In a very welcome announcement, telecoms watchdog Ofcom has capped the cost of calling directory enquiries numbers including the omnipresent 118 service. Ofcom said the price cap will come into force in April 2019. ...Read More
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Google has introduced a new tool for Android users to help them control their screen time called ‘Digital Wellbeing’. The tool is available to all Pixel phones and Android One device owners with Android 9 Pie. Digital Wellbeing ...Read More
Just in time for Christmas, Instagram has introduced new ways for users to discover brands and products. However, at present it does not include a ‘buy’ button. Instead, users will be able to use a new service called ‘Expl...Read More
Comparethemarket.com has found that 18 million people in the UK are regularly paying for extra data on their mobiles because they’ve gone over their limit. Collectively, the price comparison website claimed, we are paying more than £64 m...Read More
Figures produced by Google in their first Android Ecosystem Security Transparency Report, revealed that the prevalence of Potentially Harmful Applications (PHAs) found on their Android 9 Pie devices is half the rate seen in its predecessors...Read More
Samsung has never been shy when it came to headline-grabbing innovations but its pronouncement that it wants to grab a 20% market share in 5G technology by 2020 still managed to raise a few eyebrows. While commentators are still mulling ove...Read More
Despite the fashion for all-things 5G, Hutchinson’s UK network Three has upgraded 2,700 urban sites to support faster 4G data. At its core Three UK has introduced what’s called carrier aggregation. It is a feature of LTE-A, where A mean...Read More
While the global tech giant Apple could hardly be described as an ailing company, it has taken a bit of beating since declaring its fourth quarter figures, which saw its stock price fall by 7%. But what has got analysts all-a-twitter has be...Read More
The phenomenon that has been the global conquest of the smartphone may well have come to an end. According to research company Strategic Analytics this year’s worldwide third quarter sales figures has seen the handset segment ‘effective...Read More
Following Google’s decision to charge Android device makers for its core apps, it has now decided to get tough again and updated its Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) agreements to force the companies into rolling out security update...Read More