Smartphone owners happier to use voice search in public

Smartphone owners happier to use voice search in public
The voice search function on a smartphone is incredibly useful, as you can just tell your handset what you want information on, without typing.But, let's face it, it's easy to feel a bit self-conscious when you're using it on a bus, train or in any other public place.However, the tide appears to be turning, with people increasingly feeling less inhibited about speaking into the handset…

Brits waste 143 million GB of mobile data every month

Brits waste 143 million GB of mobile data every month
If you ever feel like you’re not making the most of your mobile phone contract, then you’re far from alone after research revealed that the average UK mobile phone customer wastes 3.4 gigabytes (GB) of data every month.This mounts up to more than 143 million GB of mobile data going unused each month, so says uSwitch, which published the research.Of the 5,084 UK adults with…

Price hikes on the horizon for O2, EE, Three and Vodafone customers

Price hikes on the horizon for O2, EE, Three and Vodafone customers
Are you happy with how much you pay every month for your mobile phone contract? Well, it’s possible you’ll be less pleased very soon, with price hikes on the horizon from four major service operators.Millions of mobile phone users are expected to be affected by anticipated price hikes to monthly phone contracts over the coming months, with rises taking place in line with the latest…

Nokia 2 UK launch date confirmed

Nokia 2 UK launch date confirmed
Nokia has confirmed that its budget price Nokia 2 smartphone will be rolled out across the UK later this month.The device, which looks set to cost around £99, will hit the shelves on February 26th - and could be a good option for those who are looking for a more affordable option.Key features of the handset include a five-inch LTPS IPS screen, 1GB of RAM,…

LG set to unveil smartphone AI at MWC 2018

LG set to unveil smartphone AI at MWC 2018
The annual Mobile World Congress (MWC) show in Barcelona is fast approaching, and phone manufacturers are already offering previews of what we can expect to see when the event kicks off on February 26th.South Korean smartphone maker LG is the latest to take the wraps off its latest innovations, and it will be showing off more than just the newest handsets at MWC 2018. It…

Global smartphone sales drop

Global smartphone sales drop
With all the news coming out of upcoming new releases, rumours of foldable screens and leaks hinting at various exciting handset designs, you might think we are living in the golden age of the smartphone. However, when you get past the hype and look at the numbers, are we actually buying these new phones in any big way?According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics,…

Huawei P20 to come with a triple rear camera?

Huawei P20 to come with a triple rear camera?
It seems like a lot of details about new phones are leaked at around this time of year. With major industry events coming up, like the Mobile World Congress at the end of February, the big smartphone manufacturers are preparing to unveil exciting new devices, and some of the details about those are bound to get out somehow.The latest company to fall victim to leaks…

Will the iPhone SE2 happen this year?

Will the iPhone SE2 happen this year?
A lot of the attention that has been levelled at Apple recently has been regarding its major, flagship phones like the iPhone X, along with its potential upgrades. However, one story that seems to have slipped through the cracks is regarding a more budget-friendly smartphone the California tech giant was rumoured to be releasing in 2018: the iPhone SE2.The original iPhone SE was released in…