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Best Android apps for 2014

Analysis & Insight 18 Dec, 2014 Rene Millman Caroline Preece

We round up the top 10 best Android apps to help you decide what's hot and what's not

Want to customise your iPhone keyboard? Try these iOS 8 options

Analysis & Insight 14 Nov, 2014 James Peckham

Apple’s iOS 8 is the first version of the OS that allows installation of third party keyboards, here’s a selection of the best

Amazon Fire flop won't stall firm's future smartphone plans

News 5 Nov, 2014 Caroline Preece

Despite the failure of the Fire Phone, Amazon is forging ahead with plans to make further smartphone devices

Cheap iPhone will never be made, says Apple

News 30 Oct, 2014 Caroline Preece

Contrary to past rumours, Apple has reiterated that it has no plans to make and release a budget iPhone

UK losing out on over £9bn a year from not using smart technology

News 27 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Lack of understanding of smart technology is costing Britain dear, according to research

EasyJet passport scanning app to cut down check-in times

News 15 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Check-in app allows users to take a picture of their passport before boarding

Vodafone extends 4G roaming to 23 countries

News 15 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Mobile operator adds another 19 countries to areas customers can use 4G smartphones and tablets

Android Trojan poses as game of noughts and crosses

News 14 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Goaml malware steals text messages and emails

Microsoft develops Nokia Lumia 1020-powered Ultrascope

News 13 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Partners with the Open Space Agency to create 3D printed telescope

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Jony Ive takes on the iPhone copycats

News 13 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Imitation isn’t sincerest form of flattery, according Apple’s lead designer

Samsung sees profits fall 60 per cent

News 8 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Pressure from Apple and Chinese manufacturers sees sales of Galaxy smartphones slow

The internet of things

ARM unveils mbed OS for Internet of Things

News 3 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Free OS could help developers speed up IoT products and devices, it is hoped

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EE 4G switched on in 18 more UK towns

News 1 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Switch on includes the Royal Military Academy in Sandhurst

Blackphone & Silent Circle debut bug bounty programme

News 25 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Two companies want to guarantee robustness of systems by encouraging users to find flaws and win money

Six billion smartphones will be in use by 2020

News 12 Sep, 2014 Clare Hopping

Research by the GSMA said smartphones will soon account for two thirds of the mobile devices in circulation

Vodafone to launch mobile wallet service in UK next month

News 8 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Mobile operator planning to rival Apple’s rumoured payments service

Reversible USB connector design finalised

News 14 Aug, 2014 Rene Millman

Type-C cable is ready for production

Amazon Fire: taking consumerisation too far?

Analysis & Insight 19 Jun, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

Amazon's new Fire phone offers shopping at the touch of a button. Could this pose another challenge for CIOs?

Amazon Fire phone to ship in US on 25 July

News 18 Jun, 2014 Khidr Suleman

3D smartphone includes high-end specs and exclusive Amazon services

BBM Protected messaging feature unveiled by BlackBerry

News 17 Jun, 2014 Rene Millman

Phone maker touts FIPS 140-2 crypto for super secret messages as it renews focus on enterprise

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