SIMO There are many scenarios where phone battery life becomes a problem. Like the range anxiety experienced by owners of electric vehicles, a depleted battery soon becomes a major inconvenience in today’s smartphone-reliant society. But ...Read More
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Smartphone cameras are so ubiquitous nowadays, it’s hard to remember a time when we didn’t constantly have a camera in our pocket. Early smartphone cameras were also fairly rudimentary, capturing images measured in kilobytes instead of ...Read More
Mobile networks are keen to emphasise the generosity of the data allowances they provide to their pay-monthly customers. Yet many people consume a surprisingly small amount of data during a typical month. As a result, it’s often far cheap...Read More
In some respects, it’s almost quaint to think of smartphones as portable telephones. After all, voice calls are an increasingly marginal function of today’s multipurpose handsets. We’re more likely to keep in touch by sending a Facebo...Read More
A decade ago, consumers faced a three-way choice between mobile handsets. There were Apple devices, Android phones and BlackBerry handsets, with the latter much loved by professionals. In an age when push notifications and synchronised emai...Read More
The development of 5G has been followed more closely than any of its predecessors, and there’s genuine excitement about the prospect of its arrival in the UK. Over the last ten years, mobile internet access has gone from being an occasion...Read More
Henry Ford once famously declared his customers could buy a car in any colour they wanted, as long as it was black. A similar philosophy applied to smartphones and Nokia in the mid-Noughties, with the Finnish giant selling one in every two ...Read More
With the end of term approaching and parents gearing up for the annual holiday, it’s worth thinking about ways to reduce the expense of using your phone while sunning yourself with that Pina colada. Here are our top tips to keep your ...Read More
Phone contracts represent an increasingly big chunk of today’s household spending, as handsets become more sophisticated and our data requirements expand. And higher charges mean greater dissatisfaction if something goes wrong, or if the ...Read More
Despite their incredible sophistication and technological prowess, mobile phones tend to be judged on a few fairly basic characteristics. The most obvious one is whether they run the Android operating system, or arch-rival Apple’s iOS. Th...Read More