Online retailer Amazon has announced new Kindle ebook readers and new Fire tablets coming to the UK.
The entry-level Kindle now has a touch-sensitive screen, a faster processor and double the storage of its predecessor. It’s priced from £59 and will be available next month.
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Following my online rant about the customer service I'd received when I suffered a problem with my HTC One, I wrote to Carphone Warehouse.
BlackBerry is expanding its BBM Money mobile payment service to smartphones running Android and Apple iOS from early 2015.
It was launched in Indonesia last year, enabling customers to make real-time payments to any BBM contacts who have signed up to the service.
Panasonic has used the Photokina photography trade show in Germany as a stage to announce its new Panasonic DMC-CM1 device.
It’s equipped with a 20 megapixel one-inch camera sensor, putting it on a similar level to standalone cameras, yet also runs Android 4.4 on a 2.3GHz quad-core chip and has a 4.7-inch HD screen.
Mobile ticketing business Corethree has arranged a partnership with carrier billing specialist Boku.
It means consumers will be able to charge bus tickets to their mobile phone account when they buy them via a Corethree application.