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

Nokia 9 PureView announced. Will its dated internals distract from the revolutionary camera?
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Nokia 9 PureView announced. Will its dated internals distract from the revolutionary camera?

I feel like I have been hyped about the Nokia 9 for years, the Nokia 8 was launched back in 2017 and was the last proper high end device Nokia launched. The Sirocco came after but it was the same device but a different screen. Long delays in the world of tech is never a…

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

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

Huawei Mate X 5G foldable phone revealed via display banner
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Huawei Mate X 5G foldable phone revealed via display banner

On Sunday Huawei will announced their 5G foldable phone to the world, but one keen-eyed Twitter user caught the installation of and advertisement banner for the new phone. While it is possible this could be a fake it appears to be authentic and the timing of the advert installation coincides with the announcement. One of…

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

Sony Xperia Ear Duo Hands On Review #MWC2018
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Sony Xperia Ear Duo Hands On Review #MWC2018

Most people are talking about the latest and greatest phones that have been launched at MWC that are running the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 including the Sony Xperia XZ2. However, one of the stand out products for me is the  Sony Xperia Ear Duo which is an entirely wire-free pair of headphones that buck the trend…

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 vs Exynos 9810 vs HiSilicon Kirin 970
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 vs Exynos 9810 vs HiSilicon Kirin 970

Mobile World Congress 2018 is just a week away, and we will undoubtedly see multiple phones announced with the next generation of system on chips (SoC). The Snapdragon 845 is likely to be used in the next flagship phone which is due to be announced at the Nokia event on the 29th. Historically Samsung has…

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 benchmark results look good
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 benchmark results look good

I have already covered the new technology in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 system on chip (SoC) but that doesn’t mean a great deal without some real-world results. Qualcomm has finally started demoing units built on the Snapdragon 845 SoC to selected press. The tests are not ideal as the hardware is Qualcomm’s demo units, so…

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