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The iPhone X is the must-have phone for Apple fans this year, with a modern design that makes the iPhone 8 look antiquated. If you've upgraded to the phone of the future, then take a look at our selection of cases and accessories. These will keep your (easily damaged) iPhone X in perfect condition, while expanding what it can do. Let's get right into the recommendations, starting off with our favourite iPhone X cases.

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Smartphones may be getting expensive year-on-year but you don’t have to fork out extortionate amounts to get a brilliant smartphone. Here are 5 top phones that’ll set you back no more than £400.

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As smartphones have advanced, their screens have become bigger, their batteries more capacious and their capabilities have grown in kind. However, not all advancements have been one-sided upgrades; we've also seen once-essential features fall by the wayside — even before users have fallen out of love with them. The removal of the 3.5mm headphone jack has been one of the most controversial changes in modern smartphone design, with users being forced into using clunky adapters, rare USB-C headsets or disappointing Bluetooth headphones.

 

Thankfully, we're also starting to see a new range of high-end Bluetooth headphones that retain the convenience of their wireless operation without compromising on sound quality. That's the subject of our review today, as we look at the rather expensive Blue Satellite. These premium headphones retail for nearly £360, but promise to deliver top-notch sound with a built-in audiophile-grade amp and active noise cancellation. Is that worth the steep price of admission? Let's find out in our full review.

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The iPhone X and the Galaxy Note 8 are great phones. But they're also super expensive at over £800, and super complicated. For most people, they're honestly overkill. Here are ten of our favourite phones on the opposite end of the spectrum: feature phones that can make calls, send texts and be yours for £79 or less -- sometimes way less! Let's get started.

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The iPhone X and Samsung Galaxy Note8 are both very recent smartphones that would easily hit the top of the charts. But which one is the better phone? In this blog, myself and Will go head-to-head in yet another Apple fan VS Android fan battle. What team are you on? 

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Getting somebody a new phone on Christmas can be exciting, but you can make it even more interesting by picking out something a little more unique. In this blog, I share 4 unique phones currently available that could turn some eyes this Christmas.

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It’s been a long, long wait but the iPhone X is finally here. With its glass body, its edge-to-edge OLED display and the brand-new Face ID, have Apple managed to really step up the iPhone game?

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If you're on an aeroplane and you want to watch a movie on your Note 8, how long will it last before the battery dies? It has a bigger screen and smaller battery than last year's (unfortunately explodey) Note 7, so can it last anywhere near as long? The result might surprise you, so check out the full Note 8 battery test video below!

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The iPhone is a fantastic phone all round but how well does it perform when it’s put to the test? I put it under water, took it from 100% to a dead battery and shot with it in low-light. The results? They’re in this blog.

 

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is expensive at £869, but it justifies its price with a modern design, top-notch camera and blazing performance. Yet it's not without its flaws too, with some odd design choices and lacklustre software. Let's get into the meat of it with our full review!

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