The new G5 smartphone from LG Electronics has a design that includes a slide-out battery and the option to add other modular components.
LG’s G5 runs Android ‘Marshmallow’ 6.0 on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Processor.
Sony Mobile Communications has updated its Xperia brand with three new X-series smartphones: the lower-spec Xperia XA, the Xperia X and the premium Xperia X Performance.
All have an improved camera with ‘Predictive Hybrid Autofocus’, which is capable of tracking moving objects.
A 'recording watch' that links to your smartphone
Mark Bridge writes:
The most memorable moments in life often go unrecorded. You don't have your camera in your hands. Your finger is still hovering over the 'pause' button on your audio recorder. Or you were simply too busy experiencing whatever was happening. It's all about the one that got away.
That's where Kapture can help.
Research firm Berg Insight has calculated that shipments of connected wearable devices reached 19 million this year, more than three times last year’s total of 5.9 million devices.
This includes smartwatches, smart glasses, fitness and activity trackers, individual safety/monitoring devices and wearable medical devices.
Podcast - 3rd December 2014
We begin this week's podcast with updates on two topics we discussed last week: the potential purchase of a UK mobile network by BT - and the crowd-funded Jolla Tablet.
After that we talk about the GSMA's reaction to national roaming, the potential death of the landline, a new threat to Google, management changes and advertising for 4G data.