The best Amazon Cyber Monday UK deals 2017

The best Amazon Cyber Monday UK deals 2017

Heads up! As the rush of Black Friday deals start to subside, along comes Cyber Monday like clockwork, giving us all another opportunity to bag some major savings on tech kit. The extended weekend of deals means you’ve got plenty of time and opportunity to get involved, and we’re going to point you towards some of Amazon’s best offers. Amazon is of course one of the first names anyone thinks of when it comes to online

The best Amazon Black Friday deals 2017

The best Amazon Black Friday deals 2017

Black Friday shows no signs of getting any smaller anytime soon, so we’re put together this deals page so you can stay on top of all the best offers from Amazon – it should be one of the first places you check out as the year’s biggest shopping weekend kicks into gear. You don’t have to spend ages searching around the site yourself (though feel free if that’s what you’d prefer), because we’ve collected

Under-screen fingerprint scanning will be 2018’s must-have phone feature

Under-screen fingerprint scanning will be 2018’s must-have phone feature

We’re still waiting to find out if the iPhone 8 will boast a fingerprint scanner under its display, but even if it doesn’t you will see several handsets employ the tech in 2018. TechRadar sat down with Raj Talluri, SVP and GM of Qualcomm’s IoT business, at IFA 2017 to discuss the future of the biometric tech, and he confirmed that the technology will be ready to launch next year. Qualcomm announced its own ultrasonic

Purported leak reveals Snapdragon 836 SoC and Android 8.0 Oreo for Xiaomi Mi Mix 2

Purported leak reveals Snapdragon 836 SoC and Android 8.0 Oreo for Xiaomi Mi Mix 2

  While Xiaomi has officially confirmed the unveiling date for the Mi Mix 2, nothing else is currently confirmed about the device. Of course, there have been multiple rumors and leaks so far, revealing details like Snapdragon 835 SoC, 6-inch screen, Nougat OS, 3D facial recognition support, and 4,500mAh battery. Now, a new leak has emerged, and from the looks of it, it’s aimed at taking the hype surrounding the device to a completely new level. The leak in question says the device will be powered by Snapdragon 835 SoC and run Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. Now, what makes…

Huawei announces Kirin 970 chipset with on-device AI capabilities

Huawei announces Kirin 970 chipset with on-device AI capabilities

  Huawei has announced its next-generation chipset for smartphones, the Kirin 970. It bets big on AI and comes with what Huawei calls a neural processing unit (or NPU) bringing on-device AI capabilities. The new chipset features an octa-core CPU with 4×2.4GHz Cortex-A73 and 4×1.8GHz Cortex-A53 cores, and a 12-core Mali-G72MP12 GPU. Built on a 10nm process, the SoC contains some 5.5 billion transistors on a single square centimeter. Huawei says its ‘new heterogeneous computing architecture delivers up to 25x the performance with 50x greater efficiency’ than your typical quad-core Cortex-A73 CPU cluster helping it outperform other chips on the market in…

The best Argos Black Friday deals 2017

The best Argos Black Friday deals 2017

Now’s the time to start thinking about your plans for Black Friday, the annual day of bumper deals and offers, and if you want to know where all of the very best bargains can be grabbed, we’re here to tell you everything you need to know about the most tempting Argos deals for 2017. Argos always goes all-in for Black Friday, which we like, and it looks like this year’s extravaganza isn’t going to be any different.

IFA 2017 recap – the hot smartphones we saw in Berlin

IFA 2017 recap – the hot smartphones we saw in Berlin

Another edition of the IFA congress is over and done and it was an eventful one. Samsung decided to forgo its big Galaxy Note8 announcement from IFA but LG, Sony and Motorola all showcased their next flagships during the tech congress. So here’s a recap of all we saw from Berlin. Alcatel Alcatel had four smartphones and a smartwatch to show at IFA 2017. The Idol 5S, Idol 5, A7 XL and A7 alongside the Movetime watch. alcatel Idol 5s alcatel Idol 5 alcatel A7 Here’s our hands-on. Archos Starting in alphabetical order and starting off big with Archos. The company released…

Week 35 in review: LG V30, Sony Xperia XZ1 and Moto X4 appear at IFA 2017

Week 35 in review: LG V30, Sony Xperia XZ1 and Moto X4 appear at IFA 2017

IFA 2017 is wrapping up with the events and we saw plenty of new phones being announced. LG finally unveiled the V30, Sony introduced the XZ1, the XZ1 Compact, and the XA1 Plus, while Lenovo showed the Moto X4 with dual cameras. Other companies like Archos, Alcatel and Blackberry also joined the fun, making the week a pure blessing for all smartphone geeks. Xiaomi and Apple are releasing their next flagships in a matter of two days – first is the Chinese manufacturer with the Mi Mix 2 on September 11. On September 12 the Cupertino company is announcing three iPhones, one…

Weekly poll results: Samsung Galaxy Note8 feels the love

Weekly poll results: Samsung Galaxy Note8 feels the love

Nearly half the people that answered our poll are happy with the Samsung Galaxy Note8. The Note line is one of Samsungs big money makers but has struggled in the last two generations. Now it seems to be back on track. The Galaxy Note FE formerly the Note7 received weak support, about half of the votes that the Galaxy S8+ scored. And from past polls we know that the S Pen is a huge differentiator, but apparently the older hardware didnt excite the crowd. Not that there were no complaints about the Galaxy Note8 either. Most of those that complained grumbled about…

The best Sky Q TV packages, deals and offers in September 2017

The best Sky Q TV packages, deals and offers in September 2017

Every week we take a look at the latest Sky TV packages, deals and special offers to make sure that you’re getting the very best prices when you decide to sign up! So if you’re trying to decide which Sky TV offer is for you, what a Sky Q box is and if you can afford it or even if you should be getting one in the first place – you’re in the right place!As you scroll down the page, we’ll discuss the latest Sky TV

The best PC World Black Friday deals 2017

The best PC World Black Friday deals 2017

Those of you on the look-out for the tech bargains with the lowest prices – which we assume is all of you – should check out Currys subsidiary PC World all throughout the year, but especially when Black Friday rolls around. To ease the pain on your feet or your mouse buttons we’ve collected the best PC World Black Friday 2017 deals here in one place for you. The usual Black Friday rules apply – top tech at low prices – and for

The best John Lewis Black Friday deals 2017

The best John Lewis Black Friday deals 2017

This year’s edition of Black Friday is fast approaching, and so you’re going to want to know where the best bargains and biggest price drops can be found. Here we’ll concentrate on one particular store, one that’s always a major player during Black Friday and Cyber Monday: John Lewis. The venerable high street department store always has lots going on for Black Friday, as we saw last year and in previous years,