It's been awhile since the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 made headlines for catching fire on a plane. But considering the pervasiveness of smartphones, it's relatively rare we hear about phones exploding, let alone catching the moment on film.
Adventurous, outdoorsy types may be wary of taking their expensive smartphones out when skiing, hiking, or even off-road driving – but Land Rover could have the answer. It's created a new, ultra-rugged smartphone named the Explore.
Damaging your mobile phone can prove very costly. The average cost of repairing a cracked screen, for example, is £55, while resolving software issues typically costs £37. And replacing a handset that is beyond repair can set you back hundreds of
Effective today, texting, tweeting, or otherwise staring at one's phone while crossing a street in Honolulu will be a fineable offense. First timers face penalties of up to $35 and repeat offenders run the risk of owing up to $99. See
In a few years, BMW's cars may not come with keys at all. That's the latest report from the company, which suggested at the Frankfurt Motor Show that the days of the traditional car key are numbered. Ian Robertson, chief of sales and
The iPhone 8 is coming to market soon, and as people clamour to get the new device, others want their soon to be outdated phone to have a timeless quality. How do they want to do that? They want to cover them in gold. See also: Pair of
Internet-connected smart devices are becoming more and more prevalent. We're reaching the point where most things in a home can be controlled by a mobile phone app. Heating systems, lighting, security systems – tech companies are
More than three quarters of people take their mobile phone into the toilet with them - and continue to work from the throne. Some 58% have sent an email to their boss or a client from the toilet, while one in twenty joined a conference call. A
The fact is children and technology are a match made in heaven, or hell, depending on which screen-time camp you fall into. One mum who definitely knows where she stands on the whole to ban or not to ban discussion is Karly Tophill.
Owners of Android phones are being warned that they are vulnerable to hackers, who could steal data, gain control of the phone and plant malware. The problem's believed to affect a whopping 900 million phones worldwide that run on chips
Choosing what toys to buy for your children can be difficult. It's likely they will want exactly what their friends have, but sometimes this can end up being unaffordable. But what about the toys and gadgets you do choose to give them? What
Ever been on a date with someone who can’t stop browsing Facebook, flicking through Snapchat or, God forbid, swiping on Tinder? Steve Tyler, who runs The Gin Tub in Hove, was sick of seeing people glued to their iPhones rather than having a chat, so he decided to use 19th century technology to make phones useless in his bar. Steve created a Faraday cage, a tin box that blocks electrical fields, invented in 1836 by physicist Michael Faraday.
With music, apps, photos and videos, it's easy to use up all the storage on your smartphone. Here's what to delete if your storage is full. See also: Six of the best smartphone
As technology progresses, more and more functions are becoming available on mobile phones. From contactless payments to digital boarding passes, there is very little now that can't be done directly from the palm of our hand. And now it
Getty Images/iStockphoto In a generation over-powered by the smartphone, it's no wonder we encounter hundreds of people embarking on their daily commute while their eyes are glued to their mobile devices. But, as research has shown,
Bentley In a world where technology is ever changing, smart phones are becoming increasingly expensive, as their creators constantly stuff more features into their latest
Getty Images The Apple iWatch is the latest device to be slammed by road safety campaigners as a dangerous distraction to motorists. While those using mobile phones behind the wheel have come under fire from police, those using one of the
Got 50p to give away? Then give it to EE. You'll queue jump all the other customers hanging on for service at an EE/Orange contact centre. Think of it as a kind of priority boarding, but for mobile customers. If you refuse to stump up the
Young drivers in Britain are more likely to snap a selfie while driving than their peers in other European countries, a new report has
An AS-level student at King's College School in Wimbledon has created an app for smartphones that aims to relieve some of the traffic chaos and tension caused by the daily school
Supermarket giant Tesco will launch an own-brand smartphone this year, as well as a new version of the Hudl tablet. Chief executive Philip Clarke told the BBC that the success of the company's Hudl tablet and the growth of digital