We have allowed mobile phones into our children’s lives far too early

We have allowed mobile phones into our children's lives far too early

T take a look around you when you’re on the bus. Eventually, you’ll find yourself in the company of a small child in a pushchair. Chances are, the child will be unusually quiet for its age and that is for one simple reason: a smartphone in its little fist. It’s a blessing for the infant’s … Read more

How to Answer Your Phone on Earbuds, PC, Mac or Google Assistant

How to Answer Your Phone on Earbuds, PC, Mac or Google Assistant

Photo: David Nield/Gizmodo In terms of productivity and convenience, having more than one way to do something—archive an email, take a screenshot, search the web—is usually better than having a single method. You can pick whichever one suits you best, or even jump between these approaches as situations change. With that in mind, we want … Read more

Best iPhone deals 2022: Top contract offers on iPhone 13, 13 Pro, 13 mini, and more

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Buying a new smartphone is rarely a fun experience. However, when it comes to new iPhone deals, Apple fans are spoilt, as there are a wealth of affordable options on the whole range of devices so you’re not overpaying on your contract or being underserved with the amount of data you use. But which one … Read more

Pixel 5a, Galaxy S21 FE

Pixel 5a, Galaxy S21 FE

Photo: Sam Rutherford/Gizmodo I don’t consider myself an audiophile but I appreciate a good pair of wired headphones. It’s why you’ll find me wearing Sennheiser HD650 (OK, fine, the Massdrop XX version) on most days. When it comes to listening on mobile, I’ve been backed into a corner by the slow extinction of 3.5mm headphone … Read more

How to Record Video When Protesting, Pulled Over, or in Danger

How to Record Video When Protesting, Pulled Over, or in Danger

There are numerous situations where you might want to quickly record a video on your phone without it actually looking like you’re recording a video on your phone, whether you’re looking to stay safe in a vulnerable situation, protesting in a country that doesn’t necessarily want to see anyone protesting, or keeping law enforcement accountable. … Read more

The Best Phones for People Who Hate Upgrading

The Best Phones for People Who Hate Upgrading

Photo: mokjc (Shutterstock) For the longest time, it was standard practice to buy a new phone every two years. Some companies even tried to make swapping out your phone ounce a year the norm. However, the phones of today don’t slow to a crawl after one or two years like they used to. Hardware has … Read more

India sixteen $725M from Chinese phone maker Xiaomi over transfers

India sixteen $725M from Chinese phone maker Xiaomi over transfers

Authorities in India seized $725 million from smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi on Saturday after an investigation found that the Chinese company broke the country’s foreign exchange laws by making illegal money transfers abroad. The Enforcement Directorate, India’s financial investigation agency, tweeted that it had seized the amount from Xiaomi’s local unit. The move comes after an … Read more

DIY Rotary Cell Phone Kit with E-Paper, OLED Displays For Sale

DIY Rotary Cell Phone Kit with E-Paper, OLED Displays For Sale

In 2020, Justine Haupt came up with a brilliant design for a mobile phone that was free of productivity-killing distractions. Even better, it was made to look like a 40-year-old rotary phone. Two years later, a promised purchasable diy-kit allowing anyone to build their owncomplete with a working rotary dial, is finally here. ace we … Read more

5 Things to Check Before Selling or Trading in an Old Phone

5 Things to Check Before Selling or Trading in an Old Phone

When it’s time to upgrade your phone, you can substantially cut down on the cost of a new handset by either trading in or selling your old one. Before you part ways with your older smartphone, though, you need to run through some quick and simple checks to make sure you’re taking all of your … Read more

Poco F4 GT Confirmed with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

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Poco, the smartphone sub-brand of Xiaomi, is about to release its highest-spec phone yet. The Poco F4 GT looks and sounds like a gaming phone, and in an exclusive pre-launch interview the company’s head of product marketing Angus Ng revealed to Tech Advisor a spec sheet to match – but insists the device isn’t exclusively … Read more