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This week's Lowdown: New emojis are coming!
12 February, 2019
A set of new emojis, a healthy approach to screen-time for kids and a feelgood story to end with – it’s all here in our weekly roundup.
What does Facebook know about you?
6 April, 2018
Social media users are now starting to discover the extent of the data Facebook has stored about them. We explore what you can do about about it.
Could you use a ton of data?
5 March, 2018
100GB monthly data deals are now a thing. But are they really worth it? Would you ever use that much? We take a look at what you can do with a ton of data.
This week: Bitesize mobile news
15 September, 2017
If you think you might have missed any of the latest tech news, help is at hand. We've rounded up the best of the week's big tech stories.
Google takes on Twitter with own news feed
26 July, 2017
Google will launch an improved news stream called feed in the coming weeeks, to take on the likes of Facebook and Twitter...
What can you do with 30GB data?
7 June, 2017
With some of the UK's biggest networks offering ginormous monthly data bundles, we thought we'd take a look at what 30GB actually gets you...
The most popular apps of our time
27 April, 2017
With over 2.2 billion smartphone users worldwide, Carphone Warehouse and HTC wanted to find out which apps are the most popular
5 amazing Facebook features coming soon
12 July, 2016
Facebook are making some major changes for 2016. Here are five exciting new features coming soon. Be sure to keep an eye out for them.
How to make money with Instagram
25 June, 2016
Have you always dreamt of travelling the world and being paid to do so? The secret might have been sitting in your smartphone all along
7 Facebook Messenger secret tips
31 May, 2016
We've got seven secret tips about Facebook Messenger to help you get the most from the chat service - from giant thumbs up to basketball games.
Why is everyone talking about chatbots?
13 April, 2016
Following Microsoft's AI chatbot, Tay, which failed to impress Twitter users, Facebook has announced Messenger Platform
App Review: MSQRD
15 March, 2016
It’s one of the most spectacular face-swapping apps around…
A dislike button and event read receipts - what's Facebook thinking?
16 September, 2015
With Facebook unveiling a dislike button and event read receipts, you have to ask the question: What's Zuckerberg thinking?
Are you doing Facebook right?
21 July, 2015
Facebook is the most popular social network in the world, with over 1 billion monthly users. But are you using is right?
App Review: Hooks
15 July, 2015
Get notifications and custom alerts for all the things that matter in your life with this nifty new app. You'll be hooked.
Oculus Rift will launch early 2016
6 May, 2015
The wait is almost over for the Oculus Rift's long awaited virtual reality headset, following announcements that it will be available in early 2016
Is it possible to leave Facebook?
5 May, 2015
Have you ever wanted to chuck in the towel when it comes to social media, and enjoy a life not ruled by likes and shares? Here's how.
The future of social networks
24 April, 2015
Social networks are changing. Take a look at what the future holds for social media and what the likes of Facebook and Twitter will have to deal with.
What do the symbols on my screen mean?
28 March, 2018
Find out what all the symbols on your phone screen actually mean...
How to manually enter Vodafone APN settings
25 April, 2019
How to enter the Vodafone APN settings...
How to find your SIM card number on Android
30 April, 2019
Finding your SIM number...
iPhone Xs vs iPhone X: what's the difference?
19 September, 2018
How Apple's new flagship compares with the old…
How to move from an iPhone to a Samsung Galaxy
28 April, 2019
Here's how to transfer pictures, videos and other data to your new Samsung Galaxy....
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...
iPhone Xs vs Xs Max: what's the difference?
27 September, 2018
Which new iPhone is the one for you?
O2 APN Settings
3 May, 2019
If you're trying to access mobile internet or send multimedia messages on the O2...
iPhone 7 vs iPhone 8
24 October, 2017
What's the difference between two of the best iPhones that have ever been released?...