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How to Turn on Phone with Broken Power Button

A broken power button does not have to mean it’s the end for a phone or tablet. Here are some tips to try that will help you turn on your phone without the power button – and to continue using it as normal. If your phone is still turned on: Do NOT let it switch off. Keep it charged, carry a power bank, and if you need to reboot make sure you select that option rather than power off. Install…

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New Wear OS (Android Wear 3.0) Release Date Rumours

We were hoping to see an update to Android Wear (v3.0) roll out in the summer following a May Google I/O announcement. Instead Google has announced that it has rebranded Android Wear as Wear OS, since it’s not restricted to Android users, and released a Developer Preview for an upcoming update. You can download that update if you have a Huawei Watch 2, but be warned that it is pretty buggy. You’ll find the necessary software and instructions here. When…

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How to Use Snapchat: A Beginner’s Guide

Despite Snapchat’s rapid rise into the social media mainstream, it’s always been a little unintuitive. The social network updated its user interface at the end of 2017 to make things simpler to use, but for those of us already confused by the app it simply heightens the learning curve. But fear not: we’re here to walk you through the basics of how to use Snapchat. Setting up Snapchat Snapchat is a free download from Google Play or the App Store. Once…

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How to Group Video Call on WhatsApp

Video calling is no longer a new feature on WhatsApp, but what about if you want to video call multiple WhatsApp contacts at once? We’ll explain how to make single and group video calls on WhatsApp. How to video call on WhatsApp Open a WhatsApp conversation Tap the video camera at the top right of the window Tap ‘Call’ when prompted to start video call If you would rather make a voice call tap the telephone icon rather than the…

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Huawei P20 Pro vs iPhone X Comparison Review

The Huawei P20 phones are now official and the firm is making some big claims, especially against the Apple’s flagship device. Here we take a close look at how the P20 Pro compares with the iPhone X. In this comparison review we’ll be breaking down the price, design and specs of these high-end smartphones to help you decide which one to buy. Price and availability As you probably know, the iPhone X is the most expensive smartphone you can buy…

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New iPad 9.7 (2018) Release Date, Price & Features

With the iPad mini seemingly being phased out, the only non-Pro iPad in Apple’s line-up has just received an update. With a faster Apple A10 Fusion processor onboard that makes it faster than any Chromebook, plus added support for Apple Pencil for enhanced creative learning, the new iPad is designed to appeal to students and teachers. When is the iPad 9.7 (2018) coming out? The new iPad 9.7 will be available to pre-order today and ships this week. How much…

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Best New Tablets for 2018: Best new Apple, Windows & Android tablets

Expected release: May or October In September 2016 we were treated to a new Amazon Fire HD 8 with longer battery life, twice as much storage, and an increased amount of RAM for faster performance. Then in May 2017, Amazon launched an updated Fire 7 which was almost identical to the old one. The seven-inch tablet has been especially popular as one of the cheapest and yet still decent tablets money can buy, but we wanted faster performance and higher…

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How to Call Premium Numbers Free From Your Mobile: 0845, 0870 & 0800

It’s that annoying moment when you need to call a helpline or similar from your mobile phone but you’ll be charged extortionate amounts for it. Here’s how to call 0845, 0870 and 0800 numbers free from your mobile, and find out which numbers are free from your mobile and the cost of specific premium numbers. You might have a smartphone plan with unlimited minutes, but that’s unlikely to include premium-rate numbers. If you’re stuck without access to a landline, calling…

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How to Unlock iPhone & Use Any SIM

How to unlock iPhone and use any SIM If your iPhone is locked to a particular carrier, it can be truly frustrating. Some iPhones will only work with a SIM card provided to the carrier they’re locked to – O2, EE or Vodafone, for example. But there are other ways to unlock your iPhone so that you can use any SIM card. Here, we show you how. Some iPhones are easier to unlock than others, depending on the carrier and the phone’s…

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Best Tablets 2018: iPads, Windows & Android Tablet Reviews

Your buying guide to the best tablets in 2018 The tablet market has slowed down significantly over the past year or so, but a few key models were launched in late 2017. Apple released a new 9.7-inch iPad and a 10.5in iPad Pro, and Samsung updated the Galaxy Tab S2. You can read our review of the Galaxy Tab S3 which is a strong contender. Also make sure you check out the best new tablets coming in 2018 for more. Should I buy an Android,…

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