Samsung unveils Galaxy Note8

Samsung unveils Galaxy Note8
Samsung has finally unveiled the much-hyped Galaxy Note8 - and there's plenty in it for us to get excited about.Perhaps the most notable feature of the smartphone is the fact it has the biggest screen ever on a Note device.However, it has a narrow body, so it can be comfortably held in just one hand.The device boasts a 6.3-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display,…

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…

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…

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…

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…