Samsung bite back

So the big news late last week, of course, was Apple’s victory over Samsung in ...

Google Play Music All Access – the new Spotify?

Google’s own music streaming service, Google Play Music All Access, was one of the new plans revealed by the search giant, at the annual I/O conference in San Francisco this week. This latest venture into music subscription will see Google providing music access for computers, tablets and smart phones. By offering a new music platform, [...]

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BBM Messenger to be available on Android and iOS

So BlackBerry have finally crumbled and revealed plans to make their BBM messaging service available to Android and iOS platforms – but have they made the right choice? Software Vice President, Andrew Bocking, certainly thinks so at the latest developer’s conference. “The time is definitely right for BBM to become a multi-platform mobile service. BBM [...]

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Google and the Digital Afterlife

You may have thought about life after death at some point in your life, but have your thought about your digital life? Don’t worry, Google have it covered. Last Thursday saw the launch of a new feature – Inactive Account Manager. Not a great name, we know – words taken from Google, not ours – [...]

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Smartphone – Past Present and the Future…

A nice little infographic from waypharer to show the history of the smartphone and also show some of the future possibilities. Some neat ideas that could be coming to a smart phone near you What do you think we will see in the smart phones of tomorrow?  

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Google Glass: Latest details revealed

It feels like Google’s “Project Glass” has been all talk no action since they initially revealed the plans. But a new video released on YouTube revealing what wearers will see for the first time has reignited the excited around the product. However it’s just a teaser – no specifics as to how the glasses work [...]

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4G: The Winners…and losers?

The 4G auctions have been held and the winners have been announced. Everything Everywhere; Hutchison 3G UK; Niche Spectrum Ventures, a BT subsidiary; Telefonica (O2); and Vodafone have all won permits to offer the faster 4G network. The £2.34bn raised from the auction is much less than the expected £3.5bn predicted by the Office of [...]

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Nokia: First PureView Windows Phone?

With rumours of Nokia developing their first PureView Windows phone, dubbed “EOS,” it seems the Finnish firm are focusing on camera development in 2013. The technology world was first introduced to Nokia’s PureView technology last year at the Mobile World Congress, when the mind boggling 41MP camera was unveiled. However, the camera features were not [...]

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Smart Cases for Smart Phones

Smart Cases for Smart Phones

Phone cases used to be about protecting the phone and looking good. Now it seems that smart cases are going to be the thing in 2013. You will soon be looking into the spec of the case as much as the spec of the phone. It seems that iPhone cases are leading the way at [...]

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Are phones soon going to have a water resistant rating on the back?

Do you still have a digital watch with a water resistant rating on it? Well, with the new Sony Xperia Z this may be coming to your mobile phone. Announced at CES in Las Vegas this week, the new Sony will work under water for for up to 30 minutes. So instead of a depth [...]

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4G Auction: How will it work?

Licenses for 4G spectrums will be auctioned to different network providers next month. The Chief executive of Ofcom, Ed Richards, insists the purpose of the auction is to provide the best possible service to customers. However, many argue that the auction is money driven, with the Government hoping to make a large profit. No figures [...]

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