Sony releases pink version of Xperia Z5

Sony releases pink version of Xperia Z5
Sony has expanded its family of Xperia Z5 smartphones with the addition of a pink variety to the range. The variant is presented in a warm shade of the hue, which is intended to round out the options for prospective owners of the Xperia Z5 who wish to express their own individual style through their choice of smartphone. The smartphone has the same frosted glass finish…

Facebook Live comes to Android

Facebook Live comes to Android
Facebook has made its real time broadcasting feature Facebook Live available to Android users, as well as adding the service to new territories. The feature allows people to share their experiences with people on their friends list in real time. It has been embraced by public figures who want to connect with their fans all over the world, in addition to anyone who wishes to broadcast a…

Sony unveils wearable assistant with the Xperia Ear

Sony unveils wearable assistant with the Xperia Ear
Sony has unveiled a raft of new products as part of its X range of smartphones at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The firm claims it is attempting to offer a vision of the future of communications, as it has announced ambient connected devices that could change the way users communicate with one another and interact with the world at large. Foremost among these is the…

Will this new feature replace the iPhone headphone jack?

Will this new feature replace the iPhone headphone jack?
With each new iPhone release, speculation almost immediately starts to grow over what new features are going to be included on the next iteration of Apple's flagship device. It feels like the latest model - the iPhone 6s - was only launched yesterday, but already the rumour mill is in full flow regarding what new features will be included in the next version, which is expected…

Is the Facebook smartphone app a power drain?

Is the Facebook smartphone app a power drain?
Social media is undoubtedly one of the most popular reasons to use a smartphone - although it may come with a price. Some sources have tested using their smartphones with and without the Facebook app installed - and a significant disparity in battery life has been reported. Guardian technology reporter Samuel Gibbs claimed to have saved up to 15 per cent of battery life on his iPhone…

Apple launches new music apps to encourage music makers

Apple launches new music apps to encourage music makers
Apple has unveiled a new addition to its range of music-making apps for iOS, as well as an update to a classic app. The update and the new addition are both intended to make it easier for people to tap into their musical creativity while on-the-go, making it possible to create music no matter where the user finds themselves. Music Memos is a new app that helps…

Do you still make traditional phone calls?

Do you still make traditional phone calls?
With the growing popularity of smartphones appearing to show no sign of abating, the various ways in which people keep in touch with friends, family and loved ones is inevitably changing. A wider range of options for keeping in touch - including text messages, emails, video calls and social media networks such as Facebook and Twitter - mean that the traditional phone call is losing ground. This…

AC wall plug adapters recalled by Apple

AC wall plug adapters recalled by Apple
Apple has announced a voluntary product recall on certain AC wall plug adapters that have been designed for use in countries all over the world. Customers using chargers for certain iOS devices in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, continental Europe, New Zealand and South Korea have been advised to return these adapters. Affected Apple two-prong wall plug adapters may break. Although the iPhone and iPad maker assured its customers…