10 tips to help you stop checking your mobile every two minutes

Do you find it impossible to sit on a bus or even watch TV without checking your phone? Do you worry about missing out if you don’t check social media every few minutes? These are all indications of digital addiction, a fast-growing problem in Malta that has been linked to ­stress, isolation and sleep issues. […]

Google is tracking your every move – here’s how to stop it

It probably comes as no surprise that Google keeps track of every place you visit, using the apps on your smartphone. The information is used to give you recommendations based on locations you’ve visited, targeted ads, traffic news and help finding your mobile. But while these things can be useful, not all of us feel […]

Hundreds of new emoji coming to your phone

The introduction of dozens of new emojis has been welcomed by disability rights campaigners. The new characters include hearing aids, wheelchairs, prosthetic limbs and guide dogs. Their inclusion in 2019’s official list means that they should be available on your smartphone later this year. Phil Talbot, from the disability charity Scope, said: ‘Social media is hugely […]

Apple could slash iPhone prices to boost sales

Your next iPhone could cost you much less. Apple has signalled it is ready to slash prices in a bid to boost falling sales. The company’s latest set of financial results confirmed that iPhone revenues – which make up the bulk of its business – were 15% lower than a year ago. The iPhone maker […]

Get ready for superfast 5G internet in Malta

Thousands of mobile users across Malta and Gozo will soon have a much faster internet connection. Melita has announced plans to launch a superfast 5G mobile network before the end of the year. The company, based in Mriehel, has partnered with Ericsson to provide the most advanced and best performing mobile network in Malta. Mario Bacchini, […]