Samsung Galaxy S9 Hands On & Camera Specification : MWC 2018

It would appear leaking of product information is an excellent marketing tool for the social media and news sites are posting about the latest Samsung Galaxy S9 daily. Less then a week out from the official announcement at MWC 2018, there has been a Reddit user that has posted a hands-on review of a pre-production model, and today we have more information on the camera. [ 335 more words ]

3 Best Methods to Recover Deleted Photos From iPhone

When you've mistakenly deleted saved photos on an iPhone, this could be a disaster. There are a few operations you may carry out which can lead to iPhone photos being deleted or disappearing. These operations can include things like an iTunes or iCloud restore, jailbreaking, iTunes sync, failed iOS update, or iCloud syncing, etc. Regardless of which operation made your iPhone delete your photos, this can be devastating. [ 463 more words ]

5 Great Gadgets to Improve Your Mobile Gaming Experience

As PC gaming gets more stunning graphics and new gadgets become available for PCs, mobile gaming tech has to keep up. The life-like quality of mobile gaming experiences is what holds the key to the gamer’s heart. Today it’s not only game graphics but tactile, special, and virtual sensations that become accessible on mobile. That’s why for this round-up we have looked at not just gamepads or mobile devices but gadgets like modular consoles, VR platforms, and tactile wearables. [ 738 more words ]

Reasons You Should Buy an iPhone 8 Instead of an iPhone X

Apple recently announced three brand new iPhone, last September a few months ago, including the new iPhone X. But alongside the iPhone X, they also announced the brand new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus. So what are the same with these phones, and ultimately, which one should you buy? I'm going to talk about the things that are the same in the new iPhone 8 and iPhone X. [ 875 more words ]

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 used 2 different SoCs on their flagship Galaxy device; if they follow a similar pattern as the S8, it is likely it will use their own Exynos 9810 in the US and the… [ 726 more words ]

How to Use Portrait Lighting on the iPhone

With iOS 11 and the new iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X, Apple has added a new feature to the camera that people are going to like and probably overuse on Instagram. Regardless, it's a cool feature, and it's called portrait lighting. How portrait lightening works Just like portrait mode that we're used to by now, portrait lightening uses the dual cameras on the iPhone to judge depth and create that bokeh depth of field look using software. [ 483 more words ]

First Impressions: Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Review

It looks like Xiaomi has released another excellent phone for the budget conscious user. The latest Redmi Note 5 comes in two flavours, the normal one and the Pro model. The Pro model appears to be the one worth your money. The Redmi Note 5 Pro is the first device to be powered by the Snapdragon 636 which is the successor to the Snapdragon 625 used in the Redmi Note 5 and many other mid-range devices such as the… [ 375 more words ]

How to Capture the Best Photos with Portrait Mode on the iPhone

When the iPhone 7 plus was announced with it's dual camera, one of the features Apple focused on was a new portrait mode. This purpose of this feature was to give you great pictures and a depth of field effect, similar to what you get in a higher-end camera like a DSLR. The problem is that this didn't ship with the iPhone but now the iOS 10.1 has been released, it comes with the portrait feature. [ 598 more words ]

How to Create, Save, and Share Animoji on iPhone

With the new iPhone X comes the new Animoji. That's right, animated emojis that uses the front-facing camera to map your face to a 3D emoji. Obviously, this is not the main function of the front-facing true depth camera system, it's actually meant for face ID. But since they're already capturing all that face data, why not use it for some other stuff. [ 658 more words ]

How Paypal and iGaming Are the Perfect Fit

The rising dependence on technology for buying the necessities has led to progressing online business across the industry, be it apparel, grocery or even gaming for that matter. The convenience of shopping and transacting online is so much that majority of people engage in purchasing through the internet today. Among many others, PayPal emerged as the first e-wallet services that facilitated online payments for millions across the world. [ 410 more words ]

How to Free Up Space on Your iPhone

Since most iPhone users don't stray too far from iOS, when they upgrade from their iPhone, it's typically to a new iPhone device. Now when you do these things like photos, app data, contacts, everything is transferred directly to your new iPhone via iTunes. Now combine that with the fact that when iOS users buy a new iPhone, they don't generally get the larger storage size. [ 1,167 more word ]

