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LG G7 ThinQ vs LG V30 vs LG G6: What's the rumoured difference?

LG G7 ThinQ vs LG V30 vs LG G6: What's the rumoured difference?

By Chris Hall

LG has confirmed that that the LG G7 will be announced on 2 May, a new flagship for 2018. The company hasn't yet confirmed all the details, but through a mixture of leaks and announcements, we have a good idea of what to expect.LG announced its 2017 flagship... Read more

The best Galaxy S9 deals for April 2018

The best Galaxy S9 deals for April 2018

By Hassan Mohammed

Welcome to our roundup of all the latest Galaxy S9 deals and order info. The Galaxy S9 release has now been released and networks have been offering some excellent deals. Looking for the best Galaxy S9+ deals instead? Samsung Galaxy S9 review: A refined... Read more

7 best running headphones 2018: Top fitness headphones for running or the gym

7 best running headphones 2018: Top fitness headphones for running or the gym

By Cam Bunton

When looking for the best running headphones or for the gym, priorities are slightly different to when you're searching out the best headphones for casual listening.Headphones for exercise need to be comfortable and secure fitting as well as being sweat... Read more

The best fitness trackers 2018: Top activity bands to buy today

The best fitness trackers 2018: Top activity bands to buy today

By Britta O'Boyle

It can be difficult to know where to start when looking for the best fitness tracker for you. There's such a breadth of choice. But that's where we come in.We've rounded up the top activity trackers available to buy today that we've reviewed here at Pocket-lint.... Read more

The best GPS running watch 2018: The top sports watches to buy today

The best GPS running watch 2018: The top sports watches to buy today

By Chris Hall

While the world is now discovering the benefit of a smartwatch, this is home turf for runners. Familiar names persist: Garmin and Polar offer some of the best sports watches, adding the connectivity to give you more from your smartphone, more analysis... Read more

The best coffee machines 2018: our pick of the best bean-to-cup, jug, ground and capsule machines

The best coffee machines 2018: our pick of the best bean-to-cup, jug, ground and capsule machines

By Dan Grabham

Coffee is a tricky thing to get right. There are so many different preferences, with all sorts of factors contributing to a good cup of coffee.Pocket-lint is here to help though. To give you a hand getting the best cup in your own kitchen, we have rounded... Read more

The best GoPro 2018: Which GoPro should you buy today?

The best GoPro 2018: Which GoPro should you buy today?

By Cam Bunton

When it comes to the best action camera, GoPro is pretty much the only company to in this day and age. It's still the best all-round experience for both professional video makers and the average consumer. GoPro offers an array of accessories, from small... Read more

Best VPN Services 2018 - Top 10 VPNs to keep your browsing secure

Best VPN Services 2018 - Top 10 VPNs to keep your browsing secure

By Roland Moore-Colyer

Recent news about Facebook collecting your data has sparked a huge debate about how companies use your data in the first place. The Federal Trade Commission has said that it is investigating Facebook over breaking privacy violations. Facebook has recorded... Read more

The best BBQ tech for summer 2018

The best BBQ tech for summer 2018

By Dan Grabham

Summer is finally upon us (well, nearly) and with it comes the primal desire to make fire and cook meat. But the barbeque itself doesn't have to be such an old traditional grill, there's plenty of new tech to make cooking outdoors even better.The art... Read more

Moto G6 vs Moto G5: What's the difference?

Moto G6 vs Moto G5: What's the difference?

By Dan Grabham

Motorola has launched the Moto G6 alongside the more powerful G6 Plus and cheaper but long battery life-toting G6 Play. It's a little over a year since we first clapped eyes on the G5 range Plus Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. You can also read... Read more

Motorola Moto G6 Play vs G6 vs G6 Plus: What's the difference?

Motorola Moto G6 Play vs G6 vs G6 Plus: What's the difference?

By Mike Lowe

The Motorola G-series has a longstanding history as the affordable phone to beat. Well, that used to be the case. However, with the advancement of Chinese competition, Motorola in 2018 is taking a different tact by delivering no less than three Moto G6... Read more

The best Bluetooth speakers 2018 including top portable speakers for the garden

The best Bluetooth speakers 2018 including top portable speakers for the garden

By Max Langridge

Bluetooth speakers come in all different shapes and sizes, from larger options that have the power to fill your whole living room to smaller portables that are great for taking to picnics or moving from room-to-room.Finding the right speaker for you... Read more

The best turntables for Record Store Day 2018

The best turntables for Record Store Day 2018

By Max Langridge

You'll no doubt have noticed a greater presence of vinyl records in your local music shop, whether it be a chain or an independent and this Saturday marks Record Store Day 2018.RSD 2018 sees 200 independent record shops joining in the fun. Loads of exclusive,... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ2 vs Xperia XZ2 Compact: What's the difference?

