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Best Android phone 2019: Which is the top Android phone to buy today?
Best Android phone 2019: Which is the top Android phone to buy today? By Chris Hall

Here are the best Android phones from Samsung, Huawei, OnePlus, Google and more to help you choose the best phone for you Read more

Wizards Unite potions Master Note: Codes to make brewing faster
Wizards Unite potions Master Note: Codes to make brewing faster By Chris Hall

Harry Potter Wizards Unite has hidden depths, giving you a lot more to get involved with than just walking around collecting characters. One of these Read more

Report: OnePlus TV launch is coming soon
Report: OnePlus TV launch is coming soon By Chris Hall

OnePlus will soon be launching a TV, according to one source Read more

Nissan's self-driving ProPilot tech is now available across the Qashqai range
Nissan's self-driving ProPilot tech is now available across the Qashqai range By Chris Hall

Nissan has expanded its ProPilot technology to be available across the full range of automatic Qashqai models, meaning this hugely popular SUV will be Read more

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite update - gameplay, beasts, and everything you need to know
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite update - gameplay, beasts, and everything you need to know By Chris Hall

Niantic Labs, creator of the hugely-popular Pokemon Go game, is moving into the Wizarding World with Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. The game first launched Read more

Best Harry Potter Wizards Unite tips and tricks
Best Harry Potter Wizards Unite tips and tricks By Chris Hall

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is the latest game from Niantic that bought us Pokemon Go. It offers a similar style of map-based exploration gameplay, involving Read more

Explaining Wizards Unite in Pokemon Go terms: What is a fortress, inn and spell energy?
Explaining Wizards Unite in Pokemon Go terms: What is a fortress, inn and spell energy? By Chris Hall

Wizards Unite is here and we're explaining in good, simple, Pokemon Go terms! Read more

Harry Potter Wizards Unite combat system: How to battle and cast spells
Harry Potter Wizards Unite combat system: How to battle and cast spells By Chris Hall

The combat system in Wizards Unite isn't entirely easy to understand - but here's a complete guide to get you started Read more

Should you install Wizards Unite outside the UK and US?
Should you install Wizards Unite outside the UK and US? By Chris Hall

There's no global launch date for Wizards Unite, but you can install it Read more

A history of Google tablets: The Nexus and Pixel slates that are no more
A history of Google tablets: The Nexus and Pixel slates that are no more By Chris Hall

Google's hardware division is stepping away from tablets and concentrating its efforts into laptops Read more

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite launches early, download it now
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite launches early, download it now By Chris Hall

The most anticipated mobile game of 2019 - Harry Potter: Wizards Unite - has just gone live Read more

When is Android Q coming to my phone?
When is Android Q coming to my phone? By Chris Hall

We're gathering all the updates together for Samsung, Huawei, Huawei and everyone else Read more

Guilt-free pleasure: Nissan concept lets you enjoy your ice cream without the dirty diesel
Guilt-free pleasure: Nissan concept lets you enjoy your ice cream without the dirty diesel By Chris Hall

Nissan and Mackie's of Scotland have teamed up on a concept ice cream van that ditches the big old diesel Read more

Upcoming phones: The future smartphones of 2019
Upcoming phones: The future smartphones of 2019 By Chris Hall

The cutting edge of tech is the smartphone - and here are all the exciting phones from the likes of Apple, Samsung, Huawei and more Read more

Usain Bolt is bringing his micromobility rental company to the UK
Usain Bolt is bringing his micromobility rental company to the UK By Chris Hall

Usain Bolt is planning to bring his micro mobility company to the UK Read more

Xiaomi MIUI update could add the feature we've all been asking for
Xiaomi MIUI update could add the feature we've all been asking for By Chris Hall

A new addition to MIUI could make it a lot better Read more

I'll be back: Could Hummer be reborn as a rugged electric SUV?
I'll be back: Could Hummer be reborn as a rugged electric SUV? By Chris Hall

GM's Hummer was the poster child of gas guzzling era and could be reborn as an EV Read more

What is RCS messaging? The new Android texting service explained
What is RCS messaging? The new Android texting service explained By Chris Hall

While there have been many attempts on Google's part, there is one thing that Android has always lacked: a true messaging competitor to Apple iMessage Read more

