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# smartphone

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Here's how you can use your smartphone to control your computer remotely
Now you don’t have to get up if you want to watch your favourite movie.
5 apps worth downloading this week
Featuring a Google ‘dream filter’ for your photos, a smartphone therapy app, and the return of two of Roald Dahl’s greatest villains.
What do you do when your phone won't turn on?
There could be a number of reasons, but don’t just assume it’s no longer working.
Huawei's flagship phone has plenty of features, but is it worth €429?
It’s been edging closer to a definitive flagship phone, but does the P8 match its more illustrious rivals?
Your phone has a music on/off timer that you might not know about
Handy for when you want to doze off.
5 apps worth downloading this week
Featuring a Game of Thrones app, an app for numbers, and one for people who travel a lot.
Can your phone's battery really be used to spy on you?
In the short-term, it can.
5 apps worth downloading this week
Featuring an accessible way to start learning to code, a messaging app with silent video and some new life in old birds.
The sequel to the best Android phone of 2014 is official, and it looks amazing
Say hello to the OnePlus 2.
5 apps worth downloading this week
Featuring short films shot in 360-degree, a service designed around vertical video and pruning trees (seriously, it’s far better than it sounds).
There's a quick and easy way to make your accounts more secure
And it only takes a minute or two to set up each one.
5 apps worth downloading this week
Featuring a quick overview of your Instagram feed, a solution to your YouTube subscription woes, and some inspiration from those old rotary phones.
This classic computer is making a return as a smartphone
Anyone want to play some Elite on the Commodore 64?
Nokia has an eye on re-entering the smartphone market, but under one condition
And it’s a pretty big condition in fairness.
Here's how to remove apps from your phone the right way
If you’re going to free up space, you may as well make sure you’re freeing up as much space as possible.
5 apps worth downloading this week
Scanning documents, hide and seek and slicing sheep.
Android phone having problems? Here's how to activate safe mode
Handy for when your phone ends up becoming a little too slow for your liking.
5 apps worth downloading this week
Featuring a clever way to use the cloud for security, and an intriguing murder mystery.
Smartphone a little slow? It may have a memory problem
If your phone’s RAM is handling too much, then it’s worth looking at ways to reduce the strain.
5 apps worth downloading this week
Featuring photo tagging, fire whips and identifying objects.
Own a Samsung device? It may have a major security flaw
More than 600 million Samsung devices could be affected by this flaw.
Ever wonder how much time you actually spend using apps? Here's how you find out
It’s likely you have a good idea what the answer is, but how much time do you really spend using them?
Smartphone getting a little dirty? Here's how to clean it the right way
Without damaging it, of course.
5 apps worth downloading this week
Infinite wallpapers, vintage filters and a powerful video editor.
This is how you can create text shortcuts on your smartphone
Because autocorrect doesn’t cover every word you want to type (or the shrug emoticon).
What you need to know about recording video on your phone
It’s relatively similar to taking a good photo, but there are a few other things to keep in mind.
5 apps worth downloading this week
Forming habits, saving space without deleting photos and a Duolingo rival.
5 apps worth downloading this week
Featuring Google’s answer to your photo woes, a guide to getting you started with exercises, and a rather classy way to organise your day.
Lenovo's next smartphone is going to project a touchscreen onto any surface
Cause glass screens are overrated anyway.
Is your phone overheating regularly? Here's how you can fix it
If it’s happening often, it’s recommended you fix it asap.
Has Microsoft designed its best budget smartphone yet?
Microsoft has focused more on making its phones cheaper than on flagships, but is the Lumia 640 its best budget phone yet?
5 apps worth downloading this week
Gloomy filters, random photos and skiing down snowy slopes.
Does the screen quality of a smartphone matter any longer?
Terms like ppi, 1080p and Super AMOLED and pixel count are thrown around regularly, but does it matter any longer?
5 apps worth downloading this week
Hyperlapses, staying away from your phone during dinner time and getting rid of spam SMS messages.
The Nexus 6 is certainly bigger, but is it better than the competition?
When you’re competing against the Note 4 and the iPhone 6 Plus, you need to be good.
5 apps worth downloading this week
Hexagons, finger painting photo editing apps, and a to-do list boiled down to its most basic format.
This is how you can block calls on your smartphone
Don’t worry, we won’t judge.
These are the best browsers you can get for your smartphone
Apps may be front and centre of all smartphone experiences but the humble browser is anything but irrelevant.
These are the reasons your smartphone keeps running out of battery power
Nothing lasts forever, but you can make your battery last longer before you need to charge it.
7 ways your smartphone can help you beat the Fear
It doesn’t have to be this bad.