Iphone Reviews

The Best VPN Apps for the iPhone

Why You Need an iPhone VPN When you hear about the latest outbreak of ransomware, the news almost always refers to something happening on Windows or Android devices. You don’t hear nearly as much about trouble for macOS devices, and even less for iPhones. Apple built security into iOS from the ground up, which means that it’s really tough for malware to get a foothold. However, Apple can’t do a thing to protect your data as it travels between your…

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How to get Portrait Mode on any iPhone: Manually add bokeh effect to photos

The bokeh effect is a photography trick used by many to change the context and presentation of a picture. The name derives from the Japanese word boke-aji, which directly translates to ‘blur-quality’. The effect blurs a certain part of the image and adds depth to your image. The bokeh effect technically comes from the lens, but not just any lens – you need a lens that can change focus, as is the case with the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. But with that being…

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Best free iPhone apps: Fantastic iOS apps that cost nothing

Looking for the best free iPhone apps? We’re here to help, with our roundup of 85 fantastic free news, photography, entertainment, work and social apps for the iPhone. (If you’d rather know about software for tablets, take a look at our roundup of the Best free iPad apps.) Nobody likes spending money if they can avoid it. Luckily there are masses of free apps on the App Store, many of which are just as good as the paid-for alternatives, enabling…

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How to get wireless charging on your iPhone

You may soon be able to wirelessly charge your iPhone – the rumours suggest that at least one of the new iPhones due to launch this September will offer wireless charging. We look at what that might entail below and we also show you how you can add wireless charging to your iPhone right now. First a disclaimer. Wireless charging isn’t truly wireless. If you were thinking your device would just charge over the air then you will be disappointed.…

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How to Speed Up a Slow iPhone: Faster Performance Tips

Lots of our readers ask us how to speed up a slow, old iPhone – it’s a common problem. If you’re still using an iPhone that’s two or more generations old, the chances are that it isn’t as fast as it used to be. You may also find that your phone is a bit slow if you haven’t got a lot of space free, even if it’s a newer model. Or maybe your iPhone has been performing more sluggishly since you updated iOS.  All computing devices are prone…

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Best Antivirus 2017: Free & Paid Antivirus Reviews

Your Buying Guide for the Best Antivirus in 2017 Why you need antivirus Unless you’ve got some sort of security software installed, your Windows PC or laptop is vulnerable to viruses, malware and ransomware. The latter is particularly important right now, given that a second huge ransomware attack of 2017 has hit the headlines: Petya follows WannaCry, which earlier this year hit huge organisations including the NHS. The best solution is to install antivirus protection, and you’ll be pleased to hear it…

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At What Age Should a Child Get Their First Phone?

Unlike driving a car, there’s no law on when you can buy your child a phone. You’ll be the one paying for the contract or pay-as-you-go SIM, so a child of any age can have a phone. But the question for many parents is when is an appropriate time to hand them a phone? We’re primarily talking about smartphones of course, since they bring internet access – and its associated dangers – along with plain phone calls and text messages.…

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Best Routers 2017: Wi-Fi Router Reviews

Also see: Best Tech Deals Your buying guide for the best routers of 2017 There are two types of routers, those with built-in modems and those without. Although we still call them wireless routers, there’s no need as there aren’t any ‘wired’ routers any more: all have built-in Wi-Fi. That’s what makes them wireless. (Actually, there’s now a third type of router – mesh Wi-Fi network systems. These comprise two or more Wi-Fi routers which work together to deliver a…

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UK Drone Registration Soon to be Law

For the last few years, you’ve been able to buy and fly a drone in the UK anonymously. You just had to obey the rules of the UK Dronecode and fly only where you were allowed. Now, though, the UK government wants to increase safety and mitigate risks by bringing in drone registration and safety tests. So far there hasn’t been a significant incident involving a drone, but the latest report shows that drones weighing more than 250 grams ”…

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Gear Fit2 Pro Review: Hands-on with Samsung’s new fitness tracker

Samsung used IFA 2017 to unveil new wearables, including the new Gear Sport Smartwatch and an update to its Fit2 fitness tracker, which is now called the Fit2 Pro. Introducing swimming capabilities, continuous heart rate monitoring and more, the Fit2 Pro offers small but important improvements over its predecessor for fitness enthusiasts. Here, we share our first impressions of the new model. Gear Fit2 Pro: Price & Availability The Fit2 Pro doesn’t come cheap. It’s £209 / $199, which is…

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