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Inateck card reader and hub review.

I have been sent through the Inateck card reader and hub with USB on the go support, for review. Lets start with the good and bad points. Good Points Small lightweight form factor. Soft plastic feel. loads of ports giving versatility. Powered/None Powered option. Bad Points Attached

Galaxy Note Edge lands on Vodafone UK

Samsung recently announced the new Galaxy Note 4 smartphone which we all expected to see and had a rough idea what was coming. What we were not expecting though was the introduction of another Note handset, this time the Note Edge. AFter our up-close look we were then

Samsung Galaxy S5 getting Android 5.0 Lollipop

In an unusually speedy move for Samsung, it has been reported that they’ve started rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the G900F variant of the Galaxy S5 in Poland. Although not confirmed by Samsung itself, the rumour has been released by the folks over at

Want a cheap PAYG handset? Three have just cut some prices

This, my fine friends, is the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini. I reviewed it about a year ago. There’s me sitting in my car with the phone, which was about £300 at the time (and indeed you’ll still find it for £299 from Samsung direct) however…. Today Three

Galaxy Tab Active now available

If you’re after the rugged Galaxy Tab Active that we mentioned a couple of months ago then head to Exertis. Nope, I’ve not heard of them either but, due to the business customers that’ll be buying this device, their partner will be offering .. A unique proposition

Galaxy Note Edge on the way to Vodafone UK

Well that’s a pleasant surprise. The Galaxy Note Edge has popped up on the Vodafone coming soon pages today. I say “pleasant surprise” because we were told in September that it wouldn’t be gracing our shores. The handset has a large 5.6″ quadHD screen and runs Android

Skinny Samsung Galaxy A3 and A5 launched

A couple of new Galaxy handsets have been shoved out today and they’ll be available in China in November with UK availability to be “announced in due course”. Samsung have sent us some rather “different” product shots too.. Samsung are highlighting the social media aspect of these

Samsung Galaxy 4.4.4 Update dates leak

On what may be the eve of the launch of Android 5.0 a roadmap has leaked from Samsung detailing when selected models from the Galaxy range should be getting the 4.4.4 update. Certain models have of course already received theirs however this will come as welcome news

Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 available Friday

This one got slipped under the doormat by our friends at Samsung. A new version of their Ace will be hitting the streets on Friday and you’ll be able to get it from Samsung direct or EE and O2. Let’s cut to the chase shall we? It’s

Selfy cases announced

First there was the selfie, then there was the selfie stick, then the super selfie phones (from Huawei, Nokia and Sony), now there is the Selfy case.   The cases combine a simple remote shutter button and with a holder that also serves to protect your phone

Has Samsung reached the top?

The mighty Samsung might finally be reaching a plateau after the company announced a 60% fall in quarterly operating profit.  Sales of their Galaxy handsets has slowed of late and Samsung are expecting an operating income of 2.5 billion for Q3 – much lower than expected. Samsung

Samsung were paying quite a handsome amount to Microsoft

If you read the site often then you’ll probably already know that Microsoft have been making quite a bit of money from Android. Various amounts have been mentioned over the years, but now we have some concrete figures – from Samsung at least. Samsung alone was giving

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 pricing and availability

What are you doing on October 17th? Fancy getting yourself a Galaxy Note 4? We’ve just found out that it’ll cost £629 SIM free from Samsung direct. The Edge will be out in the UK soon after, but if that pricing is a bit too rich for

Living with the Galaxy S5

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is a phone my wife recently upgraded to. She was initially going to go for the Samsung Galaxy Alpha but hey, there’s no explaining the mind of a woman. Anyhow, although she went with Vodafone in the end she could’ve gone with O2,

Noting but love

Every now and again, things catch you by surprise and there’s note a damned thing you can do about it. Take the new ad for the Note 4 for instance. Hot on the heels of #gapgate, Samsung have posted up an ad which tickled me pink. It’s

Key points about the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is going to be an absolute beast of a phone. I for one am toying with the idea of getting one and seeing infographics like this from Samsung aren’t helping me. Source – Samsung

Note Edge not launching in the UK

The Note Edge certainly caused a stir when it was announced, leading to much debate on the podcast with most people wondering what the point was and how it would work. Now it seems that we might not have to worry about that with Clove saying that

Samsung Mega 2 revealed

The popularity of large screen phones is growing, take the recent sales figures of the iPhone 6 plus for example (as a side note the 6 plus is bigger than my Note 3 and I’ve got a bigger screen. Just saying). Anyway this large screen malarkey in

Are Samsung Planning a 5 inch ‘A Series’ Executive Smartphone

Whilst for many the Samsung Galaxy Range of devices may look and feel somewhat ‘plasticky’, the recently announced Samsung Alpha has turned a few heads with its executive and luxury styling. Over recent weeks rumours have started to surface on the net of further devices sharing the