Could music streaming be headed to Twitter?

Could music streaming be headed to Twitter?
There can be no doubt that listening to music and keeping your friends up to speed on social media are two of the most popular functions of the smartphone. With this in mind, it is perhaps unsurprising that Twitter could be pursuing a partnership with online music streaming service SoundCloud. The social network has invested a massive $70 million (£49.3 million) in SoundCloud as part of a…

New iOS previewed by Apple – are you ready to upgrade?

New iOS previewed by Apple – are you ready to upgrade?
It seems that speculation is always rife as to what Apple has in the pipeline for future releases. Fans' appetites are barely sated for a few days after a major new iPhone release before rumours and leaks start emerging as to what features and specifications will come to define the next iteration of the perennially popular smartphone. Updates to the firm's proprietary mobile operating system (OS) are…

Ofcom aims to prevent nuisance calls with text messaging service

Ofcom aims to prevent nuisance calls with text messaging service
Nuisance calls are probably among the most frustrating aspects of owning a mobile phone. For a while it felt like they may have been confined to the past and have been a quirk of technology left behind with the landline. However, nuisance calls quickly caught up with the fact that smartphones are increasingly popular and their efforts would be better spent trying to reach people on those…

All-glass model could follow the iPhone 7

All-glass model could follow the iPhone 7
Rumours are rife as to what features and specifications will characterise the next iteration of Apple's perennially popular iPhone, ahead of its September release. An all-glass iPhone has been widely touted for some time now - and one commentator has added fuel to the fire of this particular rumour. Respected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo made the initial prediction last month - and he has a strong track record…

Four must-try speed-reading apps for iOS

Four must-try speed-reading apps for iOS
Speed-reading is an idea that has been around for a very long time - and it is easy to see the appeal of getting through your growing reading list as fast as possible. It started out from using simple techniques like using a pen to guide the reader's eye more efficiently across the page and has evolved over the years to become much more sophisticated. The latest…

Three set to trial ad-blocking technology

Three set to trial ad-blocking technology
Network carrier Three UK has announced the first step in its plans to improve the mobile advertising experience for its users. From June, it will be trialling ad-blocking technology, with the firm emphasising its belief that the current model of mobile advertising is broken. It noted that consumers are becoming increasingly frustrated by irrelevant and intrusive adverts that eat up some of their data allowance. Further to this,…

The Razr returns: Could the flip phone be making a comeback?

The Razr returns: Could the flip phone be making a comeback?
Before Apple unveiled the first iPhone back in 2007 and popularised the simple, rectangular smartphone, the world of the mobile was completely different. There can be no doubt that the steady stream of innovative new features and technologies that are regularly added to the latest releases are all to the good - bringing more convenience to our lives and adding excitement for the possibilities of what…