Smartphone

Top 10 Learnings from Designs of the Year 2014

Jonathan Hall | Posted 15.04.2014 | 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 03.04.2014 | 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 27.02.2014 | 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.

Safer Internet Day

David Emm | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK Tech
David Emm

Protecting children from cyber-bullies is especially challenging with smartphones as they can be targeted in so many ways, especially out of view of their parents.

Sony Doesn't Make PCs Any More

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Tech

Sony's PC arm has been in trouble for a while as worldwide PC sales dwindle at the expense of smartphone and tablet sales. A such they've taken the...

Latest iPhone 6 Rumours Include 'Big Screen Phone' And More

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Ah, the iPhone 6. We're in for a long old ride, my friend. You won't be out until next October, and yet we're already unable to resist gazing upon any...

Is Your eCommerce Site Mobile and Tablet Optimised?

Davina Lines | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK Tech
Davina Lines

Etailers everywhere are spending time to make sure site visitors have the best experience possible when browsing their sites. Positive shopping experiences result in more conversions, higher AOV (average order values) and return customers.

Mobile Media Showdown: Tablet Vs Smartphone

Trevor Healy | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Tech
Trevor Healy

Smartphones and tablets have quickly become a part of our everyday life. More than half of Brits use a smartphone or tablet whilst watching TV, 81% of under 25s sleep with their phone next to them on the bed and a shocking 35% of tablet owners admit to using their device in the bathroom.

Why I Got Rid of My Smartphone

Chris Rooney | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Tech
Chris Rooney

I sold my iPhone and purchased a cheap Nokia. I needed to sever my link to the omniscient, omnipresent super robot in the clouds. The Internet is everywhere, and nowhere, a huge swirling mass of voices, looking for attention. I was considering this when I embarked on my first phone-less commute.

This Dual-Screen, E-Ink Smartphone Is ALWAYS On

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK Tech

A unique smartphone with two screens has been launched by a Russian tech company. The Yota Phone has two full-size screens, one of which uses the E...

Touchscreen Notebooks Increase in Popularity - but Why? Why? WHY?!

Mark Wilson | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Tech
Mark Wilson

We're all used to getting touchy-feely with our phones and tablets, but it's only in the past few months that touchscreen laptops have really gained any ground.

You Are Your Smartphone

Andy Kahl | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Andy Kahl

To an advertiser you are many things: you are where you are, what you read, the tools you use, the games you play, and the people you contact. This means that the data inside your smartphone is a gold mine to advertisers, and many companies have begun mining that data through tracking on mobile websites and in mobile applications.

Technology and Football: A Match Made in Heaven

Lucas von Cranach | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Lucas von Cranach

The football season's fully underway and we're getting back into the thick of the action again. I'm just so thankful to technology that I now have the luxury of keeping up-to-date with every second of the game with news, stats, videos and more via the press of a button in the palm of my hand - as opposed to pulling my hair out waiting for the paperboy!

Surprise, Surprise

Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK Tech

Google has finally unveiled the Nexus 5 smartphone running the latest version of Android 4.4 KitKat. The heavily-leaked device was made official af...

Desperate House-dogs and an Entertainment Revolution

David Morgan | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
David Morgan

Yes, under development is a mobile phone for dogs which via an app on your Smartphone you can see and talk to your dog with. A rather smart looking thing - a little similar to an iPod docking station - is wall mounted and is activated by the dog approaching it.

Windows Phone - Unusable or Just Misunderstood?

Mark Wilson | Posted 06.12.2013 | UK Tech
Mark Wilson

Windows Phone comes out at the bottom of the heap largely because of the limited range of customization available, but also because of the unintuitive ways some tasks are performed, or the lengthy steps required to perform common actions.

What Dieting Tool Won't Necessarily Help You Lose Weight?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A lot of us fall back on dieting apps to make staying in shape easier but new research has revealed that often, they just don't work. One of the m...

The Next Great Earthquake Detector Could Already Be In Your Pocket

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.11.2013 | UK Tech

Scientists looking for new ways to track and study earthquakes have said it would be really helpful if everyone carried around small devices capable o...