A new report from online security company AVG Technologies says social media is often to blame for affecting smartphone battery life and other performance factors.
Its latest Android App Performance Report is based on an analysis of anonymous data from over one million AVG Android app users around the world, listing the top apps that affect data consumption, storage capacity and battery life.
Ofcom has published its first research into the consumer experience of UK mobile broadband services since the 4G auction last year. The regulator’s own engineers conducted around 210,000 tests of 3G and 4G services on smartphones in Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London and Manchester between March and June 2014.
Download speed, upload speed, web page loading times and latency were all measured.
BlackBerry has made a number of announcements during its Investor Day in San Francisco this week.
It’s revealed BES 12, an updated device management solution that now enables businesses to manages apps and content on iOS, Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry devices.
Podcast - 12th November 2014
This week's podcast begins with a heated discussion about the UK government's consultation about improving mobile phone coverage.
Iain, James and Mark then move on to talk about over-the-top voice services, mobile internet usage, patent deals, the UK's next spectrum auction and wearable technology.
...but the Microsoft Lumia 535 may not be destined for the UK
Microsoft has announced a new Windows Phone smartphone that’s the first Lumia device without ‘Nokia’ branding.
The Microsoft Lumia 535, which is available in single SIM and dual SIM versions, is expected to cost just €110 excl. VAT (around £103 incl. VAT) when it goes on sale this month.