ZTE faces bleak future after US ban prevents it from making phones
The company can’t use Qualcomm processors anymore.
UK's abandoned tin mines could be reopened to help build EVs
Researchers have found tin, tungsten and lithium in areas of Cornwall and Devon.
HTC's Desire 12 phones are pretty, but unremarkable
The Desire 12 and 12+ come with mid-range specs, but the gold paint job is nice.
A cloud service for mobile gaming isn't as dumb as it sounds
Hatch adds online multiplayer to single-player titles.
Amazon is refunding Prime phone buyers who paid to remove ads
Now that it's dropped the ads, many users paid as much as $50 for nothing.
Qualcomm's Snapdragon X24 modem will enable 2 Gbps LTE speeds
But you probably won't get that rate in the real world.
Samsung's dual camera 'bokeh' tricks are coming to budget phones
Its cheaper "Isocell dual" image sensor will let more users take arty shots.
France bans smartphone use in cars even when you pull over
The nation is trying to battle a big uptick in road deaths.
Flash storage spec doubles speeds on future smartphones
UFS 3.0 doubles speeds to 2.9 GB/s while lowering power consumption.