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Windows Phone 8X by HTC: Review

Windows Phone 8X by HTC

The 8X is a flagship Windows Phone from HTC. But how does it fare against the strong competition of today’s smartphone market? Our very own Paul Drury reviews the 8X.

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New OrSaveIt app encourages impulse saving

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New mobile phone app OrSaveIt aims to turn you from an impulse buyer into an impulse saver. Money journalist Neil Faulkner looks at how it works.

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Is technology killing tradition?

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Reading a map, writing thank you notes and doing sums in our heads are just some of the skills being made obsolete by technology, according to new research.

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Would you take a class on how to use a smartphone or tablet?

An iPhone

Has the relentless advance of technology bamboozled us to the point that we now need classes to learn how to use our mobile phones? It seems so, as a number of further education colleges across the country have started offering tuition in this area.

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The smartphone fan's guide to 2013

Samsung flexible display prototype

It's been a big year in the gadget world and mobile phones are certainly no exception. But what does 2013 hold in store for smartphone fans?

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Blog: How to watch festive films using your smartphone

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Whether you love classics such as It’s A Wonderful Life, or Christmas comedies like Elf, you can use your smartphone to enjoy loads of yuletide flicks. Here’s how.


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Is iPhone popularity a mirage?

Apple iPhone

Ask anyone what the most popular smartphone is and they’ll probably give you the same answer: the iPhone. But is this true?

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Is 4G worth the fuss?

EE shop sign logo

EE, owner of Orange and T-Mobile, is now offering its customers much faster internet connection with a new, more expensive, 4G service. But is it worth the cost?

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TV goes social: The rise of the second screen

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Television viewers increasingly watch their favourite programmes with mobile devices in hand, using them to find info related to things they've seen, connect with other viewers, or generally browse or email during the adverts.

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Android vs. Apple: Which is best?

iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S3
As the gift-buying season looms, you may well be dreaming of a shiny new smartphone to adorn your pocket. But the big conundrum facing gadget-lovers today is: do I go for Android or Apple?  Read More…