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Register to Pre-order the Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel XL 2

Register to Pre-order the Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel XL 2

Eyes are on Google’s upcoming Pixel 2 phones, which are now officially listed on the website for the US’s Federal Communications Commission.

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The FCC listing confirms a few rumours circulating about the phone, including the use of Android 8.0.1 (Android O) and an “Active Edge” feature to activate Google Assistant. The document also suggests that this smartphone will appear in a couple of new areas that it was not easily available before, including India, Australia and New Zealand.

Rumours also point to 64 GB of onboard storage, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor on both devices.

Check out our listings for further information on the devices and to register for preorders of the Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel XL 2 .

Pre-order the LG Q6 Now

Pre-order the LG Q6 Now

LG have announce their sleek new device, the LG Q6, available to pre-order today.

The LG Q6 offers an expansive FullVision display with Full HD+, bringing a new dimension to the Smartphone viewing experience with a stunningly immersive view and better visuals than ever before.

The sleek, lightweight and durable aluminium frame keeps your Q6 beautifully protected on all sides, while the softly rounded corners complements the look, it’s a uniform design that’s both easy to use and easy on the eyes.

Keeping all of your information safe and secure, facial recognition technology enables quick, effortless access without the need for pass-codes or patterns.

Here’s the specs at a glance:

Dimensions:142.5 x 69.3 x 8.1 mm (5.61 x 2.73 x 0.32 in)

Weight: 149 g (5.26 oz)

Display: 5.5 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours (~78.0% screen-to-body ratio), 1080 x 2160 pixels (~442 ppi pixel density), Multitouch, Corning Gorilla Glass 3

OS: Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)

Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8940 Snapdragon 435

CPU: Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53

GPU: Adreno 505

Memory: 32 GB, 3 GB RAM, microSD Card slot, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

Rear Camera: 13 MP, f/2.2, autofocus, LED flash, 1/3” sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama

Video: 1080p@30fps

Front Camera: 5 MP, f/2.2, 1/5″ sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size

Wifi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot

Bluetooth: 4.2, A2DP, LE


NFC: Yes

Radio: Stereo FM radio with RDS

USB: microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go

Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Messaging: SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM

Browser: HTML5

Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery

Pre-order the LG Q6 Sim Free today, available with uK and International delivery.

Samsung Launch a #DoWhatYouCant Galaxy Note 8 Video

Samsung Launch a #DoWhatYouCant Galaxy Note 8 Video

Samsung are clearing aiming high with their upcoming Galaxy Note 8 if you are to believe their latest teaser video.

Crossing out buzzwords to aim for more ambitious verbs, the South Korean company are promising us an ‘open’ experience that will allow us to leap, lead and #dowhatyoucant.

Rumours are circulating of a 1.6GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 6.30-inch touchscreen display (1440x 2960 resolution), 3300mAh non removable battery, 64 GB internal (expandable) memory. The Cameras are likely to be 12 MP rear camera, 8 MP selfie camera and there’s thoughts dual SIM capabilities too.

Samsung are also likely to pack in 6gB of RAM, with connectivity options to include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, Headphones, 3G and 4G.

Starting August 23, 2017, do bigger things. #DoWhatYouCant: Register your interest in the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to ensure you’re the first in line to pre-order the device.

Motorola Moto E4 vs Motorola Moto E4 Plus

Motorola Moto E4 vs Motorola Moto E4 Plus

Motorola have released two new handsets within their Moto E family, the Motorola Moto E4 and the larger Motorola Moto E4 Plus. Both devices raise the bar for budget friendly Android phones and offer some appealing features, including fingerprint scanners (both) and removable batteries (Moto E4 only).


Not sure which one to invest in? Check out the list of Similarities and differences below to help you make up your mind.


