Archive for Britta O'Boyle

  • Nokia Lumia 1020: Release date and where can I get it?

    Nokia Lumia 1020: Release date and where can I get it?

    By 13 September 2013

    The Nokia Lumia 1020 is official, bringing with it renewed focus on photography, with the company's 41-megapixel PureView camera and a whole lot more besides. READ: Nokia Lumia 1020 review We're certain that everyone will be looking for the Nokia Lumia...

  • iPhone 5C vs iPhone 5: What's the difference?

    iPhone 5C vs iPhone 5: What's the difference?

    By 11 September 2013

    It's quite obvious, by now, that Apple has launched a couple of additions to the iPhone family. What is not so obvious perhaps, is that the "budget" iPhone 5C will be taking the place of the iPhone 5. Does that mean it's time to cast aside your trusty...

  • What's the best iPhone? Apple iPhone 5S vs iPhone 5C: What's the difference?

    What's the best iPhone? Apple iPhone 5S vs iPhone 5C: What's the difference?

    By 11 September 2013

    Apple has announced the addition of not one, but two devices to its iPhone line-up. The iPhone 5S heads to the top of the iPhone range and becomes the new premium model, while the iPhone 5C replaces the iPhone 5 and becomes the budget option. Yes, that's...

  • Apple iPhone 5C: Everything you need to know

    Apple iPhone 5C: Everything you need to know

    By 11 September 2013

    Judgment day has arrived, well at least for the budget version of Apple’s iPhone, the iPhone 5C. Following on from all the rumours, 10 September has arrived and Apple has announced the launch of its iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S and new operating software iOS...

  • Apple iPhone 5S: Everything you need to know

    Apple iPhone 5S: Everything you need to know

    By 11 September 2013

    The day has finally arrived and after all the rumours and speculation, Apple has announced the iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C and iOS 7 released. We saw everything from fantasy to the fantastic, the ridiculous and the remarkable in the run up to the 10 September...

  • iPhone 5S vs iPhone 5: What's changed?

    iPhone 5S vs iPhone 5: What's changed?

    By 10 September 2013

    After months of anticipation, rumours and speculation, Apple has announced its next generation of iPhone models - the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. But what will you gain if you are looking to upgrade to the most premium model in the Apple iPhone family? We...

  • Apple iPhone 5C: Rumours, release dates and everything you need to know

    Apple iPhone 5C: Rumours, release dates and everything you need to know

    By 10 September 2013

    It's that time of year again when Apple is expected to launch its latest addition to the iPhone family. This year is on par with previous years as a 10 September event has been confirmed and even though the focus is still a mystery, the next iPhone is...

  • Apple iPhone 5S release date, rumours and everything you need to know

    Apple iPhone 5S release date, rumours and everything you need to know

    By 10 September 2013

    As is always the way, Apple remains silent while the rest of the world discusses what the company might launch next. In this case the words passing every set of lips is iPhone 5S. It's a familiar cycle for Apple-watchers. Whether anyone has any hard facts...

  • Toshiba Encore tablet pictures and hands-on

    Toshiba Encore tablet pictures and hands-on

    By 9 September 2013

    Toshiba launched the 8-inch Encore tablet at IFA 2013, featuring an AutoBrite display with 1280 x 800p resolution. From our experience, the screen was sharp, the colours were bright and the viewing angles good at 170-degrees. It isn't the Full HD resolution...

  • Lenovo S5000 tablet pictures and hands-on

    Lenovo S5000 tablet pictures and hands-on

    By 9 September 2013

    Everything seemed to have been on a diet on the Lenovo stand at IFA 2013 in Berlin, not only was its 6.9mm slim Vibe X smartphone on display, but we were also given a taste of the 7.9mm slim S5000 tablet. This tablet is definitely one that has stayed...

  • LG 77-inch 4K Ultra HD OLED TV pictures and eyes-on: Stunning

    LG 77-inch 4K Ultra HD OLED TV pictures and eyes-on: Stunning

    By 9 September 2013

    LG unveiled the world's largest UHD OLED TV with a curved display at IFA 2013 in Berlin, surprising a few - including a couple of its own managers who saw it for the first time at the show. The huge 77-inch model was displayed alongside an actual model...

  • Inkee case for iPad hands-on: Print your own iPad case designs

    Inkee case for iPad hands-on: Print your own iPad case designs

    By 9 September 2013

    The Inkee case for iPad is pretty special as far as cases go. No matter how hard you look for the perfect case, sometimes it's easier just to do it yourself. With the Inkee case, you can design and print it from the comfort of your own home, providing...

  • Lenovo Vibe X pictures and hands-on

    Lenovo Vibe X pictures and hands-on

    By 9 September 2013

    A slim little number was announced by Lenovo at IFA 2013: the Vibe X smartphone, weighing just 121g. It is made from polycarbonate and when we picked it up and had a play, we found it was light and comfortable to hold. The rounded edges give it a good...

