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#Smartphones

# smartphones - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From Business ETC Find app permissions confusing? Here’s what you need to know TechGuide

Find app permissions confusing? Here’s what you need to know

If you’re not sure what features each app is accessing every time you use one, this is the place to start.

From Business ETC Sony smartphones not so clever any more Struggling

Sony smartphones not so clever any more

Company predicts massive losses after writing off more than €1 billion in worthless goodwill for its mobiles.

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# smartphones - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From Business ETC Here are the different lock screen security options at your disposal TechGuide

Here are the different lock screen security options at your disposal

Most of us settle for the tried and trusted PIN, but what else can you use to keep your phone safe?

# smartphones - Saturday 6 September, 2014

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring an instant messenger that lets you chat via GIFs, a handy way to organise emails on mobile and a faster way to read non-fiction books.

# smartphones - Friday 5 September, 2014

Poll: Do you take a break from your mobile phone when on holiday? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you take a break from your mobile phone when on holiday?

Do you find it difficult to switch off?

# smartphones - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From Business ETC Sony may have come up with the best reason yet to buy an Xperia phone Let's Play

Sony may have come up with the best reason yet to buy an Xperia phone

All new Xperia Z3 devices will allow users to stream and play PS4 games on their phone, provided the console is using the same WiFi connection.

# smartphones - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From Business ETC These are the reasons why most iPhone apps are rejected Turned Down

These are the reasons why most iPhone apps are rejected

Just in case you’re thinking of submitting one to the App Store in the near future.

# smartphones - Thursday 28 August, 2014

From Business ETC Sssshh! Apple are being very secretive about a 9 September product launch Iphone 6

# smartphones - Saturday 23 August, 2014

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a real way of identifying those battery hogging apps, an easier way to create panorama photos and your opportunity to control a tentacled blob.

# smartphones - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

From Business ETC Is disappearing news the next step for Snapchat? Self-destructing News

Is disappearing news the next step for Snapchat?

Snapchat Discovery, which will feature both news content and ads, is expected to debut in November.

From Business ETC Why you should take five minutes out of your time to activate Find my Phone TechGuide

Why you should take five minutes out of your time to activate Find my Phone

You will be thankful you activated it if your phone is ever stolen or goes missing.

# smartphones - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

From Business ETC One of the best Android smartphones this year just got a Windows Phone twin Choices

One of the best Android smartphones this year just got a Windows Phone twin

The HTC One M8 for Windows is being priced at $99 (€74) in the US and online sales will begin today.

# smartphones - Saturday 9 August, 2014

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a messaging app that sends to random people, a handy sleep app, and a redesigned productivity app.

# smartphones - Friday 1 August, 2014

From Business ETC Google could be in hot water with Europe again, this time with Android Paranoid Android

Google could be in hot water with Europe again, this time with Android

The European Commission is putting together an antitrust case which will investigate whether Google has made manufacturers promote its own services on Android.

# smartphones - Thursday 31 July, 2014

From Business ETC Samsung blames slow smartphone sales and increased competition for profit slump Competitiveness

Samsung blames slow smartphone sales and increased competition for profit slump

Slow global sales of smartphones and tablets and rising marketing costs to shift stock were some of the factors Samsung cited as its net profit fell by nearly 20% in the second quarter.

# smartphones - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From Business ETC Apple’s iPhone 6 faces a big pricing problem around the world Headwind

Apple’s iPhone 6 faces a big pricing problem around the world

Relatively poorer customers can’t afford it – and they’re turning to Android.

# smartphones - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From Business ETC What to keep in mind when you’re downloading apps TechGuide

What to keep in mind when you’re downloading apps

It’s better to be safe than sorry.

# smartphones - Sunday 20 July, 2014

From Business ETC How to protect yourself against unwanted app charges TechKnowHow

How to protect yourself against unwanted app charges

Because nobody wants to be greeted with a large bill at the end of the month.

# smartphones - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

From Business ETC Refresher: Every smartphone gesture you will ever need TechGuide

Refresher: Every smartphone gesture you will ever need

Because everyone has to start somewhere.

# smartphones - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge 6 indispensable Android hacks that will make your life much easier Sponsored By Did Electrical

6 indispensable Android hacks that will make your life much easier

These are not the Androids you are looking for.

