Mobile

Security experts issue warning to smartphone users

Wednesday, October 8th 2014

Graham Cluley (pictured), an independent security analyst, said he was concerned about the outcome of a survey of black cab drivers, showing around half of phones left in cabs were not...

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Passengers reject in-flight mobile use

Friday, October 3rd 2014

This week, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) authorised airlines to permit calls and the sending and receiving of texts and data. Previously passengers could only use their device before and...

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Campaigners concerned by smartphone car crash link

Friday, October 3rd 2014

Road safety groups said new technology is helping people do more with their phones while driving, putting them and other motorists at increased risk. Figures from the Department for Transport show...

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Demand for music boosts smartphone sales, argues BPI

Thursday, October 2nd 2014

Britons' appetite for buying music is helping sales of mobile devices to surge in the UK, a new report has claimed. According to research from the British Phonographic Industry (BPI), every one...

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iPhone bending is “no big deal”

Wednesday, October 1st 2014

The issue was reported around the globe, with videos showing the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus bodies being bent. Professor Neil Alford (pictured), head of the department of materials at Imperial College...

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Providers respond to minister’s rural mobile challenge

Tuesday, September 30th 2014

Sajid Javid told the Conservative Party Conference that it was “simply not good enough” that some areas of the countryside still lacked a decent mobile signal. But mobile providers said...

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iPhone 6 anger driven by smartphone ‘arms race’

Tuesday, September 30th 2014

The launch of Apple's latest smartphone was followed rapidly by claims by some users that the device could be bent out of shape in someone’s pocket. But as “bendgate” became the latest...

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How the Phones 4U collapse will hurt the UK mobile market

Friday, September 19th 2014

On Monday (15 September 2014), 5,000-plus Phones 4U staff – and thousands more of the company's customers – woke up to dismal news that the 18-year-old retailer had entered...

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Could security concerns sink Apple's mobile payment platform?

Friday, September 12th 2014

It wasn't just two new phones and a smartwatch that Apple announced this week. You'd be forgiven for having missed it, but the Cupertino company also took the wraps off a new mobile payment...

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Average home could contain 500 smart devices by 2022, says Gartner

Tuesday, September 9th 2014

As consumers warm up to concepts like the internet of things and connected household appliances over the next decade, the number of smart devices in the average family home will skyrocket. This is...

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