Category: Android

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 …

OnePlus 8 – Get it cheaper with this deal

You want a bit of green or the black one? Either way, you can get the OnePlus 8 for less than £500 at Laptops Direct right now. Dive into our massive OnePlus 8 reviews and then grab yourself this 8GB / 128GB version. This is being sold for …

Argos – Massive price-drop on the Samsung Galaxy A90 5G

When the Samsung Galaxy A90 5G first appeared, you’d have to pay the princely sum of £579 for one. There’s a 6.7″ Full HD+ (1080×2400) Super AMOLED screen, 25W Charging to a 4,500 mAh battery and an octa-core 2.84GHz CPU. You get a 32 megapixel selfie shooter and, …

OPPO reveals ColorOS 11

As we’re a UK based site, we’ll try to get over the spelling of the word “Color” and move on (we’re still having trouble with Honor). This, then, is the new ColorOS 11. It’s just been launched and it’s one of the first to run on stable Android …

Xiaomi drop Android 11 onto the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro

Want one of these phones? You can grab the Mi 10 in the 8GB+128GB variant for £699 on Amazon UK or get the 8GB+256GB version on mi.com/UK for £799. It’s also available on Three UK for a one-off cost of £799 or on contract. Sadly the Mi 10 Pro isn’t available in …

Oracle to partner with TikTok

Well, it’s not the most suitable of pairings, but it does now seem that Oracle will be snapping up the US TikTok operation. Oracle have confirmed that Bytedance (who own TikTok) have made them their “trusted technology partner”. President Trump, as with other Chinese tech firms such as …

TikTok says no to Microsoft bid, Oracle now in with a shot.

With over 100m active users in the US, TikTok is more than popular. However, with US President Donald Trump taking a very dim view of any Chinese tech firms, the US operation is in the middle of a forced sale. Both Microsoft and Oracle were in the running …

What if TikTok USA isn’t sold?

Like Huawei and Honor, Chinese video-sharing app TikTok is suffering the wrath of US President Donald Trump. With an impending ban in the USA, TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer has decided to quit the company – a mere two months into the job. He’d recently moved from Disney to …

DreamLab powers Hyperfoods

You may already be aware of the “DreamLab” app which Vodafone have long promoted. It’s an app you can run while your phone is on charge and, while you’re sleeping, the multi-award winning app uses the CPU power of your phone to assist with cancer and COVID-19 research. …

DOOGEE S58 Pro Android rugged smartphone announced.

Today smartphone manufacturer DOOGEE announced the launch of its latest rugged smartphone, the DOOGEE S58 Pro. It’s made with industry-leading high strength rubber materials and, according to the company, is able to withstand drops, water and extreme temperatures. The device comes with triple cameras, a high capacity battery …

Motorola Razr 5G – All kinds of cool, if you’ve got the money.

Got some cash? Lots of cash? Like, nearly £1,400? Well, for starters, if you have, can I borrow some please? If you won’t lend me anything, you can perhaps get yourself the 5G Motorola Razr instead. It’s the foldable 5G phone with “true pocketability” and goes from a …

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 …