How to make the most of the Apple Pay rollout

How to make the most of the Apple Pay rollout
Apple Pay launched in the UK a couple of weeks ago - July 14th - and the mobile payment and digital wallet service has been picking up partners at quite a pace. HSBC and First Direct now on board, joining existing partner banks American Express, MBNA, Nationwide, NatWest, the Royal Bank of Scotland, Santander and the Ulster Bank. Halifax, the Bank of Scotland, M&S Bank, Lloyds…

Do iPhone charging tricks actually work?

Do iPhone charging tricks actually work?
Sometimes smartphone users can be caught out with low battery if they neglected to charge their device before heading out to work or to see friends. This isn't necessarily a problem - we've all seen work emails asking around for a charger to borrow. However, this has also led to some strange rules and tricks emerging about how to charge a device quickly, or if it is…

4 iPhone apps to make you smarter

4 iPhone apps to make you smarter
We would all like to be a little bit smarter than we are, acknowledging that these days it is really hard to allocate time to so-called “proper study”. However, there is a modern-day solution in the form of apps. We take our smartphones everywhere, meaning we have access to resources all the time. It means that wherever you are, whatever time of the day it…

Greater functionality from your mobile

Greater functionality from your mobile
The days of using mobile phones purely for calling/texting has long gone. Nowadays, the majority of us use our phones for a variety of purposes - including working, checking our bank details, Skype, reading and checking the calendar. If you have a fairly modern smartphone, then chances are you will have most of these functions already inbuilt into your mobile. However, the developments in technology,…