The Best Christmas Tech Deals in the UK & US

The Best Christmas Tech Deals in the UK & US

Black Friday 2021 wrapped up as 26 November came to a close, but that doesn’t mean end of year deals and sales have ended. So don’t despair if you haven’t yet finished your holiday shopping before Christmas, as Christmas sales are now arriving! In fact, you can still pick up Cyber Monday (or Cyber Week) … Read moreThe Best Christmas Tech Deals in the UK & US

Best Christmas Tech Gifts 2021: For Every Budget

Best Christmas Tech Gifts 2021: For Every Budget

You’d think instant cameras would be consigned to the past, but nostalgia has dragged them kicking and screaming into the 21st Century, and surprisingly enough they’re actually a welcome presence. In an age of instant filters and digital backups, there’s something to be said for a camera that doesn’t let you pick the perfect photo … Read moreBest Christmas Tech Gifts 2021: For Every Budget

Best Portable Printers 2021: Instant Photo Printers

Best Portable Printers 2021: Instant Photo Printers

The Polaroid Hi-Print is a simple, no-nonsense digital printer that costs less than most rivals while delivering superior print quality – though pricey paper means it’ll cost you in the long run. Printing is slightly slower than most rivals at around 50 seconds – but this is due to it being a dye-sublimation printer, which … Read moreBest Portable Printers 2021: Instant Photo Printers

3 ways to check if Instagram is down

3 ways to check if Instagram is down

If you’re having problems posting your photos and videos on Instagram, then it could be that there’s an issue with the service. At the time of publishing (4 October 2021) there are indeed problems at Instagram (as well as Facebook, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp) with users reporting issues when posting and browsing their feeds. Downdetector … Read more3 ways to check if Instagram is down

The Best Free & Cheap Photo Editing Software For 2021

The Best Free & Cheap Photo Editing Software For 2021

Like most software, you can get a perfectly good photo editor for free. Many will fix up your pictures with just a couple of clicks or taps, but if you want Photoshop-style control so you’re not adjusting the entire image, there are still options from old-school classics such as GIMP and Paint.NET to online apps … Read moreThe Best Free & Cheap Photo Editing Software For 2021

Don’t Buy an Under-Display Camera Phone

Don’t Buy an Under-Display Camera Phone

All of a sudden, under-display cameras feel like very real phone tech, but just because you can buy a phone with this cutting-edge fusion of camera and display, doesn’t mean that you should. Just this week, both Samsung and Xiaomi unveiled new phones featuring hidden selfie cameras, and both are real products that you can … Read moreDon’t Buy an Under-Display Camera Phone

Best Power Bank 2021: Top Portable Chargers

Best Power Bank 2021: Top Portable Chargers

Not all power banks are the same. As in all veins of consumer tech, there are cheap ones and pricey ones, and sometimes you’re paying simply for a name. But there’s so much more to choosing a portable charger than finding the cheapest version you can. We want the fastest charging speeds – for recharging … Read moreBest Power Bank 2021: Top Portable Chargers

Live Text Lets iPhones on iOS 15 Search Text in the Camera App

Live Text Lets iPhones on iOS 15 Search Text in the Camera App

Apple has revealed that when iOS 15 reaches iPhones in September, it will allow them to pick text directly out of photographs to copy, share, and search thanks to a tool called Live Text. Live Text will be capable of recognising text in images taken on the iPhone, shared images from friends or the web, … Read moreLive Text Lets iPhones on iOS 15 Search Text in the Camera App