Author Archives: John McKenzie

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John is the Editor-in-Chief at Land of Droid and considers himself a connoisseur of all chocolate deep fried (such as the Mars Bar) and Irn Bru. Based just outside of Glasgow in Scotland he is married with 3 young daughters and has always carried a passion for writing technology news since his early days writing as a reviewer and news writer on You can get in touch with John by emailing [email protected]

The HTC One Car Kit Review


  If there is one accessory that I find a must have when I buy it’s a Car Kit. For years I used generic car holders that fit pretty much any device however they seem to break a lot or simply cause problems for volume buttons etc… I’ve come to learn since getting my Samsung Galaxy Nexus that  there’s no ... Read More »

Say Hello To The New Motorola Logo

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It was only a mater of time before the Google in Motorola started to shine through and here it is, the new Motorola “A Google Company” Logo. So what’s your thought’s? Do you like it? I think I do actually. Via: GSM Arena Read More »

YouView App Now Live on Google Play

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Well this is a bit embarrassing! Only a short period since we mentioned that the YouView app would be hitting Google Play within the next 24 hours do they make it available. If you have downloaded it and spotted any bugs so far we would love to hear from you. Read More »

Android 4.2.2 Update Rolling Out for The Xperia Z

A recent post over at XDA Developers suggests that the Android 4.2.2 update for the flagship Sony Xperia Z is starting to roll out via the company’s very own PC Companion. It would seem that you don’t have to be rooted to install this update via XDA Developers as it’s a stock update ROM so we would love to hear ... Read More »

YouView App Coming To Android Within 24 Hours

If you are a YouView customer you will be pleased to learn that the company, that offers Free To View TV in the UK, are about to launch their own app within the next 24 hours for Android according to the official Twitter account. The application features similar features to the Sky+ application and is said to work on most Android ... Read More »

ZTE Nubia Z5 Mini Image Leaks

It seems that blurry cam’s are a ting of the past now that everyone seems to have a phone capable of at least 4MP photo’s and for us news site’s that’s a great thing as we can now report on leaked handset images that actually look semi-decent. The latest handset to be leaked is the ZTE Nubia Z5 Mini which is ... Read More »

Huawei P6 Loses the World’s Thinnest Smartphone Title

When it comes to holding records Huawei haven’t done too badly especially being in the worlds thinnest smartphone field and despite not long being announced as the world’s thinnest smartphone, the Huawei P6 has just lost the right to make that claim. The Umeox X5 which is a handset bound for the Asian markets has now been confirmed as the thinnest ... Read More »