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 you don’t know what has been done to tweak the results. [ 516 more words ]

How to Check Your iPhones Battery

As you may have heard Apple is starting to slow down iPhones with degrading batteries so I'm sure you want to check whether your battery is healthy or not and whether it can hold a charge. This can help you determine whether you need to change your battery or not. There are a few ways you can do this. One of them is using an app. [ 476 more words ]

Three Methods to Keep Your iPhone Apps Updated

There are plenty of reasons why you might want to update your iPhone apps. New updates help keep your apps fresh and free of any bugs that might occur. The newer versions also give you great features. Life is always more fun when you're using the best apps from the App store. There are several ways to keep your apps up to date and I'm going to show you 3 of them. [ 479 more words ]

Asus ZenFone 5 Lite Leaked before MWC has 4 Cameras.

The new Asus Zenfone 5 series of phones is expected to be released at MWC in just a few days. Asus has already released invitations for its official event. There have already been some leaks regarding the main ZenFone 5 handset showing it with a 5 .7-inch bezel-less display with 18:9 aspect ratio and dual rear camera setup. New leaks have no occurred regarding the ZenFone 5 Lite which is expected to sport a full-HD+ (1080x2160 pixels) display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. [ 164 more words ]

Jedi Lighting iDual Dahlia Table Mood Lamp Review

The iDual lighting range is a range of LEDs and bulbs that offer remote control and unlimited colour and brightness adjustments. In a world with Philips Hue these are a bit retro, there is no smart connection of any form, you control them via remote control. The iDual Dahlia Table Lamp is a spherical lamp that is about 20cm in diameter that can produce 500 lumens of light, which is the equivalent of a 40W bulb. [ 232 more words ]

AUKEY USB-C & Lightning Power Bank 20000mAh Review

Another power bank from one of our favourite accessory companies Aukey on Amazon. I have found they always make reliable, well-built products at a decent price. There isn’t a massive amount of variation or innovation with power banks; a battery is a battery after all. However, this one does have a few stand out features compared to some of the others I have reviewed in the past. [ 273 more words ]

5 easy and smart tips to save on your online shopping

According to recent surveys, online shoppers have replaced the foot-stomping brick-and-mortar shopper as the dominant driving force in the marketplace. This means that it has never been so valuable and necessary to possess a keen knowledge of how to make savings when buying online. While there are a whole host of tricks and tools that will allow dedicated bargain hunters to cut cost-corners here and there, there are a couple of very basic and easy to understand tips that will see even amateur deal hunters make… [ 481 more words ]

Samsung Galaxy S9 could keep 3.5mm & come with new DeX Pad launch

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ could stick to a 3.5mm headset jack, a move that might seem surprising given rivals such as Apple and Google have opted to remove the headset jack on their flagship smartphones. The details come from a leak showing the new DeX Pad that is likely to launch with the Galaxy S9. The Dex dock which launched with the Note8 and S8 allows you to run Android in a desktop environment. [ 229 more words ]

Qualcomm's X50 5G modem will be in multiple flagship devices in 2019

I have already blogged about 5G and the likelihood of it starting to roll out in 2019, but 5G data speeds are not much use without phones capable of using it. Thankfully Qualcomm made two announcements recently indicating how close we are to getting 5G. First of all they have announced a long list of companies that have committed to making 5G-ready mobile devices starting in 2019, using Qualcomm's X50 5G modem. [ 163 more words ]

Electric Vehicles for Those with a Disability

In recent years there has been an enormous shift towards electric vehicles and away from petrol and diesel. This is because more and more people are becoming eco-conscious, but also because of the Government’s clean air plans and the cost of fuel. Electric vehicles are a fantastic alternative and certainly the future, but what about for people with a disability? [ 377 more words ]

That's my weekend sorted. Reviewing the new @AcerUK_Official Swift 3 with the @AMDRyzen 5 2500U. I am one of the first blogs to get a review sample in the UK and can't wait to see how it stacks up against Intel. #Ryzen #Acer #pcgaming

Umidigi Crystal Review – 4GB Ram - MTK6750T Budget Chinese Phone

I have already covered several excellent budget Chinese phones available from sites such as Gearbest, or quite often for a little bit more via Amazon. The Xiaomi MI A1 is the current cream of the crop, it might not be as pretty as some of the lesser known imports but the build quality is exceptional, it has an excellent specification for the price and most importantly its an Android One phone, ensuring you get the latest untouched version of Android. [ 715 more words ]

