Smartphone

Are Young People Really 'Addicted' to Social Media?

Dhiraj Murthy | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Tech
Dhiraj Murthy

We need to be careful with employing the language of addiction. It is not only easy to do, but is alluring as well. However, real addiction to social media, though possible, is generally misapplied or hyperbole

Why I Hate Wifi on Planes

Cathy Winston | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Tech
Cathy Winston

Is too much to want somewhere where I can sit back guilt-free without the thought I should be checking my inbox, updating Instagram with photos of clouds and generally carrying on with life?

Is This Really the End of 3D?

Matthew Hussey | Posted 03.05.2015 | UK Tech
Matthew Hussey

The journey of 3D from 1960s novelty, to err... 2000s novelty has meant its tarnished reputation is enough to pronounce it dead in the water. But, by lowering expectations - and its screen size - 3D might still have a place in our lives.

Uni Says 'Give Up Your Smartphones Or Get Out'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education

The president of a well-renowned Japanese university has told students they should give up their "poisonous" high-tech phones or leave his school. ...

Confused About Cross-Device Advertising? Here's What You Need to Know

Jon Buss | Posted 23.05.2015 | UK Tech
Jon Buss

The meteoric rise of mobile devices has transformed the behaviour of consumers everywhere, and marketers are now living in a world where almost every individual is interacting with them digitally across multiple devices.

Apple Might Start Paying For You To Ditch Android

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Tech

Looking to buy a new Apple iPhone? Well if you're already part of the gang then you can trade in your iPhone or iPad and Apple will give you money off...

Data, data, everywhere...

Graham Welch | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Tech
Graham Welch

While smart phones, tablets and laptops are becoming our 'go-to' devices, creating a boon in productivity, the move towards Bring Your Own Device is increasing security risk to the corporate network and corporate data.

Twitter Is Becoming More Like Vine

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Tech

Twitter has finally given its iPhone and Android app a major update bringing Vine-like video and the ability to send group messages to more than 20 pe...

Starbucks Brings Wireless Charging To UK Shops

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech

Starbucks has introduced wireless charging tables to select London shops, allowing customers with compatible phones and those with a new wireless 'rin...

The Battle for Mobile: Why Android is Soaring Ahead

Jason Mander | Posted 21.03.2015 | UK Tech
Jason Mander

Within the world of mobile, many still see Apple as the leading name; the iPhone remains a synonym for "cool" and new apps are typically developed for its operating system before any other (with some never appearing in Android-compatible form at all).

Hold the Phone! Retro Mobiles Are Back in Vogue

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 24.01.2015 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

First we had the candy bar and the clamshell, then antennas faded away. Before long, the flip fell out of fashion and screens got larger, and larger still, then 'phablet' sized. What am I on about? Mobile phones of course.

Should You Buy Google's Giant Phone?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK Tech

The Google Nexus 6 might have been unveiled weeks ago but it's still surprisingly elusive to find in the UK. With the promise that we'll have revie...

My First 24 Hours With the iPhone 6

Sharon Jaffe | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Tech
Sharon Jaffe

Jonny Ive got it right, the design of the actual hardware is just perfect. The shape. The weight. The curves. All utterly gorgeous. The device really is an absolute pleasure to hold and to use, for better or worse, till death (or dropping accidentally to the ground) do us part.

iPhone 6 Drop Test: Shock Horror, It Broke

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK Tech

In what is the least shocking iPhone 6 video ever, a YouTuber has paid more than £1,000 to drop an iPhone 6 repeatedly until it breaks. The test -...

There Is Simply No Reason for Anyone to Care About the iPhone 6

Mark Wilson | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Tech
Mark Wilson

The iPhone used to be exciting and interesting. It used to be aspirational and high-end. Now the world and his dog has an Apple handset and it's turned from something special into a poor substitute for one of the countless alternatives... The iPhone is run of the mill. It is predictable. It's just plain boring.

Poorna Bell

What Happened When I Banished My Smartphone From The Bedroom?

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A big conversation around digital detox and the benefits of unplugging is underway, and about time too as a new survey reveals that 25% of us admit to...

Who's Afraid of the Dark

Nicole Ettinger | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Tech
Nicole Ettinger

Do you travel alone late at night? Have you ever been followed or felt like someone is following you and wondered how you would get help?

There's A New Champion Android (At The Low End)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Tech

Motorola have announced a new low-cost Android smartphone with some intriguingly decent hardware. The new Moto E is designed to be durable, simple ...

Are You a Slave to Your Smartphone?

Bev James | Posted 05.07.2014 | UK Tech
Bev James

Do you find that being "too busy" stops you from achieving what you want to achieve each day, each week or even each year? Managing your time and your productivity yourself is the only way to stop the busyness and start doing what matters.

Project Ara: Would You Buy a DIY Smartphone?

Mat Greenfield | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Tech
Mat Greenfield

The logic behind Project Ara is pretty solid when you consider how fragile the current crop of smartphones are. A poll by MobileInsurance.co.uk last year suggests that 25% of iPhone owners continue to use their device with a broken screen, reasoning that they couldn't afford to replace it or were unable to easily repair it.

Five Reasons Why You Should Think Twice Before Ditching Your Landline

Andrew Denham | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Denham

The invention of the telephone was a significant communications landmark and subsequent adoption was stellar. However, in more recent times, the traditional landline has taken a bit of a knock.

Samsung Galaxy S5 'Prime' Turns Up Online

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Tech

Did you just buy a Samsung Galaxy S5? We have bad news. A new Samsung flagship smartphone - dubbed the Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime - has turned up o...

Top 10 Learnings from Designs of the Year 2014

Jonathan Hall | Posted 14.06.2014 | UK
Jonathan Hall

The Designs of the Year awards and exhibition at London's Design Museum offers plenty of food for thought for marketers.

Three Simple Ways To Extend Your iPhone's Battery Life

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Tech

The problem with smartphones is not that they all have terrible batteries. The tech inside their batteries has actually improved significantly int he ...

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...