Tag: Apple

The Smartest Smartphones

There are a number of excellent handsets on the market at the moment. We review four of the smartest smartphones here. Apple iPhone X www.apple.com Apple’s latest range-topping iPhone is shaping up to be a big hit with consumers, despite…

The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

iPhone 8 – Apple’s Also-Ran?

The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, two of the three smartphones released in Apple’s 2017 lineup, went on sale last month but have been met with low demand. “The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are virtually perfect phones. And yet…

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Books are Back

After being written off as just another victim of the digital media revolution, it is both surprising and heartening to see physical books sales thriving again. By Zeid Nasser After all these years of digital proliferation, which saw a big…

Best Tech of 2016

Best of 2016

There have been some great bits of tech to pass our way over 2016. Here are four of the best. By Laith Abou-Ragheb   Google Pixel www.madeby.google.com Priced and specced to compete directly with Apple and Samsung’s high-end smartphones, Google…

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Who Won the Smartphone Wars?

With the global smartphone market now close to peaking, it’s clear to see who the winners and losers are in this closely-fought segment. By Zeid Nasser After years of battle, some tech watchers have declared the smartphone wars over. The…

Laptops

Laptops Galore

Whether you need one for the classroom, office, or home, there’s a plethora of great laptops around at the moment. Here are four of the best. By LaithAbou-Ragheb   Apple Macbook www.apple.com Apple’s laptop range is looking pretty tired at…

Summer Tech

Best Summer Tech

From smiley domestic robots, to digital assistants that obey your every command, it seems the shops are heaving with amazing bits of tech this summer. Here are four of the best. By Laith Abou-Ragheb   Amazon Echo www.amazon.com Amazon seems…

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The Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear a VR Headset

Virtual reality (VR) has been around for quite a while. But the tech now seems advanced and cheap enough to finally enter the mainstream. By Zeid Nasser Timbuk 3’s 1986 hit The Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades perfectly…

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Banging on Apple’s Backdoor

Apple’s tussle with the FBI over its refusal to create a ‘backdoor’ into a terror suspect’s encrypted iPhone has ramifications for us all. By Zeid Nasser It’s been described as a historic tussle that will determine the future of data…

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Beyond the PC and Tablet

After yet another year of falling sales, it now seems certain that PCs and tablets are quickly being pushed aside in favor of phablets, wearables, and an exciting future based around ambient computing. By Zeid Nasser The future of the…