Tag Archive: Expensive


How to protect your expensive new Hydrogen One

Best answer: Not at the moment, and there likely won’t be many even after launch. RED says that the Hydrogen One is built to be rugged and withstand most wear and tear without a case — but Skinomi offers protective skins and screen protectors.

Amazon: Skinomi TechSkin ($ 16)

Why can’t I get a case for my expensive new phone?

The Hydrogen One is massive, heavy, and built like a tank, with Kevlar panels on the  [Read More…]

Google’s changes to EU licensing could mean more expensive Androids

Appeal or not, Google’s making changes.

Google just announced it has filed an appeal with the European Commission (EC) following a $ 5 billion fine from July related to its licensing terms for Android and Google apps. The crux of the EC’s decision earlier this year was its opinion that Google was taking advantage of its position as a dominant operating system to be unfriendly to companies making Android devices. The EC took particular umbrage with Google’s  [Read More…]

Best cases for protecting your big, expensive headphones

You spent a lot of money picking up the perfect headphones; now it’s now time to protect your investment with a carrying case. Popular models like the ATH-M50x and Sony’s MDR7506 come with a pouch that doesn’t quite hold up to the rigors of everyday use. That’s why you should consider picking up the Slappa HardBody Pro Case. The hard shell case is much more durable, and offers great protection for your audio gear. Here are some other  [Read More…]

Studio 19 Solo E500X-EQ review: This expensive speaker is close to perfect

In a world where you typically need to choose between outstanding sound quality or portability, the Studio 19 Solo EQ offers both.

There’s an abundance of speakers out there in 2018 to fit practically any need you have — top-end options from Sonos, smart assistant speakers from Amazon and Google, and a ton of Bluetooth speakers at practically every conceivable price point.

It can be hard to stand out from the pack — but Studio 19’s Solo  [Read More…]

OnePlus 6 specifications: More expensive, more swagger

One more time.

There’s nothing particularly exciting about the spec sheet of the OnePlus 6, and that’s perhaps the point. While everyone fretted that OnePlus would position its latest phone as a high-cost flagship to contend with the Galaxy S9s and iPhone Xs of the world, the price has jumped only modestly, in conjunction with its overall feature set.

Category Spec Operating system Android 8.1 Oreo OxygenOS Display 6.28-inch Optic AMOLED, 2280×1080 (19:9 aspect ratio) Gorilla Glass  [Read More…]

Oath bloatware is coming to your expensive Samsung Galaxy S9

Samsung just signed a deal with Verizon’s Oath to pre-install four apps on the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 sold by Big Red. These are Newsroom, Yahoo Sports, Yahoo Finance, Go90.

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NeoPen M1/N2 review – expensive and niche, but effective

Hand-written notes are a chore. If you find yourself transcribing your notes for hours and hours, chances are you could make use of a digital transcription pen – but does NeoLAB’s NeoPen perform well enough for the cost of entry? Read on.

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Amazon unveils a more expensive Echo Dot version, aimed at children

Amazon launches a new Echo Dot smart speaker, specially aimed at kids. The product is offered in three bright colors and comes with a kid-friendly version of Alexa.

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Nokia 8 Sirocco hands-on: Android One goes sexy and expensive

The most expensive Android One phone yet, and a darn good looking one at that.

Nokia is riding a solid hype machine with tens of millions of phones sold in 2017 and a resurgence of affinity for the brand name. But it’s all been on the back of very affordable phones, ranging from $ 200-400 where it’s all about value and not necessarily getting a combination of the best possible specs, design and materials.

The Nokia 8  [Read More…]

9 tech gifts that look a lot more expensive than they are

Buying gifts for your friends and family members can be a difficult task – and all too often we spend much more than we should on presents that just don’t hit the mark. And if you’re on a tight budget this year, gift buying can seem even more difficult than usual. But fortunately, there are […]