What to expect from the next iPhones: A round-up of rumours

What to expect from the next iPhones: A round-up of rumours
With the onset of autumn comes the year's latest iPhone releases from Apple, meaning fans are already no doubt getting excited about what's in the pipeline for 2018. Although the company typically plays its cards pretty close to its chest and likes to throw in a few surprises, we do already know (or at least have suspicions) about some of the things that are going…

Samsung reveals surprises up its sleeve

Samsung reveals surprises up its sleeve
Samsung has finally spoken out about two of its much-anticipated future smartphone releases, giving tech fans plenty to discuss this week.Speaking to an audience of journalists in Korea, mobile chief DJ Koh firstly revealed that the Galaxy S10 won't be the first phone to feature 5G technology, as had been rumoured.Although the company is working with carriers on the project, Koh confirmed that 5G will…

Pie is here – get a slice of the new Android operating system

Pie is here – get a slice of the new Android operating system
Google’s latest Android operating system has finally landed, and its name: Pie.Android 9 Pie - to state its full name - is currently rolling out to devices as a free upgrade and features new artificial intelligence designed to make your phone smarter, simpler and more personal.Predictive functions within the software mean that the more you use your phone, the more it learns about you. This…

Smartphone-obsessed Brits check their devices every 12 minutes

Smartphone-obsessed Brits check their devices every 12 minutes
People in the UK have become so obsessed with their smartphones that they cannot go more than 12 minutes without glancing down to check their screen.That's one of the findings of Ofcom's latest report into our media habits, which found that over the last ten years, the UK has become increasingly digital dependent, with the majority of Brits needing a constant connection to the internet.The…

Android P set for August reveal

Android P set for August reveal
The next version of Google's Android mobile operating system is set for a public launch later this month, according to a new leak.Android P, which was first introduced at Google I/O conference in May, will be unveiled on August 20th, according to serial leaker Evan Blass. He tweeted an image of a calendar for the month, showing a letter P marked on that date.So far,…

Could Google be readying a replacement for Android?

Could Google be readying a replacement for Android?
If you want a new smartphone today, there are really only two choices when it comes to the operating system; Apple's iOS, which means choosing an iPhone product, or Google's Android, which is on just about everything else.There have been a few attempts to rival this duopoly over the years. Microsoft, for example, pushed huge resources into its Windows Phone platform, including spending hundreds of…

Google sets out rules for Android notches

Google sets out rules for Android notches
Love them or loathe them, the 'notch' is fast becoming a standard feature of many high-end smartphones. Created as a compromise for phones that want to push their displays to the very edge of the device, while still leaving space for front-facing cameras and other sensors, the feature has spread from the iPhone X to many other high-end gadgets.Now, however, Google has laid out some…

Three warns of growing mobile scams

Three warns of growing mobile scams
In the past few years, mobile devices have become a new front for fraudsters looking to find new victims to exploit. With more people relying solely on these handsets as their primary means of staying in touch, they present a lucrative target for criminals.Therefore, mobile operator Three has highlighted some of the most common and emerging scams that target smartphones, and offered some advice about…