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The top ten smartphones for 2014

2014 looks set to be a big year in the smartphone market, with consumers to see improvements to screens, faster and smoother operating systems and plenty of other innovative features. Tech social network CBR recently listed ten smartphones that could shake up the sector in 2014. These are: HTC M8 - The HTC M8 is a

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Smartphone photos of cheques to be legitimate payment method

Government proposals could see people paying cheques into their bank accounts using just their smartphones. By Christmas 2014, you may be able to take a photo of a cheque, send this picture to the bank, and have your cheque processed in just two days - far faster than the six days it currently takes to

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How to repair your water-damaged smartphone

If you've dropped your smartphone in water, kept it in a waterlogged pocket or water-damaged your smartphone in any other way, you'll be thankful you took out gadget insurance with us! However, water-damaging a smartphone is not the end of the world and you won't necessarily have to claim on your policy or buy a

By | January 6th, 2014|Categories: Mobile phone|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How to repair your water-damaged smartphone

How to protect an Android smartphone from malware

Android phones are susceptible to malware in the same way that PCs are and should be protected accordingly. Recently, Symantec revealed details of a new scareware ad that is afflicting Android phones. It tricks people into thinking their phone is infected with 'Trojan: MobileOS/Tapsnake' and tells them to download an application. In 2012, 79% of

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National Debtline: Smartphones causing debt problems

The first iPhone was launched in Europe in November 2007, and smartphones have exploded in popularity since then. Currently, 39% of adults in the UK own a smartphone, and the handsets have revolutionised the way their owners communicate and entertain themselves. But while smartphones may bring a lot of advantages to consumers, they have their

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Sony Ploughs Ahead with Xperia Z Range

Guest Post   Sony Xperia Z1   The Sony Xperia Z1 builds on the history of its maker, with the firm being a long-standing, trusted name that has had a slew of recent successes with its Xperia range. The Xperia Z1 is a high-end smartphone that shows the Japanese manufacturer isn’t content with resting on its former

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iPhone 5 remains the UK’s favourite smartphone

The smartphone market is fiercely competitive, with some of the world's largest multinationals battling it out for prime position. Recent research from uSwitch.com revealed that Apple has managed to retain market dominance, with the Mobile Tracker finding it has received the highest number of pre-orders, live searches, and sales for the second consecutive month. And

By | September 16th, 2013|Categories: iPhone, Mobile phone|Tags: , , |Comments Off on iPhone 5 remains the UK’s favourite smartphone

Tablet and smartphones create call for commuter courtesy

Nowadays, you see tablet computers everywhere. The powerful gadgets have a great deal of functionality, and it's no surprise that their owners immerse themselves in the devices when relaxing by themselves. If you get on public transport, there's a good chance you'll be sat next to someone playing games on their smartphone or watching television

By | September 11th, 2013|Categories: iPad, iPhone, Mobile phone, Tablet, Tablet News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Tablet and smartphones create call for commuter courtesy

Are You Using Your Smartphone to Its Potential?

-Smartphones have the ability to do almost anything to make your life more organized and entertaining. You can watch movies, chat via video, play games, read books, watch an online instructional class or video, shop, banking, communicate and pretty much anything else you would want from a gadget. However, you may be missing out on

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Smartphone Owners now the Majority in US

-Smartphone is the king of all mobile phones in the US and ownership numbers are there to prove it. Recently released figures by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project indicate smartphones have become the clear favorite when compared with feature phones. The US adult population has displayed their love for the smartphone

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