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Opinion: 5 reasons why I bought Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite rather than Apple...

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Full screen Bluey is just one reason why Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite is better than Apple iPad 8th gen. Why I bought the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite instead of iPad 8 I strongly considered...

An Android fan spends a month with an iPhone: Week 3 – Diving deeper...

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So we’re in week three of my experiment in how the other half live and this is starting to feel like a new normal for me. It’s been really interesting (depending on which camp...

An Android fan spends a month with an iPhone: Week 2 – Some highlights...

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Week two of my iPhone adventure is underway and it’s interesting to find that once I got my regular use apps installed, it’s not a chore to use. In fact, stuff just works! The...

An Android fan spends a month with an iPhone: Week 1 – Foreign territory

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One of the criticisms I regularly hear from my iFan friends is that I don’t know what it’s like in “their world”. I think some of them work under the pretence that, because I...

Apple Music is available on Assistant enabled devices, just not in Australia…

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So it seems that Apple and Google can play nice together at times after all with Apple Music now available on Assistant devices in some countries. For now, Apple Music can be used...

What’s in my bag? Phil’s 2020 carry cache

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Each year as technology evolves, as a bit of a geek what I carry changes slowly and steadily. There’s almost always at least one review device, a couple of phones, a tablet, laptop and...

Patent wars V2? US authorities sieze OnePlus buds labelled as counterfeit, later stating...

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Well, this is one for the books -- US Customs and Border Protection have seized a significant number of OnePlus Buds as "counterfeit Apple Airpods". The estimated value of the seizure was "2,000...

It seems the Epic Games — Google stoush has more to it with Google...

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The Internet was abuzz yesterday after Epic Games baited Apple and Google into removing them from their respective app stores. This obviously followed Epic's game plan to a tee because they had their...

Updated Google Maps comes to Apple CarPlay and the Apple Watch

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Apple have come a long with with their maps app ever since its first appearance but it still lags behind Google Maps in many ways. Until now users of Apple CarPlay have been...

Tile stands up to Apples anti-competitive practices, will the EU finally do the right...

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It's interesting watching the international accusations of anti-competitive practices between large and small companies, and even states / nations and large companies. One thing that often surprises us is how much Apple with their...

Unsurprisingly, smartphone sales dropped drastically in Q1 2020

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Although smartphone sales have been slowing for a while now the sharp decline in Q1 of 2020, although not surprising, have been dramatic -- a massive 272 million units from Q4 2019. Counterpoint Research...

Opinion: Have mobile buyers moved away from premium and settled in the mid range??

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For years now we’ve been increasingly needy with what we want from our mobile devices. That list of wants and needs is continually growing. Now we’re all wanting bigger and better screens, cameras that are...

Google and Apple join forces to enable cross platform contact tracing to battle the...

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We are in unprecedented times in so many ways, and just to punctuate that point Google and Apple have announced a joint venture to enable cross playroom functionality. In a move that would previous...

Opinion – I’m almost ready to give up on Android Tablets and just buy...

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I’m an unashamed Android fan, I love the OS, what it stands for and the open-source base. Android has brought us lots of good things - a customisable user interface, lots of great apps,...

With cinemas shut, will all new movies be released straight to streaming purchase and...

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During the last few weeks movie theatres and cinemas have been shut by governments due to the COVID-19 pandamemic. This has caused a lot of movies including Onward, Frozen II, Troll's World Tour, The Invisible...

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