Tag: Opinion

Huawei goes all in with Huawei Mobile Services to offer a Google alternative

My relationship with Huawei goes way back. Back to a time when they were unknown by most consumers (just like HTC) but the company behind a considerable number of products people used all the time. My first real involvement was working on a supplement magazine featuring Huawei data products, amongst… [Click for more]

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Motorola Razr Hands-On: You know it’s expensive. You still want one. [Updated for pricing]

Yesterday I got a chance to have a play with the Motorola Razr built for a new generation, featuring an exceptional folding display. With pricing rumoured to be upwards of £70 £99 per month on a 24-month contract when it goes on sale exclusively with EE in the new year,… [Click for more]

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Has Huawei got a potential lifeline to solve the Google apps issue and bring the Mate 30 Pro to the UK?

Possible deal could see Google Apps coming after all Plus, it’s not time to write off the P30 Pro yet! We already know the current situation with Huawei and the Mate 30 Series lacking access to Google apps, but earlier this week there were some positive signs that the situation… [Click for more]

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Sort it out Three: Using data abroad feels nothing like at home! [Updated June 18th 2017]

First of all, let me say that I really like Three for everything it has done to shake up the market over the years. And when Feel at Home launched, I was one of the many customers who could save a packet when travelling abroad. But as someone fortunate enough travel… [Click for more]

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Is your new flagship phone really as good as it could be?

For a good few years now, I’ve spent much of my time writing about more affordable phones that offer exceptional value for money and without many compromises. But there’s always a recognition that if you’re happy to shell out top dollar, you’ll likely get the absolute best of the best. At least you’d expect so…. [Click for more]

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Opinion: My thoughts on the Samsung S8 and S8+ plus accessories

If you’re wondering why there were no Tweets from me today about the long-awaited Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ launches, it’s because Samsung didn’t invite me to its latest (and arguably most significant) Unpacked event. But I couldn’t sit by without writing something about these devices, given the fact these… [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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As an Android fan, why am I so underwhelmed by what Google gave us today? [Updated 20/10/16]

If you follow me on Twitter, or on the various forums I frequent, you’ll already know that in the days leading up to Google’s Pixel phones launch, I have hardly shown many sign of being impressed. But I did add that I hoped Google was holding out on some killer reveal that would make… [Click for more]

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