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Network perks for savvy students
25 July, 2018
When it comes to choosing a mobile network, why not with the one that gives you what you want? We run through some of the great network benefits on offer.
Could you use a ton of data?
5 March, 2018
100GB monthly data deals are now a thing. But are they really worth it? Would you ever use that much? We take a look at what you can do with a ton of data.
8 great updates on your favourite apps
29 November, 2017
New features are being added to your favourite apps all the time. To make sure you don't miss out, here's our round-up of the best recent updates.
The most popular apps of our time
27 April, 2017
With over 2.2 billion smartphone users worldwide, Carphone Warehouse and HTC wanted to find out which apps are the most popular
4 ways to make savings on international calls
19 April, 2017
Making and taking calls while overseas doesn't need to cost you an arm and a leg. Here are four ways to make sure you don't run into any surprise bills
WhatsApp to stop working on older phones
7 December, 2016
WhatsApp has announced that its service will stop working on a number of phones and operating systems, including Apple, Android and Windows Phones...
7 Facebook Messenger secret tips
31 May, 2016
We've got seven secret tips about Facebook Messenger to help you get the most from the chat service - from giant thumbs up to basketball games.
8 things you didn't know about WhatsApp
16 May, 2016
WhatsApp Web is now available on all platforms, including iOS, Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry, but did you know these secrets?
What is conversational commerce?
2 February, 2016
The future of SMS and other internet-based messaging services could be about to change with the advent of conversational commerce.
WhatsApp goes free
19 January, 2016
WhatsApp is dropping its 69p annual subscription fee so it can entice more users from the developing world, and it says it won't be introducing ads either.
Best video calling apps for any smartphone
17 July, 2015
Whether you and your friends use Android or iPhone, these top video calling apps will let you see each other while you speak.
David Cameron wants to ban WhatsApp
14 July, 2015
Following a press conference on 13 July 2015, the prime minister wants online instant messaging services banned, to protect Britain.
Living with a 90s mobile phone in 2015
9 July, 2015
What's it like to live with a mobile phone released in 1996 for a week? Do we take our smartphones for granted? Let's find out.
Make the most of WhatsApp
24 June, 2015
WhatsApp is everyone’s favourite instant messaging app. But are you making the most of it? Check out our top hints and tips.
Do you speak emoji?
13 May, 2015
Ever been a bit confused by all those faces and pictures in you kids' text messages? Don't worry, you're not alone - they're called emojis.
Introducing the awesome new iPhones
12 September, 2018
iPhone XS and XS Max – and iPhone XR, coming soon
What is bill capping?
21 September, 2018
How to limit your bill and avoid nasty surprises.
How to avoid paying too much for your phone
8 November, 2017
If you’re at the end of your contract, here are some money-saving tips…
What do the symbols on my screen mean?
28 March, 2018
Find out what all the symbols on your phone screen actually mean...
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...
iPhone Xs vs iPhone X: what's the difference?
19 September, 2018
How Apple's new flagship compares with the old…
How to fix a mobile internet connection
3 February, 2017
If you're having problems with your mobile internet connection, here are some tips...
Sony Xperia XZ3 unveiled at IFA 2018
30 August, 2018
The phone that thinks it’s a TV…
Data test: How much is 1GB?
1 June, 2017
Those videos that automatically play on Facebook and Twitter could be pushing you...
Our favourite mobile tech of IFA 2018
3 September, 2018
The best mobile gadgets coming out this year...