UK Smartphone

A Shocking Number Of Us Are Still Breaking This Law While Driving

PA | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.09.2017 | UK Tech

Millions of people in the UK could still be using their phones while driving, despite tough new laws that are aimed at cracking down on the practise. ...

Using Your Smartphone As A SatNav Is As Illegal As Texting While Driving

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.08.2017 | UK Tech

With the Bank Holiday fast approaching Police Chiefs have reminded drivers that the act of using your smartphone while driving will still carry the sa...

This Is The Samsung Galaxy Note 8

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK Tech

Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Note 8, the latest in the company’s series of ultra-large screen phones designed for creativity and productivity. Mo...

Engineers Have Created A Battery-Free Phone Powered Only By Ambient Energy

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK Tech

Engineers have created a battery-free phone that can make calls is powered only by the ambient energy around it. If that sounds absolutely mad, then t...

Snapchat Maps: What Is It And How To Turn It Off Using 'Ghost Mode'

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Tech

Snapchat’s new Maps feature is either incredibly useful or a pretty hefty invasion of your privacy depending on how you look at it. Either way Snap ...

OnePlus 5 Review: A Phone By The People, For The People

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Tech

The OnePlus 5 is here. Costing less than £500 OnePlus’ smartphones are designed to beat flagships like the Samsung Galaxy S8 while still hitting a ...

Brits Say Mobile Apps Are As Important As Breathing, Eating And Drinking

Duncan Hughes | Posted 31.05.2017 | UK Tech
Duncan Hughes

A10 Networks has revealed in new research that Britons are so addicted to and dependent upon their smartphones and applications that a quarter believe mobile apps are equally as important as a basic human resource such as eating, breathing and drinking.

'Smartphone Thumb' Is A Real Thing And It Is Affecting More And More People

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 30.05.2017 | UK Tech

Turns out your smartphone habit isn’t just ruining your sleep but could also be linked to a type of repetitive strain injury previously only seen in...

Is This The iPhone 8 Everyone's Been Waiting For?

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Tech

It’s fair to say that people are pretty excited about the new iPhone 8. While the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus were both excellent phones, rumours that Apple...

The HTC U11 Is The First 'Squeezable' Smartphone

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK Tech

The HTC U11 is the company’s brand-new flagship smartphone and one that it’s calling the first “squeezable” phone. Four pressure sensors on ea...

Good News! EU Roaming Charges End On June 15. Bad News? We're Leaving The EU

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK Tech

We have some great news everyone, as of June 15 any person travelling to an EU country from an EU country won’t have to pay roaming charges. Now whi...

Can The Samsung Galaxy S8 Rise From The Ashes Of The Note 7?

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

The last six months have been a rollercoaster for Samsung. The Galaxy Note 7, which was initially applauded by the tech industry for its sleek design and competitive specs, was subject to one of the biggest product recalls in tech history.

The Amount Of Mobile Data We Are Using Will Blow Your Mind

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 03.04.2017 | UK Tech

Every month we wait for the inevitable message that tells us we have streamed too many funny cat videos and used up all our data for the rest of the m...

14 Things You Only Know If You’re Terrible At Texting Back

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

These days it is a social faux pas to think of actually picking up the phone and calling someone, instead we all send a passive aggressive stream of m...

How To Protect Yourself From In-App Fraud

Asaf Greiner | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK Tech
Asaf Greiner

In short, there is a lot of cleaning up to do when it comes to in-app ads. If something looks too good to be true, it probably is. You have to look for signs that don't add up, and research further. It's not always about technical tools, it's about being aware and giving hints to teams where there might be a problem.

You Can Now Play The Original (Incredible) Rollercoaster Tycoon On iPhone/Android

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.12.2016 | UK Tech

Remember Rollercoaster Tycoon? Of course you do, it was that glorious PC game that you played before you eventually lost your life to the Sims. Since ...

A Top London Translation Firm Is Looking To Hire Its First Emoji Translator

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 14.12.2016 | UK Tech

The best emojis are universal – regardless of which language you’re using, they still mean the same thing. So the notion of an “emoji translator...

OnePlus 3T Review: How It's Done

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Tech

OnePlus has always been a thorn in the side of the major smartphone manufacturers. As a company it has grown with such speed, leveraging its ability t...

Your Smartphone Is Covered In Molecules That Reveal Details About Your Personal Life

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Tech

Your smartphone is revealing far more about your personal life than you realise, and we don’t mean the contents. A new study has revealed that scien...

Samsung Has Patented A Foldable Smartphone

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Tech

Samsung has filed a patent for a foldable smartphone which harks back to its iconic flip phones. The patent shows a long, narrow handset with a flexi...

Google Pixel XL Review: Truly Great, But Why Does It Exist?

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Tech

The Google Pixel phone is unlike anything the company has made before, and that could be a problem. Android, Google’s operating system, has always f...

You're a Journalist? Relax! Shorthand's Just Not Needed

Jimmy Smallwood | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK
Jimmy Smallwood

The point is not that shorthand is pointless. If you want to learn it that's wonderful; broaden your skillset. But I can think of half a dozen skills I reckon you'd be better off acquiring to help you kick on in this journalistic rat race.

Actual Practical Advice For When Your Phone Falls In The Toilet

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Tech

Given how expensive smartphones are, you would think we’d all be a little more careful not to break them so regularly. And yet, here we are, fishing...

Stay Smart With The Latest Leap In Smartphone Mobile Coverage

Holly Jayne Barry | Posted 27.10.2016 | UK Tech
Holly Jayne Barry

As varied as the choice of smartphones on offer are, one thing they all have in common is the undeniable ability to frustrate their users by failing to detect a connection signal. Seemingly bamboozled by even the smallest obstructions, current smartphone technology is not as synonymous with reliability as it would like to pretend.

Airlines Start Issuing Worldwide Bans On The Galaxy Note 7

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.10.2016 | UK Tech

You shouldn’t be in possession of a Samsung Galaxy Note 7, it is a defective product that’s dangerous. If however you’re refusing to say goodbye...