It may have an explosive growth chart that makes the Buncefield disaster look like a whoppee cushion going off, but it seems that most Twitterers quickly find better things to do.
New statistics revealed by web metrics company Nielsen Online has discovered that an astonishing 60% of Twitter sign-ups lost all interest in using the microblogging service after just one month.
Continue reading Twitter Flitters Soon Become Quitters
Currently in deep beta with only a few invited users in Seattle allowed to play along is Microsoft’s Vine application, a Twitter-like app aimed at letting people communicate in disaster situations.
Continue reading Microsoft Vine Seeks Cash From Chaos
It’s been a long time coming, but it looks like the Android 1.5 update – better known as ‘Cupcake’ – will be squeezing itself onto T Mobile G1 handsets sometime next month.
G1 owners looking for new toys to play with should overflow with pleasure as the Cupcake OS update comes with the alluring promise of an onscreen keyboard, video recording and Latitude for Google Maps for stalking friends.
Continue reading Android Cupcake Update Set To Hit G1 Phones
In what looks like a truly desperate piece of attention-seeking, some bloke called Gary Go (we suspect that’s not his real name) has said he’ll be going onstage with his iPhone during a series of support slots at Wembley.
The solo singer is due to support the well-ripened
boy man band Take That in the summer, and claims to have written some songs using the virtual four-track studio iPhone application.
Continue reading iPhone Dork Plays Wembley, T-Mobile Flashmob Rip-Off Part Two
They’ve certainly taken their time getting around to it, but BT has finally entered the consumer mobile broadband market with the launch of a new pre-pay service for new and existing customers.
Continue reading BT Announce Mobile Broadband Packages
Opera is claiming to have seen “explosive growth” for its Opera Mini mobile phone web browser, with a massive uptake in use over the last year.
The company claims that the browser has seen a whopping 157% year-over-year growth, with more than 23 million people using Opera Mini in March 2009. This represents a 12.1% increase from February 2009 and more than 157% up from March 2008.
Continue reading Opera Mini Browser Sees ‘Explosive Growth’
The great British public may be hanging on to their mobiles for dear life and spending half their waking lines bashing away at computers, but when it comes to describing the technology they use, bafflement rules.
Continue reading OMG. Brit Punters Baffled By Techie Terms
When the Android OS was announced back in November 2007, we eagerly anticipated a stream of hot handsets from manufacturers like HTC, LG, Samsung and Motorola who had signed up to the Open Handset Alliance.
Despite positive reviews about the software and some interesting apps hitting the market, the total number of Android-powered handsets currently available stands at just one, the T-Mobile G1 handset, with the HTC Magic G2 follow up expected to be released next month.
Continue reading Samsung I7500 Android Powered Handset For June Release
What’s a Poken you may ask? On the other hand you may say “Who cares?”
For those interested, a Poken is a little device – a sort of character which is made up of a hand (which has a USB connector) which slots into the character part of the unit. The hand is a sort of RFID device (it actually uses magnetic induction) and when touched on to another Poken, they swap Poken IDs and it glows green to show that it’s working.
An interesting concept.
Continue reading Poken Review: Nice Legs, Shame About The Face (18%)
Apple’s snazzy glass trackpad may have got the fanboys cooing, but Sharp has trumped them in style with their new Mebius PC-NJ70A laptop sporting a built in LCD touchscreen trackpad.
The LCD trackpad supports a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels, and cunningly packs in its own light sensor which adjusts the brightness depending on the ambient lighting.
Continue reading Sharp Mebius PC-NJ70 Laptop Whoops It Up With LCD Trackpad