The Nokia Lumia 535 has a 5MP front facing camera, but no 4G connectivity

Review: Microsoft Lumia 535

16.43 Premium smartphones get most of the press. But in reality many cannot afford, nor want the latest high end iPhone, Samsung or HTC handset, and are quite happy with basic but respectable functionality

The HTC One M9 has a new camera, speakers and chipset

Review: HTC One M9

26 Mar It's just over a year since HTC revealed the HTC One M8, the successor to its highly acclaimed HTC One flagship smartphone.

The flywheels are buried in the ground to reduce visual impact and run silently

High-tech energy system to be built in Offaly

26 Mar Ireland is to become the first country in Europe to get a new type of system, which stores energy generated by renewable sources and feeds it back into the smart grid when required.

Three acquired O2 Ireland in 2013 and now looks set to take control of its British counterpart

Telefonica, Hutchison finalise sale of O2 Britain

24 Mar Spain's Telefonica said it had finalised a deal to sell its British mobile business O2 to Three Mobile's parent company Hutchison Whampoa for £10.25bn, confirming details announced earlier this year.

Only four PlayStation 4 titles were available at Sony's flagship Shanghai store today

China finally gets official PlayStations

20 Mar China finally gets official PlayStations, minus some games Japanese electronics giant Sony today launched its PlayStation gaming console in China, where authorities impose strict controls on content.

Jobs reacted angrily to the offer

Tim Cook offered liver to save Steve Jobs

13 Mar Apple's chief executive Tim Cook offered part of his liver for a transplant to Steve Jobs before the company co-founder died, but the offer was rejected, a new book states.

Nintento shares ended 21% higher at 17,080 yen ($141) in Tokyo today

Investors cheer Nintendo move to smartphones

18 Mar Shares in Nintendo today notched their biggest daily gain since listing as investors cheered the decision by the creators of Super Mario to venture into smartphones in a bid to retain users.

EU interior and data protection ministers are holding talks in Brussels

Data protection talks in Brussels

13 Mar The German interior minister appears to have criticised Ireland's approach to data protection oversight by drawing comparisons with the lack of regulation leading to the banking collapse.

Intel has been struggling to break into the tablet and smartphone space as PC sales slow

Intel slashes forecast on weak PC sales

13 Mar Intel has slashed nearly $1bn from its first-quarter revenue forecast as small businesses put off upgrading their personal computers, sending the chipmaker's shares down more than 5%.