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# smartphone - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

This is how much the new iPhone 7 is going to cost you
# Deep Pockets
# Deep Pockets

This is how much the new iPhone 7 is going to cost you

Sep 7th 2016, 8:39 PM 56,986 Views 97 Comments

Make sure you have some deep pockets.

Your phone will have better reception if you hold it in your right hand
# Hold The Phone
# Hold The Phone

Your phone will have better reception if you hold it in your right hand

Sep 7th 2016, 2:57 PM 21,056 Views 27 Comments

Although the type of phone you have will also make a difference.

This is what you should expect from Apple's major iPhone event tonight
# Coming Up
# Coming Up

This is what you should expect from Apple's major iPhone event tonight

Sep 7th 2016, 6:45 AM 17,111 Views 40 Comments

The start of September is the time Apple unveils its new iPhone and a few changes are bound.

# smartphone - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Here is a quicker way to delete large apps on your phone
# Q-tips
# Q-tips

Here is a quicker way to delete large apps on your phone

Aug 28th 2016, 11:00 AM 26,227 Views 21 Comments

If you need to free up space quickly, there is a more efficient way of doing it.

# smartphone - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Pokémon Go-related car accident kills woman in Japan
# Death
# Death

Pokémon Go-related car accident kills woman in Japan

Aug 25th 2016, 9:26 AM 12,113 Views 19 Comments

The driver was playing the game when he hit and killed one woman and injured another.

# smartphone - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

There's a new version of Android out, but good luck getting your hands on it
# Bit Of A Wait
# Bit Of A Wait

There's a new version of Android out, but good luck getting your hands on it

Aug 23rd 2016, 11:05 AM 14,836 Views 20 Comments

Unless you have a Nexus device, you’ll be waiting a while.

# smartphone - Saturday 13 August, 2016

How much do you really know about your phone?*
# Know It All
# Know It All

How much do you really know about your phone?*

Aug 13th 2016, 8:30 PM 26,891 Views 17 Comments

*Not your phone specifically, but the features that make it what it is.

# smartphone - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Android apps can be used to track your whereabouts without you knowing
# Behind The Scenes
# Behind The Scenes

Android apps can be used to track your whereabouts without you knowing

Aug 11th 2016, 5:01 PM 12,121 Views 15 Comments

Researchers found a way to figure out a phone’s whereabouts without relying on GPS or WiFi.

# smartphone - Monday 8 August, 2016

Young man shot dead while playing Pokemon Go at San Francisco tourist attraction
# Aquatic Park
# Aquatic Park

Young man shot dead while playing Pokemon Go at San Francisco tourist attraction

Aug 8th 2016, 2:55 PM 21,374 Views 22 Comments

The 20-year-old and his friend had noticed someone watching them from the top of a hill.

Another major security flaw has been discovered on Android phones
# Quadrooter
# Quadrooter

Another major security flaw has been discovered on Android phones

Aug 8th 2016, 10:49 AM 23,501 Views 6 Comments

And it affects more than 900 million devices.

# smartphone - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Vodafone's attempt at a higher-end phone gets it mostly right
# Tech Review
# Tech Review

Vodafone's attempt at a higher-end phone gets it mostly right

Aug 7th 2016, 7:30 PM 24,310 Views 36 Comments

After experimenting with a number of cheap devices, Vodafone is now thinking bigger.

Want to try out new phone features before anyone else? Sign up for beta testing
# First Look
# First Look

Want to try out new phone features before anyone else? Sign up for beta testing

Aug 7th 2016, 11:00 AM 12,163 Views 1 Comment

Once you’re aware of the obvious risks with such an approach, it’s useful in trying out features in advance.

# smartphone - Saturday 6 August, 2016

It has been a very tough week for the makers of Pokémon Go
# Problems
# Problems

It has been a very tough week for the makers of Pokémon Go

Aug 6th 2016, 9:45 AM 24,591 Views 19 Comments

Problems with the game, cheaters and shutting down popular sites has put Niantic Labs in the firing line, but it’s recovering.

