Category: Android

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G Unveiled

Available here in the UK on November 6th for a mere £349, this is the new Galaxy A42 5G. It’s got 4GB of RAM, 128GB of on-board storage (plus more via the microSD slot), a fast-charging (15W) 5,000 mAh battery and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 750 5G 2.2GHz CPU. …

Watch the OnePlus 8T Launch Live.

The OnePlus 8T then. We know it’s got a shiny rear-end, we know it has a 120Hz flat screen which has earned an A+ overall rating from DisplayMate and we know it looks like this… On Wednesday you’ll be able to watch the phone getting unveiled.. It's almost …

Honor 20e Review – This is a whole lot different

We’ve looked at a number of Honor devices lately. The Honor 9X and the Honor 9A– both very good phones considering how cheap they are. However, those phones lack the Google Services. So no Google Play. No Google Maps, YouTube, Gmail and so on. This is because the …

VPNs Come of age – Why you need to consider getting one

Gone are the days when a “VPN” used to be something that only tech-savvy people would know about and want. Now you’ll find that VPNs are advertised on TV. A “VPN” stands for “Virtual Private Network”. Sat in a cafe, connected to the free WiFi, you can never …

5 Smartphones you can use in 2020 for Forex trading

It is simply amazing if you think about just how much one can accomplish using a smartphone or tablet for that matter. When you look back at how technology has shaped today’s world, it is crystal clear that things are only getting better. The milestones being witnessed in …

Nokia 8.3 5G now on giffgaff

The Nokia 8.3 5G, which we covered here, is now available to buy on giffgaff. Now, as giffgaff split the cost of the handset and the plan (or “Goodybag”), you can get the phone for £499 if you want to buy it outright, or you can pay for ut …

Oppo price drops for Prime Day

If you’ve got Amazon Prime, there’s no doubt that you’ll be getting ready for Amazon Prime Day, which .. ermm… is actually on two days (October 13th and 14th). This year, Oppo have reduced prices on a range of their phones, and the deals are as follows… First, …

Realme 7 and Realme 7 Pro now up for pre-order. Incredibly cheap too

As part of BBK Electronics, Realme was actually founded a couple of years ago by a former vice president of Oppo. However, under the BBK Electronics umbrella, they’re certainly in good company – the company also has the Oppo, OnePlus and Vivo brands too. Now, a couple of …

Honor Watch ES – Unboxing

Its time for another unboxing and this time around it is a Fitness Band/Smartwatch – the Honor Watch ES. The reason I say that this fits into both the camps of wearables is that I feel it’s a crossover device. At least, that is my first impressions of …

Camera Go comes to the Nokia 1.3

The lower-end Android devices tend to run Android Go. It’s a speedy version of the OS which is built for smartphones with less memory (2GB or below). A range of nimble apps like Gallery Go, Google Go, YouTube Go, Maps Go and so on – they’re built to …

Oppo Reno4 Pro now available with Virgin Media

Currently sitting on the EE network (but soon to switch across to Vodafone masts), Virgin Media are going great guns at the moment. They’re now offering the Oppo Reno4 Pro from just £28 a month. Not only that, but you get a free pair of B&O H4 Headphones …

Samsung slips out the Galaxy M11

Samsung isn’t afraid to get involved in the entry-level arena either, and for just £149 this is the new Galaxy M11 handset. In terms of specifications you’re looking at a 6.4″ 720X1560 HD+ TFT Infinity-O Display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 octa-core (1.8GHz) CPU and a 5000mAh battery with …

Fantastic new casino app from Novibet

Ever since it made its entry into the gambling industry, Novibet Casino has continued to offer its customers an excellent casino experience. It’s a premium gambling platform with a big following which is well known throughout the UK, with Novibet being amongst the top recommended casino apps for …

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE now available on Vodafone and VOXI

Get either the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G or Samsung Galaxy S20 FE from VOXI or Vodafone before October 28th and you can grab either a three-month Gamepass Ultimate pass and MOGA XP5-X+ Game Controller or a Samsung Galaxy Fit2. You can pick up the Samsung Galaxy S20 …

Announced – The new Oppo Reno4 5G range

You can enter quite a weird and confusing world when you talk about Oppo. They have a relationship with OnePlus, and indeed we mentioned how similar the OnePlus Nord was to the Oppo Find X2 Lite. Head to the OnePlus Wikipedia page and it states.. OnePlus Technology is …

Mi Watch – All you need to know.

Not content with dropping three new phones on us today, Xiaomi have delivered a watch too. It’s going to cost just €99 (which is about £90 if you convert it) and only needs charging twice a month via a magnetic connection. This is for fitness fans, and packs …

Mi 10T Lite – All you need to know.

OK, so this is the baby of the bunch. The CPU isn’t the super-quick Snapdragon 865, but you do get the 5G Snapdragon 750G. The screen isn’t quite the super-silky 144Hz one we’ve seen on the Mi 10T Pro or the Mi 10T but hey, we’ve still got …

Mi 10T – All you need to know.

Next up, and the “middle” of the three Mi 10T phones announced today, it’s the Mi 10T itself. This will sell for €449. That works out at around £410 but to be honest, considering the specs and performance of this thing, I don’t think it’d matter if it …

Mi 10T Pro – All you need to know.

OK Xiaomi. What you got for us? A flagship phone you say? OK. It certainly looks nice, but gimme the specs. A 108 megapixel AI camera? Well, that’s clearly mad. Hi-res and then some. A 13 megapixel wide-angle lens, a 5 megapixel macro lens and a 20 megapixel …

The big Mi 10T Series launch. Tune in LIVE!

