motorola Moto E (Second Generation)

25th February 2015

More capable, but more expensive than the original Moto E, can the Motorola Moto E (Second Generation) recapture Moto's success in the bargain Android market?

 Motorola Moto E (Second Generation)  

Retro: HTC Desire

17th February 2015

Five years ago, HTC announced the HTC Desire, and Android handset that finally demonstrated that this fledgling OS had come of age.

 Retro: HTC Desire  

BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition

8th February 2015

The unwieldy sounding BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition is a smartphone with a different - it's the first device to market running the Ubuntu Phone OS.

 BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition  

Retro 5|10: February 2005 and 2010

4th February 2015

February is usually the biggest month for new mobile launches, and February 2005 and 2010 saw a combination of pioneers and strange ideas.

 Retro 5|10: February 2005 and 2010  

Retro 5|10: January 2005 and 2010

17th January 2015

Five and ten years ago we saw a very varied bunch of handsets announced, many of which were brave attempts at being something a bit different.

 

Samsung Z1

14th January 2015

After a failed attempt last year, the low-cost Samsung Z1 is Samsung's first Tizen smartphone to market, shipping exclusively to India.

 Samsung Z1  

Microsoft Lumia 435 and 532

14th January 2015

A pair of very cheap Windows 8.1 smartphones, the Microsoft Lumia 435 and Lumia 532 both come in at under 100 including tax.

 Microsoft Lumia 435 and Lumia 532  

Samsung Galaxy A7

12th January 2015

A slim device with a big screen, the Samsung Galaxy A7 looks rather elegant, but then it also looks like it has been made by Apple.

 Samsung Galaxy A7  

Nokia 215

5th January 2015

The Nokia 215 is a very low-cost Internet enabled phone, much like Nokias of old. Except it isn't a Nokia at all, because this handset is made by Microsoft.

 Nokia 215  

LG G Flex2

5th January 2015

The LG G Flex2 is an updated version of LG's original curved smartphone. While it is much faster than the original, it also has a smaller but higher resolution display.

 LG G Flex2  

2014 in Review. 2015 Predictions

27th December 2014

We take a brief look at industry trends during 2014 and take a look to what might happen in 2015. Is 2015 going to be as predictable as 2014?

  2014 in Review. 2015 Predictions  

2014 in Review: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

18th December 2014

As the year draws to a close, we look at what we think were the best, worst and ugliest handsets of 2014.  How will your favourite phone fare?

 2014 in Review  

BlackBerry Classic

17th December 2014

The BlackBerry Classic is designed to include all the features that BlackBerry fans love while bring in a sleek and modern operating system.

 BlackBerry Classic  

Retro 5|10: December 2004 and 2009

11th December 2014

December is usually a quiet month as manufacturers concentrate on shipping  products to the shops in time for Christmas, but there were a handful of announcements five and ten years ago.

 Retro 5|10: December 2004 and 2009  

Sonim XP7

26th November 2014

As rugged as a lump of rock and about as heavy, the Sonim XP7 redefines what a tough phone should be while not compromising on technical features.

 Sonim XP7  

Fairphone

22th November 2014

The Fairphone differentiates itself from the competition paying greater attention to where all the components comes from to ensure that they are ethically sourced.

 Fairphone  

Jolla Tablet

19th November 2014

The Finnish-designed Jolla Tablet is a crowdfunded project running the MeeGo-derived Sailfish OS, and it offers something quite different from the competition.

 Jolla Tablet  

Nokia N1

18th November 2014

Nokia have surprised almost everyone with the launch of the Nokia N1 Android 5.0 tablet running Nokia's custom interface on the top.

 Nokia N1  

Microsoft Lumia 535

11th November 2014

The first Lumia device with Microsoft branding, the Microsoft Lumia 535 is staggeringly good value for money as well as being very much a traditional Lumia design.

 Microsoft Lumia 535  

Motorola Moto Maxx

6th November 2014

A powerful Android smartphone with a huge battery, the Motorola Moto Maxx looks very appealing, but only if you live in South America.

 Motorola Moto Maxx  

Retro 5|10: November 2004 and 2009

3rd November 2014

In November 2004 and 2009 we saw Nokia's first production touchscreen phone, the first worldwide Android 2.0 device, and something Else altogether.

  Retro 5|10: November 2004 and 2009  

Apple iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3

16th October 2014

Apple gives an annual update to its tablet line with the new Apple iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 which offer some improvements but nothing radically different.

 Apple iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3  

Google Nexus 6 and Nexus 9

15th October 2014

A pair of devices heralding the new Android 5.0 "Lollipop" OS, the Google Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 are also significant devices for both Motorola and HTC.

 Google Nexus 6 and Nexus 9  

Retro 5|10: October 2004 and 2009

12th October 2014

We take a trip back to October 2004 and 2009 to find a whole bunch a clamshell phones and the beginning of Android's dominance in the current marketplace.

 

HTC RE

9th October 2014

The HTC RE is a very clever remote camera accessory for smartphones, and is either utterly useless or utterly brilliant depending on your point of view.

 HTC RE  

HTC Desire Eye

9th October 2014

A high-end handset with a 13 megapixel camera on both the front and the back, the HTC Desire Eye is perfect for selfies and the antidote to the complex camera on the One M8.

