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It’s 2022. Why do we still not have waterproof phones?

Image: Shutterstock While manufacturers have successfully increased the water-repelling nature of smartphones, they are still far from “waterproof”. A water-resistant product can usually resist water...

Are our phones really designed to slow down over time? Experts look at the evidence

  Image: Shutterstock It’s usually around this time of year you hear people complain about their phones slowing down. Apple and Google release new versions...

What is ‘Other’ in my iPhone storage, why is it taking up so much space and how do I clear it?

  Image: Shuttlestock If you’re an iPhone user, check your storage now by selecting Settings, then General and then iPhone Storage. You’ll probably see a lot...

Phone wet and won’t turn on? Here’s how to deal with water damage (hint: soaking it in rice won’t work)

  Picture: Shuttlestock If you’ve ever gotten your phone wet in the rain, dropped it in water or spilt liquid over it, you’re not alone....

Upgrade rage: why you may have to buy a new device whether you want to or not

 The Conversation, CC BY We’ve probably all been there. We buy some new smart gadget and when we plug it in for the first time it...

How landline phones made us happy and connected

Phone calls create an opportunity for genuine exchange that written communication lacks. Flickr/PhotoAtelier Smartphones and the internet have revolutionised society, commerce, and politics, reshaping...