  • Toshiba Camileo X-Sports hands-on: Challenging GoPro

    Toshiba Camileo X-Sports hands-on: Challenging GoPro

    By 9 September 2013

    Another action camcorder joins the fray at IFA 2013 in Berlin, this time in the form of the Toshiba Camileo X-Sports. We found the Camileo X-Sport was lightweight in build and easy to navigate, but we can't help thinking it looks a like like the GoPro,...

  • Sony Reader PRS-T3 pictures and hands on

    Sony Reader PRS-T3 pictures and hands on

    By 8 September 2013

    Aside from the headline-grabbing launches at IFA 2013, Sony also announced a new Reader model, the PRS-T3. Sony describes the Reader as "slim, light and a pleasure to hold" and we have to say, we agree wholeheartedly. The curved metal back and rounded...

  • Acer Liquid S2 pictures and hands on

    Acer Liquid S2 pictures and hands on

    By 5 September 2013

    Our first date with Acer's brand new Liquid S2 has left us impressed. The screen is sharp and the colours bright, like the company's Iconia A3 tablet, but with the 6-inch Full HD IPS display delivering more of a punch. It was comfortable to hold and sat...

  • Acer Iconia A3 pictures and hands-on

    Acer Iconia A3 pictures and hands-on

    By 5 September 2013

    As part of the IFA 2013 antics, Acer has launched the Iconia A3 10.1-inch tablet, featuring an IPS display with a 1280 x 800 pixel resolution. The screen sports a wide viewing angle, along with a 16:10 aspect ratio, 350 nits brightness and 800:1 contrast...

  • Sony Smart Imaging Stand IPT-DS10M pictures and hands on

    Sony Smart Imaging Stand IPT-DS10M pictures and hands on

    By 5 September 2013

    You've probably heard by now that the Sony Xperia Z1 has been announced with its 20-megapixel camera and a host of upgrades. Well, announced alongside it was the Smart Imaging Stand. It didn't get as much of a red-carpet announcement as the Xperia Z1...

  • Sony Action Cam HDR-AS30V pictures and hands on

    Sony Action Cam HDR-AS30V pictures and hands on

    By 5 September 2013

    Adding to Sony's line-up is the Action Cam HDR-AS30V, providing a wearable video camera for capturing any adventures you fancy taking. It comes packed with features including GPS, Wi-Fi and NFC, but first up is its waterproof casing. The Action Cam HDR-AS30V's...

  • Sony Vaio Tap 11 pictures and hands-on

    Sony Vaio Tap 11 pictures and hands-on

    By 4 September 2013

    Sony took to the floor at its IFA 2013 press conference announcing a bundle of new products, among which was the Sony Vaio Tap 11. Said to be the "world's thinnest Windows 8 tablet PC" at 9.9mm it is not only pretty slim, but we also found it to be lightweight...

  • Top five Android apps for going back to school

    Top five Android apps for going back to school

    By 3 September 2013

    That time has come round again. A new academic year means a couple of main things: no more sleeping in and much more traffic. We have decided to take this opportunity to give you five of the best free Android apps in time for going to school, college...

  • Microsoft's Nokia acquisition: Five wacky ideas that could come from the buyout

    Microsoft's Nokia acquisition: Five wacky ideas that could come from the buyout

    By 3 September 2013

    With Microsoft spending some overseas cash and buying parts of Finnish smartphone company Nokia, namely the devices and services division, we wonder what might come from the deal.  It's like making a cake. A little bit of sugar, a couple of eggs, some...

  • LG Holly Fulton customisable washing machine tells your smartphone when it's feeling poorly

    LG Holly Fulton customisable washing machine tells your smartphone when it's feeling poorly

    By 30 August 2013

    LG has collaborated with fashion designer Holly Fulton to create a customisable washing machine, in celebration of London Fashion Week. Perhaps slightly different from what we normally cover here, but we thought it was worth a mention as there are only...

  • 4G explained and five reasons to upgrade

    4G explained and five reasons to upgrade

    By 29 August 2013

    The day has almost come where 4G is no longer available only to those in the EE camp. Both Vodafone and O2 will release their own high-speed mobile data tomorrow, 29 August. You've more than likely heard or seen the 4G phrase being thrown around, whether...

  • IFA 2013: Everything we know about Sony’s plans

    IFA 2013: Everything we know about Sony’s plans

    By 28 August 2013

    We've already given you a rundown of what we expect the South Korean Samsung to bring to the table at this year's IFA in Berlin, and next up is Sony. We know for certain Sony will be holding a press conference at IFA on 4 September, which will take place...