Mobile users could still face unexpected charges overseas

Mobile users could still face unexpected charges overseas
This week sees the introduction of a ban on roaming charges throughout the European Union (EU).Under the new system, set to be implemented on June 15th, mobile operators won't be able to add roaming charges for calls, texts and internet browsing when phone users are overseas.As a result, British travellers can use their regular allowance in any EU member state.That will be a great relief…

Apple iPhone 8: What facts do we have so far?

Apple iPhone 8: What facts do we have so far?
So far, we don't have any 100 per cent official information about the Apple iPhone 8. As we've said before, Apple are very good at keeping their cards close to their chest when it comes to new products.But that hasn't stopped tantalising titbits of information about the upcoming handset leaking out - and some of the sources look a bit more official than others.For instance,…

How can you keep your smartphone secure?

How can you keep your smartphone secure?
We all know about the need to protect computers from viruses and cyber-attacks - and most of us pay money to keep our devices safe from these ever-evolving threats.Yet for some reason, a surprising number of us don't take the same precautions with our mobile phones.In fact, research by Virgin Media has found that only 34 per cent of people have installed anti-virus software on…

Motorola unveils new modular smartphone

Motorola unveils new modular smartphone
Have you ever wanted to modify your smartphone with accessories and tailor it your specific needs?If so, you might be in luck following the launch of the Moto Z² Play from Motorola. This modular phone is designed to be customisable, so you can use extra hardware such as battery packs and clip-on speakers to enhance its performance.Of course, this isn't the first time that a…

Apple to make screen repairs easier

Apple to make screen repairs easier
Have you ever dropped your iPhone and picked it up and found that you've cracked the screen?If so, you're far from alone, and plenty of us here will sympathise deeply with your trauma and distress!But it seems the actual process of getting your screen mended is about to become a whole lot easier.Apple has a gadget called the Horizon Machine that fixes cracked iPhone glass,…

OnePlus 5 to be unveiled this month

OnePlus 5 to be unveiled this month
Clear the day in your diary - the date of the launch of OnePlus's new smartphone is in.The OnePlus 5 is set to be unveiled on June 20th, which we now know because the firm has created a new webpage counting down to this date.Nothing builds up tension and excitement like a ticking clock, so we're eagerly hoping the result justifies the amount of build-up.Rumours…

Young adults want to manage finances on smartphones

Young adults want to manage finances on smartphones
Smartphones have increasingly infiltrated every aspect of modern life, to the point where young adults in particular consider them an item they can't live without. Indeed, new research by global asset management firm Legg Mason has revealed that the so-called millennial generation - adults aged between 18 and 35, are almost twice as likely to use mobile phones as their older counterparts. More than nine…

Apple unveils iOS 11 operating system

Apple unveils iOS 11 operating system
We've been crying out for information on what might be included in Apple's forthcoming iPhone 8 - and we might have got our biggest teaser yet.While the company isn't expected to officially launch the phone until September, chief executive Tim Cook this week took to the stage to unveil its new iOS 11 operating system.Billed as a "major update to the world's most advanced mobile…