Ofcom aims to prevent nuisance calls with text messaging service

Ofcom aims to prevent nuisance calls with text messaging service
Nuisance calls are probably among the most frustrating aspects of owning a mobile phone. For a while it felt like they may have been confined to the past and have been a quirk of technology left behind with the landline. However, nuisance calls quickly caught up with the fact that smartphones are increasingly popular and their efforts would be better spent trying to reach people on those…

All-glass model could follow the iPhone 7

All-glass model could follow the iPhone 7
Rumours are rife as to what features and specifications will characterise the next iteration of Apple's perennially popular iPhone, ahead of its September release. An all-glass iPhone has been widely touted for some time now - and one commentator has added fuel to the fire of this particular rumour. Respected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo made the initial prediction last month - and he has a strong track record…

Four must-try speed-reading apps for iOS

Four must-try speed-reading apps for iOS
Speed-reading is an idea that has been around for a very long time - and it is easy to see the appeal of getting through your growing reading list as fast as possible. It started out from using simple techniques like using a pen to guide the reader's eye more efficiently across the page and has evolved over the years to become much more sophisticated. The latest…

Three set to trial ad-blocking technology

Three set to trial ad-blocking technology
Network carrier Three UK has announced the first step in its plans to improve the mobile advertising experience for its users. From June, it will be trialling ad-blocking technology, with the firm emphasising its belief that the current model of mobile advertising is broken. It noted that consumers are becoming increasingly frustrated by irrelevant and intrusive adverts that eat up some of their data allowance. Further to this,…

The Razr returns: Could the flip phone be making a comeback?

The Razr returns: Could the flip phone be making a comeback?
Before Apple unveiled the first iPhone back in 2007 and popularised the simple, rectangular smartphone, the world of the mobile was completely different. There can be no doubt that the steady stream of innovative new features and technologies that are regularly added to the latest releases are all to the good - bringing more convenience to our lives and adding excitement for the possibilities of what…

Curved glass smartphones: Are you looking to upgrade?

Curved glass smartphones: Are you looking to upgrade?
The popularity of smartphones all over the world shows little sign of fading - and this trend has been driven by an enthusiasm for the innovative possibilities of the technology. Since the popularisation of the devices with the launch of the first iPhone back in 2007, people have been more and more keen to see what brand new features will be introduced with each successive generation. One…

Useful smartphone accessories for music lovers

Useful smartphone accessories for music lovers
Smartphones have become integral to so many people's lives for a wide range of reasons, not least of which is their diverse functionality. From being able to keep up to speed with our friends, family and loved ones via social media, through to taking great photos and listening to your favourite tracks, there really does seem to be something for everyone. The wide range of accessories available…