Iphone Reviews

How to remove a password from a PDF file

PDF files are very common and you’re almost certainly going to come across one that is password protected at some point. It will also obviously be right at the moment when you really need the information inside, and you will be in a panic as to how to get to it. We’re going to show you a couple of different ways to open PDF files for free. Take a look at our best tips and tricks for Windows 10. How…

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iPhone XR vs iPhone XS Max: Which iPhone Should I Buy?

iPhone XR vs iPhone XS Max The entire 2018 line-up of iPhones is some form of ‘X’ model so they all have the design introduced last year. There’s a large price gap between the cheapest and most expensive models so we’ve compared the iPhone XR and iPhone XS Max in detail. iPhone XR vs iPhone XS Max: Price and Availability All of the 2018 iPhones are available to pre-order now from Apple and ship from 21 September. Check out the best contract prices here…

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OnePlus and Google launch a mobile puzzle experience named Crackables

The collaboration between OnePlus and Google is a mobile-only experience that will put users head-to-head around the world. There will be a series of puzzles you’ll have to solve as quickly as possible in order to advance to the next round. Crackables goes live today (18 September) at 1 pm BST (8 am EST). You can only access it on your mobile device by going to this page. There will be two rounds focusing on software and hardware respectively, with…

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iPhone XS Max vs iPhone X

Apple’s unveiled three new iPhones for 2018-2019. The iPhone XS, the iPhone XS Max, and the iPhone XR. If you already own an iPhone X then you might be considering updating to an iPhone XS Max in order to get the larger screen. Would the upgrade be worthwhile or should you wait until next year to see what Apple has up its sleeve? Is this is just an S update or is it more than that? iPhone XS Max vs…

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iPhone 8 vs iPhone XS: Should I upgrade?

iPhone 8 vs iPhone XS The iPhone 8 is now the old generation of Apple smartphone, but should you upgrade to the new iPhone XS? Here we compare old and new models across price, design and specs to point out differences and help you decide. If you’re confused about where the iPhone 8S or iPhone 9 are, they never existed. Following the launch of the iPhone X last year for the 10th-anniversary of the phone, Apple’s 2018 line-up is all…

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How to get Portrait Mode on any iPhone: Get iPhone 8 Portrait Mode

You’ve probably heard about Portrait Mode – or at least seen photos taken with it. Portrait Mode is what makes it possible for your friends who have an iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, (and when they arrive iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max) to take photos of poeple with a blurry background. Portrait Mode may also be referred to as the bokeh effect – which is a photography trick used to change the appearance of a picture. The name derives from…

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iPhone XS vs Samsung Galaxy S9

Assuming that you have no affiliation one way or the other with iOS or Android then choosing between the iPhone XS and Galaxy S9 isn’t easy. Even if you are a long-term iPhone or Android user, moving to the other operating system isn’t impossible but it does require effort. Here, then, we’ll compare the iPhone XS and the Galaxy S9 mainly on their hardware specs and features, as well as the all-important price.  The iPhone XS – pronounced Ten S –…

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iPhone XS vs iPhone XR: What is the Difference?

The iPhone XS and XR launched at the same time in September 2018. While the XR is the more colourful option, the two are hard to tell apart on first glance. Here we explore why there’s a £250/$250 price difference between the two phones to see which you should buy. iPhone XS vs iPhone XR: Price and availability The iPhone XS is available to pre-order now from Apple and will ship from 21 September. It costs from £999/$999 for the 64GB…

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How to Watch Samsung Galaxy X Launch Live Stream

On 11 October Samsung is live-streaming a special event for a new phone that it says offers 4x fun, and we think this could be the Galaxy X. We’ll be embedding the stream at the top of this page, or you can watch live via Samsung’s site. Though Samsung has not officially confirmed which phone it will announce, our money is on the Samsung Galaxy X. This is the highly anticipated foldable-screen phone, which has been recently tipped to arrive…

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Best iPhone Xs Max Deals: Contracts & SIM-Free

Apple’s three new iPhones include its biggest and best yet, the iPhone XS Max. The downside is that it’s also the most expensive iPhone ever. Here, we bring you the best iPhone XS Max deals available, whether you want to buy it outright or on contract. The iPhone XS Max has a 6.5in display paired with a powerful A12 Bionic chip. It’s IP68 water resistant, has an improved camera, and is available in a new Gold colour option in addition…

