Category: Android

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 …

Oppo X2 Pro and Oppo X2 Lite coming to Vodafone

Another network has just announced that they will be taking Oppo phones – this time it’s Vodafone and there’s freebies available again too. Vodafone are giving away a free pair of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i headphones worth £350 if you pre-order the Oppo X2 Pro or a …

Motorola G8 Pro appears

Sitting in the “affordable handset” category, this is the new G8 Pro. It can be found on the Motorola Enterprise website and packs a 6.4″ 1080 x 2300 Full HD+ 19:9 screen. Running the Android One version of Android 10, this uses an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon SD665 CPU …

Carphone Warehouse announce pre-orders for new Oppo phones

It’s definitely Oppo day today. Carphone Warehouse have announced that, from today, they will be offering pre-orders on three Oppo phones until the full launch on June 10th. They will also be offering a range of exclusive bundles and offers. The flagship Oppo Find X2 Pro is going …

More on the POCO F2 Pro flagship killer

We’re liking the look of the (Xiaomi) POCO F2 Pro. It’s available on Gearbest for £449.28 or you can have a look at Tecobuy to get it for £405.99 (and, if you hang around their site, they’ll give you £6 off, bringing it down to £399.99). For less …

OPPO phones arriving on Virgin Media

MVNO Virgin Media, currenrtly operating on EE masts, has announced that they will be ranging OPPO handsets. The manufacturer, covered here will be available in a matter of days on the Virgin Media website. Virgin tell us that a “wide range of OPPO 5G” will be ready for …

How to play casino games on your smartphone

There was a time when casino and gambling apps were not allowed in the various app stores. However, three years ago things started changing. Google Play announced that they would start accepting gambling apps in July 2017. Before that, gaming sites were only ever able to offer a …

Subscription now at the centre of Strava

How it happened, I really don’t know, but pretty much everyone I know has ended up using Strava as their fitness tracker. There’s plenty of competition, but Strava seems to be the one we’ve all ended up using. We don’t pay of course. No, that would be mental. …

Free OnePlus Wireless Z Bullets when you get a OnePlus 8

The OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z are £49.95. Charge them for 10 minutes and you get 10 hours thanks to their Warp Charge capability. A full charge bagging you a massive 20 hours of playback. They’re constructed with a cable attaching the two earpieces – adding additional power and …

New website, new products. Honor pushes on.

With their smartphone business currently impacted by the Trump Trade Termination, Honor are slightly changing direction. Everything we’ve looked at recently has been highly rated. The Honor MagicWatch 2 was top class (and I wanted to keep it), and the Magic EarBuds are shockingly good. Today, more devices …

Xiaomi announces MIUI 12

Just now Xiaomi have launched their latest iteration of MIUI 12 – their Android-based OS. The rollout will begin in the next few weeks and you’ll see the Redmi Note 9, Mi 10, Mi Note 10 and POCO F2 Pro getting the update… but not, it seems, the …

Nokia 1.3 – Cheap entry-level Go-phone at Argos

Announced earlier in the year, the Nokia 1.3 is now available to buy for just £79.99 from Argos. Although available in three colours (Cyan, Sand and Charcoal), Argos are only selling the Charcoal one by the looks of it. It’s obviously SIM-free, but is dual-SIM capable and will …

Samsung A21s heading to giffgaff

The cheap Samsung A21s we covered a few days back will be arriving on giffgaff shortly, and for a mere £179. If you want to pay monthly, their RateSetter monthly charge is a mere £7.65 per month over two years with a £25 upfront charge. You then stick …

OnePlus 8 Pro X-Ray vision? The truth…

There’s been a whole load of click-bait articles out there stating that the “Photochrom” setting on the OnePlus 8 Pro gives some sort of magical X-ray vision which lets you see through clothes and other obstacles. The reality is somewhat less amazing, and I’ll show you some examples …

Samsung Galaxy A21s Revealed

I’ll be honest, we used to ignore the Galaxy A-range phones quite a bit. Our attention was taken by the Samsung Galaxy S models, but the “A range” are actually very impressive. Samsung have just added another phone to their line-up. This time it’s the Galaxy A21s smartphone, …

Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 5G – Super-cheap on O2 with discount code

Head to the O2 Shop right now and you can get yourself the crackin’ 5G – Mi MIX 3. The upfront cost on O2 is normally a whacking £350, but if you purchase the phone on an O2 Refresh tariff online and put the code… XIAOMI115OFF ..into the …

The all-new Xiaomi handheld you won’t see anywhere else

After getting my 8 thousandth email from TomTop.com today I thought I’d spotted a new Xiaomi phone. Sadly no, it’s a nail clipper. Not just any nail clipper though, oh no. This is an “anti-splash defence spatter nauil knife 420”. Yowser. For just £5.75 you can this anti-rust …

Hello POCO. The F2 Pro launched, and the price wars are ON!

Expected to be arriving on mi.com/uk later this summer, this is the Xiaomi POCO F2 Pro. UK pricing isn’t known at this stage, but we do know that the base model (6GB RAM and 128GB storage) is just €499. The next model up (8GB RAM and 256GB storage) …

Five ways to use your mobile phone for business

As you’ll see here quite often, we concentrate on the camera quality, the battery life, the Bluetooth audio and the screen of a smartphone. All of that is mainly so that you can use it for communicating and socialising. The smartphone is great for that and you can …