# smartphone - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Your phone's battery life is being used to track you online
# In The Background
# In The Background

Your phone's battery life is being used to track you online

Aug 4th 2016, 10:10 AM 33,252 Views 15 Comments

Tracking scripts can be used to read a device’s battery level, allowing a site or ad to identify the same person from different visits.

# smartphone - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

The next generation of phones will unlock by just looking at them
# Eye Spy
# Eye Spy

The next generation of phones will unlock by just looking at them

Aug 2nd 2016, 7:30 PM 9,166 Views 11 Comments

Iris scanning is the next major unlocking method for your smartphone.

Samsung's Note 7 is a larger, refined version of its best smartphone
# First Look
# First Look

Samsung's Note 7 is a larger, refined version of its best smartphone

Aug 2nd 2016, 4:02 PM 10,001 Views 24 Comments

The success of the S7 clearly influenced the design and ideas of the latest Galaxy Note smartphone.

# smartphone - Sunday 31 July, 2016

This is how you know if your phone is protected by encryption
# Secrets
# Secrets

This is how you know if your phone is protected by encryption

Jul 31st 2016, 9:30 PM 97,730 Views 11 Comments

Most modern smartphones have it enabled by default, but it’s easy to check just in case.

This Irish man is trying to help refugees overcome a major information problem
# SMS
# SMS

This Irish man is trying to help refugees overcome a major information problem

Jul 31st 2016, 12:30 PM 18,465 Views 147 Comments

And through the use of an old tech.

# smartphone - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Pokémon Go players urged to keep away from Fukushima disaster zone
# Pokemon No-Go
# Pokemon No-Go

Pokémon Go players urged to keep away from Fukushima disaster zone

Jul 27th 2016, 12:45 PM 15,624 Views 38 Comments

The list of places wanting to keep players away is growing.

# smartphone - Sunday 24 July, 2016

There's a way to get a more accurate read of your phone's reception
# Coverage
# Coverage

There's a way to get a more accurate read of your phone's reception

Jul 24th 2016, 7:00 PM 21,784 Views 5 Comments

You can get the exact decibel signal strength of your phone’s reception if you know how.

# smartphone - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

A US holocaust museum is asking Pokémon Go players to keep away
# TOO FAR
# TOO FAR

A US holocaust museum is asking Pokémon Go players to keep away

Jul 13th 2016, 9:51 AM 18,636 Views 40 Comments

The museum is trying to remove itself from the game as people visit it to catch Pokémon.

# smartphone - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Pokémon Go makers say they're updating iOS app to address security concerns
# Pokemon No
# Pokemon No

Pokémon Go makers say they're updating iOS app to address security concerns

Jul 12th 2016, 10:33 AM 11,280 Views 16 Comments

The iOS version of the app requested more permissions from users’ Google accounts than was needed.

# smartphone - Monday 11 July, 2016

What the heck is Pokémon Go - and why is it so popular?
# Gotta Catch Them All
# Gotta Catch Them All

What the heck is Pokémon Go - and why is it so popular?

Jul 11th 2016, 12:55 PM 40,360 Views 53 Comments

To think it all started out as an April Fools’ joke.

# smartphone - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Blackberry is killing off its last traditional keyboard phone
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

Blackberry is killing off its last traditional keyboard phone

Jul 6th 2016, 11:42 AM 11,763 Views 11 Comments

The company said the Classic had “long surpassed the average lifespan for a smartphone in today’s market”.

# smartphone - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Video ads on mobile games annoying you? There is a way around it
# Workaround
# Workaround

Video ads on mobile games annoying you? There is a way around it

Jul 3rd 2016, 10:45 AM 15,299 Views 17 Comments

Although there is a catch.

# smartphone - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Need some help relaxing? These app could help you out

Need some help relaxing? These app could help you out

Jul 2nd 2016, 11:45 AM 15,759 Views 5 Comments

Because everyone needs a little bit of time to unwind.

# smartphone - Thursday 30 June, 2016

It turns out recording gigs on your phone is something that irks Apple too
# Annoyance
# Annoyance

It turns out recording gigs on your phone is something that irks Apple too

Jun 30th 2016, 10:12 AM 18,968 Views 40 Comments

The tech giant has been given a patent for technology that could prevent anyone from taking photos or recording footage at a performance.

