Ring Alarm finally comes to the UK for £249.00 – Home Security System with optional Assisted Monitoring

Ring Alarm

Apart from security cameras, smart home security products have been slow to take off, in particular in the UK we have had a very limited selection of devices. Yale is the main company that sells both smart locks and a smart home security system. Simplisafe launched their home security system a few months ago in … Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 vs Snapdragon 730 vs MediaTek Helio G90T vs HiSilicon Kirin 810 – How does last years flagship compare to this years upper mid-range chipsets?

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 was launched almost two years ago, and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 is due to be replaced with the Snapdragon 865. Earlier this year the Snapdragon 710 was superseded by the new Snapdragon 730 and as technology improves the performance trickles down with generations. So how do this year’s upper-midrange chipsets compare … Read more

Realme X2 Pro Review – The best valued flagship phone of the year

[Originally Posted on 15-October-2019] [Update on 25-10-2019] I have now been using this phone for over two weeks as my primary device, my overall opinion of the phone has not changed, it has taken the concept of an affordable flagship device to a new level. The Pocophone F1 last year was the stand out affordable … Read more

Win 1 of 200 pairs of tickets for the Battersea Park Fireworks 2019 with Rudimental thanks to Huawei

As part of the Huawei Nova 5T launch, Huawei is teaming up with Battersea Park Fireworks 2019 as the official mobile handset partner on Saturday 2nd November where Rudimental will be taking the stage playing their biggest hits for an hour. The phone is perfect for people wanting a high-end phone at an affordable price, … Read more

EarFun Free True Wireless Earbuds Review – Affordable TWS earphones with USB Type-C & 6 hours charge

Now that Free True Wireless (TWS) earphones are all the rage I am bombarded with review requests, most affordable random Chinese brands. The earphones themselves are normally reasonable good but they are all suspiciously similar. It is almost certain that these are white label products being sold under different brands. These companies will even produce … Read more

Samsung Exynos 9611 vs 9610 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 vs 675 vs 710 Comparison with Antutu, Geekbench Benchmarks

In September Samsung announced their new Exynos 9611 chipset which is aimed at the mid-end of the market and features on the Samsung Galaxy M30s, and the A50s and is expected to be in the Samsung Galaxy A51. The older Exynos 9610 which this replaces is featured on the Samsung Galaxy A50 2019 which currently … Read more

Who called me?

Modern times bring modern problems. Over the last years, scammers have upgrade their game and one of their favourite playgrounds is the telephone world. Being aware of how to identify scam calls has become vital in order to stay safe. Thankfully, there are pages that allow you to check who is behind the call in … Read more

Realme 5 Pro Review – The best sub £200 phone if you don’t need NFC – dethroning Xiaomi as the best value brand

The Realme 5 Pro was launched last month in its native markets but finally launched last week alongside the Realme X2 Pro and X2 as part of their official EU launch. In terms of value for money, the Realme 5 Pro looks like one of the best phones on the market in the budget range … Read more

Samsung Exynos 990 vs Exynos 9820/9825 vs HiSilicon Kirin 990 vs Snapdragon 855 Plus – How does Samsung’s new flagship 5G chipset compare?

Samsung has unexpectedly announced its new flagship earlier than their normal schedule. It was expected to launch around the same time as the Samsung Galaxy S11 which would be at the start of 2020. With the announcement of the Samsung Exynos 990 that just leaves Qualcomm to show their cards for next years flagship chipset. … Read more

Maker Faire Rome 2019 – A perfect opportunity for startups to link up with investors.

This year I was invited to attend Maker Faire Rome which is a family-friendly celebration, showcasing innovative projects and the creative minds behind them. The Rome edition is the largest of its kind in Europe, and this particular fair has a strong emphasis on startups and business to business. Before the event, I was expecting … Read more

Integrated 5G Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 vs Snapdragon 730

[Update] It had been previously leaked that the new integrated 5G Qualcomm chipset would be called the Qualcomm Snapdragon 735. Today Qualcomm has now announced the Snapdragon 765 and Snapdragon 765G. Currently, Qualcomm has not announced the full specification of the Snapdragon 735, but one of the slides confirmed that the new SoC will feature … Read more

How Technology Has Changed the Job Market

Remember when you used to check the newspaper and the community job board to look for new work? Some of us may still spend a few minutes browsing these areas, but technology has significantly changed the job market. From the way we search for jobs to the jobs we are doing, here are the ways … Read more