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Best smartphones to take on holiday
10 May, 2019
Summer holidays are all about making great memories, so make sure you’ve got the perfect phone for snapping those poolside pics…
Why upgrade to Windows 10?
4 August, 2015
We went to the launch event of Windows 10 at London's Old Billingsgate Market to find out what Windows fans love about their phones
Top tips for Windows Phone 8.1
26 July, 2015
The Windows Phone 8.1 operating system brings with it loads of fantastic new extras to boost your mobile experience.
Living with the Microsoft Lumia 640
1 April, 2015
This week, we asked one of The Lowdown’s trusted reviewers to put down their Nexus 6 and see what it’s like to live with the Microsoft Lumia 640 for five days. This is what they thought…
Nokia's colourful smartphones
8 October, 2014
Nokia has released a range of colourful Lumia devices. Check out the full range and see which colour is perfect for you.
Built to last - Phones vs hockey stick
29 August, 2014
Some phones are built to last. We took five of the best phones and put them to the ultimate test. Can they withstand being hit with a hockey stick?
Our favourite metal phones and what makes them great
1 August, 2014
We love metal phones. They’re smooth, good looking, and almost every manufacturer is making them. Here are the best metal phones
Nokia Lumia 930 review
11 July, 2014
Nokia's latest phone is the new state of the art, with a well-built chassis housing and 20MP PureView camera - one of the best on the market
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 manually enter Vodafone APN settings
25 April, 2019
How to enter the Vodafone APN settings...
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 fix a mobile internet connection
3 February, 2017
If you're having problems with your mobile internet connection, here are some tips...
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....
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,...
Why are we heading to far flung destinations?
16 May, 2018
From a bustling city to a remote hideaway, our guide will help you discover new corners...
Virgin mobile APN Settings
30 July, 2019
If you're trying to access mobile internet or send multimedia messages on the Virgin...
Removing stuck notifications on Android phones
30 July, 2019
It can be frustrating if notifications get stuck on your Home screen or lock screen,...