Sony Xperia XZ2 vs Xperia XZ2 Compact: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Sony Mobile two new additions to its Xperia XZ line of smartphones in the Xperia XZ2 and the XZ2 Compact.The two smartphones succeed the Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact devices announced just six months ago, bringing a newer duo with improved designs and faster... Read more

The best Android phone 2018: which is the top Android phone to buy today?

The best Android phone 2018: which is the top Android phone to buy today?

By Chris Hall

These is our list of the best Android smartphones you can buy today ranked from the best downwards.Whereas Apple gives you the choice of a smaller, larger or super expensive iPhone, Android celebrates variety and you get Android phones at all prices,... Read more

OnePlus 6 vs OnePlus 5T vs OnePlus 5: What's the rumoured difference?

OnePlus 6 vs OnePlus 5T vs OnePlus 5: What's the rumoured difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

OnePlus has confirmed the OnePlus 6 is on its way. The company tweeted "6et ready" with a four-second video clip talking about the speed you need on 2 April, suggesting the launch of the new "flagship killer" is imminent. There have already been several... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact vs XZ1 Compact: What's the difference?

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact vs XZ1 Compact: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Sony's Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact are the two most recent phones available in the XZ portfolio, both represent something of a change in direction for the manufacturer. Finally presenting a new design, coupled with the expected upgrade in specs, the two... Read more

Best Web Hosting Services 2018: 10 of the best cloud, VPS and web hosting providers

Best Web Hosting Services 2018: 10 of the best cloud, VPS and web hosting providers

By Roland Moore-Colyer

Designing and running your own website, whether for business or pleasure, is now easier than ever thanks to myriad tools and services available. From WordPress to Squarespace and Wix, there are plenty of free or affordable services around for you to setup... Read more

Huawei P20 vs P20 Pro: What's the difference?

Huawei P20 vs P20 Pro: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

For 2018, Huawei has unveiled two mighty impressive top-tier flagship phones: the Huawei P20 and Huawei P20 Pro. These new handsets not only replace the P10 and P10 Plus from 2017, they're a total - and highfly successful - reimagining. The best Huawei... Read more

Hot EE Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ deals from £53/m

Hot EE Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ deals from £53/m

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 + were announced at MWC and is now available to purchase SIM free, upgrade your existing contract, or get a new contract. READ: Five reasons to buy the new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ on EE The new phones feature a similar design... Read more

Upcoming phones: The future smartphones of 2018

Upcoming phones: The future smartphones of 2018

By Chris Hall

With the pace of smartphone evolution moving so fast, there's always something waiting in the wings. No sooner have you spied the latest handset, that there's anticipation for the next big thing.Here we look at those phones that haven't yet launched,... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium vs Xperia XZ2: What's the difference?

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium vs Xperia XZ2: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

If you are a Sony Mobile fan, you'll know that Sony likes to release Xperia handsets. The new flagship, the Sony Xperia XZ2, was announced in February 2018 and went on sale in April 2018, but there's now a new model, the Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium.That's... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9+ vs Galaxy Note 8: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy S9+ vs Galaxy Note 8: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has launched new 2018 Galaxy S flagship phones, in the form of the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+. The Galaxy S9+ sees a few additional features over the smaller model, including the introduction of dual-rear cameras, which we first saw on the 2017 Galaxy... Read more

Best upcoming Xbox One games to look forward to in 2018 and beyond

Best upcoming Xbox One games to look forward to in 2018 and beyond

By Rik Henderson

This generation of gaming has, by far and away, been the most exciting, with some awesome games released in the last few years. But when you look at the schedules for the next 12 months, it seems that things will get even better.You might have an Xbox... Read more

21 best 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays available to buy now

21 best 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays available to buy now

By Rik Henderson

After a slow start, 4K Blu-rays are now being released at a fast and frantic pace. Almost every major studio is now embracing the format and, should you own a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player or Xbox One S or X, you can treat yourself to the very best pictures... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9+ vs Galaxy S8+: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy S9+ vs Galaxy S8+: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has launched the successor to the excellent Galaxy S8+ in the Galaxy S9+ a new flagship device for 2018.The company hasn't changed the design much compared to last year's device, but there are a couple of differences, including a new camera and... Read more

