Roy Smyth

Android evangelist, geeking out on all things Android since my Samsung Galaxy S2 back in 2011. Now rockin' the OnePlus 6.

Review: Mbuynow True Wireless Touch-TWS In-Ear Headphones

You’re probably aware of the completely wireless airpods that Apple released a couple of years ago. However while the idea of not having any wires to get snagged or tangled is definitely appealing, their style and especially their price tag will not suit everyone. This Touch-TWS budget headset from Mbuynow aims to do the same job but at a more easily replaceable price (should you happen to lose an...[Read More]

Review: Dodocool DA168 Portable Headphone Charging Case

As more and more people move away from wired earphones to wireless Bluetooth alternatives, the main disadvantage has to be the need to repeatedly recharge their tiny internal batteries. To make things easier, Dodocool have DA168 – a headphone storage case with built-in power bank that allows you to top-up on the road. At about 4″ x 3″ x 1.5″ this black silicone case will ac...[Read More]

7.8

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Smartphone Review: Huawei Mate 20 Lite

Last year’s Huawei Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro were well received, boasting great camera performance and excellent battery life. In March the P20 Pro upped Huawei’s game further, with it’s triple back camera layout arguably offering the smartphone camera experience to beat. Anticipation levels are therefore running high for the October 16th launch of the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro. Buil...[Read More]

Review: RhinoShield CrashGuard OnePlus 6 Bumper Case

RhinoShield are one of a handful of case manufacturers to embrace the OnePlus 6, and over the past couple of weeks I’ve reviewed their SolidSuit cases and Screen / Back Protectors. To round off the trilogy we have their final OnePlus 6 protection option – the CrashGuard bumper case. This has been designed to give the same great side protection as their SolidSuit cases for those who pre...[Read More]

Review: RhinoShield Screen and Back Protectors for the OnePlus 6

The use of glass on the front and back of the OnePlus 6 gives it that premium feel while enabling strong wireless reception. While the Gorilla Glass 5 stands up well to daily wear and tear, if you’re looking for additional drop protection and want to keep it pristine then you’ll want to add a good screen protector. As well as a tempered glass screen protector, RhinoShield now offer spe...[Read More]

5.8

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Review: RhinoShield SolidSuit OnePlus 6 Case

The selection of cases available for OnePlus phones is a lot more limited compared to the likes of Samsung and Apple. The silver lining is that this has pushed us to reach out to some case manufacturers we haven’t reviewed products for before – one of which is RhinoShield, a company that originated from a Kickstarter raised by a number of students from the University of Cambridge in Ap...[Read More]

Review: BlitzWolf BTS1 In-Ear Bluetooth Earphones

BlitzWolf’s BTS1 sports style Bluetooth earphones come packaged inside a nice zipped carry case with an instruction leaflet, Micro USB charging cable, plus a selection of silicone ear-tips and hooks to ensure you get a good fit. Two barrel-shaped earpieces are connected by a thin wire that has an embedded 3-button in-line remote. On the side this remote also has the charging port hidden behi...[Read More]

8.5

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Review: BlitzWolf USB Type C Sync & Quick Charge Cables

Looking for a sturdy, high quality charge & sync USB Type C cable to replace (or accompany) the one that came with your phone? We’re happy to have had the opportunity to check out a selection of cables available from charging accessory specialists BlitzWolf. If you follow this BlitzWolf website link, you’ll see they had a good selection of PVC and braided polyester coated USB-C cab...[Read More]

7.6

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Review: EasySMX V18 and T47 Wired Optical Gaming Mice

A decent gaming mouse can mean the difference between victory and pwnage. Today we’re taking a look at a couple of EasySMX’s latest budget offerings. The cheaper option is the £10.55 / $13.99 V18, while you can get the T47 for a little extra at £14.99 / $16.99. You can definitely see the price difference in terms of general presentation and build quality. The V18 comes in a recycled ca...[Read More]

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Review: Elebao RC01V and RC02F TV Box Remotes

While Android TV boxes usually come with a remote, these are usually pretty basic and can make navigation really frustrating. Today we’re taking a look at a couple of wireless USB remotes from Elebao that support voice search and can even duplicate functions from your TV’s IR remote. Both models have a neat black rectangular design that fits well in the hand and remind me of the Amazon...[Read More]

Review: Sennheiser SDW5016 Wireless Headset

For office workers, juggling calls from your desk phone, soft phone (Skype) and mobile can be a hassle. Consumer audio specialists Sennheiser now have a solution aimed at the business market that gives staff a single wireless headset that can switch between phones at the touch of a button. Everything comes together thanks to the desk stand which acts as a DECT base unit and wireless charger for th...[Read More]

9.9

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Review: EasySMX Cool 2000 Wired Over-Ear Gaming Headset

The Cool 2000 is a large over-the-ear headset that uses 3 wired cables to connect to your gaming PC by plugging two audio jacks into the 3.5mm microphone and audio-out sockets, plus a USB cable to power the lights. It comes packaged in a cardboard box along with instructions and an adapter that combines the audio and mic jacks into a single 3.5mm jack allowing this headset to also be used with you...[Read More]

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