Mobile

MWC 2014 - this year's highlights

Friday, February 28th 2014

After a packed four days of product launches, grand unveilings and hands-on demonstrations, 2014's Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona has come to an end. A record-breaking 85,000 attendees...

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Asda Mobile’s switch to EE ‘disastrous’ for customers

Friday, January 17th 2014

The supermarket mobile service previously used the Vodafone network to carry its calls, data and texts but announced in September that it was moving to EE. The switch began on October 28 2013,...

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Will BlackBerry find a niche in 2014?

Friday, January 10th 2014

Even amid the hubbub of the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, BlackBerry managed to make headlines this week - though admittedly, it wasn't announcing new smartphones. First, news broke that the...

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Five major events to hit the telecoms industry in 2013

Friday, January 3rd 2014

As you're no doubt aware, 2013 turned out to be a pretty big year for the telecoms industry. With the government pushing forward with efforts to boost superfast broadband coverage, former Culture...

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Has WhatsApp killed the SMS?

Friday, December 6th 2013

It's something of a cliche to claim that social messaging services have sounded the death knell for the SMS, but recent developments in the mobile space mean it's becoming harder and harder...

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10% of 2013 ecommerce sales made on tablets, says eMarketer

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013

Using mobile devices to buy goods and services over the internet is increasingly common, according to a new study - but it's tablets rather than smartphones that have proven the most popular...

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Samsung files patent for smartphone eye scanner

Monday, November 25th 2013

A patent application filed by Samsung seems to indicate that next-generation Galaxy smartphones might feature biometric authentication as an alternative to PINs or passwords. Unlike arch-rival...

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Ofcom makes accreditation tougher - and we couldn't be happier

Wednesday, November 6th 2013

The Ofcom accreditation logo means comparison sites must provide consumers with accurate and transparent information. That’s why it’s so good to hear Ofcom is strengthening the criteria...

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How will 4G growth affect public Wi-Fi usage?

Wednesday, October 30th 2013

Public Wi-Fi networks are more popular than ever. With both the number of hotspots and the volume of data consumed increasing, it seems the UK as a nation has embraced public Wi-Fi and is in no hurry...

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Why you don’t need an iPad Air

Wednesday, October 23rd 2013

Yes, you. Moreover, I’m sure that you don’t need the new iPad mini either. And this applies if you’ve got a previous generation iPad or not. Now before my iTunes account gets wiped, I’m...

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