The best Samsung Galaxy S8 deals for April 2018

The best Samsung Galaxy S8 deals for April 2018

By Hassan Mohammed

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ might have been surpassed by the S9 and S9+ but both are still amazing phones that deliver stacks of features.At the time of release, we said "the Samsung Galaxy S8 is a masterpiece; one with a few brush-strokes out of place, but... Read more

Best smartphone 2018: The 15 best phones available to buy today

Best smartphone 2018: The 15 best phones available to buy today

By Chris Hall

You're looking for the best smartphone? You've come to the right place. We'll guide you through all the top mobile phones we've reviewed, both on Android or iOS.And a new king is born - there's a totally new entry at the top of our list which has usurped... Read more

Best HTC Vive and Vive Pro games: Incredible experiences to play right now

Best HTC Vive and Vive Pro games: Incredible experiences to play right now

By Adrian Willings

We've been playing with the HTC Vive virtual reality headset for a while now. We've been working our way through the various different games and VR experiences to find the very best currently on offer. With an ever-growing catalogue of games available... Read more

Seven best Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ accessories at EE

Seven best Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ accessories at EE

By Pocket-lint Promotion

The new Samsung Galaxy S9 is one of the most important phone releases of 2018. It comes in two sizes, the Galaxy S9 with a 5.8-inch display and the larger S9+ with a whopping 6.2in screen.Once you've chosen it, you'll need to equip the phone to make the... Read more

Nest Cam Outdoor vs Nest Cam IQ Outdoor: What's the difference?

Nest Cam Outdoor vs Nest Cam IQ Outdoor: What's the difference?

By Adrian Willings

Google-owned home tech firm Nest has announced a redesigned smart home security camera. It which sees the power, and intelligence of its Nest Cam IQ moving outdoors.This new model is the Nest Cam IQ Outdoor which improves upon the Nest Cam Outdoor... Read more

The best Huawei P20 deals and P20 Pro deals for April 2018

The best Huawei P20 deals and P20 Pro deals for April 2018

By Dan Grabham

The Huawei P20 and P20 Pro are now available to buy today. Priced to undercut the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S9 - and packing in some impressive specs - the Huawei P20 and P20 Pro are strong competitors. The best Huawei P20 Pro dealGet the Huawei... Read more

The best wireless chargers 2018 for iPhone, Galaxy S9, Sony Xperia XZ2 and more

The best wireless chargers 2018 for iPhone, Galaxy S9, Sony Xperia XZ2 and more

By Cam Bunton

If you've got a phone with Qi-compatible wireless charging, then we've collected all the best wireless chargers together for you. Like most other wireless charging phones, the Galaxy S9 and latest iPhone models use the standard Qi charging technology. ... Read more

Huawei P20 Pro vs Google Pixel 2 XL: What's the difference?

Huawei P20 Pro vs Google Pixel 2 XL: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Huawei's P20 Pro is the latest flagship from the Chinese manufacturer, presenting just how far the company has come in the last few years. We've already compared it to the Samsung Galaxy S9+ and the regular P20, but here we are looking at how it compares... Read more

Huawei P20 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S9+: What's the difference?

Huawei P20 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S9+: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

There was a time when you wouldn't compare Huawei and Samsung phones. The fact that you now should is very much a testament to how far Huawei has come with its devices. The Huawei P20 Pro has now been officially unveiled, with the company looking to... Read more

The best indoor wireless security cameras 2018: See inside your home anytime

The best indoor wireless security cameras 2018: See inside your home anytime

By Britta O'Boyle

A smart home consists of all sorts of exciting gadgets from app-controlled lighting and heating to robotic vacuum cleaners, but there is one gadget that is likely to be picked first for the smart home cool team - the camera.Smart home cameras will not... Read more

HTC U12+ vs HTC U11+: What's the rumoured difference?

HTC U12+ vs HTC U11+: What's the rumoured difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

HTC is rumoured to be announcing the U12+ in May and it is thought it will be the company's only premium smartphone in 2018. The device has been the subject of plenty of speculation over the last couple of months, with rumours heating up as its launch... Read more

HTC Vive Pro vs HTC Vive: What's the difference?

HTC Vive Pro vs HTC Vive: What's the difference?

