Instagram hits 400m users, overtaking Twitter

Instagram hits 400m users, overtaking Twitter
Instagram has announced that its community has grown to 400 million regular users, with an estimated 80 million images shared every single day by these individuals. The figure means that Instagram is now more popular than Twitter, which has a regular user base of approximately 316 million. More brands are understood to be flocking to Instagram to tap into the markets this growing user base offers. In a…

Apple introduces iPhone Upgrade Program

Apple introduces iPhone Upgrade Program
Apple has introduced the official iPhone Upgrade Program in tandem with the launch of the latest versions of its flagship device - the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. Customers taking advantage of the arrangement will be able to get a new iPhone every year and whatever level of coverage they want with AppleCare+ - all for $32.41 (£20.72) per month. This is offered with a purchase…

3D Touch among the innovative new features included with iPhone 6s

3D Touch among the innovative new features included with iPhone 6s
Apple finally unveiled the next versions of its flagship product at an industry event last week - the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. And guess what? After reading all these new features, you will want to sell your old iPhone 6 and upgrade for these new versions! 3D Touch, the iPhone 6S most innovative feature These are the most advanced iPhones to date, with both…

UK smartphone usage might surprise

UK smartphone usage might surprise
The manner in which smartphone owners across the UK are utilising the features of these handheld devices have been highlighted in a new study, and the results might surprise some readers.A new poll carried out by Ipsos Mori on behalf of Deloitte has revealed that for many Brits, the mobile has become less of a portable telephone and more of a means for interacting online.For…

Google nearing launch of Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Google nearing launch of Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Google is preparing for the launch of its new Android 6.0 Marshmallow (Android M) OS, with the system to include a range of new features that will enhance functionality for future Android users.PC Advisor reports the tech giant's latest OS is set to be included in the new Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 handsets as standard, while the Android M developer preview is already available…

Force Touch ‘to enhance Apple user experience’

Force Touch ‘to enhance Apple user experience’
Apple is to introduce a revolutionary new technology in its next tranche of device releases that will help to transform the way users interact with their products.Force Touch will be unveiled as part of the new developments to boost user excitement surrounding the upcoming iPhone6s release, with the technology being described as a "game-changer", Reuters reports.The creation of haptic technology - the development of a…

Positive engagement results for iPhone6

Positive engagement results for iPhone6
Apple's iPhone6 has demonstrated a positive level of engagement with consumers following its launch, with the handset now accounting for almost one-third of all iPhone purchases.Figures published by Localytics and reported by the Social Times show that the iPhone6 now enjoys a device share of 30.1 per cent across the Apple brand, while the data also revealed that adoption of the new iPhone range has…

Which top-of-the-range smartphone is the fastest charging?

Which top-of-the-range smartphone is the fastest charging?
There's no getting around the fact that smartphones eat up a lot of battery power. There are plenty of good reasons for this - the devices are very advanced and more like small computers than simple phones. With internet access and apps that offer games and services, the smartphone has become an essential part of daily life. However, charging is more of an active consideration than in…