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May 3, 2018  12:40 PM

Android bites Apple in UK, iPhone X marks the spot in China

DavidMcClelland David McClelland Profile: DavidMcClelland
Android, Apple, Huawei, iPhone, Smartphones

The smartphone sales results are in: Android continues to bite chunks out of Apple in UK and France, while iPhone X is eating Android in the East.  The latest ComTech Smartphone OS Market Share...

January 4, 2017  2:15 PM

CES 2017 Unveiled Paris – what to expect from tech in 2017

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
ai, CES, Mobile devices, Smartphones, UI, Voice recognition

Each year the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) runs its consumer technology trade show in Las Vegas known as CES. CES 2017 will mark 50 years of CTA running the show, and not only has the huge exhibition changed but technology itself if almost unrecognisable – we know this from...


April 10, 2015  8:53 AM

Samsung edges ahead with the Galaxy S6

dmclelland Profile: dmclelland
Android, samsung, Samsung Galaxy, smartphone, Smartphones

Do Samsung's cutting-edge edges give it the edge?

After a disappointing run of results for its mobile division driven in part by...


July 28, 2014  3:48 PM

A non-reviewer’s review of the HTC One M8 smartphone

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, HTC, Smartphones

I find it's becoming increasingly difficult to review mobile devices unless your audience really is interested in the detailed minutiae of the technology.

Even though I'm a technology journalist, I'm not really a product reviewer. I'm not megabothered about the megahertz of my...


February 27, 2014  3:42 PM

MWC REVIEW: Tech21 Impact Band

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
Apple, D30, impactology, iPhone, iPhone 5c, MWC, review, Smartphones, Tech21

I picked this nifty gadget up during Showstoppers at the MWC conference in Barcelona. This phone case/band uses a substance called D30 to reduce impact to your phone when...


February 13, 2013  11:26 AM

The Nio Virtual Buddy System

CBaldwin Profile: CBaldwin
Apple, Bluetooth, Data protection, IDevice, iPhone, iPhone 4S, Nio, Security, Smartphones

While I was at CES in Las Vegas a few of weeks ago, it was not surprising that a fair few gadgets caught my eye. While at Eureka Park where the technology start-ups were all stashed away, I came across Nio, "the unforgettable accessory".

Essentially,...


January 31, 2013  12:34 PM

BlackBerry 10 hijacks your iOS and Android device thanks to Blippar

CBaldwin Profile: CBaldwin
Android, augmented reality, BlackBerry, Blippar, IOS, iPhone, research in motion, Smartphones

This week BlackBerry are shining in the spotlight of the press in the mobile world, thanks to the launch of its new operating system, BlackBerry 10, and early indications seem that it is...


January 6, 2013  11:53 PM

CES Las Vegas: Trends for 2013, smartphones and BIG data

CBaldwin Profile: CBaldwin
CES, Smartphones

I've had 24 hours in Las Vegas, managed to get over the jet lag, walked what seems like miles up and down the strip, had the fluorescent lights burning holes into my contact lenses and my stomach has been lined with traditional American grub.


November 26, 2012  1:51 PM

On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me… a pair of touch screen gloves

CBaldwin Profile: CBaldwin
screens, Smartphones, Tablets, TouchAbility, winter

Now these are not a new innovation - since the arrival of capacitive touchscreen devices, these handy gloves appear every winter. I've tried a couple of products so far...


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