UK Smartphones

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.

Apple Has Announced The First Ever Red iPhone And It Looks Pretty Swish

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 21.03.2017 | 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.

Using Your Phone While Driving? Soon The Police Could Confiscate It

Press Association | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Tech

The leader of the Police Federation of England and Wales’Police Constable Jayne Willetts has called for powers that would allow the police to actual...

In A Single Week Nearly 8,000 Drivers Were Caught Using Their Phones

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK Tech

Police caught nearly 8,000 drivers using their phones behind the wheel, during a week-long crackdown on distraction driving. The operation in November...

HTC's Stunning New Smartphones Will Use 'AI' To Organise Your Life

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Tech

HTC has unveiled two visually stunning smartphones called the HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play. With a polished back and big colourful 5.7 and 5.2-inch disp...

Samsung Predicts Huge Profit Surge, Which Is Odd Because One Of Its Phones Caught Fire

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Tech

Samsung has announced a massive profit surge for the last quarter of this financial year, which is odd when you consider that 2016 was also the year i...

Has WhatsApp Stopped Working On Your Phone? We've Got Some Bad News

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 04.01.2017 | UK Tech

WhatsAppers with older smartphones are the latest victims of a technological arms race that punishes customers for not upgrading their mobiles. The Fa...

BlackBerry's Iconic Keyboard Is Back To Try And Win You Over

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.01.2017 | UK Tech

BlackBerry might not be the company it once was, but that doesn’t mean it has given up on us entirely. After an impressive (but sadly flawed) entry ...

Sherlock And The Smartphone

Sarah Jackson | Posted 31.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Sarah Jackson

So our contemporary Sherlock has swapped his magnifying glass for a mobile. But as co-creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss point out, this smartphone-savvy approach is not out of keeping with Arthur Conan Doyle's original creation. Holmes has always been technologically adept.

Why You Should Take Your Heart (Health) Into Your Own Hands

Louise Fellows | Posted 29.12.2016 | UK Tech
Louise Fellows

tech for good I unfortunately had an episode of SVT and knew that, if I were to call a paramedic I would have to wait for hours and going to a hospital was not an option. Luckily, with my Kardia Mobile, I was able to monitor my heart rhythm, which went as high as 250 beats per minute and lasted over an hour, sending the recordings to my doctor for records and tracking.

A Text Free Lane In Life - The Development And Devilment Of Text Etiquette

Alison Powell | Posted 30.12.2016 | UK Tech
Alison Powell

It seeps into our social time with other people too, and I'm sure we're all guilty of checking and sometimes responding to beeps when with friends or family. We wouldn't wander off to talk to someone else mid-sentence, so why do we respond to the bleep?

5 Terrible Phone Habits We Should All Try To Kick Over Christmas

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK Tech

Christmas might be a time to spend with our family, but we all know after two hours we’ll be back on our phones looking for a morsel of comfort from...

The UK's 4G Coverage Is Worse Than Romania, Bulgaria and Jordan's

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 15.12.2016 | UK Tech

If you’ve ever tried to check Facebook on your phone in the countryside, this news will be of little surprise: the UK’s 4G coverage is worse than ...