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Apple Health app and HealthKit: What are they and how do they work?
Apple Health app and HealthKit: What are they and how do they work? By Britta O'Boyle

This is an introduction to Apple Health with some tips and tricks to help you get the most out of Apple's fitness and health app. Read more

Best indoor security cameras 2019: See inside your home anytime
Best indoor security cameras 2019: See inside your home anytime By Britta O'Boyle

Our guide to the best smart indoor security cameras for your home, including wired and wireless security cameras, with and without subscriptions. Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 release date, specs, features and rumours
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 release date, specs, features and rumours By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung didn't change much on the Note 9's designs. Does that mean the Galaxy Note 10 will shake things up? Here's what the rumours say. Read more

Apple iPhone 2019: Release date, features, news and rumours for the iPhone XI
Apple iPhone 2019: Release date, features, news and rumours for the iPhone XI By Britta O'Boyle

Apple's next iPhones aren't due until September but that doesn't mean we can't speculate about what we'd like to see on the next iPhones. Read more

Which Apple MacBook is best for you? MacBook Air or MacBook Pro?
Which Apple MacBook is best for you? MacBook Air or MacBook Pro? By Britta O'Boyle

This feature rounds up Apple's current MacBooks from what each model offers to cost and configurations to help you work out the right MacBook for you. Read more

Best Samsung phones: Galaxy S, Note and A compared
Best Samsung phones: Galaxy S, Note and A compared By Britta O'Boyle

A breakdown of Samsung's three core smartphone ranges - Galaxy S, Note and A - to help you choose the right Samsung device for you and your budget. Read more

Foldable phones are back: These are the best folding phones incoming
Foldable phones are back: These are the best folding phones incoming By Britta O'Boyle

With bendable screens, Android support, plenty of potential and huge price tags, here are the devices set to lead the crazy foldable smartphone trend. Read more

Withings BPM Core measures heart rate, blood pressure and ECG in one device
Withings BPM Core measures heart rate, blood pressure and ECG in one device By Britta O'Boyle

Withings announced BPM Core - a cardiovascular device capable of measuring blood pressure, recording an electrocardiogram and listening to a heart via Read more

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2: Release date, features, rumours and news
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2: Release date, features, rumours and news By Britta O'Boyle

Rumours suggest the Galaxy Watch Active's successor is on the cards. Here's everything we know so far about the Galaxy Watch Active 2. Read more

Sonos Ikea Symfonisk Table Lamp Speaker initial review: Functional design, great sound
Sonos Ikea Symfonisk Table Lamp Speaker initial review: Functional design, great sound By Britta O'Boyle

The Sonos Ikea Symfonisk Table Lamp Speaker has the same internals and features as the Play:1, whilst also doubling up as a lamp, but what's it like? Read more

Apple iPhone XS vs XS Max vs iPhone XR: What's the difference?
Apple iPhone XS vs XS Max vs iPhone XR: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

A comparison of the three 2018 Apple iPhones - the iPhone XS, XS Max and the iPhone XR. How are they different and which should you buy? Read more

Sonos Ikea Symfonisk Book Shelf Wi-Fi Speaker initial review: What's the £99 speaker like?
Sonos Ikea Symfonisk Book Shelf Wi-Fi Speaker initial review: What's the £99 speaker like? By Britta O'Boyle

At £99, the Sonos Ikea Symfonisk Book Shelf Wi-Fi Speaker is the cheapest way to get your hands on Sonos and its great features but what's it like? Read more

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 to come in three models, but ECG feature won't be live at launch
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 to come in three models, but ECG feature won't be live at launch By Britta O'Boyle

Several leaks over the last couple of months have suggested Samsung is working on a successor to the Galaxy Watch Active smartwatch it launched earlier Read more

Google Pixel 4 specs, release date, news and rumours
Google Pixel 4 specs, release date, news and rumours By Britta O'Boyle

Here is everything we have heard so far regarding the Google Pixel 4, due out later this year, as well as what we want and expect to see. Read more

Which is the best UE speaker? Megablast, Blast, Megaboom, Boom and Wonderboom compared
Which is the best UE speaker? Megablast, Blast, Megaboom, Boom and Wonderboom compared By Britta O'Boyle

Ultimate Ears is well known for its excellent Bluetooth speakers but which is right for you? We've compared them all here to help you decide. Read more

Apple iPad Air (2019) vs iPad 9.7 (2018): Which should you buy?
Apple iPad Air (2019) vs iPad 9.7 (2018): Which should you buy? By Britta O'Boyle

The new Apple iPad 10.5 resurrects the iPad Air name to simplify things, but how does it compare to the iPad 9.7 and which should you buy? Read more

