Mobile technology news, reviews and advice
Google Pixel 2
Best smartphones for long battery life
2 August, 2018
We take a look at phones that boast a long battery life, including the Huawei P20 Pro, Samsung Galaxy S9+, and more
Get more out of your battery – and get a Free Health Check
14 June, 2018
There are plenty of easy ways that you can make your battery last longer. And we can help too with our free mobile health check. Find out more.
Top mobile myths - debunked
20 October, 2016
We've checked out the top 8 mobile myths, sorting fact from fiction so you can get the most from your smartphone.
This new sensor doesn't need a battery
8 December, 2015
A student has invented a temperature sensor that's powered by stray Wi-Fi signals, paving the way for better battery life in our smartphones.
Android Marshmallow's Doze solves battery woes
19 October, 2015
Doze on Android Marshmallow is the new battery-saving mode that's letting us keep away from the charger for longer. Find out everything about Doze here.
Jurassic Park Android battery comparison
10 July, 2015
With Jurassic World in the cinemas, we thought the best way to test the battery life of the best phones would be to watch the other 3 Jurassic Park movies.
New solar battery gets power from any light
22 June, 2015
A new type of battery promises to generate power from any light source, even indoors. That means unlimited clean power anywhere.
Is Facebook throttling your phone?
5 June, 2015
AVG has released its report into the worst Android apps for your phone's performance with the list being topped by Facebook, Spotify and Candy Crush.
The future of batteries is coming in 2015
22 May, 2015
Batteries haven't really changed for decades, but 2015 looks set to see a whole range of new technologies revolutionise the way we power our gadgets.
9 battery boosting tips for your Galaxy S6
22 April, 2015
Want to squeeze every last minute from you Samsung Galaxy S6? Then check out our top battery boosting tips for the new phone.
Mobile phone batteries explained
15 July, 2014
It's the source of all the power you need to keep your apps, games and more going but how much do you actually know about your battery
Phones we're looking forward to next in 2018
20 June, 2018
Look out for these new flagships in the second half of the year...
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 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...
Will your phone survive a holiday splash?
2 July, 2018
If you’re planning on taking your phone poolside, read on…
How much could you get for your old phone?
6 September, 2018
It pays to trade-in…
iPhone Xs vs iPhone X: what's the difference?
19 September, 2018
How Apple's new flagship compares with the old…
Screen resolution explained: Quad HD vs 4K
2 October, 2016
What's the real difference between 4K, Quad HD, Full HD and 2K?
Our pick of the best quick-charging phones
27 July, 2018
Charging your phone just got faster…
How do I keep my mobile number?
10 October, 2016
Here's how to make sure you're never without your number...