UK Smartphones

In A Spin

Caragh Little | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

And what of the endless spinning of messages and comments and demands? If we fidget with our every thought to kill time, are we destroying all those moments which really matter, passing the spinning to everyone around us like a fidgety, blurring virus?

Could You Last A Week Without Your Smartphone?

Emma Wood | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Tech
Emma Wood

The first two days of being without a phone were euphoric. I felt rogue, emboldened - I became a productive, uninterrupted human being. (This is mainly because being without phone relieves you of lots and lots of chores.)

As Parents We Need To Ask Ourselves Whether Children Really Need Their Own Smartphones?

Joanna Cates | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Parents
Joanna Cates

Friends made the point that a phone was necessary for safety reasons (even though I, along with the rest of the human race, managed to get through childhood relatively unscathed without one). They argued that it was important that they could get hold of you if they needed to.

The New Nokia 3310 Launches In The UK Today

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Tech

The 2017 Nokia 3310 has officially launched in the UK and is available to buy for £50. A remake of the iconic original, the new Nokia 3310 features a...

These Are The British Cities With The Best And Worst 4G Coverage

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Tech

Middlesborough, Sheffield and Sunderland are the best cities in the UK to get 4G coverage, according to new research. Residents of Bournemouth, Southa...

What Will Healthcare Look Like In 2027?

Theo Priestley | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Tech
Theo Priestley

Understanding the future of a digital, autonomous and patient-first healthcare system is in fact the first step in realising that every industry is ab...

Uber Has Made It Much Easier To See Your Rating – Here Are Five Tips To Get Five Stars

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Tech

Uber has put ratings front and centre in the latest version of its app in a bid to encourage “better rider behaviour”. Previously, users had to na...

6 Easy Ways You Can Cut Down Phone Time When You're With Your Family

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Parents

We might be guilty of nagging our children about their addictions to all things electronic, but how often do we think about the amount of time we are ...

Could This Be The iPhone 8? 'Leaked' Drawings Point To Near-Borderless Display

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Tech

Apple’s much-hyped “iPhone 8” will boast a near-borderless display, if supposedly leaked drawings are to be believed. The new schematics haven...

Can The Samsung Galaxy S8 Rise From The Ashes Of The Note 7?

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

The last six months have been a rollercoaster for Samsung. The Galaxy Note 7, which was initially applauded by the tech industry for its sleek design and competitive specs, was subject to one of the biggest product recalls in tech history.

Running Out Of iPhone Storage? The New Version Of iOS Will Give You More

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK Tech

If you’re constantly nudging the limit of your iPhone’s memory, try downloading iOS 10.3, the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system....

From Selfie To Self-Expression

Nigel Hurst | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Nigel Hurst

Selfies can convey a mood, create a scene or tell a story. Selfies are often consciously staged in terms of props, composition, colour, lighting and backdrop, so that an artistic intent and element of pre-production becomes an important factor in framing the context of selfies if they are made in an artful way.

We Go Hands-On With Apple's Very Very Red iPhone

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Tech

Apple has announced a special edition red iPhone 7 and 7 Plus to raise money for the fight against AIDS. The phone comes in a red aluminium finish and...

Samsung's Revolutionary Foldable Smartphone Could Be Unveiled This Year

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Tech

First came flip-phones, then came smartphones. Now, we might finally get our hands on a foldable smartphone. Samsung is reportedly set to unveil its p...

Helping Children Navigate The World Wide Web

Muhammad Abdul Bari | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK Tech
Muhammad Abdul Bari

The invention of the internet by Tim Berners-Lee in 1989 ushered an era of social media that revolutionised communications and information gathering in the world. With a click of a button or a touch of a screen one can roam around the world and connect with people, all in the palm of their hands

Unsafe Selfies And Check-In Troubles: Four Tips To Stay Safe Online

Claire Stead | Posted 28.02.2017 | UK Tech
Claire Stead

Facebook now sees eight billion average daily video views and Snapchat users aren't far behind, sending more than seven billion photos and videos each day. They say sharing is caring - and that's true to an extent. But when you overshare or share the wrong information online, that can often lead to tricky conversations or unintended consequences.

Meet The NEW Nokia 3310

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.02.2017 | UK Tech

No, your eyes aren’t deceiving you what you’re looking at is in fact the Nokia 3310. Some 17 years after it was originally released to the public ...

These Stunning Photos Of London Were Taken Using A Smartphone

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Tech

An Instagrammer who uses his smartphone to photograph “hidden parallel worlds” reflected in water has turned his sights to the puddles of London. ...

Five Ways To Break Free From Your Phone

Makeba Garraway | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Parents
Makeba Garraway

We didn't choose to home educate the children just so that they could see me checking my phone for most of the day. Part of being a conscious parent involves frequent reflection on how things are going, and making changes when needed. For me, watching that video footage drew a line that I want to avoid crossing in future.

The Legendary Nokia 3310 Is 'Set To Be Relaunched This Month'

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Tech

It’s one of the hardiest handsets ever made and it might just have been the first mobile phone you ever owned. Now the Nokia 3310 is reportedly mak...

You Should Turn On This New WhatsApp Setting Now

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Tech

WhatsApp has finally rolled out two-step verification to all its users after a limited trial began last year. The new feature stops someone from activ...

You'll Soon Be Able To Watch Netflix, Sky Sports And iPlayer While On Holiday

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Tech

The European Commission has ruled that starting in 2018, any person within the EU will be able to watch their online entertainment subscriptions regar...

Swiping Across Generations

Tom Roberts | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK Tech
Tom Roberts

The smart phone is going from strength to strength, not least because retailers are embracing the technology that allows them to connect with customers on the move, but also because more and more brands are optimising their websites for mobile and content is more compatible across the various platforms.

WhatsApp Will Soon Let You Delete Sent Messages, But There's A Catch

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK Tech

From typos to overzealous declarations, we’ve all sent WhatsApp messages we’ve quickly come to regret. Fortunately, the company’s execs appear t...

Apple Or Samsung - What's Next For The World Of Smartphones

Nick Braund | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Tech
Nick Braund

Since then, Apple has gone from strength to strength, but its position as number one has been challenged by the growth of the android operations system. Within a few short months, companies such as Microsoft and LG released their own version of the smartphone and the battle between Samsung and Apple took over the smartphone world.