In an age of direct debits and paperless billing, it can be hard to keep track of mobile phone bills. And in the age of lockdown, it can be hard to keep track of how much we’re using our handsets. The internet has been an umbilical cord o...Read More
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Despite record numbers of active accounts, there has been a pronounced downward trend in the usage of Facebook in recent years across developed nations. This may be due to a range of factors including a stale interface, over-familiarity, or...Read More
Technology evolves at such a rapid pace that it’s often difficult to keep track of where we’ve come from. Twenty years ago, Nokia amazed the world by releasing the world’s first monochrome display screen, replacing the formerly ubiqui...Read More
When the fifth generation of mobile cellular connectivity was unveiled, there was breathless talk of its transformative effects. The reality has been rather less impressive. There are 4G networks capable of distributing data faster than 5G,...Read More
One of this decade’s less savoury phenomena has been the rise of the viral conspiracy theory, where theories are disseminated as facts. Admittedly, the COVID pandemic has made us all more paranoid and insecure than we were before, but som...Read More
It’s been over a decade since Apple revolutionised the world of computing by releasing the first mainstream tablet device. The first-generation iPad has spawned a legion of successors, including battalions of Pros, Minis and Airs. Many pe...Read More
Unboxing a brand new smartphone is a deeply satisfying occasion, yet it’s often a surprise to discover how many apps are pre-installed onto it. Some are dictated by the Android or iOS operating systems. Others are manufacturer-specific bl...Read More
It’s often said that travel broadens the mind, and when it’s allowed, it certainly gives you an insight into cultural variances. For instance, the unseasoned traveller might assume eleven-digit phone numbers are standard throughout the ...Read More
Twenty years ago, every mobile phone manufacturer had its own proprietary operating system. Then in 2007, Apple introduced the iPhone, and the world changed overnight. Suddenly, it wasn’t cost-effective to develop an operating system whic...Read More
Considering mobile phones didn’t routinely have cameras fitted until the mid-Noughties, the rise in smartphone picture quality has been quite remarkable. An arms race between manufacturers has seen ever-more advanced lenses being installe...Read More