TV and online entertainment business Sky has agreed a mobile voice and data partnership with Telefónica UK.
As a result, Sky plans to launch its own mobile services in 2016.
Nexus smartphone, tablet and media player all confirmed
Google has formally confirmed that the next version of its Android operating system - version 5.0 - will be nicknamed ‘Lollipop’.
There are also three new Nexus devices created in partnership with hardware manufacturers: a smartphone, a tablet and a TV box.
UK telecoms operator EE has launched a new home TV service that lets customers use smartphones and tablets as remote controls for their home television.
EE TV, which will be available later this autumn, is based on a ‘smart box’ that plugs into a TV set via an HDMI socket. It’s equipped with a 1TB hard drive for recording, along with 4 Freeview tuners and WiFi connectivity.
Podcast - 2nd May 2014
In this interview Mark Bridge talks to Jijesh Devan of QuickPlay Media about the opportunities and challenges of bringing video services to smartphones and other internet-connected devices.
Their conversation took place on the QuickPlay stand inside the App Planet area of Mobile World Congress in February.
Figures released at the Bluetooth World 2014 conference show that 96% of all mobile phones - not just smartphones - are expected to include Bluetooth wireless technology by 2018.
That compares with 90% in 2013.