Which? Technology news roundup, 15 August 2014Galaxy Alpha, Sky Sports vs BT Sport & TV settings

15 August 2014


Is the Samsung Galaxy Alpha an iPhone killer? We take a first look at the incoming smartphone that not only comes in a metal case, but is even the same size as the iPhone 6 if rumours of Apple's latest handset are to believed.

Elsewhere, we celebrate the new football season by pricing up the cost per match across Sky Sports and BT Sport, and we also usher in the first of our new series of 'How To' videos. This week it's the turn of our TV expert to guide you through getting the picture on your TV set just right.

All this and more on Which? Tech Daily.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha – first look, price and release date

Samsung has announced its Galaxy Alpha smartphone, which has a slim, sleek metallic case and 4.7-inch display. Read on to find out if it's destined to be an iPhone killer.

Sky Sports vs BT Sport – which is best for football fans?

With the new Premier League season about to kick off we compare the best-value TV bundles available from Sky Sports and BT Sport. We tell you which gives you more Premier League matches to the pound.

How to optimise your TV’s picture and sound

Enjoy Eastenders and Doctor Who in crystal clear quality with our step-by-step guide on how to optimise your TV's sound and picture. Watch our 'How To' video as our expert explains how to get the perfect picture.

Does Aldi’s cheap smartphone really offer good value?

The Aldi Medion smartphone might be cheap, but is it a bargain? We look at its key features and compare it to similar priced mobile phones so you can see how Aldi's mobile measures up.

Carphone Warehouse – do the Geeks provide good laptop repairs?

If your laptop refuses to boot, withholding valuable documents, photos and emails, your only option may be to take it to a repair service. This week we put Carphone Warehouse's Geek Squad laptop repair service to the test.

Should I replace Windows with Linux?

The final post in our three part series exploring Linux as an alternative to Windows. Find out if this free operating system is the right choice for your computer.

The Windows 8.1 survival guide

Are you struggling to come to terms with Windows 8.1 after moving from a previous version of Microsoft's operating system? If so, learn how to get by with our Windows 8.1 survival guide.

Google Drive vs Microsoft Office Online

We pit Google Drive and Microsoft Office Online against each other in our latest free software test. Find out how they compare and whether either is a viable alternative to the paid-for Microsoft Office package.

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