Mobile Phone News // Tara Donnelly

Cook confirms April release date for Apple Watch
| By Tara Donnelly

Cook confirms April release date for Apple Watch

Apple CEO Tim Cook has confirmed that the anticipated Apple Watch will ship out in April.

Samsung in talks to buy BlackBerry?
| By Tara Donnelly

Samsung in talks to buy BlackBerry?

Samsung may be in talks to buy embattled smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry in a $7.2 billion deal.

Apple Watch iPhone app revealed
| By Tara Donnelly

Apple Watch iPhone app revealed

Screenshots of the Apple Watch's companion app for iPhone have leaked, revealing more details about Apple's first-ever wearable.

New tricks at CES: introducing pet wearables
| By Tara Donnelly

New tricks at CES: introducing pet wearables

If you’re a dog owner wishing you could keep an eye on your canine companion 24/7, several new ‘pet wearables’ are hitting the market this year.

The best cocktail apps for New Year's Eve
| By Tara Donnelly

The best cocktail apps for New Year's Eve

The best how-to apps to get you mixing drinks like a pro this New Year's Eve.

Tips and tricks for Google Now
| By Tara Donnelly

Tips and tricks for Google Now

A complete overview of how to get up and running with Google Now, what you can use it for, and a few other tips that just might come in handy.

Google planning kid-friendly versions of YouTube, Chrome and more
| By Tara Donnelly

Google planning kid-friendly versions of YouTube, Chrome and more

Google has confirmed that it is working on kid-safe versions of some of its most popular products, including YouTube, Chrome and the Google search engine.

Smart ring wearable branded 'the worst product ever'
| By Tara Donnelly

Smart ring wearable branded 'the worst product ever'

The Logbar smart ring is being panned by reviewers as ‘the worst product ever made' - here's why.

Microsoft Band wearable on sale Thursday...but only in US
| By Tara Donnelly

Microsoft Band wearable on sale Thursday...but only in US

Surprise! Microsoft has unexpectedly confirmed that the Microsoft Band will be available to US customers starting October 30.

Spotify announces Family subscriptions, Google Play Music makes use of Songza
| By Tara Donnelly

Spotify announces Family subscriptions, Google Play Music makes use of Songza

Both Spotify and Google Play Music have made changes to their respective streaming services this week.

Google's Security Key hopes to hack-proof your Gmail
| By Tara Donnelly

Google's Security Key hopes to hack-proof your Gmail

Google has launched support for Security Key, a form of two-step verification that goes beyond a simple password.

New iPads include carrier-free SIM to let customers switch between plans
| By Tara Donnelly

New iPads include carrier-free SIM to let customers switch between plans

Plot twist: the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 include a built-in ‘Apple SIM’ that will make it much easier for customers to switch between telcos.

Say hello to the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3
| By Tara Donnelly

Say hello to the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3

In a thankfully U2-free event, Apple revealed its newest additions to the iPad range: introducing the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3.

No, really: Will.i.am to release his own smartwatch
| By Tara Donnelly

No, really: Will.i.am to release his own smartwatch

Who cares about Apple, when Black Eyed Pea Will.i.am is getting ready to launch his own smartwatch?

iPhone 6 review: new look design, but more of the same
| By Tara Donnelly

iPhone 6 review: new look design, but more of the same

We tested out Apple's smaller flagship smartphone to determine if it's worth your hard-earned money.

Apple maybe killing Beats Music, maybe not
| By Tara Donnelly

Apple maybe killing Beats Music, maybe not

Reports suggest Apple is planning to discontinue Beats Music in favour of its own iTunes service.

What is iMessage?
| By Tara Donnelly

What is iMessage?

How to use iMessage to send texts, photos and videos cheaply between Apple devices.

Reasons to love (and hate) the Apple Watch
| By Tara Donnelly

Reasons to love (and hate) the Apple Watch

Apple has finally revealed its long-awaited wearable device - but does the Apple Watch live up to the hype, or fall disappointingly short?

Microsoft unveils 'selfie phone' Lumias
| By Tara Donnelly

Microsoft unveils 'selfie phone' Lumias

Microsoft has announced three new mid and high-end Lumia devices - including the new 'selfie phone' and a new 'affordable flagship'.

No, I don't want an iWatch - unless it does this
| By Tara Donnelly

No, I don't want an iWatch - unless it does this

We love the idea of an Apple smartwatch, but will it meet our expectations?

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