Last week we reported that public WiFi provider The Cloud had seen hotspot usage peak at four times higher than 2011 levels during the Christmas period.
Now BT Wi-fi, which operates the UK’s largest network of hotspots, has released figures that show a similar increase.
Belkin has expanded its WeMo home automation range with a couple of announcements at CES 2013.
Not only is it adding Android compatibility to what was previously an iOS-only app, it’s also introducing new devices.
A recent research report from Strategy Analytics shows that the smartphone applications processor market grew by 58% year-on-year in Q3 2012, reaching $3.8 billion.
Qualcomm was estimated to have a 42% revenue share of the smartphone applications processor market in Q3 2012, followed by Samsung with 27%.
HTC has released unaudited results for the fourth quarter of its 2012 financial year; audited results are expected within a few weeks.
Total revenue for Q4 reached NT$60.0 billion (£1.29 billion), operating income was NT$600 million and net income after tax was NT$1.0 billion.
Location-sharing service Glympse, which enables users to share their location for a limited time, has launched an in-car voice-activated option using the Ford SYNC AppLink. It means that drivers can send their real-time location to friends and colleagues using voice commands.
Customers simply connect their iOS or Android smartphone to the Ford Sync system via Bluetooth or USB lead.