Phones

Galaxy S5 Fingerprint Sensor 'Hacked' (With Glue)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Tech

Researchers claim they have 'hacked' the new Samsung Galaxy S5's built-in fingerprint sensor, and can use it to steal money. Like other smartphones...

The S5 Is Here!

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Tech

The Samsung Galaxy S5 has been launched around the world - though few fans appear to have queued up overnight to get the new device. But interest i...

This Thing Can Charge Your Phone In Literally Seconds

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Tech

Charging your phone is one of the most consistent annoyances of the modern world. The good news is that it might be about to get marginally less annoy...

The 'Modular Smartphone' Is Making Progress (And Now We Really Want One)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Tech

Every time we write about Project Ara, the Google-backed attempt to make a modular smartphone, it reads like science fiction. But it's really happenin...

Is This What Apple's Next Phone Looks Like?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Tech

The iPhone 6 is nowhere near being released, as far as we know. Judging by Apple's regular-as-clockwork pattern of product releases, we won't hear any...

The iPhone 6 Might Launch With One 'Ultra' Feature...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Tech

New rumours surrounding Apple's upcoming iPhone 6 suggest it could launch with a new 'Ultra-Retina' screen -- and be just 5.59mm thick. The rumours...

This Is The Date You Need To Circle If You Want A Galaxy S5...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Tech

Samsung has announced the Galaxy S5 smartphone will be available to pre-order in the UK from March 28. The South Korean tech giant's new flagship d...

This Is What A 'Tonino Lamborghini Smartphone' Is Like In Person

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Tech

UPDATE: A previous version of this article conflated Torino Lamborghini with the car maker Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A, when they are entirely separa...

You Have To Tap Secret Rhythm To Unlock This Phone

Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK Tech

There are already lots of ways to unlock smartphones. You can swipe it, talk to it, put your fingerprints on it or just press a button like an idiot f...

Were A Billion Smartphones Really Sold In 2014?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Tech

More than 1 billion smartphones were sold in 2013, according to a new study. Research firm IDC said that Samsung was the world's biggest producer o...

British And US Use 'Angry Birds' To Spy On Phone Users

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Tech

British and American spy agencies use mobile phone applications such as the game Angry Birds to gain access to users' personal data, leaked documents ...

This Phone Sends Smells Instead Of Messages

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

"These are pretty subtle odour signals that allow me to create sentences, paragraphs and essays, if you will, of odour messages..." So says David E...

BlackBerry Will Sell You A Phone With A Keyboard Or Die Trying

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

In case you hadn't noticed, BlackBerry is in serious, serious trouble. But don't worry - declining sales, marketshare and financial prospects aside...

Your Next Phone Screen Will Kill Bacteria With Silver

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Your phone is disgusting - not because it's old, or doesn't have a fingerprint reader, but because it's covered in bacteria. Luckily Corning, who m...

BlackBerry Reports Massive Losses (Again)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.12.2013 | UK Tech

BlackBerry has announced yet another set of disappointing financial results as it struggles to turn around its ailing smartphone business. The comp...

BlackBerry Releases Special Edition Z10 Designed By Porsche

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

BlackBerry has no shortage of problems at the moment - but one thing it apparently doesn't lack is luxury-minded partners with whom to make especially...

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins Out As $4.7 Billion Sale Collapses

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins has stood down amid ongoing turmoil at the former smartphone giant. The company said that John S. Chen would be appoi...

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.

WATCH: 6 Stupidly Cool Things You Can Do With A Galaxy S4

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Tech

There are only so many smartphone spec sheets you can read before your eyes glaze over and your brain shuts down. But when a phone maker comes alon...

'My Kids Can't Have Smartphones - Because It Stops Them Feeling Sad'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK Tech

Brilliant American comedian Louis CK doesn't let his children have smartphones - and he has a damn good reason. Listen in to this interview on Cona...

'Phonebloks' Concept Imagines A Build-It-Yourself Phone

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Tech

Apple might have gained all the column inches with its new range of smartphones, but it can't compare to this concept in terms of pure innovation. ...

Could The iPhone 5S Fingerprint Scanner Be Hacked?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.11.2013 | UK Tech

Apple will announce its new iPhone 5S later on Tuesday, and if rumours are correct it will add a fingerprint sensor to the device - allowing you and o...

Amazon Not Releasing A Phone In 2013 - And It 'Won't Be Free'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.11.2013 | UK Tech

Amazon has denied that it is aiming to release a phone this year - and has scotched rumours that such a device would be given away for free. Rumour...

PICS: Nokia Through The Ages

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Tech

So it's happened - Microsoft has bought Nokia's handset division. There will never be another Nokia phone. To be fair, the company's financial situ...

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...