Apple Reviews

Apple pushes iOS 13.2 developer beta 2 with emojis and Siri settings

It’s hard to keep up with Apple’s iOS 13 updates, let alone the separate updates for people running the developer beta, but here we are. Now that Apple has pushed updates to bring us to iOS 13.1.2, anyone on the developer beta track can now download iOS 13.2 beta 2. Within 13.2 beta 2 are some notable additions. There are over 60 new emoji, as is normal, but this time you’ll be able to change the skin tones of individual faces…

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Apple Watch Sleep app spotted in screenshot

Apple released the Apple Watch Series 5 last month to great fanfare, but one rumoured feature was missing – sleep tracking. Long awaited by Watch fans, it has been said that the feature will not be launching until most people don’t have to charge it every night. But a new screenshot suggests Apple Watch owners may just have to adjust their charging habits rather than wait for better battery life. As reported by MacRumours, a screenshot was spotted in the…

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Watch Premier League Online, On TV & Abroad: Brighton vs Spurs

Want to watch Premier League matches live without a Sky Sports contract? It’s easier than you think, and totally legal. Here’s how.  Following an interesting transfer window, the league is back and Manchester City are favourites to retain the title. But can Spurs, Liverpool, Man United, Chelsea or an underdog team do it instead? In the UK, no Premier League matches are shown for free on terrestrial TV channels like BBC or ITV. You’ll have to pay something, whether it’s…

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Watch The Walking Dead S10 (& For Free): When is TWD Back On?

The Whisperers continue to cast a shadow over the newfound concept of civilisation as The Walking Dead returns for its 10th season on Sunday 6 October. In the UK, ‘Lines We Cross’ will be available on Monday 7 October. Introduced in season 9, the franchise’s latest ‘bad guy’ is a horde of wannabe zombies, a group that conceals its identity with the skin of the undead, showing once again that humans themselves are the real threat in a post-apocalyptic world. Rumours for season 10 point to increased tensions between…

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iPhone 11 Pro Review: Nothing Pro About It, Just The Best iPhone Ever

If you were to ask people what they want in a new smartphone, they would probably say they want it to be fast, have a long-lasting battery, be nice and durable, and have a really awesome camera. It just so happens that’s what you get with the iPhone 11 Pro. But it’s also what you get with the iPhone 11, which costs £320/$300 less. The Pro is certainly an upgrade, but it doesn’t do a lot to justify its “Pro”…

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The new Mac Pro will be made in the same US factory as the old one

Apple will manufacturer its upcoming new high-end Mac Pro in Austin, Texas at the exact same facility the older Mac Pro was also made. The news comes after speculation that manufacturing would have to move to China. President Trump has characteristically got in on the act in previous months, insisting Apple should build the Mac Pro, and iPhones, in the States. In a press release Apple said, “The US manufacturing of Mac Pro is made possible following a federal product…

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Ocean75 Targets Ocean Plastic Problem with New Line of iPhone 11 Cases

Did you know that up to 12.7 million tonnes of plastic is dumped in the ocean every year? It is a colossal problem, threatening all marine life, and something many of us are keen to see reduced. Carphone Warehouse is doing its bit, and if you’re the owner of a shiny new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro or iPhone 11 Pro Max (which went on sale this morning), you can help. Ocean75 is behind its new line of Ocean Wave iPhone 11…

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NordVPN review: Top-notch & affordable VPN service

NordVPN is one of the – if not the – best-known VPN service. It’s really easy to use and offers excellent privacy and security at great speeds. There are also advanced features for users that want to go a little deeper in the app than simply connecting to a server. Add in the low monthly price and great customer support and it couldn’t be easier for us to recommend. Indeed, we’ve rated it number one in our round-up of the best VPN…

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iPhone 11 vs Samsung Galaxy S10: All new iPhones compared to the S10 range

The 2019 iPhones have arrived. Apple announced the iPhone 11 as well as two Pro models. So, like last year there are three new phones to choose between. Samsung launched its range of Galaxy S10 phones earlier this year and because there’s now a 5G version (which Apple does not offer), there are four models.  We’ll explain how they all compare, and differ, so you have a much better idea of which one might be the best upgrade for you. Price…

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Best Tablet Deals August 2019: Save on iPad and Android Slates

