Smartphones

Google's Algorithm Update Is Not For The Western World

Nigel Eastwood | Posted 30.04.2015 | UK Tech
Nigel Eastwood

So if I was a betting man I'd say, based on its track record of innovative and disruptive strategies, that Google is currently setting itself up to exploit the growing opportunity for international calls and data throughout the emerging world. Which will of course, help sell a lot of phones. Watch out for a tie up with service partners in India very soon.

LG Unveils Leather-Clad G4 Android Smartphone

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Tech

LG has officially unveiled the G4 - a leather-clad Android flagship smartphone that boasts a powerful F1.8 SLR-style camera and a massive 5.5-inch Qua...

Carphone Warehouse Is Launching Its Own Mobile Network

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Tech

Carphone Warehouse has unveiled 'iD' a new mobile network which the company says will offer 'the best value 4G available' in the UK. The new networ...

Wondering Which Phone To Buy? This Will Help

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Tech

Buying the best smartphone in 2015 is harder than it looks. The arrival of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will surely keep Apple fans well and trul...

Sony's New Xperia Z4 Is Almost Identical To The Xperia Z3

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Tech

Sony has unveiled the Sony Xperia Z4 in Japan and at first glance you'd be forgiven for wondering if there's a mistake with the imagery. Well there...

Put the Mobile Away!

Vicki Marinker | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Vicki Marinker

We have so many ways to communicate with each other it's become impossible to switch off. Last night I had dinner with a friend and was saddened to see half the family on the table next to us interacting only with their mobile phones, rather than to each other.

Top Five Tips for Making the Most of the Skoll World Forum

Asim Haneef | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK
Asim Haneef

I've previously heard some people refer to the Skoll World Forum in Oxford as the 'Oscars of Social Enterprise' - an annual glitzy affair with celebrities and influential figures coming from across the globe to celebrate themselves and drink champagne...

How Long Can You Survive Without Your Phone?

Mark Hillary | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Tech
Mark Hillary

We are not often forcibly separated from our phones these days so this period of not having one for as long as a week has already made me notice what I miss most about not having a smart phone in my pocket.

Smart thinking with the Renault Twingo

Lara Platman | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Tech
Lara Platman

A gust of wind is something of an understatement to the weather that we had last week, more like gale force and almost verging towards the hurricane, but still my little Renault Twingo glided through on the motorway with indeed some notice of the wind, but in fact we handled the weather pretty well.

Lost Your Phone? Just Google It

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Tech

Google has launched a brand new feature that allows you to literally search 'find my phone' into the search engine and see your phone appear on a map....

The Huawei P8 Is Really Flat, And Really Pretty

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Tech

Huawei has unveiled the P8, a 6.4mm Android smartphone that features a revolutionary new camera letting you take light painting images, long-exposure ...

Tech Tip: Don't Mention Dictators When Promoting Your New Smartphone

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Tech

Chinese video giant LeTV landed itself in fairly hot water a couple of weeks ago when it compared Apple to Hitler in a poster that was meant to show A...

Whoops, The LG G4 Leaked Well Ahead Of Schedule

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Tech

The LG G4 has been leaked well ahead of schedule thanks to the discovery of a mini site which LG accidentally put live before the official launch. ...

Uni Says 'Give Up Your Smartphones Or Get Out'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education

The president of a well-renowned Japanese university has told students they should give up their "poisonous" high-tech phones or leave his school. ...

Plop Me A Line - Why Toilet Phonecalls Are Not Okay

Sophie Deal | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Sophie Deal

Allow me to share a recent experience. I was sitting minding my own business (literally) in a toilet cubicle at work. The next thing I knew, a phone started buzzing in the cubicle next to me. What happened next violently shook the unspoken rules of toilet etiquette. She answered it.

This Battery Could Charge Your Phone In 60 Seconds

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Tech

Scientists at Stanford University have created a revolutionary new aluminium battery that they say can be charged in just 60 seconds. The aluminium...

The Mobile Phone Never Took Off In 1922 And We Can See Why

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.04.2015 | UK Tech

Thought the mobile phone was bulky in the 80's? Try using this early prototype from the 1920's. It should come as no surprise that the idea of hav...

Who's Lurking in Your Mobile?

David Emm | Posted 02.04.2015 | UK Tech
David Emm

Technology is taking over every aspect of our daily lives, and as it does so we become exposed to the associated dangers. One of the biggest threats is the device we carry with us 24/7 - our smartphone.

Out Of Juice? EE Is Giving Away Free Portable Battery Packs To Customers

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.04.2015 | UK Tech

We've all been there: You're out and about and then -- at the crucial moment -- you turn to your phone and find that it's completely flat. Smartpho...

Sharing Power of Rugby Fans Will Boost Brands at RWC2015

Rupert Staines | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Tech
Rupert Staines

It's incredible to think that texting was the most popular form of sharing back in 2003. Interestingly, messaging via email or IM is still the most popular form of sharing; however, the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & WhatsApp have enhanced and improved the sharing ecosystem.

Thomas Tamblyn

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Review: The Best Android Phone Yet?

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Tech

When Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge at Mobile World Congress 2015 there was only one phone that everyone flocked to see aft...

Bitmoji Keyboard Lets You Create A Creepy Emoji Of Yourself

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Tech

Bitmoji is a new app for Android and iPhone that'll let you turn yourself into an emoji. Not content with turning your life into an endless stream ...

After All These Years, BT Mobile Is back

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK Tech

Remember BT Cellnet? The iconic Philips Savvy? It's hard to think of a network more associated with the rise of the mobile phone in the late 90s and e...

The Digital High Street 2020 Report Shows Why High Street Needs to Be Ready for Mobile

Daniela Cecilio | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK Tech
Daniela Cecilio

High-street shops need to compete online more effectively, as retailers are losing £12 billion in sales a year simply because they do not have suitable websites. So what is the solution to this problem? This report proposes not one, but four.

HTC One M9 Review: HTC's New Flagship Has A Problem

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Tech

The HTC One M8 was quite simply the best android smartphone of the last generation, it was better looking than the Galaxy S5 and it managed to match t...