That iPhone in your pocket is old. Way older than you think. You’ve probably heard and reheard Steve Jobs’ lofty claim that the original iPhone was five years ahead of its time, but did you know that that rings true for nearly all of the subsequent models? And, more importantly, what new secrets can we learn from the company’s super-long development time? Read more
August 1st, 2012
Microsoft has taken the bold, if somewhat overdue decision to kill off Hotmail. The email client that’s been around almost as long as Take That has been transformed into a much more Metro-looking version of the Outlook brand. And it’s pretty decent. It looks like Microsoft’s finally figured out one crucial element of what makes an email client easy to use. Thing is, the transition hasn’t been completely smooth... Read more
July 31st, 2012
When is a handheld games console not a handheld games console? When, like the Wikipad, it’s too big to be taken on the train. Nintendo’s trying to enter this new space with the Wii U by letting users play serious console games at home on their own screen, but now the Wii U not the only player in the game, and Nintendo should be very worried... Read more
July 27th, 2012
Google is moving into broadband. And, as is the company's way, it's not doing things by halves. It's offering a quite ridiculous 1Gbit/sec, TV services, and a terabyte of cloud storage, all under the name of Google Fiber. It's firing a warning shot across the bow of Apple, Comcast, Virgin Media, Sky, BT, and anyone else with designs on your lounge. The phrase 'game changer' is used way too much nowadays, but in this case we feel it's justified. Read more
July 26th, 2012
So the Facebook phone rumour has reared its head once again. The latest news is that HTC is making it (as we previously heard), and it'll be out around the middle of next year. But is it really a wise investment for the social networking giant? Read more
About a year ago we brought you the full lowdown on what 4G is, how it works, and when it'll be coming to the UK. So what's happened over the last 12 months? Where are our 4G handsets? And when will we actually have 4G networks up and running? We've spoken to the industry experts for an update, and we have to warn you, there's a lot of squabbling going on… Read more
July 25th, 2012
The Nexus 7 has some issues. People who've already received theirs are complaining that the screen is leaking light. And now an expert has gone on record saying the device's display has its flaws. But it's not the only first generation of a product to ship in not completely mint condition. Read more
July 24th, 2012
You may not have heard of it, but a premium SMS scam is one of the most common ways of using your phone to diddle you out of your hard-earned. And with Android becoming more popular, the threat is only going to increase. But what is it? How does it work? And what can you do about it? We've spoken to the experts to bring you the lowdown on staying safe while using your mobile. Read more

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