Tag Archive: Apart


Noise isolation and multiple gestures set TicPods Free apart

These wireless earbuds have a lot promise, but a few UI choices are holding it back.

I know what you’re thinking. “Oh, look, another AirPod clone.” Mobvoi’s TicPods Free may share some basic design features with Apple’s touch-controlled wireless earbuds — like a touch-sensitive stalk and wireless charging case — but these buds can do way more than AirPods. Mobvoi’s earbuds have three gesture controls instead of Apple’s lone double-tap control, proper integration for Google Assistant and  [Read More…]

New G Suite features let you work together and apart more efficiently

Google has announced new features for G Suite users to make collaborating in documents even easier.

Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides are well-known for letting multiple users work on the same document at the same time. Google has announced new features to improve version control, more preview options, and manage changes.

From Google:

Name versions of a Doc, Sheet or Slide. Being able to assign custom names to versions of your document is a great way to  [Read More…]

Moto G5 Plus vs. Moto G4 Plus: A class apart

Motorola’s latest budget phone has a lot to offer.

The Moto G4 Plus represented a significant change for Motorola, with the company offering a phone with a large 5.5-inch display and a camera that was considerably better when seen against its predecessors. The same holds true for the G5 Plus, which offers a metal chassis, great internal hardware, and a camera that’s one of the best in this segment.

Let’s see how it matches up to one  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S6 gets pulled apart, reveals compact insides difficult to repair

The Samsung Galaxy S6 has yet to be made available to consumers, but that hasn’t halted MyFixGuide from taking a unit and carefully dismantling Samsung’s latest Android flagship.

LG G3 gets torn apart, reveals parts inside and an overall easy to repair device

The LG G3 is fresh off of its announcement but already it’s been torn apart and its insides splayed across a table for all to see courtesy of uBreakiFix. The main goal of tear downs of course is to see what the LG G3 is entirely made of and to help determine the level of repairability. In this case, uBreakiFix took the time to highlight what makes it all tick and gave the LG G3 an  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S5 acquired by Russians, promptly torn apart

The Samsung Galaxy S5 isn’t due to start sales until April 11th, but that’s never been cause to pause for those that would take it apart. In this case, Russians. The comrades over at Ferra.ru got their hands on the upcoming smartphone from Samsung and tore it asunder. Well, more accurately they meticulously disassembled it.

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Cobra Car Mini-mount – A dashboard mount that sets itself apart [Accessory Review]

I like to drive and travel quite a bit since Indianapolis is in the middle of quite a few Midwestern cities, and since I’m not from around here, I don’t know where I’m going half the time. So I am sincerely thankful for Google Maps and Navigation, but it became increasingly annoying to pick my phone up to look at the map while dodging  [Read More…]

Video: How the Droid RAZR was put together and how we can take it apart

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The Motorola Droid RAZR is about the thinnest Android smartphone to date, measuring a mere 7.1 mm in thickness. Having an extremely thin device does not mean you have to compromise power, though. The Droid RAZR comes packed with some of the best specs out there. And since current 4G LTE devices are relatively thick, you have to wonder how Motorola managed to make this possible.

It seems Motorola knows  [Read More…]