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Four awesome new Instagram features
5 June, 2018
If you love Instagram, you’ll love their latest raft of updates, making it more personal, more useful, and simply… more fun.
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.
QuikStories by GoPro app review
31 July, 2017
An intelligent app to automatically create stories from your footage...
How to take better selfies
21 June, 2017
As front facing cameras increase in quality, it's clear the selfie craze isn't going anywhere soon - so you may as well join 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
What is Periscope?
18 February, 2016
Want to know exactly what Periscope is and how to use it? Check out our great tips for live streaming on this awesome app.
Best phones for Instagram
18 December, 2015
The best phones for Instagram will help your account stand out from the crowd thanks to their top cameras. Check them out here.
Top tips for using Instagram
14 December, 2015
We're looking at the best ways to up your Instagram reputation. If you're looking to grow your follower-base, you should check this lot out...
Google to count calories in your foodie photos
3 June, 2015
The rise of artificial intelligence isn’t set to take over mankind just yet. For now, it’s going to count the calories in your Instagram posts.
Make the most of Instagram
5 February, 2015
Instagram gives everyone the chance to get creative with pictures. But how do you get started? Here are our tips to help you get the most from Instagram.
Best photo editing apps
3 February, 2015
Our smartphone is our camera. Here are a few photo editing apps that The Lowdown regularly uses to try and put ourselves in the best possible light.
10 essential apps for your new tablet or smartphone
7 January, 2015
Congratulations if you’re the lucky new owner of a smartphone or tablet. Hopefully you’ve managed to set it up without any problems, so now it’s time to think about the best apps to download.
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...