Software updates confirmed for Nokia X owners

Software updates confirmed for Nokia X owners
Smartphones in the Nokia X range are set to see a software upgrade that will open up new features and enhancements for users.Following on from one of the key additions to the new Nokia X2 handset, the X, X+ and XL lines now offer the App Switcher tool, which can be activated by swiping down from the top of the screen and tapping on the…

Is the next Windows phone built for selfie fans?

Is the next Windows phone built for selfie fans?
When it comes to the vast and wide-ranging functionality that smartphones have these days, most of us will have different ideas about what's the most important to us personally, be it the fitness app you use when running, online banking software or even something as simple as Angry Birds or Candy Crush.However, while most smartphones are seen as jacks-of-all-trades, it seems like Microsoft is readying…

New prime Samsung Galaxy leak appears to quash QHD dream

New prime Samsung Galaxy leak appears to quash QHD dream
For the last few months, rumours have been pretty persistent when it comes to Samsung, with most people expecting to see the Korean firm come up with a successor to the Samsung Galaxy S5 that would help address some of the issues that fans had, such as the poor build quality compared to its competitors.There were also heavy rumours that Samsung itself wanted to look…

The rising importance of mobile in the age of social media

The rising importance of mobile in the age of social media
Social media is a big deal for the majority of us. Almost everyone uses Facebook, and most people use Twitter, but it seems that the way people access these popular sites is changing, with the smartphone's importance becoming more and more pronounced in recent times, according to social media's powerhouse itself. A report released this week by Facebook showed that people are starting to ditch the…

Early reports suggest Apple is confident ahead of iPhone 6 launch

Early reports suggest Apple is confident ahead of iPhone 6 launch
We are expecting to see its latest flagship smartphone released some time around the end of September - most likely September 19th logically - and it seems that Apple is confident that 2014 will see one of its biggest launches ever, if early reports are to be believed.The Wall Street Journal has reported that Apple is gearing up for one of its busiest product releases…

Has Apple solved the battery problem for its new phablet?

Has Apple solved the battery problem for its new phablet?
We don't yet know that Apple will definitely be bringing a phablet to the market this year, although rumours have been rife that it is working on a standard 4.7-inch version of its new iPhone 6, as well as a much larger 5.5-inch phablet, and as it gets closer to the release in September, this speculation won't die down.One of the latest stories to suggest…

Is Microsoft set to give us a Lumia with the best of both worlds?

Is Microsoft set to give us a Lumia with the best of both worlds?
When Nokia and Microsoft formed a partnership earlier this year, it was announced that the former would be releasing no more devices with its own branding, instead going down the route of branding all phones as Windows Phone devices. It was a move that made sense, bringing together the device itself and the software that powers it, the Windows Phone OS. However, there were many questions…

More rumours as Samsung Galaxy F speculation refuses to die down

More rumours as Samsung Galaxy F speculation refuses to die down
Samsung may still be denying that it even exists, but yet more rumours are coming out about the Samsung Galaxy F/Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime, with many bloggers now touting it as the handset that Samsung will seek to use to battle the Apple iPhone 6 when the new flagship Apple handset launches in September.Speculation has been rife that Samsung is looking to release an upgraded…