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All the latest mobile phone news about the biggest and best brands – from Samsung phones and iPhone to OPPO, Huawei, OnePlus, RealMe, VIVO, and more. We also cover the latest phone leaks, new releases in the wearables sector, and publish information on the best new phone deals as they happen.

  • How Far Does Your Mobile Data Go? 1GB to 150GB Compared

    How Far Does Your Mobile Data Go? 1GB to 150GB Compared

    Learn how many hours of web browsing, video streaming, music streaming, and more you can do with various data allowances – from 1GB to 150GB How much mobile data do you need? Like, really need. Most UK smartphone users tend to use between 5GB and 30GB – 30GB being the extreme high-end (so, the exception not…

  • GiffGaff Phones? What You Need To Know Before You Buy

    GiffGaff Phones? What You Need To Know Before You Buy

    How does buying a phone on giffgaff work? Here’s everything you need to know… Here’s all the current phone options available at GiffGaff, as of mid-2024 as well as things like customer reviews and things to you need to be aware of before committing to the network. Popular Giffgaff Phones Giffgaff’s phone selection includes a…

  • iPhone 16 Colors: Here’s All Seven Rumored Shades

    iPhone 16 Colors: Here’s All Seven Rumored Shades

    The iPhone 16 Plus is said to come in seven colors. Here’s all of them. As we’re getting closer to Apple’s 2024 Worldwide Developers Conference, news about Apple’s upcoming products continues to leak out. Most of that news revolves around iOS 18, the operating system that powers the iPhone (or will power the iPhone, come…

  • Publishing Industry Reacts To Google AI Overviews (SGE) 

    Publishing Industry Reacts To Google AI Overviews (SGE) 

    SGE is out in the wild, following the launch of Google’s AI Overviews in the USA. Here’s all the reactions and opinions from the publishing industry Google AI Overviews represents a massive change to the way Google Search works. Google is now both an answer and search engine, a pivot that brings with it plenty…

  • Everybody HATES Google’s AI Overviews Feature – Here’s Why

    Everybody HATES Google’s AI Overviews Feature – Here’s Why

    Google is drastically changing Search with the rollout out Google AI Overview (AKA SGE) in the USA – people are not happy… Search. When you do it online, you think Google. Well, The Big G is about to shake things up massively – and not necessarily in a good way.  Why is Google AI Overviews So Controversial?…

  • Alien: Romulus 101: Literally Everything You Need To Know…

    Alien: Romulus 101: Literally Everything You Need To Know…

    The Alien: Romulus trailer has FINALLY dropped. Here’s 36 things you need to know about the film based on what we saw in the trailer and from interviews with its director, Fede Alvarez… The first trailer for the new Alien movie from Fede Alvarez, Alien: Romulus, has just dropped online. I’ve included it below (in…

  • iPhone 12 vs iPhone 13: What’s The Difference?

    iPhone 12 vs iPhone 13: What’s The Difference?

    How does Apple’s iPhone 13 compare against the iPhone 12? It is worth upgrading from the iPhone 12? Or should you hold onto your phone for another year and wait for the iPhone 14? iPhone 12 vs iPhone 13: A Comparative Analysis Battery Life: A Game Changer The iPhone 12, when it was launched, was…

  • The Google Pixel 7 256GB Is Now Cheaper Than Pixel 8a

    The Google Pixel 7 256GB Is Now Cheaper Than Pixel 8a

    The Pixel 8a is and that means the Pixel 7 256GB is now cheaper. But is it actually better? Let’s find out… The Pixel 8a is here and – unless you’ve been asleep these past few days – it is a monstrously good proposition. For $499/£499, you get the latest Tensor G3 chipset, a boatload of camera updates…

  • Apple Unveils Apple Pencil Pro. Here’s which iPads It Works With

    Apple Unveils Apple Pencil Pro. Here’s which iPads It Works With

    Apple has added yet another Pencil to its lineup: the Apple Pencil Pro. Earlier today Apple introduced a few new models of iPad. The M4 iPad Pro is the first update to the iPad Pro line since 2022 and it sports the Apple M4 chip—a first for ANY Apple device. Apple also introduced the M2…

