Category Archives: Mobile Devices

Apple’s Planet of the Apps looks like Shark Tank with an ‘escalator pitch’

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Apple is finally pulling the curtains on its original TV shows. The company has revealed the first trailer for its upcoming non-scripted reality TV show called ‘Planet of the Apps’ at Recode’s Code Media conference. Based on the trailer, it looks a lot like Shark Tank with a vibe that reminds me of The Voice. […]

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 release date, news and rumors

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Update: The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 has been caught on camera alongside an S Pen stylus, and the latest leaks suggest it will only come in one size. Android tablets may feel like a dying breed but the latest rumors suggest Samsung hasn’t given up on them just yet. Samsung is set to make a […]

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Kudi wants to make it easier to pay bills in places where internet access is limited

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Making payments and sending money to friends and family in Nigeria can be cumbersome. Y Combinator-backed Kudi, which recently launched in Nigeria, is aiming to make it easier for people to pay bills and pay each other via messaging. At its core, Kudi is a chatbot, which lives inside Facebook Messenger and eventually Skype, that […]

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These Commute-Friendly Apps Don’t Require a Data Connection

The internet is a series of tubes, but it’s useless when you’re stuck in one. Connectivity sucks on the subway, it’s a pain on a plane, and even if you take the bus, it’s smart to keep data usage in check. Whether you get to work by land, sea, or air, these apps have offline […]

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Samsung Galaxy A5 Phone – Review

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What is the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)? The Samsung Galaxy A5 is the sort of phone that has me questioning why the vast majority of people should buy a flagship device. After all, when a £369.99 device ticks almost all of the right boxes, why pay more? For the first time, Samsung has more convincingly […]

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Huawei Porsche Design Mate 9 Phone – First Look

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Porsche Design Huawei Mate 9: Huawei’s future is in this phone The Porsche Design Huawei Mate 9 is a phone you probably won’t buy. Most people shouldn’t even consider it. Why? Well, because it costs over £1,000. But it’s actually a fantastic phone – and probably what the Huawei Mate 9 should have been. It […]

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Lenovo P2 Phone – Review

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What is the Lenovo P2? The P2 is Lenovo’s biggest phone launch to date in the UK that doesn’t feature the Moto branding. And it isn’t just some no-frills, mid-range phone: the P2 brings something unique to the table in the form of a huge 5,100mAh battery and a sub-£200 price, making it one of […]

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OnePlus 3T Phone – Review

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What is the OnePlus 3T? The OnePlus 3T is to the OnePlus 3 what the iPhone 6S was to the iPhone 6. It looks very much the same, but there are some seriously welcome upgrades under the body. Key changes include a faster Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor, 13% larger battery capacity and improved front-facing camera. […]

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Honor 6X Phone – Review

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What is the Honor 6X? Update: The Honor 6X is now available from Carphone Warehouse Honor, a spin-off from Huawei, appears to be more focused on “viral” marketing aimed at its supposedly millennial audience than making decent phones. That may sound harsh, but when your brand’s slogan is “#forthebrave” and the tagline for this particular […]

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Wileyfox Swift 2 X Phone – Review

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What is the Wileyfox Swift 2 X? The Swift 2 X is British upstart Wileyfox’s current flagship smartphone, sitting above the firm’s slightly cheaper Swift 2. For the extra cash buyers get NFC, an improved screen and upgraded camera. On paper this makes it a valid rival to Motorola’s Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus, […]

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