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The Products That Didn’t Survive Apple’s September 12 Event

Every time Apple announces new hardware some of its older products have to move out of the way to make space for its new babies. The September 12 2018 event was no different. We outline the Apple devices that didn’t make the cut. iPhone X The iPhone X was announced in September 2017 with a completely refreshed screen-centric design to celebrate the iPhone’s 10th birthday. Now at the grand old age of 11 it doesn’t need you pointing out the new…

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iPhone 7 Review: Now the Cheapest iPhone

Apple announced the iPhone 7 on 7 September 2016, alongside the larger iPhone 7 Plus (reviewed here). The new iPhone handsets feature better cameras, new, super-speedy processors, two new colour options and improved water resistance. If you’re debating whether or not to buy an iPhone 7, our review is here to help. We test and rate the iPhone 7’s design and build quality, features, tech specs, speed, camera capabilities and value for money. And we’d like to give a special mention to Mobile Fun for…

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What is an eSIM? – Macworld UK

With the launch of the iPhone XS and XS Max, Apple has brought the option of a dual-SIM phone to millions of iOS fans for the first time. In China, you’ll be able to buy a true dual-SIM iPhone which will accept a micro SIM on each side of the SIM tray. However, the rest of the world will get an iPhone with an eSIM in addition to the single-SIM tray slot. But what is an eSIM and is it…

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iPhone 8 Plus Review: A Boring but Sensible Upgrade

Apple unveiled the exciting but extremely expensive iPhone X, but before it got to that the company also revealed 2017’s more prosaic smartphone update: the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. In our iPhone 8 Plus review we weigh up the design, features, specs and pricing of Apple’s new phablet to help you decide if it’s the best phone for you. We also put it through our rigorous battery of benchmark tests, covering processing speed, graphics and battery charging. Price & availability…

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iPhone XS vs iPhone X: What is the Difference?

The iPhone XS is Apple’s follow up to the drastically different iPhone X. As the name suggests, this time is more of an evolution than revolution. The XS bears a similar notched design but with new internal upgrades that make it technically better than but quite similar to the older iPhone X. This is not as big a jump in tech as the iPhone X was last year. But with a faster processor and, Apple says, better battery life, is…

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iPhone XR Release Date, Price & Specs

Apple used its September 2018 event to announce a few new iPhones: not just the new high-end iPhone XS and XS Max, but also a cheaper option for people who don’t have a spare grand: the iPhone XR. Of course, it may be cheaper, but it’s still an iPhone, so this is no slouch. You get the notched design of last year’s iPhone X, together with the new A12 Bionic processor, an updated single lens camera, and a choice of six…

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Best iPhone Xs Deals: Cheapest Contracts & SIM-Free Prices

September means new iPhones, and this year Apple is set to unveil three new additions to its line-up in the form of the iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and iPhone Xr (or so the rumours say). Here, we’re focusing on the iPhone Xs, which we expect will be the most popular of the bunch. We’re scouring the web to find the best prices and deals to help you make sure you get the contract or SIM-free offer that suits you.…

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iOS 12 preview: Hands on with the beta

There are only days to go until iOS 12 launches to the public but we’ve been testing out various pre-release beta versions of the software for months. In our iOS 12 preview we test and walk you through the highlight features in the new software for iPhone and iPad, and try to give an idea if you should update. Please do bear in mind that the software we’ve been using is in beta and by definition not complete. We’ve actually…

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How to use BitLocker encryption in Windows 10

One of the extra features you get in Windows 10 Pro, compared to the Home version, is BitLocker. It allows you to encrypt all the data on your hard drive(s) so no-one can access it without your Windows login details. If someone takes the drive out of your PC and tries to access them via another one, the contents will be unreadable. It sounds like a great idea, but there drawbacks and requirements you should be aware of first: BitLocker…

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Fake Fornite apps are attempting to spy on Android gamers

Epic Games is launching its Android Fortnite app at the end of September but there are already apps on Amazon and other marketplaces claiming to grant early access to the game. A report by top10vpn.com has found that over 20% of apps claiming to be related to the game could be spying on you by asking for permissions and access to your phone before launching the app. These apps are taking advantage of the huge wave of interest generated by…

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