  • Apple Introduces New 2024 iPad Airs In Multiple Sizes

    Apple Introduces New 2024 iPad Airs In Multiple Sizes

    This is the first time the iPad Air has come in a large 13-inch size. Apple has introduced two new iPad Air models for 2024. The iPad Air for the first time gains multiple display sizes featuring the largest displays ever available for the iPad Air. The new 2024 lineup includes an 11-inch iPad Air…

  • Apple Introduces New 2024 iPad Pros With M4 Chip

    Apple Introduces New 2024 iPad Pros With M4 Chip

    The company has updated the iPad Pro for the first time since 2022. After a long wait, Apple has finally updated its iPad Pro lineup. iPad Pro updates have been rumored for months and they have been highly anticipated by fans, considering Apple last updated the iPad Pro in 2022. Let’s get to the good…

  • Is The iPhone 11 Pro Max Discontinued? Yes – Here’s Why…

    Is The iPhone 11 Pro Max Discontinued? Yes – Here’s Why…

    Can you still buy the iPhone 11 Pro Max even though Apple has discontinued it? Here’s what you need to know… When a new iPhone launches, the outgoing series’ Pro and Pro Max models are discontinued. Apple does this because it wants you to buy the latest models, not a cut-price Pro or Pro Max…

  • Google Search Market Share Down 10% In 2024 – Here’s Why

    Google Search Market Share Down 10% In 2024 – Here’s Why

    Google is now actively losing market share to Bing and Yahoo – both in the US and elsewhere. Here’s all the data (and what it means)… 2% of 9 Billion is A LOT of Searches But here we are in 2024 and Google is now losing market share to Bing. Granted, 2% isn’t a lot.…

  • iOS 18 To Integrate Calendar & Reminders Apps

    iOS 18 To Integrate Calendar & Reminders Apps

    iOS 18 users will be able to create reminders in the Calendar app—finally! Users of the iPhone’s default productivity apps are going to be very happy with iOS 18 if recent reports prove to be correct. That’s because some of the iPhone’s most popular productivity apps are gaining new features when Apple releases iOS 18…

  • O2 vs Vodafone: Which Has The Best Unlimited Data Plan?

    O2 vs Vodafone: Which Has The Best Unlimited Data Plan?

    O2 and Vodafone are two of the biggest phone networks in the UK, and both offer a range of unlimited plans. But which network offers the best unlimited plan? Let’s unpack some stuff and find out… As any seasoned mobile user knows, not all unlimited plans are created equal. O2 and Vodafone are both massive…

  • iOS 18’s Safari Web Browser May Get AI Boost

    iOS 18’s Safari Web Browser May Get AI Boost

    The iPhone’s web browser could gain a few cool AI-powered tools in iOS 18. We’re now just six weeks away from Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference 2024, where the company will show off its new software offerings including iOS 18, the iPhone’s next operating system. iOS 18 is rumored to be packed with new AI features,…

  • Apple Vision Pro 2 Won’t Launch Until At Least Late 2026

    Apple Vision Pro 2 Won’t Launch Until At Least Late 2026

    Those hoping for a cheaper Apple Vision Pro will have to wait a few years… Those hoping that Apple will unveil the Apple Vision Pro 2 anytime soon are going to be disappointed. Apple’s mixed reality spatial computer, which debuted this February has generated a lot of buzz, but sales have reportedly significantly declines since…

  • iOS 18’s Generative AI Features Could Be Powered By OpenAI 

    iOS 18’s Generative AI Features Could Be Powered By OpenAI 

    Apple is reportedly back in talks with the ChatGPT owner to use its tech in iOS 18. It is less than two months now until Apple previews iOS 18 at its upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference. And as that date approaches, we keep learning more thing about the features iOS 18 may offer.  Now a new…

  • iPhone 16 Series Specs & Updates Rundown [What To Expect]

    iPhone 16 Series Specs & Updates Rundown [What To Expect]

