Author: Ant Morgan

Xperia 5 iii – Hands on

This is Sony’s 3rd iteration of the Xperia 5, bringing with it some minor but subtle changes from the previous incarnation. Just for clarity, I have been using the previous Sony Xperia 5 ii as my personal phone since it was released back in November 2020, so I’m …

Google Pixel 6 Pre-order + Free Bose Headphones

Pre-orders for the Pixel 6 range are now open. Anyone placing an order is eligible to claim a pair of Bose 700 Wireless headphones worth £299 (As listed currently on Amazon) as part of the deal. For more details on the offer and the process involved visit https://pixel-offers.com/headphones/en-GB …

New realme 8i – with bang for buck features

Say hello to the latest value offering from realme, the 8i Before I start, let us get the elephant out of the room – This phone is not a flagship killer, bleeding edge, top of the line or revolutionary, nor is it meant to be. What it does …

Using business tech to save money

People have harnessed technology to accomplish tasks since time immemorial. In fact, from a functional standpoint, the point of technology is to make life easier.  For business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs, technology is the key to achieving success. Tech is one of the few ways to catch up …

5 Essentials for an office full of app developers

Mobile tech has become the dominant influence in modern life. As a result, app development startups are popping up from coast to coast. It’s a great time to get into the business, but it’s imperative to provide employees with everything they need to accomplish their tasks. The following …

Commonly overlooked supplies and equipment you need for a home office

If you’ve been working from home amid the pandemic over the past few months, you’ve probably come to realise the importance of having a designated workspace. There’s only so much you can take of the kids running around and shouting in the background while you’re trying to make …

The making of a smartphone: Inside the manufacturing process

There was a time when the idea of walking around with a supercomputer in your pocket would have been ludicrous, straight out of a science fiction story. But these days smartphones are largely ubiquitous in our society, providing inexpensive, instantaneous interfacing with anyone in the world in real-time. …

Why do people prefer to play on their mobile phones?

We don’t need research to show that people prefer playing casino games on their mobiles. The reason is quite simple: smartphones take over the market. People use their smartphones for everything they want, from communication, to social media interaction, photographs, purchases, and everything that has to do with …

Solving hearing loss problems through tech innovations  

Our senses are a vital part of our life. Without them, we lose our abilities to perceive the world. For instance, hearing helps you acquire knowledge, communicate, and appreciate pleasant sounds, such as music. Unfortunately, circumstances may affect our ability to hear correctly, which is why we should …

Google Play downloads hit 28.3bn during lockdown

It’s always hard to get an exact figure for app and game downloads, but 2020 has definitely got researchers looking into those install counts. Millions across the world are spending more time indoors, online and on their smartphone amid the coronavirus lockdown. It’s meant, according to most research …

EE delivers The Full Works for iPhones

EE have launched, or perhaps had to launch, a new plan for iPhone customers today. There’s rumours on the street that Apple weren’t too happy about customers having Britbox and Amazon so a new plan has now been created. Either way “The Full Works Plan” for iPhone gets …

Honor drop some serious deals

Gears wrote a great review of the Honor 9X Pro and, at the time, it was £249.99. However, if you’re interested in one of these sans-Google phones, you can now head to the Honor website as there’s some time-limited Bank Holiday flash deals on the go. The phone …

Amazon End of Summer Sale. Reno 2 and a whole lot more!

Oh, we didn’t want to read that, did we? “End of summer?” No way. 2020 hasn’t been the best, and now people are talking to me about Christmas Meals and what’s happening in the Autumn. I don’t like it, I tell you! Well, at least there’s a chance …

iD Mobile offers Bank Holiday Bargains

Sitting on the Three network, iD Mobile are rolling out some “Summer of LOADS more data” deals, expanding their normal offerings and adding some rather tasty offers into the mix. The Bank Holiday deals run from August 28th until September 1st – just in time for the new …

Epic Games forced into Fortnite mobile corner

Epic Games has long disliked the revenue cut taken by smartphone stores. Indeed, Epic tried to dodge the 30% Apple tax recently during an in-game event for Fortnite. Apple then blocked Fortnite from the App Store, with iOS users prevented from downloading future updates. In addition, Android players …

Get the latest iPhone each year without an upgrade fee

If you’re into your iPhone’s and you want to upgrade regularly without the big cost, the new new Apple deal from Vodafone could be just the thing. A new annual upgrade promise gets you the latest iPhone after 12 months. Just buy an iPhone 11 (on any plan) …

Essential apps for college student survival 

The last few months have been a very strange time. A lot of people have had their lives put on hold. We’ve seen students missing their exams, children no longer going to school and a a lot of uncertainty about university and college courses in September. However, with …

Best Twitter video downloading apps

Despite the sometimes questionable tweets, I do enjoy using Twitter. You get to see breaking and first-hand news, plus the varying points of view from around the world. I’ve been on Twitter for years now, and it’s sometimes been my “safe zone” from the Facebook madness. Not only …

OnePlus partnership with McLaren rumoured to have ended

In 2018, OnePlus signed a deal to work with the McLaren Racing team. This partnership saw OnePlus produce McLaren branded smartphones that contained unique physical designs and “carefully crafted icons and animations” in the phone’s operating system. The latest model, the OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition utilised the …

Getting started with Android Application Development

Android is touted as one of the most popular platforms out there. It’s responsible for bringing the convenience and the openness of Google to its users. On a desktop, we’re also seeing a growing development push to the internet browser. You don’t even need to install an app …

Virtual museums take art to the next level

Virtual museums are taking art to new heights.    Ever thought about taking a tour of a museum without physically going there? Sure, it might sound a bit bonkers, but the reality is that you can now take virtual tours of museums and art galleries via Virtual Reality. …