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Past articles by Alan:

Benchmark reveals Samsung Galaxy S21 FE’s Exynos variant

The long awaited Samsung Galaxy S21 FE appears to be just around the corner, given the number of unofficial appearances it has made in recent weeks. After | Trusted Reviews → Read More

A slew of new retro games could soon hit Switch Online

The cheap and cheerful Nintendo Switch Online service is nowhere near as comprehensive as its PlayStation and Xbox rivals, but one thing it does have | Trusted Reviews → Read More

Lego Star Wars Battles is returning as an Apple Arcade exclusive

Lego Star Wars Battles is set to return as an Apple Arcade exclusive on iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV. It was seemingly cancelled earlier this year while | Trusted Reviews → Read More

The new PS5 revision has a much smaller heatsink

Last week, the new revision of the PlayStation 5 went on sale in certain markets with only one visible difference: a different kind of screw on the stand. | Trusted Reviews → Read More

The iPhone 13’s satellite mode may only be for emergencies – report

Yesterday, Ming-Chi Kuo revealed something surprising about the iPhone 13: it will support satellite networks, meaning you could use the phone even | Trusted Reviews → Read More

The iPhone 13 could see a price hike – report

With the possible exception of the iPhone SE, Apple’s smartphones have never been the best option for those on a tight budget. But a new report says that | Trusted Reviews → Read More

Samsung site confirms Galaxy S21 FE’s existence

The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE was MIA at the company’s recent Galaxy Unpacked event, but evidence is mounting that the smartphone’s release date is nearly | Trusted Reviews → Read More

Retailer listing says iPhone 13 will be available in under a month’s time

It doesn’t take a genius to look at Apple’s past flagship smartphone release dates and spot the pattern. Every non-SE iPhone since the iPhone 4S has been | Trusted Reviews → Read More

Chromebooks set to lose Android Office app support

One big advantage that Chromebooks have is the ability to tap into the millions of apps on the Google Play Store. That means that Chromebook owners have | Trusted Reviews → Read More

Lenovo exec teases Snapdragon 895’s graphical power

Qualcomm’s upcoming SoC for smartphones – the Snapdragon 895 – will have “greatly” upgraded graphical ability, according to a Lenovo executive. Chen Jin, | Trusted Reviews → Read More

Samsung gets serious at blocking modding with the Galaxy Z Fold 3

Samsung has taken an unusual and dramatic step to put buyers off modding their brand new Galaxy Z Fold 3 smartphones. As spotted by XDA Developers’ | Trusted Reviews → Read More

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE leak confirms key specs

The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE was conspicuous by its absence at the recent Galaxy Unpacked event, but that doesn’t mean it’s not coming soon. Indicating that | Trusted Reviews → Read More

Apple’s upcoming MacBook Pros may have core specs in common

Apple is widely rumoured to be on the verge of releasing two new flavours of 2021 MacBook Pro, with 14- and 16-inch sizes expected. But in a break with | Trusted Reviews → Read More

Google Pixel 6 Pro’s in-screen fingerprint scanner seemingly spotted

It appears that we’ve been granted another look at the upcoming Google Pixel 6 Pro thanks to a hastily deleted tweet from Hiroshi Lockheimer, the | Trusted Reviews → Read More

"Everybody but Apple" affected by chip shortage

The ongoing global chip shortage is having a strange impact on smartphone vendors’ market share in the US, according to a new report from Wave7.The firm, | Trusted Reviews → Read More

Google is making Play Store ratings more useful

Google has announced two changes that should make Play Store reviews more useful to users and less unfair to developers. “We’ve heard from both Play Store | Trusted Reviews → Read More

The Windows 11 release date could be revealed soon

We know that Windows 11 is coming this year, with Microsoft announcing it’ll be available “at the beginning of this holiday season.” But that covers a | Trusted Reviews → Read More

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3 are pre-order hits

Ahead of its most recent Galaxy Unpacked event, Samsung made no secret of the fact it intended to make foldables go mainstream this year. And now it seems | Trusted Reviews → Read More

Some Playdate repairs should be possible, teardown shows

Playdate, the quirky $179 handheld console from Panic, will be shipping to 20,000 early adopters later this year, but a unit has already been sent to the | Trusted Reviews → Read More

iPhone 13 cases confirm the big design changes to expect

With probably just weeks to go until Apple officially lifts the lid on its new iPhone 13 line of smartphones, we have a fairly good idea of what to expect | Trusted Reviews → Read More