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Xbox Series X And Series S Launch 10th November [Pre-Order From 22nd September]

Wednesday, 9th September, 2020

Xbox Series X And Series S UK Release Date And Price

2020 is the year of the next generation console. All of the speculation around the next Xbox can be put to bed, with Microsoft announcing all of the details earlier today.

In case you didn’t know, for the first time there will be 2 consoles released side by side: The Xbox Series X and the friendlier priced Xbox Series S.

Here’s everything you need to know, including the price and release date in the UK.

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OnePlus Nord Released Today: A Good Mid-Range Smartphone

Tuesday, 4th August, 2020

OnePlus Nord Released

The OnePlus Nord phone has been released today.

Another entry into the mid range smartphone eco-system, the Nord is a pretty incredible phone to look at.

Here’s what to expect from the Nord, including the price in the UK.

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Google Pixel 4A Announced

Monday, 3rd August, 2020

Google Pixel 4A Unveiled

The Google Pixel 4A has finally been announced today by Google. It’s the latest smartphone in it’s lineup, and packs power at an affordable price.

Here’s everything you need to know.

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I Got Myself A New TV! – This Is The Samsung QE55Q85R Review

Friday, 19th June, 2020

Samsung qe55q85R TV review by Michael 84

It’s been a while since I had a new TV. My old one had developed a fault, and I’ve needed it replacing for months. Finally I got round to it, and got myself a Samsung QE55Q85R.

You might be wondering: What’s the picture quality like? What’s the user experience like?

Well, here’s everything you need to know about it.

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iPhone SE 2020 – I’ve Got One! Worth The Upgrade? Here’s My Review & Camera Test

Saturday, 2nd May, 2020

iPhone SE 2020 Review - I've got one, here's how it stacks up

The excitement of getting a brand new phone…It’s been a while! Six years in fact, but I have finally found a worthy successor to my beloved iPhone 6, the iPhone SE.

What upgrade some may say…The iPhone SE looks very familiar, and that’s not a bad thing.

Here’s everything you need to know about the iPhone SE, if you should upgrade, and that all important camera test.

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The iPhone SE 2020 Has Been Announced! Here’s Everything You Need To Know (Including How & When You Can Get It)

Thursday, 16th April, 2020

iPhone SE 2020 Announced

Is it the worst kept secret ever, or was it just wishful thinking that came true? Either way, yesterday Apple announced a new phone to it’s line up, the iPhone SE.

If you’re like me and you don’t like huge phones, this could be an interesting device.

Here’s everything you need to know about the new iPhone SE, including how and when you can get it in the UK.

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Is An iPhone 6 Still Good In 2020? Here’s What It’s Like To Use

Thursday, 14th November, 2019

Is the iPhone 6 Still good in 2019

It’s 2020 now, and the iPhone 6 will be 6 years old this year, which is a dinosaur in tech terms. There’s been 6 upgrades since 2014, including the latest which is the iPhone 11 or 11 Pro, depending on what you get.

So the question is: Is an iPhone 6 still good in 2020?

Well I still have one, and in fact I use it. So the answer is yes, it’s perfectly good to use for day to day usage.

Here’s what it’s like to use, and why I haven’t bothered to upgrade.

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Microsoft Surface Neo And Duo Announced

Sunday, 6th October, 2019

Surface Neo Announced - First thoughts from Michael 84
First look at the Microsoft Surface Neo

A couple of days ago Microsoft had an event, and showed the world what’s coming in the very near future: Their latest devices, the Surface Neo and Surface Duo, both coming around Christmas 2020.
They look brilliant!

Just to get into the bare bones of what these devices are – The Surface Neo is a tablet, and the Duo is a smartphone. But not just any tablet or phone.

Their party piece is that they’ve got dual screens. This is not just a novelty party piece, I think it will be loved by many.

Here’s everything you need to know about the Neo and Duo.

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ASUS Zenbook Pro Duo – The Future Is Here – First Impressions

Wednesday, 12th June, 2019

ASUS Zenbook Duo Pro - First Impressions

Gentleman, the future of laptops, and maybe all of computers, is here. Last week I saw the ASUS Zenbook Pro Duo, and a week later I am still blown away by how amazing this machine looks. Could this be the future of laptops for power users?

The party piece is in the name, duo, which could have been a processor back in the day, but in this case duo means two screens. They’re calling the second screen the ScreenPad. This is a brilliant use of display technology, and a true second screen is such a joy for anyone to have.

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Google Stadia – Is This The Future Of Gaming?

Monday, 25th March, 2019

Is Google Stadia The Future Of Gaming

If you like gaming or even if you don’t, you might have heard the news that Google is entering the gaming arena. They’re not making a console, they’re not making a game, so what are they doing? They’ve just announced Google Stadia. But what is it, and will it work?

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