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battery life

Consumer group Which? has found that updating your smartphone’s software to the latest version of operating system may have an adverse effect on battery life and storage. Manufacturers generally urge users to download and upgrade to the latest software when it is available. Indeed, both Apple and Android claim the latest versions of iOS and Nougat improve […]

Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go was unleashed in the UK yesterday and has already become wildly popular.  But, gamers have been shocked to learn that using the app through a Google account, particularly on an Apple device, means granting the game’s developers, Niantic Labs, ‘full access’ to your account.  Similarly, for Android users, that means access to your phone’s camera, contacts, location, […]

iCloud

Some of your most important, valuable data, is stored on your phone or tablet. Imagine then, you drop your iPhone in the toilet or leave your iPad on the train; if you haven’t backed your data up, it will vanish with your device. And it’s not just photos and videos, this also includes your contacts, calendars, notes, reminders and documents. Fortunately, backing […]

new emojis

Bacon, an avocado, a kiwi fruit, a Pinocchio lying face and a selfie are among 72 new emojis set to be released later this month.  The Unicode Consortium, the body that controls and approves software standards for characters, has accepted the new emojis for release on June 21.  The new images will add to the 1,601 […]

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