Could Google be moving away from ‘Nexus’ line?
I find it interesting at Google’s annual I/O developer conference, the Mountain View-based company chose to showcase Samsung’s Galaxy S4 running the untouched, stock Android experience. But it begs the question – could Google be moving away from the Nexus line?
Trouble may be brewing at HTC, or are we overhyping?
There could be trouble at Taiwanese manufacturer HTC, according to The Verge. Amongst staff departures, production failures, and the recent disastrous launch of the “First” Facebook phone...is there actually trouble, or are we putting the nail in the coffin too early?
Analyst says Samsung is “tail wagging the dog” as Droid profits creamed
It’s common knowledge Samsung is Android’s biggest player – just this month shipping 10 million of the South Korean giant’s latest ‘S4’ flagship – but just how much does the hardware manufacturer take away from Android?
BT heads into the 4G market, whilst Samsung readies 5G
For the first time in over a decade, consumers could be receiving a BT-branded mobile signal, along with the latest 4G-capabilities. But a particular South Korean company is already testing ahead...
Nokia aims to conquer low and mid-range, but is there any chance of success?
The Nokia Asha 501 was announced at a global launch event in New Delhi earlier this week to much praise, mainly regarding the Lumia-esque differential styling, the “swipe” UI, and the price.
Does free mobile messaging mean goodbye SMS?
Receiving your very first SMS – at the time it seemed such a marvel of modern technology. These days it’s something we take for granted as ever more advanced features are released for our daily use, but is the era of SMS over?
‘White space’ devices are on the way, says Ofcom
Ofcom, the broadcasting regulator of the United Kingdom, has called for a pilot of an innovative new batch of “white space” devices utilising gaps in the radio spectrum.
EE expects to hit 1m customers by end of 2013
After only five months, alongside extensive development and rapid deployment, the UK’s first 4G network Everything Everywhere (EE) has announced hitting 318,000 customers.
Cellebrite introduces diagnostics tool designed to cut down phone repairs
Mobile forensics and data transfer provider Cellebrite has launched a multi-channel diagnostics tool, claimed to be the first in the wireless retail industry. Debuted at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Cellebrite estimates that the tool will reduce the overall process of phone repairs and returns by up to 60%.
Japanese operators gamble on iOS and Android #AppsWorld
The US dropped to second place in terms of app revenue generation last year for the first time ever, supplanted by the new dominant player whose smartphone market is beginning to snowball, Japan.