Managing money is so much easier with a smartphone

Managing money is so much easier with a smartphone
We've all been in awkward situations where we get home to a credit card bill or bank statement and realise we've been a little too relaxed in terms of our personal finances for the past month. This is perfectly understandable - it's so easy to forget to be as disciplined as you might have intended after one a large purchase, for example. However, making simple financial management much…

Night Shift feature among new updates for iOS 9.3

Night Shift feature among new updates for iOS 9.3
The latest version of Apple's dedicated mobile operating system, iOS 9.3, has been made available for download as of yesterday (March 21st). Although it is ostensibly only a minor release, it does include some of the most significant new features that have ever been seen on an incremental update. Foremost among these is the much-touted Night Shift mode, which controls the blue light levels emitted from the…

Apple unveils 4-inch iPhone SE

Apple unveils 4-inch iPhone SE
After months of rumours and speculation, Apple has finally unveiled the latest four-inch version of its iPhone range. Dubbed the iPhone SE - rather than the iPhone 5se, as was suggested ahead of the official announcement - the device is a revamped version of the iPhone 5s.It brings the specs of its four-inch handset up to date to match those of the iPhone 6, while catering…

How waterproof does a smartphone need to be?

How waterproof does a smartphone need to be?
When a new smartphone is launched, lots of claims are made as to how radical and innovative various new features are. This is particularly the case when it comes to the major tentpole releases from industry giants like Apple and Samsung, with speculation regarding the next iteration of the iPhone or Galaxy S series typically starting to escalate very quickly after another version is released. But what…

Android Pay set for UK launch this month

Android Pay set for UK launch this month
Google is set to launch its rival to Apple Pay at the end of March, with the web giant endeavouring to muscle in on the mobile payment industry. Titled Android Pay, the system has already been rolled out in the US as of last September, the Daily Telegraph reports.It represents Google's second effort to encourage users of Android smartphones to use their handset for contactless payments. The…

What will the iPhone 5se look like?

What will the iPhone 5se look like?
Apple could be set to launch a new four-inch iPhone called the iPhone 5se at an industry event on March 21st. The new device is reportedly very much similar to the 2013 iPhone 5s, with some internal hardware and software upgrades. Earlier rumours surrounding the smartphone suggested the smaller version of Apple's flagship product would be dubbed the iPhone 6c and look similar to the iPhone 6.…

How have smartphones made our lives better?

How have smartphones made our lives better?
Sometimes being online all the time and in constant contact with our friends, family and loved ones can feel like overload. It can be relaxing to take a break from your smartphone every now and then, just to get some respite from the intensity of life in the information age. Indeed, those old enough to remember life before the smartphone - or even the internet - may get…

Facebook Reactions now available worldwide

Facebook Reactions now available worldwide
Facebook has rolled out its new Reactions system all over the world - and these icons will act as a replacement to the social network's staple Like feature. People use Facebook every single day to post a wide range of status updates regarding what has been happening in their lives, to keep their friends, family and loved ones up to date. With this in mind, these status…