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If you are looking for a new mobile phone service then you could be pleased to see that BT is about to get back into the UK market. The new offering from BT means that it will soon be selling a number of different 4G subscriptions. The cheapest package is said to come in at just £5 each month. This level of service is available for existing customers of the BT broadband service. The BT new mobile 4G service will come thanks to the firm’s tie-in with EE, using their network along with their own. In fact, BT is believed to be keen...

You might wonder why some selfie sticks are banned in South Korea. Is it because of the fears of uncontrolled sticks bashing people on the head at the country’s big tourist attractions? Perhaps it is because selfies have been blamed for the rise in plastic surgery statistics in some parts of the world? Or maybe it’s because they just look a bit silly? The truth is that the Asian country has banned unregistered sticks because they class them as communication devices that need to be tested. This is because the selfie sticks use Bluetooth...

When you see the name Kodak you think of cameras, don’t you? The company was once one of the world’s leading camera makers, before the global recession saw it forced to declare bankruptcy. The good news is that Kodak appears ready to get back into the marketplace, this time with phones and tablets and not cameras. A recent press release suggests that Kodak will be allowing a UK manufacturer to license its name for its products. The company in question is Bullitt, which is already well-known for its range of sturdy Caterpillar phones. Phone...

Are you fed up with your mobile device’s battery giving up the ghost after a couple of years? The recent trend for batteries that charge more quickly is great but what about their expected life-cycle? Potentially good news for long-suffering phone and tablet owners comes from Nanyang Technology University. Researchers here have reported they are working on brand new lithium-ion batteries that could help us greatly in the future. As well as reaching a 70% charge level in just two minutes, the researchers say that it will last for up to...

A new gadget from Samsung might be just what you need to help you keep your keep your mobile topped up with juice. It might even let you help out your friends when their batteries run low too. It is called the Power Sharing cable and it is a sort of battery sharing device that lets you use the power from one phone or tablet to charge up another. It is a double ended cable which ends with micro-USB connectors. What this means is that it can be used with any device that accept micro-USB cables. The latest Samsung devices which can be used...

We already know by now that mobile phones are very important to most people these days. However, a new survey has revealed just how much men love them. The answer is that they love them a lot. Sometimes more than should probably be admitted to the wider world. The survey by the mobile gaming site Mobile Slots found that close to 1 in 5 single men would choose to have an iPhone 6 instead of a girlfriend. In total, 17% of the men who took part in the research said that they would choose this brand new phone over a woman if they had the choice. 2%...

Flip phones aren’t as common as they used to be, but they still hold a certain amount of sway with people who want a bit of retro phone style in their lives. Its good news for those people then that LG is bringing out the brand new Wine Smart phone. This piece of phone nostalgia comes with the latest Version of Android on it, so it’s not as retro as it looks. The LG Wine Smart phone also has an 8 megapixel front camera on it and a 0.3 megapixel rear one. The touchscreen is 3.5 inches in size and has 480 x 320 resolution. Apart from...

The latest BlackBerry device to hit the news is the upcoming model called Q20 but widely known as the BlackBerry Classic. A series of leaked images have given us an idea of what to expect from it, although the official launch looks like it won’t happen until November. The new BlackBerry was announced at this year’s Mobile World Congress but there were no photos made available at the time. Now that we can see the new device is apparently going to look like. The Q20 looks to be a good deal bigger than the previous BlackBerry release...

The latest cut price phone to come out from Microsoft will cost a mere £15. That sounds great, so what’s the catch? The problem with the Nokia 130 is that it doesn’t have a data connection, meaning that you can’t go online, download apps or do any of the other cool stuff that you really want to do. What is does allow you to do is make phone calls, send text messages, used an LED flashlight, plug in a microSD card and watch your videos. The Nokia 130 is the firm’s latest statement of intent in the budget phone market, even though...

The Nokia Lumia 520 has proved to be a massive success, becoming one of the best selling budget phones of all time. However, it now has some competition in the face of, well, the new version of the Lumia. The Nokia Lumia 530 has recently been announced by Microsoft and it promises to provide another affordable entry level phone. Classed as the “most affordable Lumia to date”, the 530 is expected to sell for around £70 in the UK. It looks very similar to the Lumia, with the main changes being an improved 1.4 quad core Snapdragon processor...