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…

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…

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…

Is a dedicated gaming smartphone in the pipeline?

Is a dedicated gaming smartphone in the pipeline?
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…

Apple promises “the best is yet to come” as iPhone turns 10

Apple promises “the best is yet to come” as iPhone turns 10
January 2017 marks ten years since the blockbuster debut of the very first iPhone from Apple. Speaking at Macworld 2007 in San Francisco, the late Steve Jobs, co-founder and then-chief executive officer of the Cupertino-based consumer electronics giant, introduced the device that would go on to revolutionise the way people communicate and access information. It was originally promoted by Mr Jobs as three products in one:…

BlackBerry set to return with a new Qwerty smartphone

BlackBerry set to return with a new Qwerty smartphone
TCL Communication Technology Holdings took to the stage at the major industry showcase CES 2017 to preview a new BlackBerry smartphone, which will see a return of the iconic Qwerty keyboard. Codenamed Mercury, the new phone was unveiled as part of a wider strategy that will see TCL offer an entire suite of mobility products. A video posted on Twitter by TCL USA president Steve…

Is Theatre Mode coming to iOS 10.3?

Is Theatre Mode coming to iOS 10.3?
The latest update to Apple's proprietary mobile operating system - iOS 10.3 - is just around the corner and with it a raft of new features are expected to be introduced to iPhones and iPads all over the world. Foremost among these could be a much-touted 'Dark Mode' that will see the devices operate at a lower level of light than normal - and some…