    The iPhone 16 series, set to be released in September 2024, is already generating plenty of hype with rumors and leaks about potential design changes, camera upgrades, and new features. And AI, of course – it wouldn’t be a phone release without someone, somewhere mentioning bloody artificial intelligence. As per Apple’s last few releases, there’ll be…

  • iPhone 16 Leaks You Need to Know About [April 2024]

    iPhone 16 Leaks You Need to Know About [April 2024]

    The iPhone 16 series is a few months out but as always, we have a pretty good idea about what to expect from Apple’s 2024 iPhones… The iPhone 16 leaks, now that we’re edging close to its launch date, are happening more and more regularly. Apple keeps a tight lid on things, of course, but…

  • Apple iPad Event: What To Expect!

    Apple iPad Event: What To Expect!

    New iPad Pros and iPad Airs are almost here!  If you’ve been craving new iPads, get your wallets ready. Apple has announced it is holding an event dubbed “Let Loose” on May 7, 2024. Apple has added a placeholder to its events page for the event, which shows a hand twirling an Apple Pencil around.…

  • Will iPhone 16 Ditch Mechanical Buttons?

    Will iPhone 16 Ditch Mechanical Buttons?

    There’s a chance the iPhone 16 may have capacitive buttons. But we’ve heard this before… The entire iPhone 16 series may be getting a button overhaul. And no, we’re not only talking about the Action Button being added to the iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Plus. A new report says that the iPhone 16 series…

  • The Polestar Phone is Coming: What You Need To Know 

    The Polestar Phone is Coming: What You Need To Know 

    EV brand Polestar is about to release an AI-powered smartphone made from aerospace-grade aluminum and crystal-polished glass Tesla has been rumored to be eyeing a phone release for years, but it appears as if popular EV brand Polestar will beat it to market with its own smartphone that is being built in collaboration with Meizu.…

  • Android 15 Beta 1.1 Now Available For These Pixel Phones

    Android 15 Beta 1.1 Now Available For These Pixel Phones

    Google has released the first new beta of Android 15, Android 15 Beta 1.1 and it fixes quite a few annoying bugs from the OG build… Google has released the highly anticipated Android 15 Beta, giving enthusiasts and developers a chance to experience the latest features and improvements before the official release. The beta version…

  • iOS 18’s AI LLM May Run Directly On iPhone

    iOS 18’s AI LLM May Run Directly On iPhone

    Apple’s AI in iOS 18 may be a game changer. Here’s why. Nearly every major tech company has jumped on the AI bandwagon in the past few years. As a matter of fact, it’s hard to find a major tech giant who isn’t shouting about how the future of the company is all about generative…

  • Big Changes Are Coming To The iPhone Notes App In iOS 18

    Big Changes Are Coming To The iPhone Notes App In iOS 18

    Inline audio recordings and mathematical notations are reportedly coming to the iOS 18 Notes app. We are less than two months away from Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, the annual event where Apple previews the latest versions of the various operating systems for their devices. WWDC24 is expected to see the reveal of iOS 18, iPadOS…

  • Entire iPhone 16 Series Rumored To Gain Action Button

    Entire iPhone 16 Series Rumored To Gain Action Button

    Every iPhone 16 is set to gain the Action Button. Here’s what to know… The iPhone 16 lineup is set to debut this September and there has been no shortage of rumors about it. We’ll recap all the rumors so far below, but first let’s get to one of the biggest rumored changes: the Action…

  • Will iPhone 16 Pro Come With 256GB Of Base Storage?

    Will iPhone 16 Pro Come With 256GB Of Base Storage?

