Smartphones

Now There's Build-A-Burger, What About Build-A-Smartphone?

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

Technology is the enabler. McDonald's is using touchscreen kiosks which will give customers more freedom to be creative without hogging the tills and adding to queuing times.

The World Has A New Thinnest Smartphone

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Tech

If you have a particularly pathological need to own the world's slimmest smartphones, it's time to book a plane to China. The world's newest, thinn...

Here Are Four Next-Gen Tech Products That Might Actually Be Real

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 08.12.2014 | UK Tech

It's not exactly hard to make predictions in consumer tech these days. Take last year's products. Subtract any made by companies that (a) don't exi...

How Young Is Too Young To Own A Smartphone?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.11.2014 | UK Tech

Looking back at the past it was clear that there once was a time when children were as grown up as the adults around them, the harsh realities of life...

This Is The Average BlackBerry Owner, According To YouGov

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Tech

Most polls about what your smartphone 'says about you' are completely boring. But most polls of these types don't also include hilarious drawings o...

'Candy Crush' Has A Sequel...

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Tech

The mind-bogglingly successful smartphone game 'Candy Crush' now has a sequel. The game -- 'Candy Crush Soda Saga' -- boasts an all-new word in the t...

The New Narcissists!

Judith Owen | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Judith Owen

Is it me, or are we in the Western World, becoming the New Narcissists? I'm not referring to some 80s pop movement here, and by 'we' I mean me, and all the me's who see our smartphones as our BFF's and think nothing of bringing our tawdry private lives into public places.

This Nokia Is NOT A Nokia. Got It?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Tech

Microsoft has marked the end of an era in the smartphone world by launching the first Lumia handset without the Nokia branding. The Windows maker b...

This Is The Most Smartphone £249 Can Buy

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Tech

If your taste in smartphones trends towards the high-power, low-cost side of things, it's quite frustrating to live here in the UK. For while there ar...

The Addiction That Messes With Your Bed

Paul Twite | Posted 21.12.2014 | UK Tech
Paul Twite

As smartphone addiction creeps into bedrooms all over the country, it's clear that we need to make a conscious effort to disconnect. A nationwide epidemic of sleep deprivation, smartphone hangovers that sap our productivity, and an inability to switch off from work and relax, are all sure signs that our dependence on the smartphone has gone too far.

10 Simple Hacks To Improve Your Phone's Battery Life

The Huffington Post UK | Lottie Oram | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Tech

The daily battery drain is a common problem for modern phone users. Back in those heady early days of mobile use, your phone could be on standby fo...

Thomas Tamblyn

You Can Design This Phone Yourself. So... Is That A Good Thing?

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Tech

The Motorola Moto X is available now from Motorola starting at £419.99. Key Features: Customisable with Moto Maker 5.2-inch Full-HD AMOLED Dis...

Another Phone Explodes In China... On Camera

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Tech

A woman was given the shock of her life when the battery inside her mobile phone exploded and caught fire. She was travelling on a bus in Sichuan ...

This Is A Real Invention

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Tech

If there's one thing the world needs, it's a way stare at our mobile phones more often. The solution? This weird-looking neck-brace thing which hol...

HTC's New Phone Is Entirely Selfie-Centered

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Tech

HTC has unveiled its newest smartphone the HTC Desire Eye and while on the surface it may seem to be nothing more than another mid-range handset it's ...

We (Don't) Have All the Time in the World

Paul Marshall | Posted 07.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Marshall

There really is no reason for being tardy. So to all those people out there who are forever late, you better have a half decent excuse. Or have just dropped dead. As excuses go, I reckon that's as good as any.

A Chinese Company You've Probably Never Heard Of Is Gunning For Apple's Crown

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Tech

Ever heard of Huawei? Despite being the world's largest telecommunications company, having 2013 sales of £24.5bn and selling more mobile phones wo...

Mobility: Making Customers Your First Priority

Miguel Milano | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK Tech
Miguel Milano

Businesses simply can't afford to wait to respond to customer queries anymore. Anytime, anywhere, instant access and richer interactions with some brands have also fostered impatience across the board, as witnessed by the customer care streams on Twitter, jammed with customers thrilled by lightning-speed responses or appalled by slow ones.

Apple Pay - The Untold Story of the iPhone 6 Launch

David Akka | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Tech
David Akka

How significant can Apple's mobile wallet be? After all, there have been several other attempts, including Google's, Samsung's, and the hastily rebranded Isis Wallet™, now named Softcard™, none of which have really captured the public consciousness. I believe that Apple Pay's focus on retail can make all the difference.

This Is The Millionaire's 'Weekend Phone'. It's Four Grand.

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK Tech

This is the Vertu Aster, it's one of Vertu's cheapest smartphones but of course that doesn't mean much because it still has a starting price of £4,20...

Al Pacino Is Wrong - Mobile Is the Future for Film and TV

Adam Poulter | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Tech
Adam Poulter

On receiving a Fellowship at the BFI, Al Pacino said: "If you put any movie on a big screen nowadays, I'll love it. I mean, who wants to watch movies on iPhones? I'm so tired of that." I too love a good night out at the cinema, but he's wrong. Sorry Mr Pacino but millions of people watch films on their mobile devices worldwide, and Video on Demand (VOD) is their preferred choice.

#GapGate? No, Samsung's New Phone Is 'Meant' To Have A Hole In

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Tech

Samsung is the latest major smartphone manufacturer to suffer a public design issue after reports of a gap between the screen and metal body of the ne...

Five Days With The World's Squarest Phone

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Tech

The BlackBerry Passport is available now from Selfridges and from BlackBerry's own website for £529. Key Features: 4.5-inch Display with 1440x1...

The Total Number Of #Bendgate Cases? Nine.

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Tech

Apple has finally responded to claims that its new iPhone 6 Plus is prone to "bending" in users' pockets. Known as "#bendgate" (inevitably) the cla...

We Are Now In Full-On #Bendgate Meltdown

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Tech

The iPhone 6 is spontaneously bending of its own accord in the pockets of millions of users around the world! That's if you believe the red tops, w...