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...

Let Google choose your next Android phone

There are literally thousands of smartphone options on the market for a budding buyer to choose from, it can be quite the uphill task just narrowing your options down to the...

Smart Shopping

Supermarket shopping can, at times, be an utter nightmare. Aimlessly wandering down identical aisles, searching for that one elusive item whilst dodging the many trollies and prams in your path. Well, supermarket...

Mobile Carriers to block ads

In many ways, online ads make the internet go around. Of the many services brought to you that are free at point of delivery, most are funded by their advertising revenue....

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...

Google Launch Project Fi- the Mobile network

Mobile Networks. As an industry, it’s getting a little crowded. By launching their own mobile network however, Google think there’s room for one more. Available as of this week in the...

Smartphones- What’s Coming up in 2015?

The smartphone rumour mill has had a third of 2015 in order to formulate ideas on the year’s biggest and best devices. If you’re likely to be on the hunt for...

Mobile phone reading is on the rise

A recent study into how we use our mobile phones has found that more and more of us are reading books on smartphones. The survey by Publishing Technology found that 43% of...

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...

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...

Apps in numbers

Apps, the lifeblood of our smartphones and eradicator of hundreds of hours of so-called 'productive time', but have you ever wondered how much we actually use our apps? Are you a social media...

Samsung look for an edge in the smartphone market

Barcelona is once again playing host to the Mobile World Congress, where tech’s biggest smartphone developers converge to show off their shiny new consumer devices. Generally, MWC is the first stop...

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...

Xiaomi- The world’s most valuable tech start-up

It’s been another phenomenal year for smartphone developer Xiaomi, and their latest announcement is guaranteed to ensure a happy new year down at Xiaomi HQ. Following a recent round of funding,...

Back to the Future with the Blackberry Classic

BlackBerry’s failure to adapt to the rise of the smartphone led them to fall from market leaders to severe job cuts and multi-billion dollar losses in the less than a decade. Since...

Sesame – Control your phone with your head

The progression of the mobile phone from common house brick to slick smartphone has added an immeasurable dose of convenience to our lives. But if there’s one section of society that...

Puzzlephone- The Modular Mobile

The idea of a fully customisable and upgradeable phone is nothing new. As we’ve previously reported, Google have been working on Project Ara for some time. Circular Devices have taken the...