Smartphones

Using Your Phone In Public Is Much Ruder Than You Might Think

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Tech

Go out of the office during lunch and the likelihood is that you're ironically entering a more socially isolated space than you were to begin with. ...

Our iPhone Batteries Could Soon Last For (Wait For It) A Whole Week

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK Tech

Panic induced charger-finding-runs to revive iPhones on their deathbed, could soon become less frequent if a new type of battery from tech company Int...

So, Your Phone Lock Patterns Are Scarily Easy To Guess

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.08.2015 | UK Tech

If you use a pattern to lock your phone, the chances are it probably starts in a corner and uses only four nodes according to new research from the No...

THIS Is The BlackBerry Android Phone Everyone's Been Waiting For

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.08.2015 | UK Tech

Remember BlackBerry? That company that made a phone you might have used at University or as a work phone you desperately never wanted. Well even th...

Photos People Store On Their Phones Are Predictably Grim, Weird And Offensive To Watermelons (NSFW)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We've all been there, scrolling through someone else's phone and coming across something that offends the eyes and either a) makes you gag or b) makes...

iPhone 6s Rumours: Get Set for the Return of the Apple Queue

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

Following the cycle of previous years, the iPhone 6s (or possibly the iPhone 7) should hit the shelves in September. A leaked email suggests the new iPhone will go on sale on 25 September, with pre-orders accepted from the 18 September.

Samsung Results Reveal It's Failed to Take a Bite Out Of Apple, So What's Gone Wrong?

Rob Kerr | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK Tech
Rob Kerr

Part of the problem for all mobile manufacturers is that we're hanging on to our handsets for longer, then switching to SIM-only deals to save some money, instead of splashing out on contracts with the newest flagship models.

Your Smartphone Addiction Isn't All In Your Head

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Smartphones have become such an important part of our daily routine that nearly half of adults admitted they're "completely hooked" to their device, O...

Google Is Finally Replacing The Best Android Smartphone Ever Made

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.08.2015 | UK Tech

It looks like Google is finally replacing the Nexus 5 with an all-new model for 2015. Leaked images by nowhereelse.fr show what appear to be a phone c...

Google Is Finally Replacing The Nexus 5 And The New One Looks Amazing

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.08.2015 | UK Tech

The Google Nexus 5 was without doubt one of the best Android smartphones ever made. Made by LG and released by Google as the first major flagship for ...

23 Signs You Have A Healthy Relationship With Your Smartphone

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to how people treat their smartphones these days, there's a dramatic difference between treating the device like a tool that makes life ...

Oh Look Motorola's New Moto G Is All Grown Up

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Tech

Motorola has unveiled new versions of its Moto G and Moto X family of smartphones -- Moto Play and Moto Style, in a bid to tackle both the high and lo...

The App That Will Turn Your Teen's Wi-Fi Off At Dinner

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Parents

Parents of teens will no doubt know the feeling of their son or daughter being glued to their phone at the dinner table. But a grand idea from Vod...

Six Android Travel Hacks to Spruce Up Your Summer

Andrei Popescu | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Tech
Andrei Popescu

From finding great family-friendly content to entertain kids on long journeys, to easy ways to extend your battery life and simple ways to prevent high data charges, those of you with Android phones (that's Samsung, Sony, HTC, Huawei, LG and more) should take note.

Smartphones Are the New Cigarettes

Tim Bichara | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Tech
Tim Bichara

I've been a non smoker for 20 years now, and I've no intention of starting again. But it occurred to me the other day just how much the smart phone has become the modern version of the cigarette.

This Incredible Little Wireless Gadget Just Doubled Your iPhone's Memory

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Tech

SanDisk might have just unveiled the greatest gadget ever invented. It's a bold claim we know, and it's going to sound even bolder when we tell yo...

The Sad Demise of the Pub Bullsh**ter

Jak Hutchcraft | Posted 12.07.2015 | UK Comedy
Jak Hutchcraft

"Hot Chocolate is 2Pac's dad" was something that a friend told me over a pint when we were teens. As you can imagine it divided the group, some were taken aback by the revelation and others laughed and called bullsh**. I didn't fully believe it at the time but as years went by I realised that part of me never truly disbelieved.

Beware the All-Knowing App

Graham Welch | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK Tech
Graham Welch

Do you ever check what permissions the apps you download to your smartphone or tablet require? Just why is it your torch app needs access to your contact lists and location? Or why your calendar needs to access your phone records?

Why Snapchat, 3V and Truffle Pig Are a Perfect Fit

Jason Mander | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK Tech
Jason Mander

As social behaviors continue to evolve, there's little doubt that Snapchat has been one of the main beneficiaries among younger groups and that it's capturing a lot of the conversations and activities that used to take place on "traditional" social networks. Snapchat can also lay claim to being the fastest-growing social app over the last year, having almost doubled its user base.

Struck Lucky on Tinder... Now What?

Melissa Davis | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK Tech
Melissa Davis

Ladies and gentlemen, that sound you hear is romance exiting the building. Actually, it hasn't just left the building, it's downloaded Google Maps, entered some co-ordinates for an isolated Pacific island and is now making its way to the nearest tube towards Heathrow terminal four.

The NHS Is on the Cusp of an Innovation Revolution

Dr Mahiben Maruthappu | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK Tech
Dr Mahiben Maruthappu

Technology continues to disrupt the world we live in. Newspapers are digital. Cars are electric. Amazon and iTunes are the department and music stores of today. Visiting travel agents has been replaced by e-tickets and online check-in and whistling for a taxi by the push of a button with the likes of Uber.

Digital Amnesia: How Much Do You Ask Of Your Digital Device?

David Emm | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Tech
David Emm

We ask a lot of our digital devices, and treat them like an extension of ourselves, so perhaps it is time to show them the same level of care. We may rely on our memories, but our memories also rely on us.

No Cannes Do

Jay Sorrels | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK
Jay Sorrels

Having many creative people in the same place, for the right reason could be atomically powerful. It also attracts charlatans, buzzword bingo callers and all manner of distractions. Commentators far more seasoned and wise than I can ever be, have confessed some confusion and disappointment.

Tech Overuse Injuries in Children - What Every Parent Needs to Know!

Gemma Johnson | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Parents
Gemma Johnson

We absolutely, shouldn't be treating technology as the enemy as it's here to stay but we should be encouraging and adopting healthy digital habits ourselves so that we can 'show and tell' our children, leading by example to avoid the 'but you do it' witty retorts.

Good News! EE's Free Portable Phone Charger Is Back In Stock

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK Tech

If you weren't one of the lucky ones to grab EE's free portable phone charger then we've got some good news: it's back in stock. The EE Power B...