Google signs $1.1bn HTC smartphone deal

Posted in Business on 21st Sep, 2017
by Alex Muller

Alphabet's Google has struck a $1.1bn (22m) deal with Taiwan's HTC to expand its smartphone business.

Smartphones that charge in five minutes 'could arrive next year'

Posted in Hardware on 13th May, 2017
by Alex Muller

The technology was first shown off in 2015, when Israeli start-up StoreDot demonstrated its FlashBattery at the CES tech show in Las Vegas.

Google will reportedly release its own phone this year

Posted in Business on 27th Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

The tech giant is currently in talks with mobile operators to release its own non-Nexus device, according to reports.

Google experiments with a way to pay without taking out your phone

Posted in Business on 3rd Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

The end result is that a point of sale device is already aware of your phones presence, and when you want to pay for something, you can do so through Hands Free.

Huawei announces a phone that weighs objects with force touch

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

During their IFA press conference on Wednesday, the Chinese phone manufacturer unveiled its inclusion of Force Touch by weighing an orange using the device.