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When is 5G coming?

5G, the next generation in mobile phone technology, is set to transform our lives by powering businesses, improving our homes and enabling revolutionary products such as driver-less cars. But what is 5G and how and why does it have the ability to change so much? What is 5g? The new technology will use higher frequencies than 4G resulting in more speed and higher bandwidth. 5G could even bring about the end of Wi-Fi, particularly in

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LG and Sprint to Release the First 5G Smartphone

Sprint and LG are going to release the first 5G smartphone in 2019. Ready for Sprint’s nascent next-gen network. Details about price and the release date are yet to be announced. Both parties are confident their 5G smartphone will be the first to be released in the United States. Despite this being a global rivalry, companies still battle out to be the first in the US. The first commercial 5G networks will go live in

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The Most Expensive Phones to Ever Exist

The iPhone X is an expensive device starting at £999. That is how most people feel. But there is a market for high-end phones layered with extravagance. When you start adding jewels and precious materials, of course, the price will skyrocket. There aren’t as many things that people are attached to like their phones. It’s a portal to everything that goes on in our life. So its no surprise a select few would be willing

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Choose the Right Phone Case

We are attached to our smartphones until we let it slip from our grasp, to turn it over to a shattered screen. We can spend a little more to avoid damage. While smartphones are getting stronger and the new version of Gorilla Glass is to be released soon, but it is still not immune to damage. The main advantage and reason why people buy a phone case is protection. The drawbacks may not affect you

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Fortnite is Coming to Android

What is Fortnite? Drawing in more than 125 million users in less than a year and earning millions of dollar per month, Fortnite is a real cultural phenomenon. Simply put, Fortnite is an online survival shooter game. The game modes include ‘Fornite: Save the World’, a co-op survival shooter game for up to four players to fight off creatures while defending objects through building fortifications. The game modes include ‘Fornite: Save the World‘, a co-op

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Apple Smartphones have the Highest Resale Value

Used iPhones hold their resale value much better than other leading smartphones, according to a phone depreciation study carried out by Decluttr. For example, the iPhone 7 lost 34% of its value after one month of use, the smallest drop from amongst flagship phones over a similar period. During its first month on the market, the Samsung Galaxy S7 lost more than half its value. Like cars, which lose value once they’re driven off from

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The Most Unusual Phones Ever Made

Phones started off the size of bricks, then gradually got smaller, then they could flip and slide. Now we have the smartphone, and we have remained in this bubble for a while. But they are all starting to look alike, and maybe you want to stand out from the crowd. Ever since the release of the iPhone, most manufacturers have focused on the same things. That spark is not there anymore. Changes are so incremental

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Android P. The Latest Beta Test Released by Google.

Google has released the final beta test for the latest Android operating system, before release sometime next month. Ready for the upcoming range of flagship smartphones. The beta release is said to have ‘final systems behaviours’ according to Android VP Dave Burke. What does Android P (9.0) have to offer? Of course, you have the standard improvements to navigation, security, speed, and the amount of control over applications. Android P is taking full advantage of

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Sony’s 48MP Camera Sensor

Apple and Samsung are leading the march of the tech giants, it’s hard to believe and even forget that once Sony had us in awe and excitement. Nearly two decades ago, they were king, with products such as The Walkman, PlayStation, Trinitron televisions etc. Developing formats to store information such as the floppy disk. There used to be pure excitement for every type of device Sony produced. But today paints a different picture. No-one is talking

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The Foldable Smartphone

The foldable smartphone which Samsung has been teasing for nearly a decade will finally release in early 2019. Reports have claimed. Mobile is the word again. Enhancing portability of devices is the next immediate big thing.  Internally, the handset is reportedly called ‘Winner’ and planned for a limited launch in the early quatre of next year. Samsung are generally considered to be the best amongst the Android platform. But sales have been tailing off in

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Gorilla Glass 6

Corning Inc has unveiled the latest version of Gorilla Glass, which they say is twice as likely to survive drops from 1 meter than its predecessor. Phones are getting bigger and come with glass on the back as well as the front, the potential for smashed devices has only gone up. While phone cases have helped, it does not make a phone immune to being shattered or facing the impact of stress, being bent, squeezed,

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Best Mid-Range Smartphones

The premium smartphone is not for everyone, it may have the best features you are never going to use, along with an eye-watering price tag.  The Samsung S9 and iPhone X do not fit into everyone’s price range. Choosing not to go with a premium smartphone should not be viewed as a step down in quality, because if you know what you are looking for, you will find the right phone that will match your

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Thinking of buying a Second-Hand Phone?

It’s a second-hand phone, not a second class product. Manufacturers would have you convinced that the only way you can buy a phone with the features you want is to buy a new, up-to-date and expensive device. That you don’t have any other choice if you want the latest camera or emojis. Even while the tech giants dominate, the used phone market has only grown under its shadow. Not long ago it felt like your

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