Qualcomm Snapdragon 775/775G vs Snapdragon 765G Specifications Compared

Announced around 15 months ago, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G is starting to show its age. The Arm Cortex A76 cores are now two generations behind the Cortex A78 and X1 found on the latest flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 888. Then the lower-priced Snapdragon 750G offers superior performance in many benchmarks thanks to its use of the … Read more

The best passive speakers for a PC for use with an amplifier & DAC [vs active computer speakers]

Following on from my previous post covering budget amplifiers for the PC that can drive passive speakers. Let’s look at the various passive speaker options out there. The beauty of passive speakers is that the range of options is extensive. They cover all price points and physical dimensions. Used speakers are also a viable option … Read more

Realme GT launched in China – Is the Realme GT Pro held back for the global launch? Or maybe, so they don’t steal the thunder from the Find X3 Pro with its 125W charging? [Formerly Realme Race Pro]

Normally in the world of phones launches, a brand will hype up a product with small reveals, while various sites, YouTubers and social media users leak specs they somehow acquire. By the time of launch, we often know everything about a phone. At the end of January, Realme sent out a press release confirming Q1 … Read more

OnePlus 9 vs Xiaomi Mi 11 vs Samsung Galaxy S21 Compared – What to expect when the OnePlus 9 launches on the 8th of March

It has been a little quiet in the world of mobile launches recently, but March looks set to change that. The Realme GT 5G should launch today, and we already have the basic specification confirmed by Realme. Disappointingly this appears to be a Chinese launch event only, rather than global, but it should land on … Read more

AVM FRITZ!OS 7.25 now available for FRITZ!Box 7590 with other routers later. Introduces WFH priority features, new parental controls and better WiFI

AVM have release a major FRITZ!OS update with over 70 new features and improvements. The new FRITZ!OS is available now for FRITZ!Box 7590. The update will be rolled out gradually for all other current FRITZ! products. While FRITZ!Box routers may not be as popular as the likes of Netgear and TP-Link in the UK, I … Read more

Tuya online IoT expo (TIE) 2021 – Find out more about one of the biggest IoT cloud platforms on the market

Tuya is one of the biggest players in the smart home game, last year, they held a massively successful IoT event called AIE. It is a bit like MWC or IFA, but for smart home devices and it will showcase all the latest technology currently available and upcoming for the Tuya platform. Tuya provides solutions … Read more

Realme 8 Pro uses the Samsung 108MP ISOCELL HM2, a slightly lower specced sensor vs HM1 used on the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra or HMX on the Xiaomi Mi 11

We already knew the up and coming photography focussed flagship Realme 8 Pro would feature a 108MP camera sensor. This inevitably had to be a Samsung sensor, however, they have a growing number of these sensors, and Realme has officially announced that the Realme 8 Pro will use the Samsung 108MP HM2. Currently, Samsung now … Read more

Huawei AppGallery has 83% increase in app distribution and a 33% growth in monthly active users – How much growth in the UK, though?

Huawei regularly makes announcements that seem to defy predictions of their demise following regulations being imposed on them by the US. In the latest press announcement, Huawei state some impressive numbers. There has been an 83% increase in app distribution and a 33% growth in monthly active users marks a year of rapid growth for … Read more

NPE Runn Review – This Zwift friendly sensor to make your treadmill smart is equal parts amazing and frustrating

I bought the NPE Runn back in April 2020, like many people, I needed something to make my lockdown workouts a little more bearable. However, like a lot of products that I buy myself and don’t work perfectly, I have put off reviewing it, until now. What is NPE Runn If you are not aware … Read more