Category: Android

Flip off. The Nokia 2720 is back, and now with 4G!

Many moons ago we had a wide variety of phones. There was a big selection in different shapes and sizes. Now, they’re mostly all the same – a big screen and a slate design. However, lately we’re seeing folding phones and, in a way, it’s a nod the …

Got the original ASUS ROG Phone? You’ll be getting some lovely Pie soon.

The people at ASUS have just got in touch to confirm that their ROG Phone (the ZS600KL) will be receiving the Android Pie update very soon indeed. New features such as advanced user experience, fully customised themes, a redesigned on-screen navigation bar and adaptive battery power management are …

A new slick smartphone for seniors. Meet the Doro 8080.

This is a new phone from the mobile phone company that is dedicated to helping seniors live a better life. Most modern phones are confusing and fiddly, so Doro is determined to deliver the same tech to the elderly but in a more approachable and simpler package. With …

Survey reveals that games continue to increase in popularity

We do talk about it quite a bit here but mobile gaming shows no sign of slowing down. A recent survey by App Annie has revealed that games now account for 40% of all mobile downloads, and over 70% of all consumer spend across both iOS and Google …

5G – More than just a faster connection.

With Google Stadia about to land and bigger, more in-depth games now being downloaded, people are demanding ultra-fast connectivity from their phones. Traditionally the advancement in data speed has been beneficial for watching movies and TV shows on the move. It’s also meant that you can listen to …

MetaTrader 4 empowers Android users with mobile trading

With the state of the financial markets a definite “hot topic” in the news right now, Android users can make the most of the opportunity to trade on the go with a mobile trading app like MetaTrader 4 (MT4). This state-of-the-art software is tailored to suit traders who …

Using your smartphone for log management

I work in IT and I have a definite love / hate relationship with the infamous “Windows Event Viewer”. Log management has come a long way though, and you don’t just need to rely on the built-in tools as there’s now a variety of alternatives. That means that …

Realme – Flash sale starts today.

We were assured recently that the already-low Realme phone prices were the “normal” prices and not sale prices. Today, there’s news that – from noon CET or 11AM BST here in the UK, the Realme 5 Pro will go on sale. There’s reference to it being “€199”, but we were …

Hot trending apps to ease the boredom away

Got nothing to do? Got some time free? Waiting for a bus? Are you perhaps on a train, in a lift, on your lunch, in the coffee queue or waiting for a lift? Chances are, you’ll be looking down at your phone to soak up some free time. …

Samsung in spaaaaaccccceeee

Samsung have a little problem with their S10 at the moment, namely that other fingers can unlock it. The Sun recently carried a story detailing how – with the aid of a cheap screen protector – other fingerprints seem to allow access into the phone. Samsung have promised …

Realme – Surely those are sale prices, yeah?

Those of you who were watching our live Realme coverage may have spotted this pricing slide.. Notice how, down at the bottom there, it says, “Flash sale”? Well, we were a bit concerned by that. The pricing of the entry-level Realme 5 Pro, the mid-range X2 and the …

The Realme 5 Pro – Up close and personal

I kinda feel the same way about the 5 Pro as I did when OnePlus launched their handsets. The OnePlus 7T was the most impressive for me, and with Realme it’s the Realme X2 Pro. That’s got an excellent CPU, and in-display fingerprint scanner, fantastic screen and great …

The Realme X2 – Not the Pro, but still very good at this price.

A phone that you might have missed at the Realme Madrid event is the Realme X2. It’s the lower-end model and not the Pro version we covered yesterday. Price-wise, it’s really cheap. just €299. The camera arrangement is on the upper left of the rear panel but despite …

Realme X2 Pro – Up close and personal

OK, stop everything. Let’s talk pricing before we go any further. This has just been launched here in Madrid with a starting price of €399. €399! That’ll get you 6GB RAM and 64GB storage. Cheap. Really cheap. There’s an 8GB + 128GB version for €449 and a 12GB …

Live – Realme lands in Europe

We were in London just days ago at the OnePlus 7T launch and now we’re in Madrid. Arriving yesterday it was raining heavily, but the view this morning from our breakfast table is absolutely stunning. Today it’s the turn of Realme, who are hoping for an equally bright …

Fortnite and Fortnite fans explode.

In a masterclass of hype, free PR and a way to regain interest in the game, the Fortnite world has been blown to bits. It’s sent ardent fans into a frenzy of disbelief, as Epic Games ended season 10 by deleting almost all their Fortnite tweets, stopping people …

OnePlus 7T Pro and the 7T Pro McLaren – Up close and personal

Available for £699 in a few days time (Amazon, John Lewis and the OnePlus website), this is the OnePlus 7T Pro. It sits quite neatly next to it’s more expensive £799 brother – the OnePlus 7T Pro Mclaren Edition. The latter won’t be available until November 5th. The …

The OnePlus 7T – Up close and personal

So, we have a bit of a problem here. We were in London for the rather large OnePlus 7T Series yesterday. It was, without doubt, the biggest OnePlus launch we’ve ever been to. Again, and I’ll be honest, the problems Huawei are currently experiencing mean that the competition …

OnePlus 7T Pro Series launch – LIVE

As we mentioned a bit earlier, we’re in London for the launch of the new OnePlus 7T Series launch. A lot of this has already leaked, with details of all that here, but there’ll hopefully be a few surprises in store for us too. The live feed is …