By: Next Communications December 16, 2016 In: Android, Industry News, Mobile Handsets, Nokia, Tablets, Uncategorized

Nokia branded mobile phones are back on sale. The range is limited to basic models, but that should change when Android-powered smartphones and tablets are added soon. The phone manufacturer started to struggle when the iPhone was launched in 2007. Since then, the phone business has been sold to...

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By: Next Communications October 28, 2016 In: Android, Apple, HTC, Industry News, Mobile Handsets, Samsung, Tablets, Uncategorized

The Samsung S7 Edge has been awarded the best phone of the year at 2016’s T3 awards, beating its key rival the iPhone 7. Apple were also crowned, as the iPhone won the “gadget of the decade” award, beating the Playstation 3 and Netflix. Virtual Reality headset HTC Vive won...

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By: Next Communications November 13, 2015 In: Apple, Tablets, Uncategorized

The new Apple iPad Pro is now available for pre-order in the UK. The iPad Pro follows the general design of the iPad Air 2, but on a larger scale. The general layout, material and edging all match, along with the positioning of the buttons, charging and headphone ports....

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By: Next Communications September 10, 2015 In: Apple, Industry News, Mobile Handsets, Tablets, Uncategorized

Apple held a press event on Wednesday this week where it unveiled a newer version of WatchOS, a new Apple TV, new iPad models as well as the anticipated iPhone 6S and 6S Plus models. All versions of the Apple Watch will be upgradeable to version 2.0 of the...

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By: Next Communications July 24, 2015 In: Industry News, Samsung, Tablets, Uncategorized

Introducing the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Samsung has announced the global launch of the Galaxy Tab S2. The Galaxy Tab S2 is both thinner and lighter than its predecessor, while offering two options for screen size. Samsung’s newest Galaxy tablet delivers a Super AMOLED display on both of the...

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By: Next Communications June 12, 2015 In: Apple, Industry News, Mobile Handsets, Tablets, Uncategorized

This week saw the annual Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), where the next versions of OS X, iOS and WatchOS were shown off. iPhone iOS 9 iOS 9 for iPhone also focuses on performance enhancements. A new default system font will be used. Siri has been improved to understand...

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By: Next Communications December 03, 2014 In: Android, Industry News, Microsoft, Tablets, Uncategorized

The N1 features a 7.9-inch multi-touch display running 16 million colours at a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. The processor is an impressive 2.3GHz quad-core Intel Atom Z3580 with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. The tablet only weighs 318 grams (0.701lb)! The device features an 8-megapixel...

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By: Next Communications October 28, 2014 In: Android, Industry News, Mobile Handsets, Tablets, Uncategorized

Google Fit uses sensors already built in to your Android phone to automatically detect walking, biking and running. And you can set and monitor your fitness goals based on your activity levels. It’s a great tool to discover how active you are and check in on your progress as...

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By: Next Communications October 17, 2014 In: Android, Google, Industry News, Mobile Handsets, Tablets, Uncategorized

The next major release of Android, version 5.0, will be called “Lollipop” (previously codenamed “Android L”), and is designed to work across a range of devices from smart wearable accessories, to smartphones, tablets and set-top boxes. HTC has confirmed on Twitter that four of its smartphones will be receiving...

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By: Next Communications October 01, 2014 In: Industry News, Microsoft, Tablets, Uncategorized, Windows

At an event on Tuesday, Microsoft revealed the next version of the Windows operating system: Windows 10 (not Windows 9 after all). This was a developer-focused event, rather than an unveiling for the end-user. The Start menu is back, giving access to programs and useful items such as the...

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