Could Nokia be going back to Android?

Nokia has been one of the most confusing companies in the smartphone world over the last few months, leaving none of us really all that sure of the direction it plans to go with its new releases - but it has made a new move that really could come right out of left field.The company was one of the biggest supporters of the Windows Phone…

Mobile signal blackspots could be a thing of the past with operators to sha

Have you been plagued by poor mobile phone signal in the past? Or is the area you live in one where it's just impossible to get the best deals from networks because the one you desire just doesn't have any service where you live? This could soon be a thing of the past, with the government apparently looking to make the big networks work together…

Round up: This week in smartphones

The past week has been a relatively quiet one for the smartphone world, with the biggest manufacturers seemingly going a bit quiet ahead of the busier summer period. However, that's not to say there hasn't been plenty happening. From a new advancement from BlackBerry to a new step from Amazon, there's still been much to see from the tech world. We take a look at…

BlackBerry to finally introduce up-to-date app store

For all the plus points BlackBerry in its prime had for its loyal fanbase - the strong security measures, physical keyboards years after the advent of touch screens and other features that made it stand alone - there is one thing that has always plagued the firm - apps. For a number of years, as Google, Apple and Microsoft have brought modern, stylish app stores…

The Moto X+1: Everything we know

In August last year, Motorola unveiled the Moto X, which proved to be one of 2013’s best handsets. It was crammed with incredibly useful features, had a thought-provoking design and was reasonably-priced. The firm is keen to keep riding this wave of popularity and will release the second generation X, the Moto X+1, at some point this year. As with all developments in the world…

Alcatel OneTouch gets colourful with POP S3

Alcatel OneTouch has decided to join the likes of Apple iPhone and add a bit of colour to its range.The POP S3 has been released to the market and is an LTE smartphone created to follow in the footsteps of its predecessors when it comes to being 'easy to choose, easy to use'.It boasts a four-inch display and runs on Android 4.3, making it a…

O2 Recycle turns old mobiles into butterflies

Recycled mobile phones have been turned into digital butterflies to mark World Environment Day, which took place at the beginning of the month.Designers and coders used discarded parts to create the robotic devices, demonstrating how old technology can be used to create new life.The project was commissioned by O2 Recycle and looked at how gadgets can be up-cycled, opposed to discarded.Bill Eyres, head of sustainability…