samsung
Here Are My 5 Biggest Questions About the Galaxy Note 10

According to a new report from CNET, the Galaxy Note 10 is set to launch on 7th August in New York City, which based on the 9th August launch for the Note 9 last year, seems about right. But more important than the Note 10's launch, is what Samsung has planned for its next big phone. Read More >>

smartphones
How to Make Any Smartphone More Accessible and Easier to Use

We’re not all blessed with 20/20 vision, super-sharp hearing and the dexterity to easily operate a touchscreen – and even for those of us who are, it’s unlikely to last. Whether you’re adapting a phone for yourself or a friend or family member, these are all the ways you can adapt Android and iOS to make them more accessible. Read More >>

apple
Can You Actually Use iCloud on Windows and Android?

Whisper it quietly, but a few holes are starting to appear in Apple’s walled garden: AirPlay on TVs. Apple Music on Android. iCloud on the web. And now, a revamped, updated iCloud app for Windows. As Apple shows hints of being more cross-platform-friendly than it has been in the past, is its iCloud suite now usable across Windows and Android? Read More >>

smartphones
After Samsung’s Galaxy Fold Disaster, Huawei Is Delaying Its Foldable Phone, Too

The Samsung Galaxy Fold was originally supposed to go on sale on 26 April, but after some early struggles and concerns about durability, Samsung postponed the Galaxy Fold’s launch in an attempt to fix those issues. But now, the Fold’s biggest bendy competitor—the Huawei Mate X—has been delayed, and somehow, it’s Samsung’s fault. Read More >>

google
You Can Now Sign Into Your Google Account on iOS Using an Android Phone

Google has been on a quest to kill the password, so in its latest efforts to further that agenda, the tech giant has now made it possible to log into your Google account on iOS devices by using an Android phone. Read More >>

apps
Shazam on Android Can Now Identify Songs Even When You’re Using Headphones

Not long after Apple acquired music recognition app Shazam last autumn, the music-ID service introduced a new feature called Pop-up that allowed it to identify songs being played on the device itself, in addition to outside sources. Read More >>

motorola
The Moto Z4 Is a Solid Mid-Range Contender, But it Might Be Time for a Reboot

While Samsung, Apple, Huawei, and others continue to push out £1,000 phones, Motorola has run in the other direction and completely abandoned the flagship market. That’s a pretty serious about-face from just two years ago when Motorola released the Moto Z2 Force, especially when you consider that the most expensive phone Motorola makes now is the Moto Z4. It's $500 in the US, and we're waiting on UK price confirmation, but will likely be somewhere around £450. Read More >>

privacy
How to Browse From Your Phone Anonymously

Keeping your browsing anonymous is just as important on your phone as it is on your laptop and desktop—whether you want to thwart the advertisers, stop big tech building up a profile on you, or just keep your browsing to yourself, you don’t want to leave your privacy to chance, especially considering we all use our phones for sensitive browsing more and more these days. Read More >>

phones
The Moto Z4’s Biggest Upgrade is Surprisingly Retro

By almost all accounts, 2018 was a pretty good year for Motorola and its parent company Lenovo. Total revenue hit $51 billion (up 12.5 per cent Year over Year), while Motorola itself returned to profitability in the second half of 2018. And with the Moto Z4, Motorola is hoping to continue that success with a device that offers higher-end features – including a headphone jack and Moto Mods, but with a more affordable price tag. Read More >>

huawei
Google Re-Adds Huawei Device to Android Q Beta Programme

The wild ride that is the U.S. trade ban on Huawei continues today as Google re-adds one of the Chinese manufacturer's phones to its Android Q beta program. Sure, why not? Read More >>

android
Why Some Android Phones Don’t Have the Play Store

Huawei phones, Amazon tablets, and Google Pixel phones all run Android, but one of those groups of devices doesn’t have access to the Google Play Store—and another could lose it very soon. But why is that? If you’re wondering what exactly Android is and isn’t and why the Play Store only seems to appear on some Android products, we’re about to lay out the details, and explain how it could affect your choice of devices in the future. Read More >>

apple
Do You Love or Hate Apple’s Locked Down App Store?

If there’s one thing you can’t accuse Apple of, it’s being hands off. That’s especially true when it comes to its App Store, where every app must pass muster with Apple’s lengthy App Store Review Guidelines. Read More >>

huawei
Huawei Shuts Down Own Rep Over June Release Date For Its Android OS

Overnight it was reported that Huawei would be releasing its own operating system to replace Android next month. Read More >>

smartphones
The Triggers That Make Us Check Our Phones Most Often… and How to Fight Them

Reaching for your phone in moments of silence, or because you simply struggle to disconnect, can be socially rude and emotionally tiring (especially if you’re a news fan). University of Washington researchers believe they have identified four common triggers that prompt us to take our phones out, and they’re the same across all ages. So below we outlined what they are, how to anticipate them, and what you can do to change your habits and spend less time staring at a screen. Read More >>

android
How to Remap the Buttons on Your Android Device to Do Nearly Anything You Want

Like a well-chosen keyboard shortcut, a button combination can save you some serious time on your phone – whether you want to snap a photo, launch a digital assistant, or take a screenshot. What you might not know is that you can change these button combinations to suit your own needs. Read More >>