Is the ZenFone 4 coming to the UK?

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Asus has missed the UK recently when launching phones over the last few years with fans resorting to importing devices from afar to test them out, however, they are proving very popular in the US and Asia. This time, there might be a different story, Asus is teasing the launch of their next smartphone, the Zenfone 4, with invitations featuring an image of Tower Bridge and dual lenses. The official invite sent out to the media on Monday contains a variety of images from all over the world, Hong Kong, London being instantly recognisable. No…

A third of Brits choose LED lights to save energy: new research from reichelt elektroniks

LED lights have become a viable option for UK households wanting to make energy and cost savings, reveals a new survey by reichelt elektronik. Lasting significantly longer than conventional lamps, a third of respondents say energy savings are the biggest influencer when it comes to buying an LED light but upfront costs remain a barrier to purchasing. Spotlight on efficiency and design The survey revealed that the benefit of these energy savings is of greater concern than luminosity (21 per cent) and colour (9 per cent). The findings also show…

Brainwavz introduces its dual balanced armature B200 earphones to the UK

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Global audio specialist Brainwavz, established in 2008 with a focus on offering high quality products at a competitive price, today announces the availability of its B200 Dual Balanced Armature Earphones in the UK. The B200 are the latest in the Brainwavz range of over 25 earphones and headphones and are the third of the audiophile-grade B series, following on from the B100 and B150. The B200 are available from www.brainwavzaudio.com for £156. The Brainwavz B200 earphones are designed and tuned in-house with high performance and comfort in mind. The dual…

HTC U11 in Solar Red is coming to the UK

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HTC’s stunning flagship smartphone, the HTC U11, is now available in a brand-new colour: Solar Red. With a beautiful 3D liquid glass surface crafted using highly-refractive precious mineral across the phone’s back cover, HTC brings a vivid new colour that transforms with every movement you make. Watch as the Solar Red HTC U11 changes from fiery red to a glowing orange depending on how the light strikes it. The HTC U11 is HTC’s most innovative smartphone yet, and offers brand new revolutionary interaction with Edge Sense, allowing you to easily…

Samsung Pay Now Available To Hsbc, First Direct & M&s Bank Cardholders

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Samsung Electronics today announced that its digital wallet, Samsung Pay, is now available to HSBC, first direct and M&S Bank cardholders in the UK. Simple, secure and almost anywhere, Samsung Pay enables users to make faster and smarter purchases*. Additionally, Galaxy S8 and S8+ users can take advantage of the innovative iris scanner technology to authorise payments, providing a new layer of biometric security to ensure peace of mind. HSBC, first direct and M&S Bank, join the growing portfolio of major payment networks and banks which Samsung Pay supports in…

1MORE brings its award winning Triple Driver In-Ear Headphones to the UK

Described by The Wall Street Journal as ‘China’s answer to Beats’, specialist audio manufacturer 1MORE today introduces its award winning Triple Driver In-Ear Headphones to the UK. The headphones feature two balanced armatures and a separate dynamic driver to deliver an extremely accurate listening experience with unsurpassed dynamic power and are available for just £99.99 from http://uk.1more.com 1MORE uses the latest patented designs and materials to enhance sound, comfort and aesthetic appeal. From aerospace grade materials to genuine Swarovski crystals, 1MORE takes no shortcuts to maintain a standard of modern…

People of the UK want to use voice controlled Smart Home devices – but don’t know how

Over 56% of Brits are already using or would consider using voice-controlled connected devices in the home, however, most of them (55%) don’t know how to install these and would need professional help, according to research just released by online electronics retailer, reichelt elektronik. The enthusiasm for state-of-the-art technology in the home is also apparent with systems like Amazon Alexa, Google Home or Microsoft Cortana. While 50% percent of respondents would consider installing a voice-controlled solution, 6% already use the new technology in their home. In the case of voice-controlled…

Samsung Galaxy S8 And S8+ Now Available In The Uk

Samsung’s latest flagship smartphones, the S8 and S8+, launched. With a beautiful Infinity Display for immersive viewing experiences and a seamless hardware design, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ bring a new level of functionality and convenience, providing a galaxy of possibilities. Conor Pierce, Vice President of IT & Mobile at Samsung Electronics UK and Ireland commented: “We are absolutely delighted with the response to the new Galaxy S8 and S8+ in the UK and Ireland. Pre-order numbers are up more than 40% compared to last year’s Galaxy S7 and S7…

A Look At Google Home in the UK

It might have been released stateside 6 months ago, Google Home has now been released in the UK with some optimisation for the UK consumer. This is a hands-free smart speaker powered by the Google Assistant. Ask it questions. Tell it to do things. It’s your assistant, triggered by saying, “Ok Google”. Here we take a look at the basic setup and first operation before a full review. Thanks to Maplin for sending over a review sample. You can pick one up from here.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Launch

Samsung Electronics introduces the Galaxy S8 and S8+, which push the boundaries of traditional smartphones, with their seamless hardware design and by offering a new way for users to interact with their smartphone. With the launch of multiple services and apps, as well as a stunning Infinity Display for immersive viewing experiences, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ bring a new level of functionality and convenience, providing a galaxy of possibilities. “The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ usher in a new era of smartphone design and fantastic new services, opening up…