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Premium handsets account for one in five smartphone shipments

People who buy a new smartphone are increasingly likely to opt for a premium model, new research suggests. Counterpoint Research's Market Monitor for the third quarter of 2018 shows that the global premium smartphone segment (devices priced over $400) grew by 19% while the overall smartphone market contracted by 5%. The

By | January 14th, 2019|Categories: Mobile phone, News|Comments Off on Premium handsets account for one in five smartphone shipments

US teens leaving Facebook in favour of other platforms

  For a while, it's been suggested that teens aren't loving Facebook as much as they used to. While Facebook might have been used strictly by teens and students in its early days, now everyone from your grandma to your best friend's sister-in-law's great aunt has a profile on

By | June 4th, 2018|Categories: News, Technology research|Comments Off on US teens leaving Facebook in favour of other platforms

GDPR leads US news sites to be unavailable in EU

  As you're no doubt completely aware thanks to the state of your inbox, the European Union's new privacy and data laws, the General Data Protection Regulation, have come into force. In the lead up to the GDPR deadline, there was a lot of talk about the impact the

By | May 25th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on GDPR leads US news sites to be unavailable in EU

Biggest highlights from Microsoft Build 2018

  The tech world has had a busy month, with Google and Microsoft's annual developer conferences taking place last week, and Facebook was before that! We've already had a run-down of the biggest announcements from Google and Facebook, so now it's time to hear from one of the other

By | May 14th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Biggest highlights from Microsoft Build 2018

Are Facebook users still loyal to the site?

  Facebook has been embroiled in one of its biggest scandals since it was founded in 2004. Last month, the social media giant admitted that 87 million users had had their data improperly shared with the UK-based firm Cambridge Analytica through a quiz connected to the site, BBC News

By | May 11th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Are Facebook users still loyal to the site?

Highlights from Google IO 2018

  It's that time of the year where the tech giants start to hold their developer conferences. We've already heard from Facebook and now it's the turn of Google. Tech Radar has provided an in-depth round up of all the top news from Google IO 2018: Google Assistant gets

By | May 9th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Highlights from Google IO 2018

How exactly do we get inflight Wi-Fi?

How exactly do we get inflight Wi-Fi? Technological advancements like 4G and the increasing prevalence of Wi-Fi hotspots mean we now take getting online for granted. Our data plans and devices make it so easy for us to check our social media, shop online, and catch

By | March 3rd, 2018|Categories: iPhone, Mobile phone, News|Comments Off on How exactly do we get inflight Wi-Fi?

Quarter of parents allow under 13s on Facebook

  Quarter of parents allow under 13s on Facebook The NSPCC has issued a warning after it was revealed that a quarter of parents in the UK allow children under the age of 13 to have a Facebook account. As the Daily Telegraph notes, Facebook's terms

By | February 28th, 2018|Categories: App Reviews, iPhone, Mobile phone, News|Tags: |Comments Off on Quarter of parents allow under 13s on Facebook