    Will the iPhone 16 Pro get a storage bump? We explore… It’s been a busy time for iPhone 16 rumors. First, we had the news that some of the iPhone 16 Pro series may feature larger displays. Then we found out the iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Plus may have seven color options, up from…

  • The iPhone 16 Pro May Fix One Annoying Thing About iPhone Photography

    The iPhone 16 Pro May Fix One Annoying Thing About iPhone Photography

    A new coating may reduce lens flares on the iPhone 16 Pro’s camera. The new iPhone 16 series is still over five months away, but recently more rumors have begun leaking out about the changes that could be coming to Apple’s flagship product. We’ve already heard that the iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Plus may…

  • Apple’s M4 Chip Is Just Months Away

    Apple’s M4 Chip Is Just Months Away

    Despite just updating some Macs with the M3, Apple is getting ready to launch the M4. Apple doesn’t appear to be willing to wait when it comes to upgrading the company’s processors for its laptops and desktops. A new report out from Bloomberg says the company will launch its first M4-powered computers this year. The…

  • Top 10 Google Product Failures: From Google Glass To Google Pay

    Top 10 Google Product Failures: From Google Glass To Google Pay

    Welcome to Google’s product graveyard, the place where myriad products and ideas now languish. From Google Glass to Stadia and Google Pay, The Big G has no worries about killing its darlings Google’s main product is search, and Android. But it also has things like Drive, Chrome, and apps like YouTube which are wildly successful.…

  • 2024 iPad: New iPad Pro & iPad Air To Launch In May

    2024 iPad: New iPad Pro & iPad Air To Launch In May

    New 2024 iPad Pros and iPad Airs may finally launch next month. If you’re a fan of Apple tablet computers—the iPad—then you’ll be happy to know that new models will finally arrive next month. At least that’s according to a report from Bloomberg. The release is a long time coming for iPad fans; 2023 didn’t…

  • Apple Robot? The Company Is Working On Them

    Apple Robot? The Company Is Working On Them

    Apple’s next big thing could be an Apple robot. Here’s what we know. In news we didn’t expect to hear, Apple is reportedly working on its own robots. No, it’s not a joke. Let’s just cut to the nitty-gritty: the report comes from Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman who has strong sources related to the company. In…

  • iOS 17.5 Will Let Users Download Apps From Websites

    iOS 17.5 Will Let Users Download Apps From Websites

    iOS 17.5 is bringing a major new feature: the ability to install apps from websites. Today Apple released the first beta of iOS 17.5 to developers. iOS 17.5 is likely to be one of the last major releases of iOS 17 considering Apple is gearing up to preview iOS 18 at its Worldwide Developers Conference…

  • iOS 18 Might Get An Apple Vision Pro-Inspired Redesign

    iOS 18 Might Get An Apple Vision Pro-Inspired Redesign

    There are lots of iOS 18 rumors out there. But the latest one says it will look like visionOS. iOS 18 is shaping up to be on of the biggest iPhone operating system updates in years. iOS 18 will be previewed at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in June. But the good thing is that there…

  • The Many, Many Problems With Google’s Generative Search Experience

    The Many, Many Problems With Google’s Generative Search Experience

    If ain’t broke, don’t fix it – that’s a good motto to live your life by. Even more so if you own one of the most valuable pieces of technology ever created – Google Search SGE is kind of a big deal. Both for Google as a company and a brand, and for people like me and…

  • Arc Web Browser 101: What You Need To Know

    Arc Web Browser 101: What You Need To Know

    The Arc Browser is here to upend the entire browser market. It recently snagged Apple’s lead designer for Safari and it is valued at $550 million. Is it worth trying? Here’s what you need to know… If you’re like most people, you probably spend a good chunk of your day browsing the web. And if…

  • Gmail Turns 20! Here’s Why Privacy Experts Hate It

    Gmail Turns 20! Here’s Why Privacy Experts Hate It

    Gmail’s been around for two whole decades. But not everyone is a fan of Google’s email platform – here’s why Gmail is simple to use, simple to set up, free, and it is the gateway into Google’s Android ecosystem. On top of that, it is the most popular email on planet earth right now with 1.8…

  • Google Search is Broken. Maybe For Good – What Now? 

    Google Search is Broken. Maybe For Good – What Now? 

