Mobile Phone

Seven Gadgets My Mum Never Had

Cheryl Barry | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK Parents
Cheryl Barry

Over a recent discussion with the 4 year old about radiators, my daughter was amazed to learn that not everyone has heating including her very own Nan who lived without it when she was a girl.

Motorola Shatters Illusions With New Smash-Proof 'X Force' Mobile Phone

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

It's the gadget casualty we see most often. On our bathroom floor, on the pavement (that's a sidewalk to the Americans among you) or in the cold, unfo...

How Do We Stamp Out Mobile Theft? Make Stealing Phones Totally Pointless

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

Why a phone thief would feel the need to dial 911 from a locked device is beyond me - because it's not often a phone theft victim ever gets the chance to call the police in the heat of the moment.

This Is The Replacement For Orange Wednesdays

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Tech

When EE announced that it would cease its 'Orange Wednesdays' partnership with cinemas around the UK it seemed as though the world had, for one brief ...

Is Ubuntu's Lack Of Apps Undiluted Genius Or Tech Suicide?

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 25.04.2015 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

When I first saw this phone, it felt like I was getting deja vu, as the shape of the phone makes it look almost identical to the Windows Lumia 635, even having 4.5" screen.

Is Your iPad Bad For Your Child's Health?

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle/Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Tech

A study has asked regulators to re-address whether exposure to WiFi signals can be harmful to children - despite widespread scientific agreement that ...

Hold the Phone! Retro Mobiles Are Back in Vogue

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 24.01.2015 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

First we had the candy bar and the clamshell, then antennas faded away. Before long, the flip fell out of fashion and screens got larger, and larger still, then 'phablet' sized. What am I on about? Mobile phones of course.

One % Practice, 99 % Facebook

Matt D Ryan | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Matt D Ryan

It seems we are no longer assessing our self-development by self-inquiry but by the amount of blue thumbs up we get on our status update. When our sense of worth is hinging on social media, it's time we think about quitting. I mean, what the hell is going on here?

Samsung Galaxy S5 Vs iPhone 5S

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Tech

February's announcement of the Samsung Galaxy S5 not only raised the South Korean giant's game in the smartphone space - it also made gave its flagshi...

Why You Shouldn't Keep Your Mobile Phone In Your Bedroom

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

According to Ofcom, eight out of 10 of us keep our mobile phones on during the night while we sleep, and around half of us use our phones as an alarm ...

Connected Women Are Empowered Women

Sevi Simavi | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sevi Simavi

Access to a mobile device can be life-changing, particularly for women. The Cherie Blair Foundation's research with the GSMA revealed that 9 out of 10 women in developing markets feel safer because of their mobile phones; 8 out of 10 feel more independent with access to mobile technology and more than half have used a mobile phone to earn additional income.

Here's Why Mobile Phone Users Have Never Had It So Good (And So Cheap)

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Tech

The average mobile phone user is paying almost a quarter less than they were a decade ago while receiving significantly more for their money, accordin...

If Your Phone Contract Rises In Price, You Can Now Leave For Free

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.12.2013 | UK Tech

If the cost of your landline or mobile phone deal increases in price mid-contract, you will soon have the right to cancel it at no charge. Communic...

Stuff Magazine Interview: Online Editor Of Stuff Magazine Paddy Smith Talks TU Go App

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.09.2013 | UK Tech

O2 reporters Nicola and Maddie are eager to find out what experts think about how the TU Go App can affect the way we use our mobile phone numbers and...

Nearly 10% Of Kids Under 5 Have A Mobile Phone

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK Tech

Nearly one in 10 children has their first mobile phone by the time they are five, according to a new study. The average child is given a handset at...

EU Roaming Cap Slashes Cost Of Phoning Home From Europe

Huffington Post UK / PA | Posted 30.08.2013 | UK Tech

The cost of using a mobile phone abroad will be slashed from today under new EU rules. A price cap on downloading data means looking at maps, check...

WATCH: What If Nintendo Made A Smartphone?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.05.2013 | UK Tech

What if Nintendo made a smartphone? Would it be shaped like a mushroom, have two (or three, or four) screens, and mystifyingly slow system softwar...

REVIEW: Sony Xperia SP

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK Tech

The Basics: 4.6-inch, 1280x720 pixels screen 8GB Internal Memory (plus SD card slot) 1.7Ghz dual core CPU and Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro 1GB Ram...

Oops: 16GB Galaxy S4 Only Has 8GB Of Usable Storage

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Tech

Samsung has become the latest mobile phone maker to become embroiled in a long-running debate about on-board storage. The base model of its just-re...

4G - What Is This Magic That You Profess to Offer?

Andrew Ferguson | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Tech
Andrew Ferguson

We have all been there - seen a new mobile phone model and been convinced that it is the answer to all our problems and that we will never need to upgrade again. While 4G does promise a lot, it is worth stepping back and taking a more realistic view.

Michael Rundle

Was The Mobile Phone Actually Invented In 1906? | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Tech

The first public mobile phone call took place 40 years ago today, in New York City, by an engineer at Motorola. But a strange - albeit dubious - footn...

FOUND: Read The 1973 Press Release On The Birth Of Mobile Phones

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Tech

It was 40 years ago today that the first public mobile phone call on a handheld device was made by Motorola employee Martin Cooper. He made the ear...

The Mobile Phone Is 40 Today

PA | Posted 02.06.2013 | UK Tech

Mobile phone technology has come a long way since the first mobile phone call was made 40 years ago today, changing life forever- but there is a lot m...

Do You Know What Bacteria Lives On Your Phone?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 26.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Grim but harmless: that's how you might describe the bacteria that lives on your mobile phone. Long after we’ve sent those texts, checked where w...

Hackers On Ice: Freezing A Phone Makes It Easier To Hack

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK Tech

Physically freezing a mobile phone makes it easier to hack. Researchers in Germany showed that placing phones in low temperatures can bypass securi...