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Best value smartphone for $500

Best value smartphone for $500

Best value smartphone for $500

Tom wants to know which smartphone around $500 is the best value.

Your smartphone is listening to you

Yes, your smartphone is listening to your conversations

Your smartphone is listening to you

Drew shows you how to disallow your smartphone apps from listening to you.

New smartphone unfolds into a tablet

New smartphone unfolds into a tablet

New smartphone unfolds into a tablet

Samsung’s revolutionary smartphone, which folds out into a tablet computer, will be available in the ...

Deleting apps on your smartphone

Hand holding smartphone deleting apps

Deleting apps on your smartphone

Learn how to delete apps on your iPhone or Android phone.

How to spice up your texts

How to spice up your texts

How to spice up your texts

Here’s how to access and use emojis and GIFs for the most fun over text.

Smartphone browsing basics

Smartphone browsing basics

Smartphone browsing basics

Tips for using a new smartphone or if you just want to brush up on ...

Backing up your Android phone

Backing up your Android phone

Backing up your Android phone

Ron wants to know how to back up his Samsung Android phone.

You can’t live without these apps

You can’t live without these apps

You can’t live without these apps

These apps make life so much more convenient. Have you got them on your smartphone?

How to make a song your ringtone

Tech Q&A: how can I turn a song into a custom ringtone?

How to make a song your ringtone

Albert wants to use a song as his ringtone on his smartphone and we explain ...

Make a movie on your smartphone

smart phone movie

Make a movie on your smartphone

Diane wants to know the easiest way to make a movie from her travel videos. ...

Why your phone battery keeps dying

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Why your phone battery keeps dying

Here are five common reasons why your phone battery is depleting so fast.

Using your phone as a smart remote

phone remote

Using your phone as a smart remote

Ever wanted one device to control everything? We tell you how.

Apps that will change your life

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Apps that will change your life

Save money, time and make life easier by downloading these tools.

Double your battery life

Double your battery life

Double your battery life

We’ve found the top five battery extenders for all your devices.

Preparing your phone for an overseas trip

Preparing your phone for an overseas trip

Preparing your phone for an overseas trip

Anne explains how to get the most out of your smartphone whilst overseas, without the ...

Free up space on your device

Free up space on your device

Free up space on your device

Deleting items you don’t use will free up space and make your device run faster.

Understanding your smartphone

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Understanding your smartphone

This guide will walk you through the components and features of your device, from A ...

How to speed up your smartphone

How to speed up your smartphone

How to speed up your smartphone

Is your smartphone or tablet running a little slow? These tips will get it up ...

Is banking on my phone safe?

Person uses their phone and an atm is phone banking a safe option

Is banking on my phone safe?

Being able to bank on the move seems great, but how safe is it?

Why you should update your apps

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Why you should update your apps

If you want your apps to work properly, don’t hesitate when it comes to updates.

Set up an iPhone or iPad hotspot

How to set up a wifi hotspot on iPhone and iPad

Set up an iPhone or iPad hotspot

A wifi hotspot allows you to share your mobile data with other devices and people ...

Are you killing your smartphone?

Are you killing your smartphone?

Are you killing your smartphone?

You may be killing your phone by committing these battery-charging mistakes.

Creating folders on Android devices

Creating folders on Android devices

Creating folders on Android devices

Anne shows you how to create folders on your Android device.

How to play anything on your car radio

Playing music in the car

How to play anything on your car radio

Wouldn’t long trips be much nicer with your favourite albums, podcasts or audiobooks?

How to take a screenshot

How to take a screenshot

How to take a screenshot

Find out how to take a picture of what’s on your screen.

Five apps everyone forgets

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Five apps everyone forgets

Keep your brain in tip-top shape, your budget under control and your bowels at ease.

Text and take notes hands-free

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Text and take notes hands-free

Give your thumbs a rest with these tricky tech tips.

Which features use the most data?

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Which features use the most data?

Stretch your device’s data plan further with these handy tips.

Three smartphone keyboards

Using smartphone keyboard app in the car

Three smartphone keyboards

These three keyboard apps will make it easier to type on your smartphone.

App of the month: September

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App of the month: September

Gain access to university lectures and transform your photos into beautiful paintings.

Five best portable battery chargers

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Five best portable battery chargers

A portable battery charger is a traveller’s best friend.

Best cases for your smartphone

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Best cases for your smartphone

A guide on the best phone cases iPhone, Android or Windows phones.

App of the month – August

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App of the month – August

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is back, and see thousands of artworks in HD.

How to check for updates

How to check for updates

How to check for updates

Out of date software can slow down your device and make it vulnerable to hackers.

Increase your phone’s photo storage

Couple take a selfie on their smartphone increase your phone storage

Increase your phone’s photo storage

This handy app can increase your phone’s photo storage space by seven times.

How to make your phone read to you

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How to make your phone read to you

For those who find screens difficult to read, here’s a tip to make your phone ...

Beginner’s guide to Instagram

How to use Instagram on iPhone, iPad and Android

Beginner’s guide to Instagram

Instagram is a fun and simple social network that revolves around beautiful photographs.

Ways to make your data last longer

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Ways to make your data last longer

Easy ways to cut down on data usage on your iPhone or Android.

How to bookmark websites

Senior man sets bookmarks on his tablet for easy internet browsing

How to bookmark websites

Bookmark your favourite websites to access them quickly and easily.

How to use Spotlight Search

How to use Spotlight Search

How to use Spotlight Search

Searching for something on your smartphone or tablet? Learn how to do it quickly.

Tech Q&A: Android noise cancelling

Senior man tries to activate noise cancelling on his android smartphone

Tech Q&A: Android noise cancelling

Fred wrote in recently asking if it’s possible to cancel background noise on his Android ...

