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Accell Power Station Gives You Mobile Options


When I walk into a hotel room one of the first things I do is check the outlets in the room. I do this because I typically have a tablet, laptop and a phone to get charged while I am there. Double that if I am traveling with my wife and kids. On rare occasion have my family, or the ... Read More »

HTC One Speck CandyShell Grip Case Review


After spending the last couple of weeks using the official HTC flip case I changed tact to give a shell case a try.  The case I went for is a Speck CandyShell Grip which comes as a single unit made from rubber and hard plastic. Price & Stockist $34.95 direct from Speck £19.95 from MobileFun In The Box The box ... Read More »

Acer C7 Chromebook Review


I was lucky enough to get a Samsung XE303C12 Chromebook to test a couple of months ago, and I have now had a chance to test Samsung’s competitor in the budget Chromebook marketplace, the Acer C7.  While a lot of the last review focused on the Chrome OS, this time I will compare the two units to hopefully give anyone considering ... Read More »

A Month In Apps – March 2013


Welcome back to my column – For those that missed the first here I will be summarising how I have used my phone in the last month, well, in regard to apps anyway. People seem to think that I have an eye for finding applications that others may have missed so hopefully in reading this you will find some gems, ... Read More »

Nokia Lumia 920 Review

Lumia 920 box

This is my first foray into the land of windows phone – ever.  I have to say I have had mixed feelings about it, however in this review I will be focusing on the device itself rather than Windows Phone 8. Price circa £500 for a sim free model.   Read More »

Review of the Otterbox Defender for iPhone 5

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The Otterbox series of cases have been around for a while now and are the go to case for those who work in harsh environments or are just plain clumsy. My girlfriend is in the latter category and so I threw one of these cases on to get an idea on just how good the protection is. Let’s start with ... Read More »

App Review: @SwiftKey Flow vs @Swype


SwiftKey is without doubt the most popular keyboard on Android. It is, in fact, one of the most popular apps to be found on the Play Store, and has been featured as their ‘Editor’s Choice’ for a very long time. The concept is simple, as a keyboard it reads what you write, and learns your typing patterns and lingual skills. ... Read More »