Podcast - 25th June 2014
This week's podcast covers the launch of the first Amazon smartphone and the introduction of Google Glass to the UK.
We also talk about new WiFi-powered voice services from EE and Three, plans to reduce mobile 'black spots', BlackBerry's app partnership, smartphone theft, 4G innovation... and rechargeable trousers.
Designer Adrien Sauvage, who founded of House A. Sauvage, has worked with Nokia to create trousers that incorporate a wireless charging pocket for smartphones.
His new ‘Modern Man’ collection uses technology from the Nokia DC-50 wireless charging plate to recharge any compatible device that’s placed in the trouser pocket.
Tablet, phablets and smartphones
Nokia has used its Nokia World event in Abu Dhabi to announce six new devices.
The biggest news is the company’s first Windows tablet - the Lumia 2520, which runs Windows RT 8.1. There are also two ‘phablet’ smartphones plus three lower-spec Asha handsets.
Podcast - 18th September 2013
We start this week's show with news about the European Commission's plans to end mobile roaming charges completely from next year.
We're also talking about the future facing Twitter and Dell, Vodafone's security challenges in Germany, app development, wireless charging, mobile payments and Nokia's Android-based smartphones.
iPhone, iPhone, so good they made it twice
Mark Bridge writes:
iPhone, iPhone. Two of ‘em, one dearer than the other but neither especially cheap. One with a 64-bit look-at-me-I’m-fast processor, the other much like an iPhone 5 with a coloured rear panel.