Category Archives: Linux

  • From the iPhone 8 to Note 8, these are the best phones worth waiting for

    2016 was a great year for smartphones. With Samsung, OnePlus and Apple all throwing their handsets in the ring, it was the best year yet – with fantastic innovations and upgrades to our favourite smartphones. Others, like HTC, Huawei, LG and Lenovo made some standout handsets too, but there’s going to be even more great […]

  • Even a $2.2 billion investment couldn’t solve LeEco’s money problems

    LeEco wanted too much too fast, and its overzealousness caught up with it almost immediately. Chairman Jia “YT” Yueting has long acknowledged the company’s cash problems in the wake of its rapid growth, but while PR has tried to backtrack and otherwise spin his statements in the past, new comments this week paint an even […]

  • Do you talk to your digital personal assistant in public?

    My local theater plays classic films on Tuesdays throughout the year, and most recently it played Jaws so, as I have every year in recent times, I planted myself in a seat and watched my favorite movie on the big screen. I got there early, as I usually do, and it was pretty packed, which was nice […]

  • Are you hyped for the Galaxy Note 8?

    It’s a safe bet that no other smartphone will be as closely monitored this year as Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8. Although the Galaxy S8 and S8 plus launch went off without a hitch, consumers may not be as forgiving concerning Samsung’s other flagship, which became infamous last year for its explosive issues. Cast in the shadows […]

  • Should Nokia be the “new Nexus”?

    It’s only been a little over half a year since HMD Global resurrected the Nokia brand in mobile, and although the once colossal brand has had a relatively quiet start, a recent release by HMD Global suggests that it has its sights set on a bright future for the Nokia by having a close relationship with Google, […]

  • How important is the location of the fingerprint sensor?

    I love fingerprint sensors. Generally speaking, I find the fingerprint sensor to be one of the best features of modern day smartphones. Although I wouldn’t consider it a great measure of security on its own, in addition to other security methods it’s a semi-secure and convenient feature for unlocking smartphones. And as smartphones have evolved, […]

  • Should LG ditch the secondary display in the V30?

    On August 31, LG has announced that it’s going to announce something new. It’s technically possible the company could just surprise everyone and announce a new tablet or something, but the safest bet is it’s going to be a new smartphone. A new flagship phone, too, and under the V-series banner. Rumor has it that […]

  • I wish the iPad Pro supported 3D Touch

    Apple is one of those companies that, while they announce new things for their hardware every year, some new features are always pointed out just a bit more than others. Some just get the lime light a bit longer, or hear more zealous presenters doling out information regarding the new feature. We’ve seen it with […]

  • Xiaomi Mi 6 review

    The Xiaomi Mi 6 may be the best sub-$500 smartphone you can’t buy. Some of the specs include a 5.15-inch 1080p LCD IPS display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with 6GB RAM, dual 12-megapixel rear cameras, IR blaster, 3350mAh battery and Android 7.1.1 Nougat with MIUI 8. If your carrier supported it, would you use the Mi 6 as […]

  • The iPhone SE should continue to be a part of Apple’s line-up

    Yesterday, Cult of Mac reported on a claim stating that Apple has no plans to refresh the iPhone SE this year. Today, another article from 9to5Mac reports that a new iPhone SE will arrive in August this year, a couple of months before the iPhone 8. However, the article’s title also states that the source for the report is “sketchy”. Whether […]

  • Without Google, I don’t know if I’d be interested in iOS

    Recently I’ve been shopping around for a new carrier, and oftentimes – although not every time – when you switch to a new carrier it’s also a good time to shop for a new phone. As I’m browsing through the phones and considering whether I want to stick with Android or go back to iOS, […]

  • The LG Q8 is the mini variant worth considering

    Over the years we’ve seen plenty of different “mini” variants of flagship phones. Samsung is certainly no stranger to the idea, that’s for sure. Sony has done it, too. The idea is to build a phone that looks similar enough, if not exactly like, a flagship handset, but then drop the price by shaving some […]