Positive engagement results for iPhone6

Positive engagement results for iPhone6
Apple's iPhone6 has demonstrated a positive level of engagement with consumers following its launch, with the handset now accounting for almost one-third of all iPhone purchases.Figures published by Localytics and reported by the Social Times show that the iPhone6 now enjoys a device share of 30.1 per cent across the Apple brand, while the data also revealed that adoption of the new iPhone range has…

Which top-of-the-range smartphone is the fastest charging?

Which top-of-the-range smartphone is the fastest charging?
There's no getting around the fact that smartphones eat up a lot of battery power. There are plenty of good reasons for this - the devices are very advanced and more like small computers than simple phones. With internet access and apps that offer games and services, the smartphone has become an essential part of daily life. However, charging is more of an active consideration than in…

WhatsApp Web comes to iPhone

WhatsApp Web comes to iPhone
WhatsApp Web has been made available for iPhone users, after initially being launched for Android, BlackBerry and Windows smartphones at the start of the year. The service essentially offers users the chance to view all their conversations and messages via a web browser. These messages would normally have been displayed in the native app, but the extra layer of convenience is a welcome addition for iOS users…

What’s your biggest mobile phone social faux pas?

What’s your biggest mobile phone social faux pas?
Smartphones are increasingly central to our day-to-day lives - and this is particularly the case now that it is so easy to update your social media profile or add a photo to Instagram while on the go. Although this is widely considered normal behaviour, people appear to have developed very strong views on the etiquette surrounding mobile phone use. The latest Communications Market Report from industry regulator…

Is the selfie trend going from strength to strength?

Is the selfie trend going from strength to strength?
When feature phones started to incorporate low-resolution cameras, not many people would have predicted that they would become as popular as they have today. While they certainly offered convenience, anyone who wanted to take a high quality photo they could keep forever would undoubtedly have preferred to carry a dedicated digital camera around with them. However, with the rise of the smartphone, this is all changing -…

Smartphones have revolutionised the way users browse the Internet

Smartphones have revolutionised the way users browse the Internet
We all know how important owning a smartphone is in our daily lives – smartphones not only allow us to communicate with friends and family but also to easilybrowse and shop online – anywhere, and at anytime. Smartphones have become more important for users than laptops Smartphones have overtaken laptops as the most commonly used device for accessing the internet, according to new research from…

Smartphone power ‘will bring an end to keys, TV remotes and cash’

Smartphone power ‘will bring an end to keys, TV remotes and cash’
Smartphones are becoming more powerful all the time - and this could even lead to the demise of a range of other household items. This is according to futurist Dr Ian Pearson, who said that keys, TV remotes and cash are just some of the items that are likely to become redundant. Pocket mirrors, torches, travel tickets and driving licences were some of the other things he…

Siri could transcribe voicemail messages in future iOS update

Siri could transcribe voicemail messages in future iOS update
Apple workers are testing a new voicemail service that will see personal smartphone assistant Siri answer a user's calls and transcribe voicemail messages. The text of the transcribed voicemail will then be forwarded to the user as a text, removing the need to listen to voicemail at all, Business Insider reports. This functionality could be delivered as part of an iOS update being prepared for launch in…