Smartphone sales up by 20 per cent in third quarter

New research has shown that within the third quarter of 2014, smartphone sales increased by 20.3 per cent, with 301 million units being shipped. This is according to Gartner’s most recent quarterly sales estimates, which also predicts that the total sales for the year will reach 1.2 billion units. Within the past three months, the sales of devices continued to soar with those in emerging…

Huawei’s Honor 6 Plus could be out in time for Christmas

While Christmas is only a mere ten days away, those who have yet to purchase the perfect smartphone gift for a loved one may want to wait and see what the next couple of days will bring, especially as rumour has it that Huawei will be bringing out a brand new device tomorrow (December 16th).The Chinese company may have only recently released its Honor 6…

New app hopes to help put an end to speeding

While there are plenty of television and magazine campaigns out there to promote anti-speeding, a new app has been released which hopes to add to this message and further ensure the safety of people on the road. TomTom, the Dutch navigation system company, has released an Android app for smartphones which will essentially warn drivers when a fixed speed camera is approaching, hopefully encouraging them…

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…