Archive for December, 2007

iWatch & Galaxy Watch: Are smartwatches the future?

The future of mobile tech is going to be on your wrist, but Damien McFerran has serious doubts Lately, we’ve been hearing a lot of noise about bitter rivals Apple and Samsung and their respective efforts to create smart watches which feature a lot of functionality usually associated with mobile phones. This week, Samsung’s executive […]

Pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S4 at Phones4U and Three

Phones4U and Three pre-registration is available for Samsung’s Galaxy S4, days ahead of release date Phones4U and UK network Three are now taking pre-registration details for the?Samsung Galaxy S4, due for launch this week on March 14. While you can’t pre-order yet, the pages are now live allowing you to register so you can be […]

Samsung executive confirms ‘Galaxy’ Smartwatch

Samsung is officially working on a smartwatch Samsung’s executive vice president of mobile, Lee Young Hee, has confirmed the company is working on its own take on the Smartwatch concept. During an interview with Bloomberg, the Samsung chief said: ‘We are preparing products for the future, and the watch is definitely one of them.’ ‘We’ve […]

Asus Padfone 2 review

Tech Specs VideoSee Deals We review the Asus Padfone 2, the ultimate convergence device or a gamble that didn’t pay off? See all 9 picturesRating: 5Typical Price:?599.00Latest Prices:Latest Asus Padfone 2 pricesPros:Fantastic concept, well executed,Powerful, perfect for gaming,Screen on phone is sharp and bright,Strong battery lifeCons:Low resolution tablet dock,Phone back slippery, feels hollow,Dock functionality very […]

Samsung Galaxy S4: Can the iPhone 6 Keep Up?

Damien McFerran considers what Samsung’s rivals can do to challenge its latest phone OPINION -?Earlier this week, Samsung proudly unveiled the Galaxy S4 – the latest in its hugely successful line of Android-powered smartphones. With a 4.99-inch HD screen, Android 4.2, Samsung’s Exynos 5 Octa processor, 2GB of RAM and a host of amazing new […]

iPhone 5S or 6 to feature indoor GPS?

The iPhone 5S or iPhone 6 could feature indoor GPS mapping thanks to Apple’s WifiSLAM acquisition The iPhone 5S and iPhone 6 could feature indoor GPS mapping following Apple’s purchase of indoor GPS specialist WifiSLAM. Apple acquired the company for $20 million according to the Wall Street Journal and although Apple said the deal did […]

Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 rollout to Samsung Galaxy S2 begins

Samsung has started rolling out Android 4.1.2 to Galaxy S2 handsets in Europe The world might be focusing its attention on the imminent arrival of the Samsung Galaxy S4, but that doesn’t mean other handsets have been forgotten as Samsung is now rolling out an Android Jelly Bean update for Galaxy S2 devices in Europe. […]

The Samsung Galaxy S4’s missing Exynos 5: is it a big deal?

Samsung’s revelation that the Galaxy S4 won’t use the Exynos 5 chip has caused quite a ruckus – but should we be upset? Samsung’s Galaxy S4 was originally pegged to ship to the UK with the company’s latest Exynos chip, the Exynos 5 Octa. This processor was unveiled in January at the Consumer Electronics Show, […]

Apple scores UK court victory over Samsung

Samsung’s claims of Apple infringing its patents have been found invalid Apple and Samsung’s patent dispute is still ongoing and it’s taken a turn in the iPhone-maker’s favour in the UK case, as a court has ruled the company is not guilty of infringing three Samsung patents. Samsung’s case against Apple relates to three wireless […]

Asus Padfone 2 up for ?599 pre-order with UK retailer

Asus’ Padfone 2 hybrid is now available to pre-order from UK retailers Asus’ Padfone 2, the smartphone which slots into a tablet dock to bring you two devices in one, is now available to pre-order and pre-register from a few UK retailers. Pre-ordering from Ebuyer will cost you ?599 and stock is expected on March […]