Category : Mobile


iPhone 7 will feature waterproofing and new display, analyst predicts

With just one more day to go until Apple launches the iPhone 7, these are the final hours of speculation, leaking and rumours. We’re nearly there, everyone. In that spirit, details of the flagship handset have surfaced from notable Apple analyst…

No Comments / 12 View / September 25, 2016


One month with the Samsung Galaxy S7

It’s been a little over a month since I started using the Samsung Galaxy S7 as my daily driver, which I upgraded to from the Apple iPhone 6. Two completely different ecosystems, both of which I am familiar with; yet,…

No Comments / 170 View / June 7, 2016


Google Image Search will now include shopping ads

As more of today’s consumers shop online using their mobile devices, often bypassing Google for e-commerce sites directly – and especially Amazon – Google has moved to combat the trend by launching its own visual shopping ads. Announced just ahead of…

No Comments / 332 View / May 25, 2016


Swiftkey’s newest keyword app, Swiftmoji, suggests emoji as you type

SwiftKey, the smart keyboard app maker acquired by Microsoft for $250 million earlier this year, is now testing its next product, a predictive keyboard app called Swiftmoji. As you may have guessed by the name, this new app focuses on helping you…

No Comments / 188 View / May 23, 2016


Google takes a new approach to native apps with Instant Apps for Android

Mobile apps often provide a better user experience than browser-based web apps, but you first have to find them, download them, and then try not to forget you installed them. Now, Google wants us to rethink what mobile apps are…

No Comments / 263 View / May 20, 2016


Tally raises $15 million for app to make credit cards less expensive, easier to manage

San Francisco-based Tally Technologies raised $15 million in Series A venture funding to launch an app that promises to help people maintain good credit while avoiding fees, charges and other credit card affiliated pains. Shasta Ventures led the Series A and was…

No Comments / 148 View / May 13, 2016


Microsoft brings Skype to businesses’ iOS and Android apps

Microsoft is further opening up Skype to businesses. On Thursday, the company launchedits Skype for Business SDK – tools which allow iOS and Android developers to integrate Skype’s messaging, audio and voice capabilities into their own mobile applications. The idea…

No Comments / 13 View / May 7, 2016


Mobile Security: putting the consumerisation genie back in the bottle

Since the arrival of the first consumer-bought smartphones, enterprise security has been under threat. That all-important chain of defense against security risks has been undermined by its weakest link, people, in this case by using non-standard devices to conduct business and…

No Comments / 5 View / May 2, 2016


The best new smartphones that aren’t made by Apple

Not impressed by Apple’s iPhone SE? We don’t blame you. The smaller, 4-inch handset might appeal to those looking for a budget upgrade, but Apple’s repurposed ‘iPhone 5 with new brains’ will leave many desiring a true ‘flagship’ phone wanting…

No Comments / 640 View / April 23, 2016


YES! Note 6 model number leak CONFIRMS UK release – plus news, specs and release date rumours

The Note range has been one of the most innovative, introducing the phablet era and making the stylus popular with smartphones again. I was very disappointed, therefore, when the Note 5 was a no-show in the UK, replaced instead with…

No Comments / 580 View / April 11, 2016