Shares in Snap soared 26 per cent

Shares in Snap, maker of the Snapchat messaging app soared 26 per cent at the start of Wall Street trading after the firm said last night it had arrested a fall in users on Apple device and drew a series of favourable reviews from analysts for its progress with a new Android app. The targeting…

Apple in the process for fixing eavesdropping Face Time bug

Apple Face Time software  has a major flaw acknowledged by Apple, which allowed for brief eavesdropping –even if the recipient did not pick up and in some cases the target iPhone could send video without the receiver’s knowledge. Apple’s status page shows it has disabled the ability for users to make group calls on Face…

Huawei posts 21 per cent increase in revenue to $109bn for 2018

Huawei, despite  “malicious incidents”  from US the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Japan who raised security concerns about supplier, has posted  21 per cent increase in revenues to $109bn for 2018. Guo Ping, Huawei’s current rotating Chairman said the Chinese telecoms equipment maker had secured 26 5G contracts this year said  ” We must not…

Xiaomi UK smartphone launch with flash sale of only £1

“Flash sales” publicising Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone company’s UK launch have sparked a backlash on social media. Xiaomi advertised two of its new handsets for £1 each last week as part of a “ crazy deals” promotion and after two or three Mi 8 Lite phone sales the website said “ Sold Out”, as soon…

Apple granted second patent for its fold-able smartphone design

  Apple has been granted a second patent for its fold-able design for the iPhone, with screen folded inside it and another where the display wraps around the outside of the device like a book and double-hinged design which can carry both. Apple received its first patent back in 2016 for a fold-able phone. The…

5G network auction raised £1.36bn

Regulator Ofcom said “an auction of frequencies, for the next generation of mobile phone networks has raised £1.36bn with Vodafone, EE, O2 and Three all winning the bandwidth needed for the future 5G mobile internet services and faster connections which is expected to be launched in 2020. Ofcom auctioned two spectrum bands 3.4 GHz, which…

Qualcomm reveals World’s first miniature 5G antenna for smartphones

    Qualcomm reveals world’s first millimeter Wave  antenna and for 5G and sun-6Ghz smartphones. Qualcomm is debuting two critically important new “modem-to-antenna” components the world’s first fully integrated mobile device-ready 5G millimeter wave (mmWave) antenna modules and sub-6 GHz RF modules. These parts will enable even smartphones to connect to upcoming 5GmmWave networks, an…

Do you want to break up with your phone in 30-days

According to Catherine Price, a science journalist and author and her essays have appeared in The Best American Science Writing, The New York Times and Popular Science, we have fallen headlong into our relationship with phones without taking time to think about our behaviour. So before doing ourselves more damage, we should follow a 30-day…