Does your mobile phone battery last the length of your contract?

Does your mobile phone battery last the length of your contract?
Have you had to replace your mobile phone battery mid-contract? If so, you're not alone, as a new survey has revealed this is quite a widespread problem, particularly among younger adults. According to research by giffgaff, nearly two-thirds of consumers aged between 25 and 34 have had a phone battery fail to last for the duration of their contract. Figures also showed that more than…

How old should kids be before they get a mobile phone?

How old should kids be before they get a mobile phone?
The age at which parents should give their little ones a mobile phone has long been a source of debate at the school gates.While on the one hand, they mean our sons and daughters can always be reached quickly and easily, they also represent a step towards greater independence, with kids being able to converse with others without any supervision or control.A recent study commissioned…

How smartphones have transformed the world of business travel

How smartphones have transformed the world of business travel
Technology has made life much easier for people who have to travel a lot for work. In fact, it's actually made travelling more worthwhile both for them and their employers. After all, since business travellers are carrying all sorts of web-enabled devices, such as laptops, tablets and smartphones, they can now do their job just as effectively as they could as if they were in…

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…

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…

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…

Watch your step when using a smartphone

Watch your step when using a smartphone
Have you ever been injured when using your smartphone? If so, you're far from alone, as a new survey has revealed more than three-quarters of us have accidentally hurt ourselves while using our handset. The study by www.VoucherCodesPro.co.uk also found that the average person suffers a mobile phone-related injury about three times a month. So what kind of injuries are we suffering? According to the…

How brand loyal are you?

How brand loyal are you?
Are you attached to a particular smartphone manufacturer or will you happily flit from brand to brand when you're upgrading? According to a new survey by www.VoucherCodesPro.co.uk, Apple iPhone owners are particularly loyal to their chosen brand. Figures showed that people with an iPhone have been loyal for five years on average - which will certainly be pleasing news for Apple ahead of the launch…