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Android Oreo will show users Wi-Fi speeds before connecting

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 23 January 2018

This latest feature in Android Oreo 8.1 is designed to help users know the speeds of public Wi-Fi services before hitting connect. FULL STORY >

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Android 8.1 begins rollout to Pixel and Nexus phones

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 6 December 2017

Google's latest iteration of mobile OS is making its way to smartphones, starting with the company's own Nexus and Pixel devices. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft ends support of Windows Phone 8.1

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 12 July 2017

The Windows Phone operating system has been laid to rest by Microsoft. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft not upgrading all Windows Phone 8.1 devices to Windows 10 Mobile

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 21 March 2016

Slightly reneging on its Windows 10 Mobile upgrade promise, Microsoft will not upgrade specific Windows Phone 8.1 devices based on specification requirements. FULL STORY >

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Acer Aspire Switch 10 E

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 23 July 2015

Solid as a hybrid notebook, but less so as a tablet, the Aspire Switch 10 E from Acer, feels like a device purpose built for Windows 8. But with Windows 10 looming, is that enough? FULL STORY >

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Microsoft Lumia 640 XL (Dual SIM LTE)

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 24 June 2015

The 640 XL is the third Lumia phablet we've put to the test, and much like its predecessors it performs ably, distilling things down to the essentials for mid-range users. FULL STORY >

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Acer joins MWC15 counterparts with Liquid Leap+ and M220

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 2 March 2015

Perhaps on fewer radars but no less deserving of attention, Acer unveils the Liquid Leap+ activeband and Windows Phone 8.1 sporting M220 at Mobile World Congress. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft Lumia 535

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 26 February 2015

Microsoft's first Lumia branded device continues its assault on budget-conscious, entry-level users. Featuring two 5 MP cameras on either side, the Lumia 535 an interesting take on value for money. FULL STORY >

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Mecer A105 Tablet

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 16 February 2015

With Windows 10 looming, is there any value to be had in a Windows 8.1 OS sporting tablet? If Mecer's A105 is anything to go by, then it's a definitive yes. FULL STORY >

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Quick Review: Nokia Lumia 630

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 18 December 2014

Wallet friendly and taking care of all the smartphone basics, Nokia's Lumia 630 is a spartan device for cost-savvy users. FULL STORY >

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Top 5 Smartphones of 2014

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 17 December 2014

Sporting better specs by the day, smartphones are a users first port of call when it comes to tech interaction. We've listed the top five that thoroughly impressed during 2014. FULL STORY >

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Nokia Lumia 930

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 3 October 2014

Fitted with one of the best-in-class displays and the newly enhanced Windows Phone 8.1 OS, there is plenty to like about the Nokia Lumia 930. Now Microsoft has a worthy smartphone to pit against its Android and iOS rivals. FULL STORY >

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Quick Review: Gigabyte S11

By Ryan Noik 19 May 2014

Gigabyte’s notebooks have time and again won us over and proven to be lustworthy machines. Can its Windows 8 tablet hybrid, the S11M, carry on this fine tradition? FULL STORY >

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Nokia unveils three Lumia devices sporting Windows Phone 8.1

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 7 April 2014

Nokia has introduced three new smartphones to its Lumia lineup, all of which will feature the newly developed Windows Phone 8.1, with plans to port the OS across all Lumia devices in the near future. FULL STORY >

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Computing News in October

By Ryan Noik 21 October 2013

The past few weeks have been bustling with newness on the computing front, with new notebooks, a new operating system update and a promising discovery all making an appearance. FULL STORY >

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