Google to break the deadlock on RCS messaging for Android users
Google to break the deadlock on RCS messaging for Android users By Chris Hall

RCS is heralded as the next evolution of SMS messaging and Google is making it happen Read more

PUBG Mobile tips and tricks: Become a battle royale master
PUBG Mobile tips and tricks: Become a battle royale master By Chris Hall

Read our guide on how to become a master of Player Unknown's Battlegrounds on mobile. Our top tips and tricks for PUBG to help you get chicken dinners Read more

New Renault Zoe: Increased range, increased power, increased connectivity
New Renault Zoe: Increased range, increased power, increased connectivity By Chris Hall

Renault has announced the third-generation Zoe, as it looks to update its popular electric car, giving it longer range, more power Read more

Hyundai Tucson N Line review: Practical appeal with a sportier look
4.0 stars Hyundai Tucson N Line review: Practical appeal with a sportier look By Chris Hall

The N Line adopts the naming of Hyundai's sporty hatch, but it's really just a trim level. Read more

How to set-up an Alexa smart home
How to set-up an Alexa smart home By Chris Hall

A few years ago, the coordinated smart home felt like a pipe dream, but Alexa has changed all that Read more

Wait, what? Xiaomi adds the Mi 9T to the sub-flagship family
Wait, what? Xiaomi adds the Mi 9T to the sub-flagship family By Chris Hall

We love the Xiaomi Mi 9 - that power, that price - there's a lot that it does right. And now there's a slightly cheaper version Read more

Huawei's alternative OS HongMeng gets trademarked as it gears up for a post-Android future
Huawei's alternative OS HongMeng gets trademarked as it gears up for a post-Android future By Chris Hall

Huawei's plan B is getting more official Read more

What is Tile, how does Find with Tile work and what devices you can use it with?
What is Tile, how does Find with Tile work and what devices you can use it with? By Chris Hall

Tile is best known for its Bluetooth trackers. You can connect to Tile and use it to keep track of your possessions - the classic example being your keys, Read more

Best GPS running watch 2019: The top sports watches to buy today
Best GPS running watch 2019: The top sports watches to buy today By Chris Hall

Let us help you choose the best running watch for you. Top heart rating tracking watches and devices for tracking every aspect of your run. Read more

PUBG Mobile version 13 adds team deathmatch, anti-cheating measures and new Godzilla theme
PUBG Mobile version 13 adds team deathmatch, anti-cheating measures and new Godzilla theme By Chris Hall

PUBG Mobile has rolled out version 13, introducing a new gaming mode - a 4V4 team deathmatch - which takes place around a new warehouse map. It's designed Read more

What is Nest Aware, how much is it and what does it offer?
What is Nest Aware, how much is it and what does it offer? By Chris Hall

Here's everything you need to know about about Nest Aware, including what Nest devices it's needed for, what it offers and how much it costs. Read more

Huawei alternative OS update: Without Google what is Huawei's plan B?
Huawei alternative OS update: Without Google what is Huawei's plan B? By Chris Hall

Huawei is hot water after the US imposed trade bans on the Chinese company. That impacts on many of Huawei's interests, including its smartphones. Globally, Read more

Huawei's alternative OS said to be faster than Android, attracting the attention of other vendors
Huawei's alternative OS said to be faster than Android, attracting the attention of other vendors By Chris Hall

With Android looking less likely, Huawei is pushing on with alternative plans Read more

Sony's six-camera phone might be more real than you think
Sony's six-camera phone might be more real than you think By Chris Hall

The suggestion of a six-camera phone from Sony has surfaced online. Read more

Skoda Kodiaq VRS review: A sporty seven-seat SUV
4.0 stars Skoda Kodiaq VRS review: A sporty seven-seat SUV By Chris Hall

Having flirted with cars like the Roomster and Yeti, Skoda's march into SUVs proper has been rather successful. The Karoq is a great compact model, while Read more

Bolt - formerly Taxify - relaunches in London to compete with Uber
Bolt - formerly Taxify - relaunches in London to compete with Uber By Chris Hall

There's a new app-based ride-hailing service on London's streets, going under the name of Bolt Read more

