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Joe Svetlik - Author Page

Joe Svetlik

Mobiles and Tech Expert Contributor

About the Author

When Joe started as a tech journalist nearly 20 years ago, the App Store was still just a glint in Steve Jobs' eye. Since then he's covered every major product launch in consumer tech, travelled the globe testing cars, phones, tablets, speakers, games consoles and everything in between, and interviewed CEOs, celebrities, musicians, actors and David Attenborough.

He also found time to write for almost every major tech and lifestyle publication in the UK and beyond, including GQ, FHM, T3, Men's Health, Stuff, Sunday Times Travel Magazine, CNET UK, and The Mirror.

At Uswitch, Joe's remit runs from TV and broadband to smartphone reviews. His prize possession is his original Game Boy, which still works, somehow.

Articles written by Joe

text to switch
07 May 2024

Text-to-switch: Everything you need to know

Soon changing mobile network will be as easy as sending a text message.

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07 May 2024

How to make your phone battery last longer - Uswitch

Out for the whole day and worried your battery will run out? Here's how to improve your phone's battery life to stay connected all day.

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Which iPhone should I buy?
26 April 2024

Best iPhones 2024: Which iPhone should I buy?

Unsure which iPhone you should buy? Uswitch has ranked the best iPhones available, including the new iPhone 15 series.

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Overcharged by your network guide
26 April 2024

Overcharged by your mobile phone network? Here's how to get your money back

Overcharged by your mobile network? In this step-by-step guide, you will learn how to go about it, what to look out for and what your rights are.

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26 April 2024

How can I get the best price when I sell my phone? - Uswitch

Chances are you have an old phone or two knocking around in a drawer. Here we tell you how you can turn your old phone into cash.

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sky logo with a uswitch 4 star rating on a light blue background
01 April 2024

Sky broadband review - Uswitch

Sky is well-known for its TV service, but is its broadband just as good? Find out our thoughts on Sky's speed, value, reliability and more.

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21 March 2024

Samsung Galaxy S10 vs S9: what’s the difference?

How does the Samsung Galaxy S10 compare with the S9? Here are all of the main differences between these two modern-classic Samsung phones.

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08 January 2024

How to get a UK mobile phone and SIM card

If you're moving to the UK or just visiting, getting a UK mobile phone or SIM card will probably be at the top of your to-do list. Stay connected and get online as soon as possible with our how-to guide.

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A person on the sofa with Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
14 September 2023

Best Samsung Phones in 2023: Which Samsung phone should I buy?

Are you a Samsung fan? The Android smartphone has a wide range of truly amazing smartphones, with specs and features that make those smartphone brands jealous.

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iphone 15 lauched
12 September 2023

iPhone 15 everything you need to know: prices, camera and specs

The new iPhone 15 range has been launched, with a new 48MP main camera and USB-C charging across the range. Find out more.

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23 August 2023

Smartphones and your health: the definitive guide for 2023

Smartphones and your health: the definitive guide

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How to help someone set up a phone remotely guide - grandpa looking at his phone confused
02 November 2022

How to help someone set up a phone remotely

Your essential guide to getting someone started with a mobile phone.

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