Vodafone adds PowaTag QR top ups

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QR codes – they’re handy but haven’t really set the world alight. Vodafone have decided to trial taking payments by them. UK carrier Vodafone has teamed up with mobile payments tech gurus PowaTag to enable pay-as-you-go customers to top up their balances with just a quick scan of a QR code. The idea behind this […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 event announced

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Well, it’s official. Samsung’s next Galaxy smartphone will be announced August 13th. Samsung has scheduled their next Unpacked event to happen in less than three week’s time. Looking at the mystical tech calendar, chances are that this announcement will reveal the new Galaxy Note. Will it be as thin as the Galaxy A8? Thankfully it […]

Apple iPhone 6S – what you need to know

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While the major hype and buzz has died down since its release several months ago, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus remain the most popular line of phones on the market today. With the inevitable upcoming release of the 6S, what exactly can you expect from the new iPhone 6S and what do you need to […]

Microsoft Hyperlapse now works with older smartphones

Microsoft Hyperlapse

You may recall that I was slightly miffed that my HTC One M7 was not compatible with Microsoft Hyperlapse, that has changed. Typically, now that I am rocking a shiny new HTC One M9, the Hyperlapse video smoothing app has been updated and is capable of supporting older devices that were previously unable loaded with […]

Samsung to bring Tizen to UK

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Samsung has yet to get around to launching a Tizen smartphone in Europe – but it looks like that might be about to change as the company is reported to be getting ready to launch some Tizen smartphones in Europe. Tizen is an open and flexible operating system built from the ground up and is […]

Galaxy A8 is the thinnest Samsung phone yet

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Do you dig Samsung mobile phones but only wish they were a lot thinner? Perhaps you should let the Galaxy A8 in to your life? The Samsung Galaxy A8 might not get props for being the thinnest phone in the world but it’s by no means chunky. The 5.9mm thin Galaxy A8 sports an all-metal […]