    After numerous algorithm updates designed to combat spam and a risky big bet on AI, Google’s best product – search – has never been worse Google search is in a bad way. The SERPs have never looked worse, there’s more ads than ever, UGC sites like Quora and Reddit are everywhere, and then there’s the prospect of…

  • Brave For Mac Performance Metrics & Benchmarks

    Brave For Mac Performance Metrics & Benchmarks

    I recently started using the Brave web browser on my Mac. I noticed it was quite a lot faster, so I did some benchmarks to find out more. Here’s the test results… The Brave web browser isn’t your normal, run of the mill Chrome-alternative. It does things very differently – in a good way. Brave is…

  • Apple Maps To Get New Features In iOS 18

    Apple Maps To Get New Features In iOS 18

    Apple Maps may be gaining new custom routes and topographical maps in iOS 18. iOS 18 has long been rumored to focus on artificial intelligence, but several rumors also suggest plenty of other types of features may soon come to the iPhone’s operating system, including a few new features in Apple Maps. Specifically, Apple Maps…

  • Why Must Android Users Pay A Premium For Good Support? 

    Why Must Android Users Pay A Premium For Good Support? 

    Three years’ worth of Android updates on a $500 phone is NOT good enough. On a $800+ phone, it is downright criminal… Android fragmentation has been an issue since day one. The whole way Android works as a system, its open source (kind of), and Google – at least back then – didn’t make any hardware, helped…

  • Apple Announces WWDC24: iOS 18 & More Expected

    Apple Announces WWDC24: iOS 18 & More Expected

    Apple’s annual developer’s conference, WWDC24, is expected to focus on iOS 18 and AI. Apple has officially announced the dates for its next Worldwide Developers Conference, otherwise known as WWDC. The company today said WWDC 24 will take place from June 10 to June 14, 2024. Apple is expected to show off all of its…

  • The iPhone 13 Pro is Discontinued But I’d Still Buy One In 2024

    The iPhone 13 Pro is Discontinued But I’d Still Buy One In 2024

    Apple just killed off the iPhone 11 and the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max, following the launch of the iPhone 14 – here’s why… Hello, iPhone 14. Goodbye, iPhone 13 Pro… Apple has officially discontinued the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max, as well as the iPhone 11, following the launch…

  • iOS 18 AI May Use Google, OpenAI & Baidu

    iOS 18 AI May Use Google, OpenAI & Baidu

    Apple is reportedly in talks with Google, OpenAI, and Baidu to power iOS 18 AI features. As Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference approaches in June, more details are coming out about some of the features that may be included in iOS 18. One of the most notable new iOS 18 features is reportedly improved home screen…

  • iPhone Home Screen To Get Revamp In iOS 18

    iPhone Home Screen To Get Revamp In iOS 18

    With the release of iOS 18, the iPhone’s homes screen is set to get an update. It has long been rumors that iOS 18 will be one of the biggest updates to the iPhone’s operating system in years. A large part of that upgrade is expected to have to do with artificial intelligence features Apple…

  • Data Collection & Data Brokers: The Real Price of Our Data

    Data Collection & Data Brokers: The Real Price of Our Data

    It’s all data: the new necessary awareness required when living in the age of data collection and data brokers If we have even a minimal perception of the impact our activity may have on the internet, from internet browsing tracked by advertisements to social habits monitored by platforms – even if perhaps we still ignore…

  • 2024 iPad Pro May Gain A Matte Display Option

    2024 iPad Pro May Gain A Matte Display Option

    The new display type would mark a significant point in the iPad Pro’s history. It’s not just the upcoming iPhone 16 series that could see display improvements. A new report says the upcoming 2024 iPad Pro line may gain a first-of-its-kind display option for Apple’s tablet lineup: a matte display. The report comes from the…

  • Here’s What Apple’s New “BRS” Design Means For iPhone 16 Series

    Here’s What Apple’s New “BRS” Design Means For iPhone 16 Series

    Apple’s iPhone 16 to Feature Slimmer Bezels with BRS Technology, Enhancing Display Aesthetics Apple is set to take a significant step forward in enhancing the display aesthetics of its upcoming iPhone 16 lineup by implementing BRS (Border Reduction Structure) technology. This innovative approach aims to reduce the bezel size, particularly focusing on the bottom bezel,…

