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Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom — 10x optical zoom and 16megapixel sensor

Another of Samsung’s massively leaked future models has been officially announced today, with Samsung UK confirming we’ll see the Galaxy S4 Zoom launch here some time during the summer. The phone’s all about the camera, featuring a 10x optical zoom and a super-chunky design that’s rather similar to last year’s Samsung Galaxy Camera model. The [...]

Motorola RAZRi now on Three UK, from £17 a month

Mobile network Three is continuing to expand its serious/business relationship with mobile manufacturer Motorola, with the RAZRi joining the old Defy+ in being sold through the network today. Prices start at £17 on the cheapest tariff, rising to £23 for a “free” RAZRi and connection to the network’s unlimited data tariff, or more if you’d [...]

Flick Golf! Free launches on Android today

More than half-decent developer Full Fat has released an alternate version of its Flick Golf! game on the Play Store today, which it’s calling Flick Golf! Free. You can probably guess what’s different about this one. The game includes friend score leaderboards and the ability to “Play the same game on any device” which, we [...]

Asus Fonepad now available – 7″ tablet/phone hybrid for £179

Asus has launched its bonkers Fonepad in the UK today, with the 7″ tablet now available on the likes of Amazon for £179.99 including delivery. For that you get an Intel Atom powered 7″ tablet running Android 4.1 at 1280 x 800 resolution, alongside 1GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard media storage space. Which [...]

Archos mobile range starts at £79.99

Archos has announced plans to launch three of the new Android phones that were rumoured earlier this week, all of which will offer an unskinned version of Android 4.1 as their OS. The three models are the Archos 35 Carbon (£79.99), the Archos 50 Platinum (£179.99) and Archos 53 Platinum (£199.99), offering screen sizes you [...]

Android Outlook app updated with… Windows Phone design

A brand new version of Microsoft’s Outlook (nee Hotmail) Android app has just gone live on Google Play, finally binning the tired old Gothic look for a completely fresh and much lighter layout. What’s a bit odd is to see Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 design cues appearing on Android, with the end result being a [...]

Google joins the “to do” list scene with Google Keep

Google’s new Android app Google Keep sounds rather similar to the augmented note-taking apps built by Samsung, LG and the other phone makers, offering you a sort of visual notebook tool that pulls in lists, photos, images and more, complete with a checklist system for making sure you haven’t forgotten the bread. Or the cheese. [...]

Asus PadFone 2 available on monthly contracts, from £33

The officially BONKERS Asus PadFone 2 docking phone/tablet hybrid has launched at Carphone Warehouse in the UK, which is now offering the bizarre combo device on a range of monthly tariffs almost as if it was a NORMAL TYPE OF PHONE. The deals start at £33 a month for a “free” PadFone 2 alongside a [...]

Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ now on sale at Amazon UK

After testing the water here with the refreshed Kindle Fire and the 7″ Kindle Fire HD, Amazon has now launched the high-res 8.9″ version of its Kindle Fire Android table for us lot. The price is larger too, with the larger tablet costing £229 for the standard model, with a 32GB option yours for £259. [...]

INQ launches MATERIAL reader app

We’re not entirely sure who MATERIAL BETA is aimed at, but we like apps that specify ALL CAPS should be used in their names so are giving it a spin. It’s probably best described as being a bit like Flipboard, in that it gives you a classy interface that wraps web content up in a [...]

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