UK Mobile

Making Personal Technology, Professional: Where Will We Go Next?

Brendan Walsh | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Tech
Brendan Walsh

Individual employees can use the cloud to connect with each other even when working outside the office, and mobiles are today as ubiquitous as having a pen to write with.

How I Entered Into the World of Being a Psychic

Derek Acorah | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Derek Acorah

I first became aware of a world beyond this one when I was six years of age. I was living with my family at my grandmother's house at the time. One day I was coming down the stairs when I saw a man on the landing. He looked to me for all the world like an everyday man...

Harnessing the Power of Mobile Video Advertising - the £23million Question

Suranga Chandratillake | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Tech
Suranga Chandratillake

Whilst mobile video is not a new technology, the last year has seen a number of rapid developments, which gives brands no excuse not to have mobile video at the core of its marketing strategy.

Why iOS 7 didn't kill skeuomorphism - and why that's a good thing

Sarah Watson | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK Tech
Sarah Watson

Looking around our offices, aside from great style, fabulous shoes and a major minor addiction to fashion, we noticed every NET-A-PORTER GROUP employee carries a notebook. All communities are built around something...

The High Street Needs a Technological Revolution

Jon Worley | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech
Jon Worley

The future of the high street is hotly debated. Industry experts, politicians and retailers constantly argue about what could or should be done to preserve our high streets and town centres against a growing attack from online retailers.

4G: The Future of Flexible Working

Jonathan Kini | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech
Jonathan Kini

At a macro level, 4G Britain estimates that 125,000 jobs will be safeguarded or created in the UK between now and 2015 and that it will add 0.5% to UK GDP by 2020. For individual businesses, 4G can provide a real competitive edge no matter how crowded their industry.

You Are Your Smartphone

Andy Kahl | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Andy Kahl

To an advertiser you are many things: you are where you are, what you read, the tools you use, the games you play, and the people you contact. This means that the data inside your smartphone is a gold mine to advertisers, and many companies have begun mining that data through tracking on mobile websites and in mobile applications.

TV Multiscreening: An Evolving Real Time Concept

Owen Lee | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Owen Lee

For decades, TV has had a prosperous reign as king of the living room. Entertaining millions daily, it's no wonder we've given the medium ultimate reverence. But just as a monarch's underlings often seek to usurp them, tablets and mobile devices are rising up and gradually stealing attention from TV's once captive and faithful audience.

No One Has a Clue What They Pay for Mobile and Broadband

Marie-Louise Abretti | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Tech
Marie-Louise Abretti

If you pay your monthly bills by direct debit, chances are you'll be guilty of rarely (to never!) checking how much leaves your account each month. You just pay it. And that means you probably haven't the foggiest whether you're paying for what you actually use.

CMOs vs CIOs: Time to Team Up?

Dan Weisbeck | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK Tech
Dan Weisbeck

At first glance, it may seem like the role of a CIO and CMO are at opposite ends of the spectrum. But as the online customer experience steadily becomes more intertwined and dependent on technical prowess, they might just have to rely on each other to get the job done.

What Is Malware? (Part two)

Allen Scott | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK Tech
Allen Scott

No piece of software is perfect or can ever be perfect. These imperfections within the code can be exploited by hackers to gain access to your computer. Once an exploit is found, it is patched by the software company which then sends an update to its users. This is the update that you keep ignoring.

Rise of the droid

Graham Welch | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK Tech
Graham Welch

It seemed all the world's newswires went into meltdown this week at the exciting news of a pair of new Apple iPhones soon becoming available. But while Apple continues to command a huge share of the growing smart phone market, it is use of Android phones that continues to expand at the biggest rate.

Zoe Salmon And Matt Edmondson's TU Go Challenge 1: It's A Rap

Posted 11.09.2013 | UK Tech

Presenters Zoe Salmon and Matt Edmonson have been tasked by Huff Post Tech and O2 to put their TU Go app through its paces. At the end of August Matt...

