Author: Dan

ZTE Blade V8 comes to Three

Three has just announced the ZTE Blade V8 smartphone, which will be available on their network from today. Starting from just £12 a month, customers get an Android-powered smartphone that doesn’t break the bank, especially at Christmas time. Three also lists the V8 on PAYG for £139.99, making it …

A week abroad with the Note 8

Usually when I go on holiday I like to reach out to contacts I have made over the years to loan a recent device to road test. This year, Three kindly stepped up and loaned me a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 for me to use. You may remember …

EE to measure ‘Time on 4G’

A little while ago UK network EE changed how it explained 4G coverage, moving away from population numbers and into geographical coverage instead. This was key for them, as it shows how quickly their network is expanding. It also meant that they could show off new technology such …

EE announce the Hawk

EE have announced their latest own brand device called the EE Hawk. The biggest 4G network in the UK has managed to bring mid-range specs to a low range pricepoint, and connectivity is at its heart. The EE Hawk features 4G+ network speeds, and in testing hit over …

Three warn customers over call scam

Mobile phone scams are on the rise, and scammers are thinking of new ways to trick consumers out of their money. One of the latest is where customers get a missed call and then call back to a premium number at a cost… And an expensive one at …

EE hits 2.8Gbps on 5G test

If you live in the UK you may remember EE being the first network to launch 4G to customers and starting things off. Well 4G is old news…we are now starting to hear about what 5G can offer us, and EE have already started testing the capabilities. During …

Apple HomePod delayed until 2018

Apple announced their exciting speaker using Siri at WWDC earlier this year, it was pencilled in for a December launch… until now. Apple confirmed in a statement to 9to5Mac “We can’t wait for people to experience HomePod, Apple’s breakthrough wireless speaker for the home, but we need a …

Motorola Z2 Play – review

Vodafone kindly invited me to go play some mini golf, eat some food and meet up with some great people from the tech scene…..Oh and to show off the Motorola Z2 Play of course! Those of you who have been following the site for a while might remember …

Planning a break abroad? Check out Data Passport on Three

With the summer well and truly over here in the UK, some people including myself still plan on a well earned break abroad. Roaming has been a big topic of discussion this year with networks scrapping their EU roaming rates. Three UK were one of the first to …

Apple Music added to Go Binge

When Three launched their unlimited streaming package called Go Binge, the network confirmed more services will be added in future months. Well it looks like Apple Music has just been added, so customers can enjoy all the music they want, and not touch their data allowance. Anyone with …

Is this the Oneplus 5T?

OnePlus have already brought us some exciting new smartphones, and they do this without charging a huge premium. Their previous offerings were popular, and more so with the recent OnePlus 5 which featured a dual camera system, great battery and huge amounts of RAM. However… It seems like …

O2 launch Generation Flex plans

For many people picking the right data package on their phone can be a hassle. I mean who uses their phone the same way every single month? Back in 2013, O2 shook up the contract market here in the UK with ‘Refresh’. It’s a clever way to split …

EE introduces new Fibre Max plans

The largest mobile network, EE, have announced some big improvements to their home broadband offering. Fibre Max will cost you £45 a month (£52 if you also want EE TV) and,on top of super fast fibre speeds up to 76mbps, you also receive free landline calls, calls to …

OnePlus 5 now in Soft Gold for a limited time

OnePlus are a company who make flagship spec hardware but do not charge sky high prices. A few months ago they announced availability of the OnePlus 5, a brand new dual camera flagship going head to head with the big guns. Grey and Black were the two colours …

Nokia 8 leaks ahead of official announcement

Nokia are once again becoming a big-name company. This time it’s thanks to new smartphones running Android and some impressive hardware since HMD Global took over. Their flagship device, the Nokia 8, has just been leaked by well-known leaker Even Blass (evleaks). With a dual Zeiss camera and …

HTC U11 now in solar red

HTC has just reached out to us to give the news their flagship device; the HTC U11 is now available in a brand new ‘Solar Red’ colour, and it is available from today. The HTC U11 has some great standout features, from the DxOMark-leading camera to the unique ‘squeeze’ …

Vodafone Smart N8 now available

Vodafone have today launched their latest own-vranded smartphone, the Smart N8. In a time where you don’t need to spend a fortune to get a great feature-packed device, Vodafone have been producing some of the best for a while now. This is the latest in the range and, …

EE offer dedicated Welsh customer services

EE have become the first network to offer customers dedicated Welsh customer service support in their language. Customers will be able to request a call from a Welsh speaking adviser to help with any issues they may have and help resolve with ease. Marc Allera, EE CEO, states… …

EE scrap roaming fees in tariff refresh

EE have today become the latest UK network to announce roaming changes in Europe just in time for summer. It comes just after Vodafone did the same thing in April and about 9 months after EE launched an inclusive EU roaming package. The UK’s largest network has confirmed …

Moto Z Play – Review. “Hello Moto!”

Remember recently when I reviewed the Lenovo P2? I received some excellent feedback and it’s definitely a fantastic phone for an amazing price. However, there is another range of phones from the same company. Lenovo also have the Motorola brand is their cupboard, and for the past few …