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A week in reviews 13 - 17 October: Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Sony Xperia Z3 and loads more

A week in reviews 13 - 17 October: Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Sony Xperia Z3 and loads more

By 18 October 2014

October is a busy month in the world of tech and this week we've published no less than a 14 full reviews. That's two a day you lucky so and sos. And that's not even counting Apple's and Google's big news in the iPad Air 2 and Nexus 6 and 9 announcements.... >>

Apple iCloud Photo Library in Beta explained: What is it and how does it work?

Apple iCloud Photo Library in Beta explained: What is it and how does it work?

By 17 October 2014

Apple confirmed iCloud Photo Library will be available to everyone next week via an update to iOS 8, and that the software upgrade will include the Camera Roll it nixed last month. If you're confused about how iCloud Photo Library works, which includes... >>

Android 5.0 Lollipop's hidden Easter egg has already been spotted

Android 5.0 Lollipop's hidden Easter egg has already been spotted

By 17 October 2014

Although Android 5.0 Lollipop isn't even publicly available yet for consumers, its Easter egg has been found by a developer. Google has always hidden mini features or gags in each version of Android, and these treats are often referred to as Easter eggs.... >>

This $250,000 Savelli Android phone makes Vertu look like pocket money

This $250,000 Savelli Android phone makes Vertu look like pocket money

By 17 October 2014

Got $250,000 to spare? Then you might want to consider buying a jewel-encrusted Android phone from Savelli. Savelli makes expensive phones with 18-carat gold casings encrusted with diamonds, sapphires, or emeralds. You can also add other luxury finishes... >>

Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4: Fun time in phablet town

Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4: Fun time in phablet town

By 17 October 2014

The Apple iPhone 6 steps into phablet territory with the iPhone 6 Plus, a smartphone with a 5.5-inch display. Some suspect this is to appeal to Asian markets and it's certainly a break from iPhones of the past.  When it comes to big-screen phones there... >>

Android 5.0 Lollipop: When is it coming to my phone?

Android 5.0 Lollipop: When is it coming to my phone?

By 17 October 2014

Google has launched Android 5.0 Lollipop, making its debut on the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 devices, announced today.  The new devices will be available from early November 2014, but the real question is when will Android 5.0 Lollipop will appear on your... >>

'I'm sorry, I'm on the train': Railways found to be mobile blackspots

'I'm sorry, I'm on the train': Railways found to be mobile blackspots

By 17 October 2014

If you spend a lot of time on commuter trains around London, you'll know the frustrations you face when trying to use your mobile devices. Now, thanks to research by Global Wireless Solutions, we can put a figure on just how bad cellular connections are... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 review
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 review

By 17 October 2014

Big phones, phablets, or whatever term you want to call them - the big-screen category is here to stay. The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 represents not only the most crucial big-screen device from the Korean company for a couple of years but, sub-genres brushed... >>

Qualcomm shows off the future of 4K broadcast with LTE-B, direct sharing over LTE, Wi-Gig and more

Qualcomm shows off the future of 4K broadcast with LTE-B, direct sharing over LTE, Wi-Gig and more

By 16 October 2014

We've met with Qualcomm for some world first demos of the future of super-fast Wi-Fi and LTE. The recently announced Wi-Gig, that manages nearly 1GB per second downloads, was on show as well as future LTE which allows direct phone to phone data sharing... >>

OS X Yosemite Continuity and Handoff review: You can put your phone away, but not completely

OS X Yosemite Continuity and Handoff review: You can put your phone away, but not completely

By 16 October 2014

Continuity. It's a word you are likely to hear a lot of from Apple over the coming weeks and months. But what does it mean, and why should you care? Seen in the bigger picture, it is the move by Apple to connect all your devices together. Whether that's... >>