Tag: premium

How to unlock your Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Try as I might, I’ve been unable to loan a Sony Xperia handset so that we can give you a review. At the launch during Mobile World Congress I was, however, very impressed by the build quality and the sheer speed of the thing, which in tests could …

Sony Xperia XZ Premium now on pre-order with Three

Want to get a shiny new Qualcomm 835-powered Sony Xperia XZ Premium? If you’re looking to get one with Three, you can pre-order it right now. It’s available to buy from June 2nd. Three are offering the handset on their  “Advanced Plans”, which means that you can get the …

Honor 8 Pro now available to pre-order

Our very own Matteo had some hands-on time with the Honor 8 Pro and he was so impressed that he ended up ordering one for himself. That’s saying something. So now, following all the specs and details plus our bulging gallery of Honor 8 Pro pictures, we’ve got …

MWC – The Sony Xperia XZ Premium. Up close and personal.

I don’t know what it is about me and Sony. I’ve never totally gelled. Over the course of this week in Barcelona I’ve called their new phone “the ZX” (it’s not, that’s something to do with Spectrum computers) and I’ve also called it the “Xperia XZ” (it isn’t …

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium now available on Vodafone

Remember our hands-on with the new Xperia Z5 range? If you want the Sony Xperia Z5 Premium, it’s now available to buy from Vodafone here. It’s powered by Android 5.1 with Marshmallow on the horizon. It has a Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 CPU – that’s quad-core 1.5 GHz …

IFA – Xperia Z5 Range hands on.

I have been on the Sony booth here at IFA and have had a chance to have a play with their latest devices.  We have seen three new handsets – the Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact and the Xperia Z5 Premium. The major focus of the visit was …

Level up in the gaming industry

My house at the moment sounds insane. My wife and son are both obsessed by the new Angry Birds 2 game that recently launched. It’s not quite the hysteria of the first one, but it’s definitely proving to be a big hit. What I’ve also found, after briefly …

When money is no object – premium headphones for your smartphone

Nice looking headphones huh? They’re by an outfit called Astell & Kern and they tell me that they’re a “premium high-resolution audio specialist”. Can you hear the alarm bells? Can you? Well, let me tell you a bit about these special in-ear headphones. They’re a “musician’s choice for …

RHA Announce new T10i Earphones

Regular readers will be aware of my love for almost any product that has been produced by RHA. From their budget MA150 earphones to the more high end MA600i‘s the product range offers faithful audio reproduction and quality.  In fact almost a year after reviewing them, the MA600i’s are …

Spotify Connect, now on Android too

If you love your Spotify thing but want to stream your music over WiFi then… well, don’t. Just get yourself a Bluetooth speaker or something. What? What’s that? You’ve got yourself some flashy WiFi speakers from Pioneer or Bang & Olufsen? Pardon? You’ve got yourself a posh-looking Samsung …

Belkin 20 watt Dual USB Car Charger review

The single biggest complaint with any smartphone from an iPhone to an HTC Wildfire is around battery life.  The different apps  that people are now using their devices for vary banking on the move to satellite navigation to streaming music on the move but the one thing that …

Review – Speaktoit goes Premium – Extra features added

So, we’ve asked you why Siri isn’t missed on Android but there are still some very clever alternatives. We’ve covered one in particular – Speaktoit – a while back now, but they’ve recently had a pretty major overhaul. First up, there’s a new “teach” facility. You tell your …

Samsung Galaxy SIII Premium Suite upgrade

Then other day we mentioned that Jelly Bean had started to roll out to Samsung Galaxy SIII owners. It has long been mentioned that many of the features from the Galaxy Note II were meant to cross over to the Galaxy SIII. Things like Multi View and Page …

Review – Bugatti Leather Cases

My hands smell of leather. It’s a strange pleasure, and I can perhaps see why there are those who wear special “driving gloves”. We asked Bugatti whether we could “review” the Veyron, pictured below.. ..they said no. Perhaps it had something to do with the two cars I’ve …