Are you happy with your 4G coverage?

Are you happy with your 4G coverage?
There are few things as frustrating as having your internet connection drop out when you're in the middle of using it. It doesn't matter whether you are sending a work email with an attachment or trying to show some friends a funny cat video - having to start loading everything again can quickly become irksome. With this trend in mind, it may not come as much of…

Happy with your smartphone, or ready to switch?

Happy with your smartphone, or ready to switch?
Nothing can quite beat the excitement of getting a new smartphone and spending an evening familiarising yourself with all the new apps and features at your disposal. However, as the years go by, devices start to show their age. Even if the handset is still functioning as well as it did when it was fresh out of the box, users are likely to be tempted by…

End-to-end encryption introduced by WhatsApp

End-to-end encryption introduced by WhatsApp
WhatsApp has introduced end-to-end encryption for all users that have installed the latest update for its messaging app. In a blogpost announcing the development, the firm said it has always striven to ensure its users data and communications are as secure as possible. Full end-to-end encryption is a technological development that places WhatsApp at the forefront of protecting private data. This is because anyone using the latest version…

Manchester boasts fastest UK mobile performance

Manchester boasts fastest UK mobile performance
The north of England could be the optimum place to live for Brits looking for the best mobile signal in the country. According to the latest survey from RootMetrics, Manchester boasts the UK's fastest and most reliable mobile performance. This puts the gateway to the north ahead of all of the country's other major metropolitan areas. Manchester came out on top in terms of the speed and reliability…

How to take the best photos with your smartphone

How to take the best photos with your smartphone
The camera is arguably the most popular feature of the modern smartphone - and there is a reason why there are more images floating around the internet on social media than ever before. Before the smartphone, we would have to be much more selective over what we take a photo of, as film would be expensive to buy and develop and would only offer so many…

Making the most of music on your smartphone

Making the most of music on your smartphone
Sometimes it can be hard to believe how far the mobile phone has come in terms of integrating itself into our daily lives. When they first started to come onto the market, the ability to make a phone call from almost any location seemed like enough of a convenience. However, since the popularisation of the smartphone, the range of things we use them for has expanded seemingly…

Is speaking to friends online as good as being there in person?

Is speaking to friends online as good as being there in person?
There can be no doubt that smartphones have radically changed the ways we interact with one another. Even more so than the old feature phones like the classic Nokia 3310, the smartphone has had a noticeable impact on people's lives since they were popularised with the launch of the first iPhone back in 2007. Mobiles in general made socialising more flexible. Before them, if you…