Archive for May, 2012

  •  Sony Xperia launches new tough smartphone Sony Xperia launches new tough smartphone

    There's a tough new smartphone on the block by the name of Sony's Xperia Go. The handset replaces the Xperia Active and is so far receiving a positive reception. The Go runs on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) and is waterproof and dustproof, like its predecessor. However, the performance of the...

  • Samsung Galaxy S3 on sale in Europe Samsung Galaxy S3 on sale in Europe

    The Samsung Galaxy S3 has gone on sale prompting much excitement within the smartphone market as it is thought to be the only major contender to Apple's highly-anticipated iPhone 5. The phone, which runs on an Android operating system, boasts several key features. Its enormous screen is one of...

  • Rumours of Facebook smartphone re-emerge Rumours of Facebook smartphone re-emerge

    There are new rumours that Facebook is to build its own smartphone after it was revealed that the social network firm has hired more than half a dozen former Apple engineers. The former Apple employees had worked on the creation of the iPhone but are now set to develop software and hardware for Mar...

  • Nokia Lumia 800 taking down the competition Nokia Lumia 800 taking down the competition

    Nokia is still struggling in the official smartphone statistics, with the Samsung Galaxy and Apple iPhone consistently outselling its handsets. But the Lumia 800 Windows Phone appears to be changing things in terms of reviews and customer opinion, which could soon trickle down to start to change t...

  • Mobile Spy software launched Mobile Spy software launched

    Smartphone security is an important issue at the moment. With more and more information stored on the handsets, they have become a real target for criminals looking to gather financial data, or malware programmers that just want to cause trouble. But there is also another problem in that parents a...

  • NHS launches smartphone app NHS launches smartphone app

    A new smartphone app has been launched by the NHS to help patients access medical services on the go. The app will allow people to book medical appointments, check test results and choose between local services easily. It is designed to give individuals more control over their owner healthcare, alt...

  • Android continues to dominate smartphone market Android continues to dominate smartphone market

    Google's Android operating system is still coming out on top in the smartphone market, it has been revealed. The latest figures from Gartner confirmed that Android accounted for 56.1 per cent of the market in the first quarter of the year, compared to just 36.4 per cent during the same period ...

  • LG unveils new handset LG unveils new handset

    LG has unveiled a new version of its Optimus handset in a bid to compete with its more successful rivals, such as Apple and Samsung. The South Korean company stated that the Optimus LTE2 will be released in the domestic market "soon" and offers as much memory as a notebook computer, as we...

  • Siri touts Lumia 900 as 'best smartphone ever' Siri touts Lumia 900 as 'best smartphone ever'

    Siri, the virtual personal assistant built into Apple's iPhones, is reportedly claiming that the Nokia Lumia 900 is 'the best smartphone ever'. A number of users have been referred to reviews praising the Nokia Windows phone when posing the question to Siri. It appears that Siri is u...

  • Smartphones more popular than PCs for Facebook Smartphones more popular than PCs for Facebook

    More time was spent on Facebook by people accessing the site through smartphones than through PCs during April. This is according to research from comScore, which found that in the US, Facebook users spent around 441 minutes using the social network on their phones during the month. Just 391 minute...