10 best travel apps

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So you’re going travelling, and you need to make sure everything is prepared before you go and that you have enough to make sure you can survive while you’re away from home. In the past you’d have to go around doing some serious research, printing out maps, or perhaps even just winging it when you arrive at your destination. Fortunately, …

Is it time to buy a 4G tablet?

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4G has been around for a couple of years now, and you might be thinking that since 4G phones are all over the place it might be the time for getting your hands on a 4G tablet to enjoy the speedy mobile internet with? In the early days of 4G, it was rather expensive to get yourself some of that …

Five great budget digital radios for under £100

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We’ve made a full-scale switch-over from analogue TV and over to digital, but radio has yet to make that jump. Digital radio is far from a pipe dream though, and it is more than possible to get yourself a digital-ready radio without spending a ridiculous amount of money. Here are five digital radios for you to get your hands on …

Five great budget smartphones for less than £150

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As much as we all would all love to be able to, it’s just not possible to buy a new flagship every year or two  for a variety of reasons. Flagships aren’t the only smartphones that are available to buy, and it is more than possible to get yourself rather a good phone without having to resort to selling your …

Five budget fitness wearables for you to try

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The wearable market has really kicked off in the past year or so, and the number of fitness wearables out there is rather large. Some are cheap and some are not so cheap. If you’re not paying attention you can end up with a tracker that costs a pretty penny, and if you want to grab yourself a gadget to …

Mastercard is offering free contactless travel in London later this month

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It’s been nearly two months since Transport for London began allowing payment for public transport using contactless card payments as well as the Oyster Card, and now Mastercard is offering free transport around the city if you have a contactless NFC-ready Mastercard. It’s called ‘Fare Free Fridays’ and the trial is happening on the 14th and 28th of November. On these …

500 million people now use Facebook Messenger

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When Facebook stripped messenger out of its mobile app in favour of a standalone offering it was not exactly welcomed by a large number of users. Well it seems that being forced into a new app has worked, because Facebook Messenger now has 500 million users. Back in April only 200 million people used the stand-alone app, but since Facebook’s …

Steve Wozniak thinks Apple should’ve made a larger smartphone years ago

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The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are the first time that Apple has really entered the business of large smartphones. Some people love that, and some people hate it. One surprising opinion came from Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, who thinks that Apple should’ve moved to larger screens three years ago. Speaking with CNNMoney, Wozniak said that he believes Apple would …

Facebook’s made it easier to unfollow friends

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Everyone has at least one Facebook friend who does nothing more than post s string of nonsense, or baby pictures, or things you just generally don’t care about. Luckily Facebook is making it easier for you to expel those people from your News Feed for good. The new feature is called ‘News Feed Settings’, and it’ll show you the top …

Transport for London will introduce driverless Tube trains from 2020

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The tube is always a nightmare in certain places, especially if you’re travelling at rush hour. To try and combat the congestion, and to deal with the problem of London’s growing population, TfL has revealed the new driverless tube trains that will start going into service from 2020. 250 of the new trains will go into service on the Bakerloo, Central, Piccadilly …