smartphones

  • Nokia launch the Lumia 2520 & More

     

    World-famous technology brand Nokia unveiled its first ever Lumia 1520 phablet and Lumia 2520 Windows 8 tablet at an event in Abu Dhabi yesterday (October 22nd).

    New products from the company could leave consumers feeling spoilt for choice when it comes to picking their ideal gifts for Christmas this year. The items could also provide competition for key rivals Apple and Samsung, which are expected to release new gadgets before the festive period.

    The extra-large handset - given the nickname "phablet" due to them being a hybrid of a phone and tablet - is set to give users the chance to chance which objects in a photograph are in focus after it has been taken.

    Alternatively, the brand's Windows RT tablet comes with a 4G data chip. Continue reading

  • Doctor warns over smartphone use in bed

    Is your smartphone destroying your sleep?

    Keeping up-to-date with the latest news and messages from friends is increasingly common for tech-savvy consumers in the modern age, but it seems too much use of our smartphones could actually damage our sleep.

    According to research, doing anything stimulating just before bed - such as replying to emails or reading with a light in your face - can lead to insomnia, which could come as bad news to those people who play on their phone before going to sleep. (See: Using your phone before bed could disrupt your sleep by an hour, warns scientist)

    82% of people's smartphones have it switched on at all times

    Data suggests that more than 82 per cent of people who use this type of gadget have it switched on at all times, including when they are in bed. Many people that used a wallet flip case on their smartphone found that they would be less tempted to use their mobile during the night. Continue reading

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