What is acceptable smartphone etiquette – or ‘smetiquette’?

As smartphones usage reaches record highs across the UK, research published by SMS marketing platform Textlocal highlights a growing divide between the generations and even the genders on what’s seen as appropriate use of mobile phones in public places.  The research found that smartphone ownership has increased by 63% to more than 85% of the UK’s population,…

Which are the best wireless Bluetooth headphones for iPhone, Android?

Now that Apple has ditched its headphone jack on its latest iPhone 7, perhaps now is the time to buy yourself some wireless headphones. Thanks to the latest Bluetooth specification sound quality is improving all the time and in many cases performance from these wireless models is now on a par with wired headphones.  Last…

Moto X Style smartphone and new Moto 360 smartwatch now available in the UK

Motorola's colourful X Style smartphone and Moto 360 second generation smartwatch with black and cognac leather bands are now available to pre-order on motorola.co.uk. They will be available online from Carphone Warehouse from 25th September. Priced from £399.00 for the custom 32GB version, the Moto X Style can be fully customised in the Moto Maker online design studio with…

#IFA2015 trend report: five things we learned

IFA, Europe's biggest annual consumer electronics and home appliances show in Berlin, Germany, was packed full of exciting products as usual. Here are five key things we learned this year. 1. Women's smartwatches are definitely a thing While there have been some stylish-looking smartwatches released recently – the Apple Watch and the Alcatel OneTouch watch, especially – they are…