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How to set up your Amazon Echo
5 March, 2019
So, you’ve gone and got yourself an Amazon Echo – but how can you set it up when you don’t have one to ask for help yet? That’s what we’re here for.
Hands-on with Apple HomePod
15 February, 2018
It’s the smart speaker and home assistant with Siri built-in…
Where will virtual assistants appear next?
29 January, 2018
Over the past few years, we've become quite reliant on the virtual assistants. But where will they take us next?
10 signs you need a virtual assistant
8 December, 2017
Do you need a virtual assistant? If you recognise any of these ten tell-tale signs, the answer may well be 'yes'.
What is machine learning?
3 November, 2017
We investigate the rise (and history) of machine learning, and what it means for the future of your smartphone.
Discover Alexa's new skills
21 September, 2017
The Alexa smart home assistant inside Amazon’s Echo is always evolving. Since launch, it's learned lots of new skills - read on to find out more...
Meet the virtual assistants
15 May, 2017
If you don't know your Siri from your Alexa, we've put together this guide to virtual assistants, to make sure you're up to date on the latest...
Google Assistant coming to Android phones
6 March, 2017
After starting life on Google Pixel, Google Assistant will be coming to more Android smartphones through an over-the-air update soon...
Alexa is your new virtual assistant
29 September, 2016
Amazon Echo, along with the Alexa Voice Service, is your new virtual assistant and Bluetooth speaker in one. Let's check out what it can do.
Which virtual assistant is best?
23 July, 2015
Cortana, Google Now or BlackBerry Assistant - which should you choose?
Cortana coming to Android and iOS
26 May, 2015
Do you have an Android-powered smartphone or an iPhone and feel like you’re missing out on Microsoft’s Cortana? She's coming to you.
Accessibility options on smartphones
23 March, 2015
If you or someone you know is visually impaired, or has problems hearing, you'll still find a range of features which help you use most smartphones.
Cortana now tracks your workouts
9 February, 2015
Microsoft's personal assistant Cortana (yes, she from Halo) has some new features - she'll now watch you while you work out and judge you
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...
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 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...
iPhone Xs vs iPhone X: what's the difference?
19 September, 2018
How Apple's new flagship compares with the old…
Our latest smartphones
3 March, 2019
Our round-up of the best phones available to order from Carphone Warehouse...
How to fix a mobile internet connection
3 February, 2017
If you're having problems with your mobile internet connection, here are some tips...
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,...