Tag Archives: mobile

Everything Everywhere gets 4G thumbs up

Everything Everywhere In a move which has surprised many industry commentators – and certainly rival networks – Ofcom has approved Everything Everywhere’s (EE) request to begin rolling out its 4G LTE service before.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Broadband News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's

Texting overtakes talking in the UK

Ofcom Logo Texting is now more prevalent than making phone calls for UK citizens, at least according to the latest data from Ofcom. Indeed, texts are overtaking not just traditional phone calls, but.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing, Smartphone News

Rovio unleashes Amazing Alex

Amazing Alex Rovio is, as you’re no doubt aware, the creator of the Angry Birds franchise. So what do you follow a behemoth of a mobile game like that up with? Amazing Alex,.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Gaming News: PC, Xbox, PS3 & Nintendo

Microsoft unveils Windows Phone 8

Microsoft hasn’t been content with merely revealing a new tablet, the Surface, this week, and has also gone ahead and unveiled the next version of its mobile OS, which is expected out towards the end of the year. Windows Phone 8 will employ the same.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing, Smartphone News

Vodafone unveils festival Booster Brolly

Festival season is well and truly upon us, and as anyone who has ever been to one knows, the festival presents some unique challenges. Not just the likely rain and mud, along with potentially dodgy burgers (not to mention potentially dodgy bands), but those with.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing, Smartphone News

Three offers £5 per day EU Internet

Major incidents of bill shock – an unexpectedly high or even extortionate seeming mobile bill – are generally due to one primary factor, namely, using the internet abroad. So it’s definitely a thumbs up from travellers for the network Three, which has decided to offer.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing, Smartphone News

Global mobile sales down 2 per cent

According to Gartner figures, the first quarter of 2012 saw 419 million mobile phones shifted worldwide, but that actually represented a decline of 2 per cent on Q1 2011. This is the first quarter in which sales have seen a slump since Q2 2009. And.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing, Smartphone News

Apple doubles mobile market share

IDC has released its latest Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker figures, which give an overall snapshot of the mobile and smartphone markets. And in fact, the global phone market actually shrunk very slightly, by 1.5 per cent, year-on-year. Total shipment numbers were down from 404.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Android News, Apple News: iPad, iPhone, iPod and Mac OSX, iPhone News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing, Smartphone News

Samsung now bigger than Nokia in mobile

Samsung is now the biggest player in the mobile market, overtaking Nokia, according to one analyst outfit. Nokia has spent the last fourteen years as the top mobile vendor, but no longer says a report from Strategy Analytics, highlighted by Bloomberg. Samsung’s shipment numbers for.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing, Smartphone News

66% of the UK suffers from Nomophobia

Nomo-what-now? Here’s another new “phobia” which has been “discovered” along with all those ones documented in that book we saw being plugged a few years back on the TV. You know, stuff like Coulrophobia – the fear of clowns (they are creepy, mind) – or.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing, Smartphone News