Not quite smartphone, not quite laptop – yes, it’s the humble tablet. Globally popularised by the iPad in 2010, you’d be hard pressed to find a household without one or two knocking about. But tablets can be expensive given their capabilities rarely match those of a PC or Mac. Some are cheaper though, and tablets are an ideal media consumption device, especially on the go. The good news is there are often cheap tablet deals about, and retailers can give big discounts…

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The Best Tech For College & University 2019: Top Back-to-School Gadgets

It may seem old-fashioned, and there will no doubt be printers available at your university, but it often comes in handy to have a printer at home for late-night assignments that need printing before the morning, or those concert tickets you almost forgot. It may work out cheaper to buy a budget printer than to pay for each sheet of paper all year at university, unless your university gives you free printing. The HP Officejet 3831 is inexpensive for the…

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Best big phone 2019: Phablets worth buying

Your buying guide for the best big phones in 2019 Phones used to be small. Even the first iPhone only had a 3.5in display that today looks remarkably tiny. The iPhone XS Max has a 6.5in display, and it isn’t the only phone with one that big. In fact, Apple was relatively late to the big phone party. You may have heard the term phablet, which means phone-tablet. If you’re anything like us, you might even want to use a large…

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Tech Advisor August 2019 Digital Edition

This month This month we look at Alienware’s Area-51m, a game-changing laptop that brings the Holy Grail of features to consumers: graphics and a CPU that are upgradeable. Plus, we get our hands on the Huawei P30 Pro, a fantastic handset that will take your smartphone photography to the next level. We also reveal the tweaks in Android Q that will improve your phone, and take a first look at Microsoft’s HoloLens 2. All of this and much more in…

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Best Smartwatch Deals May 2019

Smartwatches are getting better every year. They can now last for more than a day without a charge despite their tiny size while staying linked to your phone. Some give notifications and tell you when it’s going to rain while others can function as full-blown phones, untethered from your phone completely like the Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular. Best Smartwatch Deals May 2019 Here are the very best deals we’ve come across. For more smartwatch deals, see our dedicated…

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Best Micro-USB Charging Cables: Amazing Cables That (May) Change Your Life

The best charging cable is the one that comes with your device (phone, tablet, laptop, camera, etc), but it is unlikely to be the smartest or most useful. It does the job but that’s about it. Let’s face it – charging cables are boring… until you can’t find yours and your device has run out of battery power. Then it suddenly becomes a matter of life and death to find it. Believe it or not, there are some actually rather…

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How to change Instagram username

The name you originally chose for your Instagram account might have made total sense at the time. But, as the world turns things change, and you could find yourself feeling that 1DirectionHotness or Blue&BlackNotWhite&Gold isn’t quite the way you want people to see you now. The answer is simple: change your username and free yourself from the past and update your online identity. Will changing my Instagram username affect your account? The only thing that changes is your name. All…

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Apple’s iCloud Services Down For Extended Period Of Time

The iCloud is the heart of the Apple ecosystem and users rely on it for a wide variety of services, including iCloud Backup, iCloud Drive, Notes. Find My iPhone. When the iCloud services go down users won’t be able to access these features so it’s fortunate it doesn’t happen very often. Take a look at our latest iPhone XS review. It did happen overnight last night and this morning however as several users reported not being able to access these…

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Best gaming phone 2018 – Tech Advisor

Gaming on phones has been a thing ever since we all first booted up our Nokia 3310s for hours on Snake, before our iPhones became clogged with hours of Candy Crush Saga. But increasingly smartphones are becoming viable gaming devices alongside home consoles. Such is the power of modern smartphones. Gaming sensations like Fortnite and PUBG can thank their mobile platform and portability for their ridiculous run-away success. And it’s no wonder considering the power inside the best smartphones around. …

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How to share your ETA in Google Maps on iOS

Sending someone your ETA on your iPhone or iPad has now become that much easier, thanks to the Google Maps ETA sharing feature. This is been available on Android for a while now, but as of today – you’ll be able to let friends, family and colleagues when you’re showing up. Make sure you have a look at our top iOS tips and tricks to get the most from your phone. While this has been available on other services such…

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Tech Advisor December 2018 Digital Edition

This month With so many laptops to choose from, finding one that’s perfect for you and your needs can be tricky. The good news is that we’re here to help. We’ve tried and tested a huge range of laptops to determine which are the ones worth considering. You’ll find our top picks inside. Also this month, we’ve reviews of the best new smartphones – Sony’s Xperia XZ3 and Huawei’s Mate 20 Lite – and Lenovo’s Miix 630 two-in-one. Plus, we…

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