Vodafone has launched its own loyalty reward scheme, in a scheme very similar to Three’s Wuntu reward scheme. It is available on pay-monthly, pay as you go and some small business plans. The VeryMe offering will use machine learning to tailor deals to meet your individual tastes (basically, learning […]
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Xiaomi’s new Mi Store is about a lot more than just phones, and with Christmas on the horizon (and Black Friday happening now), I went along to check out some of the products on sale. Upon entering, I was very surprised to discover a huge range of gadgets […]
Portable hotspots, like the TP-Link M7450 Mobile Wi-Fi, have become a very useful way to get multiple devices online when travelling, and a good alternative to draining the battery on your smartphone with tethering enabled. For one thing, most phone plans don’t come with the same amount of […]
Xiaomi is now in the UK. Great news for those who have been previously forced to import direct from China, with all the risks involved with warranty claims if anything should go wrong. At an event to be held in London later today, Xiaomi will announced that it […]
Planet Computers announces the Cosmo Communicator, its next-generation Psion-inspired digital assistant
Planet Computers has today announced its second Personal Digital Assistant with physical keyboard; the Cosmo Communicator. It follows the launch of the Gemini in 2017, which began shipping in quantity earlier this year. Interested parties will be able to support the Cosmo via crowdfunding, with units shipping from […]
Did I forget to mention the other stuff Huawei announced yesterday? Here’s a catch-up of the other Mate 20 phones and wearables
I have no qualms about saying the main product of interest to me, and likely you, at Huawei’s Mate 20 Series launch event yesterday was the announcement of the Mate 20 Pro. But after announcing that and the Mate 20 (not destined for a UK release), Huawei sprung […]
So many new phones end up being evolutionary than revolutionary, that it becomes a welcome surprise when a company brings something new to the table. In the case of the Mate 20 Pro, Huawei has brought a whole new table. It wasn’t that long ago that Huawei revealed […]
Huawei Mate 20 Lite Review: An iPhone XR competitor for half the price (but with even cheaper alternatives too)
Alongside the new Huawei Mate 20 Pro comes the ‘Lite’ version, which the company has been pitching as a direct competitor to the iPhone XR. At £379, compared to £749 for the iPhone, it’s quite a bold comparison to make – but on paper the specifications are certainly […]
Honor 8X Review: The screen size of an iPhone XS Max for almost a fifth of the price. That’s insane.
It doesn’t seem like very long ago that released the Honor Play, the first ‘gaming-centric’ phone from a company targeting ‘brave’ digital natives. It ticked all the right boxes for a respectable £279 retail price, but that hasn’t stopped Honor releasing an even bigger screened device, but with […]
As flagship phones get increasingly expensive, there’s an ever-growing market in the mid-range for affordable, but still well-performing, smartphones. Today Nokia launched the Nokia 7.1, a sub-£300 (£299) Android phone that offers an affordable phone with a large 5.84-inch HDR display, an enhanced dual-camera set up with Zeiss […]