The eye-watering sums being charged for the latest generation of mobile handsets create barriers to entry for many consumers. It can cost £1,000 to purchase a new handset outright, and you’ll pay a comparable amount by committing to a co...Read More
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It’s fair to say the first two generations of wireless mobile telecommunications technology didn’t create much of a stir. Few people were aware 1G and 2G even existed, despite the latter underpinning SMS messages and their multimedia MM...Read More
There are many reasons why working remotely might be necessary. There could be an office emergency while you’re holidaying in the Highlands, or an important email needing a response while you’re at home recovering from flu. Travel throw...Read More
Across the UK, millions of people will have received gadgets and gizmos for Christmas. Many of these are designed to enhance existing devices, by making them easier to use or more practical. Given our reliance on mobile connectivity, it’s...Read More
Smartphones are evolving so rapidly that cutting-edge quickly morphs into quaint, en route to anachronistic. Flip phones, downloadable ringtones and stylus pens are three examples of short-lived technology advances that rapidly fell from gr...Read More
Between the burgeoning dotcom sector and fears over the Y2K bug, 1999 was a highly eventful year for technology. Consequently, few people paid much attention in August when the Secure Digital memory card standard was unveiled. A three-way c...Read More
With over two million Android apps available in the Google Play Store, it can be difficult to decide which programs to install on your smartphone or tablet. After all, Google claims the average consumer has just 35 apps installed on a smart...Read More
] It’s hard to imagine a world without apps, but that was the reality of the smartphone sector until Steve Jobs unveiled Apple’s App Store a decade ago. This remained the largest repository of downloadable content (DLC) for many years, ...Read More
Our smartphones tend to become indispensable companions, accessed dozens of times every day and packed with personal information. They quickly evolve into repositories of personal settings, media files and historic communications – some i...Read More
The smartphone market seemed so much simpler ten years ago. Executives had a BlackBerry. Hipsters had an iPhone. Brand loyalists had a Sony or Samsung. And pretty much everyone else had a Nokia. Today, the market has fragmented into two dis...Read More