Category: General

Getting smarter with your own tech

As you’ll know, I’ve basically failed spectacularly in keeping my own smartphone in one piece. Putting it back together doesn’t seem to be an option, so I’m now on the hunt for a new contract. However, it’s not just the cost of the phone or the cost of …

Google+ to close

I will have to admit, dear reader, that I am not a massive user of Instabook or Facetube. However, my social network of choice is Google+ ………. or should I say ….was. Google have announced that it is shutting down the social network. This follows reports of a …

Sky Mobile want to tempt you with their Pixel 3 offers

Both of Google’s new flagship phones will be coming to Sky Mobile (operating on O2 masts). The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are now available for pre-order right here on their site. The prices start at £35 per month for the Pixel 3 and £40 per month for the Pixel 3 XL. This is proper cheap, but you do …

Vodafone to carry the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

The Pixel 3 has a 5.5″ (FHD+ flexible OLED at 443 ppi) 18:9 display and measures 145.6 x 68.2 mm. The Pixel 3 XL has a 6.3″ (QHD+ OLED at 523ppi) 18.5:9 screen and measures 158 x 76.7mm. Both run Android 9 Pie, both have 12.2 dual-megapixel cameras …

EE to take the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

Following the official launch EE have confirmed that you’ll be able to get both of the shiny new Google handsets on their network. As you can see on this screenshot, prices start at £58 per month with just £10 upfront. That’ll get you unlimited minutes, unlimited texts and …

Google Pixel 3 and Google Pixel 3 XL heading to Three

  Fresh from the Google launch, we can tell you that Three UK have confirmed that they’ll be ranging the Google Pixel 3 and the Google Pixel 3 XL. We have prices too – the Google Pixel 3 will be available on a 24 month contract with an …

Zapp i300 electric scooter to be unveiled later this month

So, this is a British company and they’ve nudged me quite a few times. They’re called Zapp and they’re working to launch the UK’s first electric scooter. We’ve managed to get a teaser video to show you a sneak peek… They tell me that the i300 “re-thinks how …

Virgin Mobile add Huawei handsets to their range

Something is in the air people. Yes. I can feel it. When Vodafone called to try and keep me as a customer (here’s how that’s going by the way), they offered me a Huawei handset. I asked them how the Huawei handsets were doing against the likes of …

OnePlus 6T to be revealed October 30th

  Today Chinese phone manufacturer OnePlus has announced that the latest device in there line up the OnePlus 6T, the new device is rumoured to have a under display fingerprint reader and a much smaller teardrop notch than the latest iPhone and the upcoming Pixel 3XL. The 3.5mm …

We’re in the EU but “Bill Shock” continues..

As Britain limps in disarray towards a badly-handled Brexit, we still have a few more months being part of the EU. It means that we can fly to France, Spain, Germany, Cyprus, Greece or Sweden and make calls, text or browse just like we were back in the …

EE switch on their first live 5G site

Moving from 3G to 4G now seems like a distant memory. Indeed, on the very, very odd occasion that I do drop to 3G I suddenly think… My God! 3G is terrible. How did we cope with this?! But wait, forget about 3G. We’re using 4G and already …

Three UK – Bye bye tethering caps

No real fanfare here, but it looks like our friends at Three have removed the usage caps on tethering. From now, the “Personal Hotspot” usage limits on 4G mobile plans will be ditched, so no need to worry about hooking your laptop onto your phone in future. The …

Give your phone the finger

I’ve absolutely no idea why you’d want this. I’m perhaps even struggling to describe the thing. It’s, umm.. it’s a robotic finger that you can attach to your phone. Once you’ve attached it then… errr… Well, the people behind this, the MobiLimb, tell me that it.. …aims (to …

So, err.. EE put a cinema in the sky

No, I’ve no idea why either. Well.. actually I do. I lie. It’s to promote their 4G network, the fact that it works in more remote spots and the return of 4GEE Cinema. Yes, students from Goodwood Flying School were hoisted into the air, given popcorn (which, of …

ParcelBroker – Making it easier to send a parcel

If you need to send a parcel, there’s probably less and less of us actually going to a Post Office. Now there’s a myriad of parcel companies and couriers who can come to your door and pick up. However, there’s a problem. You need to know the dimensions …

Making money with your smartphone

Although we all use our phones to pass the time and check out the latest social media trends, we can also use them to make a bit of cash, or save it. Sure, it might seem too good to be true but there are some clever ways of doing …

Tesco dishing out free gifts with Samsung smartphones

Yes, it’s getting dark early, it’s getting cold and people keep talking about Christmas. Tesco Mobile are doing a bit of a deal to keep you warm though, and – if you buy a Galaxy S8, S8+, S9, S9+ or Note 9 with them – you can grab …

Get into VR with the Oculus Go

VR is definitely gaining momentum, not to the One Billion active users that Mark Zuckerberg is famously aiming for the usage is on the rise. Now more than ever, there are more ways to get into VR with the likes of PSVR, Rift, Vive and Gear VR finding it’s …

Virgin boost 4G data speeds

Virgin Mobile are doing some great offers right now, especially if you are in need of a SIM-only contract. The company run their network off EE signal, which gives them access to a huge 4G footprint already built, and still improving all the time. Until now customers have …