Mac Reviews

Razer Phone 2: Release date, Price & Specs

The Razer Phone 2 follows in the footsteps of the Razer Phone released back in 2017, seeing the first dedicated gaming phone to be released to the wider market. The Razer Phone 2 will build upon that experience, adding even more features and increased performance. If you’re looking for your next smartphone purchase then make sure to check out our best smartphones of the year. The Razer Phone 2 will feature an improved battery, faster processor, better camera, improved audio…

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Command R Not Working! How To Reinstall MacOS If Recovery Won’t Work

In the event of a serious problem with your Mac, you may need to reinstall your Mac operating system. (We cover how to reinstall Mac OS here). But what do you do if the keyboard combination that triggers Recovery mode: Command +R doesn’t work? There are a few reasons why you might find that Command + R doesn’t work and your Mac won’t start up in Recovery Mode: If your Mac is really old – as in so old it’s…

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Honor 8X Review: Shaking Up The Mid-Range

While you might assume that the Honor 8X is a high-end, premium smartphone, it actually costs less than £250 in the UK. Sporting a gorgeous bezel-less display, unique design and an impressive camera setup, the Honor 8X could be one of the best mid-range smartphones on the market at the moment. Intrigued? You should be. Read our Honor 8X review to find out why it’s such a steal for the price. Honor 8X: Release date and availability The Honor 8X…

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Best Google Pixel 3 Cases:

For even more rugged protection, there’s the UAG Monarch case for the Pixel 3, which has met the military drop-test standards twice over. It’s handcrafted with leather and alloy metals and offers five layers of protection. The inside, like the Plyo, is insulated with a soft material. The honeycomb design on the side of the case also helps with grip. Like the Plyo, you can expect compatibility with Google Pay and wireless charging. You also get a 10-year limited warranty. Available in black…

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How to Watch Samsung Galaxy A9 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 A9. You can watch live at the top of this page, with the stream beginning at 10am BST. Though Samsung has not officially confirmed which phone it will announce, the Galaxy A9 is the subject of a whole barrage of recent rumours. It’s also been tipped to feature four rear cameras, and this is after all ‘A’…

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How to play Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 at midnight

Black Ops 4 is the latest instalment in the Call of Duty franchise and brings with it the battle royale mode Blackout, to compete with the smash title PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Fornite. The title will also feature Call of Duty’s iconic multiplayer and zombie modes, but will not come with a single player campaign. The title will be available at midnight on Thursday 11 October, ready to launch the moment it ticks over into 12 October. If you’re a night…

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Best Black Ops 4 Deals: Best Pre-Order Deals & Discounts

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, the latest installment to the gritty multiplayer combat game, arrives 12 October. Here’s everything you need to know about the game itself, including available platforms, gameplay and its Battle Royale and zombie modes. If you know where to look, you can already find great pre-order and preload deals that will get you the game right on the release date (or even a day ahead depending on where you order from). We’ve rounded up the best COD:…

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Microsoft to re-release Windows 10 October update after correcting bug

Microsoft has confirmed that some users were experiencing data loss after downloading its Windows 10 October 2018 patch, and so stopped distribution to fix the error. While the software giant confirms that there were only very few reported incidents of lost data, at an apparent rate of 0.01% of all systems that installed the update. Make sure you take a look at our best tips for using Windows 10. Microsoft’s own John Cable confirmed that all known issues had been…

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How to watch England vs Sri Lanka cricket live: Livestream the 1st ODI

After a successful summer against the best cricket team in the world – winning two out of three series against India, including the Tests – England face a fresh challenge for the autumn: winning in Asia. During October and November 2018, England are visiting Sri Lanka to play a full schedule of international cricket: five ODIs, a single T20I and three Test matches. And you can watch all of it live if you follow the advice in this article. The…

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Google to shut down Google+ for consumers

Over the next 10 months Google will be shutting down the consumer version of Google+ as discussed in a blog post on the company’s website. This comes in the wake of information being discovered about an unannounced security flaw that was fixed back in March. Reports from Google suggest that Google+ hasn’t exactly been a runaway success as it sees low usage and user engagement. However, they do want to keep the server alive in some state for enterprise customers…

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Google Pixel 3 Review: Hands-on

Possibly one of the most leaked smartphones of all time is here, so it might not come as a surprise but Google’s latest flagship handsets are official. Tech Advisor attended the London launch event where we spent some hands-on time with the Pixel 3 so here’s our initial review. It’s a shame that almost nothing about the 2018 Pixel phones was a secret, making the big launch a bit of an anti-climax. However, most were for the larger Pixel 3…

