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# smartphone - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Your phone will have better reception if you hold it in your right hand

Although the type of phone you have will also make a difference.

This is what you should expect from Apple's major iPhone event tonight

The start of September is the time Apple unveils its new iPhone and a few changes are bound.

# smartphone - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Here is a quicker way to delete large apps on your phone

If you need to free up space quickly, there is a more efficient way of doing it.

# smartphone - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Pokémon Go-related car accident kills woman in Japan

The driver was playing the game when he hit and killed one woman and injured another.

# smartphone - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

There's a new version of Android out, but good luck getting your hands on it

Unless you have a Nexus device, you’ll be waiting a while.

# smartphone - Saturday 13 August, 2016

How much do you really know about your phone?*

*Not your phone specifically, but the features that make it what it is.

# smartphone - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Android apps can be used to track your whereabouts without you knowing

Researchers found a way to figure out a phone’s whereabouts without relying on GPS or WiFi.

# smartphone - Monday 8 August, 2016

Young man shot dead while playing Pokemon Go at San Francisco tourist attraction

The 20-year-old and his friend had noticed someone watching them from the top of a hill.

Another major security flaw has been discovered on Android phones

And it affects more than 900 million devices.

# smartphone - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Vodafone's attempt at a higher-end phone gets it mostly right Tech Review This post contains images

Vodafone's attempt at a higher-end phone gets it mostly right

After experimenting with a number of cheap devices, Vodafone is now thinking bigger.

Want to try out new phone features before anyone else? Sign up for beta testing

Once you’re aware of the obvious risks with such an approach, it’s useful in trying out features in advance.

# smartphone - Saturday 6 August, 2016

It has been a very tough week for the makers of Pokémon Go

Problems with the game, cheaters and shutting down popular sites has put Niantic Labs in the firing line, but it’s recovering.

# smartphone - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Your phone's battery life is being used to track you online

Tracking scripts can be used to read a device’s battery level, allowing a site or ad to identify the same person from different visits.

# smartphone - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

The next generation of phones will unlock by just looking at them

Iris scanning is the next major unlocking method for your smartphone.

Samsung's Note 7 is a larger, refined version of its best smartphone

The success of the S7 clearly influenced the design and ideas of the latest Galaxy Note smartphone.

# smartphone - Sunday 31 July, 2016

This is how you know if your phone is protected by encryption

Most modern smartphones have it enabled by default, but it’s easy to check just in case.

This Irish man is trying to help refugees overcome a major information problem SMS

This Irish man is trying to help refugees overcome a major information problem

And through the use of an old tech.

# smartphone - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Pokémon Go players urged to keep away from Fukushima disaster zone

The list of places wanting to keep players away is growing.

# smartphone - Sunday 24 July, 2016

There's a way to get a more accurate read of your phone's reception

You can get the exact decibel signal strength of your phone’s reception if you know how.

# smartphone - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

A US holocaust museum is asking Pokémon Go players to keep away

The museum is trying to remove itself from the game as people visit it to catch Pokémon.

# smartphone - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

# smartphone - Monday 11 July, 2016

What the heck is Pokémon Go - and why is it so popular?

To think it all started out as an April Fools’ joke.

# smartphone - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Blackberry is killing off its last traditional keyboard phone

The company said the Classic had “long surpassed the average lifespan for a smartphone in today’s market”.

# smartphone - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Video ads on mobile games annoying you? There is a way around it

Although there is a catch.

# smartphone - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Need some help relaxing? These app could help you out

Need some help relaxing? These app could help you out

Because everyone needs a little bit of time to unwind.

# smartphone - Thursday 30 June, 2016

It turns out recording gigs on your phone is something that irks Apple too

The tech giant has been given a patent for technology that could prevent anyone from taking photos or recording footage at a performance.

# smartphone - Monday 27 June, 2016

Relying on texts to help protect your accounts is no longer a good idea

You really should be using two-step authentication, but it’s best to switch to apps dedicated to the task if you haven’t already.

Seoul brings in traffic signs telling smartphone addicts to look up more often

The pilot scheme will warn smartphone users to pay attention to their surroundings.

# smartphone - Saturday 18 June, 2016

These football apps will help pass the time in-between games

Because what else are you going to do while the Euros aren’t on?

# smartphone - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

There's a simple rule that can help you improve your photos

The rule of thirds exists for a good reason.

# smartphone - Thursday 9 June, 2016

You should take down this smartphone code when you get the chance

If your phone is stolen, then it will certainly come in handy.

# smartphone - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Screen glare is always a problem, but there are ways to reduce it

Brighter days can make it harder to see what is on your phone, but it’s not too difficult to change.

# smartphone - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Sony has a new smartphone range, but does X mark the spot? Smartphone This post contains images

Sony has a new smartphone range, but does X mark the spot?

The Xperia gets a new range of smartphones, but is the X the beginning of something new and better?

If your phone overheats, this is what you can do to cool it down

Hot temperatures can cause long-term damage to your phone if you’re not careful.

# smartphone - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Australia is putting traffic lights on the ground for pedestrians glued to their phones

The initiative is to be trialled in an attempt to drive down the road death toll.

# smartphone - Thursday 2 June, 2016

# smartphone - Monday 30 May, 2016

There's a way to set a sleep timer for your music apps

Handy for those who like to doze off to a soundtrack.

# smartphone - Friday 27 May, 2016

Charging your phone using public USB ports isn't as safe as you might think

One more thing to keep in mind the next time you have a low battery.

# smartphone - Saturday 21 May, 2016

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring advanced listening, specific volume control and not cracking eggs.

# smartphone - Friday 20 May, 2016

Unlocking your PC by using your phone's fingerprint scanner? It's coming

Both Apple and Microsoft are working on their own ways to unlock a computer using a phone’s fingerprint scanner.