Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini Review

  Foreword The Samsung Galaxy S3 was and still is the best selling Android phone in the market. An amazingly spec’d device with killer features. So it will come as no surprise that the Korean giant has revealed a little brother; the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini. Now I will say this there are two things I do not like in a phone, the ... Read More »

Google Keep Now Official With App Too

OK So you can already ignore my last post though I won’t delete it so that you can all laugh at me but none the less, the new product is now official and the app is in the play store. Quickly capture what’s on your mind and recall it easily wherever you are. Create a checklist, enter a voice note ... Read More »

@Swappa Hits the UK, Handset Listings Need Worked On

If you follow any Android site or writer on Twitter or Google+ then you will no doubt have heard of the buy and sell eBay alternative for phones and tablets, Swappa. Until it was pointed out to me today by @mr_bridger Twitter was only for residents of the US however all that’s changed and it’s now finally available in the ... Read More »

Looks like European carriers are moving away from handset subsidies

European carriers are moving away from subsidies which is now gathering pace, as the growing popularity of expensive smartphones makes it less viable for carriers to mask the real cost of the handset. One by one, the signs point to the decline and perhaps demise of the mobile handset subsidy. Whether it’s Vodafone paying new found attention to the high-end pay-as-you-go market ... Read More »

Pay-as-you-go Sky Sports comes to NOW TV & Roku Boxes

As part of Sky’s upgrade to their existing NOW TV app, which is available on PC, Mac, Xbox 360, iPad and iPhone, selected Android smartphones, Roku and YouView , viewers can now watch Sky Sports. The bad news is however that to view it you need a day pass which lasts 24 hours (obviously) and will set you back £9.99. ... Read More »

Google Babble – Don’t Do It Google

If you follow our site then you will no doubt follow several others that have already reported on the news that Google are (rumoured to be) planning to merge their existing chat services such as Messenger, Google Talk, Google Voice, Hangouts and whatever other variant I have missed into one combined service named Google Babble. Now I’m not sure what ... Read More »

T-Mobile US Pushes OTA MR Update for Note II

If you are a Samsung Galaxy Note II user with T-Mobile in the US then there’s some good news for you today. The network has began pushing out an MR update OTA (Over The Air) for your devices. Starting today, T-Mobile customers with a Samsung Galaxy Note II will receive an over-the-air (OTA) software update that will allow users to ... Read More »

Has @HTC One marketing gone a step too far ?

This week saw Samsung take over Times Square and Radio City Music hall in New York city to launch the latest in their line of highly succesful S series Android smartphones.  Apart from the incredibly cringeworthy show Samsung put on to announce the handset the launch was noticable for other reasons.  Firstly LG made a play to grab some of ... Read More »

Facebook pushing updating on Android sans Google Play

Various users of Facebook for Android have been reporting that the app has been trying to prompt them to apply an update (Build 141046) without going through Google Play. It seems that this happens via a notification, and if you click on it, you are taken to the Facebook app. There it allows you to directly download the latest version. ... Read More »