Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus vs 888 Chipsets Compared – Has much changed?

Yesterday, for the first day of the Mobile World Congress, Qualcomm announced their new Snapdragon 888+ chipset. Much like the launch of the Snapdragon 865+, not much has changed, it looks like the improvements are even more incremental than last year. 5% CPU frequency improvement The new Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ is effectively just a speed … Read more

MediaTek Dimensity 5G Open Resource Architecture Announced – Allowing device makers to customize key 5G mobile device features to address different market segments

As we enter MWC 2021 day 2, MediaTek has announced a new Open Resource Architecture which gives device makers more control over the hardware features of the chipset they use. How much brands will tailor things and what benefits that has for the end-users remains to be seen. However, it is an interesting idea that … Read more

Infinix Concept Phone 2021 unveiled with 160W charging, giving a full charge in 10mins – MWC 2021

Infinix are not normally a brand I associate with being pioneers of technology, but at the start of MWC 2021, they have announced a new concept phone with the fastest charge speeds on the market. 160W wired charging and 50W wireless The new Infinix Concept Phone 2021 is capable of 160W wired charging and 50W … Read more

Oral-B iO vs Oral-B Genius X – Does electric toothbrush tech progress enough for yearly product launches?

Prime Day 2020 Deals This post was originally written on February 2020. While I was a little critical of the Oral-B IO at first, this was more due to the over-inflated prices toothbrushes launch at. Amazon currently states its RRP as £449.99 which is enough to buy a decent laptop or a decent phone. However, … Read more

Motorola Edge+ shows up on Geekbench with SD865 and 12GB RAM & is the first flagship device since the 2018 Moto Z3

Motorola has not had a good time in recent years, what was once one of the dominant phone companies, they saw a sharp decline in market share leading to years of loses and the eventual sale to Lenovo. Things started to look up last year, Lenovo revealed that its mobile business group – which houses … Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 benchmarked on Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro & Realme X50 Pro with Geekbench and Antutu comfortably beats the MediaTek Dimensity 1000

On 11th of February Samsung will likely be the first company to officially launch a phone with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 on their new Samsung Galaxy S20 series. With MWC 2020 a few days later it is expected we will see many more phones launching on the latest and greatest Qualcomm has to offer before … Read more

MWC 2019 welcomes back the weird and wonderful. Finally, some interesting phones, even if some are crap

Sadly, I was struck down ill just as MWC was getting into the swing of things, but my take away from the show is that the world of phones is finally getting interesting again. No longer is each brand releasing a similar glass slab of a phone with slightly different camera configurations. We finally are … Read more

Huawei Matebook X Pro refreshed for 2019 with i7 8565u & Nvidia MX250 2GB. Plus new OneHop NFC sharing tech

Huawei today has announced a refresh for their laptop lineup. It is somewhat over-eclipsed by the up and coming phone announcement but the new laptops offer flagship specs with innovative features. The announcement included three laptops including the flagship Huawei Matebook X Pro and then also Matebook 14 and 13 models. Each laptop has been … Read more

Xiaomi announce Mix 35G device at #MWC19 priced at £520 available from May

This is the first year Xiaomi is launching a device at MWC in less than a decade they have gone from launch to the 4th largest phone company in the world. During the event the speaker tried to show off some of their Smart home IoT devices but embarrassingly this failed with Google not responding … Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Sony Xperia XZ2 vs Asus ZenFone 5Z

We saw 3 phones officially launched at MWC that are powered by the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 system on chip. This chip is the latest high-end SoC from Qualcomm and will be the chip powering most of this year’s flagships. With the Snapdragon handling the vast majority of the functions, it is interesting to see … Read more