Honor Play Review

Despite being a bit of a smartphone nerd and regularly researching the latest releases, the last time I changed my phone was 2-and-a-half years ago when I purchased the OnePlus 3. I’ve always preferred stock (or at least near stock) Android, so I’ve stepped a little outside my comfort zone here by buying the latest release from Huawei’s sub-brand Honor:…


Posted: October 7th, 2018
Categories: mobile, reviews, tech, life

OnePlus 3 Review

Chinese startup OnePlus has really made a name for itself over the past couple of years. The OnePlus One set the bar very high, as it took everyone by surprise by offering flagship specs in a phone that cost so little. They also quickly became known for their dreaded invite-only system, which was a good way to manage demand so…


Posted: June 18th, 2016
Categories: mobile, reviews, tech

Smartphones Galore

In the past couple of years, phone manufacturers have been more readily toying with the idea of creating affordable smartphones. This used to mean that some fairly major compromises had to be made, but every now and again, a company proves that that no longer has to be the case.

This newly emerging trend of affordable high-end devices was started,…


Posted: August 26th, 2015
Categories: web, mobile, tech

Orientationchange has issues

With the rise of responsive and adaptive websites, the javascript resize event has become more and more important. With all the plugins we create now, we have to consider how they should behave when the user resizes their screen, or changes the orientation on their phone or tablet.

You may (or may not) have noticed that the resize…


Posted: July 24th, 2014
Categories: code, mobile

Nexus 5 Review

Whilst I may be fashionably late to the Nexus 5 review party, this is definitely the best time to arrive. Everyone else is a little tipsy on the initial offerings, so now it’s my turn to sample everything else (and some of the sameā€¦ obviously).

Having just upgraded from the Nexus 4 to the Nexus 5, you can safely assume I’m…


Posted: November 6th, 2013
Categories: mobile, reviews, tech