OS: Android

Sensors: Fingerprint Sensor, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Water Resistance: Splash Resistance

Processors: 1.3GHz quad-core

Memory: 16GB Expandable

Expandable storage type: microSD

Connectivity: 4G, Wifi, Bluetooth,

Sim Type: Nano-Sim



E4: 144.50 x 72.00 x 9.30mm

E4 Plus: 155.00 x 77.50 x 9.55mm


E4: 150g

E4 Plus: 181g

Battery capacity (mAh):

E4: 2800 mAh

E4 Plus: 5000 mAh

Removable Battery: 

E4: Yes

E4 Plus: No


E4: 5 inch 720×1280 pixels

E4 Plus: 5.5 inch 720×1280 pixels


E4: 2GB

E4 Plus: 3GB


E4: 8 MP Rear, 5 MP Fron

E4 Plus: 13MP Rear, 5 MP Fron

The Motorola Moto E4 and Motorola Moto E4 Plus are available Sim Free with UK and international delivery.

Samsung Accidentally Confirm Dual Sim Galaxy Note 8

Samsung Accidentally Confirm Dual Sim Galaxy Note 8

Invites are out for the grand unveiling of Samsung’s new Note flagship at the Unpacked event on August 23rd, but thanks to a recent leak on the Austrian sub section of Samsung.com we don’t have to wait for all the details.

News of  Dual Sim capabilities for the up coming Galaxy Note 8 came via a support page that went up too early.

The site listed the model number SM-N950F/DS, a Exynos-powered version of the Galaxy Note 8. Whilst Samsung do offer dual sims on international models, we do expect this to apply to the European variants of the Note 8.

Dual Sim Galaxy note 8

source: gsmarena.com

If you’d like to be one of the first to get your hands on the Note 8, register your interest on our Samsung Galaxy Note 8 product page today. We’ll keep you up to date with specification confirmations, release dates, pricing and colour variants.


Register your interest in the Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Register your interest in the Samsung Galaxy Note 8


Expected to be the biggest rival to the Apple’s iPhone 8, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is likely to be announced at the end of this month. With the  Galaxy Unpacked press conference set to take place on August 23, at the Park Avenue Armoury in New York City, the South Korean tech company will be looking to put the disaster of the Note 7 behind them.

Press invites hinted at better specs and a sleeker design. “On August 23, Samsung Electronics will reveal the latest member of the Galaxy family with the ultimate multitasking device for those who want to do bigger things with their phone… This highly anticipated addition to the Galaxy roster was specifically designed for people who move through barriers to do more of what matters to them.”

samsung galaxy note 8

Live streaming of the New York event will be available at http://news.samsung.comwww.samsung.com and www.samsungmobilepress.com.

Register your interest to be the first to pre-order the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

‘Blush Gold’ Colour Option for the iPhone 8 leaked

‘Blush Gold’ Colour Option for the iPhone 8 leaked

Mobile Reporter Benjamin Geskin (@VenyaGeskin1)  leaked some information rumoured to be sourced direct from Foxconn, suggesting a ‘Blush Gold’ variant of the iPhone 8 could be on the way.

blush gold iPhone 8

If these images are correct, we could see Apple move from the pink toned ‘Rose Gold’ option, to a rusty copper hue that may offer a wider appeal across Apple’s demographics. The new device is likely to  come in two storage options – 64GB and 128GB.

Geskin has also tweeted out concept images showcasing Apple’s ‘virtual home button,’ allowing for less bezel and a larger screen size.

iPhone 8 virtual home button

Register your interest in the Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus to be the first to pre-order the devices. 

Free Android App of the Week: Gratus

Free Android App of the Week: Gratus

Social Media has been blamed for bringing out the green eyed monster and intensifying FOMO in all of us, especially when we’re stuck in the office scrolling though a colleague’s holiday snaps.

If this sounds familiar, it’s time to check out Gratus, a simple app that aims to promote good vibes and positivity.

It offers a simple interface to encourage to write about the things we’re most grateful for.

The feeling of being grateful is often associated with happiness and good mental health. Quoting Dr. Robert Emmons, professor of Psychology at the University of California “There are many things in our lives, both large and small, that we might be grateful about”.

Gratus will help you remember about these things and make you smile every time you’re reminded of them.

