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Mystery Caller: Mobile security

Written by: Mobile News Posted on: 03 July 2014. Tags: Mobile News, Mobile Security, Mystery Caller Digital security is in the news at the moment and Mystery Caller is concerned. Before he purchases his new Samsung Galaxy S5 he wants to make sure his files are secure. Who can offer the best deal? 5: Three Maybe it was more hopefully, as I could ... Read More »

Samsung picks up the tablet baton

Written by: Paul Withers Posted on: 03 July 2014. Tags: Apple iPad, Mobile News, Nokia Lumia 2520, Samsung Galaxy Tab S, Sony Xperia Tablet Z Paul Withers says the imminent release of the Galaxy Tab S has put the manufacturer in a position to challenge Apple for tablet supremacy Tablets are not something I have ever got too excited about. You can ... Read More »

Three wants rethink over EU’s roaming price-cut plans

Operator argues wholesale pricing caps to be imposed should reflect what consumers will pay Three is leading the way in calling for a review of EU roaming regulations that will see all roaming charges barred in member states from December 15 2015, subject to approval by national parliaments. Three’s general counsel Stephen Lerner (pictured) told Mobile News whilst it has ... Read More »

Advertisement for EA’s Dungeon Keeper mobile game disallowed for ‘misleading’ free-to-play label

By Callum Tennent on 12:48, 3 Jul 2014 inApps & GamesGeneralLatestNews In what could go on to be a landmark incident, the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority has disallowed a series of advertisements for EA’s mobile game Dungeon Keeper on the grounds that calling it ‘free-to-play’ is “misleading”. The Dungeon Keeper app received more than its fair share of negative press upon ... Read More »

OnePlus denies rumours it is working on a tablet amidst ongoing OnePlus One delays

By Saqib Shah on 11:57, 3 Jul 2014 inLatestNewsTablets While most buyers are still waiting to receive its much-delayed smartphone, new rumours have surfaced online that Chinese manufacturer OnePlus is working on a tablet. According to notorious online leaker @evleaks, the company’s website has already divulged that it is in fact working on a slate. The original tweet from @evleaks ... Read More »

Phones 4u to range Samsung Galaxy S5 mini

Written by: Pádraig McGarrigle Posted on: 03 July 2014. Tags: Phones 4U, Samsung, Samsung Galaxy S5 mini Handset announced earlier this week expected to be available in UK by the end of July Phones 4u says it will stock the Samsung Galaxy S5 mini when it becomes available in the UK later this month. The manufacturer has previously announced it ... Read More »

iPhone 5s the most popular handset for ninth straight month

Samsung Galaxy S5 fails to knock rival’s device off the top spot, with the two manufacturers holding onto the top five positions The iPhone 5s has maintained its status as the UK’s most popular handset for the ninth consecutive month in June. The top ten chart is based on live searches, pre-orders and sales. Statistics are derived from mobile phone ... Read More »

Pantech, Korea’s 3rd largest smartphone manufacturer, is about to go bankrupt

By Callum Tennent on 11:19, 3 Jul 2014 inGeneralLatestNewsPhones When discussing the booming Korean smartphone market, the names you’ll most likely immediately think of will be Samsung and LG. This could well be a large contributing factor to a rather serious matter at hand: Pantech is set to declare bankruptcy. Pantech, if you perhaps rather understandably didn’t know, is Korea’s third-largest ... Read More »

Google Play Store now has a dedicated Android Wear apps section

By Saqib Shah on 10:42, 3 Jul 2014 inApp NewsApps & GamesGeneralNewssmartwatchSmartwatchesSmarwatchesWearables Although you may have just got your hands on your Android Wear smartwatch, you’ll be happy to know that you can download a handful of Google and third-party apps for the wearable via a newly unveiled Android Wear apps section on the Play Store. The apps include the ... Read More »

EU approves Telefonica’s €8.6bn acquisition of E-Plus

Written by: Paul Withers Posted on: 02 July 2014. Tags: E-Plus, European Commission, Joaquin Almunia, KPN, Mobile News, Telefonica Germany Takeover reduces the number of German mobile operators to three and creates the largest in the country with more than 44 million customers The European Union (EU) has cleared Telefonica’s €8.6 billion (£6.84 billion) acquisition of German mobile operator E-Plus. ... Read More »