Oppo Reno 4 Pro vs Reno 3 Pro 5G vs Reno3 – Oppo is about to release their next Reno4 series but has anything changed?

Oppo launched the Reno 3 series in December 2019 and it has been a slightly confusing line-up of phones with the Chinese models being quite different from the models that were launched to the global market. On the 5th of June it is expected that Oppo will unveil the Reno 4 series with the Pro … Read more

Qualcomm FastConnect 6900 & 6700 will offer Wi-Fi 6E with true multi-gig speeds thanks to seven 160 MHz channels

Wi-Fi 6 is fantastic, but it is not quite as revolutionary in speeds as you might hope. For most scenarios, the best connection you are likely to achieve is a 2×2 on 80Mhz channels giving you a connection rate of 1200mbps. That is a far cry from the 4804 Mbps you will see printed on … Read more

The cheapest 10G/5G/2.5G Ethernet PCie Network Cards (NIC) and USB Adaptors for Windows, NAS, Laptops and more

Multi-gig ethernet is very slowly becoming more affordable, more switches are becoming available and many high-end routers now have a multi-gig port. Admittedly it is still not exactly affordable to the average consumer and the cheapest switches are limited to just a couple of 10G ports such as the Netgear GS110MX at £141. The MS510TXPP … Read more

Samsung Exynos 992 vs Exynos 990 vs Snapdragon 865 vs Kirin 990 vs Mediatek Dimensity 1000 – Samsung’s first 5nm Arm Cortex-A78 chipset

The Samsung Exynos flagship chipsets have received a lot of criticism the past few years due to poor battery efficiency combined with benchmarks that don’t quite compete with the best Qualcomm have to offer However, last year Samsung announced they were ditching their custom CPU cores, possibly due to the above issues, and will now … Read more

Samsung Odyssey C49G95T monitor ups the spec vs C49RG90 with faster 240Hz on the 49-inch 5120×1440 DisplayHDR 1000 panel priced at £1,279.99

Samsung’s latest ridiculous monitor is now up for pre-order for just £1,279.99. Samsung Odyssey C49G95T Specification The Samsung Odyssey C49G95T is a monster 49-inch 5120×1440 display with a refresh rate of 240Hz which is features with AMD’s FreeSync 2 technology while also being G-Sync Compatible. The display features a 1000R and has a DisplayHDR 1000 … Read more

Netatmo Smart Outdoor Camera (Presence) gets upgraded with Siren – Pre-order now for £319.99

I reviewed the Netatmo Smart Outdoor Camera (formerly Netatmo Presence) just over a year ago, and it has been one of the best surveillance cameras I have reviewed, and I still use it today. Netatmo was one of, if not the first companies to offer AI object detection with their camera, the indoor one is … Read more

Realme 6s vs Realme 6 & 6i vs Redmi Note 8 Pro – The Realme 6i is now pointless for most people

As much as I love Realme and Xiaomi, it is getting a little fatiguing with all their phone launches. With me busy writing up content for the Realme X3 Superzoom the launch of the Realme 6s somehow passed me. The Realme 6s is a new phone following a similar trend both Realme and Xiaomi have started … Read more

Samsung Exynos 880 vs Snapdragon 765G vs MediaTek Dimensity 800 – Samsung’s launches their affordable 5G chipset

Samsung have announced their latest affordable 5G chipset which is not that much different than the Exynos 980 that was launched back at IFA 2019 and features in the popular Samsung Galaxy A71 5G and A51 5G. Specification Fabrication Process 8nm FinFET CPU 2.0GHz Dual-core (Cortex-A77) 1.8GHz Hexa-core (Cortex-A55) GPU Mali-G76 MP5 Modem 5G NR … Read more

Oppo Find X2 Series finally available to order. X2 Pro £1,099 – X2 £899 – Neo £599 – Lite £399

Even though Oppo announced the Find X2 series almost 2-months ago (back when we were allowed to do things) you have not actually been able to buy the phones. Not sure why they did that. Anyway, Oppo, today, had a second launch, this time to announce you can buy their phones. The two flagship phones, … Read more

Xiaomi Redmi 10X Pro vs 10X 5G vs Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition – Dimensity 820 vs Snapdragon 768G – Too many mid-range choices

With Realme and Xiaomi battling it out on the affordable end of the market, it has started to become increasingly difficult to single out a phone as being the highlight of a particular range. Xiaomi is particularly bad as they have been releasing a lot of minor iterations to their phones at slightly different price … Read more

Zyxel XS1930 series is a (semi) affordable multi-gig/10Gbe cloud managed switch undercutting Ubiquiti’s limited 10G offerings

Zyxel XS1930

Yesterday Zyxel launched two new switches that offer multi-gig copper ethernet designed to help small and medium businesses achieve greater network flexibility and take full advantage of the latest Wi-Fi 6 technology. While 10G ethernet has been out for a long time it has had glacially slow adoption rates thanks to the exorbitantly expensive hardware. … Read more

Realme X3 SuperZoom vs Poco F2 Pro / Redmi K30 Pro – Do you want a better camera or better chipset & display?

The Realme X3 SuperZoom is the first phone to launch with a 5x optical periscope zoom at an affordable price point. It is the best Realme camera specification to date, and I found the phone easily outperformed last years Realme X2 Pro with the overall camera performance being better than the flagship X50 Pro. However, … Read more

Realme X3 Superzoom Review – An impressive zoom camera for the price but faces stiff competition vs the Poco F2 Pro & Realme X50 Pro

Realme have quickly become a significant player in the mobile market, and they are aggressively expanding with a quick succession phone launches at multiple prices points which are all extremely affordable for their segment. The Realme X3 Superzoom is the latest launch which I have been using for the past week. At the time of … Read more

Realme X3 SuperZoom vs Realme X2 Pro vs Realme X50 Pro 5G – Does the periscope zoom justify the price?

With the launch of the Realme X3 SuperZoom, Realme have some amazing phone options all with a reasonable small price difference. While the SuperZoom is not a flagship phone, it offers the best camera specification Realme has ever offered but is that zoom lens worth the extra over the incredible affordable X2 Pro? Chipset, RAM, … Read more

Realme Watch vs Honor Band 5 vs Huawei Watch Gt2e – A new affordable fitness tracking smartwatch (feature watch, really)

Yesterday, Realme announced their new Realme Watch, and incredibly affordable fitness tracker/feature watch. Yesterday’s announcement was for the Indian market with the watch being priced at INR3,999 (£43/$53/€48). However, Realme will also be announcing several AIoT products today as part of the Realme X3 SuperZoom launch, this will include: Realme Watch, Realme Band, Realme Powerbank … Read more