HTC announces mid-range U19e pushing slick design and dual camera skills
HTC announces mid-range U19e pushing slick design and dual camera skills By Chris Hall

HTC has been quiet on the smartphone front recently, only really pushing the HTC Exodus - its blockchain phone - but that could be all about to change Read more

TomTom Go Navigation offers Apple CarPlay integration for a premium satnav solution
TomTom Go Navigation offers Apple CarPlay integration for a premium satnav solution By Chris Hall

TomTom has just announced an updated smartphone-based app Read more

Arlo vs Arlo Pro vs Arlo Pro 2 vs Arlo Ultra: Which security camera should you buy?
Arlo vs Arlo Pro vs Arlo Pro 2 vs Arlo Ultra: Which security camera should you buy? By Chris Hall

Arlo has a growing range of security cameras, each offering something slightly different. But which is best? Read more

Google Pixel 4 renders show a camera arrangement that nobody asked for
Google Pixel 4 renders show a camera arrangement that nobody asked for By Chris Hall

With most of the year's smartphones launched, there are only a couple of major launches still to come. There's the Samsung Galaxy Note 10, new iPhone of Read more

Waze gets Google Assistant integration
Waze gets Google Assistant integration By Chris Hall

Waze has had its own voice controls for some time but now it gets Google Assistant Read more

New Amazon Kindle Oasis review: (What's the story) reading glory?
4.5 stars New Amazon Kindle Oasis review: (What's the story) reading glory? By Chris Hall

The Kindle Oasis was designed to be Amazon's ultimate reading device. Lightweight, high quality and wonderfully slim, its 2016 launch surprised many, not Read more

Best Kindle 2019: Which Amazon Kindle is best for you?
Best Kindle 2019: Which Amazon Kindle is best for you? By Chris Hall

Read our guide to help you decide which Amazon Kindle is right for you. See the specs and features of all the Kindles to choose the right one. Read more

The best Pokemon Go tips and tricks
The best Pokemon Go tips and tricks By Chris Hall

The basics of Pokemon Go are simple and fun. But here are some of the best tips to get the most out of your game. Read more

Pokemon Go Eevee evolutions: How to get Vaporeon, Flareon, Jolteon, Espeon, Umbreon, Leafeon, Glaceon
Pokemon Go Eevee evolutions: How to get Vaporeon, Flareon, Jolteon, Espeon, Umbreon, Leafeon, Glaceon By Chris Hall

Eevee is one of the most interesting Pokemon characters - and here's how to master evolutions Read more

Redmi Note 7 review: Price win means software sin
4.0 stars Redmi Note 7 review: Price win means software sin By Chris Hall

An affordable phone from the budget arm of Xiaomi offers great design, value and battery life, but introduces software annoyances that drag it down. Read more

5G on EE: The phones, the speeds, the prices and everything you need to know
5G on EE: The phones, the speeds, the prices and everything you need to know By Chris Hall

EE officially launched 5G on 30 May, the first network in the UK to launch a 5G service Read more

EE now has three more phones available for its new 5G service
EE now has three more phones available for its new 5G service By Chris Hall

EE is in full scale launch mode for its 5G service, looking to bring faster and more reliable data connections to the UK's major cities during 2019.On Read more

Arlo Ultra review: First-class security camera brings 4K HDR
4.0 stars Arlo Ultra review: First-class security camera brings 4K HDR By Chris Hall

The Ultra is a jump in quality, with a great wide-angle lens and 4K high dynamic range capture. It's expensive, but outshines much of the competition. Read more

Xiaomi is bringing another Mi 9 version to the UK - but it might not be what you think
Xiaomi is bringing another Mi 9 version to the UK - but it might not be what you think By Chris Hall

Xiaomi is introducing another mid-range handset Read more

Alexa is now available in recent BMW and Mini cars
Alexa is now available in recent BMW and Mini cars By Chris Hall

Amazon Alexa is now available as one of the connected services that's available to BMW and Mini owners Read more

The best VR headsets to buy 2019: Top virtual reality gear
The best VR headsets to buy 2019: Top virtual reality gear By Chris Hall

Our definitive list of the best virtual reality headsets available to buy. All the best headsets from mobile VR devices to fully-fledged high-end headsets. Read more

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