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Apple bring back iPad 4 to replace iPad 2

Apple have continued to sell the iPad 2 for a couple of years now in addition to their latest iPad model. On November 1st 2013, Apple released the fifth generation iPad in the form of the iPad Air which replaced the iPad 4 in the store. The iPad 2 despite being a couple generations older continued to be available for purchase for £329 for the 16GB Wifi version. Today however, Apple have now removed the iPad 2 from the Apple Store and have instead brought back the iPad 4 which replaces the iPad ... Continue Reading →
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Samsung Tease Galaxy S5 Announcement?

With the impending beginning of this years Mobile World Congress, Samsung have offered an exciting insight into the kind of announcement they could be about to make at the event in the form of a ‘teaser’ video which could well indicate that Samsung are ready to announce the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy S5 mobile handset. As with any teaser video, Samsung don’t just come right out and say “this is what we are going to announce” but the content of the video seems pretty ... Continue Reading →
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Case Mate slim folio review

Last week I received Case-Mate’s “Slim Folio” case for Samsung’s latest phablet, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Cases to my liking have been hard to come by for the Note 3 so far. After using the Momax case on the Note 2 and then the Belkin Snap Folio case, I wanted something that protected both the front and back of the phone without having a popper on the front of the case which meant pressing on the screen to close the case. I also quite enjoyed being able to use the case as ... Continue Reading →
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Android Kit Kat out now for Nexus 7 and 10

 Today Google have begun pushing out the latest Android update for their Nexus devices.Android 4.4 came preloaded on the Nexus 5 which was released November 1st but, the latest updates is now making its way on to other Nexus devices, namely the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10. The update is for both the 2012 and this year’s Nexus 7. Owners of the Nexus 4 and cellular Nexus tablets will have to wait a little bit longer though but,  Google have said the update is coming soon. Continue Reading →
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Google announce Nexus 5

Google have announced their latest Android phone in the Nexus range which comes in the form of the Nexus 5. As expected, the Nexus 5 will run Google’s latest version of Android which is Android 4.4, aka Kit Kat (other Nexus devices will receive this update in a few weeks). Feature wise, the Nexus 5 features a 4.95 inch display which offers up a full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080, giving the phone an impressive PPI of 445. Powering the handset is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 2.26GHz Quad Core processor ... Continue Reading →
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 unboxing

Samsung’s latest Galaxy Note phablet has gone on sale in the UK and we take a little look at the 5.7 inch display handset. The Note 3 follows in the steps of the popular Note 2. The Note 3 features a slightly larger display, measuring 5.7″ over the Note 2′s 5.5″ display but, the chassis is for the most part smaller than the Note 2, only the height is increased by a mere 0.2mm. Overall I’m very impressed with the Note 3 so far. The Note 3 uses a microsim and the microSD ... Continue Reading →
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Samsung region lock Galaxy Note 3 – what this means for consumers

Last Wednesday Samsung’s latest phablet went on sale. Initially met with a lot of fanfare and excitement quickly turned to disappointment and anger for quite a lot of people it seems. On the box of customers new shiny Note 3 handsets saying that it was a European/American/Asian model and that only sim cards from that region would work. There’s been a lot of back and forth between various regional Samsung Twitter/Facebook accounts and customers. Samsung in the Netherlands have said this ... Continue Reading →
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O2 confirm no iPhone 5S in it’s stores on launch day

Those hoping to get their hands on Apple’s latest flagship device are likely to be left disappointed, or at least a good portion of potential buyers will be. Normally Apple allow their handsets to be pre-ordered but, not with the iPhone 5S. Apple announced two new iPhones for the first time ever, the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. The iPhone 5C has been available to pre-order from last Friday but, those hoping to get their hands on the high end handset were not able to do so, instead they will have ... Continue Reading →
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Apple officially unveil iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C, along with iOS 7 release date

As expected, today Apple officially announced two new iPhones. At the event held in California, Apple took the wraps off their premium iPhone 5S, along with the slightly cheaper iPhone 5C. The iPhone 5S has been described as “the most forward-thinking phone we’ve ever created”. Featuring a 64 bit A7 chip it’s twice as fast as the A6 chip and it is the first 64 bit smartphone. Paired with that is an M7 motion coprocessor. The camera lens in the latest iPhone is Apple designed ... Continue Reading →
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Samsung release 18 minute Note 3 hands on video

For those who weren’t completely satisfied by Samsung’s 6 and a half minute introduction video to the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, the company has now released another video showing off their latest handset. This time around the video is 18 minutes long, filled with Note 3 goodness! In the video Samsung show off the specifications of their phablet and have a number of hands on demos with the phone, specifically highlighting the new features that you can do with the S-Pen. In the video there’s ... Continue Reading →