What are the best Android Gaming Phones for 2018?

While Razer was not the first company to release an Android gaming phone, they have fuelled a new trend towards gaming orientated smartphones. With the mobile market stagnating manufactures are keen to find new ways to increase demand in a saturated market. The sales numbers of the original Razer phone last year are unknown, but … Read more

Oppo RX17 Pro & RX17 Neo arrive on 16th of November for €599/£522 & €349/£304

While we may be excited about the UK launch of Xiaomi tomorrow, Oppo is also making moves into the international markets. While no official UK availability has been announced the Oppo RX17 Pro and RX17 Neo are coming to the EU which was announced yesterday at the Chinese company’s launch event in Milan, Italy. Both phones will be available to buy in … Read more

Huawei EMUI 9 Android Pie Release Date for P20 Pro, Mate10, Honor 10 etc

I have found Huawei to be one of the better companies for rolling out software updates, though admittedly with the increase in the number of Android One phones they are not quite as quick as other companies such as Nokia or OnePlus. Huawei has been running a beta program for these devices for a while now and … Read more

Anker Soundcore Spirit X Sweatproof Sports Headphones Review

As a fitness fanatic that is also cursed with sweating a lot, I am constantly on the lookout for some decent headphones for both the gym and running. For a long time, I loved the Bose SoundSport but they cost £115 so it is hard to justify this expense when I will inevitably lose them(which … Read more

SpyCloud – Prevent Account Takeover (ATO) attacks by cybercriminals targeting your business

I have covered quite a lot of cyber security related news and reviews of the past few years, and the issues with cybersecurity appear to be growing exponentially. Cybercrime is extremely lucrative and arguably a lot safer than traditional criminal activities. Ten years ago, it may have been some teenager sat in his bedroom hacking … Read more

Netgear Orbi RBK23 Review (RBK20) – Wi-Fi Mesh System

I am a big fan of mesh Wi-Fi systems and the Netgear Orbi range is the market leading option, so I was quite excited about finally getting to do a full review. With Netgear Orbi, they have multiple products under the same name all doing the same thing but offering slightly different specification, performance, and … Read more

Anker Astro E1 6700mAh Ultra Compact Portable Charger Review

I have covered quite a lot of power banks now and recently been covering my new favourite peripheral company, Anker, a lot. This is the first time I have covered one of their portable chargers, and this is the smallest one I have ever covered, both in physical dimensions and battery capacity. This diminutive charger … Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon SM6150 & SM7150 Mid-range SoC Details Leak

While we eagerly wait for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8150 which will be the flagship SoC from the company superseding the superb Snapdragon 845, details of new mid-range chips have been revealed. The company is currently testing two new mid-range processors named Snapdragon 6150 and Snapdragon 7150. Both chips are octa-core processors but with likely different GPU, CPU cores … Read more

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite Priced at 279 Euros / £245 in Europe – possible UK launch

With Xiaomi launching in the UK next week a lot of people are wondering what phones will be available in the UK market. The launch will start with Three allowing consumers to buy Xiaomi products both instore and online this will then be followed by the launch of a Mi Store in the Westfield Shopping Center in … Read more

Huawei Mate 20 Pro Review – A class leading device worth every penny

**Updated on 03/11/2018** Last week Huawei launched the Mate 20 series, and since then I have been using this as my daily driver. Rather than do multiple posts I am doing one main review which I will update as and when changes need to be made. Specification The Mate 20 series has landed with multiple … Read more

Xiaomi and Huawei international sales grown by 60% & 83% in Q3 2018

Xiaomi and Huawei appear to be taking over the global smartphone market. Going from being obscure Chinese brands Huawei is now the number 2 phone company in the world and it looks like Xiaomi are hot on their tails. The global sales in smartphones have declined by 3% in the past year, with Samsung, Lenovo and LG also seeing … Read more

The best Xiaomi Huami Amazfit Stratos 2 Deal in the UK | Christmas Present Ideas

Xiaomi sub-brand Huami has proved that smartwatches don’t have to be expensive and with one-day battery life. By using a lightweight custom OS they have been able to use low power low-cost components to develop watching with all the smart functions most of us need at extremely affordable prices while being able to achieve multi-day battery life. … Read more

Xiaomi UK sales to begin on 8th of November. UK store opens in Westfield London shopping centre on the 10th

Xiaomi is finally entering the UK market officially. Mobile operator Three has confirmed that Xiaomi devices will be sold online and in its 327 high-street stores from Friday 9 November. For the first time in the UK you will be able to buy a Xiaomi phone on a contract, rather than having to find the budget for … Read more

ZTE Nubia X: An unusual dual display phone with no notch or selfie camera

It has been interesting to see how the notch has become ubiquitous among many brands, especially when Apple received so much criticism when they introduced the notch in the first place. On the flip side of this, other companies have approached the problem of increasing the screen to body ratio a different way. Vivo Nex started … Read more

Nubia Red Devil gaming phone 2 lands on November 6 with 10GB RAM

So the trend of smartphones appears to be moving towards gaming phones this year. We have seen numerous devices released with the Razer 2, Asus ROG phone, Mate 20X, and Xioami Black Shark. Another player in the Chinese market is Nubia, and they will be releasing a gaming phone of their own next week. The Nubia … Read more