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That smile might leave you with a sad face: beware being hit with huge emoji fees

Mobile phone users who send a smiley or sad face, or any type of picture icon in a text could be stung with big bills

26 May 2015

Beware texting sad or smiley faces - you could pay £100s

Samsung mobile users who put a smiley in a message could see their text converted into a pricey picture message

12 December 2014

Apple launches iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus - and reveals prices

Apple reveals the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but if you're thinking of selling an older model, prices could soon fall

9 September 2014

Games firms told to clean up their act over costly kids' apps

The Office of Fair Trading has told games producers they've got until 1 April to comply with new rules published today

30 January 2014

Buying a tablet for Christmas? Don't spend more than you need to

Tablets will be among the hottest presents this Christmas - if you're buying one, don't spend over the odds

6 December 2013

App games which tempt kids to spend cash face crackdown

Games firms shouldn't pressure children into spending money while playing games on phones or tablets, the OFT says

26 September 2013

Vodafone launches 4G tariffs with Sky Sports and Spotify

Mobile giant Vodafone will launch its superfast 4G service on 29 August with tariffs starting from £26/month

7 August 2013

'My 6yr-old spent £3,200 playing iPhone game' – how to stop it

See our tips to limit spending on Apple's iPhone and iPad, and on Android devices, such as the Samsung Galaxy

19 February 2013

How cheap is the iPad Mini?

A cheaper version of the iPad appears next week, which may appeal to those who can't afford a standard Apple tablet

25 October 2012

Orange launches first pay-by-mobile system

Orange has launched the UK's first system that enables shoppers to pay for goods with their mobile phone

20 May 2011