Tag: smartphone

Is technology now a natural part of growing up?

by , Guest Author Technology 7 July 2014
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Children using gadgets on sofa

Now more than ever, technology is playing a huge part in our daily lives. But while technology can be a means of learning, is it preventing children from being children? (more about tech and kids...)

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Pat and Rob on the case for free mobile unlocking

by , Conversation Editor Technology 10 June 2014
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Unlock Better Mobile Deals logo

In under two weeks, more than 17,500 people have signed our petition to Unlock Better Mobile Deals. We don’t think handsets should be locked to a network after you’ve left – here's Pat and Rob to explain why. (more about mobile unlocking...)

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We want to unlock better mobile phone deals

by , Campaign Manager Technology 29 May 2014
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Unlock Better Mobile Deals logo

Today we launch our campaign to Unlock Better Mobile Deals. You shouldn’t be trapped in contracts that aren’t right for you, or be stuck with locked phones when your contract ends. And we need your help. (help us unlock mobiles...)

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PhonepayPlus: New rights if you charge apps to your phone bill

by , PhonepayPlus Chairman Technology 28 May 2014
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Google Play Store

Today PhonepayPlus launched a pilot to regulate app store purchases that are charged to your phone bill. Here’s the regulator’s Chairman to explain the new payment method and the protections that come with it. (more about buying apps...)

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Your view: revolting against bad battery life

by , Conversation Editor Technology 16 May 2014
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Bad smartphone battery life continues to get you worked up, with views coming in from Facebook, Twitter and here on Which? Convo. Is battery life one of your top considerations when buying a smartphone? (more about battery life...)

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£89 – a smart price for a smartphone?

by , Technology Researcher Technology 15 May 2014
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Moto E

Are you still to make the step-up to the world of smartphones? Well, despite the number of ads showing that everyone owns an all-singing, all-dancing handset, that’s far from the case. Could the Moto E change that? (more about Moto E...)

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Should all smartphones come with radio built-in?

by , Technology Researcher Technology 29 April 2014
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Woman using smartphone and headphones

Radio’s been around since the 19th century. It’s a relatively simple technology and yet FM tuners aren’t built into all smartphones. Yes, there are radio apps, but with data caps, should all phones have built-in radio? (more about smartphone radio...)

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Your view: you’re never too old for modern technology

by , Conversation Editor Technology 25 April 2014
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Man with smartphone

I’m glad I had the courage to ask the question of whether you can be too old for new tech. It had the distinct possibility of back-firing, but instead the Which? Convo community gave me gold after gold comment. (more about your comments...)

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What’s my phone warranty really worth?

by , Campaigns Team Technology 7 April 2014
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Cartoon of big phone and little man

Less than a year ago, I forked out for a brand new HTC One. Yet when I ran into a problem with it this weekend, T-Mobile told me it wasn't covered by my warranty. But should the repairs have been covered? (more about phone problems...)

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I have no time for smartwatches

by , Conversation Editor Technology 2 April 2014
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Sony Smartwatch 2

There’s been a lot of talk of smartwatches, but as much as they might make me look like Inspector Gadget, I’m not buying. I’m not buying any of the arguments for them, nor will I be buying any from the shops. (more about smartwatches...)

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Have you got a collection of computers at home?

by , Senior Technology Researcher Technology 20 March 2014
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Laptop, tablet and phone

For many the time when we just had one computer taking up an entire desk or table somewhere in the house is long gone. Now we tend to have an ever expanding computing collection – which device is your favourite? (more about computer collections...)

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Wearable tech has a future (whether you like it or not)

by , Technology Researcher Technology 18 March 2014
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Sony Core

Last September I asked Which? Conversation readers a simple question: what’s the most you would pay for a smartwatch? The response was even less than ‘not very much’… (more about wearable tech..)

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Will QR codes lower your energy bills?

by , Head of Campaigns Energy & Home 11 March 2014
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QR code

Want a cheaper energy deal? Can't be bothered with the rigmarole of finding your energy bills, plugging details into a price comparison site and choosing the best deal? Could QR codes on energy bills be the answer? (more about QR codes...)

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