Mobilising the Workforce Securely

Chris Boorman | Posted 02.11.2013 | UK Tech
Chris Boorman

Today's workforce no longer expects to be kept within the confines of the four walls of the office; people expect to be able to work from home and on the go and if their employers won't provide them with the technology to do so, they'll simply use their own. Unfortunately, this has opened a can of security worms for IT departments worldwide.

From Silent Screen to Smart Phone: Classifying Content in the 21st Century

David Cooke | Posted 01.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
David Cooke

Today the BBFC becomes the new regulator of mobile content, replacing the Independent Mobile Classification Body, which had regulated this content since 2004. From 2 September, the BBFC will provide the UK mobile network operators EE, O2, Three and Vodafone, with a new independent Classification Framework for content accessed via their mobile networks.

Text Slang: The Next Generation

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.09.2013 | UK Tech

Once upon a time, at the dawn of text messaging, a simple C U L8R was the height of slang sophistication. Today, with texting the most popular way ...

Mobile Marketers and the Customer Interaction Journey

Jon Worley | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Tech
Jon Worley

Increasingly marketers are experimenting and investing in ways to close the campaign loop to improve relevance and quality of offers made to customers. New techniques are becoming available to better monitor the customer's journey and redemption behaviour, thereby improving the quality of customer insights and optimising campaign return on investment.

Getting the Most From Your Mobile

Rob Wells | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Tech
Rob Wells

From super-fast processors to Near Field Communication capabilities, these smartphones boast a raft of new features designed to make your life better. But they also come with a hefty price tag; what is the point in spending big on mobile handsets if you are not going to take advantage of their capabilities?

A Month on From Google Reader's Closure: Why Going Cold Turkey on Your RSS Habit Is the Right Thing to Do

Sara Chapman | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Tech
Sara Chapman

A myriad of Google Reader clones have already sprung up in Reader's place so there is no loss, I just need to migrate to a replica product designed to replicate the Google Reader experience and my problem is solved. But I'm not convinced. Kicking the RSS habit has actually meant that I've been reading better, more diverse stories, from more sources.

Contactless and Mobile - The Convenient New Payment Solutions

Jon Worley | Posted 05.10.2013 | UK Tech
Jon Worley

Contactless payment cards aren't the only new payment tool that's changing the payments landscape. Mobile payment and wallet solutions are set to transform how consumers manage their money and interact with merchants. For businesses, while this can seem like a daunting transformation, this transition can offer a wealth of new insight and contact points between the organisation and the customer.

The Walled Garden of Mobile Technology: Keeping Personal Data Private on Mobile Devices

Andy Kahl | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK Tech
Andy Kahl

Our phones and tablets share data with their manufacturers and our mobile service providers as a matter of course. Apps collect data for the use of the developer as well as "data aggregators," third-party information gatherers that look to use this information as you bounce from app to app to better target you for advertising offers.

The Impact of APAC on Mobile

Naomi Troni | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK Tech
Naomi Troni

Now that the public Internet is nearing the end of its second decade, a bigger picture of its evolution is emerging. As in so many other areas of life, Asia-Pacific is proving to be pivotal to what's happening now and what will happen next.

The Impact of Online Consumer Reviews

Jonathan Welsh | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK Tech
Jonathan Welsh

Clearly there is a balance and consumers are not going to jump on any bandwagon that arrives, there's got to be a benefit for them and a platform to have their say. Yet, this point is important because empowering consumers means they are more likely to be fair in return (trolls not withstanding).

Facebook for Every Phone and Why It Matters

Dan Weisbeck | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Tech
Dan Weisbeck

More than 100 million people now regularly access Facebook from more than 3,000 different models of feature phone, demonstrating the complexity and fragmentation of much of the world's mobile web access today.

The Rise of Visual Culture

Sara Chapman | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK Tech
Sara Chapman

We are seeing a massive shift in the way people consume social content and we're becoming more and more visual by the day. With