Author Archives: John McKenzie

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]

HTC Announce One Mini and One in Cyan Blue

Back at the start of August we reported that the HTC One was about to be released in a blue variant colour however the date that was touted back then had passed and it almost seemed like the handset was nothing more than a lovely dream… that was until today. HTC have unveiled their HTC One Mini and HTC One ... Read More »

Huawei MediaPad 10 Link tablet Now Available from Three

Only a few months ago I was sat complaining about how many android tablets there were on the market, to a point that it almost felt like it was saturated then in a strange turn of events, the Android tablet market has begun to slow down with only the major players releasing high-end tablets. One of the slowest markets for ... Read More »

Three Say Ciao for Now to Roaming Charges in 7 Countries


There really is no end to the happiness that Three are sending me these days. Today’s press release is one that see’s Three say farewell to roaming charges in Republic of Ireland, Australia, Italy, Austria, Hong Kong, Sweden and Denmark. The new scheme, which is known simply as ‘Feel At Home’, is one that will see customers use their UK allowance in the ... Read More »

Win an LG Wireless Charging Orb


Just moments ago we published our review of the LG Wireless Charging Orb and now we want to give it away (cause we’re nice like that)! So what do you have to do to be in with a chance of winning this amazing piece of tech which is valued at £59.99? Well it’s simple really, just look at the points ... Read More »

LG Wireless Charging Orb Review


  When it comes to wireless charging at QI standard there are no shortage of devices available. The LG Wireless Charging Orb took a bit longer to come to market than people wanted it to following the release of the LG Nexus 4 however with that said, it has sold an awful lot of units. You may have seen that ... Read More »

Google Lose Key Android Team Member whilst Xiaomi Gain New VP

When it comes to big companies they all have a face that the sits in the public eye. Android has Matias Duarte, Sundar Pichai and Hugo Barra… oh wait, perhaps that statement isn’t true or at least won’t be true in a few weeks. Android’s Vice President announced in the early hours of this morning that after 5 1/2 years at ... Read More »

Three Announce 4G Rollout Plans


Well to say that this news has made me as happy as a pig in shit would be an understatement! Being a Three customer myself and knowing that by the start of next year I’ll have 4G speeds without the additional costs is something that makes me very happy indeed. Good things happen in December don’t they? There’s Christmas to ... Read More »

HTC Butterfly S Hello Kitty Edition Makes Appearance

Earlier I posted that HTC were rumoured to be releasing a Hello Kitty variant of the hugely popular Butterfly S handset however when I posted there were no images of the actual phone available. Thanks to Engadget we can now show the phone off as being exactly how I described. It’s pretty much a standard Butterfly S with a logo ... Read More »

McDonalds Release McMission App in Germany

Who ever would have thought that going to McDonald’s could be fun? McDonalds have today announced their new Augmented Reality app that allows customers to scan certain objects in their restaurants and play games based on the products. Sadly for the rest of the world the app is only available in Germany just now. Read More »