Author Archives: Mike Watts

Mike first started working for Laptops.co.uk in December 2013, and was drawn to the site by a passion for tech and all things geeky. Mike spends his time putting products to the test, as well as keeping you up to date with the latest tech news.


Red velvet cinema seats

CEO of AMC has reportedly stated his interest in allowing mobile phones to be used in the cinema. Anyone of the younger generation who has been to the cinema has had to wrangle their minds around the alien concept of Read more…


Mark Zuckerberg in front of a large F8 screen

Facebook have held the F8 conference for 2016, and one of the major announcements is the move to make the Messenger app the one-stop shop for your daily needs, using AI bots to answer queries and set up orders. Potentially Read more…


Fallout 4 by Bethesda

2016’s British Academy Awards have been announced, and Bethesda’s Fallout 4 won the Best Game award. It was unsurprising that Fallout 4 was so well received by fans and critics, as Bethesda persistently deliver top quality RPGs, with a strong Read more…


whatsapp logo

Tuesday saw what has been called a “huge victory for privacy and free speech,” as WhatsApp fully rolled out end-to-end encryption for users of their service. End-to-end encryption is a method of locking messages that are sent, in such a Read more…


Gadget Show

Every year, the Gadget Show Live draws huge crowds of people, be they journalists, exhibitors or, in the majority, people who just love the cutting edge of technology. This year was no different, and we headed over to the Gadget Read more…


Passport in pocket

As we continue to hurtle along into the shiny new digital world, we are all outfitted with gadgets and gizmos that can help us through everyday life. It is possible that one of the last hangers-on of the past paper Read more…


Android, Google, silicone valley

The next few months could see a very exciting addition to Android phones as Google says that it will bring Android Pay to the UK. Contactless payment is something that Apple have definitely beaten Google to in the UK market. Read more…


Steve Wozniak

The Apple co-founder, Steve Wozniak, has spoken out about the company and the direction that it has taken in recent years, including his honest opinions about the Apple Watch. In an Ask Me Anything on Reddit, the users of the Read more…


Taking a picture for Instagram

It has long been the case with Facebook. It recently became the case with Twitter. Now Instagram seems set to jump on the bandwagon and re-order its timelines based on what it decides is the priority for you to view. Read more…


Video

360 degree videos are coming to the fore, and YouTube is one of the apps pushing it forwards. Now, BBC’s Click are set to broadcast an entire series of 360 degree episodes. They have released an episode looking at the Read more…

Latest review

  • Saturn Pro 10 by Venturer - The Saturn Pro 10 is a very good hybrid for those on a budget, with a number of factors in its favour. It may be outperformed by higher-end devices, but holds its own against the vast majority of devices on Read more…

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