Want to put your business ahead of the competition? There’s an app for that

If you run or manage a business, you can’t help but notice that competition gets more fierce with every passing year. It is being seen in each sector and across all sizes of business, from the Walmarts and Microsofts of this world to sole traders working in every sector from web design to window cleaning.…

EE promises world’s largest festival mobile charging operation at Glastonbury

Hopefully you shouldn't have to worry about running out of juice at this year's Glastonbury Festival as EE has signed up for its third year as the official technology and communications partner with what it promises is the world’s largest festival mobile phone charging operation. EE is providing two Power Bar Exchange points on site this…

Twitch mobile app update adds “persistent” video player

Twitch has just announced updates to its apps on iOS and Android which should help those with itchy fingers. The update essentially rips off the clever thing Google has done with the YouTube app, which allows you to continue watching one video, whilst browsing around looking for what you're going to watch next. Now you…

5 Questions now that Nintendo is making games for phones

So Nintendo is finally going mobile - which is BIG news. Here's five questions we're asking as a result. 1) Isn't this different to what the company has said before? Yep. In the past the company has alternated wildly between outright denial and leaving the door open but ruling it out. For example, producer Kensuke…

Nintendo joins the 21st century and announces plans to develop mobile games

Massive gaming news this morning - Nintendo has made a dramatic U-turn and has today announced that it will soon be developing games for mobile devices in partnership with Japanese app developer DeNA (pronounced like "DNA"). The new deal between the companies sees Nintendo acquire 10% of DeNA, and DeNA will take a 1.24% shareholding…

Sky planning to launch a mobile network

Sky has announced plans to move into mobile phones - having secured access to create a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), piggybacking on the O2 network. As an MVNO, Sky won't be building its own phone masts or anything like that - but it is leasing space from Telefonica, which owns O2 - similar to…

Nokia Lumia 1020 hits UK stores on September 12

Hoping to become a PureView paparazzi with the new Nokia Lumia 1020? Then you won't have long to wait; Nokia's official UK Twitter account has just confirmed that the handset will be going on sale this Thursday, September 12. "#Lumia1020…

EE Swap scheme lets you upgrade your phone mid-contract

4G merchants EE have introduced a new Swap scheme for customers on their network, letting them upgrade to a new handset mid-contract. It's not quite a straight swap though. First off, you'll need to be the current owner of an…