Smartphone

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 20.01.2015 | 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...

QUIZ: What Smartphone Are You?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Tech

Buying smartphones has never been more complicated. There are so many good choices, with so many interesting features, that it can be hard to decide w...

Apple Drops Huge Hint About The iPhone 6

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Tech

Apple has inadvertently given us a huge hint about its next smartphone, after a court ordered a series of secret internal documents to be released. ...

Can I Go 50/50? Developing a Successful Mobile Strategy Doesn't Need to be Guesswork

Dan Weisbeck | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Tech
Dan Weisbeck

Netbiscuits COO Daniel Weisbeck believes mobile marketers need some help understanding their customers. In this article, he explores some tangible ways for businesses to understand how customer behavior and preferences can be profiled to drive engagement and increased conversion.

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...

Boris: 'I Don't Know How To Download Apps'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Tech

Boris Johnson made one of the most awkward admissions possible at the launch of a new tech workspace in London: he not only did not have any "cool app...

Sony Xperia Z2 Comes With A Free Telly From Vodafone (If You're Quick)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Tech

We really liked the Sony Xperia Z2 smartphone when we had a hands-on preview last month. It's fast, powerful, light and thin, waterproof and comes wit...

Samsung Galaxy S5 and Gear Fit Set Higher Standards for Everyday Tech

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 27.04.2014 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

The Galaxy S5 features a medley of specs we've already seen in other flagship smartphones. The waterproof and dust-resistant body falls in line with the Sony Xperia range, and suggests tougher outerwear will now be the standard for top-of-the-range smartphones rather than a novelty.