Iphone Reviews

Face ID vs Touch ID

Thinking of buying an iPhone X but don’t know whether you will regret kissing goodbye to Touch ID, your trusty companion for so many years? In this article we will look at the good and bad of both technologies. Find out whether Face ID will prove a worthy replacement for Touch ID, or if securing your iPhone with your face is too risky. Which iPhones have Face ID? The only iPhone with Face ID is the iPhone X. You can’t…

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The Sims 4 for PS4 & Xbox One News: Release Date, Price & Features

EA and Maxis have announced that The Sims 4 is coming to PS4 and Xbox One this year, and that it’s going to be just like the PC and Mac version we know and love. This follows the news that The Sims Mobile is also coming this year, and we couldn’t be more excited. When is The Sims 4 for PS4 and Xbox One coming out? The Sims 4 was first released for PC in 2014, so this news something…

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HTC U11 Plus Release Date, Price and Specs Rumours

HTC might have struck a deal with Google, which includes moving plenty of engineers, but it still has new phones on the way. The next is thought to be the HTC U11 Plus so here’s what we know about the phone’s release date and specs. With so many big hitters in the phone market including the new Galaxy Note 8 and upcoming iPhone X, can HTC compete with a new U11 Plus? HTC U11 Plus release date We perhaps weren’t…

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How to get a Home button on the iPhone X

Apple has launched its new iPhone X: at time of writing only a handful of lucky reviewers have got their hands on the devices, but the first preorders should arrive with consumers on Friday. But unlike other iPhone launches of recent years, this one doesn’t just add things, such as a bigger screen and Face ID; it also takes some things away. Such as the Home button. Yep, the iPhone X has a far higher screen-to-body ratio than its predecessors,…

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Microsoft Surface Book 2 Hands-on Review: Premium Laptop Gets Even Better

Despite being threatened by tablets for a while, laptops aren’t going away any time soon and Microsoft is back with a new version of the impressive Surface Book. We’ve been hands-on at Microsoft Future Decoded so here’s our Surface Book 2 review. Surface Book 2 Price The Surface Book 2 is undoubtedly an attractive laptop, but the big question here is whether you can afford it. With prices starting at £1,499 not many laptop buys are going to have enough…

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Best gaming chairs for PC gamers in 2017

You’ve probably spent time and money buying the right gaming keyboard and gaming mouse for your PC, and maybe even have other accessories that you hope will give you the edge (not to mention the gaming PC itself). Few people put much thought into their chair, though. Gaming chairs are becoming more and more popular, and we’ve rounded up a small selection of the latest models. Gaming chair buying guide In most respects, gaming chairs are no different to a regular…

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How to scan a QR Code on an iPhone

You can now scan QR Codes without needing to install an app. All you need to do is hold up the iPhone camera. It’s so easy we might finally start using them. The problem with QR codes in the past was that our phones didn’t do QR scanning on their own, you had to download and open an app, and who could be bothered with that? QR codes contained information including links to websites, email addresses, phone numbers, tickets, passes,…

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Best Wireless Headphones 2017: Bluetooth Earphones for iPhone

Since the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus iPhones have been without a headphone jack, which is is a concern for some users. Luckily, wireless headphones have been steadily improving over the years, so the latest iPhones makes the perfect excuse to ditch those 3.5mm cables and switch to Bluetooth if you don’t fancy picking up a dedicated pair of Lightning headphones. Just like their wired variants, wireless headphones come in all shapes and sizes, from chunky on- and over-ear pairs to…

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 News: Release Date and Specs

The end of the year is in sight and that means were thinking about what 2018 will bring in terms of tech. For smartphones, next-generation processors will bring improvements and many eyes are on Qualcomm for its upcoming Snapdragon 845. Here’s what we know about the Mobile Platform’s release date and specs. Although the Snapdragon 835 is still a perfectly good SoC (system on a chip), consumers always want more. Its successor is on the way and some details have been…

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Asus VivoBook S15 laptop review

Why is it only 14-inch and smaller laptops get the slim and light treatment? Look for something with a 15-inch screen and you’ll mostly find performance machines or standard laptops you wouldn’t want to carry around or take out in public too often. The Asus VivoBook S15 is a 15-inch laptop that is light, slim and attractive. And it’s not too expensive either. This laptop’s build isn’t close to Asus’s best ZenBooks, though, so make sure you keep your expectations…

