Is your phone listening in? Your stories

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Facebook has always denied using smartphone microphones to gather audio from people’s real-life conversations and then use that data to serve advertising. Last week Facebook’s vice-president of ads, Rob Goldman,... Read More

Mini phone maker admits performance shortcomings

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The Chinese firm behind a palm-sized 4G smartphone has admitted that the handset’s performance may fall short of expectations in certain circumstances. Unihertz says the Jelly phone battery has up... Read More

Could you last a whole gig without using your phone?

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Chris Rock fans will have their phones locked up during his forthcoming UK shows. Is this the start of no longer seeing a sea of screens at concerts? Gigs in... Read More

Lone workers' phone has red alarm button

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Swedish mobile phone company Doro has unveiled a hard-wearing handset designed for people such as social workers, carers and builders who work alone. The Doro 8020X features a red “call... Read More

Brain Tumour Charity cautious about Italy mobile phone ruling

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The Brain Tumour Charity has said there is insufficient scientific evidence linking mobile phone use with brain tumours, following a court ruling. The Italian court, in Ivrea, agreed that a... Read More

Trump Obama: FBI chief Comey 'rejects' phone tap allegation

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FBI director James Comey has rejected President Donald Trump’s claim on Saturday that his predecessor, Barack Obama, tapped his phone, US media say. Mr Comey reportedly asked the US justice... Read More

MWC 2017: Sony launches slow-mo Xperia XZ Premium phone

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Sony’s latest smartphone is capable of filming smooth slow-motion footage at four times the rate possible on Apple and Samsung’s top-end models. The Xperia XZ Premium captures video at up... Read More

MWC 2017: LG G6 phone is made for split-screen apps

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LG has ditched the modular design of its previous flagship smartphone and unveiled a new top-end model that is designed for split-screen uses. To achieve this, the G6’s display has... Read More

Nokia 3310 mobile phone resurrected at MWC 2017

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Nokia’s 3310 phone has been relaunched nearly 17 years after its debut. Many consider the original handset iconic because of its popularity and sturdiness. More than 126 million were produced... Read More