Budget Smartphones – A Child’s Christmas Buying Guide

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As the days begin to get shorter, and the air starts turning crisp, it’s clear that it won’t be long before Christmas is upon us once again. That means parties, sweet treats and, of course, lots of presents around the tree. Parents across the country are no doubt already getting some not so subtle hints… Read More →

A Vulnerability in Apple’s Siri Leaves iPhones Open to Hacking

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Apple’s latest operating system, iOS 9, has been steadily rolling out to consumers over the last month or more. Among its many new enhancements is a bevy of fresh apps, a low power mode to conserve energy, Wi-Fi Assist to ensure quick and constant access to the web, and an updated version of Siri –… Read More →

Project Ara Delayed—Fairphone 2 Beats Google to the Modular Punch

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The future of mobile communications belongs to the modular smartphone, at least according to some industry insiders. Over the last year a number of different firms have been diligently working to perfect a build your own, snap to fit, smartphone for the world market. Up until recently, Google has been leading the pack with Project… Read More →

DHS and Boeing Working on Self Destructing ‘Brain Chip’ for Smartphones

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It sounds like something Q might have cooked up for 007. “Take a look at this seemingly normal looking smartphone, Bond.” “Yes, it does look rather uninspiring.” “Ah, but this is something special. Should it fall into enemy hands, it will intelligently recognize the villain and self destruct, protecting all of your valuable data.” “You’ve… Read More →

Is Apple’s Wi-Fi Assist Feature Eating Into Your Mobile Data?

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Apple’s iOS 9 was launched last month alongside the new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus. As the latest iteration of the tech giant’s flagship operating system it offered a number of exciting upgrades that were widely praised by Apple’s dedicated fan base. With a new improved Siri, enhanced proactive search, support for split-screen and multitasking,… Read More →

Google’s Nexus 6P – The Phablet to Beat in 2016

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Google is gearing up for the release of their latest flagship smartphone – the Nexus 6P, and it is set to give Apple and Samsung a very serious run for their money. With the 6P, Google and manufacturing partner Huawei are hoping, nee expecting, to capture a bigger share of the ‘phablet’ market, wresting it… Read More →

Pepsi Confirms It is Launching a New Line of Smartphones

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Fans of fizzy drinks may have something new to look forward to, as Pepsi confirms its plans to launch a line of cola inspired smartphones and accessories. Partnering with a Chinese manufacturing firm, the soft drink giant is set to release their first Pepsi themed handset by the end of the year, with additional models… Read More →

Unprecedented Malware Attack Hits Jailbroken iPhones

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If you have been waiting for a persuasive, and quite frankly conclusive, argument against jailbreaking your iPhone, that wait is over. Apple’s iOS has just experienced its largest ever malware attack, affecting more than 225,000 users, all of whom had jailbroken their iPhones The malware, nicknamed KeyRaider by IT security specialists Palo Alto Networks, allows… Read More →

Introducing WileyFox – Britain’s Homegrown Entry into the Budget Smartphone Race

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The high end tech market tends to get most of the media attention these days, so you might be forgiven for thinking that there’s not much on offer when it comes to affordable high performance smartphones. But nothing could be further from the truth. The budget smartphone market is where the real action is, with… Read More →

Coming Soon to Your Android Smartphone – Android 6.0 Marshmallow

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Speculation over Android’s new operating system has been going on for months, with tech fans debating possible upgrades, new app arrivals, and, of course, that all important sweets themed name. Well, the wait is finally over, and Google has revealed all. Android 6.0 will be nicknamed ‘Marshmallow’ (so if your guess was ‘Mars’, ‘Milkshake’, or… Read More →