 HTC Desire Eye  

BlackBerry Passport

24th September 2014

It doesn't look like any other smartphone on the market, because the BlackBerry Passport is like any other smartphone on the market.

 BlackBerry Passport  

Retro 5|10: September 2004 and 2009

14th September 2014

Fashion phones made a strong showing in September 2004 and 2009, most likely something to do with the looming spectre of Christmas shopping.

 Nokia 7260  

Apple Watch

10th September 2014

Apple's long-awaited debut into the smartwatch arena is here at last. Is the Apple Watch a radical rethink of wearable devices or just another run-of-the-mill device?

 Apple Watch  

Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

9th September 2014

The Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus take a big step up in terms of screen size from the previous version, and have many other improvements as well.

 Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus  

Sony SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk

7th September 2014

A pair of wearable devices from Sony, the Sony SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk share many features but are very different in design.

 Sony SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk  

Motorola Moto 360

6th September 2014

Motorola finally release their long-awaited smartwatch, the Motorola Moto 360, a device that proves that wearables can be good looking as well as functional.

 Motorola Moto 360  

Motorola Moto G (Second Generation)

6th September 2014

Another updated smartphone, the new Motorola Moto G follows in the footsteps of its successful predecessor in offering a lot a features for the money.

 Motorola Moto G Second Generation  

Motorola Moto X (Second Generation)

5th September 2014

The original Moto X was something of a rebirth for Motorola, but the new Motorola Moto X is a much-needed update to keep Moto competitive.

 Motorola Moto X (Second Generation)  

Nokia Lumia 730 Dual SIM and Lumia 735

4th September 2014

Featuring a 5 megapixel front-facing camera, the Nokia Lumia 730 Dual SIM and Lumia 735 smartphones are optimised for taking selfies.

 Nokia Lumia 730 Dual SIM and Lumia 735  

Nokia Lumia 830

4th September 2014

A midrange smartphone with an excellent display and camera, the Nokia Lumia 830 promises a lot of the features of the Lumia 930, but at a lower price.

 Nokia Lumia 830  

Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

3rd September 2014

An eight-inch Android tablet, the Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact has at least a few features that lift it above the ranks of ordinary Android tablets.

 Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact  

Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact

3rd September 2014

Sony's mildly upgraded flagship smartphone comes with a fully-featured mini version. Meet the Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact.

 Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact  

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge

3rd September 2014

Two variations of the same device, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge challenge the phablet market in more ways than one.

 Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge  

LG G Watch R

28th August 2014

LG's second Android Wear watch is the LG G Watch R which has a circular display and an overall design that makes the previous model look like a clunker.

 LG G Watch R  

Samsung Gear S

28th August 2014

The Samsung Gear S is a second-generation Tizen smartwatch with an elegant curved screen, and it can make phone calls as well.

 Samsung Gear S  

LG G3 Stylus

26th August 2014

If you are looking for a big handset but you really don't want to pay a premium price, the LG G3 Stylus looks promising.. as long as you can buy it in your local market.

 LG G3 Stylus  

Retro 5|10: August 2004 and 2009

25th August 2014

We look back at the devices launched five and ten years ago this month, including a few very unusual devices that never caught the imagination of consumers.

 Retro 5|10: August 2004 and 2009  

HTC One M8 for Windows

19th August 2014

One of this year's superlative handsets, HTC's flagship smartphone can now be had in a Microsoft flavour with the HTC One M8 for Windows.. if you live in the US.

 HTC One M8 for Windows  

Samsung Galaxy Alpha

16th August 2014

A much better S5 Mini than the actual S5 Mini, the Samsung Galaxy Alpha manages to pack a lot of high-end features into a very elegant design.

 Samsung Galaxy Alpha  

Retro: Nokia N900

6th August 2014

Announced five years ago this month, the Nokia N900 should have conquered the world, but instead it failed and was the beginning of the end for Nokia's dreams.

 Retro: Nokia N900  

Nokia Lumia 530

23rd July 2014

The new entry-level Lumia, the Nokia Lumia 530 comes with a faster CPU and more up-to-date OS than the old 520, but it loses some features along the way too.

 Nokia Lumia 530  

Retro 5|10: July 2004 and 2009

22nd July 2014

For some reason the summer months tend to bring out the radical designs. July 2004 and 2009 certainly had their pick of strange devices.

 Retro 5|10: July 2004 and 2009  

Retro: Motorola RAZR V3

11th July 2014

It was a decade ago this month that Motorola rewrote the rulebook with the iconic Motorola RAZR V3. But was it is cool underneath as it was on the surface?

 Retro: Motorola RAZR V3  

Sony Xperia C3

8th July 2014

These days it seems that people are more likely to use the front camera than the back, so if you are addicted to selfies then perhaps you want the Sony Xperia C3.

 Sony Xperia C3  

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini

1st July 2014

As with most "Mini" handsets, the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini shares little in common with its bigger sibling. But is it really just a marketing gimmick?

 Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini  

Samsung Gear Live

30th June 2014

You can't criticise Samsung for not giving you a choice - the new Samsung Gear Live smartwatch is yet another new range of these gadgets from the Korean giant.

 Samsung Gear Live  

LG G Watch

30th June 2014

Pitching in at the slightly cheaper end of the smartwatch market, the LG G Watch comes with Google's new Android Live operating system.

 LG G Watch  

 

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