Keep Your Smartphone Safe For Free

Smartphones, our pocket gateway to the web and a lifeline to the connected world. An Ofcom survey showed that around 66% of Brits own a smartphone in 2015 with that figure...

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...

Why is the mobile web so slow?

Mobile browsing can be a pain. Web pages take an excruciatingly long time to load, and screen filling ads scrawl offensively in our faces, churning through valuable data allowances and just...

VR for Free

In spite of what seems like an the eternal path towards a relaunch of Virtual Reality, a number of cost effective avenues are on the market for those who want an...

Who are Cyanogen?

Think of mobile Operating Systems, and you’d be willing to bet some significant pennies from your piggy bank on the first two names that pop into most people’s heads. That’s not to...

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...

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...

Security Smartphone

Security firm Silent Circle have etched out a handy little niche in the smartphone market with their privacy-conscious device the Blackphone. The original was launched around a year ago, but the developers...

Hands on: Windows 10 Mobile

Windows 10 may be old news for PC and tablet users, but they aren't the only areas Microsoft are looking to overhaul with their latest OS. Windows 10 is also coming...

Amazon Realign their Priorities

  Amazon Realign their Priorities Online shopping giant Amazon are having another rethink over the direction of their consumer own-brand tech in the build-up to Christmas. With less than 18 months on the...

The Cloud Smartphone

Of all of technology’s many sub-categories, the smartphone is quite possibly the most competitive. Full of some of tech’s biggest names, it can be a long, hard road for any little...

Ad-blockers move to mobile

For users of mobile and desktop devices alike, browsing the web has one infinitely frustrating aspect- adverts. Obtrusive, irritating and seemingly everywhere, desktop users are left praising the invention of ad-blockers...

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...

Smartphone Tech Keeps on Moving

Smartphone tech is developing at breakneck speeds. Certainly, if recent announcements from Sony and Acer are anything to go by, the smartphone device is harnessing ever more sophisticated multimedia weaponry.   Sony go...

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...

Spur Atomic Smartwatch- Review

We have often bemoaned the limitations of many smartwatches on the market today. Their reliance on a paired smartphone in order to fully function has flown in the face of the...

Text for an Emergency

Despite the ever more digitally-reliant ways in which human beings communicate, the method for alerting the emergency services has remained stringently similar. Failing to adapt to the digital age, the way...

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...