Rapid take-up of smartphones and tablets, combined with growing availability of 4G mobile and Wi-Fi hotspots, will make the 2014 World Cup the most mobile yet for UK football fans.
Mobile phones and tablets are a huge part of the lives of people in many countries, including the UK. Most people using either phones or tablets will know that malware (which is short for ‘malicious software’ and can mean anything from Trojan horses to worms to spy) is part of the deal, and something they need to protect themselves against.
Samsung is dominating the mobile handset charts this month, holding half of the top ten spots according to the uSwitch.com Mobile Tracker, which is based on live searches, pre-orders and sales.
LG has introduced to the world its eagerly anticipated G3 smartphone, the successor to the company’s well-received LG G2. With launch events taking place in six cities worldwide - London, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, Singapore and Istanbul - LG G3 aims to redefine the definition of a global smartphone for global customers.
More than 9 million mobile phone owners could be forking out money each month for handsets that have already been paid off in full, according to new research by uSwitch.com.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 – which went on sale in early April – has gone straight into the chart as the UK’s third most popular phone according to the uSwitch.com Mobile Tracker, which is based on live searches, pre-orders and sales.
Commenting on the launch of Huawei’s new smartphone, Ascend P7, Rob Kerr, tech expert at uSwitch.com, says: "As one of the world's slimmest 4G smartphones, the Android based Huawei Ascend P7 is set to go after the thin phone market - with its svelte 6.5mm body.
Commenting on the launch of the new mobile payment system, Paym, Ernest Doku, telecoms expert at uSwitch.com, says:
From the 29th of April 2014 consumers will be able to use their mobile phones to make bank payments via the new Paym service.
The iPhone 5S held onto the top spot of the uSwitch.com Mobile Tracker – which is based on live searches, pre-orders and sales – meaning it has now been Britain’s most popular mobile phone for the past six consecutive months.
Virgin Media’s TV, broadband and home phone customers will be able to get their hands on the Samsung Galaxy S5 from just £29 a month when it hits stores on 11th April.
Commenting on the launch of HTC’s newest smartphone, the HTC One (M8) Rob Kerr, mobiles expert at uSwitch.com, says:
Apple has announced that leading auto manufacturers are rolling out CarPlay, the smarter, safer and more fun way to use iPhone in the car. CarPlay gives iPhone users an incredibly intuitive way to make calls, use Maps, listen to music and access messages with just a word or a touch.
Samsung has announced the fifth generation of the Galaxy S series, the Galaxy S5, designed for what matters most to people. The new Galaxy S5 offers a refined experience with innovation of essential features for day-to-day use.
More than two out of five bank customers are using their smartphone to check balances and transfer funds, a new study from independent research firm Consumer Intelligence shows.
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