  • The iPhone 16 Display May Be Larger Than Ever

    The iPhone 16 Display May Be Larger Than Ever

    Apple reportedly plans to use a new bezel technology to make the iPhone 16 display appear even larger. If you’ve been dreaming of an even larger display in the iPhone, you’re likely going to be happy with the iPhone 16 series, which is expected to launch this fall. A new report from Sisa Journal says…

  • 10 Reasons To Get PUMPED For The Snapdragon 8s Gen 3

    10 Reasons To Get PUMPED For The Snapdragon 8s Gen 3

    As the cost of flagship smartphones continues to soar, the Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 is being positioned as a more affordable chipset for OEMs that doesn’t scrimp on power and AI smarts. Likely a response to MediaTek’s growing presence in this lucrative segment of the phone market, Qualcomm is now strategically positioned to expand its…

  • Apple Is Set To Release Two New AirPods In 2024

    Apple Is Set To Release Two New AirPods In 2024

    If you’re a fan of AirPods: get ready. Apple is expected to introduce two new models this year. For those hoping for more than a new iPhone this fall, you’re in luck. A new report out from Bloomberg says Apple is gearing up to launch not one but two new models of AirPods this fall.…

  • The VPN Surge in Texas – What’s Driving It?

    The VPN Surge in Texas – What’s Driving It?

    If you’ve been keeping an eye on the tech news lately, you’ve probably noticed the buzz around the massive spike in VPN usage in Texas. And the reason behind this surge might just surprise you. It all started when Pornhub, one of the world’s largest adult entertainment websites, shut down its services in the Lone…

  • Walmart Now Sells The M1 MacBook Air For Just $699

    Walmart Now Sells The M1 MacBook Air For Just $699

    This is the first time in the company’s history that Walmart has directly sold a Mac computer. Earlier this month Apple introduced the M3 MacBook Air. The new M3 MacBook Airs come in 13-inch and 15-inch sizes and feature the blazingly fast M3 chipset. The company also decided to keep the 13-inch M2 MacBook Air…

  • Nothing Phone 2 Users Are NOT Happy – Here’s Why…

    Nothing Phone 2 Users Are NOT Happy – Here’s Why…

    In the aftermath of one of the most anticipated mobile device launches in recent history, the Nothing community finds itself in a state of unrest. Despite the successful launch of the new Nothing Phone 2a, a wave of dissatisfaction is sweeping through the ranks of Nothing Phone 2 owners, stemming from the company’s decision to…

  • Apple Vision Pro May Soon Launch In These Countries

    Apple Vision Pro May Soon Launch In These Countries

    Here are the countries that the Apple Vision Pro could come to next… There’s been a lot of Apple Vision Pro news in the past day. Apple’s spatial computing headset launched early last month. Initial interest was off the charts, but it seems the $3,499 price point, as expected, limited the appeal of the new…

  • ASUS Zenfone 11 Ultra: Everything You Need To Know

    ASUS Zenfone 11 Ultra: Everything You Need To Know

    The ASUS Zenfone 11 Ultra was officially announced by ASUS on March 14, 2024, during a virtual launch event After much ado and rumors about the phone not even launching, ASUS has finally made the ASUS Zenfone 11 Ultra official, following an online-only launch event which took place on March 14, 2024.  Was it worth…

  • 13 Awesome New Features Inside Nothing OS 2.5.3

    13 Awesome New Features Inside Nothing OS 2.5.3

    If you’re picking up the Nothing Phone (2a), it’ll soon be running Nothing OS 2.5.3 – here’s some of its coolest, new features to try… Nothing OS 2.5.3 will soon begin rolling out. The good news is that those of you that bought the Nothing Phone (2a) will get to take it for a spin very…

  • 12 Significant Ways TIDAL is Better Than Spotify

    12 Significant Ways TIDAL is Better Than Spotify

    Is TIDAL better than Spotify? Let me put it this way: I never thought I’d switch away from Spotify. But after testing TIDAL in late-2023, I could never go back to MP3 quality music… Spotify is the most popular music streaming platform on the planet with a lion’s share of the market (30.6%). In second…