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What is 5G?
12 April, 2018
If you find yourself confused by the mention of 5G, don't worry. We answer any questions you may have about this technology.
What do the symbols on my screen mean?
28 March, 2018
Your phone screen shows loads of handy information, but have you ever wondered what the symbols at the top mean? Read on to find out.
4G v LTE. What's the difference?
31 October, 2017
Tech jargon can be confusing. 4G and LTE aren't quite the same thing, so let us explain the difference. We also take a look at LTE-A and 5G.
4G coming to London Underground
17 August, 2017
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced plans to introduce a 4G network to the London Underground by 2019
Data test: How much is 1GB?
1 June, 2017
Did you know... whenever you access the internet through your smartphone, you’re using data. But how long does it take to use 1GB of data?
How to choose a new phone
1 February, 2017
Do you need an upgrade? Do you need some help choosing which new phone is right for you? Here are some handy tips.
iD's video series takes a trip to the circus
3 June, 2016
#DoYourOwnThing, the new campaign from iD, is a fascinating documentary-style series from the 4G mobile network…
How much mobile data do I need?
14 October, 2015
Mobile data opens a world of possibilities on your smartphone or tablet. But what is mobile data? Find out more below.
Moto G 4G vs HTC Desire 510
25 July, 2015
The HTC Desire 510 and Moto G 4G (2nd Gen) both come in at very similar prices, and only six months separate them. Choices...
iD network benefits
20 July, 2015
The network benefits of iD from Carphone Warehouse - the exciting new mobile network that puts you in control. Find out more
4G vs 3G
18 July, 2015
4G and 3G let you access the internet on your phone, but how do they compare when it comes to speed? Here's everything you need to know.
5 reasons to buy the LG Leon 4G
29 June, 2015
If you’re thinking of buying a new budget smartphone, the LG Leon 4G is a great choice. We’ve come up with five good reasons to get one.
Living with the Moto E (2015)
29 April, 2015
This week, we asked one of The Lowdown’s trusted reviewers to put down their Sony Xperia Z3 and see what it’s like to live with the new Moto E for five days. This is what they thought…
Things to do with loads of data
20 March, 2015
Want some ideas to get the most of your smartphone? Got lots of data and want some ideas for using it? We have plenty to tell you!
4G and beyond - the future of mobile data
20 March, 2015
Mobile internet has come a long way since 2G was launched around 20 years ago but what will the future hold for bits and bytes in the ether?
4G Moto E announced
26 February, 2015
Motorola today announced the Moto E with a traditional Motorola design, and some nifty specs for a budget friendly price tag.
Which mobile browser are you?
31 October, 2014
Mobile browsers, just like people, are individuals. They have their own quirks, and it's important to differentiate them to find the best browser for you.
EE turns on even faster 4G network
30 October, 2014
EE launched a new 4G+ mobile network, promising even faster internet speeds. It is around eight times faster than the average UK broadband connenction.
Why you should choose 4G
10 July, 2014
With the new mobile data standard of 4G on the rise, we're taking a look at the benefits of faster mobile data speeds
Great apps to make the most of your data allowance
9 July, 2014
You’ve got a big data allowance, so why not use it! Carphone Warehouse has got some great recommendations for the best apps to use while on the go.
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