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On the road with Honor

By now you’ll hopefully be familiar with Honor. Although they’ve chosen to spell their name the American way, they’re becoming a strong player. Huawei are the people building and driving this brand, and they’re really rather good at this whole smartphone thing. Our very own James Pearce ended …

Big Android BBQ Europe 2016 – Code Kitchen

Sunday August 14th 2016. Today it’s Code Kitchen day, part of Big Android BBQ Europe 2016 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Code Kitchen is a hackathon event where developers or people who would like to learn more about development come for the day and complete challenges. Said challenges can be …

The 100MB data challenge

First, a bit of detail about how all this came about. Phones. I get a lot of them to review. I borrow them then send them back, but with different sizes of SIM cards and some handsets offering dual-SIM functionality, it can result in me using Pay As …

Coolsmartphone Challenge – Tracking your phone

We’re going to try something this week, but we hit a problem instantly. It’s the same old problem that we continually bump into on a daily basis. Battery life. It’s just not good enough. It’s not kept up. In recent years I’ve seen really low-tech Nokia featurephones getting …

The speed challenge – Three Ultrafast vs EE 4G

Now that the 4G auction is well under way we are starting to see networks mention the LTE technology in advertising. Two networks are making big noises about data currently – Three and EE. EE have already rolled out 4G to a sizeable chunk of the UK – …

Microsoft attempt to quell the “Smoked by” fail

So, following our earlier story, Microsoft are now trying to make amends with Sahas Katta. He won a “Smoked by Windows Phone” challenge with his Android-powered Galaxy Nexus. Microsoft are trying to make amends by offering up a laptop and phone. Many on Twitter have already congratulated Microsoft, …