Mobile technology news, reviews and advice
Google Pixel 2
Hands-on with Apple HomePod
15 February, 2018
It’s the smart speaker and home assistant with Siri built-in…
Where will virtual assistants appear next?
29 January, 2018
Over the past few years, we've become quite reliant on the virtual assistants. But where will they take us next?
10 signs you need a virtual assistant
8 December, 2017
Do you need a virtual assistant? If you recognise any of these ten tell-tale signs, the answer may well be 'yes'.
What is machine learning?
3 November, 2017
We investigate the rise (and history) of machine learning, and what it means for the future of your smartphone.
Discover Alexa's new skills
21 September, 2017
The Alexa smart home assistant inside Amazon’s Echo is always evolving. Since launch, it's learned lots of new skills - read on to find out more...
Meet the virtual assistants
15 May, 2017
If you don't know your Siri from your Alexa, we've put together this guide to virtual assistants, to make sure you're up to date on the latest...
Google Assistant coming to Android phones
6 March, 2017
After starting life on Google Pixel, Google Assistant will be coming to more Android smartphones through an over-the-air update soon...
Alexa is your new virtual assistant
29 September, 2016
Amazon Echo, along with the Alexa Voice Service, is your new virtual assistant and Bluetooth speaker in one. Let's check out what it can do.
Which virtual assistant is best?
23 July, 2015
Cortana, Google Now or BlackBerry Assistant - which should you choose?
Cortana coming to Android and iOS
26 May, 2015
Do you have an Android-powered smartphone or an iPhone and feel like you’re missing out on Microsoft’s Cortana? She's coming to you.
Accessibility options on smartphones
23 March, 2015
If you or someone you know is visually impaired, or has problems hearing, you'll still find a range of features which help you use most smartphones.
Cortana now tracks your workouts
9 February, 2015
Microsoft's personal assistant Cortana (yes, she from Halo) has some new features - she'll now watch you while you work out and judge you
Which new Huawei P20 is for you?
29 March, 2018
The P20, P20 Lite and P20 Pro are now on sale. Choose one...
New Nokia phones: which is best for you?
20 April, 2018
Some great new Nokias are on the way. The choice is yours...
What do the symbols on my screen mean?
28 March, 2018
Find out what all the symbols on your phone screen actually mean...
The newest smartphones you need to know about
1 May, 2018
The flagship phones we're most looking forward to...
How to fix a mobile internet connection
3 February, 2017
If you're having problems with your mobile internet connection, here are some tips...
Data test: How much is 1GB?
1 June, 2017
Those videos that automatically play on Facebook and Twitter could be pushing you...
How do I keep my mobile number?
10 October, 2016
Here's how to make sure you're never without your number...
Screen resolution explained: Quad HD vs 4K
2 October, 2016
What's the real difference between 4K, Quad HD, Full HD and 2K?
How to upgrade your phone
1 February, 2017
Are you looking to upgrade to a new phone? This is what you need to know...
How to use Android Tap & Go
1 June, 2017
Are you the proud owner of a new Android-powered smartphone? This is how to simply...