Author: Leigh Geary

Some gadget Father’s Day fun from Honor

No matter if you’re in the USA or the UK, Father’s Day is June 21st, so there’s only one weekend to go. You may remember how the boys at Honor loaned us the Honor MagicWatch 2 and the Magic Earbuds recently. Both are brilliant and come highly recommended. …

Get a free TV with your next Virgin Media deal

If you’re looking to switch TV providers, or go the whole-hog and get all the sports now that things are starting up again, Virgin Media might be worth a looksie. They’re also giving away a 43″ LG UHD 4K TV and up to £150 bill credit with select …

Doro and giffgaff dish out phones to isolated elderly people

The last few months have been a definite change for many. We’ve spent lots of time at home, being unable to really go anywhere in particular. It is, however, a fairly normal situation for a lot of senior citizens. Even when everything does re-open, a lot of elderly …

Virgin Media – 25GB for just £12 per month

Sitting on top of the EE network, you’re going to get fast speeds and great coverage with this SIM-only deak. Not only that, but there’s a stonking 25GB of 4G Data plus data rollover so most people shouldn’t really have to worry about their data usage. The plan …

Cowboy unveils their third generation electric bike

Since the lockdown we’ve all been having a look at how we get around. For some, things have changed dramatically – perhaps working from home now all the time or selling that second car because it’s no longer needed. For others, it might just be the type of …

VOXI Dropping big data discounts

The Vodafone owned-and-operated network, VOXI, is rolling out some juicy deals for new and existing customers. From now until June 25th, deals are on offer which will see 50% more data available. As an example, you’ll be able to get 12GB of monthly data for £10 a month …

Redmi Note 9 and Redmi Note 9 Pro coming to the UK

Fancy spending less than £200 on your next Android smartphone? How about spending less than £180? Today Xiaomi / Mi announed the Redmi Note 9 and the Redmi Note 9 Pro. The former starts at just £179. For that cash, you’re getting a phone with 64GB storage (and …

UK Redmi Note 9 and Redmi Note 9 Pro launch. Watch LIVE

They’re the third largest smartphone producer in the world and today they will be launching some new kit. You can join in on the fun – watching the live broadcast right here. We’ll have more info for you shortly. Today, #TheLegendContinues! Join us at 13:00 BST for the …

Less than £50 for your next Android? The DOOGEE X95

I spotted this on Banggood just the other day. Sure, it’s an introductory price (normally it’s £82.87) but you might even be able to get it for even less than the £49.54 price with a 20% “new user” coupon, even with the £3.41 delivery charge. The spec matches …

Vekkit e-bike conversion kit now available

With costs starting at around €530 (~£472) with €25 (~£22) shipping, this looks to be a lot cheaper than the Swytch Kit we’ve covered before. Those prices do depend on how you configure the kit and they vary depending on the type of wheel, motor and battery you …

Tuesday deals. Cheap MicroSD card and Beats headphones.

Morning all. Today we’ve spotted a couple of deals on the old t’interwebs and have details below. The first is a 128GB microSD card. An absolute must if you’ve got a microSD slot in your smartphone and this is a quality one too. Up to 100MB/s and SanDisk …

TCL Pro 10 now available, and you get a free TV too!

Who? Oh come on, you remember TCL. They were the people behind the Blackberry phones. Sadly that all finished a few months ago but TCL are still making phones – this time with their own branding. The company, who have experimented with flexible screens in the past, are …

Is a film age-appropriate? Streaming services can’t agree.

We mentioned in April how, during lockdown, the various TV streaming services have become increasingly popular. It was so popular that, as more and more people were furloughed or sat inside during the coronavirus lockdown, streaming quality had to be reduced in order to keep the internet pipes …

What does the future hold for Huawei and 5G now?

A lot has been said about the new 5G technology. Fears and conspiracy theories have spread across Facebook despite UK 5G being at a lower frequency than a lot of home WiFi networks. There is, though, more immediate problems for 5G if you’re Huawei. The US has effectively …

The 5GBioShield. How to make money easily.

You’ll have probably seen this one in the news recently. Today we’ve decided to dig deeper and find out how much money was being made from this. Recommended in a report prepared for Glastonbury Town Council, and mentioned heavily in the 5G conspiracy forums / Facebook groups, 5GBioShield …

Happy Birthday UK 5G – One today!

5G has been available here in the UK for a whole year! EE now have 80 large cities and towns across bathed in 5G, with the highest 5G availability compared to all other 5G networks. YouTube is the most popular app for their customers – 5G users are …

Trump Twitter storm continues

Yesterday Donald Trump threw his toys out of the pram and signed an executive order aimed at removing some of the legal protections given to social media platforms. It came after Twitter highlighted that his tweet on mail-in voting might, like many of his other tweets, be complete …

Oppo Find X2 Series coming to Virgin Media

The Oppo Find X2 Pro has tickled our taste buds. We’ve not heard much from their PR guys, but we can tell you that it’s an incredibly fast-charging phone (65W SuperVOOC) with a 6.7″ 120Hz 3168 x 1440 QHD+ “Ultra Vision” screen. Around back there’s a 48 megapixel …

EE announce Oppo Find X2 Pro, Neo and Lite too

Another hour passes and another network announced the pre-order of these 5G Oppo phones. Again, there’s freebies. A pre-order of a Find X2 Series smartphone before June 10th will get you either a free pair of B&O H8i headphones, A1 portable speaker or some Oppo Enco true wireless …