Podcast - 15th October 2014
This week's podcast begins with news about the new 'quad play' television service offered in the UK by EE.
We also talk about HTC's new camera, an ethical smartphone, a complaint from Ofcom, mobile payments, machine-to-machine connections and yet another online security breach.
The Phone Co-op - described as the UK’s only telecommunications co-operative - has become the only UK mobile telecom provider to stock the Fairphone ethical smartphone.
It’s offering the handset with no initial charge on ‘pay monthly’ contracts costing from £22 incl. VAT per month.
Mobile payment service Zapp has announced partnerships with a number of UK retailers ahead of an anticipated launch next year.
Asda, Sainsbury’s, House of Fraser and Shop Direct have all said they aim to allow the smartphone-based Zapp payment process from 2015.
Podcast - 8th October 2014
We begin this week's podcast with stories that go beyond the mobile industry, as HP plans to split into two companies and eBay prepares to separate itself from PayPal.
We're also talking about the Microsoft/Samsung legal case, a new Tesco tablet, BT's updated text relay service, a new way to avoid buying a stolen iPhone... and #Hairgate.
Second generation of the Tesco hudl tablet
Tesco has announced the successor to its hudl tablet, which is now a year old.
The new hudl2 has a larger screen, a faster processor and a choice of eight colours.