Monthly Archives: October 2012

  • EE Launch UK’s first 4G mobile service

    Posted on October 30, 2012 by admin

    The first 4G mobile service to be offered in the UK goes live from today (30/10/12). EE, the company formerly known as Everything Everywhere (made up of Orange and T-Mobile) has launched its 4G service in 11 cities around the UK.  They are the first of the UK operators to launch 4G services, with other operators forced to wait for O..

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  • Microsoft unveil Windows 8 to the World

    Posted on October 26, 2012 by admin

    Microsoft has revealed its latest computer operating system, Windows 8.  It is a radical overhaul of the World’s best selling operating system, designed with the touch screen generation in mind. The new incarnation of Windows offers a new user interface as well as a wide range of new applications available form the new Windows Sto..

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  • Apple unveil its latest tablet, the iPad Mini

    Posted on October 24, 2012 by admin

    The wait is over, the highly anticipated iPad Mini, from Apple, has officially been introduced to the World. The latest addition to the iPad range has a 7.9inch screen, is 7.2mm thick, and weighs in at just 300g.  According to Phil Schiller, Apples Vice-President of Marketing, the device is 23% thinner, and 53% lighter than the iPad..

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  • Nokia announces entry-level Windows smartphone

    Posted on October 23, 2012 by admin

    Nokia has announced the latest addition to its Lumia range of smartphones, the entry-level Lumia 510. The handset runs on windows Phone 7.5, rather than the latest WP8, but this, as Nokia point out; “continues to meet our commitment to bring Windows Phone to new, lower price points”.   The Lumia 510 appears to have a reasonable s..

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  • EE unveils 4G price plans

    Posted on October 23, 2012 by admin

    UK mobile operator EE (previously known as Everything Everywhere, the joint venture between Orange and T-Mobile) have announced the price plans for its forthcoming 4G service. The cheapest 4G plan will cost user’s £36 per month.  For this, customers will receive unlimited calls and texts, but only 500MB of data.  Once the da..

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  • Some Android apps can ‘leak’ personal data

    Posted on October 23, 2012 by admin

    Researchers from the Lebiniz University of Hanover have discovered that hundreds of Android apps could potentially leak the personal data of users.    The discovery was made after the group tested 13,500 Android apps, and found that 8% of the apps had the potential weakness.   The apps in question failed to implement ..

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  • Analogue TV to be turned off as Digital switchover is completed

    Posted on October 23, 2012 by admin

    This Tuesday (23/10/2012) will see the UK’s analogue TV system switched off permanently after more than 70 years of service.  The move comes as the last part of the UK - Northern Ireland - switches to digital TV.  The news means that anyone still using an analogue television set up will lose access to all stations.   The..

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  • NTT Docomo to offer real-time phone call translation app for Android smartphones

    Posted on October 22, 2012 by admin

    Japanese Mobile Operator, NTT Docomo, has announced an Android app which will offer real-time translation of phone calls, with both parties able to use their native tongue. The Hanashite Hon'yaku app, unveiled at this years Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies (CEATEC) in Japan, provides real-time translation of a conversation, an..

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  • 4K TV screen technology is re-branded as ‘Ultra-High Definition’

    Posted on October 19, 2012 by admin

    4K, the next big leap in consumer television technology, has been officially renamed as Ultra-High Definition (shortened to Ultra HD).   The decision was taken buy the Consumer Electronics Association in a bid to avoid confusion among consumers who are already bombarded with branding and technology terms.   The CEA has implemen..

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  • Next generation mobile phone screens unveiled by HTC and Sharp

    Posted on October 19, 2012 by admin

    HTC and Sharp have unveiled mobile devices which feature the next generation of displays, offering improved contrast and sharper images, and power saving attributes.   HTC ‘s forthcoming ‘J Butterfly’ smartphone has a 5inch display which offer’s a pixel density of 440 Pixels Pre Inch (PPI).  To put that into perspective..

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