Samsung says demand for Note 8 is well above expectations

Samsung says demand for Note 8 is well above expectations
While many of us will be eagerly awaiting the launch of the Apple iPhone 8 later today, it's by no means the only smartphone that is generating excitement.According to Samsung, demand for its Galaxy Note 8 device has considerably exceeded expectations, with the number of pre-orders more than doubling those it saw for the Note 7.Some 395,000 devices were sold on the first day of…

Web users turn to smartphone browsing

Web users turn to smartphone browsing
Changes in online traffic are being driven by smartphone users, new research has revealed.Data published by Adobe Analytics in its latest Media & Metrics report showed a 68 per cent increase in smartphone web traffic across the US since January 2015. At the same time, Adobe's figures showed that the total volume of web traffic across the internet remained largely unchanged.This highlights a considerable shift…

What’s the most reliable smartphone brand?

What’s the most reliable smartphone brand?
With the smartphone market becoming ever-more competitive, the level of choice on offer to consumers is growing all the time.But while on the one hand this can be a good thing, it can also make the process of choosing your next handset pretty daunting.After all, where do you start? How can you possibly work out which offers the best value for money or is the…

What can we expect from the new iPhone X?

What can we expect from the new iPhone X?
With the launch of the new iPhone 8 this week, smartphone users across the globe would expect this to be the headline news coming out of Apple right now.However, rumours have emerged this weekend relating to the new iPhone X, which will join this year's gamut of new Apple releases, alongside the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.Widely expected to be unveiled this Tuesday (September…

Motorola launches ‘compact and affordable’ Moto X4

Motorola launches ‘compact and affordable’ Moto X4
Anyone hoping to buy an affordable and compact smartphone in the months ahead now has a new option open to them, with the news that Motorola has released its newest model to fulfil this role.The Moto X4 has been revealed at the latest IFA Conference in Berlin - one of the world's leading trade shows for consumer electronics. It is aimed at mid-market smartphone users,…

Samsung unveils Galaxy Note8

Samsung unveils Galaxy Note8
Samsung has finally unveiled the much-hyped Galaxy Note8 - and there's plenty in it for us to get excited about.Perhaps the most notable feature of the smartphone is the fact it has the biggest screen ever on a Note device.However, it has a narrow body, so it can be comfortably held in just one hand.The device boasts a 6.3-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display,…

Does your mobile phone battery last the length of your contract?

Does your mobile phone battery last the length of your contract?
Have you had to replace your mobile phone battery mid-contract? If so, you're not alone, as a new survey has revealed this is quite a widespread problem, particularly among younger adults.According to research by giffgaff, nearly two-thirds of consumers aged between 25 and 34 have had a phone battery fail to last for the duration of their contract.Figures also showed that more than a third…

How old should kids be before they get a mobile phone?

How old should kids be before they get a mobile phone?
The age at which parents should give their little ones a mobile phone has long been a source of debate at the school gates.While on the one hand, they mean our sons and daughters can always be reached quickly and easily, they also represent a step towards greater independence, with kids being able to converse with others without any supervision or control.A recent study commissioned…