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Foldable phones set to hit the market this year

They've been rumoured for a long time -- but it seems that foldable smartphones may finally be on the way. Announcements at this year's CES trade show in Las Vegas mostly focused on 5G -- with Samsung unveiling a prototype of one of its 5G phones set for launch this summer,

By | January 25th, 2019|Categories: Mobile phone, News|Comments Off on Foldable phones set to hit the market this year

Premium handsets account for one in five smartphone shipments

People who buy a new smartphone are increasingly likely to opt for a premium model, new research suggests. Counterpoint Research's Market Monitor for the third quarter of 2018 shows that the global premium smartphone segment (devices priced over $400) grew by 19% while the overall smartphone market contracted by 5%. The

By | January 14th, 2019|Categories: Mobile phone, News|Comments Off on Premium handsets account for one in five smartphone shipments

Teen tracking app suffers data leak

  As high profile data breaches and privacy scandals, like the recent Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal, make headlines, more and more businesses and consumers are becoming increasingly aware of cyber security and data protection. The latest company to suffer a data leak is TeenSafe, a Los Angeles-based company whose app

By | May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Mobile phone|Comments Off on Teen tracking app suffers data leak

TalkTalk and Vodafone worst for customer service

  Who is your broadband provider? And who is your mobile provider? Are you happy with the service you receive? Worryingly, if you feel the service could be better, you're not alone, especially if you use TalkTalk and Vodafone. That's according to the latest report from media and broadcasting

By | May 4th, 2018|Categories: Computers, Mobile phone, Technology research|Comments Off on TalkTalk and Vodafone worst for customer service

Sony announces Xperia XZ2 Premium

  Sony hasn't even released the Xperia XZ2 handset yet but that hasn't stopped the Japanese firm from announcing the Xperia XZ2 Premium. When Sony unveiled the XZ2 at MWC earlier this year, many felt confused about where it would fit in the smartphone market as it didn't seem

By | April 18th, 2018|Categories: Mobile phone|Comments Off on Sony announces Xperia XZ2 Premium

Best Android Security Apps

  From GDPR to the latest Facebook scandal, privacy and security are at the forefront of everyone's minds right now. We use our smartphones for hours every day, for work purposes as well as personal. These devices now store a vast amount of private and sensitive data, so it's time

By | April 4th, 2018|Categories: Android, Apps, Mobile phone|Comments Off on Best Android Security Apps

Best iPhone security apps

We use our iPhones for so much more than just contacting friends and family. We also use them to shop online, access our bank accounts, and for work purposes. While advances in technology have provided us with many benefits, they also have some downsides. Our increasing reliance on the digital

By | April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Apps, iPhone, Mobile phone|Comments Off on Best iPhone security apps

How exactly do we get inflight Wi-Fi?

How exactly do we get inflight Wi-Fi? Technological advancements like 4G and the increasing prevalence of Wi-Fi hotspots mean we now take getting online for granted. Our data plans and devices make it so easy for us to check our social media, shop online, and catch

By | March 3rd, 2018|Categories: iPhone, Mobile phone, News|Comments Off on How exactly do we get inflight Wi-Fi?

Quarter of parents allow under 13s on Facebook

  Quarter of parents allow under 13s on Facebook The NSPCC has issued a warning after it was revealed that a quarter of parents in the UK allow children under the age of 13 to have a Facebook account. As the Daily Telegraph notes, Facebook's terms

By | February 28th, 2018|Categories: App Reviews, iPhone, Mobile phone, News|Tags: |Comments Off on Quarter of parents allow under 13s on Facebook