Archive for June, 2013

  • Blackberry shares take nosedive Blackberry shares take nosedive

    Shares in Blackberry have seen a huge drop in value since the firm confirmed that it experienced a significant loss in the three months to 1 June this year. The smartphone manufacturer reported losses of $84 million (£55 million), which was substantially better than the $518 million loss reco...

  • China's Huawei to launch first smartphone China's Huawei to launch first smartphone

    Huawei, China's telecoms giant, has launched its first smartphone today. The Ascend P6 is expected to be unveiled this afternoon and will make its debut in London. However, a leak has meant that a few details are already known. ICTech has published a handful of photographs showing an ultra-sl...

  • Apple launches OS redesign Apple launches OS redesign

    Apple has announced a major redesign of its mobile devices' operating systems in the form of iOS7. The system is the first redesign to have been overseen by Apple's design chief Jony Ive and takes a step away from skeuomorphism – the use of real-world inspired textures and artefacts...

  • Dim smartphone lights for better sleep, research suggests Dim smartphone lights for better sleep, research suggests

    Recent studies have suggested that dimming the light on a smartphone screen can result in a better night's sleep for those prone to using their phones in bed. Previous studies have suggested that using a smartphone in bed could result in poor sleep, but this latest research, from the Mayo Clin...