Google’s mobile platform is getting a ‘bubblier’ makeover that features an edge-to-edge design

New Year, new Google! The search giant’s mobile platform is getting a ‘bubblier’ makeover that features an edge-to-edge design and rounder elements Color will be used ‘more intentionally’ to highlight info without being distracting Text will be bolder and bigger, with more Google fonts used throughout Results will fill up the screen with an edge-to-edge … Read more Google’s mobile platform is getting a ‘bubblier’ makeover that features an edge-to-edge design

A mobile ‘bubble’? It’s just vantastic! Book early to secure the best campervans this summer

A mobile ‘bubble’? It’s just vantastic! Few holidays lend themselves to social distancing as well as campervan or motorhome adventures – and you can stay in some truly beautiful locations Rental firms say campervan bookings for summer are already up 40 per cent Choose a modern and roomy motorhome that comes with a hot shower Alternatively, … Read more A mobile ‘bubble’? It’s just vantastic! Book early to secure the best campervans this summer

Mobile barbers and hairdressers post adverts on Gumtree despite lockdown

Barbers and hairdressers are offering black market cuts and styling in spite of the lockdown restrictions.  Analysis by MailOnline has revealed self-employed workers are advertising their services online, despite strict guidelines prohibiting them going into people’s homes.  Dozens of barbers, beauty therapists and hairdressers are offering to work in homes, via the online marketplace Gumtree.  … Read more Mobile barbers and hairdressers post adverts on Gumtree despite lockdown

Lily Allen cuts a low-key figure as she steps out on her mobile in London

Lily Allen cuts a low-key figure as she steps out on her mobile in London after vowing to cut down on her ‘addictive phone usage’ By Olivia Wheeler For Mailonline Published: 11:56 GMT, 13 January 2021 | Updated: 12:00 GMT, 13 January 2021 She marked the New Year by telling fans her resolution for 2021 … Read more Lily Allen cuts a low-key figure as she steps out on her mobile in London

BT announces free unlimited mobile data for families with no internet access

BT will provide free unlimited mobile data to families that have no internet access to help children access online learning tools during the latest coronavirus lockdown. The move follows calls from Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer and others for technology firms to do more to support students suddenly home-learning due to coronavirus lockdown measures and school … Read more BT announces free unlimited mobile data for families with no internet access

Brexit: EE, O2, Three and Vodafone WON’T charge for mobile data in Europe after transition period 

EE, O2, Vodafone and Three WON’T start charging customers to use mobile data in Europe when the Brexit transition period ends on January 1 The UK’s four main mobile providers said there are no plans for roaming charges This will apply to users on pay monthly, SIM-only and pay-as-you-go contracts   Roaming charges were abolished across … Read more Brexit: EE, O2, Three and Vodafone WON’T charge for mobile data in Europe after transition period 

Second hand mobile phones could put personal data at risk

Selling your mobile could leave you open to identity fraud or having bank details stolen if you do not wipe data first, cyber crime experts warn Customers warned of risk posed by buying and selling second-hand handsets National Cyber Security Centre advise consumers to digitally wipe any devices A major risk comes from devices that … Read more Second hand mobile phones could put personal data at risk

Our reporter’s fight to cancel a mobile internet contract in lockdown

Should I have known better? Yes. But after several tries at cancelling my EE account, I went for the nuclear option. I logged into my bank account and stopped my £32 monthly direct debit. My dongle – a small device that provides wifi connection and allows me to file stories from remote locations – had … Read more Our reporter’s fight to cancel a mobile internet contract in lockdown

How can I get the cheapest mobile phone in Britain?

With the price of top of the range mobile phones hitting £1,500 to buy upfront, many may be looking for ways to own a more powerful gadget for less. The solution could come from online retailer, Music Magpie, which is now offering customers the option to rent a second hand smartphone without having to pay … Read more How can I get the cheapest mobile phone in Britain?

Ringing the changes in telecoms: Stock pickers eye mobile firms

Millions of us check our phone as many as 150 times a day, and this dependency is deepening. Vodafone reports that during lockdown, customers used a third more mobile data – they also made 20 per cent more calls. But there is a disconnect between our reliance on the telecoms companies that supply us with … Read more Ringing the changes in telecoms: Stock pickers eye mobile firms