Download Gratus on your Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy  S8+ and other Android devices today.



Free Apple App of the Week: Globespinning

Free Apple App of the Week: Globespinning

If you are escaping the British weather and planning a trip abroad, it’s time to check out Globespinning. This travel app that lets you easily create itineraries from pictures you’ve already taken on your phone to share with your friends.

Start by uploading photos from a recent vacation and the app will geotag and timestamp them to create a “postcard” diary. You can even plan your trip prior to takeoff and  add photos to the itinerary as you travel, making friends at home green with envy as you go.

If you’re still at the planning stage of your vacation, check out the itineraries of others for inspiration.

With Globespinning you can:
• DISCOVER and SAVE itineraries from friends and trusted travelers.

• CREATE and PUBLISH visual itineraries with photos in your camera roll from past trips.

• RATINGS (thumbs up!) and COMMENTS (eat the tacos!) can be added to your itinerary to advise others taking your trip.

• PLAN your trip from itineraries you have saved. Delete what you don’t want to do and add new activities instead. It’s easy because we’re connected to Foursquare.

• TAKE your trip, take more pictures, then publish your itinerary. Then do it all again!

• ORGANIZE published trips creating your very own travel journal in your Personal Profile.

• SHARE your trip via Facebook, Twitter, text, and email. Now sharing your itinerary with friends will be easy!

Download Globespinning on your iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus today.

Don’t forget to register your interest to pre-order the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.

8 of the Best iPhone 8 Rumours

8 of the Best iPhone 8 Rumours

September is nearly upon is, which means one thing: the age of a new iPhone. Rumours, leaks and predictions have been in circulation for a while now, so we’ve rounded up 8 of the best for you:

1. Apple accidentally confirm new larger sizing

Apple’s HomePod beta code was uncovered by developer Steve Troughton-Smith, accidentally uncovering a wealth of product roadmap information. Troughton Smith outlined the entire screen points metrics in his tweet, suggesting that thee iPhone’s 4.7-inch display will jump to a  5.8-inch sizing.

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2. Major display updates

We could be expecting a curved edge-to-edge OLED display with True Tone technology and/or Ion-X glass to feature on the latest devices. Sources from Bloomberg also suggest that bezels will be reduced with the iPhone 8′s screen covering almost the entire front of the device.

3. Apple Pencil

The Apple Pencil has proven such a huge hit with the iPad Pro, that it is likely to be supported on the iPhone 8. Dubbed as ‘versatile Apple Pencil is the best tool to reach for when you need pixel‑perfect precision’ this addition will be a designers dream.


4. The end of Touch ID

Combine the increased screen size and rumours of Apple’s success Face ID and we are left with the conclusion that the Touch ID Home button will be a thing of the past. Reports are suggesting that the 5.8-inch iPhone will rely solely on facial/iris recognition.

5. Improved water resistance

“Apple’s iPhone 8 will feature the IP68 rating protection as part of drastic upgrades marking the 10th anniversary of the iPhone this year,” an industry source told The Investor (Part of the Korea Herold)  This will mean the device could be immersed in water for longer and at greater depths.

6. Vertical Dual Cameras

We have seen many leaked images suggesting that the iPhone 8 will offer dual cameras arranged vertically with an LED flash in the middle.

Further information from the Fast Company suggests that Apple is working hard to add a rear-facing 3D laser system to the back of a future iPhone, enabling better depth detection for augmented reality apps, and a more accurate type of autofocus for photography.

iPhone 8 dual camera


7. Wireless Charing support

A sound file hidden in the iOS 11 beta, as well as a mention of inductive charging in Apple’s HomePod software all but confirms an introduction of wireless charging for the next flagship device.

8. Improved battery life

A new report from KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo indicates that the iPhone 8 could feature longer battery life. The report hints at the switch to a stacked mainboard internal design, opening up extra room for a larger capacity iPhone 8 battery. Apple may also phase out the lightning port with the iPhone 8, switching to USB-C.
If you want to be the first to get your hands on the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, register your interest today. We offer UK and international shipping.


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