Posts From Nicholas Fearn

Nicholas Fearn
Nicholas Fearn

Nicholas is currently Features Editor at XDA-Developers, where he writes about everything from the latest Huawei smartphones to the best VPN services. With a technology journalism career spanning nearly seven years, he’s previously written for publications such as the FT, Forbes, Engadget, The Next Web, TechRadar, Android Central, Windows Central, iMore, Tom’s Guide, Laptop Mag, Macworld, Computer Weekly, IT Pro, and many others. As well as being a tech fanatic, he’s also a diehard Mariah Carey fan. He tweets at @nicholasgfearn.

The Best Motorola One 5G Ace Cases: Evutec, Osophter, FollmeAir, & More!

Over the past few years, Motorola has launched a range of cost-effective Android smartphones that offer excellent specifications and features. One of its latest mid-range handsets is the Motorola One 5G Ace, and it's perfect for those who want an affordable 5G smartphone. Costing just $399, it sports a large 6.7-inch display, super-fast 5G connectivity,...

The Best ZTE Phones of 2021, including Nubia: Axon, Blade, RedMagic, and more!

Once upon a time, ZTE was among the top five biggest smartphone manufacturers in the world. But facing increasing competition from major brands like Apple, Samsung, Huawei, and Google, the Chinese tech firm has quickly slipped down the global smartphone rankings. As well as trying to navigate the highly crowded and competitive smartphone market, ZTE has...

The Best Business VPN Providers of 2021: NordVPN, VyprVPN, PureVPN, & More!

Companies of all industries possess large bulks of sensitive data they need to protect in the face of growing online threats, whether it’s trade secrets, internal communications, or the personal information of customers and employees. But how can they protect this data? One of the best ways businesses can improve online security and privacy is...

These are the Best Rugged Pixel 4 Cases: Zizo, Ringke, Olixar, and more!

Despite being announced in 2019, the Google Pixel 4 is still a great Android smartphone, especially if you can snag one on a sale or discount. It offers a 5.7-inch display with a resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels, a Snapdragon 855 processor, a 12.2-megapixel camera, a 2,800mAh battery, wireless charging, a sleek design, and...

The Best VPN For Torrenting Files Online: ExpressVPN, Surfshark, NordVPN & More!

Torrenting is a prevalent online activity, but it carries enormous risks. If you’re sharing and receiving P2P files on the internet, there’s always the threat of being targeted by cybercriminals. But with a virtual private network service (VPN), you can use torrenting services safely. A VPN will keep you anonymous online, encrypt your web traffic,...

The Best Android VPN apps: ExpressVPN, Surfshark, NordVPN, and more!

If you’re an Android user looking to improve your online privacy and access lots more great content on the web, you should definitely download a virtual private network. By installing a VPN service on your Android smartphone or tablet, you can then browse the web privately, encrypt your online data, secure all Wi-Fi connections, prevent...

The Best Free VPNs in February 2021: Hotspot Shield, ProtonVPN, and more!

In recent years, virtual private networks have become an essential tool for people who value their internet security and privacy. But regardless of growing online threats, not everyone is in a position where they can spend money on a premium VPN subscription, even if those options are the best VPN that you can get. If...

Here are the best VPNs for Canada: ExpressVPN, Surfshark, and more!

VPNs are incredibly versatile tools that can do more than just improve online security and privacy. They solve the issue of geo-restrictions, allowing you to unblock content only available in a specific location. You’ll also be protected from issues like bandwidth throttling and DDoS attacks, which affect internet speeds. If you live in Canada or...

Super Bowl 2021 Halftime show: How to watch and who’s performing

While the Super Bowl is first and foremost an American football match, it’s also a great source of musical entertainment thanks to the Halftime Show. Whether it’s Beyonce, Justin Timberlake, Madonna, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, or Bruno Mars, many iconic musical artists have performed on the Super Bowl Halftime Show stage in the last few years. Like...

Ahead of the Super Bowl, here are the best VPNs for streaming

To stay occupied during the lockdown, you’ve likely spent a lot of your free time binge-watching TV shows and movies on streaming platforms like Netflix, caught up with all that's good on HBO Max and Peacock, or indulged in the world of live TV with FuboTV or YouTube TV. While modern streaming sites have thousands...

What time is the Super Bowl? Super Bowl Kickoff time and date in your country

February is always an exciting month for sports fans because it’s when the Super Bowl takes place. And this year’s game promises to be particularly special. At the 2021 Super Bowl, 25-year-old Kansa City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes will play against 43-year-old Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady. It’s the biggest age gap between two American...

How to stream the Super Bowl LV

On the weekend, hundreds of millions of people will tune in to watch Super Bowl 2021. It’s expected to be an exciting game, with Kansas City Chiefs set to play against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. What makes this Super Bowl so iconic is the fact that 25-year-old Patrick Mahomes, quarterback for the Kansa City Chiefs, will compete...