Archive for January, 2013

  • Majority of kids have access to smartphones Majority of kids have access to smartphones

    It wasn't so long ago that children with access to a phone were the exception. Then the handsets became cheaper and parents' awareness of the safety benefits meant that more and more kids had their own phone. Now, it appears, the vast majority of young people are using the technology. In ...

  • Are smartphone jeggings set for fashion fame? Are smartphone jeggings set for fashion fame?

    Fashion events around the world always have a mix of the wonderful and the downright bizarre and at the moment it's the turn of New York to see what inspiring designs it can bring to our attention. One company has looked to the growing popularity of smartphones for inspiration, with the launch...

  • Galaxy S sales surpass 100 million Galaxy S sales surpass 100 million

    Sales of Samsung's Galaxy S smartphone have surpassed the 100 million units mark for the first time. The handset was launched less than three years ago and a selection of different versions have been developed since that time. Each version has enjoyed varying levels of popularity and according...

  • HTC struggles with plunging profits HTC struggles with plunging profits

    Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC has seen a significant drop in its profit. The firm reported a drop in net profit of 91 per cent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2012 having missed forecasts. In the October to December period, HTC recorded a net profit of £21.47 million, down from...