Mobiles

What's Old Is Always New in Mobile Technology

Richard N C Jackson | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Tech
Richard N C Jackson

There is an old saying that a good idea will always be a good idea. And the same is true about technology. Fads in technology tend to happen almost as quickly as when it comes to the fashion world.

Forget the Artful Dodger, Pickpocketing's Gone Digital

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

In a bygone age, the Artful Dodger and his duplicitous pals would steal silk handkerchiefs and purses from unwitting members of the public.

An Airbag For Your Smartphone? Hmm...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.12.2013 | UK Tech

It's not exactly svelte, and if it went off accidentally in your pocket it could cause some serious damage, but there's no denying it's effective. ...

Be-Bound

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Tech

A new Android app promises to revolutionise mobile web access by doing away with expensive roaming and Wi-fi charges and providing the web "almost any...

Are Modular Smartphones The Future?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK Tech

The idea of a "modular" mobile phone first came to our attention last month with Phonebloks - but frustratingly, the concept was... well, just a conce...

Phone-free at Festivals Signals Creativity and Expression

James Burke | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Tech
James Burke

I've never understood how spending your precious time stacking icons of fruits on top of each other does much good for the world. Nor how, instead of watching live music, it is better to watch it through your phone screen, desperately trying to film it over the shoulder of the person in front of you.

What Would it be Like to Live Without Your Mobile Phone?

Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

According to Ofcom, mobile phone subscriptions in the UK now outnumber people. 94% of adult Brits use a mobile phone and nearly half the populati...

The New Cheap iPhone Will Be Called The '5C'

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Tech

We already know it might come in a range of disgusting colours and now we might know what the new cheaper, plastic iPhone is to be called. A photo ...

LOOK: Is This The New iPhone?

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK Tech

When the new 'cheaper' iPhone comes out you're going to want one, right? Maybe not. These unconfirmed 'leaked' pictures of the back of the devic...

We Are All Flying Birds - An Homage to the Art of Alexander Calder

Karen Ruimy | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK
Karen Ruimy

Calder sees us and represents us struggling with gravity - the gravity of the body, of the world around us. We are all trying to fit into our days all the components that define us or often that we want to be defined by.

Samsung Reveals 5G Breakthrough

Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Tech

Slightly taking the sheen of the upcoming UK 4G roll-out is the news that Samsung have successfully developed the world's first 5G system. The late...

Why We'll All be Taking the Tablets This Christmas

Endeavour Press | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Tech
Endeavour Press

If early forecasts are anything to go by the nation looks set to go tablet mad this Christmas. No, we're not talking pharmaceuticals here but tablet computers. Those sleek, shiny devices that look like an overgrown mobile phone or a haunted picture frame are taking the leap from geek must have to mainstream gadget.

42% Of Drivers Using Mobiles

PA | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK

More than two in five drivers are illegally using hands-held mobiles while at the wheel, with some even taking pictures of crashes, according to an AA...

Office Workers Report 'Withdrawal Symptoms' After An Hour Without Mobile Signal

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.11.2012 | UK Tech

Six out of 10 office workers get 'withdrawal symptoms' if they are deprived of mobile phone signal for more than an hour, a new survey has claimed. ...

'Forget Cyberbullying, Texting At Night Is The Real Concern'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 08.06.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Texting late at night is worse for children than watching television as it disrupts children's sleep and memory cycle and hinders learning, a leading ...

'One In Five' May Dump BlackBerry Following Blackout

PA | Posted 14.12.2011 | UK Tech

One in five BlackBerry phone users are considering switching to another supplier because of the service problems which hit millions of people this wee...