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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Review

Design/Display Samsung’s first dive into the foldable world got off to a rocky start and so the launch of the Z Flip undoubtedly comes with a bit of added pressure. Whereas the Galaxy Fold starts at normal phone size and folds into a mini-tablet, the Z Flip begins as a much smaller device. Indeed, the clamshell design has been explicitly...

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VOUCHER: £100 OFF Sony Xperia 1 & Sony Xperia 5

Highly-lauded by media lovers, the Sony Xperia 1 and Sony Xperia 5 boast a 21:9 CinemaWide display, triple lens rear setup, 4K HDR video recording, Dolby Atmos sound and a plethora of software capabilities that make capturing media a real pleasure.  Enjoy £100 OFF (inc-VAT) the Sony Xperia 1 and Sony Xperia 5 with the following vouchers!  Sony Xperia 1:...

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Android 10: How to Use Gestures

Android 9.0 (Pie) in 2018 marked Google's greatest attempt thus far at revamping it's gestural system. But with Android 10 it's been redone again and with great success. If you're ready to ditch those trusty three buttons then there is no better time than now. Here is how to enable/disable gestures and how to complete a number of basic tasks. ...

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Comparison: iOS13 vs Android 10

Security and Privacy Privacy has long been the cornerstone of Apple’s mobile philosophy and a host of new security features were added with iOS13 to further improve this.   ‘Sign in with Apple’ has proved to be one of the most successful of these and lets users sign-in to websites and applications without compromising their personal information. This uses your...

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5 Reasons to Pick Android Over iOS

Customisation Options One of the greatest joys of Android is the freedom that it gives users to change almost everything about their smartphone devices. Indeed, Android allows you to choose your own levels of customisation, whether it’s live wallpapers, changing themes, alternative keyboards or custom ROM installs. The widgets available are particularly productive and allow you to quickly glance at...

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What is the difference between the Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite and S10e?

Samsung announced the Galaxy S10 Lite at CES 2020 as the fifth member within the S10 moniker.  As the 'Lite' member of the S10 family, it led many to question the positioning of Samsung's Galaxy S10e. So what exactly are the differences between the two?   Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite | From £590.99 inc-VAT Samsung Galaxy S10e | From £540...

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5G: What It Means for UK Smartphones

  #1: What is 5G? 5G quite literally stands for the 5th generation of mobile networks; what you use to make phones calls, send text messages and get online. This next generation network utilises higher frequencies than its predecessors, allowing for quicker data download, increased coverage and more stable connections. As such, 5G is capable of handling significantly more data,...

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Samsung’s ‘Selfie Type’; Everything You Need to Know

What is Selfie Type? Selfie Type was first introduced at CES 2020 after being developed within Samsung’s C-Lab programme. This is a type of ‘virtual keyboard’ that utilises the front camera to track movements of your fingers, which are then interpreted into typing inputs. All that’s required is propping up your device in landscape as if it were a display,...

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Nokia 2.3 Review: Budget but Brilliant!

Succeeding the Nokia 2.2, the Nokia 2.3 boasts a sleeker design, bigger battery, an extra camera sensor and improved internals.  At under £100, this is truly an entry level device and yet offers a host of specifications that are usually reserved for more expensive devices.  Nokia 2.3 | £99.98 inc-VAT Design/Display The Nokia 2.3 is an entry-level device through and...

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Is the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite Waterproof?

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite was announced at CES 2020 as the pocket-friendly variant of Samsung’s hugely popular Note 10 family. Keeping the beloved Bluetooth S-Pen, as well as boasting Samsung’s famed Infinity-O display and triple rear camera setup, the Note 10 Lite looks to be the perfect combination of price and performance. But, if you’re looking at purchasing...

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