Microsoft unveils new Nokia 105

Microsoft has lifted the lid on its newest, entry-level phones that have been designed with an old-school sensibility. Nokia 105 and Nokia 105 Dual Sim are geared towards first-time mobile phone buyers and those who want a “reliable backdrop” for unpredictable moments. The company said that these devices will “enable more people to have a voice” and, moreover, provide them with “potentially life-changing benefits”. This is…

BlackBerry ‘may go Android’

BlackBerry may completely transform its approach to the design of its smartphones by embedding them with an Android operating system.According to an exclusive from Reuters, the tech company is considering moving in a new direction because it is still unable to rebuild its market share.As the online news provider noted, this is an “acknowledgement that its revamped line of devices has failed to win mass…

Mobile banking the ‘number one way to manage finances’

The way we bank has changed significantly in recent years, with technology having a huge impact. It is therefore no surprise to learn that banking through smartphones is now the number one way that people manage their finances.This is according to a new study from the British Bankers Association (BBA) and EY, which found that mobile banking via handheld devices is the most popular way…

Top Instagram accounts for getting fit and healthy

Summer is finally here and it’s time to look sharp in our season threads. However, some of us will not feel that confident about showing our bodies off because we feel unfit and unhealthy.Don’t worry, there’s plenty of time to get your body in shape and your diet in order with these top five Instagram accounts.The RockWho: The Rock is one of the greatest and…

Apple: Get ready for iOS 9

Apple has given the world a preview of its latest software update for iPhone and iPad. It says that iOS 9, which will launch this autumn, will help its devices “become more intelligent and proactive”.This will be made possible through an extremely powerful search function, as well as a rebooted Siri. The tech giant was quick to add that this all possible without compromising on…

The value of work-related productivity apps

We are all looking to be more organised at work, yet, even with the best of intentions, you can get to the end of the day - or the working week - and sigh. You didn’t get everything done and lo and behold, the next time you turn up at work, you’ll have more work to do on top of the existing obligations. It’s not…

Samsung unveils superhero edition of Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung has lifted the lid on its latest collaboration, unveiling the Galaxy S6 Edge Iron Man Limited Edition.Partnering up with the comic book publisher Marvel, the South Korean tech giant has created a mesmeric new device that will wow fans of the superhero character.The project is a “celebration of the technological innovation and creative visual storytelling” of the latest Marvel Avengers movie, which features the…

Children ‘clueless’ about phone history

Tech-savvy youngsters are not so clued up on the history of the telephone, a new survey by BT has found.It noted that while they may have access to a smartphone from an early age, children between the ages of 7-11 are somewhat clueless about the origins of their device.A whopping 40 per cent said that they had no idea who Alexander Graham Bell was -…