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  • Unexpected phone calls: “Stop calling me!” Confessions of people who hate answering the phone
    Long Reads

    “Stop calling me!” Confessions of people who hate answering the phone

  • Addicted to mobile gaming in coronavirus lockdown
    Life

    “I fell hook, line and sinker for this mobile game, and lost £100 in the process”

  • 7 genius ways to end an awkward Zoom call
    Life

    7 genius ways to end an awkward Zoom call

Latest Stories

Coronavirus lockdown: how to say no to phone calls when you have nowhere else to be
Life

How to say no to phone calls when you have nowhere else to be

Because sometimes, just sometimes, we don’t want to join yet another Zoom chat.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Coronavirus: people are ringing each other more.
Life

Hate making phone calls? That’s probably about to change

Here's why you should pick up the phone and call you friends, family and colleagues today.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
A couple in bed using their phones
Life

WhatsApp dark mode is finally upon us

It’s the most requested feature from WhatsApp users everywhere.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Florence Pugh Oscars reaction
People

Florence Pugh gets real about the problem with filtering photos

“Some of you were saying that even your freckles have been blurred out…”

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Posted by
Lauren Geall
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This is how your late-night online shopping habit messes with your sleep

It’s time to ditch the phone for good.

Hope Bastine on how nomophobia is affecting our sleep at Stylist's Restival.
Life

A sleep expert explains how our mobile phone addiction is disrupting our sleep cycle

Sleep psychology and mindfulness expert Hope Bastine took to the stage at Stylist's Restival to explain why we need to ditch our phones at bedtime.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Life

Dopamine fasting is the buzzy new way to clear your mind – but does it really work?

The latest wellness trend to emerge from Silicon Valley.

Posted by
Jessica Rapana
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New Instagram app
Life

Instagram is launching a new “intimate” app, and we’re intrigued

They're calling it Thread.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Screen time
Life

Make this one change and you could improve your sleep in a week

New research shows just how easy it can be

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
WhatsApp hack
Life

WhatsApp are urging you to update their app following a cyber-attack

But what’s actually happened?

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Money

Credit Score Surgery: Will my credit score affect my plans to buy a house?

Answering big money questions in a digestible way

Promotional feature with
Capital One
Posted by
Moya Lothian-McLean
Published

Why 2018 will be the year we discover the luxury of waiting

This is why patience is the hottest new trend going

Life

How 90s technology is making an incredible comeback

Did someone say flip phone?

Posted by
Carly-Ann Clements
Published
Life

Facebook denies listening to your real-life conversations

Many people report seeing ads on Facebook related to conversations they’ve had in real life

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Life

Science explains why you feel so emotionally attached to your phone

Hate being separated from your phone? You may have nomophobia

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Life

This new WhatsApp update will finally let you “unsend” messages

*Monkey covering eyes emoji*

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Life

Your bad night's sleep could be down to your phone

Time to unplug

Posted by
Amy Swales
Published
Life

It’s finally possible to unsend embarrassing emails on your iPhone

But you’ll have to act fast...

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Posted by
Amy Lewis
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Victim of 'ringxiety'? You might be too needy

Thought your phone buzzed, but no missed calls or texts? Read this...

Life

There's a new phone charger that runs on water

The eco-friendly device converts water and salt into electricity. Handy

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published