Tom Fogden is a writer for with a range of experience in the world of tech publishing. Tom covers everything from cybersecurity, to social media and website builders when he's not reviewing the latest phones, gadgets, or occasionally even technology books.


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Everything Google Announced at the Pixel 4 Launch Event

Google launched new Pixel phones today, you might have heard about it — they got improved rear cameras, while the front of the phone received a radar sensor. However, Google also announced a new high-end Chromebook, some new earphones, and updates to its Nest smart home ...


Nokia 3.2 Review

At $150, the Nokia 3.2 looks like it should be a cheap and cheerful phone. However, looks can be deceiving. While it has a smart design and is solidly built with great battery life, its sluggish performance and lacklustre cameras let the phone down.


Apple Set to Release Cut-Price iPhone SE 2

Apple will apparently resurrect the iPhone SE moniker to re-enter the mid-range market in 2020. According to a noted Apple analyst, the "iPhone SE 2" will borrow the internal specs from the latest iPhone 11 models but house them in the frame of smaller and cheaper iPhone 8.


OnePlus 7T Pro Unveiled – Everything You Need to Know

OnePlus has officially unveiled the 7T Pro. However, iteration was the name of the game here, with some choice but hardly groundbreaking updates over the 7 Pro which launched in May. It's also a fair bit more expensive than traditional OnePlus phones, with prices from $865.


Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus Review

Samsung's Galaxy Note series have long been the best phones on the market. However, for 2019, Samsung has dropped the headphone jack and introduced a new Note Plus model. It's larger, faster, and more expensive than the regular Note 10. So is it any better or is it just overkill?


Why the Time is Right for an HTC Comeback

HTC's new CEO, Yves Maitre, has an ambitious plan to bring the company back in from the cold. It involves a big gamble - an investment in photography tech to start producing top-of-the-line phones again. But, with Huawei competition no longer a factor, the plan might just work.

POS Systems

Upserve POS Review (‘Breadcrumb POS’)

Upserve is a point-of-sale system designed for restaurant businesses. However, while it has many great features for restaurants — such as impressive hardware options and a built-in kitchen display system — it has a couple of foibles that are worth being aware of.


Best Upcoming Phones for 2019

We take a look at the most anticipated phones yet to be released this year, including the iPhone 11 range, Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G, Huawei Mate X, Sony Xperia 5, and Nokia 7.2. Should you be excited or are they set to underwhelm? We cut through the hype and give you the facts.


Should You Buy the Samsung Galaxy Fold?

The Samsung Galaxy Fold is finally out in the US and costs, as-near-as-makes-no-difference, $2,000. But the question remains: should you actually spend all that money on a phone that had such a troubled birth? And, after you spend all that money on the phone, is it worth it?

Website Builders

Squarespace for Ecommerce Review

Squarespace might not be the first name that springs to mind when thinking about ecommerce systems but it makes for a surprisingly strong platform. It's party piece, though, is still the excellent templates which can give you a stunning online store in a matter of minutes.


Facebook and Twitter Cull More Accounts and Devs

Over the weekend, Facebook and Twitter announced that they had banned thousands of app developers and accounts. Shady app developers on Facebook were selling user data without protection or permission, while rogue Twitter accounts were engaged in a disinformation campaign.


LastPass Bug Almost Left Usernames and Passwords Exposed

Last week, security researchers from Google uncovered a bug that would have made LastPass vulnerable by directing users to a website loaded with just a few lines of javascript code. The bug has since been fixed by LastPass, and no users are known to have been affected.