July 16th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

What is a smartwatch for, really? It’s nice to have something on your wrist that tells the time, but many of the much-hyped ‘smart’ features aren’t proving that appealing beyond the earliest adopters....

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July 3rd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Chinese handset maker Xiaomi has big ambitions for global expansion, having predicted that it will sell 100m smartphones around the world in 2015. It’ll be hoping for a storming end to the year though,...

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May 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

A few weeks behind rival Meerkat, Twitter’s Periscope app has officially launched for Android smartphones. “As a small startup, our initial launch was limited to just iOS, but we’ve been working...

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May 26th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The big idea behind Mozilla’s Firefox OS software was to power affordable smartphones in emerging markets, with an open web-standards ethos to provide an alternative to iOS and Android. As things stand,...

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April 21st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The US’ National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) is returning to a familiar hobby-horse: the demand that smartphones ship with FM radios so their users can tune in to broadcasts on the go. In fact,...

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April 21st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We’ve looked at radio and smartphones, but how about radio and smartwatches? Personal radio service Pandora has already said it’ll be present and correct for the Apple Watch launch this week, but now...

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March 7th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Apple is holding its next press launch on Monday, with the Apple Watch being its main focus. There’ve been rumours in recent days that the event could also see the unveiling of the long-anticipated...

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March 3rd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

This week sees the mobile industry gather in Barcelona for the annual Mobile World Congress expo, with new smartphones from Samsung and HTC hogging the limelight this weekend ahead of the show. In fact,...

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February 3rd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Even Apple’s monster quarterly financials had their bum note: falling sales of iPad tablets. Yet it turns out that this may simply be reflecting the overall market. Two research firms claimed yesterday...

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