Category: Android

Charwego The Last Charger You’ll Need … possibly

So you’ve just spent over £1,000 on a nice new shiny flagship smartphone to find there’s no charger in the box, meaning you have to fork out for a separate charger. And what if you want to travel…Oh remember travel it’s something we used to do, that means …

Huawei Mate 40 Pro – Review

Can I use an Android device without Google services for my daily driver and does having an awesome camera makeup for the lack of services? These are the two real questions that I have been trying to answer over the past few weeks in my usage of the …

Realme named in Fast Company’s 50 Most Innovative Companies in China

We’ve recently taken a look at the Realme 7 5G and have been mightily impressed with the build, camera and overall performance considering the price-tag. It’s a very good phone, and packs speedy 5G connectivity too.. Today Realme have been named 2020 China’s “50 Most Innovative Companies”. It’s …

A beginners guide to playing online casino games on your mobile

We just can’t ignore the fact that mobile casino games have exploded in popularity in recent years. They have become one of the main ways people now engage with gambling, and when you look at the benefits of the platform it’s clear to see why. It seems like …

Learn to be a skillful photographer

Taking a photo on your phone seems like a relatively simple thing now. Indeed, it’s got this way because phone manufacturers have added a whole heap of artificial intelligence into your smartphone to do the “heavy lifting” for you. As an example, taking an up-close photo will have …

OnePlus 8T Concept design revealed

Want to see the OnePlus 8T? Sure, no problem – just read our OnePlus 8T Review. It’s got up-close photos and everything you need to know. However, there’s also a OnePlus 8T Concept phone which we can reveal today. The nice guys at OnePlus have given us some …

ZEISS and Vivo to work together on upcoming smartphone camera tech

Coming complete with a Gimbal Camera System and a customised sensor to reduce exposure time, the Vivo X51 5G really impressed us with the impressive speed and precision of snaps and the crazy zoom capabilities. Now Vivo have announced that they’ll be pushing the camera tech even further …

Realme launch a cat that likes pizza and skating

Honestly. Where do I start with this? I’ll start typing and see how far we go. It’s from the boys at Realme. I’ve got the Realme 7 5G on test right now and, let me tell you, it’s impressed me quite a bit considering the £279 price-tag. Anyhoo, …

Nokia 5.4 available on Friday

Packing a Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 and a 6.39″ HD+ (720 x 1560, 19.5:9) screen, this is the new Nokia 5.4 from HMD Global. It comes with a rather cool rear camera arrangement (48 megapixel main, 2 megapixel depth, 5 megapixel ultrawide and 2 megapixel macro) plus a 16 …

OPPO show off a new slider phone

In partnership with Japanese design studio, nendo, today OPPO have displayed some conceptual smartphone designs. There’s quite a few to look through, but we were most interested in their “slide-phone”. It’s a handset that can be folded to the size of a credit card, giving you an expandable …

Security tips for mobile casino players

The gambling industry has undergone a dramatic evolution in the last few years, and the popularity it has received is interlinked with that evolution. Because of the advancements in technology, mobile casinos are practically indistinguishable from the laptop or computer counterparts. This has made them incredibly popular, if …

Huawei opens up a retail store in London

With Huawei going through quite a bit of bother globally (their 5G kit is being ripped out in a number of countries due to security concerns and their newer phones are struggling to sell due to the lack of Google Apps), you’d perhaps think that opening a store …

Deal – POCO X3 NFC down in price.

Available today for a mere £169 (with free delivery), Amazon have the POCO X3 on offer – reduced from £199. It’s got a 6.67″ 1080 x 2400 LCD 120Hz screen (20:9 ratio / 395 ppi) and weighs in at 215 grams with a 9.4mm thickness. It runs Android …

Oppo Find X3 Pro specs leak out

Details of the new Oppo Find X3 Pro have been revealed by Evan Blass. He’s got details of three Find X3 series handsets upcoming, with the flagship Find X3 Pro (Fussi) running the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G CPU. Running ColorOS 11 (on Android 11) it’ll get a 6.7″ …

Quick! Get some money for Christmas

Christmas is round the corner and you need cash fast. What’s the solution? Well, I’ve tried selling my body on the street corner but sadly I couldn’t even give myself away. So, thanks to the MusicMagpie app and some old books that my son doesn’t want anymore, we’ve …

Additional age controls as gaming continues to surge

Despite the recent increase in cost, here in the UK the National Lottery is as popular as ever. With a suite of games and the option to buy tickets on several different games, the app is also one of the most downloaded in Google Play and the iTunes …

Realme 7 5G Overview

Packing a very, very decent camera setup (believe me, I’ve tried it), this has also got a 6.5″ 120Hz LCD 1080 x 2400 pixel panel (20:9 at 405 ppi), an octa-core (up to 2.4GHz) MediaTek Dimensity 800U 5G CPU and a microSD slot to boost the already-decent 128GB …

The OnePlus N10 5G – Up close

Both the OnePlus Nord N100 (a mere £179) and this, the OnePlus Nord N10 5G (£329) are both available to buy from the OnePlus website and you’ll stumble across them on Amazon, John Lewis and Three too. The OnePlus Nord N10 5G and OnePlus Nord N100 are the …

Advantages of gambling on mobiles

In the modern world, technology keeps the first place in everyday life. Almost all the aspects of our living have become easier and quicker with technology. Especially now that mobile phones and smart phones are more than ever necessary tools for everybody. As the pandemic has affected public …

