iPad Reviews

Mi Mix 2 Rumours: Live Stream, UK Price, Release Date, Features & Specs

The Mi Mix, announced in late 2016, has kickstarted a new trend of virtually full-screen displays in smartphones, most notably with the LG G6 and Samsung Galaxy flagships, but also with countless other phones coming out of China this year. None of which are truly bezel-less, but with a 95 percent screen-to-body ratio the upcoming Mi Mix 2 is closer than ever. Xiaomi’s updated Mi Mix has been confirmed for a launch event on 11 September alongside the Mi Note 3,…

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Best Kindle 2017: Kindle, Paperwhite, Voyage or Oasis?

The Amazon Kindle has come to be considered the best e-reader money can buy. But money can buy several different Kindle models at different prices. Here, we explain the differences between Kindles, how much they cost and which model is the best for your needs. The relative affordability (of some models!) and easy-to-use nature, coupled with the fact you can carry thousands of books on one device, means e-readers are an attractive purchase for many, though for some people their phone or tablet…

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How to Tip an Uber Driver

Until recently if you wanted to tip your Uber driver you had to have cash with you. But a recent update to the app means that in all UK cities you can now tip even if you’ve got no cash on you. Here’s how to do it. Note: you must have the latest version of the app installed, as older ones won’t have this option. Also, bear in mind that Uber has a habit of changing its app, so the…

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How to Change the Wallpaper on Apple iPad and iPhone

There are a few ways to customise your iPad or iPhone. Usually these will involve decorative cases, such as those found in our Best iPad 2017 cases and bags guide, but the easiest way is simply to change the wallpaper.  We show you how to achieve this in a few quick steps, plus a few places where you can find new images online.  How to change the wallpaper on iPad and iPhone Changing the wallpaper on your iOS device is…

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How to use Cartoon HD: Watch TV shows and movies

With the likes of on-demand video providers like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and others becoming more popular, it was only a matter of time before there was a ‘less than reputable’ equivalent. There are a number of these kinds of websites online, but one that seems to be causing excitement is Cartoon HD as it provides users with an experience akin to Netflix. Here, we show you how to use Cartoon HD and all its features. Cartoon HD: A Warning…

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Nokia 8 News: Release Date, UK Price, Features & Specs

Last night we finally got to see the long-anticipated Nokia 8, though sadly it wasn’t announced alongside the Nokia 9 which is expected to be the more exciting of the two with an 18:9 screen. We say “see”, but actually the live stream of the launch event was a disaster, and the two YouTubers Nokia hired to present its fancy new phone for content creators never actually published anything online. Awkward. Still, you can check out Nokia’s own promo video…

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What is the limit of a 13A socket?

A common question asked by PC users is how much is safe to plug into one 13A socket. If your setup is anything like most of ours at Tech Advisor, you’ll have a multiway power strip connected to a mains socket in the wall and into that your PC, monitor, speakers, printer and possibly other devices. Fortunately, it’s easy to work out whether overloading it or not, and we’ll explain how. First, note that UK sockets aren’t actually rated as…

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Xiaomi Mi A1 – How to Buy in UK, Price, Features & Specs

Xiaomi has in India announced its Mi A1, which differs from the other handsets in the company’s line-up by running not MIUI but Android One, meaning it has full access to Google services out of the box. Xiaomi now has five Mi Home stores in India, with the first opening in May 2017. In the next year it plans to open a further 100 stores in India, suggesting the company has big plans for the country. What is Android One?…

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OnePlus 5 Review: Continued excellence at a higher price

OnePlus just graduated. It’s no longer in the second division, pushing for the big time. The OnePlus 5 is technically brilliant and is the natural product of the last three years for the company.  From 2014’s OnePlus One to today, these phones have shown mobile tech’s natural progression to where it is now. The only thing is, when you release a phone every few months there is only so much you can change. The OnePlus 5 is an exquisitely designed,…

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LG V30 v Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Comparison Review

Those looking for large, powerhouse Android devices will no doubt have both the LG V30 and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 on their radars. These two behemoths come with top-end hardware, performance, and prices. But on which one should you spend your hard-earned money? We compare the giants of the Android world. The LG V30 continues the company’s ‘V’ line of large phones, which lean heavily in the direction of photography and video capture. Samsung on the other hand has bravely…

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