Although there are numerous mobile brands in the UK – as evidenced on our homepage – these companies all rely on the networks of four primary operators. They belong to Vodafone, O2, Three and EE – the latter increasingly being managed...Read More
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There’s a scene in the magnificent series The Thick of It, where a politician attempts to obtain a mobile phone signal by climbing up a child’s slide. Despite the comic absurdity of the scene, many viewers identified with the challenge ...Read More
Over the last twenty years, there have only been a handful of truly game-changing smartphone innovations. The introduction of a camera on Sharp’s J-SH04 in 2000 formed the genesis of today’s selfie generation. Without camera phones, Ins...Read More
In the mid-Noughties, a BlackBerry handset was a real status symbol. These smartphone precursors combined email, 3G web access and basic productivity tools with normal cellular connectivity. This futuristic amalgam of office computer and mo...Read More
In the olden days, you bought a computer game at a shop. It would be supplied in a box far bigger than it needed to be, with screenshots from a system better than the one you owned. You’d take it home, insert the cassette or disc, and pla...Read More
The unveiling of a new iPhone is always a significant event, considering Apple manufactures one in seven smartphones sold worldwide. However, the launch of the iPhone 12 has been rather overtaken by global events. Its development began long...Read More
When the history books are written about 2020, they won’t be kind. Coronavirus will undoubtedly take most of the headlines, alongside ham-fisted governmental attempts at controlling it – and the lasting consequences of those actions. Ho...Read More
When the history books are written about 2020, they’ll undoubtedly focus on Covid-19, the huge loss of life and the lockdowns imposed by panicking politicians around the world. What the history books won’t talk about is climate change, ...Read More
For a number of years, it felt as though smartphone camera design had plateaued. Pixel numbers were increasing, but the benefits to consumers were becoming increasingly marginal. In the last couple of years, there’s been more tangible cha...Read More
If you’ve ever received an unsolicited spam email claiming to be from a service provider or reputable business, you’ve experienced an attempted smishing campaign. Historically, email was used to distribute bulk messages that attempt to ...Read More