Huawei / Honor AppGallery freebies

If you’re getting or you’ve got yourself a brand new Honor or Huawei phone then you’ll probably have found there’s no Google Play. There’s no YouTube, Chrome, Maps or Gmail either. Luckily, there’s ways around this if you use Petal Search and the AppGallery. Plus, right now, there’s …

The easiest ways to stream TV shows on your smartphone device

New technology has made it possible to develop smart devices that are faster and better in terms of performance. The idea of fast internet is also among the topmost influential factors in streaming TV shows and movies from anywhere and at any time you desire. YouTube is among …

Huawei Mate 40 Pro – First Impressions

Normally I would do an unboxing on a newly received phone, however this time around I am going to skip the unboxing as most reviewers have done that for me. What I am going to do is give you a bit of a rundown of my experience over …

Realme 7 5G down to £229 this weekend

The Realme 7 5G has quickly become a very highly rated and cheap 5G smartphone, making it the best-selling smartphone among the Realme Black Friday deals. You can get your hands on one of these for just £229 with completely free delivery at Amazon. Powered by MediaTek Dimensity …

Lockdown sees massive increase in Spotify subscribers

The lockdown has changed our behaviour. We’re using our smartphones more, downloading more and streaming more. Two recent news stories show this. First, the fact that mobile game installs in India have now topped 7 billion in just 9 months and second, the massive increase in Spotify subscribers. …

It’s Mi Friday! Get the Xiaomi Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro cheap.

Yes, it’s actual Black Friday today so we’re getting a flood of offers in our inbox. The following deals, from Xiaomi, are in the Mi Friday event and you’ll find a host of coupon codes floating around their site to make selected devices even cheaper. The Mi 10T …

Streamed and VR gaming coming this Christmas

With the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X both getting huge amounts of interest in recent weeks, there’s definitely still a need for the “home console”. The new consoles come with a definite push towards game-downloading rather than traditional in-store purchases, and many gamers will now be used …

Honor Black Friday Deals are on!

If you’re looking for smartphones or wearables or Christmas, this is the place to be. Maybe you want to grab a well-priced gift or perhaps even treat yourself? Well, just a few short months ago we thought we’d got a proper bargain on the Honor MagicWatch2, which was …

Oppo A15 now available. Super-cheap entry-level smartphone.

Another phone to add to your list and it’s this entry-level Oppo device at just £119. Available from O2, Amazon or the Oppo e-shop, the Oppo A15 has a big 6.52″ 1600×720 screen (60Hz @ 269ppi) and it comes with 32GB storage (plus a microSD slot), 3GB RAM …

Vivo handsets to get Android 11 soon.

We recently reviewed the Vivo X51 5G and then we found that £100 had been knocked off the price. Now we’re finding out that the phone will be getting Android 11 very soon too. Vivo has announced that the updates will start rolling out from end of November, …

Fairphone 3+ now available on Vodafone too

Last month we told you all about the Fairphone 3+ arriving on Sky Mobile. Now we can announce that the phone is also available here on Vodafone. The phone is easy to repair, with spare parts readily available from the Fairphone website. It’s all about sustainability, baby. Powered …

Black Friday deals on Vivo kit

Did you like our Vivo X51 5G review? Well, if you’re looking to buy, it’s now cheaper. Instead of £749 you can now get this camera-tastic handset for £100 less – only £649. Get it from Ebuyer, Box or Laptops Direct until November 29th at the lower Black …

VPN Options for smartphone users

For most people, one of the most treasured and private devices in the 21st century is the smartphone. Tech-savvy individuals know that your smartphone holds lots of personal information, which can be used to rob you of your money, identity, or even reputation. This is why it is …

Fancy a massive £200 off the OnePlus 8 Pro?

I tell you what you need. You need more Black Friday deals. How’s about up to £200 off OnePlus 8T, 8 Pro, Nord, N10 and N100 ? That’s got to be worth a sniff hasn’t it? It’s all happening on OnePlus.com plus the official sales partners, including John …

OnePlus screen colour issues when browsing? Here’s the workaround

Over the weekend we received the 11.IN11BA update for the OnePlus 8 Pro but noticed something rather strange. On certain websites, as you scrolled down, the colour temperature noticeably changed. So, clean white shades suddenly became a yellowish tint. As an example, browsing to this CNN story resulted …

The Realme 7 5G arrives, plus loads of Black Friday deals

Our inbox is overflowing with Black Friday deals right now, and Realme have some offers they’d like to share. They run from tomorrow, November 20th, until November 30th. The Realme 7 5G, which launches in the UK today, is normally going to retail for £279, but as part …

Official – Honor is sold

An official statement has now popped up on the Huawei website following the reported sale of their successful sub-brand Honor. It comes as Huawei is getting added to “security risk lists” across the globe, with their phones and network kit shunned by various countries. The biggest problem came …

New extending screen shown off on the Oppo X 2021

A regular-looking slab is how we almost expect every single smartphone to look now, but Oppo are trying something altogether new. As part of the “Oppo Inno Day” they unveiled three concept products – the “Oppo AR Glass 2021”, the “Oppo CybeReal AR” and a rollable concept handset …

DON’T TELL ANYONE but there is an easy way to rewind Mixcloud

Head to Mixcloud or download their app and you’ll find that there’s a (fairly) new blocker that stops you rewinding shows. As you’ll know, I’m a pretty big fan of Centreforce Radio and they upload all their shows and mixes onto Mixcloud after. It’s a great way to …