If you’ve had the same smartphone for a few years, you’ve probably noticed your device becoming slower over time. But before you fork out for a new smartphone, there are a number of things you can do to give your old handset a speed boost. mobiles.co.uk has revealed five simple ways to boost your smartphone - including managing your apps and clearing cached data. Ifrah Mukri, Smartphone Expert at Mobiles.co.uk said: “A slow phone is always a source of frustration, but it’s relieving to know that there are easy steps we can take to improve performance at little to no cost. “While there is no hard and fast solution to fixing a slow phone, we hope that following these steps will help make your phone run as quickly and efficiently as possible.” 1. Clear cached data The cache is your smartphone’s storage system that gives the device data from previous uses before carrying out an action. mobiles.co.uk explained: “When a cache is full, the … [Read more...] about Five simple ways to give your old smartphone a speed boost
Whether you're making the daily commute to work or pumping some steel in the gym, we all need a good pair of headphones. The tinny sounding in-ear headphones that constantly fall out of your ears and break just won't do anymore. No matter if you prefer an in-ear or an over the ear headphone experience, there are so many options available on the market now to help you drown out the outside world and fully immerse yourself into what you're listening to. Wired headphones, Bluetooth headphones, wireless headphones, noise cancelling headphones - there can sometimes be too much choice. Depending on what you're going to be using your headphones for will determine what features you'll need the most. You needn't break the bank either - we've stuck to a £100 budget in our round up which might seem like a pretty penny, but trust us, spending a bit extra will mean your headphones will see you through for years before you even have to think about replacing them. Best headphones under … [Read more...] about Best headphones for under £100 in the UK
It’s Wear OS month around these parts it seems and I’m not about to complain. Who doesn’t love an ever-changing rotation of fresh watches on the wrist? After spending the past week or two with (and still testing) a Fossil Gen 5, we have a new watch lined-up for review the minute we are done testing Fossil’s new flagship timepiece. The Misfit Vapor X was announced this week and now in the house and out of the box just waiting to be warn. To get started, we’ve put together an unboxing that also reveals our first impressions and takes you on a tour of the watch, with size comparisons to the Gen 5, Fossil Sport, and Montblanc Summit 2. Is this a Wear OS watch to consider buying? It might be, but we certainly have concerns about the amount of RAM and the final retail price ($280) after this initial launch discount to $200. This could be a tough sell that we’ll soon know more about. Shop Misfit Vapor X … [Read more...] about Misfit Vapor X Unboxing and Tour!
Unless you're living in the dark ages, it's very difficult nowadays to walk into a home without spotting at least one smart device. With smart technology on the rise, sometimes you don't even have to step into a home before you encounter a device - doorbells, automatic fancy lighting or new camera technologies will often encounter you first, before you have a chance to come into direct contact with them. Convenience is key, you can now ask your TV what the weather is like before leaving, you can even lock your doors from the other side of the world. Although seemingly menial tasks, in 2019 there are a range of technologies here to help you with the more substantial tasks, to make your life that little bit easier. We've listed 10 of the best smart devices you can welcome into your home. Best smart home devices 1. PHILIPS Hue White Smart Bulb Starter Kit This lighting starter kit from Philips comes with everything you'll need to start controlling your lighting from the comfort of … [Read more...] about Best smart home devices to keep on your radar for 2019
Technology Joe Tidy Cyber-security reporter 17 August 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-49374856 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Gamers around the world are preparing for the Fortnite Champions Series, which starts on Saturday. It … [Read more...] about The Fortnite coach who created teen millionaires