Best Fitbit fitness tracker 2019: Which Fitbit is right for you?
Best Fitbit fitness tracker 2019: Which Fitbit is right for you? By Britta O'Boyle

See our guide to the best Fitbit fitness trackers, what they do, how they work and which Fitbit is right for you. Read more

Sonos One vs Amazon Echo: What's the difference?
Sonos One vs Amazon Echo: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

We've broken down the differences between Sonos One and Amazon Echo speakers to show you the specs and features and help you decide which to buy. Read more

Nest vs Ring vs Arlo vs Netatmo: Which is the best video doorbell?
Nest vs Ring vs Arlo vs Netatmo: Which is the best video doorbell? By Britta O'Boyle

See how the Nest Hello, Ring Video Doorbells, Netatmo Smart Video Doorbell and Arlo Audio Doorbell compare. Which is the best smart doorbell for you? Read more

iRobot Roomba i7+ review: Differentiated by automatic dirt disposal
4.5 stars iRobot Roomba i7+ review: Differentiated by automatic dirt disposal By Britta O'Boyle

The iRobot Roomba i7+ is the latest all-singing, all-dancing robot vacuum from iRobot. Here's our review. Read more

Best soundbar and soundbase 2019: Boost your TV audio
Best soundbar and soundbase 2019: Boost your TV audio By Britta O'Boyle

Whatever your budget and goal, we've collated a selection of options to help boost your TV's audio. Here are the best soundbars and speaker bases. Read more

Sonos Playbase review: Super-slim soundbase makes TV sound sublime
4.5 stars Sonos Playbase review: Super-slim soundbase makes TV sound sublime By Britta O'Boyle

The Playbase might be late to the soundbase party, but it's what the party has been waiting for. Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 vs Galaxy Note 9: What's the rumoured difference?
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 vs Galaxy Note 9: What's the rumoured difference? By Britta O'Boyle

With rumours and leaks in full swing for the next Samsung Galaxy Note smartphones, how might they compare to their predecessor, the Galaxy Note 9? Read more

Huawei Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro release date, specs, features and rumours
Huawei Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro release date, specs, features and rumours By Britta O'Boyle

Here is everything we know and have heard so far about Huawei's Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro. Read more

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 could copy these Apple Watch features
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 could copy these Apple Watch features By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung's Galaxy Watch Active smartwatch was only announced in February but there have been multiple rumours surrounding its successor over the last few Read more

Huawei Mate 30 Pro render leak reveals quad camera in a tasty design
Huawei Mate 30 Pro render leak reveals quad camera in a tasty design By Britta O'Boyle

Like Samsung, Huawei typically announces two flagship smartphone lines a year. The first comes in the form of the P Series, which this year saw the launch Read more

Hey Google, Sonos now supports your Assistant in the UK too
Hey Google, Sonos now supports your Assistant in the UK too By Britta O'Boyle

Google Assistant is now available on Sonos in the UK too. Read more

LG G8S ThinQ with triple rear camera, Air Motion gestures and SD855 going on sale this month
LG G8S ThinQ with triple rear camera, Air Motion gestures and SD855 going on sale this month By Britta O'Boyle

LG announced the G8 ThinQ at Mobile World Congress in February, alongside the 5G LG V50 ThinQ but it also made a passing reference to the LG G8S ThinQ. The Read more

How to set up Google Assistant on your Sonos system
How to set up Google Assistant on your Sonos system By Britta O'Boyle

This feature guides you through how to add Google Assistant support to your Sonos devices. Read more

Which is the best mid-range phone under £400?
Which is the best mid-range phone under £400? By Britta O'Boyle

We've rounded up the best devices that sit between the £200 mark and the £400 mark. These are the best mid-range smartphones we've seen. Read more

Sony Xperia 2 release date, specs, features and rumours
Sony Xperia 2 release date, specs, features and rumours By Britta O'Boyle

This is everything we know about the successor to the Xperia 1 so far, dubbed the Xperia 2. Read more

Apple Photos tips and tricks: Storing, editing and sharing your iPhone photos
Apple Photos tips and tricks: Storing, editing and sharing your iPhone photos By Britta O'Boyle

This feature guides you through how to get the most out of the Apple Photos on your iPhone, including all the tips and tricks we have found. Read more

Best budget phone 2019: Cheap phones for under £200
Best budget phone 2019: Cheap phones for under £200 By Britta O'Boyle

Without compromising features, these are the best budget smartphones available to buy. Low-cost phones with decent specs, good battery life and more. Read more

