A look at the Huawei Watch Fit

With Huawei and Honor suffering somewhat on the phone front (thanks to the Trump Trade Termination) it’s good to see their wearables and laptops getting even more limelight. We’ve previously reviewed the Honor Magicwatch 2 (which is basically the Huawei Watch GT2), but there’s also the Huawei Watch …

WeChat and TikTok avoid Sunday ban in USA

Both apps have been embroiled in a battle with the US administration, but have escaped the expected US bans today. For WeChat, a judge has blocked a the ban as it raised “serious questions” surrounding the first amendment – guaranteeing free speech. Judge Beeler, sitting in San Francisco, …

US to ban TikTok and WeChat

Unless there’s some sort of approval of the Oracle and TikTok deal, the US will bring the hammer down on both TikTok and WeChat this Sunday. Existing installations of TikTok will continue to work, but it’ll be removed the US Google Play and US Apple App Store. That …

AIR – The space-helmet designed to deliver a cleaner atmosphere

Produced in and shipped to the USA only at the moment, this is the “AIR”. A helmet which filters inlet and outlet air through HEPA filters via inbuilt fans. Looking a bit like a wrap-around face-shield / space-helmet, you can wear glasses and in-ear headphones without too much …

Sony Xperia 5 II – Now available to pre-order

Costing £799/€899 SIM free, the Xperia 5 II is now available for pre-order from the Sony website. It’ll be available in Black or Blue and will run Android, shipping around Autumn. The Xperia 5 II weighs in at 163g and comes with a 6.5″ 21:9 Full HD+ (HDR …

A selfie stick that’s also a pocket-sized gimbal

For $74.99 or £74.99, this is the “Smooth XS”. You can use it as a selfie stick, as a stand and as a way to make your videos super-smooth. It weighs 246g and slides out to 260mm for wider shots and is available in white or pink. You …

Zepp Smartwatch Unboxing

Today I recieved a new smartwatch to unbox for a full review for you the dear reader. It is from a brand that I have not come across in the UK before but from the first impressions things are looking good. The brand is actually a rebanding of …

OnePlus 8 – Get it cheaper with this deal

You want a bit of green or the black one? Either way, you can get the OnePlus 8 for less than £500 at Laptops Direct right now. Dive into our massive OnePlus 8 reviews and then grab yourself this 8GB / 128GB version. This is being sold for …

Argos – Massive price-drop on the Samsung Galaxy A90 5G

When the Samsung Galaxy A90 5G first appeared, you’d have to pay the princely sum of £579 for one. There’s a 6.7″ Full HD+ (1080×2400) Super AMOLED screen, 25W Charging to a 4,500 mAh battery and an octa-core 2.84GHz CPU. You get a 32 megapixel selfie shooter and, …

Disney and Vodafone to create a new kids smartwatch

Choosing a smartwatch for your child can be a tricky thing. Sure, you can get them a fitness tracker but, for full peace of mind, you might want them to wear something more. Vodafone and Disney are currently working on something which could appeal to a lot of …

Vekkit e-bikes now get 2-speed motors

You remember these guys, right? They sell conversion kits to turn your “normal” bike into an e-bike. We covered all this back in June, including how it all fits together. Now they’ve got a new 2-speed motor, so you can knock it into a lower “gear” effectively to …

OPPO reveals ColorOS 11

As we’re a UK based site, we’ll try to get over the spelling of the word “Color” and move on (we’re still having trouble with Honor). This, then, is the new ColorOS 11. It’s just been launched and it’s one of the first to run on stable Android …

Xiaomi drop Android 11 onto the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro

Want one of these phones? You can grab the Mi 10 in the 8GB+128GB variant for £699 on Amazon UK or get the 8GB+256GB version on mi.com/UK for £799. It’s also available on Three UK for a one-off cost of £799 or on contract. Sadly the Mi 10 Pro isn’t available in …

Virgin Mobile adds a free screen repair service

Hold up, it’s not for all smartphones, but Virgin Mobile have added a completely free screen repair service on some top-end models, including the Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. Those phones, I think it goes without saying, are expensive to …

Mobvoi brings more sensible smartwatch prices with the TicWatch GTX

Fancy a new smartwatch? Mobvoi want your eyeballs or should I say wrists, as they’ve just made the TicWatch GTX, is available to purchase today. It’s cheap, costing just £54.99 (€59.99 / $59.99) and comes with 14 workout modes (running cycling, yoga and swimming too – it’s IP68 …

Oracle to partner with TikTok

Well, it’s not the most suitable of pairings, but it does now seem that Oracle will be snapping up the US TikTok operation. Oracle have confirmed that Bytedance (who own TikTok) have made them their “trusted technology partner”. President Trump, as with other Chinese tech firms such as …

US Customs say OnePlus Buds violate Apple AirPods trademark

Following our earlier story on the seizure of 2,000 “counterfeit Apple AirPods”, it would appear that the Border Police aren’t budging. Speaking to The Verge, they have stated that .. Upon examining the shipment in question, a CBP import specialist determined that the subject earbuds appeared to violate …

US Customs seize OnePlus Buds thinking that they’re Airpods

In New York, Border Officers at JFK airport have announced that they’ve seized a stack of counterfeit Apple Airpods. However, despite the rather tiny images of the seizure, it appears that they have instead seized a stack of OnePlus Buds instead. At least, that’s what we can make …

ARM sold to Nvidia

Based right here in the UK and licensing their innovations to companies like Huawei, Apple, Samsung and Qualcomm; ARM has now been sold to Nvidia. The deal values ARM at £31.2bn and Nvidia have promised to maintain the ARM brand, employ more staff and keep the business based …

TikTok says no to Microsoft bid, Oracle now in with a shot.

With over 100m active users in the US, TikTok is more than popular. However, with US President Donald Trump taking a very dim view of any Chinese tech firms, the US operation is in the middle of a forced sale. Both Microsoft and Oracle were in the running …