Category: Reviews

Pixel XL vs Honor 8 Mega Camera Test Part 1: Grab a cup of coffee, it’s gonna take a while!

Yesterday I was another tourist, going out and doing what any tourist does – take photos of their travels. Only I was taking the same photos twice for this mega camera test. My journey started at the crack of dawn and took me around some of the popular sights and attractions of… [Click for more]

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Opinion: As the Pixel goes on sale, how is it being received and what about the future of Android?

Yesterday, on Pixel launch day, I went along to a local store to see the phones for myself, and how they were being received by the general public.  I visited an out of London EE store yet to put the phone out on display, but by mid-afternoon it had already sold… [Click for more]

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Huawei Nova Plus Review: A great phone coupled to a less great camera

Huawei has had a good year, and I don’t simply mean it has released some great phones, but rather that it has become more established on the high-street. I’ve covered Huawei launches for years, and while networks used Huawei as the main supplier for mobile broadband products, when it came to handsets,… [Click for more]

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Honor AP08Q Power Bank Review: An essential, if potentially expensive, accessory for Honor/Huawei phone owners

One problem with the latest crop of Huawei/Honor phones is that the company has come up with its very own fast charging standard. You know what they say about standards; the nice thing about them is that there are so many to choose from. Joking aside, multiple standards suck. Qualcomm is… [Click for more]

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Vodafone Platinum 7 Review: Taking network-branded handsets to a new level

This year, Vodafone decided to go all out with its 2016 range of own-brand handsets. The Platinum 7 comes with a high-definition QHD display, powerful front-facing speakers, and a boat load of processing power, but has the network succeeded in producing something to steer customers away from the big name manufacturers? Now,… [Click for more]

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Wileyfox Spark: Three new phones to ‘spark’ new life into the brand

Today, Wileyfox launched three new phones that will succeed the 2015 Swift and Storm models. All three new phones are called the Spark, which ‘sparked’ some confusion at the launch event. Two 5-inch models are called the Spark and Spark+, starting at £90, plus a 5.5-inch ‘flagship’ called the Spark X that costs £130. I use… [Click for more]

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Review: Vodafone Smart Ultra 7 – can it take the crown from the 2015 Smart Ultra 6?

When Vodafone announced the Smart Platinum 7 along with two other models earlier this month, I – like many I’m sure – thought it odd the Smart Ultra 6 had been replaced by a phone costing more than twice as much. Unbeknownst to me at the time, the Platinum 7 wasn’t… [Click for more]

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Review: Vodafone Smart Prime 7

Not everyone wants to spend big bucks on a smartphone, and there are now plenty of choices on how to best spend as little as possible, but still get a good all-round experience. The recently launched 4G Vodafone Smart Prime 7 is a bit of a bargain at just £75 on prepay,… [Click for more]

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