Smartphone owners happier to use voice search in public

Smartphone owners happier to use voice search in public
The voice search function on a smartphone is incredibly useful, as you can just tell your handset what you want information on, without typing.But, let's face it, it's easy to feel a bit self-conscious when you're using it on a bus, train or in any other public place.However, the tide appears to be turning, with people increasingly feeling less inhibited about speaking into the handset…

LG set to unveil smartphone AI at MWC 2018

LG set to unveil smartphone AI at MWC 2018
The annual Mobile World Congress (MWC) show in Barcelona is fast approaching, and phone manufacturers are already offering previews of what we can expect to see when the event kicks off on February 26th.South Korean smartphone maker LG is the latest to take the wraps off its latest innovations, and it will be showing off more than just the newest handsets at MWC 2018. It…

Global smartphone sales drop

Global smartphone sales drop
With all the news coming out of upcoming new releases, rumours of foldable screens and leaks hinting at various exciting handset designs, you might think we are living in the golden age of the smartphone. However, when you get past the hype and look at the numbers, are we actually buying these new phones in any big way?According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics,…

Huawei P20 to come with a triple rear camera?

Huawei P20 to come with a triple rear camera?
It seems like a lot of details about new phones are leaked at around this time of year. With major industry events coming up, like the Mobile World Congress at the end of February, the big smartphone manufacturers are preparing to unveil exciting new devices, and some of the details about those are bound to get out somehow.The latest company to fall victim to leaks…

Will the iPhone SE2 happen this year?

Will the iPhone SE2 happen this year?
A lot of the attention that has been levelled at Apple recently has been regarding its major, flagship phones like the iPhone X, along with its potential upgrades. However, one story that seems to have slipped through the cracks is regarding a more budget-friendly smartphone the California tech giant was rumoured to be releasing in 2018: the iPhone SE2.The original iPhone SE was released in…

Sony to take on Samsung in battle for flexible phone?

Sony to take on Samsung in battle for flexible phone?
Flexible phone screens are one of the most exciting prospects right now. There have been plenty of rumours and potential leaks regarding the companies supposedly researching how to create them, but new information suggests another firm is joining this smartphone arms race: Sony.The Japanese tech titan has supposedly commissioned LG Display to supply it with flexible OLED screens, according to South Korean magazine BusinessKorea. An…

Samsung Galaxy S9 gets release date at last

Samsung Galaxy S9 gets release date at last
The Samsung Galaxy S9 is one of the most hotly anticipated handsets of recent years, in part because everything surrounding its launch has so far been kept under wraps. The only details so far have been gleaned from leaks, rumours and extrapolating from various sources.However, the mobile phone world at last has some news about the elusive handset. Samsung's official Twitter account posted a tweet…

Is a foldable phone on the way?

Is a foldable phone on the way?
It can seem at times like phones are no longer truly innovative. Ever since the release of the iPhone, most handsets have looked very similar and largely used the same basic technology. While the technology has improved massively, the essentials of the smartphones we use have stayed the same.However, this could change very soon. One advance that has been talked about in tech for many…