iPhone X: What the experts are saying

iPhone X: What the experts are saying
We've all had a few days to digest this week's disclosure of Apple's new iPhone X, which the tech brand believes represents the future of the smartphone.But now we've heard what it has to say about the device, we thought it would be a good idea to scour the internet to see what some industry observers are saying.Techcrunch is particularly excited, billing the iPhone X…

Huawei named the second largest smartphone brand

Huawei named the second largest smartphone brand
Huawei is increasingly consolidating its position in the smartphone sector, overtaking Apple in smartphone sales around the world in June and July.This is according to new figures from Counterpoint, which believes that the Chinese firm could score a hat-trick when August's sales figures come out.Peter Richardson, research director at Counterpoint, has described this as a "significant milestone" for Huawei, as its global presence is growing."It…

Apple unveils next generation of iPhone

Apple unveils next generation of iPhone
The wait is finally over: Apple has finally unveiled its latest generation of iPhone: the iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus.And they're jam-packed with exciting features that we can't wait to get our hands on!What does it offer?The iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus boast what Apple bills as the most durable glass ever seen in a smartphone.The handsets feature a beautiful glass…

Apple offers Face ID on new iPhone X

Apple offers Face ID on new iPhone X
Apple has unveiled a new device that it believes represents the "future of the smartphone" - the iPhone X.A key feature of the handset is Face ID, which has been designed to revolutionise authentication and mobile payment.This feature uses a state-of-the-art TrueDepth camera system to accurately map and recognise a person's face.As a result, only that person will be able to unlock the handset, access…

Smartphones to overtake desktop as preferred means of getting online

Smartphones to overtake desktop as preferred means of getting online
Smartphones look set to overtake desktop computers as people's first choice means of accessing the internet this year.This is the prediction of eMarketer, which believes adults in the UK will spend one hour and 59 minutes on their smartphone every day.While this is only one minute higher than the average for desktop computers and laptops in 2017, it is the first time that smartphones have…

Samsung says demand for Note 8 is well above expectations

Samsung says demand for Note 8 is well above expectations
While many of us will be eagerly awaiting the launch of the Apple iPhone 8 later today, it's by no means the only smartphone that is generating excitement.According to Samsung, demand for its Galaxy Note 8 device has considerably exceeded expectations, with the number of pre-orders more than doubling those it saw for the Note 7.Some 395,000 devices were sold on the first day of…

Web users turn to smartphone browsing

Web users turn to smartphone browsing
Changes in online traffic are being driven by smartphone users, new research has revealed.Data published by Adobe Analytics in its latest Media & Metrics report showed a 68 per cent increase in smartphone web traffic across the US since January 2015. At the same time, Adobe's figures showed that the total volume of web traffic across the internet remained largely unchanged.This highlights a considerable shift…

What’s the most reliable smartphone brand?

What’s the most reliable smartphone brand?
With the smartphone market becoming ever-more competitive, the level of choice on offer to consumers is growing all the time.But while on the one hand this can be a good thing, it can also make the process of choosing your next handset pretty daunting.After all, where do you start? How can you possibly work out which offers the best value for money or is the…