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Everything You Need to Know About the OnePlus Nord

Everything You Need to Know About the OnePlus Nord

There has been a great deal of hype and speculation surrounding OnePlus’ newest smartphone model, and the wait is finally over, as the OnePlus Nord has been made official.

What We’ve Heard About the Galaxy Note 20 So Far

What We’ve Heard About the Galaxy Note 20 So Far

The Galaxy Note 20 series launch is fast approaching and it is expected to bring various camera and functionality improvements over the Galaxy S20 devices. Let’s talk through the whispers and confirmed features of the Note 20 series.

What to Expect From the iPhone 12

What to Expect From the iPhone 12

So what exactly can we expect from the highly anticipated iPhone 12 series?

Android Pie Comes to Fairphone 2 and Why You Should Care!

Android Pie Comes to Fairphone 2 and Why You Should Care!

Android 9 is coming to Fairphone 2, 5 years after release. Showing the android community that updates beyond two years is possible. Here's why it matters to even those without a Fairphone 2.

iOS 14: New Features Coming to the iPhone

iOS 14: New Features Coming to the iPhone

During WWDC 2020 Apple have previewed iOS 14 and announced which iPhones will support the latest iOS. Curious to find out what new features are coming to the iPhone? Read on.

The Huawei P40 Pro Plus Is All About the Zoom Lens Technology

The Huawei P40 Pro Plus Is All About the Zoom Lens Technology

Year after year we see more manufacturers aiming for breakthroughs in smartphone photography going above and beyond smartphone camera capabilities and packing smartphones with three, four and even five rear lenses. So what makes the Huawei P40 Pro Plus stand out from its 2020 flagship siblings and how Huawei justifies the premium price tag? Let’s dive in.

Father's Day Gift Ideas for Social Distancing

Father's Day Gift Ideas for Social Distancing

We’ve compiled a list of our top three tech gift ideas that work while social distancing, so that your dad can make the most of lockdown this Father’s Day.

Android 11 Preview

Android 11 Preview

The official Android 11 rollout is still some time away, but but developers and user of the Pixel 2 and newer already have an early access to the upcoming Android 11. We’ll be going through some of Android 11 features to get a rough idea what we might see in the latest Android version later this year.

How to Get Extra Cash for Your Summer

How to Get Extra Cash for Your Summer

This is a guide that will show you where your money can go when you sell your spare gadgets on Compare and Recycle. The activities that we mention can be done while social distancing, so we hope that these will give you some inspiration for ways to spend your time during the summer months.

COVID-19: Compare and Recycle Service Update

COVID-19: Compare and Recycle Service Update

As it has been several months since we were first instructed to stay at home by the UK government, the following update will explain what you can expect from comparing prices on Compare and Recycle to sell your device to one of our merchants.

Recycling to Save the Planet: How You Can Be an Ethical Smartphone Consumer

Recycling to Save the Planet: How You Can Be an Ethical Smartphone Consumer

We’re going to be focusing on guiding you towards becoming a responsible smartphone consumer by encouraging you to consider how you’re currently consuming your tech. We’re going to be discussing some specific examples of how e-waste can impact biodiversity, and we also have a quiz that will help you to determine what type of recycler you are.

Mental Health and Phones in Lockdown: Should You Have a Digital Detox?

Mental Health and Phones in Lockdown: Should You Have a Digital Detox?

These are considerable challenges that we’re facing in lockdown, which is why now is the ideal time to work towards having a healthier relationship with your phone if you feel that it’s using you, as opposed to you using it. Read on to find out more.

iPhone Lifecycle: What Is The Carbon Footprint of an iPhone

iPhone Lifecycle: What Is The Carbon Footprint of an iPhone

With global popularity of an iPhone comes Apple’s responsibility to produce devices that will not only be appealing to customers, but won’t be as damaging to the environment. So what exactly is the carbon footprint of an iPhone?

NHS Contact-Tracing App: Everything We Know So Far

NHS Contact-Tracing App: Everything We Know So Far

One of the steps to get Britain back on its feet is a development of a contact-tracing app. The introduction of this app around the country has been designed to help to register cases and contain the virus without keeping people at home unnecessarily. We discuss how the app will work and what data will be required for it to work.

Microsoft Surface Duo Leaks: A Lacklustre Folding Device

Microsoft Surface Duo Leaks: A Lacklustre Folding Device

These are the rumours and leaks that have emerged recently regarding the Microsoft Surface Duo.

iPhone SE 2020 Environmental Reports

iPhone SE 2020 Environmental Reports

iPhone released their hotly anticipated 2nd generation iPhone SE, and we have long hailed the original SE as the champion of low emissions, so how does this new one stack up? Can it claim the thrown of the most environmentally sustainable iPhone?

Lockdown Has Become a Mine for Unused Mobile Data

Lockdown Has Become a Mine for Unused Mobile Data

While key workers’ data usage has increased by 4% since lockdown, the rest of Britain’s mobile data usage patterns have gone down to 1.9GB a month. If you’re wondering what you can do with all of the unused data that you’ve paid for, read on to find out.

The Poco F2 Pro Is Going to Challenge Other Flagships on the Market

The Poco F2 Pro Is Going to Challenge Other Flagships on the Market

After teasing its comeback on Twitter for a few days, Poco kicked off an online launch today and took the wraps off its second-generation smartphone: the Poco F2 Pro.

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