Mobiles of the Future: What the Next Generation of Smartphones Will Look Like

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 31.01.2016 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

Increasingly it seems there's nothing we can't do on our mobile phones - now we're even paying for goods with them - and just when all options look exhausted, release date rumours for the new iPhone 7 come creeping out of the woodwork.

Motorola Shatters Illusions With New Smash-Proof 'X Force' Mobile Phone

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

It's the gadget casualty we see most often. On our bathroom floor, on the pavement (that's a sidewalk to the Americans among you) or in the cold, unfo...

Three Things Apple Got Right With Its New Launches

Jason Mander | Posted 14.09.2015 | UK Tech
Jason Mander

Some were inevitably left a bit disappointed that the press conference didn't see any major, ground-breaking new products being released, but the refinements and upgrades it debuted show us just how well Apple understands its audience.

Commodore Is Back, and They're More "Powerful" Than Ever

Jamie Dickerson | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Tech
Jamie Dickerson

The company itself has been in a weird state of limbo for much of the following years after the 64's dominance faded, and recently the current iteration of the company announced a smartphone. But what's weirder is it really drives home how far the technology sector has come.

Smartphones Are the New Cigarettes

Tim Bichara | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Tech
Tim Bichara

I've been a non smoker for 20 years now, and I've no intention of starting again. But it occurred to me the other day just how much the smart phone has become the modern version of the cigarette.

Beware the All-Knowing App

Graham Welch | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK Tech
Graham Welch

Do you ever check what permissions the apps you download to your smartphone or tablet require? Just why is it your torch app needs access to your contact lists and location? Or why your calendar needs to access your phone records?

How Do We Stamp Out Mobile Theft? Make Stealing Phones Totally Pointless

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

Why a phone thief would feel the need to dial 911 from a locked device is beyond me - because it's not often a phone theft victim ever gets the chance to call the police in the heat of the moment.

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 05.08.2015 | 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? | 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 ...