Samsung set to launch Windows Phone 8 handsets

Samsung will be eagerly awaiting the release of the Windows Phone 8 operating system as the firm has admitted it will be bringing out mobile phones with the platform. With Windows Phone Tango making a fairly low-key entry into the market at the Mobile World Congress 2012, much of the focus is now on the future of Windows Phone 8 and when it will be…

Apple expected to launch iPad 3 next week

Apple has announced an event on March 7th at which the company is expected to unveil the latest in its iPad tablet range. While the company has not officially confirmed the product's launch, an invitation sent to the world's media stated "We have something you really have to see. And Touch" and it was accompanied by an image of what looked like an iPad touchscreen.…

People warned of data roaming charges

Solving the problem of data roaming could help save mobile phone users plenty of money as companies are using the charges to rip consumers off, an expert has suggested. In the interest of good customer service, mobile network providers should do something to prevent customers running up enormous bills when travelling abroad. Editor of Mobile Gazette - a mobile phone news website that covers GSM…

Beating the Post-Christmas Money Shortage

You may have got a wonderful new mobile phone for Christmas, which you have been enjoying the benefits of ever since. However, rather than leaving your old phone languishing in a forgotten corner of the house, you can sell your mobile phone and get some much needed cash to boost your bank balance following all that spending over the Christmas period and in the January…

Nokia announces launch of Lumia 610

In a bid to get back to the top table of mobile phone providers in the world, Nokia has announced its most affordable Windows Phone to date with the launch of the Lumia 610. The low-end smartphone is aimed at providing all the functionality of a standard Windows Phone 7 operating system but at a less premium price, so as to claw back the interest…

Android ‘humbled’ by growth

Android has firmly set itself apart as one of the major mobile phone operating systems in the world as people seek an alternative to Apple. This has been highlighted in the firm's year-on-year growth rate of more than 250 per cent. At last year's Mobile World Congress the firm announced there were more than 150,000 apps in the Android Market. This has since tripled to…

Apple threatens to pull Siri rival Evi from stores

A Cambridge company whose Evi app can do many of the same things that Apple's voice-operated Siri system has been warned their technology may be removed from the App Store. William Tunstall-Pedoe, chief executive of True Knowledge - whose Evi program is currently available on both Apple's App Store and for Google Android - told the Guardian Apple had told him that the app would…

Samsung launches official Chelsea FC app for Android

Chelsea Football Club fans with Android devices will soon be able to keep up to date with all the goings on at their club on their mobile phones. This is because Samsung has launched an official downloadable Chelsea FC app to ensure fans enjoy a richer football experience on their smartphones. It was developed as the electronics giant has a long-standing relationship with the west…