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Huawei Mate 9: a powerhouse smartphone with big software improvements

Huawei has been causing serious waves in the smartphone world over the last few years — be it with their own lineup including the P9 and P9 Plus or Honor’s mid-range smartphones like the Honor 8. Today the company announced the Huawei Mate 9; a powerhouse smartphone that could just fill the void Samsung’s Note […]

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NueVue leather sleeve wipes fingerprints off your iPhone 7 & 7 Plus

Most iPhone cases serve the purpose of protecting your phone, but NueVue have created these stylish sleeves that also double as an iPhone cleaner. Lined with microfibre on the inside, NueVue sleeves essentially wipe down your iPhone every time you slide it back in. So if you hate having smudges and fingerprints all over your […]

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Apps & Software Smartphones

#MadeByGoogle: Google announces the Google Pixel smartphone

We’ll be adding to this post throughout the #MadeByGoogle event… Despite all the leaks in the last few days (cough cough CarPhone Warehouse), Google has officially announced the Google Pixel phone. Google Assistant During the launch (so far), they’ve paid particular attention to the new “Google Assistant”, which is essentially Google Now on steroids — […]

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2 things to know before you buy the Jet Black iPhone 7

After Apple announced the beautiful new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, I went around my house asking which new colour my family preferred and Jet Black was everyone’s top pick. (If it matters, I’m a sucker for that new matte black! 😍) Now if you’re sold on the Jet Black iPhone 7, you may want to […]

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iPhone 7 compatible with EE’s new high speed 4G+ network (UK)

A couple of days ago, EE announced a roll out of network compatibility for “Cat 9 devices” including the Samsung S7, S7 Edge, Note 7 and the HTC 10. What is Cat 9? Cat 9 is short for Category 9, and it basically refers to a device’s ability to use a newer kind of network. Why does […]

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iOS Smartphones

iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus: Apple unveils new flagship smartphones

If there’s one tech event I look forward to in the year, it’s Apple’s iPhone launch in September. Today’s the day that usually has people on the edge of their seats, waiting to be wowed by their (potentially) new phone and today, we’ve seen Apple announce the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Here’s what you can […]

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Want a new iPhone? This is why you shouldn’t buy a new iPhone yet…

If your smartphone is starting to age and it’s time for an upgrade, it’s easy to get caught in the temptation of shopping around for a good deal. But whatever you do, don’t upgrade to an iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus or any other iPhone right now — wait until mid-September. Don’t panic. There’s nothing […]

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Samsung Galaxy S7 fingerprint scanner not working? Here’s how to fix it

The fingerprint scanner on the Samsung Galaxy S7 performs nicely when you make full contact with it, but in my recent few weeks with the device I’ve noticed that it often rejects my fingerprint. It’s a frustrating and inconsistent experience! If you’re going through a similar problem with your Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone and its fingerprint scanner, I’d recommend […]

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Photography & Video Smartphones

Samsung Galaxy S7 rear camera test in 1080p (Video)

The guys over at Three UK recently sent me the Samsung Galaxy S7 to play with, and so far I’ve absolutely loved the cameras on this thing. Its front facing camera has been impressive with a wide angle, crisp image quality and high resolution shooting capabilities. The rear camera also had a lot to get […]

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Photography & Video Smartphones

Samsung Galaxy S7 front camera test (Video)

The Samsung S7 is the first Android smartphone I’ve used in a long time that actually makes me consider ditching my iPhone 6s Plus. It’s a great looking & feeling phone with plenty of features, but the most appealing thing here is the Samsung S7’s cameras. Why the front camera matters to me I tend to use my iPhone 6s Plus to record any video […]