iPhone SE 2 v Galaxy Note 9 v Pixel 3 XL release date, specs and what you need to know | Tech | Life & Style

It’s been another hectic year for smartphones with a swathe of devices already hitting shelves in 2018. We’ve already seen Samsung, HTC, LG, Nokia, Oneplus and Huawei all reveal new flagships with some of them definite contenders for phone of the year. However, before you rush to take out your next two-year contract it’s worth remembering that there’s still plenty to come. Apple, Samsung and Google are all expected to unveil their next generation of smartphones in the coming months and, if you are due and upgrade or fancy a…

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Windows 10 users should update their PCs NOW – New threat can bypass your lock screen | Tech | Life & Style

Windows 10 users are being urged to make sure their PCs are fully up-to-date as a serious vulnerability has been discovered which could give hackers full access to PCs. The security issue, which was found by McAfee Labs, leaves Microsoft-powered machines open to attack by bypassing the lock screen. McAfee Labs Advanced Threat Research team said they discovered that a PC could be targeted by using a voice command in Cortana. Without needing passwords or facial recognition, cyber criminals could be able to search for confidential information or files and even…

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Galaxy Note 9 leak may reveal two major new features that Samsung fans will love | Tech | Life & Style

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 could arrive much earlier than expected with latest rumours suggesting August 9 is the date every fan needs to put in their diary. This refreshed phablet looks likely to bring a swathe of improvements to the Note series including a better dual-lens camera, brighter display and faster processor. Rumours are also rife that a new colour scheme will launch on the Note 9 with the device expected to be available in something called Teddy Brown. It was thought that this would be the first device from Samsung…

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Sonos Beam UK release – Clever new sound bar is compact, powerful and very smart | Tech | Life & Style

Sonos has just revealed its all-new Sonos Beam sound bar at an event in San Francisco and it could be the device many audio fans have been waiting for. This new speaker offers powerful sound in a compact design plus it also features Amazon’s Alexa assistant built in which allows you to control your TV via your voice. Sonos says they have created the Beam to be an extremely versatile speaker. At only 25.6 inches long, Sonos Beam won’t hang off furniture, block the TV or overwhelm your space. And…

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Lenovo Z5 REVEALED – but it’s NOT the Android smartphone you were hoping | Tech | Life & Style

The Hong Kong-based tech giant have today revealed the Lenovo Z5 at an event in Beijing. In the run up to the big reveal fans were sent into overdrive with teases looking like the Lenovo Z5 could be the first ever all-screen phone. Close up teases of the Lenovo Z5 seemed to show a bezel-less phone with no iPhone X-style notch in sight. It was also rumoured that the Lenovo Z5 could come with a whopping 4TB of internal storage. And today fans have finally got their first look at…

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iPhone SE 2 release date REVEALED? Here’s when you could get next Apple smartphone | Tech | Life & Style

Apple has long been rumoured to be working on an iPhone SE 2, with rumours gathering pace about the much-talked-about device in 2018. The iPhone SE was launched back in 2016, and Apple fans were left expecting a successor in 2017 due to the tech giant’s yearly update release pattern. However, Apple opted against this – and instead of upgrading the iPhone SE the Cupertino-based firm released models with 32GB and 128GB of storage. So a big refresh of the iPhone SE has been expected for awhile and, according to…

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