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If you love having adventures, you’re probably well aware of the benefits of a good action cam.
We look at some of the best smart heating solutions for your home to use energy more efficiently.
We look at some of the best smart lighting available to help you use your energy more efficiently.
We review the Samsung Note 9 to see what the latest big smartphone has to offer.
The release of an updated MacBook is always a call for celebration.
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The latest version of Apple’s macOS and watchOS are on the way, but what are the new features of the latest Apple operating systems.
The release of an updated MacBook is always a call for celebration. That's why we thought it would be appreciated if we took a look and told you what’s going down with the 2018 MacBook Pro from Apple. Thanks to Techscheme’s partnership with Apple we can save you up to 12% on the price of the new MacBook Pros, as well as helping you to spread the cost over up to 3 years.
 
Apple’s front-line operating system is due for an upgrade, join us for a deep dive into what’ll be powering the next-gen of iPhone’s and iPads.
The great thing about Wi-Fi is that you can be connected to the whole world wherever you are, that is until you're not.
In-ear headphones are great for portability, but that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice on audio quality.
Creating an awesome environment to watch TV and movies from home is about more than just having the best telly.
There’s such an incredible range of 4K TV’s out there in the world today, it can get a little difficult to cut through the noise.
The smart home is the next big thing, a connected ecosystem that allows you to control your household from wherever you are.
We take a look at some of the best available from our partners at Currys PC World, where, if you buy through us, you could save up to 12% on the listed price while spreading the cost over up to three years.

Getting the right set of headphones is important to any music lover. There’s nothing worse than an uncomfortable or awkward pair of headphones.

Summer is coming. Whether you're off to another country, spending some time at the beach, sipping drinks poolside or down to get muddy at a festival, having a reliable and durable set of Bluetooth speakers on you is a must for any music lover.
Getting a new external hard drive, for most of us, is an occasional thing. You just have to hope you do it before you really should have done. Beyond backing up your work and keep your files more secure, though, they’re portable, so great for commuters.
As technology has advanced it feels like the traditional desktop has been pushed aside by more and more powerful laptops, but as a consequence, laptops have been getting bigger and heavier. An ultrabook feels like what a real laptop should be, small, light but uncompromising on power.
The original iPad was what brought tablet computing to the mainstream. Since then we've seen many new versions and competitors from other manufacturers. With the latest iPad though, Apple aims to bring this respected name to the market with an impressive, powerful and, more importantly, affordable model.
We know what it's like, you've got a bit of money to spend and you're desperate to get yourself something new and shiny and top of the range. Buying at the top end doesn't just mean you'll get something amazing now, but something that will last for years, that's why we at Techscheme have put together a list of some of the best flagship tech across the tech spectrum.
The Samsung Galaxy brand has established itself as one of the best Android mobiles around. Year after year Samsung has delivered; we thought we'd be remiss not to walk you through all the best bits of the latest iteration of the Galaxy flagships.
Mobile phones today have a lot of different uses; the one that you can’t skimp on, though, is the camera. We here at Techscheme want to help you out, so we’ve put together a list of the smartphones with the best cameras, all available from our partners at Apple and Currys PC World. Remember that buying through Techscheme means you could save up to 12% on the cost of your device and spread that cost over up to three years.
Setting yourself a budget is one of the best ways to make sure you’re getting the tech you need. It’s easy to get carried away when researching a new purchase and you may end up spending more than you really wanted to.
You don’t have to break the bank to get the right mobile for you. Here at Techscheme, we've decided to put together a little list of the best budget mobiles of the last few years available through our partners at Apple and Currys PC World.
Apple love to reinvent themselves, and when they do it, they tend to drag the rest of the industry along with them. So many innovations can be attributed to tech giants over the years, which is why we here at Techscheme have put together a list of some of the best Apple products available right now.
We’re proud to announce the launch of your new and improved Techscheme benefit. We have listened to feedback  and made three significant upgrades: 
 
The Microsoft Surface brand is one of the most stylish in the world of home computing, but it’s not just the look of Microsoft’s flagship range that impresses.
Google entered the hardware market in a big way a few years ago, and today they sit amongst the biggest names in several fields.
There are times when your standard network options aren’t quite enough for your needs, if you’re into high-performance gaming, have a full house of internet users or just need an upgrade on your old tech you’re going to have to go out buy something.
Whether you’re a hobbyist or a professional, photography is more than a simple act. It’s a calling, it’s a vocation, it’s something that means something.
Laptops were invented for convenience and in the new breed of 2-1 models that idea has reached its zenith
Google’s incursion into the realms of hardware and software opened the door to a new kind of laptop. Chromebooks, with their reliance on cloud storage, allow manufacturers to build powerful but light laptops by not having to find space for increasingly large hard drives.
This is a wonderful time for mobile technology. In any industry, you would expect strides to be made with every new iteration of a product, but the latest generation of flagship smartphones feel like a bigger leap than we’ve experienced before.

