November 5, 2018

Staff in mobile phone shops “enabling SIM-swap scams”

Mobile phone customers of Vodafone and O2 are susceptible to a growing scam that allows criminals to gain access to their victims’ bank accounts. An investigation by BBC One’s Watchdog Live found that the mobile giants were giving out replacement … Read more >

October 30, 2018

Data harvesting by mobile apps is “out of control”

Google shares data harvested from most apps, according to a new comprehensive study of apps used by Android devices. A research team from Oxford University analysed 959,000 Android apps available in Google Play stores in the UK and the US … Read more >

October 22, 2018

When can I buy a 5G phone, and how much will it cost?

While we may be excited about the prospect of superfast mobile broadband, the advent of 5G comes with a major disadvantage – we will need to purchase new smartphones if we want to use it. Most analysts predict that 5G … Read more >

October 15, 2018

Galaxy A9 world’s first quad-camera smartphone

Samsung has launched its Galaxy A9, the first smartphone on the market that has a quadruple-camera set. The company is marketing the smartphone at the “Instagram generation.” Prices will start at £549 when it goes on sale in the UK … Read more >

October 9, 2018

EE launches UK’s first 5G trial in Canary Wharf

EE has begun the UK’s first live 5G trial at London’s Canary Wharf. The trial will test mobile devices on the 5G spectrum for coverage, speed and performance. The telecoms company is using a location in Montgomery Square to test … Read more >

October 1, 2018

Mobile operators could be forced to automatically move out-of-contract customers to lower monthly tariffs

Telecoms regulator Ofcom has presented plans to stop mobile phone companies from continuing to charge users for their handsets after they finish paying for them. The regulator said that it would consider several options to ensure that charges are clear … Read more >

September 20, 2018

iOS 12 set to make your iPhone much faster

Apple has now released iOS 12 worldwide, and the latest update to the operating system will make almost all iPhones run much faster. Apple first revealed iOS 12 at its yearly Developers Conference in June. The updated operating system has … Read more >

September 14, 2018

Apple introduces three new iPhones: XS, XS Max and XR

At a launch event on 12th September in California, Apple introduced three new iPhones: the XS, XS Max and XR. The iPhone XS, which Apple pronounces “Ten Ess,” is a faster version of its outgoing flagship model, the iPhone X. … Read more >

September 4, 2018

Apple expected to unveil three new iPhones

According to leaked documents, Apple will be introducing three new iPhones next week. The company has invited journalists to a 10:00 am press conference on 12th September at its Cupertino, California campus but has not officially divulged any other details. … Read more >

August 29, 2018

Will EU roaming charges return after Brexit?

In June 2017, the EU eliminated roaming charges on smartphones when residents used them while travelling in another EU country. Before the EU changed the rules, it was expensive for UK residents to use their mobile phones in other EU … Read more >