Smartphones

You Don't Even Know Me - Mobile Personas and Tomorrow's Web

Dan Weisbeck | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Tech
Dan Weisbeck

Mobile is a great example of where consumers want it all. The growth of tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices means everything, everywhere, anytime, but it also means when we can't have it all on demand, we really don't like it.

People Of Note Take on Samsung's Galaxy Note 4

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has got to be one of the most impressive handheld devices we’ve had across the tech desk on The Huffington Post. So to...

What Swiping Right Can Teach Us About Mobile Creativity

Cameron Hulett | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Tech
Cameron Hulett

Despite negative media coverage and accusations that the app places too much emphasis on users' appearances and proximity to one another, Tinder shows no signs of slowing down. The app's success is not based on algorithms and might shed light on a new approach to mobile advertising.

Better LTE Than Never: What New Smartphone Tech Can We Expect in 2015?

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

There's still a fair bit of speculation as to what specs devices will be playing host to in 2015. As such, I thought this would be as good a time as any to talk about some of these, along with a few phone predictions for this year.

This Phone Is A Hit Among Drug Dealers

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Tech

Nokia hasn’t had a hit phone in a while - and the glory days of its 1990s dominance seem like they happened in a different universe. But in one c...

An 'app-y' 2015

Baukjen de Swaan Arons | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Tech
Baukjen de Swaan Arons

It wasn't until I was discussing my new walking app followed by my new meditation app with a friend that I realised how 'app-y' my life had become. I'...

Global Growth In Smartphones Will Change Our Digital Lives

Nigel Eastwood | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Tech
Nigel Eastwood

Feature-rich phones need an equally feature-rich network infrastructure to drive and optimise consumer experience and consequently engender brand loyalty. The explosion in smartphones will mean a corresponding explosion in the amount of data consumed.

One In Ten Spend Literally Half Their Lives On The Phone

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech

As much as everyone loves cool new tech, there are growing signs that many of us are looking for ways to switch off too. Now a new piece of researc...

HTC's New Phone And Watch Could Be Amazing

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Tech

HTC will reportedly unveil the now leaked HTC M9 'Utopia' smartphone and a smart watch at MWC 2015 after invites were sent out giving journalists the ...

Horror Pics Reveal The Bacteria Seething On Your Phone

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Tech

Prepare to have your life ruined. The University of Surrey has conducted a study highlighting the terrifying array of bacteria which collect on you...

Samsung Will NOT Be Buying Blackberry

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Tech

Blackberry and Samsung have both denied reports that they are about to become one company. The tech media was filled with speculation on Wednesday ...

Google's 'Lego Phone' Is Starting To Look Very Awesome

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Tech

Google wants you to build your own phone - and now its emerging Project Ara experiment is getting serious. The latest version of the modular device...

Apple In Potentially Biggest Legal Battle

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Tech

Apple is currently engaged in a major court battle with Swedish telecoms manufacturer Ericsson. The iPhone-maker has refused to pay rates set out for ...

The Galaxy S6 Could Run Pure Android

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Tech

The Samsung Galaxy S6 will almost certainly be revealed at a special event around Mobile World Congress 2015. That's pretty much all we know for de...

Smartphones: Mother's Ruin - or Saviour?

Jess Paterson | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jess Paterson

The other day, I found myself checking my weather app to confirm that it was actually raining - despite the fact I could clearly see raindrops falling on the window. "But it's not going to rain 'til 3 o'clock!" I cried, before swiftly cancelling my park plans via Facebook Messenger. Then the sun came out. But everyone had already made other plans, in the beat of an email. Sound familiar?

You'll Probably Never Buy A Compact Camera Again

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Tech

The compact camera is stuck between a rock and a hard place, except of course the rock is an iPhone and the hard place is an ever-increasing ran...

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 11.01.2015 | 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...