Earthquake rocks Venezuela; is it safe to travel?

Earthquake rocks Venezuela; is it safe to travel? On Tuesday evening, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 struck Venezuela, and the aftershocks of this natural disaster were felt across several neighbouring Caribbean islands. This earthquake is the largest to hit the South American county in over 100 years. Fortunately, no deaths have been reported …

Liverpool Airport strike may affect flights over bank holiday weekend

Liverpool Airport strike may affect flights over bank holiday weekend A total of 80 workers from Liverpool Airport have scheduled a 36-hour strike this weekend. The strike is set to start tomorrow, 23rd August at 7pm, and conclude 25th August at 7am. Employees from aviation, engineering, and driver operations will be taking part in the …

London Euston station closure causes chaos

London Euston station closure causes chaos If you happened to be around the London area last weekend (18th – 19th August), you may have noticed the lack of trains going into London Euston, and the various “alternative travel plans” given to those wishing to depart from the area. Network Rail is urging passengers to avoid …

Travel safety concerns following earthquake in Indonesia

Travel safety concerns following earthquake in Indonesia Magnitude 6.9 earthquake 3 km from East Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia · 19 Aug, 15:56 An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.9 struck Indonesia around 10pm local time on 19th August. Lombok has been hit hard by the natural occurrence, which triggered several dangerous landslides and …

Safety concerns for travellers and tourists as monsoon continues

Safety concerns for travellers and tourists as monsoon continues If you’re thinking about travelling to India at the moment, you should be made aware that the country has been hit by extreme weather, flooding, and heavy rain. All 14 of the state’s internal districts are on “red alert” as the wet weather is set to …

T-Mobile taking on the new OnePlus 6T

T-Mobile taking on the new OnePlus 6T OnePlus has been making Android smartphones for a while now, offering phones that are almost flagship rate at specifications close to Apple, Samsung, LG, and more – but at hundreds of pounds less than some of these mega companies. The OnePlus 6T will be starting its market race …

North Korea travel ban until September

North Korea travel ban until September North Korea has recently prohibited all tourists from visiting the country until early September, but the reason behind the move remains unclear. North Korean, ruled by Kim Jong-un, has paused any and all tourist visa applications that are currently underway and aren’t accepting any new ones until after the …

New rules on UK flights means mobiles could be banned in some cabins

New rules on UK flights means mobiles could be banned in some cabins UK flight restrictions have recently changed thanks to an incident that occurred regarding a foiled terrorist plot. Hand luggage restrictions can often be confusing for passengers, especially when they concern electrical items. Passengers travelling from the UK are allowed to take laptops, …

Samsung to release the world’s first foldable phone

South Korean tech master, Samsung, may have just released the Galaxy Note 9, but it seems that there’s no stopping them any time soon. While speaking to Korean journalists at a press event for the Galaxy Note 9, DJ Koh, president of Samsung, said that the company was developing innovations that would be more liked …

T-Mobile and Nokia teaming up to connect the world on 5G

T-Mobile and Nokia teaming up to connect the world on 5G The biggest new thing a few years ago was 4G networking, but most mobile phone providers will offer you this connection with any phone that you purchase. It’s not widespread knowledge yet, but T-Mobile signed a $3.5 billion deal with Nokia to have them …

Samsung are picking up the pace with their Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Samsung are picking up the pace with their Samsung Galaxy Note 9 2018 hasn’t been the best year for Samsung so far. Phones like the Samsung Galaxy S9 were great mobile phones, but they didn’t have any particularly new features for Samsung users to enjoy. However, the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has been tweaked and …

Nokia banana phone comes to the market

Nokia banana phone comes to the market Nokia’s newest upcoming release, a nostalgic hit ready to be released in stores on August 15th, is their 8110 banana phone – rebooted and ready to take on all of your basic handset needs. Price and features The phone itself is very similar to last year’s Nokia 3310, …

Tesco launching a cheap alternative to mobile phone contracts

Tesco launching a cheap alternative to mobile phone contracts One of the things we all dislike about our mobiles is that we have to pay for our contracts every month, sometimes with some expensive surprises that tip the financial balance that we have. If your mobile phone contract is eating away at your wages each …

New Android 9 Pie aims to help you use your mobile less

New Android 9 Pie aims to help you use your mobile less Google’s newest operating system has been released. The Android Pie is currently only available on the Google Pixel smartphones, but other device manufacturers can expect to receive the update of Google’s ninth edition operating system by the end of this fall. Google’s Android …

iPhone 9: Apple to release the newest in their line of iPhones

iPhone 9: Apple to release the newest in their line of iPhones Apple is gearing up to release their newest iPhone in the next few months. Their next mobile in the line of iPhone technology may very well end up being named the “iPhone 9” and could be one of the cheapest iPhones available upon …

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