OnePlus launches improved trade-in program

The OnePlus Community is more passionate than ever, with loyal long-term users who upgrade their device regularly to have the latest OnePlus flagship. The company has listened to calls for an easier way to upgrade and to help introduce friends to OnePlus, launching an improved trade-in program, which offers above market value for trade-ins for a wide range of smartphones.   As an extra reward, prices on OnePlus 3 or newer devices will be even more competitive with a time-limited offer until the end of May. As an example, by…

Blinkers launch the complete smart lighting system for cyclists

Velohub, a Swiss start-up based in Zürich that specialises in developing smart technology for cyclists, is today pleased to announce the launch of its first product, Blinkers. Blinkers is a new smart lighting system that makes the urban cyclist visible, predictable and respected by everyone else on the road. The smart lighting system including front, rear and laser lighting is available to buy from www.blinkers.bike with prices starting from £89/€99/$120 Cycle use has been increasing in the UK with 1.9 million people cycling every day and more people cycling at…

OnePlus 6 exclusive presale pop-ups

After having sold out over 1000 tickets in less than 10 hours for the OnePlus 6 announcement event on 16/05, OnePlus has some exciting news to share with its community. On the 21st of May, the OnePlus 6 is racing across the world, as the highly anticipated exclusive OnePlus pop-ups are set to open globally in the US, India, China, and Europe. Ahead of general open sales, pop-up attendees will be the first ones in the world to be able to buy the new OnePlus 6. “Since the OnePlus 2,…

A third of UK consumers believe AR influences purchasing

Mindshare UK, in partnership with AR specialists, Zappar, today launch ‘Layered’ – a report identifying how brands must adapt to the rise of augmented reality (AR). The report reveals that a third (33%) of consumers believe AR would help them to narrow down choices when shopping Increasingly, consumers are expecting products and other physical objects to contain additional layers of digital content or information.  In fact, 55% want to be able to point their phone at any object and receive information about it, rising to 74% amongst those who have…

OnePlus 6 event: over 1000 tickets sold out in less than 10 hours

Tickets for The Speed You Need, the launch of the OnePlus 6, have sold out in less than 9 hours. Over 1,000 tickets were sold in record time for the London event, which only went on sale this morning. Carl Pei, co-founder, OnePlus, commented, “OnePlus has always worked hand-in-hand with its Community and their response to The Speed You Need has been nothing short of amazing – I’d like to thank our Community for their incredible passion. We can’t wait to see people’s reactions to the OnePlus 6.” In the…

London calling the OnePlus 6 Wednesday 25th April

Following its most successful year ever with the launches of the highly acclaimed OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T, OnePlus invites you to discover “The Speed You Need” at the OnePlus 6 global launch event in London at 5pm BST on 16th May 2018. Across the past four years, OnePlus has been built and shaped around its Community. To celebrate the announcement of its much-anticipated OnePlus 6, the company will host the biggest ever Community event in its history. The Speed You Need will see over 1,000 tickets available via http://onepl.us/e9…

Argos creates 150 permanent tech jobs to support digital growth

Argos is searching for 150 permanent technology and digital specialists who can support its growing digital business and make shopping even better and more convenient for customers. Argos develops its own technology, rather than buying it in. In a rapidly changing consumer environment, this enables it to develop innovative solutions such as nationwide same-day Fast Track delivery and Fast Track store collection at more than 850 stores, to serve customers quickly and conveniently. It also enables the company to have dedicated software engineers to work on new projects and future…

A quarter of Brits plan to make their own smart home devices

The Raspberry Pi is becoming more popular with UK makers as nearly half of Brits (48 percent) plan to use Raspberry Pi for an electronics project, with 87 percent of makers having already used the mini-PC to make a smart home device, reveals new research from online electrical retailer reichelt.   DIY smart home tech There is a clear upward trend towards home-made smart technology as the use of these devices become increasingly popular for day to day life. The expanding capabilities of mini-PCs like Raspberry Pi are a key…

Mixcder Introduces its E7 Active Noise Cancelling Headphone

American global audio specialist Mixcder, is today pleased to announce the availability of its latest wireless active noise cancelling headphone, the E7. Featuring ANC (active noise canceling) tech and crafted with an easy-to-carry design, E7 is designed to appeal to travelers and commuters who do not want to be disturbed by any external noise. This portable noise canceling Bluetooth headphones is now available on Amazon for just £41.99.   The Mixcder E7 Bluetooth headphone adopts ANC technology, which can not only isolate noise physically but also blocks out noise by…

Honor UK introduces Honor Elite for Honor’s biggest fans

Honor, a young, trend-setting smartphone e-brand, has announced its latest initiative created for Honor’s biggest fans in the UK, Honor Elite. Honor Elite is a community built for the brand’s biggest fans from the UK and will be launched from 23 April 2018.     Honor elite members will receive access to a range of exclusive features including the latest Honor news and updates, as well as information on new product releases, directly from the Honor UK team. Members will be able to chat with the Honor UK team directly…