The Nokia 8: What the experts think

The Nokia 8: What the experts think
Last week's unveiling of the Nokia 8 was an important moment for parent company HMD Global, as the launch of a premium handset means it's actively trying to compete with the iPhone, the Galaxy S8 and other high-end devices.But while the smartphone was naturally hyped up at the official launch, it's often not until third party experts take a look that we can get a…

Nokia 8 to revolutionise selfies

Nokia 8 to revolutionise selfies
Taking a selfie feels like the most natural thing in the world these days, and it's hard to remember what life was like before we didn't have a camera to hand at all times to capture those special and memorable moments.But the humble selfie could be about to undergo something of a transformation courtesy of the new Nokia 8.Unveiled this week, this high-performance smartphone offers…

Do you suffer from smartphone separation anxiety?

Do you suffer from smartphone separation anxiety?
We've all felt it - that sense of dread and worry when we realise we've left our smartphone behind after we've gone out.Of course you'd feel anxious. After all, you won't be able to check social media for hours, you could miss dozens of important calls and how can you get through a day without taking a few selfies and Snapchatting them to your friends?But…

Will facial recognition become a standard feature on smartphones?

Will facial recognition become a standard feature on smartphones?
We live so much of our lives on our smartphones these days, routinely using our handsets to do everything from replying to emails to moving money between accounts.Security is therefore a really big issue to consumers, as they want to be sure no sensitive data can be compromised, especially if a phone is lost or stolen.As a result, manufacturers have sought to make their devices…

Are too many apps slowing down your Android phone?

Are too many apps slowing down your Android phone?
It's frustrating when you've just charged up your Android phone and you're down to one bar in just a few hours.What's happened to the battery? You haven't used it that much, surely! And where did your data allowance go?!Well, in many cases, it's down to the apps you've got on your smartphone. Some guzzle up the charge much more than others and are pretty data-hungry.…

LG to offer ‘world’s clearest smartphone camera lens’ in V30

LG to offer ‘world’s clearest smartphone camera lens’ in V30
Taking photos was once an expensive and time-consuming pastime, but the smartphone revolution means we now routinely have high-quality cameras on us at all times.As a result, we can easily snap images of everything from the food we are eating to a dramatic landscape and share them with our friends, all with just a few clicks.It's no wonder then that the quality of smartphone cameras…

Could you cope without your smartphone on holiday?

Could you cope without your smartphone on holiday?
There's lots to think about when you are packing for a trip abroad. Are you prepared for different weather conditions? Have you remembered all your essential toiletries? Do you have all your vital documents handy?But if there's anything that people can't manage without when they go away, it seems, it's their smartphone.We know only too well how much we rely on our mobile devices day…

Nokia 8 leak reveals key details

Nokia 8 leak reveals key details
The launch of the new Nokia 8 phone is just around the corner, with owner of the brand HMD Global having confirmed the big unveiling will take place on August 16th.But will we be happy to just sit and wait until then to find out exactly what features the handset will have to offer?No chance, so you can probably understand how happy we were to…