Wipe iOS & Start Afresh

Wipe iOS & Start Afresh

Whether you’re selling your iPhone or taking it for the repair you should reset it to delete your accounts and remove your content – but there’s more to it than simply wiping your iPhone. What about your data? What if your phone is simply frozen and you want to get it working again? We cover … Read moreWipe iOS & Start Afresh

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

Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Name, Launch, Specs & Phones Rumours

Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Name, Launch, Specs & Phones Rumours

Qualcomm’s vice-like grip on the Android chipset market may be loosening in the face of growing pressure from MediaTek on one side, and phone manufacturers keen to make their own silicon on the other, but it’s undoubtedly still the major player when it comes to flagship Android chips, and the next Snapdragon is likely to be … Read moreSnapdragon 8 Gen 1 Name, Launch, Specs & Phones Rumours

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 Review: Page Turner

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 Review: Page Turner

It may not have been the first but Samsung has managed to position itself as the category-defining brand when it comes to foldables; with its latest Galaxy Z Fold 3 likely to serve as the standard that similarly-styled rivals will be measured against (at least until the Fold 4 arrives). The Z Fold 3 aims … Read moreSamsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 Review: Page Turner

Switch OLED Review, Windows 11 & iPhone 13

Switch OLED Review, Windows 11 & iPhone 13

It’s been a big old week for tech, with the Nintendo Switch OLED on the cusp of release and Windows 11 launching (and Android 12… sort of), while team Tech Advisor has also got their hands on the iPhone 13 series. First up, Dom is going to run through his Switch OLED review (which you … Read moreSwitch OLED Review, Windows 11 & iPhone 13

How to Fix WhatsApp: Is WhatsApp Down?

How to Fix WhatsApp: Is WhatsApp Down?

At the time of writing WhatsApp is experiencing issues which appear to be related to the servers it runs on. Facebook and Instagram are also down, and all three are services owned by Facebook. Users are reporting the problems on Twitter and DownDetector is showing a huge spike from around 4pm on Monday 4 October. … Read moreHow to Fix WhatsApp: Is WhatsApp Down?

EU’s USB-C Proposal Can’t Derail Apple’s iPhone Plans

EU’s USB-C Proposal Can’t Derail Apple’s iPhone Plans

On 23 September, the European Commission put forward a proposal that would make the adoption of USB-C charging on electronics like smartphones mandatory and while plenty of manufacturers already offer up phones with Type-C charging by default, Apple’s iPhone would be the most prominent outlier affected; at least, that’s how it seems at first. Trends, … Read moreEU’s USB-C Proposal Can’t Derail Apple’s iPhone Plans

Snapdragon 898/895 Release Date, Specs & Phones Rumours

Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Name, Launch, Specs & Phones Rumours

Qualcomm’s vice-like grip on the Android chipset market may be loosening in the face of growing pressure from MediaTek on one side, and phone manufacturers keen to make their own silicon on the other, but it’s undoubtedly still the major player when it comes to flagship Android chips, and the next Snapdragon is likely to be … Read moreSnapdragon 898/895 Release Date, Specs & Phones Rumours

iPhone 13, Xiaomi 11T, & Ray-Ban Stories

iPhone 13, Xiaomi 11T, & Ray-Ban Stories

The iPhone 13 is finally here! And it looks…OK? Yeah, we’re as underwhelmed as the rest of you – but we have plenty of other Apple products to cover too, plus Xiaomi’s 11T and Pad 5 launch, *and* the Facebook/Ray-Ban smart glasses. It’s gonna be a big one. Apple launched four new iPhones, two iPads, … Read moreiPhone 13, Xiaomi 11T, & Ray-Ban Stories

How to Use WhatsApp Web on Tablet, PC or Laptop

How to Use WhatsApp Web on Tablet, PC or Laptop

WhatsApp is the messaging app of choice for many smartphone users. A staggering 100 billion messages are sent on the platform every day, but when your battery is dead or you don’t have your phone to hand, you can suddenly find yourself isolated with no access to your messages. By logging into WhatsApp on a … Read moreHow to Use WhatsApp Web on Tablet, PC or Laptop

Solar Panels & Power Banks

Solar Panels & Power Banks

Even the highest-capacity power banks eventually run out of charge, and then you’re stuck until you next reach mains power. Unless, you buy a solar charger. Harnessing power from the sun’s rays, solar chargers are a useful backup to plugging into a power point. While we haven’t quite reached a level of solar to electric … Read moreSolar Panels & Power Banks

How to Properly Charge a Phone Battery

How to Properly Charge a Phone Battery

Why is it that your phone’s battery seems to get worse over time? At first it might have power to spare as you snuggle into bed at the end of the day, but as time goes on you find your battery is just half-full by lunchtime. Partly it’s how you use your phone – the … Read moreHow to Properly Charge a Phone Battery

Galaxy Unpacked, Mi Mix 4 & Honor Magic 3

Galaxy Unpacked, Mi Mix 4 & Honor Magic 3

Well, that was a busy week. It’s a launch special this week as we work through everything announced by Samsung, Xiaomi, and Honor at their respective events. But before that Xiaomi unveiled the Mi Mix 4 and Mi Pad 5 at its own event for the Chinese market. The range of new premium Android tablets … Read moreGalaxy Unpacked, Mi Mix 4 & Honor Magic 3

Is My Phone Unlocked? Here’s How to Find Out

Is My Phone Unlocked? Here’s How to Find Out

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