Five Reasons Mobile App Entertainment is the Future

In recent years, VR and AR have become one of the primary topics in entertainment technology. However, even hopeful estimates place the advent of VR in the mid to late-2020s. Consumers still lack access to quality VR equipment, while companies from Xbox to Netflix have yet to implement meaningful VR projects. Instead, the future of…

New Xiaomi 5G smartphone can fully charge in 17 minutes

At a real-life launch, held at London's prestigious BAFTA venue and attended by ShinyShiny, Chinese phone brand Xiaomi announced a new range of 5G enabled smartphones.  And while you've probably never heard, or only vaguely heard, of the brand, Xiaomi - pronounced shau-mee - it is in fact the second-biggest mobile phone manufacturer in the…

Smartphone use up 1 hour a day since lockdown

The average adult now spends an extra hour a day on their smartphone or tablet as they increasingly rely on tech and apps during lockdown. Research among 2,000 adults revealed they now typically spend three hours and 25 minutes using their phone or tablet daily, compared to two hours and 27 minutes pre-lockdown – a…

Xiaomi introduces £229 5G smartphone to UK

Following Apple's recent 5G announcement, Chinese brand Xiaomi has announced several new 5G Android models for the UK including the Mi 10T Lite (pictured above) for £229. Building on Xiaomi’s existing technology, the Mi 10T Pro and Mi 10T feature new photography features. Both the Mi 10T Pro and Mi 10T offer a triple camera…

Make Running Your Home Business Much Easier

Of all the kinds of business you can run, one which you operate entirely from home has many distinct advantages, as well as a number of real challenges. Understanding how to deal with these specific challenges is something that you need to look into if you hope to make running that business considerably easier, and…

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…