How to get your hands on the HTC One

How to get your hands on the HTC One
Mobile phone company HTC has launched its new One smartphone and details have been released about where customers can purchase it.After a delay the HTC One is going to arrive on April 23rd, with pre-orders from tomorrow (April 5th). Some companies have released what plans they will be offering for the device.Optus will offer anyone on the AU$60 consumer plan a AU$3 per month handset…

Facebook promises new Android home this month

Facebook promises new Android home this month
Social networking juggernaut Facebook invited users last week to its press event on April 4th and rumours have been flying that the company could release its own mobile phone.However a Facebook phone now seems unlikely and rumours seem to point to the idea that the company will integrate its social networking site onto an Android phone.Similar to HTC's Blinkfeed, it is thought the release will…

Apple granted call waiting patent

Apple granted call waiting patent
Mobile phone giant Apple has taken out another patent but this time its to make being on hold less tedious.US Patent No. 8,412,164, first spotted by Apple Insider, indicates that users will be able to access data about the caller or "adaptive information".This could mean people could see information about past phone conversations or future appointments.The patent said: "Such adaptive information can include, for example,…

Google patents battery saving method

Google patents battery saving method
Battery life is one of the most important things for a smartphone user and Google has patented an idea to make the most of battery life in its mobile phones.A lot of smartphone companies are now competing for bigger and better battery capacities, but now the search engine giant has been granted a patent to allow Android users to alter the screen resolution as the…

Thousands of US users waiting for the HTC One

Thousands of US users waiting for the HTC One
The much awaited new mobile phone from HTC, the One, is gathering more and more pace and no one seems as eager as our American counterparts to get there hands on the device.HTC apparently have thousands of pre-registered "orders" waiting to be fulfilled in the US.AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile are all getting the HTC One as soon as it hits American shores, but a delay…

HTC One may be on sale by the end of next month

HTC One may be on sale by the end of next month
A rumour has indicated that the HTC One mobile phone may be released in Australia before the end of April, according to Ausdroid.net.Although no official word has been given from the company about a launch date, the digitally-aware site has been advised that the smartphone could reach Australia on April 23rd.Pricing or plan information has yet to be released, but it is likely that that…

HTC releases software update to improve One’s camera

HTC releases software update to improve One’s camera
HTC has devised a new update for its One mobile phone to improve the UltraPixel camera.The company was boasting of the excellence that the One's camera had but since it has been received by users flaws have been revealed.People pointed out that the UltraPixel camera had a weakness when zooming in thanks to the noise filtering feature.When the Taiwanese company unveiled the idea behind the…

Sony Xperia Z added to security flaw group

Sony Xperia Z added to security flaw group
The Sony Xperia Z is the latest mobile phone to be suffering from security flaws.Although you may think security issues would be the first thing a company would check and double-check before releasing a handset, yet another device has reportedly had problems with hackers being able to bypass lock screens.A video was posted online demonstrating how anyone could bypass the Sony Xperia Z's lockscreen, allowing…