Phones

Someone Made A Cheap Smartphone You'll Actually Want To Buy

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK Tech

The Moto E will be released on pay-as-you-go for around £89 Key Features: 4.3in 540 x 960 qHD display 1.2 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 20...

Sony Already Has A New Xperia Waiting In The Wings

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK Tech

Sony just can't stop. Just weeks after launching the Xperia Z2 smartphone it's apparently readying the next big flagship Xperia. The Xperia Z3 will...

Students Would Rather Give Up Sex Than Their Smartphones, Research Finds

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Students would rather give up sex, coffee and eating out over their smartphones, with nearly two thirds owning three or more connected devices, resear...

Amazon Smartphone Leaked?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Tech

Amazon has long been rumoured to be working on a smartphone, and after its success with e-readers and tablets you can't blame it for looking for compl...

Best Phablets You Can Buy In 2014

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK Tech

Phablets are a divisive type of gadget. Not just because they're really, really large, smartphones, but also because they have a really annoying made-...

This Is What Smartphones Will Look Like In 2019

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Tech

The future of smartphones has been pretty easy to predict ever since the launch of the original iPhone in 2007 - thinner, faster, better cameras, repe...

This iPhone 6 Concept Is Just... Wow.

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Tech

In the absence of any real iPhone 6 leaks or specs, attention has turned back to concepts for the next Apple smartphone. And one has caught our eye th...

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.