The customisable mobile

You love your phone but does it lack just one or two extra features the new model has? Well instead of upgrading to a brand spanking new model, how great would...

The end of the SIM card?

The SIM card, it revolutionised the mobile phone industry and spurred us into the world of portable communication and later smartphones. However, 25 years after its first integration, the humble SIM...

Best Budget Smartphones

If there is a market that's as heavily crowded as smartphones, then I am yet to find it. Awash with countless devices, all harnessing broadly the same bells and whistles as...

What is a Dual SIM phone?

Dual-SIM is the term for a device that can operate 2 separate SIM cards concurrently, giving the user an option to use one of the two different lines. This can be particularly...

Could smartphones replace desktops?

The evolution of the Smartphone has meant our once simple communication devices have become a hub of media. Faster, more powerful and better connected than ever before, smartphones are developing at...

Alternative Smartphones

Think of smartphones, and you’re likely to immediately think of the same two or three brands. If you want to break free from the iPhone and Samsung stranglehold, there are innumerable...

How to cut down your data use

Managing your smartphone’s data allowance, and ensuring you use it wisely, can sometimes be a balancing act. Browsing merrily about your phone, enjoying video, downloading images and just generally surfing the web...

How to Charge your battery faster

Waiting for your smartphone to charge when you really need it can be excruciating. Aside from crossing your fingers, shouting aggressively for it to hurry up or creating your own ritual...

Review- Wileyfox Swift

The budget phone market is receiving ever more attention from consumers, and the manufacturers are responding. Look beyond the bigger names around and you’ll stumble across the Wileyfox Swift, a device...

Battery Charging: Myths and Facts

Just when you need them most, smartphones can often end up falling short. Running out of juice at vital moment, you're left helplessly stuck at the side of the road with...

How Secure are Smartphones?

Your smartphone, a mini life manager, communication enabler and entertainment hub, the gateway to well… everything (if you have signal), but have you ever wondered how secure your little pocket companion...

The Free Mobile Plan

Capitalism can be such a drag. Entering into an agreement whereby someone provides you with a service, you then completing the ordeal by supplying them with financial recompense. Wouldn't it be...

The Future of Smartphones

The smartphone production line has showed few signs of slowing as we head towards a busy launch schedule in 2015. A number of the world’s biggest developers will be releasing new...

Will the Kill Switch Make Phone Thefts Pointless?

Mobile phone theft could be a thing a past after both Google and Microsoft agreed to add remote operated ‘kill switches’ to their smartphone operating systems. The feature allows owners the chance...

SMARTPHONES UNDER £100

If you’re looking for a new mobile phone the choice in the smartphone market is as wide and varied as it has ever been, but can you pick up a smartphone...

How does Wireless Charging Work?

The traditional methods of cable charging have served us well for several tech generations. It may soon be time for it to step aside however, as a fresh innovation is making...

How much Data do I need?

It’s a hurdle we are all faced with at some point. The monthly phone bill pops up on email and…ouch, you’ve been hit with those ghastly charges for exceeding your data...

Is the End Nigh for SMS?

The Text message. A symbol of the increased amounts of convenience the mobile phone, and technology as a whole, gives us. But it is a dying art? Alternative methods for getting...

Are 2K phone screens a waste of time?

As the dawn of 2K screens begins to hit out smartphones, an inevitable trade-off is set to be thrust upon consumers between image quality and battery life… Is a super-crisp 2K...

Sly Apps for Sneaky People

For the more morally objectionable among us, technology has offered greater potential for getting up to no good. Recent revelations from US district attorney Pamela Casey, who rumbled an initially innocuous...