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The majority of British workers blend work and home life with smartphones, but are they aware of the security implications?

Nowadays, millions of people don't even consider their work-life balance. New gadgets and technologies have made it easy for people to intertwine their personal and work lives with ease, in many cases benefiting both their own careers and their employer's business. Some are critical of this state of affairs, but many workers and professionals are

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Samsung produces half of the UK’s top ten smartphones

Samsung has achieved an impressive share of the UK's smartphone market, producing half of the UK's top ten phones. The uSwitch.com Mobile Tracker report for May, which is based on sales, pre-orders and live searches, found that although the Apple iPhone 5S has remained the country's most popular phone for its eighth consecutive month, it

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Court tells Samsung to pay Apple $119.6m in latest patent battle

Yet another blow has been struck in the never-ending patent war between Samsung and Apple, with a San Jose federal court ordering Samsung to pay Apple $119.6 million (£71 million) for patent infringement. While this might sound like a large sum of money, it's only around 6% of the £2 billion Apple had sought, and

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Apple insider reveals the early origins of the iPhone

Apple's iPhones are an economic powerhouse in themselves, with around 500 million of the smartphones sold across the globe since their release and with the iPhone one of the most sought-after products in history. The iPhone 5S and 5C are incredibly advanced products, yet Apple is still set to release a successor in the near

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Samsung launches 4 products on same day – the Galaxy S5, Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit

Samsung has launched four products in the same day, cementing the firm's place at the top of the smartphone market. The Samsung Galaxy S5 became available in 125 countries on April 11th, as did three smart watches - the Gear 2, the Gear 2 Neo and the Gear Fit. The Galaxy S5 is likely to

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New HTC One M8 offers both beauty and brains

HTC has officially unveiled the HTC One M8 smartphone and has received immediate praise for the gadget's sleek design and huge range of features. The HTC One M8 has a curved body made from a single 90% metal sheet, which integrates all the GPS, BlueTooth, Wi-Fi, radio and other antennas into the metal casing. It

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Is the White House dropping BlackBerry and looking for other secure smartphones?

Barack Obama's love for his BlackBerry has been much-commented on, but BlackBerry's fortunes have waned in recent years, and recent press reports have indicated that the smartphone giant is set to suffer another blow by losing its most famous advocate. The Wall Street Journal reports that the White House is looking at LG Electronics and

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Samsung controls 65% of Android smartphone market, but could this change in the future?

Although Apple's dominance over Samsung may make the headlines and paint the South Korean tech giant as the David to Apple's Goliath, Samsung's successes can't be downplayed. A Localytics report pointed out that Samsung controls 65% of the international Android smartphone market, dramatically surpassing competitors LG Electronics, which hold 7% of the market, HTC, which

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Samsung launches Milk Music streaming service

Smartphone giant Samsung has re-entered the music streaming world with a new free service called Milk Music. The radio service will have no adverts for a limited period of time and will provide users with access to over 200 different genre stations and more than 13 million songs. There is no set-up or registration required

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Apple ‘most sought-after smartphone brand in developing countries’

Apple has consistently produced the UK's most sought-after smartphones for years; the 5S has dominated the sales charts since its release, despite constant challenges from Samsung, and while the Samsung Galaxy S5 has got technophiles excited, Apple's next release could still blow it out of the water. The smartphone manufacturer's success could be down to

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