smartphones

Moto G5S and G5S Plus reviewed: best budget phones

Moto G5S and G5S Plus reviewed: best budget phones

Motorola’s latest G series smartphones just got better.
Jan 4 2018, 4:36PM
Apple admits it slows down older iPhones

Apple admits it slows down older iPhones

The company says it slows down ageing iPhones to mitigate the effects of failing batteries.
Dec 21 2017, 5:39PM
iPhone X vs iPhone 7: How much better is Apple’s new flagship?

iPhone X vs iPhone 7: How much better is Apple’s new flagship?

The iPhone X is a stunning phone, but is it worth paying nearly double the iPhone 7?
Oct 31 2017, 1:42PM
Dos and don’ts for better battery life

Dos and don’ts for better battery life

How to extend the overall life of your device's battery and each individual charge.
Oct 27 2017, 12:18PM
Microsoft kills off Windows Phone

Microsoft kills off Windows Phone

The mobile operating system will only get security updates now. Is the Surface next for the chop?
Oct 10 2017, 8:56AM
Hands-on with the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Hands-on with the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Google’s second-generation flagship smartphones deliver on their promise – but at a price.
Oct 5 2017, 10:59AM
Sony Xperia XZ Premium review: a pretty or pointless 4K phone?

Sony Xperia XZ Premium review: a pretty or pointless 4K phone?

Sony's premium smartphone has a higher resolution than your TV, but can it beat the Galaxy S8?
Oct 2 2017, 9:20PM
Apple vs Samsung: smartphone shootout 2017

Apple vs Samsung: smartphone shootout 2017

Which is the best: the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, Galaxy S8 or Note 8? Or should you stick with the iPhone 7?
Sep 21 2017, 6:29AM
How to install iOS 11 – and what to do if it bricks your phone

How to install iOS 11 – and what to do if it bricks your phone

We explain how to minimise the chances of something going wrong, and what to do if it does.
Sep 20 2017, 7:42AM
Hands-on with the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

Hands-on with the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

We give our first impressions of Apple’s new lineup of smartphones.
Sep 13 2017, 7:06AM
What's new in iOS 11

What's new in iOS 11

Apple's new mobile operating system offers some major productivity improvements, particularly for iPads.
Sep 13 2017, 7:05AM
What's new in Android 8.0

What's new in Android 8.0

Users with recent Android devices should get a major system update over the coming months. Here's what to expect.
Sep 12 2017, 8:10PM
Moto Z2 Play review: a great-value modular phone

Moto Z2 Play review: a great-value modular phone

Its snap-on components work beautifully – but Motorola's latest mid-range handset is also a great phone in its own right.
Aug 20 2017, 12:05PM
Hands-on with the Moto Z2 Play: Motorola's new modular phone

Hands-on with the Moto Z2 Play: Motorola's new modular phone

We test-drive Motorola's latest mid-range handset and look at the company's new lineup of budget phones.
Jul 19 2017, 2:26PM
Best smartphones of 2017

Best smartphones of 2017

Whether you're on the hunt for a budget, mid-range or premium handset, we've selected a smartphone for you.
Jun 23 2017, 11:53AM
Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Apple iPhone 7

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Apple iPhone 7

Samsung's latest smartphone is very good – but is it good enough to convince iPhone users to make the switch?
May 12 2017, 12:30PM
Galaxy S8+ vs S8: hands-on with Samsung's new phones

Galaxy S8+ vs S8: hands-on with Samsung's new phones

Thinking of pre-ordering one of Samsung's latest flagship smartphones? We give our early verdicts to help you decide.
Mar 31 2017, 1:03PM
Facebook Messenger not working? Your phone might be too old

Facebook Messenger not working? Your phone might be too old

Certain smartphone users may have to find other ways to access their Facebook messages.
Mar 31 2017, 12:05PM
Photos: inside the Note 7 testing labs

Photos: inside the Note 7 testing labs

See how extensive testing found that batteries were, according to Samsung, the cause of severe overheating of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones.
Jan 24 2017, 10:46AM
Samsung explains how batteries caused Note 7 overheating

Samsung explains how batteries caused Note 7 overheating

The smartphone manufacturer has announced the results of extensive testing into the cause of the problem, and new quality assurance measures.
Jan 23 2017, 2:43PM

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