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Amazon Prime instant video coming to Android

We reported recently on Amazon’s Prime service now shipping EU to UK in a mere 2 days, and, in the wake of that, Amazon is launching its instant video service to Android. There’s been a public outcry for a while now that Amazon hasn’t shared the love and brought a native app to Android, and it looks like they listened. Russell Morris, …

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Craig FoxAmazon Prime instant video coming to Android
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Sony announces Xperia C3 for selfie-obsessives

Sony has finally accepted that duck faces are here to stay and announced a new selfie-focused phone, the Xperia C3. It has a 5.5 inch 720 pixel display, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB storage with support for 64 GB microSD cards, and is powered by a 1.2GHz Qualcomm processor running Android 4.4.2. It also comes with NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, dual …

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Diane ShipleySony announces Xperia C3 for selfie-obsessives
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The rise of the phablet! Figures show more demand for larger mobiles in the UK

We’ve said it before: big mobile phones are big. And they’re only set to get bigger if we Brits have anything to say about it. New research shows we can’t get enough of wide set devices and think phablets are… er, fab. According to tracking company Context, phones bigger than 4.9 inches made up 23% of shipments to retailers in …

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Diane ShipleyThe rise of the phablet! Figures show more demand for larger mobiles in the UK
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Could Wiko challenge Apple and Samsung in the smartphone game?

Yep, that’s right. There’s a huge tech giant right under our noses called Wiko that’s set to take over the smartphone market and none of us has ever heard of it. The little-known smartphone maker is based in France. It already has a few handsets on the market, but now industry insiders believe its cheaper offerings are set fragment the smartphone …

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Becca CaddyCould Wiko challenge Apple and Samsung in the smartphone game?
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Turns out, texting actually improves spelling and grammar

Texting gets a bad rap. It might seem like a quick and easy way to contact friends without having to actually (ick) speak to someone, but according to some sources, it can ruin your relationship, make you racist, and even shorten your life. And of course, for years the use of abbreviations and emoji has been seen by some people …

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Diane ShipleyTurns out, texting actually improves spelling and grammar
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Could this new shatterproof coating save you from a smashed phone screen?

Mobile phones have changed a lot in the last few years: they’re now faster and thinner (and wider) than ever, with sharp graphics and increased storage capacity… and screens that could shatter at a second’s notice. The fact that late-90s devices have had a recent resurgence has even been credited in part to the fact that smartphones are more fragile …

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Diane ShipleyCould this new shatterproof coating save you from a smashed phone screen?

Mobile World Congress 2013 – the key phones from Nokia, Huawei and ASUS

So, most of the serious stuff has finished now the Mobile World Congress. Sure the exhibition goes on for a few more days but all major announcements have been made. So what has MWC 2013 taught us 1 That the…

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Ashley NorrisMobile World Congress 2013 – the key phones from Nokia, Huawei and ASUS

LG upping their cameraphone specs with optical zoom in new smartphones?

LG have revealed that they're looking into the development of sleek optical zooms for their future smartphones. With the mobile photography bar raised by Nokia's PureView Camera tech and Samsung's unusual Galaxy Camera, the company are working on a mechanical…

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MWC 2012: 6 Cool new smartphones from MWC (so far) Nokia, HTC, Samsung

One of the biggest mobile tech events officially kicked off this week in Barcelona, so we'll be collecting together some of the best bits from Mobile World Congress and regularly updating you on the quick and dirty details of the…

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Becca CaddyMWC 2012: 6 Cool new smartphones from MWC (so far) Nokia, HTC, Samsung

CES 2012: Day 2 highlights including Dell tablets and Panasonic VT50 plasma 3DTV

Day two of CES 2012 is in full swing in Las Vegas now, with more gadgetry goodness pouring in. The UK Tech Digest team is rolling in for the night, but before we do that, here's a round up…

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Chris PriceCES 2012: Day 2 highlights including Dell tablets and Panasonic VT50 plasma 3DTV

CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE: Our 5 favourite smart phones for creative types, teens & photographers

As every big mobile tech brand competes with bigger, better, faster and shinier handsets it can be hard to find the right smart phone among a sea that all look, sound and feel the same. So, here's our five favourite…

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Becca CaddyCHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE: Our 5 favourite smart phones for creative types, teens & photographers