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    • Brussels moves to prolong free roaming in Europe February 25, 2021
      Europe's citizens should enjoy roaming without additional charges when travelling in the EU, following the European Commission's proposal Wednesday for a new Roaming Regulation.
    • EU agrees sanctions against Russia over Navalny February 24, 2021
      Russia is drifting towards an authoritarian state and away from Europe, EU foreign affairs ministers said Monday, agreeing sanctions in response to the detention of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
    • New strategy to prepare EU for impact of climate change February 24, 2021
      The European Commission adopted Wednesday a new EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change, setting out a pathway to prepare for the unavoidable impacts of climate change.
    • EU signals more sustainable trade strategy February 23, 2021
      The EU Commission set out its future trade strategy Thursday, focusing on an economic recovery that is green and digital, which strengthens multilateralism and reforms global trade rules.
    • EU prepares for increased threat of Covid variants February 20, 2021
      The EU Commission put forward plans Wednesday for a new European bio-defence preparedness plan to pull together available resources to ready the EU against the increased threat of coronavirus variants.
    • EU Council signs off on airline slot relief February 17, 2021
      EU ministers signed off an amendment to the Slot Regulation Monday, relieving airlines of airport slot-use requirements for the summer 2021 scheduling season, to protect airlines and help the environment.
    • EU stiffens defences against unfair trading February 16, 2021
      Robust new trade enforcement rules entered into force in the European Union on Monday designed to further strengthen the EU's toolbox in defending itself against unfair trading practices.
    • EU growth forecast sees hope at end of Covid tunnel February 16, 2021
      With Europe in the grip of the coronavirus pandemic, the EU's winter economic forecast provided grounds for cautious optimism Thursday, projecting stronger growth momentum for the second half of 2021 and 2022.
    • MEPs greenlight EU's EUR 672.5 bn stimulus funding February 11, 2021
      The European Parliament gave the green light Wednesday to EUR 672.5 billion in grants and loans from a 'Recovery and Resilience' fund to help EU countries tackle the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
    • States provisionally agree update to EU ePrivacy rules February 11, 2021
      The EU member states agreed Wednesday on a negotiating mandate for revised rules on the protection of privacy and confidentiality in the use of electronic communications services.


Shareholders Urge Apple to Tackle Smartphone Addiction

Two of Apple’s institutional shareholders have published an open letter calling for the company to do more to tackle the problem of smartphone addiction. Especially with regard to how it affects younger iPhone users. And while Apple could ignore this letter, it would be risky to do so. Smartphones are addictive. They offer myriad ways… read more »

Why iPhone and Smartphone Cameras Still Lag Behind DSLRs

It’s the same thing every year. Apple, Google, and Samsung launch their flagship phones, and people go wild over the cameras. Soon enough, we hear someone saying the death of the DSLR camera is near. But are these smartphones really catching up to DSLRs? What makes a DSLR better? It takes only one look at… read more »

12 Great Smartphone Photo-Editing Apps You Might Not Know

It’s safe to say there’s no shortage of photo-editing apps for smartphone photographers out there. Whatever your creative soul needs, there’s a good chance someone has already crafted an app to fulfill it. At the same time, because of the endless options out there, it can be difficult to choose the app that’s perfect for… read more »

Connect Your Smartphone to Almost Any VPN Using OpenVPN Connect

How do you keep your data safe when in public? Do you connect to public Wi-Fi signals? Do you check your online banking? How about sensitive work or business documents? The fact of the matter is that when you’re out and about, using your smartphone, you’re vulnerable to a number of common attacks. A VPN… read more »

10 Things to Consider When Switching to a Linux Smartphone OS

Because it’s a key component in the Android operating system (OS), Linux remains crucial to the mobile landscape. However, while Android employs a Linux kernel, it’s far from just another Linux distribution. But Linux for mobile devices offers a completely different experience. Learn why Linux mobile is a great option, as well as drawbacks to… read more »

How to Unlock the FM Radio Hidden on Your Smartphone

There’s a little-known feature most smartphones have hidden inside. It’s a common technology — you might use it in your car or at home — but most people don’t know they also have it on their phone. In case you haven’t guessed already your smartphone probably has an FM radio receiver built right into it…. read more »

You Can Now Play Classic Sega Games on Your Smartphone

Sega is making a comeback of sorts. The legendary video games company has launched Sega Forever, which is devoted to keeping the Sega name alive long into the future. And what better way to do that than to reach back into the past and bring classic Sega games to your smartphone. There was a time,… read more »

You Now Have 7 Ways to Turn Your Smartphone Into a PC 

You left your laptop at work, and you have an urgent report that needs completing and emailing to your boss. And you’re just arriving at the hotel on the first night of your holidays. What should you do? Well, as long as your documents are stored in the cloud, you could finish off the report using your… read more »

How to Use an Android Smartphone as a Tracking Device

GPS on Android is incredible for many reasons. You’ve got the obvious uses, such as recovering your device when lost or stolen or navigating your way through hiking trails, and it’s especially nifty because GPS works even when the device isn’t connected to the internet. When navigating, you just need to download maps ahead of… read more »