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Have a headphone jack on your iPhone 7

If you want a headphone jack on your iPhone 7, and refuse to pay money for some new headphones, there's good news for you! Say hello to The Fuze, which is a case which adds in the ability to use 3.5mm headphones, and there's no need for unsightly adaptors or anything like that. It comes…

Now Galaxy Note 7 phones are overheating?

Samsung have had a nightmare with the whole 'exploding battery' thing, concerning the Galaxy Note 7. Well, there's reports that they're overheating now. Will it ever end?! Over at the Wall Street Journal, they say that Samsung is “looking into consumer complaints" in the States and South Korea. It seems like people got replacement phones,…

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BlackBerry smartphones RIP

BlackBerry smartphones RIP

It will come of no surprise to you, but now it is really official - BlackBerry have stopped making smartphones. Once upon a time, you couldn't move for kids clicking away on BBM, and politicians and business-people had very important calls to make on their BlackBerry phones. Not anymore. This comes after another quarterly loss,…

Please don't drill your iPhone 7

The headphone jack has gone missing from the iPhone 7, which means users will either have to buy some new headphones that transmit your tunes via bluetooth, or you'll have to get an adaptor. Whatever you do, don't fall for a prank that's doing the rounds, and drill a hole into your Apple phone. Of…

Galaxy Note 7 to return to Europe

Samsung have been having an absolute nightmare over their exploding Galaxy Note 7 devices. Now that they've apologised, and sorted out the issues, they're planning on re-releasing the smartphone through Europe before the year is out. It is looking like November, if you're keen. Reviews of the phone have been pretty good, before they started…

New Google mobile on October 4th?

Google have been hinting that they were going to release their own smartphone, and now they've dropped the biggest hint yet, that one will be unleashed on the world on October 4th. In a rather vague teaser, Google announced that something will be happening on that date, with a shape that looks like a mobile…

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EU roaming charges, scrapped

EU roaming charges, scrapped

Remember when the European Commission said they were getting rid of roaming charges, and then introduced some nonsense 90 day limit? Well, they were yelled at by all and sundry, and went back to have a rethink. Now, they've given in to the pressure, and said that mobile roaming charges are going to be scrapped…

Vodafone gives new ways of barring spam

Spam phone calls are a nuisance for many, and for more vulnerable customers they can be downright dangerous. Well, Vodafone are going to give their customers new ways of discreetly blocking spam calls getting through to you. This is a response to consumer requests, as well as hitting back at a scam which saw a…

WhatsApp make group chat more annoying

Have you found yourself in a WhatsApp group chat which started off well, but then some people you know spoil it by using it to talk about what they're having for their tea, or something else that would be more suited to messaging one person, RATHER THAN EVERYONE JUST STOP IT ALREADY. Sorry. It's a…

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The hissing iPhone 7 problem

The hissing iPhone 7 problem

iPhone 7 and 7 Plus owners have been talking about a hissing sound that has been coming from their devices. It looks like this could be something to do with the phone's new A10 Fusion processor, because it seems like the noise only happens when the smartphone is processing big files or programs. There's no…

Samsung say sorry for exploding batteries

A member of the top-brass at Samsung has put out a video, saying sorry for the battery incidents regarding the new Galaxy Note 7. "With battery cell defects in some of our Note 7 phones, we did not meet the standard of excellence that you expect and deserve. For that, we apologise, especially for those…

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iOS 10 porn trouble

iOS 10 porn trouble

There's been trouble with Apple's iOS 10 update, and we've got a guide to help you fix your iPhone if the update wrecked your phone. Now, T-Mobile has warned iPhone owners not to download iOS 10, tweeting: "Do not download iOS10", to people who have the iPhone 6, 6+ and 5SE handsets. "We are getting…

Samsung 'fix' exploding batteries

You may recall our story about Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 devices being in danger of exploding. Well, Samsung are doing a recall, and as well as that, they've announced something of a fix - but it isn't great. Basically, they've issued a software update that caps your battery to 60%, so it won't overheat. So…

How to fix your iPhone after iOS 10 problem

Apple have launched the iOS 10 update, but for a lot of iPhone owners, the whole thing has caused nothing but problems. Many took to the various social media channels to complain about installation problems, while some people say that the whole thing has bricked their phones, which is hugely irritating. Apple says that the…

EU to rethink free mobile roaming

We've spoken about the EU scrapping mobile roaming charges, and obviously, getting rid of these extra costs is a good thing. However, days after the initiative launched, the EU have pulled the plug on it all, while they have a rethink. The European Commission's blueprint draft has been withdrawn after commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, gave…