FONEHOUSE BLOG
31/10/2012 17:02:52
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The next step in Windows Phone 8

With the impending arrival of many exciting Windows Phone 8 handsets, it's now a great time to take a moment to reflect on some of the defining new features that make the latest version of Microsoft's mobile OS a serious contender in the smartphone race.read more...

30/10/2012 16:11:25
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UK's first 4G LTE network goes live

The first 4G LTE network in the country, dubbed 4GEE, has officially launched in 11 cities across the UK.read more...

29/10/2012 16:41:31
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Xbox SmartGlass app released for Android

Last week we've already reported that SmartGlass is bound to be released on all major mobile platforms. It seems Microsoft decided to go ahead with its promising 'second-screen' app somewhat earlier than expected, as it's available now in Google Play store for smartphones running on Android 4.0 or newer.read more...

26/10/2012 17:36:41
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'Grand Theft Auto: Vice City' coming to mobile devices this fall

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is coming to iOS and Android mobile devices "later this fall," developer Rockstar Games revealed today.read more...

25/10/2012 17:57:01
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FoneGuide: Videography Apps on Sony Xperia S

Your smartphone is the ultimate media consumption device that’s always in your pocket. But it can do so much more than just keeping you up to date and entertained around the clock. A modern phone is also a very powerful content creation device.read more...

24/10/2012 18:02:37
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Microsoft SmartGlass to launch alongside Windows 8

As the 26th of October launch event of Windows 8 draws closer, Microsoft has released another interesting bit of information. The company announced that it will be also launching SmartGlass, a free app that will act as a natural extension for XBox 360, Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 devices.read more...

23/10/2012 17:11:55
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Update to Solid Explorer Beta brings media streaming via cloud services

An update for the beta version of Solid Explorer has silently rolled out during the past weekend, and, unsurprisingly, brings along new features, most prominent of which is the ability to stream media from Dropbox, Box and Google Drive.read more...

19/10/2012 12:15:18
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WIN the Motorola RAZR i

What's a better way to kick off your weekend than with a good competition? We're offering an amazing opportunity to get your hands on a shiny new Motorola RAZR i, and all you need to do is answer one super simple question. Hit this link for details... and good luck!read more...

18/10/2012 15:11:34
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Google Play store update brings wishlists

An update for Google Play store is gradually making its way across Android devices that will let you bookmark content for later viewing via the new wishlists feature.read more...

17/10/2012 16:18:58
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Smartphones hit the one billion mark

The worldwide population of smartphones has reached 1 Billion, according to the latest research of Strategy Analytics. It's believed the historical milestone was hit during the third quarter, taking around 16 years since the emergence of the first smartphone.read more...

16/10/2012 16:39:46
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Asus unveils the PadFone 2

Asus has officially taken the wraps off the PadFone 2, drastically upgrading the performance as well as refreshing the looks of the successor to its intriguing smartphone-in-a-tablet hybrid. This appears to be a rather attractive option for the consumers looking to acquire a very capable smartphone along with a tablet for the price of one.read more...

15/10/2012 16:27:57
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Microsoft launches Xbox Music

The new music streaming service from Microsoft will first make its appearance on Xbox 360 on the 16th of October, but Windows 8 PC and tablet users will be able to join soon after - starting from October 26th. In addition to that, the Xbox Music service will encompass the upcoming Windows Phone 8 smartphones, while Microsoft has also stated that it will be bringing the service to other mobile platforms in 2013.
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12/10/2012 16:19:51
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FoneGuide: Photography Apps

Can a smartphone really replace a standalone camera? This lingering question, it seems, can be finally laid to rest. And it’s not necessarily the number of pixels or quality of the lenses that made phone cameras good enough for general consumers. These compact electronic devices are convenient because they are in our pockets almost every waking hour, and being constantly connected to the web means that content can be exposed to the world at moment’s notice.
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11/10/2012 15:23:17
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Update to Google+

Among the key improvements that the update introduces is the ability for users to edit the pages directly from the mobile app. The v3.2 update to the social networking service from Google.read more...

10/10/2012 11:55:38
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FoneGuide: Samsung Kies

Kies is a freeware software application for Windows or Macintosh computers, and used exclusively by Samsung mobile products to sync and manage content. With Kies, you can also perform backups of your contacts, notes and other type of personal information stored on your phone or tablet.read more...

09/10/2012 17:16:14
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Samsung launches GALAXY Music smartphone

Today Samsung has officially unveiled an affordable Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) handset with advanced music player features and superb sound quality. What's also notable about this smartphone is its 9-lumen WVGA Projector not very unlike the one found on the more expensive Samsung Galaxy Beam.read more...

04/10/2012 09:20:46
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Why you should be excited about the upcoming Windows Phone 8 smartphones from Nokia

It's no secret that Nokia's foray into the age of Windows Phone 8 was met with a high level of anticipation and anxiety. For one, because of the emerging new details surrounding Microsoft's mobile operating system that promises a radical step-up from the previous versions. Most eyes, however, were set on Nokia itself, and whether its upcoming WP8 hardware can finally turn the tables in the highly competitive smartphone market.read more...

03/10/2012 17:27:14
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Gameloft and Duo Games announce a wireless, dual-stick controller for iOS devices

Gameloft has joined forces with Duo Games to release a wireless gamepad that should deliver a console-like gaming experience to iOS gamers. There’s a catch, though, as the Bluetooth controller is only compatible with Gameloft titles, out of which only five are supported at the moment, including Asphalt 7: Heat, N.O.V.A 3, Order & Chaos Online, Brothers in Arms 2: Global Front and Modern Combat 3: Fallen Nation.read more...