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The great thing about working with our partners at Currys PC World is that we’re able to offer even better savings for customers.
The iPhone was the first great smartphone, a model from which an empire was built, devotion was earned and a cult was born.
It’s always hard picking out a new laptop, sifting through the countless options to find one that’s right for you can be a daunting task.
All-in-one computers have really taken off in the last few years; previously the domain of iMacs and not much else, advancements in hardware mean that it’s easier than ever to get everything you need from a computer in one unit.
E-readers are one of those things that we never knew we wanted. You can never really replace the look, feel and smell of a proper book, but the ability to have thousands of them all in one place, easy to buy and download, take on holiday and conveniently whip out on a train has made converts of us all.
Building your smart home is a real joy, collecting all the different hubs, gadgets and gizmos to make a fully automated home is a really satisfying feeling
At Techscheme We’ve put together a list of some of the best external hard drives from our partners at Apple and Currys; with Techscheme, you can save up to 12% off their listed prices – even in the sales!
A good set of headphones are important. There’s nothing worse than an uncomfortable or awkward pair of headphones, and it’s important to set yourself up with a pair that meets your needs.
Smart Home technology is so new that it still feels like something from the future, but it’s here and it’s big. Here at Techscheme, we’ve put together a list of the biggest and best smart home hubs to set you up for a new age. Techscheme helps you to save money and spread the cost on all your tech purchases.
 
The days of calculator wristwatches have long since gone, but from that old, nostalgic seed the smartwatch was born. Today smartwatches are the coolest thing in wearable tech, and here at Techscheme, we thought we’d run down a few of them to tell you why. When you buy your tech through us (and our partners at Apple & Currys PC World) we’ll save you up to 12% on their retail price as well as helping you to spread that cost over up to 3 years.
There’s been a television revolution over the last few years, aside from the huge strides in picture quality, Smart TV’s are getting faster and smarter moving closer and closer to becoming all in one entertainment systems – if they aren’t there already. Here at Techscheme, we thought we’d fill you in on some of the best Smart TV’s out there for your budget.  No matter what the cost of your chosen TV though, we can save you up to 12% through our employee benefits scheme.
 
We’re sure we don’t need to tell you about the benefits of being physically and mentally healthy; to get the most out of work and play it’s important to keep on top things. That’s why we at Techscheme have put together a little list of products available through us and our partners at Currys PC World to keep you on top of your game. With Techscheme we can save you up to 12% on the tech you want and let you spread out the cost, even if you’re buying in the sales.
The Apple Watch became an instant icon. In a world of specialist fitness devices and mistrust of electronic timepieces, somehow the Apple Watch stood out from the crowd and like with most things Apple, set new standards for the competition. That’s why we at Techscheme just have to tell you about its latest iteration, the Series 3. Techscheme lets you save up to 12% on the retail price of your tech.
If you’re an Apple fan then you’ll know the iPhone 8 is upon us, and while the iPhone X is stealing all the headlines at the moment, we at Techscheme thought it would be good to take a look at the 8’s capabilities. It’s a brilliant new phone that deserves a little more time in the spotlight. Only fair given that it only came out in September. At Techscheme we partner with Apple and Currys PC World to deliver you the best deals on tech. Saving up to 12% on the retail price of your product through NI contributions.
There are a bunch of fitness trackers available today, so we at Techscheme thought we’d help you out by sifting through them and showing off some of the very best. We’ve chosen to go for dedicated fitness trackers in this article, so you won’t hear about some of the amazing Smart Watches out there like the new Apple Watch Series 3, but we promise we’ll get to them soon. Techscheme saves you up to 12% on the price of tech from our partners at Apple and Currys PC World – we also help you spread the cost over up to 3 years.
When Google enters a marketplace they don’t do things by half measures, when the first Pixel turned up it instantly became the Android alternative to an iPhone. Now the sequel; the Pixel 2 is here and we at Techscheme couldn’t pass up the opportunity to tell you all about it. Techscheme helps you save money on all the best tech, up to 12% of the retail price, to be exact.
We are living in a golden age for television. Not just the incredible near-life picture quality offered up by the best sets, boxes and streaming services but also in terms of the content itself. The internet’s adoption of everyone’s favourite medium means we’re seeing high-quality, new content released on an unprecedented level. That’s where the Apple TV 4K comes in, a streaming box designed to get you to that content and present it in the best way possible. At Techscheme we thought we’d get you up to speed on the latest Apple TV, while we remind you that with Techscheme we can save you up to 12% on the device.
Given their current position in the market, it seems strange to think that it was only a few years ago that Microsoft really started producing hardware. It’s no surprise though, as their flair for design and significantly powerful tech have wowed users. That’s why we’ve decided to do a round-up of the Microsoft Surface range a Techscheme, to let you know what makes this top-tier tech tick.
Moore’s Law states that technological advances become exponentially more frequent as time goes on, for those of us on the front-lines that’s very exciting, but it does mean we’re getting more and more tech that we have to work out. Wireless tech is not new, but in the last few years, we’ve seen them majorly adopted by mobile manufacturers, so we’ve decided to round up some info for you on wireless charging and headphones.