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Biggest mobile advancements of 2016
9 December, 2016
We take a retrospective look at the biggest mobile technology advancements of 2016, including iris scanners, always-on displays and dual lenses
Are modular phones still the future?
19 September, 2016
Google’s modular smartphone, Project Ara, has been cancelled. So is the future of the smartphone world still modular? If so, who else is innovating?
The benefits of dual lens photography
16 September, 2016
iPhone 7 Plus, Huawei P9 and LG G5 all have dual lens cameras, but they all do different things. We're exploring the difference between the three
5 of the best phones for summer
23 June, 2016
From camping to days out in the park, if you're heading out into the summer sun, we've got 5 of the best phones for summer
Camera comparison: S7 vs G5 vs P9
9 May, 2016
How does the Samsung Galaxy S7, LG G5 and Huawei P9 compare in the camera world?
Camera phone jargon explained
14 April, 2016
Confused about all the techie words used to describe your phone's camera? Read our guide to camera jargon and get shooting like a pro.
Outdoor screen test: S7 vs G5 vs P9
12 April, 2016
The sun is shining, which is normally bad news for our phones…
LG G5 vs LG G4
31 March, 2016
How much of an upgrade is LG's new phone?
Always-on displays compared: S7 vs G5
29 March, 2016
Which gives the most useful information?
Samsung Galaxy S7 vs LG G5
24 March, 2016
Mega mobile match up...
What are LG Friends?
1 March, 2016
Introducing LG Friends, a range of accessories that work alongside the LG G5 to improve the already sterling smartphone experience.
MWC 2016 roundup
25 February, 2016
The biggest names to come out of MWC 2016 - Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, Sony Xperia X, LG G5, Alcatel Idol 4 and Huawei Mate Book.
LG IPS Quantum Display explained
22 February, 2016
The LG G5 has some pretty interesting technology, and one of the most futuristic bits is the IPS Quantum Display. So we've explored exactly what it is.
LG G5 arrives
21 February, 2016
The world’s media is gathering in Barcelona to watch the launch of the new LG G5. Join them on the live stream at 1PM.
LG G5 to have Bang & Olufsen sound
19 February, 2016
The LG G5 will have Bang & Olufsen sound quality thanks to a partnership between the South Korean phone maker and B&O PLAY.
LG G5 has a touch-enabled case
11 February, 2016
LG has unveiled a new Quick Cover case for the unannounced LG G5 that lets you answer calls without flipping open the protective front of the case.
LG G5 to have always-on display
10 February, 2016
The LG G5 will have an always-on display, letting you easily see your latest notifications without even touching the phone.
MWC 2016: What to expect
8 February, 2016
Over at The Lowdown, we're all looking forward to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, set to kick off on 21 February. This is what you can expect
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?...