From clumsy ‘bricks’ to pocket-sized computers – Rory Cellan-Jones explores the rise of mobile phones through the years.
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There are plenty of savings to be made by regularly switching suppliers, but not everyone is keen to take the plunge. What stops you from switching?
Have you heard of ‘FluBot’? The spyware is spreading among Android devices and could steal your passwords. Here’s how it works.
It’s all very well equipping phones with longer-lasting hardware, but it’s self defeating if the software can’t keep up. Do you agree brands should be doing more?
You should always check that you’re calling official numbers when contacting businesses and organisations. Our guest, from the Phone-paid Services Authority, explains why.
You might have noticed WhatsApp asking you to accept its new terms and conditions recently – are you on board, or are you considering switching away?
Ofcom has announced that, from December 2021, mobile phone providers will no longer be able to sell phones locked to their network
Many of us have been forced to change our working habits, but has this altered our smartphone usage as well? RootMetrics has taken a look at the impact.
I’m currently in the market for a new phone, but with no Google services or apps, I won’t be buying a new Huawei. Is it game over for them in the west?
A convincing fake text message purporting to be from O2 is doing the rounds. Have you received it? Here’s what makes this one particularly dangerous.
With the deadline for self-assessments tax returns this Friday, ‘smishing’ scammers are looking to take advantage. Have you been sent a dodgy SMS text message?
The launch of Huawei’s latest phones this week is a reminder of how dependent we have become on Google. Would life really be difficult without it?
Mobile providers are rolling out 5G networks in cities across the UK – but is it worth it yet? I borrowed a 5G phone to find out.
The latest generation of mobile connections has been switched on, but what will it mean for us in our day-to-day lives?