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Instagram unveils Threads, a messaging app designed to connect close friends

In an effort to improve connectivity between users, Instagram has launched a shiny new companion app: Threads. Rivalling Snapchat, the messaging platform will allow for more intimate communications between Instagram users, The Verge reports, only allowing content to be shared with those on one’s “close friends” list. Threads has three main functions: a camera

By | October 15th, 2019|Categories: Apps, News|0 Comments

Parents competing with gadgets for kids’ attention

More than a third of parents have admitted they are competing with gadgets when it comes to getting their child’s attention. According to a new survey, 37% of parents said they have to “fight for their attention” and struggle to detach children from watching videos, playing games and using social media. Another third (36%)

By | September 10th, 2019|Categories: Gadget, News|Comments Off on Parents competing with gadgets for kids’ attention

Best laptop brands revealed

How do you decide which laptop to buy? With so much choice there's a lot to think about, including specs, price and brand. Luckily, help is at hand. The annual Laptop Mag 'Best Laptop Brands' report is designed to make choosing a laptop easier. Ranking all major laptop makers on a range of criteria, the

By | June 11th, 2019|Categories: Laptop, News|Comments Off on Best laptop brands revealed

Is the MacBook on the decline?

Apple is a giant in its industry. From its smartphones and tablets, to laptops and smart watches, its devices always feature high up on ‘top tech’ lists – and often, right at the top.   You could even go so far as to say the tech giant has a cult following. Meet an iPhone owner

By | May 29th, 2019|Categories: Apple, Laptop, News|Comments Off on Is the MacBook on the decline?

What do we know about the Samsung Galaxy Fold?

Like all mobile phone developers and manufacturers, Samsung is constantly trying to push the envelope when it comes to innovation. This South Korean corporate titan can rightly take pride in getting the first foldable smartphone to consumers as a prestige product. Competition is fierce. Huawei is due to launch a folding phone later in

By | May 29th, 2019|Categories: Mobile phone, News, Samsung|Comments Off on What do we know about the Samsung Galaxy Fold?

Which are the best-selling mobile phones in the world?

Smartphones have been on a constant growth trajectory for so long that we’ve come to expect the market for them to perpetually expand. But, just as desktop PCs eventually reached a saturation point, where almost every home that could afford a computer had a decent one, smartphone sales have hit a level where demand

By | May 16th, 2019|Categories: Mobile phone, News|Comments Off on Which are the best-selling mobile phones in the world?

Are tablets on their way out, as sales continue to decline over the past few years?

There’s a growing concern among tech experts that tablets, particularly Android-powered tablets, are waning in popularity. In 2010, there were high hopes for a vibrant, thriving Android tablet market. Apple’s inaugural iPad had just reached the shelves of major tech stores worldwide, and it seemed inevitable that Android manufacturers would follow suit by offering

By | April 29th, 2019|Categories: News, Tablet|Comments Off on Are tablets on their way out, as sales continue to decline over the past few years?

How many people own a phone in the UK?

These days, it seems like everyone has a phone. Whether you’re in the office, on the train or lounging next to the pool on holiday, if you look up, chances are you’ll spot someone looking down at their device! For many of us, our smartphones have become our digital companions. Aside from the most

By | April 26th, 2019|Categories: Mobile phone, News|Comments Off on How many people own a phone in the UK?

What are the most popular reasons why people use their smartphones every day?

Did you know that the average person in the UK now spends an entire day every week on their phone? That might seem like a lot already, but get this: according to another Ofcom report cited by the Telegraph, a fifth of 16-24 year olds spend a whopping seven hours every day online. That’s

By | April 26th, 2019|Categories: Mobile phone, News|Comments Off on What are the most popular reasons why people use their smartphones every day?