Best smart dishwashers 2019: The technology making cleaning dishes easier
Best smart dishwashers 2019: The technology making cleaning dishes easier By Britta O'Boyle

Many dishwashers have smart features, some save water and energy, while others are convenience features. Here are the smartest dishwashers available. Read more

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 leaks in photos, LTE model incoming
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 leaks in photos, LTE model incoming By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung's Galaxy Watch Active smartwatch was announced alongside the Galaxy S10 range of smartphones in February, but despite only being on shelves for Read more

Fitbit Inspire HR vs Alta vs Charge 3: What's the difference?
Fitbit Inspire HR vs Alta vs Charge 3: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

A comparison between the Fitbit Inspire HR, Alta HR and the Charge 3, focusing on design, features and price. Read more

Google Home tips and tricks: Master your Mini, Max and Hub
Google Home tips and tricks: Master your Mini, Max and Hub By Britta O'Boyle

Get the most out of your Google Home, Home Mini, Home Max or Home Hub with our top tips and tricks, helping you master your voice-activated speaker. Read more

Best power banks 2019: Top power packs for phones and USB-C laptops
Best power banks 2019: Top power packs for phones and USB-C laptops By Britta O'Boyle

Our guide to the best portable chargers and power banks for smartphones and USB-C laptops. Keep your devices charged while you're on the go. Read more

Which is the best iPhone? iPhone 7, iPhone 8, iPhone XR, or iPhone XS?
Which is the best iPhone? iPhone 7, iPhone 8, iPhone XR, or iPhone XS? By Britta O'Boyle

There's plenty of choice when it comes to smartphones, almost too much in fact. If you don't want Android, which is the best iPhone for you? Read more

Best smartwatch 2019: Top smartwatches available to buy today
Best smartwatch 2019: Top smartwatches available to buy today By Britta O'Boyle

A round up of the best smartwatches available to buy today, covering various platforms from Wear OS to Watch OS and numerous styles. Read more

How to set up Alexa on your Sonos system
How to set up Alexa on your Sonos system By Britta O'Boyle

This feature guides you through how to add Alexa support to your Sonos devices. Read more

Apple iPhone 11 Max early case suggests no USB Type-C and that square rear camera again
Apple iPhone 11 Max early case suggests no USB Type-C and that square rear camera again By Britta O'Boyle

Apple is expected to announce its next iPhones in September and rumours point towards replacements for all three models, including the iPhone XS, iPhone Read more

Best Android smartwatch 2019: The top Wear OS watches
Best Android smartwatch 2019: The top Wear OS watches By Britta O'Boyle

Google's Wear OS - formerly Android Wear - has had several big updates since it launched. Here are all the best Wear OS smartwatches available to buy. Read more

Sonos One vs Sonos Play:1: What's the difference?
Sonos One vs Sonos Play:1: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

How do you choose between the Sonos One and Sonos Play:1? Which is the right Sonos for you? We compare the two small Sonos speakers to help you decide. Read more

Apple iPhone 5G: When is it coming and what do we know so far?
Apple iPhone 5G: When is it coming and what do we know so far? By Britta O'Boyle

This is everything we know so far about a 5G-enabled iPhone, including when it might arrive and what the rumours say. Read more

Apple watchOS 6 will allow you to delete some native Apple Watch apps
Apple watchOS 6 will allow you to delete some native Apple Watch apps By Britta O'Boyle

Several new features will launch on the Apple Watch when the new operating system - watchOS 6 - arrives later this year, but a recent report suggests it Read more

Skagen Falster 2 review: Scandi sophistication, but lacking in power
3.5 stars Skagen Falster 2 review: Scandi sophistication, but lacking in power By Britta O'Boyle

The Skagen Falster 2 is one of the best-looking smartwatches out there, delivering true Danish style. Is it the fashion smartwatch to buy though? Read more

How to tune your Sonos speakers with Trueplay for better sound quality
How to tune your Sonos speakers with Trueplay for better sound quality By Britta O'Boyle

Sonos Trueplay is a software feature that allows users to tune their Sonos speakers to the room they are in, quickly and easily. Here's how to do it. Read more

What is Sonos Trueplay and how does it work?
What is Sonos Trueplay and how does it work? By Britta O'Boyle

Sonos Trueplay is a software feature that allows anyone who owns a Sonos speaker to tune it specifically to the room it is in. Here is how it works. Read more

Sonos tips and tricks: Get the most out of your multi-room speaker system
Sonos tips and tricks: Get the most out of your multi-room speaker system By Britta O'Boyle

Read our tips and tricks on how to get the most out of your Sonos One, Play:1, Play:3, Play:5, Playbar, Playbase or Beam. Read more

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