Sky Mobile offers up the Xperia 10 II and Xperia L4

Sitting on the O2 network, Sky Mobile are now ranging the new Sony Xperia 10 II and Sony Xperia L4. Prices start at £18 and £13 per month respectively if you’re OK with 2GB of data. You can bag the Xperia 10 II with 25GB of data for …

FourFit Mini2 – A fitness band designed for kids

Tracking activity, steps, heart rate, lung health, blood pressure and sleep – this is the FourFit Mini 2. During the lockdown, we’re all sat around more, so this FourFit Mini2 will ensure that your child stays active, with daily updates and reminders to get off the sofa or …

UK’s First Shared rural network goes live

In south Wales there’s a small village called Devauden. It’s tucked away in the Wye Valley but has become the first rural community to receive new mobile coverage. Why is this a big deal? Well, the government-backed plan for operators to share masts and other infrastructure hit a …

E-Bikes. Now Triumph Motorcycles are doing them too.

A Triumph bike for less than £3,000?! Well yes, but this is an e-bike, not a motorbike or ….. errr.. an electric motorbike.. Confusing isn’t it? There’s electric motorbikes (like these) which are basically motorbikes powered by electric. Then there’s electric bikes (bicycles / cycles) which are electric-assisted …

RedMagic 5G Eclipse Black with 12GB RAM. Not just China any more.

Want an ultra-powerful phone which will easily cope with even the most demanding gamers? Check out the RedMagic 5G. A phone with 6.65″ AMOLED screen operating at a mad 144Hz refresh, with 5G connectivity, the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 CPU and Active Liquid-Cooling which includes a Turbo Fan. …

Extra prize bundles up for grabs on VeryMe

If you’ve got a Vodafone plan, download the My Vodafone app. You can manage your bills, your account and you can get some freebies via the “VeryMe” Rewards feature. Right now they’ve added a load of prize draws. You just need to open the app and push a …

Test your skills. Park it!

I passed my driving test many years ago, but the Bill Plant Driving School still sticks in my memory and I see their cars going round on a regular basis. Available only on iOS right now, they’ve launched “Parkathon”, an app where you need to navigate various obstacles …

Fancy 12GB of data for just £4 per month?

This is one of those redemption deals, so you’ll need to do a bit of claiming in month 3, 5, 7, 9 and 12, however it does deliver a really cheap SIM-only deal. The original £10 per month cost gets hammered down to just £4 on this Three …

The OBike – Unboxed

Over the years we’ve grown familiar with clever PR campaigns but this one is proper weird. No price, no details, no real shipping info or anything. We’ve just been sent a video of a bike. The website behind this is orionec.com and that basically contains an animated space …

Tricks for staying safe when using dating apps

A quarter of people in the UK use dating apps to find someone to connect with. They may be looking for love, for companionship, for a serious relationship, or just a bit of fun. No matter what your reasons for using dating apps, it is important that you use them with …

Vodafone stores reopening, but no devices on show.

Perhaps the most annoying thing about buying a phone is the not being able to “test it” first. Getting your hands on the thing, seeing how it works and so on. That’s what we’re here for to a degree, or you can go to a phone shop and …

Serious cashback on the latest iPhone and Samsung phones

The people from TopCashback have been knocking on our door to let us know about the potentially chunky savings on offer right now with Carphone Warehouse. Carphone Warehouse have partnered exclusively with the cashback site, and you can get up to £80 cashback plus an additional £15 on …

Sky TV to increase prices again

A few months ago I decided to leave Sky TV after many, many years and get myself a Netgem TV box. The transition, considering how many streaming services are out there to fill the void, has been really rather smooth. I’m not a bit football fan and didn’t …

Carphone Warehouse and Currys take on the Find X2 Range

Yes, another post about the Oppo Find X2 family. This time it’s Currys PC World and Carphone Warehouse who want us to tell you that they’re now available to buy. The Oppo Find X2 Pro, Oppo Find X2 Neo and Oppo Find X2 Lite are all available. Prices …

Virgin Media – Oppo Find X2 phones are go!

Well, things are definitely changing in the mobile landscape. I’ve been here writing about HTC phones, then Huawei and Honor phones but now the likes of Oppo are really on the charge. Virgin Media (sitting on EE masts right now, but switching to Vodafone soon), are making the …

Oppo X2 Pro and X2 Lite arrive on Vodafone

Well, we liked the look of the Oppo X2 Pro and now both the Oppo X2 Pro and X2 Lite have arrived on Vodafone. They’re available on the Vodafone unlimited data plans and you can add Amazon Prime Video, Spotify Premium, Sky Sports Mobile TV or a NOW …

In video. A phone without the Google Apps.

(Article updated with working YouTube videos) Just yesterday I tried to get a Honor 9X Pro to be a bit more “Googley”. I had a small element of success but things do tend to get worse, as I’ll explain here. Sadly, due to a ban on Huawei (and …

Virgin Media to close UK stores

Liberty Global will not be reopening any of their 53 Virgin Media high street stores, even after the lockdown eases further. This was, in all honesty, coming down the road for a bit after other stores were closed, but now – with most orders coming from the phone …

Seedbox vs. VPN: Which one is the better option?

Do you ever worry about your privacy when you’re online? If you’re not concerned, you should be. Did you know that Binance Exchange, one of the largest companies dealing with crypto-currencies and Bitcoin, lost $41 million in just a single hack? If you’re just browsing the internet then …

TicPods ANC Headphones now available

Looking like a bit of an Apple Airpod / Magic Earbuds cross-over, these are the TicPods ANC earphones. They have full Active Noise Cancelling and you can get 10% off all orders under June 10th. The price is good too, under-cutting most competitors at just £71.99. They take …