iPhone 5s most popular UK handset... for now

17/04/2014

Could Samsung's S5 knock Apple off the top spot?

The iPhone 5s has been named the UK's most popular phone for the sixth consecutive month, according to the results of a mobile tracking application. March saw the model retain its title, although Samsung was the most popular manufacturer during the month.


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3D printed heart mould could replace pacemakers

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Samsung has unveiled its Galaxy Gear 2

Samsung reveals Galaxy Gear 2

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Google Glass will be available with prescription lenses

Google unveils prescription-compatible Glass frames

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Sony announces details of Xperia T2

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Mobile retail is set to soar this year

Online retail bolstered by sales via mobile devices

Brits are increasingly using mobile gadgets to shop for goods, with 2013 seeing an unprecedented rise in mobile retail (m-retail), statistics have shown. In the last year, sales via mobile devices like smartphones and tablets rose by 138 per cent on the figures for 2012.

The iPhone 5s is top of  uSwitch.com's Mobile Tracker

Apple dominates UK's mobile phone market

Apple is continuing to dominate the smartphone market, as its 5s holds on to the top spot in the run-up to Christmas. A list of the UK's most popular mobile handset places five Apple models in the top ten chart.

Apple dominates the mobile handset chart

Apple iPhone 5s Gold 'UK's most popular mobile phone'

Apple's iPhone 5S in gold is the UK's most popular mobile handset, reaching first place in a top ten chart created by uSwitch.com. Despite costing at least £37 a month and offering just 16 GB of storage, the golden model is the latest in a line of Apple creations to have topped the chart since March 2013.

Will the invisible helmet replace traditional versions?

Swedish firm designs extra-safe invisible cycle helmet

A revolutionary new way of protecting the head from impact has been created for cyclists in the form of the invisible bike helmet from Swedish manufacturer Hovding. Irritating helmet hair is set to become a thing of the past with the innovative new product, which retails at around £350.

Get smart: the watch redesigned

The trend towards wearable technology is gaining momentum, with smartwatches leading the way on affordable technology that users can wear. Top brands like Sony have already cashed in on this emerging market, and now companies like Apple and Microsoft are said to be working on similar projects of their own.

Mobile phone demand reaches record high

The demand for mobile phones has reached a record high, according to the latest data from global market research firm GfK. The first half of 2013 saw more of the gadgets sold worldwide than at any other time historically.

Touchscreen accuracy of new iPhones 'lacking'

A lack of touch accuracy in Apple's two new flagship iPhone models could negatively impact on consumer experience, research has revealed. Testing by Finnish firm OptoFidelity has shown that accuracy of the touchscreens was substandard across more than half of the area of both devices.

BBQs to brag about

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boris look a like launches new cluedo

Cluedo London Edition brings murder to the capital

Forget Miss Scarlett and Professor Plum, city professionals are the new suspects for a London-themed murder in the latest edition of popular board game, Cluedo.

BBQs are great for foodie festive gifts

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Plug in your iPhone for an old-fashioned chat

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