Researchers make mobile phone food scanner

Researchers make mobile phone food scanner
A mobile phone that can detect whether leftovers in your fridge are still safe to eat could be heading to shops soon. Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, have developed a device that attaches to mobiles and can detect small amounts of E. coli in liquid samples. Outbreaks of E. coli pose a severe threat to health, especially in developing countries, according to…

Apple unveils iPad 3

Apple unveils iPad 3
Apple has launched its latest version of the iPad on Wednesday (March 7th), which will be fitted with a Full HD display with 3.1 million pixels and a supercharged new processor that will allow the new device to run four-times faster than its predecessor the iPad 2. The device is set to be available in the US from March 16th though no further date has…

Increase in the number of people scared to be without their phone

Increase in the number of people scared to be without their phone
It appears that one of the biggest fears for people is being without their mobile phone, or nomophobia as the condition is called. Recent research conducted in Britain recently had suggested that 66 per cent of 1,000 people surveyed said they feared losing or being without their mobile phone. However, according to further research from Vodafone, the signs are even more worrying as when they…

Apple’s App Store reaches 25 billion downloads

Apple’s App Store reaches 25 billion downloads
Apple has announced that there has been more than 25 billion applications downloaded from its App Store from 315 million iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices worldwide. The App store offers more than 550,000 apps to Apple mobile phone product users in 123 countries around the world. The apps are split into 21 categories including Newsstand, games, business and sports. Bosses at the firm have…

Mobile phone industry shows no sign of slowing down

Mobile phone industry shows no sign of slowing down
The mobile phone industry is growing at an incredible pace and it appears that the market won't be slowing down any time soon, it has been claimed. With 6.6 billion connected mobile phones and global revenues raking in $1.5 trillion in 2011, the mobile phone industry is growing quicker than anyone could have ever imagined. According to new data from the GSM Association, mobile industry…

Firm introduces water-powered charger

Firm introduces water-powered charger
In the constantly evolving world of telecommunications people want to be able to use their smart mobile phones at all times but the battery power of devices is not always able to keep up. As a result, the launch of a new portable battery charger that can be powered by water is likely to be music to the ears of mobile phone users across the…

Budget Windows Phone announced by Nokia

Budget Windows Phone announced by Nokia
In a bid to claw back some of the support and sales that it lost last year, Nokia has launched its most affordable mobile phone with the Windows Phone 7 operating system. The new Nokia Lumia 610 is aimed at providing all of the Windows Phone 7 functionality of other Lumia models but at a less premium price for consumers. It is targeting a younger…

Vita Group launches mobile phone waterproofing solution

Vita Group launches mobile phone waterproofing solution
Vita Group will soon be offering a mobile phone waterproofing solution to the Australian market as it has become the exclusive distributor of Liquipel's new technology. This is likely to be a welcome boost as research has shown that water damage is the leading cause of mobile phone failure in Australia and affects 82 million devices each year worldwide. Liquipel announced the licensing agreement with…