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Smartphones

Smartphones

A mobile phone that is capable of preforming much more advanced tasks than making phone calls. e.g. internet access, e-mail and personal organiser.

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# smartphones - Yesterday’s News

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.

# smartphones - Monday 21 April, 2014

Poll: Would you welcome a ban on mobile phones in restaurants? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you welcome a ban on mobile phones in restaurants?

Or should basic manners dictate the practice?

From Business ETC How AR will help you see the world in a different light AR-ray Of Uses

How AR will help you see the world in a different light

Originally seen as a gimmick, there are far more practical uses to augmented reality than what first meets the eye.

# smartphones - Saturday 19 April, 2014

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring Google’s entry into the camera app market, the ability to create customised font notes, and a soothing and relaxing experience.

# smartphones - Monday 14 April, 2014

From Business ETC Before the iPhone arrived, Google didn’t plan on supporting touchscreens Can't Touch This

Before the iPhone arrived, Google didn’t plan on supporting touchscreens

New documents reveal that when Google was developing its Android operating system, it was built to support traditional phones with buttons.

# smartphones - Saturday 12 April, 2014

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a better way to manage your time, Dropbox’s answer to your photo storing woes and an extreme solution to your alarm clock woes.

# smartphones - Thursday 10 April, 2014

From Business ETC Blackberry may stop making phones if they continue losing money Moving On

Blackberry may stop making phones if they continue losing money

The company’s CEO John Chen said the company plans to not be dependent on handsets for revenue and focus more on investments, acquisitions and partnerships.

# smartphones - Friday 28 March, 2014

From Business ETC The iPhone 6 is coming in September You Can't Stop It

The iPhone 6 is coming in September

That’s what the Japanese are saying anyway.

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