Extend the life of your smartphone

Extend the life of your smartphone

Extend the life of your smartphone

These five tips will extend the life of your phone and keep money in your ...

How to move from Android to iOS

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How to move from Android to iOS

Find out what’s involved before you purchase a new smartphone or tablet.

How to better organise your apps

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How to better organise your apps

Is it time to organise your smartphone apps? Well we know just how to do ...

App of the month March 2016

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App of the month March 2016

Do you ever draw a blank on the name of a song? Or how about ...

App of the month February 2016

App of the month doctor checks a mole for skin cancer

App of the month February 2016

Keeping your moles under control and your calorie intake in check has never been easier.

Set up a medical ID on your phone

How to set up a medical ID on your phone in case of emergency

Set up a medical ID on your phone

We show you how to set up a medical ID on your phone, in case ...

How to sell your old smartphone

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How to sell your old smartphone

You could make some extra money by selling your old smartphone or tablet.

App of the month January 2016

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App of the month January 2016

Create or watch fun live streams or relax with the new Cut the Rope game. ...

Taking better photos in low light

Taking better photos in low light

Taking better photos in low light

Take the perfect lowlight smartphone photo every time.

App of the month roundup

App of the month roundup

App of the month roundup

Discover the best apps of the year for iPhone, iPad and Android.

App of the month October

App of the month October

App of the month October

Read an innovative new novel in app form and get motivated to learn some new ...

App of the month August

App of the month August

App of the month August

Rustle up a meal and find the perfect match for your dog with these free ...

Scam puts smartphone users at risk

Scam puts smartphone users at risk

Scam puts smartphone users at risk

Scam risk for 95 per cent of Android users.

Free talk and text with WhatsApp

Free talk and text with WhatsApp

Free talk and text with WhatsApp

WhatsApp Messenger is a free messaging app available for your smartphone.

Robots run new Japanese hotel

Robots run new Japanese hotel

Robots run new Japanese hotel

Japan’s Henn-na hotel, will be almost completely run by ‘actroid’ androids.

Find your smartphone

Find your smartphone

Find your smartphone

These free apps will make sure that you can find your smartphone if you ever ...

App of the month February

App of the month February

App of the month February

Keep track of your flights and listen to music for free with the app of ...

Using your smartphone for wifi

Using your smartphone for wifi

Using your smartphone for wifi

Here’s how to turn your smartphone into a personal wifi hotspot.

App of the month January

App of the month January

App of the month January

Effortlessly digitise your film photos and keep on top of your New Year’s resolutions.

Top five free photo apps

Top five free photo apps

Top five free photo apps

Get the most out of your smartphone with these top five free photo apps.

Top five worldwide scams

Top five worldwide scams

Top five worldwide scams

Top five worldwide scams everyone should watch out for.

Free easy-to-use smartphone keyboards

Free easy-to-use smartphone keyboards

Free easy-to-use smartphone keyboards

These new smartphone keyboards can get you typing faster than ever before.

Simplify your Android smartphone

Simplify your Android smartphone

Simplify your Android smartphone

A new app for Android smartphones make them easy to use.

Money saving travel apps

Money saving travel apps

Money saving travel apps

Apps are making travel more \affordable, but which ones are worth downloading?

Protect your smartphone

Protect your smartphone

Protect your smartphone

Take care of your smartphone with these three protection tips.

Is your smartphone being tracked?

Is your smartphone being tracked?

Is your smartphone being tracked?

New spy software could allow your partner to record all your smartphone activity.

Great gadget: dual-screen phone

Great gadget: dual-screen phone

Great gadget: dual-screen phone

Russia enters the smartphone race with a dual-screened smartphone.

When your smartphone freezes

What to do when your smartphone freezes

When your smartphone freezes

Drew explains how to stop your smartphone from freezing.

Keep your smart device charged

Keep your smart device charged

Keep your smart device charged

Drew explains how a battery case can keep your device charged.

Handy drug apps

Handy drug apps

Handy drug apps

Does it ever feel like the pile of pills you pop each day just keeps ...

Keeping a budget on the go

Keeping a budget on the go

Keeping a budget on the go

Drew reviews three budgeting apps to help you manage your finances.

Google Wallet

Google Wallet

Google Wallet

A new online payment system with free money transfers.

Stopping ‘junk calls’

Stopping ‘junk calls’

Stopping ‘junk calls’

Drew explains how to stop telemarketers disturbing you

Google indoor maps

Google indoor maps

Google indoor maps

Google has launched indoor maps for 200 locations across the country.

Best new mobile games

Best new mobile games

Best new mobile games

Drew shares the three free Apple and Android games which are breaking download records

Dangerous skin cancer apps

Dangerous skin cancer apps

Dangerous skin cancer apps

Several phone applications claim to be able to judge whether a skin lesion is cancerous

Free smartphone antivirus app

Free smartphone antivirus app

Free smartphone antivirus app

Protect yourself with a free smartphone virus protector

Making the most of your digital photos

Making the most of your digital photos

Making the most of your digital photos

People use digital cameras to document important moments in life, yet rarely are such ...

Custom ringtones

Custom ringtones

Custom ringtones

Try this simple step-by-step guide to give your phone a custom ringtone

Technology on the go

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Technology on the go

Life on the road can be hard, but when you have access to the ...

Smartphone insurance

Smartphone insurance

Smartphone insurance

Smartphones are really just mini computers these days. Unlike computers, however, we shove them ...

Apps to make you ‘appy

Apps to make you ‘appy

Apps to make you ‘appy

These days there’s an app for just about anything and the YOURLifeChoices team loves a new app. But which ones made our list of top ten favourite apps?     ...

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