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What are the most popular apps?

One of the joys about having a device is the world of apps at your fingertips. You can customise your homescreen to house all the things that matter to you most. We download apps in droves and spend hours and hours scrolling through them. Which apps do we like the …

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What are the most popular gadgets of all time?

Smartphones, consoles, MP3 players… whatever their purpose, we all love gadgets. They might be a luxury item or they might be needed to make our lives easier. We anticipate new releases and are in awe at how much can fit in a tiny package. We’ve looked at the facts and …

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How the iPhone changed the world

Apple have recently celebrated a milestone birthday – this summer marks 10 years since the launch of the revolutionary iPhone. After a decade with the device, it’s hard to remember what life was before the App store, FaceTime and iMessage. We have had plenty of different versions; each more aesthetically …

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How to make your phone faster: 8 easy ways to speed up your device!

It’s amazing that just 15 years ago, people were still using dial-up and dumb phones. Since then, we’ve been spoiled by broadband and smartphones. Even a minor slowdown can be seriously frustrating nowadays. While most modern devices are built for speed, they still need attention every now and then to …

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7 realistic ways to use your phone less

Smartphones grant us access to an endless stream of entertainment and let us talk to anyone we want whenever we like. It’s no surprise, then, that a lot of us are quite attached to our devices. In a 2016 poll by Common Sense Media, 50% of teenagers said they were …

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How to clean your phone (and keep it clean!)

If you’re reading this on a phone, we’ve got some bad news: that device in your hands, that wonderful sleek handset that connects you to the world, is crawling with germs. There’s science to prove it too. Here’s a quick rundown (grab a bucket, just in case)… – A London …

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Two months on: is the Nintendo Switch worth it?

The Nintendo Switch hit shelves two months ago and reaction to the console has generally been positive. But is it worth splashing your hard-earned cash on one? Here’s our verdict… The Concept Nintendo love a gimmick, although their experiments don’t always pay off. The DS and the Wii were huge successes …

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How quickly does your phone depreciate in value?

As tech gets ever more complex and new models launch more frequently, your smartphone loses value pretty quickly. But did you know your phone could be shedding value even faster than your car? It’s true. New cars might be notorious for their depreciation, but our research has uncovered that your …

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