OPPO show off a new slider phone

In partnership with Japanese design studio, nendo, today OPPO have displayed some conceptual smartphone designs. There’s quite a few to look through, but we were most interested in their “slide-phone”. It’s a handset that can be folded to the size of a credit card, giving you an expandable …

Super-G Powerbank – Review

Some three years ago I took a tour to the far-reaches of the Mobile World Congress. Back in Hall 8 we stumbled across something called “graphene” and didn’t really know a great deal about it. Now, though, we have a high-quality portable charger with a graphene composite battery …

This has nothing to do with smartphones but…

I have no way of linking this video to smartphones in any way. I just stumbled across it on YouTube and, although I know there’s some clever editing, a whole load of production and safety checks, it’s just so damned cool that I had to include it here. …

OPPO Enco X Headphones – Review

Selling right now on Amazon for £169, these are the OPPO Enco X True Wireless Noise Cancelling Earphones. Available in black or white, they have an “up to” 25 hour battery life and they’re IP54 dust and water resistant. They’ve been created with a company called Dynaudio but …

Fantastic deal on the Huawei Watch GT

I really do like the Honor and Huawei watches. I’m wearing the Honor MagicWatch 2 that I reviewed earlier this year. Love the thing. I paid over £129 for it. However, the Huawei Watch GT is essentially the same thing and, boy is it cheap right now. What …

Security tips for mobile casino players

The gambling industry has undergone a dramatic evolution in the last few years, and the popularity it has received is interlinked with that evolution. Because of the advancements in technology, mobile casinos are practically indistinguishable from the laptop or computer counterparts. This has made them incredibly popular, if …

Huawei opens up a retail store in London

With Huawei going through quite a bit of bother globally (their 5G kit is being ripped out in a number of countries due to security concerns and their newer phones are struggling to sell due to the lack of Google Apps), you’d perhaps think that opening a store …

giffgaff reduce the price of refurbished phones

From now until Christmas, giffgaff have 50 different refurbished phones on offer at reduced prices. An iPhone 7 32GB can be purchased for £129, an iPhone 8 6GB is £219 and an iPhone X 64GB is £339. Prices alter depending on the condition of the handset, (Good, Very …

Syncwire iPhone USB Car Charger – Review

Available on the Syncwire website for £11.99, this is the Syncwire iPhone USB Car Charger. As you’ll no doubt have noticed, this also has a second output so that you can plug in an additional device. Perhaps a dashcam, an additional phone, a Bluetooth speaker or tablet. Here’s …

Deal – POCO X3 NFC down in price.

Available today for a mere £169 (with free delivery), Amazon have the POCO X3 on offer – reduced from £199. It’s got a 6.67″ 1080 x 2400 LCD 120Hz screen (20:9 ratio / 395 ppi) and weighs in at 215 grams with a 9.4mm thickness. It runs Android …

Oppo Find X3 Pro specs leak out

Details of the new Oppo Find X3 Pro have been revealed by Evan Blass. He’s got details of three Find X3 series handsets upcoming, with the flagship Find X3 Pro (Fussi) running the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G CPU. Running ColorOS 11 (on Android 11) it’ll get a 6.7″ …

Qualcomm chips coming to Honor handsets?

Story so far then. Huawei and Honor were punched hard in the stomach following the addition of Huawei to a “risk list” of “foreign adversaries”. In the end it meant that both Honor and Huawei couldn’t work with US companies, so Google Play and all the expected Google …

Quick! Get some money for Christmas

Christmas is round the corner and you need cash fast. What’s the solution? Well, I’ve tried selling my body on the street corner but sadly I couldn’t even give myself away. So, thanks to the MusicMagpie app and some old books that my son doesn’t want anymore, we’ve …

ROIDMI Kit reduced in price

We’ve previously reviewed the ROIDMI NEX Storm and the ROIDMI F8 vacuum cleaner here and here. They’re great handheld cleaners and come from the people at Xiaomi. Today they’ve slashed prices as part of Harrods annual winter sale, with exclusive discounts of up to £110. The prices have been dropped …

Switching and choosing – UK mobile networks explained.

Here in the UK it’s very rare for people to switch their bank. Likewise, people have in the past been quite loyal to their mobile network too. However, this has changed lately and it’s become much easier to switch. Not only that, but there’s also a great deal …

Using business tech to save money

People have harnessed technology to accomplish tasks since time immemorial. In fact, from a functional standpoint, the point of technology is to make life easier.  For business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs, technology is the key to achieving success. Tech is one of the few ways to catch up …

5 Essentials for an office full of app developers

Mobile tech has become the dominant influence in modern life. As a result, app development startups are popping up from coast to coast. It’s a great time to get into the business, but it’s imperative to provide employees with everything they need to accomplish their tasks. The following …

Commonly overlooked supplies and equipment you need for a home office

If you’ve been working from home amid the pandemic over the past few months, you’ve probably come to realise the importance of having a designated workspace. There’s only so much you can take of the kids running around and shouting in the background while you’re trying to make …

The making of a smartphone: Inside the manufacturing process

There was a time when the idea of walking around with a supercomputer in your pocket would have been ludicrous, straight out of a science fiction story. But these days smartphones are largely ubiquitous in our society, providing inexpensive, instantaneous interfacing with anyone in the world in real-time. …