Pokemon Go finally available in the UK

Pokemon Go finally available in the UK
Pokemon Go - the smartphone game that has quickly become a global sensation - has finally been made available in the UK. Some enthusiastic fans already downloaded the app via a workaround that involved convincing your phone you were a user from the US, where the game was launched earlier. This workaround gave users access to the stateside version of Google Play and the App Store,…

Is your Android phone infected with HummingBad?

Is your Android phone infected with HummingBad?
An estimated ten million Android smartphones all over the world are thought to be infected with new malware called HummingBad. The aggressive software was developed by a group of Chinese cyber criminals and was first discovered by security speciality Check Point earlier this year. It was specified that the malware establishes a persistent rootkit with the intention of generating fraudulent ad revenue for its perpetrator. In addition…

Did this man invent the iPhone in 1992?

Did this man invent the iPhone in 1992?
A man who claimed he invented the iPhone back in 1992 is suing Apple for $10 billion (£7.45 billion). He claims the San Francisco-based computer manufacturing giant stole his ideas when it released the first version of the iPhone nine years ago. While it may seem unlikely that someone had an idea of the practical functions of the iPhone before internet use was very widespread - and…

Samsung top-selling global brand – but what’s your favourite smartphone?

Samsung top-selling global brand – but what’s your favourite smartphone?
Smartphone rivalries can get fiercely competitive - with some fans adamant they'll never switch their iPhone for a Galaxy or vice versa. But the two companies behind those products - Apple and Samsung - remain firm favourites around the world. Indeed, the latest data from IC Insights shows that Samsung sold more smartphones than any other provider in the first three months of 2016. The report details…

Could Apple be looking for a way to deactivate your iPhone at gigs?

Could Apple be looking for a way to deactivate your iPhone at gigs?
One of the biggest benefits of smartphones is the high quality camera offered by the majority of devices. Many people no longer carry a conventional camera, as they always have their smartphone to hand and are able to quickly and conveniently snap a photo of a moment that is likely to become a cherished memory. The fact that social networks like Facebook and Twitter are now dominated…

World’s fastest mobile internet found in UK

World’s fastest mobile internet found in UK
Average mobile internet connection speeds in the UK are among the fastest in the world, according to the findings of a new study. The latest State of the Internet report from content delivery network Akamai indicated that British mobile users were able to get average speeds of 27.9 Mbps when connecting to the firm's platform in the first three months of 2016. This beat off the corresponding…

Would you buy a Google-branded smartphone?

Would you buy a Google-branded smartphone?
Brand loyalty is very important to some smartphone enthusiasts, with fans eagerly waiting in line to buy the latest version of the Apple iPhone or the Samsung Galaxy S device hours before the shops open. However, others are more relaxed about the topic and only upgrade when they feel they really need to - and don't necessarily buy the new iteration from the same range of…

Panoramic photos come to Facebook

Panoramic photos come to Facebook
Facebook has announced the introduction of 360 Photos - a new feature that makes it possible for users to add panoramic images to their feeds. Images were first introduced to Facebook more than a decade ago and quickly became one of the main ways people communicate with their friends, family members and loved ones through the social network. Indeed, rival offerings such as Instagram have emerged to…