Smartphones

Samsung's Most Important Phone Of The Year Is Arriving 21 February

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Tech

The Samsung Galaxy S7 will be unveiled to the world on 21 February at a special Unpacked event taking place in Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress ...

'A is for Apple' - Is Technology a Boon or a Bane?

Sunetra Chakravarti | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Tech
Sunetra Chakravarti

From the moment you meet someone, to whether you end up walking into the sunset hand-in-hand or with your mates at a pub drowning your sorrows - the life cycle of all our relationships are played out using technology.

There's A Pesky Bug That Means Your iPhone Could Die At Any Moment

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Tech

iPhone users have discovered a bug with the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus which means that if you manually update the time or travel to another country...

Ditching The Headphone Jack On The iPhone 7 Is A Brilliant Idea, And Here's Why

Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.01.2016 | UK Tech
Thomas Tamblyn

I completely understand why people are annoyed, but the problem is I can now see so many reasons why they should scrap the headphone jack that honestly the argument about making money seems almost secondary.

Ford's New Supercar Uses One Of Your Smartphone's Coolest Features

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK Tech

The new Ford GT isn't just one of the best-looking supercars we've seen in a long time, it's also one of the most innovative. Ford's new supercar i...

I Want to Be Loved, Not Loathed

Paul Marshall | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Marshall

Earlier this year, TFL ran a high profile advertising campaign with the concept of 'Share the Road'. Out of interest, how's that working out for you? Because it sure as heck isn't working out where I'm concerned.

End Your Texts With A Full Stop? You're A Terrible Person

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK Tech

Do you end your texts with a full stop? Well you're a terrible person, apparently. Researchers at Binghamton University took 126 undergraduates and...

This Is Why You Shouldn't Let Your Kids Charge Their Gadgets Under Their Pillow

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK Tech

Dwayne Blanchard reportedly got the scare of his life after he started to smell burning coming from the top floor of his house. Wondering what the ...

Samsung's Making A Flip Phone Because Apparently It's The 00's

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK Tech

Samsung apparently didn't get the memo that flip phones aren't a 'thing' anymore as leaked pictures have shown that the company is working on a premiu...

Put Your Phone Away and Communicate! A Critique of Excessive Digital Use

Mohadesa Najumi | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK Tech
Mohadesa Najumi

I have to be honest, I am not a big fan of my iPhone. Most of the time uninterrupted use of my phone causes anxiety for and delayed responses in my relationships. It's overwhelming to be constantly digitally engaged.

Lucy Sherriff

Meet The Teen Who's Just Invented Your Next Smartphone Purchase

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Toby Liew is a 16-year-old from Gillingham, Kent, currently studying towards his A-levels. He's also the brains behind Magniband, a smartphone lens ma...

The Truth About Multi-Tasking

Bev James | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK
Bev James

Multi-tasking is a skill which is increasingly becoming ingrained as a part of today's culture and whilst science may prove that our brains aren't wired to be overstimulated there are ways to use our time in more neuron friendly ways, stopping us from burning out and soldiering on.

Noma's Food Language, GPS-Tracked Garbage and the World Exclusive of Pussy Riot's Dismaland Music Video. It Must be WIRED 2015, Part 2

Brooke Roberts-Islam | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Tech
Brooke Roberts-Islam

Continuing in the theme of Artificial Intelligence (covered in part 1), Carlo Ratti presented some exciting work from the MIT Senseable Cities Lab. Standouts were a trackable waste project where members of the public brought in 3000 pieces of garbage which were then fitted with GPS sensors and tracked, with alarming results.

Hi, My Name Is Anna and I'm a Technology Addict

Anna Gillespie | Posted 23.10.2015 | UK Tech
Anna Gillespie

The world around is changing and I can't wait to see what the future brings. But does that mean it has to be at the expense of social interaction? The laughter heard between friends? Or the touch of a loved ones skin? You can be anyone online but in real-life you have no option but to be you.

Wondering How To Get The New Emojis On iPhone? Here's How...

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK Tech

Apple has today launched iOS 9.1 bringing with it a massive update of new emojis as well as Apple's News app and a fix for Live Photos which debuted o...

HTC's New Smartphone Design Is Utterly Shameless

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Tech

HTC has unveiled the One A9, an Android smartphone that bears more than a little resemblance to Apple's iPhone. In fact we probably didn't even...

In Other News, Pepsi Is Entering The Smartphone Business....Yup

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.10.2015 | UK Tech

Pepsi has announced that it is making a smartphone for the Chinese market, that's right. Now it's not often you see a headline like that, but as sm...

These Eight Work-Life Balance Apps Will Transform Your Business and Life

Romy Grace | Posted 12.10.2015 | UK Tech
Romy Grace

It is possible to transform your life and business with the help of some incredible apps. We've scoured the app store in search of some of the top apps that can make a positive difference to your work-life balance.

Why Voice Search Is Key to the Future of Mobile (and Facebook)

Jason Mander | Posted 09.10.2015 | UK Tech
Jason Mander

That Facebook is betting big on mobile voice search is a sign of how search behaviours are set to evolve. Already, 80% of internet users have a smartphone and, in many demographics and markets, mobiles have moved ahead of PCs/laptops as the most common or important way of accessing the internet.

Diary of a Digital Detoxer

Minnie Stephenson | Posted 06.10.2015 | UK Tech
Minnie Stephenson

I decided it was time to go phone-free and enter a digital detox rehab retreat. I was going for a Five News 'story'. In truth, from the enthusiasm my editor, Cristina, sent me out the door with, it was clear she thought I was desperately in need of going cold turkey.

Nicky Morgan Backs Wifi Blackspots To Stop Mobiles Disrupting Lessons

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 04.10.2015 | UK Politics

Nearly three quarters of the public think that mobile phones should be confiscated from school pupils during lessons, according to new Survation/HuffP...

iPhone 6s Review: This Phone Is The Ultimate Movie Sequel

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.10.2015 | UK Tech

The iPhone 6s is here and almost immediately we've hit a problem. According to Apple's 'It's a small world after all' style advertising, 'The ...

When Apple Say Everything's Changed, It Hasn't

Sammy Sultan | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Tech
Sammy Sultan

Apple are aware of what people are saying. I've been saying it myself for a couple of years- that their new products are virtually the same as the old ones. New generations come and the differences are subtle, not drastic.

Smartphones Epitomise Wasteful Consumerism. But Is There Another Way?

Bas van Abel | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Tech
Bas van Abel

They're the tangible expression of the breakneck pace of technological change - a pocket-sized device more powerful than the desktop computers of 20 years ago, helping to connect people in ways that were unimaginable even a couple of decades back.

Don't Want An iPhone? Google's New Devices Could Be The Answer

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Tech

Google is holding a live event this evening where the company is expected to unveil two brand-new smartphones, the Nexus 5X and the Nexus 6P. These...