Could the selfie transform global industries?

Could the selfie transform global industries?
We're all familiar with the selfie by now - and what started as something that was seen as being limited to hipsters and trendy young people has long since become a global phenomenon. Indeed, Oxford Dictionaries declared 'selfie' the Word of the Year 2013, so it can now be seen as a firmly established activity. Entire social networks thrive on the popularity of taking a selfie…

Xperia XZ Premium is world’s first super slow motion video smartphone

Xperia XZ Premium is world’s first super slow motion video smartphone
Sony has announced the launch of the Xperia XZ Premium - a new top-of-the-range smartphone that is the first in the world to offer super slow motion video capture. This groundbreaking technology was unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona yesterday (February 27th) - and the camera is so advanced that it is able to capture motion that even the human eye is not capable…

Are you ready for 5G mobile broadband?

Are you ready for 5G mobile broadband?
While the launch of 4G mobile broadband is still fresh in the memory for some, the telecoms industry is still pushing forward and preparing for the launch of the next generation of connectivity - predictably dubbed 5G. It seems like only yesterday Kevin Bacon was introducing the UK to the faster internet speeds in adverts from the EE network - which was founded as the result…

Three new high-end smartphones unveiled by Nokia

Three new high-end smartphones unveiled by Nokia
Finnish mobile phone manufacturer Nokia has unveiled a new generation of devices comprised of three new smartphones - the new Nokia 6, the Nokia 5 and the Nokia 3.The 6 is offered as a high-performance, premium option that rivals the likes of the iPhone and the Samsung Galaxy S series, with immersive entertainment offerings. Design and elegance is the main focus of the Nokia 5, which…

Nokia announces major relaunch of iconic 3310

Nokia announces major relaunch of iconic 3310
HMD Global - the company behind the Finnish Nokia brand of mobile phones - has finally confirmed heavily rumoured and eagerly anticipated news - the iconic Nokia 3310 is back. The device shares the name of its illustrious forbear, which is one of the most popular mobile phones of all time, with more than 126 million units sold worldwide. It retains many of the design features that…

Smartphone shopping surge forecast for next four years

Smartphone shopping surge forecast for next four years
The overall market value of smartphone shopping in the UK is forecast to surge over the course of the next four years. A new report from Google, PayPal UK and OC&C Strategy Consultants titled The Mobile Mandate specifies that smartphone shopping will treble in value to account for two-thirds of all e-commerce in the UK by 2020. This is the equivalent of around £43 billion of e-commerce…

How to sell unwanted possessions with your smartphone

How to sell unwanted possessions with your smartphone
Having a clearout can be a frustrating task - but we all have lots of things that we just don't use any more. After sorting these items into things to take to charity shops and things to pass on to friends or relatives, you might find that some of your possessions could be worth selling online. There are several apps that let you do this quickly and…

Is a dedicated gaming smartphone in the pipeline from Razer?

Is a dedicated gaming smartphone in the pipeline from Razer?
Everyone uses their smartphones for slightly different reasons - but there are a few common factors that have ensured the devices have remained as popular as they are today. Gaming is undoubtedly one of the more popular pastimes, with the likes of Angry Birds and Pokemon Go becoming crossover hits with cross-generational appeal that have taken the games industry to new highs. With this in mind, it…