By Adrian Willings

HTC originally announced a new version of the HTC Vive, dubbed the HTC Vive Pro, during CES 2018 in Las Vegas. The company has now confirmed that the new device is available to order and will be shipping 5 April 2018. This new model comes with a number... Read more

The best VR headsets to buy 2018

The best VR headsets to buy 2018

By Chris Hall

The age of virtual reality is upon us with a torrent of devices and content appearing over the last couple of years. The idea of VR isn't new of course. It's been circulating in the tech space for a number of years, but recently, the technology has broken... Read more

The best Galaxy S9+ deals for April 2018

The best Galaxy S9+ deals for April 2018

By Hassan Mohammed

The Samsung Galaxy S9+ is now available to buy and there are some great deals to be had if you are happy to shop around.We've scoured the internet for all the best Samsung Galaxy S9+ prices and deals that are available right now. If you're looking for... Read more

This week's top games to buy: PS4, Xbox One, Switch and Steam games to get right now

This week's top games to buy: PS4, Xbox One, Switch and Steam games to get right now

By Rik Henderson

Own a PlayStation 4, PS4 Pro, Xbox One S, Xbox One X, Nintendo Switch or gaming PC and looking for something new to play? You're in luck.This is where we round-up some of the biggest releases available right now, that you can buy for your respective console... Read more

Apple iPad Pro 10.5 vs iPad 9.7 (2018): What's the difference?

Apple iPad Pro 10.5 vs iPad 9.7 (2018): What's the difference?

By Elyse Betters

Apple announced a new 9.7-inch iPad during a special event in March 2018, and it pitched the device squarely at the education market.Last year's 9.7-inch iPad replaced the iPad Air 2. But the new iPad 9.7 (2018) has succeeded that model and is now the... Read more

Logitech Crayon vs Apple Pencil: What’s the difference and which one is best for you?

Logitech Crayon vs Apple Pencil: What’s the difference and which one is best for you?

By Stuart Miles

Alongside the launch of the new iPad, Apple has teamed up with Logitech to launch a budget version of its Apple Pencil designed for those that don't need all the precision. But how do the two devices compare and which one should you buy? We've played... Read more

Which Apple iPad is best for you? iPad mini vs iPad Air vs iPad vs iPad Pro

Which Apple iPad is best for you? iPad mini vs iPad Air vs iPad vs iPad Pro

By Britta O'Boyle

There may not be as much choice as smartphones when it comes to tablets, but there are still a number of decisions to be made.If you are reading this, it is likely you have already decided on the platform, disregarding Android and Windows for iOS, and... Read more

Best upcoming Nintendo Switch games to look forward to in 2018 and beyond

Best upcoming Nintendo Switch games to look forward to in 2018 and beyond

By Rik Henderson

The Nintendo Switch has been a rip-roaring success since it was launched in March 2017. Nintendo sold more Switch consoles in one year than the Wii U managed in its lifetime.Part of the success comes down to the steady flow of excellent games, not just... Read more

Best battery packs for smartphones: Portable power on the go

Best battery packs for smartphones: Portable power on the go

By Britta O'Boyle

Battery packs should be superflous but, as advanced as smartphones have become in recent years, battery life is still something they haven't quite nailed.Some will last most of the day, others might get you through most of the evening too, but that's... Read more

LG 4K HDR TV choices for 2018: W8, G8, E8, C8, B8, SK9500 and more compared

LG 4K HDR TV choices for 2018: W8, G8, E8, C8, B8, SK9500 and more compared

By Mike Lowe

After releasing some of the most astounding tellies in 2017, LG has refined its processing prowess by introducing the Alpha 9 (a9) processor to its updated 2018 OLED TV line.All the company's tellies feature 4K Ultra HD pixel resolution and support major... Read more

Best gaming mice: The best wired, wireless and RGB gaming mice to buy today

Best gaming mice: The best wired, wireless and RGB gaming mice to buy today

By Adrian Willings

Gaming mice are the high-end devices of the mouse world. They are designed to be more accurate, offer a more comfortable experience and are built to last - as gamers are likely to spend more time with their mouse than anyone else.Top-of-the-range gaming... Read more

Best Garmin watch: Fenix, Forerunner and Vivo compared

Best Garmin watch: Fenix, Forerunner and Vivo compared

By Chris Hall

Garmin has a lot of fitness trackers and sports devices in its portfolio. It offers not only a range of options within each family, but it offers a wide range of sport-specific devices too.Choosing a Garmin can be confusing, but you're in the right place... Read more