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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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IFA 2014 - this year's highlights

Friday, September 5th 2014

The consumer electronics industry descended on Berlin for the IFA 2014 conference yesterday, showing off a slew of new gadgets like smartphones, tablets and wearables. While we're only a couple...

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Canalys data shows sales of wearable bands soared 684% in H1

Tuesday, August 26th 2014

The wearable band market – comprising both smart devices and more basic gadgets – experienced enormous growth in the first six months of 2014, according to a new report. Canalys, which...

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Compare Virgin Mobile SIM-only deals 2018

Monday, August 11th 2014

Keep your phone and get a SIM-only tariff from Virgin Mobile. Compare the latest deals, prices, plans and tariffs including minutes, texts and data.

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BT launches new business mobile service

Thursday, July 17th 2014

BT One Phone allows calls to an individual’s office landline, extension and mobile to all go to one phone. Graham Sutherland (pictured), CEO of BT Business, said, “With an increasingly mobile...

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New research puts price on personal data tracked by smartphones

Thursday, July 10th 2014

Researchers in Italy have released the results of a study into the prices advertisers are willing to pay for the various types of personal data that mobile devices track. Assisted by colleagues who...

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Are app developers taking security seriously enough?

Friday, June 27th 2014

Mobile messaging apps have skyrocketed in popularity over the past few years, sparking something of a gold rush in the software world and the tech sector in general. There's still no better...

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Can Amazon set the smartphone market on Fire?

Friday, June 20th 2014

After allowing the hype to build up for a period of months, Amazon finally announced a smartphone this week. The Fire Phone features advanced 3D effects, tilt controls and an app that scans objects...

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