OK, you know the deal by now. A global pandemic means we’re not running round the globe attending smartphone launch events. No cheesy things on sticks, no train rides, no pushing to get that ideal photo, no free drink and sadly, no free drink. Wait, did I say …

DOOGEE Announce the N30 and S40 Pro

These are firmly in the entry-level camp, but come with Android 10 and are bonkers cheap. There’s two of them – the DOOGEE N30 and S40Pro. Basically one if rugged (the S40 Pro) and one is not one (the N30). The N30 is available from AliExpress for £133.74/$166.65 ($99.99 October …

No international radio for you, UK TuneIn listeners

It’s something that we can’t find any mention of on the TuneIn website but, in a recent licensing battle between Sony Music and TuneIn, the result has been a complete removal of international stations for UK TuneIn users. A High Court battle against TuneIn from Sony and Warner …

Motorola Razr 5G – Pricing from Vodafone now available

So, we knew that the Motorola Razr 5G was coming to Vodafone but now we’ve got all the pricing. This is a rather cool flip-smartphone with a gapless closure system, even though it is a little pricey to buy outright. Unfolded the phone has a 6.2″ P-OLED screen …

Umidigi A9 Pro – Coming soon with crazy price in tow

OK, so you’ve probably not heard of the brand (they’ve been in business for 9 years) unless you’re in China, but you’ll be able to buy this from AliExpress on October 16th and get the global version shipped to you. Let me tell you the specs first. A …

5 Essential tips to safeguard your mobile phone digital security

The potential for a cybercriminal to hack your phone or tablet has continuously grown over the years, and now? It’s even more of a concern. Nowadays, hackers are becoming more and more sophisticated in how they hack devices. There are countless hacking software options online available for free, …

TicWatch Pro 3 GPS launched

I have a soft spot for TicWatch and Mobvoi, they make some really nice gear and I was a particular fan of their TicWatch Pro that I reviewed here. I have also been using the TicWatch S2 for nearly a year and it has been used and abused …

Deal on the Poco X3

The Xiaomi Poco X3 is classed as a “mid-range champion” and has arrived at a rather sweet price-point. Available for just £211.89 via Amazon, you end up having the higher 6GB / 128GB storage version delivered. Not bad that. With a 6.67″ Full HD+ (2400×1080) 20:8 LCD display …

Royole FlexPai 2 Announced

This bad boy looks only to be arriving in China, but it’s another sexy foldable to add to your “want” list. The Royole FlexPai 2 has the world’s thinnest fully flexible display and runs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 CPU. Folded up, it’s 12.8mm thick and 89.4mm wide, 133.8mm …

Meet the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE

A Samsung Galaxy S20? For less than £600? Yep, that’s what you’re now going to get courtesy of the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE… provided you have the 4G version anyways. It’s £599 but there’s also an Galaxy S20 FE 5G for £699. It’s available in a range of …

NHS COVID-19 App (finally) goes live

Our government haven’t been performing too brilliantly of late. An exams disaster, a police-enforced border around Kent, MP’s telling us to stop moaning about a lack of COVID-19 tests and a willingness to break the law whilst telling the public not to. It’s not cricket, is it? Our …

Nokia announces three new Android phones plus much more

The Nokia 2.4, Nokia 3.4 and Nokia 8.3 5G have just been announced by HMD Global. In addition, the new “Nokia Earbuds Lite” will be available in the UK from October. The Nokia 2.4 and Nokia 3.4 are available now, with the Nokia 8.3 5G available for pre-ordered …

OnePlus 8T to get a 120Hz screen

The title of this particular item is all you’ll probably need to read in all honesty. The all new OnePlus 8T is coming and will be unveiled on October 14th. Today the company is announcing that it’ll have an ultra-smooth 120Hz FHD+ HDR10+ fluid display with an A+ …

Mi 10T Series launch confirmed. September 30th

With a significant shift in power amongst the smartphone maker, Xiaomi are making another round of launches next week. Specs, features and sales info will be unveiled on the day. Rumours, however, point to three Mi phones in the 10T Series – the Mi 10T Lite, the Mi …

Which VPN should you trust?

VPNs have become crucial tools in order to stay safe while browsing the internet. They make it that much easier to work and browse anonymously. However, with so many options out there, including free solutions, should every VPN be trusted? A Virtual Private Network encodes your internet traffic …

OnePlus 8T to be unveiled on October 14th

It’s not been a year since we reviewed the OnePlus 7T but time waits for no man. The OnePlus 8T is right around the corner now. Join us on October 14th at 3PM for the launch, which will also be streamed on the OnePlus website and via their …

A look at the Huawei Watch Fit

With Huawei and Honor suffering somewhat on the phone front (thanks to the Trump Trade Termination) it’s good to see their wearables and laptops getting even more limelight. We’ve previously reviewed the Honor Magicwatch 2 (which is basically the Huawei Watch GT2), but there’s also the Huawei Watch …

WeChat and TikTok avoid Sunday ban in USA

Both apps have been embroiled in a battle with the US administration, but have escaped the expected US bans today. For WeChat, a judge has blocked a the ban as it raised “serious questions” surrounding the first amendment – guaranteeing free speech. Judge Beeler, sitting in San Francisco, …

US to ban TikTok and WeChat

Unless there’s some sort of approval of the Oracle and TikTok deal, the US will bring the hammer down on both TikTok and WeChat this Sunday. Existing installations of TikTok will continue to work, but it’ll be removed the US Google Play and US Apple App Store. That …

Sony Xperia 5 II – Now available to pre-order

Costing £799/€899 SIM free, the Xperia 5 II is now available for pre-order from the Sony website. It’ll be available in Black or Blue and will run Android, shipping around Autumn. The Xperia 5 II weighs in at 163g and comes with a 6.5″ 21:9 Full HD+ (HDR …