Gap between smartphone cameras and DSLRs is closing, says DxOMark

Gap between smartphone cameras and DSLRs is closing, says DxOMark
The smartphone revolution means everyone routinely has a camera on them these days, but for some photography aficionados, a good-quality DSLR simply can't be replaced.However, the quality of smartphone cameras is improving all the time, with handsets capturing stunning images with remarkable clarity. As a result, independent photography lab DxOMark, which regularly tests mobile phone cameras, believes they could eventually be on an even footing with…

Could the iPhone 8 be the option for you amid iPhone X hype?

Could the iPhone 8 be the option for you amid iPhone X hype?
We, like everyone else, had been eagerly looking forward to the launch of the Apple iPhone 8 this month.It was to be the handset that built on the incredible legacy forged by its predecessors over the last ten years and took the iPhone brand into a bold, new second decade.But Apple surprised us all by unveiling the iPhone X as well - and as a…

British adults’ media consumption on the rise

British adults’ media consumption on the rise
The amount of time British adults are spending consuming media is growing at a staggering pace.According to new figures from the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA), Britons are spending seven hours and 56 minutes a day consuming media on different platforms, such as televisions and smartphones.This is nine per cent higher than it was last year and 13 per cent up on the amount…

iPhone X: What the experts are saying

iPhone X: What the experts are saying
We've all had a few days to digest this week's disclosure of Apple's new iPhone X, which the tech brand believes represents the future of the smartphone.But now we've heard what it has to say about the device, we thought it would be a good idea to scour the internet to see what some industry observers are saying.Techcrunch is particularly excited, billing the iPhone X…

Huawei named the second largest smartphone brand

Huawei named the second largest smartphone brand
Huawei is increasingly consolidating its position in the smartphone sector, overtaking Apple in smartphone sales around the world in June and July.This is according to new figures from Counterpoint, which believes that the Chinese firm could score a hat-trick when August's sales figures come out.Peter Richardson, research director at Counterpoint, has described this as a "significant milestone" for Huawei, as its global presence is growing."It…

Apple unveils next generation of iPhone

Apple unveils next generation of iPhone
The wait is finally over: Apple has finally unveiled its latest generation of iPhone: the iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus.And they're jam-packed with exciting features that we can't wait to get our hands on!What does it offer?The iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus boast what Apple bills as the most durable glass ever seen in a smartphone.The handsets feature a beautiful glass…

Apple offers Face ID on new iPhone X

Apple offers Face ID on new iPhone X
Apple has unveiled a new device that it believes represents the "future of the smartphone" - the iPhone X.A key feature of the handset is Face ID, which has been designed to revolutionise authentication and mobile payment.This feature uses a state-of-the-art TrueDepth camera system to accurately map and recognise a person's face.As a result, only that person will be able to unlock the handset, access…

Smartphones to overtake desktop as preferred means of getting online

Smartphones to overtake desktop as preferred means of getting online
Smartphones look set to overtake desktop computers as people's first choice means of accessing the internet this year.This is the prediction of eMarketer, which believes adults in the UK will spend one hour and 59 minutes on their smartphone every day.While this is only one minute higher than the average for desktop computers and laptops in 2017, it is the first time that smartphones have…