Top Tech Found in the Cars of Today

Today, modern vehicles are beyond just a means of driving from one destination to another; there’s much more to them than this. The technologies found within them can do everything from making driving easier to entertaining passengers and much more, but best of all, this isn’t just reserved for the cars with the top specs. What follows in this post is a selection of some innovative tech available that you could make the most of. [ 353 more words ]

How Technology Can Make Booking a Private Jet Easier

In the past, only the elite had access to private jet travel. These days, however, it is possible for more and more people to charter a private flight. The reason? Technology. We’re going to look at some of the ways that tech is making a difference to this sector and show how booking a private flight is easier than ever. [ 366 more words ]

Vital factors for making a quality e-commerce website

The side hustle is an increasingly popular way to make some extra cash without taking the risk of becoming fully self-employed. For some, the idea of trying to make it their own is an attractive one, but for many, it's a case of simply making sure that the bills are paid, and family are looked after, which is always best achieved through the security and steady income of a full-time job. [ 533 more words ]

Wileyfox maker of budget Android Phones goes into administration

Wileyfox has only been going for 3 years, and now it is going into administration. The small UK based phone company started out back in 2015, and it has had some hits with its budget-friendly smartphones. Wileyfox-Jack said "Wileyfox Europe Limited is in Administration. Andrew Andronikou and Andrew Hosking are appointed joint administrators and act jointly and severely without personal liability." [ 121 more words ]

Honor 9 Lite launched in UK

Honor is determined to cover all their bases with multiple product launches in the past few months. The Honor 9 Lite will go on sale in Germany, Italy, Spain, France, and the UK with a price tag of £199.99/EUR 229 on the 9th of February. It will come in three colour options, Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue, and Glacier Grey, and will go on sale through [ 153 more words ]

Win 1 of 2 Very Fit Pro Fitness Trackers - Letsfit & Chereeki Health Trackers

I bought a lot of fitness trackers over the Christmas period, with the intention of reviewing them all or using them for presents. As I have a few left over that are unused, I thought I would give them away. These are both trackers that use the Very Fit Pro app, and I have found all these to be fantastic affordable options to the Fitbit Charge 2. [ 28 more words ]

iPhone 8 Plus vs iPhone 7 Plus: Buy the last generation to save money.

While I am an Android user myself, you can’t deny Apple make some good phones. Unfortunately, if you are committed to their ecosystem, there isn’t a great deal of options for finding a bargain. When the iPhone 5C was released, it was supposed to be an affordable option for users, but in reality, it wasn’t much cheaper, and it made more sense to get the fully-fledged model. [ 489 more words ]

Technology Features to Check Before Buying a Used Car

Before buying a used car, it is imperative that you check it out in person and take it for a test drive. This will not only give you the best indication of whether it’s right for you but also allow you to assess the current condition. Undertaking an HPI check is always advisable for your peace of mind and to highlight any potential issues. [ 377 more words ]

How has Technology Empowered the Speed and Reliability of Logistics

While we may live in an increasingly virtual world, there's no doubt that the demand for parcel delivery services continues to rise impressively. In fact, a staggering 2.8 billion packages and parcels were delivered in 2016, with this number having increased by 65% in barely four years. Fortunately, delivery firms and couriers have been able to meet this demand by leveraging cutting-edge technology to enhance the speed, transparency and the reliability of their services. [ 486 more words ]

First Look Doogee BL12000 Pro

While most smartphone companies like Samsung and LG use batteries in the low 3000mHh range, we have started to see a shift to larger batteries, especially form smaller brands. With many high-end phones struggling to last a full day of heavy use this is about time. The Huawei Mate 10 Pro is one of the only big brand flagship phones offering a 4000 mAh battery. [ 181 more words ]

How to have a successful software development process

Software development is a very important part of your business and it has the power to manage your company. It’s always important to ask whether your business will be prosperous or not, whether your team is good enough or not. It’s also very important the way you start the business, which steps you will take – this will show you if you’ll have success or not. [ 395 more words ]