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Best Google Pixel 3 & Pixel 3 XL Deals: Contract & SIM-Free

Google has unveild two new smartphones: the Google Pixel 3 and Google Pixel 3XL. We’re be scouring the web to find the cheapest prices on the new phones to help you get your hands on the contract or SIM-free bargain that suits you best. The Pixel 3 and 3 XL have new designs with higher screen to body ratios, improved cameras, wireless charging and more. They’re available in three colours: Just Black, Clearly White and Not Pink. You can find…

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Best Amazon Echo Deals 2018: Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Show & More

Amazon’s Echo devices are growing in popularity by the day, and you’ll be pleased to hear that there are special offers available on them quite regularly. We share the best Echo deals with you here. Amazon’s smart speaker range has grown over the years with the Echo (1st, 2nd, and 3rd generations), the Echo Plus, and Echo Dot – and don’t forget the the Echo Show and the smaller Echo Spot, both of which feature a screen. Come 11 October, there will be…

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Google Pixelbook 2 Lauch Live Stream, Release Date & Spec Rumours

Google’s holding its annual hardware event at 4pm BST today, which you can watch live at the top of this page. Among the new products expected to feature is an update to its original Pixelbook, for now known as ‘Nocturne’. The name almost certainly has something to do with the metallic blue casing revealed in leaked images.  The first images to leak via keyboard maker Brydge (source) point to a sleek tablet running Chrome OS that attaches to a Bluetooth keyboard via pogo pin,…

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Best Huawei phones 2018 – Tech Advisor

You can’t ignore Huawei any more. With increasingly premium smartphones on the market, the Chinese company is having a very good go at challenging Samsung, LG and Sony. In fact, it now outsells Apple globally.  The company has flagship devices in its P and Mate lines that are among the best smartphones out there. The P series is slightly more mainstream thinking, while the Mates are often photo-minded phablets but the lines are beginning to blur. Luckily, we are left with…

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Amazon Great Indian Festival 2018: Major Discounts, Deals & Cashback Offers

Amazon India’s Great Indian Festival sale starts at 12 pm, on 10 October and will last until 11:59 pm, on 15 October. Amazon Prime members will have access the sale at noon on 9 October, 12 hours before non-members. Sign up for Prime here. Customers in India can expect discounts across major tech brands and devices. Smartphones, laptops, TVs, home appliances, games and security software are only some of the products on offer. Amazon devices will, of course, be on offer too with up…

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Honor Note 10 Review: Screen to be Believed

Honor is fairly firmly established in the European smartphone market, making budget to mid-range smartphones with good specs. Many of the company’s best handsets have the same internals as the best Huawei phones.  But not all of Honor’s phones launch globally. The unapologetically huge Honor Note 10 is one of these, a massive flagship glass slab with dual cameras and a 6.95in screen. The Chinese market traditionally demands huge screens and the Note 10 has nearly seven inches of display, without a notch.…

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OnePlus 6T Launch Day Confirmed: How to Buy Tickets

The OnePlus 6T is not a well kept secret. Following leaks and rumours, OnePlus has now confirmed when the phone will launch. As with the launch of the 5T and the 6, you can be there – but you’ll probably need a plane ticket as well as a ticket to the event. When is the OnePlus 6T launch? The phone will launch at an event in New York City on Tuesday 30 October, 2018. It will get underway at 3pm…

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Doctor Who season 11 Start Time, Trailers, and News

Doctor Who is back for its long-awaited eleventh season (since its modern reboot, that is), heralding the arrival of a new Doctor, a new showrunner, and an even bigger first: a female star. The BBC is notoriously secretive about its flagship sci-fi series, and series 11 is no exception. Still, we’ve gleaned together everything we can, and here’s what we know so far about the upcoming series of Doctor Who. When is Doctor Who on next? After a lot of teasing, the BBC…

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How to clean install macOS Mojave or an older Mac OS

In this article we’re going to show you how to perform a clean install of macOS. This is often a handy option if your Mac is slow or otherwise misbehaving. We’ll start by showing how to do this for the latest version of macOS (macOS Mojave, at time of writing), before moving on to the far tricker business of installing a clean copy of High Sierra, Sierra, El Capitan, Mojave, Yosemite or some earlier version of OS X. If that’s…

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