# smartphones - Saturday 12 July, 2014

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a handy way to bring all screenshots together, a comprehensive multilingual dictionary and one of the best iOS games this year arriving on Android.

From The Daily Edge 7 dating apps that prove there really is someone for everyone App For That?

7 dating apps that prove there really is someone for everyone

Forever alone? Seems unlikely.

# smartphones - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix This post contains videos

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, the cabinet reshuffle and Google smartphones for robots…

From Business ETC Weak smartphone demand haunts Samsung as profits continue to fall Downward Slide

Weak smartphone demand haunts Samsung as profits continue to fall

The company has estimated that its operating profit will fall by 24% compared to the same period a year ago, citing “weak demand” for smartphones and increased competition in China and Europe.

# smartphones - Saturday 5 July, 2014

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a way to compare store prices, an app that will help you control your privacy online, and a contender for the most frustrating endless runner around.

# smartphones - Saturday 21 June, 2014

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a gesture-based screen launcher, a game that only requires you to tap very quickly and a way to customise your own GIFs.

# smartphones - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 6 ways smartphones have completely changed travelling Sponsored By Sony

6 ways smartphones have completely changed travelling

Sure you wouldn’t go to the shops without your phone, let alone around the world.

# smartphones - Saturday 7 June, 2014

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a brain training game that’s a little bit different, a Tetris-style building game and a way to find any useful amenity nearby.

# smartphones - Friday 6 June, 2014

From Business ETC Google unveils prototype 3D-mapping tablet that can sense its surroundings Project Tango

Google unveils prototype 3D-mapping tablet that can sense its surroundings

The Project Tango tablet prototype will be made available to those attending Google’s developer conference later this month and will cost €750.

# smartphones - Monday 26 May, 2014

From Business ETC European smartphone competition heats up as new makers challenge major brands Market Value

European smartphone competition heats up as new makers challenge major brands

New makers like Huawei and Wiko as well as established brands like Sony and Motorola are becoming more popular among Europeans as they opt for alternatives to Samsung and Apple.

# smartphones - Sunday 25 May, 2014

From Business ETC What you need to know about saving on the cloud Head In The Cloud

What you need to know about saving on the cloud

It’s one of the most overused terms when it comes to online services, but cloud storage is now pretty much part of everything we do online. So what is it and how much should you depend on it?

# smartphones - Sunday 11 May, 2014

From Business ETC Review: Does Google’s Nexus 5 still hold its own against newer rivals? Review

Review: Does Google’s Nexus 5 still hold its own against newer rivals?

With the unlocked version available here, does Google’s flagship phone still have what it takes to compete against newer rivals like the Galaxy S5 and HTC One (M8)?

# smartphones - Saturday 10 May, 2014

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring an activity tracker with a difference, a game involving a colour mixing sheep and a method for developing good habits.

# smartphones - Saturday 3 May, 2014

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Including a way to get those secrets off your chest without revealing your identity, a iconic character in new surroundings, and an app that will help your wellbeing.

# smartphones - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

From Business ETC Motorola escapes fine after breaching EU competition law Patent Wars

Motorola escapes fine after breaching EU competition law

The company tried to take out and enforce a patent injunction against Apple, despite it agreeing to pay royalties for its use.

From Business ETC Samsung profits rise slightly despite sliding smartphone revenue Reliance

Samsung profits rise slightly despite sliding smartphone revenue

The company made a net profit of $7.3 billion in the first three months of the year, but concerns over its reliance on smartphone sales is growing.

# smartphones - Monday 28 April, 2014

From Business ETC Turns out a lot of data can be retrieved from a reset phone or tablet Data Protection

Turns out a lot of data can be retrieved from a reset phone or tablet

Researchers from Deloitte found that personal and corporate data such as passwords and email could be retrieved, even when the phone was encrypted or “factory wiped”.

# smartphones - Saturday 26 April, 2014

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

a board game version of the popular Hitman series, an excuse to explore Ireland on your bike and a service which makes multi-tasking a breeze.

# smartphones - Thursday 24 April, 2014

6 breath-taking underwater explorations

A glimpse at a little-seen world.

# smartphones - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

From Business ETC Dizzying figures alert!: In 2014 Apple have sold 43.7 million iPhones and made $10.2bn profit Cash Money

Dizzying figures alert!: In 2014 Apple have sold 43.7 million iPhones and made $10.2bn profit

CEO Tim Cook also hinted that new products are on the way.

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