Nokia 6 available to buy from tomorrow

The handset will be available exclusively from Carphone Warehouse for £229.99. This 2018 model adds fast charging and Zeiss cameras. It’s also 60% faster than its predecessor. Headline specs include a 5.5″ 1080 x 1920 pixels 16:9 screen, Android 8.0 (Oreo), a Qualcomm SDM630 Snapdragon Octa-core 2.2 GHz …

Fortnite. Not for everyone just yet.

My son is into “Fortnite” at the moment. It’s his first “shooting” game but the characters are a little more “cartoon-like” and there’s no real gore that I can see. In all honesty, I’ve not really got “into” the PS4 a great deal. I know it’s very powerful, …

ZTE Axon M coming to Vodafone UK

As far as phones with a stand-out features go, the ZTE Axon M is definitely one of the most interesting to look at. We took a look at it in Barcelona and about the only thing we didn’t like was the price. Two expensive screens instead of one …

Another microSD deal

Cashback website base.com are advertising 2.1% cash back on online purchases and hot deals have said highlighted.. 2 X Toshiba 32gb EXCERIA M302 (U3) Micro SDHC Card with Adapters (Multi-pack of 2 x THN-M302R0320EA) £16.99 With Free Delivery from @base + 2.1% Topcashback. The two-pack should see you …

Using a VPN for all iOS devices

I’m away on business at the moment, and as this is happening with alarming regularity I’ve slipped into a habit of bringing my “home comforts” with me. Trouble is, you can’t always get every home comfort. The tea for example, it’s just not the same. However, with the …

Pal – A new way to make and find friends around you

So, we’ve got Facebook for keeping in touch with people that you rarely see. We’ve got LinkedIn for telling people how good we are at work and we’ve got various other apps for dating / picture sharing and messaging. However, Pal is a fresh new idea which lets …

Sony Xperia XZ2 and XA2 now at Vodafone

Vodafone have sent an email to let us know the Sony Xperia XZ2 and XA2 devices announced at MWC are now available. Missed the launch? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with all the details here. The XZ2 is the flagship phone and brings a dramatic new design, …

UK 5G spectrum auction comes to an end

It only seems like yesterday we were talking about the 4G spectrum here in the UK. That was to support the “next” generation of networks. However, we’re now seeing the first deployment stages of 5G, and the results of the auction are in. O2 won big with snapping …

Another dashcam special

You’ve probably seen our recent coverage of dashcams such as the Zeepin, the Thinkware F800 and the tiny Conbrov one which we grabbed footage from but today…. ..well today there’s yet another reason for getting one.. Insurance scams. Usually these will consist of a couple of cars closely …

Using the Smartphone as a PC? Yes, you can!

Smartphones are becoming increasingly powerful computers that you carry around in your pockets. Let’s face it, the PC I’m using right now is an Intel i5 with 4 x 3GHz cores, but the new Samsung Galaxy S9 has 8 cores – 4 x 2.7GHz and 4 x 1.8GHz. …

Are you in the pursuit of root?

Some of you, and I suspect there may be quite a few, won’t have heard of “rooting”. On Android it’s not quite the same as “jailbreaking” is with iPhone devices, but it does mean that apps can have more control over your phone. Rooting your phone will give …

Audeara are available to buy

At CES we covered the new Audeara headphones. These hit the Kickstarter campaign target within 15 hours and more than $460,000 was raised. The specially-designed headphones are made to combat any form of hearing loss you may have. Here’s what their press release says Everyone has a degree of hearing loss. …

Massive Virgin Media SIM-only deal

Oi Oi, and indeed, saveloy. Hope your Thursday is going well. Right, time for a deal. It’s with Virgin again and they use the EE masts, so you’re going to be OK coverage-wise. This one is a 12-month SIM-only deal and but you’re getting a whacking-great 24GB for …

5 Money saving apps to download in 2018

We all want to save money. Whether that cash gets used for a holiday, a new car, a sofa or perhaps even a microwave, the bottom line is that it is important to save. There are many apps that can help you save some considerable amount of money. …

LIFX- Smart lighting system -Review

Believe it or not, outside this website, I live in a fairly tech-free household. This is for the most part because my wife doesn’t want the house to be festooned with technology. The other reason is due to the old adage of “if it ain’t broke don’t fix …

Pursuit of Burdenless Speed – OnePlus 6

Did you ‘6et Ready’? If you have been under a rock recently, OnePlus have started their teaser campaign for the upcoming flagship phone – OnePlus 6. The new handset was previously rumoured to be quite a beast using the new SnapDragon 845 processor and in three variations 64GB, …

EU tech benefits that Britain has ditched

Last year, after a lot of waiting and a lot of discussion, we finally got proper roaming across the bulk of Europe. It doesn’t cost you any extra, and many Brits are only just realising what a good thing it actually is. Fly to Germany, Spain, Cyprus and …

Battery – 1%. Stressed much?

Does this sight make you nervous? I came across some interesting information when I was out in Paris the other day. Apparently one of the things that we smartphone users stress about most is our battery life.  Now, I am no behavioural therapist, but I decided to do …