Aran Burton

Aran is a technology journalist with an interest in consumer issues.

Samsung Pay adds American Express

Samsung Pay adds American Express

On: Monday, 6 November, 2017
American Express credit cards are being added to Samsung’s digital wallet service, Samsung Pay. For the first time, American Express users in the UK will be able to use their card through a Samsung phone. Previously only Visa or MasterCar...
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7 hidden iOS11 features you need to know 2

7 hidden iOS11.1 features you need to know

On: Wednesday, 1 November, 2017
iOS11.1 is finally here, and it’s packed with hidden features you absolutely have to know. This latest operating system lets you save GIFs, record direct from your screen and offers a variety of new customisation options, which should kee...
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Broken iPhone could cost Hundreds in Repairs

iPhone X screen repair will cost £286

On: Tuesday, 31 October, 2017
If you’re one of the lucky few who can afford the new £999 iPhone X, you might want to stock up on bubblewrap. The outrageously expensive glass box could end up costing you much more than you bargained for in repair costs, with no way to...
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EE customers outraged over network outage 1

EE network down and people are outraged

On: Tuesday, 10 October, 2017
EE customers from Plymouth to Dundee are fuming after an unidentified fault crippled the mobile network. People in major cities across England, including Manchester, Nottingham and Bristol, reported zero network signal and mobile internet t...
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Twitter Doubles Down on Character Limit

Twitter doubles up tweets to 280 characters

On: Wednesday, 27 September, 2017
Twitter is doubling the character limit for tweets, giving users twice as much to complain about. The microblogging platform has traditionally used a 140-character limit for tweets, but the company described this as ‘arbitrary’ and inco...
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