Tag: Smartphone

  • The 10 best alternative news apps for iPhone, iPad and Android

    The 10 best alternative news apps for iPhone, iPad and Android

    We’re not in Fleet Street any more, Toto. Changing news habits haven’t killed off traditional newspapers just yet, but they have sparked new ways of finding and consuming news. Smartphones and tablets are central to this, with a glut of apps exploring new ways to aggregate, personalise and deliver news, whether we’re browsing one-handed on […]

  • Apple Pay: what businesses need to consider before diving in

    Apple Pay: what businesses need to consider before diving in

    Apple Pay launched to mixed fanfare in the UK last week and both sides have, as expected, been debated to death. It’s easy to see why people are excited when the average US Apple Pay user has already shown themselves to be bigger spenders, but speaking with several executives at the Wired Money conference, it’s […]

  • Drive like Bond, James Bond: Express tests the Land Rover smartphone car remote control

    Drive like Bond, James Bond: Express tests the Land Rover smartphone car remote control

    You can now take your Range Rover Sport for a spin, without opening the car door. Land Rover’s smart motor can be started, dropped into gear – and driven down the road using only a smartphone app. The technology spookily similar to the gadget featured in Tomorrow Never Dies, which sees Pierce Brosnan’s James Bond […]

  • Text neck: how smartphones are damaging our spines

    Text neck: how smartphones are damaging our spines

    Are smartphones a pain in the neck? According to new research carried out by a US doctor, they are far worse – “text neck” is becoming an epidemic that could lead to permanent damage. The posture we adopt as we stare at our phones, according to the surgeon behind the paper, increases the stress on […]