When mobile meets social media

When mobile meets social media

Smartphones have had a huge impact on the viewing habits of mobile users across the world, and now more people than ever before are consuming social media on the move. Social media is an invention, which has changed the way people communicate and absorb information. While it means there is less … [Read more...]

Social networking apps – Alternatives to Facebook and Twitter

Social networking apps – Alternatives to Facebook and Twitter

There are currently around 1.11 billion Facebook users and 500 million Twitter users, so it comes as no surprise that a number of alternative social networking apps are also becoming very popular, as users look for the most efficient ways to get their social updates on the go. With the latest … [Read more...]

The future of social networking on smartphones

The future of social networking on smartphones

The HTC First, the much talked about Facebook phone, will not be coming to the UK, following a largely nonchalant reception from the smartphone-buying public in other markets. Its lack of success is surprising considering its tie-in with Mark Zuckerberg’s company, so does this mean that mobile … [Read more...]

Facebook Home brings social media to the forefront of Android phones

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The Facebook Home software has started rolling out to Android devices around the world, propelling the social networking site to the centre of millions of smartphones. Facebook Home launched on the HTC First earlier this month and comes skinned on top of Google’s Android mobile platform, … [Read more...]

iPhone 6 future compared to Facebook Arc

iPhone 6 future compared to Facebook Arc

Do we get excited about technology? When you sit back and think about it, smartphones are still fairly new but some may say on the technology side of things they are not exciting, and for some it is all about cool gadgetry. Take for example the iPhone 5S and iPhone 6 release date and all the … [Read more...]

Motorola Droid Bionic Problems Noted: Do You Have Criticisms?

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We wrote countless articles about the Motorola Droid Bionic in the long wait before its eventual release last week on Verizon. This Android smartphone is set to be a huge success and since its release we’ve already given details of a teardown. As with all new smartphones though, after the initial … [Read more...]

Sprint iPhone 5 May Give Carrier a Fighting Chance

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We have long talked about the likelihood of the Apple iPhone 5 coming to Sprint as well as Verizon and AT&T and this is now looking more likely by the day as we are hearing more and more leaked news. Just in the last day we’ve heard that Sprint employees are being declined leave at a certain … [Read more...]

Motorola Droid Bionic Teardown: Exposure Shows All

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We know that many of our readers were avidly awaiting the Motorola Droid Bionic on Verizon and since its launch yesterday we’ve already given you a review roundup and also news of a great price reduction for the Bionic from Amazon. Today we want to look at the Motorola Droid Bionic exposed, … [Read more...]

Droid Bionic Price Massively Reduced at Amazon: Plus Rooting News

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We’ve been following leaks, speculation and rumor about the Motorola Droid Bionic for many months now and today at last this Android handset with 4G LTE was finally released on Verizon. We’ve already given readers a review roundup so you can see if it was worth the wait and now we have details of a … [Read more...]

Motorola Droid Bionic Impressions (Verizon): Review Roundup

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The Motorola Droid Bionic has been one of the mostly hotly anticipated smartphones of the year and now it has officially arrived is already gathering opinion. A few days ago we told how we thought the Droid Bionic could give the Apple iPhone 5 a run for its money and now the first reviews are in we … [Read more...]

Galaxy S II US Might Not Be the Smash Hit Anticipated: Here’s Why

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The Samsung Galaxy S II is one of the smartphones we’ve written about most over the last few months, especially because of the delay in getting it to the U.S. market. We’ve detailed all the carrier variants and release news since the official announcement and for a long time we’ve been thinking the … [Read more...]

First iPhone 5 Image Shown: Clever Intrigue Surrounds Photo

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If you’re waiting for the Apple iPhone 5 then you’re one of many and we’ve been detailing all the news and speculation as it comes in. Today we have news of an image that many will have been waiting for as we have long talked about an expected improved camera for the next iPhone and now we have what … [Read more...]

HTC Holiday 4G LTE Speed Tests: Almost Too Good to be True

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We’ve been bringing you all the news about the HTC Holiday, the upcoming handset thought to be among the first 4G LTE smartphones for AT&T’s upcoming LTE network. This phone was already looking very impressive and now further images and also LTE speed tests have come to light. The speed test … [Read more...]