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Nintendo Reveals Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp | News & Opinion

I’m sure when Nintendo first released Animal Crossing back in 2001 on the Nintendo 64/GameCube the company wasn’t sure how well it would be received. How many people want to play a community situation video game set in a village inhabited by animals, anyway? Four games and 30 million sales later and it’s clear Nintendo knew what it was doing 16 years ago. Now Animal Crossing is heading to mobile devices, and the player count is sure to surpass 30…

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Best iPhone X Deals – Macworld UK

The iPhone X is reinventing the iPhone. It might not be the first all-screen phone on the market, but it is the one that will make the biggest impact – if anyone can get hold of one, that is. Rumour has long been that the phone will be in limited supply, and this was backed up when Apple announced that it will be available in November and not September as usual. The iPhone 8 is already out and in pockets, but…

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How to buy an iPhone X: Preordering tips

The iPhone X, Apple’s boldest and most exciting iPhone update in years, is about to go on sale. That’s the good news. But the bad news is that supply isn’t expected to meet demand – not by a long way – and many people who try to pre-order the iPhone X will be disappointed. In this article we try to help you ensure you’re not one of them, with our advice on how to buy an iPhone X and beat…

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Best Black Friday VR Deals 2017

2017 has already seen some massive price cuts on virtual reality equipment, as both the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift slashed their asking prices by hundreds of pounds in efforts to lure more customers into their ecosystems. Of the big three, only PlayStation VR has stayed the same price – but that still makes it comfortably the cheapest of the bunch. So VR is more affordable than ever before – but that won’t stop potential purchasers from holding out until…

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iPhone X Release Date, Price, Tech Specs & New Features

Apple has unveiled the iPhone X, which joins the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in Apple’s all-new iPhone line-up. Here, we bring you everything you need to know about the iPhone X, including its release date, price, specs and features. If you’re wondering why this iPhone is called the X, let us explain. The iPhone X is actually pronounced “iPhone ten” (with the X representing the Roman numeral for 10 in the same way that Mac OS X used…

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Discover the 7 Best iPhone Browsers

Which is the best web browser for the iPhone? Safari is the default browser pre-installed on every new iOS device, but there are plenty of alternatives, ranging from Google Chrome and Opera’s various mobile offerings to Dolphin, Atomic and Ghostery. In this article we rate each iOS browser for speed, features, user-friendliness and other key factors. Find out which is best for you in our browser face-off. If you want to replace some of the other stock iOS apps, check…

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Detroit: Become Human News: Release Date, Gameplay, and Trailers

Detroit: Become Human is an upcoming sci-fi game created by Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls developer Quantic Dream, led by the acclaimed auteur David Cage, and it’s long been one of our most anticipated games. The game was first revealed at Sony’s Paris Games Week in 2015, while the gameplay was shown off for the first time at the PlayStation E3 conference in 2016. E3 2017 brought with it yet another trailer, so here’s everything we know about the game so…

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Amazon’s Kindle App Gets More Social | News & Opinion

For some people, reading is a solitary pastime. For others, there’s the new Kindle app. Today Amazon is updating its Kindle app for iPhones and iPads with a much tighter integration with Goodreads, the community-reviewing site Amazon owns. “Goodreads is now built-in throughout the entire app experience,” Amazon Vice President Jeff Kunins said during a demo. The Kindle app’s rejuvenation is part of a major product-line rollout for Amazon over these few weeks. The new high-end Kindle Oasis e-reader will…

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Macworld November 2017 Digital Edition

In the latest issue This issue we review macOS High Sierra and reveal why it’s a must-have upgrade. We also look at Apple’s latest smartphones: the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. Plus, we’ve reviews of the fantastic Apple Watch Series 3 and iOS 11, while our guide to Photos 3 reveals the changes, new features, and improvements you should know about. And we’ve our usual round-up of the latest Mac games, tutorials and Help Desk. How to subscribe and start…

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Essential Phone News: Price, UK Release Date & Features

There is a new smartphone competitor in town for high-end Android phones – assuming that town is in the US of course. Andy Rubin is the creator of the Android operating system and now runs his own company. He recently announced the Essential Phone by his company, ahem, Essential. Also announced was the Essential Home, a smart home device. The device’s true name is the PH-1, which isn’t as catchy (or as grandiose). As you can see from the images, it’s a near-bezel-free…

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