Speedy wireless charging will soon be upon us

We’ve all been there - our smartphone is about to die at the most unfortunate moment and all we can do is wish that we were able to quickly charge our device up so that we can get on with the day.Yes, we do have wireless charging which is pretty handy, however it does take a long time for a wireless charger to get your…

Are Microsoft working on the Nokia Lumia 1020 successor?

Now that the move from Nokia to Microsoft has completed, it is time for the rumours to begin again about what devices we are likely to see in the near future.Although Microsoft has confirmed that it will be creating the Lumia 535 as its first post-Microsoft phone, it seems that the next generation of the Nokia Lumia 1020 is also a likely candidate, and this…

Samsung Galaxy A7 announcement expected soon

Samsung looks set to announce the latest model in its A range of devices, with rumours that the Galaxy A7 could be unveiled soon.Media outlets have made much of the fact that the South Korean manufacturer has submitted the A7 design to the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC).This indicates the model, named SM-A700 in the FCC filing, is close to release and is likely to…

‘More awareness needed’ of mobile recycling benefits

The benefits of mobile recycling need to be given greater attention in order to encourage more people to dispose of their used electronics responsibly. This is according to new research by environmental engineering consultancy IPPTS Associates, which published a new infographic detailing the current state of mobile recycling in the UK. On average, 6,000 handsets contain 130 kg of copper, 3.5 kg of silver, 340…

The Stuff Gadget Awards has announced the top smartphones of 2014

As we head into December, it is time to reminisce back over the year and remember the highlights in the world of the smartphone.Ahead of next week’s Stuff Gadget Awards 2014, the tech-loving site has announced what the eight best smartphones of the past year have been. While we will have to wait to find out which device is awarded the number one spot, here…

Twitter will be looking at other apps for advertising

Twitter, one of the world’s most popular and loved social media platforms will soon be snooping on the other apps users have on their smartphones in a way to offer ads which are tailored to them individually.In a post on its Help Center, Twitter said: “To help build a more personal Twitter experience for you, we are collecting and occasionally updating the list of apps…