Archive for July, 2012

  • Which? campaign receives 15,000 signatories Which? campaign receives 15,000 signatories

    The Which? campaign to make sure that fixed contracts maintain the same terms and conditions has received a large level of support with 15,000 customers currently giving the campaign their signatures. The Fixed means Fixed movement aims to ensure that the price and all other aspects of a fixed deal...

  • Fujitsu markets smartphone for the elderly Fujitsu markets smartphone for the elderly

    Fujitsu is working to market a smartphone for the elderly in the form of the F-12D. The handset is part of the Japanese firm's Raku-Raku line of devices, which roughly translates as 'easy to use' and runs on a version of Android. However, Fujitsu is currently working with Google to d...

  • Which? Calls for fixed-term mobile contracts Which? Calls for fixed-term mobile contracts

    Consumer group Which? has called for mobile phone fixed-term contracts to do what they claim to at the start of the contract. An investigation conducted by the group found that many mobile operators insert hidden clauses in the small-print to increase costs during the contract period. Estimates sug...

  • Jelly Bean update to hit Galaxy Nexus first Jelly Bean update to hit Galaxy Nexus first

    Owners of the Galaxy Nexus HPSA+ smartphone will be the first to receive Google's Android 4.1 'Jelly Bean' operating system update. The internet giant confirmed that owners of the phone will soon receive a message alerting them to the update. “If you've got a Galaxy Nexus ...

  • Lamborghini launches luxury mobiles Lamborghini launches luxury mobiles

    An exclusive range of mobile phones is being planned for launch by car manufacturer Lamborghini. The luxury brand has designed three phones and a tablet to be released onto the market at some point this year. Two of the phones - the TL 688 Spyder and the TL 820 Spyder - are basic feature handsets...

  • Is an Amazon smartphone about to be released? Is an Amazon smartphone about to be released?

    Online retailer Amazon looks set to release a smartphone onto the consumer market sometime soon. According to reports, the company is working with manufacturer Foxconn to develop the device. A Bloomberg report cited two informed sources stating that this was the case, while comments from an analyst...

  • Galaxy Nexus smartphone sales banned in US Galaxy Nexus smartphone sales banned in US

    Sales of the Galaxy Nexus smartphone have been halted in the US after Apple paid a bond, bringing a court-ordered ban into effect. A preliminary ruling stated that Samsung had infringed on four iPhone patents in making the Nexus, but the case stalled until Apple delivered a $95.6 million bond to co...

  • Mozilla mobile OS set for 2013 launch Mozilla mobile OS set for 2013 launch

    Mozilla has announced that it is due to enter the mobile operating system market next year with the launch of Mozilla Firefox OS. The company first announced its plans to enter the market in July 2011. However, back then the program was due to be called Boot to Gecko. This has since been scrapped b...