Why Verizon’s Droid Bionic Could Give iPhone 5 a Run for its Money

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We are now only 2 days away from the release of the Motorola Droid Bionic and the excitement is building up. From previous comments to our Droid Bionic articles we know that many of our readers are waiting for this impressive Android handset. Today we wanted to look at why the Droid Bionic could … [Read more...]

iPhone 5 Reservations Pre- Release: Not Exactly Pre-Orders

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As the Apple iPhone 5 draws closer to its release many people are waiting for any snippets of information as to when they may finally get their hands on it. Earlier today we told how Sprint could begin pre-sales of the next iPhone at the beginning of October, however since then we have had news … [Read more...]

Droid Bionic Verizon Release Edges Closer: Preview & Video

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We know that many of OSM readers are getting pretty excited about the release of the Motorola Droid Bionic, coming to Verizon on September 8. We’ve been keeping you up to date with leaks, TV ads and more but today as we edge closer to the Droid Bionic release we wanted to look at a preview that’s … [Read more...]

Galaxy S II – What’s Good About It Plain and Simple: US Guide

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The Samsung Galaxy S II will soon be hitting shelves in the U.S. and we’ve already given you all the news regarding carrier variants, accessories and performance tests. However, although many of you will already be familiar with just what the Galaxy S II (or S2) has to offer, many of you may be … [Read more...]

Apple iPhone 5 Drama Steals Galaxy S II’s Thunder: Coincidence?

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Many of you who are interested in mobile technology will have been keeping informed about the smartphones of the moment and two of the biggest have to be the Samsung Galaxy S II (or S2) and the Apple iPhone 5. Today we’re intrigued about the lost iPhone 5 prototype drama and wondering if it might … [Read more...]

Galaxy S II Pre-Orders Sprint Epic 4G Touch: $149.99 Deal

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Last week we gave you plenty of exciting news from the Samsung event in New York for the launch of the U.S. Galaxy S II (S2). At last we received official confirmation of its impending arrival on Sprint, T-Mobile and AT&T with the news that the first carrier to release this notable smartphone … [Read more...]

iPhone 5 Release Indication? Best Buy Installation October 21

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Our enthusiasm for Apple iPhone 5 articles knows no bounds and that’s mainly because a lot of OSM readers want to hear all the latest developments about this upcoming smartphone. The one thing we’re asked about more than any other right now is a release date for the iPhone 5 but as yet that’s still … [Read more...]

Galaxy S II Late US Release: Benefits iPhone 5 /Droid Bionic /Neither?

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Certainly the three smartphones that are the focus of the tech world at the moment are the Samsung Galaxy S II, the Motorola Droid Bionic and the Apple iPhone 5 and we have posted innumerable articles on each of these handsets. At last we have a certain or fairly good idea on when each will … [Read more...]

Motorola Droid Bionic TV Ad Nails Release Date

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Woah there, news is now coming in on the Motorola Droid Bionic so fast that it’s difficult to keep up with. Yesterday we gave you news of various snippets that seemed to all but confirm that September 8 release date. Today we have yet more news including a TV ad that pretty much nails that same … [Read more...]

Sony Ericsson 3D Xperia Arc S: Specs Reveal at IFA 2011

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It hardly seems any time at all since the US saw the release of the unlocked Sony Ericsson Xperia arc, a handset that had been available in many regions around the world but seemed to be a long time before it arrived stateside. However at IFA 2011 in Berlin, Sony Ericsson revealed the Xperia arc S, … [Read more...]

iPhone 5 Lost- Not Again! Plus Graphic Gets People Talking

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As we approach the launch (hopefully) of the Apple iPhone 5 rumors and speculation step up and today we have details of an iPhone graphic that’s got people talking and almost unbelievably a story about an iPhone prototype lost in a bar…ring any bells? … [Read more...]

Droid Bionic – Roll on September 8: Clues, Hints, Leaks, More

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The Motorola Droid Bionic date is fast approaching and speculation about the release date still has it pegged for a September 8 release. Last week we told of an official Twitter account verifying the same release date but it later turned out not to be the real deal, however the signs are still … [Read more...]