Sell my mobile: Learn new mobile phone call rates in the EU

Sell my mobile: Learn new mobile phone call rates in the EU
People are being urged to learn about the new mobile phone call cost caps that are going to come into force in the European Union (EU) later this year. Tourists heading on holiday in the EU from July 1st will be able to enjoy better rates when they use their mobile phone as a result of new regulations ratified by European officials earlier this month.…

Google has Motorola bid ratified by China

Google has Motorola bid ratified by China
Chinese regulators have approved Google's US$12.5 billion ($12.7 billion) purchase of US mobile phone manufacturer Motorola Mobility. This was the final hurdle for the deal to go through after US and EU authorities gave the deal the go-ahead earlier this year. Chinese officials said Google must keep its mobile operating system Android free for other device manufacturers for at least five years. Google's purchase of…

Mobile phone recycling: Pizza Hut launches first ordering app for Windows P

Mobile phone recycling: Pizza Hut launches first ordering app for Windows P
People will soon be able to order their pizzas from an online app specifically for users of the Windows Phone operating system. Pizza Hut Australia's new app was developed by Altaine and reaffirms its position in the country's market with the company investing significantly in its online ordering business. This follows the introduction of McDonald's Australia's mobile phone app that is being trialled in the…

Apple ‘in talks with China Mobile’ over sales of iPhone

Apple ‘in talks with China Mobile’ over sales of iPhone
Apple is reportedly in talks with the biggest mobile phone network in the world over selling its iPhones. China Mobile is the country's largest network and in terms of users it is the world's largest with more than 660 million customers to its name. Despite being the largest telecoms provider, China Mobile is the country's only operator that does not currently support the iPhone. This…

Worldwide mobile phone sales decline in Q1

Worldwide mobile phone sales decline in Q1
Worldwide mobile phone sales to end users in the first quarter of the year reached 419.2 million units, which represents a two per cent decline year on year. This is the first time since the second quarter of 2009 that the market showed a decrease. Survey data compiled by Google recently noted that consumers in Australia prefer Apple products and people are perhaps waiting for…

Sell my mobile: Australians prefer iOS to Android

Sell my mobile: Australians prefer iOS to Android
Australians still prefer Apple products in favour of Android mobile phones, according to new research released by Google. The figures show that one in every two Aussies now owns some form of smartphone, such is the popularity of the devices. Survey data gathered in the first three months of 2012 by Ipsos Media CT shows that 49 per cent of the respondents were using an…

Apple ‘fixes’ Siri bug that stated Nokia Lumia is best smartphone

Apple ‘fixes’ Siri bug that stated Nokia Lumia is best smartphone
Apple has reportedly moved to fix an embarrassing bug in its voice-activated assistant app Siri that claimed the Nokia Lumia 900 was the best smartphone ever. Last week some users stated the Siri would say the Lumia 900 is the greatest mobile phone in the market when asked "What is the best smartphone ever?" However, when the system is asked the same question now its…

Nokia releases new low budget mobile phones

Nokia releases new low budget mobile phones
Nokia yesterday (May 15th) announced the launch of two new budget mobile phones - the Nokia 111 and 113. The devices are being marketed as social networking handsets on which people can keep abreast of all their various accounts or sites at the touch of a button. They will also make mobile internet faster and more affordable for consumers, which comes in the form of…