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Samsung fined $14 million over misleading water resistance claims across its Galaxy smartphones
Samsung's Galaxy S7 being being used underwater at a trade show
Mobile Phones

Samsung fined $14 million over misleading water resistance claims across its Galaxy smartphones

The company admitted its smartphones would become corroded and stop working if the devices were charged while still wet
23 Jun 2022
What does the post-smartphone era have in store?
A woman using a mixed reality device in a highly saturated background
Hardware

What does the post-smartphone era have in store?

Now the smartphone is old hat, we should look forward to a new era of computing with mixed reality and wearables taking centre stage
21 Jun 2022
Why cutting-edge spacecraft use ancient computers
NASA illustration of the Moon landing
Hardware

Why cutting-edge spacecraft use ancient computers

Spacecraft exploring the solar system may be fast, but the computers on board are often old and slow
18 Jun 2022
Apple faces a catch-22 decision with iPhones and USB-C
iPhone with a USB-C cable rested on the screen, and an EU flag overlaid on the picture
Policy & legislation

Apple faces a catch-22 decision with iPhones and USB-C

The EU's decision to mandate USB-C across all electronics means Apple must either eat its words or anger its loyal customers once again
8 Jun 2022
Fairphone 4 Review: A modular phone for a wasteful world
Top-down shot of Fairphone 4
Google Android

Fairphone 4 Review: A modular phone for a wasteful world

The latest Fairphone is still the statement fashion piece to show your eco-friendliness, but better performance can be found elsewhere for a cheaper p…
6 Jun 2022
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 review: Y2K nostalgia
The Galaxy Z Flip 3 folded
Mobile Phones

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 review: Y2K nostalgia

Is the Flip 3 enough to bring the classic flip phone from simple nostalgic memories to actual modern-day reality?
31 May 2022
Live streaming is pushing IT infrastructure to its absolute limits
A crowd of people at a gig all filming
streaming

Live streaming is pushing IT infrastructure to its absolute limits

Live streaming is the most profligate bandwidth consumer and puts untold strain on our creaking infrastructure, which means Steve now has no idea when…
28 May 2022
MediaTek announces new 5G mmWave chipset and Wi-Fi 7 platforms
Mediatek
Mobile Phones

MediaTek announces new 5G mmWave chipset and Wi-Fi 7 platforms

The industry-first Wi-Fi 7 solutions will debut at Computex 2022 in Taipei, Taiwan
23 May 2022
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra review: A noteworthy flagship
A photograph of the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra stood up on a table
Mobile Phones

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra review: A noteworthy flagship

The latest Ultra version of the Galaxy S-series is heavily stocked but slightly dull
18 May 2022
Google launches Pixel 6a and new mobile wallet at I/O developer event
Google's Pixel 6a revealed on stage at Google I/O 22
Hardware

Google launches Pixel 6a and new mobile wallet at I/O developer event

The tech giant also gives a first glimpse at the Pixel 7, 7 Pro, and Pixel tablet
12 May 2022
Huawei P50 Pro review: A frustratingly brilliant Google-free smartphone
Huawei's P50 Pro smartphone
Mobile Phones

Huawei P50 Pro review: A frustratingly brilliant Google-free smartphone

With an app gallery stocked like never before, Huawei's latest P-series is almost good enough to take on Android
10 May 2022
The IT Pro Podcast: Is planned obsolescence real?
The IT Pro Podcast: Is planned obsolescence real?
Hardware

The IT Pro Podcast: Is planned obsolescence real?

When is a piece of tech officially past its sell-by date?
22 Apr 2022
Why computational photography is hitting new heights
A photograph of the Google Pixel 6 Pro face-down on a table
Mobile Phones

Why computational photography is hitting new heights

With AI-powered shooting on the Pixel 6 Pro and iPhone 13 Max Pro becoming this good, my trips to foreign climes resulted in proper cameras being left…
9 Apr 2022
Apple is reportedly scaling back iPhone SE production
iPhone SE front and back
Mobile Phones

Apple is reportedly scaling back iPhone SE production

A perfect storm of politics and supply chain issues is said to be hampering the production of the budget iPhone
29 Mar 2022
Astro Slide 5G review: Yin and yang
A photograph of the Astro Slide 5G
Mobile Phones

Astro Slide 5G review: Yin and yang

The most convincing modern twist on the Psion Series 5, even if its thickness means it will never break out of a niche
25 Mar 2022
Apple rumoured to be working on a hardware subscription service
The Apple iPhone 12 mini standing up on a bed
Mobile Phones

Apple rumoured to be working on a hardware subscription service

Tech giant to offer pay-monthly option, akin to a cloud subscription, for its iconic handsets
25 Mar 2022
Samsung reveals 5nm-powered A33 and A53 smartphones
Samsung's A33 5G handset
Mobile Phones

Samsung reveals 5nm-powered A33 and A53 smartphones

South Korean giant brings flagship power and 5G to the middle tier of the smartphone market
17 Mar 2022
The five most secure smartphones
iPhone 12 Pro Max phone on a table with the three camera lenses facing up
Mobile Phones

The five most secure smartphones

These secure smartphones ensure your data and privacy are protected
11 Mar 2022
What to expect from Apple's "Peek Performance" event on 8 March
A partially-closed Macbook displaying a range of colours
Hardware

What to expect from Apple's "Peek Performance" event on 8 March

Rumours suggest MacBook processor upgrades, a refreshed Mac Mini, and a new iPhone could be coming
7 Mar 2022
View from the airport: Networking at MWC 2022
The Qualcomm keynote at MWC 2022
Network & Internet

View from the airport: Networking at MWC 2022

From Wi-Fi 7 chips to tech boycotts, MWC’s return to Barcelona was like no other
4 Mar 2022
View from the airport: Hardware at MWC 2022
A sign at MWC 2022
Hardware

View from the airport: Hardware at MWC 2022

Flight cancellations and COVID-19 restrictions aren’t enough to dampen the glorious return of Mobile World Congress
3 Mar 2022
OnePlus 10 Pro hands-on review: A solo Pro with little sparkle
A photograph of the OnePlus 10 Pro
Google Android

OnePlus 10 Pro hands-on review: A solo Pro with little sparkle

A minor upgrade with no exact release date in the UK makes for a poor first impression of the 10 Pro
2 Mar 2022
IT Pro News In Review: UK likely to pay ransom, OnwardMobility shuts, and Russia blamed for hacks
IT Pro News In Review: UK likely to pay ransom, OnwardMobility shuts, and Russia blamed for hacksvideo
cyber security

IT Pro News In Review: UK likely to pay ransom, OnwardMobility shuts, and Russia blamed for hacks

Catch up on the biggest headlines of the week in just two minutes
25 Feb 2022
What devices can we expect from MWC 2022?
The exterior of the Fira de Barcelona venue at MWC 2019 with a full crowd
Hardware

What devices can we expect from MWC 2022?

New smartphones, tablets and laptops are set to be unveiled as the tech world descends on Barcelona once again
24 Feb 2022