New iPhone 5 images emerge

New images have surfaced which appear to show the first glimpse of the iPhone 5 and those who wanted a bigger screen may have had their desires fulfilled. The launch of a new iPhone is always a big event in the mobile phone world, with many people recycling their old phones to fund the purchase of the latest Apple handset and this time will be…

S3 launch will help Samsung retain crown

The S3 looks set to keep Samsung as the world's biggest mobile phone manufacturer. It was the success of the S2 model - current flagship device's predecessor - which positioned the South Korean manufacturer on that lofty perch, when it helped Samsung to take the crown from Apple last year. And now, the launch of the S3 in Europe and the Middle East has been…

BlackBerry warns of shaky future

BlackBerry manufacturer Research In Motion has warned that it may have to make significant job cuts to tackle falling profits.The firm has told investors that it is likely to have made a loss during the previous quarter - not least because of the popularity of smartphone devices from Apple and those based on Google's Android operating system.Unfortunately for RIM, its shares took a battering after…

Consumers kept waiting for Galaxy S3

Galaxy S3 fans may find themselves without a phone if they have already traded in their old handset. According to reports, Samsung, the new phone's manufacturer, is facing issues with some models of its latest smartphone - issues that could lead to delivery delays. Vodafone, which is offering the new S3, has warned customers that there could be "shipping delays" for the 32GB version of…

Samsung Galaxy S3 Music Hub to take on iTunes

Samsung has today (May 29th) launched its Music Hub - a song locker, radio and store for the Galaxy S3 that will compete with Apple's popular iTunes. Music Hub will give consumers the opportunity to pay to stream their choice of over 19 million tracks as well as allowing them to match their entire home musical library. This will initially only be available to Samsung…

Samsung Galaxy S3 boosts secondhand mobile phone sales

The recent launch of the Samsung Galaxy S3 has seen a greater number of people selling their mobile phones in order to get their hands on the new device, it has been claimed. eBay has reported that sales of Android smartphones have risen by 119 per cent over the last month. This suggests that customers have desperately been trying to sell off their old models…

RIM chief legal officer resigns

BlackBerry manufacturer Research In Motion (RIM) has said that chief legal officer Karima Bawa has resigned. It represents the latest in a series of departures from the struggling mobile phone maker and just a matter of days after it was reported that the firm would have to lose at least 2,000 jobs. Last week, the head of global sales Patrick Spence also stepped down from…

Sell my phone: New mobile tax and spending calculator launched

The government has launched an online service allowing people to check how their income tax and national insurance is spent. Ministers believe the new initiative, which can be downloaded on mobile phones, is the next step in making government finances and spending more transparent. Last year the Treasury announced that from 2014-15, every taxpayer would receive a printed statement showing how much tax had been…