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Made in Africa: The Mara Group Releases Two New Android Devices

Made in Africa: The Mara Group Releases Two New Android Devices

The Mara Group have just become the first African smartphone manufacturer, having just released two new devices, the Mara X and the Mara Z.

The Google Pixel 4 Is Here

The Google Pixel 4 Is Here

The Google Pixel 4 series has officially been launched, and we will be telling you about all the features that Google are offering.

E-Waste Is Destroying Our Planet: Here Is What You Can Do to Break the Cycle

E-Waste Is Destroying Our Planet: Here Is What You Can Do to Break the Cycle

This International E-Waste Day, we discuss the importance of tackling e-waste on an individual level by sharing a few mindful practices to help you to close the loop.

There's One Issue With 5G We Can't Ignore

There's One Issue With 5G We Can't Ignore

5G hype is everywhere, but it isn't just going to have a colossal impact on mobile connectivity speed and wireless networks. It will also dramatically boost the rates of mobile phone waste if smartphone owners continue to be apathetic about smartphones' collective impact on the environment.

Co-Founder of Android Showcased a Weird, But Interesting Phone

Co-Founder of Android Showcased a Weird, But Interesting Phone

After years of silence, it looks as though Essential are ready for a new chapter and it is going to be an attempt to shake up the industry once again. Recently, Andy Rubin took to Twitter to share a Project Gem phone that looks like nothing we've seen before. The form factor reminds us of remote control which we all have at home, but for it to have the capabilities of a phone is something new.

New "Phone" Range Announced At Microsoft's Surface Launch

New "Phone" Range Announced At Microsoft's Surface Launch

Microsoft unveiled an ample array of exciting new devices at their New York event, including a new handheld mobile device that could impress when it is released next year.

Optimised Battery Charging: One of the Best iOS 13 features

Optimised Battery Charging: One of the Best iOS 13 features

iOS 13 became available for iPhones (iPhone 6s and above) two weeks ago, and with this software update one of the most useful features arrived: Optimised Battery Charging.

Samsung’s Sustainability Report 2019: Are They Environmentally Friendly Now?

Samsung’s Sustainability Report 2019: Are They Environmentally Friendly Now?

Samsung have released their annual report which outlines their achievements regarding sustainability. Are they doing enough?

The Pixel 4 Will Launch on the 15th of October: Are There Any Surprises Left?

The Pixel 4 Will Launch on the 15th of October: Are There Any Surprises Left?

The Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL launch is scheduled for October 15th. Is Google gearing up to launch its best flagships yet or are we set to see another ordinary addition to the Android offering from Google? We have looked at all the leaks and Pixel 4 features that Google have confirmed.

The OnePlus 7T Is Here

The OnePlus 7T Is Here

OnePlus have just released the OnePlus 7T, which is their follow-up to the OnePlus 7 and the OnePlus 7 Pro this year. Read on to find out what flagship features the OnePlus 7T has.

iPhone 11 Environmental Reports

iPhone 11 Environmental Reports

The iPhone 11 has been released to many plaudits and a lot of positive feedback since Friday the 20th of September. Following the release of the devices, Apple also publishes the environmental reports for the new devices, which as you know, we like to scrutinise quite heavily. So are the Apple releases getting better or worse for the environment?

iPhone 11 Versus Samsung Galaxy S10e

iPhone 11 Versus Samsung Galaxy S10e

The iPhone 11 and the Samsung Galaxy S10e were both released as lower cost alternatives to their flagship siblings: but which one is better?

The Green Credentials of the iPhone Keep Getting Better

The Green Credentials of the iPhone Keep Getting Better

We heard Apple at the announcement say that a lot of the devices are using recycled materials, so we have dissected their environmental reports to tell you what's changed.

iPhone XS to Maintain Great Sell on Value

iPhone XS to Maintain Great Sell on Value

Were you one of the lucky ones to buy an XS last year? You could be in for a treat when you come to upgrade your device. Read on to find out why.

Huawei Mate 30 Series Launch Event

Huawei Mate 30 Series Launch Event

The launch event of the Huawei Mate 30 series recently took place in Munich, Germany. We outline the key confirmed specifications from the Chinese manufacturers including camera details, design, battery size and price.

iPhone 11 Line-Up: Is It Worth the Upgrade?

iPhone 11 Line-Up: Is It Worth the Upgrade?

What makes the iPhone 11 worth upgrading to? We summarise just how good the new phone is compared to your old one!

What's in Store for iOS 13?

What's in Store for iOS 13?

With every new iPhone, Apple release an iOS update with new features, new integrations and a new set of supported devices. Read on to find out what you can expect from the latest operating system update and how to get it!

How Has the iPhone 11 Announcement Affected Trade-in Prices?

How Has the iPhone 11 Announcement Affected Trade-in Prices?

The iPhone 11 is almost here, now the prices for the old devices start to dip, we have up to the minute data on the top prices on offer right now and how the announcement has affected them.

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