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What's new with Android 11?
16 November, 2020
Android 11 has been officially released, and it comes with a whole load of new features. We've rounded up some of our favourites right here.
Hands on with the Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL
15 October, 2019
Ready for the new Google Pixel 4 and 4? We get all the latest news about cameras, Motion Sense and screen size. Stick with the Lowdown to find out more.
How to delete your Google account from your Samsung Galaxy
29 July, 2019
There are lots of reasons why you might need to remove your Google account from your Samsung Galaxy phone – the question is, how do you do it...
Google Pixel 3a hands on
8 May, 2019
The Google Pixel 3a is giving you the best of Pixel at a fraction of the price. This is one mid-range phone that isn’t short of top-notch features.
5 amazing Pixel 3 accessories
16 November, 2018
If you've got a stunning new Google Pixel 3 smartphone, it deserves the best. So give it a treat with one of these amazing accessories
Google Pixel 3: your new camera
11 October, 2018
Google unveiled the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL this week. And it's one of the best camera phones ever, says Google. Here's what makes it so special.
Google Pixel 3 hands on
10 October, 2018
An in-depth look at Google’s latest flagship…
Google launches Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL
9 October, 2018
Google has officially launched its new Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones. And they're Google's best. Here's what we know from the launch.
Google Pie – what it means for me
8 August, 2018
All about Google’s latest version of Android, and some exciting features.We take a look at what's new, and when you can expect to see it on your smartphone.
OK Google: help me!
27 July, 2018
Why do movie characters never Google their way out of a tight spot? What would happen to these film plots if they had access to mobile data or broadband?
What to expect from the Pixel 3
23 July, 2018
We’re here to whet your appetite with a few of the rumours doing the rounds about what might be in store with the Pixel 3
Our guide to your first Android smartphone
4 July, 2018
So, you’ve got your first Android smartphone, but you’re not sure how to make the most of it. Well, here are a few useful tips to get started with.
Can Google Translate help you talk football?
26 June, 2018
Watching the World Cup with fans of other teams can be fun. And if you're worried about the language barrier, you can use Google Translate on your phone.
Google Assistant: the story so far
4 June, 2018
Google Assistant is your very own voice-controlled virtual assistant, ready to help you out at a moment's notice. Here's how to get it, and how to use it.
What is Google Family Link?
22 May, 2018
If your child is new to their Android phone – it may well be their first ever phone – you’ll want to make sure they’re safe while they explore. Here's how.
Android P's top 5 features
18 May, 2018
Google's Android P operating system update is the most ambitious yet. Here are five of its features that we're most looking forward to using.
5 of the best things from Google I/O 2018
16 May, 2018
The dust has now settled at I/O 2018, Google's annual developer conference. Let's take a look back at fiver of our favourite moments from the big event.
New Nokia phones: which is best for you?
20 April, 2018
There are some great new Nokia Android smartphones on the way in 2018. Which one is best for you? We'll help you make the right decision.
When is Android Oreo coming to my phone?
6 February, 2018
Android Oreo is Google's latest operating system, and it's rolling out to all the major phone manufacturers. Find out when your handset is due to get it.
Three new photo apps from Google
5 January, 2018
Google has just released three new photography apps to improve your selfies and vidoes, called Storyboard, Selfissimo and Scrubbies. Let's check them out.
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 find your SIM card number on Android
30 April, 2019
Finding your SIM number...
How to find your PUK code
30 July, 2019
It can be frustrating if your phone's asking you for a 'PUK code' and you don't know...
How to manually enter Vodafone APN settings
25 April, 2019
How to enter the Vodafone APN settings...
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....
Removing stuck notifications on Android phones
30 July, 2019
It can be frustrating if notifications get stuck on your Home screen or lock screen,...
How to fix a mobile internet connection
3 February, 2017
If you're having problems with your mobile internet connection, here are some tips...
Virgin mobile APN Settings
30 July, 2019
If you're trying to access mobile internet or send multimedia messages on the Virgin...
Fixing video problems on Samsung phones
29 July, 2019
If you see the message 'Can't Play Video' when you try and watch one from your Gallery,...
O2 APN Settings
3 May, 2019
If you're trying to access mobile internet or send multimedia messages on the O2...