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The first batch of iPhone 4 handsets have gone on sale in six countries around the world, including the UK, but already there are some reports that the much hyped Retina Display is not as perfect as Apple would have you believe. A stream of rumours have been voiced online relating to the fact that many new iPhone 4 owners have seen a yellow tint on a particular area of the display, slightly spoiling the high resolution beauty of the screen. There is no obvious technical reason as to why this yellowing is occurring, but there is a consensus...

The ability to watch live television via your mobile phone could soon be a universally available feature as various UK network providers announce that they are testing out new technology. In the UK, the relationship between live TV and the mobile phone has been rocky, with previous attempts to capture the public’s attention failing to make an impact. This is in opposition to various other nations, including South Korea, where mobile TV is far more widespread. Reports now suggest that O2, Vodafone and Orange are all going to trial...

Violight is a firm that produces products to kill germs using nothing but ultraviolet light. It has now produced its first contact-free cleansing product that is designed to give mobile phones and similarly shaped gadgets a good UV scrub down. The Cell Phone Sanitizer will destroy 99 per cent of the bugs that lurk on the surface of your mobile phone, according to Violight. The whole process takes about five minutes and the device itself is a pleasingly shaped cylinder, which in marketing shots is shown holding onto an iPhone. You might...

Talk of the availability of the new iPhone 4 when it launches in a few weeks has been rife across the internet and tabloids. Many sources have suggested that the fourth incarnation of the Apple iPhone will very difficult to get when it becomes available, O2 have even admitted that handsets will be limited. O2 have come up with a solution that seems to reward all current customers. They have announced that the new iPhone 4 will be exclusively available to all exsiting customers, they won’t even need to own an iPhone as the deal includes...

After championing its in-house Bada smartphone operating system with the Samsung Wave, the South Korean firm has announced that two more handsets will be arriving with Bada on-board. The Wave 2 and the Wave 2 Pro are the suitably named smartphones in question and they have made their world debut at the CommunicAsia conference this week. The difference between the Wave 2 and the Wave 2 Pro seems to be the inclusion of a QWERTY keypad on the pro handset, marking it out as suitable for the business market. Reports suggest that neither of...

Posted on Jun 9 2010 - 10:39pm by Richard Sharp
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When the new Samsung Bada operating system was unveiled a while back it was dubbed to be an Android beater but until now was not available on a handset so critics didn’t give it a chance, however they have spoken to soon. The Samsung wave comes fully loaded with the new Bada operating system and uses all of the features shown on the Bada website – the question is will it be able to rival other Android or iphone smart phones? Samsung wave Design The Samsung wave measures 118x56x10.9mm, which is longer than an iphone 3gs but is less...

Apple CEO Steve Jobs and a host of partners and colleagues took to the stage at the WWDC event in San Francisco on Monday in order to unveil the iPhone 4. The latest addition to Apple’s smartphone line up represents the biggest step forward since the first iPhone was launched in 2007 and it has got even the cynics excited, desperate to get their hands on a retail version. ...

A series of standalone digital cameras which can capture still images in 3D have been created by Sony, which is hoping to ride the wave of consumer interest surrounding upcoming 3D TV and gaming systems. The Alpha range of cameras is not heading straight for the professional market, as serious SLR lovers will probably have a hard time accepting that 3D photography is the way forward. Instead Sony has made sure these devices are compact enough to appeal to a mainstream audience. The Alpha cameras will have interchangeable lenses and on-board...

The iPad is launching in the UK tomorrow, the 28th of May, after high demand in the US caused its release to be put back until Apple had enough units to support an international roll out. The iPad was sold to over one million customers after it arrived in the US last month and its sales figures are still going strong, with about 200,000 being sold every seven days. The base model of the iPad, which supports Wi-Fi connectivity, but not the 3G networking necessary for mobile broadband access, will be priced at around £429. Rumours suggest...

The upcoming release of the Nokia N8 is eagerly anticipated by fans of the Finnish manufacturer’s previous N Series handsets. Current owners of the N97 and its Mini counterpart will be interested to know that this older Nokia smartphone is going to look pretty inferior to the N8. The Nokia N8 will be the first smartphone to use the new Symbian 3 platform, whilst the N97 uses the now ancient Symbian S60 5th edition. Although the N8’s processor is not hugely faster than that of the N97, the software and hardware have now been...