Podcast - 7th May 2014
We start this week's podcast with Tesco's plans for a Hudl-branded smartphone. Next comes some potentially good news about the 'patent wars' affecting the mobile industry - although there's certainly no sign of a ceasefire.
Later we discuss an announcement from Facebook about its mobile advertising scheme, an unfortunate mistake for O2's Travel service, a new 20 megapixel camera-phone and an automotive investment by Nokia.
Samsung Electronics has announced a new smartphone called the Samsung Galaxy K zoom.
It’s an Android device with a 10x optical zoom lens and a 20.7 megapixel sensor, along with optical image stabilisation and full HD video recording.
Qualcomm has announced its newest ‘Snapdragon 800’ mobile processors.
The Snapdragon 810 and 808 chips are designed for for flagship smartphones and have been described as the company’s highest performing platform to date.
Danish mobile company Lumigon has extended its premium smartphone range with the T2 HD, a successor to the two-year-old T2.
The new handset has a stainless steel body, a toughened glass screen and is water resistant. It runs Android v4.4 on a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, supports 4G and is equipped with up to 128GB of memory.
HTC has announced its new flagship smartphone today. This is the replacement for the HTC One and it’s called the HTC One M8, which could get a little confusing.
The new phone runs Android 4.4 on a Qualcomm SnapDragon quad-core 2.3GHz processor.