Huawei FreeBuds 4 vs FreeBuds 3 vs FreeBuds Pro – The open fit FreeBuds 3 get upgraded active noise cancelling

The Huawei FreeBuds 3 were announced in Germany at IFA 2019 during the keynote which included the Kirin 990. Sadly, the Huawei FreeBuds 4 have had their announcement in the Chinese market with no word on global availability yet. Due to all the issues Huawei have faced in the past 18-months, this is a trend … Read more

Comparing Software RAID vs Hardware RAID when choosing TerraMaster Thunderbolt3 RAID Storage

This is a bit of a copy and paste job from TerraMaster, sorry. But it is moderately more informative than the generic press release hence I thought it was worth posting. TerraMaster, a professional brand that specializes in providing innovative storage products for home, businesses and enterprises, discusses the difference between software RAID and hardware … Read more

Poco M3 Pro 5G vs Realme 8 5G – Basically the same phone. Buy whatever is cheapest at the time

Today, Xiaomi / Poco took the wraps off the new Poco M3 Pro 5G, which will be one of, if not the cheapest 5G phone to launch in the UK. In recent years, Xiaomi and Realme have been trading blows with the phone launches, all of which offer the best spec possible for the price. … Read more

Realme GT equipped with Snapdragon 888 launching in the UK soon. Oh, and you can install Android 12 Beta 1 on it too

Following the Google I/A, several companies have announced that their phones can experience Android 12 Beta 1 immediately. This includes the Realme GT, which launched in China back in March. Most people will never install a beta OS on their phone, so the news is largely irrelevant to the general consumer. However, it shows a … Read more

Wear OS might finally become good thanks to Samsung and Fitbit. Just need Qualcomm to pull their finger out.

Wear OS has been a bit of a disappointment, it has not received the love it deserves from Google, and Qualcomm have put no effort into advancing the SoCs at the same rate as phones. While I don’t hate Wear OS watches, my experience with them has always been lacklustre. The abysmal battery life is, … Read more

Voxi vs Smarty vs GiffGaff vs Lebara – Which monthly SIM-only is cheapest? PAYG rolling monthly SIM deals

While 24-month phone contract deals remain popular, over the years, many people have realised it is more cost-efficient to buy a phone upfront and then get a SIM-only deal. You can normally get the best deals by committing to a 12-month contract. However, in recent years rolling monthly PAYG style contracts have become increasingly popular. … Read more

Rainbow Six Siege Beginners Tips & Tricks

The Rainbow Six Siege can be overwhelming for a beginner player. The first-person shooter game is different and unique with some complex mechanics. Here we have put down some tips and tricks and the R6 hacks to handhold the newcomer into this game. Understand the sounds Register the various noises which could be a key … Read more

Best Wi-Fi 6 Routers Under £100 on Amazon – Huawei AX3 from £40 & TP-LINK Archer AX10 just £70

All cutting-edge technology is painfully expensive at launch. The flagship Netgear Nighthawk RAX200 launched on Amazon in June 2019 for close to £500 and is still £405. The TP-Link Archer AX11000 was available in late 2019 for £380. In the past year, we have seen most companies launch much more affordable models, with all the … Read more

5 Best Educational Apps for Android – Learning Apps 2021

Over the past year, I have become somewhat disillusioned by the Internet. It feels like it has become a cesspit of conspiracy theories and hatred. Social Media is particularily problematic, and it is easy to forget all the benefits we enjoy with such easy access to information. Education is something that has benefited from the … Read more

BlueStacks 5 Review – Performance upgrades vs BlueStacks 4 ensure BlueStacks remains the best Android emulator

Back in 2019, I reviewed BlueStacks 4, the popular Android emulator that is geared towards allowing people to play Android games on the desktop. BlueStacks 5 is now available via Beta and will be launching in the next few months. It brings with it many improvements over v4, which should improve the overall performance considerably … Read more

The Best Smart Locks for uPVC External Doors With Multi-Point Locks in the UK

A quick Google search for the best smart locks in the UK reveals a lot of poor advice that is not tailored to the UK market. You have plenty of night latch options available, including the Yale Keyless Connected Smart Lock; these are excellent but generally not the primary lock used on our external doors. … Read more

Nebra Helium Miner Starts Shipping – Batch 1 orders will soon be able to mine $HNT

Anyone wanting to get into mining Helium (HNT) has no doubt been incredibly frustrated by the lack of availability of the Helium Hotspots from all the suppliers, including Nebra, Rak, Bobcat and SyncroB.It. Much like the current GPU shortage, manufacturers have been suffering from a shortage of chips, primarily due to the ongoing Covid pandemic. … Read more

Mediatek Dimensity 900 vs Snapdragon 750G vs Snapdragon 780G Specifications Compared – The new mid-range SoC looks like it will be better than SD750G

While Mediatek is quick to release new chipsets, manufacturers have been glacially slow at launching the high-end option in the western market. While Mediatek has launched the Dimensity 1000, 1000u, 1100 and 1200, the highest spec we have seen is the mid-range Dimensity 800 on the OPPO Reno 4 Z. It is a good chipset … Read more

Realme 8 5G priced from £179 in UK – Realme 8 for £199 – Available from 20th of May

Realme are always a safe bet if you are on the lookout for an affordable phone. They always offer a fantastic specification for the money. Following the launch of the superb Realme 8 Pro with its flagship-like 108MP primary camera, the more affordable Realme 8 5G has finally become available in the UK. Price and … Read more