A recent projection from ABI Research has calculated that over one billion cameras were fitted in smartphones and tablets shipped last year.
Almost every current smartphone has a built-in camera, with around a third having both rear-facing and front-facing cameras. An even higher proportion of tablet devices has two cameras.
Canonical, the company that supports open-source PC operating system Ubuntu, has announced a mobile version of the Ubuntu platform.
The new interface will be available to network operators, manufacturers and chip makers.
Wants networks to let customers leave if prices increase during an initial contract term
Ofcom has announced a consultation about protecting consumers from price rises during fixed-term contracts for landline, broadband and mobile phone services.
It first revealed plans for the consultation in October last year.