A big test in Manchester has pointed to the new EE 4G coverage in the city being less comprehensive than you might think but still more impressive than standard 3G connections. The research was carried out by the mobile coverage firm RootMetrics in November using standard shop bought Samsung Galaxy S3 devices. What they discovered is that less than half of Manchester city...

Sometimes there is just nothing you can do to stop your mobile phone being damaged, is there? However, in other situations you could have done so by simply not being a complete plonker. Here are the top 5 unusual mobile phone insurance claim reasons received by the mobileinsurance site in the last year. Inside a Cow A Devon farmer had a cow that was going to give birth...

What’s the dirtiest thing in your house right now? Could it be your toilet seat, your kitchen work surface or maybe that old sock which fell down the space at the side of the bed about a year ago and which you then completely forgot about? Actually, there is a good chance that the thing which contains most horrible bacteria is something which you touch and hold up to...

Do you remember a time when Blackberry owners would flaunt messenger in the faces of other phone owners. How times of changed with services such Apple’s iMessages and Samsung’s ChatON paving the way for other smartphone owners to chat and interact with their buddies over the air. This week we’ve gotten word from Samsung about their ChatON service and how innovations...

So, you buy an apparently indestructible new phone which costs you a king’s ransom and you head out to town to show it off a little. You are still a bit wary about damaging it so what do you need to avoid carrying with it in your pockets to make sure you don’t scratch the screen? Probably the first things you will think of are your keys and that loose change which...

What would you do if you were refused a refund? Ask to speak to the manager, call customer services or trash the joint? Not many people would take the third option but that’s precisely what has happened today in a T-Mobile store in Manchester. Jason Codner goes berserk No, that’s not the title of a hilarious movie but is an apt description of what Mr Codner did today...

Mobile phone apps might help people with Parkinson’s regain their confidence communicating, according to research. Dr. Roger Eglin, of the University of Portsmouth’s Department of Creative Technologies, hopes to develop smartphone apps that allow people with Parkinson’s improve their speech, enabling them to be better understood by friends, family and...

A new research by TalkTalk reveals that using mobile phones to call, in spite of the rise of digital communications and other communication platforms, is as popular as it has always been. The Look Who’s Talking study that was conducted by TalkTalk Mobile has found that around 10.7 million people still have the time to call home on a weekly basis. The study found...

Mobile phones have drastically changed the way we live and our lives and are incredibly convenient. However, when we are stuck in a place or situation with a dead battery, it feels like its the end of the world. Luckily, Nokero found a way to solve that problem with its solar panel mobile phone charging system. According to a study by the Hong Kong- and Denver-based company,...

Phone manufacturer and designer Burnside Telecom has revealed today that people from the UK are split when it comes to the usage of mobile phones and landline. The survey, which had 3000 UK respondents, found that 52 percent of consumers would choose to use their mobile phones and leave their landlines for good, leaving 47 percent of respondents to not give up their landlines....