Top 5 Android smartphones for Xmas under £200

Looking for a new phone for a loved one this Xmas? But don't love them that much to get them an iPhone X! Seriously, there are some really good Android smartphones out there. Chris Price look at his top 5 budget smartphones for different types of user, including gamers, elderly and the social media obsessed…

One in three UK retailers don’t have mobile shopping app

Image: Parsonage Retail Park, Wigan  A new report launched today reveals that a third (32%) of the UK’s top retailers don’t have a mobile shopping app. The report, called the State of Digital Commerce, which was commissioned by Episerver, examines the retail and ecommerce trends set to shape 2017. It highlights that nearly…

Top 5 Bluetooth headphones for Apple iOS, Android smartphones

  Chris Price looks at some of the best Bluetooth headphones for your Apple, Android smartphone Who needs another set of wires? Now Apple has got rid of the headphone jack on its iPhone 7 and 7 Plus devices you simply can't plug in your standard set of wired headphones into the phone anymore without…

Add 360 degree video/images to Android smartphone with Insta360Air camera

This looks like fun. It's a 360 degree camera that clips onto your Android smartphone. Called the Insta360Air, the camera can shoot 360 degree images and video that can either be livestreamed or shared instantly on social media. The device can also be used as a 360 webcam which users connect to their laptops via…

Review: Asus ZenPad 8.0 Z380C web tablet

Name: Asus ZenPad 8.0 Z380C Type: Web Tablet Specs: Click here for full specs Price: From £99 ASUS (officially pronounced ASOOS) may not be a brand you've heard too much about. But over the last few years it has become reasonably well established in the web tablet market, thanks largely to its collaboration with Google…

One in three of us have lost our smartphone photos, reckons Kodak Alaris

More than a third (35%) of Britons have lost photos from their smartphone, according to a study released today by imaging company, Kodak Alaris. People in the UK store an average of 651 photos on their mobile phones meaning that a potential 11.8 billion photos are lost in the ether. Yet they fail to take…
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Yota Phone 2 is world’s first dual screen smartphone and e-reader

Mobile phone company Yota has developed what it's claiming is the world's first dual-screen always-on smartphone. Combining the features of a premium Android smartphone with the benefits of an Electronic Paper Display so you don't have to carry two devices around with you, the Yota Phone 2 has, at the time of writing, attracted over $176,000…

Chrome for Android to support notifications from websites

Google has announced details on what we can expect in version 42 (!) of its Chrome web browser for Android. Announced in a blog post, the biggest new addition appears to be notifications from websites using an emerging notification standard. What this means is that you could soon be receiving notifications from, say, eBay, without…

Android Wear gets native wifi support, gesture controls and more

Google has announced a big software update for Android Wear adding a bunch of new features. In what we're sure isn't a coincidence, this news comes just days from the launch of the Apple Watch. According to TechCrunch, Wear is getting native wifi support, so that your watch can connect directly, rather than via bluetooth…