While there used to be a clear gap between a flagship (read: expensive) phone and more perfunctory cheaper options, the middle ground between those is fertile ground for smaller manufacturers to experiment with finding a balance between function and pricing. Vivo’s 2021 smartphone, the iQoo 7, was no slouch, but its international variant is an … Read moreVivo iQoo 7 Legend Review: Mid-Priced with Flagship Ambitions
As phones become more all-singing and all-dancing personal supercomputers that we keep in our pockets, those advancements from high-end devices start to trickle down to cheaper devices, too. Step forward the Motorola e7i Power – a phone that costs under £80 new, and still offers a nice big display, solid battery life making it a … Read moreLow Price for a Solid Device
If you’re considering switching to a new network to save money, looking to improve signal or if you’re selling your phone and need to know the state of its carrier lock beforehand, here, we show you how to check to see if your phone is unlocked and how to unlock it if it isn’t already. … Read moreIs My Phone Unlocked? Here’s How to Find Out
The term ‘wireless charging’ is one that’s thrown around a lot by manufacturers and publications alike, but wireless charging can mean different things to different people. When many people refer to wireless charging, they’re actually referring to inductive charging – similar to the technology that the Apple Watch uses. Qi is a standard developed by … Read moreHow to Add Wireless Charging to Any Phone
Pulling on the nostalgia strings for some, Motorola is bringing its Defy smartphone brand back from the dead, with a new entry for 2021 that delivers an impressively hardy design, built in partnership with the Bullitt Group. Those long enough in the tooth may remember 2010’s original Motorola Defy: a rugged phone in the early … Read moreMotorola revives the Defy range, with a new rugged smartphone for 2021
Huawei has fast risen to become one of the world’s biggest mobile players, ousting Apple for the number two spot in global smartphone sales in 2019. Just as it was getting going, however, the US-imposed ban took hold and has since hindered the company’s otherwise unrelenting march towards the top. Huawei was placed on the … Read moreBest Huawei Phones 2021: Which to Get?
There are new phones arriving all the time, especially when it comes to the world of Android. Apple’s iPhone might be popular but handsets running Google’s mobile OS provide you with a wealth of choice. 2021 has already brought along some phenomenal handsets, with the Galaxy S21 and Xiaomi Mi 11 already among our favourites … Read moreBest Android Smartphone 2021: Phones Reviewed & Ranked
The first screenshots of Android 12 have appeared on the Internet. Google seems to have adopted a ‘pastel’ look and leaked images who menus in a pale beige colour. But much more exciting are the new menus and especially the new widgets! Leaked screenshots of Android 12 show pale beige as system colour Many elements are more … Read moreFirst look at Android 12: Beige, round and with new widgets
I am not sure about you, but I have had many instances where some of my friends ended up sending an unwanted text (it’s mostly to an ex), or send a less than glamorous photo of themselves to someone really important or just post the same on social media. While there have been several apps … Read moreChinese company patents ‘Drunk Mode’ for smartphones to prevent you from drunk texting
Xiaomi, earlier today, officially announced the Mi 11 for Europe via an online-only, live-streamed event. The manufacturer basically confirmed all the details that you and I already know from the launch event in China a month ago where the Mi 11 was launched first. The Xiaomi Mi 11 will be available for pre-order from February 25, with … Read moreXiaomi Mi 11 launched in Europe: Everything you need to know
You just purchased the Nokia 5.3 and the manufacturer has already introduced a successor to that handset, aptly known as the Nokia 5.4? I won’t blame you if you are feeling unhappy about the situation. Perhaps this review will help you with the agonizing thought of upgrading to the newer model. Let’s go to the … Read moreNokia 5.4 review: Is it worth upgrading from the Nokia 5.3?