# smartphone - Monday 27 June, 2016

Relying on texts to help protect your accounts is no longer a good idea
# Safety First
# Safety First

Relying on texts to help protect your accounts is no longer a good idea

Jun 27th 2016, 8:00 PM 18,879 Views 5 Comments

You really should be using two-step authentication, but it’s best to switch to apps dedicated to the task if you haven’t already.

Seoul brings in traffic signs telling smartphone addicts to look up more often
# Self(ie) Obsessed
# Self(ie) Obsessed

Seoul brings in traffic signs telling smartphone addicts to look up more often

Jun 27th 2016, 10:25 AM 7,780 Views 13 Comments

The pilot scheme will warn smartphone users to pay attention to their surroundings.

# smartphone - Saturday 18 June, 2016

These football apps will help pass the time in-between games
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

These football apps will help pass the time in-between games

Jun 18th 2016, 11:30 AM 9,422 Views 5 Comments

Because what else are you going to do while the Euros aren’t on?

# smartphone - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

There's a simple rule that can help you improve your photos
# Q-tip
# Q-tip

There's a simple rule that can help you improve your photos

Jun 15th 2016, 8:00 PM 31,837 Views 9 Comments

The rule of thirds exists for a good reason.

# smartphone - Thursday 9 June, 2016

You should take down this smartphone code when you get the chance
# Q-tip
# Q-tip

You should take down this smartphone code when you get the chance

Jun 9th 2016, 8:00 PM 53,137 Views 30 Comments

If your phone is stolen, then it will certainly come in handy.

# smartphone - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Screen glare is always a problem, but there are ways to reduce it
# Now You See It
# Now You See It

Screen glare is always a problem, but there are ways to reduce it

Jun 7th 2016, 8:00 PM 30,571 Views 13 Comments

Brighter days can make it harder to see what is on your phone, but it’s not too difficult to change.

# smartphone - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Sony has a new smartphone range, but does X mark the spot?
# Smartphone
# Smartphone

Sony has a new smartphone range, but does X mark the spot?

Jun 5th 2016, 7:30 PM 17,114 Views 9 Comments

The Xperia gets a new range of smartphones, but is the X the beginning of something new and better?

If your phone overheats, this is what you can do to cool it down
# Cool Down
# Cool Down

If your phone overheats, this is what you can do to cool it down

Jun 5th 2016, 11:00 AM 66,605 Views 30 Comments

Hot temperatures can cause long-term damage to your phone if you’re not careful.

# smartphone - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Australia is putting traffic lights on the ground for pedestrians glued to their phones
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Australia is putting traffic lights on the ground for pedestrians glued to their phones

Jun 4th 2016, 5:00 PM 18,708 Views 29 Comments

The initiative is to be trialled in an attempt to drive down the road death toll.

# smartphone - Thursday 2 June, 2016

There's now another easy way to find your lost phone
# Where In The World
# Where In The World

There's now another easy way to find your lost phone

Jun 2nd 2016, 12:36 PM 24,035 Views 19 Comments

Although it’s more useful if you own an Android device.

# smartphone - Monday 30 May, 2016

There's a way to set a sleep timer for your music apps
# Q-tip
# Q-tip

There's a way to set a sleep timer for your music apps

May 30th 2016, 8:00 PM 27,630 Views 5 Comments

Handy for those who like to doze off to a soundtrack.

# smartphone - Friday 27 May, 2016

Charging your phone using public USB ports isn't as safe as you might think
# Safety First
# Safety First

Charging your phone using public USB ports isn't as safe as you might think

May 27th 2016, 6:15 PM 27,075 Views 10 Comments

One more thing to keep in mind the next time you have a low battery.

# smartphone - Saturday 21 May, 2016

5 apps worth downloading this week
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

May 21st 2016, 11:30 AM 18,174 Views 2 Comments

Featuring advanced listening, specific volume control and not cracking eggs.