Smartphone

Scientists Have Created A Smartphone That Can Build Itself

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK Tech

Scientists at MIT’s Self-Assembly lab have created a smartphone that’s capable of building itself. Ok so we’re not talking about a Transformers ...

Uber Now Finally Lets You Book Trips In Advance

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.08.2016 | UK Tech

Uber users in London now have the ability to book trips in advance. From 4pm 25 August users will be able to schedule their trips through the Uber app...

Pokemon Gone? New Figures Reveal The Shine Is Wearing Off

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.08.2016 | UK Tech

Have we caught them all? New figures reveal that Pokemon Go’s insane popularity could finally be falling off. Axiom Capital Management have been pul...

This Is Why Apple's iPhone In 2017 Could Be The One To Wait For

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK Tech

Apple’s iPhone 7 is now just a few weeks from being unveiled to the public, which should make it all the more impressive then that people are alread...

10 Stages Of Breaking Your Smartphone

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK Tech

Our iPhone might be one of our most treasured pieces of technology, but that doesn’t mean we always treat them with the respect it deserves. As anyo...

Is Siri Racist? Why Virtual Assistants Can't Understand Accents

Philip Ellis | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Tech
Philip Ellis

It's a common enough complaint about smartphones. For all the wonderful things they can do, for all the ways they make our lives easier -- all too often they can't understand a word we're saying.

The iPhone 7 Will Probably Lose The Headphone Jack But It'll Come With A Seriously Powerful Camera

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Tech

The iPhone 7 will lose the traditional headphone jack and will include a number of key changes from the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, Bloomberg reports. Acco...

Super-size Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Proves Big Is Beautiful

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 08.08.2016 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

Shout out to anyone who watches films on the move, to creatives who love doodling, to snap-happy Instagrammers who dig an edit suite, and to gamers who love the big screen experience. This is your moment.

900 Million Android Phones Could Be Vulnerable To A New Hack

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.08.2016 | UK Tech

A serious security flaw has been discovered in millions of Android phones that could give hackers complete access to the device’s data, say security...

Become The Ultimate Trainer With These Pokemon Go Accessories

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK Tech

Pokemon Go might be glitchy, unresponsive and downright infuriating but that hasn’t stopped over 100 million people downloading it. With the latest ...

Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 Has Just About Every Feature You Can Think Of

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.08.2016 | UK Tech

Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Note 7, a 5.5-inch ‘phablet’ smartphone that features a water-resistant body, all-new High Dynamic Range display a...

Apple Has Removed The Gun Emoji And Replaced It With A Water Pistol

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.08.2016 | UK Tech

Apple has revealed that it will be replacing the controversial handgun emoji with a water pistol in iOS 10 when it launches in September. While Apple...

Someone's Matched Every Pokemon With The Silhouettes In Pokemon Go

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK Tech

Pokemon Go is all about catching Pokemon, all 151 one of them. While the rarer Pokemon are harder to catch, the game does give you a rough idea of the...

BlackBerry Is Back With The 'World's Most Secure' Android Smartphone

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK Tech

BlackBerry is back. That’s right, it has a brand-new smartphone that looks, well, just like any normal smartphone. Except of course it isn’t, beca...

Corning's New Gorilla Glass Smartphone Screen Can Survive A Five-Foot Drop

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 22.07.2016 | UK Tech

The dread that comes after dropping a smartphone is matched only by the sense of despair when the manufacturer reveals how much it costs to fix. But n...

Professional Emojis Are No Longer Men Only

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Tech

Every day 90% of the world’s population uses emojis to express the things we can’t quite find the words for (or just because we love the aubergine...

Bacteria Could One Day Power Tiny Components In Smartphones

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK Tech

Bacteria could be harnessed to provide power to tiny components in smartphones, researchers have found. Scientists at the University of Oxford have cr...

Texting On Your Smartphone Is Changing The Way Your Brain Works

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Tech

Scientists have found that text messaging has changed the way our brains work and created a new rhythm for brain waves. The study, published by Doctor...

Lenovo's Built A Phone That Bends Into A Smartwatch

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Tech

Lenovo has unveiled a smartphone concept that can also be bent into a smartwatch. The Cplus concept was unveiled at the company's big keynote in San F...

The Politics Of Digital Discourse: It's Getting Emoji-onal

Olivia Petter | Posted 06.06.2016 | UK Tech
Olivia Petter

I enjoy emojis just as much as the next smartphone-obsessed millennial; while I'm delighted that I will soon be able to illustrate my english breakfast in full (bacon, sausages and eggs are just some of the new inclusions), I can't help but feel slightly concerned by the rate at which emojis seem to be monopolising the way we communicate.

'Low Battery Anxiety' Affects 9 Out Of 10 Of Us

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.05.2016 | UK Tech

Your phone is running out of battery and it's already midday. Or maybe you're out and about and you look down to see that you've only got 12 per cent ...

Remember The RAZR? Everyone's Favourite Flip Phone Could Be Making A Comeback.

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK Tech

Remember the Motorola RAZR? Of course you do, it was the flip phone that everyone wanted during the early 00s, and for good reason. Motorola's V3 RAZR...

Roaming In The EU Is Now A LOT Cheaper, And There's Better News To Come

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Tech

There is nothing worse than getting home after a holiday and finding you've been slapped with a massive phone bill. Roaming charges have, since the da...

Floor Traffic Lights Now Exist And It's All Because Of Our Phone Addiction

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Tech

Smartphone addiction is real problem. It's making us anti-social at dinner, sleep badly at night and it's killing our ability to talk like normal peop...

WhatsApp Gets Serious About Privacy for Its One Billion Users

Gary Newe | Posted 15.04.2016 | UK Tech
Gary Newe

One seemingly simple update to the application caused a huge disruption across the technology industry. WhatsApp's announcement guarantees its one billion users around the world that neither WhatsApp or third parties can listen in to or read anything sent from one user to another - which includes messages, photos, videos, voice messages, documents or calls.